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PARRISH,
Sarah
d. after 1805 Abt.  9 miles south of Natchez fort on property patented in Pensacola, 
Florida 250A on Second Creek;
1)Fredrich Shenk
2)Cephas Kennard
3)Jesse Carter
William Shenk;
Mary Ann Shenk/Kennard;
Nancy (Lucy) KENNARD Penny;
Sarah (Sally) KENNARD;
John KENNARD;
Lydia CARTER Poindexter;(1st wife of Gov. George Poindexter);
- The Natchez Court Records, 1767-1805 Abstracts of Early Records. p 21, Book A; 
p 461 Book D p 477 Claim No. 1391;
Susan BONNER Kennard -
PARTIN,
Barnabas
1773-1855 Buffalo Creek, 
Wilkinson Co., 1810
Margaret ? William;
Eli;
Thomas;
Sarah;
Anna;
John;
Alfred W.;
Farmer "Early Inhabitants,
Natchez District", by 
Gillis
Jimmy D. Partin -
PATTERSON,
Angus
@1780-1820-30 Union Church, 
Jefferson Co
Mary 
McMillan
William; 
Mary;
etc.;
Farmer;
Founding member 
of the 
Presbyterian 
Church at 
Union Church
Presbyterian 
Church 
records; 
Union Church
land records;
family history
Kate Mullins -
PERKINS,
Joseph
b. ca 1750 SC 
d. 1817 bef 12 Dec.
Adams Co Natchez Dist. 
Miss Territory 1780
Sarah Elizabeth m John Elmore; 
Ezekiel m Elizabeth Harmon 
9 Sept 1805 Adams Co.; 
Sylla (Priscilla?)
m Francis Henderson 
2 March 1796; 
Caleb m Sarah Adams; 
Charles m Elizabeth Harrison 
11 Feb 1819; 
Joel never married; 
Sarah m James Cocks (Cox); 
Mary m Wm P. Thomas; 
Isaac m Edna Bullin 26 Dec 1814
- A History of Miss. Baptist
by Mc Lemore page 7;
Perkins Cemetery Adams Co.; 
Adams Co. Marriages
by Norman Gillis; 
Perkins Genealogy; 
1792 Spanish Census by Carroll A. McElligot; 
Spanish Land Grants; 
Petition in Rapides Parish , La. for a Spanish Land Grant;
Diocese of Baton Rouge 
Catholic Church Records; 
Joseph Perkins will and
Probate in Adams Co., Miss.;
Carolyn Martin Cole -
PERKINS,
Lewis
1765-1838 Today's Amite Co 
about 1808
Martha "Patsey" 
Gayden
m 12 May 1808
Nancy R.;
Eliza Lida;
Dalcho;
Monroe;
- Wilkinson Co 
marriage records;
George Turnipseed -
PITMAN,
Buckner
b. April 27,1748
d. after 1815
Settled at Bayou Pierre 
in the Natchez  District 
about 1788, under
Spanish rule
Mary(Nancy) Smith Unknown
Served in the 
American 
Revolution with
the Illinois 
Regiment of George
Rogers Clark
Spanish Records of the 
Natchez District;
McCall's book on
Revolutionary War 
Soldiers in Georgia. 
He is listed on the 1790 
census of the Natchez 
District 
(In Mississippi; 
The Heart of The South 
by Dunbar Rowland
William C. Pittman, Jr. -
PORTER,
Landlot
b.  1744 Lancaster Co., VA
d.  1831 Siwell, Hinds Co., MS
Land Grant in Mississippi (from American State Papers, page 491, 16 Dec 1806): Landlot (Lancelot) PORTER and Thomas ALDRIDGE, 321acres on Homochitto River in Adams Co., MS.
Land Grant in Amite Co., Mississippi
p. 396 - Lancelot PORTER, number 372, September 27, 1808; Homochitto
River, 160 acres.
Winnie Palmer William b. ca. 1779
Shadrach b. 10 Aug. 1780
Joseph b. ca. 1781
John b. 10 Feb. 1785
Naomi b. before 1790
Mary b. 1794
Foot soldier and cavalry (enlisted ca 1776) for South Carolina in
the American Revolution in Col. BRANDON's army under Capt. Joseph JOLLY.
(Capt. JOLLY killed in battle near Union, SC.)
*DAR Revolutionary War Participant, soldier for South Carolina, p. 2343
20 days duty as Horseman from 25 Jun thru 15 Sept 1781
43 days duty as Private of Foot: 17 Feb thru 31 Mar 1782
31 days duty as Private of Foot from 1 Jun to 1 July 1782
43 days duty as Private of Foot: 17 Feb thru 31 Mar 1783
(from Stub entries to Indents issued in payment of Claims against SC
growing out of the Revolution; Book X, Part II, Columbia, S.C. 1925)
American State Papers, Lands, II, pages 243-248
[from "Amite Co., Mississippi, 1699 to 1865, volumes I and II"; compiled by Casey and Otken - abstract of applications made to and permission granted by the Register of the Land Office west of the Pearl River to settlers on lands ceded to the United States under the Act of Congress of the 3rd day of March, 1807]:  Called "Lancelot" in the will of his father, Edward Sanders PORTER.
Several researchers have become confused by the following dates and places - there MAY be another Landlot PORTER and Winnie [SUTH] with similar dates and places. I believe the 1744 birth in Lancaster Co., VA and 1831 death in Mississippi are correct. [BCVS, 1999]
PORTER Bible, in possession of James Monroe PORTER-Mary THOMPSON descendants (as of 1999), gives following information [probably incorrect]: Landlot PORTER, born Feb 2, 1750 in Union Co., SC died Jan 3, 1791 in Union Co., SC. Wife Winnie, born Aug 11, 1752, died 1795 in Union
Co., SC. Shadrach PORTER, born Aug 10, 1780 in SC, died Jul 17, 1827, in 'Loisiana'; Shadrack married: Elizabeth CAMPBELL on March 2, 1813;  marriage recorded in St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinsville, LA, vol. 5, entry 290. (Certificate lists parents as Landlot PORTER and Winnie PALMORE.) 
PORTER, Landlot
  State: Mississippi Year: 1810
  County: Franklin County Record 
  MS 1810 Territorial Census
Aged 87 years
Records of FORTNER-PORTER Cemetery, copied in May 1974 in Siwell, Hinds Co., MS  (between Jackson & Raymond, MS) by Mrs. Jean Bevis Jones, 318 E.
Langley Blvd,. Universal City, TX, 78148 (published in Family Puzzlers, number 413, Sep. 18, 1975, page 2-3)
"Mildred Steele"  called from
Texas, & sent me much primary PORTER material sheís been researching for years, including many land records & the location of my Landlott PORTERís grave in Hinds County, MS.  She was the first person, besides myself, to have info that Landlot died in MS - different from the DAR records.  I already had his succession (opening of the estate - he died intestate) #266 Feb. 24, 1834 from Lafayette Parish, LA Clerk of Courtsí office.  This was listed in Fr. Donald Hebertís SW Louisiana Records, in which my brother, Michael, did much research - early on in our genealogy work ca. 1994. Mike also relocated the cemetery, & took pictures in the spring of 1999.
Barbara  V.  Smith Home Page
PRATHER,
John
b. abt 1780
d. aft 1830
In 1816 Adams Co MS cenus with wife and 5 children;
In 1830 census in Wilkinson CO MS
Unknown Barbara Rourke;
William King;
John Wood;
Pleasant Hardimon;
Mary Ann (Huddleston);
Farmer Adams Co Census Record;
Marriage records for Wilkinson and Adams Co MS, Concordia and Cathaula
Parish, La;
Land records for counties/parishes above;
Will of W K Prather, John Wood Prather;
Kate Mullins -
PRATHER,
John R.
1778/1866 Amite County Margaret Conn William "Doc" Purly;
James;
Selleta J.;
Methodist 1850 Amite Co. 
Census;
6-20-1822 Marriage, 
Amite County;
Bren Cloud -
PRATHER,
Robert
1778/1866 Adams Co 1818 
(census with wife and 6 children)
1)unknown 
2)Margaret Conn in Jeffeson CO in 1824
3)Nancy Rutledge
By unknown spouse:
Rebecca
Frances;
Margaret;
3 sons names unknown;
By Margaret Conn:
Mather;
William Pickens;
Seleste;
James Bailey;
Farmer 1)Adams Co 1818 Census
2)Jefferson CO, Wilkinson Co Adams CO MS Marriage Records
3)Concordia Parish and Catahoula Parish marriage, land records
3)Land deeds, Jeffeson and Franklin CO MS
Kate Mullins -
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