Marshall McNeese (Noxubee County)


Marshall McNeese

State House: 1870-1871, 1874-1877

Born: March 1837 in Georgia

Carpenter and farmer. Listed on the 1870, 1880 and 1900 census in Noxubee County with wife and children.

“On the east side [of Shuqualak], going north, was the Haynes hotel, back of which one block was the Shuqualak Academy (Capt. Darricutt, teacher); McNeese’s blacksmith shop (Pete Beasley, slave, his blacksmith); McNeese’s wood shop (Nathan and Marshall McNeese, slaves, the workmen); Sam Jackson’s wagon-making establishment, Stout’s private boarding house, and 200 yards farther north, McNeese’s saw mill.”
(J. J. Haynie, “Early Recollections of Old Noxubee,” The Macon Beacon, July 13, 1913)


Signature of Marshall McNeese from an 1875 petition to Governor Ames