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My mother was born in 1917 in Crossett and lived there many years. Her father and grandfather worked at the lumber mill for many years. It was always referred to as the Gates Lumber Co. My mother's grandfather (G. W. Dukes) died in Crossett 1941.
Phillip Gossage
Johns Creek, GA