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This is a photo of a political watch fob. It advertises the November 1904 presidential campaign of Alton B. Parker, New York and his running mate for vice-president Henry Gassaway Davis, West Virginia. Mr. Parker was the Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals; Mr. Davis was a former Senator and was age 80 when ask to be the running mate. Mr. Davis More...

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Anderson Wolford
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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This is a photo of Anderson Wolford from the Flanagan Hill Area of the County. Anderson was the son of John T and Susanna Flanagan Wolford. Anderson’s grandparents were John and Fannie Thompson Wolford. Anderson’s More...

old house
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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The house in this picture may not be familiar to many folks in Tucker County. However, the chimney in the house is very familiar to many. The chimney, which is all that is left of the Wolford homeplace, is located More...

Colombus Wolford
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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This is a photo of a Columbus (1824-1878) and Mary Susan Flanagan (1835-1911) Wolford. Mary was the daughter of William Flanagan. Columbus was the son of John and Frances Thompson Wolford, Jr. The names would be More...

Elmer Snyder
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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This is a photo of Elmer Ellsworth Snyder (1867-1940). He was the third child of Captain Sampson and Elizabeth Bonner Snyder. Elmer was one of the early merchants of Davis. He was often called “the strong man More...

group of kids
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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This is a photo of the first grade class at Bretz School for May 23, 1945. The Bretz School is the white building on the right in the turn above Propst Store. It is owned by Pennington’s. It is on the corner with More...

turner's police
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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This is a photo of some of our public servants from 1985. (L to R) Hank Thompson, Bonnie Hissam, Gary Lipscomb, Carol Irons, and George Worden. At that time, George was the Deputy and I believe that Gary was the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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This is a photo of Charles and Nora Merrill Nichols and their family. The family lived on Brown Street in Thomas, just at the top of the hill. The house was torn down within the last ten years. Charles worked in More...