Attala County, Mississippi

Attala County, Mississippi

         



Deaths Extracted From
the Diary of
Judge Jason Niles

Covering the period 1846-1890

Attala County, Mississippi

Compiled by Mrs. Joyce Sanders

This information was provided by Mrs. Joyce Sanders of Kosciusko, Ms and is reprinted here with her permission.

NOTE: The following information wasextracted from the diary of Judge Jason Niles. The dates might not be the actual date that the event occurred but the date of the diary entry.


  • Gray Sims died in Attala in 1846
  • William Ranson died Summer 1850
  • Dr. Sims died Summer of 1850
  • Gil Ranson died Summer of 1850 in Nashville Tennessee    
  • Little Fausett girl, age 7 or 8 years, died 12 May 1851.
  • Jim Simmons killed 29 June 1851.
  • Bob Alexander killed July 1851 at Attalaville.
  • Sylvester Graham died in September 1851.
  • John Waddell shot mortally on 11 May 1854.
  • Old Charley Fuller died 20 June 1854, age 42 years.
  • John Harvey died 28 July 1854, age 27 or 28 years.
  • John Newland Moffitt died 28 May 1850 in Mobile, Al.
  • James Lomax (Loman) died 28 June 1850.
  • "Justice Peace" McClurg buried 6 Sept. 1850 at Multona Springs
    in Attala.
  • Isaac Patterson died on 28 Sept. 1850.
  • Hiliburn Ruff died 2 Dec. 1850, age 84 years.
  • Col. Richard M. Johnson died 19 Nov. 1850.
  • Tom Herring died of gunshot wounds 16 Dec. 1850.
  • John H. Peyton died in 1847 in Staunton, VA in his 69th year.
  • Tom Smith is dead by 17 Jan 1851.
  • Lucinda Hook, Nee DuPriest, is dead by 17 Jan 1851.
  • Old Mrs. Ellis dead by 17 Jan. 1851.
  • 2nd wife of Dick Cooper dead by 17 Jan. 1851.
  • John Simpson dead by 17 Jan. 1851.
  • Jo Parker killed at Attalaville on 1 Feb. 1851.
  • Joshua Graham died 2nd or 3rd July 1854.
  • Dr. John W. Comfort died in New Orleans on 6 Aug. 1854 in
    his 33rd year.
  • Godfrey died 6 Oct. 1854.
  • Dick Payne fatally stabbed 27 Oct. 1854.
  • Tom G. Bailey died 6 Nov. 1854, age 38 years.
  • Col. Alexander McClurg died 24 Mar. 1855, age 42 years.
  • Barton Evans died 30 Apr. 1855, born 1811.
  • John Sanders died 3 May 1855, age about 18 years, youngest
    son of E. R. Sanders.
  • Andrew Berry and wife killed by lightning on 29 May 1855.
  • Jacob Crocker died in May 1855.
  • Lawyer S. Shepherd died 18 Mar. 1855 in Carrolton, age 34 years.
  • Col. John A. Jackson died 6 July 1861.
  • William Huffinan died 30 Dec. 1861, age 69 years.
  • John Love died 30 Dec. 1861, age about 39 years.
  • Bill Gray fell dead in Jan. 1862.
  • Zollicoffer killed in action 19 Jan. 1862 at Fishing Creek
    near Somerset, KY.
  • Lt. Col. David S. Comfort died at Jackson, TN on 1 Feb. 1862.
  • Mrs. Reuben Sanders died 21 Sept. 1862.
  • Dr. Ed Roby died 22 Sept. 1862.
  • Abner Mays killed in battle at Iuka in Sept. 1862.
  • Jesse Mays killed in battle at Iuka in Sept. 1862.
  • William Barnes killed in battle at Iuka in Sept. 1862.
  • Parson Fred Harmon died 30 Sept. 1862.
  • "Fonze" Robertson died in Battle at Corinth in Oct. 1862.
  • William P. Andrews, Capt. Of Co. I 27th MS Reg., killed in
    action at Corinth in Oct. 1862.
  • Dehart killed in action in Oct. 1862.
  • Child of Dolph Clark died 24 Oct. 1862.
  • Dr. Wood killed accidentally on 20 Oct. 1862.
  • Jared P. Walker died 1 Nov. 1862.
  • Old Mrs. Cottrell died 31 Oct. 1862
  • George J. Wilson died 9 Nov. 1862.
  • Harvey Williams buried with military honors on 16 Nov. 1862.
  • Mason Halterine died on 22 Nov. 1862 in Beat 4.
  • Major James Walker died 30 Nov. 1862 at Bigby's age about 75 years.
  • Old Parson Kelly died 8 Jan. 1863.
  • Reynard G. Wooley died 2 Jan. 1863.
  • Wash Hudspeth died prior to 8 Jan. 1863 at Winona
  • John Teague dead by 11 Feb. 1863.
  • K.I.A. at Muphreesboro TN in CSA-1862
             Wash Holloway
             Bob McAdams
             Andrew Lawrence
             Jim Gregory
             Sam Burt
             Garland Bullock 
             Dick Mallett
             Capt. John Miller
             Will Ashley
             _____Burdine
  • John Teague dead by 11 Feb 1863.
  • Tishomingo Bill Runner died of typhoid on 8 Feb. 1863 in Grenada
    Military Hospital.
  • Dr. Hughes' wife Nee Hanna dead by Feb. 1863.
  • Thomas Black dead in Feb 1863.
  • Mrs. Frank Peeler dead in Feb. 1863.
  • Jim Shuler died of gun shot by 21 Feb 1863.
  • Mrs. Ed Cooper died in TN in 1863.
  • Capt. Bob Clark died in Bedford Co. TN in 1863.
  • Two children of Uriah Whatley killed 26 Feb. 1863 by  
        tornado.
  • Benjamin R. Brown died 6 Mar. 1863.
  • Mrs. John B. Hemphill died 10 Mar. 1863 on her birthday. 
        Aged
    around 30 years.
  • Old William "Beehunter" Davis was found dead 
        in Summer of 1862
    near Robinson road.
  • Williamson McAdory died 27 Mar. 1863- Buried 28th at 
        Bethel.
  • Dick Sharkey dead by 4 May 1863.
  • Mike Hubert dead by 4 May 1863.
  • Judge Bob Perkins died in Fall of 1862 in LA.
  • Jeff Lucas killed in action in May 1863.
  • Lt. Barnett killed at Davis' on 2 June 1863.
  • William H. Garrard dead in Choctaw Co. by 22 June 1863.
  • Fayette Glasscock killed in action in June 1863 Son of 
        Arch
    Glasscock who had already lost 2 other sons in CSA
  • Mrs. Nancy Davis died 13 July 1863, age 67 years.
  • Old Man Love dead by 17 July 1863.
  •  Killed at Vicksburg in Summer of  
        1863
             
             Bob Campbell
             Newt Towers
             Sam Wallace
             Art Jennings
             ____ Rutherford
             ____ Jenkins
  • Peter Myers killed on 19 July 1863.
  • Elisha Dean died 25 July 1863, born 13 Feb. 1766.
  • Attala Minute Men Reported Killed bv 26 July 1863
    
             
             Clen Black
             Newt Nach
             A. J. Weeks
             John Gilliland
             Zay Fletcher
             ____ Phillips
             ____ Cone
             ____ Towers
             Cudge (J. M.) Davis
  • William L. Yancey dead by 4 Aug. 1863.
  • John J. Crittenden dead by 4 Aug. 1863.
  •  Jack Yeager dead by 4 Aug. 1863.
  • Old Stokes dead by 4 Aug. 1863.
  • Preacher Wash Ford Dead by 5 Aug. 1863.
  • Younge Kugle dead in CSA by 10 Aug. 1863.
  •  Brothers who died in CSA
             Lige Harrell dead before Aug 1863
             John Harrell dead before Aug 1863
             Jim Harrell dead before 6 Aug 1863 at Ft. Delaware
  • Rush Buckner dead long before 18 Aug 1863
  • Jno H. Gordon shot fatally on 18 Aug 1863 on Cobb Creek 
        by A. Biff
  • Old man Walker (a deafman) died Aug 1863 at Isaac 
        Winston's,
    in his 89th year.
  • Reaves Bullock died 4 Sept 1863
  • Eli Norris dead by 14 Sept 1863
  • Harkey of Leake County killed by "Bushwackers" 
        on 27 Sept 1863
  • Polk Jones killed by "Bushwackers" on 28 Sept 
        1863
  • S.J. McMillan, son of William, mortally wounded at 
        Battle
    of Chickamauga in Fall of 1863.
  • Nathan Sweatt killed on 6 Oct 1863
  • Tom Davis died 12 Oct 1863, aged about 30 years.
  • Mrs. Burchfield Powell drowned in Wolf Creek in Oct 
        1863,
    aged about 16 Years.
  • Hiran Campbell killed on 21 Oct 1863
  • Robert Faulkner killed on 21 Oct 1863
  • Son of Ira Greer killed at Knoxville, TN in 1863
  • Silas H. Clark dead by 17 Jan 1864
  • Tommy Dillon died in Jan 1864
  • Negress Maria, owned by Frank Olive, died 28 Jan 1864
  • Zack Sanders died 2 Feb 1864
  • Old Jim Ivey dropped dead in 1850 in Attala
  • Col. Jeff Forest killed in action by 26 Feb 1864
  • William G. Oxford and a son killed by 28 Feb 1864 at 
        Neely's
    plantation, near Liverpool, Yazoo County
  • George McLean had been dead nearly 2 years on 4 March 
        1864
  • Charles W. England killed on 11 Mar 1864 by Jno. Key
  • Jim _____ died at Johnson Island on 4 Feb 1864
  • Mrs. Jesse Bates died Mar 1864
  • George Emmerson died Mar 1864
  • John Jamison died Mar 1864
  • Walt Mabry dead by Mar 1864 in Prison Camp
  • Ira Hall Kimbrough died at Fort Delaware by 9 Nov 1863
  • Zollicoffer killed 6 Apr 1864
  • Cornwell, brother in law of George Washington killed in 
        1864
    on Big Back River
  • Mrs. Peters, mother of Elias, murdered by 11 Apr 1864
  • Two Dixon men killed at Wheeling, Holmes County in 1837
  • Bailey Guess Died 12 Apr 1864
  • Jno. Wilson died at Demopolis, Ala by 13 Apr 1864
  • Columbus Cooper killed in Smith Co., MS on 7 Apr 1864
  • Guy Ray died 13 Apr 1864, aged about 65 years
  • John Pain died just prior to 15 Apr 1864
  • John Burns died in CSA 28 Mar 1864 at Marietta, Ga
  • "Old Josh" Thad Beall's slave was found 
        hanging from a tree
    on 27 Apr 1864.
  • Haley Cotton died in Leake on 18 May 1864 - 72 years old
  • Bob Kelly reported KIA in VA by 31 May 1864
  • Bill Ross reported KIA in VA by 31 May 1864
  • J.M. Hooper died 30 May 1864
  • John Miller McAfee KIA by 9 June 1864
  • William Ross KIA by 9 June 1864
  •  ____ Denson of 2nd Ms. Cavalry KIA by 9 June 1864
  • Bill McCain dead by 16 June 1864 in Memphis
  • John Mathis dead by 16 June 1864 in Memphis
  • C.M. Massey killed by 17 June 1864
  • John Pearce dead by 17 June 1864
  • Stephen W. Jamison died June 1864
  • (Hatmaker) Robertson died 25 June 1864
  • Turner Price died 17 June 1864
  • Land hung at Carthage on 17 June 1864
  • Ward killed by Land in 1860
  •  _____Mask killed by 9 July 1864
  • ____Hilden killed by 9 July 1864
  • Dixon Simpson KIA 10 June 1864
  • George Hopkins killed 7 June 1864
  • Jim Searight died at Memphis in 1864
  • Dick White died in CSA in Marion Co., AL on 18 June 1864
  • Cephas Clements dead by 17 July 1864
  • Mrs. Susan McKay of Leake died July 1864
  • Isham Harrison killed at Tupelo by 26 July 1864
  • Chap Tims reported KIA in GA by 29 July 1864
  • Killed in action by 3 Aug 1864
                  Parson Duke
                  Bill Guess                                             
                  Pat Harmon                       
                  Andy Johnson
  • Eli McWhortar died by 20 Aug 1864 near Memphis
  • Killed in action at Atlanta by 5 Aug 1864
                  John Meek      
                  George Ball                      
                  John Nash                       
                  Bill McClanhan killed under Forrest Command
  • Son of Albert Mitchell KIA in GA by 25 Aug 1864
  • Lucas infant died 27 Aug 1864
  • Newells buried 27 Aug 1864
  • Mrs. David Knox died 27 or 28 Aug 1864
  • Son of Newton Harrison reported killed by 28 Aug 1864
  • Mrs. Autry died 29 Aug 1864
  • Capt. Turner reported killed, or captured by 29 Aug 1864
  • Bill Dodd killed or captured by 29 Aug 1864
  • Bill Chapman died in Sept 1864
  • Boyd was killed by Jim Hutchins on 3 Oct 1864
  • William Fletcher died 4 Oct 1864
  • Lou Palmer died 3 Oct 1864
  • Jackson Ousley died in Sept 1864
  • Guy Doty killed in Spring 1864 by his nephew, Tom 
        Galloway
  • KIA. bv 15 Oct 1864
    Bill Dean
        __ White
        __Kibble
  • Love Jones' baby smothered on 21 Oct 1864 by its mother
  • Capt. John B. Love of the "Yellow Jackets" 
        died in Attala
    by 26 Oct 1864
  • Seals Sallis died 12 Nov 1864, aged about 49 years
  • Capt. Raybun KIA at Decatur by 17 Nov 1864
  • Bob Raiford dead by 24 Nov 1864
  • Dr. Carr A. King died 6 Nov 1864
  • Tom Land reported KIA by 28 Nov 1864
  • Billy Nickols killed by 28 Nov 1864
  • Daniel Biggs died at Memphis on 11 Nov 1864
  • Tom Smith KIA in GA by 13 Dec 1864
  • Old Mrs. Young died 14 Dec 1864, aged about 85 years.
        
    Her daughter was Mrs. Durham
  • 8 Jan 1865- Cooper Brooks mortally wounded at Battle of Franklin during
    the Civil War

  • 18 May 1873-Father of Eugene Jennings died

  • 4 Dec 1874- Cam Rainey died ten days ago in Attala County, Ms

  • 22 Apr 1875- Dr. B. R. Moore died 21 Apr 1875, born in Aug 1829

  • 3 July 1875-Sam Young died at Newport

  • 27 Sep 1875- Dr. E. G. Adams died, age about 67 years

  • 5 Mar 1876- Old Brister died of smallpox near Atwood's

  • 25 Dec 1876- Old man Rigby (W. P.) died

  • 16 Apr 1877- During the Civil War, Renfroes head split open

  • 2 Jun 1877- Nancy Bridges died 29 May 1877, about 77 years old

  • 5 Jun 1877- Dr. Charles B. Galloway died 3 Jun 1877 in Madison County, Ms

  • 14 Jan 1878- Maude McAfee died 13th buried 14th

  • 31 Dec 1878- Iredell G. Groves died 24 Dec in Leake County, Ms

  • 27 Dec 1878- David Tool died

  • 2 Jan 1879- Houston Herring died

  • 20 Jan 1879- Jonathan Coleman died suddenly 19th at Irvings
    (Supervisor of Beat 2)

  • 25 Jan 1879- Dr. Jim Overstreet died in 1868; his father in 1874

  • 29 Jan 1879- John Mitchell died 10th or 11th Jan

  • 2 Apr 1879- John I Roberts killed on turnpike on 1st, lived in Leake County, Ms

  • 21 Apr 1879- Col. Donald died today. Born in 1805, Birthplace Yockanookany

  • 23 Apr 1879-Frank Campbell died and buried today, In his 47th year

  • 15 May 1879- Sam Jennings died on 10th May in Texas

  • 29 May 1879- Addison Rosamond died lately in Johnson County, Texas

  • 9 Jun 1879- William Ford's father died 7 Jun 1879, buried 9 Jun 1879

  • 8 Jul 1879- John W. Wood and son Wright died in Memphis, last year
    of yellow fever

  • 28 Jul 1879-31Jul 1879-Dave Cook died suddenly on 28 Jul, his son jumped in
    the Yalobusha River in 1861 and drowned

  • 16 Aug 1879- Samuel Phillips died 16th Aug, Born in 1815, buried in the Jewish
    Cemetery in Canton, Ms

  • 22 Aug 1879- Mrs. Tipton buried, around 72 or 73 years old

  • 25 Aug 1879- Abigail Massey Little, widow of William B. Little, died last week

  • 17 Sep 1879- W. B. Turner, father of George Turner, died in Memphis on 13th
    of yellow fever

  • 23 Sep 1879- Col. Hamilton, near Multona Springs, died 19th, age was 82 years

  • 23 Sep 1879- Mrs. Atkins, sister to Calvin Clements, died a few days ago

  • 18 Oct 1879- Hasting D. Palmer died the 11th of October

  • 12 Nov 1879- William Davis, father of Jesse Davis died 31 Dec 1874, aged
    74yrs, 9mos, 19days. Lived near Multona in Attala County

  • 29 & 30 Nov 1879- John T. Carter found dead in Kosciusko, buried at
    French Camp, Choctaw County, Ms

  • 4 Dec 1879- Lizzie, widow of John Ford, died 3 Dec in Goodman, Ms;
    buried in Kosciusko on the 4th

  • 27 Dec 1879- Jim Pierce died 23 Dec at Grenada

  • 31 Dec 1879- Wash Jenkins died last week (bleeding at nose)

  • 2 Jan 1880- Harrison Donald died the 1st of January

  • 13th & 14th Jan 1880-Mrs. Samuel Phillips died 13th, buried 14th

  • 9 Feb 1880- Shelman Durham died 15 Jan at Bremond, Texas, aged 76 years

  • 20 & 21 Feb 1880- Mrs. Mettler died 20th, buried 21st, native of Alsace-Lorraine

  • 12 Apr 1880- Jim Shelley died last night, aged about 68 years

  • 13 Apr 1880- Jo Guyton died 7th, aged 75 years less 7 days

  • 19 Apr 1880- W. W. Sinclair died 18th, was 65 years old last September

  • 1 May 1880- Martin Brister, clerk for Mabry, died yesterday of Typhoid Fever

  • 8 May 1880- Mrs. Johnny Thompson, daughter of Professor Garland, died
    5 May
    at Dallas, Texas

  • 9 May 1880- Parson Isaac McWhorter died of diabetes on the 8th, born Dec 1804

  • 19 May 1880- Buford died not long ago, lived 15 miles north of Kosciusko

  • 29 May 1880- Weldon Ousley died in Yazoo County about 8 weeks ago,
    aged over 80 years

  • 10 Jun 1880- Mrs. George C. Pee died last night of T.B.

  • 20 Jun 1880- Old man Cullen (no given or middle name listed) died this morning,
    born 10 Oct 1817

  • 21 Jun 1880- Mrs. Sophronia Cullen died this morning, Both were buried in
    the same grave, she was born 24 Sep 1820. They kept the Poor House,
    one mile north east of Kosciusko

  • 16 Jul 1880- Mrs. Ford died today from overeating, aged about 65 years

  • 17 Jul 1880- Mrs. Ford buried

  • 5 Jul 1880- Berry Sims died on 30 Jun of gravel

  • 30 Jul 1880- Isaac Maxwell found dead in his bed in his grocery. Born Feb
    1824, age about 59. His wife died a few months ago

  • 11 Aug 1880- Carlton Lindsey died 6 or 7 months ago in Montgomery County,
    Ms of paralysis

  • 12 & 13 Aug 1880- School Teacher Jones, brother-in-law to Mrs. Dr. Jones, died
    today of heart congestion, left wife and 3 children in Virginia, buried 13th in Kosciusko

  • 20 Aug 1880- Bill Veasey, 13 year old grandchild of John Brooks, died of scalding.

  • 20 Aug 1880- Elisha Thompson's wife died one day this week. They were married
    in Illinois during the Civil War

  • 28 Sep 1880- Johnson, working with the Swedes, died of congestion

  • 8 Oct 1880- Ford Massey, son of fat Tom Massey, died 2 Oct, age 25 years

  • 4 Nov 1880- Judge Cothran died today at Winona, while on his way to hold court
    in Lexington, Ms

  • 28 Nov 1880- On 25 Nov, Fed Pleiller was shot and mortally wounded by John
    Burchfield at Tabernacle Church

  • 29 Nov 1880- Gus Hughes killed last week in Leake County, Ms by McGahey

  • 7 Jan 1881- David W. Lindsey died at 8 A.M. He was 54 last November

  • 8 Jan 1881- Lindsey funeral held

  • 8 Jan 1881- Mrs. Ann D. Waddell died 1 Jan at Sardis, aged 86 years

  • 22 Jan 1881- George Dodd killed a Negro, George Luckett, a horse thief

  • 29 Jan 1881- An old woman, Mrs. Webb, died at Barton Evans' place on 28th,
    Her husband was once sheriff of Winston County

  • 29 Jan 1881- John L. Dyson cut his throat with a razor, age 45 years

  • 17 Jan 1881- Fernando Wood died at Hot Springs, Arkansas on the 15th,
    born in 1812

  • 14 Mar 1881- John Tolar died 12th. Age around 69 years (believe this to be
    the John H. Tollar buried at Cunnahoma with no dates) JWS

  • 4 Apr 1881- Sherrill Thompson died 2 Apr, buried 3rd

  • 4 Apr 1881- George Campbell died this afternoon, born 16 May, aged 42 years,
    buried 6th

  • 20 Apr 1881- Frederica Huntington White died lately at Carthage, Ms

  • 30 Apr 1881- Charles W. Clark died 28th in Texas, hemorrhage of lung

  • 9 May 1881- Bob Wells, colored, died this morning

  • 17 May 1881- Woodward Thompson died in Washington County, Ms on 14th

  • 5 Jun 1881- Mrs. Lile died 3rd or 4th, around 79 years old, buried today

  • 9 Jun 1881- Henry Preston (Pres) Morgan died last day of February

  • 17 Jun 1881- Old Dan Steed died 16th of paralysis

  • 24 Jun 1881- Charles Hays of Hale County, Alabama, dead

  • 24 Jun 1881- Andrew Hubbert died 17th, over 70 years old

  • 1 Jul 1881- Jack Wheelass, born in 1814, is said to have died in Arkansas

  • 16 Jul 1881- H. S. Allen died of heart disease in Lexington, Ms on 15th

  • 27 Jul 1881- Jim Stonestreet died a few weeks ago of cancer

  • 30 Jul 1881- W. R. Black died of consumption in Houston, Texas

  • 10 Aug 1881- Judge Calcote died today at Jim Wallace's

  • 10 Aug 1881- Mrs. Marselas died

  • 12 Aug 1881- Mrs. Emily Bair(Barr?) sister to Lewis Bryan, was born in N.C.,
    died on 9th, aged 70 yrs

  • 20 Aug 1881- Flick Crawford died on 18th at Jackson

  • 24 Aug 1881- Blackstock died 20th; Perry McCoy died 23rd

  • 30 Aug 1881- Burrows, born 1803, has lately died

  • 2 Sep 1881- Old Mrs. Brewer died suddenly on the 2nd

  • 3 Sep 1881- W. R. Black died 21 July 1881 in Houston, Texas;
    Brother Berry Black reported his death

  • 5 Sep 1881- Death of H. S. Allen at Lexington, Ms on 15 Jul 1881,
    born 14 Apr 1821 in Vermont. Married Marion E. Temple of Vermont
    in 1844. He was a teacher and a lawyer.

  • 16 Sep 1881- Abner Dean, who once lived at Lewis Walker's in Attala, died some
    10 days or 2 weeks ago at Macon

  • 24 Sep 1881- John Spain died of cancer on the 19th

  • 21 Oct 1881- Joel Harvey died 30 Nov 1871 aged 83 years, 2 months, 6 days,
    reported by Dud Harvey

  • 6 Nov 1881- Amanda (Mrs. Fred) Jennings buried 5 Nov

  • 16 Nov 1881- Budd (Jo) Rine died 8 Nov in Mongomery County, Ms;
    John C. Johnson died today

  • 18 Nov 1881- William Thomas died on 14th of typhoid, aged 57, reported by
    his brother Wes Thomas

  • 5 Dec 1881- Mrs. George K. Guess died 26 Nov. Widow of Drury Daniels and
    daughter of Baccus-about 74.
    Widow of Hooker Armstrong and daughter of Ed Hughes, she died 26 Nov

  • 5 Dec 1881- Deaths reported: Johnny Rice-2 Oct; Jim Compton-29 Nov;
    Daniel McMillan-2 Dec; Jim Green- 4 Dec; Steve Chennault-
    4 Dec; Elzy Pierce - 5 Dec

  • 7 Dec 1881- Clem Mills, bro-in-law of Calvin Clements, died 6 Dec

  • 10 Dec 1881- George P. Wallace died lately in Texas;
    E. J. Bowen, lawyer, died 30 Nov in Canton

  • 19 Dec 1881- John B. Turner, born in 1824 in Sumner County, Tn
    died 9 Dec in Arkansas

  • 27 Jan 1882- Emily Pool told of death of a daughter of Simon Davis

  • 30 Jan 1882- Fremonce Broutin died this P.M. , aged about 62 years

  • 2 Mar 1882- Simon Davis said his daughter Nancy died in Durant in November,
    aged 18 years

  • 14 Mar 1882- Anthony Fullilove hung at Vaiden for killing a Negro boy

  • 20 Mar 1882- Steve Allen killed last Christmas by Sandy Cothran

  • 28 Mar 1882- Mother of Dave Wasson died 24 Mar, over 70 years

  • 30 Mar 1882- Marg Harvey died at Acton's House today, Negroes going to bury her

  • 27 Apr 1882- Clay Jordan is dead

  • 27 Apr 1882- Dr. Gannt killed in Louisiana

  • 29 Apr 1882- John B. Sallis, son of Milton L. Sallis, died 19 Apr at
    Boerne, Texas

  • 11 May 1882- John B. Hemphill died 26 Apr in Ellis County, Texas, aged 60 years

  • 21 May 1882- Nancy Ella, daughter of Simon Davis, died in Nov 1881 at
    home of Jo Simpson. Buried at Mt. Zion church

  • 23 May 1882- Michael N. Robertson died 19 May in Comanche County, Texas,
    born 9 Jun 1806

  • 23 May 1882- Alfred Carr died 22 May in his 82nd year

  • 23 May 1882- Mrs. Jim Moore, widow of William McCain and daughter of
    J. C. Searight, died lately in Louisiana, Jim's father is William Moore

  • 26 May 1882- The mother of Calvin Clements died 2 or 3 weeks ago, aged 82 years

  • 2 Jun 1882- Son of Montgomery (R.M.) Williams thrown from a horse and killed
    on 1 Jun

  • 2 Jun 1882- W. E. Mann died lately in Leake County, Ms

  • 22 Jun 1882- John Storey, son of L. B. Storey, died lately at Shell Mound
    in Hinds County

  • 22 Jun 1882- Mrs. McAfee died recently in Texas

  • 23 Jun 1882- Bentonville Taylor killed by his step-son recently

  • 17 Jul 1882- O. M. Simpson died 15th in his 72nd year

  • 21 Jul 1882- Beverly Matthews died at Columbus on the 19th

  • 29 Jul 1882- Mrs. Smith died 21st (aged 94yrs, 1mo, 7days) reported by
    Bill Standard

  • 31 Jul 1882- David W. Hurst died at Summit on the 15th

  • 3 Aug 1882- Tom Ford died in Nashville, Tn on 22 July, aged 74 years

  • 12 Aug 1882- One of Shipp's children died 11th, making 2 lost by him lately

  • 15 Aug 1882- Reuben Quarles and A. C. Quarles have died

  • 4 Sep 1882- Barney Turner died 3 Sep in his 83rd year

  • 5 Sep 1882- Mrs. Will Dodd, daughter of Bill Kelly, died today

  • 25 Sep 1882- David Comfort died 18th, aged around 28 years; Margaret,
    daughter of Murdock Baine, died today

  • 26 Sep 1882- Martha Harvey died today

  • 6 Oct 1882-Dr. J.O. Foreman died aged 83 years

  • 30 Oct 1882- Matt Suggs shot and killed on 28 Oct by Gillum boys

  • 4 Nov 1882- Mrs. Letha Harrison died 25 Oct, aged around 85

  • 4 Nov 1882- Bob Coleman died 10 Oct in Tallahatchie County, Ms, aged about 75

  • 4 Nov 1882- Jim Calcote died in Choctaw County on 11 Oct, aged about 61

  • 5 Nov 1882- Isaac Dan McMillan died Nov 1881

  • 6 Nov 1882- Robert L. Adams died at Summit, Ms on 18th Oct, aged about 76

  • 16 Nov 1882- John Ward's wife died 15th, daughter of Benson Owen

  • 24 Nov 1882- C.C. Price died 5th Nov, buried 6th in Foust City, Mason
    County, Ill

  • 16 Nov 1882- Tishomingo Bill Rimmer died during the Civil War

  • 8 Dec 1882- Albert Glyneau died 29 Nov, aged about 73; Sam Middlebrook
    died of consumption on 23 Nov in his 24th year; Ben Hambrick died
    in November; W.H.H. Tison killed in Baldwin recently by Ed Sanders

  • 19 Dec 1882- Godlove S. Onth (Orth) died on 17th of pneumonia

  • 22 Dec 1882- Lessie Journeau Shines died on 19th in Holmes County, Ms

  • 27 Dec 1882- Peter A. Broutin died 26th, was 86 on the 25th of December.
    Buried by side of Fremonce, no religious ceremony, was a musician

  • 12 Jan 1883- Tom Cooper, of Leake County, died 20 Dec, born in 1811 in
    Bedford County, Tn

  • 17 Jan 1883- Leonard Cooper died at Lauderdale Springs recently

  • 1 Feb 1883- Jo Parker was killed at Attalaville on 1 Feb 1851

  • 4 Feb 1883- Father of Jim Taylor died Feb 1835

  • 12 Feb 1883- Bob, son of Dr. Robert Smith, died of pneumonia

  • 14 Feb 1883- John C. Gray died 22 Dec 1882 in Louisiana

  • 26 Feb 1883- Old Mrs. Short died a month or so ago

  • 8 Mar 1883- Mrs. Dave Atwood fell dead this morning while out to milk.
    Buried 10th

  • 17 Mar 1883- Sanford Hughston of French Camp died of apoplexy today at
    Wesson, Ms. Aged about 57 years.

  • 27 Mar 1883- Three persons died in Attala on 25th: William Pellet; Bud Adams'
    wife (nee Guess); Mrs. Norton (Nordin) near Phoenix Mill.

  • 9 May 1883- Parson Farrar died last week near Huntsville, Ms, over
    70 years old

  • 12 May 1883- Jack Caldwell died lately at Attalaville; A. Whit Guyton died 11 May
    in his 74th year, born in Nov of 1808 or 1809

  • 19 May 1883- Bluford Snow, blacksmith, died one day last week (11th)
    near Thomas Ousleys, Buried in the Lutheran Burying Ground

  • 19 Jul 1883- Walter Johnson drowned a few days ago in Pearl River; Mrs
    Wiley P. Harris died on the 17th

  • 28 Jul 1883- Green Draper was thrown from a horse and killed on the 17th.
    Happened on Wash Ford place in Madison County. He once lived
    halfway between here and Carthage

  • 31 Jul 1883- H. P. Johnson died at San Marcos, Texas on 30th of T.B. Born
    22 Dec 1847. Buried 3 Aug

  • 3 Aug 1883- Callahan, a railroad man, died here last night

  • 4 Aug 1883- Rev. Christopher Johnson died in Jackson this week

  • 9 Aug 1883- Mary, daughter of John Riley and 25 years old, was buried today

  • 9 Aug 1883- George Virgil, a Negro man, was killed accidently on 8th on
    railroad work

  • 21 Aug 1883- Reuben Crosby and his young son died last week in the
    Northeast corner of the county;
    Mrs. Jones, a newly married woman, daughter of Bill Smith
    and granddaughter of Mid Pool died recently

  • 25 Aug 1883- William Toole died 23rd; John Graham, son of Sanford, died
    this morning, aged 23 years

  • 7 Sep 1883- Wesley, son of George K. Guess, died today, aged 10 or 12 years

  • 8 Sep 1883- Several Railroad men have died here lately; Smith from Indiana was
    buried today

  • 10 Sep 1883- Johnson, a Swede, killed a Negro at McCool on 9th

  • 13 Sep 1883- Emmett Oldham killed at Court House, 13 Sep 1881

  • 15 Sep 1883- Judge Alex Handy (Hardy) died on 12th, his wife a few days before

  • 15 Sep 1883- Mike Dickerson died 6 Sep

  • 16 Sep 1883- Thomas J. S. Williams, living near Sweany's, died 9th, aged about
    56. Buried Pleasant Hill

  • 16 Sep 1883- James Turner, son of Lon, died 14th, aged about 21 years

  • 27 Sep 1883- Father of Andrew Boyd died lately in Leake County; Jack Pickle found
    dead in field or woods a week or so ago

  • 12 Oct 1883- Mrs. _____ Wilson died in Feb 1882, daughter of Young Hanna,
    Mr. Wilson from Fairfield County, South Carolina

  • 4 Dec 1883- Asa Kilpatrick killed by falling tree in upper part of the county
    last week. Around 18 years old

  • 31 Dec 1883- Foote and 3 other Negroes taken from jail and killed.

  • Mr. And Mrs. John B. Hemphill-Jan 1884

  • Major Dave Hemingway died 24 Jan 1884 in his 49th year

  • Tom Gillum died 20 Mar 1884

  • Gus Ball died 28 Mar 1884 at McCool

  • Mrs. W W Sneed, mother of Dudley, buried 6 Apr 1884-aged 82 years

  • E.B. McLean killed 1 May 1884-age 84 years

  • Bob Spiva buried 4 May 1884

  • Mrs. Jim Bigbey died 8 May 1884-nee Wood

  • Charles Segur died 6 Apr 1884 in Bee Co., Texas

  • Mother of Purr Stephens died 26 June 1884-aged 74 years

  • Mingo Davis died 12 July 1884-aged 75 years

  • William C. Veasey died 16 July 1884-aged 65 years

  • Mrs. George Thompson died 31 July 1884- (tomb says 30 July 1881)

  • Mrs. Benjamin Rook died 4 Aug 1884

  • Henry Boswell, father of Tom, died 3 Aug 1884

  • Riley Allen died Aug 1884 in Colorado, Texas

  • Dave Herring died 12 Aug 1884

  • William Journea killed on 4 Sept 1884

  • Bill Bell died 24 Aug 1884-born 1804, died in Perry Co., Arkansas-
    stepfather of Geo.Ruff

  • Neddy Williams died Sept 1884- in 72nd year-lived with son on Zilpha Creek

  • George Ruff killed by lightning on 18 Jan 1884

  • Peter Brooks, Nephew of James G. Riley died 12 Oct 1884-aged 64 years

  • Billy Thailkill died 28 Oct 1884-aged 70 years

  • Jim Perkins died at Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1874

  • Burrill White died in Nov 1884 in Rutherford Co., Tennessee - uncle of Bill White

  • Mr. And Mrs. Tolbert died Nov 1884 at French Camp (She was a McKinnon)

  • S.D. Graham died 6 Dec 1884-over 70 years;
    Mrs. S.D. Graham died 11 Dec 1884 at French Camp

  • Jesse Townsend died Dec 1884- in his 100th year
    (north west of Kosy on Big Black River)

  • Tom Simpson died in Madison Co., MS in fall of 1884

  • Cornelius Wingate-20 May 1804-11 Sept 1885

  • Judge H.H. Chalmers died 4 Jan 1885-aged 48 years

  • Miss Margeret Cagle died Jan 1885

  • John Standard died 5 Feb 1885. Born 22 Nov 1803

  • Enos Fletcher died 6 Feb 1885 in Madison Co., Mississippi

  • Jim Morgan Cain died 24 Feb 1885

  • A.L. Nail died 4 Mar 1885. 19 Miles from Kosy

  • George McBurney alias George Olive, died 9 Mar 1885

  • Henry Myers died Mar 1885

  • Dr. Smythe, brother to D.L., died 16 Mar 1885 at Carthage

  • Wilson Holt, son of Labon, aged 23 died Mar 1885

  • Jake Thompson died 24 Mar 1885 in Memphis

  • Burrell Wilkes died Mar 1885 in Holmes Co., Ms

  • Jno. B. Vincent, son-in-law of Jim Wallace, died 15 Apr 1885

  • Sam Wells died 17 June 1885

  • Annis Guess, mother of George, died 9 May 1885;born in Nov 1801

  • Neal Harper died 9 Aug 1885

  • John Lampkin died 5 Aug 1885-aged in 81st year

  • Sallie Bradley mother of Miles and Jim, died July 1885

  • Jim Corthrell died 29 Aug 1885

  • Isaac Tyston died 30 Aug 1885 (85-90 years old)

  • Grown daughter of Frank Harrington died this week 3 Sept 1885

  • Old Man (Cornelius) Wingate died 11 Sept 1885, 81 years old

  • Two daughters of Wash Ramsey died within a week of each other. (3 Sept 1885)

  • Emory Stour died on 14 Sept 1885

  • Harry Hardy died 27 Sept 1885

  • Jimmy Ryan died 4 Oct 1885. (CSA marker at New Salem Church-no dates)

  • Mrs. Wash Ellington died recently (11 Nov 1885)

  • Toombs died 15 Dec 1885

  • Gratz Brown buried 3 Dec 1885

  • Ned Richardson born 1818 in North Carolina, died 16 Dec 1885 in Mississippi

  • Jack Brunt died 28 Dec 1885-aged 49 years

  • Bob Malone died in Memphis, Tennessee on 3 Jan 1886

  • Mrs. Dr. Smith died 20 Jan 1886

  • Old Man Burden died 22 Jan 1886. Father-in-law of Simpson: (Pole Pen Cemetery)
    John T Burden, CSA marker

  • Abram Burden- 1800-29 Jan 1886

  • John Bigbee died 4 Mar 1886

  • Mrs. Towers died 9 Mar 1886

  • Ed Townsend died 13 Mar 1886

  • Frank Laney died 14 Mar 1886

  • Mrs. Boone, daughter-in-law of Dr. Boone-died 16 Mar 1886

  • Stephen J. Flanagan died 26 Mar 1886. Born in 1818

  • Britt Harris died fall of 1886 at Brownwood, Texas

  • Sylvannus Evans died Apr 1886

  • Jared Richardson died 3 Apr 1886-79 years old

  • Dr. J.D. McGill, who lived at Rocky Point, died 7 May 1886 in Arkansas-
    aged 80 years

  • George Rone, son of Stephen, died 22 May 1886-aged 19 years

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  • Parson Barton dead by 5 Aug 1886

  • Nancy Boyd died 25 Aug 1886 at Sallis

  • Jesse Holt died Aug 1886

  • Lewis Williams died 27 Aug 1886. His mother, Jane, died 4th Sept. She is buried
    at Pleasant Hill in beat 4.

  • George Roby died 25 Oct 1886-aged 62 years

  • Charles Franklin Adams died 21 Nov 1886

  • Weldon Fullilove died 25 Nov 1886 in Yell Co., Arkansas

  • N.C. Wasson died 25 Nov 1886-aged 47 years-burial place, Shady Grove

  • Thomas Johnston died 27 Nov 1886-aged 75 years

  • Mrs. Jeff Sims died Nov 1886

  • Mrs. "Dawk" Henry Brunt died 28 Nov 1886

  • Jordan Teague killed 27 Dec 1886

  • Mrs. Thomas Johnson died 19 or 20 May 1887

  • Tom Rhodes died June 1887

  • J.M. Webb died 23 June 1887 - coffin in the courthouse

  • Mrs. Jim Mallett died 2 July 1887-aged 78

  • Marv Maddux died 20 July 1887. Born 7 Aug 1802

  • William K Holland died 2 Jan 1887 in Lafayette Co.,MS-aged 68 years

  • Pianotuner Sandmeyer died 10 Feb 1887

  • Rufie Anderson Edwards(wife of Jim) died 17 Feb 1887 at Hot Springs,
    Arkansas-23Years old

  • William Hodges died 13 Mar 1887 in Carroll Co., MS - Lived near Rosamond's mill
    in Attala

  • Mother of John Tindal died Mar 1887-102 years old

  • Mrs. Mitchell, daughter of Dave Lindsay, died 9 Apr 1887

  • John M Hile died in New Orleans in Apr 1887

  • Bob Clay died 27 July 1887

  • Mrs. Nowell died Aug 1887-aged 60 years

  • Lewis Pickle died Aug 1887

  • Mrs. Saul died 27 Aug 1887-Buried in Natchez

  • T. 0'Reogan died 4 Sept 1887

  • Sue Parker died 9 Sept 1887

  • Nat Woodward died 15 Nov 1887 in Louisville,MS-aged 87 years

  • Aunt Surky Bridges, widow of Jim, died 26 Nov 1887-aged 82 years

  • John Anthony Sims died 29 Nov 1887

  • Zuberka Clark Born 16 Feb 1871. Died l7 Dec 1887

  • William P. Evans died 20 Dec 1887 in Dekalb, MS - Buried in Meridian-aged
    62 years

  • Allen Powell died Jan 1888 in Montgomery Co., MS (wife was Nannie Edwards)

  • Will Hughston died Jan 1888 in Texas

  • Jim Pressley died in Jan 1888 at Rome, Georgia

  • Mrs. Uriah Whaltey died Jan 1888

  • Miss Simon died 13 Feb 1888

  • James Hayes died 27 Mar 1888 of Durant

  • W.A. McMillan died 27 Mar 1888 in 50th year. Buried at Kosciusko.

  • Rosco Conklin died 18 May 1888 Born 21 Oct 1811 in Warren Co., Georgia

  • Bob Baim died 20th June 1888- Burial place in McKinnon Cemetary

  • Ike Jennings killed 21 July 1888

  • Rev. Robert Ross died 15 July 1888 at Meridian

  • Frank Edwards died 20 Aug 1888 in Yazoo Co., MS

  • Harvey Ware died 10 Sept 1888

  • Capt. J.B. Lee died 27 Sept 1888 in Jackson, MS

  • John Griffin, great nephew of Ab. Brantley, died 8 Oct 1888

  • Isaac W Simon died 31 Oct 1888

  • Garret Grear died 20 Oct 1888

  • John Sauders died 16 Nov 1888 at Dallas, Texas

  • Mrs. Jim Rimmer died 9 Dec 1888

  • Rev. T.A.S. Adams died 21 Dec 1888 in Jackson

  • John Wallis killed 26 Dec 1888

  • Mrs. Utz died Jan 1889

  • Thomas P. Miller was born 1804. he died 5 Jan 1889 in Winston Co., MS

  • Monroe Liddell, US. Marshall, died 25 Jan 1889 in Carroll Co., MS

  • Jacob Chestnut died 18 Jan 1889 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

  • Father of W. C. Leonard died 3 Feb 1889 in Florida

  • Wife of Photographer Laney died 3 Feb 1889 near Jeff Smiths

  • Garner Dotson died Feb 1889 in Texas in his 76th year

  • S. Luke Mosby died 8 Feb 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri - 72 years old

  • Dr. Robert Smith Born 1822, died 5 Apr 1889

  • George Bigbee, natural son of William S. Bigbee and Ange White, died
    today -aged 16 years

  • Dr. Charles T. Murphy died 25 May 1889- aged 76 1/2 years

  • Robert S. Hudson was born 17 Aug 1820 and died 25 May 1889

  • Dr. John 0. Foreman was born 12 Oct 1802 and died 4 June 1889

  • Mrs. Frank Monroe, daughter of Frank Harper, died June 1889

  • Mrs. M. Bell, nee Cox, died June 1889

  • Louis Dagenhard died 28 July 1889. (on the day his son was born)

  • Young man Terry died 1Oth or 11th July of knife wounds

  • John Elliott lost two daughters on Aug 1889

  • Hodges lost two children in Aug 1889

  • Old man Ballard died in Aug 1889

  • Sunset Cox died 10 Sept 1889-65 years old

  • Mrs. Dallas P. Coffey died 30 Sept 1889

  • Burrill Fullilove born: 1822 and died 4 Oct 1889

  • Matthews Harris died 13 Oct 1889-aged 79 years

  • Two sons of Jo Jackson died Oct 1889

  • Vines Ray from Louisiana and son of John Ray, buried 1 Nov 1889

  • James T Mathis died 13 Nov 1889

  • Charles Campbell, son of Judge Charles Campbell, died 23 Nov 1889 at
    Greenwood, MS aged 28 years

  • Mrs.__ Leonard Flint died Dec 1889

  • Dr. Jim Lewis died 28 Dec 1889 at Mexia, Texas

  • Son of J.F.M. Alterbeuy died Jan 1890

  • Joshua Morris died Feb 1890-aged 63 years

  • J.J. Beauchamp died 1890 in Macon, Mississippi

  • Stammore Bates died 19 Feb 1890 in Holmes Co., MS - aged over 80 years

  • Dr. Will Galloway died the 28th of Feb or the 1st of Mar 1890 in Jackson

  • Dock Ross drowned 18 Mar 1890

  • William Standard died 8 Apr 1890 in his 82nd year

  • Aaron Harvey died 21 Apr 1890

  • Billy Donaldson died 4 May 1890 in 87th year

  • Mrs. George Estes buried 11 May 1890

  • Dick Bullock died 29 June 1890

  • James A. Groves died 30 June 1890 in Alabama

  • W.B. Bigbee died 19 July 1890 at the age of 17years

  • Jim Smith died Oct 1890

  • Dock Hughes was buried on 23 Oct 1890

  • Charlie Green was buried on the 23 Oct 1890



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