Scott Cemetery, African-American Cemetery, Scott Ferry Community, Calhoun County, Florida

Surveyed by: Wayne N Carpenter e-mail wnc1933@email.msn.com
Surveyed December 1999
Typed by: Betty James Smith
Directions: Leave Blountstown, Fl., on Hwy 71 South. When you get to Scott Ferry continue on across Chipola River Bridge. After crossing the bridge turn right on the first paved road you come to. Go .4 mile and turn right on dirt road. Go .3 mile and turn right on dirt road. Go .3 mile on a winding road through a forest. The road dead ends at the cemetery. The cemetery is about 15 feet from the road. It is in the woods. There are 14 graves without identification.
Ira Dudley lived close to this cemetey as a young man and there was a saw mill located close to it. He said in those days African-American's, Indians and mulattos were living in area.
Carved on board: B R and E F <no dates given>
Surname Given Born Died Relationship Notes
MARSHALL Willie 31 Dec 1922 27 Dec 1945   FL PVT QMC WWII
GOODMAN Betsie 30 May 1891 19 May 1952 d/s Floyd Goodman  
GOODMAN Floyd 17 Apr 1870 <one date> d/s Betsie Goodman  
GOODMAN Jessie Mae 26 Aug 1926 <one date> name and date on Floyd Goodman headstone says Daughter.  
BLANCHARD Joe 12 Apr 1901 13 Aug 1953    
WILLIAMS Lulla B 9 Mar 1946 25 Dec 1972    
HUTCHINSON Dave (Mr) <one date> 8 Mar 1973    
DICKINS Gertrude J 1906 1981    
JONES Willie Ganer 25 Mar 1903 12 Jan 1970    
JONES Evina 10 Oct 1930 1 Dec 1983   A2C US Air Force Korea
JONES Coy 10 Mar 1910 1 Mar 1979    
COLEMAN John W 11 Dec 1919 18 Dec 1972    
JONES John 1873 1967    
JONES Ida PATTERSON 16 Aug 1875 16 Jun 1980    
JONES Monroe 1908 1964    
MARTIN David King 4 Jan 1870 20 Jun 1966    
MARTIN Pollie JONES 14 Feb 1882 30 Jun 1944    
MARTIN Lonie Alberta 28 Dec 1917 19 Sep 1968    
MARTIN LeRoy 5 Sep 1919 2 Sep 1998   PFC US Army WWII
DIXSON Lugen 18 Mar 1945 25 Mar 1961    
REFOUR Lelear Ouinn 30 Jan 1905 30 Sep 1986    
RANIE Frank 20 Nov 1922 29 Jan 1990    
RANIE Effie 1901 1928    
EVANS J E <one date> 1952   Born SC
EVANS Nancy 30 Aug 1886 23 Jul 1959   Mother gone but not forgotten
BACKT R E 3 Jan 1903 1 Jan 1970    


Last Updated on 12/10/99
By Betty J Smith
Email: bettymaes@aol.com