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Surnames:  TURNIPSEED MOORE WALTERS 
Submitter:  Lillian Stone (lillis@telapex.com)
Date: 28 Oct 1998 

I am interested in information about David Burns TURNIPSEED of Sharkey County. He was born in 1827 and died at the Confederate Soldiers Home Beauvoir and Biloxi, Ms. in 1910. He was married three times: (1) Permelia Jane Moore (1839-1870); (2) Mary Elizabeth Walters (1870-1883); (3) Margaret A. Walters (1855-1903). I would appreciate any information. Lillian Stone 
Surnames:  Dickinson or Dickerson
Submitter:  Anita Waits (Poloe@aol.com)
Date:  04 Jul 1998 

Charles McLemore married Florence Dickinson or Dickerson in Sharkey Co. around 1880 and both died after baby born in 1883.  Looking for possible grave site or information on them
Surnames:  Hogg
Submitter:  Whssuper@aol.com
Date:  25 Aug 1998 

I am looking for any relations to Francis Robert or Holly M. they were both born in Anguilla.  Would appreciate any help.
Surnames:  NELSON RICHARDSON 
Submitter:  Tamaria Parks (pookaparks@hotmail.com)
Date:  05 Aug 1998 

I am in search of information regarding Gabe Nelson, born 1885, who is believed to have lived and died in Panther Burn with his wife Hattie Richardson. They had 5 children including Daisybell, Emitt, Eddie. As a white man married to a black woman in the early 1900's it is believed they were estrasnged from their families. Any and all information would be appreciated. 
Surnames:  TRIBBLE COOK
Submitter:  Rebecca Tribble Hobbs ( 45250@peachnet.campus.mci.net )
Date:  29 Jul 1998 

I am interested in finding information regarding a Tribble family who lived in or near Egremont in the early 1900's. It is my understanding that they lived on a large farm owned by Mr. E.B. Cook. His wife, Annie Tribble, was my paternal great aunt. My grandfather was W. S. Tribble, Sr. (Pete). His sons were Winfield Scott and Kirby Henderson. Any information would be appreciated. 
Surnames:  LANG CAGE 
Submitter:  Sharman Lang (SharmanL@msn.com)
Date:  23 Jun 1998 

I have information about the Lang family that settled in Delta City/Catchins area. They came to the Delta from Pickens County, Alabama. The Lang's had come to Pickens County area from Gates and Pitt County North Carolina. If you have any inqueries I would be happy to answer them. I am alway interested in expanding the family tree. 
Surnames:  GUDE TERRY FLOYD 
Submitter:  Laura Floyd-Cole (lfcole@earthlink.net)
Date:  13 Jun 1998 
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I am looking for information on the FLOYD Family. My grandfather's name was Elijah Floyd, but he was called Dock. He lived in Sharkey, Neshoba, or Lincoln Counties. Other surnames attached to the family are GUDE and TERRY. My grandfather eventually moved to East Chicago, IN and then to Chicago, IL. 
Surnames:  AULTMAN PENDERGRAFT GUESS 
Submitter:  Tonya Aultman-Harris (Tonya@sodaprinting.com)
Date:  14 Jun 1998 

I am searching for Aultman ancestors in Sharkey County, I have proof that we were there for a long while. I'm hoping to connect with some family from there (and surrounding counties: Yazoo, Bolivar, etc.). Am currently researching Henry Alexander Aultman b. 11-25-1876, James Aultman (Henry's father).Please contact me with any information or questions.

Surnames:  WHEELER
Submitter:  lowheeler@msn.com
Date:  10 Jun 1998 

I was born in Sharkey County near Delta City.  I have extensive information on the WHEELER family and their spouses since the 1870s.
Surnames:  PENDARVIS, INGRAM
Submitter:  BCJ44@aol.com
Date:  08 Jun 1998 

My grandfather was born in Rolling Fork, Sharkey Co. in January of 1884. His name was William Leonard PENDARVIS. I do know that his father's name was William Jack Pendarvis and his mother was M. Rebecca INGRAM, but that is about all. I've come up against a brick wall. Any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated. Please reply to BCJ44@aol.com

Surnames:  JOHNSON, COBB, CHRISTEN
Submitter:  Kathy Williams
Date:  13 May 1998 

I am looking for information on a Willie R. JOHNSON or possibly Willie R. COBB, born in Rolling Fork, MS june 1914. His parents were Wilford D. and Eugenea CHRISTEN. very little is known of these family members. rumor is at one time they owned a plantation in or near Rolling Fork   if you have any information could you please e-mail. thank-you!
Surnames:  SHARKEY
Submitter:  Pat Sharkey
Date:  21 Dec 1996 

What is the coat of arms of the SHARKEY's of Sharkey County? Any connection with the Knights Templar once of the Southern
France/North Italy region? In Ireland the fleur-de-lis is part of the Sharkey coat of arms. 

Surnames:  JEANS/JEANNES, RUTHERFORD, SULLIVAN, DAUGHTERY, PARKS
Submitter:  John Davis 
Date:  29 Oct 1996 

William JEANS/JEANNES born ca. 1828 Washington Co., IN. William married an Elizabeth RUTHERFORD born ca. 1830 in TN. He migrated to the Rolling Fork area 1855-1860. Both William and Elizabeth died in Sharkey County shortly after 1870.

Joseph JEAN (brother or cousin to William) born 1833 Washington Co., IN. He migrated to Issaquena County 1855-1860. In 1866, he married Louise Cynthia SULLIVAN supposedly in the Issaquena area. Louise was the daughter of J. J. SULLIVAN and Catherine DAUGHTERY. She and three sisters were orphaned at an early age and were raised by a family named PARKS. Joseph and Cynthia lived near Anguilla until the 1870s when the family moved to Iowa. 

Surnames:  DENMAN
Submitter:  Jerry Rusk 
Date:  29 Oct 1996 

I am searching for information on my grandmother, Lovie Beatrice DENMAN. Her father was Albert Denman and her mother was Martha Owens Denman. . Lovie Denman was born 18 January 1892 in Rolling Fork. 

I would also like information on the Delta Hotel, located in Sharkey County around 1900. Martha Denman may have been the owner or manager. This information was from the Deer Creek Pilot newspaper. Was this a newspaper in Sharkey County? I do not know what towns the Delta Hotel or Deer Creek Pilot Newspaper was in. Any information you can tell me, I would greatly appreciate. 

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