Attala County, Mississippi


Ashley Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi

Location: T13N-R5E-S5
Abandoned cemetery located in southwestern Attala Co. It is near the old town (extanct) of Attalaville, just south and west from Sallis, on the property of Able Ellis, negro, adjoining the old Turnipseed property, to the left of the gravel road going west from the New Port road. Copied on 3 September 1960.

Sarah ASHLEY, died Sept 16,1848, aged 53 yrs 3 mos 29 das, wife of John Ashley (b. ca 1795)
John ASHLEY, died June 28,1862, aged 73 yrs 4 mos 8 days (b. ca 1789)
John W. ASHLEY, died July 19,1854, aged 8 mos, 28 das, son of J.C. & E.J.Ashley
Jane E. ASHLEY, died Aug 11,1865, aged 32 yrs
Nancy A. ADCOCK, died Jan 17,1870, aged 18 yrs l mo 28 das
William S. HARRIS, Sept 25,1849 - Oct 3,1849, son of E. & M. Harris
George M. ASHLEY, died Nov 5,1852, aged 3 mos 3 das, son of J.C. & E.J.Ashley
Elizabeth ASHLEY, Dec 24,1805 - Sept 16,1878, aged 72 yrs 9 mos 22 das
William ASHLEY, died July 19,1862, aged 58 yrs 5 mos 15 das
2 graves marked by enormous flat rectangular brown field stones about 1 ft. thick and 3 ft wide by about 5 ft long Note: numerous sunken places indicate number of graves here.

Abbreviations Used:
( )     Information not on tombstone but added by historians
*      two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
#      two or more names on one tombstone (double, triple, etc., stone)
(F.H.M)     temporary Funeral Home Marker
Grave     Noticeable grave without a tombstone
grave - F.H.M.     Noticeable grave with unreadable Funeral Home Marker
(M.E.)     Masonic Emblem on the tombstone
(E.S.E.)     Eastern Star Emblem on the tombstone
(W.O.W.E.)(W.O.W.)  Woodsman of World Emblem on the tombstone



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