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Ray Cemetery

Ray Cemetery located T21S, R6W, S16, behind West Brothers Store in Woodstock. Once located in Tuscaloosa County until the county line changed, now in Bibb County. Information is recorded as it appears on the tombstone. Surveyed Greg and Charesa
Hester and Jim Reed, September 23, 2000.
 


Submitted by Greg and Charesa Hester  © Copyright 2000 Greg and Charesa Hester All Rights Reserved



 

Rows 1 - 4 are in a well cared for part of the cemetery.

Row 1
Roles, Miss Martha, b. Wilks Co., Ga., d. Jan 14, 1872, aged about 68 years
Rodgers, John F., Mar. 24, 1856, Oct. 6, 1887, Father
Rodgers, Elizabeth, Dec. 11, 1818, Oct. 3, 1899, Mother
Rodgers, John E., Jun. 5, 1818, Jul. 22, 1886, Brother, Husband
Jones, Benjamin F., M.D., May 10, 1861, Feb. 6, 1899

Row 2
Ray, William L., Jan. 3, 1863, Nov. 9, 1896, age 33 years 9 months 6 days
Ray, Robert Usry, 1902, 1977
Ray, Dr. Jacob Usry, Jr., May 4, 1864, Oct. 5, 1939, Mason
Ray, Laura J., Oct. 12, 1841, Mar. 30, 1871, wife of J. U. Ray
Ray, Dr. J. U., Sr., Apr. 28, 1836, May 7, 1900, Mason

Row 3
Ray, James W., Sept. 7, 1852, Dec. 23, 1856
Ray, Elizabeth, Jun. 28, 1840, Dec. 24, 1858
Ray, Rebecca, b. Sept. 8, 1844, aged 1 year
Ray, James, b. Aug. 8, 1846, aged 1 year & 3 months
Ray, Cynthia C., May 1, 1819, Jan. 3, 1859, aged 39 years 8 months 2 days
Ray, James, b. on Flint River Ga., Mar. 20, 1812, d. in New York, Mar. 28, 1866
1 unmarked tomb
Ray, James B., Aug. 24, 1860, Aug. 26, 1888, Brother
Strickland, Bessie B., Mar. 24, 1890, Jul. 30, 1892, daughter of B. D. & Annie Strickland
Ray, no data
Ray, Sept. 3, 1932, only date

Row 4
Strickland, B. D., Nov. 16, 1862, Sept. 25, 1941
Strickland, Annie Ray, Apr. 14, 1863, Sept. 4, 1932

Rows 5 - 15 are east of the above graves in the woods, this part of the cemetery is not
cared for at all.

Row 5
Boyd, Lillie O., Aug. 1, 1894, Oct. 28, 1910, wife of T. G. Boyd
 

Row 6
Goree, Horace Barna, Nov. 16, 1896, Dec. 31, 1899, son of W. M. & Dovie Goree
Goree, Edgar, Jul. 18, 1900, Jul. 31, 1900, son of W. M. & Dovie Goree

Row 7
Jones, Emmer J., May 20, 1878, May 21, 1906, wife of W. S. Jones
several unknown graves

Row 8
Herring, Emeline, d. Sept. 7, 1893, age 75 years, wife of P. I. Herring
Herring, P. I., Dec. 18, 1820, Oct. 11, 1881, Mason
1 unmarked grave

Row 9
Beville, A. E., Mar. 8, 1847, Apr. 7, 1890, wife of A. J. Beville
1 unmarked grave
1 unmarked grave
Sullivan, John E., Sept. 3, 1866, May 3, 1907
Sullivan, Frank E., Jun. 29, 1890, Dec. 29, 1892, son of J. E. & R. N. Sullivan, age 2
 years 6 months
Sullivan, Clay M., Sept. 23, 1901, Sept. 13, 1902, son of J. E. & R. N.
Sullivan, Sadie M., Dec. 23, 1905, Dec. 24, 1905

Row 10
3 unmarked graves
Burks, Lizzie, Oct. 22, 1871, Jan. 21, 1888
several unmarked graves

Row 11
Hays, Leander, Apr. 21, 1800, Mar. 1, 1867, aged 66 years 10 months 10 days
Hays, Susan S., Sept. 15, 1810, Mar. 14, 1888, wife of Leander Hays
2 unmarked graves
Hooper, Susan, Oct. 25, 1862, Oct. 10, 1886
1 unmarked grave

Row 12
Lawson, Mariah, Feb. 5, 1925, aged 93
Lawson, Abram, Dec. 2, 1836, Nov. 14, 1899
Wells, May Elizabeth, Aug. 2, 1878, Mar. 8, 1900
Franklin, Elbert W., Jan. 10, 1888, Jul. 10, 1913
Lawson, Gena, d. Sept. 28, 1931, aged 46, wife of J. H. Lawson

Row 13
Sanders, Emaline C., Feb. 19, 1888, Jan. 14, 1920
Lightsey, Willie, Aug. 18, 1885, Aug. 24, 1915
Row 14
Moore, Nancy, Dec. 3, 1873, Feb. 17, 1936
Hinton, Laura, Dec. 25, 1896, Jan. 12, 1940

Row 15
Boykin, Henry, Apr. 14, 1922, Feb. 6, 1946, AL PVT 1CL US Army
Peoples, Amanda, Oct. 10, 1890, Nov. 25, 1961
Hendricks, George, Jun. 25, 1896, Jul. 30, 1947, AL SGT 366 INF 92 DIV WWI
Williams, Martha, 1829, Apr. 20, 192?
Bland, Artelia, Oct. 20, 1883, Mar. 21, 1967
Bland, James, Dec. 12, 1880, May 21, 1941

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

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