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Poplarville in Pearl River County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Wheat Cemetery

 
 
Old Wheat Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 19, 2022
1. Old Wheat Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
John Wheat, an early settler and Revolutionary War soldier, is buried here, along with other members of the Wheat family, including sons John and William Wheat, who served in the War of 1812, and grandsons James A. and William G. Wheat, both Confederate veterans. There are nineteen graves in the cemetery.
 
Erected 2007 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 30° 47.955′ N, 89° 46.549′ W. Marker is in Poplarville, Mississippi, in Pearl River County. Marker is on State Highway 43, 0.2 miles north of Mitchell Chapel Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poplarville MS 39470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A. Z. Young's Home - Civil Rights Leader (approx. 4.4 miles away in Louisiana); The Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 4.6
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miles away in Louisiana); Robert "Bob" Hicks/ Robert "Bob" Hicks Street (approx. 4.6 miles away in Louisiana); Robert "Bob" Hicks House (approx. 4.6 miles away in Louisiana); Bogalusa's Birthplace (approx. 5.4 miles away in Louisiana); At This Very Site (approx. 5.6 miles away in Louisiana); Deputy O'Neal Moore (approx. 7˝ miles away in Louisiana).
 
Old Wheat Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 19, 2022
2. Old Wheat Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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