TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS FROM BLACK CEMETERIES IN MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, compiled by Jonathan K. T. Smith
COPYRIGHT, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995
Special thanks go to Jonathan K. T. Smith for his work to preserve and share this information about black cemeteries in Madison County and for giving permission to convert this work to web pages.
Located in north-central Madison County on the east side of Cooper Anderson Road about . 5 mile south of Carroll railroad crossing. Several unmarked graves here.
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SAM ANDERSON, Died May 9, 1924, Pettigrew’s Burning Bush Temple 1075 Jackson, Tenn.
JOHN H. ANDERSON, Tennessee PVT 594 AAF BTJ World War II, September 9, 1917-November 10, 1948
JOSEPH BROOKS, July 19, 1894-Oct. 1, 1948, At Rest
Mrs. ARNETTA HUNT, Mother, May 31, 1916-May 27, 1980, In Loving Memory
ALBERT LACY, Born Apr. 8, 1890, Died Aug. 8, 1909, Sleep on Brother. . . .
GUY W. ANDERSON, Born 1876, Died Feb. 24, 1919, Progress Temple 717, Jackson, Tenn.
One stone: LEROY BROOKS, 1880-1926\ADDIE BROOKS, 1886-1959\PHINNESSEE BROOKS, 1904-1963
JOSEPH GRANT, Oct. 15, 1882-Jan. 9, 1970
ODELL LACY, Apr. 3, 1875-Apr. 10, 1973, In Loving Memory
PEARLIE MAE STARKS BOYKIN, July 22, 1949-Dec. 11, 1989
JOANNA CHEARS, Oct. 28, 1903-June 27, 1989
ROBERT B. HUNT, Mar. 1, 1872-Jan. 20, 1937, Gone but not forgotten
JOE ANNE HARRIS, May 18, 1951
SOLUTA, wife of Geo. LINES, Born 1840, Died July 20, 1909, She died as she lived trusting in God
One stone: PERNOLA HOPPER, 1884-1912, At Rest (south side of stone)\MARSHALL ANDERSON, 1845-1918, At Rest (west side of stone)
JAMES BROOKS, Born Nov. 25, 1862, Died May 28, 1923, Wades Chapel Temple 823 Jackson , Tenn.
BROOKS: HAMP 1883-1964\Etta 1884-1963\JOHNSON
Rev. MICHAEL CHEARS, Feb. 15, 1899-Feb. 28, 1969
Death certificate: BEN GILL, born 1830, Died Feb. 5, 1917
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A recent clearing in the burial area has revealed the presence of other tombstones at this location.
Minnie Lee, dau.of Levi & Jane Daniels, born Nov.28, 1903, died Oct.26,1923, Sleep, dear sleep.
Kate Willie, dau.of Levi & Jane Daniels, born Sept.23, 1902; died Nov.13, 1923
Georgia Daniels, born Feb. 10, 1851, died Mar. 6, 1908. Rest, Mother, rest, in quiet sleep, while friends over thee weep.
Louanna Floyd, Born July 3, 1903; lower half broken, not found
Mary Z., dau. of B.& A. Floyd, lower half broken, not found
Youla B. I. March, Sept. 24, 1900-Sept. 24, 1908, At Rest
Laura E. March, May 30, 1919-Nov. 1, 1919, At Rest
MAGGIE BALKIN, Born Sept. 9, 1887, Died Dec. 17, 1918, Mt. Pleasant Israelite Chamber 3005 - Jackson, Tenn.
George Brooks, Born July 18, 1889, Died July 22, 1937
Merritt Anderson, Tn. Co. A. 813 Pioneer Inf. World War I, March 23, 1896-July 19, 1958
Ervie "Sang" Brooks, Jan. 27, 1905-May 2, 1996, Beloved Father & Grandfather
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