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Fayette County Photos

These photos are all of folks who either lived in Fayette County or who moved away from there.  They all should be Deason or Reynolds relations, but the Deason and Reynolds daughters married others whose last names included Brasier/Brasher, Pyle, and others.

These photos were all in the possession of Francis Reynolds who married Daniel R. Deason.  Fannie was born on January 2, 1861 in Alabama to George Washington Reynolds (who died the next year at Petersburg) and Hannah Holligsworth Reynolds.  She and Dan married on October 19, 1884, in Fayette County, a few years after Fannie's sister Zilpha Amanda "Mandie" Reynolds had married Dan's older brother Robert M. "Bob" Deason.  These two couples decided to leave Fayette County and came to Lee County, Mississippi at the turn of the century.  She stayed in contact with her kin and some of Dan's kin back in Fayette County, but when she passed away on January 22, 1925, she was buried in the Priceville Cemetery in Tupelo.

If anyone knows who these individuals are, please email me at:  (remove X) wilusaX@yahooX.com


Click on photos for large (and slow) versions of these pictures
Unknown girl

Unknown couple

Unknown family

Unknown woman

Unknown woman (maybe sister to one above?)

Unknown woman (who has had some sort of removal of her upper lip; from lip cancer?)

Same unknown woman as in above photo, with another woman.

Unknown man

Unknown woman (photo says "Fayette, AL" as the photography studio on the bottom)

Unknown family

Unknown man

Unknown man

Unknown family

Unknown (probably twins)

Unknown woman

Unknown mother with child

Unknown family (with mother or mother-in-law probably)

Unknown mother with child

Unknown group photo (on back it was stamped "Birmingham, AL", maybe the film developers?  Might these be brothers and a sister? Or brothers and a sister with her husband?)

Unknown woman (the back of this photo had names written on it, hard to read though.  They were something like: Emmer Marilyn G Arnold)

Unknown young woman

Unknown group

Unknown family

  Unknown family (the back clearly says "Charlie, Fannie, Katie Sue, C.W.")


Known relations from Fayette County
Though not all of them are exactly known

  Elizabeth Aurilla "Bessie Rilla" and Hannah Siller "Silla" Brasier / Brasher

  Elma S. (left), Pervie (back), and Savannah F. (right) Brasier / Brasher

  Fenton Brasier / Brasher and friend

  This photo is either of Lucinda Jane Reynolds and her husband William Henry Brasher / Brasier (I think this is who it is) or his brother John Henderson "Little John" Brasher / Brasier and his wife Melvina "Dink" Deason

  Anderson Deason, 1899 [1874-1959, bu. Cedar Grove Cem.]

  Anderson Deason and wife, Lula McCaleb Deason [1879-1957, bu. Cedar Grove Cem.]

  Exie Dell "Bunch" Deason, 1916 [b. 1891, md. Wm. Xerxes Reese]

  V. Lester Fowler [1888-1967] and wife

  Virgil E. Fowler, 1907 [1993-1955]

Luther Pyle, wife Lillie Dale Reynolds Pyle [d. 1935] with some of their children

Frank G. Reynolds [1872-1941], probably with wife Cora Martin Reynolds.  Back of photo says "Mercedes" or something similiar as name of daughter?

Jacob Churchwell "Jake" Reynolds [1859-1906, bu. New Hope Cem., Pontotoc Co., MS] with wife Sallie A. Keenum [1853-1910, buried same] and children: Lonnie, Lillie Dale, Lavester "Vester" Mae, and twins John B. "Beedy" and William C. "Ceedy" [twins born Jan. 29, 1893].

Jacob Churchwell "Jake" Reynolds [dates above]

Thomas M. "Tom" Reynolds [1879-1946]