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Phillis Lewis/Isaiah Harris

Hi, I'm Nicole and I need some help researching my 3rd great grandparents, Phillis Lewis Jones and Isaiah Harris.

I can't seem to find Phillis Lewis in the 1870 census anywhere in LA. I found her in the 1880, 1900, 1910, 1930, and 1940 census. She lived in Morehouse Parish, La and Richland Parish, LA. She married Abraham Jones on December 7, 1876 in Morehouse. She had 5 children, Humphrey, William, Phillip, Frank, and Lowe.
All of the them were Jones except for my great grandpa, Humphrey Harris (born abt 1875). On Phillis's marriage record it listed her maiden name as Lewis. I tried searching a Phillis Lewis in 1870 in LA but no luck. On my grandpa Humphrey's death record it listed Isaiah Harris as his father. I can't seem to find him in LA in the 1870 census either.

I did find a Phillis Lewis (born abt 1859) in Hinds, MS in the 1870 census with parents and siblings. She was about the same age as my grandma Phillis but I don't know if its her or not.
I also found an Isaiah Harris in Yazoo County, MS. His birth year was 1846. Again, I don't know if its him.
Another thing, Hinds County and Yazoo County are next to one another.

One last thing, In the census in LA, Phillis's birthplace kept switching from LA to AL and that is what confusing me. I looked for her in Alabama but no luck.

If anyone could be of good help, I would really appreciate it.

Nicole :)

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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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