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Tate - Russell Cemetery

Laud Cem # 157    T2S, R10W, Sec 22            
Surveyed May 2004 by Les Tate

Location:  From Florence, go E on US 72 about 2.6 m; Lt on CR 27 about 2.5 m.  The cemetery is on the Lt across a pasture on a hill side in a group of cedar trees.  This cemetery has been vandalized.


CW SMOTHERMAN is listed in the 1866 Census of Lauderdale Co AL as having 1 m & 1 F in the house.           


In the 1850 & 1860 Census of Rutherford Co TN: 

James S. Southerman       33y & 43 y        
Rebecca                          31y & 41 y        
Cornelius W.                    12y & 22y        
plus other children        
In the 1880 Census of Lauderdale Co AL: 

Cornelius Smotherman        41 y        
Laura M.                            41 y        
Mattie J.                            12 y  She m James Marion Russell and has Children:        
                                               Jessie M.   JE1897        
                                               Floyd       Jan 1900        
                                               Robert E.  1901        
                                               Velmar    c 1904        
                                               Vernon   c 1904         
1900 Census of Lauderdale Co AL:

Calvin C. Smotherman    b FE1833 TN  NC  SC        
Rhoda Ann Litrell           b AP 1855 TN TN MS          
Mary Ella                      b JL 1892 AL  TN  TN - she married a Norwood        
Rhoda's parents were: Eli H. Litrell & Mary Ann Cox Litrell she died 22FE1940 in Killen.        
James Marion Russell's parents were: Wm Mathew & Martha Inman Russell        

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