Monday, May 26, 2014

Isaiah Seaberry
Korea Veteran

Freedom is not Free

Isaiah Seaberry
Jul 14 1926-Sep 6 1997
Burial in East Money Cemetery
Leflore County, MS

How is he connected to my family tree?
Isaiah was the son of George Seaberry and Mollie Brown.
Mollie Brown was the daughter of Smith P Brown and Lizzie Sinclair.
Lizzie Sinclair was the daughter of Isaiah Sinclair and Margaret Demyers.
Margaret Demyers Sinclair and my 2nd great grandmother Alice Demyers Overton Usher were sisters.

Photograph courtesy of Beverly Smith

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Old Country Store
Union Church, Mississippi

Members of my family would be familiar with this store as this was the area they were enslaved. The store was located in Union Church, Jefferson County, Mississippi.

The store is said to have been built around 1840.
It was destroyed by fire September 08, 2004.

Pictures Courtesy of Nancy Brister

Fire Destroys Landmark
The Natchez Democrat
September 9, 2004