Newton County GA

Slave Narrative of Mrs. Melissa (Lowe) Barden

Interviewer: Frank M. Smith Person Interviewed: Melissa (Lowe) Barden Location: Youngstown, Ohio Place of Residence: 1671 Jacobs Road Mrs. Melissa (Lowe) Barden of 1671 Jacobs Road, was “bred and born” on the plantation of David Lowe, near Summersville, Georgia, Chattooga County, and when asked how old she was said “I’s way up yonder somewheres maybe …

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Native American History of Newton County, Georgia

Newton County located in northern Georgia and is part of the Atlanta Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA.) Its name honors Sgt. John Newton, a hero of the American Revolution. The county seat is Covington. Newton County is bordered on the north by Walton County. Morgan County adjoins it on the east while Jasper County adjoins …

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Slave Narrative of Melissa (Lowe) Barden

Interviewer: Frank M. Smith Person Interviewed: Melissa (Lowe) Barden Location: Youngstown, Ohio Place of Birth: Chattooga County, Georgia Age: 80-90 Place of Residence: 1671 Jacobs Road Ex-Slaves Mahoning County, District #5 Youngstown, Ohio The Story of MRS. MELISSA (LOWE) BARDEN, Youngstown, Ohio. Mrs. Melissa (Lowe) Barden of 1671 Jacobs Road, was “bred and born” on …

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Old Cemetery, Newton County, Georgia

Dr. J M Cody 1823 – 1864 Amanda Cody, wife of Dr. J M Cody 1-6-1832 1-21-1858 Mrs. Jane Luckie 5/22/1777 – 5/17/1856 Charles G Luckie 10/23/1844 – 8/6/1845 Capt. Lorenzo Luckie 5-27-1836(or 1838) 7/30/1884 Robert Pullen 7/6/1756 – 1/12/1851 William Brown 1817 -1876 Ransom Worrill Elizabeth Kennan 9/6/1786 – 7/18/1857 Richard Kennan 2/13/1782 – …

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