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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Sgt. William Harris Mounger & Susan Artelissa Terral

 Sgt. William Harris Mounger & Susan Artelissa Terral

1/31/1843, William born in Jasper Co., MS, s/o 16. Henry Mounger & 17. Celia Millsaps.

8/15/1844, Lissa Terral born in Jasper Co., MS; d/o 18. James S Terral & 19. Alletha Heidelberg.

9/19/1850, Artlissa lives with her parents in Jasper Co., MS.

10/8/1850, William lives with his parents in Jasper Co., MS.

7/7/1860, Artlissa lives with her parents in Jasper Co., MS.

5/1862, Lillian born in MS, d/o Charles W Tatum & Martha J McCormick.

CSA: Co. H, 27th MS inf., Braggs Army; William fought at Murfreesboro and Chickamuaga. Sgt. Mounger was captured and sent to Camp Douglas in Chicago.

1866, William married Lissa.

6/9/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, Jasper Co., Center Beat, Paulding. William and Lessie have a son Milton, age 2. William is a farmer with land valued at $2000 and a personal estate of $1075.

William attended the Summersville Institute.

6/4/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MS, Jasper Co. William and Lissa have 5 children at home.

6/20/1881, Lissa died in Jasper Co., buried with William.

1885, William Sheriff of Jasper Co. [The only Republican to hold that office.]

1/1887, William married 2nd Lillian.

1900, William the supervisor of the 6th district for the 1900 census.

6/9/1900, (S) 1900 Census, MS, Clarke Co., Enterprise. Lillian has had 4 children, all living with them. William is a farmer.

5/10/1901, William died in Clarke Co., buried beside his wife Lissa in the old Salem Cem., Vossburg.

1912, Lillian died.

Children of William and Lissa:

i. Milton Uriah Mounger born 9/1867 in MS.

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