BLACKWELL-COLLIER CEMETERY, (near Mooresville), LIMESTONE COUNTY, ALABAMA
aka Withers Cemetery.


Mapping the location

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BLACKWELL, Bouldin C., 16 Dec 1818 - 13 Oct 1859, husband of Mary C. Blackwell. Though I have seen thy form depart forever from my widowe'd eye I hold thee in my inmost heart. There, there at least thy cans't not die. Farewell on earth, Heaven claimed its own, yet when from me thy presence went I was exchanged for God alone. Let dust and ashes learn content. 8176/7640/7641/7642/7643/7647
BLACKWELL, Mary C., 5 Jul 1823 - 6 Oct 1883, wife of B. (Bouldin) C. Blackwell. 7645/7646/7647
BLACKWELL, William Henry, 27 Nov 1790 - 26 Nov 1846, 59 yrs, b. Fauguier co. Va. "In remembrance of our dear Father" (stella monument, south side, on stone with Eliza Wyatt Blackwell; dates inconsistent with age) 7637/7638
BLACKWELL, Wm. H., 27 Nov 1792 - 26 Nov 1846, consort of Eliza W. Collier. (Note: This is a likely a slab covering the grave There is a difference in birth date of 2 years from the stella monument. What probably happened here is, when William Henry died in 1846 he was given the slab grave cover over in the eastern part of the graveyard. When his wife Eliza died in 1856 the children set the stella monument in place repeating his inscription, but with a date error.) 7625/7626/7627/7628/8160/8164
BLACKWELL, Eliza Wyatt, 21 May 1797 - 25 Jul 1856, 56 yrs , born in Lunenburg Co. Va., consort of W. H. Blackwell." Our cherished Mother" (On north side of same tall stella monument with William Henry Blackwell.) 7636
BLACKWELL, Aubrey St Aubin, youngest son of Bouldin C. & Mary C. Blackwell, 16 Aug 1856 - 14 May 1860. 7644
COLLIER, Elizabeth Stewart, 16 Dec 1812 - 21 May 1878. 7658/7659
COLLIER, Jane Ophelia Stewart, 11 Feb 1805 - 11 Dec 1830. Complete Inscription: To the Memory of JANE OPHELIA COLLIER Second Consort of William E. Collier and Daughter of Robert & Amey R. Stewart who was born in Petersburg Va. on the 11th of February 1805 and died on the 11th of December 1830 ; also To the memory of JANE EMILY SLAUGHTER  Daughter of Jane Ophelia Collier by her first husband Lawrence S. Slaughter who was born on the 7th of December 1821 and died in the spring of the year 1828. This box stone was from 1 to 4 inches underground and required about an hour of digging and cleaning to reveal this genealogical treasure. It has never been reported anywhere to my knowledge.  - C.W.A. 15 Dec 2011 8170/8172/8173/8169
COLLIER, J. (James) R. (Robert), 14 Nov 1833 - 17 Dec 1873. (
Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Patricia Adams Guillory Lilsnowfox@hotmail.com.)  7660
COLLIER, Charles Ephraim, 10 Jan 19 1805 - 7 Mar 1888. (s/o James & Elizabeth Bouldin Collier.) 7666
COLLIER, Martha Wyatt, 22 Jun 1835 - 2 Dec 1900. 7667
COLLIER, Elizabeth Bouldin, 8 Apr 1831 - 14 May 1855. 7668
COLLIER, William Edward, 3 Jan 1844 - 21 Nov 1901. Pvt Co D 35th Ala Inf. C.S.A. Military marker has death year of 1921? 7670/7671/7672
COLLIER, Monument on its face. It might only be a head marker indicating the surname COLLIER or a separate tombstone. It is so large it will need a crane to right it. 7663/7664
ELLIOTT, Rosalie Collier, 7 Aug 1846 - 1 Oct 1884. 7674
HOWELL, Emma Withers, 11 Feb 1869 - 24 Aug 1931. (Mrs. S.E. Howell (Emma Withers Howell; Madison Co. Al.. native; d/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers; died in Chattanooga, Tn. The body will be sent to Mooresville for interment at the old Withers cemetery; d/o late Dr. Withers; funeral services at Mooresville; Decatur Daily - Aug 24, 1931. Ref: obit sent in by W. Salmond.) 7665
PICKETT, Willie C., 17 Jun 1851 - 19 May 1853. Aged 1 year, 11 months and 2 days. (surname spelled Pickitt on stone) 7634/7635
SLAUGHTER, Jane Emily, 7 Dec 1821 - 1828. Complete Inscription: To the Memory of JANE OPHELIA COLLIER Second Consort of William E. Collier and Daughter of Robert & Amey R. Stewart who was born in Petersburg Va. on the 11th of February 1805 and died on the 11th of December 1830 ;also To the memory of JANE EMILY SLAUGHTER  Daughter of Jane Ophelia Collier by her first husband Lawrence S. Slaughter who was born on the 7th of December 1821 and died in the spring of the year 1828.  8171/8172/8173
STEWART, Robert, -- Dec 1756 - 17 Nov 1840. 7661C/7661/7661CC
STEWART, Amy Goodwyn, Died 7 Oct 1840, aged 64 yrs. 7675
WITHERS, Charles Collier, 30 Oct 1855 - 18 Feb 1907. (s/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers.) 7662/7649/7650
WITHERS, Rena, 11 Sep 1861 - 24 Jul 1863, daughter of S. J. & E. C. Withers. (d/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers.) 7656
WITHERS, Lillie, 17 Jul 1859 - 24 Oct 1863, daughter of S. J. & E. C. Withers. 7656
WITHERS, (Edwin) Eddie (Bouldin), 12 Dec 1857 - 22 Oct 1861. son of S. J. & E. C. Withers. (Limestone Co. native; s/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers.) 7657
WITHERS, Emily (Goodwyn) Collier, 29 Aug 1829 - 19 Jul 1912. (Limestone Co. native; d/o Charles Ephraim & Elizabeth Stewart Collier; w/o Samuel Jordan Withers; d. in Lonoke Co. Arkansas.)  7651/7652/7649/7650
WITHERS, (Dr.) Samuel Jordan, 22 Feb 1828 - 28 Feb. 1906. (Monroe Co. Al. native; s/o Palmyra Jordon Withers; h/o Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers; d. in Lonoke Co., Ark. ) 7653/7649/7650
WITHERS, Clement Clay, 29 Mar 1866 - 29 Jan 1890. (s/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers.) 7654/7649/7650
WITHERS, Mattie Collier, 6 Dec 1870 - 28 Aug 1885. (d/o Samuel Jordan & Emily Goodwyn Collier Withers.) 7655/7649/7650
YOUNG, Dr. Wm. T., Died 10 Mar 1852, Aged 55 yrs 7629/7633
YOUNG, Ellen Gordon, Died 4 Apr 1849, Aged 48 Years. 4 Months. 23 Days, wife of Dr Wm. T. Young; d/o Robert & Amey G. Stewart. "to live in hearts left behind is not to die." 7631/7632/7633
YOUNG, Emily C., (No dates, backside of monument) "Our Infant child" 7630
YOUNG, Jane S., (No dates, backside of monument) "Our Infant child" 7630
YOUNG, William T. Jr., (No dates, backside of monument) "Our Infant child" 7630

Unknown slab covering grave - inscribed with lettering, but too deep (and covered in roots) to dig up to read. Went back later and dug it up and it was the tombtop for: COLLIER, Jane Ophelia Stewart/SLAUGHTER, Jane Emily 7639.

Photography 3 Dec 2010 & programming by C. Wayne Austin 17 Apr 2011, added here 18 Apr 2011. Revised again to add listings and photos for the lost monuments of Jane Ophelia Collier and her daughter Jane Emily Slaughter.

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