Resource Records of Pike/Walthall Counties, Mississippi, 1798-1910
Containing A Complete Reprint of Pike County, Mississippi, 1798-1876, Pioneer Families and Confederate Soldiers, Reconstruction and RedemptionBook - 1978
By: E. Russ Williams & Luke W. Conerly, Pub. 1909, New material added 1989, Reprinted with 2015, 588 pages, New Index, ISBN #0-89308-104-3.
Pike County was vcreated in 1815 from Marion County Mississippi. This old as well as new book contains a reprint of "Pike County, Mississippi, 1798-1876; Pioneer Families and Confederate Soldiers, " by the late Luke Conerly. Also considerable NEW MATERIAL has been added, viz: Roster of the Soldiers of War of 1812 (with a select group of Veteran Pension Files); 1816 Territorial Census; 1820 Federal Census; Membership of Bogue Chitto (now Crain's Creek) Baptist Church: 1824, 1827 and 1834; Membership of New Zion Baptist: 1823, 1830, and 1866; Obituaries from the minutes of Bogue Chitto Baptist Association Minutes, 1827-1910 (includes some obituaries from Lincoln County); Select group of Pike County Obituaries from the New Orleans Christian Advocate, 1851-1910; Corrections to Conerly's original Pike County text plus additional genealogical sketches of pioneer Pike County families, such as: Albritton, Alford, Bacot, Bickham, Brumfield, Coney, Connerly, Dillon/Stallings, Ellis, Ellzey, Felder, Holmes, Kemp/Carter, Lee, Morgan, Newsom, Pierce, Pound/Pounds, Rhodus/Hughes, Sandifer, and Varnado. A NEW FULL NAME INDEX has been prepared for this book to make it much easier to use than the original 1909 edition.