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Near Scooba in Kemper County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Giles-Neville Cemetery

 
 
Giles-Neville Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. Giles-Neville Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This cemetery is a part of the plantation established by Jacob Giles (1799-1860) a settler from N. Carolina. Adjacent to the cemetery stood Grace Chapel (Epis.). Giles' house, built ca. 1825, stands .3 miles west.
 
Erected 1985 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 32° 49.892′ N, 88° 22.777′ W. Marker is near Scooba, Mississippi, in Kemper County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 16 and Giles Road, on the left when traveling east on State Route 16. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scooba MS 39358, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Scooba Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Electric Mills (approx. 6˝ miles away); Town of Emelle, Alabama (approx. 8.1 miles away
Marker with cemetery in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. Marker with cemetery in background.
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in Alabama); Chapel Hill Church and Spring (approx. 12.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kemper County, Mississippi Gen Web article on the Giles-Neville Cemetery. (Submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Cross shows site of Grace Episcopal Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. Cross shows site of Grace Episcopal Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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