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Crowley Ridge Institute HS Grads 1914

From the Forrest City Times Newspaper:Announcement of Graduates
NEW, FROM THE FORREST CITY CENTENNIAL BROCHURE-1970-Class of 1914-Shown as Class of 1912 in Brochure:
Left Front Row:Katherine Perkins/Bessie Delano/Bessie Davis/Bessie Heartsill/Katherine Walker/Mary Eldridge/Sadie Borden/Mae Laughinghouse
Second Row:Elinor Mabley/Anna Clay Sanders/Carrie Evans/Charlie Evans/Wilkins/Edna Aldridge/Eloise Buford/Muriel Rogers
Third Row:Mildred Perkins/Mary York/Mildred Beane/Virginia Rollwage/Rebecca Cowan/Sam Yoffee
Back Row:Fred Stout/Bedford Davis/Jim Oursler/Tom Campbell/Gazzola Vaccaro/Martin Neil/Professor Weathersby
5-22-1914-Twenty Seven Graduates from Crowley Ridge Institute: Hattie Horton/Bessie Davis/Mildred Perkins/Mary York/Nellie Taylor/Mabel Fisher/Nan Wilkins/Muriel Rogers/Mary Sanders/Carrie Evans/Anna Sanders/Rebecca Cowan/Julia Barrow/Mildred Bean/Mae Laughinghouse/Edna Aldridge/Catherine Walker/Bessie Delano/Julia Rose/Sadie Borden/Jennie Warshavsky/Mary Eldridge/Catherine Perkins/Gazzola Vaccaro/John Lanier/Raiford Payne/Tom Campbell.
1914 Aldridge, Edna HONOR ROLL 4th Grade-1908-FCTIMES - The FCHS women's Basketball team composed of:Misses Mary Eldridge and Mary York, Guards: and MIsses Doris Hodges and Sadie Borden, Centers; Anna Clay Sanders and Eloise Buford, Forwards; and Miss Edna Aldridge, Substitute, with Herman Taytum as Referee, all under the chaperonage of Misses Farmer and Harris went down to Clarendon where they defeated the team from Clarendon.12-6-1912
1914 Barrow, Julia-Birth:Jan. 16, 1898 Death:Jul. 20, 1978 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery Spouses:Ralph Carroll Butler (1893 - 1930)-Jacob A. Gowen (1909 - 1996)* Daughter:Margaret Butler b.1919
1914 Beane, Mildred-
1914 Borden, Sadie-Birth:Jan. 26, 1896 Death:Jun. 6, 1993 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-Spouse:Russell Williams (1896 - 1944)
1914 Campbell, Tom HONOR ROLL 8th Grade-1908 7TH & 8TH Grade-1910-Birth:May 6, 1895 Death:Aug. 15, 1952 Buried Forrest Park Cemetery-Son of Silas Calvin and Jessie (Griggs) Campbell-one of three children. Possibly never married. Parents:Silas Calvin Campbell (1854 - 1935)/Jessie Griggs Campbell (1864 - 1957)
1914 Cowan, Rebecca HONOR ROLL 4th Grade-1908-
1914 Davis, Bessie-
1914 Delano, Bessie HONOR ROLL 5th Grade-1908-Birth:Feb. 6, 1894 Death:Aug. 16, 1988 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-Spouse:Walter Allen (1884 - 1949)*
1914 Eldridge, Mary HONOR ROLL 4th Grade-1908-Possible:Birth: Mar. 2, 1897 Death:Jun. 13, 1980 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-Children:Cleo C. Perry (1927 - 2008)* Spouse:Cleo C. Perry (1888 - 1939) Granddaughter of John Edward and Mary Winford (Laughinghouse) Eldridge-Daughter of Fenner and Zada Eldridge
1914 Evans, Carrie-Birth:Jun. 29, 1896 Death:Feb. 9, 1938 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-1930 Census:Name Age-James Pearson 38/Carrie Pearson 34/James Pearson 10 Children:James Allen Pearson (1920 - 2000)*
1914 Fisher, Mabel-
1914 Horton, Hattie
1914 Lanier, John-Birth: Jul.21,1898 Death: Sep. 22, 1969 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-Sep.22,1969-John T.Lanier, Sr., 71, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday afternoon at his cabin on Bear Creek Lake near Marianna. He was born in July in Caldwell, and was the son of Mary Ora McKnight and R.J.Lanier. He lived several years in Brinkley before moving to Forrest City where he founded and for many years operated Forrest City Machine Works. He was a veteran of WWI. Lanier was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and was married to Betta Adrion in 1918. She preceded him in death in 1961. He is survived by one son, John T.Jr., of Mexico; two daughters, Mrs.Ed Fogg and Mrs.Frank Shackelford, both of Forrest City; and seven grandchildren. Services will be held in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and burial will be in Mt.Vernon cemetery.Forrest City Times-Herald [1954 St.Francis County History] BIO - John T. Lanier, prominent manufacturer and landowner of Forrest City, has accomplished much in an eventful life, and now, as President and General Manager the Forrest City Machine Works, Inc., manufacturers of agricultural implements on a large scale. Mr.Lanier was born on the Lanier Place north of Forrest City, on July 21,1898, son of the late Robert Jefferson and Ora (McKnight) Lanier. His paternal grand parents were Robert Potter and Margaret Angeline (Bendiman) Lanier. His maternal grand parents were Dr.John David McKnight, one time Sheriff of St.Francis county, and Victoria (Williams) McKnight. A graduate of Forrest City High School, Mr.Lanier studied at the Univ. of Arkansas from 1917 to May 17,1917, when during, World War I, he entered the first officer's training camp at Fort Logan, H.Roots, Little Rock, and after graduation was assigned to the 32nd Division and later to Company K, 163rd Infantry, 39th Division. On Sep.1,1918, he landed with the 39th Division in Europe and then was transferred to Company 1, 357th Infantry, 90th Division. Returning to civilian life, he went to work with Planters Bank & Trust Co. in Forrest City and farmed until Dec.31,1923 when he went to Brinkley to manage the Brinkley Motor Company. In 1936, he opened the Lanier Auto Supply, and stayed with it till 1944. He returned to Forrest City, and in 1946, helped organize the Forrest City Machine Works, Inc. On July 5,1918, he married Betta Adrion, daughter of Michalie and Mary (Foisy) Adrion, of Alexandria, La., they have three children, Mary Bob, now the wife of Major Joseph E.Fogg, U.S.Marine Corps, and they have three children, Robert Lanier Fogg, Mary Faith Fogg, and Patricia Ann Fogg; John T.Lanier, Jr., now associated with his father in the Machine Works; and Betta Adrion, wife of Frank Tillman Shackelford, partner in the Shackelford Motor Co. in Forrest City, and they have two children, Frank T.Shackelford, Jr., and Betta Park Shackelford. Mr.Lanier is a member of the King-Beazley American Legion Post, Masonic Lodge, Forrest City Country Club, St.Francis Co. Farm Bureau, Arkansas Agricultural Council, Church of the Good Shepherd. He also supervises the farming of 1200 acres.-Parents:Robert J. Lanier (1864 - 1949)/Mary Ora McKnight Lanier (1870 - 1962)Children:Infant Son Lanier (____ - 1927)* Spouse:Betta Adrion Lanier (1895 - 1961)*
1914 Laughinghouse, Mae HONOR ROLL 5th Grade-1908 7TH & 8TH Grade-1910-Birth:May 13, 1895 Death:Jul. 21, 1978 Buried Mt.Vernon Cemetery-Spouse:Fred C. Seaton (1890 - 1978)-Daughter of the late George Newman and Willie Alicia (Raiford) Laughinghouse
1914 Payne, Raiford-probably from Wheatley, Arkansas
1914 Perkins, Katherine HONOR ROLL 4th Grade-1908 6th & 7th Grade-1910
1914 Perkins, Mildred HONOR ROLL 5th Grade-1908 7TH & 8TH Grade-1910
1914 Rogers, Muriel HONOR ROLL 5th Grade-1908 7TH & 8TH Grade-1910
1914 Rose, Julia
1914 Sanders, Anna
1914 Sanders, Mary-Possible:Mary Sanders Folbre:Birth:May 8, 1897 Death:Jan. 23, 1987 Buried City Cemetery
1914 Taylor, Nellie C.Possible:-Birth:Sep. 28, 1896 Death:May 13, 1977 Buried Hughes Cemetery
1914 Vaccaro, Gazzola-Birth:May 26, 1897 Death:Mar. 11, 1971 Buried Forrest Park Cemetery- BIO - FORREST CITY LIBRARY:BOARD MEMBERS IN 1954:Mr.Gazzola Vaccaro-Vaccaro-Grobmyer Company, was established in 1908 by A.J.Vaccaro and John R.Grobmyer. The sons of A.J.Vaccaro have been active in the firm since they finished their respective schooling. Gazzola went into business in 1914, and Leo Vaccaro, in 1922. Gazzola was in World War I in the U.S.Army, and Leo in World War II, also, in the U.S.Army. In 1925, Gazzola and Leo purchased Mr.John R.Grobmyer's interest, when he moved to Little Rock with his family. Partners in the firm beside Leo and Gazzola:Mrs.Leo Vaccaro, the children of Gazzola, Andrew Edwin, Gazzola Jr., and Barbara Ann VACCARO, and the son of Leo, James A.Vaccaro.[1954 History of St.Francis County] Son of Andrew Jackson and Pearl R. (Alley) Vaccaro, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.J.H.Alley. MARRIAGE VACCARO Andrew NA FCTIMES The home of Mr.& Mrs.J.H.Alley was comfortably filled with relatives and friends Monday afternoon to witness the wedding nuptials of their daughter, Pearl, who was happily married to Mr.Andrew Vaccaro, at 4:30 that afternoon. Rev.Father Towkig of the Catholic church officiating.12-13-1895
1914 Walker, Catherine
1914 Warshavsky, Jennie-1910 United States Federal Census about Name:[Jennie Warshavsky] Age in 1910: 12 Birthplace: Missouri Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's Birth Place: Russia Mother's Birth Place:Russia Home in 1910: Forrest City, St Francis, Arkansas-[Occupation:Retail Merchant-Father:Harry J Warshauer] 47/Mother:Lizzie Warshauer 40/Sarah Warshauer 15/Jennie Warshauer 12-Note:Sister married Moses Steinberg, of Omaha, Nebraska, in 1919 or 1920. Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910 about Name:Jennie Warshavsky Birth Date: 22 Jan 1898 Birth County: St Louis Birth Location: St Louis, MO Race/Ethnicity: White Gender: F (Female) Mother's Name: Morrison Elizabeth Shapera Father:Name: Harry Jacob
1914 Wilkins, Nannie
1914 York, Mary HONOR ROLL 5th Grade-1908

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