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Zion Baptist Church (black) Cemetery

Haywood County, Tennessee


Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes

Allen

Arlington

18 Mar 1896

24 Jun 1968

Tenn PVT Co D 4 Bn 58 Depot Brig WW I

Bond

Hannah Lee

18 Apr 1904

4 Mar 1952

"In Loving Memory"

Bond

Jessie Lee

7 May 1902

19 May 1940

"In Loving Memory"

Currie

Callie Mae

abt 1946

25 Mar 1968

age 22

Currie

Clay (Deacon)

22 Feb 1911

8 Sep 1969


Currie

James Edward

31 Dec 1919

24 Dec 1958


Goodman

Oscar Burner

24 Dec 1924

1 Jan 1986

US Army WW II

Harbert

Julius

10 Jan 1895

4 May 1974

PVT US Army; birth date 10 Jul?

Jackson

Johnnie Frank

5 Apr 1925

21 Jul 1957

h/o Beulah Mae Jackson; birth year 1926?

Jones

Jessie

7 May 1902

19 May 1940

double marker w/Hannah Lee; "In loving memory"; from JKT Smith book

Lee

Eunia (Emma?)

17 Jan 1889

14 Apr 1929

"Gone But Not Forgotten"; died 15 Apr?

Lee

Hannah

18 Apr 1904

4 Mar 1962

double marker w/Jessie Jones; "In loving memory"; from JKT Smith book

Lewis

Leroy

9 May 1956

9 Feb 1977


Shaw

Callie Lou

7 Jul 1935

19 Sep 1986


Shaw

James Henry

25 Jun 1988

Jul 1956

age 31

Springfield

William

May 1901

20 Dec 1988

age 87

Thompson

John

abt 1843

26 Feb 1920

age 77; "Gone But Not Forgotten"

West

Georgia May

abt 1909

15 Mar 1919

age 9; "At Rest"

Directions: Located on the west side of Upper Zion Road about two miles north of U.S. Highway 70. Adjoins white Baptist Church and burial ground (from JKT Smith book). [35 36’ 49” N & 89 10’ 2” 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).

Note: There are many unmarked graves in this section (from JKT Smith book).

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19 Nov 2008