QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, QUALIFIED GUESSES, LEADS, ETC!!!
QUESTION: Has anyone seen a book that would list the early settlers of Jefferson County?
ANSWER: Cindy has seen a book at the Mississippi State University Library called Early Settlers of Mississippi as taken from Land Claims in the Mississippi Territory>
QUESTION: Where can I find any information on the old town of Rodney? My great-great grandfather managed the riverdock/pier in this old "ghost town" so I am told. (-- Robert H. Abney)
ANSWER: Try these two books: (1) Mississippi-Louisiana Border Country: A History of Rodney, Mississippi, St. Joseph, Louisiana and Environs by Marie T. Logan, 1980 published by Claitor's Publishing Division; 3165 S. Acadian at I-10; P. O. Box 3333; Baton Rouge, LA 70821; (2) News From Rodney, 1834-1840 by Gordon A. Cotton; printed by Keith Publishing Co., Inc.; Raymond, MS; 1987. (--Robert Shumway)
QUESTION: What families are mentioned in the book A Complete History of Methodism?
ANSWER: Bren Cloud lists the following names as some of the Methodist families: Scott, Griffing, Cloud, Bowles, Floyd, Gibson, Owens, Baldridge, Robertson, Marble, Forman, Dow, Harriman, Amos, Blackman, Barnes, Vick, Lasley, Bowman, Johnson, Hinds, Sterlin, McLaughlin, Barlow, Morehouse, McClure, Burge, Hellums, Houston, McMinn, Edge, Harper, Sellers, Quinn, Henninger, Shaw, Kennon and more.
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