|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1801|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 1883|
James was the son of Rev. Coleman Carlisle and Hannah Thompson Glenn. He married Nancy Hawker Selby on September 9, 1824 in Laurens Co, South Carolina. James was twenty-three and Nancy was twenty-five when they married.
James was baptized in 1829 and was ordained a Methodist minister in Tennessee in 1832. He moved as the church sent him, serving in Tennessee and Alabama before coming to Kosciusko Mississippi about 1846, where he was their first Methodist minister. He often rode into the rural areas, starting local churches, Liberty Hill Methodist being one of them. Over the years, he served in Attala, Holmes, Leflore, Oktibbeha, and Winston counties till about 1870 when they settled in Attala Co, Mississippi.
The 1850 census revealed they lived in South Carolina untill after their third son was born in 1830. They lived in Tennessee where two more children were born by 1835. They lived in Alabama where two more children were born by 1840 then moved to Oktibbeha Co, Mississippi before their last child was born in 1844. James was a Methodist Preacher and their estate value was $960. All four of his sons were farmers. All of their children were still living at home.
The 1860 census revealed James was a farmer and his real estate value was $1400 and his personal estate value was $4170. They were living in Attala County, Mississippi and their youngest child was living with them. Their son, Dr. James and wife lived next door.
The 1880 census revealed they were living alone.
Coleman Philip Carlisle (b.1825)
Hawker Owen Carlisle (b.1827)
James Anderson Carlisle (b.1828)
Benjamin Selby Carlisle (b.1830)
Gideon Westmoreland Carlisle (b.1832)
Mary H.L. Carlisle (b.1834)
Sarah Elizabeth Carlisle (b.1835)
Martha Elizabeth Carlisle (Hull)(b.1838)
Louisa Roxanne Carlisle (Johnston)(b.1840)
Miriam Carlisle (b.1841)DY
Nancy Louise Carlisle (Proctor)(b.1844)
James died on October 9, 1883 and his will was probated in 1891.
James lived to age 82.
Coleman Carlisle (1770 - 1824)
Nancy H Selby Carlisle (1799 - 1884)
James Anderson Carlisle (1828 - 1909)*
Benjamin Selby Carlisle (1830 - ____)*
Martha Elizabeth Carlisle Hull (1838 - 1928)*
Nancy Louise Carlisle Proctor (1844 - 1875)*
Note: Stone cutter error shows Rev James A Carlisle
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Created by: Janie
Record added: Oct 17, 2005
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