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Jack Tennant Mar 8 1998
I am researching the surname ALLISON in Tate Co. My g-gf, Joseph Clyde ALLISON, may have lived in Strayhorn or Crenshaw MS. He also resided in Panola Co as per the 1910 Panola Co census. The ALLISONs were in Tate Co in 1900 but later moved to Panola Co. I am also researching BLANTON and FITZHUGH of VA. Thanks!

Mary Oldham07 May 1998
I would like to hear from anyone who is related to the above surnames in Tate/Panola and surrounding counties. Ida CLARK m James OLDHAM around 1880 in Tate Co. Martha VirginiaANDERSON m William OLDHAM around 1866.
Mary Oldham 20 Jul 1998
I am looking for information on the CLARK, ANDERSON, and OLDHAM families in Tate Co 1850-1920. I am also looking for surnames McLAUGHLIN and MERIWETHERback to VA and WVA before 1800.
Mary Oldham 24 Jul 1998
I am looking for descendants of OLDHAM/MCGLOCKLIN/MERIWETHER/CLARK/
in Tate County. who may have lived at one time in VA, WVA, SC. I have information to share on the ancestors of all the surnames listed.
Rachal Leigh Grizzle 20 Jul 1998
URL: www.angelfire.com/va/dullesgirl/index.html
I am researching these Mississippi/Tennessee/Alabama families.
Martha Atkinson 04 Jul 1998
I am looking for information on these families. Martha Atkinson
Robert Rainey 26 Jul 1998
Does anyone know the ancesters of "Mrs. Fannie WHITE" whose mother was Willie GRAHAM (brother William GRAHAM who married a BALLARD. Her grandfather was John GRAHAM. The family lived in northern MS and Memphis in the later part of 1800's
Ron Tyner 02 Jun 1998
Looking for info on Salathiel SHERROD Sr died in Senatobia area 1846, sons were Richard, DeSoto Co 1843-50s and Salathiel Jr, Panola Co 1840-48, daughter was Sarah J BISHOP DeSoto, Tate county in Senatobia area 1846- 1870s. Joseph J BISHOP and Sarah SHERROD had children: David H BISHOP married Isabella WISE 1870 and Nancy J BISHOP married Stephen WILLIAMS 1859.
Jim Brewer 20 May 1998
I'm looking for family history for Peoples BREWER who lived in the Strayhorn area of Tate Co., Ms. and for family history for Marvin O. GANN of Tate Co., Ms.
Arlina 27 Jun 1998
Phebe HAMLETT b. 10 July 1816 probably in White Co TN. Her parents were of White Co in 1811 and they were Berryman and Elizabeth HAMLETT. Phebe married James S. PHILLIPS. Where? When? James S. PHILLIPS is buried in Palestine Cemetery. His tombstone gives 2 Oct., as his birthdate and his death is 3 Apr 1870. Phebe is in legal documents of Tate Co MS until 2 March 1889. Known daughter Elizabeth wife of L.C. BRITTON. Where is Phebe buried? Is William H. PHILLIPS her son? Any info appreciated. Arlina
Don Brownlee Feb 14 1998
Searching for info on the BROWNLEE family. Josh, T.C., Lafayette, and Stober BROWNLEE were living there as of 1880. Descendants continue to be found there throughout the remaining censuses. Don Brownlee
Don Brownlee 11 May 1998
Searching for info on the BROWNLEE families that moved to Tate Co from SC. Joshua, Lafayette, Stober and Thomas were all living there in the 1880 Census. Would appreciate info on their families and descendants.
Darlene Pace 18 May 1998
I am searching for Wiley De Terry BRUMLOW b-1844 Tate Co MS. He enlisted out of Tate Co MS 22 yrs of age served 62 until 65, discharged in Arkansas. In 1917 applied for and got pension due to disabilities. He needed letters from people that knew him trying to get Pension. A. A. LEWIS was Justice of the Peace at that time said he had known Wiley 60 yrs...searching for parents of Wiley and Bro & sister...Thank You Darlene Pace
Syble Moore Embrey Feb 3 1998
Researching Andrew Jackson MOORE who came to Desoto now Tate Co. MS ca 1865 from Bibb Co AL. He married Sarah Elizabeth KORNEGAY in AL and at least three of their children were born in AL. He and his brother, Jonathan MOORE, and their families settled in the Thyatira area. Later Andrew Jackson moved his family closer to Independence on the Old Oxford to Memphis Road. In 1885, Sarah Elizabeth died. In 1886, Andrew Jackson MOORE married Rebecca Ann BURFORD KEY, widow of William Lee KEY. Andrew Jackson and Rebecca had two children, Katie who died at age 4 and Ira Jackson MOORE, my father. Any info on this family will be appreciated.
Margaret Apr 18 1998
I am looking for info on Eli CARTER and wife Mary Ann GRAHAM CARTER who lived in DeSoto Co in 1870 in the section that became Tate Co. They had sons: Joseph R., Wylie G., and William R., that did not travel to AR with Mary Ann in 1880. Eli supposedly died between 1873 and 1880. The sons possibly married and/or died in Tate Co. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Margaret, younghsv@ipa.net
Jim Miller 21 Jul 1998
Seeking information on John Sanford SAUNDERS who married Clara Elizabeth COLLINS in DeSoto Co. (later Tate) in 1860. Family farmed near Senatobia, and their first son Jimmy was born there, also 1860. Jimmy died in early childhood and is possibly buried in Tate Co. John and Clara joined the Primitive Baptist Church at Senatobia about 1866, John ordained to office of deacon in 1868. All info or possible links appreciated.
Charlotte Williams Jan 19 1998
John C.WILLIAMS b ca 1875/Tate Co MS still living Dec 1932. John was the son of Dr. Newell M. WILLIAMS and Amanda C. HALL of Arkabutla, Tate Co MS. Who did he marry??? Any children??? Where did he go??? Where and when did he die??? Where is he buried??? I know that he was living in Crawfordsville, Critten Co AR in Jan 1920, he signed the death record for his brother-in-law, Frank E COTTON/COTTEN in Tate Co. MS. I also know that he was called Johnnie and Willie or Will. Any help with John C. WILLIAMS would be greatly appreciated. Charlotte Wilson Williams, 7863 Hummingbird Cv, Olive Branch MS 38654
Charlotte Williams Jan 19 1998
Dr. Carey Augustine COTTON/COTTEN b 08 Mar 1835 Sussex Co VA, d 05 Nov 1889 Strayhorn Tate Co MS married Unknown, 4 known children: Maggie A COTTON married C D WILLIAMSON b 10 Sep 1890 Tate Co and was living in Los Angeles CA in Dec 1932; Frank E COTTON b 1860, d 21 Dec 1932 Tate Co, married Fannie Jones WILLIAMS 23 Dec 1880 Tate Co MS was a school teacher Tate Co; Minnie COTTON unmarried school teacher, d 01 Dec 1932 Los Angeles CA; Daugher COTTON married J H WATSON and was living in Denver CO in Dec 1932. Any info on the COTTON/COTTEN family would be appreciated. Charlotte Wilson Williams, 7863 Hummingbird Cv, Olive Branch MS 38654
Thomas Strickland 29 Apr 1998
Looking for any info on Maston Lewis STRICKLAND, born 1843 in TN. Married Mary CRENSHAW, dau of Jesse CRENSHAW, in Nov. 1866. Together, they raised 10 children in Tate Co, they attended the Thyatira Church of Christ. Both are buried in the Strickland Cemetery. I would appreciate any info anyone has on Maston, siblings, parents,etc. I have some info on the STRICKLAND family I will gladly share with anyone that might be interested. Thanks, Thomas Strickland
Charlotte Wilson Williams 20 Jul 1998
Seeking any info on the family of Calvin A. LOWRY b/1820-1822/NC married Betsey Ann Unknown/b/1827/NC were in MS by 1851 when 1st known child born: 1) Cordelia Benton LOWRY b/18Jan1851/MS married Wilbur Fisk HARRIS 08 Sept 1869 DeSoto Co, MS 2nd known child 2) Irene Jenny >LOWRY b/14Oct1856/MS married Samuel Burkett CROCKETT 25 Aug 1881 Tate Co, MS and 3rd known child 3) William (Willie) Green LOWRY b/1864/MS There is a marriage record for a W. G. LOWRY married M. A. MCPHERSON18Dec1884/Tate Co, MS-- Calvin A. LOWRY died Jan 1882 in Looxahoma, Tate Co, MS and his wife Betsey Ann after June 25, 1883. Any info on the LOWRY family would be appreciated.
Charlotte Williams Jan 28 1998
HARRIS, Rev Joseph Benson b 22 Jun 1834 Maury Co TN d 03 Sep 1898 Kelly, DeSoto Co MS, son of Rev Charles B. HARRIS and Margaret Jane CURRY. Married 3 times: 1st) m Frances DUNCAN 17 Mar 1875 probably in AR or TX; one known child, Paul Duncan HARRIS b 11 Mar 1878 Kaufman Co TX. Frances DUNCAN HARRIS d 21 Feb 1880. 2nd) m Susan J. WALL (of Wall Hill, Marshall Co MS) 30 Mar 1881 in Tate Co MS. Marriage notice in Tate Co newspaper reads "HARRIS-WALL at the residence of W F HARRIS (Wilbur Fiske, brother of Joseph) in Tate Co, MS by Rev A P SAGE on March 30th, 1881, Rev J B HARRIS of North Texas Conference to Miss S WALL". 3rd) m Blanche HOLLOWELL b 1850 Hollandale MS married 26 Dec 1886 Sunflower Co MS; one known child, Hugh S HARRIS b 14 Sep 1887 Holly Springs Marshall Co MS. Blanche HOLLOWELL HARRIS died/? Holly Springs, Marshall Co MS. Where is Rev HARRIS buried?? Any info on his spouses?? Any children by 2nd marriage, Susan WALL?? Any help appreciated. Thanks, Charlotte Wilson Williams
Jim Hentz 26 Jun 1998
I would like to exchange information with descendants of Joseph MASSEY and Nathan DAVIS who lived in the Greenleaf area of Tate County. Both were on the 1850 and 1860 census for DeSoto County and were from SC. Mary J. MASSEY married Richard W. DAVIS
Al & Syble Embrey Feb 3 1998
Researching the Greenleaf EMBREYS. Parker EMBREY came to Desoto now Tate Co. MS in 1844 and settled in the Greenleaf community. All the Greenleaf EMBREYS are descendants of him. Parker was born in Adain Co KY, married Amanda POWELL. His sojourn from KY was by way of Haywood to Hardeman Co TN then to Marshall Co MS 1838-1843 then on to Desoto Co. Line of descent: Parker EMBREY, James Henry EMBREY, Frederick Mortimer EMBREY, Horace Mortimer EMBREY, Horace Albert EMBREY. If you are connected to this family, we'd like to hear from you. Al & Syble, morembry@gmi.net
Wanda Ridge Jan 28 1998
My g-grandfather, John Henderson FREEMAN, married Matilda J. (FALKNER) WOOTEN in Tate Co. MS 26 Nov 1885. Matilda died 24 Apr 1901, probably in St. Francis Co. AR. Who was Matilda WOOTEN and did she have children when she married my g-grandfather? Wanda Ridge wridge@hnb.com
Jim Mar 2 1998
Seeking info on Andrew Jackson FITZGERALD who appears on the 1880 census in Tate Co. Anything on his family and descendants greatly appreciated. Jim
Charlotte McDonald 07 Jul 1998
We are looking for more grand parents: James Monroe FRAYSER and Mattie PATRICK FRAYSER. Also Jimmie MITCHELL and Lucy FLIPPINS MITCHELL. Thanks
Charlotte McDonald 07 Jul 1998
I am searching for my daughter's great great grandparents. Azlee MITCHELL FRAYSER and Benjamin Franklin FRAYSER. We know they were in the Holly Springs area or Potts Camp area. Thanks charmez@yohoo.com
Charlotte McDonald 30 Jun 1998
I am also looking for my daughter's grandfather; James Howard THOMAS or Howard James THOMAS. His nickname was Bud. He may be from Holly Springs or Potts Camp area. He was married to Lucy FRAYSER at one time. He was also in WWII. He also went to CA shortly after the War.
Dan Freeze Jr. Mar 25 1998
I am looking for the parents of my gg-gf, Jacob FREEZE b 22 Dec 1815 NC, died 5 June 1855 DeSoto Co. His tomb in Scotland Cemetery near Greenleaf community in what is now Tate Co. He was married in NC to Sarah. She married R. H. HILL in 1860, and died Dec 14 1900. Any obit info on either of these would be appreciated. Thanks!
Jim Brewer Mar 31 1998
I am looking for any info on the GANN family. Thanks! Jim Brewer
Jim Brewer 10 May 1998
TheGANN Family I'm seeking information lived mostly in the Strayhorn area of Tate County, MS.
Melanie Hawkins 11 Jul 1998
Looking for info about family members as follows: Grandfather: Eddie HAWKINS Born March 1900 in Sardis, MS, Died Sept. 1963 in Shelby County, Memphis TN. Parents: Hick HAWKINS and Mary ??. Great Grand Father: Hick HAWKINS. Children: Tot HAWKINS, Melissa HAWKINS, Professeur HAWKINS, Freddie HAWKINS, Jessie HAWKINS, Henery HAWKINS, Eddie HAWKINS. Great Uncle: Henery HAWKINS, Born: Feb 7, 1906 Died: July 15, 1979 in Tate County, Senatobia, MS. Parents: Hick HAWKINS and Mary ??? Wife: Ada ??? Children: Judy Mae HAWKINS, Ruby Jean HAWKINS, Erestine HAWKINS, Helen SMITH, Doris CARTER, Joe Lee SMITH, Sandra REED.
Rose Parks 03 Jul 1998
URL: www.familytreemaker.com/users/p/a/r/Rose-A-Parks/
George Thomas OWENS married Sarah Jane MOORE in Tate Co 1874. His son John W. there in 1901. George T's older sister Nancy 1848-1912 was married to John M. HORN 1848-1904 and by tradition was said to have been in Tate Co. also. Are there any records of HORNS? John and Nancy had son James who died 1886 and daughter Mary md William McCREARY 1887. Was the marriage in Tate Co. Did James die in Tate?
Rose Parks 01 Jul 1998
Richard LOCKE lived in Noxubee Co. Ms in 1866 but said he was removing from that Co. In 1880 I find his widow Martha R. LYON LOCKE on 1880 census of Tate Co. with several children an indication that Richard probably died about 1878. They were the guardians of my G-G-grandfather James Steele WIGGINS who was with Martha on the census. Marriage records of Tate show a K.D. HOWELL and Martha LOCKE married in 1886. Is it this same person? Would like any info. The Tate Co. Heritage contains info on LOCKE, is this family connected?
Researcher Mar 8 1998
I would like to contact anyone related to the THOMAS family who were in Senatobia in 1930. Specifically looking for: Mary Agnes THOMAS, Gladys THOMAS and Henry William THOMAS. They were grandchildren of Needham Taylor INGRAM who died in Memphis in 1930. Thanks!
Clarence Feb 2 1998
I would like to exchange info with anyone researching the Robert JAMISON family of Tate Co MS. Robert removed from Carroll Co TN about 1850. I am descended from Robert's brother, Samuel, and unknown wife. Maybe someone in Tate Co has info on Robert and Samuel's mother and Samuel's wife. There were several land records in Carroll Co involving the Reeds and Pages. Thanks for any help, Clarence
Charlotte McDonald 28 Jul 1998
I am looking for the links on MCCRARY and MCGEHEE in your county.
Jim FOLEY 09 Jun 1998
Seeking info on the family of T. G.? MITCHELL who was on the 1880 census in Tate Co. He is shown on page 295, he is 58 with wife Lucinda 50 and 6 other members in his household. Any data on these persons and\or their descendants greatly appreciated. Jim
Pat Melancon Apr 4 1998
My gm, Minnie REDDING, born 06 Jun 1872, married M.P. ROBERTS prior to 1906. I do not know where they were married. Any help on this line will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Pat
Donna Roberson Smith Feb 2 1998
Looking for info on my paternal line. Robert ROBERSON m Bobbie Ann GREEN 25 May 1880 in Independence MS. I understand he was a principal in his day at the high school. They had Canada Hugh ROBERSON who was b 11 Mar 1894 in Bett, Tate Co. MS. He died 13 Jul 1953 in the VA Hospital in Memphis, Shelby Co. TN. He was a Pvt in Co. K 312 Inf. WWI. He m Mary Jane MEDLIN, dau of Henry Lee MEDLIN and Lily SHAMBE. They had 6 boys and lived in Red Banks, Marshall Co., as farmers. The boy's names were: Robert Clifford, James Canada, Walter Lee (Pete), Clyde Curtis, and Wesley Dean ROBERSON. Would love to share what I have with anyone else researching these families. Please email me at Skydan5987@aol.com - Donna Roberson Smith.
Deborah Rogers Wright Feb 21 1998
I am searching for info of W. K. (Wash) ROGERS b 1820 AL, blacksmith; and wife Mary (Polly). He was the head of household in 1860 in DeSoto Co, now Tate Co. His children were: dau, A. L. ROGERS, b 1844; son, W. E. ROGERS, b 1847; son, M. L. (Marcus LaFayette) ROGERS, b 1849; dau, C. N. ROGERS, b 1851; son, Alex F. ROGERS, b 1855; and dau, Fanny ROGERS, b 1858. Part of the family moved to TX in 1874, but I don't know if Wash and Polly did. Marcus moved to Limestone Co TX. Alex was in Houston in 1914. W. E. ROGERS at age 15 joined the Confederacy in 1862 as a courier for a General and was later captured. If you have any info on any of these people, please contact me. Deborah Rogers Wright - email CRABB99@aol.com
Renee Wininger 05 May 1998
Walter W. SCOTT born 7/15/?? died 10/15/48 Sally HURT SCOTT born 02/09/1882 (Coldwater). Looking for any info on family members
AL Sanford 01 Jul 1998
I am looking for the SHACKELFORD family. Eldest son, Thomas Jeremiah SHACKELFORD, was born in Water Valley, Yalobusha Co in Oct 1877. The younger son, James Bluford SHACKELFORD, was born in Senatobia, Tate Co in 1855. I know of no other children, although others are a possibility. I know nothing about the parents, but I am told the mother's name was Molly. Tom moved to West Helena, AR about 1912. Bluford moved to Marvell, AR in the early 1920's. Both sons are deceased. Thank you. AL. Lsan1@aol.com
Nick Denley Jan 14 1998
I am searching for family info on SMART and WALDRIP. Moses Presley SMART b Mar 18 1867 in Tyro, Tate Co MS, married Mar 5 1902 in Tate Co MS, Jenetta "Nettie" WALDRIP b Mar 9 1867 in Tyro Tate Co MS. Thanks for any info.
Louann Fisherd 11 May 1998
Any information about James Henry SOLOMON and J.R. SOLOMON

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