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From: Susan S Buckley <>
Subject: Re: Jacob O.
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2001 22:46:07 -0700
Georgia < > writes:
> Also, Jacob H. Overstreet was a Confederate
> veteran. He is listed on the Confederate Parole
> index as PVT 7th MS Inf C Hosp......I also have an
> email from a lady that said she got this from "The
> Roster of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865"
> edited by Janey Hewett from Tulane Co. Library.....
> it shows Jacob H. in the Inf 7th Bn Co C Cpl.
> And I am fortunate a cousin gave me a copy of
> the Application for indigent Widow of Soldier
> or Sailorof the late Confederacy, under Chapter
> 132, Acts of 1904 (form No. 3). It lists her saying
> he was in Co. C 7th Battallion MS C.S.A. and that
> he served until Vicksburg, where he was wounded
> and captured. He was discharged from the hospital
> and paroled on 13 July 1863. I wish it had asked
> her maiden name. It did ask when she was married,
> and she said 1857, and that he died 1897 in
> VanCleave, Jackson Co., MS. This form was
> signed on 23 Aug. 1904.
>Jacob H. Overstreet (went by Jake) b. 23 Jan 1832 MS d. 14 March 1898
>buried in the Antioch Cemetary, Jackson Co., MS married 1856 Perry Co.,
>to Sarah E. Johnson b. 22 March 1836 Jones Co., MS d. 11 Mar 1923 MS
>buried in the Antioch Cemetary in Jackson Co., MS. ****Please note,
>Burrell DuBose's death certificate, his mother's name was listed as
>Loper...this is not correct. I have talked to several cousins in the
>and they all thought her name was Loper because there were a lot of
>the area...also the name of Redman was suggested, along with Stevens.
>Anyway, after many years of looking, I finally found that her name was
>Johnson. Her parents were Elizabeth Walters and Davis Johnson. I had
>to a cousin, Bernice Overstreet, and he only knew of Soledia/Saleta,
>Quincy, and Martha as siblings, and my father only knew about John
>but I have found several other names in the census. So the family of
>E. Johnson and Jacob H. Overstreet were:
>#1 Isabella b. 1856
>#2 J. A. b. 1857
>#3 Ellis b. 1860
>#5 Martha b. 1863 MS d. Mobile Co., AL
>#6 Eugenia b. MS
>#7 John Quincy (went by Quincy) b. 1868 MS married
>Lula Bassett Hollifield
>#8 Savilla/Saviho L. (Gabriel) b. 1870 MS
>#9 Sharkey b. 1875 MS
>#10 K. S. b. 1876 MS
>#11 Fer G. b. 1879 MS
>***All the above information was taken from the 1880 Jackson Co., MS
>It says it was created 1812 from Mobile Dist. Anyway, unfortunately the
>person who took the census was not really in to trying to get the full
>of everyone written down I guess because there are so many children with
>I really get confused looking at the 1870 Perry County census because it
>hows what looks like to me that all the children were living with Chaney
>Stevens age 77 and his wife, Lucy (no maiden name listed) age 63 and
>daughter Lucy aged 18. It shows what looks like to me Jacob and Sarah
>in another household ... household #420....there is no household number
>the Stevens...just has a "P". Maybe they were all together in the same
>household and the paperwork was just filled in wrong or oddly. I have
>idea why this is listed so, and then the 1880 Jackson Co. census shows
>family all together. Also, the 1870 census lists the Overstreet
>Isabella aged 12, Ellis aged 10 (male), Selida aged 8, Martha aged
>Eugena aged 4, and Gabriel (or Savilla) aged 3/12. No mention of any
>other children so that would verify that Sharkey, K.S., and Fer. G were
>born after Saviho/Savilla/Gabriel. And I don't see J. A. mentioned in
>the 1870 or 1880 census papers.
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