"We Cannot Walk Alone:" Images and History of the African-American Community.
Lafayette County, Mississippi. An "Open Doors Exhibition." April through August 2003.
“Kit Correthers—is the Great-Grand Father, the
oldest known root of the Correthers family. Kit Correthers, was a slave and
father of three sons and three daughters. Kit left Virginia and moved to
Lafayette Springs, Mississippi. His wife Sylvia gave birth to his three sons
and three daughters. He died in September, 1905 at Lafayette Springs,
Mississippi. The sons were named: Jack, Chris, Jessie. The daughters were:
Mandy, Violet, One Daughter Unknown. Mandy married Dock Henderson,
and one daughter married a Hickumbottom. Violet Correthers married Andy
Ivy. To this union nine children were born. Daughters: Cordia, Mary, Julia.
Sons: Fonzo, Andrew, James, William, Ben, Hugh. Jack Correthers married a
young woman whose name was Sylvia. To this union two children were born. One
son and one daughter. Son: Cash Daughter: Josephine. After the death of
his wife, Sylvia, Jack married Junior Patton. To this union eleven children
were born. Five sons and six daughters. Sons: Talmar (Bud), Will (Bill),
Jessie, Buford, Harmon. Daughters: Modena, Earlie, Pearlie, Sarah Jane, Lou
Emma, Roxie. Chris Correthers married a young woman whose name was Dora. To
this union four children were born. Two boys and two girls. Sons: Tomp,
Jack.Daughters: Mandy, Bula (Babe).