City Directories and History: 1908 – T.P. Roddey (Member of the RH Hook and Ladder Company)
The Charleston News and Courier reported on June 7, 1890 – “T.P. Roddey deals in heavy and fancy groceries and has a good trade which is increasing rapidly.”
The Rock Hill Herald reported on March 31, 1900 – “Mr. S.S. Plaxico and family of Sharon have moved to Rock Hill and will occupy the Cherry House on Elm Ave.,”
The Herald reported on Dec. 12, 1900 – “Mr. J.W. Traylor of White Oak, has bought the Cherry home and lot on Elm Ave., and his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Gibson and her two children from Columbia have moved into it.”
The Herald had an ad on March 6, 1910 for J.E. Poag realty offering for sale the T.P. Roddey house and lot in Egypt.
On March 13, 1901 – “Mr. T.P. Roddey, who has been in Atlanta recently, and has been very sick and was to have arrived at Catawba Junction yesterday, sent there by the Atlanta Camp of the Woodman of the World, who cared and nursed him during his illness.”
Elm Avenue ran from South Trade Street to what is now South Dave Lyle Blvd., becoming on in the same. At one time the Milton Cherry home was at this address.
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