One Assyrian family, the Josephs, came here directly from Palestine, and are much respected.  One son, Woodrow, is captain (1936) of the football team of Marks, and is very popular.  Though not professing Christians, they contribute to every worthwhile civic enterprise, and often attend church services.

Works Progress Administration for Mississippi, Source Material for Mississippi History, Quitman County, Vol. LX, Compiled by State-Wide Historical Research Project, Susie V. Powell, State Supervisor, Illustrated 1936-1938, Addenda

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