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DOUGLASS-PETTUS CEMETERY, (Douglass Road), MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA

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Overview photos of the Douglass-Pettus Cemetery: 6627/6628/6629/6630/6633/6634/6635

 

ATKINS, Joseph, Mar 7, 1808 - Jun 22, 1898. 6584

BROWN, Ann M., wife of Rev. H.H. Brown, (born cir Jun 1, 1804) - died Jul 20, 1883. Age 79 Yrs 1 Mo & 20 Dys, Our Mother. 6609/6610/footstone A.M.B.: 6620

BROWN, Joseph L., MD.,  Jul 12, 1833 - Mar 29, 1881. Capt. Co E, 6th Tenn. Infantry, Confederate States Army. Our Brother Military Marker: 6604/Headstone: 6607/Overall: 6605/6608

DOUGLASS, Thomas J., Sep 29, 1868 - Mar 17, 1963. 6575/6576
DOUGLASS, Annie Pettus, Nov 25, 1872 - Sep 2, 1928. 6577

DOUGLASS, Kate P., Oct 18, 1897 - May 15, 1980. 6569/6570

DOUGLASS, Mildred L., Dau. of T.J. & Annie Douglas, May 31, 1910 - Nov 12, 1911. Baby. 6578C/6578

DOUGLASS, Sgt Frank D., Aug 5, 1905 - Feb 27, 1996. Sgt US Army Corp. WW II 6568

DOUGLASS, Thomas Henry, Jun 27, 1949 - Feb 20, 2009. 6567
DOUGLASS, Pamela Weber, Sep 14, 1947 - no other date. 6567

JACKS, Mary J., Sep 10, 1840 - Sep 18, 1890. Stone broken into several parts. 6585/6586

PETTUS, Ann Dew Brown, wife of William D. Pettus, Apr 16, 1843 - Jul 23, 1916. 6598/6597

PETTUS, Samuel Wilburn, Oct 4, 1847 - Jul 9, 1916. Father 6583

PETTUS, Antoinette Louisa, Oct 29, 1848 - Jul 17, 1883. Mother 6583

PETTUS, (Little) Carlos, Infant son of R. E. & Julia A. Pettus, Nov 10, 1885 - Jul 1, 1886. 6591/6592

PETTUS, William R., Dec 12, 1808 - May 25, 1864. 6588/6589
PETTUS, Charlotte H. Day, Dec 29, 1829 - May 23, 1903. Our Mother 6587/6589

PETTUS, Dr William David, Apr 12, 1843 - Aug 13, 1905, Pvt, Co F, 9th Ala Infantry, Doctor, Confederate States Army. Mason. 6596/6594/6595

PETTUS, Lavinia Dew, dau of W.D. & A. D. Pettus, (born cir Oct 14, 1885) - died Oct 17, 1885.(stone faded cannot read age, from Dorothy Johnson - 1975 - age 3 days.) 6600C/6600

PETTUS, Martha E., (born cir  Jun 8, 1881) - died Aug 17, 1881, age 2 Mo & 9 days. 6599C/6599

PETTUS, Thomas Joseph, son of Dr W.D. & A.D Pettus, (born cir Aug 1, 1888 - died Aug 12, 1888.Age 11 days. 6601C/6601/footstone T.J.P.: 6602

PETTUS, Walter A., son of W.R. & C.H. Pettus, (born cir. Oct 12, 1859) - died Jul 1, 1864, Age 4 Yrs, 8 Mo, 29 Ds. 6590

ROGERS, David Earl, son of J.N. & E.L. Rogers, Feb 22, 1890 - May 19, 1891.  6582C/6582

RUBICAM, Mary S., May 17, 1836 - Jun 10, 1911. 6603/footstone M.S.R.: 6619

STEWART, Ruth Douglass, wife of James E. Stewart, Feb 27, 1908 - Jul 1, 1945, Spry Funeral Marker. 6571

WORD, Robert Fisher, Mar 3, 1885 - Jan 24, 1959. 6574
WORD, Annie Susie, wife of R. F. Word, Feb 11, 1886 - May 20, 1916. 6573

WORD, Charles J., (born cir May 19, 1851) - died Sep 13, 1896. Age 45 Ys, 3 Mo, & 25 Dys. 6623/6624

WORD, Charlie May, Dau of G.J. & E.E. Word,   (born cir Sep 10, 1883) - died Dec 15, 1885. Age 2 Yrs, 3 Mo. & 5 Dys. 6621

WORD, E. Estelle, (born cir Jul 2, 1862) - died Jun 3, 1896. Age 34 Ys, 11 Mo & 1 Dy. 6622/6624

WORD, Ellie John, May 22, 1892 - Oct 6, 1945. 6625

WORD, Leona Dew,  child of C.J. & L.E. Word, (born cir Jan 12, 1890) - died Oct 12, 1890. 6615C/6615/footstone L.D.W.:6616

WORD, Annie Eliza, child of C.J. & L.E. Word, (born cir Jan 8, 1888) - died Sep 8, 1889. 6615C/6615/footstone A.E.W.:6617
WORD, Nina Lucile, Jun 13, 1894 - Nov 5, 1909. 6614/footstone N.L.W.:6618

 

D. . . . ., A. J. (birth unknown) - died May 10, 1849. 6613

D. . . . ., C. (birth unknown) - died Oct 19, 1834. 6611/6631/6632

Fieldstone marking graves: 6579/piece of carved stone: 6580/footstone no markings: 6581/ fieldstone marked grave between  A.J. D. & C.D.: 6612
Footstones (2) used to mark head and foot of a grave: 6593

There is evidence of more graves back in the woods east of the cemetery but no formal stones could be seen: 6626

These two graves were for African-Americans. The graves are located about 250 yards from the center of this cemetery. For more information see Findagrave,com Douglass-Pettus Cemetery. Both stones are fallen.

WARREN, Jim, Feb 25, 1885 - Sep 7, 1914. (Son of Caroline (C.E.) Warren)

WARREN, Willie, Jun 10, 1872 - Sep 18, 1912.  (Son of Caroline (C.E.) Warren)

Listings & Links developed by C. Wayne Austin 17 Sep 2012 using photos dated 17 May 2011 by C. Wayne Austin. Added here 18 Sep 2012. This cemetery was shown in the book Madison County Cemeteries Vol 1 page 188-189 by Dorothy Johnson. Presented on Findagrave.com complete.