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Warren Cemetery (Stewart Cemetery) DeKalb County, Alabama
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Warren Cemetery (Stewart Cemetery)
DeKalb County, Alabama

119 49th Street NW, Fort Payne, AL

Lat: 34° 29' 56"N, Lon: 85° 40' 45"W
T6S R9E Sec 22

Contributed by Alfred Ellis, Aug 15, 2005, last edited Nov 15, 2006 [acepre1@farmerstel.com]. Total records = 14.

To reach this cemetery drive northeast on Gault Ave N in Fort Payne to 49th St NW, turn west or left. The cemetery is located to your right just after you turn, on a hilltop to the west of the Lower Sulphur Springs Cemetery.

This is an old family cemetery that has just recently been made available for public access. There are only about 18 graves that had markers, but many of the old markers have been vandalized.

The name comes from the fact that the Warren family has owned the property in recent history. It was originally the Stewart family cemetery. This 40 acre tract was entered Jul 15, 1854 by Samuel Stewart.

Known burials in this cemetery are either direct descendants of Samuel Stewart or related to him in some way. Samuel Stewart who died Feb 23, 1855* is believed to be buried here in an unmarked grave. His mother, Mary Allen Stewart, may also be buried here. She died before the 1860 Dekalb Census was taken. Recently, the cemetery has been cleaned and a fence placed around the cemetery.

Transcribed in 2005 from cemetery readings and the below mentioned sources.

- Alfred Ellis

Legend:
s/o = son of
h/o = husb of
w/o = wife of
m. = married

Ashberry, Nancy Stewart, b. Feb 8, 1826, d. 1880, w/o Archibald, m. c.1847, stone illegible*
Moore, Delila J , b. ca. 1839, d. Apr 7, 1884, d/o Samuel Stewart, w/o Napoleon Boneparte, m. c. 1861 **
Sizemore, A W, b. Jun 7, 1859, d. Aug 28 1908, Andrew Joseph Walford Sizemore, married Mary Elizabeth Taylor Jul 14, 1881 in Dekalb County, Al***
Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth, b. Apr 13, 1858, d. Jul 17 1898, d/o Edward N and Margaret Stewart Taylor
Stewart, K. B. , d. Nov 3, 1861
Stewart, R. (Robert), b. Dec 15, 1812, d. Aug 1874, b/o Samuel Stewart, h/o Judah Ashberry
Stewart, Samuel, b. May 24 1809, d. Feb 23 1855, h/o Sarah, m. Sep 1831*, s/o Robert C. and Mary M Allen Stewart
Swader, J. B., b. Jul 16, 1860, d. Nov 16 1893, s/o James Henry Swader and Mary Ann Stewart Swader
Swader, James H. , b. Apr 19, 1831, d. Mar 25, 1895, s/o William Swader and Artey Quinton Swader, h/o Mary Ann
Swader, M. A. (Mary Ann), b. Feb 10, 1834*, d. Oct 1877, d/o Samuel Stewart, w/o James Henry, m. Jan 01, 1857 **
Taylor, E. N. (Edward N.), b. Feb 12, 1818, d. Apr 9, 1896, h/o Margaret Stewart Taylor and brother-in-law of Samuel Stewart “At rest”
Taylor, Edward S., b. Nov 1, 1877, d. Sep 16, 1901, s/o Edward N. and Nancy J. Stewart Taylor, “Arise O morning star, Arise and never set”
Taylor, Margaret, b. Dec 3, 1822*, d. Oct 26, 1868, age: 47yr, w/o Edward N. Taylor, m. Sep 23, 1852
Taylor, Nancy J., b. Sep 21, 1860, d. May 9, 1884


* from Walker Stewart family bible
** census records
*** Dekalb County AL marriage records

 

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