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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 1, RANGE 11

NOLEN CEMETERY

Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 31 Jul 1989

This cemetery is listed on the 1987 Lauderdale County Highway Map as the Nolen Cemetery. Mr. Nolen, who lives near the cemetery, said he had always heard it called the Emory Cemetery.

To reach this cemetery, turn north off Cox Creek Parkway, onto AL 17 (Chisholm Road), go 11.9 miles; turn left on Lauderdale 11, go 1.7 miles; turn right on a gravel road  [now County Road 139] and go 0.1 mile. the cemetery is on the right side of the road. There is a gate here you can drive through and go o.1 mile on a dirt road, or you can walk 100 yards to the cemetery. The cemetery is in an open field and can easily be seen from the road or the gate. There is a 4 strand barb wire fence around this cemetery attached to steel posts, is probably is an acre or more in size. All of the tombstones are close together, with the exception of one over in the corner. There are holes in places where there are not any tombstones, throughout the cemetery. There may be several people buried here, without markers. The legal description for this cemetery is NW4, NE4, Sec 9, T1s, R11w.


        NAME           BORN         DIED           COMMENTS
Simpson (Double)
      Betty R.       2 Aug 1936 no death date
      Joe C.        23 May 1935 22 Oct 1984
Givens, James M     16 Jan 1938 18 Feb 1938
    son of J W and Mary Givens
Givens (Double)
      James Wal     20 Dec 1914  28 Oct 1988
      Mary Gene      1 Nov 1920  no death date
Price (Double)
      Leona B.      12 Jun 1908  no death date
      George F.      4 Apr 1914   4 Feb 1969
Price, Carl D.      26 Nov 1948   3 Nov 1952    son of M/M George Price
Price, Larry J.      3 Nov 1946  16 Jun 1947    son of M/M George Price
No Name                no dates                 flat rock for marker
No Name                no dates                 flat rock for marker
      (One of the above is George Price's father, d 1921)
Wilks, Bessie       26 Jul 1898   1 May 1926    wife of J. T. Wilks
Givens (Double)
      W. Austin      9 Sep 1877   8 Sep 1952
      Mary L.       13 Sep 1876  23 Nov 1955
Bryant, Joe          4 Apr 1844  13 Jan 1930
Obryant, Hester     25 Dec 1877   2 Feb 1922    wife of J. W. Obryant
Phillips, Eliza                   1 May 1917
Givens, Gracie      10 Feb 1903  24 Jul 1903    dau of W.A.&M.L. Givens
Givens, Willis R.    2 Jan 1904  29 Jan 1904    son of W A & M L Givens
Givens, Yeuel       30 Oct 1896                 Pvt US Army 27 Feb 1920
No Name                no dates                 rock for marker
Valentine (Double)
      A. M.          10 Mar 1888  11 Feb 1966
      Wilma          11 Feb 1896  no death date
Givens (Double)
      W. F.          12 Oct 1865  25 Jul 1925
      Lucy           12 Nov 1868   1 Jul 1906
No Name                 no dates                 flat rock for marker
No Name                 no dates                 flat rock for marker
Hill, Mary Lue        3 Jul 1926  25 Feb 1929    dau of M. L. & J. S. Hill
Hill, Myrtle Lizzie  17 Aug 1893  14 Sep 1949
Phillips, Johnn      19 Dec 1860  12 Jan 1905
Phillips, Joseph R.         age 71 years         wife of J. W. Phillips
Phillips, Wesley     22 Oct 1838  18 May 1907
No Name                 no dates                 rock for marker
No Name                 no dates                 rock for marker
Phillips, J. T.         no dates                 flat rock for marker
No Name                 no dates                 rock for marker
Thrasher, Dewey      28 Feb 1899  13 Jul 1900
Lindsey, Mary C      10 Feb 1842  16 Sep 1916
Phillips, J. M.      26 Oct 1840  26 Nov 1903
Parrish, Jennie      20 Feb 1866   5 Aug 1882    wife of J. I. Parrish
No Name                 no dates                 rock for marker
No Name                 no dates                 flat rock for marker
No Name                 no dates                 flat rock for marker
Phillips, Solon       5 Sep 1875   4 Sep 1877    son of A. T. Phillip
     flat rock for marker
Phillips, Cal  dates not legible
No Name        flat rock for marker; writing not legible
Wilson, Frank                      8 Feb 1957    age 67 years

Go To: Nolen Cemetery - 2002 [a later survey of this cemetery]
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