Thursday, February 26, 2015

New Titles Added!

McCOMB Library & LIBERTY Library

·         Autobiography & Stories of Henry P. Lewis, Itinerant Minister
New, revised edition, with added stories & photos about Methodism, the times & places in Mississippi, as well as Henry’s ancestors, his wife, Rebecca Tillery & their children, well sourced with new, detailed index
Compiled by Martha A. McKay & Edward Allen

McCOMB Library

·         Holmes County, Mississippi Pioneers
Tax Rolls for 1833, 1837, 1845; Abstracts from Will Book 1; Abstracts from Lexington Standard & Holmes Co. Record and Lexington Union; 1850 Slave Schedule; Information on Early Families
By Betty C. Wiltshire

·         Madison County, Mississippi Will Abstracts
Abstracts from Will Book A, 1829-1892
By Betty C. Wiltshire

·         Abstracts of Marion County, Mississippi 2nd District Marriage Records
(Held in Lamar County, MS)
These marriages took place in the part of Marion County that is now Lamar County.
            Compiled by Clarise Soper and Myrna Lazenby

·         Yazoo County, Mississippi Pioneers
Tax Lists for 1823, 1825, 1834, 1843; Abstracts from Will Book A; Probate Records Minute Books A, B, C, D; Marriage Books A & B; The Mexican War; Information on Early Families
By Betty C. Wiltshire


·         Index to Early Will & Probate Records of Adams Co., MS
By Carolyn Cole

Friday, February 20, 2015

Added to Our Collection!

LIBERTY Public Library

Sarepta Baptist Church History, 1810-1976

Paul Parker, Pastor --- Meadville, MS

MCCOMB Public Library

William Magee and Mary Margaret James

And Their Descendants, 1770-1993

The Youngblood Family

Some Descendants of Three Generations:
Benjamin and Susannah (Collins) Youngblood (Marion County, MS)

Henry and Sarah (Harvey) Youngblood

John Pearl and Matilda Elias (Norwood) Youngblood

Of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas

Compiled by Reba Holmes Brown

The Richest Poor Man of Two Centuries

The true story of our daddy, Claude Boone (1895-1965)

Written and compiled by A. D. Boone, a family member

Sartinsville, Mississippi (Published in Summit, MS)

Some Wills from the Burned Counties of Virginia

And Other Wills Not Listed in Virginia Wills and Administration 1632-1800

By William Lindsay Hopkins

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Just a note...

The Contact Me widget that was previously on the right side of my blog under the picture of the Genealogy Room is now located on my CONTACT page. It is now accessible to anyone whether on a computer or a mobile device.

Monday, February 9, 2015

New Titles @ McComb

Titles Recently Donated to Genealogy 

@ McComb Public Library: 

* Mississippi Newspaper Obituaries, 1876-1885
by: Betty C. Wiltshire
Includes abstracts from a variety of Mississippi newspapers, including The Brookhaven Democrat, The Brookhaven Ledger, The Brookhaven Leader, and Summit Conservative Times.

* Index to Early Will and Probate Records of Adams Co., MS
by Carolyn Cole

*  Pardons by the President
Final reports of the names of persons who lived in Alabama, Virginia, West Virginia, or Georgia, were engaged in rebellion and pardoned by the President, Andrew Johnson. 

* A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia
edited by E. Merton Coulter and Albert B. Saye

* Vital Records of Three Burned Counties
Births, marriages, and deaths of King and Queen, King William, and New Kent Counties, Virginia
by Therese Fisher

*  Alexandria and Alexandria (Arlington) County Virginia
Minister Returns and Marriage Bonds 1801-1852
Transcribed by T. Michael Miller

* Apprentices of Virginia, 1623-1800
  Harold B. Gill, Jr. 

*  Wills and Administrations of Surry County, Virginia 1671-1750
Eliza Timberlake Davis

* Butler, Denson, and Allied Families
Research by Hoyt Butler
Other surnames appearing: 
Davidson, Spears, Spillman, Poindexter, Wilkinson, Heard, Jagers, Collins
* Virginia Genealogist
Volume 1, 1957
Volume 2, 1958
Volume 3, 1959
Volume 4, 1960
Volume 5, 1961
Volume 6, 1962
Volume 12, 1968
Each book includes January through March of each year.