Queries E

Date: 18 January 1998
Name: Susan Elliott-Goodwin
I am trying to identify the parents, siblings, etc. of Laten Franklin ELLIOTT and Rebecca Hardin STEELE who were married November 11, 1847 in Tippah Co. by a William COTTAM (or COTTON) Esq. I know that their first two children, Lucinda and Anna were born in MS in 1848 and 1850 respectively. After that, they took up residence in Polk Co., Missouri, where they are buried. I would Greatly appreciate any help,and will share any information that I have.

Date: September 7, 1996
Name: Bill B. Hardin

John Campbell and at least two of his brothers, Alexander Campbell and Gabriel Campbell, and Alfred Campbell, Alexander's son, moved from Middle Tennessee near Nashville and settled south of the Ridge Road in Tippah County. This road was named Salem and Nubbin Ridge Road, and is now Highway 72. John Campbell was made overseer of this road in 1842. All of his land lay north of this road. John Campbell was born March 14, 1810. He married December 14, 1837, to Elizabeth Jane Elliott, born August 28, 1817. Their children were Adaline Campbell, born October 5., 1838, died early in life; Ann Eliza, born November 23. 1839; William A. born January 14, 1842; John Daniel, born March 8, 1844, killed 1863 during the Civil War; James Franklin, born June 9, 1846; Elizabeth Jane, born August 12, 1848; Samuel Jackson, born October 3, 1851; Mary Carmichael, born July 28, 1854. I seek information on all of the above, their ancestors and descendants and I will gladly share my information with any interested party.

Date: 12 August 1997
Name: James Williams
JAMES LUCIAN ELLIS, 8-13-1850 to 7-11-1937, married ADELINE BLACK 12-14-1871.Their first child was born near Cottonplant, MS, Tippah or Union County in 1875. They had daughter MARY ANNA ELLIS, who lived in Tippah County.

Date: July 31, 1997
Name: Ann Donovan
Researching ROBERSON family, Tippah Co., MS - approx. 1837 to late 1850s. Thomas Walker ROBERSON, b.7 Nov 1804, SC, m. Margaret Ann EMERSON, b.1807. Married in TN, where they lived before moving to Tippah Co. around 1826. Name spelled ROBINSON in Tippah Co. records. Children of Thomas and Margaret: Mathew Newton (b.1827 TN, m. Codelia WILLIAMS), Margaret Ann (b.1829 TN, m. John HOLLIS), Jerusia Adaline (b.1832 TN, m. Francis Marion MONTGOMERY), James E. (b.1835 TN), Sarah (b.ca.1836/7 TN), Elmina Francis (b.1837 MS, m. John Milligan RAGSDALE), William Reed "Buck" (b.1842 MS, m. Sarah Allard), Martha E. (b.1844 MS, m. Kehey), Malinda (Lucinda) C. (b.1848 MS, m. William W. Sumrall), Thomas W.(Jr.) (b.1852 MS, m. Mary P. Wolfe). Brother of Thomas: William ROBERSON and wife, Prudence, also in Tippah Co. Margaret Ann (EMERSON) ROBERSON's mother was MARY EMERSON who lived with the ROBERSONS while in MS. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Email or write: 9213 Melody Dr., Savannah, GA 31406.

Date: Dec 6, 1996
Name: Kathryn Coombs

Looking for information on ROBERSON family, resident in Tippah Co., MS from ca. 1837-57. Thomas ROBERSON,b.1804, SC, m. Margaret Ann EMERSON, b.1807, SC. Probably married in TN, where they lived 1826-37. Several children born in Tippah Co: Elmira Frances (1837), William R. (1843), Martha (1844), Malinda (1848, Thomas W (1852). Also in Tippah Co. at the time were Thomas Roberson Sr's brother, William ROBERSON and his wife, Prudence. Two Roberson daughters are thought to have married and stayed behind in MS when family went to TX: Margaret (b.ca. 1833) and Addeline (b.ca. 1835). Addeline married a Rev. T.M. MONTGOMERY, family believed to be Methodist. Margaret Emerson Roberson's mother, MARY EMERSON (maiden name unknown) may also have died in MS before they migrated to TX (This is the same family Joe and Linda Lee are researching.

Date: 20 January 1998
Name: K. Davis ENGLANDEngland: family of Tippah Co., Ms. listed in 1850 census; Newel, Martha A., Henry M., Thomas R., John B., Daniel H., Any information is appreciated.

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