Attala County, Mississippi

             


Smyrna Cemetery

Sec 13, T15N, R5E


From Hwy 19 between West and Possumneck, turn East on County Road 3006. Cemetery is 1/2 mile on right.

The Smyrna Cemetery was copied by Jane Blackmon and Jimmy McBride in April, 2004.

Beginning in the northwest corner:

CADE, Dora W. “Puzz” 3/7/1926 - 2/20/2000 *
CADE, E. L. “Sonny” 12/3/1925 - Inc *
CADE, Thomas W. 9/2/1930 - Inc #
CADE, Elaine Wallace 4/28/1933 - Inc #
GUESS, Ouida White 2/25/1911 - 3/29/1948
WHITE, Hubert D. 1/18/1872 - 8/19/1910 (Woodman of the World)
WHITE, M. A. 9/6/1835 - 3/29/1910, wife of J.M. White
WHITE, J. M. 5/16/1841 - 9/25/1897
THORNTON, Milton Cabot 10/13/1897 - 10/8/1898, son of T.N. & Sallie Thornton
THORNTON, Sallie W. 4/8/1874 - 8/2/1909, wife of T.N. Thornton
THORNTON, T. N. 4/14/1875 - 5/18/1936
Babies of Percy BRUCE, Girl 11/29/1918, Boy 10/29/1929
WHITE, Fannie Bell 10/28/1870 - 10/15/1874, dau of W.F. & M.M. White
RIGBY, Robert Lee 5/18/1865 - 2/10/1898 *
RIGBY, Nelia Galloway 12/21/1865 - 7/24/1939 *
GROSS, Maggie Lee 12/25/1890 - 8/9/1943
EVANS, Jane Greer “Mammy” 1840 - 1916
EVANS, John H. 2/15/1817 - 2/5/1878 (Masonic Emblem)
MURFF, Mrs. S. E. 2/29/1828 - 5;/4/1908, wife of L.G. Murff
MURFF, L. G. 8/15/1800 - 10/7/1885
MURFF, Levi G. 11/16/1853 - 9/8/1864, son of L.G. & S.E. Murff
CADE, Daniel Brown 1/1/1821 - 2/6/1862, CSA
CADE, Violet Benton d. 9/11/1866, age 62
KEEN, Mrs. Permelia D. 5/16/1805 - 12/14/1895, wife of Joseph E. Keen
DEAN, J. W. 2/17/1785 - 4/14/1857, (Masonic Emblem)
ROSAMOND, Sallie 1/28/1870 - 11/16/1900, dau of J.R. & N.E. Rosamond
ROSAMOND, Albert L. 10/31/1901 - 8/31/1906, son of T.O. & M.E. Rosamond
LAND, Wm. A. 1815 - 1877 (Masonic Emblem)
LAND, H. L. 3/12/1865 - 4/21/1891
Infant Son of H.L. & L.M. LAND, b&d 2/20/1888
LAND, Silas W. 12/25/1824 - 5/21/1887, (Masonic Emblem)
LAND, Lavinia 2/11/1833 - 12/8/1884, wife of Dr. S.W. Land (Broken)
LAND, Preston 4/24/1867 - d. age 8 yrs, 23 days(broken), son of Dr. S.W.& L.E. Land
BRISTER, Mary E. 7/21/1870 - 8/13/1887, age 17 yrs, 23 days, wife of Silas Brister
Infant son of R.F. & F.C. MURFF(?), (Barely legible) d. 11/17/1871(?) age 2 mos
MURFF, Robert Fulton 10/17/1843 - 4/3/1887, Co D 30 Reg Mississippi Inf CSA
GUYTON, Hon. D. T. 1/29/1838 - 1/20/1911 (Masonic Emblem)
GUYTON, Sue Ellington 1850- 1927, wife of D.T. Guyton
GUYTON, Mary Lura 1/26/1869 - 5/6/1910
SEAWRIGHT, Annie Lura 5/10/1892 - 8/5/1899, dau of J.W. & Bettie Seawright
GUYTON, Alice Dent, 6/15/1874 - 4/22/1926, dau of Mr. & Mrs. D.T.Guyton
GUYTON, Whitaker F. 11/6/1882 - 9/1/1884, age 1 yr 9 mos 25 days, son of D.T. & S.B. Guyton
GUYTON, Robert Steele (Broken-barely legible) 9/13/1872 - 7/30/1878(?), age 5 yrs 10 mos(?), son of D.T. & S.B. Guyton
CADE, F. E., Pvt 5 Miss Cav CSA 3/25/1899
THORNTON, Lucinda “Lou” 7/7 1843 - 3/1/1884
GELSTON, J. W. d. 7/15/1930, age 83
CADE, T. Robert 6/22/1860 - 10/6/1912 (Masonic Elblem) (Footstone “TRC”)
CADE, Lucy C. 3/25/1858 - 7/4/1919, wife of Robert Cade
LAY, Mary E. 5/27/1833 - 6/15/1900 (Broken)
CADE, Sue D. 9/24/1903 - 7/15/1950, MS 1st Lt Army Nurse Corps WWII
CADE, Fred Felix 9/13/1905 - 3/10/1968
CADE, Margaret Mathers (no dates)
CADE, Essie 3/19/1896 - 11/8/1934, “Sister”
CADE, Laura Ann 9/7/1874 - 10/10/1965 *
CADE, Charlie B. 1/8/1869 - 7/15/1949 *
CADE, James Grundy 11/8/1860 - 3/14/1898
GELSTON, John Weston 1849 - 1930 *
GELSTON, Bettie Cade 1865 - 1930 *
TOTEN, Mrs. Ludie 1880 - 1914
CHERRY, Mary 9/20/1827 - 1/29/1893
CHERRY, L. 2/15/1829 - 2/19/1889, husband of Mary Cherry (Broken)
CAMPBELL, Carroll 7/7/1902 - 11/20/1903, son of R.F. & S.T. Campbell
CADE, Janie Earline 5/16/1932 - 4/23/1977
DOWELL, Sudie Rigby 8/27/1909 - 6/11/1942
FHM (name illegible) 2/17/1925 - 12/6/1927
RIGBY, Laura Armstrong 11/9/1882 - 3/6/1910
HYMAN, Alice Galloway 1/13/1864 - 5/29/1939
RIGBY, Andrew Perry 9/12/1915 - 9/15/1917, son of Ernest & Julia Rigby
RIGBY, Mary Belle 7/21/1909 - 1/30/1910, dau of Ernest & Julia Rigby
RIGBY, Ernest Watkins 7/28/1881 - 10/15/1966 *
RIGBY, Julia Wiltshire 12/16/1881 - 4/13/1967 *

The markers listed above are inside a chainlink fence about thirty yards south of County Road 3006. There are, outside of this fence on the south and east sides, a large number of markers. The names on these markers are not included in this listing.

 

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