TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS FROM BLACK CEMETERIES
IN CARROLL COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Compiled by Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2000
From the post office on Highway 22 in Clarksburg, Tennessee drive north over the said highway about 3.5 miles; turn east, then, onto Hampton Cemetery Road and drive about 1.1 mile to this cemetery, situated on the south side of the latter road. This is an old black-white burial ground, dating to antebellum times. Black folk were buried there in those times and later, gradually ceasing. The black "section" is devoid of markers, surrounded on the little hill by white burials.
Among black folk buried here, according to her death certificate:
BETTIE TUCKER, 1856-May 31, 1919.
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