I did not see any information on the
Odom Memorial Church and Cemetery. I think it is near Oakman on the
old road that leads to Pumpkin Center from Jasper. Would like some
info on that cemetery.
grandfather was Ira Allen Odom. I think he was born in Walker
County. He had numerous brothers and sisters. He married Lona
Hosmer (Ressie Leonatt Hosmer) b. March 29, 1888, daughter of James
Harvey Nimrod Hosmer (b. Jan. 15, 1888, Tuscaloosa Co.), Mother,
Martha Sarah E. Burton (b. unknown, Tuscaloosa Co.). Both Ira Odom
and his wife Lonie Hosmer Odom are buried at New Providence Cemetery
in Jefferson County. Their son, Martin Winfield Odom is buried
Vanessa Odom Machen 1-12-2004
I see that there is a Reid Cemetery in Walker County and
am wondering if there is a way I can view the names of folks buried
there. My maiden name is Reid and I'm trying to find where my great
grandmother Mary Polly Reid is buried. Any help would be
Note from Coordinator: I am
still receiving records and cemetery lists, but as you know there
are many many cemeteries in Walker County and both the WCGS and
myself are in dire need of people who might work on those lists.
All records are posted that have been made available to this
website---and I sure appreciate all contributions. If the cemetery
is not underlined then I don't have the records...perhaps the WCGS
(Walker County Genealogical Society) can do a look - up for you.
They publish a WONDERFUL series of Cemetery volumes called "Here
they Rest" For more information (try
Our research is mostly Buzbee of the original William Buzbee sr.
line ,have lots of info but some brick walls to. We have several Key
names as well from the Belinda Milstead and John Key line,
Hollis,Ballenger,William,Pugh,Aaron,Shipp,Culver,Johnson most of these
were in the Sipsey/Empire area.We need any info. on a possible second
wife for Doctor Meridith Buzbee md. about 1883 not in the 1910 or 20
census. Also anything on Docs Military career 12th. Ala. Calv. Civil
War.Doc had a son Named John A. Buzbee he's buried at Mt. Hope next to
his wife Lucendy Busby(1st or 2nd cousins) anyone know who her parents
or family was, We have reason to believe it is Joshua L. Buzbee also
buried at Mt. Hope along with most all the rest of the folks who are
Buzbee, Doctor Meridith aka. "D.M." "Dock" "Meridith"
Born: Sept. 2, 1844 Walker co. Alabama
Died: May 7,1914 Arkadelphia,Cullman co. Lived in that area most
of adult life
Married: (1)Mary Lucinda Key and (2)M.A. Reed 11/9/1884 in
Key, Mary Lucinda Catherine (Buzbee)
Born: Nov. 2, 1842 in Walker co. Ala.
Died: Sep. 6,1883 possibly from complications due to childbirth.
Buried: Both at Mt. Hope
Buzbee, Mary J.
Born: Dec. 1866 in Walker co. Ala.
Died: After 1920
Buzbee, James H.
Born:Nov. 1868 in Walker co.
Died: 1905 in Walker co.
Married: Halie Josephine F. abt. 1889
Buried: Both at Drummond cem.
Buzbee, Lucy Caroline (Pugh)
Born:Nov. 9,1870 in Walker co. Ala. (Lawrenceburg, Tenn. ?)
Died:Oct. 9,1952 in Arkadelphia, Cullman co. Ala.
Married: Thomas Benjamin Pugh 12/27/1891
Buried: Both at Mt. Hope between her father and his father.
Buzbee, Docia Elizabeth (Williams) aka. "Dosha" "Doshe"
Born:Apr. 21, 1879? in Walker co. Ala. or Cullman co.
Died: Nov. 29, 1937
Married: Jack Williams 8/24/02 in Cullman co. Ala.
Buried: Mt. Hope Cem. don't Know where Jack is buried? he could
be there as well
Buzbee, John A.
Born: Jan. 1879 ?(Census)
Died: between 1918-1921 Influenza epidemic
Married:Lucendy Buzbee probably Joshua L. Buzbees Daughter
Buried: unmarked grave to the left of Lucendys Grave With two
infants Idella and Aulcy and possibly two more Unmarked infants.
Buzbee, Louisa P.
Died: 188?(stone Broken)
Buried: Mt. Hope next to Dock and Lucinda
Died: June 30, 1967 in Empire
Maried: (1)John A. Buzbee abt. 1899 (2) James Brasher abt. 1922
Buried: Mt. Hope cem. next to John
John and Lucendys children:
Buzbee, Alma B (Johnson)
Born: Oct 15,1901 in Empire
Married:Euhl Johnson abt. 1918
Buried: New Canaan next to her husband Euhl
Born:Feb. 16,1902 in Empire
Married: Oather Ballenger
Buzbee, Auley V.
Born: Oct. 12, 1903 in Empire
Died: Oct. 6, 1904 in Empire
Buried: Mt. Hope cem. next to parents
Born:Mar. 7,1905 in Empire
Died: June 10,1905 in Empire
Buried: Mt. Hope cem. next to parents
Buzbee, Millard Fillmore
Born: Aug. 10,1906 in Empire
Married: Willie Mae Davis?
Buzbee, Louisa Jane(Shipp)(Hollis)
Born:Dec. 11,1908 in Empire
Died:Oct. 26,1971 in Chicago, Ill
Buried:Dillworth next to there infant children and 2 husbands.
Married: (1) Earcie Shipp md. abt. 1923 (2) Paul Edward Hollis
Buzbee, Mary Magdelene(Culver)
Born:Dec. 25,1915 in Empire
Buried: New Canaan next to her husband
Married: Raymond J. Culver