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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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Tamatha Castle
Nathan Howard and Ida C Howard
I have been searching for my great grandfathers parents. He (James R Howard) was born in 1879 in Carroll co and raised around Jefferson/duckhill area. I noticed on one of Nathan and Ida's census that she had 8 children living but only 7 on the census listed. Do you have the names of all of their children? Thank you
Tamatha castle
Added by Tamatha Castle on Sep 07, 2017 9:27 PM
Cullen and Jeanne
Alice Bennett Taylor (1863 - 1957)
Alice is my Great Great grandmother. John and Mary Bennett are my Great Great Great Grandparents. I've linked Alice to Mary Howard Bennett.

Added by Cullen and Jeanne on Aug 23, 2017 8:41 PM
Suzanne H.
John G. Hays II-Spouse of Cecelia Garner Hays
I did a little more research and found out that John G. Hays II was buried in Scotland Cemetery in MS but the only problem I have now is that I have found out there are 3 Scotland Cemeteries and one Scotland Baptist Church Cemetery in four different counties in Mississippi. Could you go and look up records and tell me which Scotland Cemetery he is in?

Thanks

Suzanne Hays
Added by Suzanne H. on Jun 25, 2017 6:50 AM
Suzanne H.
Hays-Spouse of Cecelia Garner Hays
I have been looking on here for the grave marker on John G. Hays II and can't find it by going to the Indianola City Cementry where I did find Cecelia Garner Hays. They are my 4x great grandparents and I am doing a family history. Can you at your convenience try to find it for me.

John G. Hays II was born in 1851 and according to the Census of 1880 they had five children: Mattie Hays, Thomas Hays, Noles Hays and Edna Hays. Later on in March of 1882 they had another daughter named Connie(I have found her grave site). His father and mother's birthplace are here in Alabama, where I live but I have not got that far yet.

thanks for any help you can provide for me.

Suzanne H.
Added by Suzanne H. on Jun 24, 2017 12:04 PM
Tamatha Castle
James R Howard
Portia,
We had spoke once before about the Howards. I was wondering if you know what the R in James R. Howards name stood for? Thomas's son/Nathans father. Thank You.
Added by Tamatha Castle on May 24, 2017 8:37 PM
James Pierce
Solomon Calvin Bennett
My great grandfather is James Hard Bennett and I have been looking for his Father and Mother. James Hard Bennett was born in Duck Hill Miss. in 1873. His father is suppose to be Solomon Calvin Bennett and His Mother is suppose to be Sarah Sutton of Carrol County Mississippi (now Montgomery County). any help would be deeply appreciated!!!

JLPierce
Added by James Pierce on Mar 23, 2017 2:45 PM
William G. Latham Jr.
RE: Garner Families of Montgomery County, Mississippi
Portia,
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
steph7896
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
mdblocher
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
Sandi K
Bose Little
Here is his wife: 106936817 RE your note I believe he's buried next to her. I took a 2nd look at site & there is a space but no stone. If you have info on him I will add to a list I'm compiling so that I can check against IOOF burial list. It has been tied up w/volunteers from new cem assoc trying to computerize for almost 2 yrs. I can't help as they don't want the books taken out of office & I could only do working from my home - anyway, will put him & any detail you might have on a 'look see' basis - but I believe we're safe to assume he is in IOOF Gwood.
Added by Sandi K on Mar 07, 2015 9:19 AM
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