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Near New Hope in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825

 
 
Brownlee Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Davis Darryl Hartness, August 30, 2007
1. Brownlee Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Estab. in 1825 on the corner of a 1400 acre plantation owned by James Brownlee, Sr. & his wife Mary. Three brothers who lost their lives in the service of the Confederate States of America lie buried here.
 
Erected 1977 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 33° 25.164′ N, 88° 20.123′ W. Marker is near New Hope, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 69 and Golding Road on State Highway 69. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel A. Edmondson (here, next to this marker); Beersheba Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); William Barksdale (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sandfield Cemetery
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); Adam Tonquin Stovall (approx. 6.6 miles away); C.S.A. Arsenal (approx. 6.9 miles away); Demonstration School (approx. 7 miles away); Baldwin Locomotive No. 601 (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 30, 2021
2. Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker
Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker and Cemery With Headstones in Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Davis Darryl Hartness, June 28, 2008
3. Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker and Cemery With Headstones in Background
Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 30, 2021
4. Brownlee Family Cemetery - 1825 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,896 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 22, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi.   2. submitted on August 6, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on July 2, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi.   4. submitted on August 6, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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