COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 4, RANGE 11
OAKWOOD - TUSCUMBIA
As surveyed by the WPA
This survey of the Oakwood Cemetery in Tuscumbia, AL was done in 1933 by the WPA [Works Progress Administration]. The first marked grave in the Cemetery is that of Catherine Kenan Hooks, who died 24 Oct 1821. Any death dates prior to 24 Oct 1821 are possibly an error. This was typed by Pat M. Mahan and proofed by Martha Wilson.
NAME BORN DIED INSCRIPTIONS/COMMENTS Hooks, Catherine Kenan 11 Sep 1779 24 Oct 1821 [first tomb of record.] 42 yrs 1 mo 13 days; wife of Curtis Hooks; Sacred to the memory of; Keller, Fannie S. 12 Feb 1871 15 Sep 1872 dau of A.H.&S.S. Keller; Until the day break and the clouds flee away Keller, Sallie S.(South side) 21 Mar 1839 18 Feb 1877 wife of A.H.Keller; After a short life spent in unselfish devotion to others and in the practice of every Christian Virtue, "God's finger touched her and she slept". "Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also and he praiseth her". Keller, Mary F. (North side) 12 Jan 1796 28 Sep 1875 "For if ye believe that Jesus rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus, will God bring with Him". Newsum, Harry 5 Feb 1850 5 Sep 1891 b in Tuscumbia; The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away. Newsum, William 26 Aug 1864 26 Dec 1865 son of B.F. & E.A. Newsum; Of such is the kingdom of Heaven Newsum, Elizabeth A. 22 Oct 1829 1 Sep 1864 Consort of Dr. B. F. Newsum; Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God; In memory of. Newsum, Dr. B. F. b in Fluvanna Co VA 26 Oct 1815 d in Tuscumbia AL 27 Jul 1890 With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful and with the upright man thou wilt show thyself upright Newsum, Belle T. 20 May 1902 In memory of our sister; The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. Newsum, James McDonald 14 Jul 1914 son of Dr. B.F. & E. A. Newsum; Safe in the arms of Jesus Newsum, Mary Virginia 23 Aug 1927 dau of Dr. B. F. & E.A. Newsum, The Lord is my strength and Redeemer Newsum, Sallie C. 14 Jan 1929 dau of Dr. B. F. & E.A. Newsum, The Lord is my strength and Redeemer Downs, Leroy 5 May 1817 19 Apr 1883 R.S.H.T.W.S.S.T.; Farewell my wife and children all, from you a father Christ doth call. Downs, Hattie F. 10 Jan 1858 27 Dec 1884 wife of S. K. Wilson; She was a good and kind wife and mother, She is not dead but sleeping with the angels. Downs, Charles H. 21 Mar 1868 27 Jan 1873 Wilson, Mary A. 14 Oct 1860 20 Nov 1898 wife of S. K. Wilson; While the earth remaineth seed time and harvest shall not cease.; A precious from us has gone A voice we loved is stilled A place is vacant in our home Which never can be filled. Wilson, Eddie C.W. 20 Oct 1886 son of S.K. & M.A. Wilson; Not dead but sleeping here. Lasseter, Arthur Keller 8 Oct 1888 19 Mar 1890 Of such is the kindgom of heaven Lasseter, J. A. 1863 1913 (Front)WOW, Dum Tacet Clamat. (Back) Lasseter Newsum, Mary Keller 12 Feb 1836 12 Jun 1891 Faithful unto death Keller, A. H. (Front) 5 Feb 1836 29 Aug 1896 [dates on back] "In thee oh lord have I put my trust. Thou shalt answer for me, Oh Lord". Keller, James M. 1867 1906 Christian, Annie Cooper 6 Oct 1867 13 Oct 1878 dau of F. R. & Fannie S. Christian; A tribute by her grandfather (back) Keller, Evelina H. 1826 1904 Throgkmorton, Mary Fairfax 14 Mar 1876 18 Sep 1876 dau of Craig F. & Annie M. Throgkmorton; Sleep on sweet angel. Tilman, James A. 17 Mar 1853 11 Jun 1921 Father Tilman, Lillie L. 11 Sep 1857 4 Mar 1928 Mother. (Footstone marked, Tilman) Harris, Mary V. Robinson 19 Apr 1854 19 May 1895 wife of J.F.M. Harris; He took thee from a world of care An everlasting bliss to share. Meyer, Annie 1850 9 Mar 1877 Aged 27 yrs.; b in Switzerland; She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond Mother and a friend to all. Meyer, Maggie 1847 22 Nov 1878 b in Switzerland; She was - but words are wanting to say what, Think what a good wife should be and she was that. Meyer, Peter 16 Nov 1882 Aged 45 yrs.; Father Johnson, Elizabeth Ann 15 Sep 1825 Aged 21 yrs 6 mos 15 days; wife of William Johnson Newsum, W. H. 26 Dec 1806 5 Feb 1862 Masonic Emblem; b Williamsburg VA; d Tuscumbia; Mark the perfect man and behold the upright for the end of that man is peace. Newsum, Lelia Skipwith 21 Apr 1854 24 Nov 1860 dau of Dr W.H. & Roseanna Newsum; Meet me in heaven; Sacred to the memory of Newsum, Alexander Moore 7 Sep 1847 28 Aug 1878 He gave his life for his friends Wite, F. L. 15 Aug 1864 Aged, 72 yrs.; In Memory of Hanson, Elmer Jr. 9 Jul 1922 26 Jun 1924 Ussery, Mollie E. 1 Oct 1865 25 Nov 1898 wife of D.H. Ussery; A loving wife, a devoted Mother. Ussery, D. H. 20 Jan 1859 23 Mar 1928 Gone but not forgotten Pride, Susan Key 16 Sep 1888 Aged 37 yrs. 11 mos. 14 days; Beloved wife of William Melville Pride. The Lord gave and the Lorde taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord. Pride, William Melville 14 Sep 1845 12 Feb 1909 son of John F. and Susan B. Pride. Pride, William Melville Jr. 19 Sep 1898 Aged 22 yrs 1 mo 18 days; In Loving memory of; To live in hearts we leave behind us is not to die. Pride, Empson Thompson 14 Jan 1891 Aged 20 yrs 11 mos.; In the Lord put I my trust Pride, Empson Thompson II 6 Jun 1891 23 Jan 1910 Pride, Lawrence Aged 1 mo 21 days; In memory of Our Baby; Heaven yearned for him till angels hailed him their angel by name. Pride, John Fletcher [south side] 15 Jun 1892 Aged 99 yrs 9 mos 13 days Pride, Susan Barrett [south side] 22 Jul 1885 Aged 81 years; His wife [John Fletcher's] Pride, Empson Thompson [north side] 14 Jan 1891 Aged 20 yrs 11 mos Pride, Mary Thompson [east s 16 Jan 1841 17 Nov 1902 Wife of Joseph Peebles Pride; Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. Pride, Joseph Peebles [west side] 1 Jun 1896 Aged 62 yrs; In memory of my beloved husband; Benevolent, tender, true, his kindly deeds live after him. Chitwood no other data Chitwood, Laura Lyon 26 Apr 1850 22 Sep 1895 Chitwood, Stephen Mathew 7 Jan 1824 16 Apr 1891 Lyon, Rev. Mathew 27 Aug 1812 5 Aug 1893 Lyon, Mrs. Mathew no other data Chitwood, Compere 23 Apr 1876 21 Feb 1898 Goins, Mart 29 Aug 1847 9 Jul 1925 Gone but not forgotten; Papa Mason, Jackie 31 Dec 1891 27 Jan 1903 dau of M.H. & I.L. Geise; A gentle voice said come. Geise, Lizzie R. 18 Mar 1882 18 Aug 1882 Children of M.H.& I.L. Geise; Side by side in two little graves Geise, Arthur C. 1 May 1879 17 Aug 1882 We've left them there In sorrow But at the Golden Gates ajar They wait for Papa and for Mama Geise, Annie T. 10 Aug 1874 24 Mar 1875 Children of M.H.&I.L. Geise; Geise, George W. 16 Jun 1876 20 Sep 1880 Side by side in rest they sleep together And loving parents o'er them weep For Annie and her brother. Desprez, Susan 18 Sep 1808 6 Mar 1894 b Dundalk Ireland; d Tuscumbia; I have glorified thee on earth; I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. Desprez, Dr. William 1806 16 Oct 1878 b Paris France; d Tuscumbia; He hath dispersed abroad, he hath given to the poor, his justice remaineth forever. Hilburn, John W. 19 Jun 1868 27 Mar 1929 Hilburn, Jesse 21 May 1897 22 Sep 1926 Mackey, Salina 1856 1919 Mackey, John 1880 1905 Mackey, Nora 1885 1887 Womble, Dayton G. [west side 9 Apr 1857 26 Aug 1889 O, Dayton, where hast thou grateful spirit gone? [East side} gone but not forgotten [North side] A kind and affectionate son, a loving and a brave father [brother?] [south side] MURDERED! Vengennce is mine saith the Lord, I will repay. Womble, Mary M. 30 Nov 1818 25 Apr 1903 wife of Chas. Womble; A Christian, the best Mother that ever lived." Mother Ohlman, Mary Olive 1882 1883 dau of J. C. & Olive Ohlman Ohlman, James C. 18 Dec 1854 8 Apr 1902 My spirit has rejoiced in God my saviour. Ohlman, Mrs. E. E. 30 Nov 1827 7 Jan 1892 Gone but not forgotten. Ohlman, Peter 14 Jun 1817 31 May 1872 I.H.S.; I have glorified Thee on earth, I have finished the work which Thou gavest me to do. Ohlman, Sarah R. Virginia 26 Jan 1860 14 Mar 1867 Age 7 yrs 1 mo 14 days; Oh not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day Twas an angel visited the earth And took the flower away. I.H.S. Hart, Thomas J. 1 Jun 1856 28 Jan 1919 Kind angels watch his sleeping dust. Crawford, William R. 8 Sep 1827 Aged 18 yrs 10 mos Sevier, Dr. Samuel 29 Apr 1830 29 Sep 1879 Father Sevier, Josephine Desprez 22 Sep 1843 10 Dec 1918 Mother Desprez, Evie Jones 28 Jan 1853 19 Apr 1879 wife of Louis W. Desprez; dau of Richard S. & Amelia Watkins; Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Desprez, Dr. William Jr. 17 Aug 1846 14 Mar 1879 b near Dickson AL; d Tuscumbia; Whosoever believeth in Him shall not be confounded. Desprez, Maggie Cloud 18 Sep 1883 20 Nov 1884 dau of Dr. Louis W. & Ada Desprez; Sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest God called thee home, He thought it best Desprez, Annie 28 Dec 1878 16 Jan 1879 Inf. Dau of Louis W & Evie J. Desprez; Sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest Amid the faded flowers Awhile we strive to speak the words God's will be done not ours. Wilson, Rosa no dates Mother Wilson, R. J. 25 Nov 1855 2 May 1931 b in Bedford Co VA; Father Wilson, Maude no dates Wilson, Ben no dates Masonic Emblem Wilson, Richard no dates Wilson, Arthur no dates Downs, W. L. 20 Jan 1850 16 Jan 1906 Downs, Harriet 31 Jan 1832 15 Sep 1906 Ligon, Mary 31 Mar 1801 4 Mar 1877 Clasped hands; Open bible; [double stone] Sacred to the memory of Ligon, James W. 28 May 1797 27 Jul 1882 b Amelia Co VA; Our father and mother are gone They lie beneath the son, Dear parents, tho we miss you much We know you rest with God. Rand, Norfleet 2 Aug 1886 13 Nov 1889 Age 3 yrs 3 mos 11 days; Safe in the arms of Jesus; son of Dr. Edgar & Jessie Rand Browne, Samuel Hicks 24 Jan 1895 12 Feb 1896 Browne, Infant no dates Our Baby. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled. Lane, James Garland 26 Nov 1841 27 Oct 1920 Lane, Nola Cordelia 19 Aug 1875 26 Nov 1894 Keenan, Ellen 1875 1877 Keenan, J. Emmett Jr. 25 Dec 1877 8 Oct 1896 Our Emmett, WOW, Dum Tacet Clamat; To live in hearts we leave behind us is not to die, Erected by the Woodmen of the World Keenan, Lettie W. 1849 1897 Keenan, James E. 1838 1922 Keenan, Mervyn W. 1870 1927 USA, Porto Rico, Cuba, Philippine Islands, Spanish War Veteran, United Army Navy 1898-1902 Warren, Jas. S. 1860 1928 Halsey, Viola 9 Feb 1860 27 Jul 1861 Aged 1 yr 5 mos 18 days; In affectionate Remembrance of; Inf dau of W.R. & M.E. Halsey; The gentle Saviour calls our children to His breast. He folds them in His gracious arms, Himself declares them blest. Halsey, Orlando P. 27 Apr 1861 28 Jul 1900 Generous, kind and true. Halsey, William R. 6 Jul 1835 15 Aug 1915 double stone Halsey, Mary Elizabeth 7 Dec 1840 27 Oct 1909 His wife [William R's] Halsey, Catherine Jones 1841 1929 Halsey, Orlando 1839 1915 Womack, Mrs. Prudence J. Feb. 1865 About 70 yrs of age; native of VA; Erected by J. Sherroal Flournoy, Laura Elizabeth 22 Aug 1840 18 Aug 1883 b Brunswick Co VA; d Tuscumbia; Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God Stewart, William M. 31 May 1849 18 Apr 1893 Beloved husband; I miss your kind and willing hands Your fond and earnest care Our home is dark without you I miss you everywhere. Clark, Margaret Williams 18 Sep 1894 Beloved wife of Terea Clark; M.E.W. Clark Rand, John W. Jr. 14 Jul 1854 20 May 1882 Rand, Catherine Persall 14 Nov 1824 22 Nov 1875 Warren, Mervyn J. 1857 1878 double stone with William Warren, William 1809 1896 In memory of our uncle and our brother. Warren, Mary 8 Mar 1862 13 Sep 1917 wife of Robert C. Newsum Newsum, Kate Warren 29 Feb 1892 28 Mar 1892 Newsum, Rosemare 7 Nov 1894 4 Feb 1897 Simpson, Oscar G. 1867 1911 WOW; Dum Tacet Clamat; Masonic Emblem; I live because he passed my way. Simpson, Lula Terrill 1894 1915 dau of Oscar Simpson; It is Thy plan; I do not complain, Mother. Simpson, Mary Lloyd 30 May 1889 27 Oct 1891 dau of O. G. & W. L. Simpson; In loving Memory; One of the joys of our heaven will be our little girle that died. Weatherford, Mrs. Eliza E. 16 Oct 1849 29 Mar 1898 wife of E. Weatherford; Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Johnson, Prof. T. B. 9 Jul 1860 In Memory; President of the Tuscumbia Female Seminary; Erected by his dau Burne. McCormack, Wm. 18 Dec 1839 16 Dec 1896 McCormack, Daisie no dates D. C. M.; My Darling Angel Wife McCormack, Baby Fred 7 Jun 1899 4 Jul 1899 Ferguson Stone no dates Finley, Harry A. 19 Sep 1884 6 May 1923 Ferguson, Sam G. 15 Sep 1864 30 May 1911 Anderson, James F. 29 Oct 1859 18 Dec 1910 Lord he was thine and not mine own; thou hast not done me wrong. Young, William 21 May 1814 19 Oct 1878 Sacred to the Memory of; My days are past my purposes, broken off even the thoughts of my heart. 2 graves, no markers Beaumont, Nancy 15 Aug 1810 8 Apr 1890 1 grave, no marker Green, M. D. L. 18 Jun 1835 13 Dec 1909 Was a faithful soldier; CSA #43 Wheeler, James M. 4 Oct 1878 3 Sep 1898 Though lost to sight to memory dear. Wheeler, Bob Killed in the battle of Franklin Tenn. C. S. A. no number Wheeler, Benjamin S. 19 Dec 1873 10 Aug 1856 He waits for us above [dates as listed; probably reversed] Wheeler, T. Gaully 9 Oct 1848 Sep 1858 We will meet thee in heaven Wheeler, Minnie 13 Apr 1861 25 Aug 1861 No look of scorn can mar thy happiness. MINNIE Donald, J. H. W. 8 Jun 1928 Age 67 yrs 10 mos 17 days; C. S. A. no 55 1 grave, no marker Isbell, Emma Cooper 17 Aug 1870 31 Dec 1909 Sacred to the Memory of; Mother; A true and loving wife, a fond and devoted mother, has gone to her reward. Cooper, Ignatious T. 19 Sep 1842 11 Jun 1894 A loving husband, a tender father and a generous friend.; Cooper. PAPA; We miss thy kind and willing hand, thy fond and earnest care. But God thought best to take thee to join loved ones there. Cooper, Sue Barton 8 May 1837 31 May 1908 A fond and devoted Mother.; Mama; Hast gone where thy forehead is starr'd With the beauty that dwell in thy soul Where the light of thy loveliness cannot be marr'd Nor the heart be flung back from its goal. Chitwood, William L. 10 Nov 1871 29 Oct 1912 W.O.W. Tis all that is left of a bright, bright dream. Chitwood, Marye Cooper 16 Apr 1873 10 Oct 1908 his wife [William L's] Malone, John L. 1827 1908 Malone, Mary Barton 1830 1910 Malone, Eliza Minerva Brown 7 Apr 1806 7 Jun 1835 In Memory of Eliza Minerva Brown, who was Eliza Minerva Malone wife of Robert B.; Them that also sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. Malone, R. B. 11 Jan 1795 21 May 1830 In memory of; Reader remember as you now are so once was he, as he is now is so you must shortly be. Malone, John Lewis Sr. 16Apr 1932 Age 75 yrs. Ellis, David P. 8 Mar 1832 11 May 1852 McC., J. Y. no other data Hereford, Thos. H. [no dates] Sacred to the Memory of Sale, Wm. H. and Frances no other data Dill, Henry H. 4 Dec 1846 6 Sep 1919 Bunch, Ann Elizabeth 14 Oct 1828 27 Mar 1856 wife of John L. Bunch; Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. 10 graves in lot; no markers except 2 C.S.A. Dill lot no other data Stephens, Ann 22 Feb 1875 Age 81 yrs; b Donegal Ireland; d Florence, AL Stephens, Hugh 1856 Age 85 yrs. B Donegal Ireland; d Tuscumbia, AL Williams, Laura Amanda 14 Mar 1847 31 Mar 1854 dau of Dr. Charles & Mary B. Williams Williams, Richard L. 3 May 1852 3 Jul 1852 Aged 2 months; Son of D. C. & W. R. Williams; In Memory of; Twas fair but not too fair to fade and rest beneath the son. Twas young but not too young to give in youth it's soul to God. Williams, Mary Bell 3 Dec 1820 26 May 1852 b Frankfort Co KY; d Tuscumbia AL; In Memory of; Wife of Dr. Charles Williams & dau of Elaxandir & Elebeth Ross; Williams, Henry Vincent 10 Mar 1849 20 Sep 1851 son of C. & M. B. Williams; Suffer the little children to come unto Me and forbid them not for such is the kingdom of God. St. Mark: C.VII, V. XIV. To our little son. Williams, Stephens 9 Oct 1813 2 Jul 1815 1 yr 9 mos 16 days; Sacred to the Memory of; son of Charles & Mary Bell Williams Morton, Lizzie 17 Jun 1852 8 Oct 1910 Wife of B. E. Morton; She was the sunshine of our home. Morton, Turner 24 Nov 1894 25 Dec 1904 A loved one from us has gone A voice we loved is stilled A place is vacant in our home Which never can be filled. MORTON; C.S.A. no. 16 Morton, Infant 5 Dec 1875 son of B. E. & L. C. Morton Morton, Robbie Erlston 8 Oct 1873 Age 3 yrs 4 mos 8 days; son of B. E. & L. C. Morton 2 graves no marks Gillespie, C. W. 9 Nov 1866 In the 73rd year of his life. Gillespie, Julia A. 7 May 1819 11 Jun 1890 wife of R.J.R. Gillespie; A tender Mother and a true friend 1 grave, no marker Morton, Noble Seay 3 Dec 1910 14 Oct 1918 son of Mr & Mrs Earl Morton; [Father buried in grave South of son.] McClesky, John R. 27 Sep 1846 26 Jul 1876 In Memory of My Son; b Russellville, AL; d Cherokee, AL; A true and faithful friend. Murdered. Vengence is mine saith the Lord, I will repay. C. S. A. no 17 Rollston, Willie 12 Jan 1852 25 Oct 1855 Third son of Wm. & Mary Jane Rollston. Pollock, Henry Clay 31 Mar 1846 5 Aug 1848 Age 2 yrs. 4 mos. 5 days; Infant son of John & Evelina Pollock; In Memory of Pollock, Letitla [Letitia?] 8 Nov 1842 24 Nov 1842 Age 16 days; Inf. Dau of John & Evelina Pollock. Creamer, Martha E. L. W. 29 Apr 1823 2 Sep 1839 Sacred to the Memory of; Consort of Geo. W. Creamer & dau of Geo. W. Slucy & W. C. Turner; She sleeps in Jesus and is blest. Creamer, Martha C. 18 Mar 1825 22 Nov 1847 Consort of Geo. W. Creamer & dau of William & Harriet C. Baugh; She is not dead but only sleepeth to awake in the Kingdom of Heaven. Otaway, Charles 17 Nov 1851 Aged 54 years; In Memory of Otaway, Mary 28 Mar 1838 Age 38 yrs; consort of Charles Otaway; Sacred to the Memory of Otaway, Elebeth G. Kidd 5 Dec 1806 28 Mar 1862 b Fluvanna Co VA; d Tuscumbia, AL; Love, kindness and Christianity marked her daily walk. OTAWAY 1 grave North marked C. S. A. no. 18 Saunders, Lucy Linda 3 Jun 1892 9 Jun 1892 double stone-Children of T. G. & O. V. Saunders Saunders, Gruver Henderson 24 Apr 1890 17 Jul 1890 double stone-Children of T. G. & O. V. Saunders Saunders, Julia V. Counts 19 Jul 1894 22 Apr 1914 dau of T. G. & O. V. Saunders Badgett, Dewarah 21 Feb 1853 27 Nov 1854 dau of W. D. & A. E. Badgett Wilson, John H. 1807 1849 Wilson, Susanah 1808 1870 Wilson William B. 1837 1862 Wilson, Fannie 1833 1889 Kall, John P. 2 May 1862 1 Apr 1887 Killed in a wreck near Corinth MS on M & C RR; Erected by the Brotherhood of locomotive Engineers, Div no 21. His monument is rather in his public life, distinguished by honesty, sobriety, faithfulness, undaunted courage and a will, energy which nothing baffled. 1 CSA grave no other data Curry, Robert L. 22 Mar 1867 13 Apr 1910 Curry, Mary A. 1 Jan 1839 11 Feb 1903 Curry, John 23 Aug 1823 4 Jan 1882 Curry, Mary Aurelia 24 Jun 1869 10 Jul 1870 Curry, Henry T. 6 Mar 1859 29 Oct 1860 Innocently embalmed in Immortality. Gilmore, Dr. F. T. 4 May 1851 2 May 1912 Gilmore, Lizzie 26 May 1890 aged 2 yrs 10 mos; d Tuscumbia; Children of F. T. & Rebecca Gilmore Gilmore, Lee 23 Jun 1885 age 1 yr 10 mos; d Gainsville, TX; Children of F. T. & Rebecca Gilmore; only sleeping. Carloss, Lucy L. 25 Feb 1829 26 Feb 1896 Beloved wife of W. J. Carloss; Thou doeth all things well. Peace be still. Carloss, W. J. 1823 1903 Asleep in Jesus. Weaver, James M. A. 10 Jun 1844 8 yrs; d Tuscumbia AL; Sacred to the Memory of; Eldest son of A. M. & M. K. Weaver. He is not dead but sleepeth. Reavy, Infant Daughter [no dates] Here repose the infant daughter of J. R. & V. E. Reavy. Farley, Emma 30 Mar 1875 5 Sep 1895 wife of William A. Collins; Blessed are those servants whom the Lord when he cometh shall find watching. 12- 37. Fold her, O Father, in Thine arms and let her henceforth be a messenger of love between our human hearts and Thee. Farley, James William 17 Mar 1874 27 Apr 1874 Inf son of W. T. & O. J. Farley Farley, Edward Niles 19 Jan 1879 14 May 1880 Inf son of Wm. T. & Octavia J. Farley; Pillowed on a Saviour's breast Sweetly sleep and softly rest Soon the morning shall restore Our lovely babe we now adore. Farley, Benjamin Seth 8 Dec 1883 21 Apr 1885 son of W. T. & Octavia J. Farley; Our darling one has gone before. Farley, Wm. T. 10 Aug 1930 Age 77 yrs 0 mos 7 days; Carland, John R. 28 Aug 1836 Age 8 mos 1 day; Sacred to the Memory of Webb, Frank Bell 18 Nov 1932 [one date] Alabama Seaman U. S. Navy; [On Tompkins lot] 3 more graves, no markers Sawtelle, Lulie 7 Nov 1870 22 Aug 1910 wife of William H. Sawtelle Sawtelle, Dorothy 17 Jun 1901 Age 20 mos 9 days; dau of Wm. H. & Lulie M. Sawtelle; Of such is the kingdom of Heaven. Deshler, Major David 10 Sep 1798 6 Dec 1871 Age 73 yrs 2 mos 26 days; b Lehigh Co PA; d Tuscumbia Colbert Co AL; Inscribed to the Memory of; A cultivated gentleman. A good citizen. Deshler, James 18 Feb 1833 20 Sep 1863 Age 30 yrs 7 mos 2 days; A Brig. Gen. of Confederate Army; Fell at the battle of Chickamauga; C.S.A. no. 16 Deshler, Elenor 17 Apr 1808 11 Jun 1854 Age 46 yrs 2 mos 25 days; wife of David Deshler; b Lancashire England Taylor, Ann 29 Dec 1842 Age 56; wife of John Taylor Deshler, Charlotte Ann 13 Jun 1831 3 Apr 1844 dau of David & Elenor Deshler; b Tuscumbia Conley, R. A. 20 Dec 1869 22 Mar 1909 Come Ye Blessed; Gone but not forgotten. Hornsbey, Wilber E. 11 Dec 1802 17 Apr 1868 Hornsbey, Eliza J. 23 Sep 1848 Aged 7 yrs 3 mos; dau of W. E. & E. A. Hornsbey Hornsbey, Ann E. 21 Jul 1821 20 Jul 1887 Wells, B. A. 20 Aug 1827 28 May 1884 At Rest Gambill, Berta 7 Mar 1867 21 Jun 1905 Gambill, Earnest 17 Sep 1895 8 Jul 1907 Gambill, Mary Louise 29 Jan 1900 15 Sep 1900 dau of T. H. & Berta Gambill; Gone but not forgotten. Gambill, Annie May 12 Mar 1892 17 Sep 1896 dau of T. H. & Berta Gambill; It was an angel that visited the green earth and took the flower. McLeod, Cora Gambill 4 Mar 1871 20 Apr 1921 wife of W. C. McLeod Jones, Lavinia Gambill 20 Aug 1867 28 May 1907 In Loving Remembrance of Our Sister Smith, Miss Duck 21 Sep 1846 2 May 1912 Gone but not forgotten. Smith, John C. 13 Feb 1886 9 Sep 1926 At Rest Stoddard, Hen Catlin Aged 1 yr; son of Isabella & Jas. A. Stodard Green, Eliza C. Aged 43 yrs. Godley, Phillip G. 13 Aug 1832 Aged 40 yrs; Erected to the Memory of Godley, Henrietta M. 6 Aug 1832 Aged 38 yrs; Erected to the Memory of; Consort of Phillip Godley Keenan, Calphurnia C. 3 Dec 1807 21 May 1833 McClung, Jas A. 3 Sep 1831 1 Sep 1833 Gray, Martha W. 11 Jun 1829 Sep 1834 Gray, Robt. H. 9 Sep 1833 3 Jul 1835 Gray, Y. A. 13 Apr 1786 12 Feb 1834 Gray, Elizabeth F. 30 Jul 1823 4 Aug ---- McClung, Jno. A. no dates McClung, Susan M. 20 Jun 1812 10 Sep 1832 McClung. S. M. no other data Gray, Dr. 13 Apr 1786 12 Feb 1831 Sacred to the Memory of 1 grave, no marker Bunt, Elizabeth [Bert?] [no dates] To the memory of Stoddard, Mrs. Lucindia T. 11 Mar 1819 12 May 1841 Sacred to the Memory of; Consort of James A. Stoddard & dau of John & Sarah Lawrence of Brooklin NY; Asleep in Jesus Stoddard, Lucindia L. Age 10 mos 4 days Stoddard, James 24 May 1804 20 --- 1874 b Litchfield Co CT Palmer, Miss Kate 7 Oct 1933 Age 52 yrs 5 graves, no markers Key, Maria Anabell 29 Dec 1854 9 Jul 1855 dau of T. J. & N. H. Key; Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven. 7 graves, no markers Palmer, Ann E. 9 Jul 1841 Age 17 yrs; In Memory of; dau of Philip & Mary Palmer Rutherford, Francis 1852 Aged 16 yrs; of Troy NY 1 slab grave, no markers White, Nancy 16 Dec 1781 2 Mar 1822 In Memory of Cooper, Bettie B. 1 Apr 1857 1 Jul 1857 In Memory of; dau of Dr. J. P. & Lizzie Cooper Cooper, Wm. 11 Jan 1812 16 Aug 1885 Cooper, Elizabeth B. Apr 1868 Aged 50 yrs 2 mos 26 days; wife of Wm. Cooper & dau of Abner Blocker. Cooper, Annie Langston 2 Aug 1852 20 Aug 1854 dau of W. & Elizabeth M. Cooper Cooper, Langston 21 Jul 1851 Age 1 yrs 11 mos 2 days; The hand of God has from bondage unbound thee; He gave thee freedom and thou couldst not stay. Cooper, Susan 6 Sep 1834 Age 30 yrs; wife of William Cooper Cooper, McLemore 30 Sep 1827 6 Aug 1840 To the memory of; son of Charles & Maria Cooper Cooper, Chas. Edmund 5 Jun 1850 8 Oct 1851 son of L. B. & F. M. Cooper. Cooper, Charles 21 Feb 1862 Aged 66 yrs 7 mos; Blessed are they who die in the Lord for they rest from their labors and their works do follow them.; In Memory of Julian, William G. 6 Jan 1857 16 Jun 1901 Co. B 1st AL Inf Sp American War; USA Porto Rico, Philipine Islands, Spanish War Vet. Army United Navy. 1898-1902. Cuba 5 graves, no markers C. S. A. # 29 no other data Northcross, Ms. Flarla 7 Jan 1813 [1843?] Age 41 yrs 5 mos; Sacred to the Memory of; Consort of Willson Northcross Geise, Ann 23 May 1841 Age 76 yrs 10 mos; Sacred to the Memory of; Consort of Solomon Geise Cormack, James 13 Jan 1854 Age 24; native of County Tipperary Ireland; He lived the life of the righteous and died the death of the just. Farley, Edward S. 29 Sep 1814 31 Jan 1888 In Memory of Heldon, A. E. 10 Jul 1845 Age 55 yrs; In Memory of; Consort of John Heldon; The Lord gaveth and the Lord taketh away. Smoot, William S. 25 Jul 1836 Age 24 yrs. In Memory of Poterfield, Bradshaw 15 Nov 1895 13 Apr 1900 To the Memory of; Grand-dau of J. B. & E. I. Poterfield. Poterfield, Flora A. 31 May 1834 27 Sep 1900 wife of J. B. Poterfield C. S. A. # 81 no other data 1 grave, no marker Green, Kate 29 Mar 1851 Age 3 yrs; Inf dau of J. N. & C. Green Green, Chas. L. 9 Jul 1850 Aged 5 mos; Inf son of J. N. & C. Green 2 graves, no markers Stenson, E. A. 8 Jan 1829 9 Sep 1895 Age 66 yrs 8 mos 1 day; She died as she lived trusting in God. Stenson, Samuel 16 May 1824 1 Jun 1887 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth yea, saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labor and their works do follow them. Rev. 14-13. Ligon, Lassie L. 9 May 1868 1 Sep 1871 dau of Wm. & M. L. Ligon Harrington, Harriet C. 1 Jun 1798 14 Oct 1873 widow of Burt Harrington Harrington, Stephen 30 Apr 1853 29 Oct 1884 From loves shining circle the years drop away. Cooper, Henry J. 26 Dec 1874 17 May 1880 son of J. P. & M. A. Cooper Moore, Susie Earle 21 Jul 1860 13 Oct 1903 To the Memory of; wife of Jno. M. Shaller Moore, Nina d. 13 Feb 1867 7 yrs 9 mos 9 days Come to me in dreams my precious child. Moore, Thos. Ella d. 24 Dec 1843 3 yrs 10 mos 28 days O, Ella dear departed one where is thy blessful rest. Moore, Ella Burns d. 10 Jul 1872 2 yrs 4 mos 12 days Little darling it was hard thus to have lost thee Moore, Joshua Burns d. 11 Mar 1826 15 Mar 1897 Sacred to the Memory of; b Russellville AL; d Tuscumbia AL; Grant him eternal rest o Lord and let light shine upon him. Moore, Annie Lee 12 Jul 1865 18 Jan 1905 If it be now tis not to come, it be not to come it will be now, If it be not now yet it will come the readiness is all. Sowell, Elizabeth 9 Jul 1854 1 Aug 1900 wife of L. A. Sowell; Mother; She was a true Mother and a friend to all Howland, J. B. F. 14 Nov 1846 26 Dec 1906 C. S. A. # 9 Beatrice, Alice 20 Oct 1882 17 Oct 1899 5 graves, no markers Gassoway, William 22 Apr 1844 2 Apr 1902 Safely anchored in the harbor of eternal rest. Gassoway, Charles 8 Jun 1868 7 Apr 1902 Mason; A loving husband a father dear, he's sleeping here, his spirit smiles from that bright shore and slftly whispers weep no more. Gassoway Jno. Andres 27 Nov 1896 23 Aug 1897 son of Charles & M. E. Gassoway; Gone to rest. At Rest. Sleep on sweet child and take thy rest God called thee home, he thought it best. Gipson, James Williams 26 Feb 1904 5 Nov 1904 Asleep in Jesus. Gipson, Matilda 14 May 1833 29 Sep 1911 Gone but not forgotten. Gipson, T. H. 3 Jun 1839 18 May 1878 Davis, Cullen 27 Nov 1896 27 Nov 1898 son of Jno. W. & Georgina Davis Davis, J. Hicks 6 Oct 1931 Age 42 yrs 2 mos 18 days Davis, Eugene Fittsgerald 1 Mar 1892 29 Jul 1892 Age 4 mos 29 days; son of Jno W. & T. B. Davis Davis, Walker Brady 17 Jul 1858 8 Apr 1890 Age 31 yrs 8 mos 22 days; wife of Jno W Davis; Fold her Father in thine arms, and let her henceforth be a messenger of love between our human hearts and thee. 4 graves, no markers Evans, Ella Florence 18 Oct 1891 13 Oct 1892 Age 11 mos 25 days; dau of R. J. & A. J. Evans; Gone but not forgotten. Mayes, Laura 1 Nov 1842 2 Mar 1905 Mayes, Jno. 28 May 1800 3 Feb 1850 Sacred to the Memory of; And our hope of you is steadfast knowing as ye are partakers of the sufferings so shall ye be also of the consolation. Mayes, [Name not given?] 27 Jan 1808 22 Sep 1870 Williams, M. R. 20 Jul 1846 25 Jun 1882 Sacred to the Memory of my Husband and our Father; What is life to us without thee, all is darkness and despair; and with sighs we seek to find thee, this tomb proclaims, thou art gone.
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