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Sugg Family Cemetery
Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama
Russellville, AL 35653
Published: June 11, 2023
Total records: 9
Exact location of Sugg Family Cemetery is not known. It's believed to be east of Russellville, about one mile north of State Highway 24, somewhere between County Roads 77 & 83. Our best research says it's recorded by the Franklin County Assessor as, "Byas Cemetery" (under parcel # 02 07 25 0 000 002.002 see parcel summary), which places it at, GPS 34.50978, -87.64470.
The transcription below was originally published in Alabama Genealogical Society Magazine, Volume 2, Number 2, April 1968. It was transcribed by Mrs. William Burgess Mahan. Mrs. Mahan describes the location as follows...
"Location: Leave Russellville at the corner of Jackson St. and Alabama Highway 24. Drive east on 24 to US Highway 43. Turn right (south) and go 1.1 mile. Turn left (east) and follow Alabama 24 for 4.5 miles; turn left (north) and go 1 mile; turn right (east) and go .4 mile; turn right thru a wire pasture fence gate and drive thru the pasture to the next fence row; turn left and follow to the cemetery. 9 marked graves. 7 stones badly broken, signs of about 25 graves."
- Sugg Family Cemetery, Russellville, AL, (550 KB) - Alabama Genealogical Society, April 1968, copy of the original transcription.
BOWEN, Susan E., Mother, Born May 4, 1847, Died Feb. 3, 1871, Death is the Crown of Life
JENNINGS, E.J., Dau. of William and E. Sugg, Died Feb. 28, 1865, Aged 29 years
JENNINGS, Adeline S., Died Dec. 9, 1865, Aged 21 years
SUGG, William, In Memory of, born Aug. 11, 1784, Died Sept. 26, 1852, Aged 68 y’rs - 1 mo. and 15 d’s.
SUGG, Elizabeth, wife of William Sugg, Born in Montgomery City, N.C. Dec. 4, 1785, Died Sept. 5, 1880, Aged 94 y’s, 9 m’s, 1 d’y.
SUGG, Catharine, Daughter of W. & E. Sugg, Born July 4, 1817, Died Aug. 14, 1851
SUGG, Harbert B., son of W. & E. Sugg, Born Mar. 9, 1829, Died Feb. 15, 1834
SUGG, Marthy W., daughter of W. & E. Sugg, Born Jan. 6, 1823, Died June 30, 1834
SUGG, Gregory D.S., Son of W.C. & M.F. Sugg, Born July 29, 1855, Died May 23, 1871, Gone but not forgotten Stone by Rosebrough Sons, St. Louis
(Note: William Sugg was the son of Thomas Sugg, Rev. Soldier, who died Sept. 5 1829. He married Elizabeth Butler from N.C.)
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