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Mattoon, Carter County, Mo.
Posted by: Beverly Wright Johnson Date: January 08, 2001 at 12:26:21
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Can anyone tell me what MATTOON means? Is it a person, place or thing. What is the connection with Mattoon and Carter County, Missouri. Also, can anyone tell me why a divorced woman in the 1870's was ref'd to as a "Grass Widow"? Thanks.....


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