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Record Description

The records in this collection span between ca. 1600's - present.

The collection consists of images of family history books housed at the Tippah County Development Foundation, Ripley, Mississippi.

The Tippah County Development Foundation was organized to promote growth and prosperity for Tippah County by enhancing the educational and cultural lives of its citizens.

For a list of records by book titles and authors currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Biographies and family histories were created for the purpose of passing down life stories to share with their posterity, building a family's sense of identity and direction.

Biographies and family histories are generally reliable. However, since they are compiled records, they may contain errors and depends on the reliability of the author.

Record Content

The collection compiles the biogaphies, genealogies, and histories of the following personages and their descendants and related families:

  • Allen Godwin
  • Shadrick Deen Sr.
  • Daniel, McAlister, Simmons, and Pegram Hine
  • The Daniel Lineage
  • James Martin and Priscilla Davis Martin
  • Guilford Jackson Deen and Catherine Deen
  • John Joseph Jefferson Shackleford vol. 1 and 2

The collection also includes the Macedonia (Deentown) Baptist Church 150th Anniversary Homecoming of 2000.

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒Select the Book Title and Author category which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

This collection is considered a secondary source, but the information on the cards can lead you to other primary records. Compare the information on the cards to what you already know to make sure that you have the correct family.

  • Add any new information to existing records about your family.
  • Use the names, dates, and places as the basis for family groups or to build a family pedigree.
  • Use the dates along with places or residences to help you locate the family in other records such as census, church, and land records.
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Don't overlook FHL Place United States, Mississippi, Tippah items or FHL Keyword Mississippi, Tippah items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mississippi Archives and Libraries.

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Tippah County, Mississippi

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Mississippi, Tippah County Family Histories." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Tippah County Development Foundation, Ripley.

 

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