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Old Salem or Dripping Springs Cemetery

Old Salem Cemetery is located NE of Preston on a road that runs W off of MS (?) 21 and apparently is on the line that divides Kemper from Noxubee County. It is on the south side of the road, which places it in Kemper County. It sits on a hill and would not be readily noticed from the road.

Van Devender, Christopher Dec 16, 1777 - Nov 10, 1862, H. J. Forbes Jr.
Van Devender, Elizabeth "Betsy" Pace Dec 11, 1824 - Oct 2, 1904
Van Devender, Jacob Van Apr 8, 1810 - Jan 16, 1893
Van Devender, Mary Achors Jan 8, 1784 - Dec 7, 1876
Vernon, S. C. Jul 18, 1835 - Jun 30, 1906
Vernon, Susan 1803-1897
Weaver, Frank no dates, Father of John J. Weaver, in 1860 census was 31 yrs. old
Weaver, J. J. Apr 15, 1855 - May 1, 1889
Weaver, Mary no dates, Mother of John J. Weaver, in 1860 census was 29 yrs. old

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