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I am seeking information on Elizabeth Richardson who married Abraham
Baker Jr in Monroe Co, Miss on Dec. 14, 1874. She was born Dec 6, 1855 in
Alabama, died Oct 4, 1942 in Cooper, Tx and is buried at Willowhole
Cemetery along with Abraham in North Zulch, Madison Co., Tx. They are my
gggrandparents. I have information on Abraham, but nothing on Elizabeth's
If anyone has info please contact me and I will share what I have.
Submitted by: Lee Ann Wheat
Date: January 21, 2006
ELLIS, RIEVES, BEEKS
I am researching the following people and am looking for any
information on them, if you can help please contact me! Thank you!
Margaret (Maggie)Rieves b. 21 Apr 1854, Mississippi
daughter of William Rieves and Sarah Sallie Beeks.
md. Thomas Ellis b. <1850> < Mississippi? >
Edna Jane Ellis b. 28 Mar 1875
Fleta Sallie Ellis b. 22 May 1877
I am curious who the two sons are, if they even exist, how Margaret died
(5 Sep 1878) and what happened to Thomas - (Edna and Fleta show up in the
1880 census living with their grandmother.)
Submitted by: Chelsea DeFriez
WWW page: www.jenkinsdefriez.net
Date: Feb 23 2006
In the 1900 census of Monroe Co. Smithville, I find
John E. NELSON b. May 1859 in Sweden emmigrated in 1870
Mollie E. b. June 1866 in Alabama M/ 13yr.
Mollie E. b. Sept. 1882
Richard M. (Monroe) b. May 1885 In Monroe co.
Hattie L. b. Feb. 1888 in Ms.
Hardis L. (or Harris?) b. July 1894 in Ms
Candie D. b. Jan 1897 in Ms. (he died in Memphis in 1920)
In the 1910 census of Monroe Co. Hatley
There is children born since 1900
Dessie M. b. abt 1901 she is age 9
Lizzie M. b. abt 1908 she is age 2
In the 1920 census they are living in memphis, Tn. there is a daughter
Hattie (looks like ) BENNETT. William MCDONALD who is listed her as
Mollie's father is age 75. This is my g-grandfather. He is buried beside
his 2nd wife Matilda DEES in the Hatley cemetery. After the 1920 census I
can't find any of this family except for Monroe NELSON who was crippled
and worked at odd jobs. I would appreciate any help with this family if
you recognize any of them.
Submitted by: Dorothy Bumbaugh
WWW page: www. bumbaugh.com
Date: 26 march 2006
Thomas Rogers b SC 1802
first wife: Elizabeth born in NC about 1817 died 1860/1861?
Lived in Alabama until about 1846 then Monroe County, Mississippi
Frances M, Richard, Mary, Nancy, Sarah, Martha, Lidia, John, Robert
Thomas married Sarah Holbert in 1861 and I know they had at least one
child, General Lee Rogers (my gg born in 1864) who married Julia
Cantrell. Thomas is buried with Sarah, so I do not know where his first
wife was buried. General Lee & Julia Rogers had 3 daughters - Shirley,
Crim, & Peggy (Lay, my gm).
In the 1870 census, they are showing other children living with them:
Catherine (maybe a DIL?), Idellas, Reuben (possibly Robert?).
In 1880, they have a granddaughter Susan who was born in Texas living
I know several of the first set of children moved to Texas, but do not
know who Susan's parents were. I also do not know if General Lee had any
whole siblings from his mother Sarah.
I would love any information on any of the Rogers or if anyone knows
anything about Sarah's family.
Submitted by: Kimberly Sprecher (nee Lay)
Date: April 8, 2006
I need to directions to Center (maybe spelled Senter) Cemetery in
Greenwood Springs (Quincy). I know that Elizabeth & John Lay are buried
there, but I remember about a dozen or more other tombstones being there
and want to research when I am able to visit. My father took me there
about 23 years ago and it was extremely overgrown, and I remember it
being on a side road in the woods - near or on the James Taylor property
(formerly I think this was owned by the Bookers or Grays, and originally
the Wises - all my relatives). A side road off Route 8 (not that far from
278) on the same side of the road that my grandparents (Kirby & Mildred
Carter) used to live? Any help is greatly appreciated.
Submitted by: Kimberly Sprecher
Date: April 8, 2006
MILLER - McGOWAN - JOHNSON
TAYLOR, FITZPATRICK, BELLOWS
I am seeking information about my great-grandmother, Etta Victoria
Taylor. I do not have her b.d., but know that she was born in Monroe
County, MS. Her father was of Choctaw Native American heritage, making
her eligible to be enrolled as a member of the Choctaw Nation in
Oklahoma. Her mother's family name was Fitzpatrick. My great-
grandmother married Archie Lee Bellows. They lived in Fannin County TX.
My grandfather was her third child, Charles Bellows.
Submitted by: Freida McAninch
Date: May 19, 2006
I am looking for information of parentage of my gr-gr-grandfather:
James Harvey Gray Robinson
b. 7 Sep 1812 (TN)
d. 18 Jun 1874 Monroe County, MS
m. (1) Martha Greenwood
m. (2) Mary Melvina Boggan
b. 7 Sep 1833
d. 30 Nov. 1914 Monroe County, MS
dau. of: Cornelius & Susanna Richardson Bailey
Charlie Tate Robinson
John Cornelius Robinson
Martha Love Robinson (my gr-grandmother)
Mary A. Robinson
Any information will be gratefully accepted.
Jane Horner Brent
Submitted by: Jane Horner Brent
Date: May 25, 2006
RICHARDSON / BAKER
Seeking information on John Moree, age 72 born NC wife, Mary
age 60 born SC listed in Marion County, MS 1860 census. I
believe that he is a nephew of my GGG Grandfather, Jeremiah Moree born in
NC ca. 1765. Thanks.
Submitted by: Connie Springs
Date: June 7, 2006
HOOD - MERRITT
I am trying to find information regarding Ezekiel Merritt who is
listed on page 90 of the 1850 Monroe Co MS Census. Ezekiel is listed as
being 25 and born in AL. His wife, Almeda is 20 and born in AL.
Children Ophelia age 3 born in MS and son William age 2 and born in MS.
Ophelia was my great-grandmother. Have found some information that
Almeda's maiden name was Hood and her parents were William and Cecelia
(Quinn) Hood. Would like to confirm if this information is correct.
Would like to know what happened to Ezekiel and Almeda Merritt. Ophelia
married J.W. Henson in Monroe Co., MS on Dec. 14, 1865 and later moved to
Texas. I can not find anything regarding what happened to Ezekiel or
Almeda. Would appreciate any help. Thanks.
Submitted by: Linda Pierce
Date: June 26, 2006
HOOD - HENSON - MERRITT - MERRETT - QUINN
I am trying to find information regarding my great-grandparents John
Wesley Henson and Ophelia Angeline Merritt who were married in Monroe Co,
MS Dec 14, 1865. Ophelia's parents were Ezekiel & Almeda Merritt. I
have found from one posting that Almeda's parents were William & Cecelia
(Quinn) Hood, but I am not sure that this information is correct. Does
anyone have any information regarding this family? I found Ezekiel,
Almeda, & children on the 1850 Monroe Co Census; and Ezekiel & children
on the 1860 census and then nothing else. I do not know anything
regarding Ezekiel except that he was born abt 1825 in Alabama. Ezekiel
and Almeda's children were Ophelia Angeline, William born abt 1848, and
R.A. (a daughter) born abt 1852. Would appreciate any information
regarding any information. Thanks
Submitted by: Linda Pierce
Date: July 6, 2006
Seeking info/relatives of Henry Hawkins, he's sited on the 1820
Monroe Co census. He might be related to Robert Hawkins, but I'm unsure
Submitted by: Debbie Hawkins
Date: July 22, 2006
Looking for the parents of Joe Johnson/Johnston who married Marry
Millie Suggs in Monroe County, MS on Jan 8, 1884 as listed in the early
Monroe County Marriages. He was born in 1852/53 in Mississippi but I can
not find birth records nor census records in 1860. He is listed as living
with the James B. Pruitt family in the 1870 census. He died on 12/22/1915
possibly in Lowdnes County, MS.
Submitted by: HANK JOHNSTON
Date: Aug 10, 2006
SIMPSON / MOSS
Seeking info on the family of Charles W. Simpson and Anna Mariah Moss
Simpson that was living in Monroe Co., MS in 1880 according to the census
1880 United States Federal Census Record
Name: C. W. Simpson
Home in 1880: Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
Relation to head-of-household: Self
Spouses's Name: Annie
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: VA
Occupation: Carriage Maker
Marital status: Married
Household Members: Name Age
C. W. Simpson 48
Annie Simpson 44
Blanch Simpson 20
Mary Simpson 17
Lucy Simpson 14
Annie Simpson 11
Johnnie Simpson 8
Mattie Simpson 6
Lily Simpson 2
Their daughter, Blanch, married William T. Watts Feb. 14, 1894 in
Aberdeen, Monroe Co.
Any info appreciated
Submitted by: Angela Davis
Date: September 23, 2006
david e glenn, I have a new e mail.. its been a long time since ive
been here.. my OLD one was firstname.lastname@example.org, my NEW one is
email@example.com Im still looking for information on the
Submitted by: davideglenn
Date: october 10, 2006
My name is Douglas A. Braden would like my surname posted , I live in
Wichita Falls , Tx. am searching for Great Great grand father and his
Children . John Braden was born to William Braden and Sally Barmore in
Georgia on way to Ala. from South Carolina .He married in Ala. 03-22-1823
,to Patsy Martin .they moved from St. Claire ,Ala. to Monroe Co ,Miss
around 1840 . By 1850 census they were in Itawamba Co ,. Miss. I believe
some of his kids either married and settled there in Monroe or returned
there . They were
1.William M. Braden B. 1828 who was either first child by another wife
or was younger brother he was raising.
2. Austin C. Braden B. 1829
3.Perry Braden B. 1830
4.Martha Anne Braden B. 1832 Married Leroy Littlrton Hill in 1862 Monror
County , Miss.
5.Henry J.H. Braden B1833 married Sarah H.
6.Solomon Braden B. 1835
7.Elizabeth Braden B 1838
8.Rebecca Braden B 1840
9.David Calhoun Braden B. 1831,1841,or1843 Married Annie Jackson Leslie
10.James K.P. Braden B 1846
11.William Newnan (Nooner,Norman) Braden B. 1846 or 1844 Married
Catherine E. Claunch D. 1864 in child birth,next Martha Ada Byers.
Thank you for your help. Doug
Submitted by: Doug Braden
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