Tuscumbia, Colbert County, AL

By Gloria Winston Al-Sarag,

Below is a partial listing of those buried in St. Paul's Cemetery, located on the grounds of St. Pauls Baptist Church, Tuscumbia, Colbert County, AL. The church was founded 1891 (Rev. N.C. COLEMAN, Pastor at the time). It was remodeled Dec 1984 (Rev. Samuel WILLIAMS). The current Pastor is Rev. Keaton STEWART. The church is located approx. one mile from Belle Mont Mansion in Tuscumbia. There are several unmarked graves that are attended to, and filled in as they sink, by church members.

There are many from the BELUE family also buried there. Time constraints did not permit me to get the names of all buired there, but it is a goal to do so. The area was commonly referred to, after the Civil War, as BELUETOWN.

Thanks to local WINSTON/BELUE descendents: Sallie HARRIS, Walter BROWN, Georgia Beatrice CARTER, and Mattie McCOO for their guidance.

Milton DONLAY, DONALD, ?? (Twins?) b 10 Jun 1875 - d 6 Mar 1954 (according to a descendent the above were BELUE Twins, who died the same day??....could not confirm)

Willie Floyd BYRD, b 25 Mar 1926-d 19 Jan 1967

Julie FREEMAN b 1934 - d 1976

Esther FREEMAN b 1907-d 1985

Monroe FREEMAN Jr. PFC MG Co 366 b 5 Aug 1891- d 31 Aug 197?

Thomas L. FREEMAN, 3-21-32 (did not signify whether b or d date)

David FREEMAN, b 25 Mar 1926 -d June 1965

Wilford David FREEMAN, d 18 Aug 1987

Nancy WHITE HILLMAN, b 12 Sep 1892-d 17 Nov 1960

Eddie G WINSTON, b 6 Oct 1951-d 28 Aug 1978

John Anthony WINSTON, b 6 Mar 1896-d 6 Oct, 1983

Polly WINSTON (wife of John A.) b 3 Feb 1895-d 2 May 1964

Eddie WINSTON, b 13 Feb 1900 - d 9 Sep 1965

Clarence WINSTON (WWII Vet), b 3 Jul 1902 - d 19 Jul 1947

Transcribed 13 May 2000

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