1920 Census – Curtis N. Gaston reported to “own the farm, no mortgage”
1950 – Best guess of when the east pecan orchard was planted. The trees in this photo in 1965 are likely 10-15 years old.
3/19/1959 – Curtis N. Gaston died
12/27/1960 – Purchased from Luella R. Gaston (widow 0f Curtis N. Gaston) and Charles W. and Lillie G. Barnes and notarized on December 27th, 1960. The Barnes signed a release of an income tax lien on the same date. Recorded in Real Property Book 2472, page 702. Owner’s Title Policy by Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation.
~1966 – Pole Barn was built
~1968 – Grain Bin was built
1969 – Dad built a brick home for Mom to replace the original frame farmhouse.
8/17/1969 – Hurricane Camille made landfall in MS with 190 MPH winds. Blew down 35 pecan trees and more.
6/13/1971 – Dorothea Nell Schieffelin Davis died.
2004 – Tom Gaston Road was paved in front of the farm
1/24/2010 – Artis Ray Davis died.
3/9/2012 – Estate has been settled and land as of this date is in our name.