January 26, 2009 - Added
Memoirs of the Battle of Port Gibson - contributed by Herb Clark and
written by his great grandmother, Nannie McDougall Hawkins
May 31, 2008 - Added History
of Claiborne County, Claiborne County in the Mexican
War, Port Gibson in the News in 1855,
Claiborne County News in the 1800's and a
wonderful description of School Days in Claiborne
County by Sue Moore's grandmother
plus a wonderful photo of her grandmother's Family.
All of the above contributed by Sue B. Moore. Sue has also expanded the
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878 to include other years.
(See link directly below)
February 28, 2008 - Added
Claiborne County and the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878 - a wonderful
article written by Sue B Moore. Also added a
Masonic Page for Claiborne County. The first article there
contributed by Sue B Moore also.
October 16, 2007 - Added
Extinct Towns of Claiborne County in 1902 - and
Claiborne County Will Extracts from Will Book A - and 2
Articles from the Journal of Mississippi History, 1948
- contributed by Sue B. Moore.
September 17, 2007 - Added the
Pardon Files of James H Shannon, contributed by Sue B Moore.
January 13, 2007 - Added
Port Gibson Female College and Brashear
Female Academy - including student and teacher census data from 1860
-contributed by Sue B. Moore
June 29, 2006 - Added 1835
Pension List of soldiers who served in the Revolution. Contributed
by Jessica Bonner
May 30, 2006 - Added The Van
Dorn Family Pages - used here with the permission of Phil Miller and
discovered by our own Sue Moore!
February 13, 2006 - Added
Biography of Claiborne Bullen
January 13, 2006 - Added the
Journal of Anna McCall Watson - contributed by Sue B. Moore. Many
names from Claiborne County, Jefferson County, and Tensas and Concordia
Parishes in Louisiana.
April 28, 2005 - Added Memorial
Addresses on the Life and Character of Randall Lee Gibson -
Contributed by Ona Patrick.
April 10, 2005 - Added a list of
Alumni of Oakland College from 1833 to
1855 - Contributed by Annette Bowen from the Natchez Trace Collection
located at Center for American History at the University of Texas in
April 1, 2005 - Added 1816
Claiborne County Census - contributed by Sue B. Moore.
March 23, 2005 - Added a list of
Populated Places from the US Geological Survey
March 15, 2005 - Added a series of Black &
White Photos of Historical buildings in Claiborne County which were taken
in 1938 by Mr. James Butters.
March 25, 2004 - Added Lightfoot Park description
and photos contributed by Jackie Rhodes.
March 6, 2004 - Added Humphreys of Mississippi,
contributed by Sue B. Moore. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
February 14, 2004 - Added newspaper article from the
Sacramento (California) Daily Bee concerning a Rocky Springs resident who
killed her husband. Contributed by Cyd Rawls to the MSJeffer mailing list.
February 13, 2004 - Added wonderful photo of the
Devil's Backbone that used to be out on Hwy 547 in Claiborne County.
Contributed by Sue Moore.
February 4, 2004 - Added Biography of Dougald G.
McCall - contributed by Avis Walton, his 3G granddaughter.
January 31, 2004 - Added Photo and Biography of Lt.
V.Y. Jones, Jr. - WWII hero - contributed by Sue B. Moore
December 28, 2003 - Added Claiborne County
Land Patents. They have been indexed alphabetically by Township and
Range. Contributed by Ann Allen Geoghegan
December 9, 2003 - Added Oakland College Cemetery
-contributed by Annette & James Bowen.
November 6, 2003 - Updated the Communities page and
the County Information page
November 4, 2003 - Added Sarepta Church & Cemetery -
compiled and contributed by Sue B. Moore Includes cemetery listing, church
history, deeds and photos!
October 23, 2003 - Added Herlong Cemetery
Transcription - Contributed by Sue B. Moore
August 2, 2003 - Added "The Lyman Colony" - contributed
by Sue B. Moore
July 25, 2003 - Updated the Cemetery page into an
index of the cemeteries on THIS site. Also added two cemeteries,
Whitehall and Steele's -
contributed by Larry Little.
July 9, 2003 - added several obits to the Obituaries
page. These were contributed by a researcher earlier but I lost them AND
the person's name! I found them today and would appreciate it if anyone
knows who contributed these Anderson, Stampley, Norwood, Hudson, etc.
obituaries, please let me know!
April 1, 2003 - added Oakland College Page with history of the college and also a curriculum of studies contributed by Charles Dawkins. also added The Horrid Tragedy, an Editorial from the Port Gibson Herald about the death of Dr. Jeremiah Chamberlain, President of Oakland College.
November 4, 2002 - We have a new project for Claiborne County called "Claiborne County Family Group Sheet Project"! You may submit as many sheets as you wish, however, I must request please follow the guidelines. NO Living!
October 27, 2002 - Added Claiborne County Marriage Project and
Beech Grove Baptist Church Page with photos and membership rolls. Also added a new page, "Remember When?".
October 25, 2002 - Added Claiborne County Civil War Project
October 24, 2002 - Reworked entire site for easier navigation and readability.