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Biography of R. E. Wright

This article provides a biographical sketch of Capt. R. E. Wright, a planter in Barbour County, Alabama, who was born in Taliaferro County, Georgia, in 1838. The article notes that Capt. Wright’s father, John Wright, was a planter and a Freemason who opposed secession but nonetheless contributed five sons to the Confederate army during the Civil War. Capt. Wright himself fought in the war as a second-lieutenant in the Fifteenth regiment of Alabama infantry, was promoted to captain, and was wounded at the second Battle of Manassas. After the war, he worked as a teacher and farmer before embarking on a successful career as a planter and merchant. Capt. Wright was also active in local politics, serving as a justice of the peace and as a representative in the state legislature. He was married with four children and was a devout Methodist.

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Wadsworth Baptist Cemetery, Wadsworth, Alabama

Wadsworth Baptist Cemetery, Wadsworth, Alabama

Wadsworth Baptist Cemetery is in the community of Wadsworth, owned and maintained by the Wadsworth Baptist church. The cemetery appears to have begun in the 1890s, judging from the existing headstones. It is still being used at the present time. To reach the cemetery from Deatsville, travel northwest on CR 143 about 6 miles until you reach County Road 68. Turn right and the cemetery will be on the right side of the road. Wadsworth Baptist Cemetery is located near the church, next to the Marbury Volunteer Fire Department. Location 2780 Alabama HwyDeatsville AL 36022 Transcription Arnold, Berta Jackson Bottger,

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Marbury Baptist Cemetery, Marbury, Alabama

Marbury Baptist Cemetery, Marbury, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Marbury Baptist Church. It is well maintained and still accepting burials. There are a significant number of markers which were unable to read, see the listings for them at the bottom under miscellaneous markers. Marbury Baptist Cemetery is located on the north side of CR 143 as you head northwest in the town of Marbury, Alabama. Location Transcription Acree, Walter, b. Aug 31, 1892, d. Aug 12, 1948Adams, Esby, b. Feb 27, 1917, d. Jun 28, 1990, “He Is At Rest in Heaven”Adams, Jessie L., b. Dec 12, 1916, d. no date,

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Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Deatsville, Alabama

Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Deatsville, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Liberty Baptist Church. It is in good condition and still being used for burials. Judging from the existing headstones it goes back to the late 1800s. There are many unmarked or broken stones and slabs listed at the bottom under Miscellaneous markers. The cemetery is on 31 North, beside CR 61 in north Autauga County Alabama. Location 2315 Hwy 31 NorthDeatsville, Alabama 36067 Transcription ??, Anna, b. Jun 01, 1900, d. Aug 3, 1928, unable to read, slab broken and fallen in, by CooksAldridge, Bettie, b. Nov 23, 1870, d. Sep 25,

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Boones Chapel Cemetery, Prattville, Alabama

Boones Chapel Cemetery, Prattville, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Boone Chapel Baptist Church. It is in good condition and still being used for burials. The cemetery appears to be a newer cemetery, judging from the existing headstones it goes back to the 1930s. To reach the cemetery, on 31 south in Prattville, Alabama, past Pine Level, take right on county Rd 59, turn left on county road 66, follow Boone Chapel Baptist Church sign at this intersection, will take you right to the Church and Cemetery on right. Location 2301 County Road 66Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama, 36067 USA Transcription Armfield, Kathy

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