Jemison Cemetery

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Title

Jemison Cemetery

Subject

Cemeteries

Description

Jemison Cemetery hold 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-acer Jemison family plantation.

Buried in the cemetery are:

Robert Jemison (1802-1871), Confederate Senator, who built the Jemison Van de Graaf home on Greensboro Avenue in Tuscaloosa.

Priscilla Cherokee Taylor Jemison (1812-1886) Wife of Robert Jemison, daughter of Greenbury and Elizabeth Taylor.

William Jemison 1778-1829) Father of Robert, built first bridge over Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa.

Sarah Mims Jemison (1784-1826) Wife of William Jemison

Minerva D. Betts (1838-1886) Wife of W.S. Betts.

Creator

Chuck Gerdau

Source

Friends of Historic Northport

Publisher

2005

Contributor

Chuck Gerdau (Description)
Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2294

Coverage

Tuscaloosa County (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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