Attala County, Mississippi


Ellington - Turner Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi

Location: T13N-R5E-S10
Travel south from Sallis on the Newport highway to the top of first hill after passing the new negro school. It is easily seen from the highway and is fenced but there is no gate. Copied 12 Feb 1961

James W. TURNER, Feb 17,?1858? - Sept 16,?1883?
     (stone broken and repaired)
Nannie E. ELLINGTON, died Feb 19,1882, aged 30 yrs 1 mo 27 ds, wife of D. J. Ellington
Catherine TURNER, born S.C. Nov 14,1833 - died Attala Co.Miss Aug 3,1888
     wife of W. H. Turner
Willie B. DERRICK, Sept 4,1888 - Sept 7,1889, son of W.B. & H.M.Derrick
Grave - marked with native stone
Note: there are no indications of other graves

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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