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Letter: searching for Naylor/Nailor ancestor

Bruce Naylor writes:
My grandmother was Jennie Waggener Naylor, a daughter of Edmund Pendleton Waggener.

I am in the process of writing a history of my line of Naylors, and I was fortunate to have access to the digital records from 1900-1910 which were very helpful for me in the process. I'm not looking for an obituary on my great aunt, Savannah Leila Nailor, published I think, in June of 1917. Her death was in in San Antonio, TX but the notation on the certificate indicates the obit would be in Columbia.

So, my question is if these records are housed in the paper or at a distant on-line site and if you might be able to direct me that site? I appreciate any help you might be able to provide.

Bruce Addis Naylor
Norman, Oklahoma
For Mr. Naylor and any who are searching records, we know of one expert on old Adair County News issues, he writes under the name of JIM, and we will share this letter with him. Also, the Adair County Public Library has an incredible genealogy department (about to have its own building) and they will have helpful answers.
Good luck with your search, Linda Waggener

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Response to letter requesting Naylor information

2020-05-29 - Columbia, KY - Photo from ACN archives research.

This brief death notice for Miss Lela Naylor appeared on page one, column four, of the June 27, 1917 Adair County News. The notice carried no headline. This was the only mention of her passing found in The News, sequentially using the search terms Naylor, Nailor, Savannah (several spellings), Lela and Lelah.

It reads: "Miss Lela Naylor who was born and reared two miles from Columbia recently died in a hospital at San Antonia, Texas. Her remains were conveyed to Moody, Texas, for burial. She was a consecrated Christian woman, and leaves quite a number of relatives in Adair County. She had been making her home in Texas for quite a number of years.

Mr. J.S. Naylor who lives in Oklahoma and who visited here a few months ago is a brother of the deceased."

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