Attala County, Mississippi


Green (Wiley) Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi

Location: T15N-R6E-S17
Abandoned cemetery. Located off Hwy 440 between Hesterville and West on the lands formerly owned by Wiley Green. It is now owned by Fred Gelston. Information submitted by Mrs. Pattie M. Norris of Indianola, Mississippi (1960's).

Wiley GREEN, Oct 18,1807 - May 18,1871
E. C. KIMES, 1821 - 1883
Ann E. KIMES, 1826 - 1883
Frances Elizabeth ELLINGTON, Nov 7,1852 - July 27,1858, dau of D.H. & A.H. Ellington
David Lafayette ELLINGTON, Oct 29,1845 - July 28,1858, son of D.H. & A.H. Ellington

Note: Listed below are others buried in this cemetery without markers as per information given Mrs. Norris by Mrs. Silas Brister, who lived to be 100 years old and knew the community and its perople well.

John Hockaday GREEN, born ca 1836 - died ca 1865, son of Wiley Green
Sarah Elizabeth GREEN, born ca 1854 - died Dec 29,1862, dau of John Hockaday Green
William STEPHENS, born ca 1812 - died ca 1840
Samantha Howell Stephens BEALL, born ca 1814 - died ca 1860,
     (2nd husband Edward Beall. Estate adm. 1860 Attala Co.)

Rachel Brister GREEN, wife of Wiley Green, migrated to Fannin Co.,Texas, with her daughter, Mrs. Melton, and is buried there.

Martha Jane Stephens Green, May 18,1833 - Nov 30,1923, wife of John Hockaday Green is buried in Indianola, Miss., in the city cemetery.

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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