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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 11

GRESHAM CEMETERY

Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 20 Feb 1990

To reach this cemetery from Florence, take Cox Creek Parkway and turn north onto Lauderdale 46 (Mars Hill Road); go 0.3 mile and turn left on a dirt road; go 0.1 to cemetery. On this dirt road you will go in front of an old house, then go between some sheds and barn, the cemetery will be in front of of you. It has a new chain link fence around it, and has been cleaned up nicely. It is not listed on the 1987 Lauderdale County Highway Map, but is shown on some older maps. The legal description is NW4, SE4,S26, T2S R11W.


NAME                    BORN          DIED          COMMENTS
Saxton, Addie Mae        6 May 1892   20 Mar 1936   wife of J. T. Saxton; mother
Saxton, Jess T.         28 Sep 1887   21 Apr 1939   father
Anderson, Mary E. Sharp 14 Aug 1865   26 Jul 1961   wife of John H. Anderson
Anderson, John H.        6 Sep 1855   23 May 1923   son of John & Sarah Gresham 
Anderson, Perry P.      17 Jul 1889   12 Feb 1914   son of J. H. & Mary Sharp Anderson
Anderson, Ester P.             1891          1909   new marker; see below
Anderson, Earl B.       12 Jan 1895   17 Sep 1904   son of J. H. & Mary Sharp Anderson
Anderson, Charles D.    31 Jan 1858   13 Feb 1865   son of J. & S. A. Anderson
Anderson, Sara A.        8 Mar 1824    2 Feb 1904   wife of John Anderson
Anderson, Edward G.     19 Mar 1865   16 Mar 1971   son of John & S. A. Anderson
Anderson, Tobie         30 Dec 1862   13 Mar 1871   son of John & S. A. Anderson
Srygley, Mamie          29 Sep 1879   18 Oct 1880   dau of F. D. & Ella P. Srygley
Morton, Mary J.         22 Jan 1834   26 Nov 1889   of Cass Co. Mich.
Anderson, Ester P.       8 May 1891   12 Jul 1908   this is an old marker standing in corner
    of cemetery; may be same person as above.
Thompson, John A.        1 Feb 1866   17 Oct 1887   son of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
Thompson, Melissa E.    13 Dec 1861   18 Jul 1886   dau of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
Thompson, Mary J.       16 Dec 1833    7 Feb 1880   wife of J. A. Thompson 
Thompson, John A.        9 Mar 1831   15 Sep 1873   
     born in Downpourrick, County Down, Ireland; died in Lauderdale County, Alabama
Gresham, Martha D.       1 Jun 1843    9 Nov 1866   aged 23 yrs, 5 mos 9 dys
Gresham, Andrew         28 Oce 1829      Sep 1874   aged 44 yrs, 10 mos 4 dys
Gresham, Elizabeth A.    1 May 1825    8 Jun 1905    
     born 1 May 1825, born again 1838, went home 8 Jun 1905
Anderson, Bessie E.     10 Jun 1910    10 Jul 1911    dau of C.D.& O.L. Anderson
Anderson, Hurschel D.    8 Feb 1909    20 oct 1931    son of C.D.& O.L. Anderson
Gresham, Ollie F.       28 Dec 1881     6 Dec 1924    wife of Geo. H. Gresham
Gresham, Emma Nola Morrison   25 Feb 1881    6 Mar 1961   wife of George H.
Elledge, Emma Sue Gresham     28 Apr 1950     only date
Gresham, Henry Esther    28 Aug 1925     only date
Gresham, Margaret L.     14 Nov 1912     only date
Gresham, W. H.            8 Mar 1832   14 Nov 1917
Gresham, Likey Demaris Simmons   4 Oct 1834   20 Mar 1908   
     married to W. H. Gresham 5 Mar 1857
Gresham, Willie J.        8 Nov 1874    31 Oct 1888
Gresham, John A.         12 Oct 1860    22 Oct 1885
Gresham, Maggie E.       11 Dec 1839    28 Oct 1919
Gresham, Delila          19 Nov 1805     3 Mar 1877    wife of P. Gresham
Gresham, Philemon        12 Apr 1800    13 Aug 1850
Gresham, John F.         22 Jan 1828    26 Sep 1845
Thompson Mary Deliah     16 Sep 1853    15 May 1855    dau of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
Thompson, Margaret Anne  13 Aug 1857    19 May 1959    dau of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
Jones, Geo. W.           30 Nov 1852     4 Apr 1918
Jones, Romie A.           6 Jul 1855     5 Dec 1890    wife of Geo. W. Jones
Jones, Minnie W.         31 Jul 1878    15 Oct 1884    dau of Geo. W. & Romia Jones
Ott, John C.             14 Oct 1845     9 Nov 1908    born Augusta Co VA
Ott, Belle G.             6 Dec 1847     6 Aug 1907    wife of J. C. Ott
Ott, Infant                born and died 2 Apr 1878    son of J. C. & Belle G. Ott
Tankersley, Betty Owings  9 Jan 1859     5 Jun 1945
Owings, J. C.            13 Jun 1865    10 Aug 1889
Henry, Florence Thompson  5 Dec 1870    22 Mar 1891    wife of A. C. Henry Jr.
Thompson, Miller C.      24 Jul 1868    13 Jan 1894    son of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
Thompson, James P.        5 Jan 1865    26 Oct 1891
Larimore, Mrs. Julia Esther   11 Jul 1845   4 Mar 1907  wife of T. B. Larimore; 
    born 11 Jul 1845; born again 21 Oct 1859; married 30 Aug 1868
Larimore, Theophilus B.  19 Oct 1872     4 Aug 1903     son of T.B. & Julia Larimore
    born 19 Oct 1872 - born again 25 Jul 1888 - died 4 Aug 1903
Anderson, Lillie Mae     13 Jan 1908    27 Sep 1949     wife of M. R. Anderson
Anderson, Robert Perry   16 Sep 1912    20 Jan 1936     son of C.D.& O.L. Anderson
Walker, Mrs. Belle       25 Jan 1913    24 Nov 1985     funeral home marker
Walker, Katie Ott        10 Jun 1879    10 Jan 1953     wife of W.P. Walker
    born 10 Jun 1879;went home 10 Jan 1953
Thompson, Robert H.      19 Oct 1859    12 Feb 1896     son of John A. & Mary J. Thompson
no name                      no date        no date     funeral home marker


Update 11 Jun 2006, by Paul K.and Missy Rikard
Elledge, Emma Sue Gresham              Died 28 Apr 1950   
Gresham, Henry Esther                  Died 28 Aug 1925   
Gresham, Margaret L.                   Died 14 Nov 1912  
Anderson,(double)- 
  (1) Unknown  
  (2) John William          12 Mar 1916     31 Dec 1999
Anderson, Moodie B.         18 May 1905      8 Nov 1995
Walker,  Elizabeth Belle    25 Jan 1913     24 Nov 1985   
     [see above;tombstone does not have Mrs. on it.]
Walker, Katharene V.        10 Oct 1917      6 Nov 1997
Walker, William Pope        24 Aug 1885     29 Jul 1971

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