BETHANY CEMETERY, (Newman Rd, just E of I-65) - GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location

 

The Cemetery area views:  3259/3085/3086/3087/3224/3245/3247/3248/3249/3250/3251/3252/3253/3254/3255/3256/3257/3258/3514//3598/3599/3600/3601/3602/3603/3604/3605/3606/3607/3608/3609/3600/
3601/3605/3650/3651/3652/3653/3654/3655/3656/3657/3658/3659/3660/3661/3662

The Cemetery Gates from inside - photo reversed:  3084R/3084/3198/3663

BASS, James P., 12 Feb 1840 - 30 Dec 1862, 3rd Tenn. Reg. C.S.A., died at the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou.
3580/3579
BASS, Maj. John, 4 Mar 1795 - 19 May 1860, 66 yrs, Born in Robeson Co., N.C. Inscribed as: "In the silent vault below rest the remains of MAJ JOHN BASS Born in Robeson Co. N.C. Mar 4, 1795. Died May 19, 1860. Beneath this stone till Christ shall bid him rise lies a much loved husband, father, brother, lies: In rain were tears, Death came at Heavens command: Cease then each murmur, at the Sovereign Hand." 3575C/3575/3576

BASS, Temperance A., 16 Sep 1812 - 23 Nov 1899; Joined Bethany Church 23 Dec. 1832. As I am now so must you be, Prepare for death and follow me.
3577C/3577/3578
BASS, Infant Babe of John & Temperance Bass, Born & died 19 Oct 1833.  3574C/3574
BASS, Madora C., 4 Sep 1848 - 28 Feb 1863. Too pure for earth She plumed her wings to Heaven.
3582/3584/3585
BASS, E. E., (only footstone with initials E.E.B. remains. 3581
BEVERS, W. (William) H. (T.), 10 May 1818 - 16 Jan 1907. (Giles Co. native; 1st mar. Lucinda Hill in 1841; 2nd Eliza Ann "Annie" Baker Bevers.)  3120
BEVERS, Annie (Ann) E. (Eliza) (Baker)
, 1 Mar 1839 - 4 Dec 1910. (w/o William H. T. Bevers, mar. 14 Mar 1875 in Giles Co. Tn. Ref.: Mick 3121
BEVERS, Miss Estell G., 20 Mar 1872 - 16 Dec 1935.

BEVERS, Estell Gertrude., 4 Jul 1960 - 18 Dec 1977. 3117C/3117/3118
BEVERS, Ethel Pauline, 7 Jun 1923 - 7 Apr 1981. In loving Memory. 3115/3118
BEVERS, Richard M., 20 Mar 1872 - 16 Dec 1935.
3119
BEVERS, Richard C., 14 Jan 1919 - 1 Jul 2002. Pvt US Army WW II. 
 3116/3118
BROWN, Abigale, 17 Jun 1812 - 11 Oct 1849, daughter of J. F. & Effy Brown. 
3603C/3603/3604
BROWN, Archibald A., 23 Oct 1842 - 21 Jul 1854, son of John M. & Elizabeth Brown. .
3592C/3592/3593
BROWN, Catharine, 18 May 1814 - 21 Oct 1830, daughter of Duncan & Margaret Brown.
3538
BROWN, Catherine, 24 Sep 1799 - 17 Sep 1835, daughter of J. F. & Effy Brown.
3595C/3595/3596/3598
BROWN, Duncan, who was born in the county of Robison & state of North Carolina, 21 Oct 1780, and died in the Cty of Giles & state of Tenn. the 2nd of Mar 1848; He lived & died an honest man and Christian. (Duncan was the father of two Tennessee governors: John Calvin Brown and Neil S. Brown.
3535/3536/3537/4169
BROWN, Margaret, 29 Jan 1782 - 14 Nov 1864, consort of Duncan Brown.The Righteous Shall  be in Everlasting Remembrance. Psalms 112:6
3531/3532/3533/3534/3530/4169
BROWN, Florence I., 7 Mar 1899 - 7 Nov 1902, daughter of W. A. & I. I. Brown. 3644
BROWN, Hattie Mae, 25 Sep 1904 - 26 Jun 1983.
3648/3649
BROWN, Hugh Fort, 25 Oct 1832 - 25 Feb 1837, son of Joseph F. & Ann Brown. Remember Youth as thou goes by. As thou are now so once was I. As I am now so shall thou be. Prepare dear youth to follow me. 3522
/3523
BROWN, Floyd M., 26 Dec 1887 - 17 Jan 1958.
3647
BROWN, John F., 17 Mar 1771 - 3 Sep 1838.
3597C/3597/3598
BROWN, Effy, 15 Feb 1784 - 8 Jan 1854, consort of J. F. Brown.
3602C/3602
BROWN, John E., 2 Feb 1854 - 23 Sep 1884, soo of J. D. & A. J. Brown.
3588C/3588
BROWN, John S., 4 Oct 1844 - 20 Mar 1854, son of John M. & Elizabeth Brown. (stone not found in survey)
BROWN, Joseph D., 16 Jan 1828 - 27 Jun 1904.
3639C/3639
BROWN, Agness J., 8 Aug 1829 - 28 Oct 1904, wife of J. D. Brown.
3640C/3640
BROWN, Mrs. Catherine, 1 May 1792 - 31 Mar 1855, consort of Col. Hugh Brown, dec'd.
3539/3540/3541
BROWN, W. A., 2 Apr 1856 - 20 Jul 1932.
3646
BROWN, Ida I. Rowe, 12 Jul 1864 - 4 Apr 1911, wife of W. A. Brown.
3645
BROWN, William J., 15 Feb 1841 - 12 Mar 1843, son of John M. & Elizabeth Brown.
3594C/3594
CALDWELL, Frank, d. 12 Mar 1862, age 3 mos., son of W. E. & T. E. Caldwell.
3197C/3197
COPELAND, Margaret, died 19 Mar 1920.
3158
CURTIS, John K., 1878 - 1938.
3093
CURTIS, Lucy E., 1886 - 1957.
3093
EDMISTON, William, 1820 - 1877.
3159
EDMISTON, Susan Hall
, 1830 - 1893, wife of William Edmiston.
3159
EDMISTON, J. T., 1862 - 1887.
3160
EDMISTON, M. B., 1865 - 1885. 3160
EDMISTON, M. B.
, 1868 - 1889. 3160
FULLER, James L., 29 Jul 1834 - 31 May 1869. 
3634C/3634
GAULTNEY, Bert Hood, 2 Aug 1878 - 5 Nov 1967. 3100
GAULTNEY, Grace Orton, 2 Dec 1888 - 18 Dec 1978. 3100
GAULTNEY, Mary, 13 Sep 1932 - 22 Sep 1980. 3101
GAULTNEY, Samuel Newman, 15 Oct 1917 - 19 May 1928. 3099
GREEN, Alfred, 25 Jun 1809 - 23 Oct 1864, age 55 yrs, 3 mos, 28 days.
3157C/3157
HALL, David C., 1 Apr 1862 - 27 Dec 18(6)7. (5) Years 6 Mos & 27 Days. (stone inscription in bad shape, cannot verify the death year or age) 3623C
/3623/3624/3625
HOLLIS, R. L., 7 Jun 1864 - 22 Mar 1947.
3643
HOLLIS, Nellie Ruth, 3 Oct 1868 - 10 May 1906. (wife of R. L. Hollis.)
3642
HOLLIS, Infant son of R. L. & Nellie Ruth Hollis, Born & died 4 Apr 1899.
3641
HOLLON, Minerva Jane, 6 Jun 1816 - 7 Oct 1904, wife of William Hollon. Gates Agar (Ajar) 3528
/3529

HOLLON, A. (Andrew) E., 24 Jan 1849 - 25 Sep 1913. Dearest Brother's thou hast left us. Here thy loss we deeply feel, but God that hast bereft us He can all thy sorrows heal. 3527
HOLLON, L. C. (Lewis Calvin) ,
21 Sep 1859 - 22 Aug 1920, Dearest Brother's thou hast left us. Here thy loss we deeply feel, but God that hast bereft us He can all thy sorrows heal.
3527
HOLLON, Lottie
, 22 Jan 1855 - 12 Feb 1926.
3525
HOLLON, Mary E., 23 Nov 1844 - 14 Dec 1924. Sister of Sara J. Hollon.
3526
HOLLON, Sara J.
, 21 May 1857 - 7 Sep 1924. Sister of Mary E. Hollon. 3526

HOLT, Talitha Jane, 19 Sep 1839 - 27 Oct 1875, consort of W. L. Holt.
3132/3133
HUFF, Sarah, 18 Jun 1816 - 21 Sep 1841, wife of Dr. Willie Huff & daughter of Daniel & Sarah McCallum. 3238/3239/3240/3241
/4168
JONES, Mildred, 30 May 1835 - 10 Apr 1880, wife of J. G. Jones.
3570/3571
KING, Andrew Eugene, 1886 - 1888, son of J. M. & L. E. King.
3151/3148
KING, Herbert W., 1891 - 1897, son of J. Milton & Ella King.
3150/3148
KING, J. Milton, 1846 - 1897.  3152/3148
KING, Joe W., 1891 - 1952.
3153/3148
KING, Joseph Henry, 24 Apr 1900 - 31 Dec 1900, son of J. H. & Rosa B. King.
3166
KING, John William, 22 Oct 1848 - 12 Mar 1914. 3144C/3144/3145/3143
KING, Viola Blanche Phelps, 7 Oct 1858 - 11 Apr 1936, wife of J. W. King.  3144C/3144/3145/3143
KING, Viola, 1895 - 1911.
 3149/3148
McCALLUM, Augustus Fox, 6 Oct 1839 - 28 Aug 1869, son of Neill & Lucretia S. McCallum. 3222C/
3222
McCALLUM, Catharine Timoxena, 26 Aug 1832 - 4 May 1853, daughter of James & Elizabeth McCallum.
3515/3516
McCALLUM, Daniel, born 14 Mar 1779 in Bladen Co., N. C. Moved to Giles Co. 18 Jan 1810, d. 24 Oct 1830 in the Triumph of Christian Faith.
3230C/3230/3231/3237
McCALLUM, Sarah, 22 Oct 1780 - 12 Nov 1861, wife of Daniel McCallum. She died as she lived a Christian.
3228C/3228/3229/3237
McCALLUM, Neill, 23 May 1809 - 10 Nov 1887.
3214/3215/3216/3217/3218
McCALLUM, Elizabeth
, 20 Jun 1814 - 18 Sep 1883.
3219
McCALLUM, Elizabeth Sarah, Died 27 Jul 1854, age 4 yrs, 5 mos.
3622C/3622
McCALLUM, Erskine, 28 Jul 1857 - 22 Mar 1858, son of Neill & Elizabeth McCallum.  (stone not found in recent survey)
McCALLUM, Flora, Died 17 Mar 1846, aged 75 years, consort of Alex McCallum.
3549C/3549/3550
McCALLUM, John Neill, 29 Apr 1838 - 13 Sep 1843, son of James & Elizabeth McCallum. 3518/3519
McCALLUM, Infant son of James & Elizabeth McCallum, Born & died 2 Aug 1829.
3520
McCALLUM, Infant daughter of James & Elizabeth McCallum, Born & Died 16 Jun 1846.
3517
McCALLUM, Infant son of Neill & Lucretia S. McCallum, ( no dates).
3225
McCALLUM, Infant son of Neill & Lucretia S. McCallum, ( no dates).
3226
McCALLUM, John A., Died 23 Aug 1838, age 3 yrs., 5 mos.
3620C/3620
McCALLUM, Lucretia S., 11 Dec 1812 - 22 Aug 1845, wife of Neill McCallum.
3223C/3223
McCALLUM, Mrs. Sarah M. L., 19 Aug 1843 - aged 49 yrs, 11 mo.
3619C/3619
McCALLUM, William Neill, 7 Dec 1850 - 29 Dec 1850, son of Neill & Elizabeth McCallum. This stone was found fractured in many pieces which appeared to the work of a vandal. 3234C/3234/3236
McGUIRE, Jessie Turney, 26 Nov 1869 - 11 Dec 1869, infant daughter of Dr. C. B. & Lizzie P. McGuire.
3163
McMURRY, Nellie, 3 Mar 1839 - 4 Dec 1910. (stone not found in recent survey)

McMURRY, Willie K., 3 Mar 1861 - 26 Apr 1940.
3125
MITCHELL, Lillie M. Watson,1876 - 1959. 3111
MOORES, Bessie, Dau of Dr. W.L. & S.J. Moores, 25 Nov 1876 - 11 Mar 1878. 3233/3232
NEWMAN, Bert C., 9 Nov 1913 - 16 Jul 1990.
3213
NEWMAN, Charles K., 12 Jun 1903 - 12 Jun 1904, son of M. T. & N. L. Newman. 3140
NEWMAN, Ella B., 18 Aug 1870 - 4 Nov 1872, daughter of J. R. & M. A. Newman.
3205
NEWMAN, Era Wynne, 1905 - 1986. 3095
NEWMAN, George Lee, 1907 - 1972. 3095
NEWMAN, J. R., 7 Jul 1824 - 20 Nov 1914. He was faithful. 3208C/
3208
NEWMAN, Margaret J., 27 Jul 1830 - 27 Aug 1904, wife of J. R. Newman.
3207
NEWMAN, Jimmie B., 16 Apr 1872 - 12 Sep 1873, son of J. R. & M. A. Newman.
3204
NEWMAN, M. T., III, 16 Mar 1938 - 26 Jun 1939. 3142
NEWMAN, Jr. M. T., 18 Nov 1909 - 4 Aug 1968.3096/3097
NEWMAN, Martha M., 13 Dec 1913-28 Jan 1992. 3098
NEWMAN, Martha A., 17 Nov 1839 - 18 Mar 1878, wife of J. R. Newman. 
3203
NEWMAN, Mary, 14 Jul 1867 - 13 Nov 1867, daughter of J. R. & M. A. Newman.
3206
NEWMAN, Melville Thomas, 26 Apr 1876 - 11 Oct 1967. Father
3210/3211
NEWMAN, Nellie Lou Deacon, 24 Sep 1876 - 26 Dec 1957. Mother
3209/3212
NEWMAN, Mel, 1934 - 1994. Move with an active spirit. Value Simple gifts. 3094
PATTERSON, Dr., H. L., 10 Sep 1846 - 27 Jul 1907. Father 3137C/3137/3138
PATTERSON, Maria Susan, 20 Sep 1845 - 30 Mar 1910. Mother, wife of Dr. H. L. Patterson. 3137C/3137/3139
PATTERSON, Lilla E., 12 Jan 1871 - 10 Feb 1895, daughter of H. L. & M. S. Patterson. In the Presbyterian Faith. 3141
PATTERSON, Mattie Ann, 12 Jun 1856 - 26 May 1879, wife of J. J. Patterson. Though lost to Sight, Too memory Dear.
3572/3573
PAYSINGER, Thomas Polk, 23 Nov 1844 - 5 Apr 1907, aged 62 yrs, 4 mo, 12 days. 
3613C/3613
PAYSINGER, Virginia Browning, 8 Oct 1848 - 25 Jan 1929, wife of Thomas P. Paysinger. Only crossed the river of death to that beautiful Summer Land.
3612C/3612/
PAYSINGER, Infant son of T. P. & F. V. Paysinger, Died 28 Dec 1891.
3614C/3614
RAY, William E., 15 Jan 1871 - 2 Apr 1948. 3104
RAY, Annie H., 7 Jul 1872 - 18 Nov 1942, wife of Wm. E. (Ray). 3105
RAY, Mildred, 4 Sep 1909 - 29 Jul 1999. 3103
SHELTON, William B., 1 Mar 1815 - 14 Feb 1847. 3242/3243
SMITH, John J., 29 Aug 1810 - 25 Sep 1837. Age 27 Years and 27 Days. footstone J.J.S.
3553C/3554/3553/3555
SMITH, Miss Effy, 24 Mar 1790 - 26 Feb 1854.
3544C/3544/3542/3543
SMITH, Mrs. Mary, b. (ca 1758) d. 18 Apr 1832, aged 74 years, consort of Neill Smith.
3545C/3545/
3546
SMITH, Mary M. K., 21 Oct 1830, aged 30 years. (Only footstone found.) 
3547
SMITH, William S., 21 Mar 1823 - 16 Feb 1842, age 18 yrs, 10 mos. 26 days. 
3557C/3557/3556
SMITH, E. A., (no other information - (Only footstone found.)
   3548
STEELMAN, Mattie Watson, 7 Jun 1905 - 26 Jun 1926, wife of J. R. Steelman. 3110/3146
SUMNER, James D., 8 Mar 1858 -  -- Nov 1875.
3583/3584/3586
SWAN, R. M., 12 Sep 1796 - 13 Nov 1876.
3176/3177
SWAN, Mrs. Ann A. R., 14 Dec 1797 - 7 Apr 1880, age 82 yrs, 3 mo., 18 days, wife of R. M. Swan. Her children rise up and call her Blessed. The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. 3178C/3178
SWAN, Carie A., 25 Jul 1828 - 9 Mar 1901.
3175
SWAN, Gary, 25 Jul 1823 - 23 Oct 1864.
WREN/(WARREN) Mary Ann, Daughter of A.L. & Margaret Smith & Consort of R. Wren, b. (ca 23 Aug 1813) d. 11 Sep 1842. Aged 28 Years, 10 Months & 19 Days. 3552C/3552/3551
WARREN, Ealine
,11 Oct 1916 - 20 Jul 1933. None knew thee but to love thee. None named thee but to praise. 
3561/3562/3563/3568
WARREN, David Samuel, 28 Feb 1924 - 16 Mar 1945; Tenn. Pvt. 301 Inf., 94th Div., WW II.
3565/3566/3568
WARREN, Mary Ellen, 25 Oct 1895 - 6 Feb 1983.
3564/3567/3568
WARREN, Thomas Talmadge, 20 Dec 1894 - 15 Mar 1954, Tenn. Pvt. Co. I, 57 Pioneer Inf. WW I.
3560/3568
WATSON, Infant son of Isham B. & Loula Watson, 9 Sep 1890 - 12 Sep 1890. 3107
WATSON, Infant son of Isham B. & Loula Watson, 29 Aug 1889 - 11 Sep 1889. 3106
WATSON, Betty, 27 Jun 1867 - 2 Aug 1927.
3156
WATSON, Benjamin Henry, 28 Feb 1857 - 10 Sep 1938.
3155
WATSON, Lena, 25 Aug 1859 - 25 Feb 1889, wife of B. H. Watson.
3154
WATSON, Eliza T., 26 Jul 1870 - 15 Jul 1932. 3109
WATSON, Henry W., 27 Sep 1837 - 26 Oct 1929. 3112
WATSON, Zany A., 12 Feb 1843 - 5 Jul 1927, wife of H. W. Watson. 3112
WATSON, J. B., 25 Sep 1866 - 13 Aug 1916. 3108
WATSON, Jane, 7 Mar 1931 - 25 Sep 1931. In the arms of Jesus.
3088
WATSON, Joseph Werner, 1 Nov 1879 - 12 Apr 1854.
3091/3092 (photo)
WATSON, Pheba Ridgeway, 5 Mar 1890 - 26 Jun 1951, wife of J. W. Watson. At Rest with Jesus. 3089/3090 (photo)
WATSON, Nora B., 11 Apr 1884 - 6 Jan 1905, daughter of H. W. & Z. A. Watson. 3113
WATSON, G. F., 1874 - 1954. 3147C/3147
WATSON, Sarah E.
, 1873 - 1904. 3147C/3147
WATSON, W. Edd, 15 Jul 1868 - 31 Jan 1938. 3114
WHITFIELD, Mary E., 7 Feb 1853 - 1 Apr 1862, daughter of Willis & E. S. Whitfield.
3629C/3629
WILLIAMS, George May, 4 Mar 1916 - 19 Mar 1916.
3122
WILLIAMS, Edward, 17 Jul 1912.
3123
WILSON, Andrew Madison, 8 Apr 1817 - 7 Mar 1881. 3193C/
3193
WILSON, Xantippe Little, 23 Sep 1824 - 20 Jan 1901, wife Of A. M. Wilson. 3194C/
3194
WILSON, Annie Little, 6 Jun 1859 - 17 Oct 1860, daughter of A. M. & X. L. Wilson.
3199
WILSON, Infant son of H. M. & L. G. Wilson, 29 Dec 1898 - 31 Dec 1898.
3192
WILSON, Infant daughter of H. M. & X. L. Wilson, Born & died 12 Feb 1854.
3195/3196
WILSON, Franklin F., Co. I 1st Tenn. Cav. C. S. A., (military marker, no dates).
3609/3611
WILSON, Helen Little, 14 Oct 1900 - 5 Dec 1901, daughter of H. M. & L. G. Wilson. 3191C
/3191/3190
WILSON, James Grant, 18 Jul 1902 - 24 Nov 1903, son of H. M. & L. W. Wilson.
3202
WILSON, John Boone, 25 Oct 1843 - 4 Feb 1861, son of A. M. & N. A. Wilson.
3200
WILSON, Minnie McCallum, 31 Jul 1866 - 24 Oct 1877, daughter of A. M. & X. L. Wilson.
3201
YOUNG, Hiram, Died 3 Jul 1854.
Our father and mother are gone, they lye beneath the sod. Dear Parents tho we miss you we know you rest with God. 3170/3169
YOUNG, Sidney S., Died 27 Jan 1862, consort of Hiram Young. 3172/3171/3169/3173
YOUNG, John William
, 24 Nov 1844 - 4 Mar 1923.
3164/3165
YOUNG, Lucretia Adeline Wilson, 6 Nov 1848 - 14 Feb 1892, wife of J. W. Young.
3164/3165
YOUNG, Leonora, Died 15 Aug 1876, age 11 mos., daughter of John & Addie Young.
3168
YOUNG, Sidney L., 10 Jun 1877 - 26 Apr 1880, son of J. W. & L. A. Young. 3167C/3167


Unknown graves marked by fieldstones standing on end and sunken into ground and faced toward the east and in alignment with other graves: 3102/3124/3126/3127/3128/3129/
3130/3131/3134/3135/3136/
3174/3180/3181/3182/3183/3184/3185/3186/3187/3188/3189/3221/3227/3244/3521/3524/3559/3559/3569/3587/3589/3590/3591/3606/3607/3608/3610/3611/
3615/3616/3617/3618/3621/3626/3627/3628/3630/3631/3632/3633/3635/3636/3637/3638

Adult tomb with no inscription:
3558
Stones with only the following inscription:
Mother (I believe this belongs to the Edmiston Matriarch)
3162
Father (I believe this belongs to the Edmiston Matriarch) 
3162
Emma near the Edmiston or Young grave lots.
3161
James near the Edmiston or Young grave lots.   3161
Footstone (F. C. - (Frank Caldwell?): 3179
Footstone initials B.M.: 3220

Visited & photographed partially on 1 Jul 2010 (3084 - 3259) then finished up 6 Jul 2010 (3514 - 3663) by Wayne Austin. Initial typing by Faye Bradford. Added 172 listings & photos to this site 6 May 2012 by C. Wayne Austin. Also published in the book Giles County Cemeteries, Page 28-31 by the Historical Society about 1985. Presented on Findagrave.com with 124 listings or a partial listing with some photos. Visited here with George Newman the overseer of this cemetery to view the restoration effort. Photo 4168-4169 from that.

 

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