LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 11
Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 2 Jan 1990
To reach this cemetery from Florence, take Cox Creek Parkway and turn north onto AL 157 (Cloverdale Road); go 1.4 miles and turn left on Lauderdale 16; go 1.8 miles to the cemetery; the cemetery is on the right side of the road, 60 yards from the road. There are several large cedar trees in the cemetery, that can be seen from the road. On the west side of this cemetery, is where most of the markers are, on the east there are only 3 markers and about 40 sunken holes and in the middle there are some graves marked with rocks. Roger Bass lives near this cemetery, and he said that there are about 40 graves here in the middle that slaves are buried in. Mr. Bass with the assistance of the Walden's takes care of part of this cemetery. The east side is badly grown up. Anyone visiting this cemetery should go to see Roger Bass before going into the cemetery. His house is about 200 yards west of the cemetery. The cemetery is listed on the 1987 Lauderdale County Highway Map. The legal description is SW4, SW4, S20, T2S, R11W.
NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS Franklin, Martha A. 1896 1966 Asher, Elias Sr. 1885 1938 Asher, Anderson 1848 1924 Walden (double) Jimmy no date no date Joe no date no date George, James William 24 Jan 1872 9 Aug 1959 son of Henry & Phebe H. George, Mary Larimore 2 Jun 1869 21 Sep 1959 George, Julia Esther 11 Jun 1903 18 Oct 1983 Holland, Emma Jane 27 Jan 1847 4 May 1928 Barnett, Thomas 7 Nov 1789 12 Nov 1858 Walden, Joseph Davis Sr., M.D. 29 Apr 1905 27 Feb 1976 son of Charles & Florence Irvine Walden Walden, Jimmy Jay George 30 Apr 1909 24 May 1975 wife of Joseph Davis Walden Sr. M. D.; dau of James William & Deddie Larimore George; mother of Jimmy and Joe Walden Garner, Nancy R. 18 Sep 1819 aged 1 yr 11 mo 12 dys Simpson, Robert L. 20 Jan 1918 21 Jan 1948 AL Pvt; Air Corps; WWII George, Phoebe S. 26 Feb 1845 12 Sep 1887 wife of Henry George George, Henry J. 10 Nov 1873 14 Feb 1879 son of H. J. & P. S. George Holland, Sarah 16 Apr 1856 aged 11 mos; dau of James L. & Bassaba Holland Holland, Barcheba 14 Jul 1811 27 Jun 1881 Holland, James L. 24 Dec 1814 24 Apr 1871 Ross, Loveing aged 81 yrs [according to the 1850 Census of Lauderdale Co AL, Loving Ross was 79, b VA] Wilson, James 15 Feb 1897 10 Sep 1958 Alabama, Pfc, 802 Co Trans, Corps, WWI Wilson, Jimmie 9 Sep 1872 23 May 1918 Rector Haines Chamber 2181 Florence, Ala. Chisholm, Lucy 1885 1956 grave surrounded with rocks and is sunken Lovelace, George M. 30 Jun 1884 18 Aug 1966 Lovelace, Mollie Elizabeth 3 Apr 1888 27 Dec 1960 Note: There are some graves marked with rocks for markers in the center part of this cemetery. There are 5 graves marked with rocks that indicate a baby or small child. There is also a kind of rock wall, not very high, around the grave of Nancy R. Garner. This wall is 25 feet long and 10 feet wide, which would indicate that there are probably more than one person buried inside the wall.
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