Montgomery County Cemetery Transcriptions

Kennedy-Johnson Cemetery

Established 1853

Located on present day Meriwether Road in Montgomery County, Tennessee on the Old Kennedy Farm

List of people buried in this cemetery.

By Reber Porter Kennedy Jr.
Updated April 2010

 


1. Durward  S. Anderson(Pete)

                Sgt U.S. Army WW II

                Born-Nov. 1, 1920

                Died-Sept. 12, 1994

 

2. F. Lucille Suiter Anderson (Wife of Durward, daughter of Forest and Jessie Kennedy Suiter)

                Born-1917-Died-1998

 

3. Father

                Frank P. Bryan

               Born-Sept. 22, 1865

                 Died-Oct. 31, 1936

 

4.Mother

                 Mary Kennedy Bryan(Wife of Frank)

                 Born-Feb. 28, 1869

                 Died-May 2, 1926

 

5. Frankie Cline Collier

                Born-May 29, 1893

                Died -Dec. 26, 1971

 

6. Charlie Harris

                Son of Marcellus A. Harris and Martha A. Jones Harris

                Born-July 1 7, 1877

                Died-April 18, 1896

 

7. John Henry Harris

(Son of Augustine Harris)

                Born-Oct. 1,  1808

                Died-May 7, 1864

 

8. Marcellus Anderson Harris

                Son of John Henry Haris

                Born Dec. 26, 1848

                Died-Dec. 3, 1933

 

9. Martha A. Jones Harris

                Wife of M.A. Harris

                Born-Nov. 15, 1852

                Married Dec. 20, 1870

                Died-Nov. 22, 1901

 

 10. Mary E. Johnson Harris

                Wife of John Henry Harris

                Born-Jan. 23, 1813

                Died-April 10, 1891

 

11. Maude Lucille Harris (never married)

                Daughter of Gordon and Lela Harris)

                Born-Oct. 1. 1913

                Died-March 3, 1994

 

12. William M. (Buck) Harris

                Confederate Soldier

                Co. E, 50th Tennessee Infantry

                Born-March 4, 1839

                Died-August 3, 1914

 

13.William Gordon Harris

                1885-1957

 

 14.Lela  Smith Harris (Wife of W. G. Harris)

                1890-1982

 

15.Wilmoth Harris (Never married)

                Daughter of Gordon and Lela Harris

                Born-August 29, 1912

                Died-February 7, 2005

 

16.George R. Johnson

                Born-March 30, 1828

                Died-January 21. 1853

 

17.Martha (Patsy) Commer Johnson

                Wife of Aquila Johnson III

                Born-June 29, 1879 Virginia

                Died-Jan 1, 1863

 

18.William G. Johnson

                Born-April 8, 1818

                Died-Dec 3, 1862

 

19.Betty B. (Sarah Elizabeth Bryan)Kennedy

                Born-Sept. 9, 1869

                Died-Feb 26, 1959

 

 

 20. William Henry Kennedy

(son of J.L. )

                Born-Jan 25, 1872

                Died-April 18, 1953

 

21.Charles  Porterfield Kennedy

                Born-March 26, 1886

                Died-October 18, 1956

 

 22.Wife Maggie Eudora Whitfield Kennedy

                (Maggie W. Kennedy on Tombstone)

                Born-January 23, 1889

                Died-March 29, 1986

 

23. Charlie Clyde Kennedy

                 (son of Porter & Maggie)

                Born-Feb. 10, 1915

                Died-July 30, 1985

 

24. Edward L. Kennedy (no date)

                "I may forget, God will never"

 

25. Emma Smith Kennedy

                 As a wife devoted

                As a mother, affectionate

                As a friend ever kind and true

                 (wife of Thomas Franklin Kennedy)

                Born-Aug 18, 1879

                Died-April 26, 1917

 

26.Fannie Bourne Kennedy

                 (Daughter of George M. and Sallie Kennedy)

                Born January 13, 1908

                Died Sept. 7, 1908

 

27. George Marcellus Kennedy

                 (son of James Lewis Kennedy)

                Born-January 31, 1884

                Died-1959

28. Wife - Sallie Elizabeth Bourne Kennedy

                 Daughter of Lewis W. Bourne

                Born-Sept 30, 1878

                Died-1957

29. Howard Lane Kennedy

                (son of Clyde and Katherine)

                Born-July 30, 1945

                Died-Oct. 18, 1945

 

30. In memory of

                James H. Kennedy

                1902 -1988

                Buried in Houston County Tn.

 

 

31. James Lewis Kennedy

                Born-August 4, 1842

                Died-May 3, 1907

 

32. Sarah Mildred Harris Kennedy (Sallie)

                Wife of James Lewis Kennedy)

                Born-April 10. 1849

                Died-Nov. 6, 1907

 

 

33. James L. Kennedy

                Son of  Clyde Kennedy

                Born-July 24, 1943

                Died-Jan. 7, 1997

                Married Oct. 22, 1965

                Mary L.

                Born-May 14, 1942

                Died- still living

 

 

34. John Theodore Kennedy

                Son of Porter and Maggie Kennedy

                Tec  Sgt. U.S. Army WW II

                Born-Jan. 9, 1917

                Died-Oct. 17, 1988

 

35.Lawrence Ray Kennedy

                Son of Porter and Maggie Kennedy

                Born-Dec. 4, 1925

                Died-Nov. 5, 2001

 

36.Sybil Chambliss Kennedy(Wife of Lawrence)

                Born -June 27, 1932

                Died-still living

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37. Lewis Gordon Kennedy

                Son of George and Sallie Kennedy

                Born-Nov. 15, 1906

                Died-Dec. 2, 1906

 

38. Martha Frances Harris Kennedy

                Daughter of John Henry Harris

                Wife of William Porterfield Kennedy

                Born-Feb. 5, 1843

                Died-Dec. 14, 1906

 

39. William Porterfield Kennedy  

                Son of James Lewis and Sallie Kennedy

                (W.P. Kennedy on Tombstone

                Born-Dec. 1, 1843

                Died-July 12, 1888

 

40. In memory of

                Morton P. Kennedy

                (Son of Porter and Maggie Kennedy)

                Born-April 26, 1921

                Died-April 23, 192

                (Body donated for Research)

 

41.Reber Porter Kennedy  Sr.(Reber P. on Tombstone (son of George and Sallie K)

                Born-June 15, 1910

                Died-June 22, 1973

 

42.Lena Douglas Bellamy Kennedy  (Lena B. on Tombstone)

(Daughter of Edward Ross and Minnie Walthal Bellamy, wife of Reber Sr.)

                Born-March 15, 1910

                Died-Feb. 22, 1994

 

43. John Theodore Kennedy (Theo on Tombstone)

Gold Miner in Goldroad,  Arizona, lived about 25 miles from Kingman, Ariz.

Nickname was Theo in Tennessee and Jack in Arizona, went West at 18 years of age to John Muir Ranch in N.M., his first cousin

(son of James Lewis and Sarah Mildred Kennedy)

                Born 1882

                Died October 12, 1919 (Flagstaff)

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44. J. W. Mayo Jr.

                Born-Dec. 19, 1898

                Died-Oct. 3, 1899

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45.Etta May Redmond

                Daughter of W. W. and L.B. Redmond

                Born Nov. 2, 1874

                Died Aug. 31, 1876

On Tombstone  - She died as she lived trusting God

 

 

46. John Knox Muir (John K. Muir on Tombstone)

                Born in Scotland Born-April 27, 1834

                Died-May 29, 1895

Married to Elizabeth Ann Harris, sister of Sarah Mildred Harris Kennedy.

Elizabeth was buried in Salida Calif. with her childen, 1923            

               

47. Jessie Bush Kennedy Suiter  (Jessie K.S. on Stone)

Twin Daughter of James Lewis and Sallie Kennedy

                Born -May 30, 1888

                Died-1943

 

48. Forrest Suiter

 (Husband of Jessie)

                Born-1872

                Died-Jan. 3, 1964

 

49. Mildred Durrett  (MIllie) Johnson Whitfield (Mildred Whitfield on tombstone)

( Daughter of Aquilla Johnson III and wife Martha)

(Mildred was the aunt of Sarah Mildred Harris Kennedy)

Married to Needham Whitfield

                Born-May 7, 1815, Virgina

                Died-Feb. 3, 1903

 

50. Marjorie Belle Harris Stevenson

                Daughter of Gordon and Lela Harris

                Born-October 1, 1920

                Died-January 30, 2005

 

51. John James Stevenson

 (Husband of Marjorie)

                Born-October 12, 1918

                Died-Still living




Submitted by Reber Porterfield Kennedy Jr.