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Near Randolph in Pontotoc County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Salmon Cemetery

1864

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Salmon Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This site was the home place of John Anderson Salmon (B. in NC Aug. 25, 1822 – D. Aug. 28, 1864) and his wife Mary Ann Tutor (B. in NC April 21, 1831 – D. Jan. 12, 1915).

John Anderson Salmon was the first person to be buried on this ground. His wife, some of his children, and may of his descendants now rest in this peaceful place.

Children of John A. and Mary Tutor Salmon

1. Catherine Loretta Salmo (Mrs. George Washington Lewellyn)
B. Nov. 14, 1850 – Cumberland Co., NC – D. Sept. 15, 1938 – Van Zandt County, TX

2. Henrietta Salmon (Mrs. William Thomas turner)
B. May 9, 1852 - Cumberland Co., NC – D. April 23, 1937 – Pontotoc County, MS

3. Sibitha Salmon (Mrs. W.C. Grammer)
B. Sept. 8, 1853 - Cumberland Co., NC – D. Oct. 2, 1928 – Lafayette County, MS

4. Pernetta A. Salmon (Mrs. George W. Turner)
B. Mar. 8, 1855 – Randolph, MS – D. June 4, 1931 – Randolph, MS

5. Silas A. Salmon
B. Dec. 23, 1857 - Randolph, MS – D. May 7, 1923 – Randolph, MS

6. James Andrew Salmon
B. Oct. 26, 1859

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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Salmon Cemetery Marker
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- Randolph, MS – D. Sept. 24, 1933 – Pontotoc, MS

7. Aresta Salmon (Mrs. Berry J. Tedford)
B. Feb. 28, 1861 - Randolph, MS – D. Feb. 5, 1911 – Randolph, MS

8. John Henry Salmon
B. Feb. 9, 1863 - Randolph, MS – D. Nov. 20, 1926 – Pontotoc, MS
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 11.022′ N, 89° 11.602′ W. Marker is near Randolph, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lindsey Loop (County Highway 186) and Boy Scout Road (County Highway 185), on the left when traveling north. Marker is near Randolph, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. This marker and cemetery are located at the end of a gravel road that begins at the end of a private drive. The private drive is located near the intersection of County Roads 185 and 186. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Randolph MS 38864, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Salmon Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Randolph School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Betty Allen (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Betty Allen (approx. 7.9 miles away); Lochinvar

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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Salmon Cemetery
(approx. 11.3 miles away); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 12 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 12 miles away); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Randolph.
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
4. Salmon Cemetery Sign
Located at entrance to private drive, near the intersection of County Roads 185 & 186.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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