Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the Burgess IJAMS Family


Husband: Burgess IJAMS
Birthdate: Aug. 23, 1801
Birthplace: NC
Death date: April 28, 1881
Place of death:
Burial: Mt. Carmel Cem., Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: before 1831
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Wife: Catherine
Birthdate: April 1, 1812
Birthplace: TN
Death date: July 9, 1896
Place of death:
Burial: Mt. Carmel Cem., Alcorn Co., MS

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Rachel IJAMS
Sex: F
Birthdate: ca 1831
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Child No. 2: Charlotte Elizabeth IJAMS
Sex: F
Birthdate: ca 1834
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Marriage date: Dec. 14, 1852
Marriage place: Old Tishomingo Co., MS
Spouse's name: J.C. POTTS

Child No. 3: Nancy Ann IJAMS
Sex: F
Birthdate: ca 1839
Birthplace: Old Tishomingo Co., MS
Death date: Nov. 10, 1926
Place of death: Dotham, Houston Co., AL
Marriage date: Jan. 15, 1856
Marriage place: Old Tishomingo Co., MS
Spouse's name: Arthur L. BOONE

Child No. 4: Benton C. IJAMS, Sr.
Sex: M
Birthdate: July 13, 1836
Birthplace: MS
Death date: Dec. 2, 1875
Place of death: McNairy Co., TN
Marriage date: Jan. 23, 1862
Marriage place: McNairy Co., TN
Spouse's name: Lucretia Catherine HURLEY

Child No. 5: Gilbert IJAMS
Sex: M
Birthdate: ca 1841
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Child No. 6: Joseph C. IJAMS
Sex: M
Birthdate: ca 1843
Birthplace: MS
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Spouse's name: Julia A. unknown

Child No. 7: Louisa Clementine IJAMS
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 6, 1847
Birthplace: Old Tishomingo Co., MS
Death date: Sept. 18, 1913
Place of death: Dyer, Gibson Co., TN
Marriage date: March 30, 1867
Marriage place: Selmer, McNairy Co., TN
Spouse's name: Melvin Cige WALKER

Child No. 8: Mary IJAMS
Sex: F
Birthdate: ca 1849
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Child No. 9: George IJAMS
Sex: M
Birthdate: ca 1852
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Documentation:
* This is purely speculation. Since Catherine is about 12 years younger than Burgess Ijams and there are discrepancies on the census, I'm thinking she might have been a second wife.
* 1837 state census Old Tish. Co., MS, Burgess Imes
1 male between 21 and 45 (would be Burgess)
2 males under 18 (one would be Benton-who is other male???)
1 female over 16 (Rachel?)
1 female under 16 (Charlotte?)
5 white inhabitants
15 acres cultivated
(Where is wife?)
* 1840 census Old Tish. Co., MS
1 male under 5 (Benton)
1 male 5-10 (Who is this?)
1 male 30-40 (Burgess)
1 female under 5 (Nancy)
1 female 5-10 (Charlotte)
1 female 30-40 (Catherine)
Where is Rachel? She's in the household on the 1850 census.
* page 422, Circuit Court April term 1844, Among the jurors called is number 21. Burgis Ighams.
* 1850 Old Tish. Co., MS census
IJAMS B. 49 farmer NC
Catharin 38 TN
Rachel 19 TN
Charlotte 16 MS
Benton 14 MS
Nancy 12 MS
Gilbert 9 MS
Joseph 7 MS
Louisa 3 MS
Mary 1 MS
* 1850 Old Tish. Co., MS census (4 doors away from B. Ijams)
BOONE P.G. 51 blacksmith KY
Mariah 40 AL
Thomas 20 AL
Sarah 18 AL
ARTHUR 16 AL
Squire? 14 MS
James 12 MS
Mary 10 MS
Wm. 8 MS
Susan 6 MS
Mariah 2 MS
* 1860 Old Tish. Co., MS
Iymes Burgess 58 male farmer 5000/3000 NC
Catherine 38 female TN
Gilbert 18 male student MS
Joseph 16 male student MS
Louisa 13 female MS
Mary 10 female MS
Geo. 8 male MS
* Corinth Newspaper
July 19, 1882 Deceased administrator's notice.
July 26, 1882 deceased see: G.L. Ijams.
July 26, 1882 G.L. Ijams is the administrator of B. Ijams, deceased.
Dec. 19, 1883 Will Ijams buried on the 14th at Mt. Carmel Cem. Don't know how he connects yet.
 

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