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DATE: Tue May 26 08:53:10 1998
NAME: Gene
Is anyone researching the MCGARRY or MARDIS family who settled in Jefferson County in the mid-1800's? I am interested in brothers Rowley and Abner MARDIS and in Matthew MCGARRY.

DATE: Wed Jan 28 07:47:25 1998
NAME: Nicole L
I am looking for the descendants of Francis Abram Martin (b. 1806, SC, son of Francis and Ann Martin) and his wife Mary Polly Granberry(b. 1812, GA, daughter of George Granberry and Martha Albritton). Francis Abram and Mary married 10 or 15 Nov 1827 in Lawrence Co. They were in Hinds Co in 1850 and in Rankin Co in 1860 and Jefferson Co by 1870. Their children included George(b. abt 1833), James(b. abt 1835), Amanda(b. abt1838, AKA Ann), Samuel J(b. abt 1840), Susan R(b. abt 1841; aka Sue), Joseph J(b. abt 1845), Moses J(b. abt 1846), TY?(male, b abt 1848), NT?(male,b. abt 1849),Augustus Cornelius(b. abt 1851), Jesse M(b. abt 1852), and twins Lula C and Lola C(b. abt 1855). Alternate names for Joseph, Samuel, TY?, and NT? are Fanettee, Seth, Jud, and Frank.(Unknown which is which.) I don't know where any of the children ended up or when Francis Abram and Mary died. Any help would be appreciated.

DATE: Mon Jul 6 14:35:03 1998
NAME: Jane
Looking for Seth Samuel Martin b. 21 Aug 1838 in MS. He mar. Frances Adalaid Faris the dau of John G. Faris and Elizabeth Kelly on 15 Jan 1874 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS. Need the parents of Seth Samuel Martin. Elizabeth Kelley Faris was the dau of Middleton Kelley and Elizabeth Burns. Need more information of the Kelley's. Any information on any of these families would be appreciated.

DATE: Thu Nov 20 13:15:20 1997
NAME: Linda
Looking for Parents of Levi C. Mason whose son Samuel Levi Mason lived in McBride, MS In Jefferson County. Levi & His wife Luvena Neal are buried in McBride Cemetery. Their Children were Martha, Samuel, Chancey, Virgil, Etta,& Thomas. Levi's had a Brother Benjamin Milton Winfield Mason who lived in Lawrence County. Levi & Benjamin's mother was probably Sarah Jane "Sally" Blocker.
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DATE: Tue Jul 28 17:17:25 1998
NAME: Stephanie
Looking for any information on MCCALEB in Jefferson county. David William McCaleb married Elizabeth Burch Campbell and had at least one daughter named Cordelia Anna McCaleb who married Edwin Erne Maddux. I have no dates, birthplaces, etc. hoping these names ring a bell.

DATE: 11 Feb 1997
NAME: David
I am looking for descendants of ANGUS McCALLUM b. 1801 in Robeson Co., NC. He married FRANCINA MONTGOMERY BISHOP and moved to MS about 1837. He died about 1885 in Union Church, Jefferson Co., MS.
Among their children were Henry Scott McCallum, Robert Archibald McCallum, Samuel Davis McCallum, and Andrew Melville McCallum. My great-grandmother Mary Alice McCallum Laird was a daughter of Robert Archibald McCallum. She is buried in Brookhaven, MS. Anyone with ties to these people, please contact me. Thanks.

DATE: Sat Sep 5 15:40:32 1998
NAME: Barry
I am looking for information on John C. McCormick who lived in Jefferson Co. 1840's thru 1870's. He was born in Richmond County, NC. I am curious where his first wife Barbara is buried. Also, who his father was and when John C. moved to Jefferson County.

DATE: 10 Mar 1997
NAME: Silas J.
My mother, Julia MITCHELL, was born March, 1906 and raised in Fayette, MS in Jefferson County. My uncle, her brother, was Roosevelt MITCHELL, birthdate unknown. I'm looking mainly for birth info so I can start tracing my mother's side of the family.

DATE: Mon Jul 6 20:16:43 1998
NAME: Mark
Info on Rev. William Montgomery (1768-1848) who left a plantation in Jefferson County, MS to his children, Edwin L., Jonathan E., Joseph A., James H., and Rev. Samuel. Any further known of these children and their families? Rev. William moved to Washington, MS in 1811, became President of Jefferson College, and was also pastor of Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church in Natchez.

DATE: Tue Dec 2 12:03:05 1997
NAME: Shirley
Wiulliam George MOORE, born circa 1827 in Jefferson County, Mississippi. Married Cythina Elisa CUPID, born circa 1826. Any information would be helpful.

DATE: 21 Mar 1997
NAME: Lynda
Tilmon Scott NEATHERY, b. 18 Jun 1837, MS; m. 12 Feb 1860, Jefferson Co., MS to Mary Elizabeth LYNCH, d/o William F. & Mary LYNCH. Children believed to have married into the McGEHEE, OTWELL, VOLENTINE, and ZEAGLER families. Need additional informatio. Will share.

DATE: Sun Oct 4 12:00:07 1998
NAME: Betty Nevels
Nevels,William b. probably Jefferson Co.1808, parents probabbly from Va. S.Carm.m.Mary Jane Nevils,4 June 1834, 11 children, Julia Ann, b.1838,Lucinda Elizabeth b.1839 , Robert Payton, b.1841, Sarah Jane, b.1842, Martha Anne,1844,Marageret Eliza b. 1845,Mary Matilda 1847, Emily Louise b. 1849,William James 1851,Laminda Alice 1853,John Thomas 1855..2nd marriage to Missouri Pritchard before 1865.6 children Lewis Albert b. 1865, Ella B. 1867. Larkin Everett, 1870, Ida , 1872,Franklin b.1876, Fannie Virginia 1881,All of these children supposedly born in Holmes co..

DATE: 2 Mar 1997
Seeking Information on family of Simeon NEWMAN who died in Jefferson Co., MS about May 1828. 1st wife: Margaret HARRISON (Harris) and her children: Joseph H., Benjamin F., Eliza, Claudias G., Simeon T., Martha R. and Margaret A. 2nd wife: Sarah COOK and her child: Cecelia Laura.

DATE: 3 Sep 1996
Looking for CULBERTSON CARAWAY NEEL, that lived in Rodney, Jefferson Co., MS in the 1840s. He was a planter, married a Miss TIDWELL, 1st name unknown. He died before 1849 date unknown. His sons left MS and went to TX in 1849. I found them there. Have no information on them when they lived in MS. Culbertson Neel may have been born in KY. Miss Tidwell's 1st name might have been Charlotte. Found his sons living with L. W. LUDLOW, their stepfather, his wife was named Charlotte. There was 1 daughter Tennie Neel, who married a Mr. BROWN and stayed in MS. In census records NEEL was spelled NEAL. There were 5 sons that went to TX: Culbertson b. 1818; Gibson "Gibby" b. 1824; Richard b. 1827; Aaron b. c. 1830; David F. b. 14 Apr 1832. All born in MS. All remained in TX except Aaron. He returned to MS prior to the 1850 census of Polk Co., TX. Need information on them in MS and TX Lost some of them in TX.

DATE: Sat Jan 31 10:05:30 1998
NAME: Shirley
Seeking information about Dr. David Phelps who had a son, Luman Phelps, born in Union Town, MS in 1804 & another son, Truman, born in 1806. Dr. Phelps then moved to Catahoula Parish, LA in 1807.

DATE: 10 Feb 1997
NAME:Leslie Pierce Royce
Interested in contacting any living relatives of WILLIAM RANDALL PIERCE (1844-1906) m. 1) SARAH CALLENDER (1844-1890) and m. 2) MARY McCALIP. Children of first marriage: Henry Appleton Pierce b. Dec, 1868; James Zach Pierce b. Feb 1871; William Albert Pierce b. Sept. 1873; Corneilus Callender Pierce b. Mar 1876; Annie J. Pierce b. 1878; Hiram Ernest Pierce, b. May 1880; Mary Sibelle Pierce b. 1886. They were from Jefferson and Copiah counties and parts of the family moved to Marlin and Regan, Falls County, Texas about 1912. Then some family members moved to Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX. Interested in finding cousins or second cousins of my father's family.
Last known living persons were Melleye Pierce Furr of Hollandale, MS; Lottie Belle Dungan of Jackson, MS; Marie Pierce Hynum of Port Gibson, MS; also cousin that I visited in 1950's Randall Sam and Winnie Pierce of Pattison, MS. Any relative of the above William Randall Pierce, please reply. Thank you.

DATE: Tue Jun 9 04:33:47 1998
NAME: Terrance H
PLAIR\PLAYER?PLAYR, Robert W, b Abt 1780? D, June 1814 at Pierces stockade , MS Territory(near Ft Mims AL). In service for the war of 1812. server with General Thomas HINDS Wife , Mary, B abt 1786 NC, d. bef 1860 AR. Mary remarried NEVILS\NEVELS, Martin on Aug 21 1823 Jefferson Co., MS. Martin b Apr 19, 1777 in ? D. June 1838 Jefferson Co., MS PLAIR\PLAYER. Believed to connect to SC, Greenville Branch of Players. Believed to be the Son of Robert Player, son of William Roger Player , bn Mar 16, 1738, and Mary Frierson , both of Charleston, SC.

DATE: 15 Apr 1997
Info. about Reuben Proctor/wife Katura(Catura, Katurah, etc.)claimed land on Bayou Pierre, Natchez District, Claiborne Co., MS Territory as early as 1792. This couple died in MS, dates unknown. Their children were Joseph, Anne, and James B. all born in MS. Anne married a Joseph White, date and place unknown but thought to be MS. The B. in the James B. Proctor name is thought to stand for Brashears which could have been maiden name of mother. There were Brashears claims to Bayou land at the same time as Reuben Proctor. Please contact me with ANY information at 232 Dulverton Circle, Folsom, CA 95630 or at E-mail address. Thank you.

DATE: 20 Feb 1997
NAME:Terry J.
Looking for info on BASIL PUCKETT. Born 1807 in Kentucky. Died after 1860's in Mississippi. Resided in Jefferson, Rankin and Smith Counties. Methodist preacher, coroner of Smith County. Who were his parents? Where in Kentucky was he born? Where in Mississippi is he buried and date of death? Who did he marry?

DATE: Mon Feb 23 12:37:39 1998
NAME: Daniel W.
Seeking parents & siblings of William Wallace Richardson. Wm. was born;11-30-1825; d.11-07-1874. He married Barbara Salome Gilbert on Oct. 07, 1851.Barbara was born;11-12-1836: d.06-02-1910. Barbar's parents were Thomas Gilbert and Louisa A. Guice. Wm. & Barbara had 10 children: Jacob. H., Edward, Mamie, Margaret, Samuel L.(my grandfather) who was married to Mary Quinnette Norwood,Josephine, Nell, William, William Mc, and Clara.

DATE: Sun Jan 18 09:19:12 1998
NAME: Jimmy N.
Searching for information on the ROARK family. The only ROARK in the state of Mississippi listed on the census for 1820 and 1830 was Aaron ROARK, in Jefferson County. This ROARK may have moved to Catahoula Parish Louisiana between 1830 and 1840. Thanks for any help on this ROARK.

DATE: Sat Apr 4 08:05:25 1998
NAME: Ruby
Searching for any information about my grandfather William Emit Rosamond birth July 29 1864 place MS his parents were J.P. Rosamond and Annie Winn their birth place J.P. was also born in MS and Annie was born in VA William married Martha Jane McPhearson April 14 1894 in Conway, Faulkner Co AR

DATE: 3 Jan 1997
Seeking information, relatives, and descendants of the ROSS family from what was known as the "Red Lick" area of Jefferson County, MS. Arthur Brown Ross (1746-1806); Captain Isaac Ross (1760-1836); John Isaac Wayne Ross, Sr. (1785-1832); John Isaac Wayne Ross, Jr. (1825-1898); Eugene Allison Ross (1860-1936); and Robert Winfield Ross (1893-1948).

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