OLD RANKIN CEMETERY
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Contributed by Dudley Rinicker
WILLIAMS, Little Amy Dau of Dr. R. P. & Margaretta Williams Aged 6 mos
OWENS, Roberson L. b. State of Virginia Oct 24, 1821. Emigrated to Mississippi 1832 d. Sept 4, 1857
Other records indicate that the following persons are buried in this cemetery, but there are no markers to show burial sites:
WYATT, James B. VA/Revolutionary Soldier/Lost leg in service. d. 1829-30/Memoirs of MS P-1078
LAND, Thomas Sr. d. Jun 29, 1832 Aged 66 yrs Married 1785
LAND, Elizabeth Morgan d. July 1833 Aged 64 yrs Wife of Thos Land, Sr.
LAND, Charles d. July 28, 1834 Age 41 yrs Son of Thos. Land, Sr.
LAND, Thomas Jr. d. Jun 16, 1839 Age 44 yrs 6 mos
LAND, Sarah Bass d. 1862 Wife of Charles Land Buried at foot of Chenoa hill, 2
miles N of Old Rankin Cemetery Births and Death dates of the Lands came from the family bible of Joshua & Caroline Land McBee. Bible in possession of Mrs. John H. McBee, Greenwood, MS
WASHINGTON, Gwynn Peyton Dr. d. Nov 5, 1833 Age about 33 yrs (Taken from the National Banner & Nashville Advertiser, dated 5 Nov 1833)