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1777-1836 Adams became 
Franklin Co on 
Coles Creek
Dicey Hughs George W.; 
Andrew J.; 
Thomas J; 
William B.; 
Samuel P.; 
Benjamin F; 
Nancy Ann;
Farmer; Served in 
Jacob's company 
in War of 1812
Family Bible;
Will of Dicey H. 
Gilbert and other
land deeds, Adams 
and Franklin County; 
Marriage records, etc;
Kate Mullins -
John H., II
b Abt. 1773 SC
s 1828 MS
Amite Co. - 1812-1815
Lawrence Co. - 1815
Wives 1 & 2 unknown; 
Elizabeth Faust
Abt. 1803 SC; 
Alsey Gill on 2/8/1824 MS;
Born in SC:
Ellender b. Abt 1790;
John H., III b. 1/9/1796;
Uriah b. 10/1/1799;
Nancy b. Abt 1800; 
Reuben R. b. 1805;
Darling Jefferson b. Abt. 1809;
William Thomas b. 4/15/1810;
James b. Bet. 1811-1814;
Born in MS
Peter Alexander b. 1/26/1815;
Harrison M. b. Abt 1816;
Lucinda b. Abt 1817;
Louisa b. 9/12/1825;
Lavenia b. Abt 1826;
Blacksmith and Gunsmith;
Established Cold Springs, 
MS near Bogue Chitto (Lawrence Co.) in 1814
Passport through Indian Nations issued by Georgia
Governor dated March 7, 1812;
Signed Memorial of Sundry Inhabitants of Mississippi Territory - Settlers
on Public Land submitted to Congress on March 22, 1816;
1820 Census for Lawrence Co., MS;
1825 Tax Roll, Lawrence Co., MS; 
320 acres in Bogue Chitto
April Gill Page -
GLEASON, David 1759-1823 Cole's Creek area 
about 1787
Barbara DeMoss David Jr.; 
Mary Elizabeth
Isaac Shadrick;
Revolutionary War Soldier from 
Spanish Court
records of Debtors;
Ouachita Parish LA 
baptism records;
George Turnipseed -
d. 1818 Amite in 1810 from GA Elizabeth Strother Sarah b.1805;
Hannah b. 1808;
Maryt b. 1809;
David b 1810;
Abbi b 1814;
Mitilda b. 1816;
Elizabeth b 1818, just 
before her father was killed by the indans, or just after;
Elizabeth Strother Glass married Thomas Mc Galin in 1820, in Pike Co., MS. - La Vera Jones -
GODBOLD, James B. 12/1785 
D.  3/1/1869
Jefferson Co. 
ca. 1810;
Franklin Co.
Elizabeth K. 
Reason Erwin;
Mary Ann;
Martha Jane;
Levi Wright;
James M.;
Blueford Diffinsworth;
Wiliam S.;
Louisa Missouri:
Thomas Whitfield;
Bethesda Methodist;
A Partial Genealogy of 
John Godbold of S.C.;
1810 Jefferson Co. '
MS Land Records;
Edward L. Godbold -
b ca 1767
d St. Landry Parish, LA 1822. 
Amite Co., MS ca 1803 Susanna Simmons William Vincent
Rebecca Jane (Gober)Woods;
- Wed 16 Nov 1803 was recommended by
inhabitants of  Franklin 
Co, GA which was 
Ordered that Pass Port through the Creek Nation 
of Indians be prepared 
for Craddock Gober 
which was presented and signed.
2)1810 Amite Co., MS Federal Census (single)
3)Listed as Chain Carrier 
on Map of Twp No. 1, 
Range 17 West of Basic Meridian of the Land Dist. 
E. of Pearl River M.T. (St. Stephens, Marion Co., 
MS) dated Aug 16, 1810.
Marr License bet 
Craddock Gober & 
Susanna Simmons dated 
24 May 1815, Amite Co., MS
Margaret Williams 'Peggy' Taylor -
b ca. 1780
d bef 1840
Amite County, MS before 1810 1) Mary Gober - 1st cousin 
2) Rebecca Clayton
By Mary:
By Rebecca:
Charles Lewis;
Elijah C.;
Lucinda Gober (Taylor);
- 1810 Amite Co. MS 
Federal Census;
Land Records, Amite Co, MS;
Margaret Williams 'Peggy' Taylor -
b.  1770 Marion, Amite, Lamar, Pike-1809 - -
09-16-1809, she sold a negro woman and her children for a tract of land containing 140 acres and $30.00 to william
- Ruderic Ingram -
ca.1780-1849 Before 1805;
Homochitto River Adams County, Ms.
Sarah Ford Thomas F.;
Osborne Bartlett;
Franklin P.;
Sarah Caroline; 
John Quincy Adams;
Farmer Adams County Tax List;
Franklin County Census 
and Tax List;
Franklin County Deeds;
Barbara Celotto -
Thomas M.
b. 19 Nov, 1723, VA d. 1805, MS Near Cole's Creek in 
what is now Jefferson 
Co., 1780's
 1) Martha Wills (1734 - 1785). 
2) ?
b. in VA:
Elizabeth Marston 10/21/1753;
Henry Filmer, 11/11/1755;
Thomas Marston, 02/06/1758;
Anthony, 01/01/1760;
Abner, 01/21/1762;, 
Patsy Wills , 12/25/1763;
Ann Harwood, 12/17/1765;

b. in NC:
Henry, 11/08/1767;
Elias, 10/09/1769;
Filmer Wills, 04/06/1772;
Abraham, 09/26/1774;
Everard, 04/15/1776;

Thomas Green came to the Natchez District in the 1780's.  He served as a commissioner for GA, & was involved in creating the short-lived Bourbon Co. in the MS Territory.  His family
settled on the waters of Coles Creek in what is now Jefferson Co.
His sons-in-law included Cato West & Thomas Hinds.
Claiborne, J.F.H. Mississippi As A 
Province, Territory, and State;
LaSalle, Arthur E.  The Marriage of Andrew Jackson At Springfield Plantation; 1987;
Rowland, Dunbar.  Mississippi The Heart
of the South, 1925;.
University of the South, Sewanee, TN,  Dudley 
Gale papers;
Mary Gale Page -
Thomas Marston
b. 6 Feb 1758; James City, VA
d. 1812-1813
Jefferson County, MS Martha Kirkland
Pricilla M. Kirkland
Joseph b. 16 Nov. 1780 Coles Creek.  m. Mildred Merriwether Cabell in 1805, Jefferson Co., MS.'
Elizabeth b. 18 Jan 1783. m. John Alexander Davison in
Jefferson Co., MS.  d.1862-1863 in Texas;
Martha Wills b. 22 May 1784-1786 m. John Hopkins;
Mary "Polly" b. 17 March 1787.  m. Charles Burr Howell 15
April 1804, Jefferson Co., MS.  d. about 1815;
Jane b. 13 March 1789.  m. Archelaus Kirkland abt 1810.
d.  27 Aug. 1849;
Laminda b. 5 July 1791.   m. Major Gen. Thomas Hinds June
1807. d. 1841;
Rebecca b. 19 Aug 1793.  m. Doctor McCoy/McCay abt 1810;
William Marston, Jr.  B. 10 Jan 1796.  m. Laura McCaleb 10 Aug. 1818.  d. 1829;
Filmer Wills b. 25 March 1798. m.  Emily H. McCaleb on 24 Oct 1822;
Augusta b. 19 July 1801. m. Jacob Renson Holmes;
All Children were born in Jefferson Co., MS and lived at Springville.
Was a Representative of the Mississippi Territory in the Seventh
Congress of the United States (1802-1803)  Planter.  Col. for the
Mississippi Militia
(1)Typed Copy of the Henry Green Bible
(2) The Ewing Genealogy with Cognate Branches, pg 131.
(3) Marriages of Jefferson County, MS
(4) Marriages and Deaths from Miss. Newspapers by Wiltshire Vol. 2, pgs.
113, 210
(5) Probate and land records
(6) Cemetery record at Springfield.
Diane Fyans Roos -
GUICE, Christopher, Sr. 25 Jul 1718-
Abt 1792?
Seltsertown Landgrant 
Margaret Plowhead Jonathan, Sr.; 
Christopher,  Jr.;
Abraham A.;
Frontiersman and farmer. Christopher, Sr. was a soldier with Anthony Bledsoe, per Rev. Voucher No. 4187 Family history, 
John Grantham Guice 
DAR Records
Anthony A. Miller -

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