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Re: Charles Lewis Gilmer, Jr., of Montgomery, AL
Posted by: Glen Beckwith (ID *****5539) Date: June 24, 2003 at 14:15:20
In Reply to: Charles Lewis Gilmer, Jr., of Montgomery, AL by John Caskey of 590

I was just in Montgomery on Sunday, 22 June 2003, and I copied the following Gilmer Family tombstones in the Gilmer Graveyard at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Montgomery, Alabama.

Charles L. Gilmer
Who was born in Oglethorpe, Georgia
26 December 1798
Died in this City (Montgomery)
26 December 1851

“Sacred to the memory of
Isabel daughter of Charles & Catherine J. McVoy
Born 25 July 1860
Died 17 May 1885”

Catherine J. wife of
T. L. Gilmer
Born 17 October 1842
Died 21 Feb 1890”

Thomas Lewis Gilmer
Born 18 June 1834
Died 10 June 1904
CSA Private Lee’s Batt Ala LT ARTY

“Sacred in Memory of
Willie who was born
10 October 1849
and departed this Life
18 October 1851.
Son of C. L. and M. A. Gilmer”

“In Memory of
Nancy Caroline
Daughter of C. L. and M. A. Gilmer
Who was born 28th October 1847
And died 18th June 1849”

George R. Gilmer
Who was born 6th May 1825
And died 18th October 1853”

Robert Grattan Gilmer
Age 36 years
“There is no death what seems so transition”
27th July 1888

“Mrs. Nancy Gilmer, Cousin of Charles Gilmer of this City. Born in Northampton, Virginia 13th January 1797, daughter of Jonathan Marks and Sylvia Moran. She emigrated to Georgia in 1815, then to Alabama in 1816, Died 13th May 1846 in the 49th year of her age. Leaving seven children to mourn the loss of a kind and good mother. She was a member of the Methodist church for 2 (only a two is legible) years and died in the triumph of Christian Faith.”

There is an adult sized grave with an urn marked “Bella McVoy”

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