Marcus Clifton Busby

  • Birth 31 Jul 1878 Batesville, Panola County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 27 Aug 1929 Forrest City, St. Francis County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial St. Francis County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 53626718

Mark was the seventh of ten children born to William Jasper and Mary Elizabeth OSBORNE Busby. He was a sharecropper and married Willie Etta GRACEY. From that marriage they had nine children:

Nellie Etta
John Pugh
Franklin Marion
Glennie Lola
James Best
Robert Wilson
Laura Carrine
Oscar Lee
Raymond Charles

Wylds Cemetery is no longer there as a cemetery. It is located on a hillside, on JB West land, going East from the Hwy from Forrest City to Helena, AR - about 5 miles South. Mark's grave has no marker.

Mark's namesake is his brother's, Charles, youngest son named Marcus Gipson Busby



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  • Created by: Vohn G. Busby
  • Added: 13 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53626718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marcus Clifton Busby (31 Jul 1878–27 Aug 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53626718, citing Wylds Family Cemetery, St. Francis County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Vohn G. Busby (contributor 46906020) .