Cobb's Hill Cemetery

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Elmore County, Alabama, USA Add to Map
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Cobb’s Hill Cemetery is a Registered Historic Cemetery with the State of Alabama Historical Cemetery Register. It is the third cemetery to be registered in Elmore County, Alabama.

This cemetery is NOT A DROP BOX for people just wanting to put a person’s grave somewhere just so you can get numbers with Find-a-Grave or you don’t know where that person is buried so you just place that person in a cemetery. If you do not know that family and their descendants they do not belong in this cemetery!
Please give your proof of documentation that a person is buried in this cemetery and/or if family member please list your lineage so genealogical research can be done. We know these people are buried in unmarked graves in this cemetery as it is on the Death Certificate as to the Place of Burial or have been told by some close family members.
Cobb’s Hill Cemetery is located in Elmore County, Alabama. Just off Cobb’s Ford Road next to Fantail Restaurant in 2.8 acres of woods. This acreage has sunken graves all over, could be about 200 graves with only a few markers. Cobb family bought several hundreds of acres in 1880’s. African American families of Cobb’s Ford and the surrounding area used this cemetery for burying their families, located across Cobb’s Ford Road was Cobb Hill Church. Early 1970’s the Cobb family sold the land for development but held on to this cemetery. Lot of work and years have gone into finding just these families that are buried in Cobb’s Hill Cemetery. It is a sacred ground for these families and friends that lived at Cobb’s Ford and the surrounding area. This cemetery should be respected as such with Find-a-grave.

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  • Added: 24 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2654006