Old Moscow/ Armstrong / Chincopen Grove

Old Moscow/Armstrong
#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 .

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