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Hess Family Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Last Name

First/Middle/Maiden

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes

Boykins

Myrtle

1924

1958


Carney

Pearlie Mae

24 Sep 1941

15 Dec 1991

D/O Noreen F. Griggs; "daughter" "In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book & reading

Cook

Fred

28 Jul 1920


Double Marker W/Mattie M. Cook; Married 22 Dec 1945

Cook

Mattie M.

6 Jun 1923

31 Mar 1994

Double Marker W/Fred Cook; Married 22 Dec 1945

Cook

Napoleon

5 May 1879

28 Nov 1949

From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Graves

John R.

1934

11 Aug 1977

Age 43

Graves

Lorine

7 Nov 1938

24 Dec 1986

Rawls FH marker; From JKT Smith Book

Griggs

Noreen F.

3 Nov 1925

9 Aug 1991

M/O Pearlie Mae Carney; "mother" "In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Hess

A.D.

abt 1922

5 Apr 1933

11 Years Old; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Hess

Alexander

1868

1918


Hess

Alice

7 Sep 1909

10 Nov 1988

Double Marker W/Isham Hess; "In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book & reading

Hess

Alsey

1920

1975


Hess

Arthur "Duck"

abt 1947

16 Jul 2006

age 59

Hess

Charlie

3 Feb 1897

15 Oct 1950

TN PFC 320 SVC BN QMC WW I

Hess

Cozette

4 Feb 1933

22 Dec 1978

"Rest In Peace"

Hess

Eddie

19 Sep 1896

21 Jan 1993

Double Marker W/Kittie R. Hess; "Beloved mother and father"; From JKT Smith Book

Hess

Elizabeth C.

2 Sep 1921

22 Dec 1984

Double Marker W/Freeman Hess; birth month Jul?; death date 2 Dec?

Hess

Freeman

7 Dec 1911

12 June 1992

Double Marker W/Elizabeth C. Hess

Hess

Gills

1909

1995


Hess

Homerzella M.

28 Feb 1914

23 Feb 1994

Double Marker W/Sam Franklin Hess Sr.

Hess

Infant Son


1 Jun 1984

S/O Thomas & Barbara Hess

Hess

Isham

6 Sep 1898

2 Mar 1975

Double Marker W/Alice Hess; "In loving memory"; From JKT Smith Book

Hess

John Allen

1860

1939


Hess

John Douglas

3 Feb 1931

27 Sep 1983


Hess

Johnnie

abt 1887

7 Nov 1940

Aged 53 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Hess

Kittie R.

10 Aug 1898

27 Apr 1975

Double Marker W/Eddie Hess; "Beloved mother and father"; From JKT Smith Book

Hess

Leonard

30 May 1939

3 Feb 2002


Hess

Millie

10 Jan 1900

17 Oct 1985


Hess

Nelson

7 Jul 1904

15 Mar 1978


Hess

Oscar J.

1 Mar 1907

2 Sep 1907

"At Rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Hess

Robert

1877

1941

Double Marker W/Tennessee Hess

Hess

Sam Franklin Sr.

25 Apr 1910

26 Dec 1997

Double Marker W/ Homerzella M. Hess

Hess

Tennessee

1880

1935

Double Marker W/Robert Hess

Hess

Thomas

abt 1888

19 Feb 1949

Aged 61 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Hess

Wilma

abt 1920

5 May 1936

Aged 16 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Jones

Dollie

abt 1903

20 Dec 1934

Aged 31 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Jones

Henry Clay

abt 1932

Dec 1936

Aged 4 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Ligon

Mamie

abt 1937

24 Jun 1938

Aged 8 Months; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Miller

Tom

abt 1865

1 Nov 1943

Aged 78 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Moore

C. Arthur

abt 1915

25 Feb 1938

Aged 23 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Moore

Elizer Magnolia

18 Feb 1930

9 Feb 1997


Moore

Georgia A.

abt 1912

31 Jul 1949

Aged 37 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Moore

James Lee

No Date

5 Dec 1945

From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Owens

Henry Lee Sr.

3 Oct 1943

9 Jan 1995


Ross

J. J. (Rev.)

1858

26 May 1933

From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

Henry C. Jr.

25 Oct 1854

28 May 1944

From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

Henry Jr.

abt 1879

23 Aug 1939

Aged 60 years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

J. R.

abt 1914

1 Oct 1937

Aged 23 Years 5 Months; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

Jennie

Dec 1907

8 Aug 1996

Rawls FH marker; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Jennie C.

abt 1908

8 Aug 1996

age 88; w/o Charlie Taylor

Taylor

Lula

abt 1891

6 Oct 1942

Aged 51 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

Mary

abt 1855

4 Mar 1938

Aged 83 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Taylor

Mary Hess

25 Oct 1854

4 Mar 1938

W/O H.C. Taylor; "A tribute of love"; from JKT Smith book

Taylor

Ophelia Bell

20 Jul 1893

18 Jun 1912

"Gone To Rest"

Taylor

Phillip (Philip?) Asbury

19 Feb 1885

17 Mar 1920

"At Rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Walker

James

abt 1927

19 May 1933

6 Years; son of James & Amanda Walker; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Warren

Lillie

25 Apr 1894

11 Aug 1942

From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Wilks

Lucille

4 Sep 1916

24 Feb 1987


Young

Acey

28 Dec 1894

31 Jan 1966

TN PVT 13 Co 159 Depot Brigade WW I

Young

Cordie Mae

abt 1921

26 Dec 1936

Aged 15 Years; From JKT Smith Book; from Rawls FH records

Young

Eliza

abt 1862

15 Aug 1915

Age 53; "Gone To Rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Young

George

abt 1848

1 Dec 1913

Age 65; "Gone To Rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Young

Horace

1892

1956

"At Rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Directions: Located on the southeast corner of Highway 54 North and Ross Road about 3 miles north of court square in Brownsville, Tennessee (from JKT Smith book). [35 39’ 6” N & 89 13’ 39” W]

Source: Obituaries, “Tombstone Inscriptions From Black Cemeteries In Haywood County, Tennessee,” by Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1998 (Used with permission) and reading by Tina Gray, Jan 2007.

From WPA cemetery survey (1939):

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13 Sep 2008