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*Partial* listing of names of people buried in the Wayfair Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery north of Bell, Gilchrist Co., FL. Submitted by Jennifer Wright (jennifer@leading.net)

Grouped by surname (given names are not alphabetized). Where death dates are not inscribed, a <> appears. Names paired together without a blank line between them indicate a double/multiple marker. Genealogical data from markers appear in (), while my own remarks are numbered in []. Inscriptions other than names, dates and the additional data mentioned above are not included within (with one exception -- see FOWLER, Nattie).

CANNON, Vander  7 Mar 1904 - 25 May 1960
CANNON, Doris F. Thomas  26 Oct 1920 - 28 Oct 1996

CREWS, Harrison  9 Feb 1855 - 15 Dec 1917
CREWS, Emma T.  16 Jan 1881 - 15 Feb 1970

CRUSE, Horace Groover  25 Mar 1894 - 11 Aug 1968
CRUSE, Mattie C.  28 Apr 1901 - 29 Mar 1983

CRUSE, Horace Groover Jr.  15 Jan 1928 - 1 Jun 1928

FOWLER, Nattie [1]

FOWLER, Evis  1906 - 1974 ("Brother")
FOWLER, Cader  1904 - 1969 ("Brother")

FOWLER, Cinda Lou  1867 - 1937
FOWLER, Elbert  1867 - 1932

FOWLER, Truman W.  4 May 1902 - 3 Nov 1964 (Fla Pvt Btry C 923 Fld Arty, WWII)

FOWLER, Oliver P.  9 Apr 1898 - 23 Oct 1962
FOWLER, Elzie L.  21 Aug 1903 - 1 Nov 1997

FOWLER, Farris  27 Oct 1927 - <>
FOWLER, Annie M.  29 Jul 1927 - 7 Sep 1991

FOWLER, Clelan V.  15 Jan 1940 - <>
FOWLER, Affie J. "A.J."  22 Oct 1932 - 4 Apr 1989 ("Father")

FOWLER, Ruby J.  30 Aug 1911 - 15 Jul 1995
FOWLER, Affie  17 Jan 1909 - 4 Feb 1985

FOWLER, Mary Lorece  24 Jul 1935 - 7 Apr 1973
FOWLER, James Bishop  10 Jul 1931 - 7 Apr 1973

FOWLER, S. Diane  1 Feb 1966 - 7 Apr 1973 ("Daughter")
FOWLER, M. Lorene  4 Jan 1964 - 7 Apr 1973 ("Daughter")
FOWLER, Jimmy D.  17 Oct 1957 - 7 Apr 1973 ("Son")

FOWLER, Catherine  19 Dec 1942 - <>
FOWLER, Leon  11 Feb 1937 - 5 Feb 1985 ("Father")

GAY, Sherod O.  28 Jan 1905 - 13 Jun 1990 ("Father") [2]
GAY, Beatie C.  7 Nov 1907 - 15 Nov 1982 ("Mother")

GAY, Billie James  4 Apr 1936 - 10 Jan 1989 (Sgt, US Army, Korea)

GAY, Gilbert  21 Sep 1835 - 17 Sep 1917

GAY, Mary F.  15 Jan 1844 - 30 Apr 1925

GAY, Lewis Barney  1871 - 1961

GAY, Nancy  28 Apr 1880 - 9 Mar 1935 (wife of L.B. Gay)  [3]

SIMMONS, Willard A.  3 Jan 1926 - <>
SIMMONS, Vinnie M.  8 May 1939 - <>

SIMMONS, Joyce Fowler  11 Apr 1929 - 7 Apr 1973

TOWNSEND, Geneva T. Smith 1907 - 1998 ("Daughter")

TOWNSEND, Lila Estelle Gay  1885 - 1920

TOWNSEND, John Calvin  1879 - 1930  [4]

TOWNSEND, ?  25 Aug 1905 (infant son of WC & MS Townsend)

TOWNSEND, Mamie S.  23 Sep 1886 - 30 Aug 1905 (wife of WC Townsend)

TOWNSEND, J.L.  9 Sep 1856 - 13 Dec 1932 [5]
TOWNSEND, Nancy F. Sikes  15 Dec 1856 - 30 Sep 1927 (wife of J.L. Townsend) [6]

TOWNSEND, Zaccheus  21 Nov 1883 - Aug 1886 (son of J.L. & Nancy Townsend)

TOWNSEND, ?  1 Aug 1900 (infant daughter of J.L. & Nancy Townsend)

TOWNSEND, Mae  1898 - 1920 (wife of S.L. Townsend) [7]

TOWNSEND, Walter Street  Sep 1877 - 15 Oct 1933  ("Father", married 24 Dec 1902) [8]
TOWNSEND, Mary Salita Thomas  31 Jan 1888 - 30 Nov 1925 ("Mother", born in Bradford Co., FL, married 24 Dec 1902)

TOWNSEND, Vernon  Mar 1911 - Feb 1929

TOWNSEND, J.M.  21 Dec 1891 - 2 Jan 1929 ("Father")
TOWNSEND, Laura A.  21 Mar 1892 - 21 Aug 1978 ("Mother")

TOWNSEND, Bernice Audry  7 Aug 1920 - 30 Jul 1929 (dau. of Mr. & Mrs. J.M. Townsend)

TOWNSEND, ?  1946 (infant dau. of Clyde & Joyce Townsend)


 [1]    Inscription on monument of Nattie Fowler:

        Sacred to the memory of Nattie Fowler
        who during the late 1800's helped build
        the first church building here.  Upon
        completion he expressed the desire to be
        buried here.  Within a year he became the
        first to be so honored.
        He was the father of
                William "Bill"
                Mose            "Bone"
                Aaron           "Bud"
                Elbert          "Bert"

 [2]    marker bears Masonic compass
 [3]    dau. of John Hill & Lucinda Thompson Townsend
 [4]    son of William Washington & Cinda Millard Jones Townsend
 [5]    aka John Light Townsend, son of John Hill Townsend
 [6]    nee Virginia Nancy Florence Sikes
 [7]    1st wife of Simeon Lyte Townsend
 [8]    son of John Hill & Lucinda Thompson Townsend