Church and Cemeteries...

Church's and Cemeteries of Carroll County, Mississippi

Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery

Location: About two miles west of Carrollton and just north of Hwy. 82. Both church & cemetery are on old road from Carrollton to Greenwood.

Copied by: Louise Marshall & Mrs. L.H. Bibus on Aug. 20, 1986
Updated by: Betty Wiltshire, 1994
Note: Cemetery established about 1980

(Transcribed by Dudley Rinicker on 25 October 2004.  Providence Baptist Church Cemetery - On the Index of cemeteries this is shown as Providence Chapel C.  T19N R3E S14 and on the Cemeteries on-line, it is shown as Prospect Baptist Church.  This is an active baptist church and has a big sign out front.  There was a Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery in the Carroll County Cemetery Book, but it was in Montgomery County.  See Providence Baptist Church.)

This is an index of this cemetery printed with permission from the Carroll County Cemetery book by Ethel Bibus. If you are interested in further information about the people buried in this cemetery, you can purchase the Carroll County Cemetery book through Pioneer Publishing Co., P.O. Box 408, Carrollton, Mississippi 38917. Be sure and tell them you heard about the book through the Carroll County, MSGenWeb site!

If you have additional information to add to this page, please let me know and we will post it here.

Maxine C. Beckwith
George W. Beckwith
Robert Clint Carpenter
Fannie V. Carpenter
June Wiltshire Comola
Constantine D. Comola
Michael L. Johnson
Ralph McDougal
Neva Dell Vining
Mary W. Waller
H. Brown Wiltshire
Geneva C. Wiltshire
Tom "Tommy" Douglas Wiltshire, Jr.

Carroll County


I am John Hansen, volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi.  I have family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much information as possible on early Carroll County History.

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