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Jean Hyde
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  • Saint Louis, MO
  • United States
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Candy Rogers replied to Jean Hyde's discussion Unmarried Couples in the group Ancestry Family Tree users
"I would do the same as I would for never married and make a note that they were a couple from the date they got together and any other notes you what to add.."
Jun 2, 2010
Rosie replied to Jean Hyde's discussion Unmarried Couples in the group Ancestry Family Tree users
"how do you deal with gay/lesbian couples? rosie"
Jun 1, 2010
Jean Hyde and Clyde Vanderhorst are now friends
May 23, 2010
Jean Hyde commented on GeneJ's group Most Wanted! Ancestors Lost and Found
"I found some information that might help someone in their research. On the Rusk County, Texas website, there is information on a slave owner by the name of Taylor E. Kennard. The title is Kennard Slaves, Age of slaves are recorded in Papa's…"
Nov 11, 2009
Jean Hyde commented on Michael Hait's group African American Genealogy
"I found some information that might help someone in their research. On the Rusk County, Texas website, there is information on a slave owner by the name of Taylor E. Kennard. The title is Kennard Slaves, Age of slaves are recorded in Papa's…"
Nov 11, 2009
Jean Hyde commented on Kathleen (Sutton) Diaz's group Mississippi Roots
"I found some information that might help someone in their research. On the Rusk County, Texas website, there is information on a slave owner by the name of Taylor E. Kennard. The title is Kennard Slaves, Age of slaves are recorded in Papa's…"
Nov 11, 2009
Jean Hyde added a discussion to the group North East Texas Genealogy
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Rusk County,Texas

I found some information that might help someone in theirresearch. On the Rusk County, Texas website, there is informationon a slave owner by the name of Taylor E. Kennard. The title is Kennard Slaves,Age of slaves are recorded in Papa's Book. Papa was Taylor Elijah Kennard(born inPicken County, AL) It contains the name of the slaves, birth year and place with death year.There is a copy of document on the site.The website address is…See More
Nov 11, 2009
John A. "JACK" Andresen replied to Jean Hyde's discussion Unmarried Couples in the group Ancestry Family Tree users
"I use on family tree MAKER 2006 i PLACE THEN UNDER OTHER THEN MAKE A NOTE UNDER SOURCE"
Oct 20, 2009
Jean Hyde added a discussion to the group Georgia Root Diggers
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Hyde or Hide Family Line

I' m researching Samuel Hyde or Hide (1784-after 1860) of Wilkes County, Georgia. He was married twice,to Caty Gibson (1788-1832) of Warren County and later to Jane Orr (1802-?) of Jasper County, Georgia.He moved his family to Winston County, Mississippi about 1840. I cannot find his parents or his origins. I read somewhere that Georgia was a debtor state and some early settlers had to work the land to payoff their debts. Is there any information or index with names of the these settlers?
Oct 9, 2009
Jean Hyde joined Luckie Daniels's group
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Georgia Root Diggers

An open forum for researchers digging-up ancestral roots in Georgia!
Oct 9, 2009
Jean Hyde replied to Jean Hyde's discussion Unmarried Couples in the group Ancestry Family Tree users
"Thanks for the advice. I did add them as a spouse, but I wasn't sure if this was correct. I didn't see any other choices."
Oct 8, 2009
David Lee Penfold replied to Jean Hyde's discussion Unmarried Couples in the group Ancestry Family Tree users
"Hi Jean, I think i'd add them in as a spouse than go to add a fact, than under the marriage is custom event. Punch that then you can type in never married and the date they got together and any other notes you may need."
Oct 8, 2009
Jean Hyde added a discussion to the group Ancestry Family Tree users
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Unmarried Couples

How would you list an unmarried couple in a family tree on Ancerstry.com?
Oct 8, 2009
Jean Hyde and George Geder are now friends
Oct 6, 2009
Jean Hyde replied to Angela Walton-Raji's discussion Researchers Roll Call--Check In in the group African Ancestored Genealogy
"My name: I am Jean M. Hyde Surnames: Hyde Feemster, Spann, Bryant, Shanklin, Williams, Dancy, Brookshire, Harmon, Dew, Pippins, Jones Geographic Interest:Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri,…"
Oct 1, 2009
Jean Hyde joined Daniel Horowitz's group
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MyHeritage

MyHeritage is a place for families were you can: Create an share on line family tree with pictures and face recognition technology, organize family events, search for ancestors using Smart Matching™ and Smart Research™
Sep 29, 2009

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
I am researching the surnames,Hyde, Feemster,Jones, Spann, Dancy, Bryant,Williams, Hunt, Harmon, Shanklin, Brookshire, Poe,Dew,Pippins, Pipkins and Hill.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
The locations are Georgia(Wilkes, Warren and Jasper Countries), North Carolina(Edgecomb), South Carolina(Sumter), Alabama(Pickens), Mississippi(Noxubee and Winston Counties),Virginia and Texas(Rusk County).
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
My family consists of uncommon surnames and I always wonder where did my family come from. All I knew that my family came from Mississippi and had very little information on my ancestors. I have been researching since 1994 and came across information on ancestors that didn't exist before. My research has been rewarding; connecting new found relatives and making new friends.
I always thought Feemster was an unique name especially for an African American family. My mother's maiden was Feemster and her family came from Noxubee County, Mississippi. Her parents were Charles and Mattie (Harmon) Feemster and they had five children. Their children names were Henry, Mary Elizabeth,Bertha, Charles and Mattie Feemster.
Charles or Charlie Feemster married Mattie Harmon in 1926 in Noxubee County, Mississippi. I'm still trying to pinpoint who was Charles Feemster. I did find a Charlie Feemster on the 1880 census living with his parents, John and Mary Feemster. This Charles Feemster would be too old, he was born in 1878, My grandfather was born in 1898 and the only male Feemster I found was a JT( nick name?) Feemster born in 1898 in Noxubee County, Mississippi.
My grandmother, Mattie Harmon was born in Noxubee County, Mississippi in 1900 to Jesse and Hannah (Jones) Harmon. Jesse and Hannah had seven children including my grandmother, Their names were Sarah, Susie, Charley, Fannie, Mattie, Henry, and Wesley.
Mattie Harmon Feemster separated from her husband, Charle Feemster about 1940 and moved to St. Louis, MO with her children. She died in August 1984 leaving thirty grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.
I'm not sure how my family acquired the Feemster name, because the Feemster settlers from South Carolina that moved to Lowndes County, Mississippi were abolistionists.The South Carolina Feemsters did have slaves, but it seems this is one of many families that were divided with the issue of slavery. I cannot find any Feemster slave owners on the 1850 and 1860 for Lowndes or Noxubee Counties of Mississippi.
I did come across one James Feemster that was living in Noxubee County, Mississippi about 1830 with his family. Two of his sons, James and Robert Feemsters died in the Civil War as Confederate soldiers. Could this James Feemster be the slave ower ?

Jean Hyde's Blog

Reading a Census

My main problem while researching my family tree is reading a census. First, I didn't think some of my family members were on any census. This was due to bad handwriting, wrong birth years and misspelled names or incorrect surnames. I had to take one census year, for one county and searched page by page to find lost ancestors.My great grandmother name was Quantillia, her name was misspelled Guantillia,Quantellia etc.My grandfather's surname was Feemster. The F looks like a fancy written H and I… Continue

Posted on September 17, 2009 at 8:15pm — 2 Comments

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At 1:44pm on September 14, 2009, Pam McCreary said…
Jean, welcome and I'm glad you enjoyed my pictures. Now I just have to find names for the individuals :-) I've been in touch with new found cousins, so I'm hoping that more brick walls will be torn down with their help. Good luck on your search!
At 11:17am on September 2, 2009, Bob Goode said…
Hi Jean, Welcome to the St. Louis Genealogy Society group. Go to the group and select St. Louis Connections under discussions and add your St. Louis surnames. Bob
At 9:55pm on August 30, 2009, Sherry Hightower said…

 
 
 

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