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    1. [MSMARSHA] new list home is MS-MARSHALL
    2. Timothy Stowell
    3. A new home for the Marshall county mailing list has been set up. In a few minutes, I'll send out personal invitations to the subscribers of this list who wish to join the new group will be able to do so. I can not add members directly. It should be a link you can click that will let you 'accept' the invitation to join the new group. You may need to check your spam folder as I can't say when such will be delivered. If you don't find an invitation in your email you may also go to this site - https://groups.io/g/MS-MARSHALL and select Join Group. Of course, folks may still post to this list through 3/1. Tim Stowell

    02/08/2020 11:54:47
    1. [MSMARSHA] Status of the Marshall county mailing list - 2020
    2. Timothy Stowell
    3. As of now, the Marshall county mailing list has 79 subscribers. In light of this list closing on March 2nd, with the full knowledge of the list owner - Susan Penn Groover, I am setting up a new home for this list. I've recently set up similar homes for other Mississippi Rootsweb lists that will be going defunct next month. In my next email, later today, I'll send you further information regarding this and how to join the new home for this list. Tim Stowell Chattanooga

    02/08/2020 10:18:15
    1. [MSMARSHA] Farewell Message - Cole and McClatchey
    2. Bob Harris
    3. Marshall County Mississippi families of Cole and McClatchey. Contact Bob@utexas.edu <mailto:Bob@utexas.edu>

    01/15/2020 10:59:50
    1. [MSMARSHA] Leave a Farewell Message
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. /_*Leave a Farewell Message*_/ This post was by Judith to MODAVIES: suggestion: People may want to post a "farewell" message on the mailing list before it goes to archive, and in this message include an email you plan to keep for the foreseeable future. A separate email could be set up expressly for this purpose if it is more convenient/secure. (You'll want web-based, not provider-based.) That way, if someone peruses the archive & finds a possible connection, they would have a way to get in touch with you privately. I have been on a couple of lists that went archival at some point, and I really wish I had done that, as our old email was provider-based and - once that provider went defunct, people looking through the defunct mailing list had no way to contact me (nor I them) It's easier to track people down these days, but I'd still suggest this. I think this to be an excellent idea, wish I thought it. I would like to expand to suggest that a post to include Your name, best address to reach you (one that might be dedicated to your genealogy research), a list surname(s) of interest, a list to places of interest (country, region, state, county), subject of interest, snail mail address (at your own risk), telephone number (again at your own risk), web address if you have a website, where you “moved.” Please keep in mind these to be suggestions and you should only provide what you would be comfortable for “ibots” to find. Might not want to wait to last minute. This would give system to process information and have it posted. With this in mind, please do not be concerned when you see my post to the nearly 300 (took inventory; final count was 298 – just sharing) mailing lists I admin. I will be leaving my time capsule to the list(s) in the coming days. But I will be here til Roots Web turn off the lights and lock the door. Let me take a few lines to acknowledge all the “thank-you” I have received. I started with a few surnames and expanded to counties more recently. But you are all “welcomed.” I try serve with the volunteer spirit and a happy heart. Please overlook my frustration that may boil to the top in the coming days. Susan

    01/13/2020 12:30:42
    1. [MSMARSHA] Ramblings from the Backseat
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. /_*Ramblings from the Backseat*_/ Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. I have already announced that as of March 2^nd , when Roots Web ceases to function as a mailing list that I will be hanging up my administrator's hat. These are my observations and suggestions going forward. First and foremost, someone needs to step-up to be new administrator, chairman, leader, whatever title you like. Next a decision should be made whether to remain a mailing list or a bulletin board. Of course, what is to say both could be established. I personally have not read, but Dick Eastman has endorsed Group.io as a venue for mailing list. From what little time I have had, I would lean toward Group.io to maintain mailing list format. I have no experience with bulletin boards therefore I have no input. I am hearing Facebook, but I have issues with privacy and whether someone would make the site secure enough. I am sure there are other venues for bulletin board format. Can not stop someone setting up FB account, just do not bother to invite me. Also, Ancestry has an established bulletin board area, it is functioning. Due to the activity on most state lists, my next suggestion would be that county mailing lists consolidate to form one state list. When activity is established divide into regions. Too much activity then establish a county list (start at the top and drill down). Under the blanket of a state list posting could use subject line to keep the identity of the county ie; SUBJECT: [AL-SUMTER] Looking for … Surname lists are a horse of a different color. Suggestion here would be to make use of subject line. Kinda like reading a newspaper, the subject line is like a headline of a newspaper. Personally I pay attention to an informative subject line. A worry in the back of my mind is with the “mass exodus” from Roots Web to other venue on whether that venue can handle the new activity or whether “we” will cause that venue to crash and burn. Here's hoping that is a needless concern. Once the list is established … there needs to be centralized place where a directory or a place of registration that searching community would go to find the list. Since I am US based, USGenWeb comes to mind. This maybe more difficult step. USGenWeb sites are individually maintained. Hearing rumblings that this may be solved in the near future. Last concern (for the moment) would be “being nice and playing well with others.” Personally, have not experienced this problem. Frustration, maybe. Especially when Roots Web fell apart and returned “fixed” with continuing problems. For example, I still have to push through a post from someone using AOL. AOL users … this is why your post takes a little longer to be seen. Sorry, I do my best with the tools I have to work with. Patience is probably going to be the keyword in days to come. Patience with the leaders that will step forward. They are going to be putting a lot on their plates and will need support in establishing a new venue and getting it working, establishing their rules, etc. Congratulation to those lists that have found a “new home.” From what I see you are in good hands! Will try to make this last posting to those newly adopted lists. (Posting to all lists today.) At this point in time, Family Trees, Message Boards, Web Sites, & Wiki at Roots Web are not effected to my knowledge. Of course, Message Boards are already part of Ancestry. So open conversation. Work on finding a volunteer to lead the list forward. I'm gonna stop rambling for the moment. I'm here till they turn off the lights and lock the door. Susan

    01/12/2020 01:15:27
    1. [MSMARSHA] Unsubscribing from Mailing List(s)
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. /_*Unsubscribing from Mailing List(s)*_/ With the upcoming changes to Roots Web, some have decided to “leave early.” Which I personally understand. Since I am busy, I would like to ask for your help. Should you make the decision to close your membership to list please do the following: Insert or substitute listname before dash. To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to listname-request@rootsweb.com <mailto:wvlogan-request@rootsweb.com> with the word "unsubscribe" without the quotes in the subject and the body of the email with no additional text. OR A link is provided at the bottom of individual and digests. Help in this area will be completely appreciated and will be considered an act of kindness.

    01/11/2020 01:38:55
    1. [MSMARSHA] Genealogy of Roots Web
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. /_*Genealogy of Roots Web*_/ Since most of us are genealogists or family historians, I write this to answer the primary questions I am receiving in “genealogy speak.” Mailing lists were scattered about the Internet prior to the conception of Roots Web (ie: AOL, Prodigy, Compuserve, and others) BIRTH: Sometime in 1996, Karen & Brian Leverich, conceived what it is now known as Roots Web. Roots Web grew to host uncountable mailing list of many subjects, surnames, places, etc. These mailing lists were free to its users/subscribers. MARRIAGE: June 2000. Roots Web was married (purchased by) Ancestry, Inc. with prenuptial agreement that mailing list services would remain free. I believe to be sometime in 2015, our beloved Roots Web began to suffer health issues. My speculation is outgrew its existence and its host was unable to keep up without a major and costly overhaul. After a year plus, Roots Web reopened its doors, but a lot of her faithful subscribers had lost interest or found other vehicles to convey their passages of information. During this time, other updates on the Internet have occurred. These changes have caused some subscribers unable to participate. Not qualified to expand on this other than to say that some folks have lost connection with Roots Web, DEATH: 2 March 2020. Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists will be put into an archival state. BURIAL: Archives will be available to peruse. No further information as to where, how long, or whether a price tag will be added. Hope this helps. Susan Penn Groover

    01/10/2020 07:45:09
    1. [MSMARSHA] Update
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. Hi everyone! This has been heavy on my heart since Ancestry / Roots Web announcement. I have been admin / moderator for various mailing lists for 25+ years (some lists that predate Roots Web). The options for change do not fit my personal criteria. This is, also, not happening at a time I am able to give personal time for this change. Plus, I think Ancestry is not given an adequate “heads up” for this change. (I personally admin 200+ lists) So I have made the decision to become a subscriber as opposed to an administrator. I will remain admin to the mailing lists I currently admin till Roots Web makes the changes they propose on March 2^nd . I am leaving the decision for change to the list members. I am still gathering options. I will post suggestions in the next few days. The major option I am hearing is Facebook. I suppose this could work. But Facebook, in my humble opinion, would be turning a mailing list into a message board. And various mailing list members have stated they would not Facebook. Personally, I am in this bucket. I have personal issues with Facebook. Open discussion on the list. Voice your opinion. Enough for now. Will post more on other options in the future. Susan Penn Groover, List Administrator

    01/09/2020 07:33:18
    1. [MSMARSHA] Roots Web no longer supporting mailing list in
    2. Bob Harris
    3. Here is what Pat Harris found and we are looking at for the Harris list Bob Harris This might be an option. Registration is free and you can use the message boards, as they suggested. Features of a free account Free Ancestry accounts are called Registered Guest accounts. Because registered guest accounts are free, there's no need to cancel them; you will never be billed for a registered guest account. Simply discontinue use whenever you'd like. Registered guests can: - Access our free databases - Create, edit, and delete family trees - View educational videos in AncestryAcademyR - Share your trees with friends and family - View family trees people invite you to see - Respond to messages from other members - Post to Ancestry Message Boards https://support.ancestry.com/s/article/Creating-a-Free-Ancestry-Account Pat Harris

    01/09/2020 07:22:05
    1. [MSMARSHA] Roots Web no longer supporting mailing list in March 2020
    2. Susan Penn Groover
    3. For those that have not heard the news ... Rootsweb will no longer be supporting mailing lists in March 2020.  It will remain read only, so archives will be accessible.  In my mind, I question how long. Please keep in mind that each mailing list archives is the property of RootsWeb and will not be able to moved, removed, etc. Only the mailing list members list will be accessible by the admin for that list. I am looking for alternatives which I have started listing below. Alternatives: Ancestry -- as I understand, this alternative is platform based. Meaning one would have to long into to post a message as opposed to simply sending an e-mail. Groups.io -- would keep mailing, but to get full function a fee would be required. Google Groups -- I have not researched this option.  Personally, I have issues with Google and will not pursue this option as admin. I suppose the major decision is whether to remain an e-mail based Group or platform based? My personal prerequisite is that it is FREE. Discussion in open... Susan Groover, List Admin. -- --- Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living.

    01/08/2020 07:51:58
    1. Re: [MSMARSHA] Lawrence Harvey Parker b 1907 d ???
    2. Eliz Hanebury via
    3. Ancestry feels you are right about the 1940 Harvey being Lawrence Harvey and they feel that this death is his Name:Harvey L Parker Age:77 Birth Date:9 Dec 1907 Death Date:3 Mar 1985 Death Place:Washington Certificate:85-04363 Source Citation Oregon State Library; 1966-1970 Death Index; Reel Title: State of Oregon Death Index; Year Range: 1981-1990 And that this is the same man Harvey L Parker Spouse:Margaret F Fischer Marriage Date:5 Sep 1944 Marriage Place:Clark Reference Number:swclkmca32167 Source Information Ancestry.com. Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Eliz Not Today and Not without a Fight (Anon) For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes. (Dag Hammarskjold) On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:13 AM, Larry Fischer via <msmarsha@rootsweb.com> wrote: > I m trying to resolve a mystery regarding my birth father. All I know about him comes from the census records and what little my Mother told me. He appears in the 1910, 1920 and 1930 census in his family with his father, LE Parker. I was told I was named so my initials would match my grandfather’s. > The only 1940 census record I can find anywhere for him is a Harvey Parker in a census of the Marshall County, MS County Jail. I am trying to determine if that record is in fact for my natural father and why he was in jail. Any information about his life after my birth in 1946 would also be most welcome since I have nothing. > > Regards, Larry Fischer > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to MSMARSHA-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message

    05/27/2016 08:42:16
    1. [MSMARSHA] Lawrence Harvey Parker b 1907 d ???
    2. Larry Fischer via
    3. I m trying to resolve a mystery regarding my birth father. All I know about him comes from the census records and what little my Mother told me. He appears in the 1910, 1920 and 1930 census in his family with his father, LE Parker. I was told I was named so my initials would match my grandfather’s. The only 1940 census record I can find anywhere for him is a Harvey Parker in a census of the Marshall County, MS County Jail. I am trying to determine if that record is in fact for my natural father and why he was in jail. Any information about his life after my birth in 1946 would also be most welcome since I have nothing. Regards, Larry Fischer

    05/27/2016 02:13:50
    1. [MSMARSHA] "Waiting for Orders" a senior thesis on Micajah Thomas war diary
    2. Eliz Hanebury via
    3. A grandson of Mathew W. Lacy and Sophia Michie, son of Elam and Susan Lacy Thomas. A cousin sent me this link and I thought some might be interested in it. The families lived in Marshall, Tippah and Benton counties and I am not sure they ever moved <G> https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwievLjvtvLKAhUE7yYKHRgvB-gQFggdMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fscholarlycommons.obu.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1046%26context%3Dhonors_theses&usg=AFQjCNE-nHb5_Ln-UGrZnk5Tr503LFmk2w&sig2=WIu0G6-MLDA9HIX9xG7GkQ&cad=rja Eliz Not Today and Not without a Fight (Anon) For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes. (Dag Hammarskjold)

    02/12/2016 03:06:00
    1. [MSMARSHA] Wills and Probate dataset at Ancestry
    2. Eliz Hanebury via
    3. I have been busy playing with this there are blanks but there is a lot here. One of my gguncles is listed in the Cohoma index but the record is there but lots to play with! A NC lister posted that it is free (I subscribe and so don't always know about free offers) until the 7th of Sept. <http://www.ancestry.com/will-probate-records> Eliz Not Today and Not without a Fight (Anon) For all that has been, thanks.I have been busy playin For all that will be, yes. (Dag Hammarskjold)

    09/02/2015 10:55:48
    1. Re: [MSMARSHA] slaves
    2. This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: williefrank090 Surnames: Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/772.776.780/mb.ashx Message Board Post: Looking for sila lacy in the Mississippi slave book 1885 Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board. <br>

    03/03/2015 05:37:57
    1. [MSMARSHA] Seldon Family
    2. This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: joy2yah2011 Surnames: Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/3573/mb.ashx Message Board Post: I have the very same family names!! I am a descendent of the Browns and the Seldons...ggg Reeves Brown married Caroline Johnson in 1865....Jack Seldon is my ggg grandfather...Rose Chester is my ggg grandmother...please send me you e-mail address so I can invite you to my side of the tree....maybe we can make corrections or find out new information. I appreciate you posting...Carol Dempsey Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board. <br>

    02/11/2015 03:19:33
    1. Re: [MSMARSHA] Marshall County, MS Tabors
    2. Dan & Alice via
    3. Hi Patricia, I'm afraid I'm just learning about these new connections. The Stovalls I've connected with through DNA are Bartholomew Stovall 1665-1721) and Ann Burton (1664-1736); John Stovall (1710-1781) & Dorcas Daulton (1710-1787); Drury Stovall 1752-?) & Ann Stone; John Tabor - Ann Dorcas Stovall; John H. Tabor - Nancy Orr Gibson; Mary M. Tabor - John Harvill; Lily Harvill - Charles T. Kennedy; Charles Kennedy - Alice O'Brien; Alice Kennedy(me) - Dan Lee Also Bartholomew Stovall- Ann Burton; Hagar Stovall (1685-1723) - William Tabor (1671-1712). I really don't know anything about them yet. I'm trying to do some research. I got about 30+ hits in this family on my DNA. This got me through a brick wall I'd been struggling with for over twenty years. I'll be working on these for a long time, I guess. Alice On 1/28/2015 3:04 PM, Patricia J. Treadwell via wrote: > Do you know your Stovall line? My husband's grandmother was a Stovall. > > Patricia J. Treadwell > > > At 01:46 PM 1/28/2015, you wrote: >> This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. >> >> Author: danallee >> Surnames: Tabor, Orr, Gibson, Stovall >> Classification: queries >> >> Message Board URL: >> >> http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/3572/mb.ashx >> >> Message Board Post: >> >> A few months ago I took a DNA test. After over 20 years of trying to >> prove my kinship to this family, the DNA has proven that I am >> definitely related to Tabors, Orrs, Gibsons,and Stovalls. I had lots >> of circumstsantial evidence of this for all these years, but not one >> scrap of paper. Now I have blood lines to prove it. I am so >> excited! Any cousins out there? >> >> Important Note: >> The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If >> you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board >> URL link above and respond on the board. >> >> <br> >> >> >> >> ------------------------------- >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to >> MSMARSHA-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without >> the quotes in the subject and the body of the message > The Treadwell's > Dunlap, Tennessee > > Researching: Charles, Johnston, Julian, Kyle, McClure, Miller, Phipps TN > Sears, Stewart KY > Briggs, Roach, Rook, Stovall, Treadwell Vaughan MS > > --- > This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. > http://www.avast.com > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to MSMARSHA-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message > >

    01/29/2015 08:56:14
    1. [MSMARSHA] Marshall County, MS Tabors
    2. This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: danallee Surnames: Tabor, Orr, Gibson, Stovall Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/3572/mb.ashx Message Board Post: A few months ago I took a DNA test. After over 20 years of trying to prove my kinship to this family, the DNA has proven that I am definitely related to Tabors, Orrs, Gibsons,and Stovalls. I had lots of circumstsantial evidence of this for all these years, but not one scrap of paper. Now I have blood lines to prove it. I am so excited! Any cousins out there? Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board. <br>

    01/28/2015 12:46:33
    1. Re: [MSMARSHA] Marshall County, MS Tabors
    2. Patricia J. Treadwell via
    3. Do you know your Stovall line? My husband's grandmother was a Stovall. Patricia J. Treadwell At 01:46 PM 1/28/2015, you wrote: >This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. > >Author: danallee >Surnames: Tabor, Orr, Gibson, Stovall >Classification: queries > >Message Board URL: > >http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/3572/mb.ashx > >Message Board Post: > >A few months ago I took a DNA test. After over 20 years of trying to >prove my kinship to this family, the DNA has proven that I am >definitely related to Tabors, Orrs, Gibsons,and Stovalls. I had lots >of circumstsantial evidence of this for all these years, but not one >scrap of paper. Now I have blood lines to prove it. I am so >excited! Any cousins out there? > >Important Note: >The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If >you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board >URL link above and respond on the board. > ><br> > > > >------------------------------- >To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to >MSMARSHA-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without >the quotes in the subject and the body of the message The Treadwell's Dunlap, Tennessee Researching: Charles, Johnston, Julian, Kyle, McClure, Miller, Phipps TN Sears, Stewart KY Briggs, Roach, Rook, Stovall, Treadwell Vaughan MS --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. http://www.avast.com

    01/28/2015 08:04:54
    1. Re: [MSMARSHA] Green Jones
    2. This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: pimg03 Surnames: Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.marshall/3484.1.1.1.2.2.1/mb.ashx Message Board Post: Yes, I had Bobby publish it there ;) Thanks though. Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board. <br>

    01/27/2015 03:05:24