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Oma Motley, Copiah MS

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Re: Oma Motley, Copiah MS

Posted: 1452375561000
Classification: Query
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1880 -
Name: Oma Motley
Age: 23
Birth Year: 1857
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1880: Beat 2, Lincoln, Mississippi
Race: Mulatto <<<<<<<<<<<<<< 50% black & 50% white
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Charles Motley
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Occupation: House Keeper

Charles Motley 26, VA - mulatto
Oma Motley 23, MS - father b. MS & mother b. VA, mulatto [2nd marriage]
Charles Motley 15, MS - mulatto
Lullu Motley 1, MS - mulatto
Babe Bonds 12, MS - mulatto, s/dau [could be an illegitimate child]
Enoch Bonds 8, MS - mulatto, s/son [could be an illegitimate child]
Fannie Bonds 9, MS - mulatto, s/dau [could be an illegitimate child]
Samuel Dates 3, MS - mulatto, s/dau [could be an illegitimate child]

1900 -
Name: Oma Motley
[Onia Molley]
Age: 47
Birth Date: Nov 1852
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1900: Beat 2, Lincoln, Mississippi
Race: Black [listed as mulatto is 1880]
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother: number of living children: 10
Mother: How many children: 10

Oma Motley 47, 11/52 MS
Will Motley 16, 1/84 MS
Sam Motley 13, 2/87 MS
Lula Motley 10, 4/90 MS
Homer Motley 8, 11/91 MS
John Motley 7, 1/93 MS
Thomas Motley 5, 6/94 MS
Clarence Motley 4, 7/95 MS
Clare Motley 4, 7/95 MS
Fannie Motley 4, 4/96 MS
Luther Motley 2, 2/98 MS

Oma is not listed in the 1870 MS census.

Being born in 1852 she and her parents would be slaves.
Slaves were not always counted by their name; rather they were counted by gender and then by age.


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