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Gilkisons Had a Major Role in City’s History

 Gilkisons Had a Major Role in City’s History Mansfield News Journal Sunday, September 30, 1979       A sprightly gentleman of 90 years came to The News Journal Office the other day and introduced himself as Fred W Gilkison.  He said … Continue reading

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Early Mansfielder’s Relatives Still in the City

The News Journal Wednesday, September 27, 1978 Early Mansfielder’s Relatives Still in the City By Virginia Lee        Mansfield Hedges Gilkison was the first white male born in Mansfield, early historians agree.  That was back on February 2, 1811. … Continue reading

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