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Griffin Cemetery - Ashe Nursery

Brooklyn, MS- May 1999


Outside of fenced area on west side, south end:

Lillian Lamar Edwards - Dec 11 1915 / Jul 30 1917

Marion Eugene Edwards - Oct 21 1918 / Nov 02 1918 – son of J.P. & M. Edwards

Ronald Pettis Edwards - Dec 29 1919 / Apr 14 1930

J.C. Edwards, Jr. Jan 07 1919 / Jul 05 1920 – son of Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Edwards

A distance up about 8 steps were three unmarked graves layed out with bricks.

Charles Griffin Whitney Jun 13 1932 / ---- ---- ?----

Robert Hagin Weldy Aug 26 1848 / Jul 22 1905

In fenced area

Hand made markers hard to distinguish the markings. Was said to be Slaves.

See note that these people were not slaves.

Charlot Brown 1803 / Oct 25 1883

John P. Brown Sep 10 1803 / Feb 05 1862

Thomas R. Brown Apr 22 1843 / Apr 11 1930

James J. Brown Feb 15 1836 / Jan 08 1862

Charles C. Brown May 13 1831 / Dec 02 1878

Sarah E. Brown Nov 01 1834 / Sep 09 1879

West to East

Beatrice Griffin Whitney Jan 17 1898 / Jun 23 1975

Lela B. Griffin Jun 28 1893 / Jun 1 1949

Wilmer S. Griffin Mar 09 1866 / Nov 30 1960

Elnora Griffin Nov 26 1871 / Dec 04 1947

Maxie V. Griffin Oct 22 1896 / Jan 08 1903 (dau. of Elnora & Wilmer S. Griffin)

Infant dau. ( no dates) (dau. of Elnora & Wilmer S. Griffin)

Peter McAlpin Oct 08 1808 / Oct 20 1891

Vidmer Griffin Jun 12 1898 / Jan 28 1901 (son of D.B. & I.L. Griffin)

Three graves marked with Rocks.

Samuel B. Griffin Mar 12 1859 / May 14 1860 (son of W.C. & M.A. Griffin)

George W. Griffin Oct 05 1847 / Apr 13 1864

Walter Calvin Griffin, Jr. Jul 10 1872 / Jan 01 1882

James S. Griffin Mar 16 1883 / Jun 13 1885 (son of J.R. & J. Griffin)

Unmarked Grave

John Louis Griffin Mar 26 1886 / Dec 22 1915

John Prentis Griffin 1857 / 1932

Josephine Lott Griffin Nov 14 1857 / Apr 08 1911

Charles C. Griffin Apr 04 1878 / Sep 09 1954

Emma Robson Griffin Jun 10 1880 / Aug 08 1951

W. Galvin Griffin Apr 14 1824 / Dec 18 1917 (William Calvin Griffin)

See also Descendants of William Calvin Griffin.

Mary Ann Byrd Feb 20 1840 / Jan 20 1903 (wife of William Calvin Griffin )

Emma Ann Boozer Jun 21 1875 / Apr 03 1903 (wife of Homer F. Griffin)

Virgil Lewis Griffin Jan 11 1942 / Jul 03 1971

Virgil Lewis Griffin II Feb 27 1969 / Jun 17 1969 (son of Virgil Lewis & Nelda Burk Griffin)

Mary Gladys McLendon Griffin - Dec 08 1916 / Mar 07 1995

Dewey Otis Griffin, Sr. May 04 1900 / Sep 22 1966

Shelia Eileen Griffin Jan 01 1961 / Jan 10 1961 (inf. dau. of Dewey Otis & Jerlin Griffin)

Contributed by Melvin Byrd .

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