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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - William Bailey Netherland, Coxburg Cemetery, Coxburg, Mississippi

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W. B. Netherland
Coxburg Cemetery
Coxburg (Holmes County) Mississippi
William Bailey Netherland, my maternal great-grandfather, served in Red's Company, Mississippi State Troops, Confederate States of America (C.S.A.)  A son of John Patrick Netherland, William Bailey was married to Martha Elizabeth Garrard, and the father of twelve children, including my maternal. grandfather, Ralph Ernest Netherland.  The C.S.A. marker shown here is located in Coxburg Cemetery, near Coxburg Methodist Church, in Holmes County, Mississippi.  Many other Netherland family members and their allied families are buried in this old cemetery.   

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