Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Remains of the Julia Fielder Oliver Clifton Monument

The remains of the Julia Fielder Oliver Clifton (the daughter of Joseph Oliver, Jr. and Esther Ann Ellis) monument located in the old Fulton Graveyard is located in the Clifton family section of the old cemetery. She was the wife of Itawamba County merchant and planter Wilie D. Clifton. The old monument reads:

Our Mother at Rest
Julia F. Oliver
wife of W.D. Clifton
Born New Bern, N.C.
August 19, 1819
married Willie D. Clifton August 17, 1841
Departed this life at Tupelo, Miss.
December 15, 1879


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