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I am looking for researchers of Nathan Nelson Graves Allen,
born February 1775 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, a
son of Rhoda Allen. Nathan N.G. Allen moved with his family
to Tennessee before settling in Monroe County, Mississippi,
where he was among its earliest Methodist ministers. He had
at least six children with his wife Celia Bloodworth.
Nathan N.G. Allen left his family and moved to Nacogdoches,
Texas in the mid-1820s. He later married Margaret
Quinn and raised a second family in present-day Cherokee
County, Texas. I am especially interested in any
information on the descendants of Nathan's first marriage.
Submitted by: Christian Allen Stiehler
Date: April 20, 2000
Looking for any information on Manoah ROBISON/ROBINSON born 1855 in AL
and died in Itawamba CO,MS 1931. He married Texanna HOLLOWAY born 1858
died 1930 in Itawamba CO, MS. Also any information on B.N./Bryson Newt
SULLIVAN 1861-1948 and his first wife
Malissa CROWFORD 1861-1910.Both are buried in Bethlehem Cemetery in
Monroe CO, MS. url at www.uftree.com/UFT/WebPages/hornep/ROBISON/index.htm
Submitted by: Patricia Horne
WWW page: www.uftree.co
RORER, WALTER A.
Looking for information on Lt. Colonel Walter A. Rorer, Executive
Officer of the 20th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, who died at the Battle
of Franklin in 1864. He operated a sawmill apparently outside of Aberdeen
at the beginning of the war, but may have originally been from Virginia.
Any information or leads will be appreciated.
Submitted by: T. G. Roberts
Date: April 8,2000
JOHNSON , GASKIN , WILLIAMS
MODE AVERY JOHNSON Married MARY ( MOLLIE )
GASKIN Dec. 24 1877 Any one know these names. Please E- Mail direct.
Submitted by: WILLIAM C. GILES
WWW page: N/A
Date: APR.8, 2000
WILLIAMS / JOHNSON /GASKIN
WILLIAM RILEY WILLIAMS Married a Moss, Then a
Johnson Born Mar. 24 1870 in Ark. Looking for any or all kin to this
man.Really want his fathers name! Who is buried in MONROE CO. MS.near
Birtie Lee Williams.Abt. 1903 Unknown Williams wifes name Hattie who died
Submitted by: William C. Giles
WWW page: N/A
Date: Apr. 8, 2000
MILLER MCCOY JONES BERRY
JAMES THOMPSON ROBERTS
I am trying to find people related to my dad's family.
His father was Lloyd Belue and his mother was Berniece
Pounders. My great-grandfather was Gene Belue and my
great-grandmother was Ann Belue. They are from
Aberdeen Miss. as far as I know. If anyone has any
information reguarding the name "Belue", please let me
know. Thank you!
Submitted by: Teresa-Belue-Swanner
WWW page: h
WELLS & JUSTUS
Looking for info on Hanna C. Wells who appears in the 1850 Monron Co.
census. Also any info on James M. Justus who she married.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted by: T. JUSTUS
Date: March 14, 2000
MITCHELL, BUSH, ROGERS, NEW,
JAMES MITCHELL, b:12/20/1824, SC; d:12/09/1898,Bowie Co,. TX,
m:(1)ELIZA BUSH,b:1832, NC,d:abt.1857, Monroe Co., MS;
m(2)SARAH ROGERS,b:1842, AL,d:abt. 875, Monroe Co.,MS. CHILDREN FROM
THESE MARRAIGES ARE: JOEL F. MITCHELL, b:6/222/1851,MS; d:11/15/1899,TX;
SARAH J. MITCHELL, b:1855,MS;d:McCurtain,OK;m(1)Robert
Phillips;m(2)Mr.NEW & m(3) Mr. SINGLETON; JOE MITCHELL; b:1858,MS;
ISABELL MITCHELL, b:3/6/1860; d:2/9/1901;TX; JIM MITCHELL, b:1864,MS;
GEORGE CALVIN MITCHELL, b:8/24/1865,MS; d:12/30/1938,OK; MARY A.MITCHELL;
b:1870,MS; LUELLA MITCHELL,b:1/20/1872,Monroe Co.,MS,d:2/21/1908,TX;
DELLA MITCHELL,b: 1875, MS. I need the names of the parents and siblings of:
JAMES MITCHELL, ELIZA BUSH AND SARAH ROGERS, Would also be interested in
any information on HUSBANDS OF SARAH MITCHELL, MR. NEW & MR. SINGLETON.
Any information will be helpful.
Submitted by: Edna Ruth Harrell
Date: March 7, 2000
CLARKE descendant of Monroe County seeking source of published Monroe County
history. Monroe County Historical Society does not reply to my inquiry.
Would like to know where I might purchase compiled history. Tom Clarke
Submitted by: Tom Clarke
Date: February 27, 2000
MITCHELL - SUELL
Searching for information on James Mitchell, b: 12/20/1824, SC,
d:12/09/1898, Bowie Co., TX, buried: Pine Spring Cem, Bowie,TX., m:(1)
Eliza Bush, b:1832, NC, d: abt. 1857, MS;
m(2)Sarah Rogers, b: 1842, AL, d: abt. 1875, MS. Children:
Joel F.,m:Mary Jane Suell,Monroe Co., MS, 12/21/1872,
Sarah J., Joe, Isabell, Jim/James,George Calvin, Mary A., Luella and
Della. All born in MS. I am interested in learning where in SC, James
Mitchell, was born and the name of his parents and siblings.
Submitted by: Edna Ruth Harrell
Date: February 25, 2000
SMITH, VAN VLEET
I had an ancester who lived in Smithville,Monroe County in the 1920's,
names Curtis Knight. His father could have been W.C. Knight and his mother
Sallie. They may have lived there also. I am looking for any clue to this
family. Thanks, Susan Lane
Submitted by: Susan Lane
Date: February 19, 2000
HALL, CAMPBELL, HOWELL
SIDNEY PENNINGTON - I am seeking to recontact someone who e-mailed me a few
months ago concerning a common ancestor - RENA PENNINGTON, sister to my
great grandfather, SIDNEY PENNINGTON, who died in either LEE or MONROE
County ,Mississippi. Please re contact me at the following e-mail
address: email@example.com or at my home: 153 Burlington Road,
Elmer, NJ 08318 - I received you e-mails but was unable to respond to
your address. Please retry. Edward Leigh Pennington
Submitted by: Edward Leigh Pennington
Date: February 10, 2000
I descend from Henry Bickerstaff of Tishomingo County, MS. He is listed in
the 1837 census of Tishomingo County. I have been told that he was
related to the Bickerstaffs of Monroe County. He and John L. Bickerstaff
were both maried in St. Clair County of AL in the 1820s. If anyone can
document a relationship, please contact me, Thank you
Submitted by: EMILYANN RASPILAIR
Date: FEBRUARY 10, 2000
Seeking information on my gr gr grandmother,
Rebecca Ann (Franks) Mansell. Rebecca was listed in the 1880 MS Monroe
Co, Athens Voting Prec. Census as:
Mansell, R. A. 55 Head b. AL (Rebecca Ann (Franks)
S. C. 27 dau b. AL (Sarah C. b. 1852)
W. W. 19 son b. Al (Wm White b. 1861 AL)
S. A. 9 dau b. AL
I have lost this family after the 1880 Monroe Co., Census. Do not know
what happened to Rebecca or the two daughters. Her Son, William White
came to Oklahoma with the other children, Harley P. b. 1855 AL; Robert
George b. 1846 AL. Rebecca Mansell owned land in Marion Co., AL, and was
listed in Sanford Co.,(Marion/Lamar) in 1870. Rebecca Ann married
William Mansell/Mancill b. 1809, son of Edward Mancill. Any help will be
greatly appreciated. Thanks
Submitted by: Retha Lassetter
Date: February 9, 2000
THOMAS ; HAWKINS
BENNETT HARLAN NELSON
I am in the process of tracing my wife's family name on her mother's side.
We don't have any older living relatives and only have info that was passed word
of mouth and some pictures. Hopefully we will have a web site, which will
include pictures, completed in the near future. The name we are tracking
is James Abraham Tubb b: March 17, 1875. He was married to Sally L.
Garrison. They lived in Walker County, AL with 4 daughters. Daughters
were born between 1900 and 1915. His father was John Summers Tubb. James
was a coal mine superintendent. Just as the depression started the mines
were closed and he left Walker County to return to his home town of
Amory,MS to find work. He then went to Louisville, MS to work, which is
where he died and is supposedly buried. He died within 2 years(we do not
have a date of death), and never returned to Alabama where his family had
remained. My wife visited Amory in 1957 and we have a picture of the
family house, which she says was in very bad shape even then. No one
lived in it. His sister had supposedly lived next door but we do not have
a name. I have a copy of the book "The Tubb Family of Monroe Mississippi
and Their Kin", which has been a great help. Any and all help or
suggestions will be appreciated. John Newman
Submitted by: John Newman
Date: February 2, 2000
BRIGMAN, MORRIS/MORAS, BAKER,
Searching for anyone with information on Jessie Bunyan Benton wife
Myrtie Benton. Lived in Amory Ms. Any info on the parents of Jessie or
Myrtie Gray Benton would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted by: Sandra Benton
Date: Jan. 22, 2000
BURDINE, CHILDRESS, LAUDERDALE,
REID, SHUMPERT, WEST
SAMUEL S. THOMPSON & FRANCES ANN
I am searching for my gg grandparents, SAMUEL
S. THOMPSON and FRANCES ANN BARNETT. I have been told they were married
in Monroe Co Ms on Nov. 8, 1840. I know they were in Chickasaw Co. MS.
for several years then moved on to Fayette Co. TX by the 1850's. I am
searching for any information on them, before than 1840.I would love to
find Samuel's parents. Thanks in advance.
Submitted by: KAREN THOMPSON BAILEY
Date: JANUARY 16, 2000
James H. Murphy, born 1860 Ms, married Josephine Azwell, born July
1859 Ms, on April 23, 1882, in Monroe County. Ms. The couple were living
in Aberdeen, Monroe County, Ms in 1900 with children Robert O. Murphy (
May 1883) and Louise D. Murphy ( Sept. 1885). The 1920 Soundex reflects
James and Josephine still living in Aberdeen.
Looking for any additional information on this family. Any and all help
Submitted by: Linda Harris
Date: January 16, 2000
I am interested in any information for GILLEYLEN family in Monroe County
beginning in 1826.
Submitted by: Cathy Gilleylen Schultz
Date: January 6, 2000
Sartor family or Spruiel family
Glenn, Brasfield, White, Stockton,
THOMPSON, LITTLE, FEARS
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