Halliburton Family Cemetery
Located at R8W, T2S, Sec. 22, on the south side of Star Landing road about ¼ mile west of Church & Cemetery. Additional information provided by Tim Harrison.
William Halliburton – 13 Apr 1779 – 23 June 1851.
Born in Wake County, North Carolina, the son of David Halliburton and Lucy Reynolds. His father was a Revolutionary War veteran and is allegedly buried in an unmarked grave in the cemetery. William married Elizabeth Southerland (see below) prior to 1800 in North Carolina and moved to Tennessee shortly thereafter. He was a captain in the 25th Regiment of Light Infantry of Tennessee in 1809. He and his wife had at least seven children: Mordecai, Benjamin Franklin (see below), David Fletcher, Martin, Samuel Clay, Mary Tyrena Rose, and Elizabeth J. It appears he may have remarried after his wife, Elizabeth, died. There is a record of William Halliburton marrying Barshiba Ellis on October 23, 1849. This matches the 1850 Census record (p. 412) which shows him with the following others in his household: B. Halliburton (f), 47, GA; A. Ellis (f), 15, GA; J. (f), 14, GA; M. A. (f), 6, MS.
Benjamin F. Halliburton – 11 June 1824 – 7 Sept 1847.
Believed to be the son of William Halliburton and Elizabeth Southerland. If so, his date of birth is incorrect and should probably read 1804. However, it is possible this is not the same person.
Elizabeth Halliburton – 19 Jan 1780 – 14 Mar 1849.
Born Elizabeth Southerland in Wake County, North Carolina, the daughter of Mordecai and Susannah Southerland. She married William Halliburton prior to 1800 in North Carolina. She was the mother of at least seven children (see above). Of these, three sons (Mordecai, David and Samuel) became influential Baptist ministers.