Images from cemeteries in west Alabama.

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Alberta City Cemetery
A historical marker for the Alberta City Cemetery on 13th Street in Tuscaloosa reads:

Land for Alberta Cemetery acquired 1912 by Alberta City Methodist Church: first burial June 1914; operated as church cemetery until 1938 when Alberta City…

Meeting in the Evergreen Cemetery
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, cemeteries were a popular socialization spot, much like a park would be today.

This meeting was probably in Evergreen Cemetery as it is the only cemetery in Tuscaloosa that had the style of tombs seen in the…

Tombstone of John R. Drish and Sarah Drish, Greenwood Cemetery
The tombstone of Dr. John Drish and his wife, Sarah Drish located in Greenwood Cemetery in Tuscaloosa.

Tutwiler Memorial Marker, Havana Cemetery
A marker erected on Route 69 in Havana, Alabama, commemorating the burial site of Henry and Julia Tutwiler. Henry Tutwiler was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in 1807. He entered the first class of the University of Virginia, and following graduation…

Jemison Cemetery
Jemison Cemetery holds the graves of the pioneer Jemison family. Located on what was the Old Columbus Highway, now Industrial Park Road, the cemetery is on Department of Mental Health property that was part of the 4000-acre Jemison family…

Gravestone for Minerva  D. Betts, Jemison Cemetery
The gravestone for Minerva D. Betts is in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport. It reads: Minerva D, wife of W.S. Betts, Born August 31, 1838, Died July 5, 1886.

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Marker in memory of William Jemison
The gravestone in memory of William Jemison is located in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport.

It reads:

In memory of William Jemison, erected by his children for whom rather than for himself he lived. His mental and moral qualities were strongly…

Marker in memory of Sarah Jemison
This marker is located in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport.

It reads:

In memory of Sarah Jemison erected by her children. Her many amiable virtues endeared her to all who know her. She was courteous and frank to her friends, obedient and true…

Gravestone for Robert Jemison Jr. and Priscilla C. Jemison
The gravestone for Robert Jemison Jr. and Priscilla C. Jemison stands in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport, AL. The headstones state:Robert Jemison,Jr. born in Georgia Sep 4, 1802 died at Tuscaloosa, Ala. October 16, 1871 Priscilla C. Jemison born in…

Old Bethany Cemetery, Vienna, Alabama
Photographs of the historic marker at the cemetery as well as some grave markers. The Old Bethany Cemetery is located south of Aliceville in Pickens County in the area known as Vienna. It is next to the Old Bethany Primitive Baptist Church which is…
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