2001-2002 Text Documents

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McCreary Roberts Folk Tales

Originally published in The Jackson Times
Old Funeral Notices

Old funeral notices posted in store windows, etc.
 CCC Companies #1508 & #1540

By Estill Fugate - 2000
Hiram Johnson Story (1909-99)

By Darlene Johnson - 2000
James Clell Neace Collection

Excellent collection of stories by a retired Breathitt County native 
Early Lower Troublesome Creek

By Victor Jones - 2000
Funeral of Marie R. Turner, 1984

Originally published in The Jackson Times. Includes story and photo set.
Old Newspaper Articles

Originally published in The Jackson Times.
 "Witness to a Drowning"

By William R. Smith - 1956
Walters Brothers Served in WWII

By William B. Walters, Jr.
1948 Jackson Phone Directory

 "Breathitt's Bad Bill"

Chapter excerpt from the book, "At Rest Among Thorns" by Sam Strong & David W. Strong. Original newspaper article published in the Louisville Courier-Journal, January 1879.

Captain Bill Strong Genealogy

Some genealogy records in the line of Captain Bill Strong. Includes pages of direct ancestors and descendants.
Various Obituaries

Articles on the deaths of notable persons in Breathitt County, published in The Jackson Times, ca. 1953. Some have photos.

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