News Abstracts -Ladonia
June 23, 1907
Vance Richards killed. Son of T.V. Richards.
March 10, 1915
Mrs. Alf Woods
March 11, 1915
April 3, 1915
3 year old child of A.P. Wolf, south of town, died
Wednesday night from falling into a tub of hot water. Mother was washing
August 28, 1916
Crofford Kean, age 12. Injured by Ladonia train August 17. Burial Ladonia.
February 4, 1917
J.F. McFarland (James Franklin McFarland)
Father of S.J. McFarland, Dallas, Mrs Williams,
Dallas, Mrs H.E. Fuller, J.R. McFarland, John A. McFarland, Miss Tennie
McFarland, Miss Lola McFarland, Mrs W. P. Jennings and Dr. George B. McFarland.
Native of Fannin County. Born August 9, 1847. Son
of Jackson and Artimissa Fance McFarland.Came to Texas from Illinois. Married
Mary Jane Harper.
Jan 9, 1918
Thomas Hart Benton Hockaday, aged 84.
Survived by his wife; a daughter, Miss Ella Hockaday;
July 2, 1918
Corporal Rufus A. Shelton, age 20, Honey Grove,
killed in war. First Fannin County victim.
January 4, 1919
Private J.N. Bowers, age 19, wounded in action
October 10, 1918 died October 22, 1918. Son of W.W. Bowers.
May 5, 1919
Mrs C.J. Keith, aged 65. Resided South Church Street.
Sons Wilbur Keith, E.C. Keith. Daughters Mrs Walter Pitts, Miss Ruby Keith.
Brother, John Miller of Georgia.
August 5, 1921
Bob James, beaten to death.
June 1, 1924
Henry L. Graves, vice president of the First National
Bank, Ladonia, died Saturday morning at 3:30 o’clock. Burial at Ladonia,
Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock.
May 18, 1930
William Hendrix, age 15. Son of Mrs W.C. Hendrix.
Drowned Sunday in Sulphur Creek.
September 13, 1938
G. Mack Erwin, furniture store owner. Killed by
accidental gunshot. Sons, John Henry, Billie Joe Erwin.
June 27, 1940
A.B. Bell, aged 33, suicide. Survived by wife and
April 3, 1948
Rites held for soldier returned. 1st Lt. Albert
J. Hafner, age 27, Marines. Died March 8, 1945 at Iwo Jima. Survived by
mother, Mrs. Ruby E. Hafner.