Lenoir Cemetery is located at near Barlow (Copiah Co.)
Mississippi, on Warren Hood Road, 1/10 mile from the intersection with Old Port
Gibson Road (MS 548). Thirty-one gravestones have been identified. In addition,
there are a number of depressions, indicating additional graves. Red and Audrey
V. Hudson, of Vidor, Texas, maintained the cemetery for a number of years.
However, because of advancing age and health reasons, they are no longer able
to visit the cemetery. The cemetery is located in a stand of hardwoods, but
there are a number of small pine seedlings growing there also.
The listing below is in alphabetical order, last name first,
by the family name.
DIRECTIONS:  (From Jackson MS area) Take I-55 South
approximately 30 miles; Take Exit # 61 (Hazlehurst/Fayette) Right on MS 28
toward Fayette for 2.5 miles; Turn right on Old Port Gibson Road; Continue on
Old Port Gibson Road for 14.7 miles; Turn left on Warren Hood Road; The
cemetery is located on the right 1/10 mile.  (From the West: Natchez or
Vicksburg area) Take MS 18 to Hermanville, MS; Turn on MS 458, which becomes
the Old Port Gibson Road; Continue on this road approximately 12 miles to
Warren Hood Road; Turn right on Warren Hood Road; The cemetery is located on
the right 1/10 mile.  (From Brookhaven, MS area): Take MS 550 to Union
Church; Turn Right onto MS 28 (toward Hazlehurst); Continue on MS 28 for 9.1
miles; Turn Left on MS 547 for approx. 5 miles; Turn Right on Barlow Road for
approximately 6 miles Barlow; Turn left on Warren Hood Road and continue for
4.7 miles; The cemetery is located on the left.
Actually, there are three cemeteries located at the site:
one white and two Negro. The white cemetery is called Lenoir Cemetery.
Information compiled 1 March 2002 by Larry W. Little
Name DOB DOD Inscription/Comments
_______, [Infant] 20 Oct 1885 [Grave sone is broken; Aged 1 yr. 4 ms, 20 ds.
Beesley, Amanda Ann 9 Oct 1820 22 Apr 1853 Aged 32
yrs. 6 mos. 13 dys.; w/o P. B. Beesley, Sr.
Beesley, P. B. Sr. 19 Apr 1816 4 June 1850 Aged 34
yrs. 1 mo. 15 dys.; h/o of Amanda Ann Beesley.
Beesley, William H. 17 Oct 1844 4 Jan 1864 s/o P. B.
and A. A. Beesley.
Buckley, Roda Elizabeth 2 July 1866 Aged 28 ys. 5mos. 26 dys. w/o A. F. Buckley, MD; d/o James and
Anne Beesley. Stele.
Butler, Edwin Brown 24 July 1861 8 Nov 1861 s/o W. J.
and L. J. Butler.
Butler JEMIMA 26
May 1856 Aged 38 yrs. 3 mos. 29 dys.;
w/o J. W. Butler. [Name on same stele with husband.]
Butler, Jesse W. 24 Jan 1859 Aged 44 yrs. 3 mos. 21 dys.; h/o JEMIMA Butler; [Name on same
stele with wife.]
Butler, L. J. 6
Sept 1821 15 May 1891 w/o Capt. W. J. Butler.
Butler, John E. 24
Feb 1840 1 May 1874 s/o J. W. and G. Butler.
Butler, William 24
Oct 1855 2 Dec 1891 s/o W. J. and Louisa J. Butler.
Dunbar, Henry E. 17 May 18?? 11 May 1876 [Grave
stone is broken; on ground.]
Filmore, J. M. 16
Mar 1856 19 Jan 1860 Aged 3 yrs. 10 mos. 3 dys.; s/o J. B. and
Haynes, Hester E. 24 Aug 1875 Aged 32 yrs.; w/o C. B. Haynes.
Jones, Elizabeth McRee 10 Sept 1880 Aged 50 yrs.; w/o J. B. Jones
Jones, Eugene (Bud) 1862 1889
Jones, Francis E. 15 Oct 1863 1 Sept 1866 d/o J. B.
and Elizabeth ones.
Jones, [Infant] [Grave
stone broken] d/o J. B. and Elizabeth Jones.
Jones, J. M. Filmore 16 Mar 1856 19 Jan 1860 Aged 3 yrs.
10 mos. 3 dys.; s/o J. B. and Elizabeth Jones.
Jones, John Ira 25
Feb 1858 3 Dec 1858 s/o J. B. and Elizabeth Jones.
Lyles, James W. 7 May 1867 22 Aug 187?
Lyles, Mary P. 12
Sept 1856 22 Aug 1870
Vardaman, Ayers A. 1836 1901
Vardaman, George Clinton 13
June 1891 30 June 1891 s/o A. A. and L. J. Vardaman.
Vardaman, Margaret Olena 7
Aug 1879 7 Oct 1882 d/o A. A. and L. J. Vardaman.
Vardaman, Mary Peter 4 Nov 1874 Aged 28 yrs.; [1st
w/o A. A. Vardaman.]
Vardaman, Sarah Elizabeth 8
Sept 1882 11 Aug 1885 d/o A. A. and L. J. Vardaman.
Washington, George 18 Feb 1885 10 Nov 1910
Washington, Molend 20 May 1864 25 Mar 1910
Weeks, J. F. 1
Jan 1831 18 Jan 1895 Stele.
Weeks, Sarah C. 25 Feb 1801 14 Oct 1888 born in
Pendleton County, South Carolina; w/o William Weeks.
Weeks, William 8
Oct 1794 6 Apr 1884 born in Jefferson County, Georgia; h/o
Sarah C. Weeks.