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Oakwood (black) Cemetery

Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee


Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes

Ballard

Lue Ella

1905

1975

From JKT Smith Book

Batchelor

Amanda

5/10/1858

2/2/1940

"In Loving Memory of our Grandmother"

Batchelor

Henderson Jr. (Colonel)

8 Apr 1878

13 Dec 1915

"Though lost to sight to memory dear"; from JKT Smith book

Brooks

John

1859

1 Jun 1917

"A crown of life for those who love him"; From JKT Smith Book

Brooks

Lucy

2 Nov 1898

18 Sep 1979

From JKT Smith Book

Brooks

Susan

1862

1940

From JKT Smith Book

Cherry

Mansel W.

abt 1851

26 Feb 1889

age 38 yrs; s/o W.P. & H.A. Cherry; broken stone in black section; from JKT Smith book

Claiborn

Alexander

10 Mar 1836

3 Oct 1906

"Gone but not forgotten"; From JKT Smith Book

Claiborn

Lizzie

1848

9 Jan 1916

"A sister of charity" "At rest"; From JKT Smith Book

Cook

Emma S.

1867

1946

From JKT Smith Book

Cook

Rivers H.

No Date

7 Sep 1937

TN PVT 6 Pioneer Inf.; From JKT Smith Book

Cumil

Ed



only date given is 26 Mar 1927; from JKT Smith book

Cumil

Tommy

1913

1919

age 4, from JKT Smith book

Davis

Lula

1875

1953

buried in same lot with John & Frances Hawkins; from JKT Smith book

Dickie

Josephine

abt 1850

2 May 1884

age 34; w/o Ed Dickie; from JKT Smith book

Hawkins

Charlie

1866

1926

buried in same lot with John & Frances Hawkins; from JKT Smith book

Hawkins

Frances

1847

1925

double marker w/John Hawkins Sr.; from JKT Smith book

Hawkins

George

1860

1922

buried in same lot with John & Frances Hawkins; from JKT Smith book

Hawkins

John Jr.

1871

1950

buried in same lot with John & Frances Hawkins; from JKT Smith book

Hawkins

John Sr.

1845

1926

double marker w/Frances Hawkins; from JKT Smith book

Lee

Emma

1845

1925

from JKT Smith book

Lewis

Jane

No Date

No Date

Age 64; W/O Henry Lewis; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Loving

Charlie

29 Mar 1847

6 Jun 1906

double marker w/Kittie Loving; "Too good for earth God called him"; from JKT Smith book

Loving

Kittie

abt 1851

11/29/1886

age 35; double marker w/Charlie Loving; "wife" "Gone but not forgotten"; from JKT Smith book

Parker

Emma

22 Aug 1887

22 Sep 1905

"She is not dead, sleeping"; a fallen stone; From JKT Smith Book

Parker

Katherine

20 May 1900

3 Sep 1906

"Gone from our home but not from our heart"; From JKT Smith Book

Peeples

Frank

12/3/1888

2/4/1970

PVT US Army WW I; died 19 Feb?; from JKT Smith book

Peters

Tom

abt 1865

17 May 1874

Age 9 Yrs.; From JKT Smith Book

Reed

H. Logan

7/21/1864

1/9/1912

"Remember me day by day, remember me when you may in the grave when I am dead remember these words I said"; from JKT Smith book

Ryon

Henry (Esq.) (Rev.)

12/25/1839

2/15/1909

"Left Our Hearts Broken"

Sadler

Ann Mann

1925

1945


Smith

Elizabeth

10 Mar 1872

12 Oct 1874

D/O H. & J. Smith; From JKT Smith Book

Smith

Jane

abt 1849

8 Jan 1889

Age 40; W/O Rev. H. (Harden) Smith; From JKT Smith Book

Smith

Mary M.

26 Oct 1867

8 Nov 1868

D/O H. & J. Smith; From JKT Smith Book

Taylor

Ollie Reed

9/15/1899

11/5/1952

"Gone But Not Forgotten"; from JKT Smith book

Taylor

Tommie

No Date

No Date

Dates Missing; From JKT Smith Book

Tucker

Douglass

abt 1860

15 Dec 1918

"Gone but not forgotten"; Age 58; From JKT Smith Book

Wills

Andrew

1850

1920

"We'll meet again"; from JKT Smith book

Directions: Located on Margin Street in Brownsville just a few blocks from the square. [35 35’ 26” N & 89 16’ 5” W]

Source: “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