William Harrison Arledge was the son of Isaac Duke Arledge and Eliza Eddins. Born in Wilcox Co, AL, William Harrison Arledge came from Alabama with his parents in 1857 to Paulding, Mississippi. For 37 years he nad his wife lived and farmed at Paulding, then moved to Hattiesburg in 1906 and farmed. He went to the Civil War in 1864 and was gone about a year. They had 12 children: Julia Cordelia, Leonidas Elbert, William Isaac, Charles H., Horace John, Emma L., Mittie Ann, Irene Eliza, Maude Amanda, Hattie Mable, Lorena Freydis, and Emmett Judson.
Photos graciously provided by Betty Greco <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Jack Buckelew <email@example.com>. Identification provided by Louise Jones Hensarling, daughter of Maude Arledge and granddaughter of William Harrison Arledge and Cordelia Murphy.
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William Harrison Arledge and Cordelia Murphy Arledge
The William H. Arledge family c. 1893. Front row: Hattie and Lorena. Second Row: Irene, William H., Cordelia, Leonidas (Lon) and Maude. Standing back row: Horace, Emma, Julia and Mittie.
Emma and Maude Arledge; Horace John Arledge and his bride, Ida Bilbo (1901)
Leonidas Brown Arledge; Lorena Arledge
The daughters of William Harrison Arledge and Cordelia Murphy of Hattiesburg, MS: (from left) Mittie, Julia, Irene, Maude, Lorena, Hattie and Emma.
The children of William Harrison Arledge in later years. Front Row, L to R: Maude, Mittie (striped dress), Lorena, Horace, William. Back Row: Emma (in sunglasses), Julia (in hat), Irene and Hattie.