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Old home, Oak Grove completed in 1846. It was E. Washington Price's Plantation Home located in fraction on sec line of SE1/4 of Section 23 and NW 1/4 of Section 26, T 9 W, R 2S on Hwy 334E in the double cruve before the intersection of CR 431. It was moved in 1970 by Commandore Crawford to 1 mile east of Denmark on CR 423, NE 1/4 of sec 7, T 9, R 1 S. It was recently sold to a young couple who have improved the foundation and kitchen otherwise it is as it was when Wash Price built it between 1840 and 1846. According to his mother's brother, George W. Robertson in a letter to Wash's nephew in 1846, Wash was completing the house then.
Source of picture : Lafayette County Archives in the SHGS Files.

Top, Lafayette County's Current Court House from the files of MS Archives and History. Background image is the first court house of Lafayette Co. that was burned during Civil War.

I would like to acknowledge my appreciation to the former county coordinators, Shirley Scott, William Ward, John Starnes and Evie Crocker for their contributions and time to Lafayette County MSGenWeb.

Belated Death Notice:

William S. Ward, former Lafayette and Yalobusha county C C and Webmaster passed away Nov. 6, 2005, his home town was Pottsboro TX. We of the Genealogy Communities have and shall continue to miss him, he was an outstanding County Coordinator, List Administrar, and Genealogist as well as a Veteran Brother and Friend.
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