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Saturday, May 20, 2017

It's Family Time~Eli P. Brock

It's Family Time
Eli P. Brock, born abt 1827 in Marion County, Mississippi was the son of James L. Brock and Elizabeth Purvis. His parents were married in Chesterfield County and migrated first to Alabama and then later continued on to Mississippi. 

Eli P. married Winney E. Stallings, daughter of James Stalling and Sally Pearson in Pike County, Mississippi. Eli was 22 and Winney was 17 when they married. 

Eli P. Brock and Winney E. Stallings had the following children:
i. Alexander "Sandy" Brock, born 2 Aug 1855, Pike County, Mississippi; married Clara Ann Smith, 22 Dec 1874; married Margaret Bond, 1927; died 28 Apr 1942, Washington Parish, Louisiana.
ii. Nancy Jane Brock, born 3 Nov 1857, Pike County, Mississippi; married Iverson Monroe Ellzey, abt 1880; died 7 Mar 1930, Walthall County, Mississippi.
iii. Elizabeth Brock, born 2 Aug 1861, Pike County, Mississippi; married John W. Hill, 30 Nov 1882, Pike County, Mississippi; died 12 Jun 1942.
iv. Jesse Brock was born about 1864 in Pike County, Mississippi.
v. Willis Brock, born abt 1867, Pike County, Mississippi; married Mary Barnes, 26 Jun 1890, Pike County, Mississippi.
vi. William Valentine Brock, born 3 Dec 1868, Pike County, Mississippi; married Fannie M.  Wilson ; died 13 Apr 1928.
vii. Jimmy Brock was born about 1872 in Pike County, Mississippi.
Eli P. Brock is my 2nd Cousin 4 times removed.


  1. I have 7 children for James & Elizabeth: Valentine, Alexander, Nancy, Angeline, James, Jane and William. I know your records are more complete than mine. Was Eli between Valentine & Alexander?

  2. Colleen,
    You are misssing 4 of the first 5 children. Most of this research was established based on circumstantial evidence.
    Mary Jane b. 1820 m. Isham Brackin Hinson, d, abt 1846 her children with parents in 1850
    Valentine, b. 1821, you have
    Catherine, b. 1825, m. Charles Carter no more info
    Eli P. b. 1827 today's article
    Elizabeth, b. 1828 m. James "Tom" Dillion - look her up in you Dillon Genealogy book

  3. Colleen,
    My pleasure. By the way, there are 3 Eli P. Brock's.