Students seeking past sheriffs’ kin

October 7, 2020

Five classes of MUSD 8th graders are searching for relatives or descendants of some of Madera’s past sheriffs.


The students are working on a history of Madera County’s sheriffs and they need some help from the families of former sheriffs who have passed on. These include the following: William H. Thurman, S.W. Westfall, W.B. Thurman, John M. Jones, J.F. Lewis, John Barnett, Welton Rhodes, W.O. Justice, and Marlin Young.


Interested parties can contact the students by calling 706-5297 or email bscoate@aol,com.


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