Hancock County, TN

 

                                          THE OLD BRAY CEMETERY

 

Located off Caney Valley Road on the Hancock/Claiborne Line in a valley called the ‘Hog Trough’ in woods above the old Bray Spring.

 

Jackson Russell (Reed)              Millie Webb Bray Russell

Born 1828                                                     Born 1834

Died March 31, 1891                                  Died before 1886

Veteran of Civil War

C.S.A.            

 

Abijah Bray                                                  Mary ‘Polly’ Webb Bray

Born Abt. 1810                                            Born 1818

Died about 1851                                         Died 1865

 

Abijah Bray Jr.                                            Rachel Webb

Born 1846                                                     Born about 1770-80

Died about 1853                                         Died after 1870

 

Tennessee ‘Tennie’ Bray Farmer           Rachel Bray Farmer

Daughter of Rachel                                   Wife of William Farmer

Born 1860                                                     Born 1840

Died January 1, 1934                                 Died before 1910

(Last person interred in Cemetery)

 

Stogner Bray                                               Jane Jackson Bray,

Son of Abijah                                               Wife of Stogner

Born 1836                                                     Born 1838

Died 1886                                                     Died 1886

(Died of fever)                                              (Died of Fever)

Veteran of Civil War

C.S.A.

 

Approximately 20 graves unmarked fieldstone.  This cemetery was started on land from the Bray Land Grants of 1824-1840 on land owned by Abijah Bray, son of STOGNER & SARAH SALLY WATERS BRAY.

 

Contributed by P. Reed, Sneedville, TN.  37869

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