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Corinth Cemetery 2

Photos courtesy of Kawatha "Kay" Koonce.

Corinth Church in 2004

Corinth Church - inside, 2004

  Corinth Church Cemetery, 2004

Old Corinth Church Cemetery



Lamar County, Alabama, near Blooming Grove

No. 78 on the 2002 map of Cemeteries of Lamar County

Transcribed by Kawatha “Kay” Koonce and James W. Dirking November 17, 2004

This is an old, fairly well-kept Cemetery. Some of the markers need repairs or replacement. Also, there are graves marked by fieldstone with no identification. Spelling of names is the same as the spelling on the markers. Parenthetical notes are those of the transcriber and Paul M. Hays .

Transcribed from West to East.

Row One North to South:

Berttye - Son of J. N. and M. H. McClung - July 27, 1898 - July 1, 1900 (new marker for this individual on row three)

Infant of J. N. & M. H. McClung (No Additional Information. This also appears to be replaced by a new marker on row three)

Row Two South to North:

Fieldstone- (No Additional Information)

Mandy - Wife of Cleave Hester - 1880 -1919

Row Three North to South:

McClung (double) - Mary H. - Feb 14, 1874 - Jan. 16, 1962, Jonas N. - Jan. 4, 1865 - March 31, 1933 (Mary H. S. Brown & Jonas N. McClung)

Alton O. - Son of Jonas and Mary McClung - Aug 4, 1909 - June 10, 1917

Earlie - Son of Jonas and Mary McClung- Aug. 3, 1901 - Dec 28, 1901

Infant Son of Jonas and Mary McClung - 1900 (appears to be same as on row one)

Bertie - Son of Jonas and Mary McClung - July 27, 1898 - July 1, 1900 (appears to be same as on row one)

Fieldstone (No Additional Information)

Row Four South to North:

Jane Robertson (No Additional Information)

Fieldstone (No Additional Information)

Fieldstone (No Additional Information)

Barnes (Double) - Cathrine - 1835- 1899, James - 1835 - 1916

Lular - Wife of D. R. Barnes - Jan 13, 1870 - Nov. 24, 1932

D. R. Barnes - Aug. 27, 1860 - May 19, 1944

Row Five North to South:

Sarah Hester - Died 1948 (Sarah A. & Mary A. “Mollie” Hester, below, were daughters of David George W. Hester and his second wife, Olive Abigail Brown)

Mollie Hester- Died 1945 (See above)

Ollie Abigille - Wife of D. C. W. Hester - Nov. 5 (No year) - Jan. 24, 1912 (Olive Abigail Brown, born Nov. 1849, second wife of David George W. Hester)

Dave Hester - Died Feb. 1928 (David George W. Hester, born April 1850, son of Nancy A. [--?--] & unknown Hester)

Laborn Fowler - Jan. 11, 1892 - Jan. 15, 1908

James C. Fowler - April 9, 1887 - Aug. 20, 1887

Mrs. Eady Barnes - May 9, 1812 - Sept 2, 1887

Mary A. Price - Jan 14, 1839 - June 17, 1929 (Probably the wife of James W. Price)

Row Six South to North:

One Fieldstone (No Additional Information)

Infant of J. A. and L. C. Brown (Stone in ground- unable to read other information)

Lytha A. Brown - March 10, 1863 - Jan. 12, 1878

L. C. - Wife of J. A. Brown - Sept. 7, 1841 - July 27, 1905

Francis - Wife of J. A. Brown - Aug. 15, 1882 - April 10, 1906

Rev. J. A. Brown - Sept. 23, 1841 - July 20, 1916

W. J. Brown - Dec. 25, 1869 - June 24, 1918

Mary F. Brown - June 15, 1874 - April 21, 1962

Row Seven North to South:

Lisse Fowler - Wife of Dan Fowler (No Additional Information)

Dan Fowler (No Additional Information)

Two Graves Marked By Fieldstones (No Additional Information)

Mary Ann Price - Wife of Benjamin Price - 1838 - May 17, 1879

Two Graves marked by Fieldstones - (No Additional Information)

Earlie - Son of J. N. & M. H. McClung - Aug. 3, 1901 - Dec. 28, 1901 (This is an old marker that appears to be for the same person as on row three)

Row Eight South to North:

Fieldstone (No additional information)

Children of C. M. and L. C. Reese - Rhoda J. - Sept. 29, 1880 - May 4, 1881 - William B. (Marker is sunken - unable to read)

Child of C. M. Reese (No Additional Information)

Catherine - Wife of C. M. Reese - August 1, 1854 - July 26, 1896 (Louisa Catherine Black, daughter of Jane [--?--] & James Black, first wife of Clinton M. Reese)

Row Nine North to South:

Infant Son of J. B. and A. E. Reese - 1908 - 1908 (parents were Joseph Burton Reese & Ann Elizabeth Sizemore)

One Broken Marker - Top Portion missing. (No Additional Information)

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