LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 12 RANGE 3
WOODLAND CEMETERY NO. 1
Surveyed 14 Dec 1988, by Orlan Irons
This cemetery is listed on the Lauderdale county Highway Map as Woodland Cemetery. It is also known as Woodland Springs Cemetery.
To reach this cemetery, turn off AL 20 (Savannah Highway), onto Lauderdale 6 (Gunwaleford Road), go 6.7 miles; turn left on Lauderdale 4, go 1.7 miles. The cemetery is on the right side of the road, surrounded by several large trees, mostly oak trees. It is on a hillside, and there is a steel U. S. Government Survey Marker put there by the Tennessee Valley Authority, inside the cemetery. The marker is about 4 ft. tall, and can be seen easily from the road in the fall or winter. It is about 15 feet from the road. There is one old road that leads into the cemetery. There are at least 50 unmarked graves in this cemetery, some are sunk in, and some have stones for head markers. Some graves have stones surrounding the gravesite. The legal description for the cemetery is SE4, SE4, Sec 29, T3S R12W.
SURNAME Given Names Born Died Comments WISDOM Jess T. 3 Apr 1876 25 Oct 1961 ENGLISH Tamsey A. 14 Sep 1872 18 Jul 1956 HAYS Pairlee 11 Mar 1878 6 Mar 1917 wife of J W Hays DARBY Lulie Pride 3 Sep 1886 15 Mar 1901 Henry J. 11 Sep 1903 27 Mar 1904 Robert Howard 15 May 189_ 22 Jan 1900 HOLLIS Robert C. 22 Jul 1898 7 Mar 1900 son of NC & EM Hollis McDOUGAL no given name 18 Jan 1846 8 Mar 1901 Luc no dates Unmarked Funeral home marker funeral home marker HAYS Jess L. ** 31 Mar 1930 BURROW William D. *** 1939 ** This marker listed 10 or 12 years ago. It is no longer there. *** This marker also listed 10 or 12 years ago. There is still an undertaker marker that can barely be read as Will Burr 193_. Additional information given to me [Orlan Irons] by Mrs. Katherine (Robinson) Cox, concerning some of the people buried in this cemetery, that have unmarked graves: Tom CODY and Lulu (Robinson) CODY, and their baby.; Will COOK and both wives, Minnie (ADAIR) COOK and Emma (ADAIR) COOK. (Minnie and Emma were sisters.) Minnie (ADAIR) COOK and Emma (ADAIR) COOK's Mother and Daddy; Infant of Mr. & Mrs. W. L. COOK BURT (or BURCH), Emmitt Additional information supplied 18 April 2000, by Bill Parrish: "My father and grandfather and grandmother, plus an uncle. They have no markers." BURROWS, William H. 1859 - 1939 BURROWS, Sarah Robins 1860 - 1925 BURROWS, Emmitt L. ca 1894 - 1925 PARRISH, A. J. 1890 - 1925
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