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William Stuart Bonner

Bill Bonner

This is a photo of William Stuart Bonner. He was a son of Asa and Melvina Bonner of the Flanagan Hill Area.  He worked in the woods cutting trees and the like until he entered the Military.  He enrolled in the Navy and spent his last years of service in Alaska.  He was married to Nellie Wymer and they lived in various places in Tucker County including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Dandy Lions

This is a booklet on The “Dandy Lions” Club at Parsons Graded School, organized January 1960 and sponsored by the River City Garden Club and Mountaineer Garden Club. Officers were: Pres. Pamela Collins, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Women Spies in Civil War

Tucker Woman Recalls Part Women Spies Played in Civil War.  This is the first of a three part installment that relays some important Tucker County History. This information was relayed in 1935 by Sarah L. Day, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Tony Row

  This is a photo of a tornado that hit Thomas June 23, 1944. This is the area of Thomas called “Tony Row”. Many homes were completely destroyed and some were severely damaged. There were three people More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Babcock’s Box Factory

  This is a photo of  Babcock’s Box Factory in Davis printed by the F. S. Johnston Drug Co. and is postmarked July 5, 1914. In the early years, everything was shipped; thus, the need for wooden boxes More...

Thomas Elem. Class of 49-50
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Third grade at Thomas Elementary 1949-50

This is a photo of the third grade at Thomas Elementary 1949-50. top row: Miss Solena Massi, Frank Perkins, Bonnie White, Allen Moravia, Sharon Helgensen, Jerry Lambert, Phyllis Ann Moore, Carl Merhar, Joan Parsons More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Harry “Riggie” DiBacco

This is a photo of Harry “Riggie” DiBacco from the Fall of 1922. He played half-back for Thomas High School. Harry was the son of Venanzio and Paolella DiCesare DiBacco. He came from a large family More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Davis High School

This is a photo of Davis High School. The site was donated by H G Davis and Stephen Elkins; school opened in 1903. It offered just a two year course and in 1912 it became a four year high school. The first school More...