Marana Orsborn Humphrey -
100th birthday........Memories of growing up in Rains
Postcard Message Jul 11, 1905 to B F Morrow, Emory, TX - Family info here in note.
Family Information Articles that were published in the RCL - Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay
The Fitzgerald boys - Lonnie, Buckner, Ambrose, Sam and Bruce,
and Joe Fitzgerald, a cousin, dined at the home of Ambrose Fitzgerald
Wednesday. This is the first time all of these brothers have been together
in about three years. They are the sons of the late Rev. Ambrose.
(Rains County Leader, Apr. 4, 1912)
Judge and Mrs C J Crabb 25th Wedding Anniversary Party - 1909
Mr. L.C. Rodham Birthday - 1925
Weddings - Published in the Rains County Leader
D.E. Darnell - Civil War Veteran visits
Memories of Emory, Rains County by Joseph Oswin Teagarden - submitted by Sharon (not me) for her dear friend firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph was her grandfather
Local Tidbits 1913 - From the Rains County Leader
Rains County Fair Beauty Queens ---- Thanks to Elaine Nall Bay
The Point Enterprise is the name of the new paper established at Point, with Roy T. Spencer as publisher and J.M. Spencer as editor. It is a four-column, 8 page paper and is offered to the public at $1.00 per year. The initial number, though gotten out under difficulties, shows the makin’s of a good newspaper. Let Point and The Enterprise grow. (The Rains County Leader, July 11, 1913)
Emory's Brass Band - Organized in 1913
$10.00 Bill - Looks to be dated May 22, 1907; First National
In possession of Lillian Rodes, daughter-in-law of Oney Rodes whose signature is on the bill.
Rains Co. Leader
April 23, 1909
Miss Jessie Adams, teacher of Union Ridge school, was among friends at Pilgrim Rest Sunday.
Rains County Leader
Sept 24, 1909
Mr. and Mrs. D.Q. Bryant entertained their friends on last Friday night in honor of Mr. Bryant’s 41st birthday. Cake and cream was served and some nice music was furnished by Mr. Bryant and Mr. John Bryant. Everyone present seemed to enjoy themselves