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Jefferson County, Mississippi - - 1900 Federal Census Team Transcription
Microfilm # T623-812
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79 Beat 1 (part)
Begin at the southwest corner of Jefferson county, where it joins the Lincoln county line; thence up said county line to where the old Gallatin road crosses it; thence down said Gallatin road southwesterly through Union Church; thence down the Fayette and Union Church road to where said road crosses the section line between Sections 32 and 33. Twp. 8, R. 3 E.; thence south along said section line to the southern boundary of Jefferson county and the northern boundary of Franklin county; thence east along said county line to place of beginning.
     
80 Beat 1 (part)
Begin at a point on the Jefferson and Copiah county line where said line is crossed by the Old Gallatin road; thence north along said line to the corner of Jefferson, Claiborne and Copiah counties; thence along the Claiborne and Jefferson county line west to the section line between sections 32 and 33, Twp. 8, R. 5 E; thence south along said section line to where it is crossed by the Union Church and Fayette public road; thence east along said public road through Union Church and northeastwardly along the Old Galletin road to place of beginning.
     
81 Beat 2 (part)
Begin at a point opposite Harrison where the Bell's creek; thence northeast along said road to where it crosses the Jefferson and Claiborne county line; thence north and northwest along said county line to where it is crossed by the Fayette and Port Gibson public road; thence along said public road to where it crosses Chubbys fork of Coles creek; thence up said creek to its junction with Bolls creek to place of beginning.
     
82 Beat 2 (part)
Begin at a point opposite Harriston on Boll's creek where it is crossed by the Dennisville road; thence northeasterly along said road to where it crosses the Jefferson and Claiborne county line and where it is crossed by section line between sections 32 and 33, Twp. 8, R. 8 E.; thence south along said section line to where it is crossed by the Fayette and Union Church public road; thence west along said public road to its crossing over Boll's creek; thence down said Boll's creek to the place of beginning.
     
83 Beat 2 (part)
Begin at a point on Bolls creek where it is crossed by the Fayette and Union Church public road; thence east along said public road to where it crosses the section line between sections 32 and 33, Twp. 8, R. 3 E.; thence along said section line to the southern boundary of Jefferson and the northern boundary of Franklin counties; thence west along said county line to the Meadville and McNair public road; thence northwardly along said road to what is known as the Pearcefield pond; thence directly down the head hollow of Boll's creek and on down said Boll's creek to place of beginning.
     
84 Beat 3 (part) including Harriston town
Begin at a point where the corporate line of Harriston joins Boll's creek; thence up said Bolls creek to Pearcefield's pond and the Meadville and McNair public road; thence south along said road to where it crosses the Jefferson and Franklin county line to its junction with the Adama county line; thence along said Adams County line to where it is crossed by the N. J. and C. R.R.; thence northeast along said railroad to the corporate limits of the town of Fayette; thence along the eastern border of said town to where said N. J. and C. R. R. emerges therefrom; thence along said railroad to the corporate limits of the town of Harriston, to the place of beginning.
     
85 Beat 3 (part) including Fayette town
Begin at a point where the N. J. and C.R.R. emerges from northern corporate limits of the town of Fayette; thence along said railroad to corporate line of the town of Harriston; thence around the western border of said town to Boll's creek; thence down said Boll's creek to its junction with Chubby's fork of Cole's creek; thence down said Chubby's fork to where it is crossed by the Fayette and Rodney public road at Dobyn's ford; thence along said public road eastwardly to the corporate limits of the town of Fayette to the place of beginning.
     
86 Beat 3 (part)
Begin at a point on the Western corporate line of the town of Fayette where the Fayette and Rodney road emerges therefrom; thence along said public road westwardly to where it crosses Chubby's fork of Coles creek at Dobyn's ford; thence down and Chubby's fork to its junction with the main fork of said Coles creek; thence up said main fork to where it is crossed by the N. J. and C.R.R.; thence along said railroad to the corporate limits of the town of Fayette; thence westwardly along said corporate line to the Fayette and Rodney public road the place of beginning.
     
87 Beat 4 (part)
Begin at a point on the Fayette and Churchill public road where it crosses the main fork of Coles creek at what is known Hornsbys ford; thence along said public road to Churchill and thence along the Churchill and Hatcher public road to where said road crosses creek; the * said Fairchilde creek and the Adam county line to where it is crossed by the * C.R.R.; thence up said railroad to where it crosses the main fork of Coles creek; thence down said creek to Hornsbys ford, to the place of beginning.
     
88 Beat 4 (part)
Begin at a point on the Fayette and Churchill public road where it crosses the main fork of Coles creek at what is known as the Hornsbys ford; thence along said public road to Churchill and thence along the Natches and Churchill public road to where it crosses Fairchilde creek at the Adams county line; thence down said Fairchilde creek south and west to where it joins the old bed of the Mississippi river; thence up said old bed of river to the junction with Coles creek; thence up Coles creek to where Chubby's fork and the main fork come together; thence up the main fork to Chubby's ford, the place of beginning.
     
89 Beat 5 (part) including Rodney town
Begin on the line of Claiborne and Jefferson counties at the bridge over Muddy Bayou on Rodney and Redlick road; thence southwardly with said creek to where the meridian line between ranges 1 and 2 in Twp. 10 crosses said creek. thence south with said meridian line to Chubby's fork of Coles creek; thence up said Chubby's fork to Melton's fork ford on Port Gibson and Fayette public road; thence up said road to Claiborne county line; thence west with the county line of Claiborne and Jefferson counties to place of beginning.
     
90 Beat 5 (part)
Begin at a point on the Claiborne and Jefferson county line at a bridge over Muddy Bayou; thence down said bayou to where it crosses the Meridian line between ranges 1 and 2, Twp. 10; thence south along said meridian line to where it crosses Chubby's fork of Coles creek; thence down Chubby's fork and Coles creek to where it joins Old river; thence with Old river to the Mississippi river; thence up the Mississippi to the northwest corner of Jefferson and southeast corner of Claiborne counties; thence east with said county line to the bridge ever Muddy bayou to the place of beginning.
     

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