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Portia Solomon (#46938786)
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Bio Photo I have been tracing my family history for many years. Some of the families I am researaching (all with southern roots) are: Bennett, James, Skelton, Newton, Howard, Hays, Garner, Little, Westbrook, Warrick, Long, Arbuckle, Blaylock, and Sullivan.
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Thanks for catching my error and rejecting my edit suggestion for John Arthur Ratliff. That was supposed to be for his wife, Vera Blanche Thornton Ratliff. Definitely my bad! I've resubmitted the edit suggestion for Vera instead of John.

Added by captjim on Oct 24, 2016 2:04 PM
RE: James Stigler Lehrton Cemetery
That will be great, thank you!
Added by hlhanna on Oct 10, 2016 11:02 AM
James Stigler Lehrton Cemetery
I see that someone has disputed this James Monroe Stigler's record in the War Between the States. The Confederate Graves Registry ( by the Sons of Confederate Veterans confirms that this James Monroe Sticker was the Lt. in the 25th Mississippi that later became Col. of the 1st Miss. Also,my grandfather (born 1876) was J.M. Stiglers grandson and lived next door to him until J.M.S. died in 1919. My grandfather passed down to my father the stories of the War that his grandfather had told to him.
Thank you,
H.L. Hanna
Added by hlhanna on Oct 05, 2016 6:58 PM
William G. Latham Jr.
RE: Garner Families of Montgomery County, Mississippi
Thank you so much for confirming the info. about Daniel Garner. Do you know anyting About Irons Garner? When or where he died? His wife name was Martha? What was her maiden name, or when and where did they marry?
Added by William G. Latham Jr. on Oct 02, 2016 12:56 PM
William G. Latham Jr.
Garner Families of Montgomery County, Mississippi
I wonder if you could tell me if your John W. Garner was some how related to Daniel & Irons Garner. I'm seeking info. about these families. Daniel married Celia Heslep, Apr. 20, 1797 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Daniel was born abt. 1777 died Feb. 14, 1860 in Carroll County, Mississippi. Celia was born June 10, 1780 in North Carolina. She died aft. 1850, probably in Carroll County, Miss. They had four known children; Mary Nettles Garner, Celia Garner, Lawson Garner, and Irons Garner. One of Irons Garner sons was William Wallace Garner.
Added by William G. Latham Jr. on Sep 30, 2016 3:12 PM
kristen Allen
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Can you help me find Jefferson Boyd Lewis SR buried in Greenville MS Parents and siblings? Or tell me how to get started? I know a few names He had a sister named Carrie Lee lewis Walker I found her grave Opal Lewis Hansbrough ..... WOULD LOVE to find his parents!
Added by kristen Allen on Sep 03, 2016 3:13 PM
John Eslick
Solomon Bennett 1786-1852
I have evidence to indicate Solomon was son of William Bennett 1750 SC - 1820 Lincoln Co TN and Lydia Unk 1758 SC - 30 Apr 1822 Lincoln Co TN.
Was brother to my Elisha Bennett 1799 GA - 1857 Giles Co TN paternal 4th ggrandfather.
Whereas Elisha was too young to server in the War of 1812 all other older brother did & were compensated with land in new territory in MS.
Added by John Eslick on Sep 07, 2015 6:35 AM
Mary Hulda Hawkins
Portia, thank you so much for posting Mary Hulda Hawkins on Find A Grave (# 33311894).She is my great great grandmother. I have been searching for her for a long time.
I was not raised in Mississippi and knew very little of my family from there.
Thank you! Thank you! Charlotte
Added by Charli on Jul 30, 2015 10:59 AM
John Lancaster
Hi. I added his headstone today. While I was out there I also took a pic of Elizabeth Lancaster. I wish I could have gotten the dates but it is over half way buried in the ground.
Added by steph7896 on Mar 30, 2015 2:12 PM
Lucille Pentecost #67230666
I strongly believe she was the daughter of the senior Albert Louis Pentecost #35795662 &
Nettie Lee Travis Pentecost #35795586 as she indicated on the 1910 census that she had had two children with only one living (Albert Louis Pentecost, jr plus the fact his tombstone matches hers. But I have no proof. I don't know what B & D records exist in Sunflower County, MS for that time period. I know the state hadn't started keeping death records yet. Are they all buried in the same plot?
Added by mdblocher on Mar 24, 2015 12:44 AM
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