Paternal ancestors: William Newell from S.C. and Fereby ? Son John migrated to Southwest Ms. Married Christian McDonald Newell. Thomas J. Newell m. Susan Mathews who was widowed and later married Greenberry Britt. I descend from both Newell and Britt lines with a common grandmother.Other names are McDaniel, Wooten, Smith, Case.
Maternal ancestors: Ferdinand Griffin m. Mary Kennedy Wilkinson, widow of Col. Micajah Wilkinson. Migrated from Georgia to Amite Co. George Washington Griffin I,II, and III are my grandfathers. Other names are: Day, Smith, Lofton,Reemes, Lee, Weatherly, Emfinger, Coffey, Beaube.
Grandparents lived in Quentin, owned Bude Hotel for awhile and also Hominey Ridge. Buried at New Hope and Midway.
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