Rowell Cemetery



Surveyed by Orlan Irons, 7 Dec 1988

To reach this cemetery, turn off AL 20 (Savannah Highway), onto Lauderdale 6 (Gunwaleford Road), go 9.8 miles. The cemetery is on the right side of the road. You must go through a small section of woods, and then across an open field to reach it. It is about 75 yards from the main road, and can be seen as soon as you get out of the woods. The Smithsonia Church of Christ is on the left side of the road, about 100 yards on down the road. The cemetery has a hand cut stone wall around it, which is about 4 feet tall, It is badly grown up with vines and small bushes. It is located on the F. M. Perry Estate. The legal description for the cemetery is SW4, NW4, Sec 13, T3 R13W.

    NAME                      Born             Died           Comments
MORGAN, Mattie              4 Dec 1863      31 Jul 1866  dau of A R & J W Morgan
MORGAN, Neal Rowell        12 Nov 1861      22 Oct 1862  son of A R & J W Morgan
ROWELL, Neal               14 Nov 1796       6 Dec 1886  born in Wood Co West Va;
              died in Lauderdale Co Ala
ROWELL, Martha A.          25 Feb 1811       3 Jul 1890  wife of Neal Rowell
ROWELL, Mary Virginia                           26 Sep 1873  aged 28 years;
              dau of Neal Martha Rowell
THOMPSON, Elizabeth C. R.  15 Aug 1833      21 Apr 1889
THOMPSON, Empson B.               1826             1892  born in Orange Co NC;
              died in Lauderdale Co Ala
CHEATHAM, C.               who died on the 10th of January 1816, aged 66 years
CHEATHAM, Miss E. E.       who died on the 11th of Aug 1839, aged 46 years
 NOTE: The inscriptions for the CHEATHAM's was taken from a survey done by William Q. Hill
 several years ago. I could not find one of the graves, and could not read the other. One
 corner of this cemetery was so badly overgrown that I could not get to it.

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