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Hartley Family Cemetery


The Hartley Family Cemetery is located on MS 547 near the intersection of MS 28. Directions to the cemetery: (1) From Jackson, MS, area take I-55 South to the Hazlehurst exit to MS 28 to Union Church. Continue on MS 28 for approximately 14 miles to the intersection of MS 547. Turn right on MS 547 and continue for 5.5 miles. The cemetery is located on the left, up a steep embankment, 0.1 mile beyond the intersection of MS 547 and Barlow Road. (2) From the Natchez, MS area, take US 61 North to Fayette to MS 28 to Union Church. Continue on MS 28 from Union Church 9.1 miles to intersection of MS 547. Turn left on MS 547 and continue for 5.5 miles. [Remaining directions above.]


The cemetery, located in an open pasture, is in a total state of disrepair. While the grave stones are quite elaborate, all have toppled over or have been broken. Only eight grave stones are evident although there is evidence of eleven or more grave sites.


Information compiled by Larry W. Little [] on May 26, 2001.



Last Name              First Name              Date of Birth            Date of Death          Comments


Hartley                    Lott                         22 AUG 1886           11 MAY 1898          s/o R.A. and M.S. Hartley

Hartley                    Belle                       30 NOV 1887           29 SEPT 1910         [Stele]

Hartley                    Margaret S.             12 FEB 1861           22 MAR 1937          Mother; [New, flat grave stone]

Hartley                    Ernest Early            19 JULY 1900          22 SEPT 1955        

Hartley                    R. A.                       10 JAN 1864            6 FEB 1916             WOW

Hartley                    Sarah                      20 MAR 1830          15 MAR 1895          [Stele; located in iron cemetery fence]

Smith                      Margaret H.             3 JAN 1873             16 MAY 1916          Mother


Explanation of comments:



WOW                     Woodmen of the World

s/o                          Son of

[     ]                       Information provided by compiler


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