Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Gulf Coast States History Digitization Effort

Mississippi researchers will be excited about this joint effort between Houston Public Library and FamilySearch.org.


Friday, November 14, 2008

Alcorn County Genealogical News

The chattel deeds had been in the attic of the courthouse. They will now be in possession of Alcorn County Genealogical Society. See the full story.


Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Monroe County site

The Monroe II site is now back at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msmonro2/. Please update your bookmarks.


Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Pontotoc Needs Graveyard Preservation

The city of Pontotoc's cemetery has many stones in need of a helping hand. They are in various states of disrepair.

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Friday, June 27, 2008

Hazle Boss Neet (1921-2008)

Many persons doing genealogical research in northeast Mississippi will recognize the name of Hazle Boss Neet who published a book of records on Pontotoc County records. She died last Saturday and will be buried this coming Sunday. Her obituary appears in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.


Monday, June 23, 2008

Hames/Haimes Reunion - Winston County

The descendants, family friends, and researchers of Samuel E. Hames (1823-1901) and Lettie Long Hames (1831-1908) and their six children Frances Cordelia Haimes Carr, Robert Boyd Haimes, John William "Jake" Haimes, Cleophas Decalb "Babe" Haimes, Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Haimes, and Mary Virginia "Virgie" Haimes Price, who originally settled in the Gum Branch community of Winston County, MS, are all invited to attend a reunion gathering to be held on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Gum Branch Baptist Church on Sturgis-Louisville Rd. a few miles south of Sturgis, MS. [Traveling west through Sturgis on Hwy. 12, turn left on the Sturgis to Louisville Rd. The church is several miles down on the left.]

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Monday, May 26, 2008

Northeast Mississippi Heritage Gathering

The Northeast Mississippi Heritage Gathering will be hosted once again in Aberdeen, Mississippi. The dates for this year's events are June 6-7. You'll find a listing of workshops and those leading them as well as registration information at their site.

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