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Misc. Newspaper Snippets

Submitted by Kathy Lorenz

Genealogical gleanings, mostly from microfilm at the Longview Public Library.

The Houston Daily Post , Sept. 30, 1902:Longview, Texas, Sept. 20 – John MAYFIELD of Longview secured a wedding license in Marshall, returned to Longview to get his bride-to-be, Miss Manie BROWN, boarded the eastbound train, met a justice of the peace at the Hallsville depot and were married there this afternoon. The bride is 15 years old and the groom about 21.

The Houston Daily Post , Sat., Nov. 1, 1902:
Chapter of Accidents: Dr. A. B. TERRY was killed at Longview when he was thrown from his buggy and broke his neck in the fall.

The Houston Daily Post, Sun., Feb. 1, 1903:
Palestine, Texas, Jan. 31 - T. P. ROSS, who as been in the freight office here for some time, has been transferred to the freight office at Longview and left today, accompanied by his family for that place.

Palestine Daily Herald , Oct. 22, 1904:
Longview, Tex., Oct. 22 – Dan F. KING, supposedly to be from Dallas, was shot and instantly killed Friday morning by Deputy Sheriff Moore. King was charged with stealing $35 and a pistol from a restaurant here when he had been employed for a month past and was known to be hiding around here. King was about 35 years old, five feet ten inches, and weighed 160 pounds. He had been here two months.

 Palestine Daily Herald , Jan. 12, 1905:
Died in Longview: Mr. C. W. WORRALL, the son of Mrs. G. H. Turner of Palestine. No particulars of the death are obtainable at this hour, except that he died of congestion. Mrs. Turner was with her son at his death, and Mr. Turner, who is in Houston, will go to Longview tonight. The remains will be brought here, and the funeral will be held on Saturday.

Palestine Daily Herald , Fri., Jan. 13, 1905:
The remains of Mr. C. W. WORRELL, who died at Longview yesterday, reached this city at noon today, and the funeral will take place tomorrow from the Faulkner hotel, at 3 PM; internment in East Hill cemetery. A brother living in Cincinnati is on his way here to attend the funeral .

 The Jefferson Jimplecute , Sat., Dec. 2, 1905:
Mrs. Maggie MATTISON, wife of Mr. Wm. Mattison, died at Longview, Monday morning, Nov. 27 th. Deceased was youngest daughter of Mrs. S. A. Thompson and the remains were brought here that afternoon on No. 2, for burial.
The baby was sick and in coming over it died before reaching here, and both were buried at the same time. It was very sad for the father to lose both wife and child, one child being left.

Jefferson Jimplecute , Fri., June 14, 1907:
Longview, Tex., June 13 – Aaron DANIELS was killed last night by Ben Fryley at Elderville. Fryley was Daniels’ step-father and he killed him because he was taking up in a quarrel for him (Daniel’s) mother, Fryley’s wife. Daniels is a brother of Prof. Wm. Daniels, principal of the colored public schools here.

 Jefferson Jimplecute , July 26, 1907:
Longview, Tex., July 23 – The brothers killed by a tie train have been identified by their stepbrother, Mr. Ray of Gilmer. The oldest, 20 years old, was named Andrew Jackson DAVIS, and the other, James DAVIS, sixteen.

The Locomotive , Vol. 27, Jan. 1908, by Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.:
A boiler exploded Dec 19th at Dr. C.W. Lawrence’s Cotton Gin in Longview. Fireman William POE was killed and two children named Bush were seriously injured. The explosion wrought considerable damage.

Jefferson Jimplecute , April 17, 1908:
Geo. A. ROGERS died at San Antonio Tuesday 14, from an operation. His mother, Mrs. T. J. Rogers, and brother B. F. Rogers, were with him when he died and came back with his remains to Longview where the burial took place Thursday afternoon. Deceased was reared and lived here up to a few years ago when he made Longview his home. A wife and one son survive him. The immediate family who attended the funeral from here included Capt. T. J. Rogers, Mrs. B. F. Rogers and sons Jeff and Harwell.

Palestine Daily Herald , June 27, 1908:
Longview, Texas, June 27 – Duel to the Death: Two men fired on each other with shotguns near Longview. Yesterday morning Green Livsey killed Gil REESE at Blackburn & Lacy’s saw mill, about nine miles south of this place, across the Sabine river.
Mr. Reese was struck in the head and died in twenty minutes. Mr Livsey was unhurt and came in and gave bond.
Mr Reese leaves a wife and two boys, eight and ten years of age. Livsey is unmarried.

Palestine Daily Herald , Dec. 17, 1908:
Mrs. Bessie METHVIN, the mother of Mrs. J. L. Owens, died at the home of her daughter, No. 6, Esplanade street, Tuesday afternoon at 2:00, December 15 th, in her fiftieth year. The remains were carried to Longview by Mr. Owens for internment.

Palestine Daily Herald , Jan. 29, 1909:
Buried at Longview:  Dallas, Texas, Jan. 28 – Following a brief funeral service here this morning the remains of the late T. D. CAMPBELL, father of Governor Campbell, were placed on a train at 11:00 this morning and conveyed to Longview where the interment will occur tomorrow.
T. D. Campbell was a resident of Greenville, but was here on a visit with friends and was suddenly stricken last Tuesday night with pneumonia. Death occurred at 12:40 this morning.
T. D. Campbell of Campbell, Texas, and James N. Campbell of Longview, sons, and J. A. Campbell of Jackson, a brother of the sick man were notified of his critical condition on Wednesday.
Thomas Duncan Campbell, father of Governor T. M. Campbell, was born at Happyvile, S. C., on May 8, 1832, and was the son of Enos Campbell, a well known South Carolinian. While Thomas Duncan Campbell was quite young the family moved to Walker county, Ga., and there he was brought up. In 1851 he married Miss Rachel Moore at Ringgold, Ga., and four years later moved to Texas, settling at Rusk, in Cherokee county. He lived there until he enlisted in the Confederate army, and served with distinction in Captain Mahle’s company. After the war Thomas Duncan Campbell merchandised at Jacksonville, Cherokee county, and in 1870 moved to Longview, Gregg county, where he engaged in cotton and mercantile business. In the early ‘80s he served as sheriff of Gregg county, and about ten years later moved to Greenville, Hunt county, where he has since continued to reside. His only surviving child by his first wife is the present governor of Texas. His first wife died at Jacksonville in May, 1864. His second wife was Miss Cynthia D. Carroll of Mansfield, La., to whom he was married in June, 1865, and from which union three children now living, Judge James N. Campbell of Longview, John E. and Thomas Duncan Campbell of Campbell, Hunt county. Governor Campbell had two full brothers and a sister, but all three are now dead. His father’s second wife died in 1884, and Mr. Campbell was married a third time, to Mrs. Virginia McDougal, at Greenville, in 1885, and who died in 1905.

Palestine Daily Herald , Feb. 12, 1909:
Longview, Texas, Feb. 11 – Two Negro men were found dead by a boy yesterday morning near the Sabine river county lines of Panola, Harrison and Rusk. The bodies have been there about a day. Their names were Alex TAYLOR and John MARSH, both well known Negroes, and leaving families. Both were killed with shotguns, one shot in the chin and face, the other in the back of the head. The sheriff of Rusk county is on the ground investigating, but no arrest has been made.

Jefferson Jimplecute , July 29, 1910:
A Surprise Marriage: Mr. D. Allen WOOD and Miss Madeline COLLINS were married at Longview Thursday, July 14 th, the Presbyterian minister performing the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Collins of this city. Mr. Wood is a popular young business man of the firm of Urquhart & Wood, insurance. The only objection to their marriage was the youth of the bride. The young couple returned Sunday and are at home with Mrs. J. C. Collins.

Palestine Daily Herald , Sept. 19, 1910:
Passengers in from Longview Sunday tell of the fatal injuring of a white man near Longview by an I. & G. N. passenger train early Sunday morning. South bound passenger No. 3 struck Mark JOPLIN, a rural mail carrier, about one mile from that place. The man was hurried to Longview for medical attention, but died of his injuries Sunday afternoon.

Palestine Daily Herald , Oct. 11, 1910:
Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 10 – Monte C. NEEDHAM of Longview was shot through the head and instantly killed at 3:00 this afternoon while lying on his bed in 31 at the Rosen Hotel on lower Mail street.
Needham was a tailor, or operated a cleaning and dyeing establishment in the town where he resided. The body of Needham will probably be sent to the family home at Longview for interment. Definite arrangements for the funeral will be made when his sister, Mrs. Henry Mings of Tyler, arrives here tomorrow.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., Nov. 24, 1910:
T&P engine 221 exploded 60 miles north of Marshall, killing engineer J.J. DELHONE, fireman R.P. THOMAS, and brakeman T.B. QUEENER. Delhone and Thomas were from Longview. It was one of the most disastrous accidents for T&P in many years.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., Mar. 15, 1911:
Mrs. Sarah DRAKE, age 64, born in Pine Tree, wife of Rev. R.A. Drake, died yesterday at 5 PM. Her son is W.M. Moseley, and her brother is J.M. Welborne.

 The Times-Clarion , Thurs., Feb. 23, 1911:
Miss Annie [Bramlette] McLELLAND, daughter of Mrs. T.A. Bramlette of Longview, and husband C.K. McClelland, left for Honolulu where he has been assigned a government position.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., Apr. 20, 1911:
Dr. J.W. FALVEY attended funeral of his mother, Mrs. A.M. Falvey, age 60, in Wells, Texas.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., May 25, 1911:
Albert CASTLEBERRY and Miss Cecil DOWNEY were married on Sunday, May 14 th at Elmira Chapel.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., June 22, 1911:
Mrs. M. D. OVERTON died at the home of her daughter Mrs. O.H. Pegues in Longview on Monday, June 12 th. She was born in Georgia in 1832. She is survived by eight children: daughters Mrs. A.J. Lane of :Lewisburg, Mrs. O.H. Pegues of Longview, Mrs. C.D. Thompson of Malakof, Mrs. J. H. Fitzgerald and Mrs. W.E. Fitzgerald of Omaha GA, and sons S.A. Overton of Ft. Worth, J.W. Overton of Tyler, and R.C. Overton of Longview. She moved from Georgia to Alabama at age 14, and came to Smith County, Texas at age 16. She married J.P. Overton and came to Longview 15 years ago.

The Times-Clarion , Thurs., Sept. 20, 1911:
Mrs. J.C. CAMPBELL died at the home of her son Elder D.W. Campbell near Lansing on Thursday. She had recently come here from Kentucky.

The Daily Times Clarion , Thurs., July 23, 1918:
William Lloyd WELCH, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Welch died from an illness. Rev. A.A. Duncan, pastor of First Baptist Church, conducted service at the home at 108 E. South Street.

 The Daily Times Clarion , Thurs., July 25, 1918:
Mr. M. ROSENFIELD, 25 years ago was a merchant with his store being where the Corner Drug Store now stands. He currently resides in Oklahoma and is ill. His daughter, Mrs. B. Wadel, who had been visiting the I. Gans family, was notified.

The Daily Times-Clarion , Fri., July 26, 1918:
Joe BORING and his wife are moving to Shreveport.

The Longview Daily Leader , Weds., Sept. 6, 1922:
J. W. TURPIN Jr., 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Turpin, 601 East North Street, after a years illness in a sanitarium at Norton, Kansas, in which he made his home, died Monday afternoon.
His is survived by his parents; two sisters, Mrs. R. W. Abney and Miss Vallie Mae Turpin of Longview; and one brother, Campbell Turpin of Longview.

The Longview Daily Leader , Tues., Oct. 10, 1922:
Last evening Miss Emily Belle UTZMAN, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Utzman married Rev. William Cochrell JONES at the First Christian church. The groom has been pastor of the First Christian church here for two years. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Cochrell, Mayor of Ft. Worth, a very close friend of the groom, having played the part of guardian to him since he first came to America.
Miss Eva Mae Adams is maid of honor and Mr. Preston Allison is best man.

The Longview Daily Leader , Tues., Oct. 10, 1922:
W. M. STEVENS, about 70 years old, a life long resident of Gregg County died at his home on the Gladewater road late yesterday following a short illness.
Funeral services were held this afternoon with internment in the Fisher cemetery on the Gladewater road four miles west of Gladewater.
He is survived by his wife; five daughters, Mrs. Will Smith, Mrs. Wiley Jones, Mrs. William Searcy and Mrs. Calvin Moore, all of Longview, and Mrs. Fred Keith of Dallas; sons are Jim, Julius, Jack, Rembert and Samuel Stevens, all of which live in the Stevens neighborhood on Gladewater road.

The Longview Daily Leader , Tues., Oct. 17, 1922:
Gregg County grand jury returned two indictments for murder this afternoon. They were returned against Sam Bruton, charging him with the killing of Tom RENFROE on the courthouse lawn on the morning of September 4 th, and also against Jack Shaw, negro, charging him with the death of another negro, which occurred in July.

The Longview Daily Leader , Tues., Oct. 17, 1922:
Funeral services for Mrs. G. C. ANDREWS, 31, who died at the family home at 400 South Second street Sunday morning, were held at the residence yesterday afternoon at 4:00, with internment in Grace Hill cemetery. Mrs. Andrews had lived in Longview 25 years at the time of her death. She and her husband, G. C. Andrews, have been prominent in railroad circles.

The Longview Daily Leader , Thurs., Oct. 19, 1922:
The marriage of Miss Ruby PAINTER to Curtis KOON at the parsonage of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church last evening was an entertaining and beautiful affair of the fall social season. Rev. H. T. Periette read the services.
Following the ceremony, after a short wedding journey to Houston and Galveston, the couple will be at home with Mr. and Mrs. Henry McGrede on North Fredonia street.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Painter of Gilmer. The bridegroom has taught in a number of the county schools for the past few years and at present is connected with the postoffice department here.

The Longview Daily Leader , Sat., Oct. 21, 1922:
Marriage licenses were issued by the county clerk today to Charley BRILEY and Miss Ida POLLOCK. The couple was married by Justice of the Peace W. S. Mayfield at the courthouse this morning.
Nathan JOHNSON, Negro, was granted a divorce from Fredella JOHNSON.
M. A. RICHARDSON was granted a divorce from Mrs. Mamie RICHARDSON.

The Longview Daily Leader , Weds., Oct. 25, 1922:
A class of seven candidates will be initiated into the order of Knights Templars at the Masonic Temple here tonight immediately following a banquet at the Knights of Pythias hall.
Visiting Knights Templar officials from Palestine will confer the degrees of the order. Among them are W. F. Andrews, former pastor of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church here, and H. B. Robertson, grand generalissimo of the grand commandry of Texas.
The class of candidates includes T. W. Smiley, M. H. Bivins, J. W. Gordon, E. W. Alexander, M. B. Richards, Lawrence Birdsong and J. P. Jones.

The Longview Daily Leader , Thurs., Oct. 26, 1922:
Mrs. Mattie E. KIMBERLING, 80, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Abe Behymer on East Tyler avenue at 2:30 this morning and funeral services were held at the Behymer home at 3:00 this afternoon, with burial at Gum Springs church at 4:00.
Mrs. Kimberling had for many years been a member of the Baptist church. Her husband H. C. Kimberling died 21 years ago.
Mrs. Kimberling is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Abe Behymer, and Mrs. Bob Rector of Kaufman county, and one son, Elmer Kimberling. Two other children died some years ago.

The Longview Daily Leader , Sat., Oct. 28, 1922:
T. T. HOPKINS, father of Mrs. J. F. Stuckey, died at the home of his daughter here early this morning following a protracted illness. Mr. Hopkins was 73 years old.
Mr. Hopkins came here about ten years ago shortly after the death of Mrs. Hopkins. Since that time he has made his home with his daughter.
Funeral services were held at the family home at 310 North Fredonia street at 3:30 this afternoon, and burial will be made at Commerce, Texas tomorrow morning.
Mr. Hopkins is survived by one son, John T. Hopkins of Commerce, and two daughters, Mrs. John Lilly of Commerce and Mrs. J. F. Stuckey of Longview. The brothers are [illegible] Hopkins of Pittsburg, and W. S. Hopkins of Winnsboro.

The Longview Daily Leader , Fri., Nov. 3, 1922:
Gile McKENNON of Silsbee, Texas, brother of Dr. McKennon of Longview, died at his home at Silsbee, and was buried at the old family home at Kirbyville Wednesday, according to word received here today.
He is survived by his wife and two little daughters, his mother Mrs. Mary McKennon, and his brother Dr. McKennon of Longview.

The Longview Daily Leader , Thurs., Nov. 16, 1922:
T. A. MOORE, a 30-year resident of Gregg county and known to a host of people as “Uncle Tom” died at the home of his son D. Moore on Mobberly avenue early this morning.
He was born in Cartersville, Georgia in 1845. He married Miss Julia Northcutt, youngest sister of W. G. Northcutt, in 1868 and removed to Texas, settling at Hallsville in 1874. He came to Longview from Hallsville in 1890 and has resided two miles out of town since that time. For the past 30 years he has operated a dairy farm just east of town.
Surviving him are his children John Moore of Smithville, Mrs. W. C. Bradberry of Tulsa, Oklahoma; L. C. Moore of Los Angeles; Mrs. Dollie Bailey and Mrs. Annie May Frizzelle of Dallas, D. Moore of Longview, and Mrs. Nina Hefner, somewhere in Kansas.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 at the Moore residence on Mobberly avenue and internment will be made in Greenwood cemetery, it was announced today.

The Galveston Daily News , April 2, 1923:
Former Gov. Thomas Mitchell CAMPBELL, age 67, died April 1 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston. Funeral to be held in Palestine. Campbell is survived by wife Fannie Irene Campbell and children Fannie Bruner (Mrs. D.S.) Womack; Thomas Mitchell Campbell Jr. of Palestine, Sammie Belle (Mrs. C.V.) Dilley of Dallas, Maydell (Mrs. R.R.) Allen of Ft. Riley, Kansas, J.N. Campbell and T.D. Campbell both of Longview, half brothers.
He was born in Rusk, Cherokee Co., TX on Apr 22, 1858, son of Thomas D. and Rachel (Moore) Campbell, and went from saw mill worker in Longview to being the second native-born governor of Texas. Thomas Campbell’s mother died when he was seven, and his father remarried to a woman he fondly thought of as mother. He attended the common schools in Rusk and Jacksonville, and the Masonic Institute at Rusk.

San Antonio Express , Fri., Nov. 21, 1924:
HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. 20 - William Carroll Teal, 84, native Texan, died this afternoon at his home near Spring, Texas. Teal was born near Longview in Gregg county on November 15, 1840. Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at the residence of Mrs. Tom Tracy, on the Liberty Road. Burial will be in the Crosby cemetery. Teal is survived by his wife and five daughters, from Houston and Phoenix, Ariz.

The Longview Daily News , Weds., Oct. 7, 1925:
Remains of Miss Edna SMITHERMAN will arrive here Thursday morning and will be carried to Winterfield church where funeral services will be conducted by Rev. F. E. Luker and Rev. J. E. McAdams at 10:00, with interment at Alpine cemetery.
Sisters and brothers of the deceased here to attend the funeral service: Mrs. E. M. Rodgers of Marshall, Mrs. J. R. Rogers of New Mexico, Mrs. J. H. Haynes of Gladewater, Mrs. Loy Goyne of Kilgore and Dan Smitherman of Danville.

The Longview Daily News , Mon., Oct. 12, 1925:
The body of Robert B. VICK, 30, who died at Santa Monica, California last Monday following a lingering illness arrived in this city last night accompanied by his wife and two children, Madeline, age four and Roberta, age one.
Deceased was the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Vick of Longview. Soon after the outbreak of the world war he enlisted with Company M, 350 th Infantry, 90 th division, serving overseas from June 1918 until July 1919. Upon returning home he married Miss Bessie Hunter of Texarkana.
Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. R. P. Vick on Mobberly avenue Tuesday morning, with Rev. F. E. Luker, pastor of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church, and Father Meyer of St. Mary’s Catholic church conducting the services.

The Longview Daily News , Mon., Oct. 12, 1925:
Miss Annie Mae KELLIS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. H. Kellis of this city, and Jeb LEDLOW, son of J. A. Ledlow of the Gum Springs community, were married Sunday morning at 8:00 at the Presbyterian manse with Dr. R. M. Hall, pastor of the church, performing the ceremony.

The Longview Daily News , Weds., Oct. 14, 1925:
W. C. RAY Sr., 68, died at his home in Tyler Tuesday evening at 6:30 and will be buried in Tyler this afternoon. Newell Ray, a brother of the deceased, and his wife, will attend the funeral.

The Longview Daily News , Fri., Oct. 16, 1925:
Miss Edna SMITHERMAN was born near Longview on October 20, 1890, died October 6, 1925. Her death occurred at the Southwestern Hospital in San Antonio where she had been for about 4 ½ months.
Remains were laid to rest in Alpine cemetery Thursday morning, October 8 th, after services at Winterfield church by her pastor, Rev. McAdams of Hallsville.
Her mother preceded her in death by eight months. She leaves an aged father, a brother and five sisters to mourn her death.

The Longview Daily News , Weds., Oct. 21, 1925:
Miss Georgia PETERSON and Jack BROADWATER, both of Gladewater, were married in this city last Sunday. Rev. F. E. Luker, pastor of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church performed the ceremony.

The Longview Daily News , Thurs., Oct. 22, 1925:
Miss Mary HALEY of Mineola, and Robert CARLISLE of Winnsboro were united in marriage here yesterday at the parsonage of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church, with Rev. F. E. Luker officiating. Mrs. Carlisle is a representative of the Davis Baking Power company. The couple will make their home in Mineola.

The Longview Daily News , Thurs., Oct. 22, 1925:
Percy NORTHCUTT of McAllen arrived in this city for an extended visit with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Sid MELTON

The Longview Daily News , Sat., Oct. 24, 1925:
The marriage of Miss Kathryn HOLT and John Lewis COLE took place at the Kelly Memorial Methodist church on Wednesday evening, October 21. Miss Bernice Holt, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Thomas Welch served as best man. The marriage services were read by Rev. Frank E. Luker.

The Longview Daily News , Thurs., Oct. 29, 1925:
Old Calvin STOKES, about 100 years old, died this morning at his dilapidated shack in the Luckett quarters. His wife, said to be 107 years old, blind and helpless, was lying in the same bed with him. This old negro helped to clear the timber from the ground on which Longview is now located. He was married to his present wife when 17 years old, and was brought here from Alabama before the war by an uncle of the late Jesse Butts. He was the first porter for Womack & Perry, whom he served for many years. His wife’s picture appeared in the big dailies some three years ago.

The Longview Daily News , Fri., Oct. 30, 1925:
Word was received of the death at 11:00 AM today of Mrs. J. R. TERRELL, mother of W. H. Terrell of this city, at Lorenzo, Texas.

The Longview Daily News , Thurs., Dec. 3, 1925:
Mrs. Nancy MEADOWS, 80, died yesterday evening at the home of a daughter, Mrs. B. D. Russell of Kilgore, after a long illness. Mrs. Meadows is survived by five children who are: John Meadows, Mrs. B. D. Russell, Mrs. Cliff Dudley, and Mrs. Minnie Andrews, all of Kilgore.
She was a member of the Baptist church and had lived near Kilgore for a number of years. Funeral will be held this afternoon, with internment at Pirtle cemetery.

The Longview Daily News , Mon., Dec. 7, 1925:
A wedding was solemnized Sunday morning at 9:00 at the First Christian church of this city, when Miss Ruth Hazel KILLINGSWORTH, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ike Killingsworth, and A. S. LATHAM Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Latham, were united in marriage with Rev. Geo. D. Dickinson, pastor of the church, performing the ceremony.
The bridegroom’s brother, Sidney Latham, acted as best man. The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Blanche Kilgore, as maid of honor.

The Longview Daily News , Tues., Dec. 8, 1925:
D. W. WOOD, district clerk of Gregg county, died suddenly this afternoon at 3:45 while conversing with a friend on the First National Bank corner. Mr. Wood is about 50 years old.

The Longview Daily News , Tues., Dec. 8, 1925:
C. A. SHIPP and Mrs. S. H. ROBERTSON, both of Gilmer, were married in Longview Thursday at the parsonage of the Kelly Memorial Methodist church with Rev. J. Coy Williams officiating.

The Longview Daily News , Weds., Dec. 9, 1925:
D. W. WOOD Regained Consciousness Yesterday; Died This Afternoon.  D. W. (Watt) Wood, 58, was born and reared in the county. He is survived by his widow, one son, Levi Wood, and a daughter Mrs. Earl Skinner, two brothers and many other relatives residing in this county.

The Longview Daily News , Thurs., Dec. 10, 1925:
Funeral services for D. W. (Watt) WOOD, 58, who died yesterday afternoon at 3:00, was held this afternoon at 2:30 with funeral services at the home on West South street, and burial in Grace Hill cemetery. Funeral services were read by Rev. John. L. Whorton, pastor of the First Baptist church, with the Knights Templar escorting the remains to the cemetery.
D. W. Wood, district clerk for the county for the past six years, was born July 4, 1897. He is survived by his widow, a son Levis, a daughter Mrs. Christine Skinner, a grandson Royce, two brothers and one sister. One child, Royce, is dead.

The Longview Daily News , Fri., Dec. 11, 1925:
John ROBERTS, 42, living alone in the Forest Hill community, was found dead last night at about 11:00 by negroes who were passing his home en route from a box supper. A light burning in the house attracted their attention and Mr. Roberts was found dead with two ghastly wounds in the back of his head and breast, evidently from a shotgun loaded with buckshot.

The Longview Daily News , Sat., Dec. 12, 1925:
A telegram was received today from Prof. S. L. Wilson at Gastonia, North Carolina, stating his mother, Mrs. I. N. Davis, died this morning and would be buried Sunday evening at the Gastonia cemetery. Mrs. Davis had made several visits to her son here and is well known to many of our citizens.

The Longview Daily News , Mon., Dec. 21, 1925:
J. M. EVERS, 80, died Friday in Florence, Arizona. His remains arrived here last night and will be buried at East Mountain this Monday evening. He is survived by his wife and 9 children, all of whom live in Upshur county. He was one of the oldest residents of Upshur county, having moved there before the war. He was a veteran.

The Longview Daily News , Mon., Dec. 28, 1925:
Miss Grace RICHARDSON of this city, and E. C. BELL of Center were married Saturday evening in Center. After an automobile trip through South Texas they will make their home in Shreveport, where Mr. Bell has a position as a gas field operator.
The bride is daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Richardson of North Third street, and has been a teacher in one of the rural schools in our county.


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