Isaac C MULLINAX Bryson MULLINAX Hannah MULLINAX John MULLINAX Mary MULLINAX William Martin MULLINAX Sarah MULLINAX Benjamin M STEPHENS Rachel LOWERY Mini tree diagram
Emmalissa MULLINAX

Emmalissa MULLINAX1,3,5,2

also known as Emmalisia MULLINAX4

about 18304 - 28th Nov 18541,2

Life History

about 1830

Born in North Carolina.1,3

(most likely)

Sep 1831

Born.4

(less likely)

28th Nov 1854

Died in Gilmer County, Georgia.1,2

after 28th Nov 1854

Buried in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Talking Rock, Pickens, Georgia.1,2

Other facts

 

Married Benjamin M STEPHENS

Notes

  • Emmalissa was the daughter of Isaac Mullinax and Rachel Lowery.  Sheis attested in the genealogies of many family lineages, with reportsof her birth and death information from the grave in Talking RockCemetery, near Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia where her family hadlived.  Genealogies say she had married Dr Benjamin Stephens only twoyears before her death in 1851.  They are recorded in the 1850 census,in Subdivision 33 of Gilmer County, Georgia.

    1850 Federal Census, Gilmer County, Georgia, 4 October, Subdivision33, p 772 (no scan #), Hse/Fam #531
    Benjamin Stephens 21 M Farmer $No Real Estate b Georgia [born abt1829]
    Emmalissa Stephens 20 F North Carolina [born abt 1830]

    Her parents are enumerated on the next page a few houses away.

    1850 Federal Census, Gilmer County, Georgia, 5 October, Subdivision33, p 773(scan 387), Hse/Fam #526
    Isaac Mullinax 59 M Farmer $700 Real Estate b South Carolina [born abt1791]
    Rachel Mullinax 57 F South Carolina [born abt 1793]
    Sarah Lowery 87 F Unknown [born abt 1763]

    Her sister Sarah is between Emmalissa and their parents, with Sarah'shusband, Marick (or Merrick) West.  Marick's brother Benjamin is onthe previous page, as well as their father George West.

    In genealogies and record sources, her name is generally spelledEmmalissa, but on her gravestones it is Emmalisa.  But also note thather name is spelled two different ways on this stone.  In theinformation about her daughter, her name is spelled Emalysa.

    Gravestone of Emmalissa Mullinax Stephens, Antioch Cemetery, PickensCounty, Georgia
    In Memory of
    Emmalisa [sic] Stephens
    wife of
    B M Stephens
    and daughter of
    Rachel & Isaac Mullinax
    Died Nov 28, 1854
    aged 23 years and
    2 months
    and Missouran Stephens
    daughter of
    Emelysa and B M Stephens
    Died June June 29, 1853
    aged 2 years, 7 months, 12 days

    Emmalisa Mullinax Stephens
    Birth 1831
    Death Nov. 28, 1854
    Inscription Emmalisa Stephens
    Note: Wife of B.M. Stephens
    Burial Antioch Cemetery, Talking Rock, Pickens County, Georgia
    Created by Gerald Lynn Mullinax May 06, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #19255258,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=STEP&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=12&GScntry=4&GSsr=1041&GRid=19255258&&ftm=1

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