Sumter County Alabama

Sumter County
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Looking for info on Taylor Lomax ESTES, b. Sep. 24, 1854 d. Jan. 5, 1933 married Alice Fayetta WOODWARD (b. Dec. 18, 1865 d. May 4, 1928) on Feb. 9, 1882 in Sumter County. Both are buried in York Municipal Cemetery.
I am looking for descendents of Robert BRAXTON (1863-1934) and Cora N. BRAGG (4/12/1879- 10/15/1904) who are buried in the Cokes Chapel Cemetery in Ward. I believe that Cora was sister to my grandfather, Frank BROCK, of Choctaw County. I know that he had a sister, Cora, who married a BRAGG. Would be most appreciative of any help. Sarah Mozingo
On Jan. 3, 1839, John RODDY married Jane PENDLETON in Sumter Co., AL. Marriage was Solemnized by I. HADDEN, V.D.M. I am seeking an explanation for the initials after Mr. Hadden's name. Billie Curry Steeley (
James RUSHING born ~ 1854? had lived somewhere around or about York. Married Emilene DENNIS and moved to Ellisville, MS. ~1880-1890 and started their family: Eddie, Lumaul and Julius were born there before the family relocated to Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA. ~1890-1900+ There they had three more children: James Monroe, Carry or Carrie and Bertha. I would enjoy comparing and trading information on these families. If anyone can help please contact me, thanks.
I am seeking any info. on George David BOYD[1842-1905.He is buried in the Ellistown Cem., Union Co., Ms.He was a member of the 43rd Al., Inf He is believed to be from the area around Boyd, Al. He was shot through the lung during the war.
I am looking for the grave of James H. HOWSE or HOUSE who died in 1837 and was supposedly buried in Sumter County. His wife was Mary HOWSE who later married James OWENS. It is noted that while going to church one Sunday, the family wagon rolled over a snake and the snake was thrown up into the wagon. It got tangled in Mary skirts and bit her several times before the snake could be killed. Mary died leaving her two small children orphans. Buckner Lawrence HOWSE and William Henry HOWSE. If anyone has an info on the location of this grave I would appreciate it. Also I would like to find the grave of Mary HOWSE OWENS.
I am seeking information on James S. JOWERS. He was my GG grandfather. I know that he lived in Sumter County for several years. He was a private in the 40th Alabama Inf. Co. A&C. He had two daughters. One died in her teens. I do not know her name. The other, Etta Jowers was my great grandmother. His wife died in Sumter County. I do not know her name or the date of her death. Around 1900, James JOWERS and his surviving daughter left Sumter County Alabama and moved to Leake County, Mississippi. I would appreciate any help with the following questions. 1. Who was James S. JOWERS' wife? 2. When did she die? 3. Who was the daughter who died in her teens?
Looking for the children of Lloyd JEANS. He was in Sumter Co, AL 1840 Census. There is nothing after that. His wife Mary JEANES d in Union Town, AL 28 Feb 1856. The one child I'm interested in James Alexander JANES (JEANS, JEANES). Any info about this Lloyd JEANS (JANES, JEANES) would be of great help. Thank you. Winston Janes
I'm looking for information on Turner MASON, born: ?, died: 2 May 1855 in Sumter County, AL. I'm not sure where he was buried. His wife was Dorcus HILL, she died 29 June 1887 in Rankin County, MS. I would appreciate any information on Turner or his relatives
Mary Key and John Jacob BUSH had 4 sons born, Greensboro, moved to Livingston by 1870/80. May have moved with GRIZZLES, BOYDS, HOPPERS, MAYS. Would like to connect with other in these lines.
I am looking for any information on Henry Meredith KEY from who married Leila Pearl HOLDER from Cuba(?) both are buried in York. They are my paternal grandparents, who moved to and lived their lives in Morton, MS. Also looking for information on Henry Jackson KEY (buried in York). I believe he was Henry M. KEY's father.
Looking for any information regarding James A. ABRAHAM(s) who was a judge of the probate in Sumter county 1840-1875. I will share all of my information on the ABRAHAM family which was formerly of Virginia.
Lloyd JANES (JEANS) had a son (James Alexander JANES - my Gr-Grandfather) in 1830 Laurens Co, SC, and may have had other children there also. Lloyd and his family moved to Sumter Co, AL in ? with his family. 1840 Sumter Co, AL Census shows Lloyd with 1 male under 5, 1 male 10-15, 1 female under 5, 2 females 5-10. The 1 male 10-15 could be my Gr-Grandfather. Can anyone verify the names of his children and his wife' maiden name. I can't find any info about this family until 1870 Houston Co, TX Census, with Lloyd living with his dau Mary Elizabeth and her husband. If it can be verified that this Lloyd JANES (JEANS) is the father of James Alexander JANES (my Gr-Grandfather), then I can complete my Family Line. Thank you for any info on this family. Winston
My WEBB ancestors have been in Alabama, in the Sumter, Marengo and Butler County areas primarily in the early years. Henley WEBB is my main mystery man, born in 1811, and dying in 1864. I have the marriage of him and his wife as being in Linden, and a will posted in Livingston. He married Lucy HEARNE, and they in turn had 15 children, one of whom is my great grandfather Joseph Whitfield WEBB, born in 1848.He married Clementine Thankful PAGE in 1865 and they in turn had 11 children, of whom Benjamin Warren WEBB born in 1883, is my grandfather. He married Mary Magdelene WHITCOMB, who was born in 1882. She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin WHITCOMB, and Joanna BEATTY who were also married in Marengo County. They had 8 children, four girls, and 4 boys who grew up in Linden from the early 1870's to the early 1900's. Many of my family are still living in the York and Cuba areas, and I have made a few connections in Mississippi. I cannot get info on Henley however! I have heard the  WHITCOMBs came from South Carolina, but have no information on the BEATTYs. If any of these names and time periods sound right to any one, I have all the extended names on the other children in the generations. Many Thanks, Jackie Swikard Shaffer
Looking for information on William RITTER who died in Sumter County November 1876. William was married to Elizabeth E. ELLIS.Their children where John, Anzaline, Mary Polly, Elizabeth, Elisha, Lewis and Nancy.
My GG garndfather James Henry RUSHING was born in Sumter Co, Alabama December 3, 1854. He later moved to Concho Co. Texas where he died July 13, 1926. He was married to Zilphia Jane SEXTON. Any information regarding either of these two would be greatly appreciated Wednesday, August 25, 1999 9:57 AM
CAMPBELL/SHOOK Looking for information on the families of William Martin CAMPBELL b. 1820 AL who married Rebecca Angeline SHOOK b. abt. 1820 in Sumter County, AL in 1839. Rebecca's family was Solomon & Sarah SHOOK. I have no idea on William Martin's parents. Any information on either set of parents, their families or siblings would be welcomed, Karen Wednesday, August 25, 1999 6:08 AM
I am looking for information on Isaac Smith HATFIELD b 1786/1787 in Sumter Co, SC. His father may have been Samuel. Does this name show up on any of the early census reports for Sumter Co? Thanks--Susan Wednesday, August 25, 1999 10:19 AM
After Henderson WADE Sr d. 1831 SC the family migrate to Sumpter Co Alabama in 1830-40s.  Mother Elizabeth and 3 of her boys move together. This is my great grandfather.
I would like to know if you show that he ever taught in a College, Public School in that county.
In the family records that I inherited.  Stated Henderson graduated from Harvard or Yale.  This could have been the father.  The WADE family organized Halifax County out of Mecklenburg and L'burg.  I think it was Sr. but would just like to clear this up.
    1   Henderson WADE, Jr. b: January 01, 1818 in Edgefield Dist. SC d: March 21, 1885 in Birmingham, MS bur @ Euclatubba Cemetery, Saltillo 
..      +Catherine LITTLE   b: 1820 in NC   m: July 10, 1848 in Sumter Co., AL by: Jabez JONES JP M.Book 2- p 33    d: 1849 in Fever  19 yrs old - Pontotoc Co, MS
Catherine dies in 1850 - no record of children  Rumor a child died in 
Childbirththat is not proven. 
Elizabeth Mrs H Sr. died 1852 in Miss.
        *2nd Wife of Henderson WADE, Jr.: 
..      +Rebecca Jane SHELTON   b: June 28, 1832 in Alabama m: January 27, 1852 in Pontotoc Co., MS    d: March 04, 1908 in Satillo,  MS -  bur @ Euclatubba Cemetery
I would appreciate any information on any and all members of this family.
Listed below are all of H. Sr and Elizabeth WILBURNs children:
Descendants of Henderson WADE, Sr.
    1   Henderson WADE, Sr. b: 1768 in Mecklenburg Co., VA      d: 1831 in Edgefield Dist. SC 
..      +Elizabeth WILBURN  b: 1778 in Virginia m: January 06, 1795 in Mecklenburg Co., VA d: February 27, 1852 in Pontotoc Co., MS -near  Sherman- Birmingham 
..  2   John WADE   b: 1795 in Mecklenburg Co., VA      d: 1875 in Pontotoc County,  MS 
......      +Emily BANKS    b: 1817 in Georgia- Alabama m: April 20, 1832 in Green Co., Ala. by F.C. Field Jr Mar B p31  d: 1880 in Pontotoc  Co.,  MS 
..  2   William H. WADE b: 1797 in Edgefield District, SC       d: 1847 in Dallas County, Ala. 
......      +Unknown    b: in SC    m: 1821 in Edgefield, SC    d: in Dallas Co., Ala. 
..  2   Rebecca WADE    b: 1800 in Edgefield District, SC       d: 1851 in Chickasaw  Co., MS (died before Mother 1852) 
......      +Thomas BUTLER, Jr  b: 1805 in Old 96, Edgefield Dist., SC  m: 1819 in Pontotoc Co., Mississippi   d: 1860 in Chickasaw  Co., MS 
..  2   Edward W. WADE  b: 1801 in Edgefield District, SC       d: in Yallobusha Co., ( Wade Cemetery Tillatoba)  MS. 
......      +Margaret   b: May 05, 1795 in Virginia m: 1825 in Edgefield, SC d: in Wade Cemetery 1/2 mi east of Tillatoba, MS 
..  2   Burnell Russell WADE    b: March 03, 1809 in Edgefield District, SC CSA      d: September 11, 1873 in Old McWhorter Cemetery near Farifield @ Sherman, MS 
......      +Mittie b: October 14, 1806 in Charleston City, SC  m: December 15, 1836 in Gainesville, Sumpter Co., Ala Rev Wiley Stanton officated   d: September 20, 1885 in Old McWhorter Cemetery @ Fairfield Sherman, MS 
..  2   Hanna WADE  b: 1812 in Edgefield Dist., SC 
......      +William B. FARMER      m: 1830 in S Carolina 
..  2   Susan WADE  b: 1816 in Not named in Will        d: in did she die? Wednesday, August 25, 1999 10:47 AM
Looking for info on David JARRELL & Mahaley ABNEY, they were living in Sumter, CO in 1837, Need to find where they are buried. 

Bobbye Davis
QUIMBY, SMITH (querytext) I am searching for information on James QUIMBY father of Milly. James signed for Milly to marry Elihu(Elijah) SMITH in 1840 in Sumter Co. I have not been able to locate James previous to this date or after. This is my ggg grand father. If any one is researching this family I would really appreciate your help. Elihu and Milly migrated to Mississippi by 1850. James is not found in Mississippi. I found a younger James QUIMBY in Clark Co.Ms.but I do not know if he connects.

My g-grandparents were in Sumter Co. AL Their names were James William SLATON, Epherem Henry KENT. They later moved into Kemper Co, MS after the civil war. I don't have the dates but hope you will be able to search with this information

Carole Barker
I would appreciate information on the family of Charley JOHNSON born abt 1860 married to Lillian Clara LANIER born 15 Jan 1862 in Choctaw, AL. He died 17 Oct 1893 in Jachin, AL and she 17 Mar 1939 in Choctaw, AL. Family information has been that his name was Charley but could be Samuel. Lillian's parents were Joseph White LANIER and Sara Elizabeth ALLEN. Their children were: 
1. Robert Erie JOHNSON m. Mary Lou PARTON 
2. Samuel Lenole JOHNSON 
3. Josephine Elizabeth JOHNSON m. Homer THRASH 
5. Ossie JOHNSON m Rhoda HOPKINS 
6. Siddie M. JOHNSON m. Floyd BIRD 
7. Charley Pearl JOHNSON m Charley ALLEN

The Crooks
Looking for info on John SOUTHERN who married Mamie WARD and had son, Ollie Lee  SOUTHERN, 2 Nov. 1892 in Sumter Co. John SOUTHERN possibly related to  SOUTHERN in neighborhing Choctaw Co. Any info greatly appreciated.

Looking for the family of Easter/Esther SULLINGER who married Andrew Jackson CLEVELAND on 1-12-1848. She was born 5-12-1828. We understand her family lived here in th 1820's and earlyY 1830's your help would be appreciated.

Dale Mason
I am seeking information on the family of Mary Elizabeth PHIPPS, born September 17, 1845, Sumter Co, Alabama, died July 1, 1896, Homer, Claiborne PA, Louisiana. Mary Elizabeth married Dr Silas TURNER, ca 1866. Were they married in Alabama? Who were Mary Elizabeth's parents?

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