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Has Marrying Habit
Article printed in the Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore, Oklahoma
December 2, 1913
The matrimonial lure is so strong for “Uncle” Samuel Killow who resides near Powhatan, Arkansas that he has just recently taken unto himself his tenth wife. Uncle Samuel acquired the marrying habit in 1868 …
From five of Uncle Samuel’s blushing brides, the courts have separated them, and over the graves of four, he has shed tears of bereavement…
Here is his record:
December 26, 1868, married a young widow, Mrs. Mary J. Patterson of Gibson County, Tennessee; two children were born and Mrs. Killow died December 23, 1873.
July 29, 1874, he married Miss Lucille Sanders of Williamson County, Tenn., divorced December 24, 1880, soon after coming to Arkansas.
October 15, 1882, he married Miss Nancy Jane Ellison who died September 10, 1886.
September 24, 1891, married Mrs. Sallie Holcomb who died August 6, 1897. One child was born William Killow who now resides at Walnut Ridge.
October 15, 1898, married Mrs. Nancy Jane Robinson, divorced the following January.
July 4, 1900, married Mrs. Elizabeth Haws, divorced in 1905.
July 6, 1906, married Mrs. Mary Jane Acre, divorced nine months later.
Jun3 7, 1907, married Mrs. Amanda Jane McCutcheons who died Nov. 9, 1909.
April 29, 1911, married Mrs. Lavina Melton of Mammoth Springs, divorced three months later.
In the middle of November, he married Mrs. Frankie Crawshaw of Lawrence County.
Mr. Killow was born in Williamson County, Tennessee June 29, 1844 and he served in the Confederate army from 1861 to 1865, being mustered out at Greensboro, North Carolina
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