Early Paragould

Petitioners

1883

Transcribed by : Tina Easley

02/01/04

County Judge John Osteen heard the petition on March 3, 1883 , and ordered " that said territory described in the within petition be organized as prayed for and that said town be incorporated according to law."

The petitioners included as best hand-written record can be deciphered in order ,

J.M. Landrum , A.P. Cox , Silas A. Whitley , S.B. Vaughn , G.R. Ray , H.L. Bramlet , Ed Carrigan , W.H. Armstrong , M.J. Latta , J.W. Davis , W.L. Hays , C. Rowland , F.N. Carter , A.B. Glisson , M.V. Camp , S.L. Ward , Nathan Harris , W.C. Okley , Chris Ritter , A. Knight , J.B. Smith , Frank S. Jost , I.M. Thompson , G.W. Thompson , J.H. Herrion , J.S. Hooper , D.H. Walls , A.H. Tinin , W.W. Lowery , George W. Cox , J.M. Williams , T.C. Spain , H.C. Hill , C.F. Wilson , J.A. Steadman , W.H. Foster , J.A.J. Baker , J.M. Minton , Wilson Hunt , E.C. Hunter , D.P. Norvell, W.S. Pruett , D.D. Hodges , J.E. Garland , J. H. Grantham , J.L. Poindexter , D.S. Spain , W.L. Strickland , John M. Davis , A.J. Hall , R.H. Rutledge , W.A. Simmons Jr., D.L. McClamrock , J.C. Glass , A.W. Safley , John Cox , W.T. Hale , J.A. Dickson , R. Cornman , G.W. Fisher , J.R. Turner , J.R. Thompson , E.S. Bray , A. Grigsby , J.W. cooper , W.A. Strickland , M.H. Willis , William Wright , L.C. Thompson and J.A. Thompson