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1867 Black Jack Grove Killings
1889 Sulphur Springs Gazette - July 5, 1889
1900's Hopkins County People - No. 1
1900's Hopkins County People - No. 2
1908 Cumby Rustler - A year of news
Birthright Cyclone - Sulphur Springs Gazette, May 10, 1907
Black Jack Grove, 40 Years Ago - 1932 Cumby Rustler
Black Jack Post - 1885
Hopkins County Democrat - Oct 3, 1901
Vincent/Hoskins Article - May 9, 1913 - Rains County Leader
Wester 50th Wedding Anniversary - Nov. 20, 1908
July, 1924 Sulphur Springs Daily News-Telegram - People in the news
August, 1924 Sulphur Springs Daily News-Telegram - People in the news
Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Vincent returned Monday from a visit with their daughter, Mrs. W. B. Hoskins, at Cumby
Wester 50th Wedding Anniversary
J. M. WESTER, Sulphur Springs Gazette, Nov. 20, 1908.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M.. Wester celebrated their golden wedding at their home in this city. J. M. Wester was born in Graves County, Kentucky, on November 18, 1837. At the age of 21, he married Miss M. L. Bastic, of Weakly County, Tennessee. She was just 16 and the sweetheart of his early childhood - the playmate of his youth. They moved from Kentucky to Sulphur Springs in April 1862, and in August of the same year he enlisted in the Confederate service and remained until the close of the war. They have eight children and two dead. The children are: W. Y., G. T., L. B., S. H., Frank B., Edna and Bessie Wester, and Mrs. Linnie Beyersaw of Hope, Arkansas. Three of the boys and one of the girls are married.