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Dunaway Family Cemetery
Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama

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Transcribed by: James J. Mack (Mickey) - <jbmcleavy@aol.com>, on March 15, 2002
Family Cemetery History, written by: Doyal Hill - <jdghill@aol.com>
Submitted by: Shannon Hamby Crabtree! @~}~  <shacrabtree2@aol.com>
Submitted by Shannon, at the request of James J. Mack (Mickey), and Doyal Hill.
 
Dunaway Family Cemetery is located on the Coosa River Side of Dunaway Mountain, on Lister Ferry Road.
 
From the intersection of Alabama Hwy. 77 and U S 411, go West past the Rainbow City Hall,
and take the first left on to Lister Ferry Road, go 3.4 miles, and the Cemetery is on the
right side of the road, facing the Coosa River.
 
Dunaway Family Cemetery History.
The Dunaway family came into this area by 1832.
One of the ladies was a charter member of Old Harmony Baptist Church.
The Dunaway family owned a large farm on Coosa River, consisting of several hundred acres
of land. The farm laid just west of the Lister Ferry.
The mountain that runs parallel to Rainbow Drive is named for the Dunaway family.
Several years ago I (Doyal Hill), owned a lot on the river that was the former site of the old
Dunaway home. I bought the lot from one of my cousins, that owned the farm before the
water had covered the bottom land. He could barely remember the old house. He said that
he though the house was torn down about 1903 or 1904.
Several members of the family are buried in Old Harmony Cemetery.
Dunaway Family Cemetery History, written by: Doyal Hill - <jdghill@aol.com
Dunaway, Nancy, b. Sep. 18, 1826, d. Jun. 12, 1877

 
Dunaway, Sanford, b. Mar. 22, 1823, d. Mar. 13, 1909
 
Dunaway, Lettie, b. Feb. 11, 1852, d. Jan. 31, 1897, Wife of John Cunningham
 
Knight, Louie Wesley, b, & d, Feb. 22, 1933, (Infant), Son of Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Knight
 
Crider, Hazel Ashley, b. Aug. 15, 1905, d. Jul. 11, 2001
 
Asley, Mary E., b. May 5, 1908, d. Jan. 27, 1985
 
Crider, Arthur, b. Mar. 29, 1906, d. Nov. 5, 1987
 
Tumlin, Violet Crider, b. Oct. 14, 1928, d. Apr. 25, 1998
 
*Note*
Very few people know of this Cemetery.
Some of the Dunaway Family are also buried in Old Harmony Cemetery, in Rainbow City, Alabama.
James J. Mack (Mickey) - <jbmcleavy@aol.com>