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Greene County
Alabama

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Greene County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Boligee Bethsalem Cemetery
  • Eutaw Eutaw Cemetery
  • Eutaw Mesopotamia Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Greene County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Hays (1834-1879) — of Alabama. Born near Boligee, Greene County, Ala., February 2, 1834. Republican. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1867; member of Alabama state senate, 1868; U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1869-77. Slaveowner. Died June 24, 1879 (age 45 years, 142 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Bethsalem Cemetery
    Boligee, Greene County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      John McKee (1771-1832) — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., 1771. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1823-29. Slaveowner. Died August 12, 1832 (age about 61 years). Interment at Bethsalem Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Eutaw Cemetery
    Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      William Bacon Oliver (1867-1948) — also known as William B. Oliver — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Born in Eutaw, Greene County, Ala., May 25, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Alabama 6th District, 1915-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Phi Beta Kappa; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen. Died in 1948 (age about 81 years). Interment at Eutaw Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Oliver and Lizzie S. (Whitehead) Oliver; cousin *** of Sydney Parham Epes (1865-1900).
      Political family: Epes-Oliver family of Blackstone, Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mesopotamia Cemetery
    Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Fowler Hale (1816-1862) — of Alabama. Born in Crittenden County, Ark., January 31, 1816. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1843, 1857-61; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1853; Delegate from Alabama to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Mortally wounded during the battle of Seven Pines, and died at Richmond, Va., July 18, 1862 (age 46 years, 168 days). Interment at Mesopotamia Cemetery.
      Winfield Scott Bird (1839-1914) — also known as Winfield S. Bird; Winfield Scott Byrd — of Eutaw, Greene County, Ala.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Canton, Cherokee County, Ga., October 18, 1839. U.S. Consul in La Guaira, 1881-85; Vice-Consul for Venezuela in Philadelphia, Pa., 1897-1904. Died in Eutaw, Greene County, Ala., October 26, 1914 (age 75 years, 8 days). Interment at Mesopotamia Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Hammond Bird and Mariah E. (Humphreys) Bird; married, February 5, 1863, to Agnes Elizabeth 'Aggie' McAlpine (1843-1863); married, April 16, 1868, to Susan Emma 'Sue' McAlpine (1844-1889; sister of first wife).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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