Gilliam Cemetery,
Chickasaw Co, MS

Gilliam Cemetery is located 2.3 miles from the Chickasaw/Pontotoc County line on Hwy 41, the north side of the Hwy; 100 yards north on the left side of the wagon road in the woods.

GILLIAM, Littleberry, B. May 22, 1799, D. Oct 25, 1864
GILLIAM, Eliza Ann, B. Jul 14, 1810, D. Aug 25, 1855, wife of Littleberry
GILLIAM, J. H., B. Aug 17, 1829, D. apr 11, 1861
TURNER, Capt. J. E., B. Sep 16, 1833, D. May 29, 1864, fell in battle
            near New Hope Church, GA (?)
NO STONE, brick lined gravesite, possibly grave of J. S. Chancellor
CHANCELLOR, Ellen R., B. Aug 18, 1844, D. May 11, 1875, consort of J. S.
CHANCELLOR, Matilda A., B. Jul 23, 1841, D. Dec 17, 1872, consort of J.
            S. Chancellor
CHANCELLOR, Little Willie, B. Apr 25, 1862, D. Aug 15, 1864, infant son of
            J. S. & M A. Chancellor
Note:  Inscription on Ellen R. Chancellor's gravestone:
        Like Spring's first flowers she passed away,
        Mid innocence and bloom,
        To flourish in a brighter world
        Far, far, beyond the tome.
Note:  Inscription on Matilda A. Chancellor's gravestone:
        Too gifted, good and beautiful
        For this cold world of ours
        She bade its scenes a last adieu
        To dwell in Edne's (Eden's?) bowers.

Information taken from Chickasaw Times Past, Vol IV, No III

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