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BAILEY-CRUTCHER CEMETERY, (Subdivision south of Mill Road, Madison Al.), MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA

Mapping the location


Area Views of the cemetery:
5958,5959,5960,5961,5985,5986,5987,5988,5989,5989C
Subdivision Road Signage across from cemetery - South Brooks & Cedar Springs Places: 5990

ABERNATHY, Jesse
, 16 Oct 1812 - 15 Sep 1836. Footstone: "J. A."  5973C,5973,5974
BAILEY, James, 17 Oct 1779 - 5 May 1843. "In the 63 year of his age." footstone J.B. 5971C,5971,5970
BAILEY, Sarah T., 24 Apr 1870 - 12 Oct 1857. 5972C,5972
BLACKBURN, Eliza, 2 Dec 1845 - 3 Dec 1850. Footstone: "E" (shares stone with James Blackwood.)  5965C,5965,5979
BLACKBURN, James, 17 Sep 1845 - ??(17) Sep 1850. Footstone (shares stone with Eliza Blackwood.) 5965C,5965,5979
BLACKBURN, David, 14 May 1853 - 25 Aug 1854. (shares stone with Helen Blackburn)  5968C,5966,5967,5968,5978
BLACKBURN, Helen, 16 Oct 1851 - 12 Aug 1852. (shares stone with David Blackburn) 5968C,5966,5967,5968,5978
CRUTCHER, R. W., 2 Apr 1812 - 10 Jan 1867. "A beloved minister of the Primitive Baptist Church." 5980
CRUTCHER, Mary, 3 Aug 1813 - 25 Nov 1848. "Aged 35 years 3 mo. 22 days.", "A sinner saved by grace." (shares stone with Sarah E. Crutcher & James B. Crutcher.) footstone M.C. 5981C,5981,5983,5984
CRUTCHER, James B., no dates. "Aged 8 years 9 days." (shares stone with Mary & Sarah Crutcher.) footstone J.B.C. 5981C,5981,5983,5984
CRUTCHER, Sarah E., no dates. "Aged 6 mo. 1 day." (shares stone with James B, and Mary Crutcher.)footstone S.E.C. 5981C,5981,5983,5984
HUGHES, E.J., 1820 - 1902. 5976,5977
HUGHES, Sarah C., 1834 - 1880. (shares stone with E.J. Hughes: Listed as Sarah A. Bailey Abernathy-Hughes on Findagrave.com.)  5975,5977
WORD, Mary E., 27 Mar 1835 - 5 Oct 1844. 5963,5963C,5964
WORD, Onianda F., 30 May 1830 - 30 Jul 1831. (given name may be inscribed as Omanda) 5962,5962C,5964

Unknown soul/souls:
5969
,5982

This cemetery is in the midst of a new subdivision occupying some of the lots. It is maintained but not fenced.

You will notice some of the white bordered stones here. These examples of how to restore broken stones. They sink the broken parts into a cement mixture with the inscription exposed. The shape is like the original stone but a couple of inches wider and taller. As I understand it this is a blend of white concrete, white sand, and hydrated lime, but generally the concrete ingredient is much less than normal concrete mix so that the overall strength allows for more flexibility and the final product can expand and contract with rain, heat & cold, and not crumble.

Listings & Links developed by Mary Bob McClain 5 Aug 2010 of Birmingham Alabama using photos dated 16 Mar 2010 by C. Wayne Austin. Added here with appropriate commentary & editing by Wayne Austin 12 Jan 2011.