The Gazette February 8, 1899 Last Friday night , wife of Maj. J. G. Lee, commissioner of agriculture for Louisiana, died at Calhoun after a brief illness. This sad news was received in our town Saturday morning via the telephone, and it was a severe shock to the deceased's many friends here. Mrs. Lee had … Continue reading Mrs. Addie McGrath Lee
The Gazette February 1, 1899 Miss Dora Meeks, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Meeks died in Farmerville last Wednesday morning; aged 18 years. This family has been sorely afflicted recently having suffered three deaths since last September. They have the sympathy of our entire community.
Most of the following information is what I found on Ancestry. I have not been able to prove anything. The only thing I know for sure is her name is Maud and she was married to Freeman. If you have any more information about her please post it. Maud Anna (abt. 1911) was married to … Continue reading Maud Anna McGee Smith
The Gazette December 7, 1898 Died at Tilman, Richland Parish, Ben F. Raney, on Nov. 15th of Swamp fever. Deceased was 45 years old and born and reared in Union Parish.
Nutt On Dec. 12, 1916, God in his own wisdom called Bro. S. D. Nutt from our midst. He had a long and tedious illness, though anchoring his faith in Christ, he bore it with great patience. His remains were laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, the writer holding a short funeral service. Bro. … Continue reading Samuel David Nutt
The Gazette October 26, 1898 Mr. W. J. Pickel, an old resident of Union Parish, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. C. T. Carothers, near Unionville last Thursday afternoon, and his remains were brought to Farmerville Friday where they were laid to rest in the Farmerville cemetery amidst a host of relatives and … Continue reading W. J. Pickel
The Gazette October 26, 1898 This sad news was brought to our town Tuesday morning by Mr. J. A. Gresham; and it was indeed quite a shock to Mr. Steele's many friends here. The deceased passed away Monday morning about four o'clock at his plantation home on Bayou Bartholomew, after a brief illness with slow … Continue reading Jas. C. Steele Dead
The Gazette October 19, 1898 Mr. Cammack, father of Mrs. J. R. Killgore of our parish, died at his home in Portland, Ark. last week.
The Gazette October 19, 1898 The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Taylor died Saturday night.
The Gazette October 12, 1898 Mrs. Anna E. Guthrie died at Ruston Saturday morning and her remains were brought to Farmerville Sunday where they were interred by the side of her husband's grave. Rev T. B. White, of Ruston, conducted the funeral services. Mrs. Guthrie was 51 years of age.
The Gazette October 12, 1898 It is with regret that we chronicle the death of Miss Viola Patterson, who succumbed to a prolonged attack of slow fever on the 4th inst. She was 22 years old.
The Gazette October 12, 1898 Little Helen, the six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Ferguson, died at her parent's home near Cherry Ridge on October 4th.
The Gazette October 5, 1898 Mr. Henry Bilberry, of the Conway settlement, died Thursday afternoon of swamp fever. The deceased was in our office less than ten days before his death, apparently in good health.
The Gazette October 5, 1898 Died, on Tuesday, September 27, little May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Anderson, of Marion. Little May was 3 years old the 8th of last March. She was a sweet child and a little beauty. Her death was a great shock to her family and friends. She was … Continue reading May Anderson
The Gazette September 28, 1898 Died of congestion, near Oak Ridge, La., August 30, 1898, little Linus C. Malone, aged 6 years, 11 months and 4 days. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. B. Malone. Little Linus was the idol of father and mother; their hearts were set upon him, and they … Continue reading Linus C. Malone