Tombstone Inscriptions from Black Cemeteries
in Henderson County, Tennessee

Compiled by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995

(Page 39)


Located about 3.7 miles north of the present Lexington, Tennessee city limits via and on the west side of Natchez Trace Road. A predominantly white cemetery; only three blacks known to be buried here.

JOHN WILLIAMS (Colored) 1858-1950

SARAH (Colored), no last name
About 1859-1874

MELVINA (Colored), no last name
about 1809-1879

Mr. Marshall Easley, Lexington, Tennessee recalled to the present compiler that he remembered Mr. John Williams as a very tall man, perhaps 6'10".


Return to Contents