Sidney Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery

Located in T15N, R5E, Sec 24 off Hwy 28 in Consul. Visited in Oct 1998 with Elijah Shaw, Superintendent of Bethel AME Church in Boiling Spring, as guide. Mr. Shaw identified some of the unmarked graves. Surveyed completely in Oct 2000 by B. J. Smothers. Listed all the headstones and unmarked sites that were visible but there may be others that are buried or hidden in the woods.

Plaque set into the front wall of the church:

Sidney Chapel
A.M.E.Z. Church
Built Apr 15, 1949
Laid Aug 14 1949
Rev. J.H. Williams, Pastor
P.J. Hodges, Chairman
C.G. Gamble, Secretary
J.B. Bell, Treasurer
Rev. M.C. Holifield, Presiding Elder

Cemetery Listing

Starting at left side, front:

1. Unmarked

2. Unmarked

3. Mrs. Nelee Montgomery (?)
Born Sept 16, 1924
Dide (sic) March 11, 1957
Dolington (sic), Alabama

4. Unmarked

5. Mrs. Hattie Phillips Adams
Born Dec 10, 1907
Died Sept 12, 1954
"At Rest"

6. Unmarked

7. Joe Barefield
Born Dec 7, 1881
Died Apr 14, 1974

8. Unmarked

9. Willie Collins
Michigan
PFC
95 INGR GS REGT
World War II

10. Jones
Mrs. Annie Ree
Born 8-24-1919
Passed 11-3-1982
"In Loving Memory

11. Thad Jones, Sr.
4-12-1904 5-20-1984
"Sleep on love one and take your rest.
We loved you. God loved you. B."

12. Finis King
PFC US Army
World War II
Aug 12, 1915 Oct 1, 1999

13. Unmarked

14. Unmarked

15. "In Loving Memory"
Robert Moore
1-15-1894 6-10-1970

16. "In Loving Memory"
Mary Moore
2-10-1892 9-5-1980

17. Jettie Ree Jemison
June 1, 1917
July 30, 1999

18. Unmarked

19. "In Loving Memory"
Mary Lee Moore (?)
1-16-1924 10-24-1977

20. Anderson Gibbs
July 23, 1950
May 7, 1974
"Rest in Peace"

21. Ophelia K. Murphy
Born 4-?-1916
Died 10-18-1985

22. Unreadable

23. "Father"
Quillar Kirksey Sr.
June 28, 1914
Feb 23, 1999

24. Otis Woodson
Georgia
M2 US Army
World War II
March 14, 1910 June 7, 1967

25. Unmarked

26. Aslener Irby
Mar 25, 1905
Apr 2, 1977
"At Rest"

27. Mose Parker, Jr.
Feb 28, 1900
Mar 21, 1976

28. Ida K. Hatchett
Nov 10, 1919
Feb 3, 1987
"We Love You Mother"

29. Lizzie Sheffield
Born May 10, 1881
Died May 12, 1968

30. Unmarked

31. Unmarked

32. Mose Hatchett
Aug 7, 1917
May 9, 1900
"Rest in Peace"

33. Mary P. Shaw
June 6, 1890
Mar 6, 1969
"At Rest"

34. Unmarked

35. Unmarked

36. Unmarked

37. Unmarked

38. Unmarked

39. Unmarked

40. Henry Cox
Born July 1, 1900
Died June 18, 1974

41. Elizabeth Parker
Born May 16, 1896
Died Nov 12, 1983

42. Unmarked

43. Unmarked

44. Unmarked

45. Pearlie Cox
Oct 10, 1898
Nov 21, 1983

46. Elijah Cox
Sep 10, 1904
Jan 28, 1965

47. Unmarked

48. Unmarked

49. Unmarked

50. Unmarked

51. Unmarked

52. C.D. Crum
Born 1925
Died ?

53. Unmarked

54. Unmarked

55. Mrs. --easeania Morgan
June 23, 1899
April 3, 1964

56. Unmarked

57. Unmarked

58. Unmarked

59. Hudson Gamble, Sr.
Dec 28, 1908
May 22, 1981

60. "Husband and Father"
Newt Steele
April 1, 1886
June 6, 1967
"Asleep in Jesus"

61. Unmarked

62. Unmarked

63. Unmarked

64. Unmarked

65. Unmarked

Continuing from right side, rear:

66. Unmarked

67. Unmarked

68. Unmarked

69. Unmarked

70. "In Loving Memory
Of My Husband
Rev J.W. Jingles
From Mrs. Maggie Jingles
and Children"
. . . . . . . . . .

John W. Jingles
Tec 5 U.S. Army
World War II
Sep 25, 1923 Aug 21 1974

71. Unmarked

72. Unmarked

73. Unmarked

74. Freddie Leo Gamble
July 15, 1919
Nov 17, 1971

75. Richard W. Gamble
Mar 31, 1896
Nov 7, 1981
"Gone But Not Forgotten"

76. A.C. Lucy
PFC
US Army
World War II
Apr 10, 1926
July 3, 1987

77. "In Loving Memory Of"
Eddie Lee Harris
Born Nov 30, 1935
Died Oct 17, 1986

78. Callie B. Gamble
Feb 14, 1897
Dec 18, 1960

79. Andrew Gamble, Jr.
Alabama
ENS
USNR
September 20, 1942
October 31, 1965

80. "In Loving Memory Of"
James Harris
Born Dec 22, 1909
Died Sept 5, 1996

81. Unmarked

82. Aminder Harris
Died Nov 12, 1955

83. Mrs. C--- Gamble
Born 1909
Died ? 1955

84. Unmarked

85. Unmarked

86. Clarence Gamble
Dec 27, 1890
Mar 10, 1971

87. James Gamble
March 28, 1888
November 18, 1984

88. Joe Harris
Apr 1887
Dec 18, 1951

89. Waddie Gamble
Mar 9, 1922
Nov 11, 1981

90. "In Loving Memory Of"
Rena Bell Harris
Born Nov 4, 1907
Died Oct 18, 1990

91. Carrie Lee Kelly
July 4, 1927
June 26, 1944

92. Leola Gamble
June 25, 1895
Dec 14, 1958

93. "In Memory Of"
Alphones [sic] R.J. Gamble
August 27, 1932
April 15, 1991

94. Unmarked

95. Unmarked

96. "In Memory Of Our Father
And Husband"
Abner Baldwin
June 10, 1927
Dec 27, 1979

97. Peter Jackson
U.S. Army
World War I
Sep 21, 1886 Sep 18, 1978

98. Pat M. Jackson (?)
(unsure of any of these names)
Born Feb ?, 1899
Died ? ?, 195?

99. Unmarked

100. Frances Hatchett
June 22, 1894
July 31, 1987
"Rest in Peace"

101. Rev. Charlie Baldwin
1889-1972
"At Rest"

102. Unmarked

103. Unmarked

104. Minerva Stewart
1885-1966

105. Unmarked

106. Unmarked

107. Unmarked

108. Clifford ?
April ?
Nov ?

109. Booker T. Lee
July 10, 1911
June 7, 1952

110. Rose Lee
April 16, 1887
Feb 18, 1975

111. Hattie Keith
1895-1985

112. Unmarked

113. Della Harris
Jun 18, 1908
Nov 27, 1952

114. Unmarked

115. Unmarked

116. Agnes Laster
Nov 12, 1914
Feb 28, 1955

117. Unmarked

118. Morzet Harris
B. April 18, 1896
D. Nov 1, 1981

119. ? Jane Adams
Sept 11, 1911
July 10, 1958

120. Enoch Nelson, Sr.
1878-1966
"Gone But Not Forgotten"

121. Edward Nelson
Tec 5 Co. D 357 Engineer BN
World War II
March 29, 1917 Feb 12, 1962

122. Pennie Nelson
1883-1973
"Gone But Not Forgotten"

123. Unmarked

124. Unmarked

125. New grave opening in front of
Pennie Nelson's grave

126. Unmarked
(Grave of John Hodges
per Elijah Shaw
Born 1896
Died ?
Actually buried in Birmingham)

127. Unmarked
(Grave of Fred "Tat" Hodges
per Elijah Shaw
Born 1899
Died Jan 1976)

128. Unmarked
(Grave of Marguerite Hodges Kennedy
per Elijah Shaw
Born 1903
Died ?)

129. Unmarked
(Grave of Mary Thomas Hodges
per Elijah Shaw
Born April 26, 1875
Died January 1973)

130. "In Loving Memory of Father"
Pleasant Hodges
November 10, 1865
July 12, 1960

131. Unmarked
(Grave of Bill "Willie" Hodges
per Elijah Shaw
Born 1894
Died ?)

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