October 5, 1939
Soon after the Town of Farmerville was created and laid off, the first parish police jury called for a public sale of lands inside the limits of the townsite.
This sale, held on November 4, 1839, was termed a success, and the following are a number of the buyers of those first lots:
T. L. Simpson, N. M. Bryan, Watthew (Matthew) Wood, D. P. A. Cook, J. Chlingfost, James Ramsey, J. N. Farmer, W. W. Farmer, Josiah Holt, Phillip Feazel, Thomas Van Hook, John Feazel W. C. Eubank, D. Payne, J. B. Staivson, J. A. G. Davis, Willis Austin, J. N. Turner, W. C. Tate, K. Harvey.