Attala County, Mississippi

            


WYSE CEMETERY
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T13N-R5E-S23
This is an abandoned cemetery located south of Sallis. Travel 3.8 miles south of Sallis on Hwy 429; turn left at the crossroads and continue for one mile east until you reach the old Wyse house which is over 100 years old; continue past the house about 100 yards to a small red house on the right occupied by a negro family named Roby and stop; directly behind this house in a clump of trees is the cemetery. Copied by Claude B. Ken Carter of Kosciusko on 6 Nov 1960.



Sarah Rachel Cayce WYSE, 17 June 1813 - 6 Jan 1895, Mother, wife of Joseph Wyse #
Joseph WYSE, 18 Dec 1807 - 26 Sept 1878 Father #

The next four names were on one tall stone:
A. Cayce WYSE, died 6 Jan 1859, aged 16 yrs 5 mos 13 days, son of J. & S.R. Wyse *
E. Friday WYSE, died 15 Sept 1840, aged 6 yrs 5 mos 25 days, son of J. & S.R. Wyse *
James G. WYSE, died 15 Sept 1840, aged 7 yrs 10 mos 1 day, son of J. & S.R. Wyse *
Harriet F. WYSE, died 23 Aug 1842, aged 6 yrs 5 mos 20 days, dau of J. & S.R. Wyse *
(Surrounding the shaft are three small stones with the following:
"J.G.W. & E.F.W.", "A.C.W.", "H.F.W."

There are about six or more unmarked graves are here also.



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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