Tuesday, March 23, 2010

CHASTAIN CEMETERY, Itawamba County, Mississippi


Alphabetized list of burials based upon photographs of the grave markers November 7, 2009

by Terry Thornton

email: hillcountrymonroecounty@gmail.com



Chastain Cemetery is located at the end of a very short Chastain Road which turns off Cotton Gin Road in easternmost central Itawamba County, Mississippi. The two maps below will provide general directions to the cemetery. Click maps for a larger view.



The following names were transcribed from photographs made of the grave markers in November, 2009. The alphabetized index consists of surname, given name(s), year of birth, year of death, name of cemetery, and an image number which is a link to the photograph of the marker. Click the link to view the grave marker.


Researchers are encouraged to view the photographs to obtain more information such as complete date of birth or death, relationships, parents, and/or military service.


Abbreviations used: nd -- no dates; nod -- no other date; img -- image. A question mark (?) is used to indicate a questionable transcription.


CHAFFIN, Elizabeth Denton, 1817, 1902, Chastain, img 2986

CHASTAIN, Algandar, 1850, 1852, Chastain, img 2980

CHASTAIN, Edward Jordon, 1820, 1895, Chastain, img 2978

CHASTAIN, Rainey, 1793, 1889, Chastain, img 2981

CLARK, infant, 1953, nod, Chastain, img 2975

COCKRUM, Charity, 1819, 1912, Chastain, img 2957

COLE, J.C. Sr., 1875, 1964, Chastain, img 3043

COLE, Jennie, 1878, 1956, Chastain, img 3042


FILES, Abner, 1906, 1987, Chastain, img 3038

FILES, J. Manly, 1867, 1948, Chastain, img 3036

FILES, Julia S., 1873, 1948, Chastain, img 3036

FILES, Louise J., 1837, 1925, Chastain, img 3039

FILES, William Chester, 1900, 1979, Chastain, img 3035

FILES, William W., 1837, 1926, Chastain, img 3039

FORRISTER, J.D., 1846, 1924, Chastain, img 3002

FORRISTER, M.A., 1848, 1925, Chastain, img 3002


HAMM, Katie I., 1899, 1982, Chastain, img 3003

HOLLEY, Dessie M., 1890, 1899, Chastain, img 2947

HOLLEY, Pearly M., 1888, 1889, Chastain, img 2948

HOLLEY, R., 1846, 1928, Chastain, img 2960

HOLLEY, Rachael E., 1869, 1870, Chastain, img 2952

HOLLEY, Sarah, 1826, 1885?, Chastain, img 2955

HOLLEY, T.P., 1848, 1909, Chastain, img 2959

HOWELL, Cumy Underwood, 1908, 1996, Chastain, img 3014

HULSEE, Naomi P., 1868, 1946, Chastain, img 3046


JACKSON, Boyce Wayne, 1935, 1936, Chastain, img 2974

JACKSON, Collin K., 1902, 1975, Chastain, img 2973

JACKSON, Dexter R., 1894, 1964, Chastain, img 2972

JACKSON, Ezra G., 1892, 1912, Chastain, img 2968

JACKSON, Hollis E., 1919, 1920, Chastain, img 2970

JACKSON, infant, nd, Chastain, img 2949

JACKSON, Maudie, 1893, 1948, Chastain, ing 2971

JACKSON, Richard A., 1866, 1940, Chastain, img 2967

JACKSON, Sarah E., 1868, 1954, Chastain, img 2966

JUSTICE, Charles "Ben", 1911, 1996, Chastain, img 2996

JUSTICE, E.L., 1869, 1941, Chastain, img 2989

JUSTICE, W.R., 1866, 1938, Chastain, img 2989


KENNEDY, Nancy C. "Kate", 1871, 1946, Chastain, img 2963

KENNEDY, Oscar A., 1871, 1936, Chastain, img 2963


LAVENDER, Mauvileen, 1895, 1983, Chastain, img 2962


MANKER, Inez M., 1916, 1986, Chastain, img 2961

MAULPIN, Yvonne Thorn, 1941, 1992, Chastain, img 3022

MURPHREE, H.M., 1845, 1928, Chastain, img 3000

MURPHREE, J.C., 1835, 1863, Chastain, img 3013

MURPHREE, Joseph C., nd, Chastain, img 3009

MURPHY, Jack, 1877, 1940, Chastain, img 2977

MURPHY, Janie, 1884, 1932, Chastain, img 2976

MURPHY, Susannah, 1848, 1940, Chastain, img 2998


NIX, Charles Allen, 1937, 1937, Chastain, img 3032

NIX, Dorothy Sue, 1938, 1938, Chastain, img 3031


PATTERSON, Ora Ma, 1893, 1931, Chastain, img 3006


REYNOLDS, Jimmie Joe, 1936, 1936, Chastain, img 3004

ROBERTS, Coy L., 1915, 1983, Chastain, img 2997

ROBERTS, Letha, 1921, nod, Chastain, img 2997

ROBINSON, G. Richard, 1907, 1979, Chastain, img 2992

ROBINSON, infant, 1929, 1929, Chastain, img 2991

ROBINSON, Lonie T., 1908, 1995, Chastain, img 2992


SHEFFIELD, Dorothy Davila, 1924, 1985, Chastain, img 3018

SINGLETON, Benny, 1899, 1919, Chastain, img 3034

SINGLETON, infant, 1918, 1918, Chastain, img 3033


THORN, Amanda M., 1890, 1894, Chastain, img 3026

THORN, Athel, 1902, 1941, Chastain, img 3019

THORN, Bell O., 1875, 1942, Chastain, img 3001

THORN, infant, 1926, 1926, Chastain, img 3021

THORN, James A., 1862, 1953, Chastain, img 3028

THORN, Joann, 1947, 1947, Chastain, img 3024

THORN, M.H., 1893, 1934, Chastain, img 3020

THORN, R.V., 1910, 1977, Chastain, img 3025

THORN, Reba S., 1920, 2004, Chastain, img 3025

THORN, S. Froney, 1869, 1959, Chastain, img 3028

THORN, W.H., 1871, 1953, Chastain, img 3001

THORN, Wanda Nell, 1943, 1943, Chastain, img 3023

THORN, Wright A., 1905, 1908, Chastain, img 3027


UNDERWOOD, James Travis, 1926, 1945, Chastain, img 3017

UNDERWOOD, Luther Vernice, 1904, 1936, Chastain, img 3014

UNDERWOOD, Oscar, left arm of, 1924, Chastain, img 2944


WELCH, Maybell, 1905, 1991, Chastain, img 2995

WELCH, Samuel, 1904, 1985, Chastain, img 2995

WILKS, J. Sam, 1889, 1952, Chastain, img 3047

WILKS, James T., 1886, 1934, Chastain, img 3044

WILKS, Minnie, 1890, 1973, Chastain, img 3045

WILSON, Mattie, 1873, 1932, Chastain, img 2946

WILSON, Willie W., 1883, 1968, Chastain, img 2945


Note: The index of Chastain Cemetery in this article was migrated to Book of the Dead from Hill Country HOGS Blog where it was posted November 16, 2009.


Index and photographs of grave markers copyright © 2009. William T. "Terry" Thornton, Fulton, Mississippi. All Rights Reserved.



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