john? woods>lonnie l. woods m. john cummins b. 9/11/1898 MS d. 11/3/1942 MS, carrie b. cummins b. ~1894 MS m. emmet l.? mangram
you should contact the person who posted that photo of the graves, and the news article.
i noticed this cemetery record:
Birth: Sep. 11, 1898
Death: Nov. 3, 1942
Born Sept 11, 1898 Attala County, MS – Died (Murdered, head wounds.) at age 44 in Indianola Hospital – Indianola, Sunflower County, MS on November 3, 1942 from injuries over a gambling dispute on Highway 49 north of Drew, Sunflower County, MS that occurred on October 31, 1942. John was buried with his twin brother Richard at Doty Springs.
The above information was obtained in part from John, Richard and Willis’ death certificates, the 1910 and 1920 Attala County, MS census, Bobby Cummins (“Dick’s” nephew) of Ethel, MS, Mozelle Partridge-Chason of Drew MS and A. C. Cummins of Ethel, MS, the Doty Springs cemetery inscriptions, the Attala County marriage records Kosciusko, MS and the Kosciusko Star Herald
John C. Cummins Parents were Willis Manuel Cummins & Lonnie L. Woods-Cummins.
They had 10 Children:.
Nora S Cummins-Spears
Mattie Velma Cummins-Ramage-Hollinger
Carrie B Cummins-Mangrum
Ernest Melton Cumins
John C. Cummins
Richard [Dick] Cummins
Niles Boyd Cummins
Willis W. Cummins
W M Cummins (1869 – 1942)
Lona L Cummins (1866 – 1930)
Doty Springs Cemetery
your post didn’t make this clear and doesn’t name many spouses and didn’t tell which was the maiden name and which the married name.
in any case, it appears that you might be wanting to contact the mississippi choctaw tribe instead of the tribe in oklahoma. your people were in MS during the enrollment of the mississippi choctaw tribe and may have applied.
1930 United States Federal Census
about Carrie B Mangrum
Name: Carrie B Mangrum
Home in 1930: Beat 1, Attala, Mississippi
Estimated birth year: abt 1894
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s name: Emmet L
Emmet L Mangrum 47
Carrie B Mangrum 36
Ezra Cummins 14
Freeman Hansford 8
Charles R Mangrum 5
Edith D Mangrum 2 5/12
Thomas M Mangrum 8/12
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Beat 1, Attala, Mississippi; Roll 1138; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 711.0.
emmet was first married when he was 40 and carrie was first married when she was 19. ezra is a stepson and freeman is a stepson, so carrie might have been married to a cummins (or had the child out of wedlock) and a hansford.
but would her birthdate have been wrong on the 1930 census or is this someone else?
Social Security Death Index
about Carrie Mangrum
Name: Carrie Mangrum
Last Residence: 39090 Kosciusko, Attala, Mississippi, United States of America
Born: 28 May 1909
Died: 20 Jun 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Mississippi (1964)
Johnnie Carolyn Mangrum Dallas
Johnnie Carolyn Mangrum Dallas, 75, of Zama, a retired registered nurse, died Nov. 17, 2009. She was born in Zama, and later graduated high school in Zama and King’s Daughter’s Nursing College. She went on to serve the public at Neshoba County Hospital, District II Durant Hospital, Lexington Hospital, Hinds General Hospital and many other hospitals, as a licensed registered nurse in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Funeral services were held at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Zama. The services were officiated by pastor, Bro. Larry Harvey.
She is survived by her sons, Philip Dallas of Ethel, and his family, Terence Dallas of Milton, FL, and his family, and Dr. Bryce Dallas of Hayenburg, TN; as well as brother, Kenneth Mangrum of Ethel, and his family; and the Curtis family, (children of her sister, Leo Curtis), Randal Mark, and Meloney with their families.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Dallas; parents, James and Carrie Mangrum; son, Johnny Dallas; daughter, Stephanie Carolyn Dallas Jobe; sister, Mildred M. Curtis; brother-in-law, Olen Curtis; nieces, Gwendeline Curtis, Fitz Simmons and Shelia Curtis Carter.
United States Obituary Collection
about Johnnie Carolyn Mangrum Dallas
Name of Deceased: Johnnie Carolyn Mangrum Dallas
Gender: F (Female)
Death Date: 17 Nov 2009
Obituary Date: 19 Nov 2009
Newspaper Title: Star-Herald
Newspaper Location: Kosciusko, MS, USA
Birth Place: Zama
Residence (at time of death): Zama
you can get a copy of this obit thorugh interlibrary loan. see your local library for that.
now i’m confused. are these the right people?
Mildred Leo Mangrum Curtis a retired registered nurse died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Women’s Hospital. She was 77 yrs old. She was a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Attala County, MS.
She was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an avid gardener.
Visitation Sunday, March 7, 2009, at the Ebenezer Baptist Church Zama, MS, 2 pm until religious service at 3 pm with interment in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Zama, MS.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen D. Curtis; parents James I. Mangrum, and Carrie G. Mangrum; and two daughters, Gwen Fitzsimons and Sheila Carter.
Survivors include: her daughter, Melody Marino and husband, Joey of Metairie, LA; two sons, Randall Curtis and wife, Janet, of Baton Rouge, Mark Curtis and wife, Nola of Brandon, MS; one sister, Carolyn Dallas of Ethel, MS; one brother, Kenneth Mangrum of Ethel, MS; seven grandchildren, Amie Cabell, Adriene Ashley, Shelley Jackson, Lauren Fitzsimons, Tyler Fitzsimons, Ryan Curtis, Hannah Curtis; and two great grandchildren, Savana Ashley and Ada Ashley.
Rabenhorst Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, LA.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Baton Rouge or the 4H Club.
United States Obituary Collection
about Mildred Curtis
Name of Deceased: Mildred Curtis
Gender: F (Female)
Death Date: 4 Mar 2009
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Obituary Date: 7 Mar 2009
Newspaper Title: Clarion Ledger
Newspaper Location: Jasper County, MS, USA
Residence (at time of death): Baton Rouge
the name is more common than i thought. these are different carrie mangrum records and the other carrie was not yet married to emmett.
View Record Name Parent or Spouse Names Home in 1920
Birth Year Birthplace Race Relation View Image
[Carrie Mangren] W C Collins, Covington, Mississippi abt 1884 Mississippi White Wife
[Carrie Mangrom] John Beat 3, Jackson, Mississippi abt 1890 Alabama Black Wife
1920 United States Federal Census
about Carry Cunnings
Name: Carry Cunnings
Home in 1920: Center, Attala, Mississippi
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father’s Name: Wilice M
Father’s Birth Place: Mississippi
Mother’s Name: Lona
Mother’s Birth Place: Alabama
Marital Status: Widowed
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Wilice M Cunnings 51
Lona Cunnings 53
Carry Cunnings 27
Louiza Cunnings 16
Kyle Cunnings 14
Wilice Cunnings 9
Arthur Cunnings 4
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Center, Attala, Mississippi; Roll T625_869; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 987.
but is ezra arthur?
you can put in a name correction on ancestry so that others can find your family.
since the mother was b. AL, you might also check with the MOWA tribe.
MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians Wilford Taylor, Chief 1080 Red Fox Road Mount Vernon, AL 36560 (251) 829-5500. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935
about Marvin Cummins
Name: Marvin Cummins
Spouse: Carrie Cummins
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1912
Willis M Cumins 41
Lonie L Cumins 43
Mattie V Cumins 20
Carrie B Cumins 16
Ernest M Cumins 14
Dick Cumins 12
John Cumins 12
Louisa Cumins 8
Niles B Cumins 6
Willis W Cumins 7/12
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Beat 5, Attala, Mississippi; Roll T624_732; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 1152.
Maniel Cummins 30
Leona L Cummins 33
Nora Cummins 12
Mattie Cummins 10
Nancy Cummins 8
Carry Cummins 6
Earnest Cummins 4
Richard Cummins 1
John Cummins 1
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Center, Attala, Mississippi; Roll T623_800; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 11.
but this census says leona was b. MS.
the 1880 census has too many choices for the mother.
you could get a copy of carrie’s social security application and she would list her parents, significant dates and locations.