Coody Cemetery

Sumter County, AL

by Sarah Mozingo - February, 1999

This cemetery is located near the Choctaw/Sumter County line on the Sumter side.

At the entrance there is a slab with the following inscriptions:

Hiram L. Coody
b. Abt 1789 in Lincoln County, Georgia
d. 1846 in Rosser, Sumter County, Alabama
Son of James and Sarah Coody
Grandson of Arthur Archibald Coody, Sr. and Edith Vann
Married Oct 29, 1818 in Baldwin County, Alabama

Harriet F. Camp
b. Abt 1795 in Virginia
d. May, 1859 in Grimes County, Texas
Buried in Bedias Cemetery, Grimes, Texas

William H. Coody
b. 1819 in Wilcox County, Alabama
Buried in Blum Cemetery, Blum Hill County, Texas

Elizabeth Coody
b. 1820 in Wilcox County, Alabama
No Date of Death

Benjamin Samuel Coody
b. June 20, 1823 in Wilcox County, Alabama
d. Oct. 10, 1904 in Hill County, Texas
Buried in Blum Cemetery, Blum Hill County, Texas

James Leroy Coody
b. 1827 in Wilcox County, Alabama
d. Mar. 24, 1855 in Sumter County, Alabama

W. T. Coody
b. 1829
d. 1860

Dedicated to Coody Family Foundation Nov. 1, 1998
9 Generations; 1,286 Descendents

Mary Baskins
b. Jan. 21, 1822
d. Dec. 20, 1841

Margaret M. Baskins
b. June 4, 1847
d. June 9, 1847

G. A. B.

John T. Baskins
b. Sept. 18, 1849
d. Oct. 24, 1856

E. J. Baskins
b. Sept. 7, 1839
d. Sept. 12, 1855

Nancy E. Baskins
b. May 2, 1842
d. Sept. 24, 1855

C. A. Baskins
b. Aug. 10, 1834
d. Jan. 6, 1872

John Baskins
b. Jan. 20, 1813
d. Jan. 28, 1901

Nancy Baskins
Wife of John Baskins
b. Mar. 26, 1813 in Lancaster District of S.C.
d. Apr. 18, 1873

There appears to be many unmarked graves here.

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