Hello Ross I will try to answer your questions the best I can. Missouri ABEL Gaddy is buried along side of her husband John T. Gaddy in the Gaddy Cemetery located in Walker County in the Macedonia Blackwater area, district #1. From what I have been told the land was donated by John T. father Hardy S. Gaddy and was part of his farm during the late 1800's. The Gaddy Cemetery is where Hardy was buried in 1895 so we can assume he was the first person buried there since no headstone are dated before 1895. Land record should be able to prove if it was Hardy's land or not. In regard to Thomas Abel. I have a death certificate of a Thomas M. Abel that died in Walker County, Alabama on Nov. 1, 1918. He was 85 years 4 months 21 days old. It states he was a pauper and was buried on Nov. 1, 1918 in the Family Grave Yard. I have wondered if this is the father of Missouri or not. Could have been a relative. If so where was Thomas Abel's children? None are listed on the death certificate. As far as the Family Grave Yard, he is not buried in the Gaddy Cemetery that I know of, and I have no knowledge of a Family ABEL grave yard in Walker. I also have the death certificate of Missouri ABEL Gaddy. It stated on the certificate that her mother was Lucinda Ray and father Tom Able. ( Note the different spelling of Abel/Able) On the 1900 census of Fayette County. Al. I know THomas and Missouri are listed but at this time it is a total mystery to me as to what they were doing in Fayette County.