Attala County, Mississippi

            


Yockanookany Baptist Church Cemetery
Attala County, Mississippi



Location: T13N-R7E-S31
Located a few yards north of the Attala-Leake County line on Hwy 43. Copied on Nov 21,1958.



Joel Reed KENDOLL, died Mar 3,1958, aged 12 yrs (F.H.M.)
Clarence Ray KENDALL, June 16,1913 - June 29,1949 (also a F.H.M.)
John Curtis TURNER, Dec 30,1859 - Dec 16,1899
Charlotte Landrum HOLLINGSWORTH, Mar 5,1933 - May 26,1934
Lina Allen HOLLINGSWORTH, Nov 5,1868 - Mar 16,1947
L. H. HOLLINGSWORTH Jr., May 21,1862 - Feb 19,1924
George A. HOLLINGSWORTH, June 4,1891 - Aug 14,1940
Will H. HARKINS, Jan 29,1879 - Aug 15,1951 *
Gussie W. HOLLINGSWORTH, inc *
BLAYLOCK (family stone)
Alfonso L. TERRY, Feb 5,1880 - May 8,1944
Albert S. BLAILOCK, Nov 29,1871 - Dec 2,1943
The next three stones are in a lot with a marble rail:
Dora Victoria SEVIER, Sept 1878 - July 1899 *
Henry Clay SEVIER, July 1833 - Feb 1892 *
Mary Lampley SEVIER, May 1866 - Dec 1896 #
Barton Metts SEVIER, Feb 1870 - May 1912 #
Mrs. Henry Clay SERVIER, 1836 - 1929 (note spelling)
(Note: The Sevier family lived on a large plantation in Leake Co. just over the line
     from Attala co. They owned many slaves and lived in the large colonial-style house on
     Hwy 43. Thehouse is now in a bad state of repair, and it now belongs to Mr. Ernest Peeler
     of Kosciusko. By 1986 the house had burned. The Sevier family is the same as John Sevier,
      the first governor of Tennessee.)
J. N. WILLIAMSON, Oct 22,1847 - Sept 28,1909
Mrs. Mary WILLIAMSON, Sept 2,1864 - Mar 17,1920
Otho V. WILLIAMSON, Sept 18,1925 - Sept 28,1947, Miss PFC 411 Inf 103 Div Ww II
Across the roadway within the cemetery:
Walter Douglas ROBY, Dec 4,1888 - Oct 21,1940
Elizabeth Allen ROBY, July 28,1885 - Sept 9,1911, wife of Douglas Roby
Clarence ALLEN, Aug 29,1878 - Dec 2,1897, son of Mr.& Mrs.W.B.Allen
Lottie SANDERS, Dec 6,1870 - July 22,1893, wife of W.J.Sanders (broken)
Mary HOLLINGSWORTH, Sept 27,1901 - July 16,1902, dau of Mr.& Mrs. L. H. Hollingsworth
Reuben MILLS, died June 28,1890, aged 76 yrs Father (broken)
Mattie BOYD, Feb 19,1852 - Jan 3,1926
James S. BOYD, Nov 19,1852 - Apr 30,1927
F. B. RUSSEL, Sept 15,1833 - Mar 21,1889, aged 55 yrs 6 mos 6 days
Nancy McMallian ALLEN, Jan 13,1841 - Oct 16,1931 (note spelling)
W. B. ALLEN, 1844 - 1923
Harriet Donald ROBY, Nov 10,1855 - Apr 15,1919, wife of W.J.Roby, Mother
Located south of the roadway in the cemetery:
Emaline McMillan ALLEN, ?Aug 5,1843 - May 20,1894,aged 50 yrs 8 ms 15days
     wife of R.V.Allen
Robert Van ALLEN, Nov 28,1837 - Dec 15,1916
Joshua GWIN, Aug 26,1885 - Jan 4,1899, son of D.W.& Katie V.Gwin
Susan ALLEN, 1876 - 1929
Davie W. GWIN, Feb 14,1850 - Sept 10,1928, aged 78 yrs 6 mos 26 days
Katie Allen GWIN, July 2,1863 - Nov 24,1931
Kelly Allen GWIN, Nov 11,1883 - Oct 17,1948
Infant son of Mr.& Mrs. Ernest JENKINS, 1934 - 1934 *
Infnt dau of Mr.& Mrs. Ernest JENKINS, 1938 - 1938 *
Glennie Belle ALLEN, May 28,1900 - Nov 21,1903
Across the roadway to the north:
J. M. ROBY, Feb 23,1848 - Feb 5,1919
C. E. ROBY, died Nov 1,1886, aged 66 yrs
C. A. ROBY, Mar 22,1834 - Oct 7,1898 Mother
Harriet D. ROBY, 1855 - 1919 (see broken stone lying against fence)
W. J. ROBY, 1857 - 1940
Eliza D. LEGGETT, 1865 - 1952
William J. O'NEAL, Mar 1842 - Feb 1890
Annie E. (O'NEAL?), Oct 1849 - July 1873 His Wife (stone broken)
Mable Lee JORDAN, Dec 30,1916 - Feb 28,1921
D.W.T. JENKINS, Apr 20,1874 - Nov 20,1928
Edward D. BURT, Feb 27,1867 - Aug 20,1951
Ellen Sanders BURT, Dec 26,1874 - Dec 21,1941 *
John Owen BURT, Sept 27,1864 - Jan 28,1941 *
Eugenia Burt BROWN, June 20,1899 - Sept 2,1921, (1st) wife of W.T. Brown, Jr.
Myrtle TESTON, 1909 - 1934, wife of Ben J. Teston
Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. Ben J. TESTON, Mar 29,1930 - Apr 8,1930
Emily Norwood SHELLEY, July 1,1888 - Jan 4,1947
NASH - marble rail around this plot, two or more unmarked graves here
Mrs. Salome NORWOOD, Jan 17,1845 - July 15,1922 (stone cracked)
Thomas J. SANDERS, July 1,1930, Cpl 27 Miss Inf C.S.A. (only date)
Grave
Julian MARSHALL, Smyth's Co Miss Partisan Rangers C.S.A.
Two graves inside iron enclosure - marked with two iron flat topped stobs
Grave
W. J. KENDALL, Sept 16,1885 - May 19,1914
Jessie S. SIMMONS, 15 Apr 1815 - 6 Aug 1864, aged 49 yrs 3 mos 21 days,
     b. Hopkins Co.,Ky
Grave
William RILEY, Oct 29,1851 - Apr 24,1871. son of T.J.& Celetie Riley
Frank P. RILEY, July 17,1856 - Nov 11,1859, son of T.J.& C.Riley
Robert C. VANARSDEL, Oct 26,1861 - Juy 26,1863, son of R.C.& R.R.Vanarsdel
Grave
Harrison RILEY, Co C 6 Miss Inf C.S.A.
Joe RILEY, Nov 1853 - Feb 1917
Unknown Confederate Soldier, C.S.A.
Owen SANDERS, Aug 12,1805 - June 11,1889, Nash's Co Miss Rangers C.S.A.
Ammon SANDERS, Co E 27 Miss Inf C.S.A.
Annie (nothing except footstone A.E.T.)
Elias F. LACEY,Jr., July 31,1873 - May 9,1936
Dr. John Welk ALLEN, 1873 - 1927 (M.E.)
Catharine Lacey ALLEN, 1871 - 1948
James Edward LACEY, Aug 20,1870 - Mar 20,1930
Lorn Smithson LACEY, Feb 6,1875 - Aug 24,1916, wife of J.E.Lacey
Grave beside Lorn S.Lacey
Mary ALLEN, Dec 10,1877 - July 26,1903, wife of J.W.Allen, and INFANT
E. F. LACEY, Feb 4,1836 - Apr 27,1908
Sarah Louise LACEY, May 31,1845 - June 29,1913 Mother
William Robert LACEY, Feb 24,1847 - Dec 28,1915 *
Sarah Margaret LACEY, Dec 8,1847 - Oct 20,1915 *
Note: the next seven names are on one large headstone:
James LACEY, Jan 31,1807 - Apr 2,1878 * (M.E.)
Mary L. LACEY, Apr 28,1839 - May 30,1875 *
S. C. SUDDUTH, Mar 3,1861 - Aug 23,1867
M. O. SUDDUTH, Oct 31,1859 - May 6,1864 *
Edward L. LACEY, Feb 20,1845 - Jan 5,1862 *
Sophia Davis LACEY, May 1811 - Aug 21,1853, wife of James Lacey *
Thomas J. LACEY, Aug 17,1851 - May 10,1884 *
(Six of the above have footstones, except Thomas J. Lacey)
Note: The Lacey lot is at the back of the cemetery and on a little higher ground.
     These Lacey are descendants of Col Edward Lacey, Rev. soldier b. in Pa. and d. in Livingston
     Co.,Ky., fought at King's Mountain.
Billie Roby SANDERS, Jan 30,1871 - Mar 11,1953 *
William A. SANDERS, Dec 24,1868 - Feb 1,1954 *
Billie SANDERS, June 18,1902 - Sept 13,1916
Grave beside Billie Sanders
Paton SMITH, 1775 - 1856, Pvt 3 Ky Militia War 1812
     (Miss Mabel Jamison of Rt. 4 Kosciusko is trying to find proof that this man is James
     Patton Smith, son of James Smith, Rev., soldier of York Co.,SC, and his wife Lillis Patton)
William DAVIS, died May 1,1861, aged 51 yrs (older marker under large oak tree)
Grave on right side of Wm.Davis and two graves on left side of Wm.Davis
Mary CRENSHAW, died Oct 11,1854, aged 47 yrs,wife of Rev.Robert Crenshaw
     (tall slab broken into 3 parts under a big oak tree in SW corner of cemetery)
Donald DAVIS, Co E 27 Miss Inf C.S.A.
Robert T. DAVIS, Sergt. Co E 27 Miss Inf C.S.A.
Grave
?????, wife of Edward DAVIS, Oct 3,1809 - Apr 6,1851 (footstone: N.H.D.)
     (tall marble slab with given name broken off)
Four graves with second one footstone NED
Rachel Donald ADAMS, died July 12,1858, aged 82 yrs, (born 1776), wife of Capt. John Adams
Capt. John ADAMS, died Sept 22,1859, aged 91 yrs (born 1768)

Note: The Yockanookany Church and cemetery are in use. The cemetery is fenced by a good cyclone fence across the front. The grounds are in fair condition. There does not appear to be a great number of unmarked graves and the stones, except where indicated, are in good condition.



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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