As this is unfolding, the John Rhineheart Mabus (Jr.)that married Jennie is the son of John Rhineheart Mabus (Sr.) married to Elizabeth J. Betts.I, so far, had only one census on J. R. (wife Jennie) 1900 Choctaw Co., MS, Beat 5, ED 32, sht. 16A, family: 300/307.John R., Mabus (Apr 1860), Jennie (Oct 1869), Eather (Aug 1889) and Orpha (July 1894).
I have no further info on Elizabeth J. Betts either.She and John Rhinehart Mabus (Sr.) are buried Bethlehem Baptist Cem., Choctaw Co., MS.
Children of JR (Sr.) and Elizabeth: America Mabus m. A. M. Yates.Bur. Bethlehem Bapt. Cem. Doss S. Mabus m. Aarena Black.Bur. Bethlehem Bapt. Cem. Edwin O. Mabus m. Mattie unknown.Bur. Lebanon Cem. Newton Mabus m. Susan Black.Bur. Enon Cem. Lara Mabus Bur. Bethlehem Bapt. Cem. *(my main line) Lenora Victoria Mabus m. Isaac Wells Lowery. Bur. Old Lebanon Presb. Chur. Cem John R. Mabus (think this is your line) m. Jennie.Bur. Enon Cem. W. Humphrey Mabus m. Harriett unknown Christopher A. Mabus. Bur. Enon Cem. Elmer Elias Mabus m. Helen Scoggin.Bur. Enon Cem.