Archive for May 27th, 2014

Abby Elizabeth Knauer Harris of Jenner’s Pond

Abby Elizabeth Knauer Harris, 77, of Jenner’s Pond, died Monday, May 26, at her residence. She was the wife of William Paul Harris who died in 2004, and with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late George and Alwilda Cleveland Knauer. She was a very active member of the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square, and ...

 
 

Lonnie Jean Wilson Stanley of Kennett Square

Lonnie Jean Wilson Stanley, 62, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, May 25, after a 5-year battle with cancer. She was the wife of Robert S. Stanley, with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late James and Jennie Van Hal Wilson. Lonnie was a member of the class of 1970 at Kennett High School. She went on to graduate Cum ...

 

The Battle of Brandywine took toll on local residents

The population in the area where the Battle of Brandywine was fought was primarily Quaker.  Quakers are guided in their religious beliefs by a serious of testimonies and queries.   One of these is the Peace Testimony.  Quakers did not, and do not, believe that war is the way to solve the problems of the world.  Both Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the various local ...

 

Radnor Hunt races sell out

84TH RADNOR HUNT RACES THRILL SELL-OUT CROWD OF MORE THAN 18,000 On Saturday May 17, under brilliant blue skies, more than 18,000 spectators enjoyed a day filled with exciting steeplechase races, an elaborate tailgate picnic competition, and family tailgating displays. The day was a huge success with many subscriber areas selling out early, and exciting ...