Newspapers.com is a great way to find lots of goodies. While everything I found about James Nance was pretty accidental, what I found on the Keatts brothers was not. I've known for some time that they had digital copies of The Danville Register and The Bee, so when I got the change to have a free trial I couldn't say no.
|Obituary for Albert C. Keatts, The Bee, 11 Nov 1961|
|Emma Virter Keatts Towler, The Bee, 4 Jan 1939|
|Leffie M. Keatts burial announcement, The Bell, 27 Mar 1954|
|Roy Elmer Keatts, The Danville Register, 14 Aug 1966|
While none of these people are my direct line ancestors, they're all siblings to my ancestor Richard C. Keatts. More on him later... There's a story about a witch named "Old Lillie"...