In the 1885 issue of the "Booneville Pleader," J.P. Povall,
proprietor, there was an advertisement for J.T. Barnett, dealer in
general merchandise and in the store was a Millinery Department,
conducted by Miss Lou M. Boone.
Mr. Barnett was the grandfather of Mrs. Nannie Barnett Browning and
the great-grandfather of W.T. Barnett.
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