LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 11
McVAY - MOORE CEMETERY
Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 27 Jan 1989
There is a sign on the gate that reads
McVay-Moore Cemetery, but an earlier listing had Moore Cemetery as the name.
To reach this cemetery, turn north off Cox Creek Parkway, onto Mars Hill Road, go 1.2 miles to Rushton St., turn left and go 0.2 miles. there is a sign here that reads Global Fixture Shipping & Receiving. Turn left down beside Global Fixtures and go 0.1 mile. You can see the cemetery to your right, about 75 yards away. It has several large pine and cedar trees on the inside of it, and a chain link fence around it. This is a beautiful cemetery, and very old. It is fairly well taken care of. Hugh McVay, Governor of Alabama in 1837, is buried here. The legal description for the cemetery is N24, SW4, S24, T2S R11w.
NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS no name no date no date only has a footstone no name no date no date only has a footstone Holleman, Mrs. Seletha 24 Aug 1839 11 Dec 1894 tomb has fallen Holleman, Henrietta 13 Feb 1835 15 Jun 1853 wife of W. M. Hollelman no name no date no date only has a footstone Sample, Saratha Perthenia 24 Apr 1802 18 Aug 1834 Sample, Averriller M. 29 Aug 1824 17 Jul 1825 Newton, Mrs. Polly M. 3 Aug 1840 aged 20 yrs 3 mos 19 dys; This token of love was put here by her father James Sample. McVay, Hugh 1766 1851 Mem. Conv. Formed State Constitution Ala. Rep Lauderdale Co. In House of Senate 30 Years Gov. of Ala in 1837 no name no date no date only has a footstone no name no date no date only has a footstone Price, William 24 May 1776 5 Mar 1857 Price, Nancy 27 Feb 1862 aged 79 yrs 10 mos 5 dys Moore, Mattie Price 8 May 1844 6 Feb 1907 wife of L. C. Moore Moore, L. C. 25 Dec 1837 28 Oct 1917 Louis Capit Moore Co F 4 Ala Cav Confederate States Army 1837 - 1917 Wetherby, Jennie A. 8 Nov 1837 27 Dec 1907 wife of William Wetherby Lawrence Griffith (double) Covode D. 27 Jul 1861 26 Nov 1948 Etta W. 15 Jul 1859 27 Dec 1940 Kirkland (double) F. M. 24 Sep 1881 2 Dec 1882 S. A. 24 Jan 1886 18 Aug 1886 no name no date no date only has a footstone no name no date no date only has a footstone Moore, Samuel H. 24 Sep 1880 28 Oct 1881 Moore, Bettie Willett 14 Sep 1848 20 May 1887 Moore, James K. Polk 2 Aug 1845 11 Jan 1887 Moore, Lewis Capit 1810 1864 Moore, Attie McVay 1815 1860 Moore, Hulie 24 May 1873 23 Jan 1875 son of H.M.&F.E. Moore
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