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  • Osceola, Arkansas
  • 18731925

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In the late 1800s, visitors of Mississippi County, Arkansas opined that only one settlement in the county could properly be called a town, and that was Osceola, the county seat. Osceola is on the Mississippi River north of Memphis, Tennessee, on the northeastern edge of Arkansas. It was an important trade center as steamboats stopped there on their way between the major ports in Memphis, Tennessee and Cairo, Illinois. When Osceola was incorporated in 1853, it had 250 residents and few businesses. There were, however, many farms on the surrounding fertile farmland. By 1890, the town boasted 1,000 residents and dozens of businesses. The citizens were noted as consisting of many college graduates, making Osceola a center of "refinement, culture, education and taste," atypical for a town of that size.

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  • Osceola, Arkansas
  • 18731925
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The Osceola Times, 1873–1925 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: May 16, 2017

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Judgment on Notes and Accounts

Judgment on Notes and Accounts

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Jessie McDonald, Post ofc dead letters

Jessie McDonald, Post ofc dead letters

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Jesse McDonald, dead letters at Post office

Jesse McDonald, dead letters at Post office

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JohnSelf

JohnSelf

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Marriage of Silverfield / Toohey

Marriage of Silverfield / Toohey

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Marriage of Morris / Lomax

Marriage of Morris / Lomax

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Archive Info

  • 13,018
  • Osceola, Arkansas
  • 18731925
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Source Information

The Osceola Times, 1873–1925 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: May 16, 2017