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HAZLEWOOD-ROSS-EUBANK CEMETERY, (Fiducia Rd off of Hwy 166) GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

The Pulaski Citizen - 18 May 1876 - Aspen Hill

There is a man in this community whose history is very remarkable. I refer to Mitchell Hazelwood, Esq. He was born in Charlotte County, Virginia, on the 8th day of June, 1791; came to Giles County in 1818, and except for 9 years in Alabama, has resided here ever since. He was married to Miss Maggie Strong, by whom he had 9 children, 6 of whom are still living. He now has 6 children, 23 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren–a family of 62 persons.
This seems like obedience to the divine command, “Be fruitful and multiply.” Mr. Hazelwood is now in his 85
th year, but is remarkably sprightly for a man of his age. He never had a law suit in his life. He was a soldier in the War of 1812.

The Pulaski Citizen - 17 May 1877

Mitchell Hazelwood died on the 11th instantly, after a brief illness. He quietly passed away at the advanced age of 86 years, less 27 days. He was a soldier in the War of 1812.