All Southern families are familiar with Magnolia's, their dark green foliage and the beautiful blossoms. Two Southern States, Mississippi and Louisiana claim the beautiful flower as their state flower.
Allen Family with Documentation
If you have EARLY Allen Family Documentation, please share! So many are trying to connect their lineage to the early Allen's in Virginia, and in Maryland. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Unveiling of his Revolutionary Stone, the 6th of November, 2010 in Jackson County, Mississipp. Matthew was born about 1745 to 1750 in North Carolina and died 2 April, 1812 in the Mississippi Territory now known as Jackson County, Mississippi. Matthew came in 1811 from Bulloch County, Georgia with family and died one year after his arrival. He is buried on a portion of land that he owned and his descendants fell heir too his land holding after his death. Matthew served under the Swampfox General Francis Marion of South Carolina. He will have full honors by the Sons of American Revolutionary and the Daughters of American Revolutionary, plus other Dignitaries and speakers. If you are a descendant of Matthew Carter or of his wife Cassandra Barbour and would like for your family to be included in a family History book, please send email.
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Jackson County Mississippi is my home County and State. Recently The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society’s have emerged into one. A request to link to the site has been made. If you have ties to Jackson County please visit the new website. Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society
The Jackson/George Regional Genealogy Library in Pascagoula, Mississippi has a wealth of information on Family History and Family History Books. Not only do they house many records from the State of Mississippi but all across the Southern States. Visit their online page at Jackson-George Regional Library
There are and were so many wonderful families in the South. It's difficult to try and decide which family takes priority over the other too research and work. "IF YOU" have your Family History typed out and ready to edit, I will try and place it on Southern Families. I do not have the time to type Family Histories for the many who request their families be included on Southern Families. Help me to help you, the researcher.
Photo's of a Batson Family or a related family has been donated by Kathy Hillman of Texas. The family is believed to be from the Hattiesburg, Mississippi area. Please take a look to see if you know these individuals. Batson Photo's
Do you descend from John Willis Tanner and his wife Mary D. Baker who lived in Jackson County, Mississippi? See their family and their photo's. Tanner's
South Mississippi Genealogical Society is now online. Check them out for a lot of good information!MGS
All names are not indexed, use the search engine to find a lost relative. Use the back button to come back to Melba's Southern Families Index page
Thank you for your visit! Since I put the counter on in Dec. of 1997, there has been so many visit until my counter could not keep up and jammed. It jammed for the second time on 64,000 visits. I had to re-start from -0-. It is a popular site and I appreciate your visit and hope you found a relative on Southern Families. Melba