FAMILIES OF THE MOUND

Part of what makes Orange Mound great is the families. So many amazing families that cross generations.

Captures family names of the generations of people who grew up in the 2nd oldest African-American neighborhood in the U.S.

Family Names that We Have So Far:

Family Name

# Generations Went to Melrose

# First Year Family Came to  Mound # Family Members Still In the Mound
Baker
Bell
Beddingfield  3  1949  Margaret B. Williams
Borrum
Bridgeforth
Burnett 2 Jean Wright
Carter  3  1937 Trezvan Carter, Jr.
Chandler
Crawford
Davis
Echols
Ervin
Glover
Grandberry
Hayes 3 1963 Yes
Harris
Holmes
Johnson
Julian
Lee
Leakes
Neely
Owens
Patrick
Price  Bridget Price Malone
Porter Laura Mae P. Sherrod
Richmond
Rodgers
Rucker
Scales 4 1942  Jimmie Scales Jr., Wendell ‘Billy’ Scales Sr.
Shipp
Smith
Tate
Terry
Thomas
Tuggle
Webster
Whalum
Williams
Woods

This page is dedicated to listing those families here and if we missed your family, don’t trip. Just speak up on the Hit Us Up page or send us an email to goldenwildcatsATL@gmail.com. Tell us this info:

  • Family Name
  • How Many Generations went to Melrose?
  • Do you know the first year (s) your family moved to the Mound?
  • Do you still have family living in the Mound?