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Burial Sites for Deceased Mayors
Oakland Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery is Between Milam and Sprague streets, and Christian Street and Municipal Plaza.
  • George, Dr. William Walton (1807-1865)
  • Howell, John N. (1807-1882)
  • Beall, Joseph Clinton (1813-1867)
  • Crain, Lawrence Pike (1818-1859)
  • Landrum, John Morgan (1819-1861)
  • Jones, John W. (1822-1895)
  • Gooch, John Lee (1828-1877)
  • Boarman, Alex (1839-1916)
  • Tally, Martin (1803-1876)
  • Shivers, William Rabun (1819-1871)
  • Crowell, Moses H. (1826-1875)
  • Ward, Samuel J. (1834-1906)
  • Vinson, Richard Tucker (1842-1904)
  • McKellar, Reuben N. (1855-1933)

Oakland Jewish Section
Originally called Hebrew Rest No. 1. The section is 1/4 acre, adjacent to Oakland Cemetery's northeast corner.
  • Levy, Samuel (1835-1883)

Greenwood Cemetery
Greenwood Cemetery is on Stoner Avenue, between Marshall and Cornwell streets.
  • Gilmore, Jerome B. (1827-1900)
  • Currie, Andrew (1843-1918)
  • Dickson, Dr. Samuel A., M.D. (1862-1916)
  • Ford, John McWilliams (1880-1965)
  • Caldwell, Sam S. (1892-1953)
  • Allen, L. Calhoun (1921-1990)

Forest Park Cemetery
Forest Park Cemetery is on St. Vincent Avenue, between Dickinson Street and Ockley Drive.
  • Herndon, E.B. (1849-1930)
  • Querbes, Andrew (1864-1939)
  • Bernstein, Ernest R. (1868-1932)
  • Ward, Robert Hodges (1878-1946)
  • Thomas, L.E. (1866-1935)
  • Palmer, J.G. (1875-1952)
  • Hardy, George W., Jr. (death: 1967)
  • Fant, Clyde E. (1905-1973)

Unknown Burial Place
Most are probably buried at Oakland Cemetery, where there are numerous unmarked or no longer marked graves. There are also numerous small private cemeteries in the rural areas around the city where some may be buried.
  • Sewall, John O. (1806-1840, probably at Oakland, but unmarked)
  • Briggs, Samuel W. (birth: 1806)
  • Cooke, Robert
  • Pennall, J.W.  (probably at Oakland; his family is buried there)
  • Wells, Samuel
  • Markham, Lewis S.
  • Walsh, M.A.


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