QUERIES C - F
FRANKLIN COUNTY MISSISSIPPI
CADE / BEAVERS
Trying to find Family Bible Records on family of STEPHEN CADE (c. 1764-1825/30) m.
Mary ???? in 1785 in Robeson Co., NC but lived in Amite Co., MS from 1807-1823 when he
moved to Franklin Co., MS. Some of the children were John (1788-1839) m. Rhode; Stephen
(1793-1833); Sarah (1795-1830/40) m. Frederick Beavers in Amite Co., in 1815. Need to know
where family came from and who all the children are.
Date: 14 Oct 1996
Name: Richard BacklundRick6962@aol.com
Charles C. CAMPBELL, b. NC, stopped in Franklin Co., MS. Children born there: Elan,
Nathaniel, Pamela and George W. I need information as to the mother of these children.
Charles C. Campbell moved on to TX where he died about 1839. Also, anyone connected with
any of the children, would appreciate hearing from you. Thank you.
Date: 12 MAR 1997
Name: Kathryn Broussardkjcb.firstname.lastname@example.org
Am searching for info on Norris, John Henry, and his wife, CARLOCK, Dicey E. No
dates available. Their children were Curtise, Ebb, Bill, Jim, Johnny, Florence,
Elmer, Jane, Bessie, and Fannie. My best guess is that they were married around the
turn of the century (1900). Any info would be greatly appreciated. Also, how
can I get info from the latest Franklin County Census? I'm VERY new to this. God
bless you all!
DATE: Sat Jan 17 00:42:10 1998
NAME: Robyn MatthisRobynKing@worldnet.att.net
CAR(R)AWAY / COLEMAN
I am looking into an ADAM CAR(R)AWAY I found on the 1850 Amite County Census:
Adam Caraway, 42, M, Farmer, $1500, born: TN married Judia Ann Coleman
J. A. Caraway, 35, F, born: Franklin Co., MS
Wm. J.M. Caraway, 19, M, born: Amite Co,. MS
John H. Caraway, 3, M, born: Amite Co., MS
Cascinda Caraway, 7/12, F, born: Amite Co., MS
Monroe Currents, 21, M , born: Amite Co., MS
I just learned that Adam Carraway's wife is Judia Ann COLEMAN born about 1815 in
Franklin Co., MS. They married about 1829. She died about 1851 in Amite Co., MS. Now I am
looking for the parents, siblings, etc on Judia Ann COLEMAN.
I can find no marriage record of J. A. in Amite Co., so I thought I'd query Franklin
Date: 24 Jan 1997 UPDATED 8 Mar 1997
Name: Donna Gist Moorejndmoore@EIS1.eis.com.eg
CAVE (CANE) and WRIGHT
Looking for the family of John Cave and Rhoda. John firts appears on the tax/censuse
rolls of 1810 for Franklin Co. and is on tax/census rolls up till 1840. Rhoda appears up
to 1860. They list their place of origin as South Carolina. Their son William married
Elizabeth Wright in 1835 in Amite Co., and resided in Franklin Co. until abt. 1842 when
they went to LA. William Cave & Elizabeth Wright's marrage records are indexed under
CANE, but in is clearly Cave when the actual record is seen. Anyone with info. on this
family please contact me. Thank you.
DATE: Mon May 4 12:12:58 1998
NAME: Sandra Vosslersamvos@hotmail.com
I am searching for the family of Elizabeth Chisholm, born March 1840, died Feb,
24,1925. Her father was William Chisholm of South Carolina. Her mother was Raney Wactue
who was born in South Carolina. She is my Great-great grandmother. She married Monroe Levi
Laird, they lived in Columbia, MS.
DATE: Sat May 16 18:42:15 1998
NAME: Christy Wheelercwheelerhouston@juno.com
CLARK / BYRD
Starting with William Dillingham CLARK born 2/20/1841 died 1924 married Fredonia BYRD
born 1849 died 1931 they had 14 children Christopher ; Stanley ; Annie; Minnie Arie
; Charles ; Eugene ; James Luther ; Byrd ; Mattie ; Donnie ; Effie ; Julia ; and
Betty Elizabeth CLARK born on July 13-1880 died on July 20-1928 married James Brister
ADAMS on 12-25-1899 in Franklin co. MS. Betty Elizabeth CLARK was my Great grand mother. I
am looking for any information on the parents of William CLARK and Fredonia BYRD and on
there children. I will be happy to share what I have on the CLARK FAMILY.
DATE: Sat Jan 24 15:21:36 1998
NAME: ROBERT ANDERSONRLALEWIS@kricket.net
CLARKE / CALVIT
Interested in information on Joshua Giles CLARKE. Clarke County is named for him. He
was also first chancellor of the state of MS. He was supposedly born in PA. He married
Patsey CALVIT (daughter of Jos CALVIT) in the Natchez Territory around 1800.
Date: 20 Feb 1997
Name: Meg Smealmsmeal@aol.com
COBB / JORDAN
Looking for parents of John William JORDAN, b. 1865, MS, d. 1937, Richland Parish, LA,
m. Gelena "Gennie" WACTOR COBB, 6 Nov 1884, Franklin Co, MS. When John was
in Franklin Co, MS, he married as John JORDAN, but he lived in Franklin Parish and
Richland Parish, LA, and died as John William COBB. Family tradition states he was
adopted by COBB, but was born a JORDAN. Can anyone help solve this puzzle?
Date: 31 Dec 1997
Name: Betty Weems Neathery email@example.com
I am looking for information on the COFFEY family of Franklin Co. I am a descendent of
SUSAN COFFEY and also her sister, CORDELIA COFFEY. I am looking for information on their
father, SIMON COFFEY and other COFFEY/COFFEE families that connect to SIMON COFFEY in
Date: 8 May 1997
Name: Deborah BurnetteBURNETTE.DEBORAH@MTN-HOME.VA.GOV
Looking for information on the family of HIRAM B. COLE and wife MARGARET. Listed
on the 1850 census. Hiram Cole was born ca. 1809 and his wife Margaret was born ca.
1808. I am a descendent of his son, JAMES HIRAM COLE (born ca. 1835). The
family began migrating to Texas around 1860. Appreciate any
information: Lana Brousard: RLBUZZ@worldnet.att.net.
DATE: Fri Apr 24 15:21:52 1998
NAME: Lana BroussardRLBUZZ@worldnet.att.net
I am searching for the family of JUDIA ANN COLEMAN, born about 1815 in Franklin Co.,
MS and died about 1851 in Amite Co., MS. She married Adam Carraway, Jr. They had at least
four children together, and I understand he remarried after Judia died. I see several
COLEMANs in various marriage records, I wondered if they were connected.
Date: 24 MAR 1997
Name: Donna Gist Moorejndmoore@EIS1.eis.com.eg
COLEMAN / SMALL / COTHERINE
Starting with LEWIS L. COLEMAN born app. 1823 in Mississippi. He was married to
CAROLINE SMALL 19 Mar 1846 in Franklin Co., MS. His children were Samuel, Robert, John H.,
H. Licurgus (m. Josephine Cotherine 3 Aug 1874 in Franklin Co., MS), Lewis O., Julia, and
I'm looking for any information on the parents of Lewis L. Coleman or Caroline Small
and Josephine Cotherine. Any information would be appreciated.
Date: 21 Aug 1997
Name: Jackie BentleyJAQUIB@aol.com
COLEMAN / KILPATRICK / MORGAN
Soon after the 1850 census, several of these related families left Franklin Co., TN,
and some reportedly settled in Franklin Co., MS, while my line went on to LA. I would like
to find descendents of WESLEY W. and LUCY COLEMAN and of JACOB MORGAN.
Coleman children were SUSAN J. b. abt 1835; HENRIETTA b. abt 1838, JAMES T. b. abt
1840, and RODERICK B. b. abt 1845, all in Mecklenburg CO., VA. Who did they marry?? Did
they stay in Franklin Co., MS??
Date: 1 Jul 1997
Name: Mary Urbanurbanm@utah.uswest.net
COPE / WILLIS
I am looking for information on MARTHA E. COPE born about 1850 in Franklin County, MS.
She married ROBERT A> WILLIS 7 May 1868 in Franklin County, MS. Any information will be
appreciated. Thank you very much.
Date: 6 Dec 1997
Name: Fred Higginsfhiggins@bayou.com
I'm looking for info. on Minerva J. Corban (b. Oct. 1, 1843) married William D.
Coleman (b.Aug 16, 1839) on Feb. 5, 1861. I also need info. on Cassandra
Caraway(b.Oct. 1816) married William D. Coleman (b.May 28, 1813) on May 28, 1835.
Both marriages are listed in Franklin County. They all are buried in the Coleman-Roberson
Cemetery which lies on the Jefferson-Franklin county line.
DATE: Wed Apr 15 11:22:46 1998
NAME: Beth Crowshannon.firstname.lastname@example.org
COWARD / PARNELL / STONE
Would like help in identifying parents of my GGmother SARAH PARNELL b. 1828 Amite Co.,
MS m. 13 Jan 1847, Amite Co, MS to ELIJAH COWARD b. 2 Jul 1823 Amite Co., MS the son of
NEEDHAM M. COWARD and NANCY HADLEY STONE.
Sarah and Elijah Coward had a son JOHN RUSSELL COWARD b. 9 Mar 1857 Franklin Co., MS.
Sarah d. after 1860 in Franklin County Census and before Dec 1861.
Date: 14 Sep 1996
Name: Ruth Coward Cunninghamrdell@icsi.net
I am researching the CUPIT family known to have been in Franklin Co., MS in the
Date: 5 Feb 1997
Name: Mary Lou ReedMaryLReed@aol.com
I am looking for the ancestors of Rozena Elizabeth Davis, born Jan. 14, 1849.
She may have been the daughter of S. G. Davis. She was married to William Adam
Spiars, of Yazoo Co, on April 21, 1869 at the residence of S.G. Davis. William &
Rozena later moved to Dallas, TX
DATE: Tue Apr 21 19:47:05 1998
NAME: Sandy Davisdbs@sttl.uswest.net
DAVIS / FARRAR / HERRING / MIDDLETON / MORRIS / EDWARDS
Seeking parents and siblings of (DR?) WILLIAM J. MORRIS b. 1819 MS married 25 Jun 1844
CASSANDRA R. MIDDLETON b. 1826 MS.
William J. Morris' father was born in SC. His mother was born in NC. Names unknown.
They were in MS by 1819 when William was born.
Cassandra R. Middleton--could her parents be JAMES GEORGE MIDDLETON b. ca. 1801,
married 24 Dec 1823, Adams Co., MS to ALEASS/ALIF FARRAR daughter of ALEXANDER FARRAR and
JANE DAVIS of Adams Co., MS. 1830 census shows James and Aleass/Alif Middleton have two
girls, who were they? Could one of them be Cassandra? James must have died between 1830
Census and 1837 when Aleass/Alif married AARON HERRING 25 Feb 1837. Both families lived in
Franklin Co., MS. Aleass/Alif is buried in Franklin Co., MS. When did she die?
James George Middleton--who were his parents? James and wife Aleass/Alif lived in
Franklin Co., MS. When did James die and where is he buried?
William J. Morris and wife Cassandra are found in Jasper Co., MS in 1860 Census. In
1862 they are in Louisiana where oldest daughter Inex Z. Morris married Bennett W. Edwards
from Tennessee. About 1867 the Morris family moved to Texas.
If you know anything about these people I would sure appreciate hearing from you.
Date: 21 Nov 1996
Name: Pauline Hallettpollywog@ctaz.com
DAWSON / ROLLINS
I am looking for information on Thomas Edgar DAWSON, Luke Harper DAWSON, Luther
Cleveland DAWSON and Ruth Maria DAWSON married to Marshall ROLLINS.
DAY / FOREMAN / ROBERTS
I am also searching for Johnathan DAY married to Fannie FOREMAN; Edison Day married to
Ruby Lee Foreman; and Edgar Day.
I am looking for information on James Polk FOREMAN b. Jul 1846/7 in MS, d. 2 Jan 1904
and buried in New Hope Cemetery and Catherine Ann ROBERTS b. 1848 in MS. They were married
26 Oct 1869 in Amite Co., MS.
Date: 18 Feb 1997
Name: Charlene ConnollyCCONNO995@aol.com
DELAHUNT / DILLAHUNT / MARTIN
Seeking information on JOHN DELAHUNT/DILLAHUNT and wife ELIZABETH MARTIN. He was on
the tax rolls of Adams County, MS.
Date: 31 Jul 1997
Name: Heenry Delahuntdelahunt@worldnet.att.net
DICKSON / JONES
I am looking for information on John Ashton DICKSON b. 28 Nov 1816 in New Jersey. He
married Eliza Catherine JONES on 22 Nov 1862 in Franklin Co., MS. He died 14 Sep 1868. I
do not know where. I would like information on him or his father, John Ashton DICKSON (b.
29 Jun 1770 in Ireland).
Date: 12 Apr 1997
Name: Sheila Raysray@wt.net
Looking for information on JOHN CORNELIUS DOVE I m. MARY ELIZABETH SHIRLEY bef
1860. Children: JOHN CORNELIUS II m. MARY E. TURNER; THOMAS WILLIAM DOVE
m. SENITH STAMPLEY; HARRIET ISADELLA DOVE m. A.J. DENNIS; ELZAA BENJAMIN DOVE m. MARY C.
STAMPLEY; and SEDONIA ELIZABETH DOVE m. THOMAS J. HILL.
DATE: Mon Apr 27 11:59:56 1998
NAME: Joanna Burtonbur@primenet.com
DUNN / WILKINSON
Looking for parents of REBECCA DUNN born Nov 1826; Died Jan, 1905; married BRANNOC
WILKINSON, August 1847. Children: Mary L., Emily, Rebecca, John Dunn, Nancy, Charles
Brannoc and David Cornelius.
Date: 17 Jan 1997
Name: Benton L. Fletcherk4bsl@aol.com
EDWARDS / WALKER
Seeking info on the family of ELIZABETH EDWARDS b. cir 1831 in AL M. Cir 1848 in SMith
Co., MS? JOHN JORDAN WALKER, b. 31 Dec 1828 Smith/Scott Co., MS d. 9 Jan 1905, Amite Co.,
MS b. Talbert's Cemetery. Elizabeth Edwards Walker d. 1916 Franklin Co., MS burial
unknown. Living near Jordan and Elizabeth Walker on the 1850 Smith county census was a
Bennett Edwards and a Jarusha Walker. Also living in Smith County was Isaac Edwards. Was
Elizabeth the daughter of Bennett or Isaac Edwards? Who was John Jordan Walker's parents
and siblings? Cannot locate the family between 1850-1880 when they appear on the Amite
Co., MS census. Any help appreciated.
Date: 22 Jun 1997
Name: Julia Benoitoffshore@cajunnet.com
Searching for records and info on ALL descendants of the EMFINGER family. The EMFINGER
family settled in Franklin Co., MS about 1839, coming here from Russell Co., AL and
originally from SC. They are descendants of HENRY EMFINGER/INFINGER, SR. a native of what
is now Dorchester Co., SC, who left Edgefield Co., SC in 1835 and settled in Alabama.
EMFINGER FAMILY ASSOCIATION.
Date: 13 Apr 1997
Name: Robert Earl Woodhamwoodham@leo.infi.net
FARMER / RUSHING
I am searching for information on Ruthie FARMER who married Aaron Jackson RUSHING 28
Dec 1898 in Jefferson Co., MS. Also need information on Lena A. FARMER b. 20 Oct 1877 and
married Henry Enoch RUSHING 9 Oct 1895. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Date: 9 Apr 1997
Name: Donnis Banksdbanks@vicksburg.com
EADY / FOSTER
I would like to correspond with someone who is doing research on the surnames EADY and
FOSTER in Lincoln and Franklin Counties, MS. I need advice.
Date: 28 Feb 1997
Name: Barbara WylandWYL244@telapex.com
FLETCHER / HAMILTON / TULLOS / WOMACK
Searching for SC Revolutionay War soldier GEORGE FLETCHER b: 28 Dec 1752 Prince
Frederick Winyaw SC M#1 in SC ELIZABETH, M#2: 1801 Bulloch CO., GA to Hollen Colson. He
had at least 7 children: Rebecca Fletcher HAMILTON, Margaret Fletcher TULLOS, Jehu
FLETCHER, Mary Fletcher WOMACK, Joshua FLETCHER, Samuel FLETCHER & Thomas FLETCHER.
George FLETCHER was supposedly in Franklin and Amite Co., MS 1810-1820. Need any and all
documents on him during this 1810-1820 time period and his estate records! Thanks. See
also FLETCHER FAMILY http://www.thenet.net/~sigmar/bizette/fletcher/george.html
Date: 14 Jul 1997
Name: Pauline Brandysigmar@gate.net
FORD, freeman Moved to Franklin County MS late 1700 to 1820 from Georgia. Son Thomas
Barlett Ford Born 6 June 1827. Looking for any information regarding Freeman, his wife and
their parents and ancestors.
Date: 10 Sep 1997
Name: Chris Fordcoford@intersurf.com
FORD / GILBERT
Seeking information on ANDREW GILBERT who married ELIZABETH FORD in Franklin Co, MS in
1833. Who were Elizabeth Ford's parents?
Date: 19 Nov 1996
Name: Kate Mullinslucygilbert@msn.com
FORD / GRAVES
Looking for information on William Graves born ca. 1780-1790 South Carolina died ca.
1849 Franklin County, MS married Sarah Ford (no record found), daughter of Thomas Ford and
William J. Graves
Thomas F. Graves, born 1820-1825 in Franklin County, MS
Franklin P. Graves
Osborne Bartlett Graves, born abt 1827 in Franklin County, MS; died aft 17 Mar 1852 in
Franklin CO., MS
Sarah Caroline Graves, born abt 1836 in Mississippi; died aft 1880 in Mississippi
John Quincy Adams Graves, Sr. born 19 Feb 1839 in Franklin County, MS; died aft 1900 in
Franklin Co., MS.
Date: 31 Jul 1997
Name: Barbara Celottoreelin@aol.com
FREEMAN / McLEMORE
Looking for ancestors and descendants of JOHN THOMAS FREEMAN and KIZZIAH McLEMORE,
resided Hamburg, Franklin County 1880-1900, buried Mt. Carmel. Have info to share, hold
reunion annually Hamburg, Related families Hester, McKinney.
Date: 16 Dec 1996
Name: Mark FreemanMarkFreemn@aol.com
Looking for any information on AMBROSE J. FULLER born about 1840 married AMANDA
(surname unknown). They were living in Franklin County, MS in 1880. They had two children
at that time: daughter BULAH ( may be spelled Beulah), born abt 1874; daughter DORA born
abt 1878. I am all but absolutely certain Dora was my grandmother. Any help in learning
more about this family would be deeply appreciated. I know this family was living in
Copiah County in 1910. They had been married 40 years at that time. Amanda had birthed 5
children and 2 were still living in 1910. Dora was one but I do not know anything else.
The other could have been a boy know as "Bud" Fuller. Anyone having any
information, please contact me. Thanks.
Date: 29 Dec 1996
Name: William Pullinbillp@easilink.com
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