The Gazette February 13, 1901 Several persons in Union Parish answered the summons of death last week, most of them dying with the prevailing la grippe, which developed into pneumonia. Among the deaths that have occurred since our last issue are: Mrs. J. C. Nolan, of the 2nd ward who died Thursday; Mrs. P. L. Miller, … Continue reading Death’s Summons
The Gazette January 9, 1901 An aged negro woman named Polly Mcneer, better known as "Aunt Polly", died near Bernice last week. It is thought that she was a hundred years old. *****This article was very hard to read. I am not sure about her name. If anyone knows this lady and her name, please … Continue reading Polly Mcneer
The Gazette December 12, 1900 Mr. L. B. Miller, a large planter of Union Parish, was killed last Saturday evening near Co____ crossroads, while on his way home from Monroe. Mr. Miller was riding horseback and was engaged in a race with another party. While racing the animal, it doubtlessly became uncontrollable; at any rate Mr. … Continue reading Mr. L. B. Miller
The Gazette November 21, 1900 Last Saturday afternoon Sheriff Murphy received a telegram conveying the sad intelligence that his sister Miss Mattie had died that morning at Ruston, where she had been attending the Industrial Institute. Mr. Murphy left at once to accompany the remains to Natchitoches where they were interred.
The Gazette November 7, 1900 After a protracted illness Mr. Jeff Maroney, of Oakland neighborhood, died yesterday. He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss.
The Gazette September 19, 1900 Our community was shocked Friday to learn of the sudden death of Miss Cecil Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Moore, of Bernice. Miss Cecil was an unusually bright and popular young lady, who will be greatly missed by her friends. The Gazette extends sincere condolence to the … Continue reading Cecil Moore
The Gazette July 11th, 1900 Capt. H. E. Moseley, of Moseley's Bluff, this parish, died Monday at the hospital in Shreveport. His wife and son were at his bedside when he breathed his last. For the past several months Capt. Moseley has been in bad health, and a few weeks ago he was carried to … Continue reading Captain H. E. Moseley
The Gazette May 2, 1900 Tribute of Love On the 15th of January 1900, God saw fit to remove on of our "Dear Girls" for this earth, to the golden streets of Heaven -- Miss Roxie E. Moore, aged 17 years, 9 months. She passed away without one murmur against God's will. Her desires were … Continue reading Roxie E. Moore
The Gazette April 4, 1900 Mrs. P. W. Mayo died Sunday, the 25th ult., at the residence of her husband in Wesson, Ark., of pneumonia. She leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss.
The Gazette April 4, 1900 Mr. Dan McFarland died last week and was buried near Downsville.
The Gazette February 14, 1900 Mrs. I. A. Taylor and Mr. Coleman Markham died last Friday. They lived in the same house, ten miles east of Farmerville, and died with a few hours of each other. This is the second instance where two persons of that locality lay dead simultaneously in the same house this … Continue reading Mrs. I. A. Taylor and Mr. Coleman Markham
The Gazette November 22, 1899 We are requested to state that Rev J. T. Sailes, of Arcadia, will preach the funeral sermon of Mr. Malcom McFarland at Downsville on Sunday, Dec. 3rd. Friends of the deceased and his Masonic brethren are invited to be present.
The Gazette October 25, 1899 Mr. Malcom McFarland, an old and highly esteemed resident of Downsville vicinity, died last Thursday. He was born in Moore County, N. C. in 1811, and was in his 89th year when he died. He moved to Louisiana in 1830, and has resided in this state ever since living most … Continue reading Malcom McFarland
The Gazette August 9, 1899 Mr. J. H. Mason, for many years in the past a printer in Farmerville, died recently in the hospital at Shreveport, where he had gone to be treated for cancer.
The Gazette July 26, 1899 Mrs. Rejoicey Manning, wife of Rev. J. L. Manning of Cherry Ridge neighborhood, died at her home one day last week. The deceased was a public spirited woman, and as she had considerable knowledge of medicine, she had been the good Samaritan to many in her neighborhood in times of … Continue reading Mrs. Rejoicey Manning