Index of 1916 Wise County Texas Newspaper
(Decatur News 'DN')

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Apr 29, 2018

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Abbott, Clyde/Allie Ivy Wedding She is from Sycamore. He works for Lillard Milling Co. in Decatur. 1916-02-04-pg03
Absher, Sherman Death 12 year old from Boyd dies under chloroform in operation for crooked finger. 1916-04-14-pg06
Adams, Marvin M. Death Obituary. Born Jan 15, 1838 in MO. Lived in Slidell 1916-04-14-pg01
Adcock, J.R./Miss Grace Holmes Wedding Couple from Krum married at Decatur 1916-05-19-pg02
Alcosta, Lucile Death Mexican boy killed at Aurora by pistol at party 1916-01-07-pg01
Alen, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Birth Born in Decatur June ?, 1916 1916-06-23-pg04
Alexander, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Birth Born at Olney. Friends in Decatur 1916-02-18-pg05
Allison, Maggie Birth 11th birthday. Perrin news 1916-03-31-pg08
Alston, Will/Miss Leona St. Clair Wedding From Decatur. Married in Fort Worth. He is a farmer 1916-01-07-pg04
Alvord School Faculty Elected Story List of teachers. 1916-05-26-pg02
Anderson, Bell Death 10 years old. Buried at Aurora Cem 1916-12-08-pg04
Anderson, Drew/Miss Florence Shelton Wedding She is from Anneville. Merried in Boyd. Will live in Chico 1916-03-10-pg05
Anderson, Elizabeth Death 8 year old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.A. Pneumonia. Buried at Alvord Cem. 1916-03-31-pg01
Archer, Edna/Standley McCormack Wedding She had taught school in Wise County but now at Elna.He is a farmer 1916-01-14-pg01
Arnett, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. M.A. Birth Born Apr 10, 1916 1916-04-21-pg05
Atcherson, T.S., Mrs. Death Thrown from wagon and fatally hurt. Slidell news. Buried in Denton 1916-09-15-pg01
Aurora Area Old History Story Letter about schools and towns in Rhome area told by J. James, born in 1862. Many names. 1916-06-16-pg01
Aurora Area Old History Story Letter about schools and towns in Rhome area told by J. James, born in 1862. Many names. 1916-06-16-pg02
Aurora School Building Completed Story $1,335 for building. $340 equipment. $115 for well 1916-12-08-pg08
Austin, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Birth Born Oct 24, 1916 in  Decatur 1916-10-27-pg05
Austin, S.E., Mrs. Death 76 years old. Died in Denton. Was from Greenwood 1916-01-14-pg10
Ayres, Ora/Paul Payne Wedding Both from Decatur 1916-09-01-pg01
Badger, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Birth Born Feb 18, 1916 in Blue Grove 1916-02-25-pg05
Bailey, Mrs./Lawson Kaker Wedding Married Feb 1915 after he broke engagement with Lee Parrish 1916-05-12-pg01
Baldwin, Gabriella/Dr. John Renshaw Beall Wedding In NY. He is the son of Judge & Mrs. Robert Beall of Sweetwater community 1916-10-06-pg01
Banks in Bridgeport Merge Story 1st National Bank takes over Cotinental State Bank 1916-03-23-pg03
Barker, Robert L./Miss Effie Mae Halcomb Wedding Wedding at bride's parents in Boonsville. They will live in Bridgeport 1916-03-17-pg07
Barnes, W.H., Mrs./Judge Maynard Wedding She is sister of Mr. J.W. Patterson of Decatur, but from Temple. He is from Bastrope 1916-08-04-pg05
Barnett, Clara Death Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A.D. Rogers. 1916-09-08-pg08
Barnett, Tom/Miss Maggie Shelton Wedding Married at Flat Woods. In Anneville news 1916-10-13-pg01
Barton, A.C./Miss Almer McCool Wedding She is teacher from Decatur. He is rancher in Haskell 1916-06-02-pg07
Beall, John Renshaw, Dr./Miss Gabriella Baldwin Wedding In NY. He is the son of Judge & Mrs. Robert Beall of Sweetwater community 1916-10-06-pg01
Belew, Laura/Lonnie Mann Wedding Married Sunday 1916-12-15-pg05
Bennett, Son of Mr. & Mrs. A.C. Birth Born Oct 2, 1916 1916-10-06-pg07
Bilbrey, Ora/Sam W. Holland Wedding Both from Audubon community. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Binkley, Jacob Munroe Death Obituary. Born Feb 26, 1833. Established the N TX Female College at Sherman were he died 1916-01-21-pg01
Blair, Son of Mr. & Mrs. J.A. Birth Liberty Point news 1916-04-28-pg04
Bloodworth, Bert/Miss Burch Mann Wedding Daughter of A.J. Mann. Bert is from Olney. Both went to DBC 1916-01-07-pg04
Boaz, E.A./Miss Rosa Faddell Wedding She is from Fort Worth. He has a grocery in Bridgeport 1916-08-18-pg05
Bolton, Ernie Death Card of Thanks 1916-07-28-pg03
Bolton, Ernie B. Death 16 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. J.E. died of typhoid. Buried at Anneville Cem. 1916-06-09-pg02
Bolton/Rolton, Ernie Lee Death Memorium poem by grandmother, Mrs. N.A. Haggue 1916-07-28-pg10
Bonner, W.A., Judge Death From Dallas. Had been a lawyer in Decatur. Died in TN. Brother of Mrs. R.W. Dickenson 1916-11-10-pg05
Booz, Rosa/Peter Shabay Wedding She is from Bridgeport. Married at Decatur 1916-11-10-pg05
Borum, Mrs. Death Card of Thanks from husband and children: K.M, Jesse & Edgar 1916-08-04-pg08
Bowman, Homer Odel/Miss Ray Meadows Wedding In Jacksboro. He had worked at the Red Store in Decatur, but now at Perkins-Timberlake in Jacksboro 1916-09-01-pg01
Boyd City Hotel burns Story Hotel owned by J.H. Stokes destroyed by fire 1916-03-23-pg04
Brammer, S.J. Death Found hanging from tree. Born in VA Oct 1861. Large family. Buried at Aurora Cem. 1916-03-23-pg01
Branch, John Death /Picture. Ex-Sheriff dies at home in Sycamore 1916-04-21-pg02
Branch, John M. Death Obituary. Born Sept 13, 1867 in Rusk County. Married Lenora Kelly. 5 children. Hurt in horse accident. Buried at Sycamore Cem. 1916-04-28-pg01
Brick Plant in Bridgeport Story Sold to Judge Tom Simmons of Fort Worth 1916-01-07-pg01
Bridgeport Times Newspaper Sells Story J.C. Dillard buys paper 1916-06-16-pg01
Brown, Maude (Best) Death Wife of Elbert Brown. Died after amputation of broken limb. Buried at Greenwood Cem. 1916-03-31-pg01
Brown, Willis Death Died in gas pipe line explosion near Newark. From Grand Prairie 1916-09-15-pg10
Browning, John/Miss Ruth Hopkins Wedding He is from Decatur. She is from Aledo. 1916-06-23-pg05
Browning, Meda/Arthur J. Simmons Wedding Married July 18, 1916. From Rhome 1916-07-21-pg10
Brumly, J.G./Mrs. Hill Wedding Both live about 8 miles east of Decatur 1916-02-04-pg09
Bunnell, Grace Lucille/Charles Richard Seeling Wedding Wedding in Los Angeles. She once lived in Decatur 1916-04-21-pg02
Bunnell, Grace/Charles Richard Suling Wedding Bride from Decatur. Family moved to Los Angeles. To be married there. 1916-04-14-pg01
Burch, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Drummond Birth Born June 25, 1916. Rhome news 1916-06-30-pg06
Burch, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Drummond Birth Born June 24, 1916. Fairview news 1916-07-07-pg05
Burnett, Martin & Family Death Card of Thanks 1916-01-07-pg08
Burnett, S.B., Jr. Death 20 year old son of Burk Burnett, millionaire cattleman, dies in Fort Worth 1916-06-09-pg01
Burnett, S.B., Jr. Death Christal family members and Mrs. George Busey attend funeral 1916-06-09-pg02
Burtis, Fred/Miss Etta Hill Wedding She is from Kingfisher OK. He is a mechanic in Decatur 1916-01-14-pg10
Burton, O. Story Judged insane by Decatur court 1916-04-14-pg06
Cage, J.W. Story Sold hotel in Bridgeport to C.C. Bell. D.A. Rosenburg will take charge 1916-06-30-pg03
Caldwell, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Tol Birth Born June 22, 1916. Fairview news 1916-07-07-pg05
Call, Jennie/Charles Camp Wedding She is from Decatur. He lives in El Paso 1916-01-07-pg09
Camp, Charles/Miss Jennie Call Wedding She is from Decatur. He lives in El Paso 1916-01-07-pg09
Caraway, Marena/Mack Dooley Wedding Both from New South Community 1916-02-11-pg05
Carr, Kate (Richardson), Mrs./Turner Christal Wedding He is from Decatur. She is from Decatur but now Arlington Heights 1916-01-21-pg01
Carter, A.W. 'Ash' Death Obituary. 92 years old. Born in KY. Lived near Rowlett Creek. 1916-04-14-pg01
Carter, Ash Death Old pioneer citizen from Sycamore 1916-04-07-pg02
Chambers, Irma Lou/Earl Douglass Wedding She is from Decatur and a graduate of DBC. He was from Sanger but now of Dallas 1916-09-01-pg01
Charvoz, Frances/Mr. Thomas Wedding She is from Decatur. He is principal of Alvord high school 1916-01-07-pg04
Chesney, A.E. 'Al' Death Thrown from horse. Leaves a wife and 2 children. From Decatur 1916-06-02-pg01
Chesney, Al Story From Decatur. Neck broken. Unconscious since thrown from horse. 1916-05-26-pg01
Christal, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Turner Birth   1916-10-27-pg05
Christal, Turner/Mrs. Kate (Richardson) Carr Wedding He is from Decatur. She is from Decatur but now Arlington Heights 1916-01-21-pg01
Clark, Gordie/Miss Verna Lou Vaughn Wedding Married in Paradise. He is from Spring Mound community. She is from Decatur 1916-08-18-pg04
Clements, Mattie/Clyde Robinson Wedding He a farmer and she a teacher in Greenwood 1916-03-03-pg01
Clendenen, Holly/Calvin C. Jones, Jr. Wedding Both originally from Decatur. He is in mercantile business in Amarillo 1916-03-03-pg01
Coal Mine Opens Story Wise County Coal Co. sold slope mine to J.A. McAfee who plans to open it 1916-11-10-pg04
Cobb, Ezeriah Death Old citizen of Greenwood. Died from an infected eye 1916-05-12-pg01
Collins, Dughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ben Birth Born Aug 17, 1916 1916-08-25-pg05
Colwell, Infant of Tol Death Buried at Deep Creek Cem. 1916-07-28-pg12
Consolidation of schools Story Consider consolidation of New South, Oak Grove, Pacan, Brumlow. Lysle W of Bridgeport was consolidated 1916-04-28-pg05
Cook, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bud Birth Born Dec 15, 1916 in Boyd. Mrs. Cook was Miss Agnes Neel 1916-12-22-pg07
Corley, Alonzo Death Student at DBC. Parents moved here from Olney. Died of pneumonia 1916-01-14-pg01
Cotton, Jess M./Miss La Rue Ranson Wedding She is from Decatur. He is from Sherman. 1916-01-07-pg04
Counts, Ida Pearl/Rev. Sebe H. Maples Wedding Married Oct 29, 1916. She is from Wise County. He graduated from DBC 1916-11-10-pg05
Covey, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dave Birth Born in Walnut Springs. Mother was Miss Ruby Hoad. 1916-02-25-pg01
Crane, Ruby/Woody Wall Wedding Both from Boyd area 1916-08-04-pg05
Davis, Wash, Mrs. Death Died in Alvord of pneumonia. Was Deputy County Treasurer in Decatur. 1916-01-07-pg08
DBC Gymnasium Completed Story For basket ball games this winter 1916-12-08-pg05
Decatur Baptist College Graduates 26 Story List of names 1916-05-19-pg07
Decatur High School Graduates Story List of 21 graduates. 1916-03-31-pg01
Decatur School Teachers Story List of Public & DBC teachers 1916-09-08-pg01
Dellinger, Robert Morrison Death 2 year old son of Rev. & Mrs. C.M. Buried at Troupe 1916-06-09-pg01
Dement, Etta/Jim Stevens Wedding Married at bride's home. In New South news. 1916-01-14-pg03
Devereux, Albert/Miss Lenabel White Wedding From Jacksonville TX 1916-08-18-pg01
Dickson, Lida/Albert Gettys Wedding Pastor Gettys is from Decatur. Bride is from Crowell. 1916-06-23-pg05
Donohue, Kathryn Ruth Death 12 years old died in NY. A cousin to Mrs. Mary Clark of Decatur 1916-05-05-pg01
Dooley, Mack/Miss Marena Caraway Wedding Both from New South Community 1916-02-11-pg05
Douglass, Earl/Miss Irma Lou Chambers Wedding She is from Decatur and a graduate of DBC. He was from Sanger but now of Dallas 1916-09-01-pg01
Downing, B.M. Death Dropped dead from his chair at home in Alvord. Had bee County Commissioner. 1916-03-23-pg04
Duke, Willard/Miss Fay Stutt Wedding He is from Newark. She is from W of Decatur and taught school in Newark. Will move to Racine WI 1916-11-10-pg05
Durham, Bob/Miss Zylphia Hayes Wedding Both from Slidell. She is teacher. He is in confectionery business 1916-03-17-pg01
Eagan, Marvin Death 14 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. J.J. Killed when jumping from train in Rhome. 1916-05-05-pg01
Election Returns Story Given by area of county 1916-08-04-pg01
Election Returns, Local Story   1916-11-17-pg04
Ellars, G.G. Story Petition in Rhome to govenor to not pardon 1916-05-05-pg06
Embry, Ida (Halsell) Death Married Dr. Jim Embry of Bowie in 1870. 7 children. Sisters are Mmes. Dan & Tom Waggoner. Buried at City Cemetery. 1916-05-05-pg01
Embry, John, Dr. Story Bitten by mad dog. Went to Pasteur Institute In Austin for treatment 1916-09-01-pg04
Enrollment numbers for county schools Story 6,218 total students. Gives numbers for some districts 1916-06-16-pg04
European War Story Nearly every paper has news of the war in Europe 1916
Evans, Ralph, Mrs. Death 3 small children. Buried at Alvord Cem. 1916-02-18-pg05
Faddell, Rosa/E.A. Boaz Wedding She is from Fort Worth. He has a grocery in Bridgeport 1916-08-18-pg05
Farrington, Child of Rev. Death 3 children from OK bitten by mad dog. 1 died. Grandfather is O. Farrington of Wise County 1916-09-15-pg01
Ferguson, I.D., Judge Death Early settler from Denton 1916-02-11-pg06
Finley, Wiley/Miss Gertrude Ribble Wedding She is grandaughter of Ella Green. Married in Crowell. Will live in Alvord. 1916-06-16-pg05
Fire at Bridgeport Story List of businesses damaged by fire 1916-01-07-pg01
Fletcher, M. Death Died in Celina. Uncle of Mrs. Jim Holt & Mrs. John Christian 1916-05-05-pg05
Ford, Baby Death Funeral at Deep Creek Cem 1916-12-08-pg04
Ford, Baby of Mr. & Mrs. Homer Death 9 month old. Burned in grass fire. Buried at Deep Creek Cem 1916-12-08-pg05
Ford, Infant Child of Mr. & Mrs. Homer Death Buried at Deep Creek Cem. Deep Creek news 1916-12-08-pg08
Ford, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Homer Birth Born Feb 2, 1916. In Rhome news 1916-02-11-pg08
Foster, Aviator Story Crashes Plane. Unconscious. 1916-07-07-pg01
Frazier, A.B. Death Died in gas pipe line explosion near Newark. From Greenville 1916-09-15-pg10
Freeman, Fred, Mrs. Death 72 years old. Leaves several children. Buried at Alvord Cem 1916-11-03-pg01
Fullingim, Estelle/Martin Mills Wedding Daughter of Alf Fullingim. Both from Oak Grove. Will live in New South Com. 1916-02-11-pg04
Gage, Daughter of Mr & Mrs. Lute Birth Born Aug 21, 1916 in Sycamore 1916-08-25-pg05
Garrison, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. E.C. Birth Born Feb 16, 1916. Decatur news 1916-02-18-pg05
Gas Line Explosion Near Newark Story 3 died. 3 injured 1916-09-15-pg01
Gettys, Albert/Miss Lida Dickson Wedding Pastor Gettys is from Decatur. Bride is from Crowell. 1916-06-23-pg05
Gibson, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. E.P. Birth Born on May 28, 1916 in Decatur 1916-06-02-pg05
Gililland, J.S., Mrs. & Children Death Card of Thanks 1916-01-07-pg08
Gililland, Mr. Death Father of Jim, Walter, Porter, Roy & Mrs. White 1916-01-07-pg09
Gililland, Porter Death From Decatur but now of Navasota TX. Died of Bright's disease. Married Miss Kate Miller. 4 children. Buried at City Cem 1916-11-17-pg04
Gililland, Porter Death Funeral attendees 1916-11-17-pg05
Golden, W.M. 'Uncle Billie' Death Confederate soldier from Wise County. Had moved to Ballinger 1916-10-06-pg01
Good, G.W., Mr. & Mrs. Wedding 50th anniversary. Moved to Decatur from Jack County 1916-03-10-pg01
Goodnight, Colonel Charles Gives Bar-B-Q Story Buffalo barbacue at home in Goodnight. Some Kiowa & Commanche kill buffalo 1916-10-06-pg07
Gose, Eula Lee/Dr. Austin F. Leach Wedding From Alvord news. He is in med school in Galveston 1916-09-29-pg01
Gossett, Nora/W.E. Wilborn Wedding Both from Audubon community. Married in Alvord. 1916-04-07-pg02
Green, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Birth Born Oct 24, 1916 in  Decatur 1916-10-27-pg05
Green, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Tom Birth Born Nov 30, 1916 in Rhome 1916-12-08-pg05
Gregg, Grandpa Death Alvord news. Aged 77. Died at home of his daughter, Mrs. Jim Justice 1916-08-11-pg06
Guest, George/Miss Laura Palmer Wedding From Audubon community. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Halcomb, Effie Mae/Robert L. Barker Wedding Wedding at bride's parents in Boonsville. They will live in Bridgeport 1916-03-17-pg07
Hamilton, Williams Theodore/Miss Mary Eva Lane Wedding She was from Decatur, but moved to Dallas 1916-05-26-pg05
Harrington, Drusilla, Miss/Landon Williams Wedding Daughter of Mrs. Alderson of Decatur. He is from Benbrook 1916-01-07-pg05
Harris, V.C./Miss Jess Mossie Wedding He is from Electra. She from Fort Worth the niece of Jim B. Thomas of Alvord. 1916-10-06-pg03
Hawkins, Barbara/Dr. Lon V. Smith Wedding Both from Chico. She a teacher at Baylor. Will live in Floydada 1916-04-07-pg01
Hayes, Zylphia/Bob Durham Wedding Both from Slidell. She is teacher. He is in confectionery business 1916-03-17-pg01
Heath, Vesta/G.E. Holliday Wedding He is from Austin. She was vocal teacher at DBC 1916-01-07-pg04
Helm, Shela Birth 7th birthday 1916-05-26-pg05
Hendrix, Leula/Luther Washburn Wedding From Greenwood vicinity. In the Spring Mound news 1916-11-17-pg10
Hill, Etta/Fred Burtis Wedding She is from Kingfisher OK. He is a mechanic in Decatur 1916-01-14-pg10
Hill, Miss/Lee York Wedding He is from Audubon. She is from Lake Valley area. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Hill, Mrs./J.G. Brumly Wedding Both live about 8 miles east of Decatur 1916-02-04-pg09
Hinton, J.M./Miss Eva Newberry Wedding Nov 30, 1916. She is from Sand Hill community. He is from Denton. Both teach in Potosi. 1916-12-08-pg01
Hoad, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Birth Born Oct 3, 1916 in McKinney 1916-10-06-pg07
Holland, Sam W./Miss Ora Bilbrey Wedding Both from Audubon community. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Holliday, G.E./Miss Vesta Heath Wedding He is from Austin. She was vocal teacher at DBC 1916-01-07-pg04
Holmes, Grace/J.R. Adcock Wedding Couple from Krum married at Decatur 1916-05-19-pg02
Hopkins, Ruth/John Browning Wedding He is from Decatur. She is from Aledo. 1916-06-23-pg05
Hornback, Ruth/Piner Stephens Wedding She is from Oliver Creek and he is from Blewett community 1916-05-19-pg02
Howard, Herchal Death Took carbolic acid. Buried at Bethel Decatur Cem. 1916-04-14-pg01
Howard, Herchal Death Card of Thanks 1916-04-14-pg06
Hoyl, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dave Birth Born Oct 23, 1916 in Decatur 1916-10-27-pg05
Huddleston, Mable/Joe Jennings Wedding Both from Decatur. He a bookkeeper at the 1st National Bank 1916-08-25-pg04
Huddleston, Myrtle/Tom Gordon Rogers Wedding Both from Decatur. She is sister of Mrs. Joe Jennings. He is presently teaching at Lockhart where they will live 1916-08-25-pg04
Hunt, W.R. Death Citizen of Paradise died Oct 17, 1916 1916-10-20-pg05
Hurd, John/Miss Sula Shaw Wedding From Anneville 1916-09-15-pg07
Ierland, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dee Birth Born July 30, 1916 in Anneville 1916-08-11-pg01
Ireland, Mrs. Death Mother of Dee Ireland of Anneille. Buried at Pleasant Grove Cem. 1916-02-11-pg07
Isom, Callie/Elton McCool Wedding He is from Lone Star community. She is from Perrin and the daughter of Mrs. Philip Jones 1916-10-27-pg05
Ivy, Allie/Clyde Abbott Wedding She is from Sycamore. He works for Lillard Milling Co. in Decatur. 1916-02-04-pg03
Jacobs, Dan Death Died in gas pipe line explosion near Newark. From Newark 1916-09-15-pg10
Jennings, Joe/Miss Mable Huddleston Wedding Both from Decatur. He a bookkeeper at the 1st National Bank 1916-08-25-pg04
Jennings, Tom Death Obituary. Born in MS June 22, 1830. Married Miss Emmaline Fenley. 5 children. Buried at Hopewell Cem. 1916-06-16-pg06
Jones, Calvin C., Jr./Miss Holly Clendenen Wedding Both originally from Decatur. He is in mercantile business in Amarillo 1916-03-03-pg01
Kaker, Lawson/Mrs. Bailey Wedding Married Feb 1915 after he broke engagement with Lee Parrish 1916-05-12-pg01
Kelsey, Lloyd Death Killed in Bardell by thresher engine. Friends in Sycamore community 1916-06-30-pg05
Kidd-Key, Lucy A., Mrs. Death Died at home in Sherman. Head of the N TX Female College 1916-09-15-pg01
Killough, Elizabeth Potry Death Obituary. Born in TN Dec 22 1828. 12 children. Had lived in Decatur. Died in OK 1916-06-30-pg04
Killough, M.E., Mrs. Story 88 year old from Wise County who now lives in Cordell OK. Not expected to live. 1916-06-09-pg03
Kirby, Tennie/John McCary Wedding She is from Decatur. He is farmer in Olney. 1916-05-05-pg02
Knapp, C.N. Death Died in MO. Brother of Mrs. Marion Wingate of Decatur 1916-03-17-pg05
Lambert, W.A. Death Obituary. Died Dec 5, 1916 from stroke. Born Dec 2, 1851. 5 children. Buried at Sand Hill Cem 1916-12-08-pg01
Land, W.H. Death Obituary. 60 years old. Died from asthma attack. Real estate dealer. 3 sons. Buried at City Cem 1916-12-01-pg01
Land, W.H. Death Card of Thanks from Mrs. V.B. Land and children 1916-12-01-pg05
Lane, Mary Eva/Williams Theodore Hamilton Wedding She was from Decatur, but moved to Dallas 1916-05-26-pg05
Leach, Austin F., Dr./Miss Eula Lee Gose Wedding From Alvord news. He is in med school in Galveston 1916-09-29-pg01
Lee, T.B., Mrs. Death Died in Loveland OK. Buried there. Many friends in Chico 1916-11-03-pg05
Leonard, Birdie Death Grandaughter of Mr. & Mrs. C.C. Leonard. From Bowie. Died in Fort Worth 1916-01-07-pg05
Leonard, C.C./Mary Trinkle Wedding 50th anniversary. Came to Wise County in 1860. Much information about both. 1916-08-18-pg01
Lightfoot, Children of Mr. & Mrs. Dick Story S.A. Lillard was guardian to Alma Mae & Sam 1916-02-18-pg01
Long, Hubert/Miss Olive McCracken Wedding She is from Bowie, formerly Decatur. He is son of Captain Ira Long 1916-03-03-pg01
Love, Mr. & Mrs. T.J. Wedding 50th anniversary in Paradise 1916-04-14-pg06
Loveless, Daughter of Carl & Minnie Pearl (Williams) Birth Born Jan 25, 1916 1916-01-28-pg05
Lynch, A.W., Mrs. Death Died in Bridgeport after operation. Buried at Greenwood Cem 1916-12-08-pg05
Madden, Arthur Death Drowned in Red River in LA. Son of Mrs. J.M. Tucker. 1916-05-26-pg01
Maley, Annie (Madden) Death Obituary. Born in GA in 1887. Married Ira Maley of Greenwood. 3 children. Buried at City Cem. 1916-05-19-pg07
Maley, Mrs. Ira Death Card of Thanks 1916-05-19-pg08
Malone, Jeanetta/J.R. Reynolds Wedding She is from Decatur. He farms in Herman S of Decatur 1916-01-07-pg04
Man, Ralph Death Thrown from motorcycle in Decatur. Born July 31, 1889. Druggist. Married Sarah Elizabeth Clark in 1912. 1916-05-26-pg01
Man, Ralph Death Cards of Thanks from wife, Sarah Clark Man, parents Mr. & Mrs. W.B., and brothers, Howard, Sam & Alphonso 1916-06-02-pg05
Mann, Burch/Bert Bloodworth Wedding Daughter of A.J. Mann. Bert is from Olney. Both went to DBC 1916-01-07-pg04
Mann, Lonnie/Miss Laura Belew Wedding Married Sunday 1916-12-15-pg05
Maples, Sebe H., Rev./Miss Ida Pearl Counts Wedding Married Oct 29, 1916. She is from Wise County. He graduated from DBC 1916-11-10-pg05
Matthews, Babe, Miss Death Died in car accident on Alvord road. Others hurt. 1916-09-29-pg01
Matthis, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dick Birth In the Corinth news. 1916-12-01-pg01
May, Lottie/Roger E. McAlister Wedding He is from Decatur but now a bookkeeper in Thurber. She is from Thurber 1916-10-27-pg05
Maynard, Judge/Mrs. W.H. Barnes Wedding She is sister of Mr. J.W. Patterson of Decatur, but from Temple. He is from Bastrope 1916-08-04-pg05
McAlister, Roger E./Miss Lottie May Wedding He is from Decatur but now a bookkeeper in Thurber. She is from Thurber 1916-10-27-pg05
McCary, John/Miss Tennie Kirby Wedding She is from Decatur. He is farmer in Olney. 1916-05-05-pg02
McCool, Almer/A.C. Barton Wedding She is teacher from Decatur. He is rancher in Haskell 1916-06-02-pg07
McCool, Elton/Miss Callie Isom Wedding He is from Lone Star community. She is from Perrin and the daughter of Mrs. Philip Jones 1916-10-27-pg05
McCormack, Standley/Miss Edna Archer Wedding She had taught school in Wise County but now at Elna.He is a farmer 1916-01-14-pg01
McCracken, Olive/Hubert Long Wedding She is from Bowie, formerly Decatur. He is son of Captain Ira Long 1916-03-03-pg01
McDaniel, J.H. Death Obituary. Born in AR Oct 27, 1873. Married Miss Cassie McCunley. 4 children. Buried at City Cem 1916-10-20-pg01
McDonald, Mark Death Obituary. Born in 1847 in Ireland. 13 children. Buried at Briar Branch Cem. 1916-01-07-pg04
McGovern, Mr. Death Lived on Denton Creek near Slidell. Died of pneumonia 1916-01-14-pg01
Meadows, Ray/Homer Odel Bowman Wedding In Jacksboro. He had worked at the Red Store in Decatur, but now at Perkins-Timberlake in Jacksboro 1916-09-01-pg01
Mecaskey, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Barney Birth Born Nov 11, 1916 1916-11-17-pg05
Medical Society Meeting Story Many members listed 1916-12-08-pg01
Melton, Leo Death Obituary. 24 years old. From Decatur. Killed in Mart by handle of a jack. 1916-04-14-pg01
Melton, Leo Otto Death Card of Thanks 1916-04-14-pg06
Mexican Border Conflict Story Nearly every paper has news about bad relations with Mexico and border skirmishes 1916
Mills, Martin/Miss Estelle Fullingim Wedding Daughter of Alf Fullingim. Both from Oak Grove. Will live in New South Com. 1916-02-11-pg04
Mobley, R.A. Death Obituary. Born in AL in 1853. Married Elizabeth Lambert. 1 daughter lives. Buried at Sand Hill Cem. 1916-04-07-pg02
Moore, Daughter of Frank Death Card of Thanks 1916-04-28-pg01
Moore, Mr. Death Brother-in-law of C.M. Pinkerton died in Ellis County 1916-07-07-pg05
Moore, Sicily, Miss Death Died at home in Sweetwater community 1916-04-21-pg04
Moore, Son of Mr. & Mrs. N.A. Birth Born Apr 12, 1916 1916-04-14-pg05
Moreland, Brother of Rev. R.B. Death Died at Snyder. 1916-02-18-pg05
Mossie, Jess/V.C. Harris Wedding He is from Electra. She from Fort Worth the niece of Jim B. Thomas of Alvord. 1916-10-06-pg03
Myers, Jack Death 14 month old son of Mr. & Mrs. Aaron swalled a steel shaving. Buried at Ball Knob Cem. 1916-03-03-pg01
Nelson, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Birth Fairview news. 1916-02-25-pg01
New, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Birth Of Shiloh community 1916-05-19-pg01
Newberry, Eva/J.M. Hinton Wedding Nov 30, 1916. She is from Sand Hill community. He is from Denton. Both teach in Potosi. 1916-12-08-pg01
North TX State Normal Students Story List of Wise County students and where they will teach next year 1916-07-21-pg01
North, Ethel/Ray O'Neal Wedding In the Corinth news. 1916-12-01-pg01
Norton, Mr. Death Funeral services held. Fairview news 1916-12-08-pg05
O'Neal, Ray/Miss Ethel North Wedding In the Corinth news. 1916-12-01-pg01
O'Shields, Twin Sons of Mr. & Mrs. D.R. Birth Born July 22, 1916 3 miles west of Decatur. 1 weighed 5 lbs and the other 9 lbs 1916-07-28-pg03
Page, John, Mrs. Death 7 miles S of Decatur. Died from stroke. Leaves husband and daughter. Buried at Pleasant Grove Cem 1916-12-01-pg01
Palmer, Laura/George Guest Wedding From Audubon community. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Paradise School Building Story New building dedicated 1916-10-20-pg05
Patten, Will Wedding Married Sept 20, 1916. From Greenwood. Bride's name not given 1916-09-29-pg08
Patterson, J.W., Judge Death Obituary. Born Nov 18, 1847 in KY. Married Nannie Baker. 6 children. Served in TX legislature. Buried at City Cem. 1916-08-18-pg01
Patterson, J.W., Judge Death Knights Templars attendees at funeral 1916-08-25-pg05
Payne, Paul/Miss Ora Ayres Wedding Both from Decatur 1916-09-01-pg01
Perkins, Sheb, Mrs. Death Of Paris TX. Sister of George Boyd of Decatur 1916-01-14-pg01
Perkins-Timberlake Moves Central Office Story Moved from Decatur to Wichita Falls 1916-09-15-pg07
Perkins-Timberlake Moves into New Store in Bowie Story McMillan is manager. Gus Hughes manages 'The Red Store' in Decatur 1916-07-28-pg10
Porter, R.C. Death Of Graham. Father of Mrs. T.T. Manning 1916-06-23-pg04
Pounds, L.K. Death 2.5 miles N of Decatur. Had been the treasurer of Wise County 1916-10-13-pg01
President Wilson Re-Elected Story Some returns listed 1916-11-10-pg01
Price, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Birth Born July 22, 1916 3 miles south of Decatur 1916-07-28-pg03
Ransom, Infant Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Death From Oliver Creek. Buried at Bethel Cem 1916-09-15-pg07
Ranson, La Rue/Jess M. Cotton Wedding She is from Decatur. He is from Sherman. 1916-01-07-pg04
Ray, C.W. Death 45 year old farmer N of Alvord drowns in tank. 6 children 1916-02-04-pg01
Reedy, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Ed Birth Sycamore community 1916-03-23-pg05
Reeves, G.W. Death Died of appendicitis in Decatur. Born in AL. 2 children. Buried at City Cem 1916-10-27-pg05
Reeves, J.B., Mrs. Death Died of stroke at home in Decatur. Leaves large family. Funeral at Preskitt church. 1916-10-27-pg05
Renshaw, E. Bascomb/Mary Stone Rogers Wedding Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A.D. Rogers. 1916-06-23-pg04
Renshaw, E. Bascomb/Mary Stone Rogers Wedding Wedding at Baptist church 1916-06-30-pg01
Reynolds, J.R./Miss Jeanetta Malone Wedding She is from Decatur. He farms in Herman S of Decatur 1916-01-07-pg04
Ribble, Gertrude/Wiley Finley Wedding She is grandaughter of Ella Green. Married in Crowell. Will live in Alvord. 1916-06-16-pg05
Richardson, Mrs. Death Aged lady from Rhome found dead in her cellar 1916-04-07-pg01
Roberts, Frank, Mrs. Death Died at her home in Bridgeport 1916-10-06-pg07
Roberts, Sarah/Roy Tepher Wedding Married at Rhome June 24, 1916 1916-06-30-pg06
Robinson, Clyde/Miss Mattie Clements Wedding He a farmer and she a teacher in Greenwood 1916-03-03-pg01
Robinson, Mae/Ernest Turner Wedding Wed Sept 24, 1916. She is from 4 miles N of Decatur. He is from Perrin 1916-09-29-pg01
Roe, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Luther Birth Born Mar 29, 1916 in Corinth 1916-04-07-pg08
Rogers, Mary Stone/E. Bascomb Renshaw Wedding Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A.D. Rogers. 1916-06-23-pg04
Rogers, Mary Stone/E. Bascomb Renshaw Wedding Wedding at Baptist church 1916-06-30-pg01
Rogers, Mary, Miss/Bascomb Renshaw Wedding Shower 1916-06-23-pg05
Rogers, Tom Gordon/Miss Mytle Huddleston Wedding Both from Decatur. She is sister of Mrs. Joe Jennings. He is presently teaching at Lockhart where they will live 1916-08-25-pg04
Rose, Katherine Weaver, Mrs./Guy L. Waggoner Wedding Wed in Dallas. Will live at ranch in Vernon 1916-04-21-pg06
Ross, Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Eastes Death Buried at Jonestown Cem. Liberty Point news 1916-05-12-pg01
Rowand, Arbey Death Killed in Fort Worth by Ray Harris of Aubrey over affair with wife 1916-08-04-pg08
Saunders, P.O., Mrs. Death Lived in Decatur. Died at home of daughter, Grace, in Dallas 1916-02-04-pg09
School Districts Story List of Wise County School Districts 1916-09-01-pg07
Scott, Jaunita Death 10 month old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.M. died of pneumonia 1916-02-04-pg01
Scott, Jaunita Death Card of Thanks from Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Scott 1916-02-04-pg04
Scott, Jaunita John Death Little daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John. Funeral attendees 1916-02-04-pg06
Sebeman, Rev. Death Attended DBC. From Gainesville. Nail in foot. Died from lockjaw 1916-07-07-pg05
Seeling, Charles Richard/Grace Lucile Bunnell Wedding Wedding in Los Angeles. She once lived in Decatur 1916-04-21-pg02
Selem, Mrs. Death Lived with her son, J.A.C. Watson. Buried at City Cem 1916-12-22-pg07
Shabay, Peter/Miss Rosa Booz Wedding She is from Bridgeport. Married at Decatur 1916-11-10-pg05
Shaw, Sula/John Hurd Wedding From Anneville 1916-09-15-pg07
Shelton, Beulah, Miss Death From Decatur formerly Anneville 1916-10-27-pg05
Shelton, Florence/Drew Anderson Wedding She is from Anneville. Merried in Boyd. Will live in Chico 1916-03-10-pg05
Shelton, Maggie/Tom Barnett Wedding Married at Flat Woods. In Anneville news 1916-10-13-pg01
Shelton, Miss Death Operation for appendicitis in Bridgeport. Buried at Bethel Cem 1916-10-27-pg05
Shoemaker, J.A./Miss Edna Wolfe Wedding Wedding & shower. He is from Dallas. She is from Decatur 1916-06-30-pg01
Simmons, Arthur J./Meda Browning Wedding Married July 18, 1916. From Rhome 1916-07-21-pg10
Simmons, Judge Tom Story Bought Bridgeport brick plant for $20,000 1916-01-07-pg01
Smith, John Golden Birth Born Sept 22, 1916 near Rhome. Son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Lee Smith. She was the former Miss Kate Leonard. 1916-09-29-pg05
Smith, Lon V., Dr./Miss Barbara Hawkins Wedding Both from Chico. She a teacher at Baylor. Will live in Floydada 1916-04-07-pg01
Snuff Using Not Grounds to Break Engagement Story Teacher, Miss Lee Parrish, sued Lawson Kaker of Bridgeport for breaking engagement 1916-05-12-pg01
Sparks, Tom Death Shot in Crowell by Isaacs brothers who's mother he killed. 1916-04-07-pg05
Spencer, A.J. Death Obituary. Of Hopewell Com. 5 children. Buried at Flat Rock Cem. 1916-02-18-pg01
Spring Mound School Built Story Men went to Alvord for lumber for new school house. 1916-09-15-pg03
St. Clair, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jim Birth Of Denton. Mother was Miss Davilla Lynch 1916-04-14-pg05
St. Clair, George Story Charged with murder of wife & Mrs. Will Wilkins at Mingus 1916-02-18-pg03
St. Clair, George, Mrs. Death Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Sparks. Murdered at Mingus by husband from Bridgeport 1916-02-18-pg03
St. Clair, Leona/Will Alston Wedding From Decatur. Married in Fort Worth. He is a farmer 1916-01-07-pg04
Stephens, Piner/Miss Ruth Hornback Wedding She is from Oliver Creek and he is from Blewett community 1916-05-19-pg02
Stevens, Bailey Death 24 years old. Went to live with J.P. Fullinim when 2. Married Anna Cotner. Buried at City Cem. 1916-05-05-pg01
Stevens, Bailey Death Card of Thanks for adopted son, husband & brother 1916-05-05-pg02
Stevens, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lee Birth Born in Decatur Apr 7, 1916 1916-04-14-pg06
Stevens, Jim/Miss Etta Dement Wedding Married at bride's home. In New South news. 1916-01-14-pg03
Stutt, Fay/Willard Duke Wedding He is from Newark. She is from W of Decatur and taught school in Newark. Will move to Racine WI 1916-11-10-pg05
Suling, Charles Richard/Miss Grace Bunnell Wedding Bride from Decatur. Family moved to Los Angeles. To be married there. 1916-04-14-pg01
Sunday Closing Law Story Petition to enforce law signed by 162 men. List 1916-06-02-pg02
Taylor, Katherine/Ellis Troxell Wedding Married Aug 27, 1916 in Rhome 1916-09-01-pg08
Taylor, Kathryn/Ellis Troxell Wedding Both from Rhome. He is in the garage business 1916-09-01-pg01
Teachers Association Meeting Story Many Wise County members listed 1916-12-08-pg01
Teachers Elected in Decatur Story List of teachers and salaries. $50/month for elementary 1916-04-28-pg01
Tepher, Roy/Miss Sarah Roberts Wedding Married at Rhome June 24, 1916 1916-06-30-pg06
Thomas, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Jim B. Birth From Alvord news 1916-02-18-pg04
Thomas, H.B. Death Obituary. Born in TN. 73 years old. Father of Jim B. Thomas. Buried at Chico Cem. 1916-04-07-pg02
Thomas, Leadbetter Death 70 years old. Died S of Decatur at home of brotheri-in-law, Gholston Gentry 1916-10-20-pg05
Thomas, Mr./Miss Frances Charvoz Wedding She is from Decatur. He is principal of Alvord high school 1916-01-07-pg04
Trinkle, Mary/C.C. Leonard Wedding 50th anniversary. Came to Wise County in 1860. Much information about both. 1916-08-18-pg01
Troxell, C., Mrs. Death Resolution of Respect to Mr. E.C. Troxell 1916-10-27-pg05
Troxell, Ellis/Miss Katherine Taylor Wedding Married Aug 27, 1916 in Rhome 1916-09-01-pg08
Troxell, Ellis/Miss Kathryn Taylor Wedding Both from Rhome. He is in the garage business 1916-09-01-pg01
Troxell, Henry, Mrs. Death Died at home in Rhome 1916-10-20-pg05
Tucker, Son of Mr. & Mrs. Ross Birth From Hillsboro 1916-04-21-pg05
Turner, Ernest/Miss Mae Robinson Wedding Wed Sept 24, 1916. She is from 4 miles N of Decatur. He is from Perrin 1916-09-29-pg01
Van Meter, Pete Death Brother of Mrs. John Scott. Died in Wichita Falls. Buried in Rhome. 1916-04-07-pg05
Vaughn, Verna Lou/Gordie Clark Wedding Married in Paradise. He is from Spring Mound community. She is from Decatur 1916-08-18-pg04
Vick, Celina/Rudolph Webber Wedding From Greenwood. Spring Mound news 1916-12-08-pg08
Wages, Eugene/Cleveland TX girl Wedding Gene was from Decatur 1916-10-27-pg05
Waggoner, Guy L./Mrs. Katherine Weaver Rose Wedding Wed in Dallas. Will live at ranch in Vernon 1916-04-21-pg06
Walker, Loretta Death 4 year old from 8 miles east of Decatur. 6 months suffered with paralysis 1916-07-28-pg10
Walker, Maude Birth 12th birthday 1916-07-28-pg12
Wall, Woody/Miss Ruby Crane Wedding Both from Boyd area 1916-08-04-pg05
Wallace, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charlie Birth Lone Star news 1916-05-05-pg01
Ward, President & Mrs. J.L. Wedding 1st anniversary 1916-05-19-pg05
Ward, President & Mrs. J.L. Wedding 1st anniversary 1916-05-26-pg04
Washburn, Luther/Miss Leula Hendrix Wedding From Greenwood vicinity. In the Spring Mound news 1916-11-17-pg10
Waters, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Birth Of Decatur. Born Dec 21, 1915 1916-01-07-pg05
Watson, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Birth Born Aug 6, 1916. Deep Creek news 1916-08-25-pg08
Weakley, J.A., Mr. & Mrs. Wedding 35th anniversary. From Bridgeport formerly Decatur 1916-07-07-pg01
Weaver, Samuel, Mrs. Death Died in Graham. Wife of Rev. Samuel Weaver of Decatur 1916-01-07-pg08
Webber, Rudolph/Miss Celina Vick Wedding From Greenwood. Spring Mound news 1916-12-08-pg08
White, Lenabel/Albert Devereax Wedding From Jacksonville TX 1916-08-18-pg01
Wilborn, W.E./Miss Nora Gossett Wedding Both from Audubon community. Married in Alvord. 1916-04-07-pg02
Wilhite, Mary Burnett Death Obituary. Born in IN Nov 25, 1832. 5 children with George Burnett and 1 with Jas. J. Wilhite. Buried at City Cem. 1916-01-07-pg04
Williams, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Taylor Birth Born Feb 7, 1916. Decatur news 1916-02-18-pg05
Williams, Landon/Miss Drusilla Harrington Wedding Daughter of Mrs. Alderson of Decatur. He is from Benbrook 1916-01-07-pg05
Williams, Marion 'Boss' Death Obituary. Oldest son of Mr. & Mrs. Guinn. Buried at City Cem 1916-09-22-pg01
Williams, Marion 'Boss' Death Siblings who attended funeral 1916-09-22-pg07
Willis, Mrs. Death Lived in Decatur. Buried at Pleasant Grove Cem 1916-12-01-pg05
Wilson, Jay Story 17 year old student who shot Newport school superintendant Jas. Wright 1916-02-04-pg01
Wilson, Jay Story Boy who shot his teacher in Newport released on bond from Henrietta jail. 1916-02-25-pg02
Wilson, Jay Story Sentenced to 25 years for killing teacher James G. Wright 1916-05-26-pg06
Wilson, Woodrow, President Story Picture and more election news 1916-11-10-pg02
Wolfe, Edna/J.A. Shoemaker Wedding Wedding & shower. He is from Dallas. She is from Decatur 1916-06-30-pg01
Woods, Chris Death Ill for several months. From Greenwood 1916-03-23-pg05
Woody, J.C. Death Died of appendicitis at Spur. Buried at Crosbyton. Son of Bryce Woody of Boonsville 1916-05-19-pg05
Wright, Jas., Prof. Death Superintendant of Newport school shot by 17 year old student, Jay Wilson. 1916-02-04-pg01
Yarbrough, Child of Mr. & Mrs. Death 10 months old. Buried at Sycamore Cem. 1916-01-14-pg01
York, Lee/Miss Hill Wedding He is from Audubon. She is from Lake Valley area. Alvord news 1916-11-17-pg09
Young, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Omer Birth Born May 9, 1916 in Flatwoods 1916-05-19-pg01
Young, Lena Belle Birth 9th birthday. From Anneville. Long list of attendees 1916-03-03-pg03
Zorns, T.M., Mrs. Death Obituary. 5 children. Buried at Boyd Cem. 1916-02-11-pg08
Zorns, Tom, Mrs. Death Attendees at Boyd funeral 1916-02-11-pg08