Joseph & Ella Box Tickell had 8 sons and 6 daughters. They owned Tickell & Sons Foundry in Vicksburg, MS.This is listed in the City Directory for 1895.The foundry burned and Joseph moved to IL.
They My grandfather, Wm. Esdress Tickell (1890-1966), retired from the railroad.He lived and died in Vicksburg MS.
Researching:Tickell's from MS, TX and IL.Cureton's from TX and TN.
Also researching the following names: Box, Wheeler, Platt, Spross, Hoppy, Sweeney, Guinn, Binns, Power, and Sharp.