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Bailey-Moses Family Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes

Bailey

Edd (Rev.)

20 Dec 1829

30 Apr 1907

"Heaven is my home"; fallen stone

Bailey

Mollie M.

17 Aug 1877

3 Jun 1907

"Gone but not forgotten"; fallen stone

Green

Elnora

1896

31 Aug 1917

Death Cert. Indicates buried here; from JKT Smith book

Moses

Albert Jennings

10 May 1810

2 Jul 1844

h/o Nancy Yancy

New

Darkus (Dorcas)

abt 1842

27 May 1917

"At Rest"; age 75

Taylor

Viola

10 Aug 1917

21 Aug 1917

d/o Cary & Susie Taylor; Death Cert. Indicates buried here; from JKT Smith book

Yancey

Lucy

12 Sep 1820

5 Aug 1844


Directions: At a point on the Lebanon Road about 0.2 mile north of its juncture with Highway 54, go up from the east side of this road and walk northeasterly about 0.3 mile to the edge of a woods to enter the location of this burial ground which was originally the graveyard of A. J. Moses (1810-1844), a white man, and his family (from JKT Smith book).

Source: Reading by Harriett Moses Flinn, 5 Jul 1945, and Reese Moses & Joy Scallion, 23 Mar 1996. “Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Haywood County, Tennessee,” by Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1998 (Used with permission).

Note: This burial ground was originally the graveyard of A. J. Moses (1810-1844), a white man, and his family. Cemetery given name of subsequent owners, the Baileys. Several black people were buried here (from JKT Smith book).

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19 Nov 2008