Pearl River County, MS
Photos and Transcriptions from Selected Tombstones
Hwy. 607, Stennis Space Center Buffer Zone
|Left, above & below: John E. Whitfield, Jan. 10, 1824 - March 8, 1892;
Sarah A. McCarty, wife of John E. Whitfield, Feb. 4, 1830 - Feb. 9,1901;
enclosed in iron fence. Dates thanks to Julie Campbell.
|Amelia Carre, Born Wingate
Died December 24th, 1862
in the 71st year of her age.
|Rener Casperian Henley
Feb 25, 1902 - Oct 24, 1912
A link that binds us to Heaven.
|Father: William O [Olney] Bennett, 1875 - 1930
Mother: Susie E. Bennett, June 1, 1883 - 1924
|Left: Andrew Lott, December, Dec. 1, 1844 - June 27, 1906
Two lines at bottom are illegible.
Right: Gasporine Scopas Lott
October 1847 - July 3, 1935
I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course.
I have kept the faith.
|Left: Rebecca Pierce wife of Ivy Thigpen;
Right: Ivy Thigpen, Born 1808
|Henry A. Craft, Born July 26, 1888,
Died October 13, 1918, In the U.S. Army
Gone to Rest but no
|Thomas W. Brown, Born London, England
March 15, 1872, Died July 18, 1951
Gone but not Forgotten
|Members of the Brown Family
|Alzine Bilbo, Mar 7, 1905 - Apr 4, 1937
|Pvt. Daniel A. Thigpen, Co. B, 128th Inf
Mar 23, 1888 - Nov 23, 1918
For World Liberty
|W. T. Brown, Born Aug 8, 1870,
Died Sept 26, 1897
Aged 27 years, 1 month, 18 days
How many hopes lie buried here.
|In memory of Absalum M.
Son of H. W. and M. N. [Nellie Margaret Nelson] Kellar
Born Jan 23, 1872 - Died Jan 7, 1879
A little time on earth he spent,
Till God for him His angel sent.
|James G., Husband of Mary E. Frierson
Jan 3, 1853 - Feb 12, 1922
God's finger touched him and he slept.
|S. J. Woodcock, Born Feb 4, 1902,Died Feb 17, 1902
Our darling one hath gone before
To greet us on the blessed shore.
|James Wiley Woodcock
Born Feb 16, 1898 - Oct 28, 1902
Sleep on dear child and take thy rest
In Jesus' arms forever blest.
Co. D, 17 BN, Miss Cav, CSA
|Frank Moulekamp.....Molinda Moulekamp
|James A. Fleming
Born July 7, 1818, Died Dec. 25, 1894
He served through the Indian War of 1836
and 4 years in the Confederate War.
He died as he lived, trusting in God.
|Turtleskin Cemetery is more than a hundred years old
and veterans of many wars rest here.
Born Feb 15, 1822 - Died Sep 8, 1886
|This is a very large cemetery, these
photos represent only a small number
of the graves there.