Malissa Narcisse Henderson

Female, #3098, (15 Jan 1844 - 18 Dec 1926)
Birth*15 Jan 1844 Malissa was born on 15 Jan 1844.1 
Marriage*26 Apr 1865 She married George Washington Rawlings at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 26 Apr 1865 at age 21.2 
Married Name26 Apr 1865  As of 26 Apr 1865, her married name was Rawlings. 
Photographedcirca 1898 She appeared as a wife in a family photograph circa 1898 at Whynot, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi,
Seated, from left to right: Effie Pauline Rawlings, Malissa Narcisse (Henderson) Rawlings, George Washington Rawlings, George Oscar Rawlings; standing from left to right: Claudia Priscilla Rawlings, Octavia Jefferson Rawlings, Asa Abdiel Rawlings, Robert Lee Rawlings, James Thomas Rawlings, and Henry Brunson Rawlings. Brunson died in 1900, soon after this photo was taken.1
George Washington Rawlings family
Death of Spouse30 Jul 1912 Her husband George Washington Rawlings died on 30 Jul 1912.1 
Death*18 Dec 1926 She died on 18 Dec 1926 at age 82.1 


George Washington Rawlings (13 Nov 1839 - 30 Jul 1912)
Last Edited16 Oct 2008


  1. Correspondence from Laurie Rutledge Plapp, 622 Meadowglen, Duncanville, TX 75137, e-mail address to Culpepper Connections, 2004-2008.
  2. GC-Lauderdale Co. MS Queries Forum,