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Burks Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date




abt 1858

18 Sep 1912

Wife of George Burks; age 54; fallen stone; "At rest"; from JKT Smith book

Directions: At a point on Currie Road about 0.2 mile west of its juncture with Union-Mercer Road, turn and walk through a field behind residence about 0.1 mile to the south to reach this long-abandoned burial ground (from JKT Smith book). [35º 33’ 30” N & 89º 7’ 12” W]

Source: Elma Ross Public Library Genealogy Room and “Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Haywood County, Tennessee,” by Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1998 (Used with permission).


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20 Nov 2008