1865 Registration of the Names of Persons Who Have Taken the Amnesty Oath

List No. 1, Hernando MS July 17th 1865
Transcribed from the Journal of Police Court, DeSoto County 1868 pp. 63-67
Provided by the Genealogical Society of DeSoto County





1865 Registration of the names of persons Who have taken the Amnesty oath before the Probate Judges of DeSoto County Mississippi as prescribed in the Proclamation of President Andrew Johnson on the 29th May 1865 and the Proclamation of 1st July 1865 of W. L. Sharkey Provisional Governor of the State of Mississippi, the said oath as follows

(To Wit -)

I . . . do solemnly swear (or affirm) in the presence of Almighty God that I will hereafter faithfully - support - protect - and defend the Constitution of the United States and the union of the States thereunder and that I will in like manner abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the Emancipation of slaves, So help me God, (and to the officers of the County were added to this oath the words after Slaves) "and will discharge the duties of my office to the best of my ability"


Name Date No.
Allen, James W. 29 Jul 1865 39
Anderson, W. H. 7 Aug 1865 92
Bailey, J. W. 1 Aug 1865 50
Baker, German Rev. 31 Jul 1865 41
Beall, James W. 2 Aug 1865 63
Benton, W. L. 5 Aug 1865 83
Bowden, James T. 7 Aug 1865 102
Bowden, John W. 5 Aug 1865 81
Bowe, R. B. 21 Sep 1865 133
Bowen, W. P. 17 Jul 1865 21
Boyce, J. M. 24 Jul 1865 31
Burford, Alex J. 7 Aug 1865 106
Busby, J. J. 1 Aug 1865 52
Busby, James 2 Aug 1865 65
Busby, William 2 Aug 1865 70
Bynum, W. J. 17 Jul 1865 7
Caffey, T. Y. 17 Jul 1865 5
Carter, Ebenezer 7 Aug 1865 104
Cathey, T. D. 25 Jul 1865 35
Chambliss, B. R. 17 Jul 1865 14
Chapell, W. L. 12 Sep 1865 126
Chastein, J. B. 1 Aug 1865 53
Chastein, Thomas P. 4 Aug 1865 76
Clarke, John R. 7 Aug 1865 110
Cobb, Jessee L. 2 Oct 1865 143
Compton, Joseph D. 12 Aug 1865 119
Coulter, W. J. 26 Jul 1865 37
Craft, James M. 31 Jul 1865 44
Culbertson, J. C. 17 Jul 1865 2
Daniels, Joseph 26 Jul 1865 38
David, W. A. 1 Aug 1865 47
Davis, A. L. 2 Aug 1865 64
Davis, J. G. 1 Aug 1865 49
Davis, Jno. J. 7 Sep 1865 122
Davis, L. F. 1 Aug 1865 51
Davis, Nathan Rev. 2 Aug 1865 61
Davis, Richard W. 4 Aug 1865 73
Durham, William G. 30 Sep 1865 140
Dye, William R. 5 Aug 1865 89
Echols, J. W. 17 Jul 1865 23
Edgerly, Joseph H. 25 Sep 1865 138
Embry, Parker 1 Aug 1865 54
Everson, George M. 7 Aug 1865 107
Fadley, John M. 12 Aug 1865 120
Farris, Francis M. 2 Oct 1865 142
Flewellen, William 7 Aug 1865 95
Flippin, William 7 Aug 1865 94
Ford, M. H. Rev. 1 Aug 1865 55
Freeze, Alex A. 7 Aug 1865 109
Gill, E. R. 17 Jul 1865 24
Gillespie, Allen M. 7 Aug 1865 112
Graham, J. C. 17 Jul 1865 17
Greer, Morgan B. 4 Aug 1865 75
Hall, J. G. 17 Jul 1865 15
Hancock, A. W. 5 Aug 1865 77
Hancock, Francis A. 12 Aug 1865 118
Hancock, James C. 5 Aug 1865 78
Hancock, Thomas P. 7 Aug 1865 100
Hancock, W. L. 3 Aug 1865 71
Hardin, George 22 Jul 1865 28
Harris, Robert B. 5 Aug 1865 80
Harris, Robert J. 5 Aug 1865 79
Harrison, W. S. 24 Jul 1865 30
Howard, W. B. 17 Jul 1865 19
Hudson, Ruben W. 7 Aug 1865 115
Jackson, Elias Rev. 5 Aug 1865 90
Jackson, Mitchell D. 23 Sep 1865 135
James, Henry 5 Aug 1865 87
Jones, John W. 7 Aug 1865 114
Josset, Emery 28 Sep 1865 139
Kemseniur, Jacob 7 Aug 1865 111
Kersey, Richard R. 5 Aug 1865 82
Kersey, Romulus D. 7 Aug 1865 103
Labauve, Felix 31 Jul 1865 45
Lee, Martin 24 Jul 1865 32
Lewis, Pinckney M. 7 Aug 1865 117
Marshall, Columbus A. 29 Jul 1865 40
Massey, J. M. 1 Aug 1865 48
Massey, W. H. 2 Aug 1865 66
Massie, Allen 2 Aug 1865 58
Maxwell, John W. 1 Aug 1865 46
Mayfield, Lycurgus 21 Sep 1865 134
McCall, Marion L. 2 Aug 1865 62
McCrackin, J. P. 17 Jul 1865 6
McCurry, Reuben W. 7 Aug 1865 105
McNeely, A. 18 Jul 1865 27
McNeely, John A. 17 Jul 1865 18
Miller, Able W. 7 Aug 1865 96
Miller, Jas. C. 7 Aug 1865 97
Miller, W. F. 1 Aug 1865 57
Miller, W. L. 7 Aug 1865 98
Mills, Larkin 2 Aug 1865 67
Mosby, Benjamin 2 Aug 1865 68
Mosby, Robert O. 12 Sep 1865 127
Nelson, W. E. 25 Jul 1865 36
Nichols, J. D. 17 Jul 1865 11
Owen, J. D. 17 Jul 1865 25
Owen, J. M. 20 Sep 1865 136
Parks, Linsey J. 7 Aug 1865 108
Parsons, William L. 12 Aug 1865 121
Perry, E. A. 2 Aug 1865 60
Phillips, Mary 7 Oct 1865 145
Poag, W. J. 25 Jul 1865 34
Powers, N. F. 17 Jul 1865 8
Proctor, Thomas A. 7 Sep 1865 123
Pullin, J. P. M. 17 Jul 1865 12
Pullin, J. T. 17 Jul 1865 13
Raines, W. N. 7 Aug 1865 116
Roberson, S. A. 2 Aug 1865 59
Robertson, A. B. 15 Jul 1865 1
Robertson, L. B. T. 31 Jul 1865 43
Ruby, James R. 7 Aug 1865 91
Rusworm, Sam C. 7 Aug 1865 93
Sage, Abner P. 1 Aug 1865 56
Sanders, D. H. A. 17 Jul 1865 16
Sanders, R. T. 4 Aug 1865 72
Sandidge, John Q. 5 Aug 1865 85
Sandidge, M. P. 24 Jul 1865 29
Skelton, William A. Dr. 5 Aug 1865 86
Slade, W. S. 18 Jul 1865 26
Smith, A. W. 12 Jul 1865 3
Stallans, G. W. 25 Jul 1865 33
Stephenson, H. S. 3 Aug 1865 74
Strain, Thomas D. 7 Sep 1865 125
Sullivan, Willis C. 5 Aug 1865 84
Tully, M. A. 2 Aug 1865 69
Turner, James 17 Jul 1865 20
Veazey, W. J. 17 Jul 1865 9
Wagner, Clarence L. 30 Sep 1865 141
Wair, Samuel T. 2 Oct 1865 144
Walker, C. 17 Jul 1865 22
Walker, Henry W. 7 Aug 1865 113
Walker, William F. 5 Aug 1865 88
Ward, Samuel S. 7 Sep 1865 124
Webber, Matthew W. 7 Aug 1865 101
Wheeler, Levin 31 Jul 1865 42
White, F. B. 17 Jul 1865 10
Wilbourn, W. H. 17 Jul 1865 4
Wilkerson, F. A. 25 Sep 1865 137
Wimberly, Martha F. 7 Oct 1865 146
Wooton, Spencer D. 7 Aug 1865 99

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true list of the names of citizens who took the Amnesty oath herein set forth and referred to on the day affixed to the names respectively in accordance with the proclamation of the President the Instructions of Secretary Seward, and Governor W. L. Sharkey, Provisional Governor of the State of Mississippi,. Given under my hand this the 7th Octr A.D. 1865

John A. Hancock, Probate Judge of
DeSoto County
Mississippi

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