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Lawrence County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lawrence County

Index to Locations

  • Ashford Cemetery
  • Courtland Courtland Cemetery

    Ashford Cemetery
    Lawrence County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Alva Elgin Ashford (1834-1904) — also known as A. E. Ashford — Born in Alabama, July 10, 1834. Farmer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1866. Slaveowner. Died in Courtland, Lawrence County, Ala., July 7, 1904 (age 69 years, 363 days). Interment at Ashford Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Harrison Ashford; married 1871 to Caroline Fletcher.

    Courtland Cemetery
    Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Taylor (1819-1897) — of Millersburg, Bourbon County, Ky.; Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 15, 1819. Democrat. Minister; missionary; president, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1866-70; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1880. Methodist. Died in Courtland, Lawrence County, Ala., February 5, 1897 (age 77 years, 143 days). Interment at Courtland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Oliver Swayne Taylor (1784-1885) and Catherine Gould (Parsons) Taylor (1791-1865); married, December 27, 1846, to Charlotte Gamewell (1828-1910).
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