Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Old Cahaba Cemetery
Cahaba Road, southwest of the town.
Dallas County
Alabama  USA

Search Old Cahaba Cemetery:
First NameLast Name

Cemetery notes and/or description:
Burials date from 1818 to 1847. Cahawba (or Cahaba) served as Alabama's first capital from 1820 until 1825. When the capital moved to Tuscaloosa, many Cahawba residents followed. With riverboats and the emergence of the cotton economy, Cahawba boomed during the mid-1800s. The town had two graveyards, the first one called Cahaba or Old Cahaba, and another opened in 1851 called New Cahaba. The Civil War, floods, and the loss of the railroad caused the town's residents to depart, and by 1900 it had become a ghost town. Today the Alabama Historical Commission is the caretaker for the Old Cahawba Archeological Site.
 • View all interments (36)
 • 42% photographed. [?]
 • 1 famous interment
 • 1 photo request
 • Add a name to this cemetery
 • Submit spreadsheet [?]

Old Cahaba Cemetery
Added by: Bill McKern
Old Cahaba Cemetery
Added by: Rick & Kat
Old Cahaba Cemetery
Added by: Rick & Kat
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service