Luther Warren REDUS
My Relationship : 1st Cousin 6 Times Removed
  • Father: Aaron REDUS
  • Mother: Lucy Ann OGLESBY
  • Birth: 28 Sep 1827, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama
  • Death: 3 Nov 1878, Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi
  • Burial: Blackland Cemetery, Prentiss County, Mississippi
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  • Sources
  • Census - 1850 Mississippi Monroe County Western Division Page 45
    Census - 1860 Mississippi Tishomingo County Page 31
    Census - 1870 Mississippi Prentiss County Township 4 Range 6 Page 24

    Luther Redus was the first Sherriff of Prentis County, Mississippi. He fough
    tin the Civil War as a Confederate soldier in Company I-K Mississippi
    Infantry. His brother, James Ware Redus, John Redus, William Redus and George
    Redus also fought with the South during the Civil War.
    Luther Warren Redus left Aberdeen, Mississippi after his marriage to Mary
    Elizabeth Bowdry to live on the plantation that her father gave them (Hedid
    the same for his other children). In the 1860 census of Prentiss County,
    Mississippi he was listed as having eight slaves and owning considerable
    property in the Blacklands community. He was appointed Captain of the 12th
    Justice District of Tishomingo County, Mississippi by Governor Alcorn. He was
    also the Sheriff of Prentis County for many years.
    His brother, Thomas Jefferson Redus died in Shreveport, La in November of 1854
    without leaving a will. Luther Warren went to Shreveport in 1856 and provided
    the court sworn testimony concerning the names of Thomas Jefferson Redus's
    next of kin. Thomas was not married. His estate was divided among his mother
    and father (Aaron and Lucy), and his 12 sisters and brothers. He owned
    valuable property in downtownShreveport as well as 160 acres of land in Desoto
    County, La. In the settlement, one hundred dollars was paid to a photographer
    for a large portrait of Thomas Jefferson Redus to be given to his parents.
    According to his only son "Gus", Luther Warren delivered the portrait to his
    fatherin Aberdeen, Mississippi. The portrait was in the possession of Mary
    Louise Redus Crawford in the late 1950s.

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    Ancestors of Luther Warren REDUS

                                /-James REDUS , Sr
                      /-James REDUS , Jr
                      |         \-Catherine PARSONS
            /-Aaron REDUS
            |         \-Sarah CHALFANT
    Luther Warren REDUS
            \-Lucy Ann OGLESBY

    Descendants of Luther Warren REDUS

    1 Luther Warren REDUS
      =Elizabeth Jane BOWDRY  Marriage: 28 Nov 1853, Corinth Mississippi, Old Tishomingo Co, Ms
          2 William Augustus REDUS
            =Mary Frances JUMPER  Marriage: 1882, Prentiss County, Mississippi
                3 Lizzie REDUS
                3 Willie Belle REDUS
                  =Charles Walker JUMPER  Marriage: 25 Oct 1904, Cooper, Delta County, Texas
                      4 Flora JUMPER
                        =Arthur Cleon ANDERSON  Marriage: 27 Aug 1932, Lufkin, Texas
                      4 Andrew J JUMPER
                      4 Lillie Mae JUMPER
                        =Julius Rexford WEAVER
                      4 Eugene Wilson JUMPER
                        =Edith Mae WILLIAMSON
                      4 Lancing Granville JUMPER
                      4 Charles Walker JUMPER Jr.
                3 Minnie Frances REDUS
                  =James Andrew GOLDEN  Marriage: 25 Sep 1904, Lamar County, Texas
                      4 John William GOLDEN
                      4 Mary Lee GOLDEN
                      4 Mattie Irene GOLDEN
                      4 Annie Gertrude GOLDEN
                      4 Ida Mae GOLDEN
                      4 Jimmie Mildred GOLDEN
                3 Luther James REDUS
                  =Mary Pearl KOWALSKI  Marriage: 1907/1940
                  =Blanche POOL  Marriage: 2 Feb 1912
                3 Hubert Burton REDUS
                  =Jimmy Mildred DENTON  Marriage: 15 Oct 1911
                      4 Virginia Arlene REDUS
                        =B F CLARK
                3 Horace David REDUS
                  =Bessie Irene GOLDEN  Marriage: 25 Sep 1913, Paris, Lamar County, Texas
                      4 Willie Bess REDUS
                      4 Horace Burton REDUS
                        =Robbie Nell JORDAN  Marriage: 26 Dec 1939
                            5 Horace Burton REDUS Jr
                            5 Penelope REDUS
                            5 Richard Lynn REDUS
                            5 Pamela REDUS
                      4 Mary Elizabeth REDUS
                        =George Leroy O'CONNOR
                            5 Spencer Leroy O'CONNOR
                            5 Gary Richard O'CONNOR
                              =Mary KULCHAK
                      4 Thelma Alice REDUS
                        =Frank A BYERS
                      4 Laura Frances REDUS
                        =Jahrenr Peyton LUTES
                            5 Patricia LUTES
                            5 Don Allen LUTES
                      4 William Vernon REDUS
                        =Sarah Frances HAVEY  Marriage: 4 Nov 1952
                            5 John Michael REDUS
                            5 William David REDUS
                            5 Teresa Lynn REDUS
                3 Richard Irwin REDUS
                  =Virginia Belle SHANNON  Marriage: 17 Sep 1917, Paris, Lamar County, Texas
                      4 Minnie Belle REDUS
                        =Gerald BURNSED
                            5 David BURNSED
                            5 Terry BURNSED
                      4 William Richard REDUS
                      4 L. J. REDUS
                        =Darrell POWELL
                            5 Mickey REDUS
                            5 Larry REDUS
                            5 Belinda REDUS
                              =Jimmy Don BROWN
                      4 Vera Jo REDUS
                        =George Wilson THOMPSON
                            5 Sandra Kay THOMPSON
                              =Paul Monroe BABB
                            5 George Richard THOMPSON
                      4 Hubert Blaylock REDUS
                        =Christine Elizabeth JONES  Marriage: 18 Jun 1945
                      4 Edgar Lyndol REDUS
                        =De Loria CANIDA  Marriage: 10 Jun 1950, Paris, Texas
                3 Marcus Dewitt REDUS
                  =Ernest PARISH  Marriage: 17 Mar 1920, Paris, Lamar County, Texas
                      4 William Walter REDUS
                        =Jo Ann HAMLETT
                      4 Wilma Eunice REDUS
                        =Benny JULIUS
                      4 Marcus Duane REDUS
                        =Margaret Elizabeth PRICHARD  Marriage: 27 Sep 1946
                3 Ruth Esther REDUS
                  =Truman Miles DANIEL  Marriage: 24 Jul 1920, Clarendon, Donley County,  Texas
                      4 Ruth Evelyn DANIEL
                        =R. W. MCVAY , Jr  Marriage: 6 Oct 1937, Brookston, Lamar County, Texas
                      4 Truman Redus DANIEL
                        =Vida Dorothy RUTLAND
                      4 Betty Joan DANIEL
                        =Joe Dwight WEEMS  Marriage: 13 Sep 1947, Lubbock, Texas
                      4 Sue Eileen DANIEL
                        =Keith Del ALBEE  Marriage: 1960

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