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MT. CALVERY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY

This cemetery is locted at Tutwiler. We have been able to find some histories of some of the towns and have included those histories with the Cemeteries.

Tutwiler, Miss.

In 1899 Tom Tutwiler, a Civil Engineer for the railroad made his headquarters seven miles northeast of Sumner. The town of Tutwiler was founded and named for him. When the railroad was built the first depot erected was a two story building and the town was given the top floor for a school. Captain H.B. Fitch built and operated the first store. His wife took charge of the school which begun with five pupils.
In 1905 the town was incorporated and W.E. Fite was Mayor and J.O. Clay as depot agent. In 1900 the Illinois Central Railroad running from Yazoo City to Lambert, crossed at Tutwiler the company built a railroad yard there. In 1928 a high school was built at a cost of $40,000. The town grew rapidly until 1929 when the railroad yard was moved to Clarksdale. At that time the population and business began to decline. The population in 1929 before the railroad yard was moved was 1,010 people.

Indexed by Nick Denley November 1997, Clerk of Chancery Court Tallahatchie County Mississippi. Every Effort has been made to make this Cemetery as accurate as possible.

Take Hwy # 3 North at Tutwiler, turn left on Thornton Road, Church Cemetey on right approx. 1/2 Miles.

A:
Anderson, Hattie/11-02-1932/12-11-1995

B:
Berryhill, Charlander S./04-18-1974/03-20-1994
Berryhill, Lola Louise/01-27-1961/03-20-1994
Berryhill, Maudie Alice/05-08-1921/03-06-1990
Berryhill, Osby "Sonny"/04-30-1937/11-04-1991
Berryhill, Sam/02-16-1915
Brown, Sally Lou/06-01-1910/06-30-1981

D:
Davis, Walter/01-01-1893/10-10-1969

G:
Garner, Willie/08-03-1903/05-31-1978

H:
Harrison, Sidney/07-23-1960/05-18-1995
Hoskins, Ruben/1924/1988

Mc:
McClaurin, Allen/1882/05-24-1962
McDaniel, Mose/03-01-1924/08-20-1995

M:
Miller, Joseph E./MS Co B 1883 Engr.Avn BN/09-14-1921/05-01-1968
Miller, Lucy/1919/1988
Miller, Quarmaine P./11-14-1992/07-17-1995
Miller, Will/03-12-1899/06-20-1975
Milton, Irena/04-20-1900/02-20-1990
Milton, Willie/12-25-1882/01-07-1965

R:
Roebuck, Michael O./06-26-1997/08-17-1997

T:
Taylor, George Jr./age 67/Retired US Railroad bridge Foreman/05-16-1045/05-21-2010
Thornton, Bessie/03-25-1925/03-17-1995
Thornton, Elder/09-15-1906/12-13-1984
Thornton, James "Boots"/05-01-1926/07-06-1983
Thornton, John L./1934/1995

W:
Walker, Louious/09-29-1916/08-18-1989
Walker, Maggie/07-17-1965/06-06-1977
White, Loucious/08-27-1970/07-10-1995
Wims, Bobby/06-03-1933/05-15-1982
Double Marker
Wims, Gladys H./04-28-1926/01-21-1992
Wims, Sidney/07-29-1924

Y:
Young, Willie/06-14-1921/06-26-1996

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