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LAIRD-McLAURINE CEMETERY, (Fry Branch Rd, Old Lynnville) GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
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Area Photos of the Cemetery: 5555/5556/5557/5558/5559/5560/5432/5433/5434/5435/5445/5446/5447/5448/5449/5450/5496/5501/5502/5503/5504/5505/5544/5545/5546/5547/
5548/5549/5550/5567/5568/5569/5570
Cemetery signage: 5571/The Gate: 5430


BUGG, Anna Maria, 23 Jun 1830 - 5 Jul 1844, age 14 yrs, 12 days. 5526C/5526
BUGG, Fannie S., wife of R. M. Bugg, 25 Mar 1843 - 23 Jul 1871. 5527C/5527/5528
BUGG, Inf. dau. of R.M. & Martha Bugg, 2 Aug 1844 d. same day. 5524C/5524
BUGG, Martha (Patsy) Laird, wife of Robert Bugg 16 Mar 1807 - 29 Apr 1893. 5477/5479
BUGG, Robert Malone, 20 Jan 1805 - 18 Feb 1887. 5478/5479
CALDWELL, J. G., 9 Dec 1857 - (0r 1837) - 11 February 1865. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
DICKERSON, Son of Jones W. & Vashti G. Dickerson 30 Aug 1879 - 7 Nov 1879. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
DICKERSON, Thomas Martin, inf. son of Jones W. & Vashti Gordon Dickerson, who was the dau. of Thomas Martin Lane & Sarah Leverett McLaurine Gordon, 22 Dec 1877 - 13 Oct 1878
EVANS, Elizabeth Hightower Dodson, second wife of John Evans, d. 25 May 1885
EVANS, Henry, 22 Mar 1822 - 27 Nov 1884. 5488/5490/5496
EVANS, M.A. (Mary Ann Dodson), wife of Henry Evans, (1830) - died 21 Feb, 1910. 5489C/5489/5490/5496
EVANS, Houston, 5 Aug 1861 - 18 Aug 1865
EVANS, James B., inf. son of James H. Evans, Jr. and Zina C. Evans, 26 Dec 1856 - 7 Jan 1857
EVANS, James H., 12 Dec 1820 - 4 Oct, 1906. 5493C/5493/5495/5496
EVANS, Zina Louise, 28 Feb 1827 - 7 Apr 1888 5493C/5493/5495/5496
EVANS, James Hampton, 17 Aug 1792 - 22 Jan 1837 James Hampton Evans, born 17 Aug 1792, Stokes County N. C. - died 22 Jan 1837 Giles Co. Tn., Son of Edward Evans & Martha E. Hampton. Vet of War of 1812. 5537/5538/5539
EVANS, Nancy (Laird), dau. of John Laird, 31 May 1793 - 28 Jul 1884, (married James Hampton Evans, 13 Jul 1813 Giles Co. Tn. 12 known children were born to this union.) 5540/5541
EVANS, John Franklin, son of John & Elizabeth Evans, 17 Mar 1851 - 15 Nov 1854. 5562C/5561/5562/5563
EVANS, John, 26 Dec 1815 - 6 Jan, 1903. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
EVANS, Sarah Jane Cochran, 1st wife of John Evans, d. 1839. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
EVANS, Bessie May, dau. of J. R. & D.A. Evans, 21 Dec 1887 - 3 Oct 1892. 5494C/5494/5495/5496
EVANS, Roberta Ann, dau. of Robert Laird Evans, 25 Jan 1854 - 28 Sep 1866. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
EVANS, Sarah Frances, dau. of Robert Laird Evans, 18 Dec 1860 - 9 Feb 1887 (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
EVANS, Sarah Jane Cochran, Evans, dau. of John Evans, 25 Dec 1838 - 13 Jan, 1901. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
EVANS, Zina E., inf. dau. of James H. & Zina C. Evans, 20 Jul 1867 - 31 Aug 1867(no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
FAIN, Nicholas S., 10 May 1785 - 24 Feb 1830
FITZPATRICK, Elmira, d. 5 Feb 1908, aged 87 yrs. stone in southwest corner of cemetery. 5437/5436/5438
FLEMING, M. P., 15 Oct 1849 - 22 Jan 1876. 5509C/5509/5510
GORDON, Beulah Gordon, dau. of Thomas Martin Lane Gordon, d. 1879 5474/large slab covering Gordon lots no inscriptions found by this surveyor other than surname Gordon inscribed on two places on the giant limestone slab: 5475/5476
GORDON, Buford Gordon, son of Thomas Martin Lane Gordon 1856 - 1886 (buried under the Gordon slab?)
GORDON, Lee Gordon, son of Thomas Martin Lane Gordon 1865 - 1886 (buried under the Gordon slab?)
GORDON, Sarah Leverette McLaurine, 1835 - 9 Apr 1888, wife of Thomas Martin Lane Gordon (buried under the Gordon slab?)
HEMRICK, Sarah, consort of John Hamrick, 23 May 1788 - 7 Dec 1833, age 45 yrs, 6 mos. 5542C/5542/5543/5544
LAIRD, John, 17 Mar 1770, in Belfast, Ireland, moved to Lynn Creek in 1808, d. 27 Dec 1861. 5514C/5514/5516
LAIRD, Mary D. Consort of John Laird, born Sept 10, 1768 - died Dec 16, 1846. 2nd stone: Sarcred to the memory of Mary Laird wife of John Laird born Sep 20th 1768 and departed this life decr 16th 1846, age 78 yrs, 9 mos, 26 days.  5515C/5515/5516/2nd stone:5521C/5521/5522
LAIRD, Catherine, 20 Oct 1795 - 18 Nov 1833, age 38 yrs, 26 days. 5551C/5551/5554
LAIRD, John Jr., 25 Sep 1797 - 17 Oct 1819, age 22 yrs. 5552C/5552/5553/5554
LAIRD, Martin, 14 Feb 1800 - 30 Dec 1856. 5486C/5485/5486/5487
LAIRD, Sarah B., 26 Feb 1829 - 16 Mar 1829 (stone not found 24 Oct 2012 survey)
LAIRD, Margaret C., 14 Feb 1833 - 10 Nov 1833. 5532C/5532
LAIRD, George M., 26 Jul 1836 - 22 Sep 1838. 5533/5534
LAIRD, two fragments of 1850s style tombstones, I can see 26th (which may be for Sarah Laird) on one and cannot make out the other, 5529/5530/5531
MALONE, George T. (Thompson), 30 Sep 1805 Va. - 21 Dec 1862.  (son of George Booth and Sarah Fawlkes Malone.) 5482C/5482/5483/5484
MALONE, Mary Dorothy "Polly" Laird , 11 Jan 1805 in N. C. - 20 Jun 1856 in Giles Co. Tn. , wife of George Thompson Malone. 5481C/5481/5484
MALONE, George B., 1 Dec 1827 - 11 Sep 1844.  5523/5517/Footstone G.B.M.:5518/5519/5520
MCGUIRE, C. W., 1 Mar 1857 - 9 Mar 1857, Infant of Robert Redmond McGuire, Sr. & Anastasia "Ann" MaLaurine, Grand child of Cornelius Wesley McGure Sarah Ann Meloney, and of Willis Swann McLaurine & Susan Rhodes. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey)
MCGUIRE, W. W., 1 Mar 1857 - 6 Mar 1857, Infant of Robert Redmond McGuire, Sr. and Anastaisa "Ann" McLaurine. Grand child of Cornelius Wesley McGure Sarah Ann Meloney, and of Willis Swann McLaurine & Susan Rhodes. (no inscribed stone found in the 14 Oct 2012 survey. See findagrave.com)
McLAURINE, Buford Gordon, inf. son of Goerge Taylor & Edmonda Hewlett McLaurine, 29 Oct 1875 - 4 Mar 1876
McLAURINE, DeWitt Franklin, 2 Feb 1848 - 4 Apr 1888 (remains moved to Lynnville abt ca 1900. [see Lynnwood Cem])
McLAURINE, Franklin Taylor, 2 Oct 1810 - 2 Oct 1884 (remains moved to Lynnville abt ca 1900. [see Lynnwood Cem])
McLAURINE, George Edward & Hortense Scott McLaurine, twins of George Taylor & Edmonda Hewlett McLaurine, b. 22 Aug 1880, one d. 29 Sep 1880, the other a few days later.
McLAURINE, Hortense Scott, dau. of F.T. & Ann McLaurine, 16 Sep 1841 - 10 Feb 1844, age 2 yrs, 4 mos, 25 days. 5535C/5535/5536
McLAURINE, Hortense, 11 yr. old dau. of Franklin & Ann Laird McLaurine, d. about 1860
McQUIGG, Ellen, daughter of Abner T. & Martha A. McQuigg, 7 Aug 1861 - 29 Aug 1863
McQUIGG, Sarah, 28 Feb 1859 - 5 Mar 1865. 5564C/5564/5565/5566
MONTGOMERY, Robert, 9 Nov 1814 - 24 Nov 1885. 5491C/5491/5492
MOORE, Mary M., wife of Albert Moore, 25 Oct 1801 - 8 Mar 1855. 5480C/5480
MOORE, William, d. at age 77 yrs (no dates) Father 5499/5500
MOORE, Polly Ann, d. at age 63 yrs (no dates) Mother 5499/5500
WILLEFORD, Knowlie Shaw, son of H.G. b N. J. Willeford, 30 Jan 1875 - 19 Sep ----  Footstone K.S.W. remains: 5455/5456
WILLEFORD, Nancy (Compton), wife of Hardy Willeford, 18 Aug 1798 - 17 Jul 1878. (Near front entrance; fracture makes year death date unreadable) 5451/5450/footstone N.W.:5452/5454
WILLEFORD, Sallie M., 14 Sep 1837 - 4 Oct 1869, age 32 yrs. 5453C/5453/5454
. . . . . . , Polly Ann (surname not given) (last person buried at old McLaurine Cemetery)


Footstone F.S.B. beside probable crumbled headstone: 5443/5444
Unknown rough cut limestone rock near entrance at south end: 5431
Unknown burials - stones marking graves, stood on end and buried half way into the ground, facing east: 5439/5440/5441/5442/5445/5446/5447/5448/5449/5457/5458/5459/5460/5461/5462/5464/5465/5466/5469/5470/5471/5472/5473/5497/5498/5506/5507/5508/5511/5512/5513
Unknown sides of an old box tomb no top found: 5463
LONG, Betty Witt, 1931 - 2010, Placque placed on a large limestone bench: "Placed in Memory, Honor & Gratitude  of Betty Witt Long, 1931 - 2010, interred in Lynnwood Cemetery GGG-Grandaughter of John & Anna Frey Laird. Her initiative, energy & scholarly family research were instrumental to the restoration of this cemetery." 5467/5468
 

Transcribed from Photos taken by C Wayne Austin 24 Oct 2012. This cemetery is presented in the book Cemeteries of Giles County Tennessee by the Historical Society 1986. Page 193-195. Findagrave has this cemetery split between the John Laird Cemetery (54) listings & McLaurine Cemetery with just a few more listings. There are 63 known listings above with many graves marked with fieldstones by standing them on their end and burying them facing east in a row of graves.