Mrs. Mattie Pleasant Dead

The Gazette September 10, 1902 Died at her home in Farmerville, La., on the morning of Sept. 8, Mrs. Mattie Pleasant. This announcement come with no shock to the many friends of Mrs. Pleasant for she has suffered from an incurable malady for several months; but, though unexpected, not less keen is the sorrow it … Continue reading Mrs. Mattie Pleasant Dead


Mrs. John R. Pleasant

The Gazette October 16, 1901 After ten days illness with slow fever, Mrs. John R. Pleasant died Sunday at her home in Bernice. Her remains were laid to rest Monday afternoon in the Shiloh cemetery. To the grief stricken husband and children The Gazette extends sincere sympathy.  

Mrs. W. K. Pryor

The Gazette March 20, 1901 Mr. Geo. A. Killgore informed us that Mrs. W. K. Pryor died Friday morning after a brief illness with pneumonia, at her husband’s residence, 12 miles northwest of Farmerville. The Gazette extends sympathy to the bereaved.

Jim Price

The Gazette December 19, 1900 A young man named Jim Price was killed at Junction City Saturday morning by the tram-way of a planer falling on him. It struck him on the head, crushing the skull. Young Price lived about three hours after the awful accident. He was working at the planer, and was a … Continue reading Jim Price

Pete Patterson

The Gazette February 14, 1900 We regret to learn that Mr. Pete Patterson, one of the small pox victims in D'Arbonne neighborhood, died Monday night. He was about 30, years of age. His brothers Yancy and Kirk are improving. Two negroes on the Patterson place also have the disease.