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Ordway Cemetery

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Location: North side of TN 11E, 19 & 34 (Volunteer Parkway) at Fair Acres Subdivision

Description: ORDWAY CEMETERY Bristol, Tennessee. Location: In the Avoca Section of the City on the North side of TN 11E, 19 & 34 (Volunteer Parkway) at Fair Acres Subdivision.

Burial records: 402

Recorder: Photographed and transcribed on June 2006 by Donna Briggs, Bob Shell, Betty Jane Hylton and Elaine Cantrell

USGS Map: Bristol

GPS Location: 36.550659, -82.224579

Elevation: 1578 ft.

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Ordway Cemetery

Historical marker reads:

Buried at Ordway Cemetery

Col. James King

Born 1752

Died 1825

Patriot of 1776

Built the first iron works and nail factory in what is now the State of Tennessee

Sarah Goodson King

First wife of Col. James King

Sarah Goodson

Mother of Sarah King

John Goodson

Brother of Sarah King

Father of Samuel Goodson

Founder of Goodsonville, Goodson and the

Final name of Bristol, Virginia in 1890

Hattie King Taylor

Great-granddaughter of Col. James King

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