Yellow Fever Cemetery
Grenada Ms.
Our Dying History
Like many other communities in the late 1800s, Grenada was struck by the Yellow Fever in 1878.
The inscriptions on many of the head stones testify to the loss that was suffered by the town's
people.
FENNER HUGO
born
in Berlin Germany
Died of yellow fever in
Grenada Miss.
Sept. 4 1878
Although over 300 people died from the
Epidemic, Yellow Fever Cemetery was in
use many years prior to the epidemic
from which it received it's name.
Below you will see that Annie T. Hill
Died October 25th 1857, well before
the epidemic peaked.
Ann A. Abel
Jun 5 1809
Nov 27
1860
Emily F.
Abel
Oct 21
1844
Sept T 1855
James Abel
1837
July 19
1855
Mrs. Abel gave birth to six children, two
of which lay beside her.
J. AUGUSTINE SIGNAIGO

J. Augustine Singaigo, born in 1835
in Italy, founded the Grenada
Sentine; in 1854. A poet, he wrote
the libretto of a hit Cival War
eperetta, " The Vivandiere." He
served as president of the Mississippi
Press Association in 1869. He
died in 1876 and is buried beside his wife
and child in Grenada's
Yellow Fever Cemetery.

~Ms. Dept of Archives and History~
Many of the grave sites are in disrepair and many
of the graves are unmarked or have been
vandalized.
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Yellow fever cemetery Grenada Ms by Warren Breckenridge Subculture Arts
Grave of Fenner Hugo of  Berlin Germany DOD 1878 Yellow fever cemetery by Warren Breckenridge
Grave of Annie T. Hill dod 1875 Yellow Fever Cemetery Grenada Ms by Warren Breckenridge Subculture Arts
Graves of  James, Emily, and Ann A. Abel Yellow Fever Cemetery by Warren Breckenridge
Agel statue in Yellow Fever Cemetery Grenada Ms by Warren Breckenridge Subculture Arts
Grave of J. Augustine Singaigo Yellow Fever Cemetery by Warren Breckenridge Subculture Arts
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