Cemeteries in Hubbard Cove


There are actually 8 cemeteries. Information from Bettye Sherwood
(Submitted by Janelle Taylor)


1.  Winton Cemetery is at the head of the cove in a fenced area.  The gate is locked.  There are 5 nice stones.  The cemetery is cleaned once a year.  This is the burial place for Jesse Alfred and Malissa Ann Winton Wooton, their 2 children, Lou and Ruby, and Malissa's parents,  Jesse and Caroline Northcutt Winton.

2.  Wooton Cemetery

3.  Coulson Cemetery is located on the Hoover Hancock farm just below Wesley Chapel Church and Cemetery.  It is overgrown and partially fenced.  This is the burial place for Isaac Garretson's 1st wife, Fannie, and children, Robert and Mary.  Isaac was an early settler in Warren, Coffee and Grundy Counties.  He was a Justice of the Peace in Grundy County for 10 years and a member of the House of Representatives from 1861-63 representing Grundy, Coffee, and Van Buren Counties.  James Parks and
wife, Margaret, are also buried in Coulson Cemetery.  James was also one of the early settlers in Warren, Coffee and Grundy Counties.  Sarah, wife of John Herriford, is buried there.  We believe she was Sarah Nancy Coulson.  There are some other broken stones there.  Amzi Anthony, his mother, Nancy, and his daughters, Vinela and Harriett, are buried in this cemetery.  Their stones were moved to Wesley's  Chapel.

4.  Braley Cemetery is located on Highway 108.  There are about 10 nice stones there.

5.  Sain Cemetery is located on Dickerson Road.  It is overgrown.  It has one large stone for Daniel Sain and wife Mary.  Daniel Sain was also an early settler.  He was one of the first magistrates of Grundy County.  He was a very active member of Grundy County Court.  He attended his last session in April 1849 and died January 17, 1850.  Other graves exist but stones have been destroyed.

6.  Winton Cemetery #2 -  This cemetery is located on Carl Bouldin's Sod Farm.  There is access from
highway 108.  It is overgrown.  There are 2 broken stones and a few box graves.  The stones belong to Sarah Ann Hawk and Tennessee Winton.  Tennesee is the daughter of Jesse and Caroline Northcutt Winton.  Jesse is a brother to Anderson Winton of Pelham.

7.   Unknown named cemetery located behind Mike Hawkins' house on Garretson Lane.  There were a few field stones several years ago.  This may be an Indian burial ground.

8.   Unknown named cemetery somewhere behind James Rhea's house.  James says that there are no tombstones.


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