Jacob Marx

The Gazette August 13, 1902 News was received this morning at Farmerville that Mr. Jacob Marx was dead. He died yesterday afternoon at four o'clock at the insane asylum at Jackson, La., whither he was carried about a week ago, in an incurable demented condition. For many years Mr. Marx was a leading merchant of … Continue reading Jacob Marx


James E. Manning

The Gazette March 19, 1902 James E. Manning, son of Stephen Manning, was born March 21, 1863, and died Oct. 17, 1901; aged 38 years 7 months. He died at Jackson, La., with pneumonia. Weep not; for the apostle said our light affliction which is but a moment worketh for us a far more exceeding … Continue reading James E. Manning

Anna J. Mayo

The Gazette September 25, 1901 Last Friday afternoon Miss Anna J. Mayo breathed her last at her brother's home in Farmerville. She had been an invalid with that terrible disease cancer for several months, and she and her relatives and friends realized that her death was only a question of time. She died in full … Continue reading Anna J. Mayo

Mattie Murphy

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.

Malcom McFarland

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.