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Henry Ward Conn and Lydia Barlow


Son of Richard and Margaret Conn      Daughter of Henry 'Buck' Barlow and Charity Millsaps


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HENRY WARD2 CONN (Richard1) was born July 20, 1808 in Orangeburg, Wheelright South Carolina, and died January 28, 1876 in Copiah Co Mississippi.

He married LYDIA BARLOW on January 22, 1837 in Lawrence Co Mississippi.  The daughter of Henry 'Buck' Barlow and Charity Millsaps, she was born September 29, 1821 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died June 07, 1892 in Copiah Co Mississippi.   Both are buried in Antioch Cemetery, Barlow, Copiah Co Mississippi
1840 Copiah Co Mississippi     pg 96

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Copiah Co Mississippi   20 June 1860   pg 794  #132/134

Henry W. Conn 51 Farmer $2500/1000
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Lydia Conn 39 Keeps House  
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James Conn 20    
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Elizabeth Conn 18    
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John Conn 16    
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Charity Conn 14    
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Henry Conn 12    
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Matthew Conn 10    
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Jasper Conn  8    
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Lydia Conn  6    
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Uriah Conn  4    
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Copiah Co Mississippi   20 August 1850  pg 224   #226/226

Henry W. Conn 42 Wheelright $100
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Lydia Conn 29    
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James M. Conn 10    
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Elizabeth J. Conn  8    
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Floyd John Conn  6    
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Charity Conn  4    
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Henry Z. Conn  2    
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Matthew Conn  7 mo    
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Hazelhurst, Copiah Co Mississippi   08 July 1870   pg 309   #239/233

Henry Conn 61 Farmer $1081/700
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Lydia Conn 49 Keeps House  
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Henry Conn 21 Farm Labor  
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Matthew Conn 20 Works on Farm  
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Jasper Conn 18    
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Charity Conn 23    
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Lydia Conn 16    
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Mariah Conn 14    
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Hezekiah Brown 14 Works on Farm  
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Rose Hill, Copiah Co Mississippi   18 June 1880   pg 11  #199/199

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Charity Conn Daughter 34 At Home
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Lydia P. Conn Daughter 25 At Home
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Uriah M. Conn Son 23 Farmer
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Richard Laster / bl No Relation 37 Farm Laborer
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Children of Henry Conn and Lydia Barlow are:

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JAMES MADISON 'JIM' CONN and MELISSA A. NIX
ELIZABETH JANE 'BETTY' CONN, born c1842 in Copiah co Mississippi, and died c1883 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish Louisiana.

She married JAMES JOE FORD on December 31, 1862 in Copiah Co Mississippi
I could not locate them in a 1900 census
CHARITY CONN, born c1846, and died in St. Louis, Missouri
HENRY Z. CONN, born c1848
MATTHEW TINSLEY CONN, MARTHA BUFKIN, and JENNIE ELIZABETH GIBSON
WILLIAM JASPER CONN and BETTY SCOTT
LYDIE P. 'DOVIE' CONN and JIM D. BROWN
URIAH MILLSAPS 'BUD' CONN and MARY HOLIDAY DOUGLASS
JAMES MADISON 'JIM'3 CONN, , born August 09, 1840, and died July 26, 1902, burial in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Copiah Co Mississippi

He married MELISSA ADELINE NIX May 10, 1864 in Copiah Co Mississippi.   She was born June 05, 1841, and died March 25, 1912, is buried in Little Bahala Cemetery, Copiah Co Mississippi
Hazelhurst, Copiah Co Mississippi     08 July 1870     pg 309     #240/234

James M. Conn 30 Farmer $200/250 MS
Melissa Conn 29 Keeps House   MS
Margaret Conn  4     MS
James Conn  2     MS
Young Conn  1 mo     MS

Rose Hill, Copiah Co Mississippi      03 June 1880     pg 3      #50/50

James M. Conn Head 40 Farmer
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Melissa Conn Wife 36 Keeps House
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Margaret L. Conn Daughter 14 At Home
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Samuel J. Conn Son 12 Farm Laborer
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Young Conn Son 10 Farm Laborer
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Henry M. Conn Son  8 Farm Laborer
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Gay H. Conn Daughter  5  
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John N. Conn Son  1  
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Beat 3, Copiah Co Mississippi   19 June 1900   pg 167   #262/262
Married 36 years, 7 children born, 7 living

James M. Conn Head January 1840 60
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Melica A. Conn Wife June 1843 56
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John N. Conn Son June 1877 22
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Eli P. Conn Son April 1881 19
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Hulan E. Conn Adopted Son January 1891 10
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In 1910, Melissa is living with son-in-law and daughter, Edwin W. and Gay H. Griffing
Children of James and Melissa are:
1.  MARGARET 'MAGGIE'4 LUVENIA CONN, born May 27, 1866 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died January 29, 1937 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.

She married JAMES DENMAN SMITH November 21, 1883 in Copiah Co Mississippi.  He was born April 09, 1864 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died February 27, 1940 in Catahoula Parish Louisiana.

Both are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana

Information for this family supplied by Francis Rushing of Ball, Louisiana

I could not locate them in a 1910 census
Beat 2, Copiah Co Mississippi   23 June 1900  pg 96   #271/281
Married 17 years, 6 children born, 6 living

James Smith Head April 1864 36
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Maggie Smith Wife May 1866 34
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Eugenia Smith Daughter March 1887 13
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Lizzy Smith Daughter August 1889 10
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Brown Smith Son October 1890  9
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Gay H. Smith Daughter June 1895  4
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Oscar Smith Son February 1897  2
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Beat 2, Lincoln Co Mississippi    18-19 May 1910    pg 143     #485/490
Married 26 years, 9 children born, 7 living

Jas D. Smith Head 46
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Maggie L Smith Wife 44
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James B. Smith Son 19
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Gay Heber Smith Daughter 16
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Edward Oscar Smith Son 12
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Nannie Smith Daughter  8
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Earl Smith Son  4
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Wd 2, Catahoula Parish Louisiana   19 February 1920     pg 32   FM 387/390

James D. Smith Head 55
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Maggie Smith Wife 50
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Nannie Patterson Daughter 19
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Earl Smith Son 13
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Children of Maggie and James are:
Melissa Elizabeth 'Lizzie'5 Smith, born August 16, 1887
Lizzie, shown born August 1889 on 1900 census
James Brown Smith, born November 28, 1890
Gay Heber Smith, born June 22, 1895       Gay H., shown born June 1885 on 1900 census
Eugenia Roy Smith, born c 1896         Eugenia, shown born March 1887 on 1900 census
Edwin Oscar Smith, born August 02, 1897 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died June 05, 1976 in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Shown as born February 1897 on 1900 census

He married Vera Cooper April 13, 1919. She was born March 30, 1904 in Hathorn, Jefferson Davis Co Mississippi, and died October 08, 1972 in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana.    Both are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana

Children of Edwin and Vera are:

Mary Beatrice6 Smith, born May 27, 1920 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi.
She married 1) Bert Aiguier July 17, 1966 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, West Africa. She married 2) Bill Wooten October 09, 1979 in Fairfield Bay, Van Buren Co Arkansas.
No children born to either couple
Ellis Odell Smith, born March 24, 1922 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.    He married Bessie Warden May 03, 1946 in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Edna Earl Smith, born September 20, 1924 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.    She married Melvin McDuff
Elma Lorell Smith, born January 21, 1927 in Eddiston, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died November 23, 1985 in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana.
She married Charles Allen Loomis.   No children born to this couple
Elwaine Rudolph Smith, born in Columbia, Marion Co Mississippi
He married 1) Lois Jean Rider in Clayton, Concordia Parish Louisiana     He married 2) Marie Wactor Penniston Burks in Monterey, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Murlyn Louise Smith, born in Sicily Island, Cataloula Parish Louisiana     She married John Albert McGregor in Fayette, Jefferson Co Mississippi
Dorothy Ann Smith, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.    She married Robert Lee Hamilton in Clayton, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Barbara Nell Smith, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana
Donald Newton Smith, born in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Opal Marie Smith, born in Clayton, Concorida Parish Louisiana
Richard Leon Smith, Sr., in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana
Nannie Lovenia Smith, born July 29, 1900    She apparently married a Patterson
Fanada Smith, born 1904
Clifford Earl Smith, born April 14, 1906
 
2.  SAMUEL JAMES CONN, born 1868  (May 1869 in 1900 census) in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died in Alabama    

He married 1) CHRIS COKER December 14, 1889 in Copiah Co Mississippi   She is buried in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Pollock, Grant Parish Louisiana.
No dates on the headstone, only the name Chris Coker.

He married 2) JIMMIE LULA TALBERT on December 22, 1889 in Copiah Co Mississippi.

There must be a discrepancy in the dates of marriages here, considering it is only a week apart, not to mention that some of the children where born prior to 1889!   I was unable to locate them on a 1900 census record.    In 1910, I find a James S. Conn in Harrison Co Mississippi, nothing further shown, except that he was born in the U.S. I found nothing in 1920.   No documentation for this family at all.  
Beat 1, Lawrence Co Mississippi     14 June 1900     pg 25    #101/105
Married 8 years, 4 children born, 4 living

Sam'l J. Conn Head Nay 1869 31 MS MS MS MS
Lula L. Conn Wife February 1862 38 MS MS MS MS
Clarra Conn Daughter March 1894  6 MS MS MS MS
Lena Conn Daughter June 1896  4 MS MS MS MS
William Conn Son January 1898  2 MS MS MS MS
Anna Conn Daughter May 1899  1 MS MS MS MS
Beat 4, Lawrence Co Mississippi    16 April 1910     pg 217     #30/31
Married 19 years, 7 children born, 6 living / Sam's 2nd marriage

Sam J. Conn Head 42 MS MS MS
Lula L. Conn Wife 46 LA MS MS
Clara C. Conn Daughter 15 MS MS MS
Lora C. Conn Daughter 13 MS MS MS
Willie F. Conn Son 12 MS MS MS
Annie L. Conn Daughter 10 MS MS MS
Walter D. Conn Son  9 MS MS MS
Maggie M. Conn Daughter  7 MS MS MS

Beat 1, Franklin Co Mississippi    26 January 1920    pg 29    #125

Samuel J. Conn Head 52
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Lula L. Conn Wife 55
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Walter D. Conn Son 19
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Children of Sammie and Jimmie are:
Clara C.5 Conn, born December 1883
Henry E. Conn, born January 15, 1891, and died September 05, 1962.   This is from a researcher, but, I disagree that he is their child.
He is not in the parents household in 1900, and they show only 4 children born, all are accounted for.  Either he is not their son, or the date of birth is in error
He married Mae Bass Cooper in 1940.  She was born January 28, 1899, and died May 24, 1966.   Both are buried in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana
Lena / Lora C. Conn, born June 1896
William F. 'Willie' Conn, born January 1898     In 1920, Willie F. is 19 years old, divorced, and a boarder in the home of Charlie and Hattie Davis, Pike Co Mississippi
Anna/Annie L. Conn, born May 1899
Walter D. Conn. born c1901
Maggie M. Conn, born c1903
 
3.  YOUNG ROBINSON CONN, born June 26, 1870 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died October 11, 1954

He married 1) FRANCES COKER, c1895.   She was born August 18, 1873, and died April 18, 1905, burial in Hollywood Cemetery, McComb, Pike Co Mississippi

He married 2) ANNIE IVANORA JONES December 13, 1905 in Franklin Co Mississippi.  She was born October 23, 1876, and died November 12, 1953.

Young and Annie are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Pineville, Rapides Parish Louisiana
W Hazlehurst, Copiah Co Mississippi  01 June 1900  pg 35   #164/171
married 5 years, 0 children

Young Conn Hewad June 1870 29
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Frances E. Conn Wife August 1873 26
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Bt 5, Franklin Co Mississippi  05-06 May 1910  pg 157   #210/215
Married 4 years, 2 children born, 2 living / Young's 2nd marriage

Young R. Conn Head 39 MS MS MS
Annie Conn Wife 33 MS MS MS
James P. Conn Son  3 MS MS MS
Hilton Conn Son  9 mo MS MS MS

Cain, Franklin Co Mississippi 17 January 1920 pg 149 FM 78/79

Y.R. Conn Head 49
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Annie Conn Wife 42
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James P. Conn Son 13
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Hilton Conn Son 10
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Luther Conn Son  9
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Edwin Conn Son  6
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Annett Conn Daughter  3
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Vertice R. Conn Son  9 mo
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Child of Young and Frances is:
Daughter5 Conn
Children of Young and Annie are:
James Pink5 Conn, born October 09, 1906, date of death unknown, burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Pineville, Rapides Parish Louisiana Louisiana

He married Ada Huffman September 11, 1926. She was born May 02, 1910 in Rankin Co Mississippi, and died April 12, 1992.

Both are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Pineville, Rapides Parish Lousiana
Child of James and Ada is:
Patsy Carol6 Conn, born in Pineville, Rapides Parish Louisiana     She married William Clifton Boiseau, Jr.
Male Conn, born August 13, 1908 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi
Hilton Allen Conn, born July 28, 1909 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died February 13, 1978

He married Juanita Ida McCarty November 08, 1933.   She was born May 16, 1916, and died May 22, 1978.  Both are buried in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, Libuse, Rapides Parish Louisiana

Children of Hilton and Juanita are:
Halcott Louis6 Conn, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.    He married Virginia Lynn Brock
Doris Inez Conn, born October 16, 1937, and died August 06, 1989, burial in Turkey Creek Cemetery, Turkey Creek, Evangaline Parish Louisiana.
She married Jewel Mason Clark March 16, 1957
John Luther Conn, born December 28, 1910 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died October 11, 1968

He married Alma Margaret Pharis May 28, 1948.  She was born February 09, 1911, and died October 20, 1975.  Both are buried in Pollock Cemetery, Pollock, Grant Parish Louisiana

Children of John and Alma are:
Virginia Ann6 Conn, born November 07, 1949    She married Billy Ray Fox November 11, 1965 in Grant Parish, Louisiana
Donna Sue Conn, born August 07, 1952. She married David Lamar Gross
Edwin Ladel Conn, born January 30, 1913 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died November 21, 1965, burial in Heard Cemetery, Manifest, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.

He married Fannie Beatrice Purvis January 25, 1941 in Jena, LaSalle Parish Louisiana,  She was born May 12, 1913.

Children of Edwin and Fannie are:
Francis Irene6 Conn, born in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana    She married James Clyde Rushing in Las Vegas, Clark Co Nevada
Margaret Ann Conn, born in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.    She married Joseph Edward Gauthier
Barbara Jane Conn, born in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.    She married Charles Milton Smith in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana.
Annette Estelle Conn, born February 19, 1916 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi

She married Henry Theodore Barbe February 02, 1942 in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish Louisiana.  He was born September 05, 1907 in Plaucheville, Avoyelles Parish Louisiana, and died June 19, 1986, burial in Alexandria Memorial Gardens, Rapides Parish Louisiana.

Children of Annette and Henrye are:
Lionel Theodore6 Barbe  married 1) Donna Sue Coleman in Rapides Parish Louisiana   2) Virginia Ann Ducote
Linda Estelle Barbe married Leon Blalock, Jr. in Rapides Parish Louisiana
Vertis Roy Conn, born April 15, 1919 in Little Springs, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died May 23, 1964, burial in Greenville Cemetery, Pineville, Rapides Parish Louisiana

He married Bertie Davenport January 30, 1946 in Temple, Bell Co Texas.  She was born January 28, 1922 in Rapides Parish Louisiana

Children of Vertis and Bertie are:
Molly Jennifer6 Conn, born in Rapides Parish Louisiana
She married 1) Cleathern Fuller in Honolulu, Hawaii She married 2) Michael Wayne Wiley in Rapides Parish Louisiana
Steven Roy Conn, born in Rapides Parish, Louisiana.    He married Kim Heath in Hemphill, Sabine Co Texas
 
4. HENRY MORRIS CONN, born January 22, 1873 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died December 30, 1943

He married 1) NANCY HATTIE LOVING, February 06, 1895 in Lincoln Co Mississippi.   She was born March 30, 1879, and died October 09, 1918, burial in Holly Green Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana

He married 2) CARRIE MAGDALENE RATCLIFF HOWARD, May 20, 1919 in West Carroll Parish Louisiana.  She was born August 03, 1891 in McCall, Franklin Co Mississippi, and died April 1971.     Henry and Carrie are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Carroll Parish Louisiana
Children of Henry and Nancy are:
I have used every spelling and variation of his name possible, and cannot find him in 1900, 1910, or 1920.
Roy Maxine5 Conn, born May 20, 1896 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died April 23, 1968, burial in Braxton, Simpson Co Mississippi.

He married 1) Georgia Lee Hollingsworth February 27, 1920 in West Carroll Parish Louisiana.  She was born March 12, 1901 in Hollandale, Washington Co Mississippi, and died October 10, 1951 in Sweetwater, Nolan Co Texas.

He married 2) Ollie Eddy between 1952 - 1964

He married 3) Alice Higgins Everett Hearon, October 01, 1964 in Oak Grove, Louisiana.  She was born November 18, 1893.

Children of Roy and Georgia, all born in West Carroll Parish Louisiana, are:
Hattie Deoma6 Conn, born December 09, 1920.  She married Warren Charles Kirk June 25, 1936 in West Carroll Parish Louisiana
Lois Maxine Conn, born July 29, 1923 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co Alabama, and died June 06, 1975 in Jerome Co Idaho
She married Steve Pittman Lee February 03, 1945 in Austin, Tavis Co Texas
Georgia Lee Conn married William Howard Sims June 18, 1942 in Hinds Co Mississippi
Anita Katherine Conn married Marion Long in Washington Co Mississippi
Margaret Jane Conn married Jimmy Henry Ware in Mansfield, Tarrant Co Texas
Delphia Elizabeth Conn married Charlie William Ebarb
Roy Morris Conn married 1) Geraldine Cater    He married 2) Frances Irene Butcher
Virginia Amanda Conn, born August 16, 1899 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died July 03, 1938 in Vicksburg, Warren Co Mississippi.

She married Richard L. Kirkley, 1916 in Warren Co Mississippi.
Morris Loyd Conn, born c 1900, and died November 17, 1981 in California     He married Mamie Lucille Brown c1925

Child of Morris and Mamie is:
Peggy6 Conn married Warren B. Higginbotham
Mary Etta Conn, born 1904 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died November 1980, burial in Kilbourne Cemetery, West Carroll Parish Louisiana

She married 1) John Ainsworth c1924       She married 2) Raymond Ravell after 1930     She married 3) Ellis Bodron after 1935

Children of Mary and John are:
Jack William6 Ainsworth married Louise Jackson
Almy Leon Ainsworth married Ellen Grace Myrick
Katie Ophelia Conn, born September 30, 1908 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi

She married George Claiborne Philley February 05, 1926 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana.  He was born August 24, 1906 in Ackerman, Choctaw Co Mississippi, and died in 1988.

Children of Katie and George, all born in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana, are:
Thomas Morris6 Philley married Delois Bagby
Frances Gail Philley married 1) James Richey   2) Henry Nealy    3) B.J. Mize
Patsy Ann Philley married Harold Smith
Clara Bell Philley married 1) Cecil Helling   married 2) J. T. Hodges
Paul Claiborne Philley married Betty Sharpton
Stanley Caliece Philley married James Irby
Doris Marie Philley married John Henry Pace in Hamburg, Ashley Co Arkansas.
Virginia Irene Philley married Pat Barmore
Nancy Elizabeth Philley married John Russ
Linda Catherine Philley married Kenneth Barkley
James Juanita Conn, born November 11, 1910, and died January 12, 1970

She married DeWitt Clinton Corley, Sr. May 01, 1926 in Eudora, Chicot Co Arkansas. He was born November 10, 1902 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana, and died in 1978, Harolgen Texas.

Children of James and DeWitt, all born in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana, are:
Juanita Faye6 Corley married 1) Bill Norsworthy   2) Sammy Redder    3) Bill Anderson
Audrey Mae Corley married 1) Blackie Coden   2) Thomas Keen
Robert Lee Corley married Harriet Grosser
Beverly Clarice Corley married William P. King in Lake Village, Chicot Co Arkansas
DeWitt Clinton Corley, Jr.
He married 1) Sharon Lynne Parker  2) Nannie Bell Malone in Greenville, Washinton Co Mississippi  3) Doris Helen May in Columbus, Marion Co Mississippi
Larry Randolph Corley married Sheila Doris Bankston in Forest, West Caroll Parish Louisiana
Eugene Stanley Corley
Flora DeAnna Corley married James Buford Bell
James Ronald Corley married Connie Faye Shelton
Stanley L. Conn, born December 22, 1912, and died in a plane crash October 19, 1929. burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana
Children of Henry and Carrie are:
Florence Adeline5 Conn, dates unknown, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Louisiana      She married Marvin Harper c1944

Child of Florence and Marvin is:
Sherry6 Harper  and 2 unknown children
Lourene Conn married Fred Baham
George D. Conn, born September 24, 1920 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana, and died, date unknown, in Taylorsville, Smith Co Mississippi.

He married 1) Myrtle Ola Thomas January 11, 1947 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana     He married 2) Eva c1950
Dan Kelly Conn, born March 14, 1922 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana

He married Virginia Doris Ainsworth on February 25, 1942 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana.   She was born May 12, 1913 in Mize, Smith Co Mississippi

Children of Dan and Virginia are:
Virginia Ann6 Conn married 1) Billy Thomas Ainsworth   married 2) Aubert Landrum in Smith Co Mississippi
Edgar Morris Conn born in Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi   He married Sandra Lynn Byrd in Smith Co Mississippi
Stanley Leon Conn, born in Taylorsville, Smith Co Mississippi    He married 1) Lois Ann Emerson 2) Janice Jones 3) Ruth   4) Shelley
Dan Kelly Conn, Jr., born in Taylorsville, Smith Co Mississippi    He married 1) Donna Lynn Freeman  2) Sandra Lynn Laird
John Conn, born in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish Louisiana
Henry Conn, born in Oak Grove, Louisiana.    He married Irene Castle
Estelle Conn, born in Oak Grove, Louisiana.    She married Larry Hawk
 
5. GAY HEBER CONN, born May 21, 1875 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died November 14, 1917, burial in Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana

She married 1) DOCTOR KING before 1895

She married 2) EDWIN WALTER GRIFFING December 05, 1895 in Jefferson Co Mississippi.   He was boirn May 20, 1896 in Claiborne Co Mississippi, and died November 13, 1938, burial in Damascus Cemetery, Lucien, Franklin Co Mississippi
Beat 3, Copiah Co Mississippi   14 June 1900    pg 164  #213/213
Married 5 years, 2 children born, 2 living

Edwin W. Griffing Head May 1875 25 MS MS MS
Gay H. Griffing Wife May 1875 25 MS MS MS
Jas. L. Griffing Son October 1896  3 MS MS MS
Joseph A. Griffing Son February 1899  1 MS MS MS

In 1920, Edwin is living in Brookhaven, Lincoln Co Mississippi with a new wife, Annie.  The only child of his and Gay at home is Edwin / Edward, age 9

Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi   26 April 1910   pg 147   #57/62
Married 15 years, 5 children born, 4 living / shows as Gay's 1rst marriage

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Children of Gay and Edwin are:
James L.5 Griffing, born October 30, 1896, and died July 26, 1900, burial in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Copiah Co Mississippi.   He never married.
Joseph A. Griffing, born February 03, 1899 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died February 1976, burial in 38th Avenue Baptist Church Cemetery, Hattiesburg, Forrest Co Mississippi.    (He is not in the 1910 census, he would be 10 years old)

He married 1) Eunice Humble c1920. She was born October 01, 1901, and died April 15, 1930 in Ouachita Parish Louisiana, burial in Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisener, Franklin Parish Louisiana

He married 2) Ollie Loftin 1938 in Franklin Co Mississippi.
Betty Griffing, born c1900.   She never married      (She is not in the 1910 census)
Annie Pearl Griffing, born July 10, 1902 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, date of death unknown, burial in Winnsboro Cemetery, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish Louisiana

She married 1) George Ferrington April 14, 1919 in Wisner, Louisiana. He was born June 02, 1899 in Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana, and died c1971, burial in Winnsboro Cemetery, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish Louisiana

She married 2) Ernest Gray June 30, 1934 in Newcastle, Pennsylvania.  He was born October 21, 1916 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

She married 3) Pat Prather November 26, 1962 in Lucien, Franklin Co Mississippi. He was born May 28, 1908 in Franklin Co Mississippi, and died December 01, 1974, burial in Elms Cemetery, Fayette, Jefferson Co Mississippi

Children of Annie and George are:
Clara Bernice6 Ferrington, born August 1920 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana, and died c1922, burial Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana
Walter King Ferrington, born November 22, 1922 in Akron, Ohio
Ethel Elnora Ferrington  married 1) Earl Gwens   2) Henry Negovanna

Child of Annie and Ernest is:

Charles Ernest6 Gray, borm in Akron, Summit Co Ohio    He married Emagene Walton
Andrew Morris Griffing, born February 13, 1905 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died September 03, 1985 in Wiggins, Stone Co Mississippi.

He married 1) Gay Jackson 1923 in Franklin Co Mississippi

He married 2) Gladys Cobb c1950

He married 3) Dollie Albritton Brister Pickering November 25, 1959 in Adams Co Mississippi

Children of Andrew and Gay are:
Marguerite6 Griffing married J. B. 'Red' White
Earlene Griffing married William Harold Partridge
Juanita Griffing married Bennie Freeman
Pearline Griffing married Mr. Cosby
Martha Marie Griffing married Truman Marvin King, Jr. in Adams Co Mississippi
Marguerite and Earlene are twins - Juanita and Pearline are twins - They also had a set of twin boys who died
Mattie Estelle Griffing, born March 01, 1908 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died January 02, 1988, burial in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery, Lucien, Franklin Co Mississippi.

She married Reverend Sam T. Barfoot, Jr. 1923 in Franklin Co Mississippi. His dates unknown, he is buried in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery, Lucien, Franklin Co Mississippi.

Children of Mattie and Sam are:
Thomas6 Barfoot
Howard Barfoot
Willie Nell Barfoot married Mr. White
Edwin Elcinor Griffing, born January 04, 1912 in Brookhaven, Lincoln Co Mississippi, and died February 1977, burial in 38th Avenue Baptist Church Cemetery, Hattiesburg, Forrest Co Mississippi.

He married Minnie Lee Lambert
Walter Griffing, born c1916, and died c1919, burial in Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana
 
6. JOHN NIX CONN, born June 18, 1878 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died January 15, 1941

He married ELIZABETH 'LIZZIE' MULLENS/MULLER January 20, 1901 in Lincoln Co Mississippi.  She was born November 09, 1881, and died May 04, 1960.  Both are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
Children of John Conn and Elizabeth Muller are:
Beat 2, Copiah Co Mississippi   02 May 1910   pg 108   #202/209
Married 9 years, 4 children born, 4 living

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Ida Bell Conn Daughter  6
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Sue Conn Daughter  3
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I could not locate them in a 1920 census.  These folks spent a lot of time, it seems going back and forth between Mississippi and Louisiana
Homer Ellis5 Conn, born June 28, 1902 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died March 05, 1933, burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.

He married Deleta Furr January 02, 1928 in Monroe, Ouachita Parish Louisiana.  She was born November 10, 1909 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi
Ida Belle Conn, born August 02, 1904 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi

She married Eldred Ian Bird February 08, 1925 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana. He was born May 10, 1901 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana, and died November 1976, burial in Shiloh Baptist Church, Sontag, Lawrence Co Mississippi
Children of Ida and Eldred are:
Margie Lenora6 Bird, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.   She married Marshall Thurman Douglas
Grady Eldred Bird, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.  He married Betty Jean Wansley in Laurel, Jones Co Mississippi
Emily Ruth Bird, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.   She married Elbert Lambert
Paul Nix Bird, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.  He married Margie Marie Wade in Brookhaven, Lincoln Co Mississippi
Bobbie Lea Bird, born in Monticello, Mississippi   She married Kenneth Kaiser in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi
Sandra Kay Bird, born in Brookhaven, Lincoln Co Mississippi   She married Jerry Lawrence Bullock December 17, 1977 in Sontag, Lawrence Co Mississippi
Inez Conn, born August 13, 1907 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died December 11, 1932, burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.

She married Rastus Flowers   In the 1910 census, she is called 'Sue'
Mildred Melissa Conn, born January 18, 1910 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi

She married John Emmett Slade October 06, 1926 in Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish Louisiana. He was born April 02, 1902 in Lumberton, Lamar Co Mississippi, and died June 12, 1900, burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi

Children of Mildred and John are:
Bertha Lee6 Slade, born in Fairbanks, Ouachita Parish Louisiana   She married Frank White
Dixie Jean Slade, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana, and died September 01, 1971, burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi.    She married John Starnes
Gladys Inez Slade, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana    She married Ernest Avants
Jimmie Conn, born February 13, 1912, and died May 08, 1972

He married 1) Frances R. Ford April 25, 1933 in Catahoula Parish Louisiana.  She was born January 12, 1907, and died November 19, 1936.

He married 2) Mildred Chrystine Bumbelow April 08, 1952.

Jimmie and Francis are buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana

Child of Jimmie and Frances is:
Roxanna6 Conn, born in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana.  She married Robert Matthew Coleman in Jonesville, Jackson Parish Louisiana
Bobby Jasper Conn, born March 11, 1914 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi, and died February 05, 1941, burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana

He married Vivian Lazetto Newton September 29, 1934.

Child of Bobby and Vivian is:
Lessie Marcelle6 Conn married August Edson Murray in Adams Co Mississippi
Alfred Victor Conn, born July 07, 1918 in Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana, and died October 18, 1918, burial in Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana
 
7. ELY PINK CONN, born April 11, 1881 in Copiah Co Mississippi, and died February 15, 1976 in Ferriday, Concordia Parish Louisiana

He married MYRTLE 'MYRTIS' ALICE CALLENDER June 15, 1905 in Wesson, Copiah Co Mississippi.  She was born August 19, 1882, and died September 10, 1966 in Vidalia, Concordia Parish Louisiana.   Both are buried in Natchez City Cemetery, Adams Co Mississippi
Children of Ely and Myrtle are:
I could not locate them in a 1910 or 1920 census.  These folks spent a lot of time, it seems going back and forth between Mississippi Louisiana, and Arkansas
Frank Edward5 Conn, born May 19, 1906 in Weatherby, Simpson Co Mississippi, and died December 12, 1987

He married Helen Chevers November 30, 1929 in Adams Co Mississippi.  She was born August 06, 1908 in Magnolia, Pike Co Mississippi, and died February 23, 1983.   Both are buried in Natchez City Cemetery, Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi

Children of Frank and Helen are:
Thomas Percy6 Conn, born August 29, 1930 in Washington Co Mississippi, and died 1989      He married Myra Johnson
James Oscar Conn, born in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi.     He married Judy Ruth Vails in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi
Helen Louise Conn, born in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi
She married 1) James C. Freeman in Adams Co Mississippi She married 2) Reggie Cloy in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi
Edna Mae Conn, born in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi   She married Louis Jerry Wallace in Washington Co Mississippi
Mary Jane 'Dumpy' Conn, born in Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi    She married James David McCord in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana
Thomas Percy Conn, born June 04, 1908, and died January 07, 1929.
Bernice Conn, born January 26, 1914 in Folsom, St Tammany Parish Louisiana. She married 1) Marvin Wooten July 05, 1941   She married 2) Herman H. Watkins c1950
Berlin Conn, born September 07, 1916 in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana, and died June 10, 1918, burial in Holly Grove Cemetery, Wisner, Franklin Parish Louisiana
Myrtle Lee Conn, born September 30, 1920 in Chicot Co Arkansas

She married 1) Clyde Holmes August 03, 1940 in Adams Co Mississippi       She married 2) John Calvin Cox August 12, 1950 in Adams Co Mississippi

Children of Myrtle and John are:
Gay6 Cox
John Alan Cox, born November 23, 1954, and died March 05, 1955
Charles James 'Pete' Conn, born May 14, 1925 in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish Louisiana

He married Lucille Modi

Children of Charles and Lucille are:
Chris6 Conn
Catherine Ann Conn, born November 22, 1950, and died October 05, 1961, burial in Natchez City Cemetery, Natchez, Adams Co Mississippi
 
8. MONTEZUMA CONN, born in Copiah Co Mississippi, adopted child.    He was deceased before 1900.     He married LUCINDA CORBIN.  She probably died before 1920
Children of Montezuma and Lucinda are; Beat 3, Copiah Co Mississippi    09 June 1900    pg 160    #134/134
Widowed, 6 children born, 5 living

Lucinda Conn Head August 1847 52
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Wayland Conn Son April 1875 25
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Henry C. Conn Son September 1879 20
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Ambrellas Conn Daughter June 1886 17
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Daisy Conn Daughter March 1890 10
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Annie Conn Daughter August 1887 12
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Wayland Conn Head 44
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Lizzie Conn Wife 47
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Lizzie Conn Daughter 14
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Beat 5, Perry Co Mississippi   26 February 1920  pg 267  FM 56/58

Lindsey A. Cronk Head 39
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Amber___ Cronk Wife 38
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Luella Cronk Daughter 11
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Edgar Cronk Son  9
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Snider5 Conn
Wayland W. Conn, born April 1875.    He married Lizzie Davis February 16, 1905
Mayharris, Copiah Co Mississippi      26 April 1910     pg 236      #115/115
Married 5 years, 2 children born, 1 living

W.W. Conn Head 35
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Lizzie Conn Wife 36
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Ruth L. Conn Daughter  4
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Henry Charnold Conn, born September 1879
Ambrellas Conn, born June 1881.    She married Lindsey A. Cronk
Nannie Conn, born August 1887
She married Edgar Jay Davis February 25, 1904.

Children of Nannie and Edgar are:
Cleo6 P. Davis married Leland Matthews
Montmorency / Luriel 'Lou' R. Davis
Nanny M. Davis
Henry E. Davis
Mayharris, Copiah Co Mississippi    23 May 1910  pg 240   #153/153
Married 6 years, 2 child born, 2 living

E. Jay Davis Head 29
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Nannie Davis Wife 22
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Cleo Davis Daughter  5
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Luriel Davis Daughter  2
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Loucinda Conn /Widow Mother-in-law 62
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Beat 5, Perry Co Mississippi  21 February 1920  pg 264  FM 14/16


Edgar J. Davis Head 38
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Nannie Davis Wife 32
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Cleo P. Davis Daughter 14
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Lou R. Davis Daughter 12
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Davis Daughter  4 8/12
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Virgie Davis Daughter 2 4/12
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Daisy Conn, born March 1890.   She married E. Gary Davis January 10, 1908

Children of Daisy and Gary are:
Lester B. Davis, born cFebruary 1910
Eldridge Davis
Jewel Davis
Virgie Davis
Beat 5, Perry Co Mississippi    26 April 1910  pg 319   #150/150
Married 2 years, 1 child born, 1 living

Gary Davis Head 32
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Daisy Davis Wife 26
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Lester Davis Son 0/12
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Beat 5, Perry Co Mississippi  21 February 1920  pg 264  FM 14/16

E. Gary Davis Head 42
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Daisy Davis Wife 35
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Lester B. Davis Son  9
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Eldridge Davis Son  7
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Jewel Davis Daughter  4 8/12
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Virgie Davis Daughter 2 4/12
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9. HULAN E. CONN, born January 1891, adopted child (1900 census)   I could not find him in 1910 or 1920
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