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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals


William Thomas Rainey was born about 1824 in , , Louisiana. He died on 20 Aug 1849 in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana. William married 1, 2 Mary Ellen Monks on 28 Apr 1842 in , Hinds, Mississippi.

[Notes]

Mary Ellen Monks [Parents] was born 1 on 6 Feb 1826 in , Hinds, Mississippi. She died in Sep 1850 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Mary married 2, 3 William Thomas Rainey on 28 Apr 1842 in , Hinds, Mississippi.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i
Louisa Caroline Rainey was born on 23 Feb 1843 in , Hinds, Mississippi. She died on 29 Sep 1883 in Marshall, Harrison, Texas.
  F ii Eleanor Monks Rainey was born in 1846. She died on 11 Jan 1886.

James A. Leggett [Parents] was born in Apr 1834 in , , Mississippi. He was buried 1 in Midway Cemetery, Richland Parish, Louisiana. James married 2, 3 Eliza Minerva Monks on 12 Jan 1855 in , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana.

James was counted in a census 4 1860 in Ward 7, Carroll, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 5 1880 in 1st Ward, Richland, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 6 1900 in Police Jury Ward 1, Richland, Louisiana.

Other marriages:
Lanier, Lucy M.
, Savannah R.

[Notes]

Eliza Minerva Monks [Parents] was born 1 on 24 Dec 1829 in , , Mississippi. She died 2, 3 on 29 Apr 1870 in , Richland, Louisiana. Eliza married 4, 5 James A. Leggett on 12 Jan 1855 in , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana.

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They had the following children.

  F i Jennie Leola Neill Leggett was born on 17 Jan 1856. She died on 1 Mar 1906.
  M ii
Erasmus Holmes Leggett was born 1 on 3 Feb 1859 in , , Louisiana. He died 2 on 3 Feb 1859 in , , Louisiana.
  M iii
Samuel Neill Leggett was born 1 on 3 Feb 1859 in , , Louisiana. He died 2 in Feb 1859 in , , Louisiana.
  M iv James Leeper Neill Leggett was born on 18 Feb 1860.
  F v
Clara Leggett was born 1 on 1 Sep 1861 in , , Louisiana. She died 2 on 26 Sep 1862 in , , Louisiana.
  M vi
Gustave T. Beauregard Leggett was born 1 on 15 Nov 1862 in , , Louisiana. He died on 13 Mar 1921 in Richland, Louisiana, United States.[Notes]
  M vii
Samuel Neill Leggett was born 1 on 9 Aug 1864 in , , Louisiana. He died 2 on 13 Sep 1865 in , , Louisiana.

James A. Leggett [Parents] was born in Apr 1834 in , , Mississippi. He was buried 1 in Midway Cemetery, Richland Parish, Louisiana. James married 2 Lucy M. Lanier on 24 Dec 1873.

James was counted in a census 3 1860 in Ward 7, Carroll, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 4 1880 in 1st Ward, Richland, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 5 1900 in Police Jury Ward 1, Richland, Louisiana.

Other marriages:
Monks, Eliza Minerva
, Savannah R.

[Notes]

Lucy M. Lanier was born in Cal 1853 in , , Mississippi. She died on 4 Dec 1885 in , , Louisiana. Lucy married 1 James A. Leggett on 24 Dec 1873.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i Laura Defrance Leggett was born on 30 Oct 1874. She died on 14 Aug 1971.
  M ii William Clifton "Willie" Leggitt was born on 24 Oct 1876. He died on 8 Apr 1956.
  F iii
Lucy L. Leggett was born 1 on 23 Mar 1878 in , , Louisiana. She died 2 on 4 Dec 1882.[Notes]
  F iv
Ethel Leggett was born 1 on 22 Oct 1880 in , , Louisiana.
  M v
John Ray Leggett was born 1 on 26 Nov 1882 in , , Louisiana, United States.[Notes]
  M vi
Neill Leggett was born 1 in 1885 in , , Louisiana.

James A. Leggett [Parents] was born in Apr 1834 in , , Mississippi. He was buried 1 in Midway Cemetery, Richland Parish, Louisiana. James married Savannah R. on 11 Sep 1887 in , Richland Parish, Louisiana.

James was counted in a census 2 1860 in Ward 7, Carroll, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 3 1880 in 1st Ward, Richland, Louisiana. He was counted in a census 4 1900 in Police Jury Ward 1, Richland, Louisiana.

Other marriages:
Monks, Eliza Minerva
Lanier, Lucy M.

[Notes]

Savannah R. was born about 1840. Savannah married James A. Leggett on 11 Sep 1887 in , Richland Parish, Louisiana.

[Marriage Notes]

James Leeper Neill Leggett [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Feb 1860 in , , Louisiana. James married Ida Mae Ray "Jenny" on 13 Dec 1887 in , Richland Parish, Louisiana.

James was counted in a census 2 1900 in Police Jury Ward 1, West Carroll, Louisiana.

[Notes]

Ida Mae "Jenny" Ray was born in May 1855. Jenny married James Leeper Neill Leggett on 13 Dec 1887 in , Richland Parish, Louisiana.

[Notes]

Pvt. Archibald Lee Yeiser [Parents] was born on 6 May 1810 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. He died on 17 Oct 1872. He was buried 1 in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi. Archibald married Eliza Jane McRaven on 17 Jul 1835.

Archibald served in the military 2 1862.

[Notes]

Eliza Jane McRaven was born about 1813 in , , Tennessee. She died in 1854 in , Warren, Mississippi. Eliza married Pvt. Archibald Lee Yeiser on 17 Jul 1835.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i Emma E. Yeiser was born about 1838.
  M ii
Thomas Yeiser was born about 1857 in , Warren, Mississippi. He died 1 in Apr 1880 in , Warren, Mississippi.[Notes]
  M iii
Philander Yeiser was born about 1842 in , Hinds, Mississippi.[Notes]
  F iv
Eliza Lee Yeiser was born in 1845 in , Vicksburg, Mississippi. She died on 15 May 1845 in , Vicksburg, Mississippi.[Notes]
  M v
Harry H. Yeiser was born in 1847 in , Warren, Mississippi. He died 1 in 1850 in , Warren, Mississippi.[Notes]
  M vi
John Yeiser was born in Cal 1838 in , , Mississippi.

George Washington Yeiser [Parents] was born on 23 Dec 1812 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. George married Sarah M. Oliphant about 1850 in of, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

George was counted in a census 1850 in Sabine, Sabine, Texas.

[Notes]

Sarah M. Oliphant was born in 1815. Sarah married George Washington Yeiser about 1850 in of, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

[Notes]

Charles Ridgley Yeiser [Parents] was born on 10 Mar 1816 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. He died on 4 Jul 1844. Charles married Jane McRaven.

[Notes]

Jane McRaven was born on 2 May 1818. She died on 7 Oct 1854. She was buried in , Hinds, Mississippi. Jane married Charles Ridgley Yeiser.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i Katherine "Kate" Yeiser was born about 21 Aug 1844.

Walter Strother was born in Cal 1804 in , , Missouri. He died before 1870. Walter married Prudence Gough Yeiser on 2 Sep 1832 in Baker's Creek Plain, Hinds, Mississippi.

Walter was counted in a census 1 1850 in Sabine, Sabine, Texas. He was counted in a census 2 1860 in Milam, Sabine, Texas.

[Notes]

Prudence Gough Yeiser [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 10 Mar 1816 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. She died on 16 Jun 1893. She was buried 1 in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, Denton, Texas. Prudence married Walter Strother on 2 Sep 1832 in Baker's Creek Plain, Hinds, Mississippi.

Other marriages:
Weeks, Jesse M.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary Yeiser Strother was born about 1834 in , Hinds, Mississippi.[Notes]

Jesse M. Weeks was born in Cal 1818 in , , Mississippi. Jesse married Prudence Gough Yeiser about 1838.

Jesse was counted in a census 1 1870 in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas. He was counted in a census 2 1880 in Pilot Point, Denton, Texas.

[Notes]

Prudence Gough Yeiser [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 10 Mar 1816 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland. She died on 16 Jun 1893. She was buried 1 in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, Denton, Texas. Prudence married Jesse M. Weeks about 1838.

Other marriages:
Strother, Walter

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  M i
Marion Weeks was born about 1840 in Pilot Point, Denton, Texas. He died in 1841. He was buried 1 in Pilot Point Community Cemetery, Pilot Point, Denton, Texas.
  M ii Jesse M. Weeks Jr was born in Dec 1843. He died on 23 Feb 1914.

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