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Mississippi Gulf Coast Vintage Photos of Homes 1 Reply

Started by g johnson. Last reply by Dawanna Kay Franco Jordan May 18, 2012.

Seale Family from Hinds and Marion Counties

Started by M. Henson Oct 26, 2009.

Life around the Mississippi & Tennessee Railroad in North Mississippi 5 Replies

Started by Robert C. Johnston, Jr.. Last reply by Sue Travis Aug 14, 2009.

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Comment by William Carradine on February 25, 2012 at 6:54pm

My ancestors are mentioned several times in McBee's Natchez Court Records. I have often thought of finding the David Harper volumes, but have never done so. Am I likely to find additional information of interest in those books? Where are copies of those volumes located? Thanks,

Comment by Dawanna Kay Franco Jordan on August 17, 2011 at 11:00pm
This is link to Scott Washington family in 1900 Adams County Mississippi. What info are you searching for?
Comment by Dawanna Kay Franco Jordan on August 17, 2011 at 10:22pm
Pike, Walthall, Marion, Lincoln, and Lawrence counties are the counties that my ancestors called home in Southwest Mississippi.
Comment by Family Griot on August 17, 2011 at 12:52pm
Dawanna Kay Franco Jordan, by southwest MS are you referring to Adams, Jefferson, Wilkinson and Amite counties?
Comment by Dawanna Kay Franco Jordan on June 18, 2011 at 9:49am
Hi ! I am researching Southwest Mississippi Surnames of: Beard, Bowman, Lee, Marbury, Rushing, Spence,Thornhill, Jordan, Powell, Keen, Lambert, Tullos, Hill, Bullock, Dillon.
Comment by James Alfred Locke Miller Jr. on February 17, 2011 at 7:59pm
1730's First and Second Battles of Ackia, Tupelo, Mississippi Military District. Ancestor aide Maj. Pierre Gabriel de Juzan of Mobile, killed in combat against Chickasaws, First Bttle of Ackia. His Canadian kinsmen, aide Maj. Charles Pierre de Liette and Capt. Antoine de Tonty, killed Second Battle of Ackia. Seek anyone interested in the Battles of Ackia?
Comment by James Alfred Locke Miller Jr. on February 17, 2011 at 7:54pm
Choctaw chief, Capt. Peter Juzan, Inn keeper of Juzan Lake, Miss., who 1815 at the Battle of New Orleans, led 52 Choctaws from the swamp against the British right flank. Afterwards in the Indian removal, Choctaw conductor. Brother William Juzan, Chickasaw conductor.
Comment by James Alfred Locke Miller Jr. on February 17, 2011 at 7:51pm
James and McIntire families to 1830's Richlands, Holmes Co., Miss., from Wilmington, N..C.
Comment by James Alfred Locke Miller Jr. on February 17, 2011 at 7:49pm
Looking for descendants of "Mrs. Lee" of Summit, Miss., sister of Mrs. Edwin W. Hosmer of St. Joseph, La., daughters of Mrs. Martha Bell Nixon Warfield who died Biloxi, Miss., July 12, 1904, born New Orleans 1818. There wed New Orleans asst. city attorney, Peregrine "Perry" Snowden Warfield, Esq., from Georgetown, D.C., and kin to Bessie Warfield who wed King Edward VIII. I descend sister Mrs. Jane Ann Nixon James. Their faher was New Orleans city attorney, Adj. Lt. John (W?) Nixon, DeJean's 1st Louisiana  Militia, Battle of New Orleans, buried Biloxi, June 7, 1849.  Jim Miler, Southport, N.C.
Comment by Rhonda Buchalla-Foley on January 22, 2011 at 8:20am

Hello, my gggrandparents were John Douglas Davis and Sarah A Wheatley and they were suppose to be married in Tishomingo co Ms. in 1848. I am not finding the marriage, any marriage books for that year?


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