Scott County, Tennessee
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[My notes:  several additional names and some corrections have been made to the listings for the Acres Cemeterybelow.  These changes are placed in square brackets "[ ]" and underlined. These changes are not part of the original article transcription.  These corrections were provided by Debi Kendrick as the result of a cemetery visit in the summer of 1999]

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Tombstone Inscriptions from County Cemeteries

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following Scott County cemetery records were originally published in the Scott County Historical Society Newsletter, Summer 1984 edition.)

ACRES CEMETERY
Near Salem United Baptist Church; New Salem, Scott County, Tennessee; Transcribed 21, February 1982.

BESSIE M. ACRES, b. 1897,d. 1981.  [headstone shows her middle initial to be "R" and not "M"]
CLEO ACRES, son of JOE and SARAH ACRES, b. 19 April 1906, d. 15 December 1909.
JOSEPH ACRES, husband of SARA E. ACRES, b. 1880, d. no date.  [headstone shows a death date of 1964. He also shares the same stone as his wife, Sarah E. Acres]
JOSHUA ACRES, husband of LUCINDA ACRES, b. 4 September 1852, d. 11 February 1893.
LUCINDA ACRES, wife of JOSHUA ACRES, b. 15 April 1857, d. 27 November 1943.  [headstone shows a death date of 27 May 1943.  Her stone also has "Mother" inscribed]
RUBY MAE ACRES, daughter of SAM and BESSIE ACRES, b. 1921, d. 1923.
SAMUEL ACRES, b. 1887, d. 1958.
SARAH E. ACRES, wife of JOSEPH ACRES, b. 1885, d. 1957.  [shares headstone with Joseph Acres]
[JEWELL CROUCH 1923 -1995, West-Murley Funeral Home marker, as of summer 1999]
JASON GERALD LAWSON, b. 15 October 1976, d. 18 October 1976.
BULIAH PHILLIPS, daughter of MARIDA and RUTHA PHILLIPS, b. 23 March 1916, d. 16 May 1916.  [headstone shows BULIA spelled without the "H"]
MERIDA PHILLIPS, husband of RUTHA PHILLIPS, b. 10 October 1871, d. 20 September 1951.  [Merida Phillips and Rutha Phillips share the same stone]
RUTHA PHILLIPS, wife of MERIDA PHILLIPS, b. 3l July 1877, d. 17 September 1940.  [Merida Phillips and Rutha Phillips share the same stone]
WILLIAM PHILLIPS, b. 21 August 1944, d. 30 June 1971.

ADKINS CEMETERY
Jellico Creek, Scott County, Tennessee; Transcribed 18 March 1982.

ANDREW ADKINS, b 28 November 1901, d. 18 May 1976.
ELDER STERLING ADKINS, b. 16 November 1833, d. 5 March 1905.
ELIZABETH ADKINS, b. 4 April 1870, d. 10 November, 1953.
FLARENZO ADKINS, b. 23 February 1868, d. 27 November 1933.
HAVEN ADKINS, child of FRANCIS and BESSIE ADKINS, b. 31 January 1929, d. 2 February 1929.
HENRY S. ADKINS, b. 26 December 1870, d. 30 December 1955.
HILARYADKINS, b. 27 May 1911, d. 2 April 1971.
MARY E. ADKINS, b. 26 December 1876, d. 20 March 1956.
MOTLAN Y. ADKINS, b. 21 July 1838, d. 21 February 1907.
ROBERT LEE ADKINS, b. 19 December 1913, d. 18 November 1918.
WILLIAM ADKINS, b 22 July 1906, d. 14 November 1939.
LEVI CHAMBERS, b 31 October 1961, d. 9 February 1977.
DEBORAH DAUGHERTY, b./d. 11 October 1956.
LEE DAUGHERTY, husband of Ocie Daugherty - Married 3 August 1910, b. 1891, d. 1971.
OCIE DAUGHERTY, wife of Lee Daugherty, b. 1889, d. 1971.
OHLEN DAUGHERTY, b. 16 May 1927, d. 8 June 1979.
VIRGEL DAUGHERTY, b. 5 November 1911, d. 6 February 1974.
DENVER DAVIS, b. 25 March 1927, d. 28 August 1930.
LOUIE B. DAVIS, husband of ZILAH DAVIS, b. 1893, d. 1960.
ZILAH DAVIS, wife of LOUIE B. DAVIS, b. 1894, d. 1980.
ALTA RUTH LAXTON, b. 14 January 1935, d. 6 July 1935.
CONRAD LAXTON, b. 4 February 1898, d. 18 March 1969.
LAURA LAXTON, b. 23 January 1908, d. 28 November 1972.
T. F. LAXTON, b. 2 September 1871, d. 22 April 1944.
One Unmarked Grave.

BOYATT FAMILY GRAVEYARD
Crossroads, Scott County, Tennessee; (as shown to Ron Radar by Ted Boyatt on 12 April 1982)

CLAUDE BOYATT, son of ALVIS BOYATT and LOUVERNIA SLAVEY, drowned in Big South Fork, b. 6 January 1898, d. 1 July 1923.
ETTIE BOYATT, daughter of ALVIS BOYATT and LOUVERNIA SLAVEY, died of asthma, b. 17 August 1904, d. 17 April 1916.
(ALVIS BOYATT and LOUVERNIA SLAVEY are buried at Foster Crossroads Church Cemetery).

DAVID BOYATT CEMETERY
Crossroads, Scott County, Tennessee; Transcribed 12 April 1982

HATTIE BOTTS, b. 1900, d. 1964.
A. J. BOYATT, b. 1873, d. 15 February 1929.
DAVID BOYATT, Co. I, 30 KY INF.
JORDEN BOYATT, husband of VICTORIA BOYATT, b. 13 September 1893, d. 16 September 1920.
LEWIS H. BOYATT, b. 2 March 1904, d. 26 September 1920.
ROY EDWARD BOYATT, son of WM. and BELL BOYATT, b. 1 May 1912, d. 22 May 1912.
VICTORIA BOYATT, wife of JORDEN BOYATT, b. 19 July 1904, d. no date.
WILLARD BOYATT, b. 9 October 1909, d. 28 February 1934.
WILLIAM BOYATT, Jr., b. 6 April 1884, d. 9 November 1932.
WILLIAM R. BOYATT, CO. I, 1 TN INF SP. AM. WR.
GLEN GODSEY, son of Mr. and Mrs. WALTER GODSEY, b. 8 April 1939, d. 15 July 1945.
ELBERT SLAVEN, b 9 October 1921, d. 31 December 1921.
HETTIE (HETIE) HUGHEST SLAVEN, b. 26 June 1891, d. 17 April 1970.
JAMES HENRY SLAVEN, b 14 May 1884, d. 11 January 1946.
JOHN S. SLAVEN, b. 1 August 1942, TN PVT 14 CAV.
ELIZABETH WATTERS, b. 23 February 1883, d. 25 February 1883.
LINA WA (?-Watters), b. ? 20,195?, d. (unreadable).
LUCINDA WATTERS, b 1843, d. 22 February 1881.
RUBEN WATTERS, 23 September 1881, d. 23 February, 1881. (Date not an error - reading from marker).
One metal marker - unreadable; 40 field stones.

CECIL CEMETERY
High Point, Scott County Tennessee; Transcribed 17 March 1982

NANNIE ALLEN, b. 19 June 1879, d. June 1967.
NANNIE ALLEN, wife of ROBERT ALLEN, b. 20 June 1914, d. 30 August 1978.
ROBERT ALLEN, husband of NANNIE ALLEN, b. 10 Januray [January] 1898, d. 6 December 1974.
ROSCOE F. ALLEN, b. 1911, d. 1953.
WANDA FAYE ALLEN, b. 1952, d. 1980.
ANNIE CARSON, b. 29 October 1891, d. 9 December 1965.
DENZLE LEE CARSON, b. 31 October 1927, d. 20 July 1929.
EMELY CARSON, wife of SAMUEL CARSON, b. 13 December 1849, d. 25 January 1917.
FREDA CARSON, two daughter of LEM and LAURA CARSON, b. 7 December 1940, d. 5 June 1941.
FREDDIE CARSON, two son of Leon and Laura Carson, b. 7 December 1940, d. 27 May 1941.
HARRISON W. CARSON, TN PVT 49 CO COAST ART., b. 1 August 1880, d. 27 June 1935.
HARRY O. CARSON, husband of Leora Carson, b. 27 July 1901, d. 1 December 1980.
JAMES M. CARSON, b. 2 September 1872, d. 3 October 1934.
KATHERINE RUTH CARSON, b. 21 April 1938, d. 7 October 1938.
LAURA J. CARSON, wife of LEON CARSON, b. 20 January 1913, d. no date.
LEON CARSON, b. 19 August 1910, d. 2 January 1980.
LEORA L CARSON, wife of Harry O. Carson, b. 10 January 1906, d. no date.
NANCY CECIL CARSON, b. 3 March

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1874, d. 8 April 1948.
SAMUEL CARSON, b. 10 May 1838, d. 2 May 1925.
WALTER D. CARSON, b. 28 September 1897, d. 10 June 1898.
BEATY CECIL, b. 5 July 1874, d. 23 August 1949.
CHARLES N. CECIL, b. 29 November 1892, d 24 August 1942.
HARRISON L. CECIL, CO. H 22nd US INF.
HARRISON MAYNARD CECIL, b. 26 June 1869, d. 10 Nov. 1897.
JOHN HENRY CECIL, b. 16 August 1882, 1 September 1926.
JOHN WESLEY CECIL, b. 12 May 1864, d. 25 December 1881.
LOVINA CECIL, b. 1851, d. 1934.
LOYA L. CECIL, b. 3 September 1911, d. 29 May 1931.
NANCY JANE CECIL, b. 25 July 1875, d. 18 April 1956.
NANCY WILLIAMS WEST CECIL, b. 17 March 1833, d. 14 March 1900.
NORA RANDOLPH CECIL, b. 11 November 1879, d. 25 March 1925.
REASON BURL CECIL, b. 13 August 1857, d. 10 January 1882.
Rev. REUBEN C. CECIL, b. 16 December 1853, d. 28 August 1929.
ROSIE LEE CECIL, wife of W. M. SEXTON, b. 21 July 1879, d. 28 November 1902.
RUBE C. CECIL, CO. D 16 ENGRS KYN b. 27 January 1869, d. 12 September 1918.
WILLIAM CECIL, b. 6 December 1878, d. 17 March 1903.
WILLIAM CECIL, b. 6 December 1878, d. 17 March 1903.
WILLIAM R. CECIL, b. 3 January 1875, d. 20 February 1936.
WILLIAM RILEY CECIL, b. 7 January 1856, d. 27 May 1883.
WILLIAM W. CECIL, TN PVT 29 US VOL INF, 4 April 1943.
WILLIE CECIL, b. 29 July 1904, d. 21 July, 1930.
FLOYD CLARK, b. 21 February 1931, d. 8 October 1934.
NANCY CLARK, b. 3 August 1878,d. 20 April 1908.
WILLARD CLARK, b. 8 December 1905, d. 30 May 1934.
ETCHEL J. CROSS, wife of MILO D. CROSS, b. 27 February 1903, d. 19 February 1967.
JAMES CROSS, b. 13 August 1889, d. 8 February 1966.
JO ANN CROSS, b. 26 October 1937, d. 12 February 1938.
MILO D. CROSS, husband of Etchel J. Carson, b. 1 July 1898, d. 26 November 1927.
NANCY P. CROSS, b. 23 November 1890, d. 29 December 1962.
ELIE S. DOBBS, wife of Wm. M. Dobbs, MAJ-USA, b. 7 August 1901, d. 14 October 1, 1957 [14 October 1957].
HARVEY S. DUNCAN, TN PVT USA, b. 22 March 1915, d. 9 October 1972.
ABEL ELLIS, B. 17 July 1895, d. 23 October 1956.
LEONDA C. FOSTER, b. 24 January 1900, d. 26 December 1965.
JAMES F. FOSTER, TN PVT USA WW II, b. 26 February 1929, d. 8 August 1973.
MILFORD GOODMAN, son of Mr. and Mrs. SALLIE GOODMAN, b. 22 November 1915, d. 30 January 1918.
MYRTLE GOODMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. SALLIE GOODMAN, b. 30 December 1913, d. February 1923.
PHERBIE GOODMAN, b. August 1903, d. 6 June 1925.
SALLIE GOODMAN, b. 1 October 1875, d. 16 October 1952.
WILLIAM L. C. GOODMAN, b. 23 February 1910, d. 19 September 1932.
MERTIE JEFFERS and Infant, wife of GORMAN JEFFERS, b. 2 February 1882, d. 25 April 1916.
LEON S. KATON, b. 13 January 1913, d. 4 July 1952.
JOHN F. KEETON, b. 8 September 1870, d. 7 August 1907
LENORA KEETON, daughter. of ELIZABETH KEETON, b. 10 August 1891, d. 28 January 1892.
MITCHELL KEETON, b. 22 June 1889, d. 25 September 1916.
S. E. KEETON, b. 16 May 1888, d. 17 February 1915.
AGATHA MALONE, b. l March 1896, d. 21 February 1916.

To Be Continued

FNB Chronicle, Vol. 3, No. 4 Summer 1992
First National Bank
P.O. Box 4699
Oneida, TN 37841
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