Drew County, Arkansas Newsbriefs - 1929

Contributed by Jann Woodard.

Arkansas Gazette

October 29, 1929 Pine Bluff, Oct. 28 - Henry Scogin, aged 70, farmer of Wilmar, died today at a hospital here. Mr. Scogin was well known in southeast Arkansas. Surviving him are four sons, John of Little Rock, Charles, Erb and Walker of Wilmar, and six daughters, Mrs. A.L. Pennington, Monticello, Mrs. W.J. Shelton, Fountain Hill, Mrs. W.W. Campbell, Crossett, Mrs. F.H. Adcock, Warren, Mrs. C.M. Moon, Monticello and Mrs. Frank Tedder of Lake Village.

Jan 9, 1929 page 8 col 4, Winchester, Jan 8 - Mrs. Lewis Wright, aged 18, died at her home here yesterday. She is survived by her husband, an infant daughter, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Braswell and four brothers.

Aug. 16, 1929 page 10 - Monticello, Aug 15 - Lucille Lee, aged 15, daughter of Mrs. Donald Lee of Prairie Grove, in southern Drew County, died Monday. She is survived, in addition to her mother, by three sisters, Mrs. May Ferguson of Ladelle, Mrs. Vera Scott of Hamburg, and Miss Mabel Lee of Prairie Grove.

Monticello, Aug. 16, 1929 - Leonard Neal Godwin, aged 52, of Arkansas City, died recently. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Withers Moore of Wynne.

Aug. 15, 1929 Monticello: The first bale of cotton for the 1929 season has been marketed in Monticello, being brought in by Lonnie Pace of Green Hill. The bale weighed 454 pounds and was bought by George Spencer for 29 cents per pound, or $131.66 for the bale, including the premium.

Aug. 15, 1929 Married: Fred J. Scott and Ollie Thomas of Monticello.

Aug. 15, 1929 Married: Johnnie B. Dye and Claudie Doss of Monticello.

Aug. 15, 1929 Married: J.J. Scott and Susie Forrest of Monticello.

If anyone is searching for the Christian family of Wilmar, please contact me. There is an announcement of F.A. Christian's death.

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