SOME TENNESSEE GENEALOGY HELPS
SOME TENNESSEE GENEALOGY HELPS

INCLUDED ON THIS PAGE ARE:

  • BOOKS IN MY LIBRARY FOR LOOKUP
  • SYKES CEMETERY, RUTHERFORD CO., TN
  • JONES CEMETERY, BEDFORD CO., TN
  • PRESSGROVE CEMETERY, BEDFORD CO., TN
  • ENON PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, BEDFORD CO.,TN
  • WHEELER CEMETERY, BEDFORD CO., TN
  • ZIONS HILL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY, BEDFORD CO.,TN
  • LEBANON CHURCH CEMETERY, CROCKETT CO.,TN
  • FLOYD'S CHAPEL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY, CROCKETT CO.,TN
  • MAURY CITY CEMETERY, CROCKETT CO.,TN
  • ANTIOCH CHURCH CEMETERY, CROCKETT CO.,TN

  • Please note that I have not attempted to copy every name in each cemetery.
    This is only an abstract of the above cemeteries.


    GENEALOGY BOOKS IN OUR LIBRARY
    (We will be happy to do lookups in these books. Use "email gif" below.)

    1. BEDFORD CO. -"History of Wheel and the 18th District" Perryman, Hurt and Rodgers, 1986
      18th District of Bedford Co., TN in the southeastern part of Bedford Co.
    2. BENNETT - "Bennett Families" , Penny Linder, 1997
    3. CLEEKS -"Early Western Augusta Pioneers" George W. Cleek, 1957
      Cleek Family of VA.
    4. CLAXTON -"Philander Priestly Claxton" Charles Lee Lewis, 1948
      U.S. Secretary of Education includes references to genealogy of Claxton
      and Jones Family.
    5. DURBIN, LOGSDON - "Durbin and Logsdon Genealogy with Related Families" Betty J. Durbin Carson, 1994
      Durbin and Logsdons in MD and KY.
    6. ENON CHURCH -"History of Enon Church" Elder James S. Read, 1978
      Early records of Enon Primitive Baptist Church of Bedford Co.,TN.
    7. HAWKINS CO., TN. - "Hawkins County, Tennessee Grant Books 1 & 2" Billie R. McNamara, 1996
    8. HENDRICKS - "The Frontier Hendricks" John Scott Davenport, 1993
      Descendants of Albertus Hendrickson.
    9. KING'S MOUNTAIN - "The Overmountain Men" Pat Alderman, 1986
      History of Battle
    10. LOVEJOY - "The Lovejoy Family" C.E.Lovejoy (reprint)
      Many Lovejoy families
    11. NORTH CAROLINA - "The Formation of the North Carolina Counties 1663-1943" David Leroy Corbitt, 1987
    12. NORTH CAROLINA - 1790 Census of North Carolina
    13. PENNSYLVANIA - 1790 Census of Pennsylvania
    14. PENNSYLVANIA, Allegheny Co. - Several Volumes of Cemetery Records.
    15. PENNSYLVANIA, Mercer Co. - "Mercer County Pennsylvania Willbook Index 1804-1900" Dr. James Sewell, 1992
    16. PENNSYLVANIA, Westmoreland Co. - "Westmoreland County, PA Cemeteries" Vol 1 & 2, Closson, 1981
    17. POTTS - "The Potts Family" J. Ivan Potts, Jr.,1983
      Descendants of Oswald Potts in Bedford Co., TN.
    18. PRESSGROVE -"The Presgrove Pressgrove Families" S. Earline Pugh, 1982
      Pressgrove families, some miscellaneous early records.
    19. REYNOLDS - "The Rennolds - Reynolds Family of England and Virginia" Stephen W. Tillman, 1948
    20. VIRGINIA, Scott Co. - "History of Scott County, Virginia" Robert M. Addington, 1992


    SOME CEMETERIES IN TENNESSEE


    - SIKES CEMETERY - Location - Rutherford Co. TN - Old Nashville Highway
    Mary Sikes Mosely dau. of Thomas Green and Mary Tennessee b.26Feb1854 d.30Jan1855
    Mary Tennessee Mosely dau. of Jesse and Martha Louise Sikes Wife of Thomas Green Mosely b.14Oct1829 d.9may1864
    John R. Raines son of J.& M.E. died 8Feb1863
    J. Sikes Raines son of J. & M.E. died 8Feb1863
    Maggie E. Raines dau. of J. and M.T. Sikes wife of John Raines d.24Mar1862
    Note- believe that John R. and J. Sikes Raines were sons of Maggie, so the date of death for all would have been either '62 or '63
    Ambrose T. Sikes b.18Jan1814 d.10May1873
    William H. Sikes b.27Apr1834 d21Feb1892
    Bettie Sikes wife of Wm. H. dau. of John B. and Mary A. Thompson b.23Sep1847 d.14Jan1884
    Infant son of Wm. H & B. T. Sikes b &d. 29May1879
    Jesse Sikes, Sr. b.13Oct1787 d.25Feb1869
    Lt. Jesse W. Sikes, Jr. d. 10Sep1863
    Mary Louise Sikes, dau of Jesse b.9Jan1809 d.8May1886
    Elizabeth Sikes dau of J. W. and B. C b.&d. 21Oct1884
    Thomas A. Sikes R. Winston's Co. 14 VA Regt Revolutionary War 5Sep1835
    Note- Although I can find no stone, believe Thomas Sikes' wife, Sarah
    Willis Sikes is buried in this cemetery.


    - JONES CEMETERY - Location - Bedford Co.,TN Old Columbia Rd.
    William Berry Jones d.1847 (first grave in Jones Cemetery)
    Mahala Sykes Jones, wife of William Berry Jones b.1815 d.1877
    Jonas Sikes Jones b.1840
    Robert A. Jones b.1842
    Martha Tennessee Jones b.1845 d.1866
    -The above are only marked with a recent stone, as family tradition indicates that all of the children of William Berry and Mahala Sikes Jones are buried here.
    Anna Elizabeth Jones Claxton Sep 16, 1836-Sep 1890
    Joshua Calvin Claxton April 12, 1830-1907
    Allie Claxton, dau of Anna Elizabeth and Joshua Calvin Claxton
    James B. Jones b.21Jul1838 d.28Oct1909
    Ruth E. Jones b. 17Apr1849 d.11Mar1905
    Philander Houston Jones b.18Feb1884 d.10May1963
    Fern Norton Jones b.4Aug1896 d.1988
    Mary Wheeler Jones b.1883 d.1984
    Walter R. Jones b.1876 d.1948
    Charles L. Blankenship b.24Aug1886 d.7Jul1970
    Flora Jones Blankenship b.1Jul1879 d.27Nov1945
    Laura E. Jones Pressgrove b.1879 d.1951
    John B. Pressgrove b.1877 d.1959
    Albert L. Haynes b.1866-d.1937
    Anna T. Jones Haynes b.1868 d.1943
    Houston Haynes b.1868 d.1935
    Dean Jones Haynes b.1872 d.1954
    Cora Jones Thompson b.18Jul1876 d.7Mar1945
    Other stones are also found in the Jones Cemetery

    - PRESSGROVE CEMETERY - Location - Bedford Co., TN on Old Nashville Dirt Rd.
    Plaque at front of Cemetery: "Pressgrove Lest We Forget; In memory of Pioneer
    Andrew Pressgrove and wife Anna B. who came by Horseback from North Carolina around
    to settle this land. Their remains are buried here, together with some members
    of their family, marking the start of this cemetery."
    This is a large family Cemetery. Most of those buried are related to the Pressgroves. Last names
    of those buried in this cemetery follow. (Contact me via email gif below for more information on the following names)

    Adcock
    Barber, Batey, Blackburn, Blankenship, Blanton, Brown, Burkes, Burton
    Capley, Cawthron, Chambless, Clanton, Clardy, Collins, Crosslin, Crowder
    Damren
    Earnhart
    Flippo
    Gregory
    Hale, Hamilton, Haney, Hargrove, Harris, Harrison, Hasty, Haynes, Hester, Holden, Hooker
    Jackson, Jacobs, Jeffress, Johnson
    Lamb, Landers, Lentz
    Matthews, McClain, Mincy, Molder, Moore, Morris
    Norvell
    Orr
    Phelps, Porter, Potts, Pressgrove, Price
    Rich, Robinson, Rogers, Rowland, Rucker
    Sanders, Short, Simmons, Smith, Spence, Sudberry
    Taylor, Thomas, Threet, Turner
    Vincent, Vinson
    Westbrooks, Wheeler, Wheelhouse, Wilkinson, Wilson, Wright, Woodson

    - ENON PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY - South of Unionville TN off Highway 41A on Enon Church Rd., Bedford Co., TN.
    Stacy Wheeler Rucker d.18Dec1866 Elliott Rucker d.29Nov1841 Joel Green Harrison b.3Aug1854 d.6Nov1891 (son of James Gideon Harrison and Jemima Rucker Harrison
    Jemima R. Harrison b.1May1832 d.8Jul1887
    James Gideon Harrison b.7Oct1827 d.16Mar1885
    Other Rucker Headstones plus many other names.

    - WHEELER CEMETERY - 1 1/2 miles northeast of Deason
    Thomas Wheeler
    Martha Miller Wheeler

    - ZIONS HILL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY -
    Hiway 41A North from Shelbyville, Left on Old Columbia Rd, Right on Zions Hill Rd.,Bedford Co,TN
    A.C.Potts b.30Dec1811 d.30mar1897
    M.F.Potts b.15Dec1815 d.02May1898
    Other Potts stones plus many others
    - LEBANON CHURCH CEMETERY - Chestnut Bluff Rd., Crockett Co,TN
    Richard Vaughn d.6Jun1859 aged abt 98 years
    Mary P. Vaughn (marker no longer there)
    Sarah Clark Vaughn
    George R. (Bob) Vaughn b.1890 d.1946
    H.L. Vaughm b.14Feb1826 d.4Aug1887
    Lera A. White Vaughn
    Joe S. Vaughn b.9Jan1866 d.9Jan1948 (believe the death date on stone incorrect)
    Sarah F. Vaughn b.22Aug1865 d.2Jan1948
    Robert Norman Vaughn b.25Sep1919 d.18Oct1919
    - FLOYDS CHAPEL METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY -Chestnut Bluff Rd., Crockett Co,TN
    W.R.(Dick)Vaughn b.12Nov1862 d.25Oct1927
    Milton Vaughn b.25Apr1896 d.12Apr1912
    Emma Lee Vaughn b.16Sep1865 d.22Jul1955
    T. B. Vaughn b.12Jul1864 d.7Nov1934
    ? Cleek b.1910 d.1922
    Bryant R. Cleek b.12Dec1887 d.4Mar1922
    Susan V. Cleek b.11Dec1881 d.13Feb1955
    Elmas Agee b.1880 d.1951
    Ora B. Agee b.1888 d.1934
    Oliver L. Agee b.22May1911 d.5Feb1959
    large cemetery with many other stones
    - MAURY CITY CEMETERY -Friendship Highway; Maury City, Crockett Co.,TN
    Mattie C. Vaughn b.30Apr1874 d.14Sep1963
    I.G. Vaughn b.29Feb1868 d.25Aug1954
    Ira J. Fielder b.31Dec1891 d.12May1974
    Ethel Fielder b.5Nov1894 d.26Feb1985
    Vera J. Fielder Earnheart b.19Nov1893
    Herbert C. Earnheart b.13Jun1887
    Lee Vaughn b.1862 d.1936
    - ANTIOCH CHURCH CEMETERY -Antioch Church Rd., Crockett Co.,TN
    Shadrach W. Cleek b.1850 d.1922
    Amanda J. Cleek b.11Nov1852 d.5Aug1910
    Jesse Cleek b.10Feb1882 d.17Apr1906
    Dollie B. Cleek b.8Oct1890 d18Oct1891
    Andrew Cleek b.17Aug1878 d.11Feb1917
    Joseph H. Cleek b.4Mar1876 d.8mar1892
    Martha C. Cleek b.31Dec1854 d.19Nov1899 -daughter of M. and Nancy Cleek
    Many Other Stones including several Agee stone
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