Interviews by Edna Liggin

Edna Marie Matthews Liggin   with Lottie Hutto Chester McCallum - December 2, 1979 Ruby Lunsford Edna Jernigen      



Written by Margaret Florence Moffett Provided by Edna Liggin Among the early settlers of Ruston was the family of Willis Franklin Lindsey. He brought his family down from Shiloh, Louisiana, in 1895. Shiloh was a thriving little town situated between Bernice and Farmerville. The Lindsey family was quite large by today's standards. There were three … Continue reading FAMILY HISTORY OF WILLIS FRANKLIN LINDSEY

Bottle Notes

Written by Edna Liggin – August 1, 1974 A newsletter from the Northeast Louisiana Bottle and Insulator Club reminds us the bottle show of this organization is just around the corner, Labor Day weekend. We are pleased to learn that Mr. Charles Smith, president of this club, is from Union Parish and a 1961 graduate … Continue reading Bottle Notes