Date: 20 January 1998
Name: Phil Tolbert
I am principally researching the Talberts. Samuel Nixon Talbert b 28 aug 1830, d 20 Nov 1893 moved from SC to Tippah County around the eary 1860's. Served in the CSA. Bought his way ourt of the war and came back to Tippah Co. He married Sarah (Sallie) Humphrey b 6 Mar 1837 and d 14 Apr 1877. The marriage resulted in six children. After Sarah died, Samuel married Elvira I McAlister on 28 Feb 1878 who was b 15 sep 1844 and d 15 aug 1916. Samuel , second wife and children later moved to Dallas Co., AR. I would appreciate any info one might have on the Talberts and also the Humphrey's. I have been to Ripley in search of where Sarah was buried, but have been unsuccessful from the records at the court house or the local library.

Date: November 17, 1996
Name: M. Tapp
I am in search of any info. regarding the Tapp family. Specifically a Vince Tapp from Tippah County. There is info concerning the Indian heritage of my family. Any info would be greatly appreciated. This is very important to me. I will be happy to share any info I have

Date: 12 August 1996
Name: Janna Mayfield
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: 11 November 1997
Name: Fredia Decanter
I am researching my ancestors here in Tippah Co. back through TN,GA,VA

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. Ms.

Date: 12 January 1997
Name: Terry Thomas
seeking information on JOHN M THOMAS b 08 Oct 1871 in Ripley to MILES THOMAS & MARY TAYLOR. I have lots of info to share from Johns descendents. But nothing on ancestors. John descendents are mostly in TX now

Date: 10 December 1997
Name:Carmen Farmer
I am looking for anyone who has any information about a Needham or Nedham Anderson Thornton who was listed on the 1850 Tippah Co MS Census as 85 yrs old. His SUPPOSED son, Kinnion Mason Thornton, had 2 SUPPOSED brothers, which I can not verify - Blackman Thornton who marr. Unity Patterson and Theophilus Thornton who marr. Della ??. Any help would be appreciated.
Some Thorton Genealogy

Date: 22 March 1997
Name: Janette Tigner
Seeking information on great grandfather W.H.'BILL' TIGNER born 10-22-1855 died 10-?-1932. Buried at Fellowship Cemetery near Dumas. Also, information on first wife (my great grandmother) ELIZABETH ? Second wife was Cynthia Amanda Carter. Children of Bill and Elizabeth are: OSCAR born 1-31-1881, WILLIAM THOMAS (my grandfather) born 1-18-1884, CALLIE born 11-10-1893, and ALICE born 10-2-1891. Any information will be appreciated.

Date: O6 August 1998
Name: Jane P. McManus
Looking for burial for John & Ellen O'Bryant, possibly in Tippah County. They left Lauderdale County AL ca 1861 for Mississippi, but were not on 1870 Census. Believed buried in the Northern Counties. John born ca 1812, died 1861-1870. Ellen born ca 1817, died 1861-1870. Daughtr Leona O'bryant (O'Bryant) married David Tippit. Interested in corresponding with anyone on these two families. Jane P. McManus

Date: 18 October 1998
Name: Bunny Freeman
I am looking for information on John "Matchett/Matchel" WILLIAMS family. (b btw 1815/17 NC d March 8, 1872 Ripley) He married Elizabeth TOLER. Children: Jim, John T., Mary E., Smithy L., Tricinda E., Sarah Nancy Penina, Mary A.N., S.J., S.E., Hamitt M., Washington Andrew "Wash", *Benjamin Franklin* (*mine), Harriet. I would love to hear from anyone who is tracing anyone in this line.
I have a copy of his probate rec.bk 235 Tippah Co. MS

Date: 1-23-97
Name: Chuck Treece
Looking for anything on JOHN LEWIS GREENFIELD TREECE from Tippah Co. Was killed in ill. during civil war.

Date: 04 July 1998
Name: Janie Stone
I need info. on George W. TREECE b. Dec. 4, 1856, married Mary DUNN or HOLLAND Nov. 11, 1874. Children: James b. 1876 Ms., Alice Jane b. Sept. 20, 1877 Tippah co., Ms., John L. 1879/80 (all previous were on the 1880 Tippah co. census), Clyde, Boone, Charles, Velma and Molly. This family moved to Pemiscot County, MO abt. 1891.

Date: 14 February 1998
Name: Alice
I am looking for the family of my gggrandmother MARTHA L. TUCKER b. 12/15/1836 in AL she was raised in Hickory Flat, Tippah County, MS. She was married to HUGH SCOTT HOLLAND on 12/15/1863, in Tippah County MS. She is buried in the McKay Cemetery in Hickory Flat. All we know about her family is that her father was JAMES M. TUCKER who married MARY ? If anyone knows anything about this family I would appreciate their writing me.

Date: 08 May 1998
Name: Marjorie Wilbanks
I am searching for Turners who are related to Robert & Susan Turner from N.C to Tippah Co in early 1800s They had 6 children and I think Robert had several brothers who also relocated to this area. The children were Thomas B. m. Canzada Eliz. Tapp; Rosannah Turner m. Martin Mullins; Mary Frances Turner m. Thomas Dunn; James Turner m Isabella J. Lynch; John Turner and Narcissus Turner m. JJ Jones then after he died she married Perry Brooks. I know Robert had a brother, William Turner who moved to Alcorn Co. and I think he is a brother to John, Wiley, James, and a sister Rosanna Millon. If anyone has any information please contact me.


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