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Milford Gines

  • Birth 1847 Mississippi, USA
  • Death 8 Apr 1930 Tensas Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Saint Joseph, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 40713255

Milford Gines was born a slave in Mississippi in about 1847. His father was David Gines; his mother's first name was Prissie; her surname is not known. Milford was held in slavery for psrt of his life at Marydale Plantation, Tensas Parish, Louisiana. Milford later married Rebecca Maner and they had at least three children. After Emancipation, Milford continued to farm at Marydale Plantation.

Gravesite Details Louisiana State Board of Health, Death Cert. Reg. # 5614. Death Certificate says he was interred at Marydale Plantation. This may not be correct.

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  • Created by: Craig Manson
  • Added: 15 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40713255
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milford Gines (1847–8 Apr 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40713255, citing Marydale Plantation, Saint Joseph, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Craig Manson (contributor 46947489) .