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Germany, William J.

Submitted by Len

William J. GERMANY (b. 1801, d. post 1870) son of James and Hannah Germany, married Pamilia "Milly" Mattingly (daughter of James Mattingly and Mary Campbell) on Dec 30 1824 in St. Feleciana Parish, Louisiana). They settled in Cleveland area of Kemper county (Their farm included site of present day Clarke's Chapel... "old Germany Graveyard"). William and Pamilia (Mattingly)
Germany's children were: 
** Benjamin Campbell Germany, b. circa 1828, d. circa 1873, m. Lucy White (daughter of
Willis and Eliza White of Kemper County) 
** Sarah b. circa 1833 
** Martha b. circa 1835 
** George b. circa 1837 
** Nancy b. circa 1838
** Thos b. circa 1839 
** Francis Marion b. circa 1841 ….. father of Fowler Germany, 1st cousin and close friend
of cousin Bill Germany, son of Ben Campbell Germany. 
** Nathon Mather b. circa 1843 
** Laura b. circa 1845 
** William b. circa 1849 

William and Milly (Mattingly) GERMANY's son, CSA veteran Benjamin Campbell Germany (b. circa 1828, d. circa 1873) m. Lucy White (b. 1836, d. 1881/82) daughter of Willis and Eliza White of Kemper County. They lived in the Moscow area of Kemper County. Lucy (White) and Ben Campbell Germany's children were:
** Francis Adalaid "Addie" (b. circa 1855, d. circa 1881)
** James W. Germany, (b. circa 1857, d. unk______)... possible children 
Maurice Germany and James Germany.
** Mary Jane Germany (b. 1860, d. 1931) m. J. A. Hatcher, moved to Winston County in 1890s.
** Martha "Mattie" Germany (Aunt Matt), b. 01 Jan, 1862, d. 30 Oct, 1934, m. J. T. Drake.
** William Daniel "Bill" Germany (b. June 10, 1865, d. . an 16, 1944), m. Ella L. Nash in 1891: (they moved to Neshoba County in late 1890s. I have photographs of William and Ella).
** Matilda Euphemia "Til" (b. 1870, d. 1956, , m. "ATL" Watkins: (moved to Neshoba County in 1880s and later lived in Lauderdale County, I have photographs of Til and history of ATL's family).
** Benjamin Campell Germany Jr., (b. 1873, m. Ida Barnett: (moved to Neshoba 
county in late 1890s, later moved to Arkansas in 1910s). 

Lucy (White) and Ben Campbell Germany''s son William Daniel Germany (b. 05/10/1865, d. 1/16/1944), married Elvira "Ella" L. Nash on 12 Oct. 1891: Bill and Ella (Nash) Germany moved to Neshoba County in late 1890s. Bill and Ella (Nash) Germany's children were:
** Mand "Maud" Omera Germany (b. 7/19/1892, d. 07/28/1897)
** Birdie May Germany (b. 10/06/1893, d. 10/12/1895)
** Mabel Ella Germany (b. 01/28/1896, d. 07/31/1897)
** Willie Carson Germany (b. 9/16/1898, d. 10/11/1899)
** REGINALD NASH GERMANY, WWI veteran (b. 08/14/1900, d. 12/24/1994), Married 
Astrid L. Morterud, (MY GRANDPARENTS) 
** Hillmon Lodessa Germany (b. 12/22/1904, d. 05/17/1989, married Iris K. 
(Griffith)

I have a collection of old family photo's and GERMANY (Scotch-Irish) family history back to mid-early 1700s.

Any body connected with these Germany families, please e-mail me at lenrein@aol.com or lenreinker@etsainc.com. Thank you-- Len

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