[NI025] Willie had a stepfather Lee Campbell Born 07-07-1844, died 07-26-1880 Free Springs Cemetery. He also had half sisters Lillie Campbell born 05-20-1888 died 12-23-1994 buried at Free Springs Cemetery, and Alice Campbell married Charles Bailey.
[NI029] Wiley is reported to have died at the battle of Chickamanga, north of Atlanta.
[NI030] She was a Childress before she married Wiley J. Childress.
The 1880 US Census for Lafayette County, Mississippi, states Callie's father was born in South Carolina and her mother was born in Alabama. Some researchers have identified Caroline as Sarah Caroline, but I have no conclusive evidence.
[NI041] Cemetery is close to Harmontown, MS
[NI044] SSN: 425-60-9251
[NI045] Married Irene Childress, a Childress before marriage.
[NI047] Aunt Callie
[NI050] Died of Cancer
[NI063] Last name spelling may also be Durhm or Durm.
[NI075] Irene is not kin to this set of Childresses.
[NI096] Sarah must have died (or Divorced) because Willie J. married Caroline
(Callie) on 11/22/1860.
[NI097] Lee was stepfather to Willie Wyley and Mary.
[NI108] WILL:packet no. 357, page 21, Lafayette Co., MS,
Probated:no date given
Names:Wife,Louisa; step-daughters, Rebecca, Elizabeth
Mention:children (not named)
Executors:W. B. McGraw and Mitchell Childress
Witnesses:John H. Craig and Isaac L. Childress
WILL: Bk 1 p 21-22, File #357:Will of Meredith Childress of Lafayette CO., Miss., Servant Con.?, Rasau & Henry absolute property of Wife Louisa during her life and then divided between all my children, wife Louisa to use of plantation I live and keep all children with her and provide education, also will here 3 horse brutes viz Pup, sorrel and colt and reasonable share of farm utensils; Maria and Jane to be sold and amount divided between all children and residue of real and personal divided in a like manner; also, Rebecca and Elizabeth daughters of my wife Louisa and her first husband on arriving at age of marrying $100 each or a horse, saddle, and bridle; residue divided between my own bodily heirs.
Exec.: W. B. McGraw and Mitchell Childress.
Dated: 7 Sept. 1848
Signed: Meredith Childress
Wit.: John H. Craig, Issac L. Childress
Estate Package: Meredith Childress decd 1848
File #357, includes 77 pieces, Box 300-375
heirs: Louisa wife, Rebecca, Elizabeth Daus. of wife's by her 1st husband
children: Annis (m. Robert P. Cooper), Caroline, Levi, David, Samuel, John, Robert and Emma Childress.
[NI208] Was Witness to Meredith's Will.
[NI211] Pvt. Co. K 37th (Bells) Arkansas Infantry Regiment - Confederate
[NI213] Confederate - Co.G. 5th AR Infantry, Discharged, Enlisted in Co. E, 6th AR Calvary, at Brownsville, AR on January 12, 1863; Killed in action at Fayettville, AR on April 18, 1863.
[NI215] H. in HKW is probably HARRISON
[NI480] married WOLFE
[NI483] Olive and Orlan were twins
Olive died at birth or shortly after.
[NI545] After the death of Jackson P. christian, 1854-Humphreys Co., Widow Martha J. Childress and dau. Annie relocated to Hickman Co. where possibly she had other family.
Per the 1860 Hicman Co. census, the household wad Hudson Dudley; Wife Martha; Joseph Dudley (14 yrs); Annie Christian (10 yrs); David Dudley (1 yr).
[NI558] WILL:page 137, packet#838
Dated:31 May 1859,
Names:Wife, Lucy. Children, Henry W., Rufus, Wiley J., William H., James M., Elizabeth McGraw, Jane Harris
Executor:John W. Estell
Testators:S. P. Crawford, W. H. Harmon and C. K. Campbell.
Henry was married twice.
[NI572] Married Charles Bailey
[NI573] indicated on headstone
[NI581] Daughter Rebecca and Elizabeth are from her first marriage.
[NI584] Sam was a trail driver, who drove cattle from Wilson County, TX to Kansas. They had 17 children, 4 died as infants.
[NI677] A. Christian appears on the 1860 Hickman Co. census and on the 1891 Humphreys Co. voters list. There is also A. J. Christioan on the 1900 Census enumeration for Hicman co. showing Oct 1841, TN; wife Hannah, dau. Mary, b.1885. Married 35 years, 8 children, 5 living on census date. (Not verified)
[NI678] Annie filed for Civil War Widow Pension Benefits #6832
[NI893] Hudson Dudley appears in 1820 Dickson Co.; 1840 Hickman Co.; 1850 Hickman Co. census. Also, 1829-Officiator, Justice of the Peace
[NF012] IGC records have her name spelled SIRINIA.
[NF024] Lafayette Co. marriage records has JB Harding marrying EM Childress.
[NF036] According to Lafayette Co. Marriage records A. C. Childress married Linda Maples 13 Nov 1893.
[NS23141] Verified by Terry Childress
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