Carrie Boggs

The Gazette August 22, 1900 Mrs. Carrie Boggs, of D'Arbonne vicinity, died Tuesday of swamp fever.


Jacob Bass

The Gazette January 17, 1900 Mr. J. W. Loper informs us that Jacob Bass, probably the oldest negro in the parish, died last week. He was one of the first darkies the late Eld. Elias George owned during slavery period, and was said to be about 108 years old.

Miss M. E. Betterton

The Gazette December 27, 1899 Miss M. E. Betterton died at the home of her niece, Mrs. Theodosia Ramsey, in Farmerville, Saturday night, after a painful illness of several days. Her remains were interred in the Farmerville cemetery Sunday afternoon. The deceased was about 63 years of age.

Bass Daughter

The Gazette September 6, 1899 The two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bass died Monday night. Another one of his children is seriously ill. The bereaved family have the sympathy of our community in their affliction.

Alex Bennett

The Gazette May 10, 1899 Thursday morning Mr. Alex Bennett, a young white man who resided with his father near Mt. Tabor in this parish, committed suicide by shooting himself through the neck. He lived several hours after the fatal shot was fired. For some time young Bennett had shown symptoms of a deranged mind. … Continue reading Alex Bennett