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Moulton in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Peerson/McKelvey Cemetery

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Peerson/Mckelvey Cemetery Marker
Inscription. First known as the Peerson Cemetery, it later became the McKelvey Cemetery and still carries that name. Buried here are some early Moulton pioneers and merchants, Veterans of the War of 1812 and Civil War, each contributed to Moulton's early history. Due to construction in the late 1970's, some of the graves were destroyed. Known families buried are: Cowan, Dinsmore, Farley, Goodlett, Leggett, McCord, McDaniel, McGhee, McKelvey, Peerson, and Wert.
 
Erected 2006 by Lawrence County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 28.934′ N, 87° 16.698′ W. Marker is in Moulton, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Court Street (County Route 460) 0.3 miles west of Alabama Route 157, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15089 Court St, Moulton AL 35650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gallagher Hill/Science Hill (approx. half a mile away); Lawrence County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); A County Older Than The State (approx. 0.8 miles away); Anne Newport Royall
Peerson/Mckelvey Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Peerson/Mckelvey Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); General Phillip Dale Roddy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Judge Thomas M. Peters (approx. 0.9 miles away); General Leroy Pope Walker (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moulton.
 
Also see . . .  William Fletcher "Fletch" McKelvy, Sr. Fletch McKelvy, one of the most beloved citizens of Moulton. Fought with the Confederate Army in the Civil War along with his brothers. Owned a general store on the Square in Moulton for many years. He was remembered as kind hearted and generous. (Submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Peerson/Mckelvey Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
3. Peerson/Mckelvey Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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