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Suwannee County Cemetery

This is a list of Tombstone inscriptions for an African American cemetery in Suwannee County, for the the defunct town of Columbus.

Submitted by: Darrel Bell;former FLGenWeb State Coordinator

Directions to the cemetery: from Live Oak go west on P1.90 to River Road (almost to county line). Turn left (south) on River Road and go 300 yards. 1st cemetery on right side of road.
 1. Katherine THOMAS b. Apr. 19, 1923, d. Feb. 12, 1987, ("Big Annie")
 2. Mary LEWIS b. May 11, 1911, d. Jan. 16, 1992
 3. Clyde LEWiS b. Jan. 10, 1903, d. Nov. 18, 1986
 4. Zola M. "Skeet" DOUGLAS b. Dec. 2, 1915, d. Aug. 31, 1985
 5. Hinkey LEWIS (No dates. Iron post with wooden nameplate)
 6. Amie LEWiS (No dates. Iron post with wooden nameplate)
 7. Tom LEWIS Jr. b. Oct. 14, 1917, d. Jan. 8, 1961 (FL Pvt. U.S.Army, WW2)
 8. Leon LEWiS (No dates. Iron post with wooden nameplate)
 9. Odey LEWIS (No dates. Iron post with wooden nameplate)
10. P.E. "Nook" LEWIS b. Mar. 13, 1900, d. June 8, 1972
11. Marie B. LEWIS b. May 15, 1881, d. Jan. 25, 1985.
12. Gladys LEWIS b. June 10, 1913, d. May 18, 1991 (Thomas Funeral Home)
13. Curtis LEWIS b. Nov. 25, 1910, d. June 12, 1984
14. Marker (Illegible)
15. Sarah B. LEWIS - b. Aug. 28, 1907, d. Feb. 25, 1973
16. Lorenzo LEWIS b. July 11, 1927, d. May 26, 1986 (Pvt 1st Class U.S.Army, WW2)
17. Arre LEWIS b. May 8, 1896, d. Oct. 3, 1908
18. Ray Field JUDSON b. Oct. 2, 1933, d. Sept. 1, 1981 (Sgt. U.S.Army)
19. Jesse C. "Crime" WILUAMS b. Feb. 17, 1934, d. Feb. 11, 1987
20. Archer? WILLIAMS b. 1908?, d. 1918?

 

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