Attala County, Mississippi

            


Springdale Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T14N-R6E-S5
Located in the western part of the county. From Kosciusko drive from the traffic light at the intersection of Hwys 12 & 35; take Hwy 19 West 8 1/2 miles to gravel road on left. (This road is 1.4 miles west of the brick Springdale church). The cemetery is 100 yards from Hwy 19.
Copied 21 Oct 1973 by Mrs. Thelma Murff Johnson and Mrs. Nell Cade Snavely.



Beginning at iron gate at south side of cemetery;lots run south to north:
Hattie Sue RATLIFF, 31 Oct 1880 - 3 Dec 1912
John W. RATLIFF, 19 April 1857 - 22 Oct 1924
Laura T. (Turner) RATLIFF, 14 Feb 1860 - 13 Feb 1924
Clyde SPAIN, 24 Aug 1913 - 19 March 1935
Mitchell SPAIN, 21 May 1917 - 23 Nov 1920, son of Mr.& Mrs. G.H.Spain
J. C. SPAIN, 1 Jan 1890 - 8 Aug 1923
Robert Morris GORDIN, 5 July 1877 - 16 Feb 1947
Jessie Lena Craft GORDIN, 1 April 1881 - 4 Jan 1972, wife of Robert Morris Gordin
     (dau of Mattie Eliza Jones and Jesse Franklin Craft)
Lena P. MILLER, 17 July 1922 - 11 Dec 1930
Mary T. MILLER, 6 Nov 1905 - inc *
Henry Delma MILLER, 21 Nov 1902 - 8 April 1969 *
Charles Whittaker GUYTON, 20 Sept 1867 - 25 Dec 1938
Katherine Cummins GUYTON, 14 Feb 1872 - 11 Oct 1946
Thad RULE, Co. E 12th Miss Cav C.S.A. (no dates)
Arlena Mays RULE, 13 Mar 1854 - 16 March 1932 (wife of Thad Rule,
     dau of Mary Ann Little Craft and Jesse Mays)
Grave - F.H.M.
Mary Ann MAYS, 1826 - 1910, wife of Jesse Mays (nee Mary Ann Little,
      dau of Samuel and Sarah Little, married 1st Wiley Harris Craft and 2nd Jesse Mays)
Ruth Lena GORDIN, 27 Dec 1901 - 2 May 1902, dau of R.M. & J.L.Gordin
Ruby Nelson CRAFT, 27 Feb 1890 - 15 Aug 1905, dau of A.G. & M.E.Craft
     (dau of Eugenia Drane and Abner Gallatin Craft)
Mildred Elizabeth CRAFT, 28 Aug 1900 - 16 Nov 1905, dau of A.G. & M.E. Craft
Henry MILLER, 23 Aug 1886 - 12 July 1903, son of H.C. & Bettie Miller
Lela K. MILLER, 11 June 1894 - 16 Feb 1910, dau of H.C. & Bettie Miller
Bettie MILLER, 1 Aug 1855 - 28 March 1922, wife of H.C.Miller
H. C. (Dock) MILLER, 25 Feb 1853 - 5 May 1931
Pearl R.(Rule) MILLER, 2 Feb 1879 - 28 Aug 1941 *
Charlie W. MILLER, 26 Feb 1879 - 8 Sept 1963 *
Graves
Julia P. Ratliff THOMPSON, 3 Dec 1848 - 3 June 1924, wife of G.W. Thompson
G. W. THOMPSON, 27 March 1837 - 14 Oct 1905
Grave - F.H.M.
Fannie B.(Craft) DRAKE, 20 April 1873 - 30 Oct 1896
     (dau of Mattie Eliza Jones and Jesse Franklin Craft)
Dr. Jesse F.(Franklin) CRAFT, 25 Sept 1847 - 10 Jan 1890 *
     (son of Mary Ann Little and her 1st husband Wiley H.Craft)
Mattie E. (Jones) CRAFT, 12 Oct 1849 - 9 July 1932 *
     (dau of Eliza Harvey and John Williams Jones of Pike Co.,Miss.)
Grave - bush at head
Lela E. (Miller) CRAFT, 3 Sept 1874 - 23 Jan 1896, wife of J.J.Craft
      (Fred Craft's mother, and a sister of Ola Miller Musselwhite, Zudie Miller Gordin
     and Comora Miller Thornton)
Jessie Lee Craft THOMAS, 1902 - 1939, wife of Oscar Thomas (dau of Lula Miller and Jones Craft)
Jones Craft THOMAS, 13 July 1939 - 17 March 1945 (son of Jessie Lee Craft and Oscar Thomas)
Grave - bush at head
Minor M. BURT, 1899 - 1900
Pearl M. BURT, 1885 - 1903
Maude E. BURT, 1892 - 1907
????? TEAT, 1883 - 1887 (young sibling of lawyers Jim & George Teat)
Sudie T. Ratliff GUNTER, 19 Sept 1861 - 19 Sept 1896, wife of Alex Gunter
Lucius R. THOMPSON, 3 March 1887 - 9 July 1897,son of S.W.& J.P.Thompson
Z.(Zachariah) L. RATLIFF, 10 March 1818 - 26 June 1906
     (father of John W., Pinkney, and Edmond Ratliff)
S. L.(Sarah Lucretia Adams) RATLIFF, 9 Nov 1825 - 22 June 1905
     (dau of William Adams, and wife of Z.L.Ratliff)
Sarah Elizabeth RATLIFF, 25 Aug 1868 - 19 Nov 1959 (outstanding teacher)
A. J. HAMBRICK, 28 June 1832 - 18 March 1897 (married Nancy Little,
     dau of Samuel and Sarah Little)
Fred CRAFT, 26 Nov 1893 - 13 Oct 1960 (son of Lula Miller and John Jones Craft)
Jones J. CRAFT, 1871 - 1942 * (M.E.) (son of Mattie E. Jones and Jesse F. Craft)
Sallie (Gregory) CRAFT, 1879 - 1967 * (E.S.E.)
     (2nd wife of John Jones Craft, & dau of Ansie J. Rich & H.F.Gregory)
William M. BIGBY, 8 Nov 1809 - 17 Apr 1876 (M.E.)
Walter Lee ???? , 1 Aug 1905 - 19 Sept 1910, son of W.S. & Martha ????ner
Many graves
Zack M. RATLIFF, 7 Dec 1882 - 2 Feb 1951
Frances RATLIFF, 20 Sept 1888 - 4 Dec 1942
Cornelia B. RATLIFF, 11 Oct 1851 - June 18,1942 *
Wm. Pinkney RATLIFF, 9 Feb 1847 - 10 May 1927 *
Three graves - each marked BABY HAMBRICK
Carolyn Craft FLEMING, 6 Oct 1920 - 8 March 1973 (dau of Ruby Mae Chambless and Fred Love Craft)
Samuel Abner TIERCE, 1 June 1884 - 20 March 1904, son of G.A. & M.A. Tierce
Lula A. HAMBRICK, 29 June 1866 - 14 Feb 1904, wife of John B. Hambrick
John B. HAMBRICK, 13 Nov 1856 - 5 Feb 1904
Charles W. PREVOST, 25 Sept 1852 - 12 Oct 1938
Martha A. PREVOST, 21 Jan 1855 - 19 June 1922 (Miss M.A. Roby)
Samuel Roby PREVOST, 18 June 1892 - 2 Aug 1898, son of C.W. & M.A. Prevost
Iverson Victor WILLIAMS, 11 March 1878 - 15 Sept 1892, son of M.L. & M.D. Williams




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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