Historic Newspaper Articles

1850-1854

Mason Lodge organized

April 9, 1852

Nacogdoches editor passes through town

May 10, 1853

Preachers appointed for Jacksonville Circuit

January 3, 1854

Mr. Moore killed by a man named Lawrence

March 21, 1854

Circus in town; desperado of Jacksonville kills workman

August 1 & 5, 1854

Seventy converted; Money raised for Methodist church

October 7, 1854

1855-1859

Barbecue and mass meeting of Democratic party

Sep 29-Oct 20, 1855

Methodist preacher appointed for Jacksonville

December 25, 1855

Camp-meeting held by Methodist church

September 6, 1856

Jacksonville's presidential votes not counted; too late

November 22, 1856

Advertisement for E. B. Ragsdale, Attorney at Law

November 22, 1856

Methodist preacher appointed for Jacksonville

December 13, 1856

A. C. Sanford opens Jacksonville Academy

January 17, 1857

Jacksonville residents do not favor banks

July 4, 1857

Yellow fever raging; 50 dead

November 5, 1857

Jacksonville almost entirely destroyed by fire

Aug 31-Sep 7, 1858

Camp meeting held. Women, leave your hoops at home

September 1-4, 1858

Young man killed after resisting arrest

May 26, 1858

Preacher appointed for Jacksonville Circuit

November 24, 1858

Description of Cherokee County

February 12, 1859