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Laud Cem # 469    T3S, R8W, Sec 36            
Surveyed March 2008 by Robert Torbert            
Location:  From Florence, go E on US 72 through Elgin; Rt where CR 51 turns Lt before reaching First Creek. Take lane to E of the metal barns and look E. The cemetery is on top of a hill and one stone can be seen from the lane. James McMurry owned this land in 1831. The Martindale family is reported to also be buried in this cemetery. 


1850 Census lists:    
  James McMurry  70 yrs (1880)  NC    
  Rebecca            65 yrs (1885)  NC    
  Thomas Martindale  50 yrs  SC    
  Rebecca                 50 yrs  SC    
  Thomas                  25 yrs  SC    
  James                    23 yrs  SC    
  John                       21 yrs  SC    
  Nancy                    18 yrs  TN    
  George                   16 yrs  TN    
  Cynthia                   13 yrs  TN    
  Martha                    11 yrs  AL              
  Joseph                     9 yrs  AL               
  Sarah                       7 yrs  AL              

McMurry Cemetery
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