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Busy days at Mobjack


Thursday, Feb. 25, 1909

from the Mathews Journal

The carpenters are busy adding improvements to Messrs. O.O. Rhea’s and O.A. White’s residences at Mobjack. Capt. V.H. Machen’s new house is almost completed and it is a pretty building and will add very much to the beauty of our pretty hamlet.

Capt. W.G. Miles took a gay party to Norfolk Monday to meet the incoming fleet on his sail vessel Estella, some of whom were Mrs. W.G. Miles and three children, Mr. E.M. Maxwell, wife and children and Mr. Sam Cuthbeth.


Thursday, Feb. 27, 1919

from the Gloucester Gazette

Hayes Store: Rev. R.A. Folkes preached at Providence Church Sunday. His many friends of the congregation were delighted to see him, and to hear another one of his fine sermons.

The movies at the Y.M.C.A. on Wednesday night were largely attended and greatly appreciated

from the Mathews Journal

We are glad to say that Miss Texie Respess of Gwynn’s Island is improving. The ...

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