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Lisa Henderson Jul 10 1997
Seeking the families of Lucinda BROWNLEE, b ca 1870, m Rob WESTBROOK, abt 1890. They were living in Lincoln Co, OK, around 1900. They had 5-8 children; Viola, Thelma, Houston, Gillie, Florence, and Jack. Lucinda died in Lincoln Co, OK abt 1910, and the children were returned to Tate Co, MS, to be raised by relatives. Houston and Gillie were adopted by Dekalb GARRISON and Birdie ATKINS. Viola lived with an elderly BROWNLEE couple, then adopted by Percy LEWERS. Gillie married her first cousin, Jack CROCKETT, of Tate Co, MS.
Ann B. Chambless Jan 31 1997
John RICHEY Jr., born 1795-1800, died 1845-1849, in either DeSoto or Marshall Co, MS. Married Ann (Anny) ? ca 1820-1821. John RICHEY Jr. was son of John RICHEY Sr. who md Tabitha SPENCER, dau of Moses SPENCER. John and Ann RICHEY Jr.'s 4th child, Younger Waldrop RICHEY b. June 17, 1830, married (1) Jane BAKER and (2) Martha Jane JUDGE on Dec 18, 1867, in DeSoto Co, MS. They raised their four children in Tate Co. between Coldwater and Senatobia. In 1890 they moved to Jackson Co, AL. John RICHEY Jr.'s had two other sons: Moses RICHEY b. 1827, who md. Susan Catherine PERRY on Jan 28, 1847, in Marshall Co, MS and William T. J. RICHEY who married Josephine ? Two other sons were James R. RICHEY b. 1833, and John F. RICHEY b. 1836, but do not know who they married. This RICHEY family moved from Scott Co, KY to TN to MS about 1838. Will share RICHEY family info and JUDGE family info. Martha Jane JUDGE RICHEY was the dau of Fletcher Taylor and Ann (TURK) JUDGE. Fletcher Taylor JUDGE was the son of James JUDGE and Martha (JENKINS) JUDGE BYRAM. Martha Judge BYRAM died in 1848 in what was then DeSoto Co, MS. She had remarried after death of first husband to Ebenezer BYRAM who also died in DeSoto Co, Ms. Martha (JENKINS) JUDGE md E. BYRAM in Madison Co, AL, on June 14, 1827, and they moved to DeSoto Co, MS about 1838.
Nat Baker Apr 12 1997
I am seeking the cemetery and grave sites in Coldwater, MS, of my great grandparents, William Fisher BAKER (born 1854, Tyro Ms., died ca.1936 in McAlester, OK), and Ida Carolyn SLOAN BAKER (born Coldwater,Ms (?) on 17 Mar 1857, died in McAlester, Okla. on 11 Feb 1942. I am seeking the precise birth and death dates of William Fisher BAKER which I hope are on his tombstone. I am also seeking info on her father, Dr. Andrew Barry SLOAN as to his gravesite and birth and death dates. I believe that he lived in Tate Co.
Odessa Clayton Jun 11 1997
My great grandparents Elizabeth IRBY and Mayberry A. BONDS both died in Tate Co prior to 1878. Their daughter Eliza J. BONDS was married to W. R. JOHNSON and also lived in Tate Co. I have information to share with anyone researching these families. My grandmother was Hettie BONDS dau of Elizabeth and Mayberry BONDS. Please email me at Duteed@aol.com.
Tom Blackwell Apr 6 1997
I am looking for information on the BOWEN family starting with Arthur McMurray BOWEN who died in Tyro in Tate Co on 1/2/1855.
Nick Denley Feb 21 1998
I am searching for info on Velma Jewel BOYD born in Tate Co, MS, 7 Aug 1906 and d 25 May 1997 in Grenada Co MS, married to Guy Presley SMART. Thanks for any info on the BOYD family. Nick Denley
Elwood Branum Dec 29 1996
I am searching for the birth records of my grandfather, Newton Harrison BRANUM who was born in Tate Co, MS on Dec 13, 1880. Can you help? Please e-mail me if you can.
Patti Mar 3 1997
My gg-grandparents were Gilbert Paul CARRINGTON (b. 19 Aug 1815 VA; d. 27 Mar 1881) and his second wife Tyrissa BROWN (b. ca 1826; d. ca 1878). I have much info about the CARRINGTON family's ancestors but cannot trace Tyrissa BROWN or her family. The couple had three children; GP CARRINGTON was a member of the MS legislature, supposedly; and his first wife was Sara Elizabeth JONES, mother of six children. Any suggestions or information?
Debbie DeFoi Oct 15 1996
William Washington BROWN [b. 1814 in TN] m. Louisa (MCGRAW or) HOLMES [b. in TN; parents of Ireland or Scotland] and moved to MS and possibly lived in these areas: Sardis and Guedis Springs of Tate Co. MS/Panola Co./Lafayette Co. It is said they raised or raced horses and became quite wealthy. They had eight children and moved on to AR. Their son, Christopher Columbus "Lum" BROWN [b. 1858 in Tate Co.], said to have been a bugler in the Civil War. Any help will be appreciated.
Jerry Willis Apr 7 1997
I am looking for info on Alexander Jasper BURFORD b. 6 July 1842 in Desota Co MS. married Mary Jane JACKSON b. 25 Dec. 1842 in Desota Co MS. This family lived in Tate Co until after the Civil War then moved to Runnels Co. TX. I really need parents of Mary Jane JACKSON.
"Hoss" Apr 22 1997
Looking for information regarding the confederate unit that my GGG Grandfather would have joined his name was Eli M GORDON wife was Rhoda. He was born Sep 24, 1836 and died Feb 28, 1908. Buried in Tate County at Mt Vernon Cemetery. Also looking for info on William Benjamin BURNETT wife Nancy Jane MARTIN was also in Confederate Army buried in Hebron Cemetery Lonoak Co. near Wattensaw 4/1/1833 died 1899. Any info welcome.
Barbara Peddicord Oct 16 1996
I am research the BUSBY Family and would like to exchange data with others. Especially in Desoto and Tate Counties. Thank you, Barbie.
Judy Strickland Hadokowitz Dec 26 1996
I am searching for information on my GGrandparents, Nimrod BUZBEE and Eliza McCOY. Nimrod was born 1850 but I am not sure of the location. Rumor has it that his family was from GA. Nimrod had 3 brothers, Steven, Ira and Benjamin and two sisters, Molly and Kate. Ira married Emma McCOY, Eliza's sister. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Sydney L. Cate Apr 5 1997
Would like to find all available info on my CATE, McCRORY, COLLINS ancestors in DeSoto (and later Tate) Co MS. These persons moved to Northern MS ca 1860 and while some of the children left, others may still be in the area. Any small help will be appreciated. I will gladly share information. Sydney L. Cate SydneyLC@aol.com
Charlotte Williams Jan 19 1997
Calvin A LOWRY/LOWREY b 1820-1822 NC, d Jan 1882 Looxahooma, Tate Co MS married to Betsey Ann (maiden unknown) b 1827 NC d after June 1883, 3 known children: Cordelia Benton LOWRY/LOWREY b 18 Jan 1851 MS, d May 1930 Clarksdale, Cohoma Co MS married 8 Sep 1869 DeSoto Co MS to Wilbur Fiske HARRIS; Irene Jenny LOWRY/LOWREY b 14 Oct 1856 MS, d 28 Nov 1922 Tate Co MS married Samuel Burkett CROCKETT 25 Aug 1881 Tate Co MS; William Green LOWRY/LOWREY b 1864 MS, still living in 1883 MS (there is a marriage record for WG LOWRY m MA McPHERSON 18 Dec 1884 Tate Co MS???). Any info on the LOWRY/LOWREY family would be appreciated. Charlotte Wilson Williams, 7863 Hummingbird Cv, Olive Branch MS 38654
Deb Haines Sep 15 1996
I am researching the ancestors of my gg-grandmother, Sarah A. PATRICK. She was b 6 Mar 1859 d 10 June 1891, m George CULVER 17 May 1875 in Tate Co, MS. She is buried in the Wyatte Cemetery in Wyatte. Thanks.
Elizabeth Story Jun 22 1997
GLADDEN, Thomas L b: 1850 SC m: 19 Jul 1872 DeSota County, MS Melissa A. D. GLADDEN b: 1852 TN. Children: (1) Mary Blanche b: Aug 1879 d: 20 May 1936 b: Atoka, TN m: 28 Jul 1897 James Archie MARSHALL (2) William Charles b: 12 Aug 1886 d: 14 Sep 1947 SC m: 9 Jul 1919 Viola Wylie FERGUSON (3) Betty (4) Cora. 2nd wife: Alice HOWELL b: 1880 TN d: Little Rock AR. Children: (1) Edward Raymond b: 1904 MS (2) Lorenzo Dowell (Buck) b: 6 Apr 1906 Tate Co., MS d: 5 Feb 1995 m: 10 Jul 1930 AR Gladys Vermil AYCOCK. Had Mona Ray b: 7 Nov 1934 Smackover AR m: 24 Nov 1956 William Wayne MAHAFFEY b: 18 Aug 1938 (3) Edna Pearl b: 1909 MS m: BIXLER
Pat Ward Feb 16 1997
I am trying to locate info on the FOWLER family as it relates to the CATHEYs. I would also like info on the DANDRIDGE family.
Duffy Jackie M. Perkins May 24 1997
Is there any record of the surname DUFFEY after 1860? The family was in DeSoto County before that time. Thanks Jackie
Alfred E. Greer Feb 25 1997
I am working on my Jesse A. GREER branch of my tree. Jesse was born in SC in 1810, moved to Hardin Co. TN in ca 1830. His youngest brother Edward B (my branch) was in SC 1823. Jessie A. moved to MS after his marriage to Nancy GREER, b 1810 SC. He is on the 1860 DeSota census with wife Nancy and 3 kids: Louisa 17 b AL, Mary 16 b AR & General 12 b MS. 1870 Census DeSota County shows Jesse 64 & Nancy 60 in the household of General GREER age 22 and wife Syrena 20. His son General is buried in Greenleaf Cem, Tate Co. MS. I am interested in contacting GREERs that are working this branch. Any help will be appreciated.
Pamela Hazen May 16 1997
I am searching for the parents of James Rucker HAM, b. 1846 DeSoto Co., MS; d. 1936 Cayce, Marshall Co., MS. His death certificate states they are John HAM and Matilda HAMM, b. AL. He was in the 1860 census DeSoto Co., MS, in the home of John HUMPHRIES and Matilda HAM (these two people had been married for six years at this time, but they have different last names on the census). I think the names of his parents on his death certificate were confused with the people who raised him. Also looking for Matthew William HUMPHREYS and his wife Sugen (Sugie) MILLER HUMPHREYS (she was the dau of a Dr.) who died in either DeSoto, Marshall or Tate Co. MS after 1882 and left four children. I have reason to believe they were living in Eudora, MS.. I have much research on the HAM and RUCKER families and documentation for my HAMS and HUMPHREYS. Thank you so very much.
Stanley Harris Jan 3 1997
Wilbur Fiske HARRIS b. 1842 Looxahoma d. 23 June 1917 m. Cordelia LOWERY 8 Sept. 1869. Cordelia LOWERY b. 1853 d. May 1930. Need information on their children.
Carl Berry Oct 30 1996
My gg-grandfather was Robert Justis HARRIS. He was born in Carroll Co, TN, Oct 18, 1846, and moved to Tate Co, MS in 1852. He married Virginia Ann MORGAN, in Tate Co, MS on Jan 2, 1866. They moved to Callahan Co, TX in 1876. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Carl Berry
Sreve Morgan Feb 23 1997
James L. HENDERSON married Nancy Catherine HENSHAW in 1845 in the city of Sarah, MS. Sarah was in Tunica Co. at that time and presently in Tate Co. Please let me know if you have information on either family.
Kathy Justice White Mar 7 1997
Researching John William JUSTICE b 13 Mar 1866, Tate Co MS. Any info greatly appreciated. Please e-mail. Thanks.
Morris Lamberson Jan 17 1997
I am looking for ancestors of my dad - Robert Lee LAMBERSON - His dad Benjamin Franklin LAMBERSON was born ca 1853 in MS (Possibly Tate Co -may have been another name in 1857) and the family moved to Independence Co AR ca 1857. Benjamin's dad was Elijah LAMBERSON - his wife's name was Louisa - they had several children in addition to Benjamin - Francis, Lucinda, James, John, Mary, Any help on locating any of the above would be appreciated.
Felicia (Lee) Lewis Sept 25 1996
I am looking for the names of my father's parents. He was born on 10/5/35 in Senatobia, Tate Co MS. His name was Robert Lewis LEE.
Judie Fite King Jun 27 1997
Mattie OSTEEN md James S. LOYD 20 Oct 1881 Tate Co., MS. Would like Mattie's birth, death & burial dates & places and parents. Last record I have for Mattie is 1920 Shelby Co., TN Census. Would also like to know where James S. LOYD came from and his parents. Will be glad to share. Thanks for the help. Judie Fite King, 350 W. Castle Harbour, Friendswood, TX 77546-5620
Melvin J. Collier Jan 26 1997
Looking for info on my ancestors who were former slaves from Tate Co (Looxahoma area). My g-grandparents were Bill REED (1846-1937) and Sarah PARTEE REED (1851-1925). They had 10 children: Jimmie, Dock, Willie, Simpson, John Ella, Mary Ella, Robert, Lou Anna, Pleas, and Martha Reed. Sarah's mother was named Polly PARTEE (1825-c.1890), and Sarah had brothers named Squire, Judge, and James PARTEE. Any info about this family is greatly welcomed.
Mitchell Dhority Mar 11 1997
I am beginning to research my Native American lineage. I am interested in any info on my g-grandmother Maggie Mae PHILLIPS (married name). She reportedly is of Native American heritage (possibly Cherokee or Choctaw) and probably spent much time in Tate, Panola and possibly Quitman Co. (Longtown, Crenshaw, Strayhorn areas). Any info will be appreciated.
James Walter Ricketts Feb 9 1997
RICKETTS of Tate Co. I will exchange data with you. My ancestors RICKETTS once lived here.
Scott Bell Mar 22 1997
Looking for any info on the SCOTT family that was in the Coldwater area for at least two generations; William R. SCOTT b. Feb. 18, 1850 & his son, Claude William SCOTT b. July 20, 1880. Anna G. WALDROP b. Nov. 26, 1853 was the elder Scott's wife; her cousin was ZEB WALDROP who was reported still living in area in mid 1980's. Anything on these names or clues to prior generations would be greatly appreciated.
Debra Scrams Mar 21 1997
I am looking for info on John SCRAMS and Maggie STYERS. Lived in Tate co 1900, 1910, and 1920.
Herb Wallace Jun 16 1997
Looking for the family of Anne Helen SOUTH b.1912 Tate Co. She married Linton Andrew WALLACE b.1891. Any info welcomed.
Mis1 Ton1 Apr 8 1997
Am interested in any STILLs who may have lived in Tate Co - especially Laura STILL.

G. Mikovich Feb 21 1998
Am looking for info on Tate Benton THOMAS, b 1857 and moved to Hill and Eastland Counties, TX, in the 1800s with a group of THOMAS's from Tate and Benton Counties, MS. Tate Benton THOMAS died in 1895 and is buried in Gorman, TX. Thanks!

Faye W. Johnston Feb 14 1997
Researching WALDROP in De Soto Co, Primitive Baptist preacher, d. 1853. Was related to Ezekiel R. WALDROP of Tuscaloosa Co, AL, perhaps brothers.
Herb Wallace Jun 20 1997
Looking for the WALLACE Family who lived in DeSoto and Tate Co. Wm. O. WALLACE and his children; Rueben b.c1837, Robert. T. b. c1838, Wm.Jefferson b.c1840, Ruthy b.1842, Susan b.1843, Martha b.1845-46, Rebecca b.1847, James M. b.1850, Narrissus b.1852, Andrew Jackson b.1853 and George W. b.1856.
Robert Williamson Jun 2 1997
I am looking for info on Thomas WILLIAMSON listed on the 1880 census for Tate Co. I need the date of birth and death.
Patti Mar 3 1997
I'm looking for more info about Gabriel Christopher (or Charles) WRIGHT, who married GP and Tyrissa CARRINGTON's daughter, Ida Bennie CARRINGTON, 18 Dec 1882. I have a copy of their marriage bond from Tate Co. However, I cannot find any info about his parents. See CARRINGTON query above. 

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