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Turner’s Tidbits 1.18.17

This is a picture of Aaron and Melvina Cooper Rohrbaugh and their three daughters. The daughters are Orpha-youngest, Rose Ann-middle, and Sarah-oldest; the girls are from left to right in birth order of youngest. They lived in the Jordan Run area and left many descendants there. The main occupation of the family, as most in that area was farming.  Melvina More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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This is a photo of Delphie Bonner Flanagan, Evelyn Flanagan (left) and Birtie Flanagan (right).  Delphie was married to James Flanagan. Delphie was the daughter of Martin and Melissa Jane Cooper Bonner.  These More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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This is a picture taken on Christmas Day 1963. The lady is Texie Alice Pennington Turner; she was the daughter of Henry “Hen” and Virginia “Jen” Pennington, who lived in Baltimore.  She graduated from More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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This is a picture of some folks dressed up to go belsnickling.   This was thought to be a German Custom carried out after Christmas and before the New  Year; my grandmother often told me about making a costume More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Post CardBack of Post Card   This is a post card sent in 1908 and the postage was one cent. Cards like this are interesting to me and it is fun to try  to collect different towns.  Often the cards portrayed a More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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This is a feature called Dots and Dashes by Readem N. Weep from the March 24, 1938 Advocate. Highlights from the article include: Davis High School representing Tucker County at the State Tournament in Buckhannon More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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This is a photo of the Keystone Company’s Kindling-Wood Factory from Hambleton, WV Dated March 1910. The plant was built in 1901 and was located at the end of the bridge over the Black Fork River. The river can More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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This is a hospital statement from a Dr. S. M. Lilienfeld of Parsons. His office hours were 10 am to 1 pm daily except Sunday and Thursday. He also held hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 to 8 pm. The phone More...