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Elmore County
Alabama

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Elmore County

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  • Wetumpka City Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Elmore County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      William Wyatt Bibb (1781-1820) — also known as William W. Bibb — of Petersburg, Elbert County, Ga. Born in Amelia County, Va., October 2, 1781. Democrat. Physician; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1803-05; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1807-13 (4th District 1807, at-large 1807-09, 1st District 1809-11, at-large 1811-13); U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1813-16; Governor of Alabama Territory, 1817-19; Governor of Alabama, 1819-20; died in office 1820. Fell from his horse during a thunderstorm, sustained internal injuries, and died in Autauga County (part now in Elmore County), Ala., July 10, 1820 (age 38 years, 282 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of William Bibb (1735-1796) and Sally (Wyatt) Bibb (1759-1826; who later married William Barnett); brother of Thomas Bibb (1782-1839); married 1803 to Mary Ann Freeman (1788-1856); granduncle of Albert Taylor Goodwyn; cousin *** of David Bibb Graves.
      Political family: Bibb-Graves family of Alabama.
      Cross-reference: Willis Roberts
      Bibb counties in Ala. and Ga. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bolling Hall (1767-1836) — of Georgia. Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., December 25, 1767. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1800-02, 1804-06; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1811-17. Slaveowner. Died in Autauga County (part now in Elmore County), Ala., February 25, 1836 (age 68 years, 62 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Dixon Hall Lewis (1802-1848).
      Political family: Elmore family of South Carolina and Alabama.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Archer Elmore (1762-1834) — of Laurens District (now Laurens County), S.C.; Autauga County, Ala. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., August 21, 1762. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state legislature, 1800; member of Alabama state legislature, 1820. Slaveowner. Died in Autauga County, Ala., April 24, 1834 (age 71 years, 246 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Dixon Hall Lewis and Benjamin Fitzpatrick (1802-1869); father of Franklin Harper Elmore, Benjamin F. Elmore, Rush Elmore and Albert S. Elmore.
      Political family: Elmore family of South Carolina and Alabama.
      Elmore County, Ala. is named for him.


    City Cemetery
    Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Williams (1825-1903) — of Wetumpka, Elmore County, Ala. Born in Virginia, 1825. Democrat. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1879-85. Died in 1903 (age about 78 years). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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