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July 2010 ~ New ~The information Page

July 8, 2010 ~ New ~  Added to Jackson County, MSGen site

https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/julius-redmond/SteedeCemetery.html  - click here for photos images. The Steede Cemetery is located in Section 9, T4S-R6W in historical Old Americus, the former county seat of government. Longitude -88.594811 and Latitude 30.711030. Tombstone data and photos compiled by: Julius Redmond, July 7, 2010. Member JCHGS and  Assistant Jackson County Coordinator bredmond25@aol.com 228-588-2486 or 228-623-7949.  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

July 6, 2010 ~ New ~  "Jackson County Files from MS-Up-loads "site" https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JC-Files/index.html

July 6, 2010 ~ New ~ Added to Jackson County, MSGen site

Krebs Family Genealogy of the U.S. Gulf Coast and Oklahoma
submitted July 2010 by: D. M. Krebs
David is a second generation Texan originally from Beaumont, TX.  His branch of the family settled in the Sabine Pass, TX area June 1921 from Pascagoula, MS, the Cradle of the Krebs Family.

Krebs Family Genealogy of the U.S. Gulf Coast and Oklahoma
3910 Fairmont Pkwy.
Ste J-PMB247
Pasadena, TX 77504

Gibson Family Clippings - 1930 - submitted by: Delilah, June 2010

July 3, 2010~ New ~  "Jackson County Files from MS-Up-loads site" https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JC-Files/index.html

June 18, 2010 ~ New ~ Thigpen -Wells Family contributed by: Ramona Thigpen rwthigpen@bellsouth.net https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JCFamilies/Thigpen-Wells-Family.html

June 14, 2010~ New ~ Grierson's Lineage: by David Grierson  griersonorigins@hotmail.com

May 31, 2010 ~ New ~ File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: Ramona Thigpen rwthigpen@bellsouth.net



Evergreen Cemetery
Submitted by: Julius "Buck" Redmond, Member JCHGS and  Assistant Jackson County Coordinator bredmond25@aol.com

Beulah Cemetry Submitted by: Julius "Buck" Redmond

Coleman Cemetery
Submitted by: Julius Redmond


Hamilton Cemetery
Submitted by: Julius  "Buck" Redmond


McRae Cemetery
Submitted by: Julius Redmond, survey completed Jan. 2010

Cronier Cemetery
Submitted by: Julius  "Buck" Redmond

April 4, 2010 ~ updated ~ Lyons Family page updated by: David Sprinkle https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/lyonsfamily.htm

March 21, 2010 ~ new ~ "Family Book" by: Brenda Waltman Knippers https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/BrendaWaltmanKnippers/book.html

March 2010 ~ new'Stone Family Military Newspaper Photos' submitted March 6, 2010 by: Greg & Terri Cole gtcole321@yahoo https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/military.htm

January 23, 2010 ~ new ~ Jackson County Deaths on new page:


Nov. 1, 2009 ~ new ~ Latimer, MS Community Page by: wanda@latimercommunitynews.com

Oct. 29, 2009 ~ new ~ photos submitted by: S. Trehern, Pascagoula
Photo can be seen at: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/family6554gph.jpg
Minnie Crewshaw, last resided in Jackson County, MS (on left), her brother, Buren Crenshaw, and her sister, Ze Crenshaw. Children of Thomas Levi Crewshaw & Delilia Wiggins. Delilia was one of the children of John P. Wiggins and Isabella Sparks (last resided in AL).

Comments from Pat Creel: My great-grandfather was Christopher C. Wiggins, b. 1857; also another child of John P. Wiggins (AL) and Isabella Sparks (AL). He married Martha S. Owens (AL), their daughter, my grandmother, Della Mae Wiggins, married my grandfather, Hardy H. Creel, Sr. son of Elijah Creel (born 1845, d. 1898) to Wesley Creel & Jerusha Nicholas in Jones County, MS, later moved to Lauderdale County, MS & Vina Dearman Creal/Creel (Joe) Stapleton (born 1866, Lauderdale County, MS and they last resided in Mobile County, AL.

File at: http://files.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/family6554gph.txt

Oct. 29, 2009~ new ~ Date Of Photograph: 1956  - photos submitted by: S. Trehern, Pascagoula         Photo can be seen at:  http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/crewshaw6555gph.jpg
Photo of: Ellie Dees Crenshaw and Minnie Crenshaw of Pascagoula, MS and Mobile County, AL; both buried  Grand Bay Cemetery, Mobile County, AL. Their granddaughter Mary and grandson Sammy are also buried in Grand Bay Cemetery. They had daughter named Armena, buried in Orange Grove Cemetery, Jackson County, MS. One living daughter, Leander Crenshaw Trehern, age 94. Minnie was daughter of Thomas Levi Crewshaw (Lucedale, George County, MS) & Delilia Wiggins (AL); daughter to John P. Wiggins (AL) and Isabella Sparks (AL). Ellie Dees Crenshaw was the oldest son of Marion Crenshaw and Nancy Summerlin Crenshaw.
Pat Creel comments -
: Leander Crenshaw Trehern, of Pascagoula, is couson to my grandmother, Della Mae (Wiggins) Creel wife of, Hardy H. Creel Sr. of Grand Bay, Mobile County, AL. Hardy was son of Elijah Creel (b. Jones County, MS) & Viney/Vina Dearman Creel/Creel (Joe) Stapleton (b. Lauderdale County, MS). Both buried in Mobile County, AL. Della was youngest daughter to Christopher C. Wiggins, of Choctaw County, AL; (brother to Delilia Wiggins Crenshaw) and wife Martha S. (Owens) Wiggins. patcreel@cableone.net

Oct, 28, 2009~ new ~ Three postcard photos submitted by: S. Trehern, Pascagoula. All sent to: Jackson County Ms Archives files County searchable: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/msfiles.htm

Photo can be seen at: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/downtown6542gph.jpg
Early morning snow storm and slush on Delmas Ave., Pascagoula. (Dated March 6, 1954) 

File Photo can be seen at: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/school6544gph.jpg
Public School, Scranton, Miss. (Date on back of postcard - 1905)
File at:

Photo can be seen at: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/jacksonc6543gph.jpg
Jackson County, MS Courthouse 1954       File at: http://files.usgwarchives.net/ms/jackson/photos/jacksonc6543gph.txt

Oct 19, 2009~ new ~Family of James Thomas Anderson by: Terri Anderson-Cook https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JamesThomasAndersonFamily.htm

Oct. 12, 2009~ new ~ 2009 Bennett Cemetery - Index by: Julius  Redmond https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/BennettCemeteryIndex.htm

August 29, 2009~ new ~ Lemaitre/Canfield Memorial Ceremony


July 26, 2009~ new ~ Goff-Carter-Waltman Cemetery indexed - by name or row by Julius Redmond


July 12, 2009~ new ~ CemeteryCleanup


June 29, 2009~ new ~ Caldwell Family by: Kim Dunaway


June 26, 2009 ~ updated ~ Jackson County Death Index updated


March 20, 2009~ new ~ Johnson Cemetery - new index - by name or row by Julius Redmond 


March 15, 2009~ new ~2007 & 2008 Death Notices


March 6, 2009~ new ~ Photos for Big Point Cemetery by: Douglas and Carmen Walley  


March 1, 2009 ~ new ~The Stokes Family of Pascagoula by: Robert Stokes https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/StokesFamily.htm

Feb. 21, 2009 ~ new ~Lemaitre Cemetery Index by: Julius "Buck" Redmond


Feb. 11, 2009 ~ new ~Robinson Cemetery Index - by: Julius "Buck" Redmond https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/RobinsonCemIndex.htm

Feb. 10, 2009 ~ new ~https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/Dowsing_Graves.html

by: Julius "Buck" Redmond

Feb 9, 2009 ~ new ~Four Mile Creek Index - by: Julius "Buck" Redmond https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/fourmilecreek_index.htm

Jan. 7, 2009~ new ~ Jackson County Deaths for 2009 https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JCdeaths2009.htm Put on: Civil Page -https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/civil.htm

Dec. 22, 2008~ new ~DeAnglo Family by: Ken DeAngelo


Dec. 11, 2008  (map and indexed by plot and owners) Union Cemetery by: Julius "Buck" Redmond 


Nov. 26, 2008 ~ Union Cemetery by: Julius "Buck" Redmond https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/UnionCemetery.htm

Nov. 10, 2008 ~ Krebs Cemetery by: Julius "Buck" Redmond https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/KrebsCem.htm

Nov 9, 2008 ~ Ferrill Cemetery by: Julius "Buck" Redmond 


Nov. 8, 2008 ~ Community of Christ Cemetery by: Julius "Buck" Redmond 


Jan. 24, 2008 ~updated ~VolunteerLookup Page  https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/FuneralRecords.htm

Dec. 2007~ new ~ Brenda Waltman Knippers is now Assistant County Coordinator for Jackson County MSGen - her email address is BrendaKnippersMS@aol.com

Nov 18, 2007 ~ added ~ Goff - Jones Family by: Francis M. Smith


Hannan Jones Family http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jonesrocha/

Oct 26, 2007 ~ new ~ http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/  Family History Collection - Free books online

Oct. 24, 2007 ~ updated ~ Mailing lists page  https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/mail-lists.htm

August 23, 2007~ new ~William M. Smith Family by: Ernie  Smith  https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/families-of-JC-.htm

August 18, 2007 ~ added ~ "Ocean Springs Archives"  by Ray L. Bellande on Search page. http://www.oceanspringsarchives.com/

May 19, 2007 ~ new ~ https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JC-MSGen-Volunteer-Lookups.htm  Ernie Smith is doing Jackson County Census lookups for years 1790 - 1930 & lookups from a book by "Melba Goff." Click on Url above for complete instuctions.

March 25, 2007 ~ new & updated~ "Volunteer- Lookup Page" https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/JC-MSGen-Volunteer-Lookups.htm  Click on Url above for complete instuctions

March 9, 2007 ~ new ~ Bible Records Page ~ in "CIVIL" section on front page:  https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/civil.htm

January 28, 2007~updated ~ https://sites.rootsweb.com/~msjackso/ferrill-family.htm  "Ferrill Family Page" new email address: efmckee@att.net

Dec. 6, 2006 ~new~ Jackson County Family Group Sheet  for submiting Jackson County families

Dec. 2, 2006 ~new~ "Cates Family" by: David Sprinkle has been added to "Families of Jackson County"

Nov. 26, 2006 ~new~ "Waltman Family" by: Brenda Waltman Knippers added on "Families of Jackson County" page

Nov. 26, 2006 ~new~ "Schultz/Pendavis Family" by: Pat Creel and Lynette Schultz-Lawlis added on "Families of Jackson County Page"

Nov. 25, 2006 ~new~ "Whittington Family" by: David Sprinkle added on "Families of Jackson County"

Nov. 24, 2006 ~new~ "Families of Jackson County" page

Nov 17, 2006 ~new~ Jackson County, MS Coordinator: Pat Creel Kendrick patcreel@cableone.net

March 18, 2006 - New Biography:  Archibald McMANUS, submited by Ann Geoghegan.

February 4, 2006 - Death Information:  GRISHAM

January 1, 2006 -  Added several names to Surnames Page
Cates, Cilburn, Clark, Hamilton, Higginbotham, Jones, Lyons, Sprinkle, Stork, Wells, Whittington.

Also added information about new Jackson County related mail lists:



December 3, 2005 - Added biography

The Seward Family, with two family photographs.  Thanks to Diana Seward McDuffie.

November 27, 2005 - New cemetery:  
Roberts Chapel Cemetery
.  Approximately 120 names with links to tombstone photographs.

November 21, 2005 - Added 70 names and tombstone photos to Johnson Cemetery

November 20, 2005 - Added History of Jackson County - 1891 Publication

July 24, 2005 - Added 61 names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery and 14 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery

July 23, 2005 - Added 23 names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery

July 19, 2005 - Added 68 names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery.

July 18, 2005 - Added 79 names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery.  Added 8 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery.

July 17, 2005 - Added Medal of Honor Memorial, photo and transcription. World War I Dead Jackson Co, MS, photo link and names. 

Added 5 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery.

July 16, 2005 - Added 14 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery.

July 15, 2005 - Added 64 names and photo links to Four Mile Creek Cemetery

76 names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery.

Added obit link for LOTT, Iona Watson. 

Added information on new mail listKNIPPERS-CLARENCE-L.

July 9, 2005 - Added 3 names and photo links to Bellande Cemetery, Added two cemetery pages:  Bell Fountain Cemetery, and Bayou Casotte Cemetery.  Added links to Military Memorials in Jackson County.

July 5, 2005 - Added 10 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery.

July 3, 2005 - Added 22 names and photo links to Lemaitre Cemetery, 31 to Johnson Cemetery, added new cemetery, Coleman .  Updates and link corrections on others.

July 2, 2005 - Added 9 names and photo links to Four Mile Creek Cemetery;  Added 54 names and photo links to Johnson Cemetery.

July 1, 2005 - Added new cemetery with 78 names and photos links:  Zion Cemetery

July 1, 2005 - Added 21 names and photo links to Machpelah Cemetery; added new cemetery Four Mile Creek Cemetery, with 75 names and photo links.

June 27, 2005 - Added 37 new names and photo links to Griffin Cemetery.  Added new cemetery:  Clark Cemetery.  Added 5 names and photo links to Machpelah Cemetery.  Added new cemetery:  Oak Grove Cemetery, with 46 names and photo links.

June 26, 2005 - Added new cemetery:  Elder Family Cemetery.

June 26, 2005 - Added approximately 150 tombstone names, photo links, and updates to Griffin Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Old Ferrill Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery.

May 9, 2005 - Updated Ferrill Cemetery, added 48 names to Griffin Cemetery, and started new cemetery: Crestlawn Memorial Park.

May 3, 2005 -  Added link to Company A, 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment, C.S.A., provided by Jim Taylor.  This unit was raised in Jackson County, MS.  Added 7 names to Serene Memorial Garden Cemetery, 2 names to Bennett Cemetery, and 50+ names to Griffin Cemetery.

April 28, 2005 - Added 32 names and tombstone photo links to Griffin Cemetery. Added 8 names and tombstone photo links to Johnson Cemetery.  Added 14 names and tombstone photo links to Orange Grove Cemetery.  New cemetery started: Jackson County Memorial Park Cemetery.  Added approximately 28 names and tombstone phot links to Ferrill Cemetery.

May 7, 2005 - Added 100 obituaries.

May 6, 2005 - Updated Caswell Spring Cemetery , added 5 names and tombstone photos to Griffin Cemetery, added biography and photo link for PARKER, John Ira,  2 new links to Jackson County online sites, and 9 obituaries.

May 5, 2005 - Added 25 names and tombstone photo links to Johnson Cemetery, 15 to Orange Grove Cemetery, 4 to Bennett Family Cemetery , and several updates to Ferrill Cemetery, and Spanish Fort Cemetery.

April 25, 2005 - Added names and tombstone photo links to Orange Grove, and Johnson cemeteries.

April 24, 2005 - Added link to transcription Oak Grove Cemetery.  Thanks to Lisa McKinney of Lisa's Cemetery Site. Added obituary links for CLAYTON, GILLION, GRIFFIN, and RHODES.  Added approximately 49 names and links to tombstone photos to Griffin Cemetery.

April 8, 2005 - Added link to transcription for Kivisto Cemetery.  Thanks to Lisa McKinney of Lisa's Cemetery Site.  Added obituaries:  Harris, Khayat, Maldonado, & Maples.  Added tombstone photos to Old Ferrill Cemetery.

April 4, 2005 - Added Plantation and Antebellum Homes page.

April 1, 2005 - Added links to several tombstone phtotos for Union Cemetery, and Serene Memorial Garden cemetery.  Added several obituaries.

March 29, 2005 - Added links to several tombstone photos for Griffin, Johnson, and Union cemeteries.  Added new History page with link to Class Of 1918 - Moss Point High School.
March 24, 2005 - Added links to several tombstone photos for Griffin Cemetery, and obituaries
March 20, 2005 - Added to category to TOC: Newspapers and Periodicals
March 20, 2005 - Added links to several obituaries.
March 13, 2005 - New City pages:  Pascagoula, Moss Point, and Ocean Springs.
March 13, 2005 - Added photograph of First Baptist Church, Pascagoula .
March 7, 2005 - Added photographs and names for Griffin Cemetery.
March 7, 2005 - Added historical marker and transcription for Moss Point.
March 6, 2005 - Added photos from Unnamed Private Cemetery in Escatawpa.
March 6, 2005 - Add several tombstone names and photos to Union Cemetery.
February 27, 2005 - Added information and partial transcription of Old Ferrill Cemetery
February 18, 2005 - Added photos of entrances to Church of Jesus Christ  of Later Day Saints Cemetery, Griffinand Machpelah cemeteries
February 18, 2005 - Added link to Church of God - Harvest Worship Center, Gautier
February 17, 2005 - Added Tombstone Photos from Union Cemetery
February 17, 2005 - Added information about PHOAL Mailing List.
February 17, 2005 - Added surname ROCHA [De La Rocha]
February 17, 2005 - Added obituary CREEL/PANKEY
February 14, 2005 - Added tombstone photos to Johnson Cemetery

February 14, 2005 - Added information about relevant Mail Lists
February 14, 2005 - Added photo of Union Cemetery - submitted by Patricia Creel
February 14, 2005 - Added Index to Interments Johnson Cemetery
February 10, 2005 - Added several obituaries - HUDSON, CRAWFORD, more.
February 10, 2005 - Added JONES Family Bible instriptions
February 10, 2005 - Added Tombstone Photos to Robinson Cemetery
February 5, 2005 - Added more links to county cemetery transcriptions and photos
February 5, 2005 - Added Free Find Search Application
February 2, 2005 - Added Biography - Stephen Starks
February 2, 2005 - Added Surnames CUMBEST, JONES and PENDARVIS
January 25, 2005 - Added Obituaries and Robinson Cemetery Partial Transcription
January 18, 2005 - Added tombstone photographs

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