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Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners of Jones County (December 20, 1883)

The Board met in regular session on Monday, the 3rd day of December, 1883.  Present: E.M. FOSCUE, Chm’n; Joseph B. BANKS, Wm. B. BECTON, Isaac BROCK and Quitman HAY. The following bills were audited and allowed: Thomas HARRISON, poor house supplies – $6.91 Joseph A. SMITH, serving on finance committee and examining two lunatics – […]

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WYES, Selby H. (d. 1821)

Died – on the 19th inst., at the seat of Mr. Edwin BECTON, Jones County, the Rev. Selby H. WYES, aged about 43. Mr. WYES was a gracious and useful man.  He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and freely gave himself up to seek and save perishing sinners.  Though not regularly attached […]

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