From Family Findings
Vol. VII, No. 3, July 1975, p. 23
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1975
Appears on this web site by permission


Edward Lindsey Cemetery, Big Sandy, Benton Co., Tennessee. Copied April 1971 by Col. & Mrs. John C. Brown, Eva, Tenn. Located on Faxon Rd. about 1 mile E of Big Sandy.


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Rachel, consort of E. (Edward) Lindsey, June 1803-March 11, 1830
(This is one of the oldest marked death dates in Benton Co.)

Elisa, wife of Dr. J. W. Smith, May 2, 1838-June 1, 1906

Levicy Lindsey, June 16, 1813-May 1894

S. Stella, dau of Dr. G. L. A. & M. E. Lindsey, Nov 23, 1881-Mar 24, 1885

G. L. A. Lindsey, 1842-1917
(Dr. G. L. A. Lindsey was the last burial in this yard)

Martha O. wife of Rev. B. C. Scruggs (No dates)


The stones of this cemetery were dislocated and stacked about a very large white oak tree in this old cemetery. There is evidence of many graves. It is said that some of the stones have been removed from the yard.