Thursday, March 5, 2009

Society's Spring 2009 Membership Magazine at the Printers

The Spring 2009 issue of Itawamba Settlers, the quarterly membership journal of the Itawamba Historical Society was turned over to the printers yesterday. This 56-page magazine is devoted entirely to Itawamba County, Mississippi history and genealogy. The magazine should be in the mail to the 2009 membership and subscribing libraries later this month. Featured in this issue are the following articles:

An Old Monument in Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill and Its Connection to Itawamba County
Itawamba County Police Court Minutes: 1866
Joseph S. and Sarah Davis Portrait
Society Member to Present Workshop at National Conference
Chattel Deeds Document Many Early Residents
Questions About Early Itawamba County Marriages
Itawamba County Slave Data
Old Family Letters From Another Place and Time
George Benich War of 1812 Pension and Land Bounty Records
Ola Jackson Ferguson Portrait
Itawamba County Newspaper Abstracts: 1911
Van Buren Methodist Church Deed: 1845
Students on a Field Trip During 1923
Dr. R.J. Kennedy Obituary
John McElhannon Obituary
Reverend Lee Compere Biography
Society 2009 Membership Drive

For information about how to receive Itawamba Settlers, visit the society's membership area at

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