Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Revisiting the Founding Era program

"Revisiting the Founding Era" 
Program presented by Ms. Merrielyn Ginn

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 2:00 P.M.
McComb Public Library Meeting Room

More info: 601-684-2661, ext 14


Friday, January 10, 2020

Recent Additions to the Genealogy Collection


McCOMB Public Library
Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi Ballards
compiled by Lynne D. Miller

WALTHALL County Library 
Historical Annual: National Guard of the State of Mississippi 1938

McCOMB and WALTHALL  Libraries
Ellzey Family Record
by Alexander Kinchen Ellzey and Martha V. Carbney; assembled by Leon J. Ellzey, III

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New Book Added!

New Book Added to McComb Library Genealogy: 

Bartholomew's Children: A Southern Ball Family 
by Henry Fletcher Ball, Jr.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Genealogy Books Added!

Just added to the genealogy collection at McComb!

1. Six Generations of the Family of William Jasper McCain (1855-1924) 
and His Wives, Mary Careena Adelaide Blaylock McCain (1856-1904) 
and Maggie Lee Tucker McCain (1878-1961) 
by William D. McCain

2. Five Generations of the Family of Richard John McCain (1853-1929) 
and His Wife, Emma Augusta Dean McCain (1854-1930), 
of Webster County, Mississippi 
by William D. McCain

3. Eight Generations of the Family of Henry Fox (1768-1852) 
and His Wife, Sara Harrell Fox (1772-1848),
of South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi - Volumes 1 and 2
by William D. McCain 

4. Eight Generations of the Family of John Shaw (1788-1858) 
and His Wife, Nancy Worthy Shaw (1788-1846), 
of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Mississippi
by William D. McCain

5. Ancestry of the Fox Family of Richland and Lexington Counties, South Carolina
and Collection of Fox Data
by Joseph E. Steadman, Sr. and Shirley Faucette

6. Six Generations of the Family of James Monroe McCain (1810-1862) 
of South Carolina and Mississippi 
by William D. McCain

7. Six Generations of the Family of John McCain (1831-1922) 
and His Wife, Mary A. Turnbow McCain (1838-1923), 
of Alabama and Mississippi 
by William D. McCain

8. Some Notes on the Families of James Jacob Shepherd and Edward John Lenz
of Greenville, Mississippi 
by William D. McCain

9. Outline of Four Generations of the Family of Henry Fox (1768-1852)
and His Wife, Sarah Harrell Fox (1772-1848), of South Carolina and Mississippi 
by Shirley Faucette and William D. McCain

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

New book added!

Added to McComb Public Library: 

Memoirs
by Mary Katie Gillis

(Daughter of Norman Gillis, Sr. and Katie Lewis Gillis)
Norman Gillis, Sr. owned Gillis Rexall Drug Store in McComb. 

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

New book added!

Added to McComb Public Library:

Forrest Family

by Lacy Forrest
Descendants of Richard Forrest (1767-1841) 

Monday, August 20, 2018

WPA Mississippi county histories digitized

The Mississippi Library Commission has digitized 
the WPA county histories for Mississippi!
The files are searchable and in PDF format.