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Fayette County, Alabama

~ Shirley Family Cemetery ~


Location: Six miles north of Fayette about ¼ mile north of Townley Road (State Hwy 102) (S3-T15S-R12W)
Copied by: Herbert M. Newell Jr. & Jeanie Patterson Newell - 25 Aug 1958 ~ (additions/corrections are highlighted) 


08  BARNETT, J.G. - June 4, 1816 - July 22, 1877

46  BYRD, A.B. - June 17, 1813 - May 28, 1896 ~ "Mother"

47  BYRD, William M. - Dec 23, 1809 - Feb 22, 1885  ~ "Father"  

31  CAMPBELL, Sarah Olive - Dec 29, 1844 - Nov 23, 1930 

29  DEAVOURS, L.F. - Feb 16, 1843 - Mar 21, 1909 

19  DODSON, Infant of D.O. & V.A. Dodson - b./d. 1929 

48  EDMONDS, Druscilla - Mar 12, 1860 - Oct 21, 1882 

01  FORD, Infant of E.J. Ford - b./d. 1916 

04  FORD, Leona, dau. of J.A. & S.M. Ford - Aug 15, 1892 - Sept 27, 1905 ~ (death year may be 1906) 

03  FORD, Pearl Mea - Sept 28, 1898 - July 16, 1908 

02  FORD, Sarah Molissie - Dec 5, 1856 - Mar 12, 1939 

49  GADDIS, E.J. - Nov 15, 1830 - Jan 8, 1888 

05  GILPIN, Infant of J.W. & M.E. Gilpin - Nov 10, 1917 - Nov 12, 1917 

51  HALLMARK, Tabitha Bell - d. May 23, 1958 ~ aged 82y-2m-10d

50  MATTHEWS, Bartow - Jan 12, 1862 - May 11, 1881 

23  MATTHEWS, Jerome - Aug 8, 1856 - Mar 13, 1930 

24  MATTHEWS, Josie (Mrs.) - Mar 12, 1856 - Feb 26, 1931 ~ (nee Nancy Josephine DOBBS, dau of Barzilla Dobbs & Sarah CUNNINGHAM; wife of Jerome Matthews)  [2]  

22  MATTHEWS, Sallie - June 15, 1855 - June 24, 1894 

21  MATTHEWS, Samuel G. (Jr.) - June 2, 1886 - June 24, 1894 

30  McGUFF, Ethel Shirley - July 21, 1889 - May 23, 1924 

36  MEHERG, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. W.L. Meherg - b./d. 1909 

38  MEHERG, Uly - Aug 24, 1903 - July 24, 1929 

37  MEHERG, Willie Ceburn - 1901 - Jan 15, 1954 ~ aged 52y-1m-13d

13  ROBERTS, Humphrey - July 17, 1859 - May 31, 1931 

15  ROBERTS, Infant - (no dates) 

14  ROBERTS, Sallie M. - Dec 25, 1868 - Sept 21, 1946 

16  SELMAN, B.T. (Rev.) - Aug 23, 1853 - Aug 25, 1910 ~ (Masonic emblem; early pastor of Rehobeth Baptist Church) Photo  [1

18  SELMAN, John H., son of B.T. & C.C. Selman - Mar 28, 1875 - Feb 24, 1898 

17  SELMAN, Pearl C., dau of B.T. & C.C. Selman - Oct 6, 1886 - Mar 16, 1898 

11  SHIRLEY, B.V. (Rev.) - Feb 14, 1820 - June 14, 1877 

45  SHIRLEY, Beverley - Mar 25, 1874 - Sept 25, 1896 

41  SHIRLEY, Infant of W.B. & Luizey Shirley - (no dates) 

42  SHIRLEY, John W. - Jan 6, 1867 - June 6, 1878 

32  SHIRLEY, Josiah Starnes (Rev.) - Feb 2, 1849 - Jan 9, 1936 

09  SHIRLEY, Leonard C. - Nov 26, 1844 - Apr 10, 1896 ~ (md. Martelle FORD, Jan 19, 1871) 

40  SHIRLEY, Luizer J., wife of W.B. Shirley - 1840 - Jan 23, 1887 ~ (dau of Berry HENDRIX & Siddie WHITE; wife of William B. Shirley; she was born in Georgia & came with her parents to Fayette County in the mid-1850s)  [3]  

27  SHIRLEY, M.G. Oswalt, wife of Y.J. Shirley - Apr 20, 1885 - Aug 20, 1900 

10  SHIRLEY, Martelia Ford - Sept 30, 1852 - Jan 2, 1926 

33  SHIRLEY, Martha Hollingsworth - Dec 29, 1849 - Mar 14, 1917 

34  SHIRLEY, Martha I. - Oct 20, 1874 - Nov 18, 1874 

28  SHIRLEY, Mattie - Aug 8, 1900 - Feb 4, 1901 

35  SHIRLEY, Rosie E. - Sept 13, 1893 - Nov 23, 1894 

43  SHIRLEY, Sarah L., wife of W.B. Shirley - Sept 25, 1842 - Sept 16, 1879 ~ (dau of Berry HENDRIX & Siddie WHITE; wife of William B. Shirley; she was born in Georgia & came with her parents to Fayette County in the mid-1850s)  [3]  

39  SHIRLEY, Siddyh - Feb 1, 1872 - Nov 26, 1882 

12  SHIRLEY, Vesta, wife of Rev. B.V. Shirley - Feb 15, 1816 - Nov 20, 1873 

44  SHIRLEY, William B. - Apr 9, 1841 - Jan 18, 1900 ~ (son of B.V. & Vesta Shirley)  [3

26  SHIRLEY, Young J. - Mar 14, 1858 - Aug 26, 1913 

25  SMITH, Earnest - Aug 25, 1925 - Sept 18, 1949 

52  SMITH, Thomas A. - May 30, 1910 - Oct 3, 1950 ~ Ala Pfc, 6 Inf Div, WWII, B.S.M. & O.L.C.  

06  WATKINS, Lester - 1900 - 1916 ~ (son of William Alexander Watkins & Mattie SHIRLEY)  [3

07  WATKINS, Mattie, wife of W.A. Watkins - Aug 30, 1876 - July 17, 1900 ~ (dau of William B. SHIRLEY & Sarah L. HENDRIX; wife of William Alexander Watkins)  [3

20  WHITE, Kilby - Feb 12, 1887 - Sept 16, 1940

The number represents the order listed in the published record.
 


Additional sources:
[1]  Frances Lowrey Brasher, e-mail message w/photo, 29 May 2007 
[2]  Frances Lowrey Brasher, e-mail message, 03 Feb 2008 [the 1958 Newell transciption incorrectly lists Josie as Mrs. Jessie Matthews]
[3]  Juanita Holliman, e-mail message, 18 Mar 2008  New!





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