JONES, ELMER NEWTON--FARMING

                    
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ELMER NEWTON JONES--FARMING 
Lanham Community

B. March 28, 1885
D. March 7, 1965

Parents:  William Wesley "West" Jones and Matilad Rebecca Pierson
Married:  Glessie Lee (Sayles)

1895 - Horse-powered drilling machine operated by Elmer Jones in Hamilton County

 

Elmer Jones plowing with his seven mules.

 

Elmer's mules

1896 - Hauling Cordwood

 

Steam-powered Thresher
As the grain was threshed, the refuse was blown into a haystack on the left side of the picture.

The Thresher --In the middle of the picture a man is unloading shocks of grain (probably oats) with a pitchfork from a horse-drawn wagon.

 

 
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