I was told that everthing begins with the owners, (England - Tennesse) Eugene and Olivia Mansfield. Eugene had children by a slave girl named Anne (half black and Choctaw) her father named George, who lived with the Choctaws. <BR><BR>
The Mansfields children by Anne were Harriet (my GGG Grandmother 1877), Johnny (1870), Gene (1873), Richard (1876), Cissy (1875), William (1872), Katherine (1879). Hattie married Samuel Christian moved ( lineage of Fletcher Christian) and they had one daughter, Mary Christian (Moved to St. Louis, MO) who married Clarence Butler, she had a daughter, Lee Ella Christian out of wedlock (Joe Hunter?) who moved to Chicago, and Lee Ella had one daughter, Mary Ann (my Mom) who had eight children, Vernon, Katherine (me), James, Lee Ella, Thomas, Mary Ann, Laura and Johnny in Chicago!