Fairbairn's 1919 History says that Henry Shaffer was ". . . the first pioneer who located within the boundaries of what is now Jacksonville Township." in 1853. Hazzard Green was second in 1854, followed by John Davidson, Hiram Palmer, R. H. and T. E. Mills, J. Fitzpatrick, Frank Dane, John Conner, S. Shaft, B. B. Orton, J. H. Dickens, John an d E. C. White, and Jess and Enos Sabin.
Re: Who were the first non-native settlers of Chickasaw Coun (views: 124) SHAFFER, GREEN, DAVIDSON, PALMER, MILLS, FITZPATRICK, DANE, CONNER, SHAFT, ORTON, DICKENS, WHITE, SABIN
Bruce Kuennen -- 5/17/2017 at 08:04:45