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Winston County, MS
1997 (Page 1 of 2)

Nancy Bullock Tues Sept 30 1997.

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.

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.

Nancy Mikell Mon Jan 06 1997

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

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

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 holt@cy-net.net

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.

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 dkthompson2@juno.com. Thanks in advance for your help.

Blaisdells@aol.com Wed Jun 11 1997

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

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.

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

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 - 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

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 1997

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.

Mildred Jackson Sat Apr 5 1997

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/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.

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.
Mary md John Coulter Monroe Co Ms in 1820
Lurrain Md Edward Coulter Monroe Co Ms in 1824
James Wilcox Md Elizabeth Reynolds Monroe Co Ms in 1824
All 3 families lived in Winston Co from 1830's. I have information on the follwing Winston Co Families that md Coulters:Speakes, Ponders, Hudspeths, Shumakers,Barmores, and Woodwards.

MVEteach1@aol.com Fri Oct 17 1997

I am looking for any information on the following names in WINSTON and NOXUBE counties: BARNHILL, SWANN, and MORRIS.

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 1997

Seeking Mary Beth (last name unknown) who requested lookups on the above surnames from Winston Co, MS. I have lots of info for you but don't know your email address. Please email me at KayRockett@WebTV.net.

O1367@aol.comWed Sept 24 1997

Looking for info on Peter CRAWFORD b 1785 VA d 1854 WINSTON CO, MS. Md Elizabeth TERRY abt 1816 SC or GA. She d 1853 Winston Co, MS. Their children: David Terry CRAWFORD, b 1817 GA, Eliza CRAWFORD b 1818 GA, Caroline CRAWFORD b 1820 GA, William H CRAWFORD,l b 1823, GA, Parthenia CRAWFORD b 1824 Jefferson Co, AL, Elizabeth CRAWFORD b 1826 Jefferson Co, AL, Catherine CRAWFORD b 1828 Jefferson Co, AL and Sarah Ann CRAWFORD b 1832 AL. Any info would be appreciated.

William Eiland Mon Mar 10 1997

I am looking for the burial place for OLIVER GOLDSMITH EILAND somewhere in WINSTON CO. around 1892.

Terry Fregly Sun Nov 16 1997

Henry EVANS B 1803 , KY and wife Elizabeth UK Winston Co, MS in1840- census with Isaac ALLISSON and his family . These two familiess migrated from Smith co, TN together and were in the 1830 census for Smith co, TN. ( both families were on the same page of the census for 1830, TN and 1840 MS) I have reason to believe they are connected perhaps by marriage . The Allison (John Allison) name surfaces in Bossier co, LA Nov 13 1851 as witness to marriage of Amanda EVANS, dau of Henry EVANS. Amanda married James BARKER , b 1826, KY. I am trying to trace the EVANS and BARKER family from origin to Bradley co AR in 1860-1870 T Fregly 800-601-6771

T.Marchant Sun Nov 30 1997

Help! Searching for info on Carlisle BLACK and his wife Elizabeth Betsy POOLE. Their thirteen children were raised and some born in Louisville, Winston, MS., starting about 1835. One of their sons Berry Marcus BLACK married Elizabeth Martha HANNAH, 7 Feb, 1860 in Louisville. Would dearly appreciate any help. Thank you, T.Marchant timm@netport.com

Elaine Bay Sat Mar 22 1997

I am searching for any info. concerning the BOATMAN and PILCHER families. Caroline Boatman m. Jesse HARRIS in Winston Co., MS and later m. David PILCHER. I have found no record of a divorce between Caroline & Jesse HARRIS nor info. about his death

John C Sears Thur Sept 4 1997

BOYD, John; b. bef. 1840; possibly in Carthage ?, Leake Co., MS. (Parentage entirely unknown / spouse unknown). He died aft. 1906, probably in either LA. or AR. He is known to have had a son named "J.J." who was born in Leake Co., MS. (IAW death certif.) in 1859. This son later married a woman from adjacent Winston Co., MS. named Martha Jane Prisock. I have been unable to obtain any details regarding JOHN BOYD except that in the late 1880's, he accompanied his son's family from Winston Co. into the town of Koskiusko, from which they crossed into AR. and settled for a short time in McGehee, AR. They all eventually moved and settled in the Choudrant, LA. area. Photographic evidence demonstrates that JOHN BOYD was alive in 1906 (LA.) and the absence of a wife in the photo suggests that she may have died even before the family left MS. I have been unable to access Census records for this family for 1860,1870, or 1880. It would be expected that the family would be resident in either Leake or Winston Counties during those years. "J.J." was the only known child. "Grandpa Boyd" was the only name the old gentleman was known by to living family members but the name JOHN was listed on "J.J's" death certificate as well as the birthplace of MS. The certificate says "unknown" in regards to "J.J.'s" mother, which would be a further indication that she died (in MS.) when "J.J." was young. I have located two marriage records in Leake Co. (early 1850's) which might refer to our JOHN. One was to a woman named Susan BOYD and the other to a Percilla POWELL. I haven't been able to locate death info on either of these woman, so I don't know if they could be the missing wife. Thanks. John C. Sears JSears2111@aol.com

Pam Stone Sun Jul 13 1997

Seek descs. of Vaughn Vegaria RAY, b. 1881, Clarke Co., MS; d. 1973, Lamar Co., AL; m. 1904, Margaret Addie "Maggie" BRYANT, b. 1885, Clarke Co., MS; dau. of John J. BRYANT & Edwina POPE.Vaughn and Maggie had: (1) Viola (m. Russel GOODIN; son Roger GOODIN b. Winston Co., MS); (2) Benjamin Franklin (d. 1932, unm.?); (3) Jessie May (d. GA?; m. Percy WEAVER); (4) Thos. A. (d. 1994, GA, m. Runie WHITE); (5) Paul Vegaria (living GA?, m. Clemmie ROGERS); (6) John DeWitt (d. 1991, GA?, m. Dorothy Virginia THOMPSON; (7) Helen Lucille (b. Kemper Co., MS, m. William Thos. TRIPLETT; lives Noxubee? Co., MS); (8) Opal M. (b. Kemper Co., MS; m. [1] James ROGERS, m. [2] Edwin ROGERS; lives Lamar Co., AL?); (9) Bonnie Dell (b. 1927, m. Leon LIVINGSTON.) Can anyone help with these families?

Margaret SmithMon Mar 10 1997

Looking for information on the Cannon family. They mostly settle in Louisville, MS Winston county. Also looking for the history of Louisville, MS.

Marilyn TrickelThur May 22 1997

Looking for information on Houston Carr of Louisville, MS. Age 21 in 1924. Also looking for information on Gertrude Dempsey of Louisville, MS. Age 18 in 1924

Mark CarrollWed Sep 10 1997

Need all info about Leroy CARROLL Sons Thomas and George Thomas founded a church called Murphy Creek Baptist Church would contact info for church also intrested in Alene FULCHER and Drucilla WELLS b1850 d1935. and Mary L. PACE b 10May1923 Noah Carroll b1894 d1970 Maurice Magnis Carroll b21MAR1922 d29JUN1975 Bill Dwayne Carroll possibly available in Ackerman

VMinorSat Apr 12 1997

Looking for info about Joseph H. CHERRY, born 1818 in TN, possibly Hardin Co. marr Matilda (Mary) CHERRY, possibly cousin. She was born in TN. They lived their lifes in WINSTON Co. Children: William, James, Mary, Francis, Sarah, and Robert. Who are his parents? Joseph and Mary married in Winsto Co. I am aware of CHERRY Cousins Clearinghouse.





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