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Fayette County, Alabama
 
~ Panter Family Cemetery (#1) ~
(Old Panter Cemetery)



Location: About one mile northeast of Pea Ridge (S14-T15S-R10W).  Ms. Dill's 3rd-great-grandparents, John Calvin Panter (Painter) and Lucinda Lawrence, donated the land for this cemetery.  Federal land records show that Calvin Painter (sic) acquired the property in 1858.
Copied by: Originally surveyed by Herbert M. Newell Jr. & Jeanie Patterson Newell (1958); updated by Betsy Haley Dill - 11 Jul 1999 ~ (notes added by Ms. Dill, based on observations, family interviews, census records, family histories, and lore; other additions/corrections are highlighted) 


PENDLEY, Elmer - Feb 18, 1926 - Feb 4, 1957   

PENDLEY, Frances - June 26, 1937 - (no date) ~ (ssw Elmer Pendley; b. June 30, 1937, per 1958 survey) 

FELTMAN, Lincoln - May 9, 1909 - May 4, 1995 ~ (Feltman family plot) 

FELTMAN, Lula - 1884 - 1954 ~ (single grave between the two graves listed above and below in Feltman plot) 

FELTMAN, Cora Lee - Jan 21, 1921 - (no date) ~ (Feltman family plot)

PENDLEY, Julis A. - Nov 19, 1915 - Oct 24, 1980 

PENDLEY, Alcie L. - Dec 13, 1908 - (no date) ~ (ssw Julis Pendley) 

PENDLEY, David Lee - Jan 15, 1923 - Feb 4, 1957 ~ (David Leon Pendley, per 1958 survey) 

PENDLEY, Zadie - May 29, 1897 - Mar 7, 1998 ~ (ssw Lull Pendley)  

PENDLEY, Lull - Aug 13, 1884 - Oct 22, 1946   
(Three unmarked graves)

SAWYER, Fenton C. - Jan 28, 1890 - Dec 24, 1971 ~ (son of James Sawyer & Mary PAINTER)  [1]   

SAWYER, Mollie - Aug 10, 1894 - April 24, 1951 ~ (dau of Benjamin F. PAINTER & Eliza NORRIS)  [1

JOHNSTON, Lucinda - Dec 13, 1892 - Dec 31, 1929 ~ (dau of Benjamin F. PAINTER & Eliza NORRIS)  [1

JOHNSTON, Thomas Delmar - Feb 10, 1902 - Sept 8, 1990 

JOHNSTON, Bertha Lee - Jan 8, 1908 - June 18, 1996 ~ (ssw Thomas D. Johnston) 

JOHNSTON, Clarence, son of Delmar & Bertha Johnston - May 19, 1934 - May 8, 1992 ~ (Johnston family plot)  

JOHNSTON, Jewel "Jude" ~ (Johnston family plot)  

JOHNSTON, Tommie "Bo," son of Clarence & Jude Johnston - July 11, 1968 - (no date) ~ (Johnston family plot)  

COOK, Andrew T. - 1922 - 1987     

COOK, Ruby L. - 1927 - (no date) ~ (nee Ruby Lee JOHNSTON, dau of Thomas Delmar Johnston & Lucinda PAINTER; ssw Andrew T. Cook)  [1

JOHNSTON, Mitchell - Dec 5, 1953 - June 30, 1995

PANTER, Roxie ~ (no dates; dau of Benjamin F. Panter & Eliza NORRIS, b. Dec 1883)  

PANTER, Della ~ (no dates; dau of Benjamin F. Panter & Eliza NORRIS, b. Sept 1882)  

PANTER, Eliza Norris ~ (no dates; dau of William Norris & Mary Jane TIREY, b. July 1858; md. Jan 6, 1878, in Fayette Co., AL, Benjamin Franklin PA(I)NTER)  [1]   

PANTER, Benjamin Franklin ~ (no dates)   
GILLION, Ora - 1899 - 1907  

BRAND, George W. - April 17, 1898 - May 8, 1963   

BRAND, Jesse James - Aug 4, 1875 - Feb 16, 1929   

(Two unmarked graves)  

HALEY, Darrin Gregory - Feb 17, 1966 - May 14, 1989 ~ (son of William David Haley & Daris D. GILLION; died in a car accident at the age of 23)

HALEY, William David "Dub" - May 14, 1928 - April 18, 2003 ~ Pvt., U.S. Army, 1955-1959  [1
HALEY, Daris "Red" - Jan 24, 1938 - Oct 7, 2001 ~ (dau of David Erastus GILLION & Velva Lee PAINTER)  [1

(Five unmarked graves) 

(Three unmarked graves) 

PANTER, Audrie - 1912 - 1913  

PANTER, Henry - 1910 - 1911 

GILLION, Roy Jay - Sept 5, 1945 - July 19, 1986 ~ (son of David Gillion & Velva PANTER; killed in motorcycle accident)

GILLION, David Erastus - Jan 24, 1913 - Dec 7, 1987 ~ (son of John Alexander Gillion & Mary FORD - Gillion family plot)  

GILLION, Velva Lee Panter ~ (wife of David E. Gillion; dau of Vol Panter & Ethel Eliza FROST - Gillion family plot)  

GILLION, John David "Monk" - July 14, 1940 - (no date) ~ (son of David Gillion & Velva PANTER - Gillion family plot)  

(One unmarked grave) 

PAINTER, John Calvin - 1814 - Jan 11, 1898   
PAINTER, Lucinda - Nov 15, 1818 - Feb 28, 1874 ~ (nee Lucinda LAWRENCE; wife of Calvin PAINTER) 

PANTER, Mattie - Mar 11, ____ - Mar 24, 1875 ~ (Mar 11, 1878 - Mar 26, 1878, per 1958 survey)

BEVAN, Leon - Feb 26, 1919 - Mar 2, 1923  

BEVAN, William C. - Oct 1, 1914 - Oct 30, 1914  

BRAND, George W. - Feb 14, 1895 - Mar 29, 1895  

BRAND, Infant of Gail and Mandy Brand - b./d. July 1891 

BRAND, Lucinda, wife of H.P. Brand - Aug 18, 1816 - Dec 5, 1888 ~ (nee Lucinda HENDON, dau of Johnson Hendon & Sarah SCOGGIN of Oglethorpe Co., GA; md. Hezekiah P. Brand in Walker Co., AL)  [3]

BRAND, Andrew J. - Oct 11, 1898 - Sept 11, 1923   

BRAND, Elsie - Feb 4, 1905 - Nov 22, 1997  

BRAND, Tom - May 3, 1901 - Oct 8, 1932   

(BRAND monument for three graves listed below)

BRAND, Daniel Kelsey - April 8, 1908 - April 28, 1981  

BRAND, Daniel - Sept 16, 1928 - Sept 26, 1928  

BRAND, Addie Lou - Feb 19, 1905 - Dec 15, 1973 

(Three unmarked graves)  

ROBERTS, Gail - June 7, 1910 ~ (only one date)  

ROBERTS, Emma - May 29, 1909 - Jan 23, 1978  

WRIGHT, Martha Susan - 1855 - 1939  

(Three unmarked graves)  

FOWLER, John Lewis ~ (son of Felix Fowler & Gladys SMITH)  

FOWLER, Emma Jean Gillion ~ (dau of David Gillion & Velva PANTER; ssw John Lewis Fowler)   

GILLION, Loyd Jr. "Bud" - May 5, 1939 - Oct 25, 1997 ~ (md/1 Mary Belle BAXTER; md/2 Mary -----)  [1]

(Four unmarked graves) 

WHITLEY, Jasper ~ Co. A, 1 Ala. Cav., C.S.A.  
KIMBRELL, Arnold J. - Sept 12, 1924 - April 11, 1994 

KIMBRELL, Estell F. "Ess" ~ (wife of Arnold Kimbrell) 

PANTER, James - Mar 14, 1846 - June 24, 1901 ~ (son of Calvin & Lucinda Panter; md. May 4, 1867, in Fayette Co., AL, Columbia EIDSON; grave unmarked; birth/death dates from family record)  [1

PANTER, Columbia "Cricket" ~ (dau of Lewis EIDSON & Angelina DOBBS, b. Mar 1850; buried in unmarked grave beside husband)  [1

SAWYER, John Thomas - Jan 26, 1865 - Mar 22, 1914 ~ (son of James Hilliard Sawyer & Frances Mahulda BRASHER) Photo  [2]  

SAWYER, Arlena L. - Apr 17, 1868 - Jan 18, 1910 ~ (dau of James PANTER and Columbiana EIDSON; md. John Thomas Sawyer, Jan 1, 1889) Photo  [2

ssw = same stone with 



Additional sources:
[1]  Betsy Haley Dill, e-mail message, 11 May 2005 
[2]  Monica J. Ruttledge, e-mail message w/photos, 04 Apr 2006 
[3]  Ann Strickland Grainger, e-mail message, 10 Jul 2009  (Ann's ancestor, William Hendon, was a brother to Lucinda Hendon Brand; original online survey suggested that Lucinda Brand's maiden name might have been JOHNSON)  New





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