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Jacob Surratt21 NOV 1790 -- 8 OCT 1844avatar
Lucinda Moreland12 MAY 1791 -- 6 JUN 1875avatar
Etheldred Sorrell1790 -- 1840avatar
Nancy Walker9 JUL 1790 -- 8 FEB 1852avatar
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Marriage26 MAY 18407
 
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Melkijah3 6 Surratt3 6

Birthabt 18186
 
Occup1848
 
represented Tishomingo & Prentiss Cos., Mississippi
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Reside1860
 
Military1861-1863MS Army / Captain / US Civil War
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Deathabt APR 18836
 
Aged: 65.2 years
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Capt. Micajah [sic.] Surratt (deceased) was a prominent lawyer, a prosperous merchant and a very successful farmer, of Prentiss county, Miss. He was born in Alabama, graduated from the North Bend, Indiana, school, and became the husband of Miss Amanda Surrell, a native of Georgia. They became the parents of one child, Thomas, who was killed in war. Mr. Surratt was elected to the legislature from Tishomingo county a number of terms, before the war. He was a secessionist, and when the war came he volunteered in the spring of 1861 as a private in the Second Mississippi regiment infantry, under Colonel Faulkner, and B. B. Boone as lieutenant-colonel. He was promoted in the latter part of 1861 to regimental quartermaster, and continued to serve in... Read More

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Thomas E 

1842abt 1864  MS  
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  • Newspaper, 26 AUG 1882: "The death of Hon. M. Surratt, of Prentiss county, is announced in the Booneville Pleader. He was an old and honored citizen of Tishomingo, which he represented in the Legislature a number of years commencing as far back as 1848, before she was subdivided. In that body, his diligence in opposing extravagant expenditures gained him the soubriquet of the 'watch-dog of the Treasury."
    -- "The Clarion-Ledger," 26 AUG 1882, Wed., p. 2
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  1. FamilySearch United States Census, 1860
  2. FamilySearch United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865
  3. Book: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Mississippi; Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing,, 1891, p. 898. Google Free Ebook., Page 898;
  4. Book: Tishomingo County, Mississippi, 1836-1997 : history and families.; Humboldt, Tenn : Rose Pub. Co., c1997., Page 518;
  5. Newspaper: Clarion-Ledger; Death Notice: Melkijah Surratt; newspapers.com; originally published Jackson, MS: the newspaper, 26 APR 1882, p. 2;
  6. (& 7) Website: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., "SARRETT/SARRATT/SURRATT Families of America (SFA)©";
  1. FamilySearch United States Census, 1860
  2. Website: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., "SARRETT/SARRATT/SURRATT Families of America (SFA)©";
  3. Website: Thelma Cain Faye Prince, George Sorrell of Oglethorpe and Greene Counties, Georgia, â??Sorrells Families of the South,â?? 1998.;
  4. Marriage Sources:
    Website: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., "SARRETT/SARRATT/SURRATT Families of America (SFA)©";
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