EXTRACTS FROM THE
EVALINE B. TAYLOR
B. (Morgand, Moreland) Taylor kept a scrapbook of newspaper
clippings that appear to range in age from the mid 1870’s
until the early 1900’s. The following is a transcript of obituaries and marriage
Obituary of Mary E. Davis, daughter of
John H. Davis and Hettie E. Geren, sister of M. G. Davis, and
wife of Robert N. Perkins.
For a time, the Davis, Geren and Perkins families lived
at Gerenton, Carroll Co. MS.
DIED—At Greenwood, Miss. on the 17th
inst., at 1 o’clock P. M., Mrs. Mary E. Perkins.
The deceased was born in Choctaw County, in this state,
August 20, 1842, and was relict of the late Robt. N. Perkins,
who resided at Gerenton, Carroll County, and was the sister of
our friend, Dr. M. G. Davis, of this place.