Concord Cemetery in Madison County,
near the community of Loring
The Concord Presbyterian Church and the cemetery of the same name are located at Loring, Madison County, Mississippi, in an area that was once part of Yazoo County. The church is built in a style reminiscent of old wooden churches in colonial New England. Among those buried in the Concord Cemetery are Jesse H. Ewing, an early settler his wife, Martha, and their descendants.
Concord Presbyterian Church
Gravestone of Martha J. Ewing,
wife of Jesse H. Ewing, family patriarch
Jesse D. Ewing's gravestone
Engraved with Masonic emblem
Philander D. Ewing, son of
J. H. and M. J. Ewing and brother of Milton
b. July 27, 1849
d. January 20, 1877
A double gravestone marks the final resting place
of Milton Cyrus Ewing and his wife, Augusta A. Ewing
Milton Cyrus Ewing lies at rest near his parents, a brother, his wife, and two of their children. Milton was born on July 12, 1843, and Augusta was born on December 29, 1844. Exactly two months after Milton buried his Augusta on July 15, 1912, he died and was buried next to her. Near the gra ves of Milton and Augusta are two of their sons, Andrew Joseph and Jessie Carrol.Although Andrew Joseph died a young man at the age of 24, Jessie's small gravestone shows that he died shortly after his first birthday. Three generations of the Ewing family rest in Concord Cemetery.