Courtland, Lawrence County, Alabama
Lat: 34° 41' 20"N, Lon: 87° 20' 34"W
T4S R8W NE1/4 Sec 23
Compiled and contributed by Fred Rowe [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Total records = 5.
This cemetery is in the middle of a field, about 1 1/2 miles west of
Courtland on Hwy 20/72W about 1/2 mile north of Rock Pond and the bridge
on Hwy 20/72W, where the old 20/72W merges back into the new Courtland
Ashford Cemetery is located on private property. This Ashford family
burying ground was on the estate of Rev. J.B. Lorance, pastor of Courtland
Presbyterian Church from about 1872 to 1897.
The earliest burial date listed is 1840. There are several unmarked
My first survey was done Mar 27, 2003, last updated May 4, 2004, and
includes all existing and legible headstones.
- Fred Rowe
Starting at the SW corner, reading S to N:
Ashford, Alva Elgin, b. 10 Jul 1834, AL, d. 7 Jul 1904, AL,
Son of Thomas Harrison Ashford and Jane Sinai Elgin Ashford
Ashford, Carolyn Fletcher, b. 27 Sep 1847, AL, d. 5 Mar 1897,
AL, Wife of Col. Alva Elgin Ashford
Ashford, Dr. Edward Clinton, b. 24 Sep 1832, AL, d. 17 Nov 1896,
AL, Son of Thomas Harrison Ashford and Jane Sinai Elgin Ashford, never
married. "He giveth his beloved sleep"
Ashford, Jane S. Elgin, b. 10 Jan 1797, MD, d. 11 Sep 1861, AL,
Wife of Thomas Harrison Ashford
Milliken, Dr. Alfred, b. 1811, KY, d. 22 Oct 1840, AL, Eldest
Son of William and Mary West Milliken of KY
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