City Directories and History: 1908 – J.M. Ivy
The McElwee Store journal of 1915-16 stated that J.M. Ivy, and his wife Elsie W., a local cotton broker, of this address held an account at the store.
The Rock Hill Herald of Oct. 11, 1918 reported – “James M. Ivy died from pneumonia following the flu at his home on Park Avenue. He had been sick only since Saturday. The funeral was held at Laurelwood Cemetery, he was the son of Col. James M. Ivy, a pioneer citizen. Mr. Ivy was age 38, a cotton broker, member of the Episcopal Church and leaves a wife, son, daughter and two sisters.”
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