Attala County, Mississippi

            


EBENEZER CEMETERY
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T13N-R9E-S7
To reach this cemetery take Highway 19 from Kosciusko to Zama, then about four or five miles before reaching Zama turn south (right) off the highway onto the intersecting road and just behind the Ebenezer Baptist Church is the cemetery. Copied on Oct 17,1958.



John A. (Andrew) BURCHFIELD, June 17,1891 - Mar 23,1947
Mary Margaret (Sullivant) WARREN, Jan 29,1859 - Nov 7,1938
John E. THRASHER, Feb 9,1881 - Dec 6,1938
Edward THRASHER, June 29,1908 - Nov ?, 1934
Charley G. MYRICK, May 9,1893 - Mar 7,1948
Carla Jane DUNIGAN, b & d Jan 19,1934
Charlie E. THRASHER, July 31,1858 - June 6,1925 *
Louvenia E. THRASHER, Oct 16,1860 - Feb 3,1947 *
Eliza W. PIERCE, Jan 4,1846 - Mar 1,1910
Viney P. MANGRUM, Mar 12,1862 - Jan 20,1910
Mattie KEEN, b & d Sept 12,1905
Lelan BAILEY, July 9,1909 - Oct 19,1911
Myrtle Etta BAILEY, Apr 5,1908 - Nov 10,1915
Margaret Vance BERRY, Jan 20,1823 - Mar 17,1907 (wife of John James Berry)
Early Newton LOWERY, Dec 26,1860 - May 23,1897
Jane Harriett Vance Ayers WHITE (broken concrete box grave-illegible)
     (lst husband; Eli Ayers, 2nd husband; Green Berry White)
W. (Winifred) Caroline (Brown) SIMS, Feb 4,1835 - Aug 11,1901, wife of J. M. Sims
J. (Jim) M. SIMS (no dates?)
John M. BROWN, Nov 26,1870 - Apr 23,1925 (John Martin Brown) (M.E.)
Grave - gardenia bush at foot
Grave
Ercel THRASHER, Feb 4,1903 - July 27,1903, dau of Mr.& Mrs.C.E.Thrasher
Neva (Thrasher) HOLLIS, Jan 13,1891 - Sept 29,1922, wife of J.S.Hollis
Three graves - one with gardenia bush at head
Infant son of J. J. & Sallie CRAFT, b & d Aug 28,1899
Sarah Dodd HALL, Oct 27,1905 - June 26,1933
James Stewart HALL, June 13,1933 - Mar 24,1934
Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. E. C. HALL, Dec 28,1931 - Dec 30,1931
Mrs. Eliza HARRIS, died Feb 2,1958, aged 52 yrs 11 mo 23 das (Canton F.H.M.)
Tobe WHEELES, Nov 9,1869 - Aug 3,1892, eldest son of Amos & Lou Wheeles
Grave
Cynthia (Snow) AYERS, May 2,1805 - Feb 22,1888, aged 83 yrs 9 mos 20 days wife of John Ayers
John (Ayers) AYRES, died Dec 2,1874, aged 73 yrs 2 mo 24 days
Thomas Lee GOLDEN, Dec 8,1874 - Dec 8,1877, son of R.P. & S.M.Golden
O.(Otho) L. TAYLOR, Oct 23,1887 - Feb 14,1945
Annette A. (Adell) O'BRIANT, Apr 7,1867 - Jan 20,1944
Annie D. (Dallas) O'BRIANT, Feb 12,1901 - Feb 18,1912, dau of R.S. & A.A. O'Briant
Velma T. O'BRIANT, July 7,1892 - Jan 15,1903, dau of R.S. & A.A. O'Briant
Grave
Allen BROWN, July 22,1894 - Mar 14,1901, son of W.T. & Mattie A.Brown
Infant son of W.T. & M.A.BROWN, May 6,1891
Leslie S. BROWN, Jan 2,1900 - July 9,1916
Jane Waldrop BROWN, Oct 11,1801 - Aug 26,1868, wife of Joseph Martin Brown
Rev. Joseph Martin BROWN, Oct 20,1803 - Sept 18,1859
Attaie Florence BROWN, Sept 3,1861 - Nov 13,1862, dau of James Martin & Lydia Lansdale Brown
Lydia Lansdale BROWN, July 23,1831 - Nov 13,1862 (broken concrete box)
     (wife of James M. Brown) (dau of Rev.Soldier Isaac Lansdale)
J. (James) M.(Martin) BROWN, Jan 15,1831 - Oct 1,1913
Grave - by J.M.Brown
Horace BROWN, July 1886 - ? (illegible)
Viola Webb WARD, June 21, 1882 - June 19,1903, wife of R.A.Ward
Grave
E. H. PIERCE, Nov 30,1834 - Oct 6,1891, son of John & Emily Pierce
Grave
Charley S. CASEY, Aug 30,1880 - June 28,1904
Julianna SAVAGE, May 16,1840 - July 30,1877, wife of W.B.Savage
Eight graves
Nancy E. (Ayers) BERRY, died Aug 12,1863, aged 19 yrs 24 days, wife of W. B. (Wm. Benjamin) Berry
Annie E. WHEAT, May 9,1888 - Oct 1,1888, dau of J.N. (Joshua Newton) & Annie (Montgomery) Wheat
Martha J. DOSS, Jan 12,1858 - July 27,1885, wife of J. W. Doss
Grave
Katie BERRY, Feb 21,1889 - Oct 14,1891, dau of N.L. (Newton Lafayette) & M.M.Berry
J. H. BERRY, Oct 11,1879 - July 9,1885, son of N.L. & M.M.Berry (Mary Margaret Sullivant)
Bessie SHIELDS, Mar 22,1908 - Aug 18,1909, dau of W.E. & M.E.Shields
Four children's graves - one marked with capejasmine bush at head
Carrie (Burchfield) BERRY, Mar 5,1889 - Feb 3,1919 (wife of Emmett E. Berry)
Three graves
Henry Victoria HARRISON, died Sept 11,1865, aged 3 yrs 11 mo 22 days
J. H. WHITE, Sept 1,1873 - Jan 30,1944 *
Lizzie Hunt WHITE, May 3,1876 - July 16,1956 *
H. F. GREGORY, born Sampson Co.,NC, Jan 3,1838 - married Anna Jane Rich 1856 - died Jan 8,1904
     (enclosed in iron fence)
Annie Jane GREGORY, Dec 22,1840 - Sept 29,1929, wife of H.F.Gregory
Marshall Elijah GREGORY, Jan 29,1882 - Oct 30,1921
Donna Jo Parker MAXEY, Oct 22,1951 - May 21,1955 *
James Kermit MAXEY, Oct 1,1909 - Dec 13,1932 *
Grave- beside Kellum grave with unreadable F.H.M.
John Danel KELLUM, Dec 15,1870 - June 10,1942
Sarrah Elizabeth KELLUM, Jan 18,1870 - Oct 24,1954
Joe Edwin LANEY, Apr 10,1927 - Aug 16,1927 * (broken)
James Edward LANEY. Apr 10,1927 - Aug 12,1927 *
John T. N. McGEE, Oct 1,1867 - Nov 28,1947 *
Appie B. McGEE, Oct 12,1892 - inc *
Bettie E. BROWN, July 17,1871 - inc *
Hosea R. BROWN, Dec 28,1884 - Sept 10,1929 *
Mrs. Mollie BAILEY, died Nov 27,1938, aged 80 yr 7 days (F.H.M.)
Danny L. MANGRUM, b & d Jan 12,1945
F. Louis MANGRUM, Feb 18,1902 - Feb 8,1953
Irvin Gryner MANGRUM, 1928 - 1928 (written on concrete border of this infant's grave)
James Allen MANGRUM, 1929 - 1929 (writton on concrete border)
Grave - this grave and the next one are surrounded by a brick border/ this grave has
     a pink marble slab with no dates or names *
Drew Dobbin BLANTON, died Mar 3,1953?, aged 76 yrs 29 days * (F.H.M.)
J. C. HALL, 1867 - 1935
Space then grave and a space
Mrs.Arine Henrietta KELLUM, died Nov 13,19?3 (F.H.M.)
Grave - Wright Funeral Home, Carthage,Miss., unreadable
Charles Denis THOMPSON, Nov 2,1937 Infant (most of stone buried)
Grave - at the back of the western part of the cemetery
G. D. MANGRUM, Oct 4,1854 -Nov 27,1929
Thomas Lucius HOLLINGSWORTH, Jan 30,1877 - Feb 6,1948 *
note: the other side of the above stone is blank - but Mrs. Doxie Smith Hollingsworth
     was alive in June 1986 *
Bessie Hollingsworth WARD, Mar 18,1884 - Oct 29,1926 (large stone over a concrete box tomb)
Several graves
Caleb KELLUM. Feb 12,1834 - June 27,1920, married Dec 15,1862 (no wife's name)
Space and one infant grave
Claude Eugene TURNAGE, May 17,1916 - Oct 5,1916, son of Dr.J.E.& I.M.Turnage
Several infant graves
Cora P. BURKES, Oct 18,1889 - Aug 28,1890, dau of S.S. & E.V. Burkes
Nannie E. BURKES, Feb 14 - Sept 7,1886, dau of S.S. & E.V. Burkes
Emily Victoria BURKES, Nov 11,1863 - Mar 20,1926 *
Samuel Stephenson BURKES, Sept 19,1863 - Dec 16,1929 * (wooden enclosure)
Glennie HOLLINGSWORTH, Sept 11,1913,(inf) dau of S.V. & K.D.Hollingsworth
Wife of S. V. HOLLINGSWORTH (concrete box, but no dates, no wife's name)
Samuel Valentine HOLLINGSWORTH, Feb 19,1886 - Jan 17,1949
Note:the following three are concrete boxes with marble head & footstones
H. E. HOLLINGSWORTH, Nov 7,1872 - Oct 16,1905, son of W.W. & S.E.Hollingsworth,
     married Oct 17,1895 to Callie Smith
Sarah E. HOLLINGSWORTH, Sept 2,1846 - Dec 10,1925, wife of W. W. Hollingsworth
W. W. HOLLINGSWORTH, Apr 3,1847 - Dec 10,1921, married Sarah E. Pettiegrew Feb 28,1869
Several graves
Baby Girl FIELDS, b & d May 8,1926
Edward Bailey FIELDS, Oct 31,1927 - Dec 22,1927
William Harris DISMUKE, June 10,1892 - Aug 24,1924
William J. DISMUKE, Oct 27,1854 - Apr 17,1924
Bascal Lincent DISMUKE, Sept 17,1917 - Oct 21,1918
Maggie Lou DISMUKE, Jan 20,1894 - Mar 17,1901,dau of W.J.& N.G.E.Dismuke
Nannie G. E. DISMUKE, June 5,1859 - June 24,1908, wife of W.J.Dismuke
George H. JENNINGS, Nov 9,1891 - Sept 26,1908, son of Dana & Bannie Jennings
Camilla Elizabeth HOLLINGSWORTH, Apr 4,1872 - July 25,1875, dau of J.T. & M.R. Hollingsworth
     (broken concrete box)
Willie Electa HOLLINGSWORTH, Apr 25,1874 - Nov 25,1875, dau of J.T. & M.R. Hollingsworth
     (concrete box)
Henry HOLLINGSWORTH, Dec 25,1793 - July 7,1880 (broken concrete box)
Mary HOLLINGSWORTH, Sept 1,1806 - May 25,1889,aged 82 yrs 8 mo 24 das (concrete box)
William Spencer GILLILAND, 1837 - 1911 Father *
Electa Catherine GILLILAND, 1839 - 1890 Mother *
James M. DULIN, Mar 23,1803 - Aug 1,1886 #
Sarah E. DULIN, Feb 1,1808 - Aug 14,1887, wife of James M. Dulin #
John A. VANLANDINGHAM, 1855 - 1918 Papa *
Mattie Sullivant VANLANDINGHAM, 1861 - 1941 Mama *
John B. SULLIVANT, June 18,1822 - Oct 8,1912 #
Margarett A. SULLIVANT, Apr 2,1824 - Oct 16,1906 #
J. Wesley BAILEY, Jan 17,1850 - May 10,1891 (concrete box)
T. Elizabeth BAILEY, Dec 5,1852 - July 4,1890 (concrete box)
Four or five infant graves; Grave heaped up stones; Infant grave
Sallie May HOLLINGSWORTH, May 16,1871 - Oct 13,1872, dau of G.E. & F.A. Hollingsworth
     (broken concrete box)
Samuel Henry GILLILAND, died Aug 1,1875,aged 5 yrs 2 mos, son of W.S. & E.C. Gilliland
Mary M. DISMUKE, Feb 5,1864 - Jan 22,1884, wife of W. J. Dismuke
Several graves and the grave of Nannie G.E.Dismuke listed above.
Many graves and a grave marked with a stump of a cedar tree
Mary Alice GILLILAND, died Aug ?26, ?, aged 2 yrs 4 mo 2 days, dau of W.S. & Electa C. Gilliland
Hosea H. HOLLINGSWORTH, ??? - died Sept 10, ? (stone broken)
Priscilla Ann GREGORY, May 1,1832 - July 18,1851 (concrete box)
M. H. GREGORY, born in Sampson Co.,NC, Oct 12,1822 - died Jan 15,1896
Asha? Jullia GREGORY, Apr 4,?, 1815 - Mar 9,1879? (broken concrete box)
Sallie U. GREGORY, Sept 24,1827 - Apr 15,1900, wife of Marshall H. Gregory and dau
     of Joshua & Sallie Brooks
Caleb T. BAILEY, July 20,1878- May 27,1917
Anna E. BAILEY, July 4,1890 - Dec 3,1906
Ella HOLLINGSWORTH, Aug 11,1905 - July 19,1945 (F.H.M. says Ella Bailey Hollingsworth)
Anna E. BAILEY, Aug 4,1874 - Feb 3,1928 (concrete boxes & headstones)
Charlie C. BAILEY, Mar 22,1875 - Oct 30,1952
Graves
Will C. CHESNUTT, son of P.A. & M. ? Chesnutt (no date; broken box)
Lethe W. CHESNUTT, died Sept 29,1869, aged 57 yrs 9 mos
Fannie SIMS, Aug 16,1858 - Feb 28,1859, dau of J.M. & W.C.Sims *
Lewis SIMS, Mar ?,185? - Mar ?,1859, son of J.M. & W.C. Sims *
James M. SIMS, Dec 31,1822 - Aug 22,1868

In the eastern part of cemetery:
Three or more graves
Shirley Ruth FERGUSON, Jan 11,1942 - Mar 9,1943, dau of Mr. & Mrs. Otis Ferguson
Mary A. FERGUSON, Aug 4,1871 - Feb 15,1938
William Thomas GREGORY, Nov 16,1875 - Oct 21,1954
Henry D. MAYO, July 29,1918 - Dec 24,1957 (photograph attached)
     (2nd husband of Edith Bell, Attala Co. Tax Assessor 1957)
James V. BELL, 1905 - 1946, Miss Pvt 51 Inf 6 Div WW I
     (lst husband of Edith Bell, Attala Co. Tax Assessor 1957)
Nason MANGRUM, died Oct 3,1936 (F.H.M., infant grave)
Grave
William Early MANGRUM, July 11,1896 - Mar 18,1951 *
Nevada Davis MANGRUM, Oct 3,1898 - Jan 22,1933 *
Grave; Infant grave
Hosea Lee BROWN, JR., Feb 13,1926 - May 31,1927
John W. MANGRUM, 1878 - 1946 *
Emma J. MANGRUM, 1881 - 1950 * (death date from F.H.M.)
D. Turnage BAILEY, May 14,1907 - May 31,1943 (W.O.W.)
David Collins BAILEY, Nov 30,1861 - Dec 9,1925
Alice Themeria BAILEY, Apr 19,1869 - Feb 29,1940
D. Collin BAILEY, Jan 10,1927 - July 12,1927 *
Ada Brooks BAILEY, Mar 28,1925 - Nov 9,1928 *
Barry Dexter NOWELL, died Dec 2,1953, aged 8 days (F.H.M.;brick border)
Grave
Will FERGUSON,Jr., Sept 10,1927 - Nov 6,1954 (photo attached)
Grave
James BAILEY, Co C C.S.A. (no dates)
Jane Harriett WHITE, Dec 18,1830 - Nov 9,1885, wife of G. B. White (broken concrete box)




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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