Hello. I am searching for any information out there on Jacob B Lanham, born abt. Mar 1854 in Mississippi, and his wife Elizabeth Thrasher, born abt 1857 in Alabama. They were married in Clay Co, Mississippi on 17 Apr 1875.I am their second great-grandson through their son Isaac Newton Lanham, born 5 Sep 1879 and died 20 Nov 1944.
The names of Jacob's parents were Jacob C Lanham and Matilda Donathan. I have no information of Elizabeth's parents.
I find Jacob and Elizabeth living together in Clay Co in the 1880 census, but by the 1900 census he is a widower. Jacob still lives in the county in 1910, but as to his life beyond that date, I know nothing.
Estimating by the dates of their children in the 1900 & 1910 census, Elizabeth died somewhere between 1896 and 1900.
If anyone has any information at all that they could share, it would be greatly appreciated.