Potts Cemetery
Winborn, Benton


Cemetery: Potts Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: on old hwy 78 it is 1/4 mile off black top road
City: near Winborn,Ms
Township:
County: Benton
State: Mississippi
Nation: U.S.
Zip:
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss:
long_ew: W
long_h:
long_mmss:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: two miles east of Potts Camp on 178 turn left on old hwy 78 go 8 tenths of a mile it is 1/4 mile off the black top road.
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: a grove of pine trees to the left of cemetery
Property: Private
Access: Inaccessible
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: not sure
Gravestones: at least 50
Oldest: 1879 not sure if it is the oldest
Newest: i think 1940,s
Removed: No
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Unsure
Availability: there are a list of the graves at the Asland library
Landscaping: No
Paths: Yes
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Unsure
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Unsure
Slate: Unsure
Others: Yes
Wood: No
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: Unsure
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Yes
Plants: Unsure
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Unsure
Scrollwork: Unsure
Urns: No
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Unsure
Broken: Yes
Toppled: No
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: Yes
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Moss: Yes
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2:
Owner: County
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Woods
Change: Same
Reason: Roads
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Unknown
Contacted: i tried to contact someone at Asland , but no one knew about the cemetery

Surnames:

Potts- Solomon --but there are atleast 50 graves

Other_Information:

Mr Potts and his wife have large tall headstones , he was the founder of the town Potts Camp.I visited the cemetery in 2004 and it was very bad and again in June 2006 and this time there was no entrance at all, i am tracing my genealogy and i really need to get to that cemetery.

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Name: Pattie Solomon Mattix
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Date: 7/7/2006