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Oldest known ancestor in this line:  Reddick Massengale, who was born about 1789 in North Carolina, and was married to Frances ? b. ca. 1793 NC

 

Census records where Reddick Massengale is found:

  • 1810 Nash County, NC
  • 1820 - he hasn't been located yet! 
  • 1830 Troup County, GA
  • 1840 Itawamba County, MS
  • 1850 Itawamba County, MS

Current research questions:

  • Who were Reddick's parents?
  • Who were Reddick's siblings?
  • What was Reddick's wife's maiden name?
  • When and where did Reddick and Frances get married?
  • How many children did Reddick and Frances actually have?  And their names?
  • Where were Reddick and Frances and family in 1820?

Research Help:

 


The following is a list of documents that I have about 
Reddick and other Massengills/Massengales.

Link Document Source
bass.jpg (26229 bytes) Deed from Aldin Bass to Reddick Massengale (1809) "Massengills, Massengales and Variants" by Dr. S.E. Massengill
red.gif (39377 bytes) Certificate about Reddick's service in the War of 1812 from NC

Note:  I requested Reddick's pension file from NARA - no file found.  I requested the Bounty Land file - no response yet (requested Dec. 00)

Mary Anna Tucker Riggan
Lds1.gif (71724 bytes)Lds2.gif (76958 bytes) LDS family group sheet - Reddick and Frances Massengale (2 pages) Note:  9 children listed LDS Family History Center
Let1.gif (134767 bytes)Let2.gif (122890 bytes) Letter from Mrs. Esther M. Kelly May 30, 1930 (granddaughter of Reddick) "Massengills, Massengales and Variants" by Dr. S.E. Massengill
Semh1.gif (115868 bytes) Letter from Susannah Elizabeth Massengale Haskett September 31, 1930 (granddaughter of Reddick) "Massengills, Massengales and Variants" by Dr. S.E. Massengill
Deed2.gif (93267 bytes) Will of Kissiah Massengale (relationship to Reddick?) "Massengills, Massengales and Variants" by Dr. S.E. Massengill
Alfred W. & Rhoda M. Tyre's Marriage License - December, 1838 (he's the oldest known son of Reddick) Itawamba County, MS records
 

Massengill Family Photos Photos

maryfwms.jpg (62966 bytes) Mary Fletcher Williams Massengill  

William R. a/k/a "Robert" MASSENGALE 1828 - 1903 (son of Reddick)
......... +Mary Fletcher WILLIAMS - 1924 m: 3/28/1861

Lineage:  Reddick =>William R. Massengale m. Mary Fletcher Williams

 

Photo courtesy of:  Larry Davis & Phil Kraus

paw.jpg (1380647 bytes) Ellie Oliver MASSENGILL - Probably taken early 1900's.  We do know he didn't know how to play the banjo so it must have been a prop! (Webmaster's great-grandfather).  Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => John T. =>Ellie Oliver

 

Photo courtesy of:  Allison Massengill Saxman

still2.jpg (715153 bytes) Ellie Oliver Massengill (right) at his still in Monroe County, MS (circa 1834) Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => John T. =>Ellie Oliver

 

Photo courtesy of:  Allison Massengill Saxman

Ellie Oliver MASSENGILL - Probably taken early 1900's.  (Webmaster's great-grandfather).  Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => John T. =>Ellie Oliver

 

Photo courtesy of:  Allison Massengill Saxman

Homer Council "Toss" MASSENGILL - Probably taken around 1922-25.  (Webmaster's grandfather).  Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => John T. =>Ellie Oliver=>Homer Council "Toss"

 

Photo courtesy of:  Allison Massengill Saxman

David LeRoy MASSENGILL - Taken 1960-61.  (Webmaster's father).  Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => John T. =>Ellie Oliver=>Homer Council "Toss">David LeRoy Massengill

 

Photo courtesy of:  Allison Massengill Saxman

Martha Ellen Massengale and husband George Washington Stafford -  Lineage:  Reddick =>William R. => Martha Ellen Massengale m. George Washington Stafford

 

Photo courtesy of:  Liz McCormick

(Back row l-r) William Harrison Brasfield, Joseph Arthur Brasfield, Docia Lula Brasfield. (Front row l-r) Calvin Lafayette Brasfield, Martha Zenona Brasfield (my grandmother), Betty Massingale Brasfield. Lineage:  Reddick =>Alfred W. => Elizabeth "Betty" Massengale m. Colium Lafayette Brasfield

 

Photo courtesy of:  Barry Bunn


I have not yet verified all of the information below with official documents but will be happy to share my sources with anyone that needs the information. If you have information that should be added or corrections that I should make to the following, please let me know so I can keep this updated!

Note:  The census records indicate that there are more children of Reddick & Frances that I do not know the names of!!!  If you have names of other children, please let me know and I will add them to the list below!  Please be sure and send me birth, death & marriages dates and places, if you have them!  Thank you!


 

Descendants of Reddick Massengale

1 Reddick MASSENGALE b: 1789 in NC

.. +Francis HAWK b: 1793 in NC m: Bef. 1810 in Likely NC

.... 2 Mary MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1811 in NC

........ +Joel A. OSBORN b: Abt. 1811 in GA

........... 3 Mary OSBORN b: Abt. 1831 in GA

........... 3 Nancy OSBORN b: Abt. 1835 in GA

........... 3 Martha OSBORN b: Abt. 1838 in GA

........... 3 Julius OSBORN b: Abt. 1839 in AL

........... 3 Elvira OSBORN b: Abt. 1841 in MS

........... 3 George OSBORN b: Abt. 1843 in MS

........... 3 Rhoda OSBORN b: Abt. 1845 in MS

........... 3 Carolina OSBORN b: Abt. 1847 in MS

........... 3 William OSBORN b: Abt. 1848 in MS

.... 2 Alfred W. MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1814 in Nash Co., NC d: Aft. 1880 in likely MS

........ +Rhoda M. "Rhody" TYRE b: Abt. 1820 in AL m: December 05, 1838 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 Lucy Frances MASSENGALE b: 1840 in MS

............... +T. W. "Tom" WALKER m: January 06, 1869

........... 3 Nancy Ann MASSENGALE b: February 18, 1842 in MS d: October 23, 1903

............... +Jesse NASH m: August 20, 1874 in Monroe County, MS

........... 3 Martha Jane "Matt" MASSENGALE b: February 28, 1844 in MS d: April 05, 1908

............... +F. M. "Marion" LITTLE m: May 24, 1880 in Monroe Cnty, MS

.................. 4 Nettie LITTLE b: 1888 d: 1959

...................... +Curtis C. THOMPSON b: 1884 d: 1960

........... 3 Elizabeth "Betty" MASSENGILL b: 1847 in MS

............... +Colium Lafayette BRASFIELD b: 1850 m: July 16, 1877 in Monroe County, MS

.................. 4 Doshia Cornelia BRASFIELD b: 1878

...................... +Robert Lee AUSBORN

.................. 4 Joseph Arthur BRASFIELD b: 1879

.................. 4 Sullie Ann BRASFIELD b: 1883

.................. 4 William Harrison BRASFIELD b: 1883

.................. 4 Martha Senona "Onie" BRASFIELD b: 1889 d: 1979

...................... +William Rueben BUNN b: 1881 d: 1964

.................. 4 Dora BRASFIELD b: 1890

........... 3 John T. MASSENGILL b: April 20, 1854 d: April 26, 1911

............... +Mary L. REEDY b: April 01, 1854 m: 1881 d: November 10, 1907

.................. 4 Mary MASSENGILL

.................. 4 [1] Wiley A. MASSENGILL b: December 06, 1880 d: 1931

...................... +Ophelia HAIRSTON b: May 11, 1898 d: November 04, 1991

.................. *2nd Wife of [1] Wiley A. MASSENGILL:

...................... +Josie VANDIVER b: May 1883 m: January 07, 1899 d: Bef. 1931

.................. 4 [2] Cornelius Arthur MASSENGILL b: October 1885 d: 1942

...................... +Ethel WEATHERLY

.................. *2nd Wife of [2] Cornelius Arthur MASSENGILL:

...................... +Hattie TOWERY b: January 08, 1881 m: January 08, 1905 in Monroe County, MS d: February 04, 1925

.................. 4 Ellie Oliver MASSENGILL b: June 30, 1888 in Itawamba County, MS d: March 19, 1959 in Batesville, MS

...................... +Nola Lee Anna COKER b: May 05, 1890 in Monroe County, MS m: December 27, 1908 in Smithville, Monroe County, MS d: January 11, 1966 in Amory, Monroe Cnty, MS

.................. 4 Molly Viola MASSENGILL b: April 05, 1892 d: May 05, 1894

.................. 4 Quilla MASSENGILL b: May 1883 d: 1942

...................... +James S. WELCH b: 1874 d: 1924

........... 3 Mary Lucinda MASSENGALE b: July 15, 1855 d: June 03, 1914

............... +William F. LITTLE b: March 03, 1855 m: August 05, 1877 in Monroe County, MS d: October 06, 1895

........... 3 Joseph H. "Joe" MASSENGALE b: 1856

............... +Henrietta HAWKS m: December 23, 1885 in Monroe County, MS

........... 3 Thomas MASSENGALE b: 1856

.... 2 Nancy MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1819 d: Bef. 1880

........ +Joel Marshall COKER b: Abt. 1822 in AL m: Bef. 1854 d: March 09, 1888 in Monroe County, MS

........... 3 Joel Lafayette COKER b: November 02, 1854 in MS d: May 10, 1926

............... +Cordelia RITTER b: April 15, 1862 in MS m: 1881 d: November 17, 1934

.................. 4 Thomas Howard COKER b: May 1886 in MS

...................... +Nola Frances BOWLING

.................. 4 Boney H. COKER b: March 1882 in MS

.................. 4 Naomie D. COKER b: April 1889 in MS

.................. 4 Joel W. COKER b: January 1893 in MS

........... 3 William Franklin COKER b: Abt. 1856

............... +Fannie HIGGINGBOTHAM m: January 22, 1880 in Monroe County, MS

........... 3 [3] Thomas Benton COKER b: January 06, 1858 d: March 19, 1923 in Kaufman Co., TX

............... +Jina DOWLY

........... *2nd Wife of [3] Thomas Benton COKER:

............... +Carrie Frances WILSON

.... 2 Martha MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1822 in GA

........ +Henry SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1813 in TN m: December 02, 1839 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 William H. SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1840

........... 3 John W. SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1841

........... 3 James H. SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1842

........... 3 Elizabeth SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1844

........... 3 Martha J. SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1846

........... 3 Daniel H. SULLIVAN b: Abt. 1848

........... 3 Susan C. SULLIVAN b: Abt. September 1850

.... 2 Lucinda MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1823 in GA

........ +Sampson STAFFORD b: Abt. 1823 in TN m: July 10, 1844 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 Peggy A. STAFFORD b: Abt. 1844 in MS

........... 3 Margaret STAFFORD b: Abt. 1847 in MS

........... 3 Lucinda V. STAFFORD b: Abt. 1853 in MS

........... 3 Thomas STAFFORD b: Abt. 1859 in MS

.... 2 William R. "Robert" MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1828 in GA d: July 02, 1903 in Durant, Oklahoma

........ +Mary Fletcher WILLIAMS m: March 28, 1861 in Itawamba Co., MS d: 1924

........... 3 Sarah Jane MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1862

............... +Someone GARRETT

........... 3 Nancy Ann MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1864

............... +James Lawrence WISE

.................. 4 Annie Luella WISE

........... 3 Mary Lucinda MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1866

............... +Aman GARRETT

........... 3 Martha Ellen MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1868

............... +George Washington STAFFORD m: September 11, 1887 in Monroe Co, MS

.................. 4 Georgia Mae STAFFORD

........... 3 Hattie MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1875 d: 1879

........... 3 George Thomas MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1877

............... +W. M. GARRETT m: May 07, 1872 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 Susannah Elizabeth MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1879

............... +David HASKETT

........... 3 [4] James Walter MASSENGALE b: June 21, 1881 d: November 07, 1954 in Littlerock, Ark.

............... +Mary DOYBERRY m: July 26, 1901 in Monroe Co., MS

........... *2nd Wife of [4] James Walter MASSENGALE:

............... +Cornelia HANCOCK m: May 12, 1908 in Ada, Oklahoma

.... 2 James MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1830 in GA

........ +Elizabeth BENNETT b: Abt. 1836 in MS m: April 12, 1854 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 Abram M. MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1860 in MS

.... 2 Jane MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1830 in GA

........ +Burrell PEARCE b: Abt. 1829 in MS m: February 27, 1850 in Itawamba Co., MS

........... 3 John PEARCE b: Abt. 1852

........... 3 George Henry PEARCE b: Abt. 1854

............... +FANNIE b: Abt. 1862

.................. 4 James PEARCE b: Abt. 1873

........... 3 Sarah PEARCE b: Abt. 1857

.... 2 Anna MASSENGALE b: Abt. 1834 in GA

........ +Randy COLEMAN m: November 04, 1852 in Itawamba Co., MS

 


I will be happy to look things up for people in the following books that I have:

  • "Massengills, Massengales and Variants, 1472-1931" by Samuel Evans Massengill, M.D., published in 1931
  • Census Records for Monroe County, Mississippi for 1820, 1830, 1840 and 1850.

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