1, 1926 ; Shot by Silas Cooper ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: J.L. Russ, D.R. Minus, R.L. Kilgore,
Earl Becton, J.C. Stewart
Monroe News-Star, February 1, 1926, Page 1, Column 7.
Monroe News-Star, February 4, 1926, Page 7, Column 2.
Citizen, February 4, 1926, Page 1, Column 2.
(sic: Lascola), Joe
18, 1907 ; Shot by Tony Danna ; G. Surghnor, Coroner ; Jury: B. Fluker, Joe Mangham, B.S. Moor,
Shreveport Times, June 14, 1907, Page 12, Column 2
12, 1903 ; Hit by a train of the L.M.&T. Railroad ; Witness: J. Bestridge ; G. Surghnor,
Coroner ; Jury: J.B. Heffington,
L.L. Larkin, A. Thomas, F.B. Thomas, J. Parkinson
Shreveport Times, September 13, 1903, Page 2, Column 5
New Orleans Times Democrat, September 13, 1903, Page 26, Column 3
26, 1885 ; Apoplexy ; Warehouse of John Breard, Monroe, LA ;
Witnesses: Smith Grigsby and T.J.
Naughton ; C.C. Cage, Coroner
Bulletin, January 28, 1885, Page 3, Column 1.
3, 1875 ; Infected gunshot wound received Dec. 24, 1874 from George Wright ;
Died in a house near the colored Baptist Church in Monroe, LA ; Witnesses:
Edgar Layton and Charles Williams ; William Thomas and
S.C. Murphy M.D., Coroners
Richland Beacon, January 2, 1875, Page 1, Column 4
12, 1885 ; Conjestion of the lungs ; City Jail ; No witnesses ; Chas. C. Cage,
Coroner ; Others mentioned: I. Garrett,
Deputy Clerk, Mayor Allen
Bulletin, March 18, 1885, Page 3, Column 1.
1, 1918 ; Shot in the chest accidentally by Russel Granberry ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: W.C. Faulk, J.L. Russ,
D. Hodge, Frank Roddy, H.M. McLeise
News-Star, January 1, 1918, Page 6, Column 2.
29, 1870 ; Beaten by John Thompson ; No place of death given ;
Witnesses: Joseph C. Rogers, J.C.
Godfrey ; Chas. Delery, Acting Coroner; Others mentioned: H.M. Bry, Joseph Rogers, J.C. Clampit,
Sherwood C. Cowan, Joseph Clark, Godfrey Hill, James Hill,
Dr. T.Y. Aby
New Orleans Times Democrat, September 4, 1870, Page 7, Column 4
Levy (African-American Male)
16, 1895 ; Gunshot wounds to the chest by persons unknown ; Six miles north of
Monroe in Chovan Swamp ; Witness: _(Wm.)_
Medlock ; R.H. Endom, Coroner
New Orleans Times Democrat, January 16, 1895, Page 10, Column 2
8, 1927 ; Accidentally hit with a log ; Fondale, LA ; C.P. May, Coroner
; Jury: W.B. Corry, C. McCoy,
J.M. Manning, B.C. Kelly
News-Star, December 9, 1927, Page 5, Column 1.
26, 1868 ; Accidentally shot by Anderson Lawsen ; J.H. McCormick,
Coroner ; Jury: E. Miller, Jno. Newman,
Antonie Overton, Abraham Green, Allen Richards
Littlepage, Ben G.
19, 1908 ; Gunshot wound inflicted by his brother J.R. Littlepage ;
Bosco, LA ; Witnesses: Derwood Cain,
E. DeGraffenreid ; Jury: E.L. Wright,
E. Murray, J.A. Long, R.B. Arant
Shreveport Times, August 19, 1908, Page 1, Column 4
Vicksburg American, August 20, 1908, Page 1, Column 6
29, 1881 ; Shot by Geo. Sellers ; Layton Plantation ; Witnesses: Louis Jones, Andrew Williams,
Geo. Long ; S.C. Murphy, Coroner ; Others Mentioned: Geo. Williams, Madison Ridgely,
Edger Outz, Geo. Long
28, 1926 ; Hit by train number 105 in the railroad yard October 19, 1920;
Monroe, LA ; C.P. May, Coroner ; Jury:
J.H. McCaleb, R.B. Sadler
Lott, Mrs. Charles and Charles
7, 1921 ; Cause of death unknown ; Monroe, LA ; W. O’Donnell, Coroner ;
Jury: R. Sadler, Earl L. McHenry
, E.B. Johnston, Mr. Ferrell
News-Star, May 2, 1921, Page 1, Column 1.
News-Star, May 3, 1921, Page 1, Column 1.
News-Star, May 4, 1921, Page 1, Column 1.
News-Star, May 5, 1921,Page 1, Column 7.
5, 1901 ; Natural Causes ; G. Surghnor, Coroner ; Jury: E.F. Thompson, Mr. Packwood,
W.R. Mitchell, D.A. Johnston, Jno. Haynes
Lowery, Mrs. A.G. (Jane)
2, 1903 ; Unknown causes ; Found in the woods near Calhoun, LA ; G. Surghnor,
Coroner ; Jury: N.G. Watson, C.M.
Grisban, J.P. Roan, A. McEnroy, H. Green, J.G. Chamblis
; Others mentioned: Dr. C.T. Hines,
brother of the deceased ; N.G. Watson wrote a letter claiming she had
been in an asylum and may have had a stroke.
Shreveport Times, September 4, 1903, Page 2, Column 5
Lowther, Mrs. C.A.
23, 1928 ; Fell and her head was caught in the elevator of the Bernhardt
building ; Monroe, LA ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: J.D. Busby, C.V. Moredy,
Earnest Watson, C.P. Hay, Jr., William Bynum Note: The elevator was run by Bernie Dean Marau
Monroe News-Star, August 23, 1928, Page 1, Column 4
News-Star, August 24, 1928, Page 3, Column 5
Citizen, August 30, 1928, Page 1, Column 3
9, 1914 ; Shot while trying to escape a posse ; Logtown, LA ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: T. Tippit, J.S. Suttan,
W.W. Curtis, E.M. Granbery Note: Newspaper article refers to him as Jim Lyle.
News-Star, August 10, 1914, Page 1, Column 5.
Ludeling, Freddie “Fred”
17, 1881 ; Shot by Mr. Michner ; F.B. Stubbs’ Plantation ;
Witnesses: Frank Dinkgrave,
Matilda Davis, David McQuillar, William Wallace and J.M. Ball
; Austin Green, Coroner
Telegraph, March 25, 1881, Page 3, Column 4.
Bulletin, June 4, 1881, Page 3, Column 3.
26, 1868 ; Accidental pistol shot by Anderson Lawson ; Witnesses: E. Miller, Abraham Green,
Antone Overton, Allen Re (?) ; George McCormick, Coroner
28, 1925 ; Wound inflicted by Robert Anderson ; C.P. Gray, Coroner
Jury: L.W. Griggs, Howard Griggs,
M. Coverdale, W.H. Barnes, Pat Mason
July 28, 1926 ; Shot by Will Russell ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: Milton Coverdale, D. Hill,
14, 1923 ; Self-inflicted pistol shot wound ; Monroe, LA ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: Chas. S. Barr,
Andrew Cook, R.S. McHenry, L.E. Stevenson, A. McHenry.
Monroe News-Star, April 16, 1923, Page 1, Column 6
19, 1928 ; Car wreck. Car driven by B.L.
Secrease ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: M. Coverdale, F.C. Lieldress,
D.L. Roper, E.G. Frichell, C.E. Granbery
News-Star, November 20, 1928, Page 12, Column 4.
20, 1880 ; Fit of Insanity ; Black Bayou ; Witnesses: Alexander Blazier, Edmond James,
George W. Barron and Jake Campbell ; S.C. Murphy, M.D.,
Coroner ; A. Green, Clerk
16, 1909 ; 14 year old boy, accidentally shot self ; Calhoun, LA ; ? Watson,
Justice of the Peace ; Jury: N.E. Calhoun,
G.S. Neal, J.R. Fergerson, T. McClendon, Milo Davis
10, 1883 ; Shot by L.D. McLain ; Grand Street, Monroe, LA ;
Witnesses: Wm. R. Moore, Edward
B. Sloan, John R. Hanna, W.G. Dunn, W.W. Farmer,
D.B. Trousdale ; S.C. Murphy, Coroner ; Others Mentioned: Rob. Aby, C.C. Madden, W.T. Mitchell,
Wm. Miller, C.B. Murphy, Mr. Mitchner, Charley Crosley
Bulletin, January 17, 1883, Page 3, Column 2.
Telegraph, January 13, 1883, Page 2, Column 1 and Page 3, Column 1.
11, 1929 ; Shot by Jesse Jackson ; Monroe, LA ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: Bert Coverdale,
J.W. Kilburne, D.L. Roper, Leo Fleming, J.R. Massey
Monroe News-Star, September 10, 1929, Page 1, Column
Ouachita Citizen, September 12, 1929, Page 1, Column
8, 1882 ; Sick with chills and fever ; Charleston plantation, below Monroe, LA
on the River ; Witnesses: B.H. Owens
and Lincoln Lauderdale ; S.C. Murphy M.D., Coroner ; Austin Green,
28, 1926 ; Fractured skull as a result of a car/train accident ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: D.L. Roper, L.F. Montville,
W.C. Faulk, L. Collier
News-Star, May 12, 1924, Page 1, Column 6.
28, 1926 ; Auto accident on May 11, 1924 ; C.P. May, Coroner ;
Jury: D.L. Roper, D.F. Montville,
E.B. Clower, W.C. Faulk
News-Star, May 12, 1924, Page 1, Column 6.
4, 1927 ; Drowned when his motorboat caught on fire in the Ouachita River ;
C.P. May, Coroner ; Jury: J.W. Standley, D.L. Roper, F. Childers, J.D. Comfort, E.W. Sturson
Monroe News-Star, May 14, 1927, Page 1, Column 8.
Ouachita Citizen, May 19, 1927, Page 1, Column 6.
30, 1891 ; Accidentally shot by Manning Britton with a British Bulldog
pistol ; Witnesses: Ben Mosley,
Terry Cook ; J.C. Nixon, Magistrate ; Jury: Jim Johnson, Willis Henderson, Sam McCally, Ben Johnson, H. Ann Servis
October 19, 1918 ; Pistol shot inflicted by Theus ; C.P. May,
Coroner ; Jury: Edward Duncan, M. Coverdale,
D.L. Roper, M. Grant
Monroe News-Star, October 21, 1918,
Page 3, Column 5.
McGinnis, J. Hall
10, 1879 ; Cause of death unknown (skeletal remains) ; Six miles west of
Monroe, LA ; Witnesses: R.M. McClendon,
G. F. McClendon ; Joseph W. Locke, Coroner
Telegraph, October 24, 1979, Page 2, Column 3.
22, 1924 ; Struck by lightening in 1920 ; Drew, LA ; C.P. May,Coroner
; Jury: E.E. Johnson, J.W. Henry,
P.A. Purvis, C.M. Partin, W.A. Willard
News-Star, September 3, 1920, Page 1, Column 1.
20, 1927 ; Shot by Annie Jackson in self defense ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: M. Coverdale,
D.L. Roper, F.A. Coon, E.L. Lawer, Frank Winchet
Monroe News-Star, March 21, 1927, Page 10, Column 4.
28, 1926 ; Hit by a car ; Witness:
Miriam Davis (Driver) ;
C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury:
J.H. Hamilton, W.B. Lorry, F.R. Graham, Pat Mason, W.A. Whitfield, Jr.
McLeroy, Frank M.
1874 ; Possible arsenic poisoning or shot by James Cannon ; Winnsboro
Rd. near LaFouche swamp ; Francis A. Hall, Coroner ; Note: Body was exhumed from Hasley Cemetery but was
too decomposed to find cause of death.
Telegraph, September 25, 1874, Page 2, Column 2.
Telegraph, October 2, 1974, Page 2, Column 1.
Telegraph, January 8, 1975, Page 3, Column 1.
17, 1867 ; Drowned ; Baker & Warfield Plantation ; Witnesses: Isabell Harrison and Hattie Shaw
; H.M. McCormick, Coroner
18, 1918 ; Shot by Louie Eplore ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: B. McQuiller, H.S. Gilbert
News-Star, November 12, 1917, Page 1, Column 7
15, 1877 ; Fell from a tree ; Witnesses:
None ; Robert Wilson, Justice of the Peace.
Meekins, Thomas “Tom”
23, 1893 ; Shot in the right ear by Archie Ardis ; Monroe, LA on Calypso
Street between 10th Street and the railroad. ; Witnesses: Francis Meekin, James Moseley,
Della Ardis, Perry Johnson, Marshall Griggs, Asa Drago,
Henderson Johnson ; R.H. Endom, Justice of the Peace, (Acting
Coroner) ; Jury: A. Mitchell,
C.E. Fauntleroy, O.L. DeGreene, Chas. Hill, Benj. Johnson
; Others Mentioned: Olsa Drago,
Henderson Hale, George Henderson, Holmes Dunmore, York Hudson
Shreveport Times, April 26, 1893, Page 2, Column 1
16, 1914 ; Shot by unknown person ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: L. Kilgor, T.A. Grant, B.T. Rogers,
Monroe News-Star, December 22, 1913, Page 8, Column
Michael, Dan (or Sam)
22, 1912 ; Blow on the head from a billiard cue inflicted by Waldon Seligman
; Witnesses: Pat Abraham, Louis Bofenschen,
F.H. Cahn, Sam Marcus Mr. Stockman, Gus Bay ; C.P. May,
Coroner ; Jury: M.B. Fox, R.L. McHenry,
F. Smith, C.M. Morrison, Edw. Strong
News-Star July 22, 1912, Page 1, Column 6.
4, 1884 ; Shot ; Killoden Plantation ; Witnesses: J.T. Ludeling, F.B. Ludeling,
Lou Moore, Zetie Thomas, Dave McKenie ; Dr. C.C. Cage,
Coroner ; Others Mentioned: Austin Green,
Bay Ludeling, Mr. Edwards, Dr. Cosper, Gus Miller,
Frank Dinkgrave ; Ed Jones, E.T. Morris, A.H. Scriber,
F.C. Jones, D.D. Johnson, W.D. Wimberly, Jr. , J.F. Box
Bulletin, December 10, 1884, Page 3, Column 1.
28, 1926 ; Suicide by shooting ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: Milton Coverdale, D.L. Roper,
Frank Pettit, W.A. Lenard, L.V. Tarver
21, 1909 ; Shot by Alonzo Reed ; Witnesses: P.W. Denton, Henry Carter ;
Jury: B. Denton, Sam Tucker,
Andrew Boyd, Allen Head, Fred Davis
The Semi-Weekly New Orleans Times Democrat, May 25,
1909, Page 6, Column 4
September 14, 1920 ; Shot by Charles Collins ; Lamkin, LA ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury:
D.L. Roper, L.V. Tarver, J.M. D_____ ;
Monroe News-Star, September 15, 1920, Page 1, Column
26, 1924 ; Stabbed ; Perryville, LA ; Jury:
Milton Coverdale, D.L. Roper, L.D. Rogers, G. Surghnor,
C.M. Morrison, J.E. Prophit
News-Star, December 27, 1924, Page 1, Column 5
1, 1908 ; Pushed by switch engine #313 under a box car and run over
(V.S.&P. Railroad) ; Witnesses: Tom Fullam,
C. McClusky, Frank Bonilla, S.B. Graham ; G. Surghnor,
Coroner ; Jury: R.J. Nelson, Gus Kuhn,
Y.A. Roberts, W.M. Riggs, Chas. Geismar
Shreveport Times, October 2, 1908, Page 3, Column 6
13, 1926 ; Inhalation of gasoline fumes while asleep ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: R.H. Percy, H. Prindle,
E. Thompson, C.H. Norvek
Note: newspaper articles refer to him as R.L. Mobbs.
News-Star, May 13, 1926, Page 1, Column 6.
News-Star, May 14, 1926, Page 5, Column 6.
2, 1907 ; Ran over by a train of the V.S.&T. ; Jury: C.E. FauntLaRoy, Jon Johnston,
Fred Hanna, C.F. Turbiville, W.R. Lewis ; Others
mentioned: Enj. Kundert, W.B. McClure,
New Orleans Times Democrat, July 3, 1907, Page 8, Column 3
22, 1924 ; General Peritonitis ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: P.S. Mulhearn, W.B. Corry, F.P.
Robinson, H. Whitfield, J.B. Kugler
31, 1894 ; Stabbed in the head by Tom Underwood ; Monroe, LA ; G. Surghnor,
Coroner ; Jury: Jno. T. Cole, W.Y. Logan, M.M. Grady, W.H.
Harris, J.J. Thomas Note: Underwood was eventually lynched.
New-Orleans Times-Picayune, June 1, 1894, Page 2, Column 3.
Mulican, Clark and Hill,
27, 1884 ; Dragged from jail and hung (lynched) by a mob. ; Courthouse at
Monroe, LA ; Witnesses: W.C. Williamson,
A.J. McQuiller, C.D. Brooks ; Jury: H.J. Hachl ; J.S. Hough, John Mooney,
John J. Anderson, S.C. Parker ; Others mentioned: Charley Brooks
Bulletin, April 30, 1884, Page 2, Column 2.
Bulletin, April 30, 1884, Page 3, Column 1.
17, 1871 ; Drowned ; Witnesses: None ;
William Thomas, Coroner ; Wm. Bry, Clerk
20, 1904 ; Shot by Ellis Barkus ; Gordon Plantation in the 2nd
Ward ; Witnesses: Polite Polite,
John Reily, Loula Duncan, George Daniels, John Hester
; E.P. McKenna, Justice of the Peace ;
Jury: Wm. R. Gordon, Reily
Jones, Hawkin Jones, Sandy Lowery, A. Daniel ;
Others mentioned: Isaac McKinney,
Missouri Savanna, Will Ford
23, 1929 ; Acute alcoholic poisoning ; Monroe, LA ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ;
Jury: Thos. H. Mulhearn, P.S. Mulhearn,
M. Martin, Robert Rhodes, Lawrence Graham
News-Star, February 25, 1929, Page 1, Column 6.
2, 1871 ; Accident ; Witness: WilliamThomas Conner ; Others mentioned:
W.M. Bry, Clerk ; Dr. Key
Note: Body was buried before
it could be examined by a coroner.
Telegraph, August 5, 1871, Page 3, Column 2.
6, 1901 ; Drowned ; G. Surghnor, Coroner ; Jury: J.C. Handy, C.E. Faulk, W.F. Patton,
R.C. Sparks, L.M. Jones
Richland Beacon News, July 13, 1901, Page 1, Column 6.
22, 1929 ; Stabbed by Lena Ellis ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ;
Jury: N.E. Jones, F.X. Cline,
Henry Williams, J.M. Hammond
News-Star, April 22, 1929, Page 1, Column 7.
1, 1929 ; Struck a cow while driving and overturned the car ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: D. Hirsch, James
W. Stansill, R.W. Ensminger, Fred Dupree, F.C. Childers
News-Star, March 1, 1929, Page 1, Column 8.
1, 1907 ; Shot by two unknown parties ; G. Surghnor, Coroner ;
Jury: Fred Hanna, C.E. FauntLeRoy,
F.B. Shields, F.B. Chase, J.G. Bell
Richland Beacon News, June 8, 1907, Page 2, Column 2.
5, 1874 ; Drowned ; Ouachita River in front of
J.F. Pargoud’s Lower Place ;
Witnesses: Amy Hudson,
Jimmy Hudson ; Wm. Thomas, Coroner ; Jury: R. Polite, George Henderson,
Henry Bath, Amos Daniels, P. Franand
1, 1924 ; Shot by Hobart Green ; Thomas E. Wright, Deputy Coroner
; Jury: J.M. Brathers, W.B. Corry,
G.D. Heaning, F.A. Coon, H.L. Mashaw
News-Star, February 29, 1924, Page 1, Column 2.
10, 1928 ; Hit by a car driven by Mamie McNeill (accident) ;
Witness: Mamie McNeill ; C.P. Gray,
Coroner ; Jury: D.W. Hirsch, J.
Norman Coon, H. Riles, C.E. Cranbery, Byron J. Gordon;
Others mentioned: Mr. Clower,
A.S. Washburn, Notary Public
News-Star, December 10, 1928, Page 1, Column 2.
11, 1919 ; Car he was driving hit by a car driven by Jonnie Overton ;
Monroe, LA ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury:
H. Jack Broadnax, F.C. McLain, L. Stevenson, Homer Newton Note:
newspaper articles refer to him as Edward Neuwirth.
News-Star, May 12, 1919, Page 1, Column 1.
News-Star, May 13, 1919, Page 1, Column 5.
27, 1888 ; Shot in the head by R.W. McLendon ; Hargand Place on Nacitosh
Road near Forksville, LA ; Witnesses:
B.A. Skiffen, J. Parker, Oscar Davis, Joe Bradford,
W.H. Camp ; N.G. Watson, Coroner.
Jury: G.W. Balton, B.A. Skipper,
Thos. Butler, S.M. Calhoun, J.L. Ford
Telegraph August 25, 1888, Page 3, Column 1.
3, 1866 ; Hit many times with a hatchet by unknown persons ; Col. Morrison
Plantation ; Witnesses: Henry Harris,
Ann Roberts ; H.M. McCormick, Coroner ; Jury: Mr. Noble, B.F. Fly, Mr. Jackson,
30, 1867 ; Apoplexy ; Bayou DeSiard St. ; M.D. Calderwood and J.H. McCormick,
Coroners ; Jury: E.S. Austin,
J.H. McGinnis, Wm. H. Ferry, Everett Miller, D. Frost
Telegraph, May 30, 1867, Page 2, Column 1.
Telegraph, June 6, 1867, Page 2, Column 1.
5, 1928 ; Stabbed by Jack Webb ; C.P. Gray, Coroner ; Jury: L.V. Tarver, H.A. Jasper,
George Roman, L. Parker, F.S. Pettit
News-Star, September 5, 1928, Page 7, Column 5.