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I am searching for information on the 38th Mississippi Infantry for my Master's thesis. The companies of the 38th came from Holmes, Attala, Newton, Madison, Hinds, Claiborne, Copiah, Lawrence, Wilkinson, Pike, Marion, Hancock and some surrounding counties. The Officers of the 38th were Colonel Preston Brent of Pike County, Lt. Col. Walter L. Keirn of Holmes County, and Major Robert C. McCay of Claiborne County. I will gladly share information with anyone interested.

Date: 14 Jan 1997
Name: Jeff Giambroneuzdt22a@prodigy.com


I am looking for information concerning the children of Darrell H. Adams and Martha Carolina Rawls. Here is all the information I have on them. Napoeoin B. Adams born 8-3-1849 in Meadville,Miss; Julius A. Adams born 4-28-1852 in Meadville, Miss; Hiram Adams born 1853 in Meadville, Miss; theodore S. Adams born 3-30-1855 in Meadville, Miss; George W. Adams born 8-12-1857 in Natchez, Miss Cornelius B. Adams born 5-25-1861 in Meadville, Miss; Malge Adams born 1869 in Meadville, Miss. I have information concerning Forrest Sedonia Adams which married King Alfred Higginbotham. I am willing to share what information I have with others that are interested. Thanks Karan

DATE: Wed May 20 19:29:18 1998
NAME: Karan Fletcherrfletch@bayou.com


Seeking additional information on the GEORGE WASHINGTON ADAMS family of Franklin Co., MS. George married ELIZA MIRAH HOLLIS in 1821 in SC. They moved to Franklin Co. c. 1827.

My GGGFather was DERRILL HOLLIS ADAMS b. 1822 in SC m. MARTHA CAROLINE RAWLS in 1846 in Franklin Co., MS. Their son GEORGE W. ADAMS b. 1857 m. MARY (Babe) SMITH in 1879 in Franklin Co., MS.

My Gfather HARRY ADAMS b. 1895 in Franklin Co., MS m. ANNIE KATE ROWLAND b. 1903 in Jefferson Co., MS.

Need to locate the parents of GEORGE WASHINGTON ADAMS maybe in SC, NC, GA or VA.

Date: 31 Oct 1996
Name: Carolyn Adams Switzer genmamma@yahoo.com


William AHREND married Falby BASS 9/30/1844 in Franklin County, MS. THeir son James married Sarah Jane HALFORD 1869 in Franklin Co., MS. Fredrick Andrew AHREND son of James married Mattie Louella OGDEN 12/26/1869.  She was the daughter of Richard "Dick" Ogden and Sarah ALEXANDER.  William AHREND came to America from Germany ca. 1842.  Any help appreciated.

DATE:  Sun Feb 15 20:04:06 1998
NAME:  Carl SpiersDIXIE1@webtv.net


JOHN CUPIT, JR., b. 7-4-1787, Ireland, d. 8-28-1858, Franklin Co., MS; m. 12-23-1819, SC, to MARY RUTLEDGE ( dau. of JOHN RUTLEDGE & ELIZABETH DOWNS).  Son:  JAMES CUPIT, b&d, Franklin Co., m. FRANCES WELLS (dau of WILEY WELLS & SARAH CAIN).  Son of James:  DEE CUPIT m. EMMA LONA ROBINSON-both b. Franklin Co.; both d. Franklin Parish, LA..  Daughter of Dee:  OLLIE LEE EUNICE CUPIT mar. GEORGE BEVERLY ALLEN, son of BEVERLY E. "JACK" ALLEN, b. Mont. Co., AL., d. Franklin Co., m. BART STEPHENSON, b. Mont Co., AL; d. Franklin Co. All of these people lived in Franklin Co. all or part of their lives.  If you are interested in any of these surnames, I have further information and dates.  Thanks.

DATE:  Mon Apr 20 11:52:16 1998
NAME:  Janette Allen Bullockjbullock3@juno.com


Looking for information on Anderson family who owned Frogmier Plantation in Franklin Co., MS.

Surnames I am researching in Franklin Co.: Anderson, Guice, Holman, Pritchard, Stringer Date: 27 Oct 1996
Name: Debbie Foley dabear@iAmerica.net


Would like to correspond with anyone researching these families in Franklin Co, MS.  Osborne Thomas STEPHENSON, b 1883, Franklin Co, MS, d 1966, Franklin Parish, LA, m. 1904, Franklin Co, MS to Jessie Dona RATCLIFF, b 1888, Franklin Co, MS, d 1968, Franklin Parish, LA.  Osborne Thomas s/o Robert Fedric STEPHENSON, b 1852, AL, d ?, m. ca 1873, MS to Elizabeth GeorgAnn BARFOOT, b 1855, AL, d ?.  Osborne Thomas' siblings: William, b ca 1885, Burton, b ca 1887, Julian, b ca 1890, George, b ca 1892.  (George m 1909, Franklin Co MS to Nonnie CALLENDER. Jessie Dona RATCLIFF d/o Adolphus Payne RATCLIFF, b 1858, Franklin Co, MS, d 1940, Richland Parish, LA, m 12 April 1883, Franklin Co, MS to Theony Adelizer "Addie" WILKINSON, b 1866, ?, d 1928, Richland Parish, LA.  Jessie's siblings: John, b ca 1891, Maggie, b ca 1893, Lawson, b ca 1895, and Della, b ca 1895.  Thank you.

Date: 8 January 1998
Name: Betty Neatherly bwneath@iamerica.net


Searching for information on Susie LINDSEY m. Walter Jerome "Romey" BATES b. 1880 Franklin Co, MS. They had 10 children including Annie Gladys BATES who m. Benny Milton FOSTER 1936 Amite Co., MS. Walter Bates was the son of Frances Marion "Maryland" BATES and Mary Elizabeth RAWLINSON.

Date: 15 Oct 1996 / 14 Feb 1997 Update
Name: Debbie DeFoiEndy1@aol.com


Looking for information on ALBERT MARTIN BELL. Born 1839, 1842 in Mississippi. Found Albert in Louisiana in 1860'S. His Mother is said to have been Choctaw. Father unknown to me..

DATE:  Mon Mar 30 10:50:07 1998
NAME:  Margaret Reedmbreed318@aol.com


Is the Mason's BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LODGE #11, Franklin County, MS, Meadville still there? Is it possible to get copies of old records from 1826 and up? Where do I write?

Date: 14 Jan 1997
Name: Pauline HallettPollywog@ctaz.com


Looking for others related to Robert Cochran Bethea, M.D. of Meadeville and Summit, Miss(Pike Co.) his wife Mary Elizabeth LeGette and their families.  Migrated to Miss. 1858 from Lower Peachtree Alabama from Marion District SC.  most inteerested in Military history. Captain Daniel H. Parker's company enrolled May 4, 1861 (Franklin Beauregard's) later Co E 7th Miss. Infantry. Also interested in other units from Franklin, Co.

DATE:  Mon Apr 20 12:16:13 1998
NAME:  Ron Skellierskellie@mindspring.com


Interested in the family of Robert C. Bethea, M.D and his wife Mary Eliza LeGette Bethea.  her parents, John C.  LeGette and Hester Gainey LeGette all born SC. Migrated to Miss. from  Lower Peachtree Al. ca 1859 to Meadeville area. Also interested in her sisters: Margaret Hester LeGette, Lucretia Legette m. Jonathan P. Newman, Jr., Laurette LeGette who married Sidney Lee(possibly WS Lee-son of James Lee) and her brother Dr. Samuel Potter LeGette m. Lizzie Knapp, her son in law Samuel C. Sample son of dr. John Sample of Meadeville.

DATE:  Wed Apr 22 13:35:12 1998
NAME:  Ron Skellierskellie@mindspring.com


Searching for first wife of JESSE W. BOWMAN b. 1866 in Franklin Co., MS. Their children were my Gfather THOMAS MONROE BOWMAN b. 1888 in Franklin Co., MS and JESSE W. BOWMAN b. 1890 also in Franklin Co., MS.

Jesse W. Bowman's second wife was CARA JANE STROUD m. in 1895. His brother MONROE BOWMAN married NEILY SMITH in 1894. Jesse and Cara's children were Katie who lived at Meadville as late as 1930; Lucy who married Johnny Stritman; Sallie; Charles; and Wesley. Can use any help I can get!!!

Date: 27 Oct 1996
Name: Bernie Huntbhunt@stockton.net


Birthdate 6/21/44; birth father unknown; ?birth mother MORMA E. BRADHAM.

Date: 27 Oct 1996
Name: Bradhamsonny@fuse.net


SC Revolutionary Soldier John RATCLIFF, Sr. b: 1758 m: 1784 SC Ann FIELD, daughter of SC Revolutionary War Capt. James FIELD. John Ratcliff, Sr. died 24 Jul 1840 in Saline Co., AR. John and Ann Field Ratcliff had eight children namely: James Ratcliff, Penelope Ratcliff PERKINS, Margaret Ann Ratcliff TERRELL, John Ratcliff, Jr., Elizabeth Ida Ratcliff BREWER, Zachariah Ratcliff, Theophilus Ratcliff, and Martha Ann Ratcliff DAVIS as documented on estate records in Saline CO., AR.

While residing in Franklin Co., MS John Ratcliff applied for Revolutionary War Pension as on record in Franklin County. He had served in Lanew's Company, Peter Horry's Regiment, under General Francis Marion "The Swamp Fox" in South Carolina. John and a relative Benjamin GOODSON another SC Revolutionary War Soldier attested to each other's service as on record in Franklin Co., MS. There was also a Samuel Ratcliff residing in Franklin along with them as noted on the 1820 census of Franklin Co., MS. John Ratcliff, Sr. had a sister Penelope Ratcliff WARREN who is also listed on the 1820 census. Many of the older sons of John Ratcliff, Sr. fought in the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. Our families' old letters (1840's-1870's) on specifically the RATCLIFF-TERRELL family. Will gladly exchange information on these families.

Date: 27 Feb 1997
Name: Pauline Brandysigmar@gate.net


Writing book on Confederate ancestors from Franklin county. Seeking period or later photos/letters of these men who served in the 7th and 19th MS Infantry Regiments and the 4th MS Cavalry. 

http://members.aol.com/SC V8MS/index.html

DATE:  Mon Apr  6 14:25:34 1998
NAME:  Robert Crookscv8ms@aol.com


Looking for the parents of DANIEL JAMES NELSON b. 10 Aug 1823. He died 20 Nov 1876 in Roxie, Franklin Co., MS.

Daniel James Nelson married NANCY MONTGOMERY, daughter of JESSE MONTGOMERY and ANN LINDSEY. Their children were: Jesse NELSON (1854-1918), married Fannie SUTCLIFF; James Monroe NELSON (1856-1915); Pamela Ellen NELSON (1858-1929) married Joseph BRUECK; L. J. NELSON (1860-1896); Sarah NELSON (1862); Maggie NELSON (1863-1952) married Henry CAMPBELL; Lettie Ann NELSON (1865-1943) married Elijah RUSH; T. A. NELSON (1867-1867); T. F. NELSON (1869-1891); Nancy NELSON (1871).

Date: 18 Nov 1996
Name: Carolyn Lillardclillard@swbell.net

BYRD / CRIDER / EVANS / HERRING / LOFTON (Allied Families: Tuckels, Coward, Edwards, Elliott, Godbold, Hall, Hutson, Newsom, Porter, Posey, Williams)

Need dates and parents of Asa HERRING and Alitha BYRD. THey are buried in New Salem Cemetery, Franklin Co., MS. Their children were: Licurgus (Kerg), b. 8 Mar 1861, m. Mary Frankie PORTER; Thomas H. (Tom), b. 14 Dec 1870, m. Johanna (Jo) GODBOLD; John Wesley HERRING, b. 19 Jan 1874, m. Sarah Lavella (Sallie) EVANS; Lena (need dates and other information), Sarah Ann Matilda, m 1) William (Bill) BUCKELS, m. 2) Cyrus LOFTON; and Rosie, m. (??) WILLIAMS.

Seeking information on John EVANS b. ca. 1800 in Ohio. He married 1) Sarah CRIDER on 20 Sep 1824 in Franklin Co., MS. Children: David, b. ca. 1829, m. Sarah NEWSOM; Sarah Adeline, b. ca. 1832, m. James HALL; Andrew J., b. ca. 1834, m. Elizabeth COWARD; Mary, b. ca. 1835, m. William P. HALL; James G., b 20 Jun 1838, m 1) Narcissa EDWARDS, m 2) Vetura (Tura) LOFTON; Nancy, b. ca. 1839, m. George W. ELLIOTT. John EVANS m. 2) Mary (??). Their children were Lucinda, b. ca. 1844, m. William HUTSON, Martha, b. ca. 1849; and a daughter b. ca. 1852 who m. Stanhope POSEY.

Date: 29 Jan 1997
Name: Barbara Prestridgebprest@telapex.com

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