Union County, MS

Posted Queries for April thru July 1998



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PAYNE posted by Ray Payne on Wednesday, April 1, 1998

Look for information on the Oliver T. PAYNE that was in Tippah County in 1870 The in Union County in 1880 His son Jefferson Longstreet PAYNE was later found in 1880 through 1910. No information about what they were doing . Any kind of help would be appericated. Thanks, Ray Payne

SMITH posted by Howard Perry Beckman on Friday, April 3, 1998

Need information on Andrew [J.?] SMITH, b. ca. 1849 AL, m. Mary BATEMAN (b. ca. 1855 MS, dau. of Charles and Missouri K. BATEMAN). Known children: Thomas (b. 1878 Union Co.). Andrew came into ownership of at least part of Charles Bateman's farm, few miles east of Cornersville (Marshall Co.), in 1888 and sold at least part of property in 1896. What is fate of Smith family?

MARTIN posted by Karen Waddell on Tuesday, April 7, 1998

Would someone know the full name of the 2 C.W. MARTIN'S listed in the 1845 census? Do they have a son named John C. listed born est. 1860? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Karen Waddell

CUTHBERTSON, WARD posted by Mike Cobb on Wednesday, April 8, 1998

I was recently contacted by a descendant of George Ward. The gentleman works for a railroad and now lives in California. He responded to my querry in this column. Sir, I have lost your address! Please contact me again.

BELL, CALDWELL, COBB, COOLHORN, MONTGOMERY posted by Linda Miller on Thursday, April 9, 1998

I'm trying to find further info. Isa/Esa COBB, (b. 9/16/1869, m. 1/116/1845 in Lee Co. to:Mary Ann "Mollie" MONTGOMERY (b.12/16/1845) . Both buried in New Harmony (cemetary?town?) MS. His father was Issiah or Isiah COBB, b. abt. & mother____ ???? COOLHORN. Mary Ann's parents were Sam MONTGOMERY b. abt. 1805-1825 & Rebecca/Rachael? CALDWELL. Sam MONTGOMERY's parents MAY have been John & Catherine (King) Montgomery of Pontotoic Co, Rebecca's parents MAY have been John & Jane CALDWELL of Potontiac Co. Any info. re. dates of birth, death, marriage, parents, etc. greatly appreciated. Many thanks. Linda Miller

TATE posted by David D. Tate on Thursday, April 16, 1998

TATE John Wesley Tippah Or Ponotoc ? TATE Loyce Vaughn (Jack) any of the "TATE" related to these

DICKERSON posted by Fred Cox on Sunday, April 19, 1998

I am researching the James and Elizabeth McCay/McKay Dickerson line. They came from Greenville Dist., S.C. about 1842 to Tippah Co., MS. Their son Charles Pinkney Dickerson was my gg grandfather. John N. m. Jane A. E. (Guyton?) lived in the southern part of old Tippah Co. which became Union Co. in 1870. Charles m. Martha Emily Persons about 1856 and moved to Chickasaw Co. by 1880. Almost all Dickersons in Tippah and Union Co. Ms. were descendants of James and Elizabeth who are buried in Wells Chapel Cemetery in Union Co. Daughter Sarah m. Steven Ford. I can't find Charles after 1880 but Martha was in Tupelo, Lee Co. in the 1910 census. Any help greatly appreciated.

COBB, WARREN posted by Thomas G. Cobb on Wednesday, April 22, 1998

I am looking for any information on Jack Cobb and Margaret Cobb (Warren) from New Albany Mississippi and their ancestors. Also, I am trying to track down the Cobb family name and its origins. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

WILLIAMS, WRAY posted by Paula Price on Sunday, April 26, 1998

Looking for any info on Jennie WILLIAMS (and family) b. 1848 MS d. aft 1905 TX who married Carey WRAY b. MS d. 1876-1880 MS? They had 3 children: George, Ida Belle and unknown (F). Jennie was shown as the head of household in 1880 census-Union Co, MS Beat #3. THANKS!

BATEMAN posted by Howard Beckman on Friday, May 1, 1998

Seek information on certain children of Charles and Missouri (nee MURRAY) BATEMAN, of Union Co., abt. 5 miles E of Cornersville. Charles d. 1878; Missouri d. 1889, both in Union Co. Children were: Columbus D. 1834-1911 (m. Mary EADS) Americus c.1836-1882 (m. Martha FORMAN) - what happened to Martha and children (Lola D. and Harvey) after Americus died? Thomas c.1838-1863 George (have detailed descending genealogy) Alfred, c.1842-1863 Charles, Jr. b. c.1848 (did he move West, like some brothers, or die young?) John ("Bud"), b. 1849/50 (moved West after 1870?) Mary b. c.1855; m. Andrew (J?) SMITH (what happened to this couple?) Missouri K., b. c.1857 (no info after 1870, when she was 13; did she marry or die young?) James Andrew, b. c.1858; sold portion of father's Union Co. farm in 1896 - no further information. .

ROBERTS posted by Marilyn West on Wednesday, May 6, 1998

I am interested in John (Johnny) and Annie ROBERTS who would have born in the 1870's. John Roberts was a sheriff in Union County around 1928. Their Children : Charley ROBERTS m Thellamae - son J.D. Roberts still lives in New Albany. Jewell ROBERTS m -Dyess son John Loma Dyess, Yule Roberts , Clark Roberts, Ruby Roberts m Jack Hallmark, Renee Roberts m -Miller, Myrtle Clyde Roberts m Vernon Rowe West three sons John Richard West, Ray West and Hugh West. Vernon West worked for the railroad and they lived in Jackson, Tn. They may have had other children.

PARKER, SNIDER posted by Chris Thompson Hamilton on Friday, May 8, 1998

PARKER, Ben married a Sarah [Unknown] and another spouse Barbara SNIDER. Need lookup of marriage license. Also need to know what county they were in in 1850 and 1860 census. Need lookup for 1880 census for Ben PARKER, [his son Sam Wesley was in Comanche Co. TX by the 1880 census] Any census info appreciated. Thank you so much. okchris@email.msn.com Chris of OK

DOUGLAS, HALL, WILEY posted by Louis Hall on Monday, May 11, 1998

My great grandfather is buried in new albany who's name William Hickland Hall and Maybe his wife Annie Douglas Wiley Hall he died around Nov 1929

COOK posted by Richard N. Cook on Tuesday, May 12, 1998

Looking for information on Prince Austin Cook and wife Ollie Mae (Parks) Cook. Buried at Candy Hill Cemetery, Myrtle, Ms.Any help?

ADDIS, DILLARD, GATEWOOD, JOURNER, MORGAN, PRUITT posted by Pat Winterberg on Wednesday, May 20, 1998

Would like to contact anyone working on Dillard, Addis, Morgan, Pruitt in Union Co, Does MS have a death or marriage index?

MCKEOWN, PANNELL, PICKENS, SANFORD, STACK, TATE, TURNER, WINDHAM, WOOD, YARBROUGH, YOUNG posted by Clark Sinclair on Tuesday, June 2, 1998

Researching Bill STACK b 1842 Al d 1921 Union Co MS m Martha YOUNG; Josephine STACK m J Washington YARBROUGH;Elijah YOUNG m Indiana STACK 1886 Union Co; John Carroll SANFORD b 1868; Charner B PANNELL b 1876; Lawrence D PICKENS b 1867; Henry Fred TURNER; Pink E WOOD; John William TATE b 1855; Willam Edward WINDHAM b 1831 Coosa Co; Buddy WOOD b ca 1856; William McKEOWN b 1849.

ROBERTSON posted by David Cagle on Wednesday, June 17, 1998

I would like to connect with descendents of Charles S. Robertson who was an attorney in Savannah, Hardin Co., TN in 1860. He was the first Capt. of "G" Company, First Confederate Cavalry organized from men of Hardin Co., TN in 1861. Thanks, David dcagle@centuryinter.net (Go Rebs)

GARDNER, RICHARDSON, SMITH posted by Bobbie Smith on Wednesday, June 24, 1998

Searching for descendants of John SMITH and Sarah Frances Winbush SMITH listed in 1860 on Pontotoc Co Census for Rockyford. Children; James H. b. 1849 AL, John b. 1850 Al, Melvin b. 1853 Al, Margaret b. 1858 MS. Family connected to HARRIS family which moved to Monroe Arkansas before 1860. James H. married 1st Nancy GARDNER 1866 in Pontotoc Co; 2nd to Mary Ann CODY SANDLIN widow of Mr. Sandlin. She had one son Joe Claborne, two daughters, Viola and Luella. Daughters married into Holmes and Dickey families. James and Nancy had 2 sons and one daughter; John b. 1870 in Pontotoc, Dora Caroline b 1878 m. Dan McLarty, Ben F. b.ca. 1885 in Pontotoc. Ben m. Vera Stribling in 1910. These families lived near Pontotoc/Lafayette/Union county lines. Welcome all info on any of the above.

HAWTHORNE posted by Fred Hawthorne on Saturday, July 4, 1998

Trying to locate the parents of Thomas Hawthorne b 05/01/1809 - married Polly (lyons Or Richey who was b 11-18-1812 and any information on their son Harvey (see below). I would like to find any information on their sons Thomas M. and William L. who were killed in the war. (I have been unable to find any record of their enlistment. The lived in northern Union County and had the following children: Harvey b 09/15/1832 m Emma Moore Lanny Carrie b 05/18/1834 m a Seawright and then a John Alpo Margrette E b 01/31/1836 (died in infancy) Elizabeth b 11/23/1839 m Tom Ratliff Thomas M. b 02/20/1842 (died in Civil War) William L. b 02/20/1842 (died in Civil War) Teresa J. b 05/24/1848 m Tandy E. Gassaway Isaac Newton b 09/27/1851 m Delia Hawes (4 child) Mary Ada b 10/31/1856 m Dr. Jon Roberson If it will be any help to you, or anyone else, I have developed (with the help of a lot of people) a database on the Hawthorne family. We currently have over 500 listings from all over the U.S.

WINSTON posted by James Winston on Saturday, July 11, 1998

Looking for info on the following Winstons born near Enterprise, MS Curtis Walton Winston b 3/14/1875 m Rebecca Ann Chandler Augustus Washington Winston b 12/26/1860 m Mattie Myers Alize Elena Winston b abt 1864 m Clay Reavis Eddie Winston b abt 1865 d abt 1875 Robert Keith Winston b abt 1867 m Laura Malone Buck Charles Alexander Winston b abt 1869 m Elizabeth Seward Laura Margie Winston b 9/10/1877 m John Warren Seward Oscar Winston Thomas Alonzo Winston b abt 1882 Bessie Winston b 3/17/1888 m George Henry Young

BETTIS, DIXON, JOHNSON, NUNN, TROUBLEFIELD posted by Betty Hollowell on Sunday, July 19, 1998

My gggrandparents, John Percy and Willie Frances "Fannie" BETTIS NUNN TROUBLEFILD, married in Union Co., MS 22 July 1885. Her two children, Sallie NUNN, b 1873, Lawrence Co., AL, and Thomas NUNN, b 1877, Lawrence Co., AL, were with their mother. However, when Sallie married in Ellis Co., TX in 1891 her name was listed as JOHNSON. Did she marry a JOHNSON in Union Co.? She married Charles DIXON in Ellis Co. Did a DIXON family travel with them across Mississippi? The children of Fannie and John were Percy Lee, born 1886 in Hinds Co., MS, Mamie, b 1887, in Hinds Co., James E. b 1889 in Hinds or Lee Co., MS, Magnolia, b 1893 in Lee or Hinds Co.,MS. Can anyone tell me anything about this family? Betty Hollowell

MEDLEY, SPENCER posted by Rex McLaurin on Monday, July 20, 1998

I'm looking for any information on the family or relatives of Hiram SPENCER and his wife, Nancy MEDLEY. Hiram was born in South Carolina in 1808. At some time he had moved to Tennessee, where he married his first wife, name unknown, and had 2 sons, Matthew (b.1835)and William (b.1838). In late 1838 or early 1839, he moved to Ittawamba co. Mississippi where he married Nancy MEDLEY on 09 January 1839. They were also in the Tupelo,Lee co. area and the New Albany, Union/Pontotoc co. area. They had the following children: George R. SPENCER b.1842 John Lemuel SPENCER b.1847 Elizabeth C. SPENCER b.1848 Dithala SPENCER b.1849 William O. SPENCER b.1851 Nancy A. SPENCER b.1852 Martha N. SPENCER b.1854 Sarah J. SPENCER b.1856 Please contact me if you know this family or relations.

BAILEY, FRISBY, MCGUFFEE, NEAL, SHERROD, SUMERALL, WEATHERSBY posted by Ken Neal on Tuesday, July 21, 1998

I am interested in all of these but I seem to b e in trouble when I get to the NEALS . My gfather was born in Union church,Ms and my grand mother was born in Port Gibson. His death certificate list an R. Neal wife unknown Frisby. He was born in the 1860 -1870 range .Thanks for any leads


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