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Collected Information for 126715 Naomi Robertson
Marriage Entry for 126715 Naomi Robertson
William Jones to Neomi Robertson. Bond made April 19, 1838 by William Jones and William W. Dabney. License issued April 19, 1838 by R. P. Neely, County Court Clerk by Sand McDowell, DC. Solemnized April 26, 1838 by John M. Northeross, Teacher, Chris Relig (JP).
Source: Quinnie Armour, compiler, Hardeman County, Tennessee, Marriage Records Feb. 12, 1838-July 10, 1852, Book 2 (NP: ND), 2.
1850 Census Entry for 126715 Naomi Robertson
1850 Census of Hardeman County, Tennessee, page 134a, lines 20-27
Death Notice for 1267151 Metradous "Met" L. Jones
Col. Met. L. Jones
Friday morning at 2 o'clock, at his home in Pine Bluff, Col. Met. L. Jones breathed his last. He was 58 years old having been born in Hardeman County, Tenn., June 2nd 1840. He has been engaged in the practice of the law since he was 21 years of age, excepting four years spent in the Confederate army, and during, his thirty seven years of practice he has been noted as a man of great ability and shrewdness. Few men in this state have enjoyed a larger or more lucrative practice than he. He was a man of wonderful intellectual powers. He was ready on most any subject that you might approach him. He was strong in debate; being clear, logical and forceful.
Col. Jones was a good soldier. He fought many battles and was twice wounded. He entered the war as a private but on account of his gallant service he was promoted to the lieutenancy then he was made a major and then lieutenant-colonel. Col. Jones was a kind husband and father. He leaves a wife, two daughters and two sons to whom we extend sympathy.
Cleveland County (Arkansas) Herald, May 5, 1898.
Biographical Sketch for 1267152 William Bruce Jones
Dr. W. B. Jones, one of the active and enterprising citizens of this community, has been identified with the interests of Arkansas since 1870, at which time he came to this State and settled in Hampton, where he lived for two years, and then bought a farm of 240 acres, one mile south of Summersville. He now owns 1,000 acres, 400 under cultivation, on which he raises a variety of crops, but devotes considerable attention to cotton; the balance of the land is mostly good timber land. The Doctor is interested in raising cattle also, and is constantly clearing up new land. In 1888 he formed a paternership with E. Cornish, and they erected a steam cotton-gin and saw mill. It is well equipped and has a capacity of eight bales and can saw 11,000 feet of lumber. The firm name is Jones & Cornish. The Doctor is also engaged in the practice of his profession and has a very extensive practice as large indeed, as any one in this section of the State. In 1863, he was married to Miss Mollie Hancock, a native of Memphis, by whom he has ten children, all of whom are living, viz: W. B., Jr., Enoch T., Mary J., Mitt L., Effie, Erner, Cale, Mollie and Floyd and Wilkin (twins). Mrs. Jones is a worthy and consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Mr. Jones is a member of the Masonic fraternity. He is quite active, politically, and votes with the Democratic party. He takes an active interest in educational matters and served as school director for fourteen years, and is still serving in that capacity. He is adopting improved methods of farming, and is an active and progressive citizen. Dr. Jones was born in Tennessee in 1842, son of William Jones, of Tennessee, a victim of the yellow fever, who died in Memphis of that disease, contracted while attending patients in 1878. Our subject was reared in Hardeman County, Tennessee where he attended the common schools while young. He began the study of medicine in 1857 under the instructions of his father in Memphis. He studied for three years and then entered the New School Medicine at New Orleans. At the outbreak of the war he begin practicing at Saulsbury, Tennessee, where he remained about five years, and then went to Memphis and practiced until 1870, when on account of ill health he came to Arkansas. He has since fully recovered his health, and is now one of the heartiest men in the county.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Calhoun County, Arkansas, Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1890.
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