Lisa's Cemetery Site

Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama
Private Property
GPS Coordinates for the original location of the cemetery (N31
º 08.920' W087º 59.273')
The Cemetery has now been moved and is located off of Red Fox Road, Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama (N31
º 08.683' W088º 00.997')
Cemetery found with assistance of John E. Ellis and Andrew Webb

Pictures of Cemetery
Pic 1
Pic 2
Pic 3

Article concerning the Cemetery from the Mobile Press Register, Tuesday, November 21, 2006:
"Student uncovers artifacts at possible site of plant"
Page 1
Page 2
Notice of Declaration to Move Cemetery

Entrance to new location of the Webb Cemetery

                                                                                                                                    Before cleanup                                                                                           After Cleanup                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                          Photo courtesy of John Ellis

Webb, Francis Asbury M.D.--Born: 06 November 1859, Greensboro, Alabama, Died: 22 October 1930 "Faithful" (Son of William Thomas and Frances Moore Dickins Webb,
Husband of Edna McRae Webb)
    Death Certificate
    Picture of Francis A. Webb *Courtesy of Andrew and Donna Webb*

Webb, Lucius Calhoun--Born: 21 April 1850, Greensboro, Alabama,  Died: 24 February 1930 (Brother of Francis Asbury Webb and son of William Thomas and Frances Moore Webb,
Husband of Jewel (Julia) Braine Webb, but filed for a divorce from her in 1898)
    Death Certificate
    Divorce Papers, Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
    Picture of Lucius C. Webb *Courtesy of Andrew and Donna Webb*

Webb, Martha D.--Died: 13 August 1878 "In Memory Of" Pic 2

Mitchell, Albert--Died: 29 October 1938 "Cowboy" (35 years of age) The 1910 census shows Albert Mitchell living in the household with William M. and Fannie Dickins
working as their servant. Pic 2
    Death Certificate

Webb, William Thomas Sr.--Born about 1815, Died: 25 July 1883 (In the 68th year of his age)
    Picture of William Thomas Webb Sr. *Courtesy of Andrew and Donna Webb*

Webb, Frances M.--Died: 30 October 1895 (Wife of William T. Webb Sr.)

Webb, William T. Jr.--Died: 05 August 1878 "In Memory Of" (1st Sgt, Shockley's Escort, Confederate States Army)

Simms, Daisie Flowers--Born in Mt. Olive, N.C. 30 January 1868, Died: 16 January 1920 (Wife of James H. Simms Jr.)
    Death Certificate

Simms, Nannilee--Born: 29 August 1882, Died: 30 September 1887 Pic 2

McCleskey, Mary Rebecca
--Born: 23 February 1857, Died: 15 October 1920

Simms, John Hamilton--Born: 30 January 1903, Died: 06 March 1934
    Death Certificate

Simms, Jessie McCleskey--19 March 1860, Died: 14 August 1920 "Mother" (Wife of William Carlisle Simms) Pic 2

Simms, William Carlisle Sr.--Born: 05 May 1859, Died: 03 May 1933 Pic 2

Simms, Jessie McCleskey--Born: 12 July 1897, Died: 08 August 1922

Simms, Margaret Dickins--Born: 16 September 1828, Died: 26 July 1917 (Wife of James H. Simms) Pic 2
    Death Certificate

Simms, Hattie D.--Died: 10 December 1873 "In Memory Of"

Outside Fenced Area Picture

Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn, C.S.A. original burial site, Died: 1863 and his remains moved 1899, now buried in the family plot at Port Gibson, Mississippi
º 08.919' W087º 59.297') Pic 2

Van Dorn, Caroline Godbold--Born: 1827, Died: 19 January 1876 (Wife of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn, C.S.A.)

Lumsden, Lily E. Van Dorn--Born: 01 April 1852, Died: 04 February 1878 (Wife of F.A. Lumsden) "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God" Pic 2


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