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Records of the Assistant Commissioner For the State of Mississippi
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1865 - 1869
National Archives Microfilm Publication M826, Roll 42

Registers of Marriages of Freedmen Volume I 1863 - 1865

Coobis - Curtiss


James Coobis of the 47th US Col'd Inf. m. Elizabeth S. Steward of Alabama 
Date: September 9, 1864 
Man's age: 22 years old; color: mixed; father: black; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

Abraham Cook m. Matilda Cook, both of Hinds County, Mississippi 
Date: July 20, 1864 
Man's age: 62 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 47 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 3. 

David Cook m. Annie Brattie, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 10, 1864 
Man's age: 46 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: ¾ black; father: ¾ black; mother: ¾ black; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Cook of Co. "B" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Charlotte Jones of Warren County, Mississippi 
Date: September 26, 1864 
Man's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 44 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 20 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 9 children; the man by previous connection had 2; the woman by previous connection had 5. 

Douglas Cook of Co. "B" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary Jane Douglas of Warren County, MS 
Date: January 1, 1865 
Man's age: 31 years old; color: 13/16 black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Henry Cook m. Lavinia Leviston, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 12, 1864 
Man's age: 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 5; the woman by previous connection had 5. 

Isaac Cook of Co. "A" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Celia Cook of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 24, 1864 
Man's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

Jacob Cook m. Annie Isabelle, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 24, 1864 
Man's age: 55 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by consent. Woman's age: 42 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man 5 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 7; the woman by previous connection had 7. 

Tom Cook m. Malinda Cook, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 17, 1864 
Man's age: 38 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another man 5 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Addison Cooley m. Francis Cooley, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 29, 1864 
Man's age: 48 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black; lived with another woman 12 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 38 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 5 years, separated from him by consent. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 4; the woman by previous connection had 3. 

Jacob Coons of Co. "I" 52nd US Col'd Inf. m. Barbara E. Coons of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 19, 1864 
Man's age: 35 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 11 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 42 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 8 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 3. 

Benjamin Cooper of the 66th US Col'd Inf. m. Elrya Ann Thomas of Mississippi 
Date: September 25, 1864 
Man's age: 40 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 20 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Henry Cooper of Co. "D" 52nd US Col'd Inf. m. Rebecca George of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: July 25, 1864 
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 17 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Henry Cooper m. Luran Johnson, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: March 12, 1865 
Man's age: 35 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. Woman's age: 26 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 6 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

John Cooper of the 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Amanda Page of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 20, 1864 
Man's age: 38 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 32 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black; lived with another man 15 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Silas Cooper of the 52nd US Col'd Inf. m. Lonora Cooper of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 20, 1864 
Man's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Stephen Cooper of the US Col'd Inf. m. Irene Bird of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 7, 1864 
Man's age: 46 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 51 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 5 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

Willie Cooper m. Queen Vic (Victoria?) Cooper, both of Warren County, Mississippi 
Date: September 17, 1864 
Man's age: 35 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Windsor Cooper of the 5th US Hvy. Art. Col'd m. Mary Jackson of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 29, 1864 
Man's age: 48 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. Woman's age: 42 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 9 years, separated from him by consent. They, unitedly had 6 children; the man by previous connection had 7; the woman by previous connection had 7. 

Peter Coran of Co. "D" 5th US Col'd Hvy. Art. m. Rebecca Young of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: February 26, 1865 
Man's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 7 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 18 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 4; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Thornton Corbin of the 46th US Col'd Inf. m. Roxynna Gillman of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 4, 1864 
Man's age: 25 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

John W. Cornnball m. Susan Williams, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 24, 1864 
Man's age: 29 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 28 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Simon Cosby m. Maria Brown, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 13, 1864 
Man's age: 52 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age : 45 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man 9 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 3; the woman by previous connection had 3. 

Hazard Cosey of Co. "A" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Rebecca Cosey of Skipwith, Mississippi 
Date: June 4, 1864 
Man's age: 50 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by consent. Woman's age: 54 years old; color: ¾ black; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 13 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 3; the woman by previous connection had 9. 

Isaac Cosey of the 57th US Col'd Inf. m. Nellie Cosey of Jefferson, Mississippi 
Date: December 2, 1864 
Man's age: 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Orva Cotton m. Matilda Cotton, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 22, 1864 
Man's age: 35 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Charles Courcy of Co. "H" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Mahala Courcy of Talchula (?), MS 
Date: May 20, 1864 
Man's age: 49 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 43 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 2; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Benjamin Courtney of the 51st US Col'd Inf. m. Susan Courtney of Washington, Mississippi 
Date: November 15, 1864 
Man's age: (blank); color: white; mother: griff; father: griff. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: mulatto; mother: griff. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Nicholson Cowans m. Sarah Cowans, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 19, 1864 
Man's age: 59 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 32 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 7 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Evert Cox of Co. "F" 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Sarah Cox of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 19, 1864 
Man's age: 42 years old; color: ¾ black; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 29 years old; color: black; father: ¾ black; mother: mulatto. They, unitedly had 7 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

William Cox of the 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Fanny Heath of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 16, 1864 
Man's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Harrison Craig of Co. "C" 52nd US Col'd Inf. m. Louisa Craig of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 19, 1864 
Man's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 1 years old; color: ¾ black; father: ¾ black; mother: ¾ black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Lewis Craig of Co. "I" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Rebeca Johnson of Jefferson County, MS 
Date: January 20, 1865 
Man's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 1 year, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 33 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

David Crain of Co. "L" 5th US Col'd Hvy. Art. m. Katie Brown of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: January 19, 1865 
Man's age: 34 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 34 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Joseph Crane m. Jane Allen, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: February 8, 1865 
Man's age: 26 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 22 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Eli Crawford of Co. "B" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary Crawford of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: May 28, 1864 
Man's age: 51 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 40 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Charles Crawner m. Mitty Crawner, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 26, 1864 
Man's age: 54 years old; color: mulatto; father: black; mother: white; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 26 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 7; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Cray m. Marie Chafin, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 11, 1864 
Man's age: 79 years old; color: mulatto; father: black; mother: white; lived with another woman 16 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 50; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 13; the woman by previous connection had 13. 

John Creary m. Louisa McLoud, both of Millikins Bend, Mississippi 
Date: November 15, 1864 
Man's age: 38 years old; color: black; father: quadroon; mother: black; lived with 2 other women, one for 2 years, separated from her by force, one for 8 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 8 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 6; the woman by previous connection had 5. 

Perry Cris of the 50th US Hvy. Art. Col'd m. Matilda People of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: December 4, 1864 
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 20 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Crockett of Co. "B" 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Lucretia Woodruff of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: July 11, 1864 
Man's age: 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Crockett m. Adaline Crockett, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 22, 1864 
Man's age: 49 years old; color: black; father: white; mother: griff; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 4. 

Nathan Crompton of Co. "A" 66th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary Ann Walker of Vicksburg, MS 
Date: October 11, 1864 
Man's age: 20 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Peter Croote m. Kitty, both of Warren County, Mississippi 
Date: May 1, 1864 
Man's age: 68 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 55 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 4; the woman by previous connection had 2. 

Stephen Crosby of Co. "A" 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Milly of Millikins Bend, Mississippi 
Date: June 25, 1864 
Man's age: 42 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 38 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 4 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Crossih (?) of the 5th US Col'd Hvy. Art. m. Liddie Springs of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: January 15, 1865 
Man's age: 46 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by consent. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Jonphus Crouch m. Matilda Morris, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: February 11, 1865 
Man's age: 47 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another woman 17 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 38 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another man 13 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

John Crusac of Co. "C" 47th US Col'd Inf. m. Edith Smith of Princeton, (?) Mississippi 
Date: December 24, 1864 
Man's age: 38 years old; color: quadroon; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 43 years old; color: octoroon; father: mixed; mother: quadroon; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Andrew Crutcher of Co. "A" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary White of Jackson, Mississippi 
Date: January 8, 1865 
Man's age: 33 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: black; father: ¾ black; mother: black; lived with another man 5 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

Jesse Cummings of Co. "H" 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Louisa Cummings of Holmes County, MS 
Date: September 10, 1864 
Man's age: 33 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 37 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Seth Cummings of Co. "H" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Martha Clark of Louisiana Parish, LA 
Date: January 20, 1865 
Man's age" 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 28 years old; color: black; father: griff; mother: black; lived with man 3 years, separated from him by (blank). They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1. 

Thomas Cunegan m. Arrena Jones, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: April 22, 1864 
Man's age: 26 years old; color: mulatto; father: mulatto; mother: mulatto; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

David Cunningham m. Harriet Guess, both of Helena, Arkansas 
Date: May 22, 1864 
Man's age: 29 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Washington Currie m. Jeannette Burroughs, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: July 23, 1864 
Man's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Henry Curry of Co. "C" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Ribeca Ann Watkins of Warren County, MS 
Date: January 5, 1865 
Man's age: 44 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 11 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another man 6 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 4 children; the man by previous connection had 4; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Sergt. William Curry of Co. "H" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Sarah A. Griffin of Bolivar, MS 
Date: September 8, 1864 
Man's age: 36 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 1 year, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 26 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

Alfred Curtiss m. Malvina Curtiss, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: August 21, 1864 
Man's age: (blank); color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0. 

William Curtiss m. Sallie Thomas, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi 
Date: September 11, 1864 
Man's age: 57 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 5 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 53 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.