Located on a hill in a field between Childress Ferry Road and Park Ridge Court. The cemetery is in fair condition.
Photographed and transcribed 22 Dec 2003 by Betty Jane Hylton, Bob Shell and Donna Briggs
Map Location: Indian Springs Quad
GPS Location: 36° 30.47N 082° 28.07W
|Arnold, J. H.||15 Jul 1872||27 Mar 1914|
|Arnold, Martha E.||9 Feb 1838||17 May 1876|
|Bowery, Mary F. Arnold||5 Oct 1862||25 Jul 1913||Married to G. J. Bowery May 8, 1881|
|Bullis, Hannah E.||10 May 1842||21 Oct 1928||Wife of Luke Bullis|
|Childress, Anice||10 Dec 1803||30 May 1880||Wife of Wm. B. Childress|
|Childress, Eliza A. Proffitt||26 Apr 1850||8 May 1889||Wife of Thomas F. Childress|
|Childress, Elizabeth||1839||1926||[Same stone as Wm. B. Childress]|
|Childress, Geo. H.||30 May 1885||1 Mar 1913|
|Childress, Mary A.||3 Aug 1817||16 Feb 1879|
|Childress, Sarah E.||3 Aug 1817||1 Nov 1880|
|Childress, Thomas F.||4 Oct 1841||1 Nov 1892|
|Childress, William B.||21 Jan 1881||30 May 1907|
|Childress, Wm. B.||1831||1907||[Same stone as Elizabeth Childress]|
|Childress, Wm. B.||9 Apr 1803||7 Dec 1872|
|Coffman, James N.||22 Jun 1869||22 May 1946|
|Coffman, Mary A. M.||17 Nov 1844||12 Oct 1928||Married Sept. 5, 1865 [Same stone as William H. Coffman]|
|Coffman, William H.||27 Apr 1846||8 Jul 1942||Married Sept. 5, 1865 [Same stone as Mary A. M. Coffman]|
|Ford, Ann E. Childress||25 Mar 1841||9 May 1917||Wife of J. W. Ford|
|J. R. C.||1809||1886||[Initials only, hand carved fieldstone]|
|M. C.||1785||1832||[Initials only, hand carved fieldstone]|
|M. C.||1811||1838||[Initials only, hand carved fieldstone]|
|Moody, Elizabeth||21 Feb 1830||20 Jan 1909||Wife of James C. Moody [Same stone as James C. Moody]|
|Moody, Isaac||17 Apr 1881||10 Aug 1901||Married to Sallie F. Bullis Mar. 9, 1901|
|Moody, James C.||1830||1904||PVT Co. B. Tenn Conscript Confederate States Army [Same stone as Elizabeth Moody]|
|Moody, John A.||16 May 1832||23 Feb 1918||Husband of Mary Ann Lady. Married June 16, 1851; PVT Co. B Tenn N & M Corps Confederate States Army|
|Moody, Martha E.||7 Apr 1859||18 Feb 1862||Daughter of J. C. & E. Moody|
|Moody, Mary A.||23 Jan 1820||22 Jul 1898||Married June 16, 1851|
|Moody, William||1 Dec 1806||5 May 1892|
|Moody, Willie D.||17 Mar 1896||14 Jun 1897||Son of G. W. & M. E. Moody|
|Smith, Ben F.||29 Jul 1860||9 Jan 1917|
|Smith, C. D. E.||3 Jun 1892||30 May 1909|
|Smith, E. J.||12 Sep 1888||15 Feb 1889|
|Smith, Eliza Ruth||22 Jan 1862||26 Apr 1945|
|Smith, J. W.||29 May 1887||29 Feb 1908|
|Smith, M. E.||10 Mar 1890||7 Dec 1891|
|Smith, Maggie E.||12 May 1906||27 Jul 1917||Daughter of B. E. & L. R. Smith|
|Taylor, Lola R.||28 Jan 1889||5 Jun 1910||Daughter of James & Sarah Taylor|
|W. B. C.||1816||18[?]8||[Initials only, hand carved fieldstone. Date reads--18Λ8]|
Kingsport Times News, 29 Apr 1926: Mrs. Elizabeth Childress, aged 86 years, passed away at her home on Kingsport route 3 at 3:30 o’clock this morning. She has been seriously ill for three weeks. Mrs. Childress is survived by three sons, as follows: Dr. R. T. Childress, W. T. Childress and J. W. Childress. Funeral services will be conducted from the home at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will take place at Childress cemetery.
Sullivan County, Tennessee Deed Book 73, page 254
Noah Galloway & wife, et al We Noah A. Galloway
to and wife Ida Galloway
Johney Moody, et al Trustees and Francis Galloway
have this day for the respect
we have for the dead we have this day bargained and gave and conveyed to old Uncle Johney Moody and James Arnold and A. B. Ford as Trustees and there succrs arferter them for ever that may be put in arfter there a grave yard The Childress Grave yard on the Galloway farm. The amount that is now enclosed and under fence and for the use of the public that wants to burry at said Burring Ground but the said A. R. Huddle has the right to say what road that the people is to travel to said Burry Ground and the said A. R. Huddle are whoever ones the Galloway Farm here arfter is to have the wright to join his fence to said Grave yard fence to have and to hold the same to the said Joohn Mood and James Arnold and A. O. Ford and there successors forever we covenant with the said John Mood James Arnold and A. R. Ford trustees that we are lawfully seized and possesst of said land have a good right to convey it and that the same is unencumbered we further covenant and bind ourselves our heirs and representatives to warrant and forever defend the title to the said Graveyard to the within named trustees against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever in witness whereof we have signed our names this the 31st day of May 1902 and that the fence is to be keep in good repare.
N. A. Galloway
Francis (X) Galloway
State of Tennessee Personally appeared before
County of Sullivan me, C C Smith a Notary
Public for said County and
State the within named bargainors Noah A. Galloway and Francis Gallowy with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within instrument for the purposes therein contained and Ida Galloway wife of the said Noah A. Galloway having appeared before me privately and apart from her husband the said Noah A. Galloway acknowledged the execution of the said Deed to have been done by her freely, voluntarily and understandingly, without compulsion or constraint from her husband, and for the purposes therein expressed.
Witness my hand and official seal at office at Indian Springs on the 31st day of May A. D. Nineteen Hundred and 2.
C C. Smith
Rec’d and recorded the foregoing Deed and certificate therto attached on July 9, 1902 at o’clock P.M.
J. M. Yost, Reg.
By D. E. Yost D. R.