Whats New

11/26/07

The Shaffer Family Cemetery;  The Shafer Family cemetery listing has been added with all burials along with some additional genealogical information and photographs. Cemetery transcription and phtographs submitted by William G. Latham, Jr

11/13/07

Adrew Jackson Shaffer Family photograph taken in 1899 - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

11/10/07

Adam Shaffer's Bible - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr

2/3/07

Goodspeed's Biography of H. L. Burkitt - submitted by Ronald Cramer

2/2/07

Photograph of Henry Lemuel Burkitt - submitted by Ronald Cramer

8/21/06

Photograph of John Frederick Shaffer Tombstone in Pine Bluff Cemetery - Thanks to William G. Latham, Jr. for contributing.

8/19/06

Surname Registry addition: Simons, Woods

6/23/06

African-American Burials with a West Point Address
Letters from Henry Burkitt to sister Mary Richardson - Thanks to Ron Cramer & John Bush
Surname Registry addition: Kornegay

3/25/06

Surname Registry additions: Blake, Orman

2/19/06

Surname Registry additions: Ingram, Porter, Pyron, Tabb

2/11/06

Surname Registry addition: Harris

1/29/06

Surname Registry Additions: Andrews, Dill, Hodnett, Pugh, Stringfellow, Weed, Wilson

1/21/06

Photo of Gladys Lorine Charles about age 36-38 on the Charles Photo page - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

1/16/06

Additional Greenwood Cemetery graves in Partial Greenwood Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Photo of West Point City Cafe - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

1/8/06

Partial Greenwood Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Cedar Bluff Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Peden Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Adam Shaffer Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Pine Bluff Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Greene Family Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Partial Old Montpelier Cemetery transcription - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Cemetery List - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

1/7/06

William Rush Staggs Biography - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Surname Registry Additions: Blansett, Brooks, Charles, Criddle, Davis, Felton, Hall, Hardiman, Latham, Myers, Shaffer, Stafford, Staggs, Stringfellow, Terry, Williams
More Charles Family Photos - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

1/6/06

More Charles Family Photos - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

12/15/05

James Alvin Terry biography - written and submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Dewey Emery Charles biography - written and submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.
Charles Family Photos - submitted by William G. Latham, Jr.

12/13/05

Latham & Related Families - link to William G. Latham's Family Tree Maker site

11/20/05

Lowry & McCardle's Clay County entry in their History of Mississippi (1891) - Thanks to Denise Wells

11/12/05

Surname Registry addition: Fant

10/31/05

Surname Registry additions: Cogdell, Cogsdell

8/22/05

Surname Registry additions: Clark, Cox

7/22/05

Surname Registry addition: Marshall

6/27/05

Greenwood Cemetery photographs - Thanks to Clare Herrick, W. R. Price, and Lori Thornton
Memorial Gardens photographs - Thanks to Lori Thornton
McPherson Cemetery photographs - Thanks to Lori Thornton
Palestine Cemetery photographs - Thanks to Mary Whitaker Davis

6/25/05

West Point's Presbyterian Church, 1909 - Thanks to Clare Herrick for the photograph
Katz Home Fire article from Vernon Clipper newspaper - Thanks to Veneta McKinney

5/1/05

Cemetery Photograph submission form added to Cemeteries page

4/19/05

Surname Registry update: Kornegay

4/9/05

Surname Registry additions: Baker, Castleberry

3/21/05

Surname Registry addition: Ivy

3/14/05

Surname Registry addition: Gilreath

3/13/05

Surname Registry additions: Bennett, Hardy, Kennedy, Love, Williams

2/22/05

Link to 1885 Mississippi Atlas (at Bob Franks' site)

2/13/05

Surname Registry Additions: Champion & Sansing

1/21/05

Surname Registry Addition: Saxon

12/13/04

Surname Registry Additions: Basinger, Cruikshank

11/26/04

The 2005 Northeast Mississippi Heritage Gathering will be held in Aberdeen on January 14 and 15. For a registration form and schedule, please visit http://www.aberdeenms.org/heritage.htm.

11/14/04

New Photo Page with photographs ofthe historical marker at Palo Alto and the marker for the Siloam Academy - Thanks to W. R. Price for submitting these.

11/13/04

Additional Photos of Greenwood Cemetery and Gilbert Family Biography [PDF] - Thanks to W. R. Price for these
Surname Registry addition: McPherson

11/8/04

Surname Registry update: Bean

10/11/04

Surname Registry additions: Critz, Hastings
Greenwood Cemetery photos - Thanks to Clare Herrick for these!

8/26/04

Surname Registry addition: Addison

8/23/04

Surname Registry addition: Beasley

8/13/04

Descendants of Royal Blankenship [PDF] - submitted by Roy Crowell; includes Blankenship and Perkins surnames in Clay County - located on the families page

8/9/04

Clay County Land Patents from Mississippi Land Patents Database - This resource in the USGenWeb Project Archives was contributed by Joy Fisher and Tina Vickery

Surname Registry addition: Hardy

7/31/04

Surname Registry addition: Barker

7/17/04

Surname Registry addition: Wooten

7/10/04

I've added a neat new resource that I started for the state to the Index page of this site. It is called Mississippi History & Genealogy Notes Blog and it will have all sorts of information related to Mississippi historical and genealogical research. I have enabled RSS for those of you with RSS readers.

6/30/04

Surname Registry Additions: Chester, Glen, Grace, Murrah, Pate

6/13/04

Surname Registry Addition: Bean

6/2/04

General Genealogical Information Section on Index Page

5/29/04

Surname Registry Additions: Junkin, Kornegay, Powell, Pressly

1/4/04

New surnames have been added over the past few months.

Help this site grow in 2004. If you have family documents, make a New Year's Resolution to transcribe them and submit them to Clay Co., MSGenWeb. Remember that this site respects the privacy of living persons.

 


 


 

The Clay County, Mississippi USGenWeb Site

Everette Carr is the new County Coordinator for Clay County, Mississippi.
Contact:  Everette Carr

Everette Carr, MSGenWeb State Coordinator
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