Attala County, Mississippi

            


Musselwhite - McAdams Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T15N-R6E-S34
Located in the western part of the county. Beginning at traffic lifht at the intersection of Hwys 12 and 35 take Hwy 19 north for 6.1 miles to gravel road to right. Cemetery is one tenth mile from the highway.
Copied 26 May 1975 by Mrs. Sidney P.(Thelma Murff) Johnson. Copied 21 Sept 1978 by Lucille Rigby and Joyce Sanders.




Clarence Devonne LOWE (no dates)
Bessie F. LOWE, 1896 - inc * (died June 1986)
Robert E. LOWE, 24 Aug 1891 - 11 Apr 1956, Pvt Co 1 356 Inf PH WW I *
Melvin CUMMINS, 9 Mar 1888 - 4 Oct 1970
Jim F. WEEKS, 13 Aug 1872 - 2 Feb 1945
Mollie Ann Weeks, 17 Nov 1881 - 30 Apr 1932
Willie H. ELLARD, 6 Feb 1899 - 8 Apr 1924
Mary C. McMillan SILLS, 15 Jan 1852 - 8 Mar 1931,wife of John C. Sills
John C. Sills, 2 Aug 1858 - 24 Mar 1927
John N. SILLS, 25 July 1877 - 8 Apr 1962
Jeff C. SILLS, 10 Sept 1855 - 14 Mar 1928
Minerva M. SILLS, 1 May 1856 - 18 Feb 1938
John McMILLAN, 1823 NC - 1894
Nancy McMILLAN, 1824 Ala. - 1883
Twin daus of Frank & Ada SIMMONS, b & d 7 Jan 1898
John William Kennon CRAFT, 1 Aug 1855 - 7 Oct 1899
Richard A. ELLETT, 12 Nov 1842 - 13 Dec 1925
Grandpa MAY (no dates)
C. M. CRAIN, 27 Feb 1856 - 15 Feb 1916
Lucy CRAIN, 15 Aug 1855 - 22 Aug 1926, wife of C.M.Crain
Nora WHITE, 9 Mar 1879 - 26 June 1882, dau ofJ.W. & M. White
O. A. GILBERT, 9 May 1844 - 14 May 1909, dau of J.W. & Charlotte Gilbert
John W. GILBERT, 10 Nov 1813 - 22 June 1892
Charlotte GILBERT, 14 May 1824 - 3 June 1899, wife of John W. Gilbert
J. S. GILBERT, 3 Sept 1869 - 12 Mar 1941
Sallie W.(Weeks) GILBERT, 4 Mar 1872 - 21 July 1960, wife of J.S.Gilbert
Marsha GILBERT, 10 Dec ???, dau of J.S. & Sallie Gilbert (unreadable)
Jeff Marshall GILBERT, 19 Feb 1898 - 2 August 1902, son of J. S. & Sallie Weeks Gilbert
Jabez Weeks GILBERT, 7 Oct 1908 - 2 July 1953, Miss Sgt 142 Med Tng Bn WW II
Joe C. GILBERT, 10 Aug 1903 - 14 July 1963
William B. GILBERT, 7 Feb 1899 - 16 Oct 1976
John GILBERT, 1896 - 1909, son of J.S. & Sallie Gilbert
Mary Estelle GILBERT, 23 June 1894 - 7 Aug 1899, dau of Pauline & William J. Gilbert
Pauline GILBERT, 12 Oct 1870 - 20 Sept 1951 (wife of Wm. J. Gilbert)
William J. GILBERT, 28 Dec 1856 - 20 Dec 1933
Lee Vera GILBERT, 25 Dec 1897 - 12 June 1967

Note: the above section covered all to the right of the gate and the small
road. We had come to solid rows and so started at the very last and worked back
to the gate.

Annie Musslewhite DRAKE, 5 Sept 1898 - inc * (died 1980)
Carl Francis DRAKE, 2 Sept 1895 - 16 Apr 1975, 2nd Lt. US Army *
George W. WILLHITE, 8 Aug 1913 - 29 Mar 1963, Miss Pvt Coast Art Corps
WW II
Ruby Gunter CHAMPION, 31 Jan 1898 - 13 Oct 1929, wife of D.S.Champion Be Be Dallas CHAMPION, 24 Sept 1926 - 29 June 1927, dau of Ruby G. & D.S. Champion
Harold P. CAMPBELL, 17 Mar 1922 - 18 Apr 1922, son of R.E.& Mary Campbell
Henry D. THORNTON, 3 Apr 1906 - 15 Nov 1956
Sarah A. THORNTON, 1935 - 1959
Grave? - large granite stone, no inscription
Mary Campbell THORNTON, 22 Dec 1879 - 7 Feb 1940 *
E. S. (Bettie) THORNTON, 20 Nov 1871 - 3 Dec 1960 *
Dee CAMPBELL, 20 Aug 1883 - 16 Oct 1934
Robert W. CAMPBELL, 3 Aug 1841 - 4 Jan 1917
Liddia A. CAMPBELL, 3 Jan 1848 - 17 June 1915, wife of Robert W. Campbell
Geneva Campbell GUNTER, 12 Mar 1871 - 15 June 1932
Thomas Clay MUSSLEWHITE, 12 Nov 1956 *
Lewis Lane MUSSLEWHITE, 12 Apr 1955 *
Daisey Sue MUSSLEWHITE, 27 July 1964
Fannie L. KINSEY, 13 Nov 1908 - inc (died 1970's)
Emma S. MUSSLEWHITE, 18 July 1872 - 13 Apr 1947 #
Joseph L. MUSSLEWHITE, 15 Oct 1860 - 1 Jan 1929 #
Joseph Edwin MUSSLEWHITE, 4 Aug 1914 - 13 Mar 1922
Annie Musslewhite McKEE, 16 Nov 1900 - 21 Sept 1976
John Crosby McMILLAN, 4 Sept 1904 - 22 Nov 1904, son of J.H. & Nannie McMillan
J. H. McMILLAN, 13 Dec 1871 - 20 Aug 1913
Nannie McMILLAN, 17 Nov 1874 - 12 Nov 1935 (wife of J.H.McMillan)
Isaac MUSSLEWHITE, 3 July 1868 - 6 Sept 1933 *
Ola Miller MUSSLEWHITE, 20 Mar 1876 - 6 June 1968 *
Daniel MUSSLEWHITE, 9 June 1838 - 3 July 1903
Sarah P. MUSSLEWHITE, 1841 - 1926 (?wife of Daniel Musslewhite ?)
Isaac MUSSLEWHITE,Jr., 20 May 1902 - 4 May 1930 #
Daniel MUSSLEWHITE, 17 Jan 1900 - 12 Aug 1973 #
Aster MUSSLEWHITE, 14 Nov 1890 - 1 Dec 1897
Jeff D. MUSSLEWHITE, 2 May 1862 - 22 Feb 1913
Dora E. MUSSLEWHITE, 16 Mar 1871 - 14 Feb 1931
Nell MUSSLEWHITE, 10 Apr 1904 - 28 Dec 1937
Lucy E. SILLS, 10 Feb 1903 - 30 Dec 1910, dau of J.L. & S.E.Sills
Mrs. Lee Gilbert MILLER, 7 Jan 1860 - 4 Apr 1929,wife of Robert M.Miller
Margaret MILLER, 13 Apr 1850 - 8 Jan 1929
Noah Lee ELLARD, 17 Aug 1900 - 15 June 1901
Mattie Orlene ELLARD, 4 Sept 1909 - 20 Nov 1909
James Jefferson ELLARD, 21 Dec 1917 - 20 Oct 1918
Bessie Lee Ruel ELLARD,died 3 Dec 1973,aged 91 yrs 2 mos 12 days (F.H.M.)
Infant son of John B. & Sallie Kate CAMPBELL, 13 Dec 1922 - 2 Jan 1923
Infant son of John B. & Sallie Kate CAMPBELL, b & d 14 Nov 1910
James Obed WEEKS, 25 Jan 1877 - 9 Oct 1877, son of J.M. & M.C.Weeks
Sallie Kate SIMMONS, 25 Dec 1898 - 8 June 1900, dau of O.P.& Emma Simmons
Bessie Alta SIMMONS, 9 Nov 1911 - 24 June 1916,dau of O.P.& Emma Simmons
Clarence Lee CAMPBELL, died 24 June 1903, aged 1 yr 8 mos 6 days, son of
     R.L. & C.E. Campbell
Erma Gladys CAMPBELL, 27 June 1900 - 15 May 1904, dau of R.L. & C.E. Campbell
Synda Vinola CAMPBELL, 8 Sept 1902 - 30 Sept 1906, son of C.V. & Z.A.Campbell
Eliza E. HARRALL, 21 May 1809 - 29 Oct 1875, wife of James Harrall
James HARRALL, 6 Nov 1799 - 9 Nov 1869
J. W. WEBSTER, 26 Feb 1863 - 5 Aug 1946 *
Nettie WEBSTER, 10 Dec 1856 - 16 Nov 1937 *
Inez May WHITE, 11 July 1920 - inc #
Percy E. WHITE, 5 Oct 1919 - 10 Sept 1977 #
Johnnie Juanite MAY, 17 July 1931 - 29 Jan 1932
Maggie Sue MAY, 28 Oct 1893 - 3 June 1950 *
Walter L. MAY, 30 Aug 1892 - 3 June 1950 *
(both killed when cyclone destroyed their house)
Henry MUSSLEWHITE, 6 June 1807 - 13 June 1871 (donor of cemetery land)
Nancy McMillan MUSSLEWHITE, 24 Mar 1809 - 26 Jan 1868, wife of Henry Musslewhite
Henry Clay SMITH, 1 Mar 1826 - 11 Sept 1876, son of N. & M. Smith
Nicholas SMITH, 27 Dec 1824 - 22 Nov 1883
Mary SMITH, 2 Sept 1832 - 11 Dec 1903
Margaret GILBERT, died 12 Dec 1881, aged 28 yrs 6 mos 4 days
Josephus MAY, 1902 - 1961 *
Olivia M. MAY, 1904 - inc *
Marsala Kay (May) SMITH, 20 Sept 1907 - 28 Nov 1977
Jim Bryan MAY, 5 Dec 1897 - 24 Mar 1978, Pvt US Army WW 1
Jimmie Sarah MAY, Sept 1923 - Feb 1925
Infant of Jim & Mary MAY, 7 Feb 1921
Ellen E. MAY, 15 Apr 1867 - 23 Mar 1948 *
Alex L. MAY, 5 Jan 1871 - 25 Jan 1945 *
Lottie (May) MILLER, 6 Nov 1904 - 12 Feb 1978
Cecil MILLER, 9 Sept 1901 - 11 Feb 1971
Marsaly OWEN, 11 June 1840 - 2 Nov 1924, wife of Benson Owen
Ruth Oakes MAY, 17 Mar 1904 - 10 Sept 1978 *
John D. MAY, 23 Mar 1894 - 23 Jan 1975 *
Melissa R. BUTLER, 14 Sept 1957 - 5 Aug 1958
V. B. (small stone, no inscription)
Sarah A. Samantha VINSON, 3 Oct 1875 - 16 July 1877, dau of A.L. & J.J. Vinson
Capt. VINSON, under General Forest, Mrs. VINSON (? no dates?)
Jonathan ELLARD, 2 Oct 1846 - 24 Nov 1920 *
Annie D. ELLARD, 23 Jan 1842 - 20 Nov 1917 *
Samuel Lee WILLIS, 27 Feb 1871 - 17 Aug 1905 #
Nora J. WILLIS, 5 May 1876 - 11 Jan 1908 #
Mary Miller BURTON, 18 May 1900 - 29 Oct 1958
Emma Barnes MILLER, 1878 - 1955
J. H. MILLER, aged 62
Willie J. THORNTON, 1 May 1896 - 26 Feb 1966, Miss Pvt US Army WW 1 *
Annie THORNTON, 1887 - 1972 *
Katie D. WILLIS, 17 Feb 1889 - 5 Oct 1900, dau of S.R. & R.B.Willis
Elijah WILLIS, 16 Feb 1876 - 9 Feb 1900
Samuel Robert WILLIS, 25 June 1846 - 17 Dec 1909
Linnie Kate FISHER, 18 Oct 1889 - 26 Oct 1969 *
Robert Monroe FISHER, 9 Oct 1881 - 4 Sept 1951 *
Little Clara FISHER, 19 May 1925 - 3 Oct 1938, dau of R.M. & L.K. Fisher
Robert L. WEBSTER, 10 Apr 1887 - 20 Feb 1974 *
Carrie W. Temple WEBSTER, 24 Jan 1889 - 29 May 1966 *

Outside the fence:
Charlie TOWERS, died 14 Dec 1972, aged 81 yrs (Stingley F.H., negro)
Rev. Lawrence C. TOWERS, 14 Sept 1905 - 26 Apr 1972 (negro)

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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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