Lincoln County, MS

Posted Queries for September thru November 1997


HALL, ROSS posted by Claudia O'Driscoll on Monday, September 1, 1997

I am researching the HALL family. Henry HALL died in Boque Chitto, Lincoln Co., married to Mary ROSS. Henry was born in 1765 in England.

ELZEY, FRAZIER-FRASURE, LOFTIN, LOFTON posted by Nelda F. REYNOLDS on Monday, September 1, 1997

Any info you may have on Mary LOFTON FRAZIER-FRASURE, wife of John S FRAZIER-FRASURE. Name is all we have on her. My Great Granddad's name was John B. Wife Narcissa ELZEY. She was born in 1823, died 1902 buried in Old Clear Branch Cemetery in Lincoln Co. MS. They were married December 16, 1847 in Copiah Co. MS. Their Children were: Amanda, b. 1849, J. M. , Malissa, b. 1854, Celia Catherine, b. 1859, m. Henry Wilson, Alice, b. 1860, m. John Diamond, John S. b. 1863, m Mary Lofton, Larren or Lauren b. Feb. 1865-d. Nov. 1940. John S & Mary Lofton FRAZIER-FRASURE's children were: Thomas b. April, 1884, Carruth Charlie b. May 1885, Lillian Mabel b. April 1891 and George Edward Lambright b. December 23, 1893. Who were the Parents of Mary LOFTON or LOFTIN, Where are they buried? Anything will be appreciated Did she have any Siblings. We believe that both John S and Mary died just a few months apart in Brookhaven, MS. c 1902 or 1903. We also believe the two younger children, Lillian Mabel and George Edward (my dad) went to live with a Neely Lambright.

JACKSON, RUSHING posted by Phyllis Tanner on Thursday, September 11, 1997

Seeking info on the parents of Howard Columbus JACKSON, b.25 Jul 1891, d. 7 Dec 1956, m. 21 Oct 1912 to Della RUSHING, b. 12 Aug 1892, d. 25 Jan 1964. Lived near Lucien,MS. Howard and Della are buried in Monticello, Lincoln, MS. Seeking parents and siblings of both Howard and Della.

GRAY, THOMPSON posted by Margaret Thompson on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

I am looking for cemetery records in Copiah, Lincoln counties in the vicinity of Wesson. Margaret Agnes THOMPSON was buried in 'Wesson' in Sept of 1938. The undertaker has no other info. than that. I would like to find if she was buried near her father, John GRAY who died sometime between 1900 and 1910. I am having a hard time trying to determine his date of death. Her husband, Franklin M. THOMPSON and 5 children who died young might also be nearby. John GRAY was born in Scotland. Please reply by

HAYMAN posted by Steven Weems on Thursday, September 18, 1997

I'm trying to find my ggrandmother, Mary M. HAYMAN, of Smithdale. I'm not sure which of the three counties this Smithdale is (Amite, Franklin, or Lincoln). She was born somewhere 1870-1878, and married Leroy Weems on Dec, 1891 while still very young. Any leads?

KING, PEAVEY, WILLIAMSON posted by Floyd PEAVEY on Sunday, September 21, 1997

Morris PEAVEY married to Alice WILLIAMSON in Lawrence or Lincoln Cty in the late 1800's. They had three children Walter, Myrtle and Wille Block PEAVEY. After his death in 1906, she married Ira KING and moved to Louisiana. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

BRISTER, CLARK, HARVESTON, LANE, MASON, MORSE, RATCLIFF, RUSSELL, VICK, WILSON posted by James M. Perrin on Monday, October 6, 1997

Seeking information on the following families: MASON, HARVESTON, WILSON, RUSSELL, RATCLIFF, BRISTER, of Lincoln and surrounding counties; VICK, LANE, CLARK, MORSE, of Warren County. James M. Perrin, 14187 Randall Ave., Hammond, LA 70403.

ADAMS posted by Christie Coleman on Wednesday, October 8, 1997

I am looking for any information on the parents of William Pink ADAMS of Brookehaven, Ms. I know his fathers name was John B. Adams born 1825 and mother was Sarah born 1839 I believe. Any help would be appreciated.

SASSER posted by Robert Earl Woodham on Wednesday, October 15, 1997

SASSER: Searching for info on all descendants of the Sasser family. The family came here originally from North Carolina and settled in Lincoln Co. in the 1800's and have spread from here to other regions. Sasser Family Association

BUSH posted by Gordon Bush on Sunday, November 2, 1997

Homer BUSH: I am looking for any information on my great uncle. All that I know of him is what I have listed below. I do know where and when he was born, but what I am looking for is if he had any children and where they might be? This information I got from the Lincoln Co. Library: I think there is a book on "History of Church of the Redeemer" in that library. Homer was Reverend of the Church of the Redeemer in Brookhaven, Mississippi from 1926 to 1947. He died Sept. 1947. He is buried in the Rosehill Cemetery, Brookhaven, Mississippi. Wife: Sada may have moved to Corpus Christi, Texas after Homer died in 1947. She is buried in Rosehill Cemetery, Brookhaven, Mississippi next to Rev. Homer Ellis Bush.

BOWLIN, FREEMAN, LINSEY, MONTGOMERY, TALBERT posted by Nick Denley on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

MONTGOMERY-TALBERT-LINSEY-BOWLIN-FREEMAN I am researching infomation on David MONTGOMERY m. Nancy TALBERT I do not have any dates. Jesse MONTGOMERY b.1807,d.1865, m. Ann LINSEY 11-27-1828, b.1812,d.1842. William Linsey MONTGOMERY b.1834,d.1918,m. Miranda Ellen BOWLIN 5-1855, b.1836,d.1909. Olivia MONTGOMERY b.9-4-1864 d.9-8-1954, m. James Henry FREEMAN b.1-12-1854,d.1-8-1925. Both Olivia and James Henry FREEMAN died in Lincoln County and are buried in Montgomery Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County, MS. Any infomation will be appreciated.

BOUTWELL, CRAIN, TULLOS posted by Bert Boutwell on Sunday, November 30, 1997

I am looking for any information on James Allen BOUTWELL and/or any of his descendants. James was born 01-14-1811 in South Carolina; died 03-05-1893 in Lincoln County; married Ellender TULLOS on 07-08-1834. James' parents were Thomas BOUTWELL and Rebecca CRAIN. James and Ellender are buried at the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County.

ALLEN, KILCREASE, RICHARDSON, WELLS posted by Virginia Meeker on Sunday, November 30, 1997

RICHARDSON ALLEN Seeking info/descendents of Alvah RICHARDSON (b. 01/25/1839) and Julia Kauder RICHARDSON. Alvah RICHARDSON lived at Johnston Station, MS and was evidently prominent in the area. My grandfather, John Meyers ALLEN, was the son of Joseph R. ALLEN (of Brookhaven) and Clara RICHARDSON ALLEN. Other children of Alvah and Julia included: Ella Olivia RICHARDSON (WELLS-?) (b. abt. 1874) Harry RICHARDSON (b. abt 1868) Alvah RICHARDSON, JR. (b. abt 1876) George RICHARDSON (b. abt 1879) Mary A. (Minnie) RICHARDSON (b. abt 1882) Albert Francis RICHARDSON (b. 09/17/1883, d. 04/20/1939) Will share info on KILCREASE ancestors. Also seek information on great-uncles Mike M. ALLEN and Andrew ALLEN.

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