Alcorn County Mississippi Genealogy & History Network

Wenasoga, Mississippi in Alcorn County

(submitted by and photos by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)

Wenasoga, frequently called "Sogie," was established in 1859, eight miles northwest of Corinth, and named for a Native American Chieftain. At one time the village was a thriving community of 200 people.

Among the early settlers of Wenasoga were the names of Walker, Ketchum, Smith, George, Hooker, Hensley, Clausell, Harrison, Lesley, Donell, and Paden.

GPS: 34.986944, -88.590556

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