HILL, Lorine, Block 09
No information could be determined for Lorine Hill.
McFERRIN, Gordon, Block 09
According to Kermit McFerrin, Gordon McFerrin was the son of T.L.McFerrin of Lee County who moved to Mantachie in 1918. A veteran of World War 2, Gordon McFerrin was a merchant, land owner, and a great servant to his community. He never married. Gordon McFerrin is buried in Mantachie Cemetery.
The SSI Death Index lists Gordon M. McFerrin, born November 23, 1909, died September 17, 1999.
See also Gorden McFerrin, Block 2.
SHEFFIELD, Ruth Mrs., Block 09
Ruth Alice Boren Sheffield was the wife of William Ezell "Zeke" Sheffield. Both Ruth and Zeke are buried at Lee Memorial, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi.
The 1930 census of Mantachie shows Ruth A. Sheffield, 25, in the household of her husband, William E., 35, a ginner, along with son Joe P. Sheffield, 4 months.
See additional information at Mrs. Z. Sheffield and at Ezell Sheffield, Blocks 31 and 40.
Ruth Sheffield was the mother of IHS member Joe Sheffield.
WATSON, Johnie Lee, Bock 09
Johnnie L. Watson, 19, is listed as the daughter of John A Watson, a farmer in Mantachie, on the 1930 census.
See information at J.A. Watson, Block 5 and at Jonnie Lee Watson, Block 7.
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