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Susan Tillery Greer Massey
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1821
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1882
Tate County
Mississippi, USA

Daughter of James Greer and Elizabeth Morgan. Wife of Allen Massey. Mother of 12 children.

Note: - Marjorie C. Davidson provided the following information. It was told by Mildred Nestor. During the Civil War Susan transported cotton to Memphis, Tennessee from their home in Mississippi for the Confederate cause. She concealed the cotton from the Yankees by covering it and piling her children on top, saying to the Yankee patrol that she was trying to get her children to a safe place as the war was too close.

Obit Of Susan Tillery Greer Massey

The Tate County Democrat, Senatobia Nov 3, 1882 Died on Monday at her home in the County Susan T., wife of Allen A. Massey, age 63 years. Deceased was among the Pioneer Settlers of the Chickasaw Cession and was intimately acquainted with all the trials that beset a pioneer life. Early in life she linked her fate with the man of her choice and continued to soothe and ease his labors until the Archer had drawn his bow with unerring aim. A husband and large family are left to mourn their loss. But what appears to be their loss here, be her eternal gain, and we are the more hopeful of this because the deceased led a life consistent in its kindness to others and appreciation of the benefits that flow from and accountability to the Supreme Being. The war of life is over for her. She has crossed over the river, and can now rest under the shade of the trees. Note: Susan Tillery Greer Massey was the Daughter of James and Elizabeth Morgan Greer. She was born 2-4-1821 and died 10-23-1882. She is buried beside her husband, Allen Alonzo Massey, in the Perry Cemetery on Smith Road in Tate County. This Page Updated April 8, 2008 Tate County Coordinators: Syble Embrey & Marie Carlton State Coordinator: Everette Carr Asst. State Coordinator: Bill White All rights reserved. Copyright of submitted items belongs to those responsible for their authorship or creation unless otherwise stated.


Children of Allen and Susan Massey:

Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" Massey 1843 1894
JULIA ARTIMIS MASSEY 1845 1925
James Morgan Massey 1846 1862
Robert Allen Massey 1848 1850
David Greer Massey 1851 1939
Susan Ophelia Massey 1853 1904
Mary Emma Massey 1855 1858
Nancy Fredonia "Nan" Massey 1857 1944
Allenia Eleanor Massey 1859 1945
William Joseph Massey 1861 1940
Henry Clarence Massey 1863 1911
Annie Julia Massey 1868 1946
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Greer (1795 - 1850)
  Rachel Elizabeth Morgan Greer (____ - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Allen Alonzo Massey (1817 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Elizabeth Massey Alexander (1843 - 1894)*
  Julia Artemisa Massey Brigance (1845 - 1925)*
  Robert Allen Massey (1848 - 1850)*
  David Greer Massey (1852 - 1939)*
  Susan Ophelia Massey Hurt (1853 - 1904)*
  Mary E. Massey (1855 - 1858)*
  Nancy "Nannie" Fredonia Massey (1857 - 1944)*
  Allenia "Lena" Eleanor Massey (1859 - 1945)*
  William Joseph Massey (1861 - 1940)*
  Henry Clarence Massey (1865 - 1911)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susan Tillery Greer Massey (1821 - 1882)
  Henry Albert Greer (1825 - 1902)*
  Lucinda Elizabeth Greer Davis (1828 - 1891)*
  Miranda Tillery Greer Davis (1832 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Perry Cemetery
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Malinowski
Originally Created by: Paula Curcio
Record added: Oct 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30665649
Susan Tillery <i>Greer</i> Massey
Added by: Martha Malinowski
 
 
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In REMEMBRANCE, Glenn M & Mary Catherine Bischer Massey & Family
- Glenn M. Massey
 Added: Jan. 17, 2012

- Martha Belt Malinowski
 Added: Jun. 27, 2011
 
 
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