New Books in Local History Department

Sunflower County, Mississippi Cemetery Records (North and South): This 2-volume set gives tombstone inscriptions as well as some maps.  North Sunflower Co. carries the following cemeteries: Campbell Family, Drew City, Lawson, Lehrton, Linn Baptist Church, Linn Meth. Church, Marlow Family, Marshall Family, McNutt (in Leflore Co.), Rome, Sandridge, Sandy Bayou and Tharp.  It has a map of North Sunflower Co. and is 201 pages long.

South Sunflower Co. includes the following cemeteries: Boyer, Caile, Fairview Meth., Hickory Grove, Indianola City, Indianola Memorial, Moorhead, Pilgrim Rest Church of God, Roundaway Baptist, Scroggins Family, Southside and Wright-Miller Family.  It has a map of South Sunflower Co. and is 244 pages long.

Cemeteries in Brookhaven, MS: This thoroughly researched listing not only gives information copied from tombstones, but fron additional records such as obituaries, death certificates, sexton’s records and funeral home records.  Even though there are many unmarked graves, the additional records name many of the buried without tombstones.  Maps of the larger cemeteries are included and the book is 506 pages long.

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