Knoxville [TN] Daily Chronicle, Sun., Sept. 18, 1881, p. 5
Saturday, September 17, at 5:40 o’clock a.m. on the Tazwell Pike, this city, Mrs. Mary Badge, wife of W.P. Badge aged 43 years. The deceased leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss.
Funeral at 3 o’clock this afternoon from Epiphany Episcopal Church, Broad street, internment Gray Cemetery.
Knoxville [TN] Daily Chronicle, Fri., May 19, 1882, p. 5
Yesterday morning at the residence of the bride’s parents, near this city, Rev. C.B. Sparrow officiating, Mr. Lea Hall and Miss Maggie B. Badge.
The newly wed couple took the afternoon trail for Bristol. The groom is a young gentleman well known in Knoxville, and a popular salesman for a Baltimore clothing house. The bride is a young lady of rare personal charms and worth, an honored representative of our Welsh population. The have the hearty good wishes and congratulations of the CHRONICLE in their auspicious entrance upon the sea of married life.
Knoxville [TN] Daily Chronicle, Thurs., Oct. 26, 1882, p. 5
[Hotel Arrivals, Schubert’s Hotel included in the guests—W.P. Badge. Had he already moved to AL?]
Montgomery [AL] Advertiser, Thurs., Apr. 28, 1910, p. 9
W.P. Badge Dead
End comes to Well Known Man of Decatur
Decatur, April 27 (Special)-W.P. Badge, aged 70 years, died yesterday at his residence, Fourth Avenue South, New Decatur, after a long spell of illness due mainly to old age.
Mrs. Badge was born in Cornwall, Eng.in 1840 but has resided in the Decaturs for a number of years. For many years he was foreman of the boiler department of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad shops in New Decatur and was one of the best citizens. The funeral services will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, New Decatur, and the remains will be taken to Knoxville, Tenn. For interment.
He is survived by several daughters Mrs. Frank Pirie [?] of Jeffersonville, Ind; Mrs Margaret Hall of Chattanooga, Tenn. And Mrs. John Thornton of New Decatur.