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Descendants of Lewis T Wynn

Submitted by Felicia Jo Smith
Generation No. 1

1. LEWIS T.8 WYNN (GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 01 March 1792 in Greensville Co., VA, and died 1864 in Caswell, Lafayette, MS. He married (1) UNKNOWN Abt. 1811 in GA. She was born in GA, and died in Lafayette Co, MS. He married (2) MARY GREEN JACKSON 04 November 1841 in Marshall County, MS, daughter of REUBEN JACKSON and HANNAH TUCKER. She was born 25 September 1800 in Sussex County, VA, and died 21 June 1898 in Bee, Bee, TX.

Notes for LEWIS T. WYNN: Will of Green Wynn, County of Jones, State of Georgia dated 26 (?) 1820, proved 1 May 1820. "1805 Georgia Land Lottery" by Virgina S. Wood and Ralph V. Wood. 1850 Lafayette County, MS census, page 250, family 343. 1860 Lafayette County, MS census page 142, family 927. Will of Lewis T. Wynn, County of Lafayette, State of Mississippi, dated 31 Oct 1859, proved 22 Feb 1864. Marshall County, MS marriage records, photocopy.

Notes for UNKNOWN: 1820 Jones County, GA census. 1830 Harris County, GA census, page 181. 1840 Lafayette County, MS census, page 165.

Notes for MARY GREEN JACKSON: Marshall County, MS marriage record. Photocopy. 1880 Bee County, TX census, Comm Prec #1, Enum Dist 9, Sheet 18, Line 18.

Children of LEWIS WYNN and UNKNOWN are:

2. i. BURWELL GREEN9 WYNN, b. 23 April 1812; d. 1873.

3. ii. HARRIETT "HATTIE" C. WYNN, b. Abt. 1817, GA; d. Lafayette Co., MS.

iii. UNKNOWN MALE WYNN, b. Abt. 1820.

Notes for UNKNOWN MALE WYNN: This child was born between 1811 and 1820. He died before the 1830 census date.

4. iv. OSBORN S. WYNN, b. 14 March 1823, Harris (now Muscogee) County, GA; d. 06 March 1889, Holder, Lafayette, MS. v. ROBERT MONROE WYNN, b. Abt. 1824.

vi. UNKNOWN FEMALE WYNN, b. Abt. 1827.

Notes for UNKNOWN FEMALE WYNN: This child was born between 1825 and 1830. She died before the 1830 census date.

5. vii. VIRGINA A. WYNN, b. Abt. 1832, GA; d. Bef. 1862.

viii. LEWIS T. WYNN, b. Abt. 1834.

Notes for LEWIS T. WYNN: Tuition receipt found in probate records of Lewis T. Wynn. "1850 Mississippi Mortality Schedule".

6. ix. MARY JANE WYNN, b. Abt. 1836, Lafayette Co, MS; d. Abt. 1860, Lafayette Co, MS.

Child of LEWIS WYNN and MARY JACKSON is:

x. ANDREW JACKSON9 WYNN, b. Abt. 1846, Lafayette Co., MS.

Notes for ANDREW JACKSON WYNN: 1850 Lafayette County, MS census, page 250, family 343. 1860 Lafayette County, MS census, page 142, family 927..
 

Generation No. 2

2. BURWELL GREEN9 WYNN (LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 23 April 1812, and died 1873. He married SYRENA ASENATH SPILLARS. She was born 1816, and died 1873.

Notes for BURWELL GREEN WYNN: He was allotted 320 acres of land in the Republic of Texas on 9 September 1839. This application was made in Harris County, GA for land in Montgomery County, TX. (Information from J. R. McKenzie, Jr., Ft. Worth, TX.) 1850 Walker County, TX census. 1860 Madison County, TX census. 1870 Madison County, TX census.

Children of BURWELL WYNN and SYRENA SPILLARS are:

i. FRANCES BAILEY10 WYNN, b. 1842; d. 1853.

7. ii. GREEN SPILLARS WYNN, b. 1843. 8.

iii. JOHN HARVEY WYNN, b. 1846. 9.

iv. LAUREN EMELINE WYNN, b. 1848; d. 1929.

v. THOMAS HENRY WYNN, b. 1852; d. 1856.

vi. JAMES OSGOOD ANDREW WYNN, b. 1854; d. 1902.

vii. MARY ANN ELIZABETH WYNN, b. 1854; d. 1885; m. IRA E. WEST.

viii. MINERVA JANE WYNN, b. 1857; d. 1958.

ix. SARAH MATILDA WYNN, b. 1857; d. 1857.

x. WILLIAM WHITE WYNN, b. 1860; d. 1860.
 

3. HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN (LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1817 in GA, and died in Lafayette Co., MS. She married JONES KELLY Abt. 1833 in GA. He was born Abt. 1805 in VA, and died Abt. 1875 in Lafayette Co., MS.

Notes for HARRIETT "HATTIE" C. WYNN: Marjorie Kelly Davis, 801 W. Howard Ave., Visalia, Ca 93277. (Deceased.)

Notes for JONES KELLY: Information on Jones Kelly and Harriet Wynn and children is mostly from the records of Marjorie Kelly Davis of Visalia, CA. She is now deceased.

Children of HARRIETT WYNN and JONES KELLY are:

i. WILLIAM H.10 KELLY, b. 25 February 1835, GA; d. Shelbyville, TN; m. N. E. BORROUM, 30 November 1959, Lafayette Co., MS.

Notes for WILLIAM H. KELLY: Civil War, CSA, Abbeville Tigers.

ii. PARTHENIA KELLY, b. 18 January 1836, GA; m. WILLIAM P. MCGREGOR, 18 January 1857, Lafayette Co., MS.

iii. ROBERT M. KELLY, b. 15 November 1839, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 20 February 1903, Indian Springs, Alcorn, MS; m. M. A. UNKNOWN, 22 November 1882, Lafayette Co., MS.

Notes for ROBERT M. KELLY: Civil War, Co H, Lafayette Farmers.

iv. ANN E. KELLY, b. 15 August 1842, MS.

v. MARIA E. KELLY, b. 05 August 1845, MS; m. JOHN H. GOOLSBY, 28 November 1867, Lafayette Co., MS; b. 15 January 1844, MS.

Notes for JOHN H. GOOLSBY: Civil War, CSA, CO. H, Lafayette Farmers. Marriage Book 2, p. 271.

vi. VIRGINIA A. KELLY, b. 01 January 1848, MS.

10. vii. LEWIS TITUS KELLY, b. 03 March 1850, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 16 February 1930, Jasper, Jasper, TX.

11. viii. MARTHA "MARY" C. KELLY, b. 15 August 1853, Lafayette Co., MS.

ix. SUSAN S. KELLY, b. 22 October 1855, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 04 April 1898, Lafayette Co., MS; m. W. M. JACKSON, 25 December 1879, Lafayette Co., MS. 12.

x. JOHN M. KELLY, b. 03 May 1858, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 09 September 1931, Lafayette Co., MS. 13.

xi. THOMAS M. KELLY, b. 08 August 1865; d. 1921.
 

4. OSBORN S.9 WYNN (LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 14 March 1823 in Harris (now Muscogee) County, GA, and died 06 March 1889 in Holder, Lafayette, MS. He married (1) MARY ELIZA BROWN 24 January 1850 in Lafayette Co., MS, daughter of WILLIAM BROWN and E. UNKNOWN. She died July 1850 in Lafayette Co., MS. He married (2) HARRIET E. MCCARTNEY 25 November 1851 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: "Marriages Bonds of Lafayette County, Mississippi, Vol 1, p, 9. Marriage Book 1, page 71.), daughter of JOHN MCCARTNEY. She was born Abt. 1828 in AL, and died Bef. 1857. He married (3) MARY ANN THOMAS 01 January 1857 in Lafayette Co., MS. She was born 29 September 1827 in Harris (now Muscogee) County, GA, and died 19 July 1906 in Holder, Lafayette, MS.

Notes for OSBORN S. WYNN: --Osborn does not appear in the 1840 Lafayette County, MS census. He may have been in Stewart County, TN. He does not appear in the 1850 Lafayette County, MS census either. Possibly in Marshall County, MS? --Served in the Mexican War and the Civil War. Photocopy of Mexican War pension records in my possession. Mexican War pension records say that Osborn was about 6 feet tall, had sandy hair, blue eyes, and a ruddy complexion. --Osborn enlisted in the Civil War in 1863, CSA, Co. H, Lafayette Farmers. Transferred to the Pioneer Corps. --Will of Lewis T. Wynn, County of Lafayette, State of Mississippi, dated 31 Oct 1859, proved 22 Feb 1864. --1860 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 142, family 928. --1870 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 35, family 264. --1880 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 4, family 33. --Certified copies of all three marriages in my possession. --Register of Legal Voters, September 4, 1867, Lafayette County, Mississippi. Caswell - O. Winn. --Personal Roll, Lafayette County, Mississippi, 1884. Alexanders Presinct [sic] - O. S. Wynn.

Notes for MARY ELIZA BROWN: 1850 Mississippi Mortality Schedule. She died about six months after their marriage of fever and is buried in Cornersville Cemetery, Marshall County, MS.

Notes for HARRIET E. MCCARTNEY: 1850 Lafayette County, MS census. Notes for MARY ANN THOMAS: Marriage Book 1, p. 16, Lafayette County, MS, certified copy in possession of Felicia Jo Bennett Smith. 1860 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 142, family 928. 1870 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 35, family 264. 1880 Lafayette County, MS census, p.4, family 33. Osborn S. Wynn's Mexican War pension records.

Children of OSBORN WYNN and MARY THOMAS are:

14. i. CHARLES T.10 WYNN, b. Abt. 1860, Lafayette Co., MS; d. 25 September 1883, Caswell, Lafayette, MS.

ii. UNKNOWN WYNN, b. Bef. 1866; d. Bef. 1870.

iii. UNKNOWN WYNN, b. Bef. 1866; d. Bef. 1870.

15. iv. JESSE CLAYBORN WYNN, b. January 1866, Caswell, Lafayette, MS; d. 1943, Little Rock, Pulaski, AR.
 

5. VIRGINA A.9 WYNN (LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1832 in GA, and died Bef. 1862. She married HANEY C. ATER Abt. 1848 in Lafayette Co., MS, son of MATTHIAS ATER and SARAH PARROTT. He was born Abt. 1826 in McNairy County, TN.

Notes for VIRGINA A. WYNN: 1850 Census of the United States, Lafayette County, MS, 24 September 1850, Family 350, Microfilm Copy. Haney is 24 years old, a farmer, born in TN. Virginia is 18 years old, born in GA.

Notes for HANEY C. ATER: Biographical & Historical Memoirs of Mississippi, Volume I, Chicago, The Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891, The Reprint Company, Publishers, Spartanburg, SC, 1978, pp. 139-145. "From Lafayette Co., Miss...First Regiment Mississippi Riflemen, in the War with Mexico (to serve 12 months), Date of enlistment, June, 1846...Company F...privates, H. C. Ater..."

Marriage Notes for VIRGINA WYNN and HANEY ATER: Virginia Wynn and Haney C. Ater married in Lafayette Co, MS about 1848. Virginia's brother, Osborn S. Wynn, married there in 1850. His was the 16th marriage listed in Marriage Book 1. Unless a family Bible turns up, it is doubtful that we will ever know the exact date of Virgina and Haney's marriage.

Children of VIRGINA WYNN and HANEY ATER are:

i. F. L.10 ATER, b. Abt. June 1849, Lafayette Co., MS; d. December 1849, Lafayette Co., MS.

Notes for F. L. ATER: Ths Mississippi Mortality Schedule lists, F. L. Ater, Male, died Dec 1849, age 6 months of fever.

ii. MARY ANN ATER.

iii. MUSCOGA ATER.
 

6. MARY JANE9 WYNN (LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1836 in Lafayette Co, MS, and died Abt. 1860 in Lafayette Co, MS. She married THOMAS W. CARTER 31 January 1855 in Lafayette County, MS (Source: Marriages of Lafayette Co, MS, 1849-1881, The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society, Oxford, MS., Page 19, Book 1, Thomas W. Carter & Mary Jane Wynn, 31 January 1855, Page 156, W. H. Adams, J.P.), son of ELIAS CARTER and ELIZABETH CHRISTIAN. He was born Abt. 1833 in NC.

Children of MARY WYNN and THOMAS CARTER are:

i. ALBERT10 CARTER, b. Abt. 1855, Lafayette Co, MS.

ii. JOHN CARTER, b. Abt. 1857, Lafayette Co, MS.
 

Generation No. 3

7. GREEN SPILLARS10 WYNN (BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1843. He married HENRIETTA A. UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1848.

Children of GREEN WYNN and HENRIETTA UNKNOWN are:

i. BAILEY B.11 WYNN, b. Abt. 1867; d. Bef. 1880.

ii. MISSOURI WYNN, b. Bef. 1880.

iii. HARVEY F. WYNN, b. Abt. 1872.

iv. MARTHA J. WYNN, b. Abt. 1878.
 

8. JOHN HARVEY10 WYNN (BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1846. He married SARAH E. UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1856.

Children of JOHN WYNN and SARAH UNKNOWN are:

i. AMANDA G.11 WYNN, b. Abt. 1877.

ii. BURWELL WYNN, b. Abt. 1879.
 

9. LAUREN EMELINE10 WYNN (BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1848, and died 1929. She married JIM WILSON MCKENZIE.

Children of LAUREN WYNN and JIM MCKENZIE are:

16. i. LAUREN EMELINE11 MCKENZIE, b. 1868; d. 1950.

ii. JOHN ALEXANDER MCKENZIE, b. 1870; d. 1913.

iii. MARY ORELIA MCKENZIE, b. 1875; d. 1960.

iv. MARTHA OPEHLIA MCKENZIE, b. 1875; d. 1960.

v. BURL MCKENZIE, b. 1878; d. 1942.

vi. JACKSON CARLTON MCKENZIE, b. 1882; d. 1965.

vii. WALTER HALE MCKENZIE, b. 1885; d. 1952.

viii. WILLIAM BURTON MCKENZIE, b. 1887; d. 1966.

ix. CLARA B. MCKENZIE, b. 1890; d. 1891.
 

10. LEWIS TITUS10 KELLY (HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 03 March 1850 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died 16 February 1930 in Jasper, Jasper, TX. He married NANCY LETICIA WADE 20 January 1881 in MS. She was born 27 October 1844 in MS, and died 28 March 1932 in Jasper, Jasper, TX.

Children of LEWIS KELLY and NANCY WADE are:

i. WILLIAM ROBERT11 KELLY, b. 1881; d. 1946; m. SALLIE ELIZABETH TYNDOLL.

ii. LEWIS MADISON KELLY, b. 1883; d. 1969.

iii. MARY HERSELLE KELLY, b. 1884; d. 1969; m. WILSON W. PURDOM. 17.

iv. FRED CLARENCE KELLY, b. 03 December 1886, Sallia, Attala, MS; d. 18 January 1940, Cushing, Payne, OK.
 

11. MARTHA "MARY" C.10 KELLY (HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 15 August 1853 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: 1910 Census of the United States, Lafayette County, Mississippi, microfilm copy, Sheet No. 14B, Dwelling No. 224, Family No. 231.). She married JOHN L. SULLENDER 31 August 1874 in Lafayette Co., MS. He was born in TN (Source: 1910 Census of the United States, Lafayette County, Mississippi, microfilm copy, Sheet No. 14B, Dwelling No. 224, Family No. 231.).

Children of MARTHA KELLY and JOHN SULLENDER are:

i. ROBERT11 SULLENDER, b. Abt. 1884, MS (Source: 1910 Census of the United States, Lafayette County, Mississippi, microfilm copy, Sheet No. 14B, Dwelling No. 224, Family No. 231.).

ii. BUFORD SULLENDER, b. Abt. 1890, MS (Source: 1910 Census of the United States, Lafayette County, Mississippi, microfilm copy, Sheet No. 14B, Dwelling No. 224, Family No. 231.).
 

12. JOHN M.10 KELLY (HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 03 May 1858 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died 09 September 1931 in Lafayette Co., MS. He married GEORGIANA JACKSON 19 September 1880 in Lafayette Co., MS, daughter of BENJAMIN JACKSON and MARGARET WEST. She was born 14 January 1861 in Oktibbeha Co., MS.

Children of JOHN KELLY and GEORGIANA JACKSON are:

i. JONES LEROY11 KELLY, b. 1881; d. 1881. 18.

ii. NETTIE ELIZAVEE KELLY, b. 1884.

iii. JAMES ROBERT KELLY, b. 1887. 19.

iv. BERTHA LUETTE KELLY, b. 1889.
 

13. THOMAS M.10 KELLY (HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 08 August 1865, and died 1921. He married (1) ELLER S. WELCH. She was born 1868, and died 1896. He married (2) LIZZIE E. KING.

Children of THOMAS KELLY and ELLER WELCH are:

i. ADOLPH O.11 KELLY, b. 1884. 20.

ii. MYRTLE D. KELLY, b. 1887; d. 1923.
 

14. CHARLES T.10 WYNN (OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born Abt. 1860 in Lafayette Co., MS, and died 25 September 1883 in Caswell, Lafayette, MS. He married NANCY EVELINE TAYLOR 03 March 1880 in Lafayette Co., MS, daughter of JACOB TAYLOR and CHARITY SEXTON. She was born 1858 in GA, and died 15 October 1912 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

Notes for CHARLES T. WYNN: 1860 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 142, family 928. 1870 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 35, family 264. 1880 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 15, family 136. Certified copy of marriage certificate in my possession, Book D, p. 391. Grand Lodge of Mississippi, Lodge #359, Pine Hill Lodge. Letter from secretary of lodge dated __ .

Child of CHARLES WYNN and NANCY TAYLOR is:

21. i. MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, b. 02 July 1882, Holder, Lafayette, MS; d. 28 May 1916, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.
 

15. JESSE CLAYBORN10 WYNN (OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born January 1866 in Caswell, Lafayette, MS, and died 1943 in Little Rock, Pulaski, AR. He married (1) SARAH A. GORDON 15 February 1887 in Lafayette Co., MS. She was born September 1862 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died Abt. 1900 in Bearden, Ouchita, AR. He married (2) WILLIE HOUSE Aft. 1910. Notes for JESSE CLAYBORN WYNN: 1870 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 35, family 264. 1880 Lafayette County, MS census, p. 4, family 33. 1900 Ouchita County, AR census. Lafayette County, MS Marriage Bonds, Circuit Court, Court House, Oxford, MS, Book G, p. 500. Most of the information on Jesse Clayborn Wynn came from his great granddaughter, Louise Edwards, 4520 Somers, North Little Rock, AR 72116.

Children of JESSE WYNN and SARAH GORDON are:

i. LILLIE MAE11 WYNN, b. December 1887, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 1973, Little Rock, Pulaski, AR; m. (1) COLUMBUS HIGGINS; m. (2) W. J. SPECK, 28 November 1900. 22.

ii. ANDREW HOWARD WYNN, b. August 1892, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 1972, Cape Girudeu, MO.

iii. CALLIE MAUDE "JUDY" WYNN, b. 24 April 1894, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 20 July 1959; m. BENJAMIN HARRISON O'BRIAN, 15 August 1915.

Children of JESSE WYNN and WILLIE HOUSE are:

iv. MARY LEE11 WYNN, m. GEORGE KIDWELL.

v. MILDRED WYNN, m. UNKNOWN HAYNES.

vi. MAUDE WYNN.
 

Generation No. 4

16. LAUREN EMELINE11 MCKENZIE (LAUREN EMELINE10 WYNN, BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1868, and died 1950. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON JOHNSON.

Children of LAUREN MCKENZIE and GEORGE JOHNSON are:

i. JAMES WASHINGTON12 JOHNSON, b. 1889; m. LENA LAIRD.

23. ii. ZELLA EMMA JOHNSON, b. 1901. 24.

iii. CLAUDE W. JOHNSON, b. 1903.

17. FRED CLARENCE11 KELLY (LEWIS TITUS10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 03 December 1886 in Sallia, Attala, MS, and died 18 January 1940 in Cushing, Payne, OK. He married FLORA AGNES THOMPSON 16 January 1918. She was born 11 August 1893 in Springdale, Washington, AR, and died 22 March 1955 in Vinita, Craig, OK.

Child of FRED KELLY and FLORA THOMPSON is:

i. MARJORIE MARIE12 KELLY, b. 18 November 1924, Hominy, Osage, OK.

18. NETTIE ELIZAVEE11 KELLY (JOHN M.10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1884. She married DOCK SANFORD MITCHELL. He was born 1884.

Children of NETTIE KELLY and DOCK MITCHELL are: 25.

i. NORA B.12 MITCHELL, b. 1909.

ii. JOHN ROERT MITCHELL, b. 1911; d. 1976; m. MARY MABEL GRAHAM.

iii. BERTHA DALE MITCHELL.

iv. ANNIE CLARA MITCHELL, b. 1921.
 

19. BERTHA LUETTE11 KELLY (JOHN M.10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1889. She married SHIRLEY DALE PATTON. He was born 1889, and died 1971.

Children of BERTHA KELLY and SHIRLEY PATTON are:

i. SHIRLEY MARJORIE12 PATTON, b. 1916; d. 1918.

ii. JAMES KELLY PATTON, b. 1918; d. 1970.

iii. KNOX YOUNG PATTON, b. 1923; d. 1966.
 

20. MYRTLE D.11 KELLY (THOMAS M.10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1887, and died 1923. She married WILLIAM HENRY HILL. He was born 1888, and died 1962.

Child of MYRTLE KELLY and WILLIAM HILL is:

26. i. JOHN THOMAS HOWELL12 HILL, b. 1911; d. 1987.
 

21. MARY HOLDER11 WYNN (CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 02 July 1882 in Holder, Lafayette, MS, and died 28 May 1916 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS. She married WILLIAM MARTIN BENNETT 19 December 1901 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Lafayette Co., MS Marriages, Circuit Court, Oxford, MS, Book M, p. 417.), son of JOSEPH BENNETT and ELIZABETH HARRIS. He was born 14 October 1882 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 12 January 1960 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

Notes for MARY HOLDER WYNN: Tombstone, Abbeville Cemetery, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS. Death Certificate #8454, State of Mississippi, certified copy in my possession. 1900 Lafayette County, MS census, p. __ . family 181. 1910 Lafayette County, MS census, sheet 14, family 230. Personal knowledge of two granddaughters, Mae Elizabeth Bennett Burge and Marguerite Evelyn Bennett Babcock. "Lafayette County Heritage News," published quarterly by the The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society, Oxford, MS, Winter - 1991, Vol Xlll, No 2, p 16.

Children of MARY WYNN and WILLIAM BENNETT are:

27. i. LENA RIVERS12 BENNETT, b. 26 February 1903, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 05 April 1950, Glenridge, Essex, NJ.

28. ii. JOSEPH MURPHY BENNETT, b. 28 October 1904, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 26 January 1963, Oxford, Lafayette, MS.

29. iii. CHARLES NUEL BENNETT, b. 07 October 1906, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 25 February 1970, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

30. iv. JAMES WILLIAM BENNETT, b. 02 May 1909, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. November 1982, MS.

31. v. MAE ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. 07 November 1911, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS. vi. SUSIE DELL BENNETT, b. 28 May 1914, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 07 November 1914, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

32. vii. MARGUERITE EVELYN BENNETT, b. 11 November 1915, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; d. 05 February 1995, CA.
 

22. ANDREW HOWARD11 WYNN (JESSE CLAYBORN10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born August 1892 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 1972 in Cape Girudeu, MO. He married DORA UNKNOWN.

Child of ANDREW WYNN and DORA UNKNOWN is:

i. ANDREW HOWARD12 WYNN.

Generation No. 5

23. ZELLA EMMA12 JOHNSON (LAUREN EMELINE11 MCKENZIE, LAUREN EMELINE10 WYNN, BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1901. She married JOHN WILLIAM FOX.

Child of ZELLA JOHNSON and JOHN FOX is:

i. JOHN WILLIAM13 FOX.

24. CLAUDE W.12 JOHNSON (LAUREN EMELINE11 MCKENZIE, LAUREN EMELINE10 WYNN, BURWELL GREEN9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1903. He married JEWEL UNKNOWN.

Children of CLAUDE JOHNSON and JEWEL UNKNOWN are:

i. ARCOLA13 JOHNSON.

ii. MARY JEAN JOHNSON.

iii. JIMMY GEORGE JOHNSON.

iv. BILLY BURTON JOHNSON.
 

25. NORA B.12 MITCHELL (NETTIE ELIZAVEE11 KELLY, JOHN M.10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1909. She married JEFFERSON DAVIS FULLER, son of JEFFERSON FULLER and SUSAN WELCH. He was born 1903, and died 1960.

Children of NORA MITCHELL and JEFFERSON FULLER are:

i. NETTIE SUE13 FULLER, b. 1933; m. LEONARD GENE ROGERS.

ii. NORA HELEN FULLER, b. 1935; m. FRANK PIERCE CARTER.
 

26. JOHN THOMAS HOWELL12 HILL (MYRTLE D.11 KELLY, THOMAS M.10, HARRIETT "HATTIE" C.9 WYNN, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 1911, and died 1987. He married LILLIAN GLADYS LIVINGSTON. She was born 1910.

Child of JOHN HILL and LILLIAN LIVINGSTON is:

i. CHARLES KELLY13 HILL, b. 1938.
 

27. LENA RIVERS12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 26 February 1903 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 05 April 1950 in Glenridge, Essex, NJ. She married FRANK JOSEPH LEARY 18 September 1922 in Elkton, MD.

Child of LENA BENNETT and FRANK LEARY is:

i. MARY LENA13 LEARY, b. 10 March 1939; d. 09 July 1985, Denver, CO; m. GEORGE DORCHAK, 25 October 1958, Livingston, NJ (Source: Letter from Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Dorchak dated 8 Dec 1986.); d. 22 April 1991.

28. JOSEPH MURPHY12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 28 October 1904 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS (Source: Death Certificate, State File #00899, Mississippi Department of Health.), and died 26 January 1963 in Oxford, Lafayette, MS (Source: Death Certificate, State File #00899, Mississippi Department of Health.). He met (1) He married BYRDIE MAE MANSEL 20 December 1925 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS (Source: Marriage Book X , p. 85, Circuit Court, Oxford, Lafayette, MS.), daughter of EDGAR MANSEL and ADDIE UNKNOWN. She was born 29 November 1908, and died 07 April 1968 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Lafayette County, Mississippi Cemetery Records, Vol. II, compiles By: The Lafayette County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1979, p. 131.). He married (2) YONNIE FELECIA DOWNS 04 July 1935 in Ripley, Tippah, MS (Source: Certificate of Marriage, Book 16, p. 196, Ripley, Tippah, MS, J. M. Bennett, age 29, and Yonnie Downs, age 21, 4 July 1935 by R. D. Doffin. There is an error in the family information entered in the records. W. E. Downs is given as Yonnie's father and Mrs. W. E. Downs is given as her mother. Yonnie's father was James Evenue Downs and her mother was Sallie (Walker) Downs. W. E. Downs was Yonnie's brother, Walker Evenue Downs.), daughter of JAMES DOWNS and SALLIE WALKER. She was born 02 April 1914 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS (Source: Birth Certificate. State File #11055, Mississippi State Department of Health. Copy in possession of Felicia Jo Bennett Smith.), and died 02 October 1999 in Oxford, Lafayette, MS. He married (3) ZELMA MIDDLETON 28 May 1954 in Oxford, Lafayette, MS (Source: Circuit Clerk, Courthouse, Oxford, Lafayette, MS, Book HH, p, 469. He married (4) JEAN ADAMS Aft. 1955.

Notes for JOSEPH MURPHY BENNETT: --Joseph Murphy and Byrdie Mae (Mansel) Bennett did not have children. --Joseph Murphy and Jean (Adams) Bennett did not have children. Notes for BYRDIE MAE MANSEL: There were no children from this marriage.

Notes for YONNIE FELECIA DOWNS: --Yonnie Felicia Downs was named after characters in two novels that her mother's neighbor, a Mrs. Galleghy, was reading. Yonnie always said that Mrs. Galleghy named her. --Yonnie's husband, Joseph Murphy Bennett, was the brother of Mae Elizabeth Bennett. Mae married Moody Spraggins Downs, brother of Yonnie. Children of these marriages are double first cousins. --Yonnie had hair so black that it had a blue sheen. It is still black at the age of 85. She is about 5 feet 4 inches tall and has brown eyes. She was an extremely pretty woman.

Child of JOSEPH BENNETT and YONNIE DOWNS is:

ii. FELICIA JO13 BENNETT, b. 08 August 1937, Oxford, Lafayette, MS (Source: Standard Certificate of Birth, Mississippi Stae Board of Health, File No. 29655, Certified copy in possession of Felicia Jo Bennett Smith.); m. (1) HARRY EASLEY HAWKINS, 26 October 1957, Hernando, DeSoto, MS (Source: Certificate of Marriage, DeSoto County, MS, copy in possession of Felicia Jo Bennett Smith.); b. 20 August 1936, Oxford, Lafayette, MS (Source: Standard Certificate of Birth, Mississippi State Board of Health, File No. 27422, Certified copy in possession of Felicia Jo Bennett Smith.); m. (2) THOMAS CLARKE SMITH, JR., 14 February 1989, Memphis, Shelby, TN (Source: Marriage License, Book 507, p. 378-4, Shelby Co., TN.); b. 21 February 1934.

29. CHARLES NUEL12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 07 October 1906 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 25 February 1970 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS. He married NELLIE MARIE RUSSELL 14 February 1926 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Circuit Clerk, Courthouse, Oxford, Lafayette, MS, Book X, p. 98.). She was born 15 September 1906, and died 21 October 1976 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

Children of CHARLES BENNETT and NELLIE RUSSELL are:

i. CHARLES EDWARD13 BENNETT, b. Abt. 1928, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS; m. MINNIE LEE JOHNSON, 06 May 1961, Lafayette Co., MS; b. Abt. 1927, MS.

ii. CLIFFORD NUEL BENNETT, b. Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.
 

30. JAMES WILLIAM12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 02 May 1909 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died November 1982 in MS. He married (1) KATIE BELL UNKNOWN. He married (2) ROSIE SUE TIDWELL 25 April 1928 in Lafayette Co., MS (Source: Circuit Clerk, Courthouse, Oxford, Lafayette, MS, Book X, p. 273.), daughter of TALMADGE TIDWELL and LIZZIE MCNEELY. She was born 14 July 1911 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 20 April 1941 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS.

Child of JAMES BENNETT and KATIE UNKNOWN is:

i. KATHERINE13 BENNETT (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 23 Feb. 1983.), m. WILLIAM BUNTIN.

Child of JAMES BENNETT and ROSIE TIDWELL is:

ii. MALVIN13 BENNETT, b. 1929, Abbeville, Lafayette, MS (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 23 Feb. 1983.).

31. MAE ELIZABETH12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 07 November 1911 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS. She married (1) MOODY SPRAGGINS DOWNS 30 April 1928 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS (Source: Circuit Clerk, Courthouse, Oxford, Lafayette, MS, Book X, p. 274.), son of JAMES DOWNS and SALLIE WALKER. He was born 08 April 1909 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 22 October 1966 in Santa Barbara, CA. She married (2) JOHN A BURGE Aft. 1929.

Notes for MOODY SPRAGGINS DOWNS: --I was told that Moody Spraggins Downs was named after two preachers and that these are not family names. --Moody's wife, Mae Elizabeth Bennett, was the sister of Joseph Murphy Bennett. Murphy married Yonnie Felecia Downs, sister of Moody. Children from these marriages are double first cousins. The Oxford Eagle, Obituaries, Moody Downs, Dies in California. Moody Downs, 58-year old interior decorator, died October 22 (1966) in Santa Barbara, Calif. Services were last Wednesday, Oct. 25 (1966), at the Christ Methodist Church at 3 P.M. with the Rev. Glendon Spigner in charge. * * * Mr. Downs leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Downs, two sons, William Eugene Downs and James M. Downs of Oxnard, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs.(Mary Ann) Donald Harris of Ventura, Calif.; one brother, Walker Downs and a sister, Mrs. (Yonnie) Dick Hollowell. Mr. Downs was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church.

Children of MAE BENNETT and MOODY DOWNS are:

i. WILLIAM EUGENE "JACK"13 DOWNS, b. 29 June 1929 (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 23 Feb. 1983.); m. (1) SARAH UNKNOWN; m. (2) BETTY JO COPELAND, 16 August 1953, CA (Source: Personal knowledge of Betty Jo Copeland Downs.).

ii. MARY ANNE DOWNS, b. 06 October 1931, Oxford, Lafayette, MS (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 23 Feb. 1983.); m. (1) CLARENCE ALLEN WICKHAM, JR., 07 August 1950, Oxnard, CA; b. 17 August 1924; m. (2) DONALD "ROY" HARRIS, Aft. 1954; b. 21 January 1922.

iii. YONNIE RIVERS DOWNS, b. 20 October 1933; d. 11 June 1939, Oxford, Lafayette, MS.

iv. JAMES MARTIN DOWNS, b. 23 May 1936; m. HELGA HEDWIG WOITZIK; b. 30 March 1939.

v. ROBERT MOODY DOWNS, b. 01 May 1940; d. 05 August 1941, Oxford, Lafayette, MS.

Notes for ROBERT MOODY DOWNS: --Letter from Mae Elizabeth Bennett Downs Burge dated 20 November 1984 "Robert Moody was only 16 mo. old when Grandady back the car over him, Sonny was real sick with high feavor (conv.) & Grandady was going for the Dr. & the baby ran behind the car. Granny had cut a watermellon for Jack & Anne & him I guess he was running after Grandaddy & Grandady didn't see him. We took him to the hospital he only lived a short time, both of my baby Yonnie Rivers & Robert Moody died in Murphy arms he got to the hospital both time as they dying -".
 

32. MARGUERITE EVELYN12 BENNETT (MARY HOLDER11 WYNN, CHARLES T.10, OSBORN S.9, LEWIS T.8, GREEN B.7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, THOMAS4, ROBERT3, PETER2, ROBERT1) was born 11 November 1915 in Abbeville, Lafayette, MS, and died 05 February 1995 in CA. She married (1) OLLIE BRYAN CHAMBLEE 24 October 1934 in Water Valley, Yalobusha, MS (Source: Letter from Patricia Chamblee Oakes, Winona, MS, dated 10 May 1989.), son of LEWIS CHAMBLEE and CLOMA ARTHUR. He was born 19 September 1912 in Goshen, Leake, MS (Source: Letter from Patricia Chamblee Oakes, Winona, MS, dated 10 May 1989.), and died 03 August 1986 in Jackson, Hinds, MS (Source: Letter from Patricia Chamblee Oakes, Winona, MS, dated 10 May 1989.). She married (2) HERMAN GATLIN Aft. 1940. She married (3) JESSE BABCOCK Aft. 1952.

Children of MARGUERITE BENNETT and OLLIE CHAMBLEE are:

i. LAMAR BENNETT13 CHAMBLEE, b. 22 February 1938, Canton, Madison, MS (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 3 Feb. 1983.Letter form Patricia Chanblee Oakes, Winona, MS dated 10 May 1898.); m. MARTHA AMELIA HOWELL, 06 June 1959, Carthage, Leake, MS (Source: Letter from Patricia Chamblee Oakes, Winona, MS, dated 10 May 1989.); b. 03 September 1937, Leake Co., MS (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 3 Feb. 1983.Letter form Patricia Chanblee Oakes, Winona, MS dated 10 May 1898.).

ii. BARBARA ANN CHAMBLEE, b. 28 November 1939 (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 3 Feb. 1983.); m. LEE SMITH, CA.

Child of MARGUERITE BENNETT and HERMAN GATLIN is:

iii. RICHARD EUGENE13 GATLIN, b. 12 January 1951 (Source: Letter from Marguerite Bennett Babcock, Oxnard, CA dated 3 Feb. 1983.); m. BONNIE MATTER.

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