William W. Mangum
b. circa 1846, d. 21 February 1921
- William W. Mangum was born circa 1846 in Mississippi.
- William H. Mangum appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Yazoo County, Mississippi. Other members of the household included William W. Mangum, Catharine Mangum, Margaret Louisa Mangum and Frances Isabella Mangum.
- William H. Mangum and Martha C. (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Yazoo, Yazoo County, Mississippi. Other members of the household included William W. Mangum, Margaret Louisa Mangum, Frances Isabella Mangum and Singleton Mangum. Apparently there were also two boarders in the household, a mechanic and a lawyer; it is possible that mechanic J. W. Moore, age 30, was Martha's brother.
- The following appeared on 7 December 1902 in The Montgomery Advertiser: A marriage in which a large number of Montgomerians were interested took place on Thanksgiving day in Sardine. It was that of Miss Fannie Cook, second daughter of Dr. Conrad Cook of Montgomery, and Prof. S. S. Sansbury.
The bride is a lovely young woman, whose home is in Montgomery, but who has been teaching in Sardine for the past year. Professor Stansbury is a well-known teacher who stands high in the educational circles of the State.
The bride is the niece of Mr. William Mangum of New Orleans, who entertained President Roosevelt on the hunting expedition at his country home in Mississippi recently.
Friends in Montgomery wish a life of happiness for the young couple.
- William W. Mangum died on 21 February 1921 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
- He was interred at Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi.
- The following appeared on 23 February 1921 in The Times-Picayune: Yazoo City, Miss., Feb. 22.-- The body of W. W. Mangum of New Orleans, who died in that city Monday morning, was buried in Yazoo City Tuesday. Mr. Mangum was the son of W. H. Mangum, who was at one time sheriff of Yazoo county and for many years a prominent citizen. Mr. Mangum was born and reared in Yazoo City and was married to Miss Mary Ball, half-sister to Mrs. K. P. Parks of this city and W. M. Ball, a prominent cotton factor of Memphis. He was the brother of Mrs. Lou Dyer of this city and also closely related to the family of C. E. Holmes. He was 74 years old and had been a life-long member of the Presbyterian Church.
- Last Edited: 11 Aug 2010