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Emmaus Cemetery

Emmaus Cemetery is located in Lamar County, Al. Directions from Vernon- Take Highway 17 north to Beaver Creek Road , turn right and go 3.08 miles to Emmaus Road to the left and go .06 miles.


The land for the Cemetery is thought to have been donated by Richard and Sarah Duncan Hankins.


The following is a list of the marked graves starting on the East side and going North to South:


If you have additional information on anyone buried at this Cemetery, please contact Kawatha Koonce at kaykoon@bellsouth.net .


ROW ONE


Rector: Isabelle- Aug 16, 1891 - Nov 28 1943

Felix E. Feb 2, 1895 - May 20, 1961

Alabama PVT Co. H167 Infantry WW I


Chandler: James B.- April 19, 1848- June 14, 1920

Mary Jane- Aug 27, 1846- Feb 28, 1929


Willie Mae- Infant Daug. of W. O. & Annie B. Chandler

Nov. 1, 1919- Nov 3, 1919



Lillie J.- Daug. of A. T. & Mary F. Chandler

Feb 2, 1890 - Oct 19, 1909



Adine- Daug of W. A. & M. V. Chandler

April 24, 1901- March 27, 1914



James W. Thomas- March 18, 1860- Dec 16, 1914



Chester C. Chandler- Oct 12, 1881- Oct 27, 1902



Alfred Chandler- Jan 18, 1879- July 16, 1904



Eldridge Stockman- March 16, 1922 - May 16, 1989



Thomas Rector- (no other information on stone)



Josephene Rector- (No other information on stone)



Joseph Rector- (No other information on stone)



Mary F.- Wife of A. T. Chandler

July 9, 1864 - March 25, 1925



A. T. Chandler- Dec 8, 1854 - Feb 22, 1924





ROW TWO



Boman: William Lumpkin- Jan 10, 1896 - Oct. 28, 1962

Sammie Lee- June 25, 1903- Dec 18, 1967



Margie Lee Boman- Infant Daug. of Mr. & Mrs Will

Boman- Born & Died June 6, 1937



Chandler: William A.- Feb 1, 1859 - April 22, 1931

Mellie V. June 29, 1865 - April 22, 1933



Sidney Chandler- June 1, 1899- June 17, 1899



Infant Son of J. C. & J. A. Chandler

Born and Died Nov. 20, 1900



Lee Chandler- Aug 3, 1900- Dec 4, 1900



Infant Son of J. C. Chandler Born & Died Dec 13, 1898



Grover Fulton - Son of J. W. & L. A. Thomas

Jan 25, 1893 - June 2, 1894



Eudocia F. Morton- (No Dates)



Little Infant - William A. & M. V. Chandler

Born Dec 20, 1862 - Died Jan 15, 1863



Daughter of J. B. Chandler- ( From the Bible Records of James Benjamin and Mary Jane Thomas Chandler we know this is Virginia Belldona- Born April 10, 1888)



Martin Luther- Son of J. W. & L. A. Thomas-

May 24, 1888 - July 28, 1889



Chandler: Martin A. Chandler- Dec 13, 1821 -

Sept 13, 1893

Lucy A. Chandler- Nov 17, 1826-

March 6, 1885



Little Infant of W. A. & M. V. Chandler-( Unable to

Read Date)



Son of Sudie Hankins- ( No Dates)



Sudie Chandler Hankins- Wife of W. H. Hankins-

Dates Unknown



Infant Son of Bell & Lacy Chandler ( No Dates)



Abigail Chandler- Sept 21, 1856- Oct. 1, 1955



J. C. Chandler- Oct 9, 1850- Feb 4, 1932





ROW THREE



Mills: Mildred G. April 12, 1921 - Nov. 5, 2000

George C. May 26, 1913 - Feb 3, 1990

CPL U. S. Army WW II



Geraldine Crowder- Aug 17, 1925



Lois Myrl Crowder-Daug of L. E. & M. J. Crowder-

Dec 30, 1914- May 6, 1917



Two Graves- Children of D. H. & Elvira Stewart



Daughter of Jim Pennington



Allie Molloy (No Dates)



F. A. Molloy- Co. F 42 Ala. Inf. CSA (No Dates)



L. F. Thomas ( This is a marker that was placed there

in recent years , when all know graves

were marked. Information from Jim

Thomas is that this is incorrect and

should read John Tapley Thomas . He

was born 1808 in Ga. or N. C. and died

April 21, 1897 in Lamar County, Al. L.

F ( Leonard Filmore )is buried in Forest

Hills Cemetery Birmingham, Al.)



Marvel Thompson- Aug 13, 1811- Sept 27, 1884



Child of Robert Brewer- (No Dates)



Child of Henry Hankins- ( No Dates)



Lucinda Wilson Todd- Died Feb 1898-Age 84 Yrs.



Margaret Todd- (No Dates)



Chandler: Bell- March 6, 1877 -July 24,1944

Lacy March 18, 1876 - Sept 22, 1952



Siney Jane Chandler - Oct 27, 1901- Sept 25, 1963





ROW FOUR



George Walter Chandler- Sept 12, 1880- April 3, 1953



Savanah- Wife of G. W. Chandler-Sept 9, 1879-

Dec. 21, 1945



Ora Irene-Daug of G. W. & F. S. Chandler

Nov 24, 1906- Oct 21, 1914



Infant Daug of G. W. & F. S. Chandler Born & Died April 8, 1918



J. Burley- Son of G. W. & F. S. Chandler

Dec 28, 1900 - July 30, 1911



Murray Stewart- April 15, 1880- July 15, 1881



Crawford Molloy- (No Dates)



Martin Molloy- ( No Dates)



V. R. Pennington- ( No Dates)



Francis M. Pennington- Co. I 43 Ala. Inf. CSA

Born 1837- Died 1900



Infant Daughter of J. A. & M. A. McCollum- Born and

Died Nov 23, 1875



Richard M. Mathews - Jan 22, 1849 - March 22, 1875



Leroy T. Mathews-Jan 22, 1842- Oct 15, 1877



Mary A. Matthews- June 5, 1818 - April 22, 1902



Infant of Dena Matthews- (No Dates)



Ema Maude Shackelford- 1886 - 1907



John James Shackelford- Feb 25 1880- Sept 12, 1972





ROW FIVE



James C. Son of Mr. &Mrs. James Shackelford 1913-

1914



Tezzie Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James Shackelford

1907- 1908



Child of W. B. Cunningham ( No Dates)



Mrs Langley- (No Other information)



William R. Langley- Nelsons Alabama Lt. Arty. CSA

Oct 1, 1841- March 10, 1892



Sarah Hogan- ( No Dates)



Nettie Daughter of W. R. & L. Langley Jan 22, 1880 -

Aug 3 or 8 (Hard to Read) , 1880



Mrs. Robertson ( No Dates)



W. H. Bickerstaff( No Dates)



Martha Miller ( No Dates)



John King (No Dates)



Mae Morris ( No Dates)



John Morris- Co. K 8th Ala. Inf. CSA



Auther Morris ( No Dates)



Daw Morris- (No Dates)





ROW SIX



Jim Shackelford- Dec 25, 1884- Sept 17, 1956



Thomas Shackelford- Died Nov 19, 1943



George W. Shackelford- Co I 43rd Ala. inf. CSA



Emily Shackelford- Mother- (No Dates)



Hillery- Son of W. C. & M. A. Weathers

Born May 15, 1869- June 20 1887



Effie Thomas



Essie Chandler- (This is Essie Sorrels Chandler first wife of John Martin Chandler and died in 1898)



Martha E. Wife of J. C. C. Thomas Jan 29, 1840-

Dec 7, 1902



Child of J. W. Jackson



Lucinda Jackson



Child of J. M. Morris



Our Darling- Inf. Son of James F. & Sarah A. Turner-

June 7, 1897- Born and Died



James E. Morris- Son of W. H. & ______Morris

Aug 23, 1873- Aug 11, 1875



Thomas Clause



Frances Sims



Inf. of Daniel Sims



Daniel Sims



Inf. of John Higgins





ROW SEVEN



Rosa Hankins



Adell Hankins Reynolds



Felton Hankins



Bessie Daughter of Emmett & Tennie Spann-Nov 9,

1923- Dec 8, 1923



Tow Graves- Infants of Jeff C. & Rama Finch

Daug. Died Jan 6, 1919- Son Died Nov. 14, 1921



Curtis Schley- Son of T. A. & Revie Boman

Sept 28, 1898- June 25, 1899



Unknown



Molly Pearson



Mrs. Rofards



Mrs. Pearson



Alt Pearson



Mrs. Jermany



G. I. Cannon Sr.



Mrs. Whitley



Mrs. Clause



Andrew Madison Vail- March 1845- Dec 1905

Son of William & Sarah Vail



Cynthia Davis- Little Grandmaw



ROW EIGHT



Homer H. Reynolds- Feb 12, 1904- Feb 9, 1992



Matthews: Lucy- 1871- 1935

Henry T. 1871- 1907



Prentice Lee- Son of H. T. & Lucy Matthews

Oct 20 1903- June 25, 1905



Martha Burnett



Mrs. Thunderburg



Elizabeth Bailey



Child of James Neal



Oliver P. Robertson- Co K 60th Ga. Inf. CSA



Georgia A. - Wife of J. W. Jackson

Dec 16, 1864- April 23, 1911



Bessie Jackson - 1898- 1919



Will Jackson- 1860- 1920



Sessel Glen Jackson- May 20, 1968





ROW NINE



Hankins: Eredeal O. - Feb 19, 1920

Artie Jasper- Oct 10, 1921- Nov 17, 1997

GY Sgt. U. S. Marine Corp.

U. S. Army WW II, Korea, Vietnam



Hankins: Dovie Lee- March 1, 1893- Aug 14, 1970

Claude L. Dec 27, 1888- Dec 3, 1938



C. L. Hankins Jr. -Son of C. L. & Dovie

March 21, 1920- Oct 10, 1920



Arvil Astor- Son of S. A. & Ada Chandler-

Oct 5, 1912- May 16, 1913



Dona Hankins- Wife of C. L. -March 21, 1892-

Sept 13, 1909



Infant Daughter of S. A. & Ada Chandler -

March 30, 1907 ( Born & Died)



M. J. Hankins- July 19, 1836- March 18, 1907

(Martha Jane , Daughter of Richard

and Sarah Duncan Hankins and

Mother William Jasper Hankins)



Evie- Daughter of W. J. & A. L. Hankins

March 13, 1902- July 13, 1903



Infant Son of W. J. & A. L. Hankins- Oct 8, 1891



Annie L.- Wife of W. J. Hankins

Aug 25, 1873- July 17, 1928



Louisa- Wife of W. J. Hankins

July 3, 1868- Nov. 2, 1890



W. J. Hankins- Feb 16, 1863- Jan 19, 1948

(William Jasper Hankins)



James Wilson Jackson - Dec 27, 1914- Nov 14, 1915

( Middle Name may be William)



Child of Aulsie Jackson



Cora Bernice Jackson June 5, 1912- Sept 10, 1914



Jackson: Nancy Carolyn- 1893-1961

Johnnie E. - 1883- 1961



Jackson: Sessel E. - April 18, 1922- Dec 24, 1995

BM2 U. S. Navy WW II

Myrtis- Sept 12, 1940



ROW TEN



Allen Hollis Cahndler- May 12, 1940- March 28, 2002



Turner: Robbie W.- Aug 3, 1908- Nov 5, 1983

Newnan A.- Jan 21, 1901- April 10, 1964



Mrs Warren (Lona) Underwood- 1892-1991



Ellis Cleaveland Turner-Jan 28, 1887- Dec 29, 1913



Sara Ann - Wife of James F. Turner

Feb 28, 1867- July 17, 1940



James F. Turner- Jan 24, 1860- Sept 19 1931



Julia A. Vaughn- April 18, 1876- Oct 2, 1905



Chandler: Ada Hankins- Aug 22, 1887- Dec 10, 1966

Sim Allen- Nov 24, 1882- Aug 13, 1945



Chandler: Arlie B. - April 30, 1910- June 29 1993

Helen K. Aug 26, 1915 (Living)



Allie Hankins Cooper- Feb 20, 1895- March 4, 1963





ROW ELEVEN



Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Jess Wheeler-July 2, 1923



Lenoard A. Bickerstaff- April, 1912- Aug 1912



Henry C. Bickerstaff- Co. A. 10th Regt. Ala. Inf. CSA

Death Oct 17, 1909



Infant Son of V. L. & Lottie Bickerstaff



Bickerstaff: Della Spann- May 9, 1869- Jan 20, 1908

Virgil L. - Oct 20, 1867- Feb 22, 1936

Lottie Hardy- Nov 25, 1877- April 29, 1945



Bickerstaff: Vera B. -Feb 25, 1903- July 15, 1977

W. D. Nov 22, 1891- Sept 1, 1964





ROW TWELVE





Boman: Era M. March 28, 1906- Nov 25, 1983

Perry- July 12, 1900- Nov 12, 1942





One Grave in the Woods at the back of the Cemetery has an old marker that is hard to read:



Born________

Wife of J. H. Crawford





This information was recorded from markers at the Cemetery on June 1, 2002 by Kawatha Chandler Koonce and James W. Dierking.

 

 

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