“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Salem in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Cunningham Cemetery

Limestone County

Cunningham Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 15, 2016
1. Cunningham Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The first known burial here is Charles Cunningham who died September 28, 1852. Many unmarked fieldstones are present that could mark older graves. The cemetery contains 82 identifiable burials with headstones. Six Confederate soldiers, WWI, and WWII veterans are buried here. Family names found here include Christopher, Cunningham, Daniel, Garner, Haney, Jackson, Jacobs, Ledlow, Seamans, Skeets, Smith, Townsend, Vinson, and Westmoreland. The Cunningham Cemetery is being preserved by descendants of those buried here. They hope this special place and those buried here are never forgotten.

Listed on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register, April 1, 2016
Marker erected in 2016 by the Volunteer Cemetery Group

Erected 2016 by The Volunteer Cemetery Group.
Location. 34° 56.115′ N, 87° 5.585′ W. Marker is near Salem, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Dupree Hollow Road (County Route 37) half a mile south of Easter Ferry Road (County Route 104), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker and Cemetery can also be reached from Buck Island Road (AL Hwy 99) by turning right (north) on Dupree Hollow Road and traveling about 1.75 miles. Marker on the right. Marker is
Cunningham Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 15, 2016
2. Cunningham Cemetery Marker
at or near this postal address: 25916 Dupree Hollow Road, Lester AL 35647, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dupree Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sim Corder/Harrison Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Abner Alloway Strange, Sr. (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sims Settlement (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle (approx. 6.2 miles away); Commerce (approx. 6.8 miles away); Downtown Scenes (approx. 6.8 miles away); Elkmont Pride: Family-School-Church (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
More about this marker. Marker dedicated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the local community on October 15, 2016.
Also see . . .  Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 17, 2016.
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