Thursday, December 29, 2011

The Ferrells of Paulding

WM. B. FERRELL

BORN
at Republican Grove, Va.
June 5, 1828

DIED
at Paulding, Miss.
Oct. 2, 1890

AGED
63 Ys 3 Ms 27 Ds


William Bolivar Ferrell was the son of Elizabeth Tucker Reeves and William C. Ferrell of Halifax County, Virginia. After Elizabeth's early death around 1830, W. C. Ferrell took his sons and relocated to Paulding in Jasper County, Mississippi. A daughter, Elizabeth, remained in Virginia, marrying and raising her family there.

Grave of Julia Hyde FerrellGrave of W. C. Ferrell

OUR
MOTHER

JULIA
Wife of
W. B. FERRELL
DIED
Oct. 10, 1874
AGED
37 Yrs 2 Mos
W. C. FERRELL

born May 20th A.D. 1798
and died August 14th
A.D. 1842

Erected by his son,
W. B. FERRELL


Julia, the wife of William Bolivar Ferrell, was the daughter of Capt. Jesse Hyde and Lucinda Overstreet. Although her gravestone gives her age at death as 37 years and 2 months, that does not agree with her accepted date of birth, 12 April 1839.

In Memory
of

Capt. JESSE HYDE

Born in Wilkes Co., Ga.
June 1799

Died in Jasper Co., Miss.
10 July 1876
(Date Illegible in Photo)

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