Cemetery: Captain William Cross
Shelby County Alabama

Captain William Cross
Cemetery Census

July 2000


Submitted by Rollin L. "Ron" Johnson, Jr.

Maintained by Bobby Joe Seales

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Please understand that some of the grave markers were worn, broken, and/or illegible,
therefore, some errors in transcribing may have occurred.

Located on Cahaba Valley Road at Indian Springs First Baptist Church


    NAME                           BIRTH          DEATH                 COMMENT         
 
CROSS,  CAPT. WILLIAM		Feb. 15, 1770	Nov. 9, 1845		Slab broken			 
Aged 75 Years, 8 Months and 21 Days

CROSS,  SUSANNAH LANE		                Feb. 16, 1856
Wife of Capt. Wm. Cross			Aged 76 Years, 1 Month and 15 Days	 

CROSS,  POLLY ANN	        Nov. 27, 1839	   Mar. 14, 1843
Daughter of A.J. and Harriet Cross		Aged 3 Years, 3 Months and 17 Days

MCDUFF,  HARRIETT B.		 Jan. 15, 1816	 July 11, 1875		Broken
Wife of A.J. Cross			

Natural Stone ...  Believed to be the grave of
ANDREW JACKSON CROSS, SR.	July 16, 1815	Nov 18, 1896

Broken Marker of Child			May <4>, 18__	Dec. <13> ____	Footstone E. C. 
Beside a cedar tree

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NOTE: 	Believed to be in the area near the above graves are the unmarked graves of 

CROSS,  NATHANIEL HUTSON 		Apr. 11, 1837	Oct. 6, 1903	
Son of A. J. and Harriett Cross

CROSS,  NANCY E. WEST 		Oct. 4, 1839	May 12, 1877
First wife of N. H. Cross

CROSS,  CARRIE E. WEST		Nov. 17, 1862	Aug. 10, 1896
Second wife of N. H. Cross
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BOATNER,  ROBERT B.			1888		1961			 
										    
BOATNER,  LETHA B.			1894					 
					"Asleep in Jesus"

BIBB,  FRANCES D.			1927		1992

JENKINS,  DAVID A.			Dec. 30, 1951	Mar. 7, 1961
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Jenkins	     "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"

JENKINS,  ANDY			Dec. 28, 1919	Nov. 18, 1966		 
Alabama - PFC Co. C 410 Inf. World War II
 
FRANKLIN,  G. T.			1872		1908  Hand lettered, conc. slab 

BISHOP,   WALTER  O.			Aug,. 14, 1903	Nov. 5, 1985		 
"Paw"									                    		
										   
BISHOP, ANNIE				Dec. 18, 1905	Apr. 23, 1987		 
"Granny"				"Our Father which art in Heaven"

BISHOP,  INF. BABY			May 3, 1929	
"Asleep in Jesus"

BATTLE,  VIRGINIA D.			Apr. 26, 1938	June 25, 1995		 
										      	
BATTLE,  JOEL D.			Dec. 8, 1933	____			 

JOHNSON,  CHUCK			July 6, 1969	Aug. 4, 1990
"Chuckwaggon"				"Gone but not forgotten"

MCGRAW,  CHARLES H.		Nov. 17, 1916	Feb. 8, 1986		 
"Husband"									      
										      
MCGRAW,  EVELYN HERREN		Dec. 4, 1921	Sep. 9, 1971		 
"Wife"					Married May 18, 1950

MCGRAW,  LEE			May 11, 1893	Dec. 25, 1971		 
					"The loving father hath gone to rest"	       
										       
MCGRAW,  ANAIE EVERGREEN	APR. 17, 1900	Dec.. 1, 1940		 
					      "Thy trials ended thy rest is won"

MCGRAW,  LILLIE FRANCES		Feb. 12, 1923	Oct. 29, 1925
	"She was too good too gentle and fair to die in this cold world of care"

MCGRAW,   INFANT  SON		   1917		
Lee and Annie McGraw

MCGRAW,  JAMES			Dec. 23, 1919	Apr. 15, 1980
"Gunn"			"Thy trial ended, thy rest is won"

GRIFFIN,  CAPT. LUCIEN EUGENE	Feb. 10, 1838	Dec. 27, 1867
Son of W. W. and W. A. Griffin		"In memory of"

WRIGHT, ALBERT ODELL		Dec 24, 1910	May 20, 1963		 
									 
WRIGHT,  ROSA MCCLELLAN		Mar. 7, 1914	June 28, 2000		 

SHEETS,  MARY EVALEN		Dec. 2, 1934	Dec. 2, 1934
					"gone but not forgotten"

SHEEETS,  DORA WRIGHT		Nov. 17, 1895	Aug. 30, 1985
					"In loving memory"
 
WRIGHT,  CARL G.			Jan. 12, 1904	Nov. 27, 1967
					"In remembrance"
					
WRIGHT,  JULIA A.			Nov. 18, 1872	Jan. 3, 1946
					"Sweetly sleeping"

WRIGHT, J. T.				Sep. 12, 1872	Mar. 7, 1923
				 "Kind father of love thou art gone to thy rest"

WRIGHT,  JAMES A.			Jan. 12, 1901	Dec. 20, 1910
Son of J. T. and J. A. Wright   "Gone so soon, our loved one only sleeping
                 gone to be an angel -  gone to a better land - darling we miss thee" 

BRASHER,  FRED O.			Nov. 21, 1908	Dec. 4, 1960		 
Alabama- Tec 5 HQ BTRY 476 CA BN (AA)  World War II

BRASHER, ETHEL M.			Apr. 22, 1905	May 9, 1936

MCGUIRE,  WILLIAM S.		Apr. 2, 1860	Apr. 14, 1940		 
										        
MCGUIRE,  ALCIE  JO			Nov. 15, 1875	Aug. 7, 1944		 

MCQUIRE,  MAGGIE			Oct. 18, 1895	Aug. 7, 1914		Broken
				    "She was the sunshine of our home"

NATURAL STONE
No engraving

NATURAL STONE
Engraving appears to read Andy

JOHNSON,   AVELEE			May 10, 1909	Mar. 15, 1939

PERKINS,   JAMES V.			May 20, 1888	Oct.. 3, 1971		 
										       
PERKINS,  GENIA R.			June 24, 1895	Aug. 9, 1962		 
				    "Thy trials ended thy rest is won"

MCGUIRE,  OSCAR C.			Oct.. 15, 1900	Mar. 14, 1964
				            "Gone but not forgotten"

MCGUIRE,  MATTIE N.			Aug.  22, 1892	Mar. 22, 1990
				               "Asleep in Jesus"

WINSLETT,   HOWARD M. SR.		July 30, 1914	Apr. 29, 1996		 
"Windy"									     
										        
WINSLETT,   SARA PITTS		Apr. 24, 1914	Feb. 3, 1997		 
"Sara"
 
WINSLETT,  CLIFFORD E.		Aug. 10, 1924	Oct. 12, 1961		 
Alabama- B3 USNR  World War II

CROSS,  RUTH				Oct. 28, 1865	Sep. 8, 1910		Broken
Wife of W. E. Cross                 "Sleep Mother dear and take your rest,
                                      God called you home He thought it best"

CROSS,  WALTER E.			Feb. 4, 1858	Aug. 20, 1943
"Father"					"In God we Trust"

CROSS,  JACIE A.			Jun. 26, 1868	Mar. 11, 1892
Wife of W. E. Cross		"Loyal daughter and devoted wife and mother"

DETERIORATED MARKER  / NATURAL STONE FOOT - No information

BROKEN MARKER /  Only base and small piece of marker - No information

BISHOP,  ALICE C.			Apr. 1861	May 1908
Wife of T. J. Bishop		"In aftertime we will meet her"

MCGUFFIE,  FRED D.			June 27, 1915	Sep. 6, 1983		 
										      
MCGUFFIE,   EVA H.			Aug. 30, 1921	July 27, 1967		 

MCGUIRE,  WILLIAM T.		July 16, 1889	Sep. 27,1974		 
										      
MCGUIRE,  NANCY R.			Feb. 27, 1896	July 22, 1988		 

NOTE: 	A row of four bricks with a 12’ x 12” conc. slab between 
        is to the right of the above graves. 

GRIMES,  WILLIE MURPHY		Aug. 17, 1904	Oct. 10, 1965		 
										      
GRIMES,  RUBY B.			Mar. 8, 1912	Mar. 19, 1993		 

GRIMES,  KEVIN L.			July 10, 1962	Sep. 28, 1972
					"Asleep in Jesus"

HUETT,  LARRY W.			1954		1997

HUETT,  JAMES W.			Sep. 28, 1929	Sep. 11, 1983		 
"Father"									                       
										       
HUETT, LYDIA S.			Aug. 3, 1930				 
"Mother"

HUETT,  MILDRED C. COX		July 12, 1911	June 6, 1986

HUETT,  JOHN ROY			Mar. 16, 1903	Sep. 24, 1943
					"Asleep in Jesus"

HUETT,  INFANT			Apr. 6, 1938										
"At Rest" PILKINGTON, PEGGY Feb. 12, 1936 "Mother" "In Loving Memory" YOUNG, FLOY Jan. 17, 1911 Nov. 28, 1994 YOUNG, JAMES R. Feb. 15, 1915 Jan. 17, 1966 YOUNG, ROSA L. Apr. 14, 1880 Oct. 30 1961 YOUNG, WILLIAM D. Apr. 17, 1860 Oct. 19, 1929 WINSLETT, BIRSIE E. May5, 1890 Dec. 29, 1975 "Mama" WINSLETT, HIRAM MILTON Nov. 3, 1885 Oct. 29, 1960 HENDERSON, WILLIAM T. Feb. 19, 1874 June 23, 1929 "Father" "Death loves a shining mark" COHRON, JOSIE HENDERSON Aug. 9, 1880 Jan. 11, 1957 "Mother" WINSLETT, CLAUDE W. Feb. 10, 1910 Sep. 5, 1966 WINSLETT, ANNIE M. Oct. 1, 1916 NOTE: 4 Concrete blocks in a row and statue adjacent to above grave CROSS, INFANT July 11, 1939 Austin and Lennie Cross "At Rest" CROSS, REV. AUSTIN N. Nov. 29, 1903 Mar. 10, 1945 "Asleep in Jesus" BRIGHT, ROBERT EUGENE Nov. 12, 1935 Nov. 3, 1970 JONES, WILLIAM A. Nov. 9, 1907 Aug. 3, 1983 JONES, LILLIE B. June 14, 1916 BRASHIER, F. FABIAN Mar. 27, 1911 BRASHIER, OLIVIA H. June 12, 1916 "Beloved Father and Mother" GRIFFITH, MYRTLE L. Nov. 24, 1931 Sep. 7, 1969 DENNIS, WILLIAM E. July 31, 1917 DENNIS, MARY A. Feb. 2, 1927 Married Dec. 30, 1944 "Where the flowers bloom forever" Note: There are three small clay tiles beside the above graves COLLINS, C. W. June 15, 1874 Dec. 11, 1956 "Pet" COLLINS, MARY B. Nov. 1, 1880 _____, 19__ "Sug" WINSLETT, CLARENCE M. July 31, 1897 Feb. 4, 1987 WINSLETT, SALLIE GREEN July 30, 1900 Feb. 2, 1972 COX, JESSIET 1892 1963 "Aunt" COX, REUBEN D. 1882 1962 "Uncle" Married Jan. 17, 1912 SKINNER, JAMES Nov. 19, 1945 Dec. 5, 1945 "He has gone to the mansions of rest" SKINNER, BABY No Dates SKINNER, KATHERINE DUNAWAY Sep. 17, 1929 Dec. 25, 1964 "There is rest in Heaven" BISHOP, KERRY A. Apr. 9, 1947 Apr, 23, 1947 BISHOP, EDWARD Dec. 17, 1954 Aug. 3, 1955 BISHOP, LOLA, M. Jan. 30, 1949 Dec. 12, 1970 "Sister" BISHOP, HANK Feb, 20, 1952 May 3, 1972 "Brother" WATLEY, JOE Jan. 25, 1937 Nov. 25, 1999 WATLEY, F. M. (SHORTY) Dec. 25, 1930 WATLEY, ELIZABETH P. Oct. 27, 1932 July 30, 1999 "In loving memory" WATLEY, HERBERT Dec. 9, 1948 Oct. 17, 1998 BISHOP, A. J. Apr. 1876 Feb. 1972 "Asleep in Jesus" BISHOP, FRANCES K. Apr. 9, 1886 Mar. 25, 1964 "Asleep in Jesus" WATLEY, ARTHUR 1903 1963 "Father" WATLEY, ELIZABETH 1907 "Mother" WATLEY, MONROE F. Dec. 14, 1912 Oct. 31 1965 WATLEY, MARY B. Feb. 12, 1915 Feb. 7, 1991 BRASHIER, W. A. June 26, 1880 Dec. 28, 1944 " My love goes with you and my soul awaits to join you" BRASHIER, MARY A Dec. 28, 1880 June 21, 1964 "Asleep in Jesus" BRASHER, REECIE D. June 9, 1922 July 8, 1954 "His memory is blessed" BRASHIER, MORGAN L. June 26, 1906 Jan. 14, 1986 "Daddy" BRASHIER, WILLIE N. Aug, 4, 1901 Jan. 13, 1994 "Mother" "In loving memory" SKINNER, INFANT SON June 2, 1947 Clay and Ella Ruth Skinner BOATNER, JAMES C. 1917 1976 Private U.S. Army World War II BRASHIER, BILLIE JOE 1937 "Our Darling Baby" BRASHIER, WILLIAM S. Aug. 8, 1914 Feb. 16, 1969 "Pop" BRASHIER, SUSIE M. June. 5, 1916 Apr. 28, 1976 "Mom" "Precious Memory" BRASHIER, RUBY V. Sep. 21, 1938 "Daughter" BRASHIER, WILLIAM R. Apr. 28, 1945 Feb. 27, 1982 "Crow" "He is an angel now" MCGUIRE, INFANT Sep. 22, 1938 Mr.& Mrs. C. T. McGuire TAYLOR, SARAH JANE 1910 1995 CASTLEBERRY, EDNA T. 1926 BRASHIER, EARLEY Oct. 21, 1919 Oct. 28, 1932 "Son" BRASHIER, JACK Aug. 13, 1884 July 30, 1940 "Father" BRASHIER, IZETER Dec. 27, 1892 Mar. 26, 1962 "Mother" "Not lost to memory, not lost to love but gone to our Fathers house above" FALKNER, ITRA S. June 2, 1909 May 14, 1964 "In loving memory"
Note: Three natural stones appearing to mark graves, one momument base with broken stone at rear of cemerery. RUSSELL, MELONY 1967 Infant daughter of Norton and Ann Russell Note: Small unmarked marble stone RUSSELL Small hand lettered concrete marker with no first name or dates RUSSELL Small hand lettered concrete marker with no first name or dates WILDER, LEONARD Oct.5, 1874 Mar. 27, 1968 WILDER, JENIE Oct. 1, 1875 Dec. 21, 1952 "Our Father which art in Heaven" WOOD, TED R. Apr. 13, 1916 Sep. 2, 1991 CRISSON, CECIL L. Feb. 3, 1910 Dec. 22, 1984 CRISSON, R. LUCILLE Feb. 24, 1921 Married Sep. 13, 1938 "In God’s Care" BRASHER, TERESA GAIL Sep. 5, 1960 Apr. 17, 1968 "Gone to be an angel" Note: There is a high probability of many unmarked graves in the cemetery other than those noted. In general the census was taken from the left to the right and from the front to the rear of the cemetery. The exception being the family of Captain William Cross who were placed at the beginning.