Cyrus Billingsley & Amanda Hale family in Tate County,MS
Cyrus was born in NC and Amanda was born in TN . They lived in Looxahoma,Tate,MS and had 10 children. Edd,their oldest child, was killed in the Civil War. Charles Nathaniel (my gg grandfather) and James Newton, twins, were next. Charles Nathaniel was a farmer & James N. was a Baptist preacher. Jane, their oldest daughter was next. Zachariah T. was born next. He also was a Baptist preacher. A.N, or Nick, as he was better known was their next child. He, too, was a Baptist preacher. Next was Jonathan W. and their youngest was Susie. They lost 2 little girls at a very young age: Agnes and Berline.
Charles Nathaniel married Laura Jane Lowrie on Nov. 28, 1872.
James N. married Mrs. S.C.Perrin on July 31, 1873.
Jane married Jim Holmes and lived in Oxford,MS. She died while still a young woman and left no children.
Zack T. married Mollie Lowrie and after she died he married her sister Callie on June 21,1880. They were sisters to Laura Jane that married Charles Nathaniel.
Nick married Susie Winn and after her death he married the Widow McNeely.
Jon W. married M.J. Billingsley (his cousin) on Aug. 28, 1881.
Susie married William T. Clark on March 23, 1878.