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Gravel Creek Cemetery
Wilcox County, AL

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  (Also known as  and McDowell Cemetery and currently known as Capell Cemetery. The Gravel Creek Baptist Church stood  to the right of the entrance to the cemetery.)
                               Directions to Cemetery:  From Court House in Camden go south on AL 41 for 5.3 miles. Turn left on Pebble Hill Road. Go 1.0 mile.  Cemetery on right.

                                     
Baldwin, Eliza H. b. Feb. 23, 1847 d. May 24, 1848. Daughter of F. & Eliz. L. Baldwin.
Baldwin, Elizabeth Louisa b. Feb. 18, 1820 in SC d. Aug. 9, 1858
Baldwin, William Washington, b. Oct. 1, 1837 d. July 4, 1858 in Monroe Co.
Bledsoe, James O. b. 1870 d. 1946. Beloved.
Brown, Johnnie K. only child of Sterling & Belle Brown b. Sept. 28, 1868 d. Oct. 9, 1874
Calvin, William b. Dec. 14, 1853 d. Jan. 18, 1941
Capell, Annie E. b. Sept. 18, 1872 d. Nov. 19, 1875. Dau. of H.S. & M.G. Capell. Twin
Sister of Spratley Capell.
Capell, Annie Mary b. Sept. 28, 1902 d. Feb. 9, 1981
Capell, Arthur A., Jr. b. Aug. 26, 1924 d. Nov. 6, 1997
Capell, C. Cook b. 1881 d. 1909
Capell, Cammie C. b. Jan. 16, 1877 d. March 26, 1954
Capell, Charles C. b. Aug. 1, 1850 d. May 5, 1878
Capell, H.C. b. Feb. 12, 1854 d. Mar. 8, 1933. 
Capell, Harvey S. b. Aug. 26, 1862 d. Sept. 28, 1865. Son of H.S. & M.G. Capell.
Capell, Harvey Simpson b. 1828 d. 1909
Capell, James Andrew d. June 20, 1954. Son of Clifton & Billie Capell. 
Capell, John S. b. Oct. 3, 1878 d. Oct. 25, 1940
Capell, Lucie wife of W.C. Duke and an infant son Dec. 2, 1911.
Capell, Lucile Powell b. Sept. 7, 1872 d. Aug. 21, 1981
Capell, Malvinia G. b. July 14, 1831 in Mobile, AL d. Nov. 11, 1888.
Capell, Mary E. b. Feb. 14, 1855 d. Sept. 21, 1890. Wife of H.C. Capell.
Capell, Milton A. b. 1860 d. 1939. Erected by his gr-gr-niece & nephew Joan & Randy.
Capell, Nancy Duke b. May 15, 1862 d. Aug. 17, 1910
Capell, Robert Ashby b. Oct. 6, 1918 and d. April 8, 2003
Capell, Sudie A. b. Dec. 25, 1867 d. Oct. 18, 1875. Dau. of H.S. & M.G. Capell. A child 
Of remarkable musical talent.
Capell, Thomas A. b. 1911 d. 1929
Capell, Thomas Ashby b. Dec. 18, 1877 d. July 10, 1961
Capell, W.N. b. Feb. 14, 1826 d. July 17, 1900. Brother of H. S. Capell.
Capell, William D. d. July 19, 1924 Alabama Pvt. 162 Depot Brig.
Carter, Mary Ella b. Sept. 1874 d______
Cook, Narcissa Goree McDowell b. June 15, 1888 d. March 11, 1960
Duke, Infant Son of W.C. & Mae W. Duke d. May 24, 1924
Duke, Infant Son of W.C. & Mae W. Duke d. Nov. 23, 1918
Duke, Mae Williams b. Jan. 5, 1892 d. Dec. 3, 1973. Wife of Warren C. Duke.
Duke, Warren C. D.D.S. b. Aug. 8, 1879 d. Nov. 14, 1957
Dunn, Sallie C. b. 1858 d. 1955
Gerald, Candace M. b. Dec. 22, 1839 d. Jan. 20, 1914
Gerald, Stephen b. March 4, 1834 d. Feb. 1, 1904
Henderson, Elizabeth M. died 1865 at age 56.
Henderson, Charley S. b. Nov. 6, 1883 d. Dec. 19, 1887
Henderson, Oliver S. b. Dec. 28, 1878 d. Aug. 31, 1888
Henderson, Oliver Spencer b. April 18, 1844 d. Feb. 2, 1924
Henderson, Patsy b. Feb. 20, 1895 d. Aug. 10, 1896
Henderson, Robert B. b. April 12, 1876 d. Oct. 22, 1939
Henderson, Robert died 1873 at age 80.
Henderson, Samuel b. Sept. 27, 1886 d. June 21, 1887
Henderson, Susanna Vaughan b. Oct. 20, 1849 d. Jan. 19, 1941
Johnson, Natalie C., Wife of Preston Johnson, Sr. b. 1904 d. 1953
Johnson, Preston, Jr. d. April 9, 1932
Kennedy, David b. May 23, 1805 d. Jan. 6, 1878. Born in Darlington Dist. SC.
Kennedy, Mrs. Sarah Warburton, b. May 3, 1815, d. July 11, 1855. Born near Black 
River, Sumter Dist. SC. Wife of David Kennedy.
Kennedy, Samuel b. d. Oct. 7, 1840 23 years old. He was born in Darlington, Dist., SC
Emigrated to Wilcox Co. AL Feb. 5, 1839.
Kennedy, Sarah Isabella b. ___ d. April 19, 1874. Wife of David Kennedy. Born in
Darlington Dist. SC.
Lee, Robert E. b. March 10, 1865 d. June 22, 1939
McCracken, Mary Louisa b. Dec. 16, 1859 d. June 20, 1945
McDowell, David Adelbert b. July 17, 1868 d. Aug. 9, 1871. 
McDowell, Edward Leroy b. Nov. 4, 1884 d. Aug. 17, 1932
McDowell, Evander H.son of Wm & Frances McDowell b. April 27, 1838 d.Oct. 26,1842
McDowell, Frances M. b. July 3, 1856 d. Oct. 4, 1857. Dau. of J.R.& Harriet McDowell.
McDowell, Frances, wife of William McDowell, Sr. b. Jan. 12, 1796 d. Oct. 14, 1863,
Frances was born in Darlington Dist., SC.
McDowell, Harriet Louisa b. Aug. 29, 1860 d. Sept. 8, 1864
McDowell, Harriet Sellers b. Dec. 22, 1821 d. Jan. 24, 1897
McDowell, James H., son of William & Frances McDowell. b. Nov. 21, 1822 d.___1848.
A native of Darlington Dist., SC.
McDowell, John Robert b. July 1, 1880 d. Oct. 1, 1884. Son of S.W.& Julia C. McDowell
McDowell, John Robert b. Oct. 29, 1813 d. Feb. 7, 1897
McDowell, Madeline Stanford b. 1892 d. 1966
McDowell, Martha b. Oct. 24, 1834 d. Aug. 22, 1876
McDowell, Samuel William b. Aug. 4, 1858 d. Jan. 22, 1900
McDowell, Samuel, son of William & Frances McDowell b. Dec. 19,1824 d. May 9,1848. 
A native of Darlington Dist. SC.
McDowell, William Angus b. 1883 d. 1920. (Masonic emblem)
McDowell, William Sr. b. Aug. 6, 1782 d. April 29, 1854.
He was born in Darlington Dist. SC and removed to AL in 1835.
McDowell, William T. b. Oct. 31, 1815 d. Aug. 28, 1849. Son of Wm. & Frances 
McDowell. He was born in Darlington Dist. SC.
McIntosh, Willie A. b. Dec. 2, 1858 d. Oct. 13, 1875. Son of D.& C.W. McIntosh. 
Nettles, Albert M. b. 1856 d. 1926
Nettles, Barney A. b. 1880 d. 1930 (Masonic emblem)
Nettles, Clarice b. Oct. 29, 1911 d. Nov. 2, 1911. 
Nettles, DeWitt b. Jan. 19, 1898 d. Dec. 9, 1972. SFC U.S. Army World War I and World 
War II.
Nettles, Elida F. b. 1853 d. 1921
Nettles, George W. d. Feb. 9, 1902 at age 17, 11 months, 3 days
Nettles, Grady b. Sept. 18, 1935 d. May 31, 1948.  He drowned.  Son of Irene Sellers.
Nettles, Julius Bragg b. July 17, 1895 d. March 12, 1963
Nettles, Leola Hixon b. Oct. 10, 1897 d. July 17, 1954
Nettles, Rubye Sue b. June 11, 1871 d. June 21, 1964
Nettles, T. Miller, b. Nov. 22, 1892 d. July 15, 1895. Son of Z. G. & Ruby S. Nettles.
(Beneath this stone in soft repose Is laid a mother’s dearest pride.)
Nettles, Woodrow Winston b. April 29, 1914 d. Jan. 28, 1997. 
Nettles, Zack George b. Nov. 17, 1866 d. Jan. 17, 1941
Nugent, Sallie C. b. May 12, 1791 d. Nov. 23, 1873. Mother of W. N. & H. S. Capell. She
was born in North Hampton County, NC and moved to AL in 1820.
Pitman, Bethel b. Oct. 31, 1828 in Robertson Co., NC. d. Sept. 7, 1854. 
Poole, William Rufus, Sr. b. Aug. 6, 1896 d. May 31, 1952
Powell, Johnie H. b. Aug. 25, 1889 d. May 11, 1904. 
(In loving remembrance By the little workers for Jesus)
Richards, John b. May 8, 1781 d. Feb. 17, 1868. Uncle of W. N. & H. S. Capell. He was
Born in North Hampton Co. NC. Moved to AL in 1822.
Scull, Combier J. son of Dr. J.G. & Isabella Scull b. May 8, 1841 d. July 30,1847
Sellers, Adelle b. 1883 d. 1885
Sellers, Calvin C. AMM2 US Navy. b. Feb. 14, 1921 d. Feb. 22, 1984
Sellers, Calvin Cook b. Jan. 15, 1885 d. April 22, 1963
Sellers, Clara Bell b. 1886 d. 1954
Sellers, Martha Vaughn b. 1856 d. 1932
Shankle, Oney Died at age 74 in Wilcox Co. A native of NC. For many years she was
A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Tait, Carol C. b. Aug. 12, 1909 d. Dec. 3, 1977
Tait, Julia b. Nov. 17, 1860 d. Aug. 15, 1907. Wife of Samuel W. McDowell
Turner, Ernest, Alabama, Pvt U.S. Army, World War I b. Oct. 10, 1893 d. Dec. 4, 1962
Vaughan, Benjamin b. 1808 d. 1888
Vaughan, Evelyn Nettles b. June 16, 1890 d. Nov. 1, 1983. 
Vaughan, Rebecca b. 1845 d. 1925
Vaughn, David R. b. 1897 d. 1900
Vaughn, Elizabeth, wife of Joseph M. Vaughn b. 1830 d. 1889
Vaughn, Ella b. 1873 d. 1956
Vaughn, Infant twin sons of W.C. & M.L. Vaughn d. Oct. 6, 1886
Vaughn, J. Eades b. 1873 d. 1953
Vaughn, Joseph M. Co. C. 44th Ala, Inf. C.S.A. (no dates)
Vaughn, Little son of R.H. Vaughn d. 1905
Vaughn, Mary b. 1893 d. 1902
Vaughn, R.H. b. 1867 d. 1951
Vaughn, William Clanton b. June 12, 1888 d. July 25, 1958. Beloved.
Wooden Marker – very old and weatherbeaten. Cannot read inscription. Samuel DeHay
 

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Persons known to be buried in this cemetery but have no marker
DeKalb Rayburn Born Dec. 1, 1836 and died Jan. 31, 1901. Has concrete slab over grave but there are no inscriptions.
Joseph DeKalb “Dick” Rayburn Born May 13, 1873 and died July 16, 1953
Henry S. Rayburn Born July 16, 1880 and died Nov. 6, 1944
Andrew Platt Rayburn Born Oct. 23, 1885 and died Feb. 6, 1937
Isaac Stanley Died ca June 3, 1848

Persons believe to be buried in this cemetery but we do not have documented proof:
Sara Elizabeth (Vaughn) Rayburn Born Feb. 3, 1850 and died Jan. 24, 1888
George Washington Rayburn Born May 5, 1874 and died Dec. 29, 1874
Robert Lee Rayburn Born May 18, 1875 and died Sept. 12, 1900
Alice Olivia Rayburn Born April 29, 1883 and died Aug. 31, 1886
Margaret Adline Rayburn born May 1830. Sister of DeKalb Rayburn. Apparently died between 1900 and 1910. Living in the Gravel Creek Community when she died.
Willie Ella Rayburn Born 1859. Daughter of William R. Rayburn and Fances Ann Henderson. The William R. Rayburn family was living in the Gravel Creek area when she died. She died between 1860 and 1870
James Cree

Isaac Brittingham Born 1785/1795 and died 1848.

Jane Brittingham Wife of Isaac

Nettles, George Washington b. ca. 1825 in Darlington Co. SC d. Dec. 1868. 
Nettles, Helen Mary b. ca. 1836 in AL d. June 12, 1913.Wife of George Washington
Nettles. 

Gravel Creek/ McDowell/Capell Cemetery April 2006