Oak Grove Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery is located near Sparta, Chickasaw Co, MS.  It is an old cemetery, pre-dating the Civil War.  Many markers have disappeared, others are broken and on the ground, and the tornado in Spring, 1971 caused destruction. Copied by Mrs. Annie Harrington McGowan & Myra Lake Howell, June, 1971.
 CARLISLE, Susan A., B. Aug 22, 1914, D. Jul 1, 1915
CARLISLE, Susan Lanham, B. Nov 9, 1880, D. May 2, 1915
CARLISLE, Albert Bernard, B. Oct 11, 1875, D. Jul 12, 1945
MIXON, Sousannah Mrs., D. Nov 3, 1867, wife of A. Nixon, 58 y, 5 m, 10 d
MIXON, A., Died Feb 19, 1875, 69 y, 7 m, part of marker gone
NORMAN, Mary Jane, B. Aug 21, 1854, D. Sep 19, 1858, dau of N. & E. J. Norman
NORMAN, Napoleon D., B.(marker broken here), D. Jun 11, 1876
NORMAN, Infant, D. 1883, (date not clear)
NORMAN, Henry A., B. & D. Feb 23, 1883, son of J. A. & S. A. Norman
PATE, Thomas M., no dates given, Co F 3 MS Inf CSA
NEEL, Mary A., B. Nov 26, 1819, D. Feb 11, 1866, 45 y, 2 m, 15 d, marker broken
FOSTER, Thomas, B. Sep 18, 1886, D. Dec 4, 1886, son of R. W. & M. S. Foster
FOSTER, Angie, B. Oct 24, 1889, D. Nov 5, 1892, dau of R. W. & M. S. Foster
FOSTER, Cassie, B. Sep 9, 1891, D. Aug 8, 1898, dau of R. W. & M. S. Foster
SMITH, Mary L. King, B. Feb 8, 1874, D. Jun 20, 1900, dau of Clark & Rebecca Smith
KENNEDY, Fannie B., B. May 1853, D. Mar 5, 1885, wife of J. L. Kennedy
KEETON, Samuel W., D. Jan 14, 1876, son of J. M. & M. E. Keeton, 5 y, 3 m, 23 d
LANHAM, July 20, 1922, no other date given, Pvt 24 MS Inf CSA
NOTE: The following information submitted by Greg Farino and is wondering if following information found on Civil War records  could possibly be the same person.  J. W. Lanham, Regiment Name 24 Mississippi Infantry, Side Confederate, Company  H, Soldier's Rank_In  Private, Soldier's Rank_Out  Private, Alternate Name  John/Langham
MOSELEY, Laura Mosley, B. Aug 8, 1850, D. Feb 29, 1930 
PERRY, little Gradie, B. Aug 14, 1896, D. Jan 11, 1898, son of J. E. & E. M. Perry
FOSTER, Leland W., B. Apr 13, 1895, D. Jul 11, 1898, son of R. B. & H. S. Foster
FOSTER, Infant of Rev. A. J. & Mary Foster, dates, if any, illegible
DAVIS, (marker broken, top of name gone), D. Oct 15, 1851, son of (illegible) & Nancy Davis, age broken and

HARRELL, Jas. W., B. Jul 22, 1805, D. May 2, 1877, 71 y, 9 m, 10 d
HARRELL, Mary Ann, D. Sep 9, 1871, wife of J. W. Harrell
???? (surname illegible), Osker E., no dates given, son of (illegible)
FELSINGER, N. A., B. Aug 16, 1847, D. Jul 29, 1902
MOSELEY, Mrs. Rebecca, D. Dec 16, 1875, 50 y, 9 m
MOSELEY, Willie W., Aug 18, 1875, son of W. E. & Laura Moseley, 3 y, 25 d

        Misc info:  Thomas M. Pate mar. Sarah Meeks Davis, dau of Wm. & Satsy Hudleston Davis.  Sarah Meeks Davis B. Feb 25, 1832, D. Mar 3, 1889, may be buried here.  Sarah Meeks Davis' brother, J. R. Davis is buried at Amity Baptist Cemetery, Chickasaw Co, MS
        A. Mixon was Alexander Mixon B. Jul 20, 1805, son of Ichabod & Gatsy Belk Mixon; Mrs. Sousannah Mixon obviously his 1st wife because his will names wife Laura.  Alexander Mixon's sister was Nicey May Mixon who married Jeptha Harrington, son of Col. James F. Harrington & Sarah Lusk Harrington.  Col. James F. & Sarah Lusk Harrington are buried at Amity Baptist Cemetery, Chickasaw Co, MS

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