Cunningham Cemetery

Transcribed and submitted by James Archer

Directions: Hwy 278 west of Amory approximately 5 miles to top of “Cotton Gin” hill, left on Sand Hill Road approx. 1 mile. Right on Post Road for approx. ½ mile. Left on Wayne Dykes Road for approx ½ mile. Follow the path to the left side of the road along a power line right of way for about 75 feet then right on a path for about 100 feet into the wooded area. Cemetery is extremely grown-up and hard to find in the summer. There are many unmarked graves and several with unreadable markers or only footstones.


Law, Charlie
1/19/1890-11/10/1918


Law, (unknown female)
8/07/1860-7/21/1903
wife of M.T. Law


Twin sons of Mary B & E.S. Grady
1/13/1902-1/13/1902
“Rest my babes and sweetly slumber,
Angles gard thy bed Holy”


Bonet, Mary
2/13/1878-2/09/1902
“Daughter of A.B. & S.C. Mays”
“Wife of E.S. Grady”
“Rest may rest in quite sleep, while
friends and loved one ore thee weep”


unknown headstone


Alma D?????? (possibly daughter)
A.B. and S.C. Mays
1/21/1889-6/20/1908


Glenn, Nancy
12/01/1812-10/02/1851
“wife of David M.”


Glenn, David M.
4/20/1819-9/3/1843


R.F. (footstone) No other markings


N.G. (footstone) No other markings


Unknown headstone


Cunningham, Edwin Marion
7/09/1841-7/13/1857
“Son of Wright and Mary”


Cunningham, Mary
3/11/1811-2/10?/1875
“wife of W.C.”


Cunningham, Wright
B 1/02/1815 - Lowrence District, SC
D 11/20/1893 – Monroe Co, MS
{Mason}


Cunningham, L.A.
“Wife of Wright Cunningham”
“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven”


RBR (footstone) no other marking


Twin headstone:
Griffith, Willie
4/17/1868-3/25/1871

Griffith, Charlie
1/19/1870-9/06/1876
“Children of W.A. & L.M. Griffith”


Griffith, W.A.
3/04/1883 Carroll Co, MS – 8/05/1907
{Mason}

Griffith, William A.
(Dates unreadable)

Griffith, L.M.
9/17/1838-5/28/1926
“wife of W.A.”
“Thy memory shall ever be a
guiding star to heaven”


 

 

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