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Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

Roena Garrett (View posts)
Posted: 1011795015000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ayres, Ayrs, Clardy, Waldrep, Partridge,
Does anyone recognize these families or have any information on them?

1870 Choctaw Co, MS census: Ann H. Ayres, Head, Nancy J., Caroline M., James M., Baty Jonathan.

1860 Choctaw Co, MS census: William Ayers, Head, wife Anna, Nancy O, Caroline a., Jonathan B. Wilson, D.O. Lollar, Manda M., John W.

I am looking for connections to my gggrandfather James W. Ayres, born @ 1860, in MS

Re: Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

Posted: 1012016139000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1063223773000
I have Ayres from Lamar County in Alabama which is just a few counties to the East. My gg grandfather was James M(Marshall) Ayres. I know he is not the James M Ayres in your list but many of the names are similar. Do you have any more information on these Ayres such as date and place of birth?

Re: Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

roena (View posts)
Posted: 1012018576000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ayres, Ayrs, Clardy, Waldrep, Partridge,
1870 Choctaw MS Township 21, Range 10, Mounta Vista Post office HN 22, FN 22
Ann Ayres, age 36, f, w, keeping house 160, 354, miss
ayres, nancy j, age 19, f, w, domestic servant, miss
ayres, carolyn m, age 17, f, w, at home, miss
ayres, james M (or W), age 9, m, w, Miss
Baty, Jonathan, age 10, m, w, attended school, miss

1860 Choctaw Co don't have reference data
hn 1682, fn 1428
William Ayres, age 58, m, farmer 875, --, tenn
Anna, age 45, f, Miss
nancy O., age 10, Miss
caroline a, age 8, miss
jonathan B. Wilson, age 1, Miss
D.o. Lollar, age 18, Ala
Manda M., age 25, tenn
James W., Age 7 mos, Miss

Sorry but that's all the info I have. I am trying to determine if the James W. might possibly be my great grandfather. We have a postcard that indicates he had a sister Carolina Amanda. The ages on these two census fit their dates of birth, James W., born in 1860, and Carolina Amanda born in 1852.

Re: Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

David Evans (View posts)
Posted: 1012076947000
Classification: Query
the Ayres family originate in Somerset. In particular, there are several gravestones of Ayres' in the graveyard of the church in the tiny village of Wooton Courtney.

Re: Ayres from Choctaw Co, MS

Posted: 1012084046000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1063223773000
There must be a link but I don't know what it is..My James M Ayres' father was Authur (born apx. 1798) and his brothers were William Albert born 1822 Holland Middleton 1824 Elbert 1837 John H 1843 Sisters were Polly Ann 1824 Sarlene 1826 Lilet 1841 Authur's father is unknown but believed to be Moses Authur came from GA and died apx. 1860 in Lamar County Alabama. My gg grandfather James Marshall stayed in Lamar County but many of his brothers and maybe sisters went west. Some to Texas and I think Elbert went to Mo.
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