Attala County, Mississippi

            


Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T16N-R6E-S9
Located in the northern part of the county. Turn west off Hwy 35 north of Kosciusko at Armstrong's store, follow road to the second road leading off to the right (there is a house up on a hill overlooking this fork in the road), turn right (north) and just around the bend is the cemetery beside a white frame church. The cemetery is fenced in and well-kept. Copied Oct 10,1959.



Three graves
Jane SEROS, Dec 18,1943 - Dec 18,1943 Our Baby
Grave
Lucille HANCOCK, July 3,1903 - Sept 18,1951
Albert TULLOS, Miss Pvt 317 Aux BMT Depot
Martin Luther HANCOCK, died Mar 9,1956, aged 83 yrs 5 mo 0 days (F.H.M.)
Annie Bradford RICKETTS, Oct 8,1877 - June 27,1878, dau of J.A.& L.C. Ricketts
Infant son of J.A. & L.C. RICKETTS, b & d Mar 14,1889
Emmet RICKETTS, Jan 12,1894 - Nov 19,1894, son of J.A.& L.C.Ricketts
John J. RICKETTS, Aug 26,1885 - Jan 9,1906, son of J.A.& L.C.Ricketts
Lettie C. RICKETTS,July 31,1849 - June 25,1940
Jasper A. RICKETTS, July 21,1846 - Apr 5,1929
Several graves
Samuel Homer HARLAN, Feb 10,1876 - Dec 22,1945
Grave - marble marker
Robert Lee HARLAN, Jan 6,1869 - Feb 18,1887, son of J.H.& L.A.Harlan
Mrs. Louise ADALINE HARLAN, Dec 29,1844 - Feb 20,1918
J. H. HARLAN, 2nd Lt. Co. F 12 Miss Inf C.S.A.
Willard Temple HARLAN, Mar 21,1938 - Mar 22,1940
Several graves
Regina HARLAN, Feb 23,1899 - Jan 20,1919
Joel Irvin OAKES, May 1,1888 - Feb 13,1955 *
Pearle Craft OAKES, Nov 8,1889 - inc *
Carrie Mae OAKES, May 20,1919
Thomas Lee OAKES, June 10,1866 - Feb 11,1936
Allie V. OAKES, Mar 21,1867 - July 5,1914
Alice Vera OAKES, 1899 - 1900
Baby girl OAKES, Aug 7,1890
Mollie C. JONES, Aug 31,1850 - Dec 8,1911
John A. JONES, May 21,1840 - Feb 10,1910
John Andrew JONES, Apr 7,1875 - Mar 20,1893, son of J.A.& M.C.Jones
James Norris JONES, Sept 14,1870 - July 6,1881, son of J.A.& M.C.Jones
Infant son of J.A. & M.C. JONES, July 1,1886 - July 1,1886
Several graves
Walter Rupert ARMSTRONG, Aug 9,1914 - Mar 18,1917, son of Walter & Ella K. Armstrong
Ella K. ARMSTRONG, Aug 26,1874 - Oct 15,1935
Walter Rufus ARMSTRONG, Aug 18,1870 - Mar 8,1955
Several graves
Jack Alexander MURPHY, Jan 5.1913 - Feb 6.1945 5th Cav Reg 1st Cav Div WW II,
     "killed in action Manila Luzon Philippine Island"
     "He died for his country"
Gus P. ARMSTRONG, Nov 22,1868 - Mar 8,1946 *
Sallie ARMSTRONG, Sept 15,1879 - July 14,1943 *
Stephen P. ARMSTRONG, Oct 12,1820 - June 4,1898 Father #
Mary A. ARMSTRONG, Feb 19,1837 - Jan 7,1928 Mother #
The next two graves are inside an iron fence:
Sallie A. TEAT, July 13,1850 - Oct 4,1919, wife of J.J.Teat
J. J. TEAT, Oct 15,1856 - July 29,1922
Vird M. ARMSTRONG,Nov 20,1880 - Sept 16,1884, son of A. & M.C.Armstrong
B. Clifford MAYO, Sept 22,1875 - Sept 18,1876
Graves
R. C. COCHRAN, Nov 4,1814 - Aug 26,1886 (stone broken)
Grave
Mattie O. POWER, June 22,1898 - July 4,1898,child of J.O.& Annie M.Power*
Mollie B. POWER, Dec 17,1893 - Dec 20,1893, child of J.C.& Annie M.Power*
Annie M. POWER, Oct 23,1872 - July 8,1898, wife of J.O.Power
Grave
Georgie H. POWER, Oct 9,1887 - Feb 12,1940
W. H. OAKES, May 20,1864 - Mar 25,1944 *
Laura Ricketts OAKES, Jan 15,1866 - Dec 10,1922
Lulline Elizabeth OWEN, Mar 31,1912 - Sept 30,1912, dau of J.U.& M.E.Owen
William Calvin OAKES, Dec 18,1931 - June 15,1935
Pettie Hammonds ARMSTRONG, Oct 17,1888 - July 15,1890, son of A.A.& M.W.Armstrong
Albert G. GREEN, Oct 23,1809 - Nov 28,1882 (M.E.)
Two or more graves
Darius Clayton FARMER, Nov 12,1836 - Oct 17,1920
Kenneth ARMSTRONG, Dec 19,1895 - June 10,1900, son of R.R.& Shula Armstrong
Infant son of R.R. & Shula ARMSTRONG, Aug 10,1886 - Nov 12,1888
Grave
Shula ARMSTRONG, died Nov 8,1897, wife of R.R.Armstrong *
R. R. ARMSTRONG, May 17,1860 - Feb 8,1910 *
Willie Kelly ARMSTRONG, Nov 5,1870 - May 5,1954 Mother
Grave
Edmond W. HANCOCK, died ? 30,1948, aged ? yr 29 mo 24 days (F.H.M.)
Three or more graves
Clarence E. LOWE, died July 31,1958, aged 78 yrs
S. J. ARMSTRONG, Co E 1 Miss Lt. Arty C.S.A.
Grave
Robert L. HANCOCK, Nov 16,1870 - Mar 5,1933
John James Jefferson HANCOCK, Jan 23,1886 - Aug 29,1907
Mary HANCOCK, Feb 6,1848 - Mar 8,1917, wife of J.F.Hancock
Vird D. ARMSTRONG, Sept 1,1895 - Sept 12,1895, son of S.C. & Annie Armstrong
James Franklin HANCOCK, Mar 1,1834 - June 18,1903, Pvt 27 Ga Inf C.S.A.
     (Conf. stone states his death as June 19,1904)
Grave
Henry Grady HANCOCK, Dec 22,1895 - Sept 4,1899, son of J.W. & Mamie Hancock
Thre graves
Infant son of Mary A. & J.C. WILLIAMS, b & d 1886
J. C. WILLIAMS, Apr 8,1845 - June 13,1923
Mary A. WILLIAMS, Nov 9,1847 - May 31,1925
Four graves
Mrs. Rosa Lee SWINNEY, died May 2,1950, aged 70 yrs 2 mos 8 days
Alma Leola BOYD, died June 7,1946, aged 37 yrs 6 mos 11 days
Lamada BRUCE, died Nov 21,1946, aged 37 yrs 5 mos 20 days
John Frankin BRUCE, Jan 12,1883 - Feb 2,1959 *
Willie E. Wosham BRUCE, May 31,1886 - inc *
Infant son of J.F. & Willie BRUCE, Mar 17,1920 - Mar 23,1920
Vernon M. BRUCE, Oct 8,1907 - Apr 21,1943 Corpol
Johnnie C.(Cavlin) BRUCE, June 20,1924 - Oct 4,1944, Miss Pvt 1 Inf WW II
Strahan DUBARD, 1908 - 1910
Infants BOY 1915 - GIRL 1911 (double stone)
Bessie DUBARD, 1874 - inc *
S. A. DUBARD, 1862 - 1936 *
Iva Nelle HANCOCK, May 2,1913 - Mar 8,1927
Nina Mayo HANCOCK, Oct 29,1880 - Feb 17,1958 #
Edmond W. HANCOCK, June 6,1881 - May 30,1948 #
Della Carter WILLIAMS, Nov 29,1882 - Jan 4,1943 *
James Everett WILLIAMS, Jan 31,1871 - May 29,1937 *
Madie B. WILLIAMS, Dec 9,1912 - July 11,1915, dau of J.E.& Della Williams
Robert A. TEAT, July 22,1860 - Nov 6,1886
A. E. TEAT, Apr 15,1816 - Nov 24,1893
Sra Eliza TEAT, Mar 23,1823 - Mar 15,1886
Grave
Evie B. KELLY, Feb 17,1871 - Sept 1886, dau of Carrie & Berry Kelly *
Carrie KELLY, Apr 22,1846 - Sept 11,1885, wife of Berry Kelly *
Berry KELLY, Co A 2 Miss Partisan Rangers C.S.A.
Twelve graves
William M. ARMSTRONG, Feb 17,1881 - Mar 14,1941
John Larry RIGBY, died Aug 2,1955, aged 2 days Baby
Hassie Mae Caldwell ARMSTRONG, Oct 6,1899 - Dec 10,1926
J. D. CARTER, Dec 17,1848 - Mar 24,1918
Sarah Ann CARTER, Feb 16,1850 - Apr 26,1928, wife of J.D.Carter




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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