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Sharon Wright

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I have created a free website for anyone looking for information on the history and genealogy of Quitman County.  Check it out at http://quitmancountyms.wordpress.com/
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S Coleman

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Hi, I am looking for ancestry information on Robert Coleman and Charlotte Jackson.  They were born in the 1800s in Copiah County, MS
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Kellie Wall

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Hi! I am looking for information about Breedlove's in Tishomingo County.  My Grandfather was born there in 1909.  The family lived in Beat 4 according to census information.
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Shirese Louie

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I am looking for information on the couple Simon T.Turner and Martha Ann Eddins of Carroll County and their children/known descendants. DNA has matched me and my brother with several of their descendants. My known Lott and Holman families are living within walking distance of someone from the Turner/Eddins family in at least three censuses.
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Larry J Gary

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Hi folks. Looking for information on Mary Lee Turner and William(Bill) Gary. They had a daughter in 1933 named Mary Lee Gary she is my grandmother. The lived in Greenwood MS. Thanks
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Denis Abbott

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I have a cemetery on my property near Tylertown.  One gravestone says Desmond with birth date of March 4, 1898 and death date of July 3, 1904.  Then it days "Gone but not Forgotten" which is untrue as even the little guy's last name has been forgotten. I would appreciate any help and guidance to find out who the person was.  I am on Ancestry.com but have had zero success in finding anything.
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Brian Easley

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I'd like to add the surname EASLEY to the early area of Carroll County, Mississippi searches.

Two men in particular are of interest to me, who both seem to have been born in the mid/late 1820s and were first reported in the northern and southern divisions of Carroll County in 1850. They are my most distant ancestor, James Robert Easley, who was born in 1826/1827 and married Mahala Caroline Butler then moved to Vicksburg, and another man around the same age, John W. Easley, who was married to Lousia McKenzie and had two children (Florence and Julien) before he disappears completely from public record. They were both living in Carroll County in the northern and southern division in 1850 (Robert Easley living with the Ledbetter family and John W. living with his wife Louisa), both say they were born in Mississippi.

I was hoping maybe something could be found on who their parents were. No one has any idea about who these men are, or what Easley they came from. They also were both apparently river boat and steam boat pilots, I believe they were brothers or cousins, or something, and I believe their father most likely did the same thing, since that seems to be an occupation that is learned from father to son. The point is that my family have no idea who their parents were. We do know that they were Easley sons, since my yDNA came back as a perfect Easley match from several different companies.
 
I was wondering if there was any information on any Easley's in the Carroll County area in the 1820's, possibly someone who was a boatman or owned boats that brought settlers up river during the settling of Mississippi. It's just a huge brick wall for me, and I keep coming up with nothing paying genealogists, they just keep sending me back information I already know and can easily find on the internet. Was hoping I might have better luck with someone there on the ground in Mississippi. I need to find out who James Robert Easley's father was.
 
Anyway, I guess anything you can find on any Easleys or river boatmen around Carroll County in the 1820s and 1830s would be great. I don't even know what services are available, but this has been something that's stumped a lot of people in my family for a long time. Even if you know someone, a serious genealogist there in Mississippi, that you could put me in touch with, that would also be a great help. Thanks.
 
-Brian Easley
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Hank Wenzler

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Looking for any record with the whereabouts of Daniel Conklin in Macon, MS about 1845 to 1850.  He married Sarah Bowen (W) in May 1842. They had two children born in Macon, MS: Henry Conklin, 1845 and Catherine Viginia Conklin, 1846.  Sarah Conklin is shown in the 1850 Census in Macon, MS with her children from the previous marriage and the two Conklin children but no husband.  Please reply to:
Hank Wenzler
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Kevin Davis

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Hi there,

I would like to know if anyone has any information with regards to Thaddeus Davis..  Born October 28th, 1896 Winona Mississippi, or somewhere in Carroll County. He must have moved to Arkansas (Lawrence County) sometime before 1918...  What I'm looking for is his parents name.. Any information would be great.. He is my great grandfather and no one in my family knows.

Thank you,
Kevin Davis
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Hello, new to this circle. Looking for a will or estate of Adam Shaffer d. About 1855 in Siloam, Oktibbeha County. Any help would be appreciated. Michele.
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Dwight Gaines

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I am seeking information on my GG grandfather Smith Gaines and Louvenia Gaines of Wilkinson County, MS born abt 1844 and was married to Louvenia Gaines  (1848-1922) as for as I can tell by their son Sam Gaines (1877-1916) death certificate Louvenia maiden name is Jackson.  Last thing I found on Smith Gaines was 1880 federal census report.  I have Louvenia death certificate.
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Kym Krogers

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Brick wall, help please

 Name  Cornell Bernard Lewis

Birth 01 05 1955 - Munford  County Tipton Tennessee

Death 03/07/1983 - Lee County Tupelo ,Mississippi, USA,   

I would love to find anything on this young man. I do know he was married with at least one son and one daughter. Cemetery or headstone
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Debbra Brooks

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Im looking for my GG grandparents family their names are Tom & Martha Jackson her maiden name Hunter out of Tallahatchie county 1930 census had them on Beat 3. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Dana Meeks

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Looking for information on John Lafayette "Fate" Raney
Born 8 AUGUST 1870 • Calhoun County, Mississippi, USA
DEATH BEF 1958 • Webster County, Mississippi, USA
We know that he lived for 30 years off highway 9 outside of Walthall, MS. He's buried at Clarkson Cemetery, Fame, Webster County, Mississippi, USA Find A Grave Memorial# 139835143. And that he lived his last years in a county home in he area. Can't find the name of the County Home he was in. and We can't find his death date. Slowly finding tidbits on his children, who were placed into an orphanage after his wife died - Margaret Baker Raney (Born ABT 1899 • Mississippis, USA. Died1920 • Webster County, Mississippi, USA) Anyone with any information no matter how samll will be appreciated.
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The 1940 Census - last one where I found him was Unincorporated Dist Branch Of Bellyontaine-Montewesta - Webster county. 
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Douglas Rodgers

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I am trying to find information about my grandfather George Edgar Rogers who was born in 1881 or 1882 near Ackerman or Philadelphia Mississippi. At some point he moved to Phillips County Arkansas. I have heard he was raised by his grandmother who was of Indian heritage. Any ideas or suggestions on how to find info is greatly appreciated.
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Jane Seamons

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Looking for information on Joseph Joshua Williams b 1843 in Tallachatchie Co. MS d attala co ms. Who are his parents?
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I am trying to find information on William Leggett abt 1800 Georgia and Phebe (unknown maiden name) abt 1798 Tennessee. I know William owned land in Covington Mississippi. His children are: Jeremiah, Elizabeth, Sarah, John C, Washington, and Nancy. So far I don't know where he is burried and his wife, and I would like to know Phebe's maiden name. Thank you so much for any help you can give to me. I am new to genealogy and would love to connect with family n' stuff
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Rita Ware

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Looking for the names of father and mother of Robert Glass (born about 1882), cook 58 years at Rush Hospital, in Meridian Mississippi
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Rita,
In the 1860 Census, Walker, Texas, Roll M653_1307:Page: 134; Image: 276; Family history Library Film: 805307; Post Office Waverly........in the household of H.A. Humphress, there are listed: H. M. Glass, 1832 AL male; Mary O Glass, 1839 AL and Horace H Glass 1859 AL. 
Quite a few folks from Macon, MS, just north of Meridian came to Texas after the Civil War.  Perhaps the folks above
may be part of the family you are seeking.
Hank Wenzler
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Larry Burford

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My Great Grand parents Daniel Davis Burford and Eliza Wilson Burford both died in Vance, Miss around 1904-1906. I am trying to find out if there is any way to find a record of their deaths. I would like to know the correct year. Does Quitman County have a historical society that might have information?
Larry Burford
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Marty Cooper

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Hello everyone. I am new to this community and hoping someone out there can help. My Great Grandmother Minnie Cooper (Cook according to the marriage record for maiden name) died in Winfield, AL in 1918 from spanish influenza. What I am trying to find is her parents and family before marriage. She married Charles (Charlie, Charley) Cooper in Lee County, MS in 1904.
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