Attala County, Mississippi

            


Edgefield Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T15N-R9E-S35
Located in the eastern part of Attala County not far from the Choctaw County line. To reach this cemetery go due south from McCool, having turned off Hwy 12 and then turn right or due west at Rob Blaine's. Or from Hwy 14, go north just beyond the Glendale School area and then turn left or due west at Rob Blaine's. The church is a white frame building in good condition. The cemetery is directly behind the church and is fenced in and also in good condition. Copied 16 Oct 1958.



E. J. EAKIN, June 1,1875 - Dec 14,1950 *
Annie EAKIN, Feb 18,1880 - inc *
Virginia B.(Burkes) SULLIVAN, Nov 26,1921 - inc #
Archie L. SULLIVAN, Nov 23,1908 - Sept 28,1951 #
Grave - infant
Linda Ray JOLLY, died Nov 22,1955, aged 9 mos 18 days
Brenda Kay JOLLY, died May 23,1956, aged 9 mos 19 days
Mrs. Leah Melinda NORDIN, died Feb 17,1957, aged 91 yrs 0 mos 0 days
Mary TRIM, Sept 16,1900 - May 14,1955
Ida Sorrels SIMMONS, 1888 - July 18,1950 *
Rev. E. F. SIMMONS, Oct 2,1872 - inc *
Callie SIMMONS, Mar 8,1883 - Feb 15,1955, wife of E. F. Simmons
Grave - infant
Jessie B. MORGAN, Sept 17,1878 - Mar 7,1956 *
Allie Hunt MORGAN, May 30,1887 - inc *
Six graves in southwestern part
Elda B. TURNER, 6 July 1870 - 20 July 1952
Grave
Pvt. Jessie C. KETCHINS, Feb 16,1922 - Dec 25,1944, son of J.R.& Bonnie Ketchins,
     40 th Tank Btn Ser. 34873999, killed in action Manhay,Belgium
Jessie R. KETCHINS, May 12,1895 - Dec 16,1932 Father *
Bonnie L. KETCHINS, July 7,1889 - inc Mother *
Grave - box of artificial flowers
Four graves - one infant
James Riley COLE, April 1869 - July 1915 *
Liza Jane COLE, Sept 1871 - Aug 1940 *
Grave - brick border next to Coles
Albin L. MABRY, July 8,1913 - Aug 14,1915, aged 2 yrs 1 mos 6 days, son of A.L. & C.M. Mabry
Albin MABRY, May 19,1880 - inc *
Carrie MABRY, Oct 11,1882 - June 16,1954 * (F.H.M. says Mrs. Catherine Clements Mabry)
Loyal BALLARD, b & d 1917
Robert BALLARD, 1914 - 1921
Fannie BALLARD, 1877 - 1956 *
Jesse BALLARD, 1872 - 1938 *
Three infant graves and one adult grave
Xemine COBB, Nov 17,1908 - Sept 10,1941, son of W.T. & Lillie Cobb
Two graves - infants
George T. BLAINE, Dec 2,1888 - July 26,1946 *
Maudie (Thompson) BLAINE, Dec 12,1888 - inc *
Virginia Ruth BLAINE, Jan 21,1929 - May 3,1929
Myrtle Madura BLAINE, Dec 9,1909 - Aug 17,1924
Grave - infant grave enclosed with field stones
Carrie Hunt McGEE, Sept 15,1889 - June 19,1953
Four infant graves
Ellen (Shields) McGEE, 1895 - l918
Sallie M. SHIELDS, Sept 28,1875 - inc #
Andy M. SHIELDS, Apr 1,1873 - Aug 1,1951 #
Peyton Norman MABRY, Sept 17,1882 - May 23,1950 Father *
Rutha Fowler MABRY, July 23,1885 - inc Mother *
Benjamin H, MAYBERRY, Co K 4 Miss Inf C.S.A. (note spelling)
Grave
Mamie L. MABRY, Feb 25,1907 - Aug 20,1913, aged 6 yrs 5 mos 25 days, dau of P.N. & R.L. Mabry
Two graves
Bobby Dewey COLE, 1934 - 1936
Grave
James Obie MOORE, stillborn Jan 26,1958
Peggy Jean PEGRAM, died June 10,194?, aged 5 mos 2 days
Two graves - infants
Lula B. FOWLER, July 28,1876 - May 29,1913, wife of J. H. Fowler
Grave
Pemelia Ann FOWLER, Mar 5,1851 - June 29,1919 *
(Rev.) Thomas Jefferson FOWLER, Mar 9,1849 - Dec 27,1947 *
Simmmons Riley FOWLER, June 14,1907 - Sept 21,1919, son of Willis R. & Stella B. Fowler
Grave - Infant
Ira Arnold FOWLER, died Oct 6,19??, aged ??? (F.H.M.)
Henry M. REIS, Nov 1,1862 - Feb 8,1914
Mae Belle (Simmons) ADDKISON, Apr 15,1899 - Jan 14,1958 * (F.H.M. says aged 58 yrs 3 mos 1 day)
Clinton A. ADDKISON, Nov 17,1897 - Sept 10,1938 *
Three graves - Infants
Mattie D. BLAINE, Dec 20,1857 - inc *
John A. BLAINE, Feb 9,1858 - Feb 10,1943 *
Elma H. BLAINE, Dec 8,1897 - Apr 17,1923
Ada B. Blaine RHODES, Feb 21,1903 - May 9,1929
Willie MORGAN, Mar 28,1913 - May 26,1913
Infant grave ; Grave
Milton T. INGRAM, Apr 9,1883 - Sept 3,1914 (W.O.W.)
Infant son of B.B. & F.G. INGRAM, Feb 20 - Feb 21,1904
Reva A. EAKIN, Dec 19,1898 - Jan 30,1899, dau of E.J. & A.L.Eakin
Grave
Thomas N. INGRAM, Aug 22,1836 - Nov 2,1900
Grave
Henrietta Townsend MORGAN, Feb 5,1855 - Mar 16,1930, wife of J.H.Morgan
James R. H. MORGAN, Oct 25,1852 - Sept 24,1904
Jewel Hartful MORGAN, Jan 15,1899 - Mar 14,1899, infant son of James H. & Henrietta Morgan
Ida Chapel MORGAN, Dec 29,1881 - Apr 16,1882, dau of J.H.H. & H.Morgan
James H. Z. MORGAN, Mar 8,1885 - May 12,1887, dau of J.H.H. & H.Morgan
Weir E. MORGAN, Mar 23,1883 - June 14,1910, son of J.H. & H.Morgan
Grave - infant in Skeen lot
Martha SKEEN, Nov 12,1846 - Sept 28,1911, wife of J. V. Skeen
Harvie L. SKEEN, Jan 7,1875 - Nov 20,1908, son of J.V. & Martha Skeen
Clinton INGRAM, Mar 11,1900 - Feb 6,1912, son of W.A. & A.L.Ingram
Henry Clay INGRAM, Jan 24,1914 - Sept 5,1915, son of Mr.& Mrs. W.A.Ingram
Grave - in Ingram lot
Alice Skeen INGRAM, Feb 16,1873 - May 15,1935 *
W. A. (Will) INGRAM, Feb 20,1870 - Sept 20,1933 *
Maggie MORGAN, Mar 3,1877 - May 6,1948 #
J. Andrew MORGAN, Apr 3,1877 - Mar 15,1910 #
James Fulton SIMPSON, died Aug 30,1945, Infant (F.H.M.)
Infant grave
Sarah C. LEE, May 21,1853 - Oct 21,1927 "A Tender Mother"
Andrew J. SMITH, Sept 9,1887 - Oct 6,1927
(The above two graves are in the same enclosure and the word ONE appears on both stones)
Two graves - one marked with a brick enclosure, other marked with wooden box of artificial flowers
Lovenia Estelle BUNN, May 20,1914 - Aug 7,1915
Lillie May BUNN, June 29,1901 - June 20,1904, dau of A.J. & Florence Bunn
Annie Elizabeth BUNN, Sept 5,1905 - Sept 9,1905, infant dau of A.(Andy) J. & Florence Bunn
Grave - infant with brick border
Thomas Jones INGRAM, Mar 22,1854 - Apr 11,1903 *
Emma Catherine INGRAM, Dec 15,1851 - Sept 22,1946 *
Reuben P. MORGAN, Feb 12,1887 - Sept 3,1895
Infant of H.T.C. & M.C.MORGAN, b & d June 14,1885
Ida Idela MORGAN, April 13 - Sept 30,1881,dau of H.T.C. & M.C.Morgan
Mary Catherine MORGAN, Jan 17,1851 - Apr 7,1891, wife of Henry T.C.Morgan
M. A. INGRAM, Oct 15,1830 - Jan 19,1916
J. R. INGRAM, Mar 5,1863 - Apr 14,1884
Jewel L. HUGHES, June 17,1920 - June 15,1944,Miss Pvt 60 Inf WW II
Rufus HUGHES, died July 17,1958, aged 59 yrs 3 mos 2 days (F.H.M.)
Shelby HUGHES, Oct 17,1892 - May 10,1958
Two graves
John F. SIMPSON, July 13,1882 - Mar 12,1948
John F. SIMPSON, Mar 24,1862 - Feb 21,1882, aged 19 yrs 11 mos
Two graves
G. W. BLAIN, Jan 23,1838 - Jan 30,1911 (note spelling)
Grave
Charley B. FORD, July 3 - Aug 29,1897, son of A.L. & F.J.Ford
Three graves
Paul Haden SIMMONS, June 24,1897 - Mar 3,1910, son of P.T. & M.J.Simmons
Lula Beatrice SIMMONS, May 7,1911 - Aug 22,1915, dau of P.T.& M.J.Simmons
Perry Thomas SIMMONS, Apr 22,1870 - Dec 30,1918 (W.O.W. marker)
Jabrilla Simmons FOWLER, Mar 5,1871 - July 29,1947
William SIMMONS,Dec 3,1891 - Nov 25,1938
Emmette SIMMONS, Aug 17,1893 - Mar 15,1948
Frank E. SIMMONS, Apr 2,1895 - Dec 19,1953,Miss Cpl MT Co 132 COMTYC WW I
Grave - infant
Infant dau of Emmette & Icey SIMMONS, 1919
Infant dau of Emmette & Icey SIMMONS, 1917
Grave - infant
Minerva J. Sims SIMMONS, Nov 5,1846 - Jan 6,1915, married J. P. Simmons March 27,1869
Joseph Perry SIMMONS, Jan 5,1847 - Feb 23,1923 Father
Infant son of H.J. & V SIMMONS, b & d Oct 30,1915 (broken stone)
Eulu SIMMONS, Sept 8,1884 - July 24,1904
Eula Knight SIMMONS. 1880 - July 26,1902
Itley SIMMONS, Sept 5,1900 - Jan 1,1903, son of E.F. & E.D.Simmons
Itly SIMMONS, 1901 - Dec 28,1902
Ezra MAYO, June 24,1912 - Apr 28,1915, daut of J.C. & H.N.M.Mayo
Eudora Eakin SIMMONS, Mar 5,1870 - Dec 28,1902,wife of E.F.Simmons
Dora Eakin SIMMONS, 1870 - Dec 28,1900
Queen Mary EAKIN, died Oct 17,1897, aged 17 yrs 2 mos 4 days, dau of J.P. & F.M. ????
     (broken stone)
Ida Eakin SIMMONS, 1868 - Apr 23,1937
Grave
William KNOX, Co D 35 Miss Inf C.S.A. "William Knox, a true friend, a father dear,
     a kind old grandfather lies sleeping here."
Grave
Nancey Viola HUGHES, Sept 8,1892 - Mar 11,1958 Mother
Six graves - two infants
L. P. WHITTEN, Aug 19,1828 - Dec 12,1894
Manervia D. SIMMONS, Jan 10,1906 - Feb 2,1908, dau of P.T. & M.J.Simmons
Leona E. Blain MAYO, Aug 26,1898 - Jan 19,1909,aged 16 yrs 4 mos 2 days, wife of T. B. Mayo
Six graves - five infants
Ira BRAMLETT, Jan 14,1908 - June 17,1957
Rudolph BRAMLETT, 1936 - 1952
Roy P. (Pearl) BLACK, Mar 2,1918 - June 23,1944, killed on Saipan,
     Miss PFC 105 Inf 27 Div Inf 1 Inf Div WW II
Hubert E. JENNINGS, Mar 2,1918 - Dec 21,1944, Miss Pvt 26 Inf 1 Inf WW II
Amzelle Clements EDWARDS, Sept 6,1911 - Dec 11,1954, (dau of Bess Brown & Clarkson Clements)
Otis Lee BROWN, Aug 14,1883 - Feb 26,1956
Baby THOMPSON, b & d July 7,1954 (F.H.M.)
Infant (F.H.M. no dates)
Infant THOMPSON, b & d Nov 16,1955
Clayborn Callman CLEMENTS, Apr 17,1919 - Sept 27,1942
     (This is an unmarked grave - info from his mother Bess Brown Clements)
Joe P. BLACK, inc * (alive 1958)
Ida B. BLACK, Mar 31,1886 - Aug 30,1953 *
Ida BLACK, Oct 3,1919 - Oct 16,1919
J. P. BLACK, Jan 18,1918 - Oct 18,1918
Mavis BLACK, Mar 1914 - May 1916
Grave
Eliza KELLUM, Dec 18,1859 - Jan 3,1923
Six graves - one adult grave
Bennett L. HODGE, Sept 15,1873 - Mar 27,1947 *
Nancy E. HODGE, Sept 9,1874 - June 15,1950 *
Mary F. BLACK, Dec 22,1853 - July 29,1929
Elizabeth E. BLACK, Mar 29,1873 - June 17,1944
William I. BLACK, Sept 22,1871 - Sept 2,1950
Willie BLACK, Mar 15,1901 - Aug 25,1945
A. Dora AVERY, Mar 12,1863 - Jan 16,1941 Mother *
S. B. AVERY, Mar 9,1854 - Dec 29,1922 Father *
Grave - enclosed by a concrete rail
Robbie Lamar BALLARD, Aug 4,1947 - Jan 16,1951
Grady SIMMONS, Apr 9,1916 - Aug 6,1936
Grave
Floyd STEED, 1905 - 1936 (This is a double marker but the name on the right side is defaced, apparently
     by a chisel - informed source stated his wife's name was on the other side and that she had married again)
William Thomas EAKIN, Jan 4,1873 - Jan 25,1929
Grave
Mrs. Ella EAKIN, died Dec 1949, aged 68 yrs (F.H.M. unreadable)
D. W. EAKIN, Oct 17,1842 - Jan 2,1919 Father
Albin M. BLACK, July 4,1902, infant son of W.I. & E.E.Black (broken)
Infant dau of W.I. & E.E. BLACK, Oct 25,1894 - Oct 25,1894
Jessie Lee BLACK, Aug 10,1918 - Oct 2,1918, dau of J.L. & B.N.Black
Willie Ann MAGYAR, June 21,1952 - June 22,1952 (F.H.M.) (infant of Mary Bess Clements Magyar)
Clayton Brown CLEMENTS, June 4,1929 - July 16,1930
     (The above grave is unmarked, dates supplied by his mother, Bess Brown Clements)
Grave
Mittie E.(Burk) CLEMENTS, Apr 7,1861 - Jan 25,1937
Calvin CLEMENTS, Jan 21,1822 - May 2,1912
V. J. BURK, Sept 7,1888 - Sept 16,1909
Grave - infant
Freddie HODGE, Oct 26,1904 - Jan 26,1905
Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. B. L. HODGE, Dec 22,1905 - Dec 22,1905
Grave - infant
Sarah JENNINGS, July 14,1846 - Feb 23,1925
L. J. JENNINGS, May 22,1841 - July 25,1913
Grave - F.H.M. unreadable
L. V. ELLIS, Mar 25,1898 - Dec 29,1902, son of G.R. & M.B. Ellis
George Haywood ELLIS, Mar 6,1904 - Mar 16,1906, son of G.R. & M.B.Ellis
Minnie B. ELLIS, Mar 21,1878 - inc * (alive Oct 1958)
George R. ELLIS, Nov 20,1870 - Nov 22,1956 *
Grave - child's
Jessie B. ROOK, June 10,1905 - Aug 10,1906, son of W.D. & M.A.Rook
Infant son of W.D. & M.A. ROOK, Oct 2,1904 - Nov 2,1904
R. M. Lamar EAKIN, died Oct 11,1955, aged 34 yrs 7 mos 21 dys (F.H.M.)
Grave; Small grave; Infant grave unreadable F.H.M.
3 graves with unreadable F.H.M.
Small grave; Grave; Grave with flowering quince and cedar bush
8 small graves
4 graves
W. T. ROOK, June 6,1848 - Nov 19,1912
Two graves with flowering quince between them
Infant son of J.C. & N.I. JENNINGS, Sept 15,1900 - Nov 11,1900
Elsie JENNINGS, Nov 20,1901 - Dec 24,1901, dau of J.C. & N.I.Jennings
Hilton JENNINGS, Dec 22,1900 - July 28,1907, son of J.C. & N.I.Jennings
Infant son of J.C. & N.I.Jennings, b & d July 24,1903
N. I. JENNINGS, July 10,1875 - July 11,1908, wife of J.C.Jennings
J. C. JENNINGS, May 22,1869 - Nov 11,1931
Grave - infant (F.H.M. unreadable)
Anna Irene JENNINGS, Nov 19,1882 - Oct 23,1956
Walter P. JENNINGS, Oct 6,1909 - Sept 28,1931
Willie P. JENNINGS, Apr 7,1876 - Aug 22,1957
George S.JENNINGS, May 16,1891 - Aug 31,1956
Rev. Lum EAKIN, June 8,1882 - May 1,1939
Two graves F.H.M.unreadable
Grave - child's F.H.M. unreadable
Grave - unreadable F.H.M.

Note: The names BURK, HODGE, EAKIN are all spelled without an 's' at the end of the name.



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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