OLD SNOW HILL CEMETERY
Wilcox County, Alabama

Contributed by Cindy Waren McCoy


Located approximately one mile north of the village of Furman.

(Note: This transcription was recorded by Kathleen W. Fuller in 1974,
and updated by Cindy McCoy in 1998.)

WATSON - infant son 
of C. J. and D. W. Watson
May 31, 1886
June 5, 1886

SKINNER - Benjamin
February 10, 1815
September 26, 1871

Lewis Hartman FITCH
Infant son of 
Lewis H. and Frances H. FITCH
(about 1886)

EDGE, John - infant
Son of D. and M. A. Edge
1875 - 1877

EDGE, George
1871 - 1874

GRIFFIN, Emma Corene
October 4, 1873   7 months
(Daughter of E. F. and  P. A. Griffin)

Double Grave
SCOTT, Mary Frances
June 15, 1881
(Wife of J. W. Scott)
C. Scott (son)
June 15, 1881   5 months

GRIFFIN, Permelia Ann
(Wife of E. F. Griffin and 
daughter of W. A. J. and 
M. F. ALBRITTON)


SCOTT, John F.
July 9, 1881
age 1 month 15 days
Son of J. W. and M. F. Scott

ALBRITTON, W. A. J.
October 17, 1822
March 18, 1892
Son of Allen and Susannah ALBRITTON

MOORE, Julius Leonard
February 1, 1867
December 17, 1908

MOORE, Emily Hobdy
Wife of Leonard Moore
October 16, 1836
January 3, 1916

MOORE, Martha Emily
Daughter of Leonard and Emily Moore

MOORE, Leonard
April 1, 1832
February 3, 1895

MOORE, Flora
Daughter of L. and E.C. (?) Moore
December 21, 1858
April 3, 1899

Edmond HOBDY
Born N.C. July 14, 1805
Died Snow Hill Dec. 6, 1861

HOBDY, Martha Williams
Wife of Edmund Hobdy
September 6, 1814
December 25, 1911

HOBDY, Edmond P. 
Son of Edmund and Martha Hobdy



J. N. - footstone?
February 16, 1849
Je? 18, 1851

SMITH, J.
Daughter of H. W. Hobdy
Died February 1855
Aged 22 years

COX, Elizabeth
Wife of J. G. Cox
May 19, 1855
April 11, 1903

TAYLOR, Charles Edward
Son of Hon. John W. Taylor
Born Bollston, N. Y.
January 23, 1820
September 25, 1847
Aged 27 years 8 mos 2 days

HOBDY, John H.
December 31, 1854
July 26, 1887

Double Marker
PURIFOY, Marion Floyd
January 4, 1883
August 8, 1885
PURIFOY, Infant
Son of W. M. S. and Mary L. Purifoy,
December 19, 1881

PURIFOY, William Scott
November 16, 1844
December 14, 1907

ALBRITTON, Capt. S. W. A.
July 2, 1802
July 15, 1888?

C. E. - not legible
Small worn marker


Wallace, Margaret E.
December 21, 1833
January 7, 1880

Double Marker
PURIFOY, Capt. John Wesley
Born Hancock Co., Ga. 1822
Died 1897
PURIFOY, Effie (Daughter)
1865 - 1888

CARTER, Nancy Warren 
Born Conecuh County, Ala. 1827
Died 1919

CARTER, John
1863 - 1897

PUREFOY, Nancy
"Widow of John Purefoy (dec.)"
Born in Ga. March 23, 1792
Died Wilcox Co. May 9, 1875

HUNTER, Edmund
Born Dallas Co.
March 21, 1829
Died Snow Hill, Ala.
April 29, 1878

Julia D. LEE
Wife of Dr. D. D. JONES
Died October 25, 1881
Aged 27 years

JONES, Rev. J. Capers
Born Colleton Dist. S. C.
January 3, 1814
Died March 18, 1874

To His Beloved Wife
Pattie
Dau. of J. C. and 
E. D. JONES
Died February 15, 1887
Aged 26 years

JONES, Mary Elizabeth Gulley
Wife of Dr. C. C. Jones 
Dau. of John and Mary Ann Gulley
November 16, 1855
October 4, 1871

JONES, Devotie
Son of C. C. and F. D. Jones
February 3, 1875
November 6, 1876

JONES, Infant Dau. of 
C. C. and F. D. Jones 
Born April 15, 1879

SPEIR, Capt. J. P.
Masonic Emblem
March 15, 1840
July 23, 1912

Lula A. SPEIR
May 28, 1874
November 20, 1896

SPEIR, Rosa Lee
Daughter of 
J. P. and M. A. SPEIR

SPEIR, Lindsay
Son of 
J. P. and M. A. SPEIR
September 9, 1873
October 29, 1878

SPEIR, Ransom Sullivan
Son of 
J. P. and M. A. SPEIR
January 8, 1881
July 31, 1882

SMITH, Elizabeth Hobdy
Wife of J. A. Smith
Dau. of M. W. Hobdy
Died February 7, 1885
Age 22 years_ mos. 24 days

LEE, Rev. John A.
July 16, 1824
August 17, 1863

LEE, Cato
Revolutionary War Soldier
Born Va. 1757
Died Snow Hill Sept. 26, 1832
PVT North Carolina Militia

PURIFOY, William Norvin
November 30, 1892
November 21, 1900

LEE, Martha J.
Dau. of J. A. and P. C. Lee
October 6, 1846
July 31, 1847
Age 9 months 25 days

PURIFOY, Lucinda
Dau. of John and Susannah
Thigpen, Consort of F. M. Purifoy,
November 23, 1821
July 20, 1846 
Aged 24 years 7 months and 27 days

PURIFOY, Francis Allen
October 22, 1851
May 12, 1852
Age 1 year 7 months 21 days
Son of FM and PAS Purifoy

PURIFOY, Francis M.
October 4, 1818
May 31, 1858
Died at his residence in Wilcox Co.
Aged 39 years 7 months 27 days

MOORE, Allen W.
Son of 
G.T. and M. A. Moore
October 9, 1846
June 17, 1857
Age 10 years 8 months 8 days

MOORE, Nancy
Dau. of  Allen and Nancy Moore
October 7, 1838
 August 27, 1846
Stone erected by her Mother

MOORE, Ulrica E. 
Wife of Gabriel Moore
February 23, 1831
November 12, 1887

J.R.  MOORE 
Son of Gabriel and Ulrica Moore
Born March 19, 1855
Died Dec. 8, 1898

Marble shaft - Inscriptions
on 3 sides:
GULLEY, Minnie
June 12, 1865
October 3, 1867
Henry GULLEY
Sept. 14, 1828
Nov. 21, 1866
Ella Eliza GULLEY
Nov. 1, 1862
Dec. 13, 1874
Unmarked grave of 
Laura GULLEY, Dau of 
Henry Gulley and Anne Nash

ALBRITTON, Silas
Infant son of
M. A. and P. J. ALBRITTON
June 15 ___
Died May 1, 1860

SMOKE, Mary A. B.
August 7, 1849
June 27, 1850
Aged 10 months

Francis M. ALBRITTON
April 11, 1846
August 20, 1846

John A. ALBRITTON
July 11, 1844
January 5, 1845

ALBRITTON, Eunice
Born in year 1801
Departed this life
October 12, 1842
In the 42nd year 
of her life

J. F. A.
No other marker or data 
on this grave. Suspected 
to be footstone of John ALBRITTON
used for marker.

ALBRITTON, Susan
October 8, 1827
May 16, 1839

ALBRITTON, Mary A.
May 6, 1829
August 28, 1837
Aged 8 years 8 months 22 days

ALBRITTON, Enoch
A native of N. C.
Died February 14, 1834
Aged about 63 years

SKINNER, Susan
5 foot blank marker

William H. SKINNER
Son of L. and M. SKINNEr
Born Aug. 20, 1850
Died July 30, 1868

ALBRITTON, John F.
Who was born ___
marker (identical) beside
Susan Skinner

WATTS, William R. 
Son of T. J. and J. J. Watts
October 12, 1888
Aged 3 years 5 months __?__

GRIFFIN, Christopher
February 15, 1838
April 22, 1839

BREITHAUPT, Mary Ann
Wife of C. E. BREITHAUPT
December 20, 1841
January 24, 1880
Aged 38 years 1 month 3 days


ALBRITTON, Joel A. Arnet
Son of M. F. and N. C. ALBRITTON
September 27, 1877
Aged 5 years 5 months 29 days

ALBRITTON, James Russell
Son of M. F. and N. C. ALBRITTON
Aged 2 years 6 months 2 days

SKINNER, Amelia
Dau. of Ira and Amelia Skinner
March 13, 1847
September 29, 1860
Aged 13 years 6 months 16 days

SKINNER, Benjamin B. 
Son of Ira and Permelia Skinner
August 25, 1835
February 13, 1857

SKINNER, W. Russell
 Son of B. E. and P. A. Skinner
December 26, 1849
October 31, 1856

SKINNER, Infant of 
B. E. and P. A. Skinner
Born September 11___
Died at birth

Cement slab - unmarked

STUART, N. H. 
October 7, 1819
November 25, 1866

STUART, John E.
Son of H. and M. A. Stuart
January 12, 1855
October 2, 1869

Large sunken grave - no marker

SKINNER, Thomas Thigpen
Son of J. L. and F. M. Skinner
April 13, 1883
December 11, 1884

SKINNER, Gena Watson
Dau. of J.L. and F.M. Skinner
December 23, 1895
December 23, 1895

MCCONDICHE
Dau. of C. H. and Emma MCCONDICHE
February 10, 1908
February 28, 1908

MCCONDICHE, Louise
Dau. of  C. H. and Emma MCCONDICHE
March 30, 1900
October 14, 1901

MCCONDICHE, Sallie (Dunklin)
Dau. of C. H. and Emma Farrior MCCONDICHE
January 18, 1898
September 11, 1899

Doct. John B. JENNINGS
A native of Halifax, Virginia
who departed this life
on the 2nd of November in
the 28th year of his life

Maj. Mathew PATTON
Who departed his life
on the 4th day of December
1856 in the 70th year
of his age

Sir William LEE 
Son of  J. B. and Sylvia Lee
January 26, 1835
September 26, 1841


Moore MOSES
Who was born the 21st of 
April 1787 and was drowned
in Cedar Creek the 26th of 
July 1825 in the 39th year
of his age.  He was a
native of the state of 
South Carolina and moved to
the state of Alabama in
the early part of the year
1825 where he ere long
met with his watery grave.

FARRIOR, Infant son of 
HNC and EA Farrior
February 9, 1861

ROBERSON, James H. J.
Son of James H. and 
Nancy L. Roberson
December 2, 1851
July 6, 1866

FARRIOR, James W.
Son of HNC and EA Farrior
Died July 18, 1860
Aged 6 months and 16 days

FARRIOR, W. B.
Son of HNC and EA Farrior
Died July 30, 1859
Aged 7 years 9 months 2 days

FARRIOR, Alice C.
Dau. of HNC and EA Farrior
Died September 27, 1858
Aged 6 months 12 days

A baby size grave is back
of this. No marker.

Marker lost from grave in
fence corner marked with
cedar post

FARRIOR, H N C
Born June 11, 1823
Died July 11, 1889
Aged 66 years 1 month

FARRIOR, S. E. , Dau. of 
H.C. and A Farrior
February 23, 1856
September 11, 1875

MOORE ( Double Burial)
Infant sons of E. H. and F. L. Moore
Born and died April 14, 1903

FARRIOR, Ann M. 
September 5, 1851
June 17, 1870

MCCONDICHE, Mathew P.
Son of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
February 16, 1833
April 27, 1835
Aged 2 years 1 month 11 days

MCCONDICHE, Patton
Son of C. H. and E. F. MCCONDICHE
Born May 16, 1892
Died August 24, 1897

MCCONDICHE, Elizabeth
A native of N. Carolina
June 13, 1807
March 11, 1844

5 sunken depressions here
indicate graves.

MCCONDICHE, Penelope
August 21, 1831
October 22, 1843
Daughter of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE


MCCONDICHE, Jay
Native of Samson County, North Carolina
April 10, 1799
July 6, 1843
Aged 44 years 2 months 26 days

MCCONDICHE, John P. 
Son of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
June 7, 1830
January 25, 1843
Aged 12 years 1 month 13 days

SOGER, John C.
Masonic Emblem
October 17, 1823
July 10, 1877
Aged 68 years 8 months

MCCONDICHE, John, Son of 
John and Penelope MCCONDICHE
Born April 10, 1790
Died August 31, 1800

MCCONDICHE, John, Sr.
Native of N. Carolina
b. Feb. 11, 1775
d. Mar. 7, 1844
Aged 68 years 1 mo. 24 days

MCCONDICHE, Ann
Infant daughter of 
Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
February 15, 1840
September 18, 1840
Aged 7 months 3 days

SAVAGE, Benjamin
A native of Virginia
Died April 13, 1840
In the 46th year of his age


MCCONDICHE, Jane
Dau. Of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
October 14, 1836
August 24, 1839
Aged 2 years, 10 months, 10 days

SHEPHEARD, Wiley
Son of John and Elizabeth SHEPHEARD
October 11, 1843
March 18, 1869

GULLEY, Dr. William
Died January 10, 1872
Aged 48 years, 9 months, 14 days

Laura Wash GULLEY
Dec. 25, 1860
June 14, 1935

Grave beside Gulley grave has rock marker, no data

MCCONDICHE, Dr. Wiley
Son of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
December 12, 1838
January 9, 1868
Erected by brother Jay

MCCONDICHE, Penelope
June 13, 1779
June 5, 1858
Wife of John MCCONDICHE

MCCONDICHE, Sarah
Consort of Jay MCCONDICHE
August 10, 1801
July 2, 1859
Aged 49 years, 10 months, 22 days

MCCONDICHE, Anna
Wife of Jay MCCONDICHE, Jr.
October 20, 1834
May 18, 1859

Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann
Eldest child of Jay and Sarah MCCONDICHE
January 10, 1828
May 8, 1848
Aged 20 years, 3 months, 28 days
Erected by her bereaved and disconsolate husband

SAVAGE, Elizabeth
Daughter of John and Penelope MCCONDICHE
Wife of Benjamin Savage
Born ____30 AD 1797
Died March 20, 1883

HANDLEY, James
January 25, 1858
December 8, 1914

Broken stone - illegible

GRIFFIN, David
April 16, 1784
October 10, 1866

A cedar post marks a grave next to that of 
David Griffin believed by family and friends to 
be that of Naomi ACKER, wife of David Griffin,
died 1861

GRIFFIN, Bertha
Daughter of David and A.U. Griffin
July 25, 1863
February 17, 1868

MOORE, J. R. 
Son of Gabriel and Ulrica Moore
March 19, 1855
December 3, 1873

MCCONDICHE, Emma Farrior
August 16, 1864
February 5, 1919

MCCONDICHE, Curtis Herbert
August 26, 1836
August 22, 1920

Allen ALBRITTON - no data
Susannah ALBRITTON - no data
(Buried in brick vaults on top of ground, now sunken in)

Mary E. HUNTER
Daughter of W.A. and L.A. Hunter
Born February 19, 1881
Died July 25, 1883

Thomas M. FARRIOR
Died July 18, 1866
6 months, 16 days

Samuel MOORE
Son of John Moore
Born April 16, 1802 in N.C
Died June 30, 1830

Martha C. MOORE
Born February 4, 1837
Died September 11, 1858
Daughter of Samuel and M. Moore

Col. Allen MOORE
Born July 3, 1796
Died November 18, 1840
A native of North Carolina

Lucinda MOORE
Born May 26, 1807
Died November 2, 1845

Amanda Clotell ALBRITTON
Daughter of M.F. and N.C. ALBRITTON
Born November 8, 1856
Died September 25, 1857

Curtis SKINNER
Infant son of J. and Mary Skinner
Born April 6, 1860
Died October 14, 1862

Infant, daughter of J. And M.S. SKINNER
Died June 21, 1857

William H. SKINNER
Born August 20, 1858
Died July 30, 1865

Silas Alfred ALBRITTON
Infant son of P.J. and M.A. ALBRITTON
Born June 15, 1860
Died July 1, 1860

Eliza PURIFOY
To the memory of my dear Christian mother
Died January 12, 1884
Age 56 years

Christine
Wife of P.F. THOMAS
Died May 13, 1904
Age 40 years

Reuben SLAUGHTER
of Baldwin County, GA
Born Sept. 17, 1788
Died Jan. 3rd, 1887

MOORER, John L.S. III (Les)
Jan. 11, 1942
Nov. 27, 1997



African- American Graves in the Old Snow Hill Cemetery

SANDERS, Sallie
July 4, 1880
September 5, 1959

Sandy YELLING  
Born June 6, 1891
Died June 24, 1909

BUTLER, Carrie 
July 6, 1898
April 30, 1955

Averhart, husband of Carrie BUTLER

LEWIS, James
PVT US Army WW II
Aug 24, 1907
July 11, 1988

Jim LEWIS

LEWIS, Lucy B.
Born March 15, 1880
Died November 27, 1954
(Wife of Jim Lewis)

PURIFOY, Augustus
September 1892
April 1967


LANGHAM, Deacon Henry
August 15, 1887
October 17, 1957

Lizzie LANGHAM
Wife of Henry Langham
Feb. 20, 1884
Dec. 18, 1971

FRENCH, Gertrude
July 15, 1881
February 21, 1961

JAMES, Jimmie
USA Service Marker WW1
Pvt. 411 Reserve
Labor Battn. Alabama
December 2, 1918

JAMES, Jesse
418 Reserve Pvt. Co. D.
Labor Battn. OMC
World War II
October 21, 1889
March 5, 1967

ELMORE, Rev. B. B.
July 4, 1857
September 27, 1909
Aged 48 years

GULLEY, Lorna Belle Leverett
Wife of Cleveland Gulley (Son of Worthy Gulley )
Dau. of Susannah Leverett and Zanny Leverett
Born 1912
Died 1959

MOORER, Susannah
Wife of Zanny Leverett
Wife of Willie Moorer

Matilda HOBDY
Died March 8, 1905

Robert WATSON
March 15, 1880
Aug. 7, 1970

Unmarked graves identified by relatives and friends who live in
the vicinity - Candy Lewis, Jim Henry Lewis, Ada Belle James, 
Robert Hobdy, Laureen Hobdy, Lucille ALBRITTON, Annie Sanders 
Johnson (per Kathleen Fuller, 1974)

Willie  JOHNSON, b. 1897 - d. 1972
James JOHNSON (brother) d. 1974
Randolph SANDERS (father of Annie JOHNSON) b. May 1887 (?), d. 1960
Sallie SANDERS (wife), about 72 when she died
Steve ALBRITTON
Silvey ALBRITTON (wife)
Simeon ALBRITTON, d. About 1928, about 90 years old
Mary (wife), d. About 1926, about 69 years old
Roster ALBRITTON, d. About 1945, about 70 years old
Seamon ALBRITTON, d. 1924, above 70 years (father of Roster)
Mary WATSON ALBRITTON, wife, d. About 1923, 80+ years old
Phronie GASTON (sister)
Essie SLAUGHTER
Dan PATTERSON
Seamon ALBRITTON, Jr. (Roster's brother) d. Before Roster, 90 years old
Old Roster ALBRITTON's wife Dinah
Emma RILEY
Maple DUBOSE, d. Before 1916 ( killed by Mr. McDole in self-defense)
Cheney LANGHAM, died about 30 years old (Candy Lewis' aunt)
Robert WATSON, deacon, d. 1970 at 90+ years
Amelia STRONG (wife), about 40 years old
Rachel WATSON (sister to Robert), about 89 years old
John C. WATSON ( Robert's son) d. 1970 ( was run over and killed)
Wernie WATSON, d. At about 55years
Lucy WATSON, (mother of Robert), d. About 1948, 100 years old or more
Carrie BUTLER, m. #1 Sonie LEE, #2 Jack BUTLER, both buried at Simpson Cemetery
George LEWIS, 95 years old, d. After 1960
Pearly LEWIS, b. 1907, died before 1960 in Mt. Vernon Mental Institute
Lucy B. LEWIS, wife of George LEWIS, b. March 15, 1860, d. Nov 24, 1954
Amy DUBOSE (Maple Dubose's mother) d. Before 1902
Sallie (Moore) WATTS, about 88 years old
Andy WATTS, died 46 years ago, more than 100 years old
Sallie and Andy WATTS (Ada Belle James' parents)
Son of Andy and Sallie WATTS, d. Before 1917, about 18 years old
Ned WATTS, about 60 years old
Pleasant WATTS, about 68 years old
Jim DEVANE, d. After WW I
William PRICE, d. About 1947 at about 78 years old
Wife #1
Wife #2 ( Viola Dudley)

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