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Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Winston Cemetery

 
 
Winston Cemetery Marker - Side A image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 27, 2009
1. Winston Cemetery Marker - Side A
Inscription.
Front – Side A:
The Winston family settled this area in the early 1820s. Andrew Jackson purchased the property at the U.S. government land sale and conveyed it to Col. Anthony Winston (1782-1841) who lived nearby in a two-story brick Federal-style house (razed 1945). It later became a part of William H. Winston's plantation. Capt. Anthony Winston (1750-1827) and his wife, Kezia Jones (1760-1826), were the first burials. Other early families buried here include Abernathy, Armistead, Burt, Cooper, Figures, Goodloe, Jones, Lindsay, Nathan, Sherrod and Steele. Veterans from the American Revolution through the Vietnam War are interred here. The cemetery is owned and maintained by descendants.
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Rear – Side B
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Capt. Anthony Winston a cousin of Dolly Madison and Patrick Henry, commanded Virginia troops in the Revolutionary War. Isaac and Catherine Jones Winston bought Belle Mont Plantation southeast of Tuscumbia. In 1833, William H and Judith McCraw Winston bought Winston House Campus of Deshler High School, in 1833. Mary M. Jackson, wife of Edmund C. Winston, was a granddaughter of James Jackson of the Forks of Cypress near Florence. Robert Burns Lindsay, Alabama's only foreign-born
Winston Cemetery Marker - Side A - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
2. Winston Cemetery Marker - Side A - Wide View
(Scotland) governor, was the father of Maud Lindsay, an esteemed teacher, writer, poet and storyteller. Capt. John Anthony Steele was a lawyer, legislator, probate judge and Confederate soldier, of early Sheffield.
 
Erected 2004 by Sponsored by Colbert County Historical Landmark Foundation and Cemetery Restoration Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 44.76′ N, 87° 42.576′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on SW 14th Avenue near SW 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in front of Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Village One (approx. half a mile away); Ivy Green (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ethel Davis Plaza (approx. 0.6 miles away); Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Winston Home (approx. mile away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Howell Thomas Heflin (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
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Winston Cemetery Marker - Side B image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 27, 2009
3. Winston Cemetery Marker - Side B
Winston Cemetery Marker - Side B - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
4. Winston Cemetery Marker - Side B - Wide View
Winston Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 27, 2009
5. Winston Cemetery
 
 
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