Tag Archives: Southfork Creek

Balm in Gilead

An excerpt of a letter from Laura Davidson Baird, dated 1901: “Many sad changes have taken place since I visited the homestead of my girlhood. The old homestead is all gone; the family burial ground, I trust, has been reserved. … Continue reading

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The Next Moment in Eternity – 6 April 1930

From the Glasgow Republican, Thursday 10 April 1930 “Horrible Auto Accident Takes Life of Young Lady” “Miss Bertha Leamon, 19 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verdine Leamon of Beaumont, was instantly killed Sunday evening, just after dark, when … Continue reading

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A Visit to Munford-Crenshaw Cemetery

In the June 7 1934 Glasgow Republican it is noted: “Rev. John Mulkey was buried here, but when Front Street was extended it cut into the graveyard, and WL Porter, at his own expense, had his body moved to Old … Continue reading

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A Jaunt to Union Church and the Pig Branch

I have times when I awaken from sleep, knowing I’ve just had a conversation with someone long gone from this world. Someone who needs their story told, who for some reason needs a living voice to speak for them. I … Continue reading

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The Tragedy and Triumphs of the Morris Family

I thought I knew how I wanted this to go, but then I was reminded that when you’re remembering the dead, sometimes they just have to speak for themselves. The majority of my information came from Emanuel Morris’ grandson, famous … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Naughty Ladies

I am about to embark on a series of short tales, mainly obituary type articles that ran in the newspaper at the time of the occurrence, and I will try to add dates as I am able. The series will … Continue reading

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