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Query posted January 18, 2006
searching for the death record and burial place of my
grandmother, Lizzie Shields Graves. Her first marriage was
to Ben R. Shields who died when my mother was an
infant. She then married a Walter Graves in 1907 in Carroll County.
We have been told that she died in childbirth shortly after
she married. My mother was reared by a great aunt, who knew
little about the family, was in her seventies when my mother
went to live with her. We would be grateful for any
information concerning the above mentioned names.
told my mother that her mother went to Elizabeth to live
when she married Mr. Graves. I went to Elizabeth
last year and found it to be a sort of deteriorating
community near Leland. No one seemed to know anything about
Elizabeth. At that time I did not know the name of the person my
grandmother married the second time. Any information will
Mary Kathryn Berry
1400 Glenmar Ave.
Monroe, LA 71201
volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi. I have
family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much
information as possible on early Carroll County History.
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