Lincoln County, MS

Posted Queries for May thru August 1997


PRICE, WHITE, WOMACK posted by Elaine Dawson on Saturday, May 17, 1997

Fredrick WHITE/ PRICE/ William H. WHITE/ WOMACK Looking for descendants of Julia Belle Price b. 1856 and William H. White b. 1852; his first child John White b. 1874 lived at Kosciusko, MS; their children, Ada Rebecca White b. 1877 (my grandmother); Frederic White b. 1879 (last known address Rayville, LA); Sam White b. 1882 (last known around Mize, MS; Thomas White b. 1884 (have info); Reuben Franklin White b. 1885 (have info); Oliver H. "Maxie" White b. 1887.

FURR, GOZA, KAVANAUGH, PICKETT posted by Richard Furr on Friday, May 23, 1997

I have quite a bit of information on the names Furr, Goza, Clark(e), Heath, Rushbrook, Roan, Thetford, Trim, Marler, Noble, Fife and others associated with these lines. I will do lookups. I need information on the family of Mary Eliza PICKETT who was married to Samuel Dupuy GOZA. I also am looking for the family name of Elizabeth, married to Isham FURR, son of Leonard FURR. I am also looking for information on the ancestors of Thomas Bruen KAVANAUGH.

ASHELY, ASHLEY, DAY, PARTIN, SHROPSHIRE, SOUTHERN, TICE posted by Sherrie Southern, Matheson on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am seeking information on William Monroe "Roe" SOUTHERN m. Lillie Olivia ASHLEY. son: Clarence James SOUTHERN b. 15 Nov 1911 d.9 Oct 1969 Shreveport, LA m. Jessie Lee Vice. Also, Jonathan DAY b. abt 1770, m. Miss TICE. William PARTIN b. 1809 son: Oren PARTIN b.9 May 1829 d.8 Dec 1903 m. 17 April 1851 Temperance SHROPSHIRE. dau. Verona Alice PARTIN m. 29 Nov 1987 Thomas Curtis ASHLEY. dau.Lillie O. ASHELY. I have some information on ASHLEY, DAY, SHROPSHIRE, but nothing on SOUTHERN. Please help. Thanks.

DEER, QUIN posted by Ted T Taylor on Saturday, June 28, 1997

Joan K QUIN 1863--1943 m.22 Feb 1883 in Lincoln co MS George W DEER 1857--1934. Appreciate any info on Joan K Quin & family.

WROTEN posted by Debra Oliver on Friday, July 4, 1997

WROTEN There are two graves in the Auburn Community in Lincoln County N of Hwy 98, with the names of James Lafayette Wroten b abt 1840 (CSA) soldier and his father Thomas Wroten. Does anyone know anything about this family. Did James Lafayette Wroten have a family, any children? What happeneded to the rest of the family?

ROBERSON, ROBERTSON posted by Morgan Johnson on Saturday, July 12, 1997

I am searching for Nancy "Mahalia" ROBERTSON. I have seen her family's name spelled Robertson, Robinson, and Roberson. Nancy was born 18 June 1865 in Brookhaven, Lincoln Co., MS. She married Warren B. Morgan in Rapides Parish, LA (he was probably from MS, too). She died 12 June 1943 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA. Her father is listed on her death certificate as Charles ROBERSON. Anyone know of this family?

BARDWELL, KROUT posted by Kit Beach on Tuesday, July 22, 1997

Please help me find my great-grandparents. Rosa Lee KROUT was born in 1860, place unknown. She married Robert Benjamin BARDWELL in 1898. She died in Meridian, Mississippi, around 1940 and is buried in McComb, Mississippi. Robert Benjamin BARDWELL was born in Brookhaven,Mississippi, in 1868. He died on December 30 or December 31, 1931, in Meridian, Mississippi and is buried in McComb, Mississippi. He worked for the New Orleans Northeastern Railroad for many years and was prominent in the 41st Avenue Baptist Church in Meridian, Mississippi. I suspect that both these people were residents of surrounding states such as Alabama and Louisiana at different points in their young lives. I have been very unsuccessful in finding much information about them such as their parents' names, birth records, etc. I have nothing more than what I have given you here. If anyone has any information whatsoever or if you think you can suggest a helpful next step, please let me hear from you soon.

SMYLIE posted by David Smylie on Monday, August 25, 1997

I'm looking for any information on the surname of Smylie. Specificily my Father or Grandfather. The information below is in reference to my father but he and my grandfather shared the same name. James E. SMYLIE, DOB 4-17-1917 Born in Brookhaven, MS. to James Smylie and Clara Woodland. 3 siblings: John Charles, Annie Mae, and Bernice. Married to Tommie Z. Matthews. 3 children: James, David and Samuel Smylie.

WACTOR posted by Barbara Goode on Monday, August 25, 1997

Abram WACTOR b. c1750 SC, d. 1850 MS. Wife - Mary? f/0 Jacob. To MS by oxcart. Opened a mill on what became Wactor Mill Creek, now Lincoln County. Would like information on parents, etc. Also on wife of Abram.

HOWARD, HOWELL, TERRELL posted by Elaine Dawson on Monday, August 25, 1997

TERRELL, Jeseby (Jeseby was widow of Sam White) & HOWELL (or HOWARD), Molly Jeseby Terrell had a half sister, Molly Howell (or Howard). Molly was married (1) Gus Woods, a Civil War Vet, and (2) Ernie Gilespie or Eglespie. Molly & Ernie had one daughter, Geneva. Molly & Ernie had a close friend, Jesse Laird, that lived with them when they were first married. I know this is a "shot in the dark" but Jeseby's dgt & gr/dgt are desperate for help. We were told Jeseby died in 1940's in Whitfield Mental Hospital. We need Jeseby's parents names, dates, death records. If we knew where they were buried we might be able to find Jeseby's grave. They all lived in Lincoln Country near Wesson and Heuck's Retreat .

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