Hovater

This cemetery is located in Russellville, in Franklin County Alabama. I had the chance to visit it during the spring of 1999 on the annual clean up day and met a very nice bunch of people. The following people are buried here and I have included some additional information on them. Feel free to email me (Katrina) with any corrections and/or additional information.

JAMES Floyd
Born in April of 1909 and died in October of 1909 he was the son of Benjamin Franklin
James and Lou Ida Hester James

Bula Born in October of 1907 and died in August of 1908 she was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin James and Lou Ida Hester James

Arthur B. Born on August 7, 1898 and died on July 25, 1901 he was the son of Benjamin Franklin James and Lou Ida Hester James

Alice Genora Born on August 23, 1897 and died on September 18, 1897 she was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin James and Lou Ida Hester James

Ollie Bell Born March 7, 1896 and died October 6, 1896 this was the child of Benjamin Franklin James and Lou Ida Hester James

Aaron Columbus Born on January 29, 1890 and died on September 4, 1890 this was the son of Benjamin Franklin James and Lou Ida Hester James

Benjamin Franklin James Jr. Born October 22, 1858 and died August 15, 1917 son of Benjamin Franklin James and Lucinda Boyles James husband of Lou Ida Hester James

Lou Ida Hester James Born August 29, 1866 and died on June 5, 1911 she was the wife of Benjamin Frankin James and the daughter of William Henry Hester Jr. and Melissie Lindsey

George Edward Born October 19, 1883 and died September 26, 1884 son of Benjamin Franklin James And Lou Ida Hester James

George Washington Born September 9, 1857 and died August 11, 1908 son of Thomas and Elizabeth James Husband of Nancy Hendrix

Infant Daughter Born September 15, 1884 and died December 23, 1884 daughter of George Washington James and Nancy Ann Hendrix James

OLIVER J. H. C. O. Born July 15, 1864 and died March 12, 1882 son of James and M. J. Oliver

HESTER
Aaron Born September 14, 1841 and died September 26, 1884 husband of Malinda A. Hester

Malinda A. Born September 29, 1847 and died March 5, 1901 wife of Aaron Hester and daughter Of John and Sarah Bowen Hester

Katie Born June 1, 1887 and died July 12, 1889 daughter of D. B. and L. C. Hester

Infant Son Born and died on November 25, 1897 son of A. B. and L. J. Hester

Infant Daughter Born December 16, 1911 and died December 25, 1911 daughter of A. B. and L. J. Hester

MOODY William Born May 30, 1842 and died October 25, 1842 he was the son of R. and N. A. Moody

Jemima E. Born May 30, 1842 and died September 28, 1853 she was the daughter of R. and N. A. Moody

Fanny M. Born August 10, 1853 and died August 9, 1857 she was the daughter of R. and N. A. Moody

LINDSEY Robert D. Born June 3, 1829 and died September 6, 1892 he was the brother of Miles R. Lindsey

Martha S. Born April 19, 1834 and died July 27, 1904 she was the wife of R. D. Lindsey

James H. Born February 15, 1865 and died November 30, 1920 he was the son of Robert D. and Martha S. Lindsey

GARGUS Infant twin sons Born and died on November 6, 1907 sons of C. C. and L. A. Gargus

WOODRUFF Lela Born January 5, 1895 and died November 8, 1895 she was the daughter of J. C. Woodruff

HENDRIX Martha Born November 28, 1839 and died May 20, 1852

William He died at the age of 73 years old (no dates)

Nancy A. Born December 9, 1814 and died January 23, 1894

John Born November 25, 1835 and died November 9, 1870

Mollie C. Born September 3, 1840 and died August 31, 1925

Robert Born January 22, 1842 and died ?

GILMORE Johnie No dates

VENABLE Sarah Born January 20, 1815 and died October 23, 1893

FULLER John V. Born August 12, 1847 and died October 17, 1922 husband of Martha Hovater and father Of Edgar, Zackie, John H., Betty E., and Robert Elmer

Martha Hovater Fuller Born in 1840 death date not known at this time, know to be after 1880, no marker found

HOVATER Zachariah Taylor (Zack) Born January 15, 1850 and died April 26, 1908 husband of Emily A. Hester, son of Luther Hovater and Elizabeth Scott Hovater

Emily A. Hester Hovater Born January 30, 1846 and died January 4, 1922 wife of Zachariah and daughter of William Henry Hester Jr. and Melissie Lindsey

Octavia Pace Hovater Born April 22, 1841 and died April 28, 1923 wife of Calvin Luther Hovater and mother Of Jesse Louis, William Clauborne, Susan L., Calvin Dallas, Sidney D., Evey, Andy C., Albert Ned, Clifton Coley, James Arthur, and Frank Little

Calvin Luther Born May 6, 1835 and died May 21, 1906 husband of Octavia Pace and son of Luther Hovater and Elizabeth Scott Hovater, children of his are listed above with Octavia

Susan L. Born March 22, 1866 and died July 18, 1876 she was the daughter of Calvin Luther And Octavia Hovater

Robert P. Born March 4, 1894 and died March 18, 1894 he was the son of Calvin Dallas Hovater And Mattie D. Hester Hovater

Etta O. Born January 3, 1900 and died September 2, 1900 she was the daughter of Calvin Dallas Hovater and Mattie D. Hester Hovater

Infant Daughter Born and died August 20, 1874 daughter of Charlie Obediah Hovater and Mary Hart Walker Fuller Hovater

Infant Son Born November 18, 1888 and died December 16, 1888 son of Charlie Obediah Hovater Mary Hart Walker Fuller Hovater

Henry Clay Born May 12, 1848 and died June 29, 1916 husband of Anna Elizabeth Reed son of Luther Hovater and Elizabeth Scott Hovater father of James, Carson, Elizabeth, and Also another child that died as an infant

Ann Elizabeth Reed Hovater Born January 30, 1848 and died June 2, 1914 wife of Henry Clay Hovater daughter of Riley Carson Reed and her children are listed above with her husband Henry

Infant Son No dates son of William Leslie Hovater and Willie Choral McNatt

Matilda Rose Malone Hovater Born May 29, 1864 and died February 8, 1905 wife of William Clauborne Hovater Mother of Pearl Hovater

William Clauborne Born October 24, 1863 and died in 1948 husband of Matilda, son of Calvin Luther And Octavia Hovater

Pearl Born August 23, 1885 and died August 13, 1886 daughter of Matilda and William Hovater

Arry A.Hester Hovater Born January 23, 1883 and died November 21, 1908 wife of Frank Little Hovater, Mother of William Edward, James Fred, and also an Infant daughter

William Edward Born May 26, 1903 and died September 6, 1905 son of Arry and Frank Hovater

Infant Daughter Born November 20, 1908 and died November 29, 1908 daughter of Arry and Frank Hovater

Ralph W. Born February 4, 1905 and died July 1, 1906 son of Andy C. Hovater and Josie A. Woodruff

The following Hovaters are also believed to be buried here:
Artemus Lee Born July 24, 1843 and died June 13, 1923
Luther Born in 1808 and died in 1870
Elizabeth Scott Hovater Born in 1816 and died in 1880

WILLIS The following children of Thomas Jefferson Willis and his wife Sarah Melinda Hester Willis Are buried here:
Velma died at the age of 5 years old
Oran died at the age of 3 weeks old
Thomas died at the age of 1 week old
Truman died at the age of 3 months old
Olcie died at the age of 18 months old
Azlee died at the age of 3 years old
Odis died at the age of 2 years old


There are at least 44 unmarked graves but probably many more than this. 

File submitted by:
Katrina Johnson
22749 Wesley Chapel Rd.
Paron, AR 72122
5015945459
Michael@up-link.net 

2002 by Ann Allen Geoghegan
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