Submitted by Teryl Smith
James Oliver Eiland
Born 24 Oct. 1844 - Died 12 Aug. 1888 (show he was shot but have not found proof of this)
She is the daughter of James Harrison Brittain and Rachel Caroline Mitchell.
Born 15 Sept 1849
Married 12 Dec. 1873
Had the following children:
Amelia, Oliver Harrison, Virginia, John, Mary Maria, Sidney Dabbs, Minnie, James Hatcher.
He was a farmer and writer. He wrote poetry with many of his poems appearing in the local newspaper. After his death his wife and children moved from DeKalb, MS to the Poplarville, MS.
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