Attala County, Mississippi


Attala County, Mississippi

Location: T14N-R9E-S26
Travel east on Hwys 14 & 19; continue on Hwy 14 after it divides from Hwy 19; go to the Vernon Thrasher home off Hwy 14 on a gravel road connecting Hwys 14 & 19, turning right off Hwy 14; about 50 yds beyond Thrasher house take a field road to the left - cemetery is not as far east as the Johnson Grave but on the same field road. On old O'Briant property behind homes of Leo Pope and A. C. O'Briant off Hwy 14 East. Information given 5 July 1979 by Joel O'Briant, Rt.4, Louisville, Miss.

Information taken from Joyce Sanders notes on Families in Attala County in the Attala County Library in Kosciusko:

Reynard P. WOOLIE, 1809 - 2 Jan 1863, crushed by a log, born Georgia,
died Attala County, Miss.
Elmyra WOOLIE, born 1819 in Georgia, wife of Reynard P. Woolie

Children: Richard C. WOOLIE, born in Georgia
Columbus WOOLIE, born 1834 Georgia or Alabama married Martha Long
His children:
C.G.Woolie,Jr. b.1864 Miss.
James R. Woolie b. 1867 Miss.
Cynthia Woolie b. 1869 Miss.
and possibly: John Woolie b.1862 ?Miss.?

Approximately 15 graves but with no markers - may have been marked with field stones. Understand at least two WOOLEYS buried here and perhaps some people by name of BULL and HORN.

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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