Selected Families and Individuals


William Thomas DUKE "Jr" [Parents] was born on 24 Jul 1884 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 16 Apr 1950 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. William married Winnie Ida MC CRANEY on 23 Jan 1910 in , Newton, Mississippi.

Other marriages:
VERELL, Martha Roberta

Winnie Ida MC CRANEY was born on 24 Feb 1890 in Conehatta, Newton, Mississippi. She died on 13 Sep 1930 in , Newton, Mississippi. She was buried in , Newton, Mississippi. Winnie married William Thomas DUKE "Jr" on 23 Jan 1910 in , Newton, Mississippi.

They had the following children.

  M i
William Howard DUKE was born on 13 Oct 1911 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  F ii Gladys Cora DUKE was born on 12 Sep 1913. She died on 24 Apr 1977.
  F iii
Etoile DUKE was born on 12 Feb 1916 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died in 1989.
  M iv Thomas Harold DUKE was born on 5 Jan 1919. He died on 22 Feb 1965.
  M v
James Aubrey DUKE was born on 7 Feb 1921 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  F vi
Audrey DUKE was born in 1922 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died about 1986.
  F vii
Acie Lee DUKE was born on 6 Nov 1923 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  M viii
Wallace Lamar DUKE was born on 25 Jan 1926 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  F ix
Tommie Helen DUKE was born on 29 Jun 1928.

William Thomas DUKE "Jr" [Parents] was born on 24 Jul 1884 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 16 Apr 1950 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. William married Martha Roberta VERELL on 5 Nov 1942.

Other marriages:
MC CRANEY, Winnie Ida

Martha Roberta VERELL was born on 1 May 1909. She died in Jul 1992 in Houston, Harris, Texas. Martha married William Thomas DUKE "Jr" on 5 Nov 1942.


Andrew Jackson "Jack" DUKE "Sr" [Parents] was born on 15 Mar 1886 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 18 Aug 1942 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton, Mississippi. Andrew married Mary Lou SHOCKLEY on 5 May 1912 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.

Mary Lou SHOCKLEY was born on 21 Jul 1888 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. She died on 20 Feb 1961 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. Mary married Andrew Jackson "Jack" DUKE "Sr" on 5 May 1912 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.

They had the following children.

  M i
Clarence Shockley DUKE was born on 27 May 1913 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 18 Nov 1985 in Eunice, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana.
  M ii
William Lee DUKE was born on 1 Mar 1915 in Hickory, Newton, Mississippi. He died on 2 Aug 1984 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.
  M iii
Andrew Jackson DUKE "Jr" was born on 9 Feb 1917 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. He died on 12 May 1989 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.
  F iv
Mary Catherine DUKE was born on 13 Feb 1919 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died on 6 Nov 1970 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.
  M v
James Hardy DUKE was born on 19 Jun 1921 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  F vi
Annie Ruth DUKE was born on 7 Nov 1923 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi.

Troupe Nathan GRIFFIS was born on 23 Dec 1869 in Chunky (?), , Mississippi. He died on 6 May 1945. Troupe married Mary Charlotte DUKE on 19 Oct 1913 in , Newton, Mississippi.

Mary Charlotte DUKE [Parents] was born on 5 Mar 1888 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died on 12 Apr 1972 in Oak Grove, West Carroll, Louisiana. Mary married Troupe Nathan GRIFFIS on 19 Oct 1913 in , Newton, Mississippi.


Nathan Emanual GRIFFIN was born on 20 Oct 1892 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 13 Mar 1942 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton, Mississippi. Nathan married Sarah Elizabeth HOLLINGSWORTH on 18 Oct 1914 in , Newton, Mississippi.

Sarah Elizabeth HOLLINGSWORTH [Parents] was born on 12 Oct 1896 in Macedonia, Newton, Mississippi. She died on 21 Mar 1992 in , Newton, Mississippi. She was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton, Mississippi. Sarah married Nathan Emanual GRIFFIN on 18 Oct 1914 in , Newton, Mississippi.

They had the following children.

  M i
Fred Louis GRIFFIN was born on 13 Oct 1915 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 26 Nov 1988 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Pine Bluff Cemetery, , Newton, MIssissippi.
  F ii
Nancy Mavis GRIFFIN was born on 19 Dec 1917 in , , MIssissippi. She died on 24 Feb 2007. She was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton, Mississippi.
  M iii
Jackson George GRIFFIN was born on 20 Aug 1920 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 7 Apr 2011 in , Newton, Mississippi. He was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, , Oktibbeha, Mississippi.
  M iv
Samuel Stephen GRIFFIN was born on 15 Oct 1923 in Lawrence, Newton, Mississippi. He died on 18 Apr 1996 in , Newton, Mississippi.
  F v
Sarah Lois GRIFFIN was born on 28 Jun 1928 in Decatur, Newton, Mississippi. She died on 24 Jan 1929 in , Newton, Mississippi. She was buried in Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Newton, Mississippi.
  M vi
Burner Lee GRIFFIN was born on 1 Apr 1833 in , , MIssissippi. He died on 23 Feb 2005 in Martin, Stephens, Geogia.
  F vii
Euna Lee GRIFFIN was born about 1934 in , , MIssissippi.

Thomas Leroy PARKS [Parents] was born on 22 Sep 1894 in Lawrence, Newton, Mississippi. He died on 19 Mar 1979 in Moss Point, Jackson, Mississippi. Thomas married Eunice HOLLINGSWORTH on 8 Feb 1914 in Macedonia, Newton, Mississippi.

Eunice HOLLINGSWORTH [Parents] was born on 22 Aug 1897 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died on 18 Feb 1979 in Moss Point, Jackson, Mississippi. Eunice married Thomas Leroy PARKS on 8 Feb 1914 in Macedonia, Newton, Mississippi.

They had the following children.

  F i
Annie Lee PARKS.
  M ii
J. B. PARKS was born on 1 Nov 1927 in Lawrence, Newton, Mississippi.

Otho Spivey JONES [Parents] was born on 27 Jan 1897 in , Coryell, Texas. He died on 22 Feb 1990 in , Newton, Mississippi. Otho married Nola Lee HOLLINGSWORTH on 23 Oct 1919 in Macedonia, Newton, Mississippi.

Nola Lee HOLLINGSWORTH [Parents] was born on 29 Sep 1898 in , Newton, Mississippi. She died on 29 Jun 1983 in , Newton, Mississippi. Nola married Otho Spivey JONES on 23 Oct 1919 in Macedonia, Newton, Mississippi.

They had the following children.

  F i
Clodell JONES.
  F ii
Robbie Lene JONES.
  M iii
Otho Spurgeon JONES was born on 15 Oct 1924 in Rural, Knox, MIssissippi.
  M iv
John Benny JONES.
  F v
Codell JONES.
  F vi
Martha Carolyn JONES.

John Wesley JONES was born on 11 Jan 1867 in , Newton, MIssissippi. He died on 11 Dec 1921 in Goree, Knox, Texas. John married Emma Caroline COOPER on 26 Mar 1891 in , Newton, MIssissippi.

Emma Caroline COOPER was born on 2 Feb 1871 in , Newton, MIssissippi. She died on 1 Apr 1951 in Goree, Knox, Texas. Emma married John Wesley JONES on 26 Mar 1891 in , Newton, MIssissippi.

They had the following children.

  M i
Grady JONES was born on 4 Mar 1894 in , Coryell, Texas. He died on 5 Dec 1907.
  F ii
Twin JONES was born on 4 Mar 1894 in , Coryell, Texas. She died on 12 Mar 1894 in , Coryell, Texas.
  M iii
William Gray JONES was born on 7 Mar 1895 in , Coryell, Texas. He died on 4 Feb 1908 in , Newton, MIssissippi.
  M iv Otho Spivey JONES was born on 27 Jan 1897. He died on 22 Feb 1990.
  F v
Vera JONES was born about 1899 in , Coryell, Texas.
  F vi
Jewell JONES was born on 20 Feb 1901 in , Coryell, Texas. She died on 7 May 1919 in Decatur, Mississippi.
  M vii Fred James JONES was born on 8 Nov 1904. He died on 24 Aug 1991.
  M viii
Langston Jospeh JONES was born on 2 Jan 1905 in , Newton, MIssissippi. He died on 17 Jul 1986 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.
  F ix
Exie Mae JONES was born about 1907 in , Newton, MIssissippi.
  F x
Carrie Elizabeth JONES was born about 1909. She died on 9 Dec 1989 in , Ector, Texas.
  F xi
Agnes JONES was born about 1910 in , Newton, MIssissippi.
  F xii
Beatrice JONES was born about 1910 in , Newton, MIssissippi.
  M xiii
E. J. JONES was born on 11 Jun 1911 in Goree, Texas.
  F xiv Emmie Lois JONES was born on 11 Mar 1913.

Cecil Spivey HOLLINGSWORTH [Parents] was born on 2 Nov 1918 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 28 Dec 1994 in , Jackson, Mississippi. Cecil married Maudeen or Wadean GARNER.

Other marriages:
WELCH, Claudia Bell

Maudeen or Wadean GARNER was born about 1920. Maudeen married Cecil Spivey HOLLINGSWORTH.


Cecil Spivey HOLLINGSWORTH [Parents] was born on 2 Nov 1918 in , Newton, Mississippi. He died on 28 Dec 1994 in , Jackson, Mississippi. Cecil married Claudia Bell WELCH.

Other marriages:
GARNER, Maudeen or Wadean

Claudia Bell WELCH was born about 1920. Claudia married Cecil Spivey HOLLINGSWORTH.

They had the following children.

  F i Jeanette HOLLINGSWORTH.
  F ii Debra Lea HOLLINGSWORTH.
  F iii Lelah Belle HOLLINGSWORTH was born on 3 Nov 1961. She died on 8 Sep 1989.

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