CANTON LODGE No. 28, F. & A. M.
CANTON, MISSISSIPPI

1836 to 1849

1836 - Under Dispensation
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master W. Montgomery Secretary S. D. Livingston
Senior Warden T. S. Salmon Senior Deacon D. B. Crawford
Junior Warden Th. J. Catching Junior Deacon David Sherer
Treasurer J. Silverberg Steward & Tyler G. W. Meek

Members: William Hoy, James C. Napier, A. C. Gillespie, R. Nicholson, J. J. Hughes, Jesse Lincoln, Joseph Collins, F. W. Fincher, R. W. Harper, A. G. Hammack, Guilford Griffin

Additions/Deletions:

1837
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master T. J. Catching Secretary John T. Cameron
Senior Warden T. S. Salmon Senior Deacon John H. Rollins
Junior Warden Wm. Montgomery Junior Deacon B. L. Phillips
Treasurer Richard W. Harper Steward & Tyler David Shirer

Members: William Hoy, James C. Napier, A. C. Gillespie, Robert Nicholson, J. J. Hughes, Jesse Lincoln, Joseph Collins, F. M. Tincher, A.. G. Hammack, B. L. Phillips, John H. Rollins, J. J. Henry, Willis Blaylock, Wesley Drane, Samuel M. Flournoy, John F. Cameron, Ramsey M. Cox, George W. King, Henry Hayman, O. F. Pack, Nathan Parrish, Richard Enbank, Thomas J. Hart, A. C. Ascherman, Wm. H. Vansant, Robert G. Anderson, Jr., Nathaniel J. Dean, James O. Proctor, George W. Hull, H. H. Wadling, Jessie Adcock, G. W. Meek, S. D. Livingston, J. Silverberg, D. B. Crawford, S. M. Flournoy, J. T. Cameron, R. M. Cox, G. W. King, Henry Hayman, O. F. Puck, Nathaniel Parrish, Richard Enbank, T. J. Hart, A. C. Aschesman, W. H. Vansant, R. G. Anderson, Jr., N. J. Dean, J. O. Proctor, G. W. Hull, W. H. Wadlington, Jesse Adcock

Additions/Deletions:

1838
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John. T. Cameron Secretary B. L. Phillips
Senior Warden Jno. H. Rollins Senior Deacon S. M. Flournoy
Junior Warden Jno. J. Henry Junior Deacon T. S. Salmon
Treasurer William Montgomery Tyler R. M. Cox

Past Masters: Thos. J. Catchings, Robert Nicholson

Members: Jas. C. Napier, D. B. Crawford, William Hoy, O. F. Pack, Jos. Collins, W. H. Wadlington, Henry Hayman, G. W. King, A. C. Ascherman, George W. Hull, M. Vanderhurst, N. J. Drane, James A. Pugh, Jno. Montgomery, Henry White, Jno. G. Ott

Fellowcraft Members: Thomas B. Watter, Robert G. Anderson, Jr., Joseph A. Young, S. Pope Walker

Entered Apprentice Members: Nathan Parrish, Richard Eubanks, William H. Vansant, Jesse Adcock, Charles Hickman, Neal Shaw, William J. Denson, G. B. Salmon, S. B. Henry, C. C. Herbert

Additions/Deletions:

1839
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Thos. J. Catchings Secretary Orlando F. Pack
Senior Warden M. Vanderhurst Senior Deacon Jno. G. Ott
Junior Warden Jno. T. Emerson Junior Deacon Jno. Montgomery
Treasurer Geo. W. King Tyler Henry White

Members: Jno. H. Rollins, Jno. J. Henry, Wm. Montgomery, B. L. Phillips, L. M. Flournoy, T. S. Salmon, Ramsay M. Cox, Jas. C. Napier, D. B. Crawford, Wm. Hoy, Henry Hayman, Nathan J. Dean, James A. Pugh, Lem. B. Henry, Geo. B. Salmon, Wm. J. Denson, T. C. Tupper, Chas. J. Searles, Thos. B. Walter, Chas. Hickerson, Williamson Smith

Fellowcraft Members: R. G. Anderson, Jr., H. A. Young, L. Pope Walker, David J. Bloom, Wm. S. Bailey

Entered Apprentice Members: Nathan Parish, Richard Eubank, W. H. Vansant, Jesse Adcock, Neal Shaw, C. C. Herbert, John Brown, Richard A. Tebault, Ed. H. Stone, John J. Wells, Nathaniel M. Bass, Wm. M. Hayden, Ed. D. Cash, Daniel W. Dean, Peter Conner

Additions/Deletions:

Remarks: Robert Nicholson and Jos. Collins whose names do not appear on this return do not attend this Lodge and have never considered themselves members. A. C. Ascherman now resides in Illinois. Jos. A. Young, W. H. Vansant, and Jesse Adcock have left this county. Wm. J. Denson was returned as an E. A. in our last return. He has since been passed and raised.

1840
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Cameron Secretary Charles J. Searles
Senior Warden T. S. Salmon Senior Deacon John Montgomery
Junior Warden Thomas J. Catchings Junior Deacon Nathan J. Dean
Treasurer W. Montgomery Tyler Henry White

Members: John J. Henry, Ramsay M Case, James C. Napier, D. B. Crawford, Henry Hayman, Lemuel B. Henry, Geo. B. Salmon, T. C. Tupper, Thos. R. Walter, Charles Hickerson, Williamson Smith, David J. Bloom, William S. Bailey, Daniel W. Dean, Peter Conner, Jefferson E. Gayden, Geo. E. W. Nelson, E. R. Anderson, Eibe Cordtes, Deidrich Sommer, A T. Moore, W. L. Batle, Orlando F. Pack, Geo. W. King, John G. Ott, P D. Ewing,

Fellowcraft Members: R. G. Anderson, Jr., J. B. Young, L. Pope Walker, Richard Eubank, Nathaniel M. Bass, Edward D. Cash, E. B. Meridith,

Entered Apprentice Members: Nathan Parish, W. H. Vinsant, Jesse Adcock, Neal Shaw, C. C. Herbert, John Brown, Richard A Lebault, H. H. Stone, John J. Wills, William H. Hayden, D. illegiblenstrongh, Jos. H. Varnay

Additions/Deletions:

1841
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Cameron Secretary Geo. E. W. Nelson
Senior Warden Jno. Montgomery Senior Deacon Geo. B. Salmon
Junior Warden Ths. J. Catchings Junior Deacon Eibe Cordts
Treasurer Wm. Montgomery Steward & Tyler Henry White

Members: John J. Henry, Ramsay M. Cose, James C. Napier, D. B. Crawford, Henry Hayman, Lemuel B. Henry, Geo. B. Salmon, T. C. Tupper, Thos. R. Walter, Chas. Hickerson, Williamson Smith, David J. Bloom, William S. Bailey, Daniel W. Dean, Peter Conner, Jefferson E. Gayden, Geo. E. W. Nelson, E. R. Anderson, Eibe Cordts, Deidrick Sommer, A. T. Moore, W. L. Batte, Orlando F. Pack, George W. King, John G. Ott, P. D. Erving

Fellow Craft Members: R. G. Anderson, Jr., J. S. Young, T. Pope Walker, Richard Eubank, E. Meridith

Entered Apprentice Members: Nathan illegible, W. H. Vansant, Jesse Adcock, Neal Shaw, C. C. Herbert, John Brown, Richard A. Lebault, E. H. Stone, John J. Wells, W. Harden, E. illegiblerough, Jos. Varnay

Additions/Deletions:

1842
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Thos. J. Catchings Secretary Henry White
Senior Warden John T. Cameron Senior Deacon P. D. Ewing
Junior Warden Eibe Cordts Junior Deacon L. B. Henry
Treasurer Deidrick Sommer Steward & Tyler E. R. Anderson

Members: Ramsey M. Cox, James C. Napier, T. C. Tupper, Thos. B. Walter, Chas. Hickerson, David J. Bloom, Wm. S. Bailey, John H. Rollins, Peter Connor, Jeff. E. Gayden, Orlando F. Pack, John G. Ott, Louis Livingston, W. Montgomery, A. C. Ascherman

Additions/Deletions:

1843
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Cameron Secretary Philander D. Ewing
Senior Warden Wm. Montgomery Senior Deacon D. J. Bloom
Junior Warden T. C. Tupper Junior Deacon E. R. Anderson
Treasurer Dedrick Somer Steward & Tyler Henry White

Members: Ramsey Cox, A. C. Ascherman, J. Montgomery, W. S. Bailey, Peter Conner, Eibe Cordts, D. W. Murphy, L. Livingston, Orlando F. Pack

Additions/Deletions:

1844
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Cameron Secretary William S. Bailey
Senior Warden John Montgomery Senior Deacon D. J. Bloom
Junior Warden E. R. Anderson Junior Deacon D. W. Murphy
Treasurer Derdrick Sommers Tyler Henry White

Members: Ramsey M. Cox, T. C. Tupper, Peter Conner, Eibe Cordtz, Robert Montgomery, Richard Barrington, E. Crim, John G. Ott, Thomas B. Walker

Additions/Deletions:

1845
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John T. Cameron Secretary William S. Bailey
Senior Warden Eibe Cordtz Senior Deacon David J. Bloom
Junior Warden John Montgomery Junior Deacon Richd. Barrington
Treasurer Diedrick Sommer Steward & Tyler Edmondson Crim

Members: Ramsay M. Cox, John G. Ott, Tulius C. Tupper, Henry White, Peter Conner, Ths. B. Walter, Danl. W. Murphy, Ro. Montgomery, Danl. W. Dean, John E. Mabry

Additions/Deletions:

1846
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John Montgomery Secretary Danl. W. Murphy
Senior Warden John T. Cameron Senior Deacon John E. Mabry
Junior Warden Eibe Cordts Junior Deacon David J. Bloom
Treasurer Deidrick Sommer Steward & Tyler Henry White

Members: J. C. Napier, R. M.Cox, T. C. Tupper, John Brown, W. S. Bailey, D. J. Bloom, Peter Conner, Jos. H. Vanoy, P. D. Erring, Jos. Sorsby, Richard Barrington, A. R. Robbins, Thos. D. Peel, A. H. Lamar, Edmondson Crim, J. E. Mabry, Solomon Eichlestein, D. R. Byrd, E. R. Anderson, L. F. Henderson, John B. Murrell, Young W. Lewis, N. W. Staples, A. C. Shaw, James Pristley, James M. Blanton, J. L. Mitchell

Additions/Deletions:

1847
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master John Montgomery Secretary John F. Cameron
Senior Warden Dan'l W. Murphy Senior Deacon Nath'l W. Staples
Junior Warden Young W. Lewis Junior Deacon Dan'l W. Dean
Treasurer Eibe Coards Steward & Tyler Henry White

Members: Julius C. Tupper, Deadrick Sommer, Jacob L. Mitchell, Wm. Montgomery, John Brown, Jas. C. Napier, Ramsey M. Cox, William S. Bailey, David J. Bloom, Jos. H. Vannoy, P. D. Ewing, Jos. Sorsby, Alex. Robbins, Thomas P. Peel, Alex. H. Lamar, Edmiston Craine, Sol. Eiglestien, L. F. Henderson, J. B. Murrell, Alex. C. Shaw, James Preistley, John J. Lamar, William Ford, I. M. Simmons, Ths. J. Smith, James Carr, Malcolm Cameron

Entered Apprentice Member: J. J. Lamar

Additions/Deletions:

1848
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Tullius C. Tupper Secretary Wm. Montgomery
Senior Warden Diedrick Sommer Senior Deacon John Montgomery
Junior Warden Jacob L. Mitchell Junior Deacon Dan'l W. Dean
Treasurer Eibe Codts Steward & Tyler John Brown

Members: Wm. S. Bailey, D. W. Murphy, Y. W. Lewis, N. W. Staples, James C. Napier, Ramsay M. Cox, Jos. H. Vannoy, Joseph Sorsby, Alex. Robbins, E. Crim, S. Eichelstein, L. F. Henderson, John B. Murrell, Alex. C. Shaw, James Priestley, Wm. Ford, I. M. Simmons, Thos. J. Smith, M. Cameron, Samuel Crane, D. J. Bloom, James Carr, Joshua T. Russell, E. R. Anderson, E. Fontaine, J. C. Clancey, Robt. E. Leonard, J. R. Davis, Joab B. Powell

Additions/Deletions:

1849
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master William S. Bailey Secretary John T. Cameron
Senior Warden Jacob L. Mitchell Senior Deacon John Montgomery
Junior Warden James Priestley Junior Deacon N. W. Staples
Treasurer D. Sommer Steward & Tyler J. C. Clancey

Past Masters: T. C. Tupper

Members: Dedrick Sommer, Eibe Cordts, Daniel W. Dean, James C. Napier, William Ford, J. M. Simmons, Thomas J. Smith, Malcom Cameron, Samuel Crane, Stephen Heard, A. M. Gurley, Charles S. Perkins, John C. Cameron, John H. W. Cage, Ramsay M. Cox, Joseph H. Vannoy, Alex. Robbins, Edmondson Crim, Sol. Echelstein, L. F. Henderson, John B. Murrell, Alex. C. Shaw, David J. Bloom, Ed. R. Anderson, E. Fontaine, Jesse Heard, Robert C. Leonard, J. R. Davis, Joab B. Powell, James L. Meek, H. W. Abraham, Green B. May, John G. Neal, John P. Mapes, S. Mayer, R. Barrington, Wm. E. Harold, Nicholas Callahan

Additions/Deletions: