Completed 2001-2002Located in Newport, Cocke County, TN just off Edwina Rd. (Highway 73). Turn onto Sweetwater Rd. and take the first road on the left, Arzell Rd. It is on the left, in a curve. There are two chain link fences around the cemetery. Also, unsure of the significance, the ground of this cemetery is very ‘springy’, almost like you sink in.
|Benjamin Wood||10-22-1866 to 1-4-1942||m. to Lou Burke (below)|
|Lou Wood||1866-1957||(The grass has not
even grown over this grave site.)
(m. Benjamin and had 12 children, has a brother named John Burke.)
|Lina Wood "Sister"||3-16-1904 to 10-13-1973||(Never married according to Wood book, daughter to Benjamin and Lou Wood.)|
|Harald Wood||2-13-1030||"At Rest"|
|Ruby Kate Wood||1925-1926|
|Gracie Ball||5-29-1898 to 10-22-1988||(metal marker only over her grave and next to the Ball stone)|
|Flat stones on the ground: (Told they were a poor family, so the Wood family
allowed them to be buried here, on the edge of their family cemetery). Note: there is an
Eliza Turner who married a Will James - could this be the family?
|Mary Wood Runyan||1-2-1858 to 12-16-1921||(m. Thomas Runyon - Wood book says he is buried here also, but did not find a stone.)|
|Roy Runyan||5-18-1885 to 11-18-1965||TN SGT Troop E, 7 Cavalry (metal flat stone)|
|Rosa Lee Wood||3-10-1871 to 3-12-1916|
|Thomas Jefferson Wood||6-30-1913|
|Gene Woody||7-14-1942 to 1-12-1981||(m. Delores Harrison of El Paso, TX, served US Navy on USS Sierra)|
|Wood||(large stone without engraving|
|Paul P. Wood||8-9-1908||(Paul Presnel m Gladys Owenby)|
|Clay Vinson Wood||11-24-1898 to 9-13-1969||TN CPL HO CO, 120 Infantry WWI, (m. Gussie Sawyer and divorced. He sold real estate.)|
|Bertha Wood||1898 - 1976|
|Carl H. Wood||1891 - 1976|
|Iliff Bryant||1907 - 1989|
|Bernie Wood||6-26-1897 to 6-14-1972||TN PVT CO A, 118 Infantry WWI|
|Bernie Washburn Wood||6-26-1897 to 6-14-1972|
|Horace N. Wood||9-28-1894 to 9-4-1980||(? Never married.)|
|Sue Ella Evans||2-25-1910 to 9-29-1979||(Suella Wood, daughter of Maggie and Dot Wood, m. John Hal Evans, had 3 children.)|
|John Hal Evans||3-29-1910 to 5-6-1975|
|Maggie Neely Wood||5-5-1873 to 9-16-1959||(Margaret Neely, married to Dyatt “Dot” on 1-21-1904)|
|Dot Wood||1870 - 1954||(born 1-2-1870|
Completed 4-9-2002Located at the Smoky Mountain Country Club at approx. the 4th hole, Newport, TN. Underlined items could be incorrect due to illegible stones or broken stones.
|W.J. Blackwell||7-15-1858 to 9-20-1916|
|Phoebe Wood||7-27-1849 to 11-29-1932||”She died as she lived trusting in God”
dau. to Gibson Wood and Mary Sisk
|James Wood||1841 - 1922||son of Gibson Wood|
son of E.B. and E. Cate
|born 11-2-1871||E.B. and Elizabeth Wood Cate|
of B and M. Wood
|died 1-23-1856||Gibson and Mary Sisk Wood|
wife of Gipson Wood
|died 1-23-1858||37 years 2 months 7 days|
wife of E.B. Cate
|Thomas (stone has Thos.)
|6-4-1882 to 4-6-1900|
wife of B. Bryant
|4-8-1843 to 9-13-1900||aged 57 years 4 months 25 days
dau. of Gibson Wood who m. Mary Sisk
|Oscar Runion||9-5-1885 to 7-11-1901||Could Thomas above and Oscar be brothers -
last names were spelled differently?
|Fannie Wood||born 2-28-1852||Frances Wood on stone -
dau. of Gibson and Mary Sisk Wood
|T.G. Cate||7-19-1870 to 9-21-1906||Could possibly be a child of Elizabeth Wood
who m. E.B. Cate.
|Mary E. Bewley||born 6-22-1860||dau. of Frances Wood (1836), Mary m. C. Bewley.
Frances is the dau of William and Mary Wood (see next ones on list).
She could be a twin; there was a sister born 6-22-1860 died 5-6-1861,
named Elizabeth (says she is buried in the Wood Cemetery also.)
|William Wood||9-24-1812 to 2-16-1882||(and on the other side of this tall stone|
wife of Wm. Wood
|5-19-1821 to 12-5-1895||This is Mary Gillett, wife #2.
His first wife-consort is listed below.
William’s dad is John Wood Jr. (1789-1861)
|John Wood||“Born in Shanendoah Valley, VA”,
Stone has ”Born 4-11-1783”;
the Wood book has 1789-1861.
|Andrew Wood||4-6-1858 to 5-31-1910||Only Andrew I found is son of Grigsby (1820-1908)
and Rachel Gillette (1826, had 8 ch.) or Mary Allen Gray
died 3-13-1883). Grigsby is the son of John Wood Jr.
The dates in the Wood book have Andrew born 4-17-1858
and he married Emily Morrell.
|Lewis Wood||died 8-9-1850||age 33 years, “Sacred to the memory of”,
born 1817 according to Wood book; brother to William and
Andrew above, son of John Wood Jr.
Wood book says he m. Elizabeth Sisk ca 1843 (b1823).
|Ebineezor Wood||“Sixth son of John Wood who was born
on the 2 day of Jan. 1822 and parted this life on the 28 day of Sept. 1848”.
This is Andrew Ebenezer Wood, son of John Jr. and
brother to William and Lewis above.
wife of Jas. Gray
|5-24-1813 to 11-24-1887||Psycha Wood, dau. of Nancy Wood who m. Elias Clevenger
(had 10 children). Nancy is the dau. of the John Wood
who was b. 1758, d. 6-13-1821.
|James Gray||12-5-1810 to 6-12-1849||married to Psycha Wood Gray, listed above.|
|William Gray||3-22-1949 to 11-4-1887||Could he be a son of James and Psycha Wood Gray above?|
wife of D.C. Walden
|4-3-1883 to 1-16-1885|
to the memory of Elizabeth Wood second consort of John Wood who
was born 12-5-1787 and departed this life on the 14 day of April 1847”
This would be Elizabeth Sisk.
to the memory of Mary Wood consort of William Wood
who was born on the 18 day of March 1816 and departed this life on the 10 day of August 1838”
Wife #1 to William Wood, this is Mary Proffitt Wood.
wife of Thornton Wood
|8-7-1851 to 6-25-1893||and on the same stone it has: ”Infant of Thornton and
Sallie Wood”. Thornton is son of William Wood (1812-1882;
not sure if his mother is M. Proffitt or M. Gillette. He is also the brother
of Frances (Fannie) Wood (1836) who m. C. Bewley. In the Wood book
this Thornton Wood mentioned with same dates, is married to a Sarah
Wood (maybe they called her Sallie).
|Infant daughter of
T. and Sallie M. Wood
|Thornton and Sallie Wood (Thornton born 1849).|
|Joseph H. Wood
son of Thornton and Sallie Wood
|4-8-1883 to 9-21-1901|
wife of Robert L. Gray
|1883 - 1918||Lola Clevenger Gray had 5 children. She was born May 1, 1883
(on her stone but 1884 in Wood book).
|Robert Lemuel Gray||11-7-1883 to 7-6-1962||Robert is one of the sons of Nancy Morrell Gray and Willis Gray.|
son of Willis and Nancy Gray
|3-4-1874 to 10-30-1895|
daughter of Charles and Eliza Morrell
|2-24-1847 to 2-26-1910||Only Morrell I found was Emily Morrell who m. Andrew Wood.|
son of James and Sycha Gray
|7-20-1844||how it was spelled on the stone; parents listed above|
(Several unmarked stones in this cemetery. Either rocks for markers or the cement has fallen off of the fronts.)
Thornton Wood (born 1849) m. (on 10-10-1878) #1 Sarah M. Hickey (born 8-7-1851 died 6-25-1893) #2 Aley Johnson, Sweetwater, TN (had 1 ch.). Children: Ethel May Wood (married Dr. J.F. Stanberry - see following cemetery list), Samuel Wood, Joseph H. Wood, Harry Wood William Paul Wood, 2 infant children.
Nancy Morrell Gray and Willis Gray’s children.: Mary Cora Ellen, Sarah Jayne, James Charlie, Margaret Flora, George Burnett, Rosalie, Robert Lemuel, Bruce Gray, Willis Bradford.
Psycha (1813-1887) m. James Gray (1810-1849) Children: Elias 1832, George 1833, James 1835, Nancy 1838, Margaret 1840, Mary 1842-1844, Willis 1844-1919, Phoebe 1846-1863, William 1849-1887.
Completed 4-8-2002Located in Newport, TN (Cocke County) on the river road, next to Pigeon River, across from Edwina Rd. (Hwy 73) and the lower end of Pleasant Grove Rd. It is in the middle of a field used to grow tomatoes. Looks like a mound of debris/trees/bushes. Underlined items could be incorrect due to illegible or missing letters. Also some stones were broken. This land is noted as “Fish Farms”.
|Lula B. Sisk||6-10-1904 to 6-10-1904|
daughter of C. and E. Sisk
|1-9-1857||age 1 year 11 months 12 days|
daughter of C. and E. Sisk
|died 12-12-1857||5 years 3 months 3 days|
daughter of A. and M. Sisk
|died 7-25-1859||9 years 11 months 20 days|
|Alexander Sisk||7-28-1827 to 9-2-1883|
|J. Edgar||died 4-1-1893|
|Euna J. Edgar July||died 4-3-1893|
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