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Merrill Cemetery
Merrill, George County, Mississippi

Lat: 30° 58' 03"N, Lon: 88° 42' 59"W

Contributed by James Trussell, Mar 24, 2007 [carverofwood1260@wmconnect.com].  Total records = 30.

Traveling west on highway 98 by-pass out of Lucedale, Ms., you will come to Holmes Missionary Baptist Church on your right. Directly across from the church is Merrill Road. Take Merrill road and travel south approximately 3.8 tenths of a mile. Cross the railroad and continue south another .05 tenths of a mile. Merrill cemetery Road will be on your left.

This is a dirt road and you will follow it another .05 tenths of a mile and the cemetery will be on your right. There are numerous unmarked graves in this cemetery, and several white crosses have been erected to mark some graves. Several graves have iron fences around them.

I walked this cemetery on Mar 24, 2007, and the information was gathered using all existing and legible headstone inscriptions and temporary grave markers.

- James Trussell
Beasley, A. J, b. 02-09-1880, d. 01-19-1909
Beasley, John Clide, b. 02-07-1907, d. 07-20-1907, son of A.J. & V.E. Beasley
Brackin, Elijah, b. 10-01-1905, d. 05-23-1906, son of J.M. & M. Brackin
Breland, Myrtle Ethel, b. 11-01-1902, d. 04-07-1909
Burge, George H, b. 03-28-1878, d. 10-15-1911
Hight, Mary M, b. 12-26-1864, d. 07-24-1906, wife of J.D. Hight
Hobby, Alice (Turner), d. 07-17-1911, wife of Henry C. Hobby
Hobby, Henry C, b. 04-22-1873, d. 04-06-1925, husband of L.S. (Bexley) Hobby
Knight, Vivian Merrill, b. 02-16-1911, d. 09-06-1912
McKay, Inda B, b. 09-01-1882, d. 11-17-1903, wife of Richmond McKay
McKinnis, Murdock, no dates, Capt. C.S.A. (civil war veteran)
Moore, Drusilla, b. 01-06-1833, d. 12-26-1905
Moore, Eugene T, b. 08-07-1857, d. 10-31-1903
Murrah, A. T., b. 11-08-1834, d. 06-09-1929, an old soldier (possible civil war veteran)
Murrah, Elizebeth, b. 10-15-1848, d. 02-22-1940
Parmer, Martha M, b. 06-29-1828, d. 07-02-1905
Ramsey, Mary Evaline (McKinnis), d. 10-09-1909, 57 years old
Sellers, Mary E, b. 09-08-1884, d. 02-19-1905
Strohecker, Dora, b. 12-28-1867, d. 03-15-1946
Taylor, Budie Belle, b. 03-12-1888, d. 04-06-1904
Taylor, E. B, b. 02-22-1857, d. 11-09-1909, Modern Woodman of the World Memorial
Taylor, Eva (Dillard), b. 1864, d. 01-03-1913
Taylor, John Green, b. 01-30-1849, d. 08-18-1910
Taylor, Laurens Ira, b. 02-23-1886, d. 01-10-1913
Taylor, Mary J, b. 1833, d. 1910
Taylor, Mrs. V.D, b. 1825, d. 1910
Taylor, Rae Gilbert, b. 07-31-1904, d. 08-27-1909
Taylor, Walter G, b. 06-05-1897, d. 02-26-1980, Sgt US Army WW-1 / WW-2
Walters, J. E, b. 07-11-1888, d. 11-23-1926
Walters, Leila, d. 10-17-1910, 41 years old, wife of E. Walters

 

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