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LEIGH CEMETERY, (east of Leighton), COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA

Mapping the location

Area Photos of the Leigh Cemetery: 6929 / 6930
The historical marker set in 2008: 6912

KYLE, Eliza, Sacred to the memory of Eliza Kyle  Consort of Gideon Kyle, born May 19, 1813, and Expired June 12, 183 (1 or 3) in the full triumph of life eternally happy immortally in Heaven ((stone faded beyond reading, taken from alcolber read years ago)  6914
KYLE, William, Infant of G & E. Kyle (no dates given, stone faded.) 6915
LEIGH, Wm., 4 Oct 1790 - 31 Jul 1873 M. W. G. M. of The Masonic lodge of Ala. 1833-1834. Founder of Leighton Lodge No. 43, A. F. and A. M., Also the town of Leighton. Erected by The Masons of Ala. 1931 A. D.  6922 / 6923
LEIGH, Charles R.,  in memory of Charles R. Leigh Who died 7th Aug. 1825 Aged 10(16?) years.  6917 / 6918
LEIGH, Elizabeth G.,  In memory of Elizabeth G. Leigh Who died March 21, 1843 aged 11 (71 or 91) years (Adult size box tomb) 6921
LEIGH, Ann L.,  In memory of Ann L. Leigh. Died 10th July 18(2?)1 age 5(2?) years (largely unreadable, Adult sized box tomb broken across inscription) 6919 / 6920
NICHOLS, Dallas, 1888 - 1918.  6926
NICHOLS, Sam, 1865 - 1935. 6926
NICHOLS, Samuel, 4 Oct 1831 - 9 Sep 1916, 1st Serg Co A, 27th Ala Infantry, Confederate States Army. "He died as he lived trusting in the Lord" (military marker says Sep 5 1915 as death date) 6924 / Military: 6925
NICHOLS, Oliver, 1918 (only date) (Childs stone) 6928
NICHOLS, Ruth, 1915 - 1916. (Childs stone) 6927

. . . . . . . ., unknown, (Childs box tomb, no inscription found, located in the Leigh family area.) 6916
 

Sources: Added here initially by C. Wayne Austin 6 Jan 2013 based on photography dated 22 Dec 2012.  This cemetery is also presented on Findagrave.com, USGENWEB & ALCOBER. [C.W.A. 7 Jan 2013.]