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Elisha Jasper Green obituary - Alcorn County, Mississippi

09 Sep 1844 - 07 Jun 1916

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)



Mr. Green was one of the oldest and most prominent of Alcorn's pioneer sons. He was born in Bedford Co., TN in 1844. He came to Alcorn Co. when he was about 5 years old. When the Civil War came on he joined the Confederate Army and was a gallant defender.


He was prominent in the business, church and social life of the Rienzi community and was a faithful member of the Baptist Church.


He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Florence Clark Green and by five sons and three daughters, Ed, E., Cleveland, Cliff and Walter Green, Mrs. Cullen Curlee and Misses Ruth and Jessie Green of Rienzi and Orville Green of Hugo, OK. Interment will be in the Rienzi cemetery.


The Weekly Corinthian
1916




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