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Powers-Whitaker Cemetery
Rocky Springs, Claiborne County, Mississippi

Lat: 32°05.24N
Lon: 090°48.48W

Contributed by Janice Stevens Rice, Jan 20, 2001 [jrice79761@aol.com].
Total records = 8.

Located two miles from Rocky Springs on Rocky Springs-port Gibson Road at fork of Carlisle Rd., about 500 yds Southwest on a ridge. Will be just off the Natchez Trace Pkwy when that is completed.

Transcribed by Janice S Rice, Sep 20, 2000, from work done by Milton J. Harper, copied Jan 07, 1956.

"Note: Lt. John Jackson Harper was my Grandfather; Olive Branch Powers Harper was my grandmother; and Henry G. J. Powers, father of Olive B. Harper, was my great grandfather. Mary L. Powers was the second wife of Henry G. J. Powers and not related to me. Some of these graves are without markers but dates have been supplied from authoritative sources.
--Milton J. Harper

Re: Mississippi Genealoogical Society Cemetery & Bible Records Vol III"

Flowers, Allie H., b. Nov 30, 1885, d. Jun 5, 1887, Daughter of J.M. and A.L. Flowers
Flowers, Henry G., b. Jul 20, 1881, d. Aug 5, 1887, Son of J.M. and A.L. Flowers
Harper, Lt. John Jackson, b. Jun 15, 1838 in Auburn, Macon Co., AL, d. Oct 30, 1878 Claiborne Co., MS,C.S.A., Son of Thomas H. and Elizabeth W.J.
Harper, Olive Branch Powers. b. 1835, d. Aug 21, 1878, born and died in Claiborne Co., MS, Wife of John Jackson Harper
Harper, Willie W., b. Sep 9, 1867, d. Oct. 1, 1875, Son of John Jackson and Olive Branch Powers Harper
Harper,Jr, John J., b. Oct 2, 1869 d. Oct 12, 1899, Son of John Jackson and Olive Branch Powers Harper
Powers, Henry Goodloe Johnson, b. 1814, d. 1893, born and died in Claiborne Co., MS, Son of Isaac and Sarah Powers
Powers, Mary L. (Sisson), no dates given, Wife of Hengy G.J. Powers

 

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