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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Ragland Family Members Buried in Hinds County, Mississippi

During recent weeks, I have been researching the Ragland family in Mississippi, attempting to locate the burial places for the parents of my third great-grandmother, Winiford Ragland Branch.  Yesterday, I found that Elizabeth Smith Ragland, Winiford's mother, is buried in Palestine Cemetery in Hinds County, Mississippi.  

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Elizabeth (Smith) Ragland
Died Dec 21, 1850
 Aged 60 years
Photo by NatalieMaynor

Palestine Cemetery
Hinds County, Mississippi
Also buried in this small, rural cemetery near the historic town of Raymond, Mississippi, are two of Elizabeth's children, Arthur S. Ragland and Mary V. Ragland. Winiford Ragland Branch and her husband, Edward Tillman Branch, named a son, Arthur Joseph Branch, for this brother, and a daughter, Mary V. Branch, for her deceased sister.
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Arthur S. Ragland
Born July 22, 1811
Died Feb. 25, 1847
Photo by NatalieMaynor

Mary V. Ragland
Born Mar. 28, 1835
Died Nov. 28, 1849
For more about the family of John W. Ragland and Elizabeth Smith Ragland of Newberry, South Carolina, please watch for future posts on Mississippi Memories.



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