BOURLAND, Gorden, Block 07
According to IHS members, this is Gordon Bourland. No additional information was obtained for Gorden/Gordon Bourland.
McFERRIN, Midfred, Block 07
Midfred I. McFerrin is listed on the 1930 census as the one year-old daughter of Orville K. McFerrin, 23, and Gladis L. McFerrin, 20. Mr. McFerrin was a clerk in a general store. The family lived in Mantachie on the Tupelo-Guntown Road.
Kermit McFerrin provided information that Midfred McFerrin was the wife of E.V. Camp and the mother of Meredith Camp Smith, Thomas Camp, Joe Lee Camp, and Gene Camp. A member of the First Baptist Church of Mantachie, Midfred is buried in Stephens Cemetery. She was born March 30, 1929 and she died August 30, 2006.
SSI Death Index lists Midfred I. Camp whose last residence was Mantachie.
McFERRIN, O.K. Mrs., Block 07
The 1930 census of Mantachie lists Gladis L. McFerrin, 20, as the wife of Orville K., 23, and the mother of Midfred I., 1 year old. The family resided on the Tupelo-Guntown Road.
Gladys Cummings McFerrin and Orville K. McFerrin had three children: Midfred McFerrin Camp, A.K. McFerrin, and J.H. McFerrin.
According to family historian Kermit McFerrin, Gladys Cummings McFerrin was born September 18, 1905; she died June 21, 1989, and is buried in Mantachie Cemetery.
The SSI Death Index lists her as Glady L. McFerrin, 1909 - 1989.
WATSON, Jonnie Lee, Block 07
Johnnie L. Watson, 19, is listed as the daughter of John A Watson, a farmer in Mantachie, on the 1930 census.
John A. Watson, 52, a farmer, lived in the Mantachie precinct on Tupelo-Guntown Road according to the 1930 census. With him are wife Verna Watson, 32, daughter Johnnie L. Watson, 19, step-daughter Maggie A. Watson, 12, and son Chester Watson 22.
YOUNG, Eld., Block 07
The Reverend Mr. Jim M. Young is enumerated on the 1930 census from Beat 2, District 5, of Itawamba County on Guntown-Fulton Road. [The Ancestry Index lists him as Jina Young.] Mr. Young was listed as a pastor of a Baptist church.
The Young household consisted of Jim M., 55, wife Dora J., 50, daughter Magie L., 11, and son Prince G., 7.
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