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    MASEY, MAZA, VERNON posted by Gary Clark on Saturday, November 1, 1997

    Searching for information on Solomon MAZA (also spelled MASEY) and Cyntha C. VERNON who were married in Pontotoc County, MS on December 22, 1853. Carolyn Maza Clark, please visit my web page at http://www.freetown.com/Suburbs/WillowWay/1092/index.html or e-mail is clan@bayou.com Thanks

    WOOD posted by Mrs Delora J Wood on Saturday, November 1, 1997

    Would like to correspond with anyone doing WOOD research in Pontotoc Co, Ms......George, Moses, Robert, William Stancil, & many more WOOD families. DeLora Wood in Tx

    MCKEOWN, YOUNG posted by Anthony Young on Saturday, November 1, 1997

    Looking for information on Wiley YOUNG b.May 11, 1814; d.Jan.14, 1865. Married to Sarah. Moved from SC about 1845 to Pontotoc/Union County area. Both are buried at Bell Cemetery. Children are: Phillip(Married to Sarah McKeown, daughter of Robert McKeown), Elizabeth, Rebecca, Manerva, Marthaney, Simeon W., Bermuda. I'd like to know more about Tresvan MCKEOWN and his father Robert McKeown too. Any information I have you are welcome to also. Thanks so much, Anthony.

    HENSLEYS, SIBLEYS, WHITEHURST posted by Bob Horn on Sunday, November 2, 1997

    I would like to exchange information with any one researching the SIBLEYS, HENSLEYS, and WHITEHURST Living in Ponotoc Co., from about 1830 to 1890. Santa Fe, TX

    MCWHORTER posted by Rena McWilliams on Monday, November 3, 1997

    Cyrus MCWHORTER and wife, Ruth, were in Pontotoc Co. in the 1850 census. I am interested in their son, W.S. McWhorter. I believe he may be the same W.S. McWhorter who later lived in Refugio and Aransas Co., TX, and was married to a Sarah. I would be interested in hearing about any McWhorter who lived in this county. Thank you.

    NORVELL posted by Janis Lindemann on Wednesday, November 5, 1997

    NORVELL: James T. of Pontotoc was said to have been the half brother of William B. NORVELL of Tippah Co. both residents respective counties during 1850+. Need to know name of father, where, and when he died, as well as complete names of wives. Know William B's mother was Rebecca ?Anderson, b.c.1800 VA. She was head of household and resided with him or vice versa 1840 Madison Co. AL, 1850+ 1860 near Jonesboro, Tippah Co. MS. Are these Norvells related to those during the 1840's in McNairy Co. TN? How? Contact: Janis Lindemann jlinde@fia.net

    ADAMS, HARRIS posted by Marjorie Cummings on Thursday, November 6, 1997

    I am looking of the family of William Burton ADAMS and Elmira HARRIS. William B. born Jan,28, 1833 died jan 9, 1902, Elmira born Oct 14, 1836. died Jan 5,1915.W.R Adams died Jan 11, 1904,I have the following listing of children: J.J. Adams bornOct 23, 1856, Ruckrey D. Adams born Aug, 10, 1858 R.F Adams born May 17,1845,W.B. Adams born Aug 10, 1860, John Allen Adams born Aug 16, 1863, Mary Ann Adams born Oct 18, 1866, George Washington Adams born April 16, 1868, died June 6, 1925, buried MT Vernon Baptist Church Cem. in Fulton,MS, Itawamba CO,MS. Married Lula Reva Prestage and had 11 children., Benjanmin Franklin Adams born Oct7, 1810, died Sept 7, 1871, Pda or Ida? Elizabeth Adams born Oct 1, 1814, Robert A.Adams born May 27, 1877. This information was taken from 1800 Bible that was given to me by my father Bonnie Roy Adams born Aug 23, 1909 died Feb 10, 1969. buried in Franklin Memorial Gardens in Russellville,Ala of Franklin Co, AL. If any one is researching this family please share your information or maybe William B. brothers,sisters, mother, daddy. Lost Adams

    HALL, HOYLE, TINDALL, WHITESIDES posted by Skip Tyndall on Thursday, November 6, 1997

    Researching George Alexander TINDALL who was born in Ga. about 1817. He came to Pontotoc Co. about 1843 and married Eliz. WHITESIDES, daughter of Hugh WHITESIDES on Dec. 11, 1848. George worked as an overseer on the David HOYLE plantation. The family moved to Crockett, Tex. about 1879. George's son, William, married Elizabeth HALL and lived in Tupelo until his death in 1935.

    BRUMMETT posted by Bob Brummett on Friday, November 7, 1997

    I am researching the Brummett family of Pontotoc County. Anyone with information please contact me. brummet@bellsouth.net Thanks Bob Brummett

    GILMAN, WALKER posted by JoAnn on Friday, November 7, 1997

    I seeking information on Peter E GILMAN b. 1837 Somerset, Maine m. Louisa A.B. WALKER d/o Japheth WALKER 1865 Pontotoc Co., MS and George Franklin GILMAN b. 1850 Somerset Co, Maine married Precilla WALKER ca 1870 also a daughter of Japheth WALKER. In 1850 & 1860 Japheth WALKER is listed on the census in Red Land, Pontotoc Co., MS. By 1880 all of the above families are in Comanche Co., TX. Any information would be helpful. JoAnn

    ARNOLD, HARRIS, MEADOR, SWINDOLL, WEST posted by Faye Elder on Saturday, November 8, 1997

    I need information on the following families: William C. SWINDOLL and wife Elizabeth MEADOR(S) Swindoll who came to Pontotoc Co. before 1850. I believe him to be the nephew of Charles Cornelius, a Revolutionary Soldier who is buried in the area. William's daughter, Mary Octavia, married Presley R. HARRIS who died Dec 22, 1872. She then moved to Texas with her father. They are in Williamson Co. TX in 1880. This county is near Austin TX. Another daughter, Martha married Lee ARNOLD. A third daughter, Eliza M. married William WEST. She is buried in a cemetery in the area also. There are two other daughters that I have no information on, except for their names, they are Salitia(?)and Cornelia. William and Elizabeth also had several sons. William C. Jr. married two times, first to Cynthia Williams Harris, a sister to Presley R. and the child of Madison Harris. William C., Jr. married second, Susan Plant. Warren Meador married in Texas, to Elizabeth Alzada McCutcheon. Charles Madison, also married in Texas, to Lillian Beatrice Leigh. I have no information on the son, Augustus W., except for his name. If you have any knowledge about these families I would be grateful. Thanks, Faye Elder elder1@flash.net

    MCDANIEL posted by Gail H. Bowden on Thursday, November 20, 1997

    Need information on the McDaniel Family that lived at Chesterville, Ms. Tom Mcdaniel was found on the 1920 Census. He had a daughter, Mary Eveline, who was struck by lightning and killed in the field of Dr. Lee Carruth. Henry Cleveland McDaniel died in Pontotoc County about 1961, and was married 1st to Verdie Lee Lackey, and second to Nannie Anderson Riley. Any help would be appreciated. Gail H. Bowden gbowden@tsixroads.com

    WARD posted by Colleen Hunt on Friday, November 21, 1997

    I am a Ward descendant and am looking for any descendants of the Thomas WARD family.

    ABNEY, BELL, HUGHES, MARCHBANK, PICKENS, SALMON, SHORT, TAYLOR, TURNER, WILLIAMS posted by June Smith on Sunday, November 23, 1997

    Need to know if newspapers exist when Robert Allen BELL died 5 Oct 1896 in Pontotoc County. Wife Elizabeth (Kennedy) BELL died 11-2-1906. Other names for this family: PICKENS, SALMON, ABNEY, SHORT, TAYLOR, WILLIAMS, TURNER, MARCHBANK, HUGHES. June SMITH

    CHUNN, HARDY, RANDAL, RANDLE posted by vicki roach on Sunday, November 23, 1997

    Researching Nancy Jane Matilda Moriah Bethel Randle b.10/21/1861 in Pontotoc Co., MS d.10/9/1939 in MS. Her parents were John Albert Gallatin Randle and Winnie Angeline Hardy. Nancy married Newton Jasper Chunn b.2/4/1859 in Union co. m.7/27/1879 d.2/22/1946 in Union co. I would appreciate any info and will exchange. Thanks, Vicki Burress Roach, Route 3 Box 392, Corinth, MS 38834

    CARTER posted by vicki roach on Sunday, November 23, 1997

    Cordelia Carter b. 1/31/1882 d. 10/21/1960 was the daughter of Taylor Carter and Lisa. Before settling in Union Co., MS, this family resided in Pontotoc Co., MS. Taylor should have been born ca1851 possibly in Franklin KY. According to the LDS files, Taylor's parents were Albert G. Carter and Virginia. I have copies of pictures of two of Cordelia's brothers, Hugh and Tom. Tom is wearing a military uniform. Would appreciate any information and will share. Vicki Burress Roach, Route 3 Box 392, Corinth, MS 38834

    ARNOLD, CORNELIUS, HARRIS, SWINDOLL, WEST posted by Faye Elder on Tuesday, November 25, 1997

    Looking for information on the family William C. SWINDOLL. It is believed that his middle name was Cornelius and that he was the nephew of Rev. War Soldier Charles CORNELIUS. William C. SWINDOLL moved to Pontotoc Co. MS prior to 1850 and lived in the area until he moved to TX. Some of his children remained in the area. His children were: Martha born 1830 GA; Eliza born ca 1836 GA; William C. Jr, born ca 1838 GA; Augustus W. born ca 1839 GA; Mary Octavia born ca 1842 GA; Warren Meador b 12-15-1840 GA; Lititia(?) born ca 1844 MS; Cornelia D. born ca 1854 MS;and Charles Madison born ca 1857 MS. Charles Madison SWINDOLL and Warren Meador SWINDOLL went to TX as did their father. Mary Octavia Swindoll married Presley R. HARRIS and after his death, she went to TX with her children. I believe that Martha married Lee ARNOLD and Eliza M. married William WEST. Any information about these families would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Faye Elder

    BRAZELTON, CASS, CAST posted by James Cast on Thursday, November 27, 1997

    I am researching Samuel Andrew CASS. Thomas Marion CASS, and James M. CASS. They were all in the 41st Miss. Infantry Regiment, Co. E. Samuel Andrew CAST/CASS and Ellen Salina BRAZELTON, had a child: Sarah Letisha Caroline CAST in 1846, at Monroe co, Aberdeen, Mississippi. My email address is Jcast12345@aol.com Thanks, James Cast

    CALDWELL, SMITH, VINYARD, WINN, WYNN posted by Jackie Pace on Saturday, November 29, 1997

    Madison Wynn (abt 1820 SC); wife Ibey (1825 SC); sons Geo Washington (1840 SC - m. Emily Jane SMITH - VINYARD); F. Marion (1842 SC - m. Margaret CALDWELL); Jasper (1845 Laurens Co, SC - 1931 McClain Co, OK - m. Caroline SMITH- VINYARD); Robert T.(I?)(abt 1848 SC); Caroline (1849 SC); Parmelia (1851 SC); Charles (1854 SC); Thompson (Jun 1860 MS). The family was living in Pontotac Co on 1860 census, then war came, then...? http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/p/a/c/Jackie-A-PACE/index.html

    KIMBROUGH posted by Jackie Rhodes on Saturday, November 29, 1997

    I am researching the James William (or Warren) KIMBROUGH family who lived in Pontotoc Co in the mid to late 1800s and some descendants may still live in the area. Would love to be in contact with anyone who has info about this family.

    BRITTS, MAULDIN posted by Mandy Queen on Tuesday, December 2, 1997

    Looking for info on the MAULDIN surname in Ponotoc Co., MS. John MAULDIN b. abt. 1852 in MS m. Susan BRITTS b. abt. 1854 in AL. They had one "known" child William Montague MAULDIN b. 1-8-1872 in Ponotoc Co., MS m. Lula Jones b. 12-14-1866. William and Lula had the following children: (11 children and 3 lived to adulthood) John "Henry" b. 1897, Lena Mae b. 1898 and Viola MAULDIN b. 1909. This family moved to Lauderdale Co., TN in a covered wagon. I would like to know more about William's brothers and sisters and the children that he had that passed away. I would also like to know William's grandparents. If you have any helpful info please email me directly at MQueen9924@aol.com. I will be glad to share any info i have. Thx, Mandy Queen

    SHETTLES posted by Mitch Bramlitt on Thursday, December 4, 1997

    I would like to correspond with anyone that has done any research or run across this name. Please email me at bramlitt@aol.com

    KING, MCGEE, MIEARS, MIERS posted by Mildred Taylor on Friday, December 5, 1997

    I'm looking for information about Charlie Mike MIEARS and his sister, Mary Jane MIERS. They were the children of John Porter and Ellinor Elizabeth (Ellie) KING MIEARS. Charlie Mike was born about 1881 and Mary Jane was born about 1884. Ellie died of comsumption August 20, 1886 and my family lost contact with the children. Ellie's sister, Dulcinia Ann KING MCGEE, was my great-grandmother. Dulcinia moved with her family, first into Arkansas then into Indian Territory in the 1880's. I've been unable to find Ellie's grave. Her mother is buried in the Edington Cemetery in Pontotoc County and her father was killed in the Battle Of Franklin Tennessee and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery there.

    ALLEN, BECKLEY, HAMILTON, SIMMONS, THOMAS posted by S. M. Rutherford on Wednesday, December 10, 1997


    ARMSTRONG, CALLOWAY, CHANDLER, DONALDSON, HIGGINS, WHITE posted by Sue Marine on Friday, December 12, 1997

    Searching for the family of Mills Higgins DONALDSON, son of James DONALDSON and Rachel HIGGINS. Married Catherine WHITE, daughter of Col William Carter WHITE and Martha CHANDLER. Am especially interested in the family of Andrew DONALDSON and Elizabeth ARMSTRONG, their son Armstrong who married Lucinda CALLOWAY and their son Jones DONALDSON. Thank you.

    CRUSE, LEACH, MCGRAW, TURNER posted by Marilyn Bush on Tuesday, December 16, 1997

    Looking for John TURNER, b. Tn and m. Susie CRUSE in Pontotoc Co., Ms. Their son, James Daniel TURNER was b. March 10, 1870. He married Ada MCGRAW, daughter of Jesse F. MCGRAW and Amanda Pauline LEACH. Pauline was the daughter of Pressly LEACH. Any info on any of these people would be greatly appreciated.

    ROWE posted by Betty Allison on Sunday, December 21, 1997

    ROWE, Elihu and Charlotte They are my g.g.grandparents. I last found them in the 1860 census, living at Lafayette Springs #289. They were both 63 years of age. Their known (by me) children were: Mahalia, b. 1827, married W.C. Gillen, Sarah, b. 1830 (m.Charles W. Taylor), Elinor, b.1833, (m. Obediah Benson), Samuel, b. 1836, William, b. 1839 and John, b.1841. Thanks for info. on any of the above!!

    KELLY, LONG posted by Chaplain Mel Rogers, D.Min on Monday, December 22, 1997

    In Dec of 1859 Jeremiah KELLY and Emma Catharine LONG were married in Pont Co. On the 1860 Census both are included, stating he was about 23, and she was about 16. Both of them born in Ireland. I know she landed in New Orleans from Ireland, with her parents, Daniel and Catharine Long, and some brothers and sisters. I do not know who the parents of Jeremiah KELLY were, nor when he and his family came from Ireland to America. I believe he served in the MS State Troops, CSA during War B/W States, but need additional information for proper documentation. Chaplain Mel Rogers, D.Min Cumberland Presbyterian Church Minister Tulsa, OK

    MAJOR, MCKIINNEY posted by David R. Williams on Monday, December 22, 1997

    I am interested in knowing the names of the parents of Oliver Perry MAJOR who married Mary Jane MCKIINNEY in Pontotoc Co. MS, 10-18-1855.

    MCKINNEY posted by David R. Williams on Monday, December 22, 1997

    I would like to know about Wilson MCKINNEY and his wife Elizabeth, who lived in Pontotoc Co. Ms as early as 1835. What is Elizabeth's maiden name?

    HERRING posted by Thomas Coburn on Saturday, December 27, 1997

    I, Thomas Coburn, would like to have any or all info on Joseph HERRING who fought for the Magnolia Guards of the 17th Mississippi during the civil war.

    OLIVER, WRIGHT posted by Claud Thorn on Saturday, December 27, 1997

    Mildred Ernestine WRIGHT OLIVER, born October 1931 Pontotoc Co, looking for birth mother daughters name is Brenda Kaye Oliver daughters birth date is 6-10-1951 in Jonesboro, AR. at Saint Bernard Hostital last known residence: Pauline St. Memphis,TN. please respond thankyou

    DAVIS, MCCULLOUGH posted by Kaye Hickey on Sunday, December 28, 1997

    Am looking for information on DAVIS,Thomas C (1833-1894) married to Matilda L. Son was DAVIS, William Rufus (wife Amanda Louise MCCULLOUGH). Any information of his parents or siblings would be appreciated. kaye at email site staph@gte.net

    BARDIN, DAVIS, HOLMES, SMITH, SPRINGER posted by Sabrina Coffelt on Tuesday, December 30, 1997

    All of my family on my grandmother's side came from MS in the mid 1800's. SMITH, SPRINGER, BARDIN, HOLMES, DAVIS

    BOWLES, DAVIS, DUKES, MCCULLOUGH, WEEKS posted by Kaye Hickey on Wednesday, December 31, 1997

    Our family comes from Pontotoc & Chickasaw Co. The Davis, McCullough, Weeks, Dukes, and Bowles families are all tied in.

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