B: Nelson Guthrie & Catherine Lowe

ORIGIN THEORIES for GFG8A – BRANCH B

Nelson Guthrie c1788VA – 1870MS & Catherine Lowe
of Lincoln County, NC and Tippah County, MS, USA

Nelson Guthrie is frequently found in online trees as John Nelson Guthrie, but I have not found an original record listing the forename John. The source may be family letters which have been referenced, but I have not seen copies for verification.

Nelson is also found incorrectly attached to parents from the Middlesex, VA line (GFG1A), which is not genetically related to his descendants.

The genetic Y-DNA (direct paternal line) profile matches GFG8. The earliest known couple for this group is Branch A’s Thomas & Mary (Cason) Guthrie. Nelson is of the right age to be a grandson of that couple, or might descend from a related collateral line.

Nelson Guthrie spent at least 30 years of his adult life in Lincoln County, NC. Carter Guthrie, whose name is found as a bondsman on his marriage license to Catherine Lowe, and is therefore a likely relative, is enumerated in the 1800 census. This would seem to indicate that Nelson might also be living there with his parents as early as 1800. An examination of the census records shows a cluster of Guthrie households there. Nelson would only be about 12 years old in 1800. There are 2 Guthrie households with boys aged 10-15. Francis Guthrie and Thomas Guthrie are potential fathers for Nelson.

We do not currently have a direct descendant of these other families in our Y-DNA Project to confirm the connection. Testing that line would also reveal if the Vaughan Y-DNA profile extends beyond Nelson’s line of descendants.

THE GUTHRIE DNA PROJECT

Guthrie Family Group: GFG8A
Group Designation: Branch B – (The Guthries of Tippah County, MS)

Haplogroup: R-M269
Confirmed Haplogroup: R-M269

YDNA Matches: 1
Kit 51487
Nelson Guthrie/Catherine Lowe* > Daniel G Guthrie/Nancy Rainy > William Nelson Guthrie/Evelyn Rowland (GGP) +more //
ALSO:
Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie/Thomas Lowe > Catherine Lowe*


Family Finder / Autosomal DNA Kits: 2
Kit 283625 (Guthrie Male with FF Only)
Nelson Guthrie/Catherine Lowe* > Thomas Madison Guthrie/Elizabeth Proctor > John Nelson Guthrie/Mary Jane Rainey (GGP) +more //
ALSO:
Ungrouped – Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie/Thomas Lowe > Catherine Lowe*

Kit 360353
Nelson Guthrie/Catherine Lowe* > Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie/Simpson Bryant > Mary Bryant/William McAlister (GGP) //
ALSO:
Ungrouped – Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie/Thomas Lowe > Catherine Lowe*


Findings:

Our Y-DNA Participant has tested at the Y-111 marker level matching GFG8A’s Group Mode DNA (most common value at any given marker) 110/111.

DYS643 = 9 versus Group Mode = 10. Unique to this kit. Likely a recent or random genetic change not significant to the group as a whole.

One of the most common surname matches continues to be Vaughan / Vaughn. This is mirrored in the Autosomal DNA kits, which have many more matches to people of Vaughan/Vaughn ancestry than this of Guthrie ancestry.

THE FAMILY of NELSON GUTHRIE & CATHERINE LOWE

NELSON GUTHRIE
Born: About 1788
Location: Virginia, USA
Married: Catherine Lowe on 3 April 1808 in Lincoln County, NC
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 2 Feb 1870
Location: Mississippi, presumably in Tippah County
Buried: Unknown, presumably in Tippah County, MS.


CATHERINE LOWE
Born: 1789
Location: Maryland, USA
Sons: Thomas Madison Guthrie (1811), William J Guthrie (1814), Daniel Guthrie (1826), James Nelson Guthrie (1829), Isaac Guthrie (1844)
Daughters: Nancy Guthrie (1809), Elizabeth Guthrie (1818), Martha Guthrie (1824), Mary Guthrie (1832)
Died: 1855
Location: Mississippi, presumably in Tippah County
Buried: Unknown, presumably in Tippah County, MS


CHILDREN:

NANCY CATHERINE GUTHRIE
1809NC-1864MS

Nancy Catherine Guthrie was born in Lincoln County, NC about 1809. She married Philip B Whitener on 4 September 1826 in that county. They were parents to 2 sons and 6 daughters. The family was living in Tippah, MS by 1850. Nancy died in Tippah in 1864 and Philip in 1866.

Children: 8
Whitener Sons: William Smith Whitener (1835), Thomas P Whitener (1848)
Whitener Daughers: Mary Elizabeth Whitener (1833), Frances Whitener (1836), Sarah D Whitener (1840), Nancy C Whitener (1841), Jane Whitener (1843), Julia E Whitener (1851)

Family Finder Participants: No


THOMAS MADISON GUTHRIE
1811NC-1894TX

Thomas Madison Guthrie was born on 5 July 1811 in Lincoln County, NC. He married Elizabeth Proctor there on 27 July 1832 at the age of 21. They were living in Tippah County, MS by 1850. They had 12 children. Elizabeth died in 1863. Thomas remarried to Dovey B Blaylock in MS on 13 July 1870, They had 2 daughters. Sometime after the 1880 census Thomas and Dovey moved to Lamar County, Texas. He died there 10 January 1894. Dovey died in 1900.

Children: 14
Sons: Richard Guthrie (1835), Richard Thomas Guthrie (1836), John Nelson Guthrie (1839), Thomas M Guthrie (1844), Miles Jefferson Guthrie (1853)
Daughters: Martha Guthrie (1833), Catharine Elizabeth Guthrie (1835), Nancy Guthrie (1839), Frances Guthrie (1843), Minerva Guthrie (1846), Margaret Louisa Guthrie (1848), Mary F Guthrie (1852), Winnie A Guthrie (1873), Vinnie Guthrie (1873)

Y-DNA Project Participants: No
Family Finder Participants: Yes


WILLIAM JEFFERSON GUTHRIE
1814NC-1871TX

William J Guthrie was born in Lincoln County, NC on 13 Dec 1813. He married about 1847 to Martha Abigail (MNU) reportedly in Tippah County, MS. where they raised their 7 children. Wife Martha Abigail died in 1864 in Illinois and is buried there. Some of the family had moved there. William was living in Lamar County, Texas at his death on 30 July 1871.

Children: 7
Sons: John Albertis Guthrie (1849), James Osborn Guthrie (1850), Richard Guthrie (1854)
Daughters: Martha Guthrie (1851), Mary Guthrie (1852), Agnes Guthrie (1857), Nancy Guthrie (1859)

Y-DNA Project Participants: No
Family Finder Participants: No


ELIZABETH GUTHRIE
1818NC-1875MS

Elizabeth Guthrie was born on 9 October 1818 in Lincoln County, NC. She married Thomas Osborn Proctor on 11 July 1836. Most of their children were born in North Carolina. The family was living in Tippah, MS by 1850. Elizabeth died on 10 June 1875 and is buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Walnut, Tippah, MS.

Children: 9
Proctor Sons: Richard W Proctor (1838), William Jefferson Proctor (1845), Osborne Proctor (1858), Albert Proctor (1865)
Proctor Daughters: Martha Catherine Proctor (1841), Lavinia Proctor (1843), Mary Ann Proctor (1847), Eliza F Proctor (1850), Sarah Jane Proctor (1857)

Family Finder Participants: No


MARTHA ‘PATSY’ GUTHRIE
1824NC-After 1880

Martha Guthrie aka Patsy was born in Lincoln County, NC about 1824. She married Simpson Bryant in Mississippi about 1843. They lived in Tippah County through the 1870 census and then moved to Benton County. Patsy died sometime after the 1880 census, possibly in Benton. Simpson lived at least until 1900.

Children: 5
Bryant Sons: Robert Nelson Guthrie (1849), Elisha Bryant (1856)
Bryant Daughters: Catherine Bryant (1844), Mary Bryant (1848), Sarah Frances Bryant (1853)

Family Finder Participants: No


DANIEL G GUTHRIE
1826NC-1863IL

Daniel Guthrie was born about 1826 in Lincoln County, NC. He married Nancy Rainey in Hardeman County, TN on 17 Jan 1848. They lived in Tippah County, MS through the 1860 census. Daniel, Nancy, and some of their family moved to Jersey County, Illinois, as did his brother William J Guthrie, wife Martha Abigail, and some fo their family. Daniel died in Jersey County, Illinois on 17 August 1863, and is buried at Lax Cemetery. His widow Nancy returned to Tippah County, Mississippi. Her DOD is given as 1880, but I’m not sure if that is the actual year or if it is intended to indicate that she died after the 1880 census, probably in Mississippi.

Children: 7
Sons: William Nelson Guthrie (1850), John Simpson Guthrie (1860)
Daughters: Mary Guthrie (1851), E Katie Guthrie (1854), Annie E Guthrie (1856), Sarah Agnes Guthrie (1858), Frances G Guthrie (1862)

Y-DNA Project Participants: Yes
Family Finder Participants: No


NELSON GUTHRIE
1830NC-Unknown

Nelson Guthrie was born about 1830 in Lincoln County, NC. He moved to Tippah County, MS with his parents and was enumerated in the 1850 census. That is the last notation I have for Nelson Guthrie. No further data collected.

Children: Unknown


MARY CATHARINE GUTHRIE
1832NC-About 1858TN

The 1850 census indicates that Mary Guthrie was born about 1832. Like her brother Daniel, she married in Hardeman County, TN. Her husband was John W Riggs. They were married in November 1856. It appears that Mary died during or soon after childbirth. Both John and their daughter M C (presumably also Mary Catharine) were listed with the Rainey family during the 1860 census. John remarried on 5 Mar 1861 in Tippah, MS to Martha C. Proctor (his wife’s niece..see above). John died in 1867.

Children: 1
Riggs Sons: None
Riggs Daughters: Mary Catherine Riggs (1858)

Family Finder Participants: No


ISAAC GUTHRIE
1844-UNKNOWN

Isaac Guthrie was born about 1844 in Lincoln County, NC. He is listed in the 1850 census as a 6 year old, but is not found in the 1860 census. His mother Catherine had died in 1855. It is possible that he died prior to 1860, or that he was being cared for by friends or relatives. No further data found.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS

About 1788: BIRTH of NELSON GUTHRIE
Virginia, USA

The 1850 and 1860 censuses list Nelson Guthrie’s birthplace as Virginia. The 1870 census lists it as North Carolina.

About 1789: BIRTH of CATHERINE LOWE
Maryland, USA

Descendants claim that Catherine was adopted by Thomas Lowe in 1796, the same year as his marriage to Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie in Lincoln County, NC indicating that Catherine is probably Patsy’s child by a previous marriage. This infers that Patsy was not a Guthrie by birth, but by marriage.

Thomas Lowe and Martha ‘Patsy’ Guthrie’s marriage presumably occurred in Lincoln County, NC. Patsy’s birth location was Orange County, Virginia. Catherine was born in Maryland. If Catherine was a Guthrie by birth her branch would likely have a MD connection.

1790: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

There is 1 Guthrie household in Lincoln County in 1790, relationship, if any, is unknown.

Frank Guttery: 1 Free White Male 16 and over; 1 Free White Female.

1800: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

Carter Guthrie Household:
1 – Male 26-44 (1756-1774)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
2 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

John Guthrie Household:
1 – Male 26-44 (1756-1774)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
1 – Male under 10 (1791-1800)
2 – Females under 10 (1791-1800)
9 – Slaves
5 – Free White Persons
14 – Total Household Members

James Guthrie Household:
1 – Male 16-25 (1775-1794)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
1 – Female under 10 (1791-1800)
3 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

Carter Guthrie Household:
1 – Male 16-25 (1775-1794)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
2 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

Francis Gutherie
1 – Male 45 and over (Before 1756)
1 – Female 45 and over (Before 1756)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
1 – Male 10-15 (1785-1790)
1 – Male under 10 (1791-1800)
5 – Free White Persons
2 – Slaves
7 – Total Household Members

Thomas Gutherie
1 – Male 45 and over (Before 1756)
1 – Female 45 and over (Before 1756)
1 – Female 16-25 (1775-1794)
2 – Male 10-15 (1785-1790)
5 – Total Free White Persons
1 – Slave
6 – Total Household Members

1808: MARRIAGE of NELSON GUTHRIE & CATHERINE LOWE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 3 April 1808

Carter Guttrey was listed as a bondsman on the marriage license. Jacob Forney was the witness.

The fact that Carter is Nelson’s bondsman suggests a familial relationship between them.

About 1809: BIRTH of DAUGHTER – NANCY CATHERINE GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

1810: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
Capt. Reid’s District, Lincoln, North Carolina, USA

Nelson Guttrey Household:
1 – Male 16-25 (1785-1794)
1 – Female 16-25 (1785-1794)
1 – Female under 10 (1801-1810)
3 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

Listed immediately below Nelson Guttrey also in Capt Reid’s District is the Thos. Guttrey Household:
1 – Male 45 and over (Before 1766)
1 – Male 16-25 (1785-1794)
2 – Free White Persons
1 – Slave
3 – Total Household Members

Capt. Wycoff’s District
Carter Guttrey Household
1 – Male 26-44 (1766-1784)
1 – Female 16-25 (1785-1794)
2 – Males under 10 (1801-1810)
3 – Females under 10 (1801-1810)
7 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

1811: BIRTH of SON – THOMAS MADISON GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 5 July 1811

1813: BIRTH of SON – WILLIAM JEFFERSON GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 13 December 1813

1818: BIRTH of DAUGHTER – ELIZABETH GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 9 October 1818

1820: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
East of the South Fork of the Catawba River, Lincoln County, NC, USA

Nelson Guttery Household:
1 – Male 26-44 (1776-1794)
1 – Female 26-44 (1776-1794)
1 – Female 10-15 (1805-1810)
2 – Males under 10 (1811-1820)
1 – Female under 10 (1811-1820)
1 – Engaged in Agriculture
6 – Free White Persons
6 – Total Household Members

About 1824: BIRTH of DAUGHER – MARTHA ‘PATSY’ GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

About 1826: BIRTH of SON – DANIEL G GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

1826: MARRIAGE of DAUGHTER – NANCY CATHERINE GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 4 September 1826

Nelson and Catherine’s eldest daughter married Philip B Whitener, a carpenter, in Lincoln County, North Carolina on 4 Sep 1826 when she was about 17 years old. Along with the rest of the family they made the move to Tippah County, Mississippi and were living there by the time of the 1850 census. They had 8 children: Mary Elizabeth (1833) William Smith (1835), Frances (1836), Sarah D (1840), Nancy C (1841), Jane (1843), Thomas P (1848), and Julia E (1851). Nancy died in Tippah County, MS in 1864 and Philip in 1866.

1830: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

N Guttery Household:
1 – Male 40-49 (1781-1790)
1 – Female 40-49 (1781-1790)
1 – Male 15-19 (1811-1815)
2 – Females 15-19 (1811-1815)
1 – Male 10-14 (1816-1820)
6 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

1829: BIRTH of SON – JAMES NELSON GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 22 June 1829

We know little about James Nelson Guthrie who led a short life. He was born on 22 June 1829 and died at the age of 22 on 10 October 1851. He is buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Walnut, Tippah, Mississippi.

About 1832: BIRTH of DAUGHTER – MARY CATHERINE GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

1832: MARRIAGE of SON – THOMAS MADISON GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 27 July 1832

Thomas Madison Guthrie married Elizabeth Proctor in Lincoln County, NC on 27 July 1832. They moved with the family to Tippah County, Mississippi by 1850 and raised their family of 12 children there: Martha (1833), Richard (1825), Catharine Elizabeth (1835), Richard Thomas (1836), Nancy (1839), John Nelson (1839), Frances (1843), Thomas M (1844), Minerva (1846), Margaret Louisa (1848), Mary F (1852), and Miles Jefferson (1853). Thomas’ wife Elizabeth died about 1863.

1836: MARRIAGE of DAUGHTER – ELIZABETH GUTHRIE
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA on 11 July 1836

Elizabeth Guthrie married Thomas Osborn Proctor. They made the move to Tippah County, MS and remained there to raise their family of 9 children: Richard W (1838), Martha Catherine (1841), Lavinia (1843), William Jefferson (1845), Mary Ann (1847), Eliza F (1850), Sarah Jane (1857), Osborne (1858), and Albert (1865). Elizabeth died in Tippah County, MS on 10 June 1875. She is buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Walnut, Tippah, MS. Her husband Thomas Proctor died on 26 Oct 1892 and is also buried there.

1840: US CENSUS of NORTH CAROLINA
Lower Regiment, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA

Nelson Guthery Household:
1 – Male 50-59 (1781-1790)
1 – Female 40-49 (1791-1800)
2 – Males 10-14 (1826-1830)
1 – Female 10-14 (1826-1830)
3 – Employed in Agriculture
6 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

Madison Guthery Household:
1 – Male 20-29 (1811-1820)
1 – Female 20-29 (1811-1820)
1 – Male 5-9 (1831-1835)
1 – Female 5-9 (1831-1835)
1 – Male under 5 (1836-1840)
2 – Females under 5 (1836-1840)
1 – Employed in Agriculture
7 – Total Household Members / Free White Persons

1841: MISSISSIPPI STATE COMPILES CENSUS AND SUBSTITUTES
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

Nelson Guthery – 1841 – No Township Listed
Madison Guthery – 1841 – No Township Listed
Nathan M Guthrie – 1841

About 1843: MARRIAGE of DAUGHTER – MARTHA ‘PATSY’ GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA, presumably

Patsy’s marriage to Simpson Bryant presumably occurred in Tippah County prior to the birth of their first child in 1844. The Mississippi State and Territorial Census collection places Simpson Bryant there by 1845. Patsy and Simpson were parents to Catherine (1844), Mary (1848), Robert Nelson (1849), Sarah Frances (1853), and Elisha (1856). They moved to Benton County, MS between 1870-1880. Patsy died sometime after the 1880 census, probably in Benton County, MS. Simpson was still living there during the 1900 census. His death occurred after 1900.

About 1844: BIRTH of SON – ISAAC GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

1845: MISSISSIPPI STATE COMPILES CENSUS AND SUBSTITUTES
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

Nelson Guthrie – 1845
Thomas M Guthrie – 1845
Nelson Guthrie – 1845 – No Township Listed
Thomas M. Guthrie – 1845 – No Township Listed

About 1847: MARRIAGE of SON – WILLIAM JEFFERSON GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA, reportedly

William J Guthrie married Martha Abigail (MNU) about 1847. According to the Cash Entry Patents for land in Tippah County, MS, William J Guthrie obtained property there in 1847 and 1848, so it is possible that the marriage did occur there. They had 7 children: John Albertis (1849), James Osborn (1850), Martha (1851), Mary (1852), Richard (1854), Agnes (1857), Nancy (1859). They lived in Tippah, MS through the 1860 census. When som of the family moved north to Illinois, William and Martha went with them. She died in Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois on 21 Feb 1864 and is buried at Lax Cemetery. William moved to Lamar County, Texas where his brother and other family had settled. He wrote his will on 22 July 1871 and died on 30 July 1871.

1848: MARRIAGE of SON – DANIEL G GUTHRIE
Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA 17 January 1848.

Daniel Guthrie married Nancy Rainey in Tennessee. Hardeman County is located on the TN-MS state line and Tippah County, Mississippi is located on its southern border. Although the couple married in TN, they made their home in Tippah County, Mississippi. Daniela and Nancy were parents to 2 sons and 5 daughters: William Nelson (1850), Mary (1851), E Katie (1854), Annie E (1856), Sarah Agnes (1858), John Simpson (1860), and Frances G (1862). Daniel and Nancy made the move to Jersey County, Illinois with their young children between 1860 and 1863. He died in Jersey County, Illinois on 17 August 1863 and is buried at Lax Cemetery. Nancy returned to Tippah County, Mississippi. She died there sometime after the 1880 census.

1850: US CENSUS OF MISSISSIPPI
Division 3, Tippah County, Mississippi

Nelson Guthrie 62 Farmer RE1000 VA
Catharine Guthrie 61 MD
Nelson Guthrie 20 NC
Mary Guthrie 18 NC
Isaac Guthrie 6 MS attended school

1851: DEATH of SON – JAMES NELSON GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

James N Guthry born 22 Jun 1829, died 10 Oct 1851 (aged 22) buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Walnut, Tippah, MS.

The DOB is right based on the 1830 estimate. The DOD is also appropriate as Nelson Guthrie is enumerated at age 20 on the 1850 census with his parents and then afterward is no longer found in the records.

1855: DEATH of WIFE – CATHERINE (LOWE) GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

No details found.

1856: MARRIAGE of DAUGHTER – MARY CATHERINE GUTHRIE
Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA in November 1856

Like her brother Daniel, Mary Catherine Guthrie married in Hardeman County, Tennessee, just north of the MS-TN state line. The groom was John W Riggs. They had 1 daughter who is documented as “M C Riggs” in the 1860 census record with John, who was already a widower. Mary Catherine’s death may have occurred about 1858 at the time of MC’s birth. Likely that her daughter is named Mary Catherine for her mother. John remarried on 5 Mar 1861 in Tippah to Martha Catherine Proctor. He died in 1867 and Martha in 1881.

1860: US CENSUS of MISSISSIPPI
Northern Division, Tippah County, Mississippi

The Guthrie Household:
W J Guthrie M farmer RE3200 PE 700 NC
Martha Guthrie 33 F NC
John A Guthrie 12 M
James Guthrie 10 M MS attended school
Martha Guthrie 9 F MS attended school
Mary Guthrie 8 F MS attended school
Richard Guthrie 6 M MS
Agnes Guthrie 3 F MS
Nancy Guthrie 8/12 F MS
Nelson Guthrie 72 M VA

1860: MISSISSIPPI STATE COMPILES CENSUS AND SUBSTITUTES
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

Daniel Guthrie – 1860 – Jonesborough
W. J. Guthrie – 1860 Jonesborough
Madison Guthrie – 1860 – Jonesborough

1870: MARRIAGE (2nd) of SON – THOMAS MADISON GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA on 13 July 1870

Widower Thomas Madison Guthrie married for the second time at the age of 59 to Dovey B Blalock nee Beatty who was 19 years younger. She was the widow of Winslow F Blalock with whom she had a number of children. Thomas and Dovey had 2 daughters: Winnie A (1873) and Vinnie J (1873) born in Mississippi. They moved to Lamar County, Texas where Thomas died on 10 January 1894. Dovey was alive during the 1900 census of Red River County, Texas where she was living with her daughter Vinnie (Guthrie) Garrett and family.

1870: US CENSUS of MISSISSIPPI
Township 1 Range 2, Tippah County, Mississippi on 11 Aug 1870

The Bryant Household:
S Bryant 56 M W Farmer RE678 PE900 NC
Martha Bryant 51 F W Keeping House NC
Nelson Bryant 20 M W Works on Farm MS
Sarah Bryant 17 F W At Home MS
Elijah Bryant 13 M W Works on Farm MS attended school
Mary Barden 22 F W At Home MS cannot write
Robt. Barden 3 M W MS
Wm. Replins (sp?) 14 M B Works on Farm MS cannot read/write
Nelson Guthery 83 M W At Home NC

1870-1871: DEATH of NELSON GUTHRIE
Tippah County, Mississippi, USA

The death of Nelson Guthrie is given in online family trees as 2 February 1870, but he was apparently alive and living with his daughter Martha in the 1870 census, which was taken on 11 August 1870. Could his death year actually be 1871? No records found.


1 Comment »

  1. I am a descendant of Martha “Patsy” Gutherie and Simpson Bryant. through their Daughter Mary Bryant. The census record listed for 1870 is transcribed incorrectly. Mary’s first husband was J. Barden and they had a son Robert Barden. They moved back in with Simpson Bryant after the husband died. Then she later married W E or
    William Edward McAlister. They had 2 daug before Mary died at 32 in Benton Co MS. My Grandmother was the older of the 2 daug. Mary Ida McAlister.

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