The Search for James Russell Coplen and George E. Copeland Facebook Group is looking for a male Copeland or Coplen who has done or would be willing to do a yDNA test. We are trying to prove a relationship between James Russell and George. It may not prove they are brothers, but it would confirm (or … Continue reading The Search for James Russell Coplen and George E. Copeland Facebook Group
The Gazette February 6, 1901 Mr. A. Mashaw, of Ruston, is in Farmerville for a few days stay. Mr. H. M. Lee says mumps are prevalent in Marion ward. Messrs., J. b. Clark and T. C. Atkinson spent Saturday in Monroe. We are glad to report that the sick around town are all convalescent this … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette January 30, 1901 This morning at 10 o'clock Miss Celia Arent and Mr. J. W. Taylor were untied in the holy bonds of wedlock. At the appointed hour Mendelssohn's familiar wedding march, artistically rendered by Miss Dosie Laupheimer, announcing the approach of the bridal couple. The contracting parties took their positions in the center … Continue reading Taylor – Arent
The Gazette January 30, 1901 Dentistry. J. M. Thurmon of the firm of Thurman & Jordan of Ruston, La., will be at Marion, Monday, Feb. 4, remaining three or four days, prepared to do all kinds of dental work. The Freddie W., Capt. Wall in command was at the Farmerville landing Monday. Messrs. G. Hartman and … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette January 30, 1901 Nearly half of the school has been sick with chill, la grippe and pneumonia this week. Two of the small boys have pneumonia. We are glad to know Miss Cumie Rush has recovered from her illness. Our new school building is being worked on again The north west room down … Continue reading From Downsville
The Gazette January 23, 1901 Mr. Otis Tugwell and Miss Ossie Clark were married last Sunday at the residence of Mr. T. W. Clark, Rev. W. T. Smith officiating.
The Gazette January 23, 1901 Few men are admired by their servants -- Montaigne. Mrs. H. M. Blackman, of Bernice, is reported quite ill. Mr. J. K. Atkinson was a passenger to Monday Friday on the "Rosa B." Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Rasbury were confined to their room a few days of last wee … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette January 16, 1901 Mr. Henry Henderson, of Bernice, and Miss Eva White of Junction City, will be married today. Next Sunday Mr. Lucien E. Jarmon and Miss Lizzie Hester will also be joined in the holy bonds of wedlock. To both these young couples The Gazette extends in advance congratulations and best wishes.
The Gazette January 16, 1901 Mr. D. Phillips, of Oakland, was in our office Tuesday. Upon being asked concerning the news of his neighborhood, he pulled some papers from his pocket, carried next to his heart, and smilingly said: “Here’s the newest thing to me.” The papers authorized the marriage of Mr. D. Phillips and … Continue reading D. Phillips – Miss Pearl Taner
The Gazette January 16, 1901 The Downsville High School is increasing in numbers. We have nearly two hundred pupils enrolled to date. Mr. Bennie Pardue's mother-in-law, from Alabama, and his brother-in-law and family from Texas, are visiting him this week. Messrs. Aubrey Hall and James Tidwell made us a flying visit on the 5th and … Continue reading From Downsvile
The Gazette January 16, 1901 The Mullins brothers, who shot and killed J. T. Bussell at Junction City a few weeks ago, were granted bail in the sum of $10,000 each for Bob, Walter and Will, and $1,000 for Jesse. E. S. Woods, the absconding driver of the Wells Fargo Express Co., committed suicide in … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette January 9, 1901 Mr. T. H. Green and Miss Alice Busby were married at the home of the brides's mother, four miles from Bernice, at 6 pm, Wednesday night. Rev. Wm. Cooksey officiating. Mr. C. W. Bennett and Miss Molly Hardison were married at Pisgah on Tuesday afternoon, Rev. R. A. Watson officiating. … Continue reading Marriage
The Gazette January 9, 1901 Feazel - Hodge -- At the residence of the bride's uncle, six miles east of Shiloh, January 3, 1901, Mr. Frank Feazel to Miss Mary Hodge. D. K. McLaurin officiating.
The Gazette January 9, 1901 Clerk of court Edward Everett visited Bernice Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Haas visited Bernice Sunday. Mr. Carl Futch is quite sick at his residence near Farmerville. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Covington went to Ruston Sunday. The commercial evangelists were represented in our town Tuesday by Messrs. Allen, Funk … Continue reading From Farmerville
DNA is not going to fill in your tree. It will tell you who your relatives are. That is if they take the test also. You will have to do more than a little work to connect them to your tree. If you have a tree like mind that can be a chore. Both of … Continue reading DNA and Genealogy
The Gazette January 2, 1901 Write it now 1901. Judge Allen Barksdale, of Ruston, is in Farmerville. Mr. J. K. Atkinson went to Monroe Saturday. Mrs. S. C. Rabun and her son M. W. Rabun are very sick. They are suffering from blood poisoning. Celebrated Elysian perfumes and toilet articles for sale by W. J. … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette January 2, 1901 News came over the telephone Tuesday morning from Junction City that Bob Mullins had shot and killed J. T. Bussell, of the mercantile firm of Burnside & Bussell of that place. The killing occurred about 12 o'clock Monday night. From what we could learn the murdered man was walking along … Continue reading Murder at Junction City
The Gazette January 2, 1901 Not over three miles from Ruston, on last Thursday evening, the wife of Frank Williams, colored, was beat to death. Rumor has it that three white men went there in the daytime during Frank's absence and committed this crime. We were told by a member of the coroners jury that … Continue reading Horrible
The Gazette December 26, 1900 On account of the death of Miss Emma Dean, the Christmas tree celebration, under the auspices of the Farmerville Sabbath schools, was postponed from Monday until Tuesday evening, at which time a large crowd assembled at the Baptist church to witness this old-time custom of gift distribution. After singing a … Continue reading Christmas Tree
The Gazette December 26, 1900 Auction Sales. Having decided to move I will offer for sale at public auction on Tuesday, January 1, 1900, at my residence near Marion, all my personal property, consisting of mules, wagon, corn, cotton seed, cattle, hogs, household and kitchen furniture. W. J. Sinclair Mr. John J. Price visited Monroe Saturday on … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette December 19, 1900 The editor of The Gazette acknowledges the receipt of an invitation to the marriage of Miss Pearl Maude Head of Tampa, Fla., to Mr. S. J. Dillard of Union Parish. The happy event occurred Sunday evening, December 16, 1900.
The Gazette December 19, 1900 Auction Sales. Having decided to move I will offer for sale at public auction on Tuesday, January 1, 1900, at my residence near Marion, all my personal property, consisting of mules, wagon, corn, cotton seed, cattle, hogs, household and kitchen furniture. W. J. Sinclair Subscribe for The Gazette Little Lucile Pleasant … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette December 19, 1900 Levi Cobb of Union Parish, who was arrested recently has been turned over to the parish authorities for trial by the district court on the charge of forgery. He presented a draft to the Monroe National Bank for $350, drawn by B. B. Thomas of Farmerville on W. B. Thompson … Continue reading Arrested for Forgery
The Gazette December 19, 1900 Sunday morning little Elmore, the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stancil, was horribly burned from the effects of which he died Monday night. The child was standing before the fire in his night gown, when unfortunately the garment caught fire, the flames soon enveloping him. A little … Continue reading Burned to Death
The Gazette December 12, 1900 At the bride’s residence near Marion, on Sunday, December 9, 1900, Mrs. Fannie Carroll and Mr. H. M. Lee were married.
The Gazette December 12, 1900 Judge R. B. Dawkins is holding court this week in Ruston. Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Preaus visited Shiloh and Ruston last week. Celebrated Elysian perfumes and toilet articles for sale by W. J. Atkinson. Clerk of Court Edward Everett returned from Monroe and Bernice Saturday. The Christmas present problem will … Continue reading From Farmerville
The Gazette December 12, 1900 One of the prettiest weddings of the season was that of Mr. W. E. Clark and Miss Summie Carroll, which occurred Nov. 28, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Carroll, at Spearsville, La. Promptly at 7 o'clock the bridal party marched into the parlor, to the … Continue reading Clark – Carroll Marriage
The Gazette December 12, 1900 On Sunday, December 2, Mr. John Parker and Miss Fannie, daughter of Mr. E. G. Carroll, were married at the home of the bride's parents.
The Gazette December 12, 1900 Mr. E. G. Carroll has moved his family back to his farm near Cherry Ridge. He is still merchandising here. On Sunday, December 2, Mr. John Parker and Miss Fannie, daughter of Mr. E. G. Carroll, were married at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. B. F. Post went to … Continue reading From Lillie
The Gazette December 12, 1900 Last Wednesday morning at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. E. F. Rowland, Mr. A. C. Gill, of Farmerville, and Miss Meda Rowland, of Lapile, Ark., were united in marriage. The ceremony was impressively performed by Eld. J. U. H. Wharton in the presence of a number of friends from Union … Continue reading Gill – Rowland