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CARDIN CEMETERY, Old Stage Coach Road, GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location

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ABERNATHY, Sarah E., dau. of C. & W. Abernathy,
2 Sep 1842 - 19 Sep 1849. Footstone S.E.A.
4187/4188/4192
ARTHUR, William H.,
16 Sep 1844 - 23 Sep 1863. How may a mothers heart dwell on her son and dare to hope again. The Springs' rich promise hath been given in vain, The lovely must depart. Is he not gone, our brightest and our best. Come near and bear the early called to rest. Footstone W.H.A. 
4201C/4201/4203
CARDIN, Larkin,
3 Oct 1785 - 21 Nov 1863.  Footstone L.C.
4197/4196
CARDIN, Rosanna,
20 Apr 1792 - 7 Feb 1843. Footstone R.C.
4194/4193/4195
BOWERS, Mary F., wife of E. Bowers, Daughter of Larkin & Rosanna Cardin,
2 Feb 1834 - 18 Oct 1854. Footstone M.F.B. What is there today: "In memory of . . . . . Consort of (H or A or R) H. . . . . RS & Daughter of Larkin & Rosanna Cardin, Born  Feb 2d 1834 Died Oct 18th 1854. (Parts of the inscription taken from the Giles Co Cem. book of 1989) I cannot disagree with BOWERS, the E. is less evident, but there may be a second initial.)
4189/4190/4191
DYER, Z. T.,
9 Oct 1846 - 23 Aug 1923. Footstone Z. T.D. And think that all his pains are gone, And his toils and sorrows ceased forever. While he chose blood for man, . . . it was shed has? placed upon his head . A crown. . .(below ground & faint).
4180/4184
DYER, Sarah A.,
21 Jan 1852 - 23 Mar 1906. And has she gone forever, gone and left me here to weep till I am called to follow her And in the grave to sleep And since she could no longer stay. . . .
4181C/4181/4185
EZELL, Rosanna B., wife of B.R. Ezell
, 9 Feb 1840 - 11 Jul 1868. Death Death thou hath surprised me. But Christ has gone to receive thee, And I shall arise to see him again.
4202C/4202/4204
EZELL, Susan Hawkins, daughter of B. R. & Rosiana B. Ezell,
6 Feb 1861 - 14 Aug 1862.  Footstone S.H.E.
4198/4199/4200

Fieldstones marking graves:
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Sources: C. Wayne Austin visited and photographed this cemetery with the help of George Newman 17 Mar 2011. Listing transcribed, edited, and added here 24 Jan 2012 by the same. This cemetery also listed on page 74, Giles County Cemetery book by the Giles County Historical Society, 1989.