Taylor Springs

Taylor Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lamar County, Alabama
No. 57 on the 2002 Cemetery Map of Lamar County

Located east of Sulligent on County Road 30, 6.4 miles east of Highway 17.

This listing is based on a survey done by Bryan T. Winter on August 25, 1986, and is posted with his permission. Names and dates are recorded in boldface type, exactly as they appear in the original survey. As Mr. Winter wrote at the end of the collection of which this survey is a part, “These abstracts will most likely contain errors. Please visit the cemeteries to confirm these abstracts.”

Additional information and annotations (in parentheses) have been added by Paul Hays.

Row 1

South, Bascum G.: May 14, 1882 – Jan. 8, 1966 (double marker w/ Fannie T.)
South, Fannie T.: April 25, 1882 – Aug. 9, 1963 (double marker w/ Bascum G.)
Hollis, Dora Rushing “Mother”: Aug. 7, 1906 – Aug. 10, 1971 (triple marker w/ Nina S. & Bud)
Hollis, Nina S.: Dec. 16, 1910 (no other date; triple marker w/ Dora & Bud)
Hollis, G. J. “Bud”: April 17, 1905 – March 30, 1965 (triple marker w/ Dora & Nina)
Hollis, Mary E.: Nov. 21, 1869 – Dec. 11, 1950 (double marker w/ Starlin T.)
Hollis, Starlin T.: Nov. 1, 1877 – Feb. 2, 1963 (double marker w/ Mary E.)
Hollis, Mary Eliza, wife of S. T.: Nov. 21, 1869 – Dec. 11, 1950 (2nd marker)
Barnes, Linda Sue, dau. of Jessie & Elizabeth: June 14, 1963 – June 19, 1963
Barnes, Jessie L.: April 13, 1929 (no other date; double marker w/ Elizabeth Ann)
Barnes, Elizabeth Ann Anderson: Aug. 27, 1934 – Nov. 7, 1982 (double marker w/ Jessie L.)

Row 2

Pinkerton, Ann Ray, dau. of Alvin & Lona: Oct. 19, 1939 – June 10, 1940
Taylor, Luther A., son of Mr. & Mrs. I. E.: Aug. 19, 1929 – April 3, 1945
Taylor, I. E. “Ike”: Dec. 9, 1897 (no other date; double marker w/ Lear)
Taylor, Lear Hawkins: Jan. 8, 1903 – June 17, 1972 (double marker w/ Ike)

Row 3

Bush, William, MO/PVT/Co. A, 23 Engr CBT BN/WW II: Nov. 29, 1922 – Dec. 20, 1971
Bush, Hazel Callon: 1920 – 1976 (double marker w/ William)
Callan, Donnie Ann: July 9, 1892 – July 31, 1980
Sorrells, June L.: 1931 – 1943
Perkins, Grace Vinson Minor: Sep. 10, 1910 – Feb. 26, 1985
Minor, Betty Annette: Aug. 13, 1938 – April 15, 1939

Row 4

Trimm, Kelsie: March 12, 1904 – June 30, 1981
Trimm, Ellen Brown: April 10, 1903 – Dec. 23, 1972
Brown, Dellar: Aug. 11, 1882 – March 28, 1929 (double marker w/ George J.)
Brown, George J.: June 26, 1879 – Dec. 17, 1953 (double marker w/ Dellar)
Brown, Chester: Feb. 3, 1905 – July 18, 1962 (double marker w/ Ora)
Brown, Ora: Feb. 18, 1910 – Jan. 17, 1963 (double marker w/ Chester)
Burnette, Ronnie Leo, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Raymond L.: Feb. 18, 1950 (no other date; double marker w/ Billy Lewis)
Burnette, Billy Lewis, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Raymond L.: Sep. 1947 – Sep. 21, 1947 (double marker w/ Ronnie Leo)

Row 5

Burnette, Frances: 1881 – 1967 (double marker w/ Jim)
Burnette, Jim: 1888 – 1928 (double marker w/ Frances)
Sorrells, Sammie L. “Mother”: 1916 – 1962
Barker, N. S. (no dates; double marker w/ Shirris Paul)
Barker, Shirris Paul, infant son of Otto & Clemmie: Nov. 17, 1937 – Jan. 16, 1940 (double marker w/ N. S.)

Row 6

Barker, Wm. Ira: 1882 – 1970 (double marker w/ Katie H.)
Barker, Katie H.: 1888 – 1975 (double marker w/ Wm. Ira)
Barker, Willie Rex: 1922 – 1981 (another marker listed in Row 7)
Harrison, William L., Co. K/16 AL Inf./CSA: July 10, 1842 – March 16, 1920
Barker, Josephine, wife of Jim: June 18, 1860 – Jan. 19, 1926
Barker, James William: Sep. 29, 1913 – July 20, 1982
Sorrells, Salome “Mother”: June 29, 1909 – March 2, 1957 (see next marker)
Sorrells, Salome Gosa: Jan. 29, 1909 – March 2, 1957 (birth date differs on this triple marker w/ Casper & Velma)
Sorrells, Casper E.: June 5, 1903 – Oct. 27, 1969 (triple marker w/ Salome & Velma)
Sorrells, Velma Barker: Aug. 12, 1907 – Jan. 12, 1927
Daughter (no other inscription)
Daughter (no other inscription)
Daughter (no other inscription)
Price, Nodilla Gosa: Dec. 1, 1901 – May 8, 1968

Row 7

Barker, Willie Rex, USN/WW II: July 5, 1922 – Aug. 27, 1981 (another marker listed in Row 6)
Fuller, infant of C. & E. (no other inscription)
Fuller, Chan: 1855 – 1942

Row 8

Sizemore, John M.: Sep. 17, 1872 – Feb. 28, 1955
Sizemore, Sarah F.: March 10, 1873 – May 8, 1903
Terry, Nancy S. Tayler: 1858 – 1894
Barnes, Mary Ann: Jan. 31, 1899 – July 23, 1964 (double marker w/ Charles W.)
Barnes, Charles W.: Dec. 31, 1900 (no other date; double markerw/ Mary Ann)
Barnes, Myrtie B.: March 25, 1885 (no other date; double marker w/ Jessie J.)
Barnes, Rev. Jessie J.: May 4, 1881 – May 4, 1961 (double marker w/ Myrtie B.)
Guin, Earlie S.: April 4, 1902 – Dec. 27, 1974 (double marker w/ Allean B.)
Guin, Allean B.: June 8, 1918 – Jan. 8, 1983 (double marker w/ Earlie S.)
Barnes, Charles Austin: May 15, 1903 – April 3, 1986

Row 9

Brown, Jim: Feb. 4, 1888 – April 12, 1969 (double marker w/ Bonnie)
Brown, Bonnie: June 15, 1901 (no other date; double marker w/ Jim)
Sizemore, Mary L., wife of W. I.: born 18… died M… (headstone broken)
Broken stone with top missing
Four graves marked by rocks (no inscriptions)
Taylor, infant dau. of W. M. & N. M.: born & died March 10, 1890
Two graves marked by rocks (no inscriptions)
Barnes, Kelsie: Feb. 6, 1901 – Jan. 17, 1975 (double marker w/ Cora)
Barnes, Cora: Sep. 26, 1902 (no other date; double marker w/ Kelsie)

Row 10

Six graves marked by rocks (no inscriptions)
Sorrells, Romie G.: April 5, 1913 – Feb. 1, 1982 (double marker w/ William A.)
Sorrells, William A.: July 12, 1901 – July 12, 1975 (double marker w/ Romie G.)

Row 11

One grave marked by rock (no inscription)
Hill, Julina, wife of J. M.: May 12, 1858 – Nov. 11, 1904
One grave marked by rock (no inscription)
Taylor, John T., son of G. W. & Mary S.: July 20, 1880 – Sep. 20(?), 1882 (this and the next two graves are of children of Mary Susan Church & George W. Taylor; birthdates of the first two, which would appear to conflict, are inscribed thus on the stones and are recorded the same in two other surveys of this cemetery)
Taylor, Mary F., dau. of G. W. & Mary S.: April 29, 1880 – Dec. 24, 1885
Taylor, William F., son of G. W. & Mary S.: Aug. 7, 1885 – Oct. 10, 1890
Taylor, Joseph A.: 1881 – 1951

Row 12

Taylor, Junior Ray: Feb. 17, 1925 – March 10, 1938
Taylor, Metter: Nov. 4, 1893 (no other date; double marker w/ Jessie J.)
Taylor, Jessie J.: Oct. 20, 1888 – May 24, 1958 (double marker w/ Metter)
One grave marked by rock (no inscription)
Johnson, Elizabeth: died Dec. 19, 1887 age 68 (no other date)
Johnson, Eli E.: Jan. 6, 1860 – Nov. 8, 1903
Two rocks (no inscriptions)

Row 13

One grave marked by rock (no inscription)
Brown, Ida Price, wife of J. M.: Dec. 7, 1899 – Feb. 3, 1923
Brown, infant son of Jim & Ida: Feb. 3, 1922 (no other date)
Barnes, _____, wife of J. J.: Aug. 22, 1882 – Dec. 14, 1912 (broken stone, name illegible)
Brown, W. F.: March 10, 1891 – Aug. 22, 1892
Brown, John Z., Co. K/36 AL Inf./CSA: July 12, 1845 – Dec. 30, 1913 (see next marker)
Brown, John Z: Dec. 14, 1845 – Dec. 30, 1913 (birthdate on this double marker w/ Nancie A. differs from that listed above on CSA marker)
Brown, Nancie A.: Dec. 28, 1846 – Oct. 5, 1919 (double marker w/ John Z.)
Barnes, Maggie R., dau. R. E. & L. A.: Sep. 14, 1910 – Jan. 5, 1911
Brown, John J.: July 21, 1885 – May 11, 1971 (double marker w/ Myrtlie L.)
Brown, Myrtlie L.: May 4, 1885 (no other date; double marker w/ John J.)

Row 14

Chaffin, Cecil, son of E. A. & E. M.: Feb. 11, 1912 – Feb. 16, 1912
Two graves marked by rocks (no inscriptions)
Barnes, infant of T. W. & F. A.: Jan. 13, 1911 – Jan. 23, 1911
Barnes, Mary Elizabeth “Mother”: 1871 – 1950 (double marker w/ J. C. Emmitt)
Barnes, J. C. Emmitt “Father”: 1885 – 1963 (double marker w/ Mary Elizabeth)
Barnes, infant dau. of Mr. & Mrs. J. C.: 1909 (no other date)
Barnes, Lila: May 8, 1914 – Sep. 23, 1976
Barnes, Clyde: Oct. 28, 1911 – Feb. 23, 1982

Row 15

Chaffin, Angeline: 1838 – March 3, 1911
Barner, infant of W. I. & M. A.: born & died Oct. 1890
Barker, infant of W. I. & M. A.: born & died July 1889
Barker, infant of W. I. & M. A.: born & died Feb. 1888
Barnes, Mary L.: June 11, 1859 – Oct. 29, 1946
Barnes, Mattie, wife of J. M.: Jan. 17, 1896 – Oct. 6, 1917
Barnes, J. B.: March 24, 1879 – Aug. 9, 1901
Barnes, Sam J.: Sep. 18, 1843 – March 24, 1918
Barnes, Ora Mae: May 17, 1905 (no other date; double marker w/ Jacob L.)
Barnes, Jacob L.: Sep. 16, 1898 – Nov. 8, 1985 (double marker w/ Ora Mae)
Taylor, Marion: 1890 – 1964
Taylor, Rev. J. Tom: Jan. 19, 1886 – Nov. 13, 1964 (double marker w/ Earlie M.)
Taylor, Earlie M.: May 25, 1891 – Dec. 3, 1965 (double marker w/ J. Tom)

Row 16

Fuller, infant son of Claude & Boyce (no dates)
Kennedy, Lillian M.: 1872 – 1952
One grave marked by rock (no inscription)
Barker, James P., son of J. F. & M. L.: Feb. 24, 1894 – May 29, 1899
Taylor, Daniel, son of Isaac & Lear: Feb. 24, 1927 – Oct. 4, 1928
Taylor, J. B.: May 30, 1856 – Oct. 10, 1920 (double marker w/ Jane)
Taylor, Jane: Nov. 25, 1885 – Jan. 20, 1945 (double marker w/ J. B.)
Taylor, William M., son of J. B. & Nancy J.: Oct. 20, 1883 – Aug. 10, 1902
Smith, Mary Eliza: May 29, 1880 – June 2, 1939
Barnes, Jacob Leroy: Sep. 16, 1898 – Nov. 8, 1985 age 87
Smith, Dave: June 10, 1890 – July 6, 1944
Perkins, Georgia Ann Taylor: March 28, 1879 – Dec. 1, 1951 (double marker w/ William Houston)
Perkins, William Houston: Oct. 20, 1879 – March 31, 1952 (double marker w/ Georgia Ann)

Row 17

Fuller, infant dau. of Claude & Boyce (no dates)
Fuller, Adrie, dau. of Claude & Boyce: Jan. 1, 1929 – Oct. 9, 1929
Fuller, Alice: June 6, 1861 – Aug. 5, 1927 (double marker w/ James)
Fuller, James: Oct. 23, 1849 – May 10, 1910 (double marker w/ Alice)
Fuller, son & dau. of Jim & Alice (no dates)

Row 18

Oakes, James Leonard, infant of Mr. & Mrs. Alton: March 28, 1949 (no other date)
Pinkerton, Icie R.: Sep. 15, 1901 – Jan. 15, 1985 (double marker w/ Auston T.)
Pinkerton, Auston T.: July 9, 1901 – July 15, 1945 (double marker w/ Icie R.)
Pinkerton, George W.: Feb. 22, 1860 – March 1934
Stone missing
Pinkerton, Annie Delle: Jan. 21, 1895 – Jan. 19, 1927
Young, Grady Lee: Sep. 20, 1920 – April 25, 1921 (double marker w/ Bulah)
Young, Bulah Barker: April 21, 1904 – Oct. 29, 1951 (double marker w/ Grady Lee)
Young, John W., AL/PVT/US Army/WW I: July 8, 1887 – April 1966
Young, John R.: April 15, 1922 – April 14, 1980

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