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Fayette County, Alabama

~ Mosley & Related Family Photos ~

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Art Hudson

John Estes Mosley & others
John Estes MOSLEY
son of James O. Mosley & Cornelia Harris

Married Melissa Adeline Robertson
Buried Bluff Cemetery

NOTE: John Estes MOSLEY, second man from left above,
was the town marshal at Guin in the early 1900s.
His passengers are thought to be family members,
but their actual names are not known.

Malissa (Mosley) Sims
Malissa (MOSLEY) SIMS family
(circa 1904)

Buried Shady Grove Nazarene Church Cemetery

"Seated l. to r. Miss Sarah Belinda SIMS, 1857-1925, Mrs. Malissa Mosley SIMS, 1824-1905.
Standing, Jimmy MOSLEY, nephew of Mrs. SIMS.
Mrs. SIMS was the widow of E.D. SIMS who died at Iuka, Miss., Oct. 18, 1864, from injuries
received in a Troop Train accident near this town.
She lived on a small farm near Shady Grove Church
where she reared her three children and her nephew, Jimmy MOSLEY.
The house she lived in is shown in the background
and in the window can be seen a woolen coverlet.
The thread was homespun, died [sic] and woven on the hand loom
in the huge log kitchen that stood about twenty feet in the back of the 'main' house."

NOTE: Jimmy MOSLEY was the son of James O. MOSLEY, who was a brother of Mrs. SIMS.

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