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Greene County Teachers

Compiled by Janet Walters Eubanks, September 2004



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This list of teachers was taken from the County Superintendent’s Pay Certificates of Greene County, MS. Most were teachers in schools located at the time in Greene County but became a part of George County, MS in after May 1910. The location of Evans Creek School is unknown to the compiler, but Lura Thomas was known by family members to have taught in George County Schools. Oscar Backstrom signed the certificates as the Greene County Superintendent of Education.

Miss Pearl Miles Dec. 21, 1908 $45.00 Rocky Creek 2nd Winter Month*
(on reverse side-C. P. Eubanks, Mullet, Miss.)
Miss Emma Rutherford Feb. 8, 1909 $45.00 Rocky Creek 4th Winter Month
Miss Emma Rutherford March 13, 1909 $45.00 Rocky Creek 5th Winter Month
Miss Emma Rutherford April 7, 1909 $45.00 Rocky Creek 6th Winter Month
(on reverse sides of certificates-Miss Emma Rutherford, Mullet, Miss.)
W. R. Pearson Jan. 18, 1909 $115.00 Rocky Creek 3rd Winter Month
W. R. Pearson Feb. 8, 1909 $70.00 Rocky Creek 4th Winter Month
W. R. Pearson March 13, 1909 $70.00 Rocky Creek 5th Winter Month
W. R. Pearson April 7, 1909 $70.00 Rocky Creek 6th Winter Month
(on reverse sides of certificates-W. R. Pearson, Mullet, Miss.)
W. A. Avera Jan. 10, 1910 $75.00 Rocky Creek 3rd Winter Month
Mrs. W. A. Avera Jan. 10, 1910 $40.00 Rocky Creek 3rd Winter Month
W. A. Avera April 2, 1910 $75.00 Rocky Creek 6th Winter Month
Mrs. W. A. Avera April 2, 1910 $40.00 Rocky Creek 6th Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas Nov. 23, 1908 $40.00 Evans Creek 1st Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas Jan. 11, 1909 $40.00 Evans Creek 2nd Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas April 7, 1909 $40.00 Evans Creek 3rd Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas April 7, 1909 $40.00 Evans Creek 4th Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas April 7, 1909 $40.00 Evans Creek 5th Winter Month
Miss Lura Thomas April 7, 1909 $37.50 Evans Creek 6th Winter Month
(on reverse sides of all the Thomas certificates-Miss Lura Thomas, Vernal, Miss.)
Miss Mary E. Bounds Nov. 24, 1909 $40.00 Brushy Creek 2nd Winter Month
Mary E. Bounds April 23, 1910 $40.00 Brushy Creek 7th Winter Month
(on reverse side-Filed April 23, 1910 S.R. McKay and E. V. M???
Miss Parepa Montroy April 6, 1909 $30.00 Eubanks 5th Winter Month
(on reverse side-Bank)
Miss Nola Churchwell Nov. 6, 1909 $30.00 Gritty Hill 1st Winter Month
Miss Pearl McDewitt Nov. 13, 1909 $35.00 Gritty Hill 1st Winter Month
Miss Pearl McDewitt Nov. 27, 1909 $35.00 Gritty Hill 2nd Winter Month
Joe Walley Feb. 15, 1909 $55.00 Sand Hill 4th Winter Month
G. W. Walley Jan. 3, 1910 $30.00 Sand Hill 3rd Winter Month
Miss Hassie Raines Dec. 30, 1908 $45.00 Brannan 3rd Winter Month
(on reverse side-Bank)
Miss Hassie Raines Feb. 3, 1909 $45.00 Brannan 4th Winter Month
Miss Hassie Raines March 8, 1909 $42.00 Brannan 5th Winter Month
Miss Hassie Raines April 5, 1909 $42.50 Brannan 6th Winter Month
(on reverse sides of previous three certificates-Miss Hassie Raines, Donovan, Miss.)
H. J. Kittrell April 4, 1910 $45.00 Brannan 6th Winter Month
H. J. Kittrell May 28, 1910 $45.00 Brannan 7th Winter Month
(on reverse side of previous certificate-Bank of Leakesville)

*(on reverse side-C. P. Eubanks, Mullet, Miss.)
Source: Copies of County Superintendent’s Pay Certificates located in Greene County Courthouse basement


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