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FIRST SETTLERS OF PERRY COUNTY

"The First Families of Perry County" was graciously provided by Sherry Herrington from an article that appears in the Richton Dispatch Dated 10/3/96.This article was authored by Richard Roman who has published several books on Perry County Residents.Mr. Roman is a member of the South MS Genealogical Society.

The following is a list of people in 1820 who were the first families to make up Perry County:

BALL, BANKSTON, BARFIELD, BARLOW, BOLTON, BOSWORTH, BOUNDS (4), BOWIE, BOYD, BRINSON, BUFKIN (4), BYRD (5)

CARROLL, CARTER (4), CHADWICK (3), CLARK, COLEMAN, COOPER, CORLEY (5), COURTNEY, COWART (4), COX, CREEL (2), CRUTHIRDS

DAVIS (4), DEARMAN, DICKEY (2), DICKSON, DRAUGHN, DUKE, DUNN, DUPRIEST (2)

EASTERLING (2), ELLIOT, ELLZY

FARR, FATHEREE (2), FILLINGAME, FORD, FREEMAN (2)

GAINES, GARRAWAY (2), , GAVIN, GIBSON, GRANBERRY (2), GRANTHAM (3), GREEN (2)

HARPER (2), HARTFIELD (2), HARVISON (2), HEIDELBERG, HERRINGTON (4), HICKMAN, HINTON (3), HOLLIMAN, HUDSON, HYATT

JACOBS, JENNINGS, JONES (2), JOURDAN

KELLY

LAIRD, LANDRUM (2), LEE, LEWIS (2), LINDER, LOPER (4), LOT

MECALLUM, McCARDLE, McDONALD (2), McKENZIE (2), McSWAIN, MALONE, MATCHETT (2), MATHAIS, MATTHEWS (2), MEGAHA, MILWEY, MILSAPS (2), MIMS, MOFFITT (3), MOLEY, MORRIS, MYERS, MYRICK (3)

NEWELL (5), NIELY (3)

O'NEAL (3)

PARKER (3), PEARCE (2), PETTUS, PRICE, PROCTOR

RAGLIN, RASHER, RATCLIFF, REAVES, REESE, REYNOLDS, RIGDON, ROSE, ROSS, ROWLAND, RUNNELS (2)

SANFORD, SAPP, SIMMONS (2), SMITH (5), STEELE, STEWART (2), STRAHN, STUCKY, SUMMERLIN (2), SUMRALL

TAYLOR (2), THOMAS (3), THOMPSON, TISDALE, TOCHON, TOUCHSTONE (2), TUCKER (2)

ULMER, UPCHURCH

WALL, WALTERS (4), WARREN, WELDY, WHATLEY, WHEELER, WHEAT (2), WILLIAMS (3), WINDHAM (2).

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