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Eastport Cemetery
(Black and White Burials)
Tishomingo County, Mississippi

Contributed by RaNae S. Vaughn

Burials in the Eastport Cemetery located in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, include both African Americans and Caucasians. This cemetery was surveyed on November 3, 1996, by Shorty Bonds, Leon Johnson, and Judy Walker for the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society.

This Cemetery is divided by a road. Each side of the road has approximately 30 unmarked graves.

Driving Directions: From Iuka, Mississippi, take Eastport Road (also known as County Road 956) and drive approximately 8.5 miles. Turn left onto County Road 256, drive approximately 0.3 mile to an intersection at the top of a hill. Turn left. A metal gate is located approximately 50 feet further on the right. Walk past gate approximately 400 yards on field road. The cemetery is in a wooded area on both sides of the road. It is located on property owned by the Ludlum family.

BERRY, Hobert
12/08/1893 to 11/16/1897
Son of James and Laura Berry

BOOKER, James M.
01/14/1858 to 11/14/1903 1

BOOKER, Mercer
Born October 1806 *

Died 12/01/1902 *
[Age 45 years; married Nancy Jane Adams in 1878]

Died 07/11/1904
[Age 39 years; wife of George Briggs]

BRIGGS, Clarence
Died 04/16/1910 *

Died 04/19/1901
[Age about 60 years]

CLEMENT, Harold Otis
12/09/1906 to 04/06/1924

CLEMENT, Robert Royling
11/29/1899 to 02/25/1929

05/15/1862 to 09/13/1929

CLEMIT, Lovemma
12/22/1897 to 03/05/1902
Daughter of Jack and Emma Clemit

CLEMIT, Walter
10/04/1873 to 10/11/1891
Son of Harriet Clemit

?, George Washington
05/10/1824 to 09/**/1907 2

1 Marked with Cutshall Funeral Home marker; only marked grave on left side of road.
2 George Washington is buried in line with Clement family members.
* Unmarked graves; this information was obtained from Mrs. Irene Barnes.

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