|Burgess Cemetery Franklin County, Alabama|
Go north from Belgreen 1.8 miles, turn west and go 2 miles, (this is the old Wiley Hester Home) Go behind the house to the power line, and follow the power line west, to the bottom of hill. The Cemetery is on the left in a wooded area.
Burgess, Agnes Partain, d. 16 Jun 1838, w/o William Burgess
Burgess, Maria I., b. 20 Jan 1888, d. at 39 years, w/o
Andie Burgess, member of the Baptist Church
Burgess, Thomas, b. 25 Dec 1822, d. 10 Apr 1882, erected to his memory by his children
Burgess, William, b. 1742, d. 5 Oct. 1838, Soldier in the War of the Revolution. Enlisted from Edenton District North Carolina, Licensed as a local preacher in Methodist Episcopal Church 14 Sep 1792
McCulloch, Armstead, d. 30 May 1902, about 87 years, A good man called to his reward
McCulloch, Hennie, d. 25 Jan 1888, about 68 years, w/o Armstead McCulloch, Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God
Tompkins, William Wesley, b. Feb 1875, d. age 5 months, s/o H. & M. J. Tompkins, asleep in Jesus
Tompkins, Willie Adaline, b. 26 Jan 1877, d. 4 Aug. 1902, d/o H. & M. J. Tompkins, member of the Missionary
Baptist Church for 7 years
There is evidence of about 30 graves in this cemetery. These are the marked graves.
I have transcribed this from a survey done in 1982.
- Gene Thorn