From the Vertical Files, Tennessee Room, Jackson-Madison County Library
Located off the Ashport Road E of Matthews Rd on the farm belonging to Howlett Forsythe, son of W. O. Forsythe.
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Silas D. Hart, May 18, 1851-Oct 19, 1918
Silas Hart, d. Dec 25, 1851, aged about 54 yrs
Cornelia Hart, Nov 16, 1839-Jan. 1, 1904
Welzie D. Hart, s/o S. D. & J. V. Hart, June 12, 1891-Sept 25, 1909
Martha Ann Markham, Feb 7, 1815-Nov 18, 1896, 81y 9m 11d, w/o H. H. Markham
You can see evidence of a wire fence surrounding these stones:
Nancy Pulliam, Born in the state of N. Carolina Apr 22, 1790, Aged 82 yrs
On the side of this stone reads DICKINS
The stone is off of the base and is atop at least 1 other stone and possibly 2.
Elizabeth Fisher Hunt, w/o William H. Hunt, d/o William & Nancy Dinkens, Sept 21, 1813-Nov 22, 1844, 31y 2m 20d
Many cedar stumps and sunken areas as well as a number of bricks. Found 2 slab stones fallen atop of each other with old cedar tree atop of them.
1850 Madison Co. Census Dist. 10, Oct 14, 1850, pg. 207 shows the following:
Thomas E. "
James H. "
John G. "
Nelly S. "
Lycargers A. "
Albert T. "
Read by Helen Johnson, Jackson, TN, 11/9/1992. Mrs. Johnson indicated that it is probable that many other graves exist in tangle of overgrowth and fallen trees.
[HTML editor's note: In Cemetery Records of Madison County, Tennessee, Volume II, The Northern Half of County this cemetery is called Hart-Dickens. It lists eight additional people known to be buried here.]