Source Records from Pike County, Mississippi, 1798-1910
E. Russ Williams & Luke W. Conerly
Pike County was created in 1815 from Marion County Mississippi.† This old as well as new book contains a reprint of "Pike County, Mississippi, 1798-1876; Pioneer Families and Confederate Soldiers, " by the late Luke Conerly. Also considerable NEW MATERIAL has been added, viz: Roster of the Soldiers of War of 1812 (with a select group of Veteran Pension Files); 1816 Territorial Census; 1820 Federal Census; Membership of Bogue Chitto (now Crain's Creek) Baptist Church: 1824, 1827 and 1834; Membership of New Zion Baptist : 1823, 1830, and 1866; Obituaries from the minutes of Bogue Chitto Baptist Association Minutes, 1827-1910 (includes some obituaries from Lincoln County); Select group of Pike County Obituaries from the New Orleans Christian Advocate, 1851-1910; Corrections to Conerly's original Pike County text plus additional genealogical sketches of pioneer Pike County families, such as: Albritton, Alford, Bacot, Bickham, Brumfield, Coney, Connerly, Dillon/Stallings, Ellis, Ellzey, Felder, Holmes, Kemp/Carter, Lee, Morgan, Newsom, Pierce, Pound/Pounds, Rhodus/Hughes, Sandifer, and Varnado. A NEW FULL NAME INDEX has been prepared for this book to make it much easier to use than the original 1909 edition.
1909, New material added 1989, reprinted 2015, paper, 588 pp.