Thursday, April 5, 2012

Preston Jefferson Stogner, 1898-1985, Walthall County MS

Preston Jefferson and Vella Duncan Stogner
Photo credit:  Bill Reagan

Preston Jefferson Stogner
Photo credit:  Bill Reagan

Preston Jefferson Stogner, also called "Press", was born 01 November 1898 in Mississippi, the second son of Thomas Edward and Susan Cordelia McCain Stogner.  He died 02 November 1985 in Walthall County, Mississippi and was laid to rest in Carson Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Walthall County.  He married Vella Duncan on 29 January 1921 in Walthall County, the daughter of David W. Duncan and Ophelia Quave.  They had 7 known children- sons Jefferson Preston "J.P.", Felder, James, Alton and Clyde, daughters Alberta and Eddie Rae.  Preston was my paternal grand uncle, the brother of my grandfather Lewis Edward Stogner.

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