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for all her hard work transcribing hundreds of
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Newspaper Articles from the 1800s

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Description Date of Newspaper Date Submitted Submitter
Public Dinner - Covington, Ga - Militia B. B. Q., August 21, 1838 Sep 2010 Larry C. Knowles The Registry
Newton Legal Advertisements March 27 1868 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Death by Lightning, son of Mr. W. J. Mabry August 21 1868 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Debetors & Creditors of the Estate of Daniel Scott September 11 1868 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Sale of the Estate of Samuel Whitehead September 11 1868 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Legal Notices:
The Estate of Pressley Jones, The Estate of Caroline Read
The Estate of David Harris, The Estate of Miss Fannie L. Graham
The Estate of E. G. Harper, The Estate of Meriwether L. Kennon
September 25 1868 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Homicide (Mr. Mal Cheek Murdered)

October 2 1868

Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Land for Sale, May 28, 1869 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Legal Notices:
Winston Gunn, guardian of Francis M. Kirkpatrick's children
William J. Camp, administrato of German T. Camp estate
July 2, 1869 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
James M. Woodruff takes his life
Grand Jury Presentments
October 1 1869 Oct 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Newton Legal Advertisements October 8 1869 Oct 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Travis, Lewis Killed In Jail 1870 November 19, 1870 Dec 2006 Jacqueline KingThe Registry
Drs. E. V. Branham, W. A. Shelby, J. B. Hendrick and E. H. Yancy Practice in Community February 20, 1874 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Robert Blankinship Accidently Kills Himself
The Jury List for March Term
February 27 1874 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Messrs. Homer V. Hardwick, Marion Moss, and Wilson L. Davis Named "Fish Commissioners"
Appointed Processioners of Land
Mar 6, 1874 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Kelly/Busby Fatal Shooting April 29, 1876 Dec 2005 Liz RobertsonThe Registry
Will Smith of Jasper County Shoots James Banks, of Newton County, and Alexander Hendricks December 28 1882 Apr 2004 Don Bankston
Letters at the Post Office January 12 1883 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Pauper Farm To Be Run by Mr. & Mrs. Gus McNorton January 19, 1883 Dec 2005 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Letters in the Post Office January 26 1883 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry

W. D. MOSS, Administrator of C. C. MOSS, deceased, resigns;
James D. Roseberry appiinted Administrator of estate

February 9, 1883 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. A. B. Lunsford Dies in Accident March 30, 1883 Mar 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Isaac Jolly Escapes August 4 1883 Apr 2004 Don Bankston
Sheriff Col. Newton Anderson January 30, 1886 Dec 2005 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Hon. W. L. Peek (biography) December 18 1886 Apr 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Somewhat Personal (various people)
Town & Country, Everthing and Everybody
November 28, 1889 Aug 2005 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Libel For Divorce, J. T. Nelms vs Ida Nelms May 1, 1890 Sep 2005 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Male Academy Speakers Chosen June 12, 1890 Sep 2005 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mt. Duke, son of William Duke, Newton Co., Kills Negro Broadus Over a Card Game December 3 1890 Mar 2004 Don Bankston
Baby Boy For Mr. & Mrs. Jeff D. Cook 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. Harmon H. Harvey, Fell From Roof Of Hotel April 16, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Notice! The Clark Banking Company
Here & There, Town & County, Wise & Otherwise, Somewhat Personal, In & Around The City
April 23, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
James Townsend, Heirs In Newton County
Mr. Harmon Wheeler, Thrown From Wagon
Mr. Joel Hight, Gored By Jersey Bull
Mr. Josiah F. McCord, Appointed Bailiff, New County Court
Wise & Otherwise, Somewhat Personal, In & Around The City, Which May Or May Not Interest You,
April 30, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. & Mrs. W. D. Elliott Have Baby Girl May 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Somewhat Personal, Stray Local Splinters, Wise & Otherwise May 7, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Baby Boy For Mr. & Mrs. George D. Butler May 14, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Phil Murphy, Colored, Shot
Somewhat Personal, Town & County, Everything & Everybody, Wise & Otherwise, Newborn Locals
May 21, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Card Of Thanks
Willie McWharters, Thrown From Buggy, Injured
May 28, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Seaborn Smith Found Guilty of Criminal Assault, to be Hanged (African American) May 31, 1891

Mar 2004

Don Bankston

Salem Light Infantry Changes Name to Newton Rifles June, 13 1891 Mar 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Somewhat Personal, Town & Country, Everything & Everybody June 4, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Smallpox In Surrounding Counties June 6, 1898 Nov 2006 Don Bankston
Baby Girl For Mr. & Mrs. Heard Thompson
Somewhat Personal, Town & County, Everything & Everybody, In & Around The City, Which May Or May Not Interest You.
June 11, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Baby Boy For Mr. & Mrs. James T. Cook July 2, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Twin Girls For Mr. & Mrs. P. W. Turner On July 19. July 30, 1891 Nov 2006 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Newton Grays October 24 1891 Apr 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
A Wiley Thief (Bad Burt Benton) December 14 1893 Jun 2004 Don Bankston
County Officers- 1895-1896
Mr. G. J. Walden Freezes to Death
January 17 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Girls' High School Honor Roll
The Farmers' Meeting
School Board Elections
February 14 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Death of Mrs. Mary Brooks and her son, Mr. W. T. Brook March 7, 1895 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry

Robert M. White Saves Lives of Mr. Fielder Ozburn and
daughter, Miss Claude, and Miss Maud Hardeman

March 12, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Grand Jury
Missouri Boggus, age 11, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Henry J. Boggus, Burns to Death
March 28 1895 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Issac Joiner Visits Area
William Green Shots Thomas Estes, then Marries Mr. Estes daughter
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Higginbotham killed
May 16, 1895 Dec 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. R. S. Stewart May 30, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Owen Walker, aged 10 (African American) Killed June 13 1895 Dec 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
James H. Griffin Named Postmaster, replacing Frank M. Means June 20 1895 Dec 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Grand Jurors, Fall Term 1895 July 25, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. & Mrs. Mark Rogers, colored, Renew Vows After 50 Years of Marriage August 1, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. William Green Captured August 8 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Deputy Marshall James A. Smith Killed December 5, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry

Body of Mr. James A. Smith found

December 12 1895 Nov 2003 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Messrs. Bagby & Speer Buy Land From Mr. Jack W. Lindsay December 19, 1895 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
News From Hayston
Mrs. Cook, Mother of William A. Cook, Looses Home to Fire
January 9, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Memorial Service for J. T. Corley
Somewhat Personal
"Disabilities imposed " on John Holder by inter-marriage with Beulah Fergurson
January 16, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Confederate Veterans Remember General Robert E. Lee January 23, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
News From Hayston January 30, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Jury List February 6, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
George Brewer Dies from Wagon Accident
H. B. Anderson Resigns From City Council
Mrs. Virginia C. Bates Conyers Attends DAR Convention
Illness Within the Community
February 13 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. Black Killed by Train February 27 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Somewhat Personal March 12, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry

News from Hayston
News from Wyatt

March 19, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. Ackie Smith's Daughter Dies April 2, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Taylor Delk Kills Sheriff W. O. Gwynn of Pike County

April 9 1896

Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Motion for a new trial for Mr. Sanders McDaniel April 30, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Dr. James Vandergriff Looses Leg May 7, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. Pritchett's Daughter Dies June 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Uncle Billie Lummus Hale and Hearty
Mr. W. Jesse Camp Reaches Covington
June 4, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. M. W. Davis Near Death June 25, 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
New Book by Mr. Capers Dickson July 9 1896 Jan 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mrs. Milina Bird, Widow of Thomas Bird, Celebrates 89th Birthday September 17 1896 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Mr. Robert E. Lee Admitted to the Bar October 1, 1896 Feb 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Henry McDaniel Guilty Of Voluntary Manslaughter October 8, 1897 Nov 2006 Don Bankston
A Trip Through Jasper & Newton County December 3, 1897 Nov 2006 Don Bankston
A Thrilling Chase – After A Fugitive Who Ran Under A Bed To Escape January 7, 1898 Nov 2006 Don Bankston
Arthur Evans - A Killing In Monroe April 8, 1898 Nov 2006 Don Bankston
3rd Georgia Officers: Appointments made by Governor Candler
Grand Jury List
Shooting of Ed McGuire at Porterdale
Charles H. Pickett files for "Removal of Disabillities from
Intermarriage" with Anne E. Pickett, nee Morgan
February 17 1899 Oct 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Geo. T. Marston, of Conyers, committed suicide
10 Year old Injured at Griffin Manufacturing Company (Daughter of Jerry Vinson )
March 3 1899 Oct 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
Our County Officials, About Some of Those Who Let Us Have Their Photos March 31 1899 Oct 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry
High School Honor Roll April 7 1899 Nov 2004 Phyllis ThompsonThe Registry

 

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