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BLACK (Alexander) CEMETERY, (Carey Road abt 10 miles NE of Athens), LIMESTONE COUNTY, ALABAMA
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BLACK, Alexander, born 1838 & died 1910. (son of John Black & Winnie Hite Peace Black married 23 Jan 1861, Alexander 2nd married to Mary E. Willett 16 Aug 1894)**
BLACK, Sarah Jane Lewter Crawford, born - likely in 1842 - died 6 Aug 1893,  married to Alexander Black 23 Jan 1861.
LOGGINS, Martha Frances Black, born 1872 - died before 1910. (daughter of Alexander & Winnie Black; married to Major Loggins, 18 Aug 1889.)

This graveyard has been destroyed by vandals or it succumbed to time & neglect. It is now void of any formal standing memorials. Left there are fragments of gravestones that have bits and pieces of inscriptions which are enough to give information, but also leaves questions. This researcher has done a brief and non-invasive scientific study of this graveyard looking for clues as to who in the Alexander Black family is interred here in this old lost & abandoned gravesite. 

**Alexander Black remarried after the death of his wife assuming this is the same Alexander Black as it appears to be:
Mary Ellen Willett married Alexander "Alex" Black in Limestone County, Alabama on 16 August 1894. This does not appear to be a marriage resulting in children due to Alexander's age assuming Mary was past child bearing age.
Source: Bobby Carwile (#47833237) 27 Jan 2016 <> (Analysis by CWA.)

Added here 2 Dec 2009, from the efforts of Wayne Austin based on site research done 21 Oct 2009. 
Other sources: Mentioned on page 518 as a lost cemetery in the book Limestone County Alabama Cemeteries. by Smith 2003. Some info from the family history published in the book "Descendents of John Black" , page 15, by Danny Black. 31 Aug 2002.