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WILSON (DAVID) CEMETERY, North of Leighton, Al. 1 mile, on County Line Road, COLBERT COUNTY ALABAMA

Mapping the location

Area Views - east side of County Line Road next to a house, just north of Crockett Lane:  1059 / 1060

WILSON, David, Born May 9th 1793 - Died Sept 5, 1849, Aged 56 years, 3 mos & 27 days (box tomb has a corner broken out, across the what is the second letter of the surname) 1232 /photos of 2009 1055 / 1056
WILSON, Augustine A, 12 Nov 1823 - 26 Jan 1839. Son of D. & A. Wilson.   1234
WILSON, Clara Ann, 7 Dec 1821 - 16 Aug 1839. Daughter of D. & A. Wilson. 1233
Base of an upright stone with the top missing-north side of box tomb   (As found in 2009 & is actually the Augustine A. Wilson Monument base.) 1057
Base of an upright stone with the top missing-south side of box tomb  (As found in 2009 & is actually the Clara Ann Wilson Monument base.) 1058

These grave monuments amount to a box tomb set very close to the road with two upright headstones, one on either side with repaired broken tops. This graveyard is very near the road where it can be seen by people driving by, which has subjected it to vandals in the past. A major part of the northwest corner is broken out of the box tomb leaving an incomplete surname, but someone reconnected some of the fragments leaving the box tomb inscription now complete. Updated on 20 Oct 2014 for photos made 17 Oct 2014, after the tombstone restorations in this graveyard. A giant black oak that once threatened this little graveyard has been eliminated.  If it had been allowed to decay it would have sent massive limbs smashing down on the tombs breaking them up again.