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BROWN CEMETERY, (Good Billy, Hwy 166, Al State Line), GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

The "Good Billy Brown Cemetery". I have it listed as Brown (Good Billy) for reference purposes only

Map of the Cemetery location   Cemetery Signage

Area Views: 7133/7134/7135/7137/7181/7232/7233/7234/7235/7236/7237/7341/7342/7343/7344/7345/7346/7273/7274/7379
ADKINS, Charles, 5 Oct 1791 - 31 Aug 1867. "Va." (born in Va.; shares the same stone with Mary S. Adkins.) 7202
ADKINS, Mary S., 12 Jul 1866. "His 3rd wife." (shares stone with Charles Adkins.) 7202
AKDINS, L.C., 13 Mar 1824 - 23 Jun 1912. (88yrs, 3 mos, 10 days.) 7200
ADKINS, Richard A., 6 Jun 1825 - 8 Sep 1852. "Erected to the memory of." 7284
ANDERSON, Donald, 12 Dec 1909 - 19 Apr 2006. (mar. to Betty Anderson.) 7375/7374
ANDERSON, Betty, 31 Oct 1938 - no other date. Married: "29 May 1973.", "Acts 2:38." (wife of Donald Anderson and share
same stone.) 7375/7374
BARNES, William G., 1873 - 1955. (shares stone with Susie Edmundson Barnes.) 7169
BARNES, Susie Edmundson, 1880 - 1941. (shares stone with William G. Barnes.) 7169
BARNES, Infant, 28 Aug 1915 - 28 Aug 1915. "Infant daughter of W.G. & Susan Barnes.", "In Heaven there is one angel
more." 7174
BARNETT, Morgan Lee, 11 Aug 1865 - 17 Mar 1922. "There were the sunshine of our home." (shares the same stone with 
Victoria F. Barnett.) 7145/7144
BARNETT, Victoria F., 9 Apr 1876 - 17 Apr 1923. (shares same stone with Morgan Lee Barnett.) 7145
BROWN, Abigail J., 10 Feb 1797 - 4 Feb 1862. 7253/7254
BROWN, William Richardson "Good Billy", 25 Feb 1799 - 28 Apr 1855. 7255/7256
BROWN, Henry J., 27 Jan 1804 - 19 Dec 1866. "Sacred to the Memory of", "Son of Davis and Martha Brown." (Confederate Soldier) 7204/7205/GPS_Photo
BROWN, Edny A., 26 Aug 1813 - 17 Aug 1844. "Wife of J.L. Brown and Daughter of Robert and Nancy Oliver." 7308/7309
BROWN, Sterling C., 1827 - 1830. "Son of W.R. And A. J. Brown." (s/o William Richardson & Abigail Jane Harwell Brown.)  7278
BROWN, Louie, d. 8 Jan 1918, (age 24 years) (No Photo, missed or not found in 2009)
BROWN, William A., 10 Aug 1831 - 12 Oct 1875. (Confederate Soldier) 7247/GPS_Photo
BROWN, Rev. T.F., "died" 22 Apr 1882. "Aged 49 yrs 8 mos & 13 dys." (off base, broken in three pieces, leaning 
against base with the top one third leaning against main part. Wayne Austin lifted this stone off the ground and put the parts together for photo. mb.) 7224/7225/7226
BROWN, Fannie E., 13 Aug 1834 - 27 Nov 1899. "Wife of Rev. T.F. Brown." 7227
BROWN, Mattie W., 29 Aug 1843 - 13 Oct 1865. "Consort of Rev. T.F. Brown A daughter of Benjamin & Ann F. Wharton." 7222/7223
BROWN, Martha P., 8 Apr 1836 - 11 Dec 1845. (Broken in half and leaning against base.) 7279
BROWN, Raleigh H., 13 Feb 1834 - 11 Sep 1856. 7257/7258/7259
BROWN, Nancy, d. 10 Sep 1851. "Consort of Raleigh Brown.", "Age 88 years." 7283
BROWN, Felix, 1849 - 30 Aug 1905. (the N in Brown is engraved backwards.) 7362/7363
BROWN, Bettie Wilson, 18 Oct 1921. "Wife of Felix Brown.", "A.72Y", "Mother."  7364/7365
BROWN, Mary Adelia, 7 Sep 1857 - 22 May 1858. (dau. of William A. & M.A. Brown.) (No Photo, missed or not found in 2009)
BROWN, Ella A., 8 Feb 1859 - 24 Sep 1880. "Consort of R. Van Brown." (Broken in half and leaning against base.) 7248
BROWN, Willie F., 15 Jan 1863 - 31 Jul 1864. 7243
BROWN, Newton A., 14 Mar 1866 - 5 Oct 1911. "He was of this world's brightest and best, and God had need of him."
Footstone: "Husband" 7218/7219/7250
BROWN, Ida G., 1867 - 1957. (This ts was almost completely underground.) 7370
BROWN, John, 10 Mar 1867 - 27 Sep 1924. "We miss thee in our home." (Confederate Soldier) 7358/GPS_Photo
BROWN, Cary, 1862 - 1882. "Son of John Brown.", "Trusting in the Lord." 7319
BROWN, Thomas M., 28 Oct 1873 - 20 Sep 1893. 7238
BROWN, Van, 22 Jan 1879 - 19 Sep 1922. (side of ts crumbling, top off and part on the ground.) 7367/7368/7369
BROWN, Andrew, 1 Jan 1879 - 19 Aug 1903. (ts broken in half and leaning against base with barbed wire.) 7361
BROWN, Mildred Edmundson, 27 Mar 1886 - 12 Dec 1916. 7175
BROWN, Mattie R., 19 Feb 1902 - 19 Feb 1918. 7334/7335
BROWN, John, died 17 Jun 1924. "Age 80 yrs." ,"We will meet again." (shares stone with Sophia Wilson.) 7337
BROWN, Sophia Wilson, 1848 - no other date. "His Wife." (wife of John Brown.) 7337
BROWN, Carrie, d. 1871. "Dau. of John & Sophie Brown.", "A. 8 Mo." (Age 8 Months). 7349
BROWN, Lucy, d. 8 Jun 1872. 7332
BROWN, Dellar, 1875 - 1894. "Dau. of John Brown." 7350
BROWN, Virgie, b. 14 Jul 1877 - no other date. 7333
CHILCOAT, K.H., d. 26 May 1887. "Age 65.3.8.", "A sinner saved by grace." 7263
CHILCOAT, M.A., d. 11 Nov 1898. "Age 69.10.21", "At Rest." 7262 
COLEMAN, Laura, 1849 - 1929. 7356/7357
EDMUNDSON MEMORIAL 7154/7170
EDMUNDSON, Elihu E., 5 Mar 1846 - 18 Dec 1937. Masonic emblem. (shares stone with Cornelia J. Edmundson.) 7171
EDMUNDSON, Cornelia J. "BABE", 30 May 1852 - 29 Mar 1931. (shares stone with Elihu E. Edmundson.) 7171
EDMONDSON, Mattie Lou, 13 Sep 1858 - 2 Jany 1892. "Wife of Dr. V.O. Edmondson." (broken and leaning against base.) 7249
EDMUNDSON, Callie Jones, 7 Jul 1907 - 11 Jan 1999. "7-7-1907   1-11-1999"  7155
EDMUNDSON, Dr. Louis A., 17 Nov 1890 - 30 Oct 1962. "Faithful unto death.". "11-17-1890  - 1962  10-30" 7156
EDMUNDSON, Lillian Jones, 19 Aug 1904 - 7 Apr 1936. "8-19-1904  - 1936 4-7." 7157
EDMUNDSON, Captain Cleburne R., 6 FEb 1884 - 4 Nov 1961. Military marker: "Tennessee Captain US Air 
Force Ret. World War I." "Rest in Peace."  7158/7166
EDMUNDSON, F. Ross, 1882 - 19 __. (shares stone with Mabel C. Edmundson.) 7168
EDMUNDSON, Mabel C., 1892 - 1938. (shares stone with F. Ross Edmundson.) 7168
EDMUNDSON, Infant, 21 Aug 1911 - 21 Aug 1911. "Infant son of F.R. & Mabel Edmundson." 7173
EDMUNDSON, A. Otis, 1 Mar 1883 - 11 Jun 1944. "We miss thee." (mar. to Hattie S. Edmundson and share the same stone.) 
Footstone: 7143/7142
EDMUNDSON, Hattie S., 29 Oct 1879 - 20 Jun 1967. "His wife." (wife of Otis Edmundson and share the same stone.) 7143
EDMUNDSON, Gilbert, 31 Dec 1911 - 11 Jul 1942. "Tho lost to sight to memory dear." 7146
EDMUNDSON, Infant, no dates. "Infant of A.O. & H.E. Edmundson." 7147
EDMUNDSON, John Erskine, 1876 - 1926. Masonic emblem. 7176
EDMUNDSON, unknown, Masonic emblem (large stone broken and on ground unable to lift.) 7189/7190
EVANS, Shirley G., 20 Aug 1896 - 21 Jun 1897. "Son of T.W. & G.J. Evans.", "Only Sleeping." 7184
EVANS, Carrie Mae, 15 Feb 1898 - 29 Mar 1899. "Dau. of T.W. & C. J. Evans." 7185
GENTRY, Emma, 15 Mar 1871 - 20 Nov 1899. 7354/7355
GENTRY, Elizabeth (E.), 18 Nov 1893 - 11 Feb 1902. 7359/7360
GORDON, Watkins BROWNEY, 16 Oct 1893 - 17 Apr 1974. "At Rest."Military marker: "Alabama Sgt US Army World War I." 
(shares stone with Gertrude Edmundson Gordon.) 7161/7162
GORDON, Gertrude Edmundson, 15 Aug 1895 - 16 Feb 1988. (shares stone with Warkins B. Gordon.) 7162
HAGAN MEMORIAL STONE: 7163
HAGAN, William Patrick, 7 Mar 1945 - 11 Sep 1964. 7159/7164
HAGAN, Helen Barnes, 28 Mar 1913 - 1 Oct 2001. 7160/7165
HARDY, Martha M., 25 Nov 1822 - 15 Aug 1901. "Wife of John L. Hardy.", "Come ye Blessed.", "{Blessed is she 
that considereth the poor." 7201 
HARDY, Rufus J., 20 May 1849 - 25 Jul 1893. 7239/7240
HARDY, Sallie M., 27 Mar 1861 - 18 Jun 1918. 7241
HARDY, Infant, 11 Jul 1882. "Infant Dault (Daughter) of R.J. & S.M. Hardy.", "Sleep on Darling Babe." 7242
HARGROVE, Infant, b & d 28 Mar 1909. "Infant son of O.R. & L.M. Hargrove." 7198
HASKINS, Joseph Edward, 3 Sep 1900 - 20 May 1916. 7152 
HASKIN, Robert Joe, 22 Feb 1868 - 4 May 1947. "Father." 7150
HASKIN, Elizabeth, 24 Dec 1869 - 28 Jul 1943. "Mother." 7151
HUGHES, Lewis, 1862 - 1946. (shares stone with Lula Hughes) 7197
HUGHES, Lula, 1875 - 1944. (shares stone with Lewis Hughes) 7197
HUGHES, Ila Lou, 26 Aug 1889 - 5 Apr 1923. "Mother." 7140
HUGHES, Infant, 1923. 7141
HUGHES, Elmer L., 11 May 1900 - 3 Jan 1970. (shares stone with Lettie mae Hughes.) 7196
HUGHES, Lettie Mae, 17 Jan 1903 - 17 Mar 1999. (shares stone with Elmer L. Hughes.) 7196
HUGHES, Lester Mahlon, 8 Nov 1912 - 2 Nov 1989. Military marker: "PVT US Army World War II." 7191
HUGHES, Ed F., 21 Nov 1877 - 28 Feb 1928. "Father." 7193
HUGHES, Ida S., 27 Sep 1877 - 25 Oct 1962. "Mother." 7192
HUGHES, William David, 21 Apr 1929 - 8 Dec 2002. 7195
HUGHES, David Kendrick "Ken", 24 Oct 1947 - 20 Nov 1999. "We love you Uncle." 7194
JACKSON, Robert, 1897 - 1952. (shares stone with Pamela Jackson.) 7209
JACKSON, Pamela, 1900 - 1984. (shares stone with Robert Jackson.) 7209
JACKSON, Cerena M., 9 Jan 1928 - 10 Jul 1928. "Darling we miss thee." 7210
JONES, Sallie C., 8 Apr 1830 - 19 Mar 1862. "Wife of Thomas M.N. Jones.", "She hath found rest 
unto her soul. Her flesh also doth rest in hope. Rest gentle spirit rest. Thy conflicts o'er thy labors done. 
Angels thy friends thy home. The presence of the Holy One." 7251/7252
KENNEY, John, 5 Aug 1803 - 4 Sep 1888. "Father." 7221
KENNEY, Jane G., 14 Feb 1811 - 9 Jan 1886. "Wife of John Kenney.", "Mother."  7220
KENNEY, Martha G. D., 27 Sep 1840 - 25 May 1899. "Dau. of J. & J.G. Kenney." 7217
MIZE, Kathy Gatlin, 26 Jun 1961 - 9 Oct 1993. 7372
REAGIN, Danthea Rebecca, 5 Mar 1812 - 16 Mar 1862. "IZ (IN) memory of", "Consort of Caleb C. Reagin.", "ag. 50 years." 7275/7276
SANDERSON, Inf. 18 Aug 1919. "Inf. dau. of D.W. & Lula Sanderson." 7153
SEAY, Infant, b&d 24 Oct 1900. "Infant of D.A. & M.R. Seay." 7172
SIMMONS, Luther, 17 Apr 1885 - 16 Dec 1892. "Son of J.A. & M.F. Simmons." 7177
SIMMONS, Myrtle, 22 Oct 1901 - 24 Oct 1901. "Dau. of M.H. & L.O. Simmons." 7178
SIMMONS, Infant, b & d 28 Aug 1907. "Infant of M.H. & L.G. Simmons." 7179
SIMMONS, Infant, 29 Sep 1909 - 30 Sep 1909. "Infant of M.H. & L.C. Simmons." 7180
SMITH, Isaac L., 25 Mar 1832 - 27 Mar 1907. (shares stone with Hester J. Smith; Confederate Soldier) 7212/GPS_Photo
SMITH, Hester J., 31 Oct 1838 - 13 Mar 1911. (shares stone with Isaac L. Smith.) 7212
SMITH, Janie E., 29 May 1878 - 31 Dec 1910. "Dau. of I.L. & H.J. Smith.", "We will meet again." 7213
SMITH, H.B., 3 Jan 1846 - 25 Mar 1932. (mar. to and shares stone with Lucy Hardy Smith.) 7199
SMITH, Lucy Hardy, 10 Jan 1847 - 12 Oct 1923. (wife of H.B. Smith and shares stone.) 7199
SMITH, Mattie Sue, 14 Dec 1880 - 22 Sep 1958. 7211
SMITH, Florence May, 6 Sep 1857 - 4 Jan 1946. 7214
SMITH, George A., 20 Jan 1861 - 26 Nov 1941. 7216
SMITH, Rena Turner, 8 Jan 1870 - 25 Mar 1917. "Wife of Geo. A. Smith." 7215
SMITH, Lula E., 19 Aug 1866 - 14 Nov 1883. 7203
SMITH, Jessie Virginia, 19 Sep 1910 - 11 Aug 1911. "Of such is the Kingdon of Heaven." (appears to be a box tomb 
with the end and part of the top broken and missing.) 7187
SMITH, Isaac, 29 Apr 1900 - 19 Jul 1900. "Infant son of C.A. & Floy Smith." 7188
TAYLOR, Rev. G.W., 9 Oct 1854 - 19 Aug 1913. 7148/7149

Unknown soul or souls:
7136/7138/7139/7182/7183/7186/7206/7207/7208/7228/7229/7230/7231/7246/7264/7265/7266/7267/7268/7269/7270
/7271/7272/7277/7280/7281/7285/7286/7287/7288/7289/7290/7291/7292/7293/7294/7295/7296/7297
/7298/7299/7300/7301/7302/7303/7304/7305/7306/7307/7310/7311/7312/7313/7314/7315/7316/7317
/7318/7320/7321/7322/7323/7324/7325/7326/7327/7328/7329/7330/7331/7336/7338/7339/7347/7348
/7351/7352/7353/7371/7373/7340

FOOTSTONE, M.A.B., 7244/7245
FOOTSTONE, W.G.B., 7260/7261
FOOTSTONE, L.B. (maybe Lucy Brown or Luie Brown) 7282

This cemetery though rural is well cared for. It is fenced and behind padlocked gates. You will need to make prior arrangements with the caretaker to visit it.
Vandals, Devil worshipers and such like & other evil people - beware.
Vultures roosting in the cemetery

Other sources
Listed in Giles County Historical book "Cemeteries of Giles County Tennessee", Page 57-59. Submitted about 1983, transcriber unknown. 

Updated with photos and resurvey based on the digital photography dated 24 Sep 2009, by Wayne Austin. Transcribed and listed by Mary Bob McClain from those photos. 7 Oct 2009. Added here 14 Nov 2009 by WA. Updated 21 Oct to add Wes Pullen's GPS photos of the known Confederate States soldiers graves.