William H CRISWELL Sarah Ann BISHOP James B CRISWELL Caledonia CRISWELL Manuel Harvey CRISWELL Margaret CRISWELL Thomas Jefferson CRISWELL Robert F CRISWELL Joseph L CRISWELL Edd Ragan CRISWELL Margaret E CRISWELL Lee Jackson CRISWELL Jesse Quitman CRISWELL Martha A JACKSON Mini tree diagram

John Jefferson CRISWELL2,3,1,4,5

Jun 18671,2,3,4,5 - 19414

Life History

Jun 1867

Born in Mississippi.1,2,3,4,5

about 1887

Married Sarah Ann BISHOP in Attala County, Mississippi

1941

Died.4

1941

Buried in Greenville Cemetery. Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi.4

Notes

  • 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 23 August, Beat 4, POKosciusko, page 131, Hse/Fam #50
    Criswell, Wm F 28 M W Farmer $50 Personal  b South Carolina
    Criswell, Mary E 21 F W Keeping House born Mississippi
    Criswell, Jno H 5 M W born Mississippi  1880

    1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 24 June, Beat 4,District 17, p 51, #461, Fam #465
    Criswell, William 40  Farmer MS MS MS (b abt 1840)
    Criswell, Martha W F 38 Wife Keeping House b MS MS MS (b abt 1842)
    Criswell, John  W M 12 Son  MS MS MS (b abt 1868)

    Even though his middle initial is reported in the 1870 census as H, ingenealogies it is J and some have his full name as John JeffersonCriswell.  The name on John's grave is John J Criswell.

    Censuses report his wife as Sarah Ann or Sallie.  Knowledgeablegenealogies report her maiden name as Bishop.  This is confirmed inthe 1900 census, where a Robert Bishop in their household is reportedas John's brother-in-law.

    1900 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi, 27 June, Beat 4,District 10, Page 18B, House/Family #320
    Criswell, John Head W M June 1867  32 Married 12 yrs MS TX SC FarmerOwns
    Criswell, Sallie Wife W F Aug 1871  26 Married 12 yrs 6 children/6living MS MS SC
    Criswell, Sam Son W M Dec 1888 11 MS MS MS
    Criswell, William Son W M Feb 1891  9 MS MS MS
    Criswell, John H Son W M MS MS MS
    Criswell, Mandy Dau W F Jan 1895  5 MS MS MS
    Criswell, Della Dau W F sept 1896  3 MS MS MS
    Criswell, Charlie Son W M June 1848  2 MS MS MS
    Adams, Tommie Cousin W M Sept 1890  9 Single MS MS MS No Occup
    Burnam(?), James Brother (? Boarder?) W M Sept 1879  20 Single MSGermany SC Farm Laborer
    Cotten, Henry Boarder W M May 1881 19 Single MS SC SC Farm Laborer
    Meeks, Sih (?) Servant B M Jan 1887  13 Single MS MS SC Farm Laborer
    Bishop, Robert Bro-in-law W M Nov 1872  27 Single MS MS MS No Occup
    Cleghorn, Joe Boarder W M Mar 1875  25 Married 2 years (no wifereported)MS MS MS Farm Laborer

    John J Criswell
    Birth 1867
    Death 1941
    Spouse Sarah Criswell (1871 - 1954)
    Burial Greenville Cemetery. Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi
    Created by Mimosa May 19, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #146711753,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146711753

Sources

  • 1. Simons Genealogy
    • William H Criswell Family, no longer online
  • 2. 1870 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 23 August, Beat 4, PO Kosciusko, page 131, Hse/Fam #50
  • 3. 1880 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 24 June, Beat 4, District 17, p 51, #461, Fam #465
  • 4. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Attala County, Mississippi
    • 27 June, Beat 4, District 10, Page 18B, House/Family #320

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