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Jefferson County, Mississippi


The Shaw Cemetery is located adjacent to US 61 at Lorman, Mississippi.  Going south toward Natchez, it is located on the right side of the highway approximately 3/10 mile south of the historical General Store at Lorman.  The cemetery has a chain-linked fence which is in need of repair.  Recently someone cleaned the cemetery and repaired some of the gravestones.  Ten graves have gravestones, in addition, there are approximately 10 grave sites which have no gravestones 

This information was compiled on 27 July 2001 by Larry W. Little <> .   The order of the information is Name, Date of Birth, Date of Death, Inscription or Comment.

Hodge, Julia; 27 Aug 1837    Note:  Julia Shaw Hodge wife of William T. Hodge

McMurchy, Alex M.; Sept 1852; Age 40 years

McMurchy, James A.; Aug 1817; 28 May 1848

McMurchy, Margaret; 14 Dec 1835; 28 May 1837

Shaw, Dr. Charles; 22 May 1832; In the 29th year of his life

Shaw, Mary; 15 Sep 1828   Note:  Mary "Martha" Shaw

Shaw, Thompson B.; 29 Jan 1794; 31 Mar 1854; 

Shaw, William; 14 Sep 1815; In the 45th year of his life    Note:  Father-in-law of T. B. Shaw

Shaw, James ; 22 Apr 1833; Age 32 years

Shaw, Margaret; 1846; Age 62 years  Note:  Margaret Cromartie Shaw, the wife of William Shaw who died 6 May 1846


A special thank you to Larry Little for sharing these cemeteries with us and letting us put them online.  If you have transcribed one of the Jefferson County cemeteries and would be willing to share the information with us so we could put it online here, please contact Carolyn Switzer .  We would also like to share pictures of  cemeteries and/or gravestones that have been photographed.


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This page last updated Tuesday, 10-Sep-2002 22:34:24 MDT .


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