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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1029A Previous Report (1028A)  |  Next Report (1029B)
INDEX NAME:  Obituaries, Death Notices, Memorials from Spring River Fountain... Lawrence County Journal... Fountain and Journal... Lawrence County, Missouri.
  • SPRING RIVER FOUNTAIN Mt.Vernon MO 1867-1871
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY JOURNAL Mt.Vernon MO 1872-1873
  • FOUNTAIN & JOURNAL Mt.Vernon MO 1874-1875
Box 657
Station A
Searcy AR 72143
Telephone: (501) 268-3179
AVAILABILITY:  Copies of this 26 page index are available from Ruth Browning for $2.50 each. The index and corresponding copies of the newspaper are available for public use in the Missouri Historical Society, Columbia MO.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Limited to obituaries, death notices and memorials reported in the newspapers indexed.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  Book-form index consisting of 26 typewritten pages. The index is in two sections. 23 pages consist of a chronological listing of articles. The name of the paper is shown at the top of the page. Each listing begins with the date (mo-dy-yr) and is followed with a summary of the content of the article, including name of the deceased (underlined), date of death, reason for death, other family names, religion, occupation and any other information of importance to a genealogist. Three additional pages of the index are an alphabetical surname index which guides the user to the correct place in the chronological listing where that name will be found. The page size is 8½x11 inches.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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