Past Queries: Winston County, Mississippi
Blaisdells@aol.com Wed Jun 11 1997
ADKISSON / HUDSON / KELLY / STARK
I am searching for information about grandparents Jemmer Gertrude STARK, b. 1910, much of her mother's family is buried in the Rocky Hill Cemetary. Her mother's name was HUDSON. My grandfather, Huge KELLY. His mother's name was ADKISSON(sp?)
Keith L Berry Tues Jan 21 1997
AKINS / BALLARD / LANEY
WILLIAM HIRAM AKINS-LAVINIA LANEY BENJAMIN PHILLIP AKINS-MARTHA BALLARD WILLIAM AKINS and LAVINIA LANEY came to WINSTON CO from AL/GA about 1868 along with thier son BENJAMIN AKINS. I would like to know where in GA they came from. WILLIAM was born about 1829 in GA and LAVINIA about 1826. They moved from WINSTON CO to ATTALA CO between 1870-80. That is where they died. If you have any info concerning this query it would be appreciated. I am also researching the following surnames in the WINSTON CO area: BENSON, GRIFFIN, POSEY.
Gary Aikens Sun Feb 23 1997.
AIKENS / FARRIS / HAYNES
Looking for information concerning the parents of John Howard Aikens born 1850 in Winston County and died in 1932. Married Martha Chandler Haynes 3 MAR 1880. She was b. 1856 and d. 1936. Her father was Isom Phelps Haynes and her mother was Catherine Farris. Isom's brother was John Howard Aikens. Their father may have been named John Floyd Aikens. Oral tradition says that he left for Texas and never came back and his wife never joined him. The name is spelled Aikens or Aiken or Akin. Thanks.
Val McGinness Tues May 21 1997
ALEXANDER / SKINNER
Looking for info on Aris ALEXANDER, born circa 1815, his wife, Nicey Jane Skinner Alexander, born circa 1822, his family and decendancy. The family moved into WINSTON COUNTY, Mississippi during the 1850s from Darlington County, South Carolina. By 1860 they lived in the Louisville Township of WINSTON COUNTY. Aris was a son of John and Mary Woodham Alexander. 6 known children: James S. Alexander, born c.1840 in SC; Leonard Alexander, born c.1843 SC; Nancy Alexander, born c.1845 SC; John Alexander, born c.1851 in Mississippi, Wm. Alexander, born around 1853 in Miss., and V.W. Alexander, born c.1856 Miss.
Val McGinness Tues May 21 1997
ALEXANDER / WOODHAM
ALEXANDER - Looking for info on Ervin M. ALEXANDER, who is said to have moved to Mississippi, possibly WINSTON COUNTY, sometime during the first half of the 1850s. A child of John and Mary Woodham Alexander, Ervin was originally from Darlington County, South Carolina. His brother, Aris, became a resident of Winston County, Miss. in the 1850s.
Billy Allen Mon Dec 29 97
ALLEN / DUNN
Hello, I saw your web page and thought I would write. I am Billy Allen and I live in Lauderdale county. My family comes from Winston county and my real father's name was Walter Allen also called Jeff. My aunt is Rubby Carter and still lives in Winston Co. My uncle's name was Roger Allen and years ago owned the WESTERN AUTO in Louisville. My mother's name was Edna Earl Dunn Allen.they divorced when Iwas a year old and she remarried about four years later. If you know anything about the family Tree please write. Thanks, Billy Allen P.S. my Email address is Allencms@AOL.COM
Kenneth Allen Sun Jun 1 97
ALLEN / CARR / COULTER / HAYNES / SPEAKS
Isiah ALLEN and wife Elizabeth came to WINSTON county MS in the 1840's from South Carolina. The HAYNES came from Virginia to Georgia and then WINSTON county. CARR from Georgia. SPEAKS from Virginia and COULTER from Georgia. I have information on all these families and would be willing to exchange.
Robert Quinn Sat Dec 7 19:52:05 1996
ALTOM / WOOD / BRADLEY
Wishing to hear from anyone researching or related otherwise the following family: Rev Thomas Burt Altom, born 1798 in Lincoln Co,NC, died 1872 in Winston Co,MS. He lived in Greenville Co,SC from abt 1820 to 1834. He mar 1st: Eliz G Wood(1788-1842, and 2nd: Zela(or G.G.) Bradley in Shelby Co,TN 25May1843. Known children(1st wife) James, William, Frances, (2nd Wife) John B., Howell E., Eliz F., Hugh L., G.(G.G.?), L.A., O.B. Thomas Altom and family was enumerated in Yalobusha Co 1850 census, Noxubee Co 1860 and Winston Co 1870. He was a Baptist Minister and died in apparently Winston Co,MS 1872. Thomas Burt Altom and 1st wife Eliz were my 3rd great grandparents. Any information, regardless of how slight it may be, will be most highly appreciated. I will gladly share my Altom family lineage. Thank you.
Mildred Jackson Sat Apr 5 1997
AVERY / CHAPPELL / WOOLEM
Need help on the CHAPPELL and AVERY line. Jesse Matthew CHAPPELL b-1825 in S.C., md.-1849 in Winston Co., MS. to Adaline AVERY b-1831 in AL. They adopted twin boys, Bartley Thomas and Obediah WOOLEM b- Jan. 12, 1860. Would also like information on the WOOLEM family line. Will share information
Sue Patterson Skinner Mon Mar 10 1997
BARFIELD / GWINN
BARFIELD/BAREFIELD - GWIN/GWINN/GUINN/GWYNN Searching for back ground of g grandfather, S. Henry BARFIELD b ca 1831 AL. 3 BARFIELD households in WINSTON Co, 1850. Lewis BARFIELD a farmer in his 80's, wife Catherine in her 70's & their son John, a Baptist minister. All b NC. In same area: Henry BARFIELD (b ca 1798, NC) & Jessee BARFIELD (b ca 1795, NC). Both were farmers and had large families, each having children b in AL before reaching MS. I believe my g grandfather to be a son of Jessee BARFIELD, g son of Lewis BARFIELD. My Henry BARFIELD in Cherokee Co, TX, 1860 with wife Mary Ann Gwinn/Guinn (b ca 1836, MS) and children Roxanna California and Jessee D(avid?), Another son, Henry, Jr. b later. All b TX. I have been unable to establish parentage or trace BARFIELD linage. Help greatly needed and will be sincerely appreciated!
Mary Coulter Fri Mar 7 1997.
BARMORES / COULTERS / WILCOX
Hi, I am interested in the Coulters, Wilcoxes, Barmores who settled in
Winston Co prior to 1850. I have written a book which includes the Coulter
children and their descendants. I am really trying to make a link to James
Wilcox who I believe is the brother of Mary and Lurrain Wilcox.
MVEteach1@aol.com Fri Oct 17 1997
BARNHILL / MORRIS / SWAN
I am looking for any information on the following names in WINSTON and NOXUBE counties: BARNHILL, SWANN, and MORRIS.
Crandall Woodson Wed Feb 11 98
Searching for info on the BARRON family from WINSTON COUNTY, MS. Is there a relation to OBE BARRON and a Z. BARRON from CHOCTAW CO., MS (about 1870)? Thanks, email@example.com
Elaine R. English Tue Sep 10 16:34:18 1996
Looking for information on the family of Davis BELL found on the 1850 census of Winston Co., MS with wife Mary; children; Sarah, William, Anna, Margaret, James, Mary, and Usiah. Would also like contact with any other BELL researchers in the Winston Co., MS area. Elaine Randall English P.O. Box 341 Lakemont, GA 30552-0341
T.Marchant Sun Nov 30 1997
BLACK / HANNAH /
Elaine Bay Sat Mar 22 1997
BOATMAN / HARRIS /
John C Sears Thur Sept 4 1997
Pam Stone Sun Jul 13 1997
BRYANT / RAY
Margaret SmithMon Mar 10 1997
Marilyn TrickelThur May 22 1997
Mark CarrollWed Sep 10 1997
CARROLL / FULCHER / PACE /
VMinorSat Apr 12 1997
firstname.lastname@example.orgWed Mar 25
I am searching for information on the family of John Childs and Olivia Lundy Childs. Olivia, born in Georgia in ca. 1833 was my great great great aunt. She and John were married in Neshoba Co. Mississippi bef. 1856. In 1873, county lines changed, putting the family in Winston Co. Mississippi. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
email@example.comWed Mar 25
We are looking for Levi COLEMAN or Samuel COLEMAN(circa 1896-1914) his son. They lived in Louisville Ms. in WINSTON COUNTY.
Jim CookSun Jun 15 1997
I am searching for a death date or any information about J. C. Cook or his family who I believe died in Winston County. The 1850 Winston County census lists him and his family J. C. (age 38), Lucy(47), Charles(18),Eliza (16), William (14), Mary (10), George (7), Charlotte Cook(60).
Kay RockettSun Mar 30
O1367@aol.comWed Sept 24 1997
firstname.lastname@example.orgThur Aug 14
I am searching for some brothers and sisters of my grandmother. Her name was Viola Dorothy DEASON, b.Feb 1885 in Lotterdale CO, MS; d. 1968 in Greenwod Leflore CO, MS. Her family is suspected of living in WINSTON CO. Her brother, Luther Quitman DEASON, married Willie and had 3 sons: Carlton, Clifton and Voty (sp?). Her sisters were: 1)Lillie, who never married; 2)Cora, who married an ESTES (sp?) and had a son named T.D. ESTES; and 3)Velma, who married a COLEMAN, they had one son: Bulter COLEMAN. Viola's parents were Bob DEASON (d. 1935) and Mary Alexdra (d. 1925 in Leflore CO)(don't know if that is last name or middle). Viola married Mike (Michael?) Elmer HALL on Nov 22, 1908. He was born in 1882 in Louisville (WINSTON CO) MS and died Nov 11, 1956. Would be happy to trade any information.
William Eiland Mon Mar 10 1997
Terry Fregly Sun Nov 16 1997
R. Jerry Everett Mon Oct 14
EVERETT / FIELD / GERMANY
Ancestors/descendants of Thomas Field and wife Elizabeth Mary Germany. Both born in SC. Moved to Winston County before 1860. Children were Lum, William, Samuel, Frances F, Mary Sue and Millie. Frances (Fannie) married George Everett in 1878 and lived in Leake County until she died of unknown illness in 1891.
Albert Thomas Myatt Wed Mar 25
FARRIS / FARRISH / HICKMAN
I am looking for information about William Henry HICKMAN and Jessie FARRISH, or FARRIS. They were my grandparents. I know that my grandfather was a mail carrier using a horse and buggy. My mother's name was Mary Sue HICKMAN. According to my birth certificate my mom was born in WINSTON co. she was born on 4 July 1909. She married Albert Era Myatt.
Nancy Mikell Mon Jan 06 1997
FIELDER / WOFFORD / YOUNG
Caroline FIELDER of Spartanburg Co.,SC married a WOFFORD and moved to MS. She married Alexander YOUNG, jr. in WINSTON CO. MS.1850; The 1860 census record shows the YOUNG family with 2 WOFFORD children who had assets. When did Mr. Wofford die? What was his first name. Where is Alexander Young Jr. buried? Did he fight in the War Between the States? Caroline and Alexander's daughter(Alice Virginia Fielder Young) married in WINSTON CO. around 1880 to Thomas Wm. Jernigan from Noxubee Co. Ms. It is possible the child from the first marriage John WOFFORD moved back to Spartanburg Co. SC. around the time of the war.
Dee Lansford Mon Mar 10 1997
FOOTE / PATTY
I am researching families of Winston, Noxubee Counties, mainly Patty and Foote. Would like to exchange imformation with others researching this area.
Trey Holt Fri May 23 1997
FULLER / HOLT / STRAIN
I am seeking any information that may lead to the discovery of the parents of Archibald HOLT, born 1794 in Orange Co NC. Archibald HOLT served in the Capt. George Bowen’s Comp in the Regt of SC volunteers under the command of Col. Nash in the War of 1812. Archibald was first married to Rebecca FULLER in SC. He appears in Laurens Co on the 1820 census. His wife Rebecca died in 1827 in Abbeville Co SC. Archibald married again to Emeline STRAIN in 1833 at Abbeville Co SC. Their family remained in Abbeville Co until 1849 when they moved to Winston Co MS. Archibald HOLT died Sep 8 1862 in Winston Co MS. Emeline moved to Shelby Co TX in 1869 where she lived until her death in 1897. Archibald had a brother named Israel HOLT. ANY information about them, particularly in South Carolina would be greatly appreciated. I would also like to make contact with any descendants of Archibald or Israel HOLT. Please contact Trey Holt email@example.com
David K Thompson Fri Nov 21 1997.
Seeking info on the GARNER family. Mary Garner born about 1830 in SC, married Elisha Elcanie Thompson 3 OCT 1849. They had seven children (Mary Ann, William David, Thomas Elcanie, James Monroe, Francis Marion, Elisha Andrew, Eliza Amanda Matilda). Mary died 28 MAY 1864, perhaps in IL during the Civil War and may be buried there. Mary's dau Francis had died only 13 days earlier on her fifth birthday, implying the cause of their deaths was a contagious disease. Her dad may be Thomas Garner. A man by that name signed Mary and Elisha's Marriage Bond License & Certificate. Any info on the GARNERs is appreciated.
Dave Thompson Sun Dec 7 1997.
GARNER / THOMPSON
Searching for any relative or friend of the family of Mary GARNER who married Elisha Elcanie Thompson on or about 3 OCT 1849 in Winston County, MS. Thomas GARNER witnessed their license. Is he her father? Their neighbors in the 1850 Federal Census were William D. Johnson, M. A. Metts, Isaac Calloway, Haden Lancaster, Austin Whitten, Pleasant Whitten. Does anyone know the location of these homes, ie, west of Louisville near the Attala County line or elsewhere? Mary was born about 1830 in SC and died May 28, 1864 while the family was in IL during the war. Please e-mail to David K Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks in advance for your help.
Dave Thompson Mon Feb 2 1998.
GARNER / THOMPSON
Searching for anyone researching GARNER-THOMPSON. Elisha Elcanie THOMPSON married mary GARNER about 3 OCT 1849 in WINSTON COUNTY. Her dad may be Thomas Garner. According to the 1850 Winston County, MS census, Mary & Elisha were neighbors with William D. JOHNSON, M.A. METTS, Isaac CALLOWAY, Haden LANCASTER, Austin WHITTEN, Pleasant WHITTEN. If you have any info on this couple, or know where these folks lived in 1850, please contact me at email@example.com. Thanks.
Nancy Bullock Tues Sept 30 1997.
GAUNTT / GANT / MATTHEWS
Searching for information re HIRAM GAUNTT (LISTED AS HIRAM GARRETT ON 1860 MS census). He came to MS from SC after 1852 either as a widower or his wife died in MS. Her name was HARRIETT. Their daughter CELESTIAL m. JOHN MATTHEWS c. 1873. Two daughters named on 1880 census--ELOISE age 7 and EULA age 2. HIRAM & HARRIETT's other children ELIDA AMELIA m. RICHMOND JEFFERSON KILLOUGH c.1872 MS; FANNIE GAUNTT. Also a son PAUL GAUNTT killed as a young man but don't know where/when. Believe GAUNTT family all born SC although HIRAM b. possibly Germany. Is info familiar to anyone?
Daniel T Giles Jr Thur Feb 6 1997.
GILES / HARRIS / PATTY
I am trying to locate any information about my kin from WINSTON CO. My father Daniel T.GILES,Sr. was born in Meridian,Miss. and raised in Louisville,Miss. His mother was Margaret E.HARRIS GILES , born Louisville (Winston CO) dec.2,1873, she had 6 brothers WILLIAM R.HARRIS,LEON HARVEY HARRIS,THOMAS P.HARRIS,HUGH A.HARRIS, JOSEPH M.HARRIS,JOHN BLON HARRIS, SISTER , LEALLIE ELVA HARRIS. I WOULD LIKE TO FIND ANY INFORMATION ON THEM ALSO PATTY family.I thank anyone who may have information on these familys. I don't know my grandfathers name he died when my father was a little boy.I know he worked for the M&O railroad later the GM&O he left Louisville,Mississippi and move to Mobile,Alabama.
Ann Sherman Sun Jan 11 1998.
GREER / FOREMAN
Seeking information on Leroy F. GREER, b 1816 in Jasper Co., GA, to Thomas GREER and Amy FOREMAN. His two older brothers, Crawford Harrison GREER, b 1812, and John Reddick GREER, b 1814, remained in Jasper Co. and are buried there. Leroy left Jasper Co. and apparently married Elizabeth WEIR 4 Jan 1842 in Winston Co., MS. When his father, Thomas, wrote his will in 1849, Leroy was still alive with a son named Thomas J. C. GREER. Will share information on GREER and FOREMAN families. Thanks.
Joe D. Hall Wed Feb 11 98
Searching for information on my father, WALTER TAFT HALL, BORN ON 11 Nov 1909 in Winston County, he married JESSIE GENEVA SKELTON. Any information about him, his parents, brothers and sisters would be appreciated. E-mail me at Foxoma@aol.com or Fax me at (205) 820-3265. Joe D. Hall, Thanks center>
Kay Rockett Sun Oct 20 22:23:10 1996
HALL / HOUSE / SHAW
In search of info about James Dallas HALL b 1845 MS d aft 1920 MS m 1866 Winston Co, MS to Mary E(llen?) HOUSE b 1851 MS d aft 1910 MS. Their children were Elizabeth E b 1869, James Nicholas b 1874, Ellen E b 1877, Flora E b 1878, J. b 1881, David F b 1884 and Frances E b 1890. Believe J D's father to be James C HALL b 1824 AL d Winston Co, MS m 1844 Winston Co to Elizabeth Elvira SHAW b 1824 AL d bef 1880 Winston Co. Their children were James (whose date of 1845 matches James Dallas above), Jonathon b 1850, Sarah b 1852, Martha b 1855, Julia b 1858, Frances b 1859, Flora C b 1860, and David W b 1864 who was the son of James C's 2nd wife Eliza SHAW. I need parents and bros/sis of James Dallas HALL, Mary E(llen?) HOUSE, and Elizabeth Elvira SHAW.
Jim Thur Oct 2 1997
HEFLIN / THURMAND / FULLERTON
I am seeking infomation on the Descendants of James Heflin ca1782-ca1850. This James married Nancy Thurmand in ca1802 and is mentioned in her father's will. He moved first to TN then to Pickens Co. AL before that Co. was formed. He is there in the late teens as his home was one of the first three polling places. James and family were in Pickins Co. on the 1830 census. In 1835 James signed a 99 year lease on some "school land" in Winston Co. MS. In Jan. of 1844 he sold this lease and moved to AR probably Drew Co. Several of his chn. married in Winston Co. ie, Susan to Wm. F. Johnson, Stokely to Shelby Mcleod 2nd Elizabeth Howard and Elizabeth to Deal Jackson or Jackson Deal. Another individual I'm tracing with Winston Co. roots is James FULLERTON Jr. He was born 1800 in Ireland came to US in 1817 and married 2nd Elizabeth Ellison on 2 Feb. 1841 in Winston Co. He died shortly afterward and Elizaberh is on the 1850 census in Winston as a widow. James had two chn. who lived to full age Margaret Elvira 1829-1919 and Juliett Elmira 1831-1865. Any assistance with any of these or other their descendants greatly appreciated. JIM
Dana Beavers Tues Sept 30 1997
HEMPHILL / ROBITSON
Searching for information about Dave L. HEMPHILL and Ira ROBITSON from WINSTON COUNTY. Both were born in late 1870's.
David R. Williams Mon Jan 19 1998
HINZE / TEW
HINZE. TEW. I am interested in finding information on Otto HINZE and his wife Rachel Frances TEW. They were on the WINSTON CO. MS Census in 1880. I know they married in Wilcox Co. AL 09-28-1853. He is from Germany. Goslar in one census record and Hannover in another record. Any information on their family would be appreciated. I am descended from their daughter Nancy J.C. HINZE. who married Jessee S. YATES in WINSTON CO. MS 10-05-1882.
Sharon Horne Aycock Sun Mar 15 1998
HORNE / MCCANTS
Looking for any information on Ollie Grace Mccants HORNE.. B.Choctaw Indian Territory in July 1891. In 1900 census, at 8 years old was living with Lee Batman family in Indian Terr.This census shows her to be White.Married Robert Jackson Horne 1905 in Stigler county, Indian Territory. Found again in 1910 living in WINSTON CO. Miss...living with Robert Jackson Horne and two children Eunice age 3 and Otis 1.We have always been told she was Indian. Any help would be greatly appreciated..Thank you. Sharon Horne Aycock
Tanya Smith Sat Feb 1 1997
Walter Kirk/Kirt HORTON, died Louisville, Ms about 6 to 4 years ago. Looking for marriages, children, parents, and where born. Any info would be helpful.
Becky Thur Oct 9 1997
HOWARD / KENNEDY / MILLER / POTTS
Have lots of Potts specifically SAMUEL THOMAS POTTS b. 1790 m. ANN MILLER. His daughter by his second wife, MARGARET SWINTON, was MARTHA POTTS who married JOHN KENNEDY. I am looking for JOHN KENNEDY'S parents. Also, three of SAMUEL THOMAS POTTS' siblings married HOWARDS as follows; WILLIAM POTTS b. 1793 m. REBECCA ANN HOWARD, MARTHA ANN POTTS m. JOHN JJ HOWARD, EDGAR NELSON POTTS m. LENORA HOWARD. I am looking for LENORA'S parents. One of the MILLER first cousins, STEPHAN MILLER, also married a HOWARD, ELIZABETH HOWARD. One source states that ELIZABETH HOWARD'S father was JESSE HOWARD. It could be that all these HOWARDs are sibling, but at a minimum they should be cousins.
Jean Williams Tue Nov 19 18:57:08 1996
HYDE / BRYANT / DANCY / FEEMSTER
I am researching the surnames, Hyde, Bryant, Dancy, and Feemster. My grgrgrandmother's name was Millie Hyde. She was born 1825 in Georgia. She was slave and her slaveowner'name was John G. Hyde. She had about ten children. One of her son was named Jack Hyde born in 1865, but do not know when or how he died. On January 3, 1889, he married a Mary Bryant. They had about six children and on of the children was my grandfather, Tolly Hyde. He was born in 1899 and died in 1978. I do not know when Mary Hyde died. Her parents names were George and Mary Bryant. They were born in Virginia, but I do know who were their slaverowners. Tolly Hyde is my father's father and my father's mother name was Minnie Dancy. Minnie' parents name were Fred Nick Dancy and Quantillia Spain or Spainn. Fred was born on July 1, 1896 and died 1987. I don't have any info on the Dancy side of the family. All these people lived in Shuqualak,MS. Except John G. Hyde. The name, Feemster is from my mother side. My grandfather was Charles Feemster and he married a Mattie Harmon or Hermon. I do not have any dates on Charles Feemster, but they did lived Macon, MS. I have made contact with John G. Hyde's grgrgranddaughter,but she didn't have too much on her grgrgrandfather. I know he was born in Georgia and moved the MS around the 1840s. He was married to a Martha and they had about six children. One of the children,Elizabeth married John Cockrell (not sure of the spelling). I don't if Millie was a gift from John G. Hyde's father in Georgia, but they were the same age. John G. Hyde died in 1858 and his wife,Martha and children were mention in his will. My grgrgrandmother, Millie wasn't in the will, but somewhere in the MS Slave Schedule, Martha Hide is there with eleven slaves. I also saw John Cockrell there. The area, I am researching is Noxubee and Winston counties. I am also trying to locate a cemetary on the Anderson place. My aunt said, the cemetary was destroyed when a dam was build,but my cousin said it is still there. If it is, I was told the name of the cemetary is Mohican on Mohican Road. It might be covered with weeds woods and have snakes. The cemetary was closed for a long time. Thanks
Charley E Johnson Fri Oct 17 97
JOHNSON / PETERS
I am seeking information on my father's family who lived in WINSTON COUNTY in 1900, the year of my father's birth. His name was Harvard Parks JOHNSON, and his father was Paul Gant JOHNSON. Harvard was born in LOUISVILLE, as I understand it. Paul was married to Susan Carie PETERS. Although a book was done on Susan, little is known of Paul. I would appreciate any info. including futher ancestors, etc. Thank you for your help! My address is CHASTOGO@aol.com
David Schitoskey Fri Oct 17 97
JONES / BUSBY
JONES, Herbert Sylvester 3/30/1902 - 3/20/1975; Neshoba county, Winston
county, married to: Busby, Ida Mae
firstname.lastname@example.org Wed May 7 97
I am seaking any and all information on James Huel Kemp. He married
Lillie Belle Jernigan and had seven children:
D Kemp Stokes Thu Nov 21 12:28:31 1996
KEMP / MILES / WHITEHEAD
Info on Henry Kemp b.6 Dec 1802 SC, m. Harriett (?) b 1801 SC. Children William,b. 17 Nov. 1820 SC, Henry T. b 1829 AL, Salithaiel b. 1833 AL, John b. 17 Jan 1834 AL, Martha b. 1835 AL (possibly m. E.B. Miles May-8-1851 Winston Co. MS) Abraham b. 1839 AL, Robert 1841 AL, and Mary M. 1845 AL (possibly m. Joshua Whitehead Mar. 26, 1876 Winston Co. MS)I have some info. on descendents of William but none on others. Henry & Harriett are buried in Old Enon Cemetery in Winston Co. Would like to hear from other descendents. Do you have any info. on Henry's ances- tors.
A. C. WILSON III Tues Apr 22
Seeking information on the LANCASTER/IVY family who shows up on the 1850 through 1870 Winston Co. censuses. Hayden B. LANCASTER b. c1822 in Tenn married Mary (Polly) IVY c. 1847 in Mississippi. Mary was probably born in SC. Hayden enlisted in Co. D, 11th Regiment, Perrin's Mississippi Cavalry and in spring of 1864 from his wounds. Anson also served with same Regiment but survived the war. He was supposedly wounded and eventually died from wound complications. His wife Narcisa LANCASTER appears on Winston Co. Census by herself withouT Anson is listed as born in South Carolina. I believe their father to be Samuel LANCASTER, Sr. who is listed in the Cherokee Co. Alabama 1850 Census. There is an Adaline listed there who also married an IVY. Samuel Sr. is listed as born in Tenn. Any information on HAYDEN B. LANCASTER, ANSON LANCASTER, MARY (POLLY) IVY LANCASTER, SAMUEL LANCASTER, SR., NARCISSA LANCASTER, THOMAS IVY, ADALINE LANCASTER IVY, please advise. Hayden is burried BEVILL HILL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY , marker reads HAYDEN B. LANCASTER, no dates, Co D. 11th Miss. Cavalry, CSA, 3 concrete markers.
Dover2@aol.com Sun Mar 15 1998
AARON LEE, 1781 NC 1857 MS and his wife MARY ? moved to county line area of WINSTIN and NESHOBA Counties. They lived south of Plattsburg. Children moving with them (from AL) were NOEL LEE, JOEL LEE, AARON S., MARY EDNA, & MARTHA. Related families: SALTER, ATKINSON, SUGGS, INGRAM.
Droiddad@aol.com Wed Jul 23 1997
John LILES, my 4th great grandfather, moved to Winston County in 1834, along with sons Samuel and William. John lived in Township N14, Range 14E, section 3, and very likely died there in 1853 or 1854. If anyone knows whether or not any lists of those buried in cemetaries in that area of WINSTON COUNTY exist, please let me know. The area I am referring to is along Highway 14, between 2 and 5 miles from the eastern county line...vicinity of Perkinsville. Thanks
Chris S. Tomlin Thur Apr 9 1998
James Granderson LONG,, son of William James LONG, married elizabeth LOVORN 24 Nov 1836 in Wintston Co. Their children were: Lucinda, William J., Bell, Susan P., Martha, James D., Eliza Jane, Mary "polly" A., Nancy C. James died suddenly in 1856. He was a farmer, born about 1814 in Tenn. Would appreciate any information on this family. Thanks Chris S. Tomlin SMTomlin@aol.com
PEGGY HEARD Sun Jul 13 1997
Samuel LOWERY was living in WINSTON CO 1850-1870, married Flora Collier 1849. Who were his parents? According to the census he was bn 1820 in GA. He had kids James, George & Mary. Would appreciate any information anyone might have on this man. Thanks
PEGGY HEARD Wed Sep 10 1997
On the 1850 WINSTON CO census there are listed John LOWREY married to Martha, he was born 1815 in GA & had children: Caroline, ELvira & William, then there is Samuel J LOWERY born 1819 GA married Flora Collier, and a Robert A LOWERY born 1819 in GA, with wife Nancy & Children, Hannah, William, Benjamin, Mary, Pink?, Nancy & Robert. Who were the parents of these 3 men?? In Choctaw Co there is James with wife Eliza born 1819. Could these men be the sons of Benjamin LOWERY & Charity BOND who were married 1815 in Franklin Co GA? Any information on these men will be appreciated, am glad to share information.
Evelyn Tue Nov 19 19:58:59 1996
Looking for Henry C. D. Massey's parents. Henry was born 1811 Alabama married 1842 in Winston Co., MS to Louisa Krebs.
Angie Mitchell Fri May 30 1997
Looking for any relatives of the MAYO line. A William Chancellor married an Elizabeth Mayo and they lived in Winston County Mississippi. They are buried in the Noxubee Hill Cemetery in Winston County, Mississippi. Looking for the father of this Elizabeth Mayo.
Leonard J McCown Thur Feb 15 1997.
MCCOWN / SWINNEY / VAUGHN / WILLIAMSON
Would appreciate sharing research on the following family: William
McCOWN, born 12 Mar 1803 in Kentucky, son of Francis McCOWN and Nancy SWINNEY;
died bef. 6 Nov 1859 in Winston Co., Mississippi. He married on 2 Jan 1823 in
Monroe Co., Mississippi, Mary Vaughn, born 29 Jun 1807 in Tennessee, dau of
John VAUGHN and Elizabeth WILLIAMSON; died aft. 12 Jun 1880 in Winston Co.,
Ruth Long MenhelTues Mar 18 1997
Researching McKnights in Choctaw and Bolivar Counties. Have published book beginning with Andrew "Andy" McKnight who came to what is now Winston County ca 1832 from South Carolina via Alabama. Have 9 known children and some info on each. They were born from 1803 to 1826. Still have lots of missing parts. Will exchange information. Ruth Long Menhel, 727 Ashburn Road, Greenville, MS. Related families Avant(s)/Avent, Sharp, Blake, Greenlee, Ray, Crowder, McClure, Thompson and others. They live in Choctaw, Webster, Winston and Bolivar Counties then and now.
Chris McNeillMon Mar 10 1997
I am interested in finding out about the genealogy of the McNeills of Winston County. My grandfather's name is Glover Mills McNeill. Thank you. Chris McNeill
email@example.com Wed Feb 11 1998
MY gg grandfather was Nicholas Decatur NOWELL born 14 Feb 1848 and died 18 Feb 1942 in Claytown Community WINSTON Co. His father was William B NOWELL born about 1805 in NC. He was in the 1850 census for WINSTON Co. I am looking for additional info on my NOWELL line.
Tammy Pearson Sun Mar 15 1998
My g grandmother was Maudie Nowell Clark Dunn, etc. daughter (6th child) of Nicholus D. Nowell and Susan Mitchell. I would appreciate any information on this line.
JLowery000@aol.com Thur Apr 9 1998
OTIS / MASON
Am seeking info on the Thomas Harrison OTIS family that were enumberated
in the 1880 WINSTON CO Census. T. H. OTIS w m 43 SC, E. S. OTIS w f 35 SC
Amanda OTIS w f 14 SC, William OTIS w m 12 MS, Mason OTIS w m 10 MS, Minnie
OTIS w f 8 MS, Mollie OTIS w f 6 MS, and Calvin OTIS w m 4 MS.
LaNelle Landrum Mon Mar 10 1997
PALMER / ROUSE / PACE
Seeking information on family of Alexander "Sandy" PALMER b 1812 NC, m 1) Isabella ROUSE, NC, 2) Laura Ann PACE, Kemper, MS. He had 18 children. Many of the children were born at Kellis Store and some are buried there. His son, James, moved to Winston County to raise his 15 children.
Tommy Giles Jr Tues Sept 2 1997
Looking at the Winston Co. Queries I noticed that Dee Lansford posted for information on a PATTY family of Winston Co.,Mississippi. My great aunt Nannie Giles married a George PATTY in Louisville,Mississippi.They are buried their,I have found some of the family in the last month have some more information on family.If Dee will please contact me I would be happy to exchange information. Tommy Giles,57 Old jasmine Hill Rd.,Wetumpka,Ala.36093.,or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .Thank you Tommy Giles
Lisa Tucker Mon Jun 23 1997
Researching WYATT POE, wife ELIZABETH children SARAH, WILLIAM, JOHN that appear on the 1850 WINSTON CO MS census. This family shown on the LEAKE CO MS census, and 1880 CALHOUN CO MS census. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
JSears2111@aol.com Tues Dec 23 1997
PRISOCK / KINARD
Am interested in any / all info regarding the ancestries of John Solomon PRISOCK (bc. 1815-18 / SC) and his wive(s) #1 Mary (AKA Martha) KINARD (bc. 1825 / SC - dc. 1859 / Winston Co.) #2 Mary (PIGG ?) (b. 1825 ) Especially want to locate burial spot for #1 wife. She died presumably in Winston Co. It appears that he is buried with his #2 wife in that County in Betheden Cemetery (what town is that in ?). Our PRISOCK family appears to have arrived in WINSTON COUNTY before 1850... from SC. possibly via AL. Thanks. E-mail @ JSears2111@aol.com
Hubert W. Booher Mon Jan 19 1998
Sarah Quarles was my great-grandmother. She was born on April 9, 1853. Her parents, I believe from census data, were Ephram and Mary Quarles. They had moved to Winston County by the 1860 census. She would marry William James Stribling of Neshoba County. I am interested in tracing the Quarles ancestry and also finding out what happened to Ephram and Mary Quarles (thjey did not show up in the 1870 census)
Emmitt Channell Mon Mar 10 1997
Researching RAYS in Choctaw Co. 1840-1900. William H. Ray m. Mary A.M. Miller in 1842 in Winston Co. They lived at Chester, Coctaw Co. 1850,1860. Their son Elisha Asbury Ray m. Margaret Taunie Sanders, whose father was David Sanders, in 1870. Elisha and Margaret were in Choctaw Co. until about 1910 when they moved to the delta around Cleveland. I would appreciate any information on the Rays, Millers or Sanders in the above years
Larry Ray Mon Mar 10 1997
RAY / PAMPLIN
Any information about George Washington Ray and his wife Missouri Annice Pamplin. Father was Marion RAY. Resided in Winston Co
BarryLRobe@aol.com Mon Jun 30 1997
I am looking for information about some of my great aunts and uncles, all from WINSTON CO. They are the children of James T. ROBERTSON and Sarah (Salllie) E HEMPHILL. I am seeking birth information for Howard, Ada (b abt 1906), Everett Edgar (b 1915), Eddie Mae and George ROBERTSON. I am also looking for marriage info for Howard ROBERTSON and Pearl PATTERSON, Emmitt Curtis ROBERTSON and Sadie WILSON, Clarence CRABTREE and Ada ROBERTSON, Everret Edgar ROBERTSON and Gertrude PATTERSON, and J T REED and Eddie Mae ROBERTSON. Any help would be appreciat
Bill Schoolar Sat May 3 1997
Our family lived there for many years and a branch of the family is still
there. In fact there is a Schoolar reunion there every year at Bethel Baptist
Church. But there but no genealogy is discussed that I'm aware of. A number of
Schoolar's are buried at the Murphy Creek Baptist Church Cemetary, including my
grandparents. My Grandfather was John Alpha SCHOOLAR, my father was William
Albert SCHOOLAR Sr. and I'm William Albert SCHOOLAR Jr.
BarryLRobe@aol.com Sun Jul 13 1997
I am looking for additional information about my great-grandfather and his sisters whom lived in Winston Co. His sister, Annie Elizabeth SCHOOLAR who was married to two different men with the last name TRIPLETT died in 1986 -- I'm looking for a death date. His sister Rosie L. SCHOOLAR was born in July 1885 and was married to Jimmie T TUCKER. I'm looking for a specific birthdate as well as death info. My great-grandfather Milton Landrum SCHOOLAR married Lilly Leona BARNHILL in Jan 1911, but I don't know what date. if you can help with any of this, please e-mail me. Thanks!!
Dane Smith Mon Jan 19 1998
SMITH / MCDONALD
My name is Dane Smith I am looking for information about my family tree. I have visited Louisville once over 15 yrs ago. My fathers name was Thomas Smith . Grandfather Guy Smith , his father Cap Smith and his father Turner Smith who I believe to be a Slave . My Great-Uncle Julius Smith still lives there on I believe Ellison Ridge Road. My Grandmothers surname was McDonald , Lonnie her family lived nearby . Can you help me.
Kenneth D. Milam Mon Jan 06 1997
SMITH / KEMP
I am searching for the parents of Mary A. Smith, born 01/07/1855,birthplace unknown. Married W. Jefferson Kemp, born 01/20/1853 on March 02,1879 in Leake Co.,Mississippi. Mary is believed to be the brother of Edward Quillar Smith born May 17,1846. I would appreciate any information on the Smith Family. I have traced the Kemps to Winston,Attala and Neshoba Counties
Tara Barrett Nov 14 1997
SMITH / BALLARD / GORDON / QUARLES / SHUMAKER
Does anyone have information on the SMITH family that resided in Attala & Winston Counties? There was A C SMITH b 1815 SC, wife Letty Smith b ca 1820 SC, William A Smith b 1840 SC, Mary E Smith b 1841 SC, Emily C Smith b 1843 GA, Nancy Smith b 1847 MS & James G Smith b Mar 1850 Attala County, MS. A C died between 1851-1859 in Attala or Winston Co. What happened to Mary, Emily, Nancy & James? William married Amanda SHUMAKER in 1865. She was the daughter of Henry SHUMAKER & Mary Margaret QUARLES (d/o David QUARLES & Dicy BARRON). Amanda first married Willie J GORDON & had daughter Cammie b 1861, what happened to her? William & Amanda had: Virgie, John A, James Henry, Sara, Robert & Frances "Fannie" SMITH. Fannie married Jessie Clayton BALLARD. What happened to her siblings? Wouls like to hear from BALLARD, GORDON, QUARLES, SHUMAKER & SMITH descendants.
Susan Innmon Nelson Thur Oct 09 1997
SMITH / JOHNSON
Seeking infor re Thomas H. SMITH (b. ca 1815 NC) m. Nancy Ann JOHNSON (b. ca 1817 SC). Found on 1840 Winston Co. census. Moved to Bastrop County, Texas ca 1850.
Margie Croney Thur Apr 09 1998
SMITH / WHITE
SMITH, ETHEL P. b. 3-3-1895 mar. Virgil Solomon WHITE(b. 1872) about
1915. They had a dau. Mary, b. 1920.
Jim Tabor Sun Mar 23 1997
I am looking for info on the TABOR'S born in Louisville, Winston Co,
Don Bishop Sat Mar 7 1998
In the 1860 census, there is a James Tatum 62 years old born in NC and his wife Elizabeth 61 years old born in KY. I have been unable to find them after that, and wonder if anyone has Winston cemetery records that may show them. Also in 1860, there was a Peter Tatum 26 years old, that may have been their son, but I am unable to locate him after that. If anyone has information on this please contact me.
Tanya Smith Sat Feb 1 1997
MARY DRUCILLIA TURNER, Last named M. Drucillia Burrage. Died Jan. 2, 1997. Buried in Noxipater, MS. Attempting to find out her parents name and where born. Any info would be helpful.
Traci Turner Fri Oct 17 1997
TURNER / HOWE
I am Looking for info on my great-great grandfather James Alexander TURNER. Born 1845, served in the 5th Mississippi Regiment Co. D. Married to Mary Ester Howe (b. 1850). They had 14 children.
Margie Croney Sun Dec 7 1997
WHITE, Virgil Solomon b. 1873 Ms. mar. Eugenia? or Ethel? He was in
Winston Co. 1920 census. Parents were: Newton M. and LaMinda(Middie) White from
Monroe Co. Ms. Siblings: Ella Jane White b . 1880 ; Marcus D. b. 1877; Maggie
L. b. 1883; Robert E. L. born 1888 and Nancy J. born 1892. Any information on
this WHITE family appreciated. Thanks, Margie
Robert B. Williams Fri Dec 20 18:57:08 1996
WILLIAMS / CUTTS
Looking for names of parents or ancestors of James H. Williams who was born 2/21/1837 in ALabama, enlisted in CSA in WINSTON COUNTY in 1861 , married Palina Cutts in Winston County in 1867. He resided in Winston County until his death in 1913. His children were John W., Martha, Mary, Nathaniel, and Robert W. Williams.
Dortha McElroy GREENLEE - Thurs Apr 16, 1998
GREENLEE / SHOEMAKER (SCHUMACHER) / MCKNIGHT
Hugh GREENLEE, born 1796 in NC, lived in Fayette Co., AL @ 1830 and
Boyd Thompson - Tuesday 4/21/98
I am looking for information on George W AGENT. He was in the 1850 WINSTON
Lorri Bunn - 22 Apr 1998
Looking for family of John Richard Miller b. 13 Dec 1848 Plattsburg,Winston,
MS. Father: Seaborn J. Miller, Mother: Caroline Moore. John married Martha
Victoria Able formerly of Calhoun Co., AL. John Richard was 1 of 9 children.
All were born in MS. If you have any information on any
Ruth Long Menhel - 24 Apr 1998
LONG / LILES / PARKS / LOVORN / BURCHFIELD / LOWE / SHIELDS / MURPHY / FLOYD
Need any information on Long families in Winston, Choctaw and Leake
Counties. James Long, b. ca 1770-80 in NC came to Winston Co. with wife,
Susanna Parks. James purchased 2 tracks of land as early as 1835 in Winston Co.
Their children: John Long married Sidney Liles; Eliza Jane Long married James
Murphy; James Granderson Long married Elizabeth M. Lovorn; Martha Long married
William Liles; Andrew Jackson Long married Nancy Lowe; George Washington
Long married Lucinda Gary; Belinda Long married George H. Floyd and Thomas
Jefferson Long who may not have married. These children were connected to
Shields, Burchfields, Akins, McGee, etc.
Tammy DeSoto Pearson - 24 Apr 1998
NOWELL / MITCHELL / CLARK / SMITH / DUNN / WILLIAMS
Maudie NOWELL d/o Nicholus D. Nowell and Mary Susan Mithchell married (1)
Walter (Tom) CLARK s/o Jackson (Jack) Clark and Haney Sevall on Oct. 18, 1904
in Neshoba Co. Philadelphia, Ms witnessed by her brother N. Ben (Benton)
NOWELL, (Neshoba Co. Ms. Marriage Records 1877-1907 Book C-329). She had a son
Oscar Roberta Clark b. abt 1904-5. Mr. Clark and his brother were struck
by lightning and killed. Maudie Nowell Clark then married (2) Henry T. (Temple)
DUNN 1907 in Neshoba Co. (Index to Marriage Record White I E-47). Maudie
JKellum - May 1, 1998
I am desperately trying to locate the children of Dr. Alexander (Alec
or Moses) Kellum. He is listed in 1860 census 1850/1860. I need the names
of his children in the year of 1840. My second
Rita Hill Pullum - 11 May 1998
Val McGinness - 12 May 1998
Shawn McDaniel - 24 May 1998
Shirley Ashley - 25 May 1998
Linda Higgins-McClendon - 29 May 1998
Marty Ramage - 30 May 1998
Margaret Harvey - 31 May 1998
Sanford Toole - 03 Jun 1998
TOOL / TOOLE /
Robert Taylor - 06 Jun 1998
Marty Ramage - 07 Jun 1998
Ray Brooks - 08 Jun 1998
Patrick Harrison - 12 Jun1998
Patrick Harrison - 12 Jun1998
BARRON / McCLANAHAN /
CHILDRESS / TOMLINSON / MORGAN / HARRISON
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