Wednesday, March 24, 2010

MAXEY CEMETERY, Itawamba County, Mississippi

Alphabetized list of burials based upon photographs of the grave markers 11-14-09

by Terry Thornton

email: hillcountrymonroecounty@gmail.com



Maxey Cemetery is located southeast of Fulton on Russell Road, a private road requiring permission to enter. The following map will provide the general location of the cemetery but arrangements must be made in advance to enter the property. Click map 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; a blank line (__) indicates that information is missing or unreadable.


BARNES, Katie, 1893, 1901, Maxey, img 3089


JUSTICE, Nathaniel, 1862, 1909, Maxey, img 3210

JUSTICE, Priscella Webb, 1867, 1904, Maxey, img 3210


MAXEY, A.J., 1845, 1895, Maxey, img 3079

MAXEY, H.P., 1870, 1898, Maxey, img 3080

MAXEY, Mary R., 1867, 1910, Maxey, imgs 3081, 3082

McWILLIAMS, William, died 1843, Maxey, img 3094

MOORE, G.W., 1834, 1911, Maxey, img 3103

MOORE, Martha A., 1846, 1880, Maxey, img 3102

MORROW, John, 1823, 19_, Maxey, imgs 3068, 3077


PALMER, Elias Alexander, 1831, 1924, Maxey, img 3057

PALMER, Mary Adelia, 1838, 1921, Maxey, img 3058

PALMER, Minnie May, 1895, 1897, Maxey, img 3075

PALMER, T.F., 1863, 1930, Maxey, img 3059


SHAW, J.R., nd, age 84, Maxey, img 3087

SHAW, Joe, nd, Maxey, img 3085

SHAW, Mary, nd, Maxey, img 3088

SHAW, Ruth, nd, age 84?, Maxey, img 3092

SHAW, Sarah, nd, Maxey, img 3084

SPENCER, Dezzie D., 1888, 1900, Maxey, img 3065

SPENCER, James Wyatt, 1840, 1923, Maxey, imgs 3206, 3208

SPENCER, John P., 1869, 1879, Maxey, img 3107

SPENCER, Kizzie H., 1883, 1901, Maxey, imgs 3063, 3064

SPENCER, M.E., 1853, 1907, Maxey, img 3066

SPENCER, M.F., 1846, 1905, Maxey, img 3209

SPENCER, Mittie Ann, 1872, 1881, Maxey, img 3107

SULLIVAN, W.G., nd, Maxey, img 3060


WALKER, Albert Malachi, 1872, 1873, Maxey, img 3105

WALKER, E.J., 1848, 1898, Maxey, img 3069

WALKER, John H., 1841, __, Maxey, img 3073

WALKER, Mittie Alice, 1868, 1869, Maxey, img 3106

WALKER, W.C., 1870, 1901, Maxey, img 3071

WIYGLE, Rosalee, 1880, 1887, Maxey, img 3062

WIYGLE, Sallie C., 1817, 1892, Maxey, img 3061


The following three photographs were made in Maxey Cemetery, November 14, 2009, on the occasion of the CSA memorial and marker ceremony for James Wyatt Spencer. For a report of that ceremony, click here.


Note: The index to Maxey Cemetery in this article was migrated to Book of the Dead from Hill Country HOGS Blog where it was posted November 15, 2009.


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



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