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Belfield Wrenn
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1799, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1830
Warren County
Mississippi, USA

Occupation: County Clerk of Warren, Mississippi

Married: Aug 16, 1821, MINERVA STEELE, Warren Co., Mississippi

Two children:
1. Peterson Goodwin WRENN
Jun 18, 1823 - unkn

2. Emily Steele "Fannie" WRENN
Jan 14, 1825 - unkn


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Mississippi Genealogical Society, 1955), Volume #2, Page 60, Belfield Wrenn Bible Record.
Original Owner: Belfield Wrenn and Minerva Steele Wrenn, Warren County, MS.
Bible Published by Harper and Bros., NY, NY 1846
(Note Belfield Wrenn was dead by Publish date, thus Minerva Steele Wrenn Sharkey and William Lewis Sharkey were the likely original owners. Data likely entered by Minerva Steele Wrenn Sharkey.
Owner in 1955: Mr. John Leigh Hyland, Yokena, Warren County, MS.
Repository of source: Burton Collection, City of Detroit Public Library.

The Bible lists Belfield Wrenn's date of birth as 16 August 1799 and his date of death as 24 April 1830.
The Bible lists his marriage to Minerva Steele occurring on 16 August 1822. (It may have been 1821 see source #4, the date in the Bible being entered at least 24 years after their marriage (1821 to 1846)
Minerva Steele did not list her year of birth in the Bible. She may have been born in 1808 (age 13 or 14 when she married Belfield Wrenn) or 1803 as indicated by the 1850 Census (she would have been a more respectable 18 when she married Wrenn) She may not have wanted to document her year of birth.
The Bible does list her marriage date to William Sharkey as 15 March 1832.
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Contributed by Robert H. Shirkey
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jones Wrenn
  Cecelia Wrenn
 
 Spouse:
  Minerva Cage Sharkey (1808 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  two children of Belfield Wrenn*
 
 Sibling:
  Jones Wrenn**
  Belfield Wrenn (1799 - 1830)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wrenn Cemetery
Culkin
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Catherine Clemens...
Originally Created by: Martha
Record added: May 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26894041
 

 
 
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