Live Oak Cemetery, Alabama

Selma, Dallas County
Mattie Kieth, 1858-1888

Founded in 1829 and expanded in 1877, Live Oak Cemetery features many original markers. It is a contributing property to the Selma Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s noted for the dozen or so Victorian monuments in the cemetery. It earned its name after Colonel Dawson donated 80 Live Oaks and 80 Magnolia trees to be planted in the cemetery.

Eulalie Herrin, 1859-1865
Lucien Clay, 1872-1878
Elodie Breck Todd Dawson, 1840-1877. She was the sister of Mary Todd Lincoln and a staunch Confederate.

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