City Directories and History: 1908 – Henry Massey, Burton Massey, and Massey Bro. and Gordon, 1914/14 – Burton H. Massey (farmer), 1917 – Henry Massey, 1922 – Henry Massey, 1946 – Lawson F. Waldrop, William T. Sparks, Mrs. Martha Sparks, 1963 – Lawson F. Waldrop, Mrs. Louise Sandifer, 1975 – Lawson F. Waldrop Realty, Ray Greene, Mrs. E. P. Jones
“The Henry Massey house ….was built as a rather plain two-story house, but it was enlarged and remodeled by the Masseys, who added unusually large Corinthian columns to the front of the house. “Miss Sue” Steele lived in this house at one time. In later years this was the residence of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Waldrop. The man who probably built the house in the 1890’s w~s Dr. Myron H. Sandifer.” [Robbins – White Tour History]
The 1915 McElwee Store journal listed Burton H. Massey as an account holder.
The Herald reported on April 22, 1903 – “Mr. Henry Massey has bought the Sandifer house on Main Street from Mr. L.R. Brown and will move to Rock Hill about the first of August.”
The Rock Hill Record reported on Nov. 5, 1908 – “The City Council heard a complaint by Mr. R.L. Kerr about the stable on Academy Street run by the Massey Brother. It is a nuisance according to Mr. Kerr.” (R. Lee Kerr resided at #404 E. Main, the next door neighbor.)
The Record reported on Oct. 26, 1925 – “Dr. F.W. Gregg and family will move tomorrow to the Henry Massey residence on East Main Street, where they will reside until the completion of the new Presbyterian Manse on East Main Street. The former manse, in which the family has resided is being moved to face the new Clay Street Extension (Elizabeth Lane).”
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