A VARIETY OF DANCYVILLE DOCUMENTS
THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL, POSTAL AND MASONIC DOCUMENTS ARE
PROVIDED BY TIM WAGNER. THEY ARE FROM THE PERSONAL
RECORDS OF HIS GREAT-GREAT GRANDPARENTS, WILLIAM ANDREW GARNER
AND MARY ANN McCOLLUM GARNER, WHO TAUGHT
IN THE DANCYVILLE MALE AND FEMALE ACADEMIES CIRCA 1860.
|William Andrew Garner and Mary Ann McCollum
William and Mary met while teaching at the same school in North Carolina. They were married and shortly afterward they headed west, first to Dancyville for a short stay and then to Hickory Plains, Arkansas, where they stayed until after the Civil War. William fought for the Confederacy and was wounded at Stones River. After the war they bounced around the state of Arkansas creating schools. They both survived into the 20th century and are buried in Stephens, Arkansas.
TUITION SCHEDULE FOR
COMMENDATION FOR MRS.
MARY A. GARNER, TEACHER
DANCYVILLE FEMALE ACADEMY ~ 1860
COMMENDATION FOR MR.
WILLIAM A. GARNER, TEACHER
DANCYVILLE MALE ACADEMY ~ 1860
RAISING (ADVANCING) BROTHER
WILLIAM A. GARNER
TO 3RD DEGREE, MASTER MASON ~ 1860
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