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MORRISTOWN CEMETERY, (Dry Creek Road) GILES COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location

Area Views: 2190/2191/2192/2204

MORRIS, Susanah, 28 Oct 1770 - 19 Sep 1840. 2196/2197 (Nee Susanah Tacker Morris, per Beverly Jones, Her husband was Isaac Morris Sr.. He is not buried here, but interred at Isaac Morris Cemetery in Giles Co. down the hill, across Little Dry Creek & southwest of here 500 yards. bevandjustin@rgv.rr.com)
MORRIS, Joshua, 1 Dec 1807 - 17 May 1897. "Born in Davidson Co. North Carolina. Died in Giles Co. Tenn." 2200/2201/2202/2203
MORRIS, Mary S. Tarkington, 12 Feb 1812 - 31 Aug 1843. "wife of Joshua Morris." Footstone: "M.S.M." 2193/2194/2195
MORRIS, Isaac General L., 11 Oct 1829 - 26 Jun 1853. "Son of Joshua and Mary S. Tarkington Morris." 2198/2199
MORRIS, Rosco, 1 Nov 1899 - 1 Jul 1901, son of W. L. & Sallie Morris. - Photos by Terina Boyd: Headstone photo/Footstone photo/2192

This is the old white graveyard. There have been no burials here for more than an hundred years. It is adjacent to the African American Cemetery which is recently active and much larger. This cemetery is surrounded by a wooden log fence.

Visited & photographed 29 Dec 2009 by Wayne Austin. Initial typing by Faye Bradford 05 Jan 2010, Updating & Editing of listing by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 23 Feb 2010. Added to this site 16 Sep 2010 by Wayne Austin. Also listed in the book: Giles County Tennessee Cemeteries, page 372, by the Giles County Historical Society, about 1988. This site modified to separate the Isaac Morris Cemetery 8 Mar 2011. Updated for Terina Boyd's photos 11 May 2011.