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Olive Cemetery - Holmes County, Mississippi

(submitted by Dudley Rinicker)



Olive Cemetery is located on Rockport Road west of Highway 17. 33.188056, -90.060000 [google map]


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  • COLE, G. W. b. April 28, 1836 d. Aug 12, 1872
  • COLE, Mary Lou b. May 18, 1867 d. Sept 5, 1868 Dau of G. W. & G. S. Cole
  • KEMP, Mary L. b. Aug 17, 1845 d. Sept 26, 1868 Wife of E. G. Kemp
  • McLEAN, Jesse T. d. Aug 6, 1841 Age 8 mos & 4 days
  • McLEAN, Susan E. d. Nov 7, 1858 Age 21 yrs 8 mos & 7 da
  • MITCHELL, Ann Mrs. b. June 16, 1816 d. April 24, 1848 Wife of Dr. Ira S. Mitchell
  • MOSS, John D. b. Nov 24, 1818 d. Aug 18, 1860
  • OLIVE, Alsey b, Mar 1786 d. Mar 20, 1852 Wife of James Olive
  • OLIVE, James b. Mar 1785 d. May 2, 1858 Erected by his dau, A. S. West
  • WALTON, America J. b. Lincoln Co., Ga July 26, 1814 d. Holmes Co. Miss Mar 22, 1888 Wife of J. B. Walton
  • WALTON, Jesse B. b. Dec 25, 1808 d. June 6, 1859
  • WALTON, Sarah H. b. Feb 27, 1840 d. Jan 2, 1856 Dau of J.B. & A.J. Walton
  • WALTON, Susan H. b. Nov 17, 1833 d. April 17, 1838 Dau of J.B. & A.J. Walton
  • WEST, Alsey S. b. Mar 30, 1823 d. Nov 21, 1866 Wife of J. M. West
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  • Records at the Holmes County Library indicate the following persons are also buried at this cemetery but their markers are missing or/are no longer readable:
  • WALTON, d. 1842 Infant son of J.B. & A.J. Walton
  • WALTON, Jesse B. b. Nov 26, 1835 d. July 23, 1844 Son of J.B. & A.J. Walton
  • WALTON, Jesse Bolling b. Sept 22, 1854 d. Jan 2, 1864
  • There is another grave with a brick vault, which has caved in, but no inscription. It is probably the grave of Mary A. Walton, wife of Wm. Land and dau of Alsey Steele Olive, who married 1st Benton Walton. It is said that the mother spent so much time weeping on the grave of her dau. Mary, that she became ill and died of pneumonia.(Notes by Mrs. John H. McBee, Greenwood, Miss Mar 14, 1923)

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