Fayette County, Alabama
 
~ Alta Cemetery ~

(Cedar Creek/Mt. Joy Baptist Church Cemetery)


Location: Take CR 30 east from Berry about 4 miles, then north on CR 27 (S12-T16S-R10W)
Copied by: Herbert M. Newell Jr. & Jeanie Patterson Newell - 28 Feb 1959; transcribed from the written records by Richard W. Seymour ~ (additions/corrections are highlighted)  
Note: This cemetery should not be confused with the much newer Alta Baptist Church Cemetery, located a few miles farther north in S1-T16S-R10W   

PHOTO
[ Photo taken 8/4/2012 by Chip Collins ]


AMERSON, H.G. - Oct 22, 1837 - Apr 15, 1918  ~ (Masonic emblem; former Justice of the Peace) Image  [1, 2

AMERSON, Jennie - d. Dec 3, 1906 ~ (nee Jane Catherine ALLEN, b. Mar 1816; ssw Y.R. Amerson) Image  [1, 2

AMERSON, Jim M. - Mar 1, 1849 - Jan 13, 1897 ~ (son of Y.R. Amerson & Jennie ALLEN; ssw Lucy F. Amerson) Image  [1, 2]  

AMERSON, Lucy F. - Oct 1, 1857 - 19__ ~ (nee Lucy Frances BAKER, dau of Henry K. Baker & Nancy ROGERS; ssw Jim M. Amerson; no death date) Image  [1, 2

AMERSON, Telitha, wife of H.G. Amerson - Nov 19, 1833 - Nov 27, 1909 ~ (nee Telitha Caroline ROGERS) Image  [1, 2

AMERSON, Y.R. - Dec 3, 1813 - June 7, 1895 ~ (Young Riley Amerson, son of Amos Amerson Sr.; ssw Jennie Amerson) Image  [1, 2

ANDERSON, Francis - May 1, 1857 - Nov 21, 1898 ~ (ssw Thomas W. Anderson) Image  [2]  

ANDERSON, Thomas W. - Dec 14, 1859 - Apr 3, 1916 ~ (ssw Francis Anderson) Image  [2]  

BAKER, Adolphus M. - Oct 19, 1885 - June 13, 1901 ~ (Adolphus Marvin Baker, son of Lamberton H. Baker & Jamie M. AMERSON) Image  [1, 2]   

BAKER, Kimbrell - June 21, 1900 - Sept 30, 1961 ~ (son of Richard Henry Baker & Matilda Elizabeth KIMBRELL) Image  [1, 2

BAKER, Louisa P., wife of R.A. Baker - Mar 31, 1855 - June 17, 1884 ~ (nee AMERSON; stone broken) Image  [1, 2

BAKER, Mary M., wife of Rev. R.A. Baker - Feb 4, 1858 - May 10, 1909 ~ (nee HAMILTON) Image  [1]  

BAKER, Masey L., son of R.A. & L.P. Baker - May 5, 1884 - Aug 20, 1884 ~ (Masey Lester Baker, son of Richard A. Baker & Louisa P. AMERSON) Image  [1, 2]  

BAKER, Richard A. - 1854 - 1929 ~ (Richard Abner Baker, son of Henry K. Baker & Nancy ROGERS; Masonic emblem) Image  [1, 2

BAKER, Richard H. - Apr 10, 1879 - Dec 12, 1903 ~ (Richard Henry Baker) Image  [2]      

BLACKSTON, Bobbie J. - 1933 - 2002 ~ Image  [2]

BREVARD, Hugh F. - Nov 21, 1901 - Aug 5, 1917 ~ Image  [2]   

CAMPER, Minnie Clara, wife of W.L. Camper - Aug 21, 1898 - Feb 14, 1913 ~ Image Image  [2]   

COVIN, James Harvey - Mar 23, 1921 - Mar 26, 2006 ~ Image  [2

COVIN, Jimmie Strickland - Aug 17, 1930 - Feb 7, 1995 ~ "Bob, Mae and Jimmie, Together Again" Image  [2

COVIN, Judy Marine - June 1, 1949 - June 12, 2006 ~ Image  [2

DICKERSON, Edward Durell - Dec 25, 1879 - Feb 11, 1915 ~ Image  [2]  

FULMER, Christy L. - Apr 25, 2009 - May 15, 2009 ~ Image  [2

FULMER, Kelly ~ (no dates; handmade wooden cross) Image  [2]

FULMER, Mark ~ (no dates; handmade wooden cross) Image  [2

GAMMON, L. Fidelus - July 13, 1855 - May 9, 1906 ~ (Lincoln Fidelus Gammon; ssw Missouri Gammon) Image  [1, 2]    

GAMMON, Missouri A. - May 17, 1853 - Oct 4, 1936 ~ (nee Missouri O. AMERSON, dau of Y.R. Amerson & Jennie ALLEN; ssw Fidelus Gammon) Image  [1, 2]  

GARRISON, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. John Garrison - b./d June 8, 1912 ~ (marker not located in 2012)  [2]  

GOBLE, Nuggie A., wife of G.T. Goble - Oct 19, 1874 - May 20, 1903 ~ (nee AMERSON; listed as "GABLE" in Seymour transcription) Image   [2]  

GOODE, John S. - May 9, 1872 - Oct 11, 1876 ~ (stone broken) Image Image  [2]   

GOODWIN, Lora - 1906 - 1982 ~ (ssw Willie Goodwin) Image  [2

GOODWIN, Willie - 1894 - 1970 ~ (ssw Lora Goodwin) Image  [2

HALLOWOOD, Jamie - Oct 9, 1981 - Jan 23, 1993 ~ "Our Son" Image Image  [2

HAMBRICK, Christopher - Mar 30, 1952 - Nov 3, 1998 ~ (ssw Karen Hambrick, b. 1955) Image  [2

HAMBRICK, Louise - 1928 - 2002 ~ Image  [2]  

HANCOCK, Annie - 1878 - 1943 ~ Image  [1]

HANCOCK, Jim - 1835 - 1922 ~ Image  [1

HAYES, Curtis - 1904 - 1947 ~ (Dec 3, 1904 - Feb 14, 1948, per current marker) Image  [2]   

HAYES, Rosie Net - Dec 25, 1908 - Nov 8, 1974 ~ Image  [2

HENDON, Roy C. - 1917 - 1997 ~ US Army, WWII (military marker)  [2

HEWELL, R. Baxter - 1912 - 1934 ~ Image  [2]  

KEETON, Terry Jacob - Apr 16, 1993 - Aug 14, 1993 ~ Image  [2

KIDWELL, Edward L. - 1856 - 1932 ~ (ssw Nannie L. Kidwell) Image Image  [2

KIDWELL, Nannie Lollar - 1858 - 1944 ~ (ssw Edward L. Kidwell) Image Image  [2]

KIMBRELL, A.J. - 1822 - 1874 ~ (Andrew Jackson Kimbrell Sr.; grandfather of W. Asberry Kimbrell) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, B.M. - May 4, 1827 - Mar 4, 1889 ~  Masonic emblem (Buckner Mansfield Kimbrell Jr.; husband of Elizabeth C. POE & Matilda Power ROGERS) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, B.M. - 1857 - 1917 ~ (Buckner Mansfield Kimbrell, son of Andrew J. Kimbrell & Elizabeth A. LEVERETTE; ssw M. Kimbrell) Image  [2]      

KIMBRELL, Buckner - 1782 - Sept 1858 ~ (Buckner Mansfield Kimbrell Sr.; husband of Nancy JACKSON) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, D.A. (Mrs.) - Apr 1, 1854 - Sept 18, 1933 ~ (nee Deborah Adaline EARNEST; ssw Rev. J.M. Kimbrell) Image  [2]    

KIMBRELL, Elizabeth - 1815 - 1887 ~ (nee Elizabeth Armstrong LEVERETTE; grandmother of W. Asberry Kimbrell) Image  [2]

KIMBRELL, Elizabeth C. - May 1, 1829 - Jan 30, 1877 ~ (stone broken; dau of James Simon POE Jr. & Mary Elizabeth McMILLAN; 1st wife of B.M. Kimbrell Jr.) Image Image  [2

KIMBRELL, Erin - Dec 20, 1891 - Mar 24, 1926 ~ Image  [2]  

KIMBRELL, Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. B.M. Kimbrell - (no dates) Image  [2]

KIMBRELL, Infant son of B.M. & M.P. Kimbrell ~ (dates hard to read) Image  [2]

KIMBRELL, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. B.M. Kimbrell - (no dates) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, J.M. (Rev.) - Sept 10, 1852 - Jan 22, 1945 ~ (James Mansfield Kimbrell, son of Andrew J. Kimbrell & Elizabeth A. LEVERETTE; ssw D.A. Kimbrell) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, Jencie A. - Nov 30, 1873 - Aug 13, 1949 ~ (nee Gennie A. STRICKLAND; wife of Richard Abraham Kimbrell) Image  [2]    

KIMBRELL, M. (Muggie) - 1862 - 1944 ~ (nee Margaret A. CARROLL; ssw B.M. Kimbrell) Image  [2]     

KIMBRELL, Matilda P. - 1843 - 1920 ~ "Mother" (nee Matilda Power ROGERS, dau of Richard Hampton Rogers & Elizabeth Drake OLIVE; 2nd wife of B.M. Kimbrell Jr.) Image  [2

KIMBRELL, Nancy - 1795 - 1876 ~ (nee JACKSON; wife of Buckner Kimbrell Sr.)
Image  [2]   

KIMBRELL, Ruby - 1903 - 1935 ~ (dau of B.M. Kimbrell & Margaret A. CARROLL)
Image   [2]    

MACKEY, “Brother” ~ (ssw with Moncreley Mackey; no dates)
Image  [2]

MACKEY, Moncreley ~ (ssw with "Brother" Mackey; no dates)
Image  [2

MOORE, Abbie L. - 1876 - 19__ ~ (ssw Tollie Moore; no death date) Image  [1]  

MOORE, Artho, inf son of Lula & Walter Moore - b./d. 1913 ~ (ssw Lonzo Moore)
Image  [2]

MOORE, Braz M. - May 29, 1882 - Sept 21, 1953 ~ (son of Zachariah Moore & Zilpha M. AMERSON) Image  [1, 2

MOORE, Clemmie Poe - Sept 5, 1866 - June 9, 1935 ~ (nee Clementine Lunicia POE; wife of Zachariah Moore) Image  [1, 2]

MOORE, Dessie Ree, inf dau of Lula & Walter Moore - b./d. Aug 1912 ~
Image  [2

MOORE, John Seaborn - June 24, 1875 - Mar 15, 1940 ~ (son of Zachariah Moore & Zilpha M. AMERSON; husband of Mary F. KIMBRELL) Image  [1, 2

MOORE, Laura E. - Aug 8, 1895 - Aug 26, 1895 ~
Image  [2]  

MOORE, Lonzo, inf son of Lula & Walter Moore - b./d. 1913 ~ (ssw Artho Moore)
Image  [2]

MOORE, Lula Lee - Feb 3, 1890 - Mar 9, 1920 ~ (nee STRICKLAND; wife of Jessie Walter Moore)
Image  [2]    

MOORE, Marvin W. - Nov 21, 1914 - July 10, 1936 ~
Image  [2]        

MOORE, Mary Frances - Oct 19, 1877 - June 23, 1960 ~ (dau of James M. KIMBRELL & Deborah A. EARNEST; wife of John S. Moore) Image  [1, 2

MOORE, Roscow, son of T.R. & Docia Moore - Nov 6, 1899 - July 11, 1900 ~
Image  [2]    

MOORE, Thomas Eugene - Nov 11, 1910 - Apr 18, 1947 ~
Image  [2]   

MOORE, Tollie R. - 1877 - 1948 ~ (son of Zachariah Moore & Zilpha M. AMERSON; ssw Abbie Moore) Image  [1, 2]   

MOORE, William Sylvanus, inf son of Lula & Walter Moore - Apr 1919 - Mar 1920 ~
Image  [2

MOORE, Zilpha - May 1, 1843 - Sept 12, 1908 ~ (nee Zilpha Mariah AMERSON) Image  [1]  

NELSON, Allie Gammon - 1879 - 1914 ~ (dau of Lincoln Fidelus GAMMON & Missouri O. AMERSON; wife of Robert Lee Nelson)
Image  [2

NELSON, Lucy Strickland - 1874 - 1950 ~ (ssw Oscar L. Nelson)
Image  [2

NELSON, Oscar Luther - 1876 - 1945 ~ (ssw Lucy S. Nelson)
Image  [2

O’NEAL, Eva Mae, dau of Mr. & Mrs. W.W. O’Neal - Apr 13, 1909 - Aug 13, 1912 ~ Image  [1

O’NEAL, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. W.W. O’Neal - b./d. Sept 4, 1912 ~
Image  [2]  

PARRISH, Addine - Oct 4, 1921 - Jan 5, 1969 ~ (ssw Mack D. Parrish)
Image  [2

PARRISH, Emma Jane (Mrs.) - d. June 3, 1952 ~ aged 72y-2m-27d (Emma J. Parrish - Mar 5, 1880 - June 2, 1952, per current marker; ssw J. Mansfield Parish)
Image  [2]

PARRISH, James Mansfield - d. Sept 14, 1954 ~ aged 77y-9m-1d (J. Mansfield Parrish, b. Dec 13, 1876, per current marker; ssw Emma J. Parrish)
Image  [2

PARRISH, Mack D. - Feb 13, 1918 - Mar 4, 1980 ~ Pvt., US Army, WWII (military marker & ssw Addine Parrish)
Image  [2]

PARRISH, Phillip Jacob - Sept 30, 1958 - Apr 21, 1991 ~
Image  [2]  

PARRISH, Ray - 1944 - 2005 ~ (Norwood Chapel FHM; Ray Dorson Parrish,
son of Mack & Addine Parrish - Oct 12, 1944 - Jan 16, 2005; husband of Lorraine Parrish) Image  [2

POE, A.M.C. - Nov 3, 1820 - Dec 22, 1839 ~ (Amon McMillan Poe, son of James Simon Poe Jr. & Mary Elizabeth McMILLAN; dates unreadable in 2012) Image  [1, 2]  

POE, Apsey Ann - Sept 26, 1834 - Dec 16, 1913 ~ (dau of Simon Poe & Margaret McMILLAN) Image  [1, 2

POE, Emma, dau of W.S. & Rhoda Poe - Jan 19, 1868 - Sept 12, 1877 ~ (Mary Emma Poe; stone broken) Image  [1

POE, Infant son of W.S. & Rhoda Poe - b./d. Sept 25, 1879 ~ Image  [1

POE, James Jr. - Dec 6, 1797 - 1878 ~ Image  [1

POE, Lafayette, son of W.S. & Rhoda Poe - Jan 23, 1873 - Sept 12, 1874 ~ Image Image  [1

POE, Mary McMillan, wife of James Poe Jr. - Aug 5, 1801 - 1886 ~ Image  [1

POE, Rhoda Rogers, wife of W.S. Poe - Nov 19, 1837 - Dec 4, 1916 ~ (dau of Richard Hampton ROGERS & Elizabeth Drake OLIVE) Image Image  [1, 2]

POE, William S. - Apr 26, 1837 - Jan 24, 1917 ~ (William Stephen Poe, son of James Simon Poe Jr. & Mary Elizabeth McMILLAN) Image  [1, 2

ROBERTS, Tijuania Rochelle - Sept 28, 1970 - Sept 29, 1970 ~
Image  [2

STOKES, Vera - June 30, 1910 - Oct 19, 1958 ~ Image  [1

STOKES, William - Aug 22, 1872 - Mar 8, 1959 ~ Image  [1

STRICKLAND, Charles Sidney - Mar 3, 1893 - Feb 18, 1972 ~
Image  [2]

STRICKLAND, D. Loyd - 1807 - 1897 ~ (ssw Louisa Strickland; listed as "Loyd Strickland, b. 1807," in Seymour transcription)
Image  [2]  

STRICKLAND, David H. - Apr 13, 1865 - Mar 20, 1939 ~
Image  [2]  

STRICKLAND, Elisa - 1819 - 1883 ~ (hand-carved stone; same as Louisa Strickland below, with different year of death?)
Image  [2

STRICKLAND, Infants, daus of Mr. & Mrs. R.E. Strickland - b./d. 1935 ~
Image  [2]   

STRICKLAND, J.C. - Feb 16, 1848 - May 25, 1878 ~ (marker not located in 2012)   [2]     

STRICKLAND, Louisa - 1819 - 1888 ~ (ssw D. Loyd Strickland; listed as "Louisa Strickland, no dates," in Seymour transcription) Image  [2

STRICKLAND, Mae Kimbrell - Sept 5, 1895 - Feb 28, 1950 ~ (dau of James M. KIMBRELL & Deborah A. EARNEST; wife of Robert Coleman Strickland)
Image   [2

STRICKLAND, Maggie D. - July 4, 1873 - Jan 9, 1946 ~
Image  [2]     

STRICKLAND, Mary E. - Mar 9, 1845 - Mar 17, 1922 ~ (marker not located in 2012)  [2]  

STRICKLAND, Robert Coleman - Dec 15, 1900 - Dec 23, 1969 ~
Image  [2]

STRICKLAND, Travis Hobson, son of D.H. & M. Strickland - Oct 7, 1905 - Feb 2, 1918 ~
Image  [2

WILLCUTT, Gwendolyn - Aug 1, 1962 - Sept 10, 1982 ~
Image  [2]    

WORTHINGTON, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. W.C. Worthington - b./d. Sept 5, 1924 ~
Image  [2]  

FHM = funeral home marker 
ssw = same stone with 



Additional Sources:
[1]  Chip Collins, disk w/photos, 11 Sep 2012 
[2]  Chip Collins, disk w/photos, 28 Jan 2015  New!






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