Turrentine Cemetery
Submitted by:  Sue Marine

Location: From Hartselle, take Hwy. 31 south to Lacon. Turn right on County Hwy. 23. Go to Lacon Road, turn right, go to Hwy. 157. Turn Left. Cemetery is located in a pasture to the right of Hwy. 157, near the foot of the Cullman Mountain. Cemetery is very grown up and destroyed. T8S R5W Sec 25 (From Morgan Co, AL Cemeteries, Vol. II by Marilyn Sue Short Marine and Ivydene S. Walls, 1984)

Catharine Minter
born 9 March 1785
died 30 July 1863
(stonecutter J. McNab)

Josiah Minter
born: 28 May 1776
died: 23 July 1854

L. E. Jones
died: 25 Sept 1852
aged 2 yr 1 mo 27 da

Jones D. D. R. A.  
born: 5 July 1817
died: 28 Sept 1852
aged 43 yr 2 mo 23 da
husband and father
(notes: The initials D.D.R.A. stood for Duard David Richard Alexander.)

Lieut. R. J. Turrentine Co. D, First Ala Cav

A. B. Jones
died: 28 Sept 1852
aged 1 mo 25 days
(stonecutter Tuscumbia Marble Works)

Probably other graves here lost under the vines and undergrowth.

Mr. Elbert J. Minter recorded the following that we did not find:
Sarah D. Sheats
born: 23 Dec 1822
died: 31 July 1890
wife of B. Sheats

 

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