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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

Source Citations


William Thomas Rainey

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "MARRIAGES:
Wm. T. Raney and Mary Ellen Monk were married April __ 1842."

2Mississippi Marriage records 1826-1900. "Groom Name: William T. Rainey
Bride Name: Mary E. Monks
Marriage Date: 28 Apr 1842
County: Hinds
State: Mississippi."


Mary Ellen Monks

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTH
Mary Ellen Monks daughter of Willam and E.A. Monks was born Feb. ____."

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "MARRIAGES:
Wm. T. Raney and Mary Ellen Monk were married April __ 1842."

3Mississippi Marriage records 1826-1900. "Groom Name: William T. Rainey
Bride Name: Mary E. Monks
Marriage Date: 28 Apr 1842
County: Hinds
State: Mississippi."


James A. Leggett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28114872.
How is it possible for this site to show a death date of Dec. 24, 1873 when he is listed in the 1900 U.S. Census?. Image.

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "MARRIAGES:
James A. Leggitte and Eliza M. Monks were married January 12th 1855."

3Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925. "Name: Eliza M. Monk
Spouse: James A. Leggett
Marriage Date: 12 Jan 1855
Marriage Place: East Carroll."

41860 U.S. Census, M653_409 pg 328, 22 Jun 1860. "103 James A Leggett 26 MW Planter Mississippi
Eliza M Leggett 27 FW Housewife Mississippi
Jinny L. Leggett 4 FW Louisiana
James N Leggett 4/12 MW Louisiana
Erasmus H. Leggett 31 MW Farmer Mississippi

104 Absolom Leggett 37 MW Farmer Mississippi
Jennie L Leggett 21 FW Housewife Mississippi."

51880 U.S. Census, FHF 1254467 pg 90C, 3 Jun 1880. "Leggitt, James A. WM 46 M Planter Mississippi
-------, Lucy M WF 27 Wife M Keeps House Mississippi
-------, James N WM 20 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Beauregard WM 15 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Laura WF 5 Daughter S Louisiana
-------, Clifton Wm 3 Son S Louisiana
-------, Lucy WF 2 Daughter S Louisiana
Rurley, Peter BM 27 Farm Laborer Louisiana
Leggitt, Erasmus H WM 51 S Planter Mississippi
Ray, Rebecca WF 53 Sister Keeps House Mississippi
---, Jennie WF 25 Niece S Mississippi
---, Lillie WF 15 Niece S Arkansas
Leggitt, Elena WF 19 Niece S Louisiana
-------, Absolom WM 12 Nephew S Farm Laborer Louisiana."

61900 U.S. Census, T623_578 pg 19A, 27 Jun 1900. "Leggett, Clifton Head WM Oct 1876 23 M Louisiana  Mississippi Louisiana Farmer
-------, Clara Wife WF Mar 1882 18 M 1 1 Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James Son WM Nov 1899 6/12 S Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James A Father WM Apr 1834 66 Wd Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Surveyor."


Eliza Minerva Monks

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTH
Eliza Minerva Monks daughter of William & E.A. Monks was born the 24th December ____."

2U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885 . "Name: Eliza M Leggitt
[Eliza Minerva Leggitt]
[Eliza Minerva Monk]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
Birth Place: Mississippi, USA
Age: 38
Death Date: Apr 1870
Cause of Death: Intermittent Congestive Fever
Census Year: 1870
Census Place: Ward 1, Richland, Louisiana
LINE: 23."

3Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATHS:
Eliza M. Leggitt wife of J.A. Leggitt died April 29th 1870."

4Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "MARRIAGES:
James A. Leggitte and Eliza M. Monks were married January 12th 1855."

5Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925. "Name: Eliza M. Monk
Spouse: James A. Leggett
Marriage Date: 12 Jan 1855
Marriage Place: East Carroll."


Erasmus Holmes Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill.

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATHS:
Erasmus Holmes Leggitt died Feb. 1859."


Samuel Neill Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTH:
Samuel Neill Leggette was born Feb. 3rd, 1859."

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATHS:
Saml Neill Leggett died Feb. 1859."


Clara Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTHS
Clara Leggett was born Sept. ____."

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATHS:
Clara Leggitt died Sept. 26th 1862."


Gustave T. Beauregard Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill.


Samuel Neill Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTHS:
Samuel Neill Leggett was born August 9th 1864."

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATH:
Samuel Neill Leggitt died Sept. 13, 1865. (written in margin of Bible: "My dear little brother""."


James A. Leggett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28114872.
How is it possible for this site to show a death date of Dec. 24, 1873 when he is listed in the 1900 U.S. Census?. Image.

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "MARRIAGES:
Jas A. Leggett and Lucy M. Lanier were married Dec. 24th 1873."

31860 U.S. Census, M653_409 pg 328, 22 Jun 1860. "103 James A Leggett 26 MW Planter Mississippi
Eliza M Leggett 27 FW Housewife Mississippi
Jinny L. Leggett 4 FW Louisiana
James N Leggett 4/12 MW Louisiana
Erasmus H. Leggett 31 MW Farmer Mississippi

104 Absolom Leggett 37 MW Farmer Mississippi
Jennie L Leggett 21 FW Housewife Mississippi."

41880 U.S. Census, FHF 1254467 pg 90C, 3 Jun 1880. "Leggitt, James A. WM 46 M Planter Mississippi
-------, Lucy M WF 27 Wife M Keeps House Mississippi
-------, James N WM 20 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Beauregard WM 15 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Laura WF 5 Daughter S Louisiana
-------, Clifton Wm 3 Son S Louisiana
-------, Lucy WF 2 Daughter S Louisiana
Rurley, Peter BM 27 Farm Laborer Louisiana
Leggitt, Erasmus H WM 51 S Planter Mississippi
Ray, Rebecca WF 53 Sister Keeps House Mississippi
---, Jennie WF 25 Niece S Mississippi
---, Lillie WF 15 Niece S Arkansas
Leggitt, Elena WF 19 Niece S Louisiana
-------, Absolom WM 12 Nephew S Farm Laborer Louisiana."

51900 U.S. Census, T623_578 pg 19A, 27 Jun 1900. "Leggett, Clifton Head WM Oct 1876 23 M Louisiana  Mississippi Louisiana Farmer
-------, Clara Wife WF Mar 1882 18 M 1 1 Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James Son WM Nov 1899 6/12 S Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James A Father WM Apr 1834 66 Wd Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Surveyor."


Lucinda M. Lanier

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "MARRIAGES:
Jas A. Leggett and Lucy M. Lanier were married Dec. 24th 1873."


Lucy L. Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTHS
Lucy L. Leggett was born Mar. 23rd 1878."

2Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. "DEATHS:
Lucy M. Leggett died Dec. 4 1882."


Ethel Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTHS
Ethel ___ Leggett was born Oct 22nd 1880."


John Ray Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "BIRTHS
John Ray Leggett was born Nov 20th 1880/2."


Neill Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "____ Neill Leggitts was born ____ ____."


James A. Leggett

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28114872.
How is it possible for this site to show a death date of Dec. 24, 1873 when he is listed in the 1900 U.S. Census?. Image.

21860 U.S. Census, M653_409 pg 328, 22 Jun 1860. "103 James A Leggett 26 MW Planter Mississippi
Eliza M Leggett 27 FW Housewife Mississippi
Jinny L. Leggett 4 FW Louisiana
James N Leggett 4/12 MW Louisiana
Erasmus H. Leggett 31 MW Farmer Mississippi

104 Absolom Leggett 37 MW Farmer Mississippi
Jennie L Leggett 21 FW Housewife Mississippi."

31880 U.S. Census, FHF 1254467 pg 90C, 3 Jun 1880. "Leggitt, James A. WM 46 M Planter Mississippi
-------, Lucy M WF 27 Wife M Keeps House Mississippi
-------, James N WM 20 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Beauregard WM 15 Son S Farm Laborer Louisiana
-------, Laura WF 5 Daughter S Louisiana
-------, Clifton Wm 3 Son S Louisiana
-------, Lucy WF 2 Daughter S Louisiana
Rurley, Peter BM 27 Farm Laborer Louisiana
Leggitt, Erasmus H WM 51 S Planter Mississippi
Ray, Rebecca WF 53 Sister Keeps House Mississippi
---, Jennie WF 25 Niece S Mississippi
---, Lillie WF 15 Niece S Arkansas
Leggitt, Elena WF 19 Niece S Louisiana
-------, Absolom WM 12 Nephew S Farm Laborer Louisiana."

41900 U.S. Census, T623_578 pg 19A, 27 Jun 1900. "Leggett, Clifton Head WM Oct 1876 23 M Louisiana  Mississippi Louisiana Farmer
-------, Clara Wife WF Mar 1882 18 M 1 1 Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James Son WM Nov 1899 6/12 S Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana
-------, James A Father WM Apr 1834 66 Wd Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi Surveyor."


James Leeper Neill Leggett

1Neill-Leggett-Land Bible. Records from two Bibles were combined into one when the originals were rebound in the mid-1900's.  Original bible belonged to Samuel Neill. "James Leeper Neill Leggette was born Feb 18th 1860."

21900 U.S. Census, T623_586 pg 7B, 7 Jun 1900. "Legitt, J.N. Head WM Feby 1860 40 M 12 Louisiana Mississippi Mississippi Farmer
------, Ida J. Wife WF May 1860 40 M 12 0 0 Mississippi Mississippi Mississippi
------, John R. Brother WM Nov 1882 Louisiana Louisiana Mississippi Farm Laborer
------, Razzie M. Cousin WM Dec 1897 Louisiana Louisiana Louisiana."


Pvt. Archibald Lee Yeiser

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17322170. Image.

2U.S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865. "Name: A L Yeiser
Birth Date: abt 1811
Age: 51
Enlistment Date: 1862
Military Unit: Twenty-eighth Cavalry, W-Y."


Thomas Yeiser

1U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880. "Surname: Thomas Yeiser
Year: 1880
County: Warren CO.
State: MS
Age: 23
Gender: M (Male)
Month of Death: Apr
State of Birth: MS
ID#: 198_382570
Occupation: LABORER
Cause of Death: KIDNEY DIS."


Harry H. Yeiser

1U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880. "Surname: Harry H. Yeiser
Year: 1850
County: Warren CO.
State: MS
Age: 3
Gender: M (Male)
Month of Death: Mar
State of Birth: MS
ID#: 198_382569
Occupation: NONE LISTED."


Walter Strother

11850 U.S. Census, M432_914 pg 323, 5 Nov 1850. "Walter Strothers 47 Farmer  Missouri
Prudence G. 35 Meriland
George W. Yeiser 37 Merchant Meriland
Curtus M Jackson 32 Farmer Alabama."

21860 U.S. Census, M653_1304 pg 319. "Walter Strother 56 Farmer  MO
P G Strother  45  Maryland
Walter Edwards  11 minor  Texas
William C Edwards 9  minor  Texas
James P Edwards 7 minor  Texas
Martha F Edwards 4  minor  Texas."


Prudence Gough Yeiser

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28225123. Image.


Jesse M. Weeks

11870 U.S. Census, M593_1600 pg 12, 3 Sep 1870. "Weeks, J. M 40 M W Farmer Miss
-----, P. G. 40 F W Maryland
Edwards, Wm 16 W M Texas
-------, James 14 W M  Texas
-------, Martha 12 F W F Texas
-------, Jane 14 F W Texas
-------, Mary 12 F W Texas."

21880 U.S. Census, T9_1300 FHFilm: 1255200 pg 56.4000, 7 Jun 1880. "Weeks, Jessie M. W M 52 Cattle Trader Miss Miss Miss
-----, Prudence G. W F 50 Wife Keeping house Md Penn Md
Edward, William C. W M 28 Cattle Trader Tex Louisiana Miss
------, James P. W M 26 Cattle Trader Tex La Miss
------, Mattie E. W F 23  At home Texas La Miss
Holman Annale W F 25 Neice At home  Tex Texas Texas
------, Willian L W M 6  son Texas Texas Texas
------, John C W M 4  son Texas Texas Texas."


Prudence Gough Yeiser

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28225123. Image.


Marion Weeks

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28225266. Locate in same grave plot as parents. Image.