Date: 14 October 1997
In the 1850 census of Tippah County, Mississippi there is a Nathan
W Laird and family listed. . Does anyone know anything about the Laird
I have traced the family tree from the France Marion Laird (Franics M Laird
1 year old ) to Nathan W Laird. Any information about Nathan W Laird and
his family would be appreciated.
Nathan Laird 34 M Tenn
Eliza Laird 28 F Tenn
James A Laird 12 M Miss
Martha E Laird 10 F Miss
Thomas M Laird 3 M Miss
Francis M Laird 1 M Miss
Date: Feb 12, 1997
Name: Morris Lamberson
I am looking for information on my grandpa - Elijah Lamberson - who
was on the 1850 census for Tippah cty - his wife's name was Louisa, with
children - Lucinda, Francis, James - the family moved to Independence cty
AR in the 1850s. Any information on the family would be appreciated. Morris
Lamberson 951 Joseph Dr., Conway, AR 7203.
Name: Morris Lamberson
I think my grandfather moved to Ar from MI - his name was Lamberson,
Elijah. Any information on that name would be appreciated.
Date: 26 Aug 1996
Name: Carl Phillips
My great grandmother, Emmaline Patsy LATTIN was supposedly born in
Ripley about 1844-46. Her Father, Andrew killed her mother Liza when Emmaline
was very young (5 or 6??). Emmaline was taken by her grandmother. What
happened to Andrew LATTIN.
Date: 29 October 1997
Name: Carl Phillips
My g-grandmother, Emmaline LATTIN was born near Ripley, MS about
1838. Her parents were Andrew LATTIN and Liza TAYLOR LATTIN.
The surname is sometimes spelled LATTING. Family tradition says
Andrew killed Liza. Any info on these folks appreciated.
Carl in Hangtown
Date: 05 April 1998
Name: Darla Rohan
Martin S. and Eliza McKinley LEDBETTER had ten children. They both
died in TN and two of the children went to live with relatives in Tippah
Co. William H. b 1842, went to live with James Madison and Margaret Ledbetter,
and Martin S.,Jr. went to live with Winniford Jones. What happened to these
two boys? While in Ripley, we were told that they both died young. Are
they buried in Tippah Co.? Are there any guardianship records for these
two? Also, Dr. William Ledbetter, their grandfather lived in Tippah and
died Sept 27, 1840. Is there any record of him? Thanks for any and all
Date: July 26, 1997
Name: Darla Rohan
I need information on William Ledbetter and his son, Martin S. Ledbetter.
William lived in Bedford Co.,TN and bought land in Tippah Co. He left his
wife, Anna in TN. Did he remarry? Son Martin, came to MS and married there,
surely around Tippah Co. I cannot find out who he married. Two of his siblings
lived in Tippah Co.,around 1850. They were Madison Ledbetter and wife Margaret
and Winifred Ledbetter Jones, wife of Wiley Jones. It is told that Martin
and two of his boys started out for TX and on the way there, Martin died.
Shortly after Martin's death, his wife died. One son, Martin S. Ledbetter,
age 4, went to live with his aunt Winifred Jones and the other son, William
H. Ledbetter, 8, went to live with his uncle, Madison Ledbetter. I have
no idea what happened to the other children, except for my great grandfather,
Jesse Mercer Ledbetter, who stayed in Bedford Co.,TN and lived with his
namesake and uncle, Jesse Mercer Ledbetter. I would really appreciate some
help with the wife of Martin S. Ledbetter and also the other children who
were orphaned. Martin was born about 1816 in Pendleton District, SC, and
was the son of William and Anna Stanley Ledbetter. Thanks, Darla.
Date: 12 December 1996
Name: John T. Fritz
Looking for date and place of birth information on the parents of Julia
Catherine Leming b.Feb. 1855, Tippah Co.,MS. Parents names were John F.
Leming and Margaret Thrasher Leming. Sister's name- Amanda A. Leming. May
have also used the spelling Lemons. Any information would be appreciated.
Date: 14 April, 1997
Name: Loyd N. Sybert
DEEN, GRAVES, LENCE, MULL
Thomas Jefferson LENCE, b: 1 Apr 1837 in Cobden, Union Co, IL, d: 30
Sep 1915 in Tippah Co, MS, 1st m: 21 Nov 1858 in Union Co, IL to Hannah
MULL, b: unk, d: unk. 2nd m: 6 Nov 1873 in Tippah Co, MS to Mary Ephrates
DEEN, b: 9 Oct 1846 poss. in Tippah Co, MS, d: 8 Oct 1877 in Tippah Co,
MS. 3rd m: 8 Jan 1879 in Tippah Co, MS to Mary Elizabeth GRAVES, b:11 Apr
1851 poss. in Tippah Co, MS, d:6 Jan 1904 in Tippah Co, MS. Searching for
the ancestors and descendants of the above families. Willing to share info.
Date: 15 March 1998
Name: Jack D. Fryar
FRYAR, MITCHELL, MILLS, GRISSOM,
Seeking to compile the ancestry and descendants of Henry Clay FRYAR,
Sr., born about 1776 in either Maryland or North Carolina; died about 1840,
probably in Tippah County, MS. He married Sarah ?, born about 1772 in Maryland;
died 1852 in Tippah County, MS. His children: (1) John FRYAR married Elizabeth
MITCHELL; (2) Nancy Ann FRYAR married William MILLS; (3) Thomas Jefferson
FRYAR married Frances GRISSOM/GRISHAM; Henry Clay FRYAR, Jr. married Catherine
RAYFIELD; (6) Sarah FRYAR married William C. LEWELLEN. Will exchange computer
data, documentation, family pictures. Jack D. Fryar, 1309 East County Road
145, Midland, TX 79706 (915-685-0176) email@example.com
Date: 13 October 1998
Name: Sharon Black
William LITTLE (born about 1812 in TN, son of John) and his wife, Dulcy,
lived in Tippah County during the Civil War era and both died there according
to their son's biography. Their children were: Samuel, Elizabeth J. who
married John Shelton, John Thomas, Sarah, Margaret, and twins, James and
Monroe. I'm looking for William and Dulcy's date of death and place of
buriel or any other information about their life in Tippah County. Sharon
Black,Rt 4 Box 1138A, Paris, TX 75462
DATE: 18 December 1997
NAME: Linda Lindsey
Seeking information on JOHN JOBE LINDSEY. Possibly lived in Tippah
Co.MS 1881-1882. Married a MARGARET P. SMITH . They had one son named LEONARD
LAWRENCE LINDSEY born 1882 in Mississippi. JOHN JOBE LINDSEY left MARGARET
before son was born. Could have possibly re-married someone else, early
in life. He was supposed to have been only about 17 years old when his
son was born. Possibly could have never told about his son. If anyone has
any information on this man, I would like to hear from you.
Date: Jan. 29, 1997
Name: Ann Lindsey Crumpton
LINDSEY, McELROY, BERRY
Reason D. LINDSEY, md. Melinda Permelia McELROY, in 1850. They were
in Tippah Co. by ca 1856. R.D. was the son on Caleb & Violet ALEXANDER
LINDSEY. Melinda was the daug. of John & Matilda BERRY McELROY. Children
of R.D. & Melinda LINDSEY: Mack Davidson, b. ca 1852, d. 1919; Thomas
Walker, b. 1855, d. 1914; Theadora, b. 1859 (died young) & William
(Billy) M., b. ca 1861, d. 1932. I will gladly share and exchange information
on all these families.
Date: 29 Jan 1997
Name: Judy Howington
Seeking information on A.M. WILLIAMS,b. abt 1811 in Tenn., who was
in Tippah Co. in 1870. Wife's initian is M., b. abt 1816 in NC. No more
information on her. I believe they are the parents of Sarah Ansalane Williams
who married John Micajah LINDSEY in 1869. Any information would be helpful,
and would be appreciated.
Date: Jan 18 1998
Name: Martha Smart
SMART, LOGAN, GREEN, JUMPER
Joseph SMART, Jr. md Elizabeth LOGAN in NC. During a dry season they
came to Prentiss or Tippah Co MS in 1845. Would like to work with others
on this family. Have found the following in Tippah Co Marriages: Amelia
SMART md William A. GREEN Dec 23, 1874, Levena SMART md Johnnie JUMPER
Dec 18 1898. Found the following two deaths: Joseph SMART b 7-2-1791 d
11-9-1852 bur Paul's Chapel, Auda A SMART b 7-4-1899 d 4-20-1900 bur Paul's
Chapel. Auda was son of WC and AF SMART. How are the above SMARTS related
to Joseph and Elizabeth SMART? Would like to work with others on this family.
Be happy to share information.
Date: 20 September 1997
Name: Martha Smart
Joseph SMART born ca 1775 in NC, Married 30 Apr 1809 to Elizabeth Logan,
born in NC. Both were Rutherfordton, NC. They went to Tippah County, Ms
in 1845 during a dry season here in NC. Their son Thomas went on into Texas
about 1845. I would like to work with others on this SMART line. I have
several names of Joseph's siblings and would be happy to share.
Date: 1 April 1997
Name: Robin Dean
I am trying to make a connection between my great-grandmother, Bertha
Lowery Durham and Brigader General Mark Perrin Lowery. I know that Bertha
Lowery grew up in Blue Mountain and that there must be a connection. If
I can ever find out who her parents were, the connection can be made.
Date: 28 September 1998
Name: Steve Perdue
I would like to receive information on descendants of Isaiah R. Lowry,
born 1806 in Georgia married Sarah Gattin or Gatlin died after 1862. He
is on the 1840 Tippah County census and owned land near where the Lowry
Methodist Church is located today. It is believed his brother was John
B. Lowry. Children who are known are: (1)Rachel J. born ca.1834 in Tenn.;
(2) Isabella M. born ca.1836 married a Tabor. (3)Nancy Ann born 30 Oct.1843
in Tippah County,Miss. married David Lewis 22 Feb.,1859 in Tippah County,
Miss. died after 1900. (4)Mary L. born 30 Oct. 1845 in Tippah County,Miss.
married 4 May,1891 in Pulaski County,AR. to W.P. Clement, died 19 June,
1910 in Pulaski County,AR. (5)Franklin L. born 1 Feb.,1848 in Tippah County,Miss.
married Para Lee Garner 2 June, 1869 in Tippah County, Miss. died 30 Aug.,1919
in Pulaski County, AR. (6)Hiram born 1850 in Tippah County, Miss.,(7) Samuel
born 1857 in Tippah County, MS. died after 1919. (8)William David born
2 Aug.,1862 in Tippah County, MS. died 3 June,1933 in Pulaski County,AR.
Any help appreciated. Steve Perdue
Date: 08 May 1997
Name: Ben Reavis
I am looking for info on the ancestors of Owen LOYD and Wilson JONES,
both shown in the 1850 Tippah Co., Miss census. Owen's wife Eliza was Wilson's
sister. Thanks, Ben Reavi
Date: 30 Dec 1996
Name: Helen N. Battleson
Edmund LUMBLEY b 1792 Wake Co., NC, md abt 1817 prob TN to Nancy B.,
d bef 2 May 1858 Jonesborough, Tippah Co., MS. I desc fr his dau Joicy
W. (Woodson) LUMBLEY b Feb 1825 prob Carroll Co., TN, md abt 1847 prob
Tippah Co., MS to Solomon CARTER of McNairy Co., TN, she d abt 1904/5 McNairy
Co., TN or Collin Co., TX. Would like to contact others working on this
line. Edmund LUMBLEY came into Tippah Co. in 1836 and bought Indian Lands.
Nancy B. Lumbley was md bef 1860 census to Jesse CARTER, uncle? of Solomon
Carter of Tishomingo Co., MS.
Date: 30 Oct 1996
Name: Winoma Brown Turner
LUNA / LOONEY
Looking to share info with anyone with Luna / Lonney family ties in
Tippah Co. MS.
Date: 27 January 1997
Name: Robert Lytal
Have lots of info to share on the LYTAL- LYTLE-LITTLE family that settled
in Tippah County in 1838. Descendants still live in Northeast Mississippi.
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