Talladega Cemetery Destroyed

"Talladega Cemetery Destroyed,"

Submitted by: Rachal Leigh GRIZZLE - thedoor@bellsouth.net

Marble Springs Presbyterian Church & Cemetery, Talladega County, AL.
Est 1837.

Information about the Cemetery:

Formerly located about 8 miles east of Talladaga on road to Jemison's
(Turner's) Mill. Approximately 300ft from Choccolocco Bridge, SE of
creek, East side of Highway.

This Church and Cemetery is gone. In 1973 a cotton field covered the
original site. All evidence has vanished.

Here is a partial list of the Church Families. Some may have been buried
in the cemetery.

MEMBERS IN 1837:

Rev Robert HOLMAN
Samuel Alexander ENGLISH, Mary ENGLISH (wife), and daughter
Elizabeth ENGLISH, daughter Jane ENGLISH WALKER.

Robert McELHANEY
William CARUTHERS
James & William MONTGOMERY (brothers)[From Jackson County,GA]

MEMBERS circa 1840:

Susan BOWIE
Jane JACK & servant
William L LEWIS
Samantha LEWIS
Sarah LEWIS
Alexander BOWIE
Mrs Reutelia H ISBELL
Joseph T CUNNINGHAM and 3 servants
Agnes CUNNINGHAM, Amanda CUNNINGHAM
William B McCLELLAND, Martha McCLELLAND,
Amanda O McCLELLAND Samuel F McCLELLAND
Mary McCLELLAND
Ann A BOWIE
James A WALKER, Mary WALKER
Daniel H JACKSON, Julie A JACKSON
Andrew CUNNINGHAM
Martha S McELHANEY
Samuel PEOPLE
Andrew J SIDDELL
Mary CRESWELL
Mary WILSON
Margaret HENDRICK
Craig ORR, Cynthia ORR
Thomas BEST

KNOWN BURIALS AT THIS CEMETERY ARE:

1st wife of JLM CURRY
Chancellor BOWIE & WIFE
THE MONTGOMERY FAMILY
THE CUNNINGHAM FAMILY

>From book, "EARLY ALABAMA CHURCHES" copyright 1973 by

THE ALABAMA SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.

Rachal Leigh GRIZZLE
"WALKER OF STONES"
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