Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Arthur T. EMMONS Family #1


Husband: Arthur T. EMMONS
Birthdate: May 1829
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: January 6, 1909
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
Father: Elijah EMMONS, Sr.
Mother: Dorcas unknown

Marriage date: about 1855
Marriage place:

Wife: Frances Ellender "Ella" SMITH
Birthdate: October 30, 1830
Birthplace: Rockingham Co., NC
Death date: January 20, 1896
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
Father: William SMITH, Jr.
Mother: Nancy HARRIS

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Mariah D. EMMONS
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 1856
Birthplace: TN
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: October 31, 1873
Marriage place: McNairy Co., TN
Spouse's name: William C. FARRIS

Child No. 2: Zelda Jane EMMONS
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 12, 1858
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: June 6, 1922
Place of death: McNairy Co., TN
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Clem LEA

Child No. 3: Laura Francis EMMONS
Sex: F
Birthdate: January 28, 1860
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: December 5, 1947
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: March 25, 1878
Marriage place: Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse's name: David Burton HORN

Child No. 4: Margie Anna Texanna EMMONS
Sex: F
Birthdate: October 6, 1862
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: May 13, 1944
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: March 4, 1884
Marriage place: Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse's name: Solomon Brackenridge MARTIN

Child No. 5: Jefferson EMMONS
Sex: M
Birthdate: about 1863
Birthplace:
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 6: William E. EMMONS
Sex: M
Birthdate: March 1866
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: 1944
Place of death:
Marriage date: February 11, 1885
Marriage place: Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse's name: Ida Mae MARTIN

Child No. 7: Thomas Calep EMMONS
Sex: M
Birthdate: November 10, 1872
Birthplace: McNairy Co., TN
Death date: May 6, 1954
Place of death: Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: July 16, 1902
Marriage place: Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse's name: Frances Elizabeth "Bessie" STRICKLAND
 
 
Documentation:
* Arthur Emmons bought 50 acres of land in McNairy Co., TN in Feb. 1858 but sold this land in May 1860. In Feb. 1879 he bought 80 acres and sold this in Oct. 1881. He bought land in Alcorn Co., MS in 1875.
* 1870 McNairy Co., TN census:
Arthur T. Emmons 37, M W Farmer 1000/800 TN,
Frances E. 39 F W keeping house, NC,
Maannah D. 15, F W TN,
Zelder J. 12 F W TN,
Laura F. 10 F W TN,
Margeannah 8 F W TN,
William E. 4 M W TN,
SMITH, Nancy 72 F W NC.
* 1875-Alcorn Co., MS A.T. Emmons purchased 160 acres of land from Jas. H. Settle in the SW quarter of section 13, Township 1, range 7 east.
* 1878 Alcorn Co., MS educable children, courthouse E.D. lists: Jane age 20, Laura age 17, Texanna age 14, William age 12, Thomas age 6, Jefferson age 15.
* 1878 Alcorn Co., MS witness docket: Nick Emmons for the deft. and Rebecca Emmons for the plaintiff in E. Hutchins vs. railroad. Jno. Potts vs. J.T. Cook lists as witnesses: A. Emmons for the plaintiff and Nick Emmons for the deft.
* 1880-Alcorn Co., MS census-
A.T. Emmons age 48 born TN TN TN,
F.H. age 49 wife born NC NC NC,
M.T. age 18, dau. TN,
Wm. E. age 14 TN, son,
T.C. age 8, son TN.
* 1882-Alcorn Co. MS sheriff's jury list: courthouse E.P. lists A.T. Emmons.
* 1882 Assessment of Personal Property and polls for courthouse election precinct, supervisors dist. 1, Corinth, MS
A.T. Emmons
No. of assessment=1
Number of horses=1 valued at $60.00
2 mules=valued at $165.00
2 carriages/wheeled vehicles=valued $65.00
1 pistols/bowie knives/swords=valued $2.00
amt. of money on hand, or on deposit, or loaned=$350.00
amt. of indebtedness to the party assessed, which he regards as probably
collectible=$265.00
Amt. of all other personal property not otherwise enumerated=$15.00
poll (between 21 and 65 years)=1
total valuation property=$922.00
state tax=2.305
Have you paid your taxes=yes
Where did you reside last year? Courthouse E.P.
Where do you reside this year? Courthouse E.P.
* 1883-Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee lists: A.T. Emmons.
* 1884-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 10-A.T. Emmons purchased from J.T. Humphrey, clerk, was highest bidder in the amt. of $200.00 NW fourth of the NE quarter of section 31, township 1, range 8 east and 3 acres in the SW corner of the SE quarter of section 30, township 1 range 8 east.
* 1884-Alcorn Co., MS A.T. Emmons sells to D.B. Horne for $100.00 20 acres in NW corner of the SW quarter of section 13, township 1 range 7 east.
Signed A.T. Emmons and F.E. Emmons.
* 1885-Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee book A.T. Emmons.
* 1885-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 11 A.T. Emmons sells to J.W. Gann the NW fourth of NE quarter of section 31 township 1 range 8 east and 3 acres in the SW corner of the SE quarter of section 30 township 1 range 8 east. for $245.00.
* 1886-Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee lists A.T. Emmons.
* 1887-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 12 A.T. Emmons purchased from L.B. Mitchell for $385.00 the SW quarter of block 539 in Walkers Addition in the city of Corinth.
* 1887-Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee lists A.T. Emmons.
* 1887-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 13 A.T. Emmons sells to S.H. Stephenson for $400.00 the SW quarter of block 539 in the city of Corinth.
* 1888-Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee lists A.T. Emmons.
* 1888-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 13 A.T. Emmons purchased from Sam Sharp for $700.00 the east helf of the NE quarter of section 23 township 1 range 7 east.
* 1889-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 12 A.T. Emmons purchased from M.L. Sory, et al NW quarter of the SE quarter of section 18 township 1 range 8 east and the west half of the NE quarter of the SE 1/4 of section 18 township 1 range 8 east for $360.00.
* 1889-Alcorn Co., MS lists A.T. Emmons as juror.
* 1889-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 13 A.T. Emmons and wife (F.E.) sold to D.B. Horn for $700.00 the east half of the NE quarter of section 23 township 1 range 7 east.
* 1889-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 13 A.T. Emmons purchased from H.G. Sory for $360.00 the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 18 township 1 range 8 east also the west half of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 18 township 1 range 8 east.
* 1889 Assessment of lands in Alcorn Co., MS Class 3
A.T. Emmons
60 acres north west corner of southeast one quarter Section 18 township 1 range 8 east quality 4
number of cleared acres=20 value per acres cleared land=6
value of cleared land=120
number of acres uncleared land=40 value per acre uncleared land=6
value of uncleared land=240
total value of both cleared and uncleared land-360
state tax=1.44
* 1889 Assessment of lands in Alcorn Co., MS
A.T. Emmons=all south of Tennessee line in southwest 1/4 less 20 acres on west end. section 13 township 1 range 7 east quality 5
number of cleared acres=90 value of cleared acres=4
valued of cleared land=360
number of uncleared acres=35 valued of uncleared land=4
valued of uncleared land=140
Total of both cleared and uncleared land=500
state tax=1.16
* 1891-A.T. Emmons listed as juror in Alcorn Co., MS.
* 1895-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 16 A.T. Emmons sells to Sam Sharp for $360.00 the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 18 township 1 range 8 east also the west half of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 18 township 1 range 8 east.
* 1896-Alcorn Co., MS witness docket-Joe Westbrook vs. Luther Johnson shows Art Emmons as a witness for the plaintiff.
* 1896-A.T. Emmons purchased from A.S. Cooper, et al for $600.00 the block 555 of Walker's addition in the city of Corinth known as the Thomas Cooper place. Book 16.
* 1898-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 18 A.T. Emmons et al (his wife E.F.) sold for $550.00 to Thomas Newcomb the west half of block 555 in Walker's addition in the city of Corinth known as a part of the Thomas Cooper place.
* 1898 Alcorn Co. Ms tax polls for Corinth Dist. 1 lists: A.T. Emmons with
1 horse valued at $50.00 and 1 carriage valued at $35.00 1 exempt cow and
4 exempt hogs.
* 1899-Alcorn Co., MS deed book 18 A.T. Emmons sold to Ella N. Sorrell for $650.00 the east half of block 555 in Walker's addition in the City of Corinth.
* 1900-Alcorn Co., MS census
A.T. Emmons born May 1833(?) age 67,
E.F. wife born Aug. 1843 age 56,
T.C. son born Nov. 1873,
L.V. sister born Nov. 1838 age 71.
* 1903 Alcorn Co., MS jurors fee lists A.T. Emmons.
* Minute book, circuit court, Alcorn Co., MS January term 1904 Jurors for first week of Jan. term 1904 included: A.T. Emmons.
* From Tommy Emmons: "Per an internet post by Harold L. Emmons. About 1974 I had a long conversation with O.O. Emmons in Memphis, TN. He was a son of William E. Emmons and a grandson of Art Emmons who died 1908-1909. O.O. was "born on the TN-MS line in an old log cabin." Art Emmons died at O.O.'s uncle's house.
O.O. has a family chart: Arthur Emmons b. 1832 d. 1908 at Corinth, MS. Parents: Elijah Emmons and Tabith or Nancy?. Children: 1. William E. 1866, died April 1949 Corinth, MS; 2. Jane; 3. Ella; 4. Tom died 1954? at Corinth.
O.O.'s father lived at Meridian, MS and was in the furniture business, died 25 years ago. Mother died in 1954."
 

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