Pike County Mississippi





William, Jr. Prescott b: 1720 in N. Carolina

Child:  Ephraim PRESCOTT b: 1760 in N. Carolina

Marriage to Spouse Unknown and their children were Willis, Michael

Nathaniel and Eleanor Prescott.


Willis PRESCOTT, born 16 JAN 1800 in S. Carolina and Died 4 NOV 1835 in Magnolia, MS.

Married Susan JONES b: 24 FEB 1803 in TN.  She died on 9 FEB 1880 in Pike Co., MS of  old age.”  


Ephraim PRESCOTT b: 27 APR 1822 d. 1 NOV 1890. Married Talitha SIMMONS b: 1826  d/o

William and Nancy Hope Simmons on October 22, 1846. They lived about 3 miles se of Magnolia

 and are buried in an old cemetery between old Hwy 51 and the Magnolia-Progress Road. 

Had 7 children:

William Monroe Prescott b: 21 JUL 1847 and died 1 JUN 1900. Buried in Magnolia Cemetery, MS.

Married Almira "Myra" DICKEY b: 14 JUN 1858, Died 1 FEB 1930 in Magnolia, MS on 23 NOV

1876 Buried. Magnolia Cemetery, MS. Her parents were

John Claiborne "Clarke" DICKEY b: 7 SEP 1833 and Lemanda Caroline POWELL b: 4 APR 1838

in Pike Co., MS


Sarah M. “Sallie” Prescott – born December 9, 1849 died 2-24-1892. Married James

Monroe Brumfield.


Willis P. “Joe” Prescott born 12-24-1851 d. 7-12-04. Married Elizabeth Bankston d/o

Rev. Green N. Bankston, Baptist minister. Buried in family cemetery in front of their

old home near Terry’s Creek church.


Ada Corinne Prescott b 5-9-1857 d. 4-18-1943 at Longview, TX.  Married Jessie C.

Simmons, s/o Richard Simmons.  They are buried in Shreveport, LA.


Cassie Mayme Prescott – b. 12-10-1861 d. 3-24-1931. Married Henry Daniel Allen

on 1-6-1886 in Pike Co. Lived 5 miles east of Magnolia on Hwy 48 and are buried in front of their

old home.


Annie F. Prescott – born 1863  died 1896. Married Isaac Claiborne Hyde on 12-4-1891 in Pike County.

They lived in Tangipahoa Parish, LA near Chesbrough.


Nettie Prescott born 7-8-1864 d. 6-17-1898 Married Wallace E. Cockerham on 12-24-1884 in

 Pike County.