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George P.  Fleming b. 1903, Right, son of Robert Edgar Fleming & Mollie

Norman. Fleming home at Brookhaven, MS about 1907.  Child on the left is

Hilliard? Grafton. George P. Fleming b. 1903 MS d.1996 Marathon, TX

William Andrew Fleming

William Andrew Fleming b. 1851 Copiah County, MS, was the son of David Robert Fleming (1830-1918) and Rebecca Murray (1831-1874). Rebecca was the daughter of Andrew Murray and Tobiah Livicy Izard. In 1871 Andrew married Permelia Jane "Jenny" Bridges b. 1854, daughter of Franklin Bridges(1831-1885) and Angeline Sandifer (1834-1882).

Andrew and Jenny had 7 children. Andrew Fleming was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, delegation of 1894 to the Copiah County Association. His uncle, George Ellis Fleming, was a member of the same delegation.

William R. Fleming

 William "Will" R. Fleming b. 1867 Copiah, son of Samuel John Fleming 1828-1893 and Verlinda Elizabeth Mattingly 1838-1929.

The original  photograph is marked "Cousin Will Fleming, son of Sam Fleming, part  Indian".

Oscar and William Fleming


William Franklin Fleming b. 1873 Copiah County, MS, was the son William Andrew Fleming (1851-after 1900) and Permelia Jane Bridges (1854-after 1900). In 1895, he married Mary Lula Myers Wilson b. 1876. She was the daughter of Jesse Myers and the young widow of Gus Wilson, son of Henry Thomas Wilson and Mary Swanner. Lula had 2 small daughters when she married Frank Fleming. Frank and Lula had 4 children. Lula Myers Wilson Fleming died in 1924. On the day of her burial the family was en route to Hopewell Cemetery, but the weather was cold and rainy and the wagon transporting the body threatened to bog down in the mud. Due to the weather, she was buried at the County Line Cemetery. After the death of his first wife, Frank married Florence Pace. William Franklin Fleming died in 1941 and is buried in a grave, marked only by a pine knot, at the Hopewell Cemetery, Copiah County. He is buried next to his son, Andrew Fleming, who died at the age of 16 in an accident with a log truck about 1916. Andrew's grave is unmarked.


Oscar Ephriam Fleming b. 1898 Copiah County. In 1916, he married Mary Bell Bass b. 1900, daughter of Ephriam Esau Bass and Susie Lewis, of Simpson County. They had 9 children to live to adulthood. 5 of 9 children were born at Crystal Springs. An infant son is buried in an unmarked grave at Hopewell Cemetery.  In 1929, the family moved to West Carroll Parish, LA, where Oscar Fleming was a farmer until his death in 1977. His wife, Mary Bell Bass, died in 1962. They are buried at the Redwing Cemetery near Oak  Grove, LA

All Flemings images have been submitted by Debbie Van Scoy

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