The Gazette April 23, 1902 In Memoriam Our dear mother has passed over the river that we all must cross; her sufferings are over; she quietly rests beside her dear husband and children who had already gone before. How sad it was to hear of this noble Christian's death. Martha Ford Smith was born in … Continue reading Martha Ford Smith
The Gazette September 11, 1901 Mrs. M. H. Stancil, mother of Mr. J. W. Stancil, of our town, died Monday night at her husband’s residence, near Marion, after a protracted attack of slow fever. Mr.s Stancil leaves an aged husband, several sons, and daughters and a host of friends to mourn her loss.
The Gazette January 9, 1901 We regret to learn that Mrs. Sellers, mother of Representative E. T. Sellers, of Walnut Lane died last Saturday.
The Gazette December 19, 1900 Sunday morning little Elmore, the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stancil, was horribly burned from the effects of which he died Monday night. The child was standing before the fire in his night gown, when unfortunately the garment caught fire, the flames soon enveloping him. A little … Continue reading Elmore Stancil
The Gazette November 21, 1900 The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Smith died Sunday morning.
The Gazette October 10, 1900 Mr. J. R. Taylor, of Oakland ward, informs us that three deaths occurred in his vicinity last week. The unfortunate ones were Mrs. E. B. Dollar, Mr. J. T. Stripling and the two year old child of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Leslie. The two former died of consumption, and the … Continue reading Dollar, Stripling and Leslie
The Gazette August 15, 1900 Died, August 3rd, 1900, little Loie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Spencer, in the fifth year of her age.
The Gazette July 11th, 1900 Mrs. W. C. C. Smith died very suddenly Monday night at her home near Farmerville. She leaves a husband and several children to mourn her loss.
The Gazette February 14, 1900 Mr. Jas. Shaw, son-in-law of Mr. J. R. Simmons of our town, died last week at his home near Ouachita.
The Gazette January 31, 1900 Mr. Napoleon Spencer, of Ouachita vicinity died recently.
The Gazette January 24, 1900 Mr. N. O. Covington informs us that Mrs. W. D. St. John, of Shiloh vicinity, died last week.
The Gazette November 29, 1899 We regret to chronicle the death of Mr. W. B. Smith, which sad event occurred at his home in the Meridian vicinity last Saturday. Mr. Smith was a prominent merchant and planter in that neighborhood. He was a kind husband, a good neighbor, and a man who will be sadly … Continue reading W. B. Smith
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 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 August 24, 1898 Prof. R. N. Smith, whose real name was Ramie, died of dropsy last Saturday at the residence of Mr. John Tugwell, north of Farmerville. Prof. Smith had seen better days. He had served in both branches of the Texas legislature. Shortly before his removal to this parish he got into … Continue reading Professor R. N. Smith