I expect this is a long shot, given how long ago your post was made, but thought I'd give it a try anyway. A 3rd great grandmother of mine was name Eliza Goss Gates (1827-1891), born in NC, and died in Marion County, MS. She and her husband Patrick Gates (1817-1898) are buried in the Gates Family Cemetery near the Improve Community in Marion County, a short distance east of Goss, MS. I have been completely unable to figure out who her parents were. I wonder about A. Goss, a Baptist minister who later settled in Tangipahoa Parish, LA, and is buried there. I saw the post above, and thought that maybe by chance you knew anything about Eliza and her parentage. Thanks in advance for any help you can give!
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