Date: 03 April 1998
Name: Melvin Vicky Lambert
Andrew BAILS born 1800's moved to TIPPAH COUNTY in 1900's Andrew married
Nodie Simmons abt 1920. Children are Gilroy Bails, Henry Bails, Leroy Bails
all birth in 1900's.
Date: 20 March 1998
Name: Greg Aymond
Looking for any information on a MILTON BAKER, who was in this County
in 1840. Thanks............ Greg Aymond.......Alexandria, La.
Date: 1 October 1998
Name: Brenda Barber
BAKER, 1840-1950. James BAKER came from VA to MS via TN and KY. His
son (or grandson) is Lawson M. Baker, and possibly Charles Granderson Baker.
James owned a lot of land in Tippah/Union Co, as did C.G. Would like to
find James's children and determine relationship between James, Lawson,
and C.G. Lawson BAKER m. Charlotte Frances PERRY on 29 Dec 1859; m.2 Maranda
B. BOGUE/BOQUE on 4 Feb 1904. Would also like to find burial sites.
Date: August 10, 1997
Name: Ellen Martin
PROCTOR /ORMAN /BARBER
Seaching for descendants of Benjamin and Margaret Proctor, James Orman,
Jacob Orman, Samuel Houston Orman, Richard White Barber..Want family stories,
Date: 1 October 1998
Name: Brenda Barber
BARBER, 1860-1950. James R. BARBER, wife Lucinda, and son William John
C. came from TN. John married Roxie E. IVY on 27 Mar 1881. James R. BARBER
m.second Mrs. Sophia J. DAVIS, 1 Jan 1895. Looking for James's parents,
siblings, other children, and burial locations.
Date: 30 July 1997
Name: Catherine Smith
I am looking for descendants of siblings of James BARDIN (also BARDEN)
and of Penelope BARDIN HOLMES. James m in Tippah Co abt 1840 to Lucinda
WALKER and had these children-William,Jesse, Jacob, John Henry, etc. James'
siblings were Celia, Jacob, Penelope (m. William HOLMES), John, Henry Horn,
William, Jesse, Phoebe, Charity, and Sally Futrel who m. Tom MELTON. Many
of these came to CA around the CW. Some must have stayed in MS and I would
like to find them to get more early info on the family. They had come from
NC to MS
Date: June 14, 1997
Name: Susan Barger
Seeking information on BARGER, BRIGANCE, BRITT, DIFFY & GRAY: Need
parents of George BARGER b. 1809 Henderson Co., TN and wife, Louisa (Elisa)
BRIGANCE b. 1810 NC - They & their children res. in Tippah Co. 1850-1863/1864.
Children: William O., Elijah, John Henry & Mary Jane. George BARGER
had brothers: John C. m. Eliz. DIFFY, James I. m. Mary BRITT, and David.
- Please reply to Susan Barger Donahue, 411 E. Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton,
Date: 4 November 1997
Name: Wayne Barker
Milo W. Barker appears in the 1850 Tippah County Census. He is living
in the 3rd. Division. The census was taken 9-11-1850. Milo married Fannie
Phillips in the early 1830's. Would like to swap information.
Date: 1 Sept 1996
Name: Deborah J. Riley
Looking for the parent's of John Edward BEARD b late 1830's in Ill
married Susan COLLINS b late 1830's in Tenn. They married in Tippah County
Date: 7 January 1998
Lon or Lonzo Ward b. 1844-1860,m. Elizabeth Orville Simmons Bell b.
12/6/1859 m. Sara Francis Cobb b. 7/18/1865
Date: 01 April 1998
Name: Linda Miller
Wiley PAUL, (b.1820-1840), m. Mary, children: Melinda, Macon, Lewis,
Elizabeth, Abraham, Pearson, William R., Clementine, Tabitha, Ann, Emilene,
Thomas S. & Willis Haywood PAUL, b. 1858.Question: did Wiley ever live
in MS? dob/place/death? Mary's maiden name?
Willis Haywood PAUL, b. 1858, m. Linney MAY, had one child: Joe PAUL.
2nd wife: Seynthia Jane MORGAN,m. 1887, children: Marion, Henry, Hennie,
Katheryn, William and Will.3rd wife: Lucy Jane JOHNSON COLEY,widow of Mr.
_? Coley, m. 1904 in Tippah Co. MS, children: Robert, Edd, Lewis Ervin,
Vertie Everett and Jewell Virginia PAUL. Question: Willis's place of birth?
Lon/Lonso/Lorenso WARD (could also be short for Alonso). b. abt. 1844-1860,
Randolph or Izard Co. AR, or Shelby Co., TN. Siblings: Allie and Arthur.
Lon m. Elizabeth_________?. Son Arthur Jordon Ward b. 1884 moved to Tippah
Co.MS, m. Lillian Bell. Question: Lon's dob/date died/location? Elizabeths
maiden name? dob? place? death?
Any and all information greatly appreciated. thanks. Linda Miller
Date: 06 May 1998
Name: Donald M. Holle
Looking for information on grandfather Benjamin Franklin "B.F." Bettis
and grandmother Ella Lee Duke. B. F. Bettis was born Oct. 1854, died Nov.
1941, married Ella Duke July 31, 1879 in Tippah County, MS. Ella Duke was
born Oct. 1860, died Oct. 1922. I believe B. F. Bettis was born in Tippah
county, however I have not been able to document that as yet Would also
like to establish his father and mother's given names. My grandmother Ella
Duke was born in Missouri I believe. Would appreciate any information about
Name: M. Tapp
Garrett /Brilley /Conner /Bennett
Looking for any info. concerning these names and the Indian background.
Will be happy to share any info. I have.
Date: 12 August 1997
Name: James Williams
DAVID ABBOTT BLACK, who died 8-16-1869, married MARY ARDRA YOUNG 1-24-1833.They
had a daughter ADELINE BLACK in 1853. They had moved to Tippah or Union
County, MS from Wilcox County, AL in 1849. They had a son JAMES PRESSLEY
BLACK, born 9-5-1837 and died in Battle of Antietam Sept 1862. Another
son was SAMUEL OLIVER BLACK, born 2-17-1844, died at Battle of Franklin,TN
Nov. 1864. MARY ARDRA YOUNG BLACK lived near Tippah/ Union County border
until late 1800's.
Date: 20 Oct 1996
Name: Chester R. Johnson
A genealogy of the Blake family of Bibb Co., AL, has been published.
One son, John BLAKE Jr., moved his family to Tippah Co. about 1845. He
is in the 1850 census of Tippah Co. By 1860 his wife Tabitha (HAGGARD)
had moved with their children to Oktibbeha Co. Would like to find their
descendants for inclusion in the family records. Will share research.
Date: 13 September 1998
Name: Betty D. Mattingly
Isaac Blount was born in either 1771 or 1781 in North Carolina and
he migrated to Carroll county Tennessee when he was about 35 years old.
He married Catherine Lovey Jones and they were the parents of the following
children: William, Jones, John Gray, Barney, Wiley, Drusilla, Malissa,
Sarah, Mary, and Eliza. Eliza was born about 1820 and she was the mother
of my paternal grandmother. Eliza married William C. McCord in Weakley
county Tennessee. My grandmother, Sarah Elisabeth McCord, married William
Andrew Dimmick on July 4,1876 and they lived in Paducah, KY which is where
I grew up. I now live in the greater Cincinnati area. I would like information
concerning the parents of Isaac and Catherine. They moved to Ripley, Mississippi
where at least two of their children lived. Barney Blount was listed in
the 1850 Mississippi census, and Malissa married Green King and they were
buried in Ripley, Mississippi. Isaac and Catherine were buried in the Rucker
graveyard which was 6 miles northwest of Ripley. I would like information
on this family line particularly knowledge of the parents of Isaac and
Betty D. Mattingly
Date: August 17, 1997
Name: Juanita Johnson
Interested in finding Isaac and Lovey Blount? Believe them to be in
Tippah Co. 1848-1855, but can not find on census or any other records.
Please any help appreciated. Know Barney Blount and Wiley Blount were there.
Date: 20 July 1997
Name: HARRY BOGARD
James M BOGARD, b. 1792 in Tazwell Ct. Va., married ANNIS HARRIS ,
the daughter of Joel Harris , a methodist minister of Hardeman Ct. Tn in
1838. shortly after their marriage, moved to Marshall Ct. and then to the
Spring Hill Area of Tippah Ct. Ms., where Joel H BOGARD,b. 1839, Jacob
S. BOGARD b. 1841, John W. BOGARD b. 1843, Martha J BOGARD, b. 1847 were
born. James M. BOGARD the father died in 1857 and Annis HARRIS died in
1865. my search is for JOEL H.Bogard's Spouse and children and burial location
of Joel H BOGARD, bible record shows Joel's death date as 1873. also seeking
Spouse and Children info on JOHN W BOGARD, bible record show his death
date as 1893. I have no record of Spouse or children of John W. BOGARD
or Martha J BOGARD or who they married or location of there burial sites
, locations and family after 1860. the 1860 Tippah census shows Jacob S
BOGARD, John W.BOGARD and Martha J Bogard in the Spring Hill community
of Tippah County, if anyone has any infor on Joel H. BOGARD, John W. BOGARD
or Martha J.place of resident after 1860 , I would like to correspond with
them or anyone researching the BOGARD WOODSON or HARRIS Surnames.
Date: July 19 1997
Name: Harry BOGARD
James M Bogard, came to Tippah in the late 1830's or 40's, 1839 or
later, He and his four brothers, William, John J., Abraham, and Alexander
settled in Tippah, Marshall and Lafayette counties. James Bogard had five
children Joel H Bogard,b 1839, Jacob S Bogard b. 1841, John W. Bogard b.
1843, Martha J. Bogard b. 1847 and Martin Bogard b. 1857, three months
after James M Bogard died in 1857. James' wife was Annis Harris from Hardeman
county, Tn and before then N.C.. My search is for the Children and Spouse's
of Joel H. , John W. , Martha J., particuarly for John W. b.1843 and Died
in 1893, also Martha J. b. 1847 I do not kmow the spouse name or childrens
names of John W and Martha J, martha was in Tippah in 1860 census but not
in 1870, John W, was in Tippah census in 1870, and is shown to have married
Mattie ????. Martha was 13 or 14 in 1860 and must have married and moved
durning or after the Civil War. this Family lived in the Spring Hill area,
Jacob S.(b.1841) , my g grandfather was in the CSA fro861-1865. he fought
and was wounded at two different times . but came back to Tippah and lived
in Tippah and Benton till he died in 1909. Jacob s. married Virginia Diane
Woodson , when he returned home from the war. His father James M Bogard
was born in 1792, at Tazwell County Va. and is burnied on the old Hoover
land in Benton county off the Henry Reeves Road. Would like to correspond
with anyone who has information about these Querys or is researching the
Bogard, Woodson Harris Surnames.
Name: Wayne Dunn
I am looking for infomation on the family of James BOWDEN AND Jane
GREENE BOWDEN. They are listed on the 1850 Census of Tippah County. They
have ten children listed plus Jane GREENE who I believe is the mother of
Jane and my grandparent. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Date: July 3, 1997
Name: Donna Hinson
Would like to exchange info with anyone researching the BOWERS surname.
Haywood Bowers resided in Tippah Co. in 1840 census. While this is not
my direct line, mine migrated from TN to Yalobusha Co., MS about the same
time period. I am trying to figure out how all the Bowers families in TN
and MS are connected.
Date: 11 Feb 1997
Name: Joyce D. Pruhs
I would like to correspond with anyone researching the BOX line in
Tippah/Alcorn and surrounding area. Also, I am looking for someone who
will locate the old BOX cemetery, now in Alcorn Co. near Kossuth and photo
the headstones of my BOX ancestors buried there. Robert and Patsy Box and
relatives Abe Box and Abe Jr. died in Alcorn Co. and are buried in this
cemetery. I can give more exact location if anyone is interested in the
task. I will buy gas, film etc. Please contact me. Joyce D. Pruhs 18175
Buena Vista Ave. Yorba Linda, CA 92886-4010 (714)528-6068.
Date: December 23, 1996
Name: Lela ungaro
Searching for descendants of Benjamin and Betsy Green Braddy from NC.
Son, Johnnie Benjamin b. 11 Aug 1876, married Martha Maletta "Matt" Hastings
in 1896 and Martha Wilson. Could use any information you may have available
and would like to correspond with descendants. Thanks.
Date: August 20, 1997
Name: Daniel Anderson
I am researching George Bradford. He was born in 1833. He married Elizabeth
Lindsey and had the following children: James H. Bradford, Thomas Jefferson
Bradford born July 24, 1859, Elias Bradford, Floyd Bradford, and George
Bradford, Jr. I know they lived in Tappah County in the late 1850's. I
believe that George Bradford, Sr. fought in the Civil War. Any information
on these people would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Ron Bradley
I am trying to find the first name of the Bradley that married Pracia
Smith the daughter of Zack smith. This marriage took place around 1859
and the first child John N. Bradley was born in Arkansas 1861 with the
other three children born in Ripley.
Date: 21 June 1998
Name: Donald E. Trahan
I have been researching the BRADDOCK family of Mississippi for about
20 years, especially those in Tippah and Chickasaw Counties. Many of these
families were related, and many moved within a short period of time to
central Texas in Fayette and Travis Counties in the mid 1800's. I am particularly
interested in knowing if anyone has been able to determine how Asa H. Braddock
(wife Nancy Seay), who was in Chickasaw County MS in 1840 was related to
the Braddocks in Tippah County. They appear to be related, but I have not
been able to determine exactly how. Also, I have information on the Braddocks
who moved to Texas. I'd be happy to share information with anyone who can
help with this. Don Trahan 7905 Shire Lane Beaumont, TX 77706
Date: 08 February 1998
Name: Sue Thomson
I am looking for records relating to James T. (?) BRICE and his children,
Alex A. BRICE (b. 1865) and Thomas F. BRICE (b. abt 1860) both born in
They were orphaned "early" and went to live with an uncle in AL. Later,
they returned to MS and settled in Alcorn Co., where they married sisters,
Madora Alice JOHNSON and Ella P. JOHNSON, daughters of W.B. JOHNSON and
Martha Ann NANCE.
Date: 28 March 1997
Name: Linda Feagin Harwell
Researching DANIEL FEAGIN, born 1801 N.C. died 1852 Tippah Co.), Miss.
Married Mary 'Polly' Reed (born 1804 died 1861 Tippah Co., Miss) in Rowan
Co. N.C. in 1821. Known Children: ARCHIBALD (married SARAH ANN CARPENTER),
EDYE ANN (born ca. 1830, no further info), WILLIAM NOAH (married MINERVA
A. PATTERSON), EASTER/ESTHERB(married THOMAS MUSE), GEORGE D.(married EDNA
GENO), ALLIE (married J. C. GARRISON), DANIEL WEBSTER? (not sure if this
is their child), and THOMAS H. (married MARTHA JANE GRAY) Will exchange.
Date: 14 DECEMBER 1997
NAME: Jerry Brim
I am looking for any information on the above families in Tippah County
in the 1840 -1855 time frame. My ggrandfather Linza R. Brim and wife Jemima
(Simpson) Brim were in the 1850 census for Tippah Co. Linza was born in
Lincoln Co.,TN in 1828/29 the son of William Brim/Mary Westbrook. I have
very little information on the family during that time except that William
died while Linza was young and some of the family moved to Tippah Co. Linza
moved to Navarro Co., TX in 1854 where he married Sarah J. Scott in 1869
after Jemima died in 1868. Sarah was born in MS in 1848 but I don't know
if it was in Tippah Co. Her family came to TX in 1851. I don't know if
Linza had siblings but assume he did since a bibliography of him from Navarro
Co. said he was the only member of his family to come to Texas. I am descended
from his second marriage. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Date: 14 July 1998
Name: Glenda McWhirter Todd
If anyone is familiar with the following BROCK names, please let me
know. The following is from Tippah Co. Death Notices:
BROCK, A.V. (PR 1878) Case of A.V. BROCK vs. P.J. BROCK, et al. Cite
Parthena J. BROCK, Cordelia E. BROCK, adults; cite James M. BROCK, Perry
G. BROCK (is this Perry Green Brock?), E.M. BROCK, Minnie O. BROCK, minors.
I believe this Cordelia E. BROCK is the same as the E. Cordelia BROCK
listed in household of William BROCK in Tippah Co., MS in 1860. William
was age 30, Marion BROCK, AGE 6, E.C. BROCK, age 5 and M.A. (Arminda ?)
BROCK, age 1. By 1870, Cordelia and Arminda were in the household of Daniel
and Arminda HOGAN in Choctaw/Webster Co., AL and Marion BROCK was in same
county in household of J.P. Crowder.
Cordelia Brock married Lucien Marcelene Bridges and they were my great
Date: 22 April 1998
Name: John W Melton
I am looking for information on my great-grandparents. His name is
Joseph Nelson Brock. He was born oct. 1844 in Ms. Her name is Nancy Luticia
Brown. She was born feb. 1866 in Ms. They were married on sept. 2 1888
in Tippah Co, Ms. Thankyou, John Melton.
Date: 12 February 1998
Name: Elizabeth Stoddard
Looking for any information on John Johnson located in Tippah County
census 1840-1850-1860. By tradition his wife was Mary A. BROCK. The Brock
families were neighbors for at least 20 years and William BROCK is next
door in 1860 census. He is the correct age to be brother of Mary A.
Interest in all Brock and Johnson information. WIll share any information
Date: 28 October 1997
Name: Glenda McWhirter Todd
On the 1860 Tippah Co., MS Census, William Brock was age 30 and his
wife apparently died in childbirth as he had one child, M.A. (Arminda/
Amanda Brock) age 1; E.C. (Cordelia Brock, my great grandmother) age 5;
and Marion Brock, age 6. By 1870, William was gone and the two girls were
living with Daniel and Arminda/Amanda Hogan in Webster/Choctaw Co. and
Marion was living with J. P. Crowder in same co. Who was William's wife
and who were his parents?
Date: 13 November 1997
Name: Daniel Chapman
My grandfather was MATTHEW WEBSTER BROCK. He was born about April 9,
1881, 14 miles outside New Albany MS. I was told to search around Ripley.
My grandfather had to get a copy of his birth certificate in November of
1946 in Archer City Texas. This is on the the copy I have. His father was
WILLIAM JEFFERSON BROCK and mother ELIZABETH CRUMP. Would Ripley be 14
miles from New Albany? My mother has passed away but she said there was
Native American Ancestry. An aunt told me some names written down once,
so I will give them to you. JACOB BROCK, JAMES BROCK, CAROLYN BROCK, JOSEPH
W BROCK, MARY ELLA BROCK, MAGORE BROCK, VERNON C BROCK. Thank you for any
help you can give me.
Date: 11 November 1997
Name: Fredia Decanter
I am researching my ancestors here in Tippah Co. back through TN,GA,VA
Name: Mary Chapman
My maternal grandfather was born on April 9,1881,14 mi from New Albany,Ms.
His parents were William Jefferson Brock and Elizabeth Crump. I appreciate
any information you have on them. My grandfather's name was Matthew Webster
Brock. Thank you.
Date: 17 March 1998
I wanted to update my query. My Matthew Webster BROCK was in the Freestone
County Texas 1900 census. William Jefferson BROCK was 53 born in MS with
Father born in TN and Mother in ALABAMA. Elizabeth(CRUMP)was 47 with parents
born in MS, Webster was 18 born in MS, Mary was 13 born in MS and Barney
was 9 born in Texas. Since Barney was born in 1891 Texas and Mary born
in 1886 MS, they had come to Texas after 1886. There may have been older
children. Does anyone have this family in their research? Thank you. Mary
Date: January 19, 1997
Name: Glenda McWhirter Todd
Was William Brock who married Eveline Gwinn Oct. 12, 1848 in Lawrence
Co., TN the same William Brock who was listed on the Tippah Co., MS 1860
Census with three small children.
Date: 20 October 1996
Name: Glenda McWhirter Todd
Need parents and wife of William BROCK who was listed in 1860 Tippah
Co., MS Census with three young children. Census only listed initials of
children but they were E. Cordelia, Marion and Arminda. William apparently
died before 1870 as he was not shown on census and the children were living
in Webster Co. with Daniel & Arminda HOGAN and a LOWERY. Family legend
is Cordelia lived with "Aunt Mindy Hogan".
Date: 27 April 1998
Name: Margrett McCorkle
Researching Polly Duncan: married to Joseph Brotherton 2/20/1806 in
Lincoln Co. NC. Eliza Morris: married to John L. Brotherton 6/15/1843 in
Hardeman Co. Mississippi.Both lived and possibly died in Tippah Co. Mississippi.
Date: 25 March 1998
Name: Gary Wilson
TAYLOR, Lelleburg (littleberry) b. 1794 d. unk wife Mary Ann -----b.
1807 d. unk son Harris Taylor b. july 1833 d. unk wife Mary Tennesee BROWN
b. Apr 1844 d. 26 May 1911 Tx.son William B. Taylor b 25 Feb 1866 Tippah
Ms wife Nannie M. MCALISTER,b. 25 Oct 1873 Tippah Ms. married Tippah Co.
Date: 16 October 1997
Howard Bryant married an Eleanor C. in Sept. 1843 in Tippah
County, Ms. They had 4 children who were born in Ms. Thomas b.1844, Louisa
b. 1848, Marion b. 1850, and W. Franklin b. 1851. Other children born in
Texas were John and James Riley, both b. Van Zandt County, Texas. I am
guessing that the children born in Mississippi were born in or around Tippah
County, but I had heard that the birth records are not available due to
a courthouse fire. I'm looking for any info that I can find. Thanks in
advance for any help.
Date: 5 Jul 1997
Name: Barb Andrews
William Bryan(t) (b. 1792 prhps Greene, now Putnam, Co. GA, d. ca 1853
Tippah. Married Celia Ann, b. SC. Migrated from GA, back forth from Monroe
Co. GA to AL, then to Tippah in 1830's. Ch: Robert S. (mine) m. Julia A.
Yancey, John M., Elvira L. Martha Ann, Virginia E., Sarah Jane, William
Hampton, Sulthea Purcell, triplets: Mariah, Matilda, Mary, and then Frances
Jane and Amanda Cassandra. Wm. perhaps the son of Robert Bryan(t) of NC/SC/GA
and Sarah. Celia Ann prhpas dau of Thomas Keeling Smith and Eleanor of
SC? Interested in family contacts, share clues, info and research.
Date: 30 May 1998
Name: Barbara Dudley Brown
Looking for kin of Richard Forrest Bryant and wife Elizabeth Carter
who must have been living in Tippah Co. in 1854 as daughter Margaret Virginia
Bryant was born there in 1854 at Scouterville (wherever that was/is).
Date: 12 August 1996
Name: Janna Mayfield(this email
address is incorrect)
COX, BRYANT, HORNE, FINGER,
ARNETT, HUDSPETH, BLACKWELL,
TAPP, CRENSHAW, DOYLE
Seeking information on the following families in Tippah and Benton
Co. Ms. Any information will be appreciated. Will share information. Coxs,
Bryants, Horne, Finger, Smith, Arnetts, Hudspeths, Blackwell, Tapp, Crenshaws,
Doyles, and many others.
Date: 25 October 1998
Name: L. C. Buchanan
/Huddleston / Jobe /Potts / Street /McBride /Peeler
Researching Buchanan, Huddleston, Jobe, Potts, Street, McBride, Peeler
families of Tippah Co. Any info appreciated, will share database of approx
1100 names. L. C. Buchanan (RHS class of 51)
HC 72 Box 193A
Mountain View, AR 72560
Date: August 15, 1997
Name: Ellen Martin
I have a letter that William Ramsey Buchanan wrote to his mother Mary
S. Buchanan in 1863. He was in Oxford, Mississippi, fighting the Civil
War. I'll make copies for anyone who wants one.
Date: 01 December 1997
Name: Cathryn Todd
I am searching for information on my Grandmother Ruthie Mae Jamieson,
born August 17,1904(maiden name RICHARDSON), and her sister Edith Richardson;
she also had two brothers, Brian and Sam Richardson. Also need information
on my Great Grandmother, Pearl Richardson (maiden surname Buchanan). I
don't have a birthdate for Pearl, nor do I have a first name for Great
Grandfather Richardson, Pearl's husband. I would really appreciate any
information, I would like to find Pearl (buchanan) Richardson's parents
names and history. Thanks.
Date: 19 July 1998
Name: Woody Seiter
Researching BURLESON family of Tippah Co. about 1840, especially Benjamin
Burleson, b. about 1814. He lived earlier in Rutherford Co, TN and Marion
Co, AL. He married Keziah Mat(t)hews, who may be related to Jordan or Ford
Mathews, who were earlier in Richmond Co., NC. Any help will be greatly
appreciated, and I will gladly share my data. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or write 8009 Crazy Horse Lane, Ft. Worth, TX 76137.
Date: 11 March 1998
Name: Boice Burns
On page 19 of the book "HISTORY OF TIPPAH COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI: THE
FIRST CENTURY" by Andrew Brown it mentions that about 1836 JOHN BURNS settled
on Cotton Gin Road 6 0r 7 miles southeast of Ripley where he operated an
Indian trading post and store. In his War of 1812 pension papers this man
stated he was in this location for only a couple of years and left due
to someone else having an earlier claim to his land.
Is there anyone who can tell me anything at all about this man and
his family. John Burns was my great-great-grandfather. All help gratefully
Boice Burns,14019 East Cypress Forest Drive, Houston,TX 77070-3009
Date: 16 March 1998
Name: Phyllis Wilson Carpenter
J.L. BURNS and Rachel E. MILLER (my gggrandparents were married in
Tippah County on October 26, 1833 at the home of the brides parents, James
MILLER and Sarah BROWNLEE MILLER. I would appreciate information on the
parents and siblings of J.L. BURNS and James MILLER. Gladly exchange information.
Phyllis Wilson Carpenter
493 Sparn Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
DATE: 20 APRIL 1998 NAME: PAM
I am doing a search of my family history. I am looking for info on
Lewis Burrow of the Brush Creek Community of the Tippah/Alcorn area. I
do not know his wife's name, but he had a daughter named Celia/Celie Burrow,
who married Giles Preston Parish in ~1868/1870. Thank you for any information.
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