Alexander Family Cemetery
Photographed by Linda & Dale Black ; Transcribed by: January 2007 Jan Sherrouse Website
Transcribed December 6, 2004 by Nancy Harris
Directions: Drive WEST from Canton, GA on GA-20 to the intersection with GA-108; continue WEST on GA-20 approximately 2.6-miles (you will enter Bartow County about 0.4-miles). Turn LEFT on Woodall Road, proceed SOUTH about 1.6-miles to intersection with Upper Sweetwater Trail. Turn LEFT on Upper Sweetwater Trail (gravel road) and proceed EAST about 0.4-miles. The Alexander Cemetery is located on the LEFT. Access by car via Upper Sweetwater Trail from GA-20/GA-108 intersection is not recommended due to unimproved section of Upper Sweetwater Trail between Rhine Road and Sisley Trail.
USGS Quad Sheet: Allatoona Dam Lat: 34.191-degrees N, Long: 84.650-degrees W, UTM 16 716523 E, 3785822 N (WGS-84)
Notes: Row 1 is taken as the most westerly row adjacent to the fence with numbers increasing toward the east. The stones within each row begin with the lowest number nearest the road and increase in a northerly direction.
Inscription from Alexander Cemetery Entrance Marker: Welcome Lafingal Community Fair Play District Cherokee County, GA George Washington Alexander Cemetery
Inscription from side nearest the road: Home Place of George W. & Elizabeth Evaline Frye ALEXANDER. This was also the Tavern of and Home Place of Indian Woman “Lafingal”