Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 2 1983 – Worthington, Samuel

Chronicles of Oklahome

Location of the county seat of Jonesboro was accomplished by a board of commissions after Shawneetown had to be abandoned because it had became Indian Terretory Oct. 22, 1832. Thomas P. Esdridge, a Judge had before him Wm. Collier, Chs. Burkham, Travis Wright and Samuel Worthington, commissioners appointed by the Act of the legislature of Arkansas to locate the seat of government of justice in the county of Miller Co. Arkansas and more distinctly to define the county borderline

Contributed by Mrs. J.W. Devlin Rt. 1 Depout, Tx. 75435

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