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Asa Boswell

Asa Boswell married Winnie Stinson daughter of Burwell Stinson, March 24, 1822 Clarke County, AL. Both Asa Boswell and Burwell Stinson are in Lauderdale County, MS tax roll of 1835. On Aug. 8, 1835 Asa Boswell was a Justice of the Peace for the Alamucha area of Lauderdale County, MS.

Burwell Stinson married Martha Patsey Jones in Ogelthorpe County, GA on June 13, 1806 and both are buried in the Stinson cemetery in Lauderdale County, MS. Martha Patsy Jones is the daughter of William Jones born in Wake County, NC. Her nephew William Jones (son of Edward Jones) also lived in Lauderdale County, MS and married Julia Ann Scarborough, daughter of Frederick and Marion Scarborough. Another of Burwell's daughter's Sarah Stinson married her first cousin, as Martha Patsey Stinson the first wife of Frederick Scarborough was Burwell's sister, Sarah Stinson married Silas Scarborough April 28, 1830 in Clarke County, AL.

The children of Asa Boswell and Winnie Stinson were:

Joseph Henry Boswell born 1824
Elbert Boswell born 1829
Elizabeth Boswell born 1837
Julia Boswell birth year unknown
Asa Boswell Jr born 1839
Mary Boswell born 1826

Submitted by

Joseph Asa Boswell

UPDATE: 9 November 2007

Additional Children of Asa Boswell and Winnie Stinson have been identified.  They are:

Polly Boswell
Lizzie Boswell
James Boswell
Martha Boswell

James Boswell married Mary Elizabeth Page in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

Children of James Boswell and Mary Elizabeth Page Boswell are:

Edna  Boswell
Joseph Asa  Boswell

Joseph Asa Boswell and wife, Ida May Brown

(Joseph Asa Boswell was born 19 April 1867.   He married Ida Mae Brown in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.)

Lula Virginia Boswell
Medie James Boswell
Ella Elizabeth Boswell
Carrie Mae Boswell

Joseph Asa Boswell was the Grandfather of the submitter of this update.

The father of the submitter was Medie Earl Boswell, Sr. who was born in Lauderdale County, Mississippi on 22 January 1900. He married Lorena Barber.



Boswell Family Photo
From left to right above: Jim and Grady in front with parents Asa and Ida. Medie is beside (to left of) Asa.

In the back row are: Mary, Edward and Winnie

Ida Mae ( on the left) and another lady, possibly Ida Mae's Mother (?)

Medie Earl Boswell, Sr.
Father of submitter Sarah Boswell Smith


Boswell Children:
Left to right on front row are:  Mary (b. 1895), Winnie (b. 1897), James (Jim) (b. 1903).  On the back row are:  Grady (b. 1902), Medie Earl (b. 1900), and Edward (b. 1898).


Enoch Timothy Brown and Mary Boswell Brown parents of Ida Mae Brown Boswell

Submitted by Sarah Lea Boswell Smith

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