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Thomas J. Adams (18 May 1834-22 Nov. 1903)

Thomas J. Adams was the son of Thomas Adams of Church Hill in Jefferson County, Mississippi, and his wife, Charlotte. (1850 U.S. Census) Thomas the younger attended the University of Virginia in session 31 (1854-1855), where he was enrolled in … Continue reading

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Eldorado Pizarro Albritton (b. ca. 1848)

There is very little we know about Eldorado Pizarro Albritton. He was born in Mississippi, probably in DeSoto County where he appears in the 1850 U.S. census in the household of H. Albritton. In the 1860 census, when he was … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Pickens Anderson (12 July 1842-31 Mar. 1923)

Ezekiel P. Anderson was born in the Piedmont region of South Carolina; he was the son of Robert Anderson III (1811-1892) and his wife, Mary Barksdale Pickens (1810-1894). Later in life, he was proud of the fact that 3 of … Continue reading

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Van A. W. Anderson (10 Feb. 1837-8 Feb. 1876)

Van A. W. Anderson was born in Mississippi, the son of Thomas Anderson (b. ca. 1788-d. after 1866), a physician, and his wife, Anne E. Anderson (1809-5 Jun. 1866). (Evidence from the 1850 U.S. Census suggests that her maiden name … Continue reading

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Aby Family of Mississippi and Louisiana

Jonas Aby and Barbara Hulett were the parents of Samuel Hulett Aby (1814-1880), a Virginian who became a Mississippi cotton planter and merchant. Samuel H. and his wife, Sarah Ann Brown (1819-1889), moved to Grand Gulf, in Claiborne County, MS. … Continue reading

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