Pictish Women Warriors

This new series will be about women in Scottish History. Much of the Scots history has spoken about the Kings and Nobles yet some of those men would not have been great kings if it was not for the dowry received upon a marriage contract. Women were kept under the covers, in the pantries and behind locked doors while the brave warriors went and conquered other countries. The brave scottish women of Celtic, Pictish, Irish or European origins played a large role in the development of Scotland and other countries. It is time to unlock the doors and step back in time. The ladies of ancient Alba and Scotland were treated horribly yet most of them out foxed the men. The men would only marry them for their lands because it was the tradition for the woman to have lands and money to bring into the marriage. Some noble ladies would have to hide in nunneries after marriage for the husband would try to kill them after the land was in the husband’s name. The old priests used to keep documentation pertaining to the survival of the noble ladies. The Pictish warrior women changed things for the ancient noble ladies. The ladies of the Pics actually did the choosing of their mates. They were the strong, stubborn fighters that entered into woman-kind with a strange awe for the men. The great men did not know how to cope with a […]

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Mrs. Sarah Tarver Funeral services Saturday 4 November 1961

in Vidor Saturday November 4, 1961 Rites Are Held For Mrs. Sarah Tarver in Vidor Saturday Funeral services were held at I0: a rn. Saturday in the South Side Holiness Church of Vidor, for Mrs Surah N. Tarver, 68, of Vidor, who died at 2: a.m. Thursday in Hotel Dieu Hospital after a long illness. The Rev. A. L. Christian, pastor, and the Rev. Bill Mansfield. evangelist, of Vidor, officiated. Burial was in the Broadus Cemetery near San Augustine. Texas, under the direction of Roberts and Pipkin-Brulin Funeral Home. Pallbearers were the Rev. R. N. Davis. Rev. James A. Morris, Rev. Burl Stephens, Rev. Luther Eaves, Rev. Billy Jolly and L.N. McMillin. Mrs. Tarver, a native of Louisiana, had lived in Vidor 12 years. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church of Vidor. Survivors include six sons, John R Tarver, of Vidor, Jessie R. Tarver, Evadale. Albert Tarver of Zavalla, Alfred Tarver of Buna, Henry Tarver of Sour Lake, and Tom Tarver of San Augustine. Also three daughters, Mrs. Essie Mae Stanly of Vidor, Mrs. Lillie Baumann of Silsbee. and Mrs. Lou Ella Callahan of Ark.; two brothers, N.J. McKeithen, Roganville, Texas, and A. S. McKeithen, Kirbyville; sister, Fostena Davis, Hindston, La.; 46 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

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