SHARON LODGE No. 103, F. & A. M.
SHARON, MISSISSIPPI

1848 to 1869

1848 (Under Dispensation)
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Weyman Adair Secretary P. J. Eckles
Senior Warden N. B. Whitehead Senior Deacon O. W. Baldwin
Junior Warden A. H. Lamar Junior Deacon G. M. Rogers
Treasurer M. J. McKie Steward & Tyler J. J. Lamar

Members: John J. Gage, James A. Dennis, E. M Fielder, W. W. Divine

Additions/Deletions:

1849
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Weyman Adair Secretary Pleasant J. Eckles
Senior Warden N. B. Whitehead Senior Deacon Michael J. McKie
Junior Warden A. H. Lamar Junior Deacon Green M. Rogers
Treasurer O. W. Baldwin Steward & Tyler Jas. Wallace

Members: J. J. Lamar, John W. Griffin, Jos. McDowell, T. J. Roberts, N. G. Rosseau, T. M. Scott, James T. Bledsoe, R. E. Luckett, Jay R. Jenkins, James McClanahan, E. J. Felder, W. W. Divine, John J. Gage

Fellowcraft Member: Ira O. Wise

Additions/Deletions:

1850
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Nathan B. Whitehead Secretary Pleasant J. Eckles
Senior Warden Weyman Adair Senior Deacon Michael J. McKie
Junior Warden Owen W. Baldwin Junior Deacon John J. Lamar
Treasurer James T. Bledsoe Steward & Tyler Robert E. Luckett

Members: W. W. Divine, J. W. Griffin, A. H. Lamar, G. W. Rogers, James Wallace, N. G. Rosseau, J. McDowell, T. M. Scott, A. A. Butler, H. Y. S. Shipp, J. G. Billingsley, J. C. Benthall, R. Y. Seater, J. H. Moore, McPhearson Beard, S. D. Muse

Fellowcraft Members: Andrew J. Newson

Additions/Deletions:

1851
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Nathan B. Whitehead Secretary James T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden Thomas M Scott Senior Deacon M. J. McKie
Junior Warden J. C. Benthall Junior Deacon McPhearson Beard
Treasurer Robert E. Luckett Steward & Tyler Robert T. Seater

Members: W. W. Divine, P. J. Eckles, John W. Griffin, A. H. Lamar, J. J. Lamar, G. M. Rogers, James Wallis, Owen W. Baldwin, N. G. Rousseau, Jos. McDowell, A. A. Butler, Y. H. S. Shipp, J. G. Billingsley, J. J. Bole, Wm. N. Bledsoe, Jos. H. Moore, Jas. L. Brown, Samuel D. Muse, S. F. Billingsley, Lewis Terry, L. L. Taylor, H. A. R. Smith, Thos. G. Melton, Wm. H. Bole, C. C. Knox, Leroy Graham, E. F. Milton, J. B. Doughtry, Thos. O. McDaniel

Additions/Deletions:

1852
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master N. B. Whitehead Secretary James T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden J. C Benthal Senior Deacon McPherson Beard
Junior Warden M. J. McKee Junior Deacon W. W. Divine
Treasurer Thomas M. Scott Steward & Tyler Robt. Y. Seater

Members: P. J. Eckles, John W. Griffin, A. H. Lamar, J. J. Lamar, G. M. Rogers, James Wallis, Owen W. Baldwin, N. G. Rousseau, Jos. McDowell, A. A. Butler, Y. H. S. Shipp, J. G. Billingsley, J. J. Bole, Wm. N. Bledsoe, Jos. H. Moore, Jas. L. Brown, Samuel D. Muse, S. F. Billingsley, Lewis Terry, L. L. Taylor, H. R. A. Smith, Thos. G. Melton, Wm. H. Bole, C. C. Knox, Leroy Graham, Elijah F. Milton, A. W. Clark, J. B. Doughtry, Thos. O. McDaniel, Edward Denisten, J. M. Pugh, T. C. Thornton, E. M. Fly, Samuel B. Harris, Wesley A. Melton, A. H. Rousseau, D. M. Wiggins

Additions/Deletions:

1853
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Nathan B. Whitehead Secretary James T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden Joseph H. Moore Senior Deacon J. W. Griffin
Junior Warden E. M. Fly Junior Deacon Wm. N. Bledsoe
Treasurer Thos. M. Scott Steward & Tyler Robert Y. Seater

Members: T. C. Thornton, P. J. Eckles, G. M. Rogers, Owen W. Baldwin, D. M. Wiggins, J. J. Lamar, M. J. McKie, A. H. Lamar, James Wallace, N. G. Rousseau, Y. H. S. Shipp, J. L. Brown, John J. Bole, Wm. H. Bole, J. M. Pugh, T. G. Melton, W. A. Melton, E. F. Melton, A. H. Rousseau, M. Nichols, C. W. Bryant, C. L. Witherspoon, W. L. Clark, Ira O. Wise, J. M. Bell, A. W. Clark, S. D. Muse, Samuel B. Harris, J. W. Williams

Entered Apprentice Members: 2 *

Fellowcraft Members: 2*

*Note from Grand Secretary: Names required.

Additions/Deletions:

1854
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. M Pugh Secretary James T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden James Wallace Senior Deacon Ira O. Wise
Junior Warden J. H. Moore Junior Deacon W. A. Melton
Treasurer Thomas M. Scott Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Past Master: N. B. Whitehead

Members: T. C. Thornton, Owen W. Baldwin, G. M. Rogers, P. J. Eckles, W. N. Bledsoe, J. J. Lamar, J. W. Griffin, D. M. Wiggins, Y. H. S. Shipp, J. W. Williams, J. M. Bell, W. L. Clark, C. M. Bryant, Isaac N. Nichols, W. Byers, W. B. Brown, C. L. Witherspoon, John J. Bole, Wm. H. Bole, J. L. Brown, A. W. Clark, T. G. Melton, E. F. Melton, N. G. Rousseau, A. H. Rousseau, Samuel B. Harris

Additions/Deletions:

1855
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. M. Pugh Secretary W. A. Melton
Senior Warden J. H. Moore Senior Deacon J. M. Bell
Junior Warden T. G. Melton Junior Deacon A. W. Clarke
Treasurer T. M. Scott Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Past Masters: N. B. Whitehead, T. C. Thornton

Members: S. H. Adams, J. T. Bledsoe, W. M. Bledsoe, J. L. Brown, O. W. Baldwin, McP. Beard, W. H. Bole, Wm. Byars, Wm. B. Brown, W. L. Clark, U. H. Farmer, J. E. Gillis, S. B. Harris, J. J. Lamar, J. N. Nichols, G. M. Rogers, N. G. Rosseau, A. H. Rosseau, Y. H. S. Shipp, J. W. Williams, D. M. Wiggins, James Wallace, C. S. Weatherspon, J. O. Wyse

Entered Apprentice Members: G. D. Wade, Calvin Starns

Additions/Deletions:

1856
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master N. B. Whitehead Secretary James T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden James Wallis Senior Deacon McP. Beard
Junior Warden James M. Bell Junior Deacon A. W. Clarke
Treasurer Thomas M. Scott Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Past Master: J. M. Pugh

Members: S. H. Adams, O. W. Baldwin, James Brown, W. N. Bledsoe, W. Byars, W. B. Brown, W. L. Clark, M. Echlestine, U. H. Farmer, J. E. Gillis, H. J. Harris, J. J. Lamar, T. G. Melton, J. N. Nichols, Green M. Rogers, N. G. Rousseau, A. H. Rousseau, C. N. Rabb, J. W. Shelton, T. C. Thornton, L. P. Thompson, A. B Taylor, J. O. Wise, J. W. Williams, D. M. Wiggins

Entered Apprentice Members: G. D. Wade, Calvin Starns, W. B. Brooks

Additions/Deletions:

1857
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. M. Pugh Secretary Wm. N. Bledsoe
Senior Warden James Wallace Senior Deacon H. J. Harris
Junior Warden Samuel H. Adams Junior Deacon Ira A. Wyse
Treasurer Thomas M. Scott Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Past Master: J. M. Pugh, N. B. Whitehead

Members: W. C. Ables, W. C. Adams, James T. Bledsoe, W. B. Brown, J. L. Brown, C. W. Baldwin, McP. Beard, Wm. Byars, Wm. L. Brooks, A. W. Clark, W. L. Clark, Robert Clanton, C. Cross, B. F. Comfort, W. W. Divine, U. H. Farmer, John E. Gillis, J. J. Lamar, J. S. Lauderdale, N. M. Lowery, T. G. Melton, B. F. Mann, J. N. Nichols, W. P. Puller, Green M. Rogers, Thos. J. Richards, N. G. Rousseau, A. H. Rousseau, C. N. Rabb, A. B. Taylor, L. P. Thompson, Thos. C. Thornton, J. W. Williams, D. M. Wiggins, *J. W. Shelton

Note from Grand Secretary: *Returned as a member last year and not since reported otherwise

Additions/Deletions:

1858
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master B. F. Comfort Secretary I. N. Nichols
Senior Warden Wm. P. Puller Senior Deacon McP. Beard
Junior Warden Wm. L. Brooks Junior Deacon W. W. Divine
Treasurer James Wallace Steward & Tyler A. B. Taylor

Past Master: J. M. Pugh, N. B. Whitehead

Members: James T. Bledsoe, W. N. Bledsoe, W. B. Brown, O. W. Baldwin, Wm. Byars, A. W. Clark, W. L. Clark, Robert Clanton, C. Cross, R. C. Divine, W. H. Farmer, John E. Gillis, L. H. Garrison, S. P. Gard, H. J. Harris, J. J. Lamar, N. M. Lowery, T. G. Melton, B. F. Mann, H. W. Pearce, Thos. J. Richards, N. G. Rousseau, C. N. Rabb, R. Y. Seater, L. P. Thompson, Thos. C. Thornton, J. W. Williams, D. M. Wiggins, Ira O. Wyse

Entered Apprentice Members: David Batchelder

Additions/Deletions:

1859
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master B. F. Comfort Secretary H. W. Pearce
Senior Warden Wm. P. Puller Senior Deacon McP. Beard
Junior Warden Wm. L. Brooks Junior Deacon W. W. Divine
Treasurer I. N. Nichols Steward & Tyler L. H. Garrison

Past Masters: N. B. Whitehead, J. M. Pugh

Members: J. T. Bledsoe, W. B. Brown, W. N. Bledsoe, O. W. Baldwin, W. Byars, A. W. Clark, W. L. Clark, C. Cross, K. C. Divine, U. H. Farmer, J. E. Gillis, S. F. Gard, J. J. Lamar, T. G. Melton, B. F. Mann, T. J. Richards, N. G. Rosseau, C. N. Rabb, R. Y. Seater, A. B. Taylor, L. P. Thompson, T. C. Thornton, D. M. Wiggins, Jas. Wallace

Entered Apprentice Members: David Batchelder

Additions/Deletions:

1860
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. M. Pugh Secretary H. W. Pearce
Senior Warden S. F. Gard Senior Deacon McP. Beard
Junior Warden K. C. Divine Junior Deacon W. W. Divine
Treasurer Jas. T. Bledsoe Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Members: W. N. Bledsoe, W. L. Brooks, W. B. Brown, W. Byars, Robt. Clanton, W. L. Clark, A. W. Clark, C. Cross, D. Demarest, W. H. Farmer, L. H. Garrison, T. L. Holliday, J. N. Holliday, George Jackson, B. F. Mann, J. J. Lamar, I. N. Nichols, Wm. Richards, N. G. Rosseau, C. N. Rabb, A. C. Stovall, L. P. Thompson, A. B. Taylor, E. J. Taylor, D. M. Wiggins, Jas. Wallace, J. W. Williams

Entered Apprentice Member: David Batchelder

Additions/Deletions:

1861
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master K. C. Divine Secretary W. N. Bledsoe
Senior Warden Robt. Clanton Senior Deacon H. W. Pierce
Junior Warden J. N. Nichols Junior Deacon B. F. Mann
Treasurer Thos. L. Holliday Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Lodge records and Grand Lodge records for 1861 were destroyed by Union troops.

1862

Lodge records and Grand Lodge records for 1862 were destroyed by Union troops.

1863

Lodge records and Grand Lodge records for 1863 were destroyed by Union troops.

1864
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Ro. Clanton Secretary J. T. Bledsoe
Senior Warden H. W. Pierce Senior Deacon
Junior Warden J. N. Nichols Junior Deacon
Treasurer James Wallace Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Members: U. H. Farmer, B. F. Mann, Thomas L. Holliday, J. N. Holliday, F. M. Baldwin, J. D. Nichols, J. C. Benthal, E. W. Bowman, W. O. Baldwin, Wm. Byars, Wm. Richards

Additions/Deletions:

1865
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Robert Clanton Secretary B. F. Mann
Senior Warden James Wallace Senior Deacon E. W. Bowman
Junior Warden H. W. Pierce Junior Deacon F. M. Baldwin
Treasurer James T. Bledsoe Steward & Tyler R. Y. Seater

Past Master: Dr. K. C. Divine

Members: W. N. Bledsoe, McP. Beard, Norris Nichols, William Byars, L. P. Thompson, W. H. Farmer, John W. Williams, C. N. Rabb, Dr. C. Cross, Thomas L. Holliday, J. N. Holliday, J. C. Benthal, William Richards, J. D. Nichols, W. O. Baldwin, Elijah H. Hart, Julius Vinson, George W. Walker, R. A. Beal, Henry Bacon, C. A. Gilmer

Fellow Craft Member: Owen G. Baldwin

Additions/Deletions:

1866
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master Robert Clanton Secretary B. F. Mann
Senior Warden Felix M. Baldwin Senior Deacon E. W. Bowman
Junior Warden E. H. Hart Junior Deacon Thos. L. Holliday
Treasurer J. N. Nichols Steward & Tyler George Walker

Past Masters: Robert Clanton

Members: James T. Bledsoe, McP. Beard, A. W. Clark, J. J. Lamar, Wm. Byars, L. P. Thompson, W. H. Farmer, J. W. Williams, N. G. Rousseau, C. N. Rabb, Dr. C. Cross, J. C. Benthal, Wm. Richards, D. J. Nichols, Thos. Carr, Julius Vinson, R. A. Beal, Rev. S. D. Akin, C. A. Gilmer, Henry Bacon, D. McBride, Rev. Levi Pearce, Dr. W. H. Joyner, J. T. Hicks, C. Adams, J. N. Holliday, James Wallace

Entered Apprentice Members: George Eldridge, D. J. Bailey

Fellow Craft Member: Owen G. Baldwin

Additions/Deletions:

1867
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. T. Hicks Secretary B. F. Mann
Senior Warden A. W. Clark Senior Deacon Thos. Holliday
Junior Warden C. Adams Junior Deacon Thos. Carr
Treasurer J. C. Benthal Steward & Tyler George Walker

No return filed with Grand Lodge for this year.

1868
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master James T. Hicks Secretary T. L. P. Holliman
Senior Warden Thomas L. Holliday Senior Deacon J. N. Holliday
Junior Warden T. D. Carr Junior Deacon William Richards
Treasurer J. C. Benthal Steward & Tyler George Walker

Members: J. T. Bledsoe, D. McBride, Julius Vinson, J. M. Pugh, U. H. Farmer, C. Adams, Jr., D. J. Nichols, B. F. Mann, L. P. Thompson

Entered Apprentice Members: George Eldridge, D. K. Bailey

Fellow-Craft Members: A. G. Baldwin

Additions/Deletions:

1869
OFFICERS
Worshipful Master J. M. Pugh Secretary B. F. Mann
Senior Warden C. Adams Senior Deacon D. J. Nichols
Junior Warden Thomas L. Holliday Junior Deacon U. H. Farmer
Treasurer J. C. Benthal Tyler George W. Walker

Members: J. T. Bledsoe, M. P. Beard, T. D. Carr*, C.A. Gilmer, J. N. Holliday*, T. J. Hicks, W. H. Joyner, D. McBride*, J. N. Nichols, Wm. Richards, N. G. Rousseau, C. N. Robb*, L. P. Thompson*, Julius Vinson, John W. Williams, James Wallace*

Additions/Deletions:

Note from Grand Secretary: The names marked thus * were not in last report. How have they been added since?