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

Old Scooba Cemetery

 
 
Old Scooba Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
1. Old Scooba Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This cemetery was part of the William Cannon plantation dedicated prior to 1839. William Cannon 1779 - 1843 great-great-grandfather of Margaret Cannon Boyce Brown.
 
Erected 2000 by Margaret C.B. and Shepherd Spencer Neville Brown Foundation HQ Waco, Texas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 32° 49.698′ N, 88° 26.03′ W. Marker is near Scooba, Mississippi, in Kemper County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Thompson Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giles-Neville Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Electric Mills (approx. 4.4 miles away); Town of Emelle, Alabama (approx. 9.8 miles away in Alabama); Chapel Hill Church and Spring (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Kemper County Mississippi GenWeb info on cemetery. (Submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Old Scooba Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
2. Old Scooba Cemetery
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View from marker looking eastward on SR 16. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
3. View from marker looking eastward on SR 16.
The view west on Mississippi Route 16. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
4. The view west on Mississippi Route 16.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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