Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 9 Sept. 1919: "REUNION of Taylor
Family in honor of Uncle Pate Taylor at Lowrey Residence":
descendents of James Milton Taylor of Tennessee held reunion Sat. at
residence of Mrs. M.A. Lowrey on North Star St.; J.M. Taylor was the
father of 12 children, 4 of whom settled in Texas; two brothers, the
late Frank K. Taylor and the venerable Peyton G. Taylor of Bonham
settled in Fannin Co.; brother brother James settled in Hunt Co.,
another brother settled in Parker Co. who was the father of Dean T.U.
Taylor of the State University.; Mrs. James Bledsoe of Bailey and
Mrs. M.A. Lowrey are children of F.K. Taylor; Mrs. Dr. Boyd of Ector
is daughter of Peyton Taylor, the only living child of James M.
Taylor; Peyton G. Taylor is now one of the old men of Fannin Co.
having lived for 38 years near Taylorville and 22 yrs. in Bonham;
reunion inspiration of the younger grandchildren; dinner "a creation
in itself" was the work of Mrs. Lowrey
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 28 Oct. 1919: John L. Armstrong
died at home of son George L. Armstrong near Ector, Sunday, 9 Oct.,
age 83; born Selma, Alabama 26 Nov. 1836; also resided in Oklahoma
for a time where his wife died; Confederate veteran; survivors: R.W.
Armstrong,,A.H. Armstrong, Celeste; George L. Armstrong, Ector; Mrs.
W.A. Farrell & Mrs. J.H. Kendrick, Celeste; 7 children are dead;
services: Methodist Church of Leonard, Rev. J.A. Thomas of Greenville & Rev. R.S. Kerr of Ector asst. by R.E. Porter (local pastor); Masonic rites; burial Leonard Cemetery.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 29 Aug 1919: Clarence Barnes,
about 19, drown in Honey Grove natatorium sometime Thurs.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 8 Aug. 1919: James Robert Biard
died Tues. at hospital in Oklahoma City; appendicitis; home in
Poteau, Oklahoma; body to Bonham; services 1st Christian church;
buried Willow Wild; 2nd son of Eld. J.M. Biard, pioneer preacher of
Christian church in Texas in Lamar Co.; J.R. Biard born on farm ten
miles south of Paris 47 yrs. ago. To Bonham 1902; married Miss Lola
Truss, sister of Mrs. C.A. Wheeler; moved to Lamar Co. and stayed on
farm then he entered ministry; also lived and preached in Hugo and
other places in Okla.; survivors: wife and son, mother Mrs. J.M.
Biard of Paris; one brother J.W. Biard of Biardstown; Mrs. W.R. Wood
of Paris and Mrs. Ashley Evans of Bonham.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 12 Sept. 1919: "Bigbee News"
Grandma Blat of Lamasco died Tues. at home of Ben Medlin, home of
Abstracted from the "Bonham News 7 Nov. 1919: "Town & Country News"
Earl Clayton died, young man.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 14 Nov. 1919: Carl Coker, age 8,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Coker, accidental gunshot, died Wed.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 16 Sept. 1919: Mrs. T. J. Coonrod
of Leonard, over 80, taken to son’s home of H.A. Coonrod near Oakland.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 18 Nov. 1919: Mrs. Emmet Cox died
Thurs. at Cache, Oklahoma of TB; sister of Mrs. Bud Pirtle of Bonham;
Her mother resident of Petty was present; news received by J. M.
Lowrey ; Mr. Cox is uncle of Mrs. J.M. Lowrey.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 18 Nov. 1919: "Leonard Graphic"
Jap Craig died Wolfe City last Mon. of typhoid; son of Rev. & Mrs.
W.L. Crain; buried Wolfe City; survivors: wife & 2 children. [2
spellings of last name]
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 17 Oct. 1919: Mrs. Julia Delaney,
widow of Henry (Ben) D. Delaney died at family home West 4th this
a.m.; buried Willow Wild; born Julia Ann Pierce 24 March 1845 North
Carolina; to Texas 1852 with parents; married 13 Sept 1863; member
Cumberland Presbyterian Church; survivors 2 sons: S.O. & C.L.
Delaney; 3 daughters: Mrs. J.T. Nelms; Mrs. J.B. Taylor & Mrs. W. F.
Burnett all of Bonham.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 2 Sept. 1919: Mrs. Louisa Dodd,
long time resident, died yesterday at home. Husband "Col."; member
Baptist church ; mother of 5 girls & 2 boys, all living; services:
Rev. I.E. Teague; buried Sunnyside; from "Savoy Star"
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 14 Oct. 1919: Oscar Everidge and
F.E. Tallent died 11 Oct., train accident in M K & T yards at
Dennison, Texas; carpenters for the Katy; while carrying beam, switch
engine backed up for coal and hit them; families in Denison.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 12 Sept. 1919: Mrs. R.L. Foster
died at Harrisonville, Missouri; age about 83; a pioneer of sw
Missouri; son is C.E. Foster of Bonham; survived also by a son in
Harrisonville & one in Republic, Kansas.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 29 Aug.. 1919: "In Memorium" Mrs.
J.W. Fox died 21 Sept.; survivors 2 sons, 5 daughters.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 22 April 1919: From "Trenton
Tribune" Joe D. Garland, age 70, died Wed., struck by Katy Flyer
(train engine); resided Pilot grove; survivors: wife & several grown
children. [GRAYSON CO.]
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 7 Oct. 1919: Mrs. Mary C. German
died Altus, Okla.; mother of Mrs. Arledge; daughters: Mrs. Jno. F.
Arledge of Bonham & Mrs. Nannie Wasson of Waco; services Eld F. W.
O’Malley; buried Willow Wild; was Mary C. Thompson born Cedar Co.,
Missouri, 23 Oct. 1838, age about 81; married Frank German 22 Sept.
1858; husband Confederate; to Texas after Civil War; lived also at
Anson & Snyder; husband died about 6 yrs. ago; other daughter: Mrs.
J.R. Carter of Altus; mother of 7, 5 surviving including Frank German
of Bonham, John Z. G. of San Angelo; deceased sons: Jim B. & W.T.
while family lived in West Texas; member Christian Church.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 18 Nov. 1919: Ode Glass, age 30,
died Tues. at home near T & P depot of abcess in head; very tall and
reasonably stout; only son of Mrs. J.A. Glass; survivors: mother,
wife & 3 children, 2 sisters: Mrs. Granville Melton; Mrs. Virgie
Stewart of Oklahoma; member Baptist church; buried Sunnyside
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 28 Oct. 1919: "Savoy Star" Old
Mr. Grimes of south of town died Tuesday; buried Whitt Cemetery "in
the community where he lived".
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 23 Sept. 1919: Mrs. J.D. Hardin
died Sun. at family residence West 6th; services Rev. Ernest Quick &
Rev. F.W. O’Malley; buried Willow Wild; Cora Morton Hardin was
daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Morton; born 52 years ago this county,
10 miles south of Bonham, near White Rock; married 36 years ago to
J.D. Hardin; survivors: husband and 2 sons: Forrest of Globe,
Arizona & Jeff Jr. & 1 daughter Miss Winnie of Bonham; member Baptist
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 24 Nov 1919: Mrs. S.M. Hanna died
at her home in Bonham Tues.; body shipped to Mt. Pleasant her former
residence; resident of Leonard for a short time after living in
Trenton; husband employee of J.W. Woolsey & Son; survivors: husband
and 2 small children.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 24 Oct. 1919: G.W. Harper of Hail
died Mon.; buried Providence Cemetery.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 19 Sept. 1919: Mrs. Tom Herriage
of near Dodd City died Tuesday; buried Dodd City Cemetery.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 9 Sept. 1919: J.T. "Tank" Holt
died at his home in Mineral Wells, (Palo Pinto Co.), Thurs.;body to
Honey Grove; many year citizen of Honey Grove; folks early pioneers &
hewas associated with many businesses there.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 3 Oct.. 1919: J.J. Jenkins died
Wed. near Savoy, age 85; 60 yrs. in Texas with 50 at Savoy;
Confederate; member Christian Church; buried Savoy cemetery; services
Eld. F.L. Young of Paris, Texas.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 24 Oct. 1919: Mrs. Thomas Kincaid
died Mon. Ravenna; buried Ravenna Cemetery (IOOF Cemetery)
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 2 Sept. 1919: "Danner Items"
Mrs. Joe Lawson died Sat. at home in Lannius of paralysis; buried
Dodd City cemetery Mention in issue of 9 Sept also.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 26 Sept. 1919: W.T. McGill died at
home in nw part of Bonham this a.m.; poor health for last 20 yrs.;
born in Lee Co., Mississippi 15 Feb 1858; joined Baptist Church age
21, after hearing Rev. McIntosh here joined Methodist church;
married Sherman, Texas 31 March 1895 to Miss Laura Newland whose home
was in French Lick Springs, Indiana; survivors: wife, son Scott
McGill of Bonham and daughter Miss Ethel attending State Normal at
Denton; 3 other children deceased; farmer—"Thursday’s Favorite"
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 3 Oct. 1919: Eugene McKenzie age 6
son of Mr. & Mrs. Dave McKinzie died Mon.; struck by auto Sun.;
buried Dodd City.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 16 Sept. 1919: Mrs. Mollie
Meredith, age 76 years 7 months, 25 days, died 11 Sept. at home of
sister Mrs. Gains at Vernon, Texas. Body to home of son Ed in
Bonham. Had lived in Vernon last 2 yrs.; services 2nd Baptist
church, Rev. H. Fount Jones assisted by Rev. Tarpley & Ball; buried
Arledge Ridge Cemetery; born Georgia; to Fannin 1875 for 23 yrs
before move to Bonham; surviviors: 11 children: 6 sons: Joe of
Vernon, Walter & John of Dennison; Bacon of Paris; Ed & Homer of
Bonham; 6 daughters: Lizzie Arledge of Bonham; Maggie Skeen and
Savannah Phillips of Knoxville, Tenn.; Mrs. Gains of Vernon; Callie
Cook of Oklahoma City; member of Baptist church since 19 yrs. old.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 11 Nov. 1919: W.A. (Arba)
Orenduff, age 54, died Monday, Bonham; to Bonham 8 years ago from
McKinney; harness maker of Chas. Davis Hardware Co.: raised
Collin Co., resided Denison; father was pioneer settler of Collin Co.;
survivors: wife and adopted daughter Mrs. Herbert Norman of Tulsa,
Okla.; brother Monroe Orenduff of Bonham Wholesale Grocery Co.; body
to Denison; services: Rev. E.B. Fineter of McKinney & Rev. F.W.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 24 Nov 1919: Mrs. William Roach of
Lane died in the sanitarium at Greenville, last Tues.; pioneeer; many
Leonard friends at funeral.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 21 Nov. 1919: John W. Seals died
at home of brother J.T. Seals, on West 8 th; stroke; services: Rev.
Ernest Quick of 1st Baptist church; buried Inglish Cemetery; born
Madison, now Iron, Co. Missouri 1832; to Bonham then to California
1849 (goldrush); Confederate in Duff’s Cavalry; never married;
survivors: brother and a sister in Missouri; member Presbyterian
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 5 Sept. 1919: T.M. Spurlin died
yesterday, Allen Hospital, stroke; taken to home of J.K. Platt;
services: Rev. F. W. O’Malley; buried Willow Wild; to Texas from
Minden, Louisiana in late 1860’s; Confederate; back to La. then back
to Texas in 1870’s; mercantile business at Tulip as Pope, Spurlin &
Co.; age 77; never married; niece Mrs. Mendenhall of Plano; member
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 19 Sept. 1919: Executor James
Steele of Randolph for estate of W.Y. Steele who died 3 Sept. 1919.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 14 Oct. 1919: F.E. Tallent and
Oscar Everidge died 11 Oct., train accident in M K & T yards at
Dennison, Texas; carpenters for the Katy; while carrying beam, switch
engine backed up for coal and hit them; families in Dennison.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 9 Sept. 1919: "Leonard News"
B.C. (Uncle Bart) Vinson died at his home, nw of town Sun.; sudden.
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 12 Sept. 1919: P.B. Weeks died
Wed.; buried Willow Wild; born Morehouse Parish, Louisiana 10 July
1846; grew up on plantation; Confederate; spent most of life in
Monroe and Shreveport, La. until 1900; married 2 times; one son E.P.
Weeks of Jackson, Mississippi who is son of 1st wife; in 1880 married
Georgia Stockslager at Shreveport; she was native of Bonham; their 2
children: Brevard P. & Miss Sadie Weeks; survivors also 1 brother
Capt. James C. Weeks, 1 sister Miss Adeline Weeks of Monroe, La.;
J.B. Walters, wife’s brother, lived with P.B. Weeks; member of
Abstracted from the "Bonham News" 14 Nov 1919: Mrs. Rosa Lee White
died at home of parents Mr. & Mrs. Jim Murphey of typhoid, 31 October
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