Orwood Cemetery

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Orwood Cemetery

  • Taylor, Lafayette County, Mississippi, USA
    Latitude: 34.25804, Longitude: -89.7171
  • 617 Memorials added (91% photographed)

This cemetery sits on land (17 acres) originally donated to the Sand Springs Presbyterian Church. The church and this cemetery were founded in 1854. The first burial in this cemetery was of Joseph Capps who died in 1854. An infant son of the McKie family was the second burial in 1855.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM WATER VALLEY:
From the intersection of Highway 7 and 315 (at the Shell Station) travel northwest on Highway 315 for 5.3 miles to Highway 328. Turn right and travel 0.9 miles to CR 333 on your left.
Travel 1.4 miles on 333 to the STOP sign at CR 354. Turn left and travel 1.3 miles and you will see the SAND SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - Orwood. Keep on going another 0.1 miles and the Orwood Cemetery will be on your left. Turn in the driveway and the "Black" section will be on your left and the "White" section will be on your right.

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GPS Coordinates: 34.25804, -89.7171

  • Added: 16 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2217283