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Lowndes County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lowndes County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Near Benton Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  • Hayneville Pines Cemetery

    Private or family graveyard
    Lowndes County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Munroe Forney (1784-1847) — also known as Daniel M. Forney — of Lincoln County, N.C.; Lowndes County, Ala. Born near Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., May, 1784. Farmer; major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 11th District, 1815-19; member of North Carolina state senate from Lincoln County, 1823-27. Slaveowner. Died in Lowndes County, Ala., October 15, 1847 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Forney; uncle of William Henry Forney (1823-1894).
      Political family: Forney family of Lincoln County, North Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Mt. Gilead Cemetery
    Near Benton, Lowndes County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Robinson (1805-1867) — of Alabama. Born in Wadesboro, Anson County, N.C., September 25, 1805. Delegate from Alabama to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died near Benton, Lowndes County, Ala., July 29, 1867 (age 61 years, 307 days). Interment at Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

    Pines Cemetery
    Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      John Van McDuffie (1841-1896) — also known as John V. McDuffie — of Hayneville, Lowndes County, Ala. Born in Addison, Steuben County, N.Y., May 16, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; planter; probate judge in Alabama, 1868-80; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872, 1876, 1880 (alternate), 1892 (alternate); delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1890-91; defeated, 1886. Died November 18, 1896 (age 55 years, 186 days). Interment at Pines Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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