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Rankin County Obituaries

Gay, Jessie A
Died, in Rankin county, Mississippi, Jessie A. Gay, aged 16 years. The deceased was born on Marlboro District, February 1844.
[Charleston Mercury, Charleston, SC., May 15, 1860 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney]
Added 29 Jan 2015

Bibb, Robert S.
Rankin Co., Miss., July 7, ae. 39. Mr. B. was a native of Alabama, a son of the late Gov. Bibb, of that state, and was connected with a large and influential circle of relatives and friends in Mississippi and Alabama. For the last six years Mr. B. had been a citizen of Rankin Co., and by his gentlemanly manners and generous disposition won many friends, who will long lament his early death. Receiving a liberal education, he engaged in the business of planting, and by his success afforded another instance proving that a practical success in the business of life is not incompatible with scholastic attainments, which, added to refined enjoyments, in no degree detracts from the usefulness of the citizen.
[Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]
Added 12 May 2013

McBride, Andrew
Andrew McBride, an old citizen of Rankin County, died at his residence in the Shiloh neighborhood on Wednesday morning, 1st inst. [The Weekly Clarion, Jackson, Mississippi, Published January 9, 1873 - Submitted by Debora Reese]

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