Painter (Newton) Cemetery 2004

Painter (Newton) Cemetery

Located next to 8325 Highway 107, Chuckey, in Greene County, Tennessee, just over the Washington County line. It is being included here because the cemetery is shown as being in Washington County on several maps. The cemetery is overgrown and many stones are broken and missing. There were 16 graves marked by fieldstones.

GPS location: 36.09.47 N 082.39.00 W Elevation: 1492 ft.

Painter, Cora E. 18 Jul 187712 May 1895[Same marker as Newton Painter]
Painter, Newton24 Feb 183930 May 1906[Same marker as Cora E. Painter]
Painter, [Unknown][No date][No date][Only information on this broken stone is the surname, Painter.]
Painter, Georgia L.22 Jun 187020 Feb 1888[Stone was broken and underground]


Surveyed, transcribed and donated to the Washington County TNGen Web Nov 2004 by Donna Cox Briggs, Chester Willis, Bob Shell, Paul & Dora Painter, Walter Painter and Betty Jane Hylton members of the Cemetery Survey Team of Northeast Tennessee.

Copyrighted 2013 by the Cemetery Survey Team of Northeast Tennessee. No part may be copied without written permission from the Cemetery Survey Team.

Additional information

Greene County, Tennessee Tombstone Inscriptions. Washington, D.C.: WPA Records, 1935, p252:

Georgia L. Painter, June 22, 1870, February 20, 1888

Cora E. Painter, July 18, 1877, May 12, 1895

Newton Painter, February 24, 1889,May 30, 1906

George M. Painter, December 6, 1845, January 8, 1879

Daley S. Bowman read the stones September 20, 1937.  He noted that there were 40 unmarked graves.
1850 Census Greene Co. TN

9th Dist. Oct. 1850
Painter, Jesse 53, Sarah 43, William N. 21, Osey 19 (m), Martha J. 17, Sarah 15, Susanna 13, Newton 11, James N. 9, George M. 7

Greene Co., TN Marriage Records by Goldene Burgner
Jessie Painter m. Sarah Mock 11 Oct 1826

Family Search,

Newton Painter m. Martha C. Willhoit 29 Jul 1869

1860 Census Greene Co. TN

1st, Dist. P.O. Horse Creek
Painter, Jesse 61, Sarah 53, Newton 21, James N. 19, George M. 14

1870 Census Greene Co. TN
No Jesse or Newton found

Greene County, Tennessee Wills, 1783-1890 by Goldene Burgner
Jesse Painter 3 May 1880
As to debts: Thank God I owe none. To my son, George M. – 80 acres, to care for me. To my son, Newton – 77 acres. Sons, George M. and Newton to pay son, Joseph H. $600 – also to pay daughters: Susannah Broyles and Sarah Bitner – $100 each. Three grandchildren: Joseph E., Ozy and Tennessee Margarette Walter. My three sons: Daniel K., William R. and Ozzy Painter – previously provided for. Dated: 13 January 1872. Attest: A.F. Broyles, Daniel K. Painter. Signed: Jesse Painter.

1880 Census Greene Co. TN

1st. Dist.
Newton Painter 40, Martha 30, James 8, Edney L. 6, Elizabeth 4, Floria (?)4/12 [The online copy was so faint, it is hard to read. Could Floria be Cora that is on the tombstone?]

Painter, Sarah A. 30, Flerone (?) A. 12, Georgia 10, McBarry 8, Aaron (?) M. 5 (Page 1)

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