Feb 16, 1906
Daughter of Mrs. J. S. Shaffer of Indianapolis,
Indiana died on the train between Dallas and Hillsboro.
D. H. Mayfield died after falling under a train.
John B. Hall of Harrison County died.
Under “Level View Items”
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cox, February
5, a baby girl. Mother and baby doing well.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. George
Tyler has died. Burial in Henson Cemetery.
Obituary for Mrs. Julia Maris (nee Hill)
Spring 1906 (No Date for this issue;
however, due to events in the issue, it appears to be in the spring of
1906; probably May)
A letter was printed in the Banner from Mr. W. T.
Foreyth of Santa Cruz, CA to his father, Mr. L. A. Donnell of
Seymour. The letter was dated April 29th and gave a lengthy description
of the San Francisco earthquake of that year.
J. W. Stone, a real estate man from the Falls, came
over with three prospectors. There are lots of people who have their
eyes on this country. *
Under "Additional Local" the following names were
mentioned: Edna Randal, Frank Hursh, Carl Williamson, E. A. Rogers,
Stella Tugwell, Dr. John Richardson, Dave Palmer, Judge Britain, and J.
J. T. Branch and J. F. Lewis are late arrivals into
the community from Collin County.
Mrs. Dr. Burnett is going to Tennessee to visit
Sam Harm, an immigration agent from Oklahoma, was
locating people into the county.
George Richardson and wife of Erath County visited
the home of J. L. Knight.
The Baylor County Banner has been sold to O. C.
June 1, 1906
Deaths of John D. Warren and wife, formerly of
Baskin – Burnett Marriage
Little – Mayo Marriage
Charlie Caldwell is a proud father of a new boy.
Buie – Landess Wedding
June 15, 1906 (Paper torn on many pages,
some with only half pages)
E.R. Brice died
In Memoriam (for those listed in behalf of Shady
Grove Baptist Church)
Julia Maris, who died on February 10,
Alice Wren, who died on November 18,
Jennie Bell, who died on February 27,
Bomarton Briefs - Born – To Mr. and Mrs. Brooke
Smith, a boy, Wednesday night.*
Obituary for Mrs. Emma J. Cartwright
Bomarton Boomlets - Born – To Mr. and Mrs.
Gilbert Posey Monday night a fine girl.
July 6, 1906
Mrs. M. A. Scott, mother of J. G. Scott, the
weigher, left this week for Estelline to visit her daughter, Mrs. Nick
P. Green. * Note - MaryAnn Scott was a Selman and a
cousin of my great-grandmother, Lodema Criswell Hairston.