Posted By:William G. Latham
Subject:James Baugh & Sarah "Finch" Eppes
Post Date:November 24, 2006 at 11:43:38
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Forum:Amite County, MS Genealogy Forum
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Seeking info. about the children of James Baugh & Sarah "Finch" Eppes! James Baugh Eppes was born Mar. 24, 1775 in Dinwiddle Co., Va. the son of John & Elizabeth "Baugh" Epps! He died Oct. 31, 1834 in Franklin Co., Miss. James Baugh married Sarah Finch Oct. 29, 1798 in Newberry Co., S.C., and they had eight known children! James Baugh Eppes was on the 1820, & 1830 Census of Amite Co., Miss. After he died in 1834, his wife Sarah was living on the 1850 Census of Hinds Co., Miss. with her youngest daughter; Laura Amercia "Eppes" Williams, and her husband; Inman Williams. Inman was the Hotel Keeper at Cooper's Well Hotel & Resort. James Baugh & Sarah "Finch" Eppes had six daughter's, and two son's, the son's name's were Ballard Finch Eppes, and John Wayles Eppes, who both settled in Louisana! John Wayles married Seleta Caroline Bonner, and after she died in 1849, he married Eliza Jane Jones! They settled in West Carroll Parish, La. Ballard Finch Eppes was born July 26, 1799 in S.C., and died Oct. 29, 1855 in Caddo Parish, La. He married Mary Cates Jan. 17, 1822 in Amite Co., Miss.! They were buried at the Eppes Cemetery, in Caddo Parish, La.! Some of James Baugh & Sarah "Finch" Eppes daughter's were; Elizabeth B. Eppes who married John Edwards Nov. 16, 1820 in Amite Co., Miss.! Mary W. Eppes was married Jesse Chandler Feb. 10, 1825 in Amite Co., Miss.! Lucretia Finch Eppes married first to Martin Cade Middleton, and second to Rev. Preston Cooper Dec. 20, 1836 in Franklin Co., Miss.! Laura Amercia Eppes born abt. 1819/1820, married Inman Williams June 26, 1839 in Madison Co., Miss.! Inman Williams purchased the Cooper's Well Motel, from his brother-in-law; Rev. Preston Cooper in the 1850's. According to the 1850 Census of Hinds Co., Miss. Preston Cooper and his wife Lucretia were living with Inman & Laura A. "Eppes" Williams, along with Sarah "Finch" Eppes, the mother of Lucretia & Laura America Eppes. I would like very much to contact anyone working on these line's, and would be willing to share my Eppes Genealogy!
William G. Latham Jr.