Included in this oral history, which was recorded back in 1991, is a history of each community and the history of their names.
Listen To The Recorded Story By Mary Mhoon (Noble) Ball, ca., 1991. Recorded as part of a collection created for the first annual Pickin’ and Ginnin’ Festival, entitled “A Great Place to Call Home” (Originally compiled by Amelia Grace Jordan)
It’s difficult to find a better source than the works of Bennie McLain Hixon (1923-2014), when it comes to research on Richland Parish and particularly, the first settlements along Boeuf River. Thanks… Read More
Successful Planter, Mercantile Businessman, and Esteemed Citizen of Richland Parish Mr. Noble was born in Ouachita parish in 1851, and removed to Richland Parish in 1875, where he has resided ever since…. Read More
Originally written by Benny Hixon, as reported in The Richland Beacon-News, Rayville, Louisiana. Sat, Aug 13, 1960 · Page 8 According to the official survey of this area, completed in the 1830s, there was… Read More
C M Noble Sr. Dies Sat, Feb 23, 1924 – 2 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com
The Boies family lived near Red Mouth, or Charlieville.
December 14, 1889Richland Beacon News Charlieville was a settlement on the banks of Beouf River west of present day Mangham, LA. It was one of the landings for the steamboats of that… Read More