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Name: Diane Garvin
City: Booneville
State/Province: MS
Country: USA
Sent: 01/30/2013 02:11:20 am

Would you have any information on Marion Francis McMullan who was married to Lenora?
Name: Charles Booker
City: Fort Smith
State/Province: AR 72901
Country: USA
Sent: 01/17/2013 09:53:00 pm

Would like a complete copy of the probate records of William Walker (married to Martha McClendon. Is there anyone who can send me these pages. I will gladly pay for their time and efforts.

Chuck Booker
517 Lecta Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Name: Betty Thomsen-Dinius
City: Tucson
State/Province: AZ
Country: USA
Sent: 12/23/2012 11:10:51 pm

This was passed on to me by a relative on the Puckett side. My mother was Betty Jo Ray Thomsen; her mother was Mary Emily Gibbon. I was wondering how to make a correction. My mother passed on March 8, 1992 in Tucson, AZ. Other than that, this brings back lots of memories. Going to visit Cloyd and Esther Mae's farm; my aunts; and various family members. Some of the stories were familiar, too.
Name: Deborah
City: Forest Park
State/Province: IL
Country: United States
Sent: 09/19/2012 02:16:17 am

Hello I was wanting to know if anyone know of any information on the Harris Brothers picture is any one of them named Robert or Robbie Harris on there if so which one is it !
Name: Leonard
City: Rochester
State/Province: NY
Country: USA
Sent: 09/07/2012 09:42:19 pm

I'm surprised at the omission of the New Providence Baptist Cemetery from your listing. Although the New Providence Church is long gone, the cemetery remains.
Name: Stanley Hobbs
City: Carrollton
State/Province: Texas
Sent: 09/05/2012 08:14:39 pm

I am doing genealogical research on a Michael Sims Jr. who left Newton County after 1870 and moved to Van Zandt County, Texas
Name: Bob Morris
City: Alamo
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Sent: 08/16/2012 10:54:29 pm

Have just discovered and started to read the very interesting material on your website. I was tickled to read the conjecture around the ownership of the first car in Newton. This was kind of a family joke for us because my grandmother, Mrs. J.R. Rowzee (Gertrude Norris) always joked that he had owned the first car in Newton, but that he bought it secondhand. My recollection is that she said he bought it from the mayor but I'm not certain on that point.
Name: Eva Ashford
City: Thayer
State/Province: MO
Country: USA
Sent: 08/11/2012 12:11:54 am

An awesome site. I can't wait until I can go back to MS and visit the museum.
Name: billy j ford
City: Koshkonong
State/Province: mo
Country: usa
Sent: 08/09/2012 03:07:07 am

my father was perry e. ford his mother was abigail bryant,her father was pleasent bryant,his father was alferd bryant,and his father was louis bryant. I am coming down there some time this year just to look around . my father was 65 years old when I was born,I am no.10 out of 10 he was born in 1865 in kansas
Name: Nina Simmons McCarver
City: Southaven
State/Province: Mississippi
Sent: 07/27/2012 09:46:35 am

See previous comments.

1886 would not make sense either because the paragraph begins in the year 1889:
In 1889, W. H. Andrews, a young lawyer, bought the Free Press and was its editor for a short time. There was very little circulation to the paper during the time Mr. Andrews had charge of it, and probably no money made; more likely some was lost. Mr. Andrews removed to Texas as a practicing attorney, and is now in California and supposed to be doing well. After the removal of Andrews, S. B. Ross, a lawyer and printer, took editorial charge of the paper at Newton, then called the Dispatch, in 1866, and continued to edit until some time during the year 1887, when it was sold to J. J. Armistead, and the name was continued. Mr. Ross probably made some money in publishing the Dispatch, and was also engaged in the practice of the profession. He is still one of the prominent men in the town of Newton, engaged in the practice of law, also a correspondent of literary journals, and agent, in connection with his partner, J. R. Byrd, for Shattuck & Hoffman, a large moneyed syndicate, who loan money on real estate in this and adjoining counties. They have loaned about $40,000, about one-half in Newton County. These debts are usually met promptly, very little property having been sold.

Was the Dispatch a different paper other than the paper that followed the Free Press that was purchased by W. H. Andrews?


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