Thursday, April 12, 2018

Generation 7 {Bell}


{Bell}
80. Hugh BELL: born 2 Apr 1789 in Fairfield Distr., SC; married by 1814 in Fairfield Distr., SC; died 13 Sep 1864 in Starkville, MS.
81. Martha WATT: born 27 Sep 1793 in Fairfield Distr., SC; died 29 Dec 1871 in Starkville, MS.
4/2/1789, Hugh born on a farm near Winsboro, Fairfield Dist., SC, s/o 160. William Bell Sr & 161. Margaret Montgomery.
9/27/1793, Martha born in Fairfield Dist., SC, d/o 162. William Watt & 163. Jane Thompson.
1/10/1798, Hugh’s mother died in SC.
1800, No.32:(S) 1800 Census, Fairfield Distr., SC. Hugh  m:10<16.
1810, Martha, female age 16-25, lives with her parents in Fairfield Distr., SC.
By 1814, Hugh married Martha.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, SC, Fairfield Dist., Hugh and Martha with 2 sons and 2 daughters.
5/14/1824 Hugh left a part of a group of slaves in his father’s will. (S) See No.32 Family notes.
9/3/1825, Hugh’s father died in SC.
1830, (S) 1830 Census, SC, Fairfield Dist. He lives next to David Montgomery34vi.
1/19/1832, Hugh’s father’s estate settlement audited in SC. Hugh’s brother Charles was one of the two executors. Hugh dispersed “164.33:6” (pounds?) from his father’s estate. (S) Original Document.
1/26/1835, Hugh Bell cited in the final accounting of his father’s will filed by Charles Bell, esq.
1840, (S) 1840 Census, SC, Fairfield Dist. Jane and husband Wm may be the older children.
11/6/1842, Hugh Bell, William Watt and James McCreight signed a Petition for the Poor of Fairfield County, SC.
(S) 1843 SC Census, Fairfield Co., Hugh Bell.
1844, They moved to MS. [See births of last 2 children in family.]
1845, Hugh with a household of 3 males and 4 females lives in Pontotoc County, MS. (S) Pontotoc County Census.
1846, Hugh Bell listed on the Oktibbeha County, MS tax roll. (S) Oktibbeha County Tax Roll.
7/30/1847, “my daughter Martha Bell wife of Hugh Bell” named in the will of her father William Watt.
10/29/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, OktCo. Hugh is a farmer with real estate valued at $2000. Note that the last child, Elizabeth McDowell, is 5 and was born in MS.
10/29/1850, (S) 1850 Slave Schedule, MS, OktCo. Hugh has 12 slaves.
By 1851, Hugh took in a border, William W. Goyen, who teaches school, and will eventually marry his daughter Sarah.
7/13/1851, Martha’s father died.
7/29/1851, William Goyen writes a letter to his sister Elvira, “I am now boarding at the house of Mr. Bell, the father of the beautiful Miss Bell I alluded to some time since. I intend to make a speech to Miss Bell in good ernest soon.”
10/1851, Hugh Bell named in the accounting of the estate of William Watt in SC.
3/6/1852, Hugh and Martha mentioned in a letter from their daughter Nancy to their daughter Isabelle, living in Texas.
8/3/1852, Hugh and Martha mentioned in a letter from their daughter Susannah to her sister Isabelle Wiseman in Texas.
12/22/1855, From Starkville, Hugh wrote a letter to his daughter Elizabeth who was in Texas, “Dear Daughter, With grief and sorrow … poor Susanna’s death. … It was her request that her friends not grieve … Nancy’s health has improved some … Margaret’s health is very delicate … My health and your mother’s is about the same … Yours as ever. Hugh Bell.”
5/3/1857, Letter from Starkville by F.A. Ware to Elizabeth in TX, “… Mr. Bell has been at the door of the grave but is recovering.”
1857, “Hugh Bell” is listed as an Elder from North MS in Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, P15.
7/7/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, OktCo., Starkville. Hugh is a farmer with real estate valued at $7000 and a personal estate of $31,000.
7/7/1860, (S) 1860 Slave Schedule, MS, OktCo. Hugh has 17 slaves. Note 4 are under 10 – born since 1850 census.
11/26/1860, Hugh and Martha wrote to Elizabeth in Texas, “My Dear Daughter … your father is enjoying good health …
9/13/1864 Hugh died “very suddenly. He was taken about dark with an appoplectic fit.” – letter of Hugh Bell Ware to Mrs. E. I. Wiseman; buried in ARP Cem., Starkville, MS.
7/1/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, OktCo., PB2, Starkville. Martha’s son John is living with her. Her real estate is valued at $1000.
12/29/1871 Martha died; buried with Hugh. (S) Gravestone.
Preserved letters: (S) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, William Goyen, 1915-1983, Papers.
Children of Hugh and Martha:
i. William Bell, born 1814 in Fairfield Dist., SC.
1820, William living with his parents. (S) 1820 Census, Farfield Distr., SC.
William married Margaret M.
1844, William remained in SC when the family moved to MS.
11/28/1853, Letter of William from Fairfield County, SC, “To Mr. William Wisemann, Dear Brother, … hear that you were well and well pleased with Texas. … Margaret is very uneasy … children … we have had six born and only three living … The two youngest – sons. … Hugh … Thomas Edward …”
1881, William died.
ii. Elizabeth Jane Bell, born 1818 in SC.
1820, Jane living with here parents. (S) 1820 Census, Farfield Distr., SC.
No.16:(S) 1850 Census.
Jane married Frank Asberry Ware, born 9/28/1811 in SC.
3/6/1852, See letter of sister Nancy.
3/18/1854, In a letter from Jane’s sister Susannah to her sister Isabelle in Texas, “… Jane is in the family way also, that is sister Jane.”
7/7/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, OktCo., Starkville. Frank A. Ware, age 48, Elizabeth, age 44, Bell 21, Marhta 19 and English teacher, Thomas 17, Isabella 16, Sarah 14, Mary 12, James 10, David 8, Andrew 5.
1897, Both Frank and Jane died; buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
iii. Nancy Rebecca Bell, born 1819 in Fairfield Dist., SC.
1820, Nancy living with her parents. (S) 1820 Census, Farfield Distr., SC.
~1840, Nancy married Wm C McDowell, born 7/30/1814 in Ireland.
9/13/1847, Wm died; buried in the ARP Church Cem., Starkville, MS.
10/29/1850, Hugh is guardian of her children. (S) 1850 census.
3/6/1852, From Starkville, Oktibbeha County, MS, Nancy B. McDowell writes to her sister Isabelle Wiseman in Texas. “Dear Sister, I received you kind letter … sorry to know you sufferred so much when you were confined. We are all well at present but Susannah. She has a rising under her arm. … Elizabeth is not well. … Jane … has a fine son … weighed 12 pounds … Nancy Watt … Her proberty divided … Mother is very mch about you … Your father and mother brothers-and sisters their love …”
12/22/1855, From Starkville, Hugh wrote a letter to his daughter Elizabeth who was in Texas, “Dear Daughter, With grief and sorrow … poor Susanna’s death. … Nancy’s health has improved some …”
7/23/1856, Nancy died; buried in ARP Cemetery, Starkville, MS.
Children:
Martha Jane McDowell, born 2/27/1842 in Fairfield Dist., SC. (S) 1850 Census.
8/4/1859 she married Robert Andrew Miller, born 2/27/1833 in Lynchburg, VA; his parents born in Ireland.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, Clay Co. Farmers, they have 7 children living at home.
2/12/1912 she died.
Agnes Dorothy McDowell, born 1843 in SC. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
5/9/1867 in OktCo., MS, she married Wm Ellis Saunders, born 1830 in VA.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, OktCo., Starkville. Wm a dry goods merchant; 3 Children.
2/21/1921 she died.
Elizabeth McDowell, born 1845 in MS. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
11/23/1868 “Lizzie” married H. G. Bardwell. (S) OktCo., MS Marriage Records.
(S) 1870 Census, MS, OktCo., Starkville. “Guion” has a personal estate of $1000. They have twin sons 8 months old, and an 11 year old slave.
iv. James Watt Bell, born 1820 in Fairfield Dist., SC.
1820, James living with his parents. (S) 1820 Census, Farfield Distr., SC.
3/4/1865, From Starkville, a letter of James W. Bell to his sister Elizabeth Bell Wiseman, “Dear Sister, … I have no doubt you have heard how father made his will. He left everything to John, Mary, Sarah and myself. … We have all agreed to make an equal division at mother’s death but some of them are not willing for that. … They are all mad at poor mother who had nothing to do with it … I have been attending the place ever since the war … If they free the negroes there will not be much left as the land is John’s. … I have been four trips to the war but ninety days is the longest time …”
1877, James died.
v. Isabelle (Elizabeth) Bell, born 1823 in Fairfield Dist., SC.
Isabelle married William R. Wiseman.
They moved to Texas.
3/6/1852, Isabelle sent a letter from her sister Nancy. (S) See Nancy.
8/3/1852, Isabelle sent a letter from her sister Susannah. (S) See Susannah.
vi. John Thomas Bell (40), born 1828 in SC.
vii. Sarah Martha Bell, born 1829 in SC.
No.16:(S) 1850 Census.
By 9/9/1851, Sarah married William Goyen.
9/9/1851, Letter of William Goyen, “I am boarding at Mr. Bell’s and have been since married. You requested me to give you a description of my better half. She is of medium size, dark hair, black eyes, and indescribably hansome. She has sweet, mild amiable disposition.”
9/9/1852, Letter of William Goyen, “Dear Cousin … I have been sick … I can rely to nurse … my sweet and darling wife. Sarah is well except a bad cold. …”
3/18/1854, In a letter from her sister Susannah to their sister Elizabeth, “Sarah’s child can nearly walk. She is the crankiest child I ever saw.”
8/1/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, OktCo., Starkville. They have real estate valued at $6400 and a personal estate of  $11,850.
1864, William joined the confederate army as a member of Duff’s Regiment, Company K.
5/9/1864, Near Verona, William wrote a letter to his daughters (which was found on his body after he died in battle.) “Dear Little Girls … Goodbye my dear little “Bettie” (Martha Elizabeth) and Anna Mae.
6/7/1864, Near New Albany, William wrote a letter to his wife (which was found on his body after he died in battle.) “My Dear Wife … We have been on the March two days to meet the enemy. They are at Ripley, and we expect to fight them today or tomorrow …
6/10/1864, William died as a confederate soldier at the battle of Brice’s Crossroads.
9/13/1864 “… You heard I guess that Mr. Goings was killed … Aunt Sallie has four children the youngest nearly three years old. She is keeping house and getting on finely.” – letter of Hugh Bell Ware to Mrs. E. I. Wiseman; buried in ARP Cem., Starkville, MS.
No.16:(S)1870 Census. A widow, living with her mother, Sarah “Gayens” has a real estate valued at $1000.
Children by William Goyen:
Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” Goyen, born 1856 in MS. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
Anna Mae Goyen, born 1858 in MS. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
John Bell Goyen, born 1861 in MS. (S) 1870 Census. [John Bell had a William Leslie Goyen, who had a son John Randle Goyen Sr., who had a son John Randle Goyen Jr., who had a son Doug Goyen – the source of the documentation about Martha Watt Bell.]
William Goyen, born 1862 in MS. (S) 1870 Census.
viii. J. G.  Bell, born 1830 in Fairfield Dist., SC.
3/18/1854, Letter of J. G. Bell from Starkville, MS, to William R. Wiseman in Texas, “Dear Brother, … I am well .. no news worth writing … We received a letter from brother William a few days ago … I must close as Susana wants to write a few lines to Lizy.”
ix. Mary Elizabeth Bell, born 10/3/1831 in SC.
No.16:(S) 1850 Census.
Mary married Archibald Miller.
8/3/1852, Mary named in a letter of her sister Susannah, and identified as having a baby.
3/18/1854, Mary has two children, as given in a letter from sister Susannah to sister Elizabeth.
10/4/1864, Mary died. 9/13/1864, “… Aunt Mary Miller … died from the effect of measles. She left five children the younges nearly two year old.” – letter of Hugh Bell Ware to Mrs. E. I. Wiseman; buried in ARP Cem., Starkville, MS.
v. Henrietta Susannah Bell, born 4/27/1834 in SC.
No.16:(S) 1850 Census.
8/3/1852, Susannah wroter a letter to her sister Elizabeth Wiseman in Texas. “Dear Sister, … The same fever that uncle James Watt died with the people are all dying with. Aunt Jane Bell lost both her daughters. … Aunt Nancy Watt and Billie are both dead. … Mary was up last week aweaving a piece of cloth. Her baby can walk. … I guess you hear Sarah is married … But if I don’t marry … Mother thinks the time long to see you. Pappy says that he will write … John says … H. S. Bell.”
3/18/1854, Letter of J. G. Bell to William R. Wiseman in Texas, continued by his sister Susannah to her sister Elizabeth, “Dear Sister, Ma has a very good garden. … Mary has two fine children … Sarah’s child can nearly walk …”
12/22/1855, at 4pm, Susannah died; buried in ARP Cem., Starkville, MS.

82. Jno S MCCOLLUM: born abt 1821 in SC; married abt 1840; died aft 1880 in Starkville, MS.
83. Margaret : born Jan 1827 in NC; died aft 19 Apr 1910 in Tuscaloosa, AL.
~1821, John S McCollum born in SC.
1/1827, Margaret born in NC.
~1840, Jno married Margaret.
(S) 1840 Census, AL, Tuscaloosa Co. Jno single, living alone.
8/1849, Jno registered in AL to vote on a Constitutional Amendment. n: “McCullum”.
11/6/1850, (S) 1850 Census, AL, Pickens Co., SD. Mary ( 9) was born the next month. Jno’s farm is valued at $250.
7/21/1860, (S) 1860 Census, AL, Pickens Co., Yorkville. b: SC. Occ: Ditcher.
3/25/1862, John S McCullum enlisted in the Confederate 41st Alabama Infantry, Company C, as a Private.
2/5/1865, John captured at the battle of Hatcher’s Run, part of the 9-month Union Siege of Petersburg, VA.
4/9/1986, Robert E Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, VA.
5/12-14/1865, John released at Point Lookout, MD on taking the oath of allegiance.
7/4/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, LownCo., Artesia. Jno is not at home with Margaret.
No.8:(S) 1880 Census. John is living with his son-in-law. [Note Margaret is not listed in the census.]
Aft. 1880, Jno died in Starkville, MS.
No.4:(S) 1900 Census. Margaret living with James ( 4) and his family indicates she has had 7 children, of which only 2 are still living.
4/19/1910, (S) 1910 Census, AL, Tuscaloosa Co., Tuscaloosa. Margaret lives with her son General.
Children of Jno and Margaret:
i. Jane McCollum, born 1840 in NC.
Jane married ? Smith. (S) 1870 Census.
Bef. 1900 Jane died. (S) 1900 Census of parents.
Children:
Margaret Smith, born 1857 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
John Smith, born 1860 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
James Smith, born 1862 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
ii. William Tecumseh McCollum, born 1846 in AL.
No.18:(S) 1850 Census.
No.18:(S) 1860 Census.
Bef. 1900 William died. (S) 1900 Census of parents.
iii. Jno Alexander McCollum, born 1848 in AL.
No.18:(S) 1850 Census.
No.18:(S) 1860 Census.
Bef. 1900 Jno died. (S) 1900 Census of parents.
iv. Mary Jane McCollum (41), born 12/15/1850.
v. Martha K McCollum, born 1855 in AL.
No.18:(S) 1860 Census.
Bef. 1900 Martha died. (S) 1900 Census of parents.
vi. General Morgan McCollum, born 1/1863 in AL.
~1893 Morgan married Mattie J Walley, born 1/1872 in AL.
No.4:(S) 1900 Census. Living with his wife and child in James Bell’s ( 4) family. He is a salesman in James’ grocery store.
4/19/1910, (S) 1910 Census, AL, Tuscaloosa Co., Tuscaloosa. They live on 26th Ave. His mother lives with them. Mattie has had only one child. General is a laborer doing odd jobs.
Children:
James Morgan McCollum, born 9/9/1896 in AL. (S) 1900, 1910 Census.
He married Evie ?, born 1899 in AL. (S) WWI Draft Reg. Card.
(S) 1920 Census, AL, Tuscaloosa Co., Hickmans. No children.
1935, James and Evie live in Tuscaloosa, AL. (S) 1940 Census.
4/23/1940, James and Evie, with son Charles, age 17, live in Tuscaloosa, AL. James a farmer. (S) 1940 Census.
12/9/1962, James died in Tuscaloosa, AL. (S) SSDI.

84. Powell LOFTIS: born abt 1805 in Spartanburg Co., SC; married abt 1830 in MS; died aft 13 Oct 1876 in Lowndes Co., MS.
85. Mary Ann THOMAS: born abt 1813 in Greenville, SC; died 1869 in Lowndes Co., MS.
~1805, Powell born in Spartanburg Co., SC; s/o 168. John Loftis & 169. Ann Powell. 
~1813, Mary born in Greenville, SC; d/o  170. John Thomas & 171. Fereba Simmons.
No.40:(S) 1820 Census, Powell, m:10-16.
(S) 1830 Census: No. 42, Dallas Co, AL. f:10<15. Mary.
~1830 in MS, Powell married Mary.
(S) 1833 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. Powell Loftis.
1/9/1833, (S) GLO, MS, Lowndes, Huntsvile, 38.88 acres, S1/2,E1/2,SE,17S,17W,32; 39.84 acres, S1/2,E1/2,NE,17S,17W,32.
10/28/1833, (S) GLO, Lowndes, Huntsville, 39.81 acres, S1/2,E1/2,NW,17S,17W,33.
(S) 1834 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. Powell Loftis.
3/2/1835, (S) GLO, Lowndes, Huntsville, 39.81 acres, N1/2,W1/2,NW,17S,17W,33; 79.62 acres, W1/2,SW,17S,17W,33.
(S) 1836 & 1837 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. Powell Loftis.
(S) 1838 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. Powell Loftis, 40 acres, “Lux”.
(S) 1839 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. Powell Loftis, 120 acres, “Lux”.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, LownCo. Powell m:30-40.
(S) 1840 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls (sup). Powell Loftis, 320 acres, “Lux”.
(S) 1841 MS Census, LownCo. Powell Loftis.
(S) 1845 MS Census, LownCo. Powell Loftis.
11/12/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, LownCo., No TWP. b: SC, Land value $2000.
11/10/1850, (S) 1850 Slave Schedule, MS, LownCo. Powell owns 9 slaves: 7 male and 2 female.
1/4/1855, “Mary Ann Loftis” named as an heir in the will of her mother.
6/9/1860, (S) 1860, MS, LownCo., Columbus. b: SC, Land value: $9600.00.
1869, Mary died in LownCo., MS. Burial: Vaughn’s Cem.
7/26/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, LownCo., Columbus PO. Powell is a widow. His real estate is valued at $960 and his personal estate at $300. Sallie, Lee and Oliver are Powell’s “Drake” grandchildren.
10/13/1876 Powell wrote his will.
Powell died soon after in LownCo., MS; burial: Vaughn’s Cem., LownCo., MS.
Family notes:
This last property bought with Thomas Christian and Mark J Deas.
Will, dated 10/13/1876, proved 10/19/1876. No. 1845. Powell Loftis Testator. Will.
        In the name of god, Amen!
        I, Powell Loftis, of the county of Lowndes and State of Mississippi, being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do make, publish and declare this my Last Will and Testament in form following to wit. I give my body to the dust and my soul to God who gave it. My property or worldly estate I dispose of as follows.
        Item 1st. I desire my son Abraham to have so much of my house hold furniture, and so much of my stick that will make him equal with what I have already given to all the balance of my children.
        Item 2nd. I desire the balance of my effects consisting in stock of all kinds, my house and kitchen furniture, notes and accounts, money and land, and other property which I am possessed, to be equally divided between each and all of my children and bodily heirs.
        Item 3rd. I desire my little grand children to be disposed of as follows, to wit. Sallie Drake is to be taken by Wm West who is to be her natural guardian, Oliver Drake is to be taken by N.H. Nickels who is to be his natural guardian, Robert Lee Drake is to be taken by Perry Loftis which is to be his natural guardian, each of the aforementioned guardians, to take (illegible) of all the effects belonging to these children and manage them the best of their ability and turn over the same to each of these children as they become of age.
        Item 4th. I hereby appoint N.H. Nickels and Perry Loftis of said county Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.
                                                                                                                                Powell Loftis (seal)
                                                                                                /s/ John A. Harris, J. C. West, Gabriel Vaughn
Children of Powell and Mary:
i. John D Loftis, born 5/1831 in MS.
No.20:(S) 1840 Census. m:5–9.
No.20:(S) 1850 Census.
No.20:(S) 1860 Census. Personal estate of $800.
CSA: John was a private in Co. I, 43rd MS Inf. Regt.
Aft. 5/1876 John traveled to TX to his sister Cordellia’s.
9/1877, John lives in Groesbeck, Limestone Co., TX. (S) Lawsuit papers of her brother Perry and sister Helena in Col. Libr.
12/8/1877, John received $321.38 from Powell’s estate settlement. (S) Court Rcds., Col. Libr.
6/29/1880, (S) 1880 Census, TX, Johnson Co., Pct3. John lives next to Cordelia.
1/1906 John died. Burial: “West” plot, Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX.
ii. Lenora A Loftis, born 1837 in MS.
No.20:(S) 1840 Census.  as f: < 5.
No.20:(S) 1850 Census. n: “Leanora”.
2/14/1856 Lenora married John C West. (S) LownCo. MB4, P269. [He is probably related to her sister Cordelia’s husband William. He had a younger brother named Johnson C West; but  too young to be Lenora’s husband.]
Bef. 1860 John died. (S) 1860 Census.
No.20:(S) 1860 Census. n: “West”.
1862, Lenora married Oliver Drake born in AL. (S) 10/13/1876 will of Powell Loftis.
No.20:(S) 1870 Census. n: “Drake”. (S) 1870 Census.
1868, Oliver died.
1873, Lenora died.
Children of John:
James P West, born 1857 in MS. (S) 1860 Census.
Bef. 10/1876 he died. [Not named in Powell’s will.]
Children of Oliver: 
Sarah “Sallie” Drake, born 9/12/1863 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
(S) 1880 Census, 16 years old, with her Aunt Cordellia’s family in TX.
2/3/1881 Sallie married Angus D McMillan; 1858–1942, who came to TX in 1876 from MS and worked for her Aunt Cordelia’s husband W L West. (S) Johnson Co. TX Marriage Records, 1854–1883 by Hudson. (S) Block, 1970, P78.
7/17/1905 Angus with Frank and Charles West [children of Cordelia20iv] purchased Citizens Bank of Joshua for $40,000.
2/24/1934 Sallie died. Both are buried in Caddo Cem., Joshua, Johnson Co., TX.
10/14/1948, Angus died in Johnson Co., buried with Sallie.
Robert Lee Drake, born 11/1/1866 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
12/15/1889 he married Nora Lizzie Sims; 1869–1945. (S) Johnson Co. TX Marriage Records, 1854–1883 by Hudson.
5/16/1949 he died. (S) TX Death Index. Both are buried in Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX.
Oliver Perry Drake, born 1868 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870,1880 Census.
~1892 he traveled to TX to live with his sister Sarah.
7/22/1894 Oliver married Mary Elizabeth Prentiss, 1878–1918. (S) Gravestone. (S) Johnson Co. TX Marriage Records, 1854–1883 by Hudson.
1942 he died. Burial: Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX.
iii. Hellena Loftis, born 10/16/1838 in MS.
No.20:(S) 1840 Census.  as f: under 5.
No.20:(S) 1850 Census.
2/14/1856 she married Nathaniel H. Nickels born 2/14/1831 in SC. (S) 10/13/1876, Will of Powell Loftis. (S) LownCo. MB4, P270.
6/23/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, LownCo., Caledonia. Nathaniel is a farmer with a personal wealth of $4000. They owned 3 slaves: f:30, f:12:, m:3.
No.20:(S) 1870 Census.
9/28/1877 in Columbus, Helena, her husband N H Nickels, and her brother Perry are involved in a lawsuit with the other members of the family over her father Powell’s estate.
12/8/1877, Helena received $321.38 for herself and $107.12 as guardian of Oliver Drake from Powell’s estate settlement. (S) Court Rcds., Col. Libr.
1/15/1878, Helena appeared in court in LownCo. to receive her share of Powell’s estate.
6/18/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MS, LownCo., Distr1. Lenora’s son Oliver P Drake lives with them.
10/24/1894 Nathaniel died, buried in Vaughn’s Cem.
6/14/1900, (S) 1900 Census, MS, LownCo., Caledonia.  A widow and a farmer. She indicates that she has had 11 children, 8 of which are still living.
4/15/1910, (S) 1910 Census, MS, LownCo., WD5, Columbus, 725 2nd Ave. Hellen lives with her daughter Mattie and her family. She has had 11 children, 8 still alive.
11/16/1918 Helena died in LownCo., MS. Burial: Vaughn’s Cem., LownCo., MS beside her husband.
Children:
Ofelia Nickels, born 3/28/1857 in LownCo., MS.
4/17/1860 she died. (S) Gravestone. Burial: Vaughn’s Cem..
Virginia Cordellia Nickels, born 10/10/1859 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
10/30/1879 she married Samuel Taylor Ussery; 1848–1920; buried in Vaughn Cem., LownCo., MS.
1900, “Jennie” and family live in Johnson Co., TX. Her unmarried siblings Cherokee and Thomas live with her.
Martha “Mattie” Nickels, born 2/17/1862 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
12/3/1890 she married Joseph Andrew MeHaffrey, 1861–1935. (S) LownCo., MB15, P424.
11/27/1924 Mattie died; both buried in Vaughn’s Cem.
Mollie L Nickels, born 5/7/1864 in LownCo., MS.
10/4/1867 she died. (S) Gravestone. Burial: Vaughn’s Cem..
Robert P Nickels, born 1865 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
12/14/1893 he married Ida Hughson, born 1867 in MS.
1920 Census, the “Nichols” live in Richland, LA; and have 7 children.
3/21/1938 he died; buried in Pine Grove Cem., Lamar Co., AL.
Augusta F Nickels, born 11/8/1868 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
10/10/1871 she died. (S) Gravestone. Burial: Vaughn’s Cem..
Cherokee Nickels, born 11/1872 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880 Census.
Aft. 1900, she married Frances Perry West, younger brother of her Aunt Cordelia’s husband.
1910 Census, they live in Lamar Co., TX. They had 1 son & 1 daughter.
Hattie Nickels, born 7/1874 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880,1900 Census.
4/19/1905 she married Thomas W Morris. (S) LownCo. MB23, P207.
1930 Census, they live in Columbus, MS; 1 son, [1 daughter in 1910 census.]
Thomas J Nickels, born 8/1876 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880 Census.
11/25/1908 he married Anna L Cates, born 1890 in TN. (S) LownCo. MB24, P112.
1910 Census, they live in Columbus, MS; they had 1 child.
Alice Nickels, born 2/1878 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880,1900 Census.
She never married.
1899 she moved to TX to live with her Aunt Cordelia.
1957 she died; burial: “West” plot, Caddo Cem., Joshua, Johnson Co., TX. (S) Gravestone.
Annie L Nickels, born 11/1882 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1900 Census.
4/27/1916 she married James M Morton. (S) LownCo. MB 25, P600.
iv. Cordelia Margaret Loftis, born 11/05/1842 in MS.
No.20:(S) 1850 Census.
No.20:(S) 1860 Census.
CSA: William served 3 years in the Civil War. (S) 1892 interview with Weldon I Hudson.
1/17/1867, Cordelia married her 2nd cousin, William Leech West, born in 9/13/1834 in AL. (S) Gravestone. (S) LownCo. MB5, P467. [William is the s/o Sarah, d/o Lemuel Loftis ( 80v).]
6/11/1870, (S) 1870 Census, AL, Sanford Co., Trulls, Big Pond. William’s real estate is valued at $375, and his personal estate at $450. Henry West, a 7 year old black male, is listed with the family.
1871, they had moved to Artesia, MS.
5/1876, just 5 months before her father died, they left MS for Caddo Grove, TX, just NW of current Joshua. Cordelia had 3 young sons, a daughter, and was pregnant.
9/1876, they camped on the banks of the Trinity River just north of Fort Worth. William search the area for 5 days before settling on the Caddo Grovex area. He bought 500 acres for $7.50 and acre. He built a store and home. He brought supplies to the store from Ft. Worth. Cordelia took in night lodgers. He later built a larger home about 2 miles SE.
9/1877, Cordelia and William live in Caddo Grove, Johnson Co., TX. Neice Sally Drake lives with them. (S) Lawsuit papers of her brother Perry and sister Helena in Col. Libr.
12/8/1877, Cordelia received $321.38 for herself and $107.12 as guardian of Sally Drake from Powell’s estate settlement. (S) Court Rcds., Col. Libr.
4/1/1878, Cordelia appeared in court in Johnson Co. to authorized her payment of Powell’s estate be sent to her brother Perry as her “Attorney in fact”.
6/29/1880, (S) 1880 Census, TX, Johnson Co., Pct3, Caddo Grove. William is a farmer. John, Cordelia’s brother, lives next to them.
1881, they moved their business to Joshua because the new railroad was going to bypass Caddo Grove, and Joshua would be the new train station. [About 3 miles.]
1892, William was interviewed by (S) Weldon I Hudson. William was the 1st Postmaster of Caddo Grove, and of Joshua. William began a general merchandise store, which he moved to Joshua when the railroad station moved. He made brick, and erected a brick building which was a dry goods and grocery store. He also built a brick house on the NW corner of 4th & Veatch St.’s. He was a democrat. They were members of the Primitive Baptist Church. They owned 500 acres, 300 of it cultivated.
6/9/1900, (S) 1900 Census, TX, Johnson Co., Pct3. Cordelia indicates she has had 8 children, all still living. William is a merchant. Charlie is a salesman.
1/13/1909 William died; burial “West” plot, Caddo Cem., Joshua, Johnson Co., TX. (S) Gravestone.
5/6/1910, (S) 1910 Census, TX, Johnson Co., Pct3. Widow. She has had 8 children, 7 of which are still alive. She lives on Burleson & Joshua Rd. She owns her farm.
12/27/1916 Cordelia died; buried with William.
Children:
Francis Perry West, born 7/3/1868 in MS. (S) 1870, 1880 Census.
He married Lulu Maude Norwood, born 1875 in TX. (S) 1920 Census, TX, Johnson Co.
7/17/1905 Frank, brother Charles, and Angus McMillan [husband of Sallie Drake, d/o Lenora Loftis20ii] purchased Citizens Bank of Joshua for $40,000.
1900–1917 Frank was Pres. of Farmers and Merchants Natl. Bank of Cleburn.
7/16/1930 he died in Amarillo, TX, buried in Amarillo.
Charles Christian West, born 8/17/1870 in AL. (S) 1880, 1900, 1910 Census.
~1899 he married Alice ?, born 1884 in TX. (S) 1920 Census, TX, Freestone Co.
Charles served as a Postmaster of Joshua. (S) Block, 1970.
7/17/1905 Charles part of purchase of Citizens Bank of Joshua [see Frank].
6/13/1937 he died; burial: Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX. (S) Gravestone.
George Fleming West, born 7/12/1872 in Artesia, MS. (S) 1880 Census.
Spanish–American War, served in Pensacola, FL.
He married Minnie Hill.
1922 he opened his own “Ladies Ready-to-Wear” shop in Cleburn.
12/23/?? He died, buried in Cleburn, TX.
Willie Cordelia West, born 5/7/1874 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
11/24/1892 she married Theo Denton, 1854–1938, who operated a lumber mill. (S) Johnson Co. TX Marriage Records, 1854–1883 by Hudson.
7/13/1899, cornerstone laid for Willie Denton College with money and materials supplied by her husband. Her brothers Tom, Nobel & Sam were in the 1st class.
4/3/1901 Willie died at 26, buried with Theo in Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX.
Jessie Leech West, born 12/18/1876 in Caddo Grove, TX. (S) 1880, 1900 Census.
1894–1895 she attended Sherman Inst. For Young Ladies in Sherman, TX.
2/19/1901 she sent a letter to her sister Willie.
She married Rev. William Turner Gray.
2/5/1959 she died in Port Arthur, buried in Waco, TX.
Thomas Rush West, born 8/31/1881 in Caddo Grove, TX. (S) 1900,1910 Census.
He married Maude S ?, born 1884 in AL. (S) 1920 Census, TX, Johnson Co.
6/5/1917 he was a banker [for his brother Frank] and lived at 609 Prairie Ave, Cleburn. (S) WWI Draft Reg.
1921 he died; burial: Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX. (S) Gravestone.
Nobel Best West, born 4/4/1884 in Caddo Grove, TX. (S) 1900 Census.
1908 he married Eula Constance Picket, d/o Dr. James Picket.
He sold men’s clothing in Fort Worth and Cleburne.
7/16/1968 Nobel died in Grand Prairie, TX, buried in Cleburn, TX.
Children:
        Amelia Margaret West, born 10/1/1912, died 8/3/1913. (S) Gravestone.
        Samuel Abe West Sr, born 8/22/1886 in TX. (S) 1900,1910 Census.
                1903, he bought his father’s store and sold it in 1912.
                6/5/1917, WWI Draft Reg., single, a bank clerk, living in Joshua.
                1918, WWI. Samuel served as Paymaster at Camp Travis, San Antonio, TX.
                9/4/1923 he married Jessie L Needham, born 2/18/1899, died 4/17/1983.
                Samuel served as a Postmaster of Joshua. He also worked in the bank purchased by his
                                brothers Frank and Charles.
                1937, he opened another store in Joshua which he ran until 1968.
                8/8/1977 he died; burial: Caddo Cem., Johnson Co., TX. (S) Gravestone.
(S) A Mem. and Bio. Hist. of Johnson Co., TX by Hudson, 1892, P149; a 1st–hand account based on Hudson’s personal interview.
(S) History of Johnson Co. and Surrounding Areas by Viola Block, 1970.
(S) Joshua As It Was and Is, 1853–1976, Publ. by Joshua Hist. Comm., 1977.
(S) Joshua As It Was and Is, Vol II, Publ. by Joshua Hist. Comm., 1981.
v. Perry Oliver Loftis (42), born 9/1848 in LownCo., MS;
vi. Abraham Loftis, born 1/4/1852 in MS.
No.20:(S) 1860 Census. n: “Abe”.
7/26/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, LownCo., PD2, Columbus. Lives with his father. 
3/10/1875 Abe married [probably a cousin] Emma Amanda Loftis, born 4/3/1857 in AL, the d/o John Loftis & Frances Lucinda Barmore. (S) LownCo. MB7, P280. (S) 10/13/1876, Will of Powell Loftis.
9/1877, Abram lives in Rockston, Lamar Co., TX. (S) Lawsuit papers of her brother Perry and sister Helena in Col. Libr.
12/8/1877, Abram received $321.38 from Powell’s estate settlement. (S) Court Rcds., Col. Libr.
4/6/1878 in Delta Co., TX, Abe signed a recipt for his share of Powell’s estate.
6/4/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MS, LownCo., Dist1, Bt1. n: “Loftes”. Abe is a farm overseer.
7/3/1896, Abe named the executor in the will of Jerry Sturdivant of LownCo.
11/3/1899, Abe named the executor in the will of James Welborne of LownCo.
7/5/1900, (S) 1900 Census, MS, LownCo., Lebanon. Amanda has had 8 children, 5 of which are still living. Abe owns his farm.
1906, “Loftis, Abe, (Amanda), constable, res 407 N 8th St., Tel 465” (S) 1906 City Dir. of Columbus, P58.
3/29/1909, Abraham died. Burial in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
1912, “Loftis Amanda (wid Abe), res 406 N 8th St.” (S) 1912 City Dir. of Columbus, P132.
1914, “Loftis Amanda (wid Abe), res 406 N 8th St.” (S) 1914 City Dir. of Columbus, P144.
9/7/1931, Amanda died. Burial in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
Children:
Lucy Loftis, born 9/26/1874 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
11/23/1899 she married J M Kidd, s/o Wm22i. (S) LownCo. MS Marriges, B20, P446.
1/14/1902 she died. Burial in Woodlawn Cem., LownCo., MS.
Lula Loftis, born 3/1877 in MS. (S) 1880,1900 Census.
1906, “Loftis, Miss Lula, milliner Mrs McGeorge, res 407 N 8th St.” (S) 1906 City Dir., Columbus, P58.
1912, “Loftis Lula Miss, bds 406 N 8th St.” (S) 1912 City Dir. of Columbus, P132.            
1914, “Loftis Lulu Miss, bds 406 N 8th” (S) 1914 City Dir. of Columbus, P144.
9/17/1914, she married J D Dotherow. (S) LownCo. MB25, P380.
1917 she died; burial in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
Powell Loftis, born 8/1879 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
11/3/1886 he died as a child, buried in Vaughn Cem., LownCo., MS.
Perrie O Loftis, born 6/1882 in MS. (S) 1900 Census.
1906, “Loftis, Perry O, clk P O, res 407 N 8th St.” (S) 1906 City Dir., Columbus, P58.        
He married Florence ?, born 1883 in AL.
(S) 1910 Census, they live in Columbus; 1 daughter. His sister Lula lives with them.
7/20/1916 he died; burial in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
Clementine Loftis, born 5/2/1884 in MS. (S) 1900 Census. 
1906, “Loftis, Miss Clemmie, clk R E Leigh, bds 407 N 8th St.” (S) 1906 City Dir., Columbus, P58.
She married William R “Bob” Phillips, 7/30/1877–12/3/1964.
3/15/1941 she died. Both buried in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
Mary Jackson Loftis, born 6/1886 in MS. (S) 1900 Census.
1906, “Loftis, Miss Mary, res 407 N 8th St.” (S) 1906 City Dir., Columbus, P58. 
1912, “Loftis Mary Miss, bds 406 N 8th St.” (S) 1912 City Dir. of Columbus, P132.          
1914, “Loftis Mary Miss, bds 406 N 8th” (S) 1914 City Dir. of Columbus, P144.
8/8/1915 she died; burial in Friendship Cem., Lot 462, Columbus, MS.
John Davis Loftis, born 9/28/1888 in MS.
4/25/1890 he died as a child; buried in Vaughn Cem., LownCo., MS.

86. John Brown KIDD: born 10 Apr 1816 in Giles Co., TN; married 11 Jan 1838 in Lowndes Co., MS; died 2 Oct 1871 in Caledonia, Lowndes Co., MS.
87. Narcissa WARD: born 25 Oct 1822 in Abbeville Dist., SC; died 29 Nov 1896 in Caledonia, Lowndes Co., MS.
4/10/1816 John born in Giles Co., TN, s/o 44. William Kidd & 45. Zilpha Lewis Kimbrough. (S) DAR Appl. of GGD Martha Hartness. [A “John B Kidd” Bible is cited in the application – but its whereabouts is unknown.]
No.44:(S) 1820 Census, TN, Williamson Co., Franklin. John m:<10.
10/25/1822, Narcissa born in Abbeville Dist., SC, d/o 46. William Ward & 47. E W ?.
(S) 1836 LownCo. Tax Rolls. John Kidd.
(S) 1837 MS Census, LownCo. John Kidd.
No.44:(S) 1840 Census. John m: 20-30.
1/11/1838 in LownCo., MS, John married Narcissa. (S) LownCo., MS, MB2, P87.
(S) 1838 LownCo., MS Tax Rolls. John Kidd, in “Butta”.
(S) 1839 LownCo. Tax Rolls. John Kidd, in “Butta”.
1840, (S) 1840 Census, MS, LownCo. James is John’s brother who probably died before 1850.
9/3/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, LownCo., No TWP. b: TN. Land value: $1200.
9/2/1850, (S) 1850 Slave Schedule, MS, LownCo. John owns 18 slaves: 10 male and 8 female.
6/23/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, LownCo., Caledonia. b: TN. Value of real estate: $25,000. Value of personal estate: $55,000.
(S) 1860 Slave Census, MS, LownCo. He owned 40 slaves: listed by age, gender. All the slaves were listed as black. The slaves accounted for most of the personal wealth.
65,Female             61,Male                 55,Female             44,Male
40,Male                 38,Female             35,Male                 35,Female
34,Male                 31,Male                 28,Male                 28,Female
25,Female             22,Male                 20,Female             19,Female
18,Female             17,Female             17,Male                 15,Female
15,Female             11,Male                 9,Male                   9,Male
8,Male                   7,Male                   7,Male                   6,Male
6,Male                   6,Male                   5,Female               4,Female
4,Female               3,Female               2,Male                   2,Male
1,Male                   1,Male                   1,Female               1,Female
4/22/1869, John left 1/3 of his father’s real and personal property in William’s will.
8/3/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, LownCo., Columbus, PD2.
10/2/1871 at 9 AM, John died at the home of his daughter Virginia. Buried in Woodlawn Cem., LownCo., MS. (S) Gravestone.
7/1874 Narcissa named as John’s widow the final estate papers of his will.
6/11/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MS, LownCo., Bt1. Narcissa living with son John.
11/29/1896, Narcissa died; buried in Woodlawn Cem., LownCo., MS. (S) Gravestone.
Family notes: John Brown Kidd:
The ages of Mary and Virginia are reversed from 1850 to 1860. Another John Kidd family is also in LownCo. in 1850. This family from SC was still there in 1833, and only after that moved to MS.
Last Will and Testament of William Kidd: (S) Microfilm of original records of the LownCo., MS Court House, Will Bk. 1, PP305-7.
“To the Honorable …Thomas Kidd and Alfred Kidd would respectfully show facts your honor that John B Kidd late of said county departed this life on the 2nd day of October last at his residence of L C Harvey in said county; that before his death to wit on the 1st day of October AD 1871. The undersigned here at the habitation of L C Harvey [son-in-law] who was there and had been for several days previously confined by bodily illness; that the said John B kidd was then afflicted with a malady of a dangerous and alarming character, and being apprehensive of approaching dissolution did say about the hour of 11 O’clock AM of the day aforesaid desire the family and friends present except the undersigned leave the room, and did call upon the undersigned and expressed his desire of making his will, and did ask them to take notice and bear testimony that what he was then about to say was his last will, or words to the like effect, and did then and there utter the following testimony words to wit:
That it was his will that his mill in said county be sold and all of his children to have one thousand dollars each of it being that much, except Wm R Kidd who has received one thousand dollars more than the others; he also stated that he had paid five hundred and fifty dollars to V C Harvey which he wished to be deducted from the thousand dollars going to her. He also expressed as his wish that the amt. coming to his three daughters, Mary P Harvey, V C Harvey, and Della Kidd, be paid out in real estate for their special benefit. And if any money is left after paying each of his children on thousand dollars as aforesaid, the remainder if any be divided between his wife and children. He also said – I wish my wife to move to the old homestead which is hers already and to have my horse and mules to run her farm.
That the undersigned as said deceased expressed the above will hastily made the substance of his words on a sheet of paper at hand and handed it to decedent who made it out and expressed his assent to it correctness. The undersigned then asked the deceased if he could sign his name to it – who said he could – and making the effort affixed his name to the instrument of writing – written with a pencil heretofore attached to which decedents genuine signature appeared.
That the said Alfred M Kidd remained with the deceased until late in the evening of that day and returned again on the following morning and remained until his death that day to wit Oct 2nd AD 1871.That the said Thomas Kidd remained form the time of the writing of said testament words until the said testator departed this life in his presence; and the undersigned further states that about the hour of 9 AM on the morning of the said 2nd day of October the said testator departed this life. The undersigned also state that the said testator at the time of the writing of said testament words was of sound & disposing mind memory and understanding. And your petitioners would further state that they are brothers of the deceased and in no way interested in his said estate. And they would further ask that said will should be admitted into probate as the last will and testament of deceased. And they will ever pray.” /s/ Alfred M Kidd, /s/ Thomas Kidd.
7/1874, (S) 5th Chancery Distr., LownCo., July Term, 1874, final accout of estate of John B Kidd, Wm A Harris exec: Received from … 1872 sale of personal property, 684.86; 1873 real estate sale, $1535; cash on hand of deceased, $5; cash from Special Deposit in the Columbus Insurance & Banking Company in gold, $3179.50; from the estate of John’s father William, $2527.77 … Paid out … tombstone, $20; …
Kidd’s Tavern in LownCo. near Steens, located “across the road from the family cemetery”. (S) Source Material for MS History LownCo., V44, Pt 1, Columbus Library. The tavern was originally in the Woodlawn house next to the cemetery. The house was built around 1825. William bought the land around 1835 and operated it as a tavern and stagecoach station until around 1860. Rev. Wood, a Cumberland Presbyterian minister bought the house from the Kidd family.
Children of John and Narcissa:
i. William Rufus Kidd, born 12/4/1838 in LownCo., MS.
No.22:(S) 1840 Census, m<5.
No.22:(S) 1850 Census.
No.22:(S) 1860 Census.
2/12/1862 in MS William married Louisa Viola Tulane, born 1/1843 in MS; the d/o Louis S Tulane, born 8/14/1794 in NJ, died 10/2/1871 in Wetumpka, Elmore Co., AL. Her brother Paul Tulane endowed Tulane Univ. in New Orleans.
1870 – they may have been “on the road”; Benjamin was born in Columbus in 1871.
10/1871, William named, but left out of his father’s will because he had already received $1000.
9/24/1873, they live in Wetumpka, Elmore Co., AL. (S) Estate papers of his grandfather William.
7/1874 William, “residing in Wetumpka Ala”, named as John’s son in the final estate papers of his will.
6/1/1880, (S) 1880 Census, AL, Elmore Co., Weptumpka.
Bef. 1900 William died – Louisa is a widow living with her daughter Ledell in San Antonio.
11/11/1912 in San Antonio, TX Louisa died. Each of her 9 living children was left $20,000. Both are buried in the Old Wetumpka Cem., Elmore Co., AL.
Children:
Frances (Fannie) Kidd, born 1863 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
She married Frank Morange, born 1838.
1941 she died.
Charles Tulane Kidd, born 7/2/1866 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
He married Forence Mitchell, 1871–1914.
(S) 1910 Census, AL, Calhoun Co., Anniston. 1 son at home.
7/10/1913 he died in Calhoun Co., AL, buried in Hillside Cem.
Ledell Kidd, born 1868 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
She married Charles L Bass.
(S) 1900 Census, San Antonio, TX. Her mother lives with her.
1/3/1958 she died.
Benjamin Edgar Kidd, born 10/16/1871 in Columbus, MS. (S) 1880 Census.
4/16/1902 he married Julia Valma Enslen, born 11/1/1879.
2/17/1945 he died in Lee Co., AL; buried in Oak Hill Cem., Birmingham, AL.
Myrtle Kidd, born 1872 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
1908, she married Conner Dunlap.
(S) 1910 Census, AL, Morgan Co., Falkville. 2 children.
1931 she died.
Louis S Kidd, born 10/5/1874 in Elmore Co., AL. (S) 1880 Census.
1902, he married Etna Camp, 1876–1960.
(S) 1910 Census, AL, Calhoun Co., Anniston. 3 sons at home.
12/24/1935 he died; buried in Edgemont Cem., Anniston, AL.
Maysie S Kidd, born 3/1877 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
She married ? Young.
1951 she died.
Birdie May Kidd, born 12/1878 in AL. (S) 1880 Census.
She 1st married Robert Johnson.
She 2nd married ? Crenshaw.
5/30/1958 she died.
Claudia Kidd, born ~1880.
1906 she died.
Juliette Kidd, born 2/1882.
She married James Hayden.
1/8/1917, they arrived on the cruise ship Atenas at New Orleans from Cristobal, Canal Zone.
1936, she died.
ii. Virginia Carol Kidd, born 11/22/1842 in MS.
No.22:(S) 1850 Census.
No.22:(S) 1860 Census.
5/6/1862 “Jenny C” married Dr Lewis Clay Harvey, born 2/22/1839 in MS, brother of Mary’s husband. (S) LownCo. MB5, P69.
7/12/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, LownCo., Columbus.  n: “Jene”. Lewis is a physician.
10/1871 Virginia given $450 in her father’s will.
7/1874 “Jennie C Harvey wife of Lewis C Harvey” named as John’s daughter the final estate papers of his will.
1/6/1888, Virginia died in LownCo., MS. Buried in Woodlawn Cem. [Lewis remarried.]
9/22/1911 Lewis died; buried in Woodlawn Cem.
Children:
Lula Alma Harvey, born 1868 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
Lelia Madeline Harvey, born 12/1869 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
She married L Thos Wisdom. (S) Gravestone.
(S) 1930 Census, MS, Leflore Co., Greenwood. He is an insurance agent.
6/29/1934 she died; buried in Woodlawn Cem. (S) Gravestone.
Mary Virginia Harvey, born 2/22/1872 in LownCo., MS.
1897, she married James H Lance. (S) Gravestone.
(S) 1900 Census, MS, LownCo. She has had 2 children, 1 living.
4/15/1949 she died; buried in Woodlawn Cem. (S) Gravestone.
iii. Mary Petelia Kidd, born 10/18/1845 in MS.
No.22:(S) 1850 Census.
No.22:(S) 1860 Census.
8/12/1860 in LownCo., MS, Mary married Joseph England Harvey, born 7/22/1826 in Oglethorpe, GA, brother of Virginia’s husband. He was an MD. (S) LownCo. MB4, P645.
(S) 1870 Census, MS, Lowndes Co., Columbus. Joseph is a physician. Their real estate is valued at $480 and his personal estate at $400.
10/1871, Mary given $1000 in her father’s will.
4/2/1873, Joseph died; buried in Woodlawn Cem.
10/1873, Joseph paid $84 out of Mary’s grandfather William’s estate for services during his illness.
4/1/1873, Joseph died, buried in Woodlawn Cem. (S) Gravestone.
7/1874, “Mary P Harvey widow of Joseph E Harvey deceased” named as John’s daughter the final estate papers of his will.
7/4/1875, Mary died in LownCo., MS. Buried in Woodlawn Cem.
Children:
Lucy Virginnia Harvey, born 9/27/1862 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870, 1880 Census: J T Kidd.
6/3/1883 she married Frank Sharp, 1849–1930. (S) LownCo. MB11, P324.
4/28/1888 she died; buried in Woodlawn Cem. (S) Gravestone.
Ila Harvey, born 7/15/1863 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870, 1880 Census: J T Kidd.
12/25/1881 she married Frank A Rowan. (S) LownCo. MB10, P502.
7/5/1899 she died; buried in Woodlawn Cem., LownCo., MS.
Martha “Mattie” Harvey, born 1865 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1870 Census.
10/25/1885 she married J A Cook. (S) LownCo. MB12, P413.
Joseph England Harvey Jr, born 1866 in LownCo., MS.
8/5/1866, he died an infant.
James Harvey, born 1867 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880 Census: A T Harvey. (S) 1870 Census.
John Harvey, born 3/31/1869 in LownCo., MS. (S) 1880 Census: A T Harvey. (S) 1870 Census.
1900, he married Maria E Campbell, born 1878 in KY.
(S) 1910 Census, MS, LownCo. 3 daughters.
iv. John Franklin Kidd, born 8/12/1849 in MS.
No.22:(S) 1850 Census.
No.22:(S) 1860 Census.
9/2/1870 John married Louisa J McReynolds, born 1851 in MS.
No.22:(S) 1870 Census. His wife Lou is listed with the family.
7/1874, J F named as John’s son the final estate papers of his will.
No.23:(S) 1880 Census. John is a farmer. His mother lives with him. 2 nieces, Ila and Lucy, daughters of Mary, also live with him.
Children:
Unnamed infant son; born 8/27/1871 [died the same day.]
Dell Anna Kidd, born 1872 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
Beulah Kidd, born 1874 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
12/31/1895 she married C O Lance. (S) LownCo. MB18, P384.
Whittier Kidd, born 1876 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
Alma Kidd, born 1879 in MS. (S) 1880 Census.
v. Della Elizabeth Kidd (41), born 9/01/1855.
vi. Unnamed son, died 10/1859; buried in Woodlawn Cem., LownCo., MS.


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