Thank you for the 1880 Census of Attala County.
I am adding to the listing there what is found in the "book" tree
Marsalis, Jas. (James) E. (ENOCH)b. 14 Feb. 1828 Amite, MS
Dority M. (Dorothea Margaret Thompson, daughter of James Thompson and Nancy Womack),b. 31 Aug 1831, Pike Co., MS, d.1880)
1. Eugene Marsalis, d. 1889
2. Prudence E., b. 1850, Amite Co., d. 1928, Wesson Copiah, Co.,MS.
3. Almira Marsalis, b. abt 1853,Amite Co, MS, d. 1900 Galveston, TX, m. (1) UNK Brice, m. (2) Robert W. Wells, 22 April 1874
4. Ephraim Ezra Marsalis, b. Jan 1855, Summit, Pike, MS, d. 23 Feb. 1947, Vicksburg, Warren, MS
5. Tabitha Marsalis, b. abt. 1856, Amite Co., MS
6. Francis L. (Letitia, b. 1856 d.July 1938, N. O.)
7. Naomi Marsalis, b. 1859, Amite Co., MS, d. 8 Sept. 1900, Galveston, TX
8. Victoria Marsalis, b. 1859, d. 1896, m. UNK Sills
9. Penelope Marsalis, b. 1860, d. abt 1903
10.Sarah S. (Sophie Marsalis), b. 1860, d. 1904 MS MS MS
11.ADA MARSALIS, b. 1865,d. Hope, Ark., m. UNK CHADDICK, Hope, Arkansas
12.John C. (Cephas),b. 23 Nov. 1866, Kosciusko, Attala Co, MS, d. June 1952, Silsbee, Montgomery Co, TX.
13. Orrelius T. (Aurelius Thomas),b. 1867, d. 1944, Wesson, Copiah, MS.
14. Peter Marsalis, b. abt. 1872, d. 1874.
** Erasmus E., age 9, ( b. abt. 1871) son, MS MS MS (not listed in book. "Erasmus ran through several Marsalis brother/cousins lines and possibly this is the above "Eugene" ?)
** Susan A., age 7, (b. abt 1873) daughter, MS MS MS (not listed in book)
Remember these were recollections before lap top computers etc and also censuses were often guesses and estimations)