Old Moscow/Armstrong Lamar County, Alabama

Submitted by Kay Koonce

#183 On the 2002 Cemetery Map of Lamar County, Alabama

(Also has been called  Mulberry Springs and Chincopen “ from the Notes of Mrs. Maggie Lee Hayes”)  It is believed that the Old Chincopen Church was located in the vicinity of this cemetery.

 Take Highway 17 North from Vernon to Mulberry Road, inside the City Limits of Sulligent, turn right and go aprox. 3 miles and the Cemetery is on the left.  It is easily identified by a concrete retaining wall on the south end of the cemetery. 

 Martha A. Trotter- Dec. 23 1837- April 11, 1928 (Martha Ann McDaniel, sister of the following John Walton McDaniel, wife of Napeleon Bonapart Trotter ,buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky).

 J. W. McDaniel - 1832-1890  ( This is my Great Great Grandfather John Walton McDaniel.  I have copies of the original Bible records that show him born 25 Oct. , 1832 and died 21 Nov., 1890)

Nancy A. McDaniel- 1825- 1881.  ( This is Nancy Ann Holladay/Holliday McDaniel, wife of John Walton McDaniel.  From the Bible records she was born 28 June, 1825 and died 21 Jan., 1881)

 Mary S.- Daughter of G. G. & L. M. Holladay- Died March 3, 1857- 3 Mos. , 17 Days

 Hazzie Hill Woods- Nov. 20, 1871- Nov. 7, 1946

 William Jefferson Hill- Born Aug. 20, 1861- Died Oct. 5, 1922

 Myrtle B.- Wife of E. T. Hill - Dec 1, 1894 - Sept. 11, 1921

 Elvira Hill- Born 1868- Died Oct 12, 1932

 Jessie- Daughter of Dr. J. A. & R. O. W.  Brown - Died July 26, 1876 - Age 4 Days

 Emily- Wife of Joseph Clifton- Born Sept 28, 1823- Died Feb 23, 1891


Double Monument- Armstrong:

James A. Sept. 21, 1846- Jan. 5, 1905

 Ella Clifton- Aug 31, 1850- June 13,1922

 Sacred to the Memory of Jane Bankhead who died Oct. 27th 1856 aged

78 years 2 months 4 days

 Sacred to the Memory of John Bankhead who died March 1st 1842

Aged 62 years

 Infant Daughter of J. H. Bankhead (no dates on Monument)

 Mrs. Isaac Hill  (No Dates On Monument)

 Samp (Sampson) L. Lollar- Born Oct. 25, 1845- Died Nov. 14, 1904

 Broken Ceramic Marker- W. S. Lollar  Born 11-4-18-- Died Oct 9, 18--

 From  recently furnished letters of the Hollis Family it is stated that Brunson Hollis born Abt.1804 in Fairfield County, S. C. and died aft. 1865 in Marion/ Now Lamar County, Al. , is buried here. 

 The above information was recorded  by Kawatha “Kay” Chandler Koonce and James W. Dierking   February 2003.


This additional information was taken from the notes of Mrs. Maggie Lee Hayes donated to the Lamar County Genealogical & Historical Society:

 Chincopen Grove Cem. (Mulberry Springs)

 Myrtie Belle Hill, Wife of E. T. Hill, b. 1894, d. 1921

Elvira Hill, b. 1858, d. 1932

Jessie, daug. Of Dr. J. A. & R. O. W. Brown b. 1872

Joel ? Bankhead b. 1844 ( I think this is the John Bankhead  who died in 1842 ?)

Jane E. Bankhead  b. 1856 ( this is no doubt the Jane Bankhead who died in 1856 listed above).

James A. Armstrong b. 1846 d. 1905

Ella Clifton Armstrong b. 1850, d. 1922

Joseph Clifton b. 1823, d. 1894

G. Holladay d. 1857

Wm. McGahey b. 1862, d. 1925

Wm. D. McGahey Ala. P.F.C. Co. C. 142 Inf., B. 1893, D. 1962, War I

Sallie McGahey b. 1869, d. 1902

Margaret, Wife of A. F. McGahey b. 1824, d. 1901

James A Dolar- Co. E. 25 Ala. Inf. CSA

Thomas E. Dolar b. 1868 d. 1905

Lillie B., wife of A. R. Livingston, b. 1894, d. 1914

M. F. Lowley, Wife of M. E. Lowley b. 1845, d. 1900

Mrs. Mary R.., wife of M. G. Gunter  , b. 1851, d. 1903

Dr. Peter Gunter b. 1820, d. 1896

Elizabeth Gunter, (Wife) b. 1823, d. 1909

Johnnie, Son of W. A. & P. E. Williams b. 1894, d. 1894

Mary Elizabeth, daug. Of A. & Lela Gibson, b. 1895, d. 1906

E. D. Richards b. 1821, d. 1891

Sallie Richards b. 1840, d. 1915

Kate Richards b. 1868, d. 1925

 Transcribed from the records of Mrs. Maggie Lee Hayes February 2003, by Kawatha “Kay Koonce kaykoon@bellsouth.net

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