Shannon is a small family cemetery east of State Highway 69, northeast of Saltillo. The cemetery is indicated on the U.S.G.S. Thurman quadrangle (1972). It is fenced and maintained. It probably is full.

            David Donahur recorded Shannon Cemetery December 27, 1996, and checked and updated it December 28, 2008. Margarett Alexander and Blanche Tuten recorded Shannon Cemetery on June 7, 1976. Their record appears in Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records published by the Captain Daniel A. Wesson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Parsons, Tennessee, 1984, pp. 556-557. They note "9 unmarked graves." This is referred to as Alexander and Tuten in notes below.


Davy, Jane L., Oct. 15, 1805-Dec. 13, 1845, "Wife of Thomas Davy and daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth Shannon" [replacement]

Duck, Ada J., Mar. 14, 1868-Jan. 20, 1906, "Wife of P. W. Duck" (marker is loose on its base)

Duck, P. W., Jan. 29, 1859-Feb. 14, 1904

Kennedy, W. A., d. July 10, 1898, Aged 35 Ys 7 Ms 7 Ds, "Husband of Mary Kennedy"

Middleton, Mollie Shannon, Nov. 1, 1869-Mar. 5, 1966 [not found in 1996 or 2003; reported by Alexander and Tuten]

Shannon, A. R. (Ap), July 23, 1872-Dec. 7, 1960

Shannon, Bertha B., Mar. 30, 1890-July 12, 1901 [not found 1996 or 2003; reported by Alexander and Tuten]

Shannon, Bessie [see Simmons, Bessie Shannon]

Shannon, Eliza L., Jan. 1, 1823-Oct. 22, 1855, "Wife of Nathan E. Shannon" (broken)

Shannon, Jane L. [see Davy, Jane L.]

Shannon, Jimmie T., Mar. 18, 1901-Jan. 28, 1905, "Son of W. T. & D. A. Shannon"

Shannon, John M., d. Oct. 9, .1886, age 11 yrs 16 days, "Son of T. S. & M. Shannon" (broken) [dates and age as reported by Alexander and Tuten]

Shannon, Margret, Jan. 15, 1833-Sept. 28, 1908, "Wife of T. S. Shannon"

Shannon, Maggie, 1879-1971 [adjacent to marker for Nathan C. Shannon]

Shannon, Mollie [see Middleton, Mollie Shannon]

Shannon, Nathan C., 1877-1921 [replacement]

Shannon, R. H., Jan. 13, 1889-Feb. 18, 1889
Shannon, W. J., Aug. 23, 1891-Aug. 3, 1889
Shannon, Wm. G., Sept. 8, 1841-Sept. 6, 1895
Shannon, Lucinda J., Nov. 19, 1846_____
Shannon, Gertha B., Mar. 30, 1890-July 12, 1901
Shannon, John T, July 1, 1868-June 22, 1908

Shannon, T. S., Feb. 18, 1811-Aug. 26, 1894

Shannon, Thomas S., Sr., d. Sept. 1834
Shannon, Elizabeth, b. Mar. 14, 1779 [replacement]

Simmons, Bessie Shannon, 1916-2003, "Daughter of Nathan and Maggie Shannon"


Return to Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records