OAKWOOD CEMETERY
(Brownsville, Tenn.) **129 Graves listed.**

Taken From Haywood County, Tennessee - Miscellaneous Records - W. P. A. Records - Transcribed by Sallie Hayes

Howell Lot ** 9 graves**

Erected to the memory of
Dr. William Howell, b. Jan. 10, 1801, d. May, 1884
Sarah J., w/o Dr. Wm. Howell, b. July 11, 1807, d. Jan. 5, 1876
Margaret E., w/o Dr. Patrick H. Whitelaw b. Oct. 1, 1826, d. Oct. 14, 1851
Sally G., d/o Dr. Wm. & Sarah J. Howell b. Sept. 3, 1831, d. Oct. 14, 1851
Shappard, s/o Dr. Wm. & Sarah J. Howell, b. Oct. 10, 1833, d. April 6, 1839
John Marshall, s/o Dr. Wm. & Sarah J. Howell b. Sept. 5, 1838, d. Oct. 10, 1839

Sacred to the memory of Dr. Junius H. Howell
b. Oct. 11, 1824, d. July 8, 1888
Blessed are the merciful for they shall otain mercy.

Sacred to the beloved memory of
Mary Bell, Only child of Dr. J. H. & V. L. Howell, Aged 18 years & 1 week Died during the Yellow Fever Epidemic Sept. 30, 1878 Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

Robert Howell Scott, b. Dec. 28, 1848, d. Sept. 23, 1878, of Yellow Fever He was faithful and true.

James Smith (vault), Who was b. Mar. 23, 1798, d. July 7, 1813 (inscription not plain)

Sacred to the memory of, Mrs. Annie Smith (vault), b. No Date, d. Nov. 7, 1859 Aged 51 years, (inscription not plain)

(Single Graves)

Bettie Blanche, w/o E. Whitmore of Memphis, b. May 23, 1840, d. July 4, 1884

John Potter - Father, b. Feb. 5, 1796, d. Mar. 14, 1883, In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified

Malcom McLeod, b. May 31, 1830, d. July 3, 1841
Mary Catherine McLeod, b. Jan. 30, 1834, d. July 3, 1841
Children of Donald & Elizabeth McLeod
*Same tombstone*
A. D. McLeod, b. Feb. 16, 1832, d. Dec. 25, 1862

Austin E. Slusser, Sr., b. 1856, d. 1918

Martha F. J., d/o W. E. & T. R. Bowers, b. Jan 15, 1842, d. Inscription is in the ground

H. L. Currie, b. 1870, d. 1919

Infant Daughter, b. No Date Given, d. No Date Given

Nell Keller Currie, b. Sept. 1, 1919, d. July 18, 1921

W. H. Triggerson, b. June 16, 1850, d. Sept. 2, 1891 A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home. Which never can be filled. God in his wisdom has recalled the boon His love had given, Ant tho' the body slumbers here, The soul is safe in Heaven. (Inscription on front of stone)

Sacred to the memory of Venie Dickson, w/o Rev. J. A. Dickson,D.D. b. No Date Given, d. July 7, 1902
A devoted wife, a loving sister and a sincere Christian. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. At Perfect rest, Venie Dickson (Inscription on side of Triggerson stone)

Laurye Vene, Only child of Philip & Estelle T. Yancey b. Feb. 28, 1895, d. July 21, 1895

Estelle Talioferro, w/o Philip Yancey, b. Nov. 2, 1872, d. May 8, 1895

C. C. (Kit) Bailey, b. 1855, d. 1932, At Rest

Charles E., s/o E. & E. G. Conner, b. No Date Given, d. Feb. 5, 1861 Aged 5 mos 15 days, He taketh the lambs to his bosom.

Mildred, w/o Cap't A. M. Estes &, d/o D. B. Coleman b. Feb. 2, 1819, Spottsylvania Co., VA, d. Dec. 2, 1879

Joel Mann, s/o Austin & Phredonia Mann, b. Oct. 30, 1834, d. Sept. 25, 1890

Our Darling Frankie, Infant s/o W. H., & Belle Tadienx b. No Date Given, d. July 17, 1870, Age 2 years 3 mos 1 day, Not dead but sleepeth

"Little Birdie" Charlie S., s/o W. N. & H. Butts, b. Nov. 20, 1874, d. Dec. 13, 1878
Sleep little brother and take, thy rest God called thee home; he thought it best.

Helen M., Dau. of W. N. & H. Butts, b. Apr. 27, 1869, d. Apr. 26, 1879 An angel, lo, earth was given, But God has called her home to Heaven.

Lula T., Dau. of H. A. & B. T. Butts, b. Nov. 11, 1876, d. Jan. 30, 1877 William T., s/o H. A. & B. T. Butts, b. Aug. 26, 1878, d. Sept. 14, 1878 *Same Tombstone*

Thomas Rideout, b. Dec. 23, 1817, d. Dec. 7, 1875

Fannie (grave fenced in), d/o W. F. & M. T. Osborne, b. March 19, 1867, d. Sept. 10, 1868

Ida P., d/o of B. P. & S. E. Manson, b. Aug. 20, 1878, d. Jan. 30, 1881

Ben J. B. Manson, b. Dec. 1, 1880, d. Dec. 1, 1880

Infant d/o B. P. & S. E. Manson, b. Oct. 14, 1879, d. Oct. 14, 1879

Mrs. Mary L. Scott, b. 1827, d. 1905, Asleep in Jesus

Ira, s/o W. M. & L. F. Scott, b. Dec. 5, 1875, d. May 3, 1876
Ione, d/o W. M. & L. F. Scott, b. Dec. 5, 1875, d. June 21, 1876 ** Same Stone**

William A. Brummett, b. 1851, d. No Date Given
Jennie Brummet, b. 1864, d. 1921
Their toils are past, their work is done. They fought the fight, the victory won. ** Same tombstone**

Our Darling Hattie B. d/o F. M. & M. C. Franklin, b. Jan. 28, 1877, d. Oct. 10, 1879

Effie d/o G. R. & A. H. Mosley, b. Jan. 12, 1882, d. June 6, 1882
Dearest child, thou hast left us And thy loss we deeply feel, Tis the Lord that has bereft us of the one we love so well.

Sarah A., w/o G. R. Watson, b. April 28, 1827, d. Sept. 8, 1875

James L. Winfield, Jr., b. Mar. 4, 1835, d. Nov. 20, 1872

Mary Ann Winfield (vault), w/o J. L. Winfield, b. Nov. 20, 1812, d. May 31, 1819
(There was a note beside this listing stating "These dates are evidently wrong, but have been rechecked".)

T. H. W. (No Name), b. No Date Given, d.--- 30, 1858

Avie A., d/o J. W. & L. Nix, b. Dec. 14, 1870, d. Sept. 22, 1877

John B., s/o J. W. & L. Nix, b. Aug. 17, 1873, d. Aug. 8, 1875

Ophelia, d/o C. W. H. & D. Hodges, b. Dec. 24, 1874, d. Aug. 16, 185- (this is what the book says)

Amanda M. N., b. Mar. 15, 1880, d. July 5, 1880
Nancy C., b. Mar. 15, 1880, d. July 14, 1880
Children of C. W. H. & D. Hodges
*Same Tombstone*

In memory of
Bettie W. d/o James & Henrie Whitelaw, b. Oct. 8, 1860, d. Jan. 9, 1862

Thomas Potter, b. April 14, 1797, Granville Co., NC, d. Dec. 28, 1858, Brownsville, Tenn.

Mary Potter, b. Age 66 years, Born in Scotland, d. July 5, 1858, Near Brownsville, Tenn.
To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.

William A. Potter, b. June 8, 1828, d. Nov. 20, 1858

Dr. W. B. Moore, b. 1835, d. 1925

Cora Scott Moore, b. 1847, d. 1925

In Memory of
Mrs. B. D. Jenkins, b. No Date Given, d. No Date Given Aged 80 years 10 mos, (Inscription not plain)

George Annie d/o M. M. & E. SEAY, b. Sept. 15, 1854, d. July 21, 1858
She was permitted to bud on earth, that she might bloom in Heaven.
Mary Belle, d/o M. M. & E. SEAY, b. July 19, 1857, d. Aug. 19, 1859
Though lost to sight, In memory (the rest not plain)
*Same tombstone - Fenced in*

Sarah Frances Wilson, b. Dec. 11, 1838, d. Jan. 13, 1913
Bettie Alice Wills, b. Sept. 18, 1841, d. Jan. 3, 1900
*Same Tombstone*

C. R. Wilson, b. 1868, d. 1926

Lucy A. Wills, b. May 1830, Petersburg, VA, d. Jan. 1912, Brownsville, Tenn

Virginia A. w/o Arthur Rose, b. No Date Given, d. Mar. 1, 1874, Aged 45 years

Lucy V. Jackson - Aunt, b. 1847, d. 1930

Susan Doig, b. 1860, d. 1933

Willie T., s/o M. C. & M. J. Mercer, b. Aug. 27, 1875, d. Aug 7, 1876, Our Darling

WARE LOT (9 Graves)

Dr. William G. Ware, b. Feb. 6, 1857, d. Jan. 28, 1880 *One side of tombstone*

John D. Ware, b. No Date Given, d. Dec. 6, 1871, Age 64 years

Dr. John J. Ware, b. Aug. 23, 1839, d. Oct. 8, 1878

Julia M., w/o J. D. Ware, b. No Date Given, d. Oct 18, 1868, Aged 54 years *One side of tombstone*

Maria L. Ware, b. March 24, 1841, d. Oct. 9, 1878,

*One side of Tombstone* *The above are on one stone*

Julia Taliaferro, d/o John D. & Julia M. Ware, b. Sept. 13, 1837, d. Sept. 8, 1848

Charles Edwin,s/o John D. & Julia M. Ware, b. Feb. 22, 1836, d. Jan. 31, 1848, Aged 11 years 11 mos 9 days

Cora, d/o J. D. & J. M. Ware, b. April 17, 1854, d. Oct. 18, 1855

Garland Taliaferro, s/o J. D. & J. M. Ware, b. Nov. 6, 1850, d. Feb. 27, 1856

LIVINGSTON LOT(1 grave)

Laurence W. Livingston, b. 1868, d. 1924

BRUMMETT LOT, (2 graves)

Mother, Lois Jarratt Brummett, b. 1886, d. 1936

Lelia Wilson Jarratt, b. 1863, d. 1934, Big Mammie

BROCKWAY LOT (3 Graves)

A. W. Brockway (Fenced In), b. Sept. 22, 1824, d. July 20, 1894
Who shall dwell in they holy hill, He that walketh uprightly and, gathereth righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart
Nellie F. Brockway, b. Nov. 28, 1846, d. Sept. 21, 1917
Many daughters have done virtuously but thou excellest them all. *Same Tombstone*

Frank Thacker, Inf s/o A. W. & N. F. Brockway, b. Sept. 7, 1873, d. Oct. 4, 1874
His will be done, His will be done, Who gave and Took away our son, In Heavenly Lands to shine and sing Before the Beautiful the King.

NORVELL LOT (2 graves)

John Conyers Norvell, M. D., b. 1877, d. 1921
Nina Hudson Norvell, b. 1881, d. 1934

LUTHER P. JONES LOT, (5 graves)

Laura Baker Jones, Mother, b. 1854, d. 1937
Paul Jones, Father, b. 1851, d. 1923
Wesley G. Jones, Son, b. 1851, d. 1923
Mattie C. Jones, Aunt, b. 1863, d. 1936
Mattie, w/o Dr. R. W. Peacock, b. April 15, 1831, d. Jan. 23, 1866

COMEGYS LOT (6 graves)

John M. Comegys, Father, b. 1813, d. 1886
Kate H. Comegys, Mother, b. 1836, d. 1926
Maud, d/o J. M. & Kate Comegys, b. Aug. 13, 1870, d. Feb. 8, 1872, aged a year 5 mos 26 days
Jesse s/o J. M. & Kate Comegys, b. Nov. 15, 1861, d. Feb. 11, 1871, Age 9 mos 26 days (copied as it is written)
Joseph Hawkins s/o J. M. & Kate Comegys, b. Mar. 13, 1865, d. Sept. 18, 1866
Sallie Eleota, d/o J. M. & Kate Comegys, b. Dec. 10, 1866, d. Sept. 12, 1867, (Inscription not plain)

1 Single Grave, Next to Comegys Lot

Ann E. White, b. July 7, 1811, d. Mar. 7, 1875, Aged 63 years, All is well

Single Graves

L. S. Taliaferro, b. Sept. 27, 1795, Amherst Co., VA, d. Dec. 15, 1871, An honest man, the noblest words of God
Mildred T., w/o L. S. Taliaferro, b.June 26, 1799 Amherst Co., VA, d. May 26, 1878 Both to memory dear

GREEN LOT (10 Graves)

John R. Green, Pappy, b. 1844, d. 1926
Wife, Ursula D. Green, Mother, b. 1846, d. 1927
*Same tombstone*

Inf son & dau. of J. R. & U. D. Green
Son, b. Oct. 1, 1883, d. No Date Given
Daughter, b. Feb. 26, 1880, d. No Date Given
*Same tombstone*

Mary E., d/o J. R. & U. D. Green, b. May 22, 1872, d. Oct. 28, 1874, She is not dead but sleepeth
Ruth Agla, d/o J. R. & U. D. Green, b. Sept. 1, 1888, d. Sept. 8, 1890, Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven
Joseph P. Conner, Nov. 28, 1840, Tuscumbia, Ala, d. Jan. 9, 1879, Brownsville, Tenn

Sacred to the memory of
Ella J. Conner w/o Wm. Mulligan, b. Dec. 14, 1842, d. Jan. 9, 1875
Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God

Ada Adell w/o Joe T. Green, b. Dec. 23, 1867, d. July 26, 1900

In memory of
Martha T. Conner, b. Dec. 14, 1807 near Nashville, d. July 18, 1886 Brownsville
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

HUTCHISON LOT (1 Grave)

J. C. Hutchison, b. 1870, d. 1924

Single Graves

To the memory of
Henry Johnson, b. April 29, 1808, d. Nov. 24, 1874
Wife
Lucy Jane, Consort of Henry Johnson, b. No Date Given, d. Oct. 16, 1870, Aged 57 years
She died in communion of the Catholic Church.
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

Samuel T. Johnson, b. July 27, 1849, d. Jan. 5, 1876, (Inscription not plain)
Lydie McLemore w/o S. T. Johnston, b. Feb. 18, 1850, d. Nov. 15, 1912, She hath done what she could

Mrs. Cynthia A. w/o Rev. Egbert Osborne, b. No Date Given, d. Feb. 24, 1870, Aged 36 years
A faithful Christian woman

OGILVIE LOT (1 Grave)

F. R. Ogilvie, b. 1867, d. 1925

SCOTT LOT (8 Graves)

A. T. Scott, b. Oct. 26, 1859, d. Feb. 9, 1902

In memory of
Eliza McGowen, Who was, b. April 2, 1792, d. June 11, 1817
Mild and affable in manners, she exemplified all the virtues that add grace and lustre to her (not plain), With a heart overflowing with benevolence, her hand was ever open for the relief of distress. She exibited in the endearing relations of wife and mother the purest affection and the most ardent attachment.Embracing religion early in life and lived a devoted and exemplary Christian and died in the triumph of a victorious faith. She had been but transfered from the church militant in the church triumphant, exchanged the cross for the crown and the earth for Heaven sacred dust. This little rite; a stone, a tear recalls. It is all thy sons, all thy daughters can give. The dead in Christ shall rise first.

in memory of
Caroline Eliza (vault) Consort of Robert C. Scott and d/o John & Eliza McGowen
b. Date not plain Edgefield District, SC, m: June 11, 1810, d. January 11, 1819, (Inscription not plain)

Robert C. Scott, b. Jan. 25, 1823, d. Sept. 2, 1871, Though lost to sight In memory dear.
Amelia A. w/o R. C. Scott, b. June 27, 1830, d. Nov. 6, 1895
Come ye blessed Asleep in Jesus' peaceful rest Whose waking is supremely blest.

Janie Tyson, b. Oct. 27, 1837, d. Mar. 30, 1900
Walnut Scott, b. Sept. 1, 1857, d. Dec. 7, 1858
George C. Scott, b. Dec. 15, 1854, d. Apr. 3, 1855
Benjamin Scott, b. Aug. 7, 1853, d. Oct. 25, 1853

*** This entry not on the original list - obtained from death notice***

Miss Laura Bradford, b. No Date Given, d. July 30, 1934, Aged 78 years 2 mos 2 days

Death Notice:At residence, Church and College Streets, Monday morning, July 30, 1934 at 8:15 o'clock.

MISS LAURA BRADFORD, Age 78 years, 2 months and two days, Funeral services will be held from the Methodist Church, tomorrow,Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev, L. H. Estes. Interment in Oakwood Cemetery. Active Pallbearers: Nathan Tamm, Clyde Walker, John Stehlin, Ed Douglass, Martin Thornton, George Herring. Honorary Pallbearers: G. W. Lyle, Hugh Glass, Joe Mann, Tom Mann, Howard Bennett, Solon Hamer, W. P. Harvey, Leroy Gillespie, T. J. Pearson, Jim Turner, F. W. Lyle, Henry Dupree.

END, submitted by Barbra Jean Hathcock

Others

Claiborne, Chas Alexander, 29 Jun 1834, 7 Mar 1915, Oakwood
Claiborne, Elizabeth G Bettie Moore, 15 Sept 1836, 21 Oct 1914, Oakwood
Cox, Mosey Aiken, age 78, 26 May 1968, Oakwood

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