Date: 1 Feburary 1998
Name: Muriel Wilson
NANCY ANN RAGSDALE m. HENRY WILSON in 1830 in Madison Co. TN. In 1840-50,
they were in Tippah Co and nearby was ABEL RAGSDALE, who also migrated
from Madison Co TN. It is believed by other researchers that RHETTA RAGSDALE
was married to JESSEE WILSON. He was also in Tippah Co in 1840, but his
1st wife had evidently died about 1835 in McNairy Co TN. Can anyone clue
me in on these RAGSDALES. Thank you very much.
Route 4, Box 38X
Duncan OK 73533
Date: 20 October 1998
Name: Tom Sherard
Would appreciate any information concerning the old Rainey Estate at
Cotton Plant, MS just south of Ripley. Mr. Rainey must have lived here
in the 1920's and 1930's. and was reported to have maintained a zoo at
the estate and have large fox hunting parties. It was said that he died
at sea returning from an African hunting trip. Any info on Mr. Rainey or
the estate would be appreciated.
Date: 11 September 1997
Name: Cynthia Agnell
I am searching for information on Daniel GUTHRIE and Nancy RAINEY.
They were married in Hardeman, County, TN, on January 18, 1848. They are
listed with son William in the 1850 census in Tippah County. In 1860 they
are still in Tippah County with children William, Mary, Martha, Katie,
Annie, Sarah, and John. The 1870 Tippah County census lists Nancy with
children Katie, Annie, Sarah, John and F. G. There is no mention of Daniel.
I am interested in sharing information about these two familes.
Date: August 20, 1997
Name: Carrie Mixon
Looking for Ancestors & Descendants of Aaron Rainey. His son Hiram
Rainey was living in Tippah Co. Mississippi in 1840-50 &1860. It is
believed one of Aaron Rainey's daughters married Sherwood Martin, need
to find which daughter married Sherwood Martin. Will share what I have
Date: 06 July 1998
Name: Jon O'Donnell
Looking for a John M. (maybe Morrison) Park, m. to Mary Rankin in Hardeman
Co. TN 2 Dec 1848. In the Hardemen Co 1860 Census he's listed as living
with his wife Mary 28 and a dghtr, Fanny V. b. Miss, age 10 so she was
b. 1850. Also John was enlisted in Co E, 15th Tn Cav. 1 Oct 1863 in Tippah
Co so he must have had people there. . Any help? Thanks in advance. Jon
O'Donnell, T# 252.249.2235.
Date: 05 July 1998
Name: Kathleen Wammack
I am trying to find any and all info. on Thomas Ray b.1840, he married
Millie(Hawkins)Ray on July 18,1880, in Tippah Co. MS, he was my GGrandfather,and
I have run into a stone wall on him so any info would be greatly appreciated.
homepage: Tanks Home
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: 24 August 1998
Name: Helen J. Logue
I am researching the name "Reed" and have gotten as far back as David
Reed & Elizabeth (?) & Elijah & Jeston (Ketchum) Reed in MS.
I need fill ins for a lot of my lines but have a pretty good line on Elijah
& Jeston, which I would be glad to share with anyone. I also have photos
of some of the Reeds, which I would also be glad to share. If anyone has
any information on the Reeds I would certainly appreciate getting it.
Date: 27 January 1997
Name: Lita Eatock
Gaillard, Richardson, Thomas,
Wallace, McCollum, Kincaid
Seeking any information on the above surnames in Tippah County, MS.
My mother was a Richardson; grandmother a Gaillard. Please email if interested
in sharing information or with any advice info. Thanks
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: 03 March 1998
Name: Mike Moss
I am searching for any info on Samuel& wife Molcey RIDDLESPERGER
born SC. Samuel d1850 Tippah co & left a will. Need decendents or other
info. Much thanks, Mike Moss.
Date: 03 September 1998
Name: Ms.Gerry Hill
John Riley Rev. Sol. born a 1768 Amhurst Co. Va. was in Orange Co.
NC for his service and marriage a 1779 to Nancy Jane Lynch (Mrs. Smith).
He was in Greene Co. Ga. by 1820 where he received land in the land lottery.
He was probably in Al. shortly after 1830 where his son John Jr. was. By
1850 He was in Tippah Co. Miss. pg. 497 1161 over 90 years old, with two
old maid daughters Frances and Nancy. John was next door. Back in Ga. were
at least Joseph a 1780, Thomas Lynch a 1782, Jacob 1789, and the Miss John
b 1800 Ga, Frances 1802 and Nancy 1806 both Ga. Does anyone have this family?
DAR Papers show only Miss connections. Trying to prove his Ga. family.
Ms. Gerry Hill also at GerryInGa@juno.com DEADONES@iname.com
Date: 4 November 1997
Name: Vicki Roach
I am researching the descendants of Littleberry ROACH. He was b.ca1755
in VA or NC, m.ca1775, d.ca1833-35 in Anderson Co., SC. His son Henry Roach
was b.ca1782 in VA, m.ca1799, d.ca1859 in Franklin Co., GA. His son was
Berry b.ca1800-06 in SC, m.#13/22/1823, d.1865. First wife was Susannah
Mays, second was Malinda. His son was Elijah "Lige" b.ca1850-52 in MS,
m.4/28/1880 to Frances M. Dunnam Barden. Their son was William Berry b.3/15/1883
in MS, m.11/8/1908, d.9/11/1958 in Tippah Co., MS. He married Minnie Lee
Wammack b.12/19/1889, d.2/15/1936 in Tippah Co., MS. Their son was William
Russell Roach-my father-in-law. This branch came to Tippah by the 1850
census. I would appreciate any info and will gladly exchange info. Vicki
B. Roach Route 3 Box 392, Corinth, MS 38834
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: July 31, 1997
Name: Ann Donovan
ROBERSON/ROBINSON/EMERSON/MONTGOMERY/HOLLIS - 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,
Date: 28 October 1996
Name: Joe Lee
Need help with the Roberson family of Tippah Co. Emigrated to Erath
Co, Tx early 1860s. Help!! HCR 62 Box 14; Evant, Tx; 7652
Date: 10 September 1998
Name: Edie Witner
I am looking for information regarding James Rogers who married ?Hines.
I need to know her first name and any other information regarding this
couple. They gave birth to Elias Price on 1-23-1854 in Ripley.
Date: 19 July 1998
Name: Woody Seiter
Interested in Rowland/Roland family of Tippah Co. about 1850. William
Rowland and Sherwood Rowland both married Burleson girls, daughters of
David Burleson of Anson, NC and Rutherford, TN. William and family moved
to Tippah Co. Any help greatly appreciated. Write me at 8009 Crazy Horse
Lane, Ft. Worth, TX 76137 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: 11 November 1997
Name: Fredia Decanter
I am researching my ancestors here in Tippah Co. back through TN,GA,VA
Date: 02 April 1998
Name: Jean Holman
Who are the parents of:
POOLE, William, b. 1805 KY m.ROGERS, Elizabeth b. 1807 TN. Son ANDREW
JACKSON POOLE, b. 1844 Tippah Co. MS, d. 1929 Dallas, TX. m. Sallie Morris,
b. 1849 AL d. 1916 TX.
Date: 18 November 1996
Name: Herman Rogers
William ROGERS was born aprox. 1836 in Tippah County. Children were:
(1). William Thomas ROGERS, bn 16 Oct 1860, md 20 Feb 1879 to Ellen F.
POFF. Ellen was born 22 Sep 1859 and daughter of Benjamin Frank and Tishie
POFF. (2). Frances ROGERS, bn aprox. 1864, no other information. (3). Alice
ROGERS, bn aprox. 1866, no other information. (3). Elizabeth ROGERS, bn
aprox. 1877, no other information. I have extensive information on line
of William Thomas ROGERS - but none on his 3 sisters. Also I do not know
name of mother of these 4 children and wife of William ROGERS or who were
parents of William ROGERS. Earliest reference I have is 1870 Census for
Tippah County, Northern Division, Township #4, Page #14, conducted on 30
June 1870. Any information would be appreciated!
Date: 03 March 1998
Name: Rick Heinen
I am interested in families related to the WILSON, ROSSON, MARS or
SWINDLE lines, Henry WILSON married Mary SWINDLE in Tippah county in 1860
the family lived in a location that later was to become Alcorn county.
Henry had Nancy J, Mahaly J, Moses, Sarah A, Charlotte and Laney from a
previous marriage to Nancy Ann Ragsdale. He and Mary had Joe, Launa, Lidia,
Emily and William A. with Mary Swindle. Henry's father was Moses WILSON.
Both Henry and Mary were born in Tennessee.
Henry ROSSON was born in Tippah county abt 1860 to Mary ROSSON, He
married Mary MARS abt 1880 in Alcorn county. They had Mamie, Joe, Bunyon,
Maggie, Henry, Curtis, and Lillie. I know very little about the ROSSON
and MARS families. Descendants of all 4 families moved to the Northeast
portion of Texas or the Southeast portion of Oklahoma.
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