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Clay County, Mississippi

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This special section of The Olden Times features an index to our old newspaper articles from or about Clay County folks & families. They can be a valuable resource for genealogical and historical research.

You'll find old news articles, obituaries, birth & marriage announcements, ads and more. See the links at the top of this page to go to the Index of Names or to search this site.

Each of these was scanned from an original issue of an old newspaper in my personal collection. They appear in the order in which they were added to this website.

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Dr. FANT Reports Early Sweet Potatoes, West Point, 1870

Royal Arch Chapter No. 95 to Meet, West Point, 1868    SHIPMAN, CAROTHERS

Malone Lodge in West Point Announces Meeting, 1868    STOUT, MAGBEE

DUGAN & MOSELEY, Physicians & Druggists, West Point, 1870

Buy a Charter Oak Stove from George McNICHOL, 1870

Resolutions of the West Point Democratic Club, 1868    LOTS of names!  Now indexed! Surnames include the following: DOSTER, TILLMAN, KILPATRICK, WILSFORD, BYRD, ROBERTSON, BEALL, SHIPMAN, BRADY, MORROW, SHELLEY, HOOKER, POWELL, DUKE, WILLIAMSON, ROBINSON, WRIGHT, BAPTIST, HINSON, ELLIS, SHOTWELL, THOMASON, COCKRELL, DUNCAN, BORAM, CANNON, BRICKELL, STORY, MULDROW, GRIFFIN, ECHOLS, KING, CHANDLER, EVANS, CRUMP, DUGAN, BABER, RASBERRY, BRAME, CROWELL, MOSELEY, HAYS, TRAVIS, SCOTT, BLACK, CAPSHAW, HENLEY, BROWN, COLLINS, HENRY, GRACE, GORE, WHITE, BLACK, RICE, MANN, COLLINS, WARE, JORDAN, CUMMINGS, SIMMONS, RAINEY, WHITEHEAD, EXUM, GOODWIN, COATES, BOYD, BECKHAM, HUMPHREYS, KERR, DALTON

L. M. CALLAWAY Announces New Restaurant, 1868

Sawmill for Sale, 1868    FLANIKEN, MUNGER, EVANS

M. M. FALK Advertises Calico, West Point, 1870

Candidates on the Republican Ticket, 1868    EGGLESTON, WALLACE, STALLINGS, HEATHCOCK, GLEED

Bob Says It's Catching! 1868

Political Candidates, 1868    BEALL, SHERROD, PERKINS, NEILSON, STEVENS

Notice of Masonic Lodge Meeting, 1868    SHIPMAN, SHELLY, CAROTHERS

Junior and Senior Debate Clubs to Hold Public Debate: "Has Navigation done more for the world than the press?" West Point, 1868    KONE, COLLINS, LOVE, BRAME, DUNCAN, HAWKINS, GLADNEY, BRADY, CONNELL

CHANDLER Family Grows Mammoth Figs, 1870

J. G. BAPTIST Takes a Fall, 1870

John APPLEWHITE Presents Enormous Bean to Editor, 1870

Dr. P. H. WHITE Advertises his Services, West Point, 1868

BROOKS, HARRIS and PEEVY to Preach Sunday, West Point, 1868

Ike KNOX Photographic Gallery, West Point, 1868    WHITE, ROBINSON

J. R. JOHNSON, M. D., West Point, 1868

Jabez MANN to Build New Steam Grist Mill, West Point, 1868

Green BURNITT Offers Rural Acreage, Clay County, 1868

Dr. MULDROW May be Found at Home, Above Col. GRIFFIN's Residence, West Point, 1868

James H. SHIPMAN Makes Buggies, Carriages & Coffins, West Point, 1868

J. P. HENRY Denies Association with Radical Party, 1868

J. P. HENRY, Blacksmith, West Point, 1868

William BRACK, Attorney, Specializing in Bankruptcies, West Point, 1868

W. B. HEATHCOCK Sells Lumber; Will Exchange Corn for Lumber, Clay County, 1868

J. A. GERHART, Broom Manufacturer, Corinth; T. O. GORE, West Point Broom Sales, 1868

Ab RODES, Barber, West Point, 1868



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