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Name: neville nate williams
E-mail address: saltanner12@gmail.com
Comments:I am the son of nath an Marie Williams of vernal Ms 30 yrs old seeking descendants of john Henry Williams of vernal Mississippi and beatrice benn of Beaumont. my grandfathers parents are John ludd williams. and my grandmother George Washington Benn and Alice Hinton
Saturday, January 25th 2014 - 11:26:33 PM
Name: Jimmy Bradley
E-mail address: jimmygb@comcast.net
Comments:My father was Clyde Bradley. His father was Benjamin Franklin Bradley and his Mother was Elizabeth Jane Sylvester Bradley. I have been searching my family tree and trying to find leads.

Jimmy Bradley
Friday, November 8th 2013 - 07:46:30 PM
Name: Catherine
E-mail address: robcatbet@gmail.com
Comments:Holland, Moody, Pierce, Parker, Havard, Stringfellow, Mizell, Smith and many other. Al/MS line. Great Site.
Monday, September 16th 2013 - 06:02:28 PM
Name: Sherri Gordon
E-mail address: Sherri.d.gordon@gmail.com
Comments:My great grandfather was Winfield Scott McInnis, son of Danial Henry Clay McInnis. I am looking for history of McInnis family members and also want to find out why D.H.C.Mc was called "Yankee Dan". I think his last wife and widow collected a pension from his civil war duty.
Thursday, August 29th 2013 - 08:30:21 PM
Name: Steven D Evans
E-mail address: kb0itg@hotmail.com
Comments:My mothers maiden name is TURNER. Family oral history relates that three Turner men came up the Chickasawhay River around 1820 and established a small settlement southwest of Leakesville called Turnertown. I'm attempting to find the location of this early settlement. I've been told all that is left (as the buildings were wood and now are gone) are some concrete blocks used as foundation for some of the buildings. Anyone having knowledge about Turnertown I would appreciate an email.
Sunday, August 25th 2013 - 10:38:04 PM
Name: Patsy Parker Weiss
E-mail address: Artantiques3@cs.com
Comments:Looking to help straighten out info on Justice of Peace, Jo hn Houston Sylvester, buried as John A. Sylvester. He married
Sarah Bradley.
Sunday, August 4th 2013 - 08:07:20 PM
E-mail address: jfort0115@att.net
Comments:I am interested in finding a local genealogist to do some family research on the Hill Family out of Greene county of Mississippi.
Sunday, July 14th 2013 - 12:28:20 PM
Name: Amanda Denmark
E-mail address: blacksllver@aol.com
Comments:I am researching my Husbands side of the family. They are denmarks and lived in leaksville Ms. They are kin to the blankinships, beech, and Dewitt. I am looking for old articles for my father in law. He played football at leaksville. His name is stephen A denmark ( steve, pete, roadrunner) please let me know if you know anything
Thursday, April 18th 2013 - 08:38:15 PM
Name: E. W. Smith, Jr.
E-mail address: jdqtis@verizon.net
Comments:I would like to contact anyone with a family history in Piave. My great-grandfather was Isaac Smith who fought with the 24th Mississippi Infantry in the Civil War. He married Rebecca Henderson. I am writing a history novel on Isaac. I would apprecite any comments that you may have. Thanks.
Wednesday, March 27th 2013 - 05:48:47 AM
Name: John Garrett
E-mail address: jbgarret@usit.net
Comments:My grandmother was Lona Arviline Holder born 1892 in Janett, her grandmother was Arviline Dunnam. I've traced the Dunnam (Dunham) line back to the Georgetown County area of South Carolina. If anyone wants to contact me for more info just send an email.

Monday, March 25th 2013 - 09:00:26 AM
Name: Brett Johnson
E-mail address: brettvj@hotmail.com
Comments:I am related to the Kittrells and Brelands through Nancy Kittrell Johnson (1884-1957) daughter of Johnathan Kittrell (1842-1912) and Matilda Catherine Breland (1847-1900). Nancy Kittrell was my grandmother. I'm interested in the Avera community and Mutual Rights Church, is there anything left of Avera ? How did the church get its name ? Are there still Brelands and Kittrells living in the area ?

Thanks so much

Brett Johnson
Rapidan, VA
Friday, March 15th 2013 - 11:47:10 AM
Name: Rebecca (Freeman) Zepp
E-mail address: razepp0144@yahoo.com
Comments:I like and enjoy your website very much.
My grandmother was Mary Ann Breland. She married James Mitchell Ball. They were from Greene County. My father's family (Freeman) were from Perry County.
Saturday, March 9th 2013 - 07:51:33 PM
Name: Sandra Bono
E-mail address: bonosilk@yahoo.com
Comments:I am researching William Womack Blankenship who was a resident of Greene County in 1816 until his death in 1831. He was approved for a Revolutionary War Pension for service of three years in Virginia, was also prisoner of war to the British. His burial is in Mobile. His son William A Blankenship was also a resident of Greene County at that time. I am also researching Henry Snelgrove. I believe his daughter Theana was married to William A Blankenship. Henry Snelgrove and Womack Blankenship appear on two census records as neighbors. I am finding limited records on the internet, so hopefully in a month or so I am planning a trip over there to try to search at the courthouse, unless you know any volunteer lookup people. I can find no evidence of marriage or land records on the internet and not sure if I should search records in Leaksville or the Mississippi State Archives. Any advice would be appreciated.
Thursday, February 21st 2013 - 08:28:42 AM
Name: Robin Warenski
E-mail address: rbwabw@hotmail.com
Comments:I am looking for any information on James A. McLeod, he was born in Mississippi in 1835 and I'm told he might have come from Greene County. If anyone has any information on the McLeods, please contact me!

Friday, January 11th 2013 - 01:59:25 PM
Name: William E. Parker
E-mail address: poochie0012003@yahoo.com
Comments:I was born and raised in McLain Mississippi. The son of Wilburn E.Parker and Betty Ann Cowart / Parker.
Thursday, November 29th 2012 - 03:37:29 PM
Name: la nita kay breland
E-mail address: labre11@ocmcast.net
Comments:I'm a direct descendant of Abasolm Breland.
Monday, November 26th 2012 - 03:53:37 PM
Name: la nita kay breland
E-mail address: labre11@ocmcast.net
Comments:I'm a direct descendant of Abasolm Breland.
Monday, November 26th 2012 - 03:53:20 PM
Name: C butler
Comments:Thanks for all of your hard work. Your site is excellent! I thoroughly enjoyed your histories and photos, etc. Thank you!
Saturday, November 24th 2012 - 06:36:51 PM
Name: Jonathon Freeman
E-mail address: freeman_jonathon_c@yahoo.com
Comments:Great site.
Saturday, November 10th 2012 - 05:46:00 PM
Name: Aimee Allison
Comments:After signing your guest book, I went back to my family tree, to find that Ebenezer Dunnam is my 4th great-grandfather. It seems I have quite an extended family!
Friday, October 19th 2012 - 08:30:17 PM
Name: Aimee Allison
E-mail address: Amallison@msn.com
Comments:I am tracing my family roots and discovered quite a few members of the Henderson clan. My family still has land off Turkey Fork Road, and my great-grandpa Chapman Henderson is buried nearby. I will have to make a trip your way one of these days!
Friday, October 19th 2012 - 08:07:11 PM
Name: Mike Walley-Wooley
E-mail address: mclainclan@charter.net
Homepage URL: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=123450471002828
Comments:Lots of inbreds just outside of town. Looking for answers, I guess. I like art, drawings. Got my own loft. It's pretty sweet. Who knows?
Tuesday, September 25th 2012 - 01:53:23 AM
Name: Rebie Walley
E-mail address: ccmcw14@yahoo.com
Comments:I am descendent Of Thomas Walley who married Sarah Jane Candace Brewer. My Great grandfather George Wesley Walley married a Bessie Irving possible spellings ERWIN IRVING ERVIN. The only thing I know about her family is she was of Indian heritage. If anyone can help me with info ob her family please let me know. Thank you,, Great site.
Sunday, July 8th 2012 - 08:34:48 PM
Name: Karen Davis
E-mail address: ksda53@gmail.com
Comments:Thank you for sharing your research. After many hours, I found my great-grandfather's name: William Davis (b 1847) married to Melissa (b 1846). My grandfather was Alfred Davis (b 1873); George Davis (brother b 1877) & Elizabeth (sister b. 1879).

My father was George Edward Davis (b 1912). I have been trying to find his mother's name. (He listed her as Ella Wells on his S.S. application.) However, I have not been able to find her either. Thank you for your research.

Karen Davis
Sunday, June 24th 2012 - 01:20:29 AM
Name: Floyd L. Kittrell
E-mail address: kltsalesco@gmail.com
Comments: Probably a distant cousin . G.G. grandfather was Absalom B. Kittrell , Grandfather was Henry Thomas Kittrell , Sr. , Father was Rush Floyd Kittrell 7-2-1919 til 9-10-2009. We hunted with Dunam relatives from Leaf , Ms when i was a child. Great memories.
Monday, June 18th 2012 - 10:06:09 AM
Name: Richard Dallas Eubanks
E-mail address: captcow@att.net
Comments:My FATHER, James Littleton Eubanks was born in Vernal,MS He married Alcye A Henderson, born in Indian Hill,(Greene County) MS. Siblings of James L and Alcye Anderena Eubanks were James Leon, Richard Dallas,and Michael Joseph Eubanks.
Brothers of James Littleton were Jessie Woodard, Alvin, and Sheldon. Sister's of James were Edie,Stella Williams and Genia Hillman.
If I have omited any names, please respond via email ata CAPTCOW@ATT.NET.
Richard (Dicky) Dallas Eubanks
Sunday, June 10th 2012 - 08:01:18 AM
Name: Linda McLain
E-mail address: lindamclain@charter.net
Comments:My husband is Michael McLain from Richton, MS
Thursday, May 31st 2012 - 12:49:18 PM
Name: Jeff Wilson
E-mail address: chefjeff.wilson@gmail.com
Comments:Hello Sir, we share a common ancestor in Ebenezer Dunnam. I am researching the Daniel Webb Brewer family. My GGgrandfather was Rev. Earl(Irvin) Brewer. I am trying to find any information and photos. Thank you!!!
Tuesday, April 17th 2012 - 06:20:39 AM
Name: Clark Avera
E-mail address: clark.avera@kc.rr.com
Comments:Thank you for the information you provide on your website. I was able to get information that should help me find Rhoda Dunnam Avera in the 1850 and 1860 census. Rhoda was my 2nd great grandmother. I also have some photos of James Murdock Avera and Hattie Dunnam. I can email you scanned copies if you would like them for you website.
Saturday, March 17th 2012 - 11:40:52 AM
Name: opal battle
E-mail address: ob12342002@yahoo.com
Comments:I saw your site and think you have done a wonderful job. I am seeking any information on my Moody family & Lankford family who lived in Neely MS. Would appreciate any information you may have or if you know where I might look for this information.
Tuesday, February 28th 2012 - 04:06:45 PM
Name: James M Walley, Jr
E-mail address: JamesMWalleyJr@msn.com
Comments:Thank you for doing this service for all.
Wednesday, February 1st 2012 - 01:36:46 PM
Name: Mary Beth Williams
E-mail address: mbwilliams1@hotmail.com
Comments:I thoroughly enjoyed looking through the website.
Friday, December 16th 2011 - 02:09:13 PM
Name: Cathy B. Hilley
E-mail address: cathy.hilley@cbsoutdoor.com
Comments:Looking for information on the McLeod Family.
William Vincent MCleod 19234 in Leaksville, Mississippi

Cathy B. Hilley
Please if you know anyone searching this family have thenm email me.
Friday, November 11th 2011 - 01:36:08 PM
Name: MelanieYates Williams
E-mail address: melanie_bamagirl@yahoo.com
Comments:My Father is Harley Everett Yates "Chico or Chee" the son of Ruby Kitrell Yates & William Yates.
Tuesday, October 25th 2011 - 10:57:54 AM
Name: Melanie Yates Williams
E-mail address: melanie_bamagirl@yahoo.com
Comments:Excited to Family!
Tuesday, October 25th 2011 - 10:53:27 AM
Name: Cathy Mcleod Dees
E-mail address: Deescs@bellsouth.net
Wednesday, September 21st 2011 - 08:27:59 PM
Name: Cathy Mcleod Dees
E-mail address: Deescs@bellsouth.net
Wednesday, September 21st 2011 - 08:21:59 PM
Name: Sylvia Bryan
E-mail address: diamondb_bm@YAHOO.COM
Comments:I have done a lot of research on Issac Roberts and his sons and families. I will be glad to share what I have. I know that Sarah Roberts married James Ball. You have them listed in the Ball Genealogy Report # 6.

It was my understanding that they all setled in Green County about 1810.
Sunday, September 18th 2011 - 07:50:22 AM
Name: Gay Douglas Lassitter
E-mail address: alan@gulftel.com
Comments:I appreciate all the hard work you have put into making this website. Lots of great information. May have a few pictures to contribute. My grandmother was Melissa Jane Dunnam (1912 - 2011). I just recently (since her passing) traced our family (Dunnam) back eleven generations. Very interesting, to say the least! Thanks again.

Children of Melissa Jane Dunnam and Ed Douglas:
Anne Douglas
Mae Belle Douglas
Edward Douglas Jr.

I know the first names of all their children and some of the grandchildren, but not all of whom they married.

Thanks again and God bless you.
Wednesday, August 31st 2011 - 10:46:39 PM
Name: Gay Douglas Lassitter
E-mail address: alan@gulftel.com
Comments:My grandmother was a Dunnam from Mississippi. Melissa Jane Dunnum (08/22/1912 - 04/26/2011). She married Ed Douglas. It's nice to find some history on my ancestors. Thank-you for sharing this wonderful information. Have a blessed day. :)

Wish I knew more about my grandfather and where his family came from. Was able to trace the Dunnam's 11 generations back. Lovin' it. Thanks again for all your hard work.
Wednesday, August 31st 2011 - 10:12:03 PM
Name: George Melvin McInnis
E-mail address: amazingone2008@aol.com
Comments:My father was Emmitt A McInnis he was from Vernal, Green co Ms.He was Married to Ammy Bell Turnage. My grandfather was Colon Lindsey McInnis
Colon's Father was Daniel Henry Clay MCinnis.He was Married to Mary Lavenia Louis McInnis. She was my great grandmother.I have three brothers
Earl McInnis
Charles McInnis
James McInnis
I had an older sister Betty Jean, She has passed away.
George McInnis
Saturday, June 18th 2011 - 10:40:56 AM
Name: Danny Swepston
E-mail address: danny.swepston@sbcglobal.net
Comments:Looking for the grave site and any information on James Moody.
Born 24 Jan. 1771 in Marion, S.C. and may have died at Leaksville on 29 Sept 1834.
Tuesday, May 24th 2011 - 07:43:53 AM
Name: Fred W Middleton,Sr
E-mail address: fwmiddleton@bellsouth.net
Comments:Keep up the good work. Just trying to find Matthew Middleton ancestor
Thursday, May 19th 2011 - 06:46:19 AM
Name: Aleen Moulds Grumbach
E-mail address: aleeng@sbcglobal.net

I grew up in Leakesville, graduating in 1969 and still have many family ties there and in Vernal. I am part of a family team researching history on the William D. and Emma Williams Moulds family of Vernal. His last name could possibly have been spelles Moles. Your work provided a lot of insite into the history of the area. I went through most of the pages and found links to some of my relatives. It was really interesting to see how the area came to be. I can imagine it took you quite some time putting this together and I just wanted to let you know that I appreciate and applaud nyour efforts! Thank you for the good work.
Tuesday, April 19th 2011 - 11:45:17 PM
Name: Belma Strickland
E-mail address: bama1@tds.net
Homepage URL: http://http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ms/county/greene/kittrell1.htm
Comments:I found my family history alltho some misspelling accured i was happy to find all this history I am the Daughter of Hollins Barkley(Barclay)Kittrell and my mother is Lois(Loius)Guy and my name is Belma(Velma)Kittrell Stricklandand i married Leonard Lamar Strickland ane we have 2 sons Hollins Lamar Strickland and Waylon Lee Strickland. etc, can you tell me who can up date this information on this History?
Monday, March 28th 2011 - 12:58:25 PM
Name: Peggy Paulson
E-mail address: pbpaulson@yahoo.com
Comments:Thank you so very much for a wonderful site! I'm researching our family tree, which goes back to Alexander Fairley. You have provided great, accurate information and a very professional website. Many larger communities could profit from your expertise. Any additional information concerning the "Fairley Clan" would be appreciated. It's difficult when the courthouse and records are destroyed, as apparently happened far to often. Again, thank you for all future generations searching for their roots. The Mississippi hospitality shines thru!
Friday, March 25th 2011 - 06:08:17 PM
Name: Wanda Edwards
E-mail address: wandatedwards@gmail.com
Comments:My mother was Myra Yates TerKeurst;
Maternal grandmother was Ruby Kittrell Yates (b. Greene Cty) married William Cleveland Yates;
Great Grandparents: Mary L McInnis (b. Greene Cty) married John Sylvanis Kittrell(b. Greene Cty); also decended from David Kittrell and Daniel (Yankee Dan) Henry Clay McInnis(b. Greene Cty).
Tuesday, March 22nd 2011 - 12:56:35 PM
E-mail address: bessiemy69camaro@yahoo.com
Saturday, March 12th 2011 - 01:09:30 PM
Name: patricia ann box -motes
E-mail address: goober915@yahoo.com
Comments:thanks for the info . iam the granddaughter of john box,son of james k. box. my full name is patricia ann box born aug.24,1960. daughter of thomas andre box born july 30,1939.thomas andre box son of john box.my grandpa married laura johnson,dont know when.my dad married phyllis jean eden. i have been married 2 times.first to gregory wayne angel.four children in marriage. chad thomas angel,john michael angel, nathan wayne angel,samantha lynn angel. married second to scott douglas motes.one son born in marriage tyler douglas motes.-
Sunday, March 6th 2011 - 01:42:36 PM
Name: Raymond Cox
E-mail address: xocmr1951@yahoo.com
Comments:I am looking for information on James B. Davis. He was born on 7/28/1864 and is my great grandfather on my grandmothers side of the family. My great grandmother was a Merritt. James B. Davis is buried in the Merritt Cemetery in Greene County.

I have been successful in finding some information on the Merritt's but nothing on James B. Davis except he might have had a brother that either moved or lived in Texas.
Wednesday, February 23rd 2011 - 07:17:08 AM
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