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WINSTON COUNTY, MS.
QUERIES
1998 (Page #1 of 2)



Crandall Woodson Wed Feb 11 1998

BARRON
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, cwoodson@at.gtaa.gatech.edu


rayel@ali.intop.netWed Mar 25 1998
CHILDS / LUNDY

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.

mml@aps.anl.govWed Mar 25 1998

COLEMAN
We are looking for Levi COLEMAN or Samuel COLEMAN(circa 1896-1914) his son. They lived in Louisville Ms. in WINSTON COUNTY.


Albert Thomas Myatt Wed Mar 25 1998

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.

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 dthompson2@juno.com. Thanks.

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 1998

HALL / SKELTON
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 

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

Dover2@aol.com Sun Mar 15 1998

LEE
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.

Chris S. Tomlin Thur Apr 9 1998

LONG
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

quake@unix.cde.com Wed Feb 11 1998

NOWELL
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.

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.
Thomas's wife's name was Eliza Cecily MASON. Thomas's father was enuberated with them in the 1870 Noxubee Co census and may have died while they lived in Winston Co. His name was William OTIS born 1795 in SC. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks

Hubert W. Booher Mon Jan 19 1998

QUARLES
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)


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.

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.
Ethel SMITH was the dau. of Newton SMITH.
I am researching WHITE and Virgil Solomon WHITE was the brother of my grandmother. He was born Monroe Co. Ms. and mar. there #1. to Eugenia and had child, Annie L. b. 1899. He then shows up in Winston Co. in 1920 with wife Ethel P. Smith White. Any help?


Don Bishop Sat Mar 7 1998

TATUM
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.

Dortha McElroy Greenlee - Thurs Apr 16, 1998

GREENLEE /  SHOEMAKER (SCHUMACHER) / McKNIGHT
Hugh GREENLEE, born 1796 in NC, lived in Fayette Co., AL @ 1830 and Pickens
Co., AL by 1833. He lived in WINSTON CO., MISSISSIPPI in 1850 and Choctaw
Co. in 1860. His son, David Jasper Newton GREENLEE was my husband's great grandfather. DJN's son, David Clarence GREENLEE, stated that DJN's mother was-----------
SHOEMAKER or SCHUMACHER. On the 1850 census for Winston Co.:
Hugh GREENLEE, 53, born NC; Catharine GREENLEE, 44, NC; Jasper, 17, AL; Nancy, 11, MS; Mary, 9, MS; Delilah, 7, MS;  Andrew, 5, MS; Mezemiah (female), 2, MS
We believe that Hugh had older children but do not have names for them. If you will notice, there is such an age gap between Jasper (DJN) and Nancy, I believe that these latter children are from a second marriage. I have seen a record of an Andrew MCKNIGHT deeding a gift for a new grandchild, Deliliah GREENLEE, in 1843 in Winston Co. I'm wondering if Deliliah's mother was
Catharine MCKNIGHT? Will be glad to exchange information.



Boyd Thompson - Tuesday 4/21/98

AGENT
I am looking for information on George W AGENT. He was in the 1850 WINSTON CO census.
My line is: George W AGENT, William Jackson AGENT, Fannie Ann AGENT, Geneva Nowell
Burchfield, Louise Burchfield Thompson, Boyd Thompson.


Lorri Bunn - 22 Apr 1998

MILLER / ABLE
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
of these people please contact me. The other children were: Louise, Jeff, Elizabeth, Mollie, Samuel D., Augustus, Dow E, and Emma.


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.
Any help with be appreciated and will share information. Ruth Long Menhel.


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 Nowell
Clark Dunn had two sons: Odis Dunn b.Dec. 7, 1908 d. June 20, 1930 & Marshall Dunn b.Jan. 10, 1910 d. Sept. 25, 1960. I have info she may have married (3) Bud Smith after 1910.  I would appreciate any information about Maudie NOWELL CLARK DUNN before or after 1910 please let me know.   I would also like any info on her sister Betty Nowell who married Lonnie Dunn children are Melviney Dunn married Amos Dunn and Tinnie Dunn married ???Williams.


JKellum - May 1, 1998

KELLUM

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
great grandfather was J.R. Kellum listed in the 1860 census named two of his children after Dr. Moses Kellum and his wife Isabella. I believe that J.R. Kellum may be the son of Dr. Alexander (Alecor Moses) Kellum.   Help Please.



Rita Hill Pullum - 11 May 1998

YOUNG / HOLMAN
Searching for Thomas Young bro to Elizabeth Young. Elizabeth md John Holman Jr May 1805 Orangeburgh Dist, SC and d 1849 Carroll Co, MS. History of Winston Co, MS states that Elizabeth's bro, Thomas Young, and his family came with the Holmans to MS in 1836.



Val McGinness - 12 May 1998

ALEXANDER
Need info on Aris Alexander or any of his family listed in the following biography: b. around 1815 South Carolina m. Nicey Jane Skinner b. around 1822 South Carolina. He, his wife, and children most probably died in Mississippi. The last date found indicating they were still alive, was Saturday, September 8, 1860, when the U.S. Census was taken at the family home in Winston County, Mississippi. LINEAGE - PARENTS: John and Mary "Polly" Woodham Alexander - PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER: Frances (nee?) Alexander - MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Edward, Jr. and Mary (nee?) Woodham - MATERNAL G-GRANDPARENTS: Edward, Sr. and Eleanor (nee?) Woodham CHILDREN - 1. James S. Alexander - 2. Leonard Alexander - 3. Nancy Alexander - 4. John Alexander - 5. William Alexander - 6. V.W. Alexander NOTES · Census references are: 1840 Darlington County, South Carolina ; 1850 Darlington County, South Carolina ; 1860 Louisville Township, Winston County, Mississippi ; and 1870 Neshoba County, Mississippi. · Both the 1840 and 1850 South Carolina U.S. Census surveys show Aris' family to have lived in the Second Division Township of Darlington County, South Carolina where Aris was listed as a farmer. · According to a Mississippi census (separate from the U.S. Census), Aris and Nicey's children all attended school. The same census survey states that Aris had a personal estate valued at $6,000, and real estate valued at $2,000. The census shows that many of the same people listed in Aris' neighborhood in Mississippi were born in South Carolina. Two other Alexanders were listed as "Head of Household" in the Louisville Township survey. They were J.G. Alexander, a carpenter who was born in Alabama , and W.H. Alexander, a farmer born in South Carolina around 1824. · The 1860 census in Winston County, Mississippi was taken on Saturday, September 8th, 1860. All of Aris' known family was alive at that time, including the youngest three children who were not included in the 1850 census taken back in South Carolina. The youngest three were born in Mississippi . · The 1870 census finds Aris in Neshoba County (adjacent to Winston County), Mississippi . It was taken Monday, June 20, 1870 showing Aris' location as Philadelphia Post Office. The list of children in this newer census shows more children in the household - all born between the 1860 and 1970 censuses. They were probably Aris' grandchildren. · The census' hand-written script is difficult to decipher, but it looks like Aris' real estate value at that time was around $1000. · It's likely that Aris was named after his uncle, Aris Woodham, Sr. · Nicey was a daughter of Lemuel and Nicey Jane Belk Skinner. · As evidenced in the census, Nicey’s name has also been seen as "Nicy" and "Nice". · 1870 found Aris in neighboring Neshoba County, so he may be buried there.



Shawn McDaniel   - 24 May 1998

MCDANIEL / MCDANNAL
I am looking for any information on Noah McDaniel. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History told me that Noah was located on both the 1850 & 1860 MS census in Winston County. I would appreciate any information about the McDaniels, or the following names: Sarah McDaniel, William McDaniel. Thanks, Shawn McDaniel



Shirley Ashley - 25 May 1998

DAWSON / FLINT
I am looking for the father and mother of Fannie Elizabeth DAWSON. Fannie was b. 1849 in England. She married Martin Wesley FLINT on Jan. 17, 1868 in Winston County, Mississippi and she died in Mississippi. If anyone could --Please Help!



Linda Higgins-McClendon -  29 May 1998

NUNALLY / PRESTRIDGE
1850 Winston County, Mississippi Census Prestridge, Benjamin 51 b.1799 Ann 51 John 22 Nunally, Elizebeth 45 b. 1805 Does anyone have information on Mariah Nunally-born 1818 in Monroe County, Ala and married Benjamin Prestridge. Mariah is the daughter of Moses and Nancy Ellis Nunally. Moses was born in chesterfield County, Va 1763. 1763 Revolutinary War. Had 12 children- 1st two born Ga. next two in Tn and the rest in Alabama. Moses had a land transaction in 1814 Waren County, Tenn with William Nunley son of Cherokee mother. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Linda email: lindamcc@cdc.net



Marty Ramage -  30 May 1998

OXFORD / RAMAGE
Searching for information pertaining to the descendants of William G. Oxford and his wife, Matilda Ramage (born ca. 1819). William G. Oxford and Matilda Ramage were married in Winston County, Mississippi on 7 March 1842.



Margaret Harvey  -  31 May 1998

FRYER
Seeking information on Henry Clay FRYER, born in MS abt. 1845 of parents who were both from MS. His burial record of 1899 in Watsonville, CA notes that he was a member of CO. B of Walls Legion of the Louisville Tigers, CSA. The 1880 census shows Henry in Stephens County, TX with one leg, a wife (Matilda CRAWFORD of GA) and a few children. He is my gr-gr grandfather. Would appreciate any leads. Thanks!



Sanford Toole -  03 Jun 1998

TOOL / TOOLE / LOVERN
TOOL/TOOLE FAMILY Seeking information on Charles TOOL who married Mary Ann Lovorn in Winston County in 1846. Searching for any link to Anderson TOOL in Barnwell County SC in 1850.



Robert Taylor - 06 Jun 1998

SAVAGE
I am looking for any information on Daniel Wick Savage.The only info that i have on him is that he was married to a lady with the first name of lector and they were married on 19 August 1917 and he died on 22 Dec. 1927.Thank you for any information.Robert Taylor



Marty Ramage - 07 Jun 1998

RAMAGE / OXFORD
Searching for information on descendants of William G. Oxford who married Matilda Ramage on 7 March 1842 in Winston Co., MS. Their children were: Martha Oxford (born ca. 1843); John Oxford (born ca. 1844); Joseph Oxford (born ca. 1844); William A. Oxford (born ca. 1845); Drucilla Oxford (born ca. 1846); Andrew J. Oxford (born ca. 1848); Hester A. Oxford (born ca. 1852); Cornelia Oxford (born ca. 1855); Anabelle Oxford (born ca. 1858); Parthena Oxford (born ca. 1860); and Malvena Oxford (born ca. 1860).



Ray Brooks - 08 Jun 1998

THOMPSON
My wife's grandmother LEOLA THOMPSON was born in Winston Co. MS about 1880. Her son Archie Dee Thompson was born in Winston Co.MS about 1915. Leola Thompson is thought to have had Choctaw blood which I am now trying to research. Any information is most appreciate,BTW, Thompson was Leola's Maiden name also. Many Thanks



Patrick Harrison - 12 Jun1998

McCLANAHAN / BARRON
McClanahan Family: Will share information with those researching the McClanahan Family that arrived in Monroe County ca. 1819 and then moved into Winston and Oktibbeha County. They eventually moved on to Texas. Joseph Barron married Hannah McClanahan. This is the same family that has a court docket against the Barron Family in Winston County. I am a descendant of Joseph and Hannah.



 Patrick Harrison - 12 Jun1998

BARRON / McCLANAHAN / CHILDRESS / TOMLINSON / MORGAN / HARRISON
Barron Family: Will share information with anyone researching the BARRON FAMILY which arrived in Winston, Oktibbeha, Choctaw Counties in the 1830's from South Carolina through Alabama. My ancestor is Joseph Barron who married Hannah McClanahan, his son James Barron married Elizabeth Childrenn, their son Jefferson Davis Barron married Mary Elizabeth Tomlinson, their daughter Mary Katherine Barron married John Morgan, their daughter Mary Elizabeth Morgan married James Ellis Harrison.


 


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