MOUNT HERMON (old) CEMETERY (Hart Road) BEDFORD COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location


Area overviews of the cemetery: 1711/1712/1713/1742/1751/1765/1790/1791/1810/1811/1812/1813/1814/1815/1830/1851/1871/1872/1873/1874
Cemetery signage: 1792/1793
The bronze plaque honoring all known folks buried here - please study this if you are interested in this cemetery - you will find unique information on this plaque not listed  here:  1870/1869
Mount Herman Baptist Church located between the Old & New Mt Hermon Cemetery: 1875/1876/1877
Old historic house a bit unkept on New Hermon Road just 1/4 south east 1/4 mile of the cemetery: 1709
ASKINS, Robert E., 1896 - 1975. 1867
ASKINS, Ruby Earnestine, 1892 - 1956. 1866
BEDWELL, Pharaby Ann, Died 27 Aug 1857, Aged: 31 yrs, wife of J. B. Bedwell. 1743/1745
BENNETT, John, 11 Apr 1815 - 2 Dec 1888. 1817
and
BENNETT, Martha Samantha Leathers, 18 Oct 1841 - 1 Apr 1923. 1816
BURNS, Virginia, 18 Apr 1928 - 23 Apr, 1928. 1859
BURROW, Jeremiah L., (abt 1828 - Jul 1889) Company M 5th Tenn Cav. Surname spelled "Barrow", should be Burrow. Believe this stone for Jeremiah L. (Lee?) Burrow the same as 
John "Jerry" Burrow husband of 1st Jane Bennett, 2nd wife was Margaret Caldonia Bingham* . His true name is Jeremiah L. Burrow, son of Phillip Burrow and Araminta Mason. He went by Jerry. We think 
the L is for Lee, but we have no proof. His 3rd wife was Margaret Wilhoite, and they had a daughter Johnnie that married Elijah Eaton Source: Gerald Burrow 4 Jan 2012. 1824/1830
BURROW. Margaret Wilhoite, 1845 - 1923. (daughter of Jacob Wilhoite III b. 1819 & Malinda Burrow Wilhoite b. 1821. Margaret was the wife of John "Jerry" Burrow) 1825/1830 
BURROW,  Looseti/(Lousetty) L., 5 Dec 1878 - 8 Apr 1881, daughter of W. M. & Joanna Burrow. (stone broken into several pieces) 1856/1857
CONWELL, G. M., 16 Nov 1838 - 20 May 1865.  1801/1802
C. . . . . ., E. M., (foot marker, initials  E. M. C. )  1768/1766/1769
DAVIS, James H., 1869 - 1942. (concrete marker.) 1732
DAVIS, Henrietta Smith, 1871 - 1921. Grandmother. 1720
DAVIS, Reuben Dewy, 7 Sep 1930 - 20 Jun 1933. 1729
DAVIS, Thomas Arnold, 17 Nov 1921 - 20 Oct 1925. 1730
DAVIS, Ezria, Infant son of Harvey & Henrietta, (no dates provided) 1731
EATON, Elijah "Lige", 1871 - Died 16 Aug 1956, age: 88, (Spry Funeral Home) 1827/1830
EATON, Johnnie Burrow, Born ca 1880 - Died 4 Nov 1953, (dau. of Jeremiah L., "Jerry" Burrow & Margaret Wilhoite Burrow; wife of Elijah "Lige" Eaton; (Spry Funeral Home, Alabama) 1826/1830 
EATON, Jack, 25 Jul 1904 - 1 Mar 1958. Father.  1828/1830
EATON, Martha Ann, 1909 - 9 Apr 1964. 1829/1830
GILLILAND, John, 1850 - 1939. 1714
and
GILLILAND, Laura F., 1849 - 1932. (Inside wrought iron fence.) 1714
GILLILAND, Infant daughter of J. W. & L. F. Gilliland, Born & Died 4 Sep 1884. 1715
GILLILAND, William Henry, 1882 - 1959, no marker. 
GILLILAND, William T., 1 Dec 1888 - 22 May 1906. We hope to join you on the Heavenly Shore. 1716
GAMMILL, E. H., 25 Feb 1802 - 15 Mar 1885.  Stone broken into several pieces. 1838/1839/1849
GAMMILL, Eliza Ann, 12 Apr 1843 - 1 Jul 1876. She is not dead but sleeping. 1840/1844
GAMMILL, James E., 28 Feb 1862 - 10 Jul 1891. 1841/1844
GAMMILL, Joshua, 18 Jan 1873 - 14 Oct 1875, son of W. M. & Eliza A. Gammill. 
GAMMILL, Scott, 1879 - 1941 1846/1845
and
GAMMILL, Ola R., 1884 - 1945. 1846/1845
GAMMILL, W. M., 12 Apr 1837 - 11 Sep 1906. 1842/1844
and
GAMMILL, Sarah A. Gammill 16 Aug 1852 - no other date. (Sarah A. Gammill died 27 Oct 1930 and is buried in Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville.) 1843/1844
GAMMILL, Sam B., 6 Jun 1882 - 5 Jul 1882. 1850/1851
HART, Derrel, 5 Jun 1818 - 9 Oct 1876. 1848
and
HART, Rachel, 10 Mar 1819 - 26 Mar 1914. 1848
HEART(HART), Derrel B., 26 Aug 1882 - 15 Sep 1882, son of J. F. & M. M. Heart (Hart). 1852
HART, Henry, 25 Dec 1783 - 23 Oct 1857. 1750/1751
HART, Thursey E., 20 Feb 1884 - 1 Oct 1885, daughter of Samuel & Rachel Hart. Prepare yourselves and follow me. 1847
H. . . . , B.,  (foot marker, initials  B. H. scratched on fieldstone.)  1855
MCLAUGHLIN, Addie Lou, Born abt 1897, died small, daughter of Harrison & Charity Burrow McLaughlin. (info by Mrs. R. L. Patterson in 1963) no marker. 
MCLAUGHLIN, Emma, Born abt 1888, died when small, daughter of Harrison & Charity Burrow McLaughlin. (info by Mrs. R. L. Patterson in 1963) no marker
MCLAUGHLIN, Payton, Born abt 1881, died as a small child, son of Harrison & Charity Burrow McLaughlin. (info by Mrs. R. L. Patterson in 1963)  no marker. 
MCLAUGHLIN, Daniel Freeman, , Born abt 1871, Died at age 1 month,  son of Harrison & Charity Burrow McLaughlin. (info by Mrs. R. L. Patterson in 1963) no marker.
MCLAUGHLIN, Zora, Born abt 1879, died in infancy, daughter of Harrison & Charity Burrow McLaughlin. (info by Mrs. R. L. Patterson in 1963) no marker. 
NELMS, Bell, 31 Jul 1852 - 1 Oct 1891, aged: 39 y, 2 m, 1d., wife of A. F. Nelms. Gone to Rest. She was caring. . . (stone worn and broken) 1858
PARKS, Oscar F., 4 Jan 1884 - 13 Sep 1888, son of E. B. & S. M. Parks. 1836/1837
PETTY, Pressley, 26 Jun 1811 - 9 Jan 1866. (Has a new and an old broken one) 1832/1833/1835
PETTY, Mary B., 1816 - 8 Jan 1866. (Has a new and an old stone.) 1834/1835
PETTY, Fanny, 1848 - 1887. 1831/1835
PHELPS, Luretha A., 8 Jan 1836 - 10 Jan 1901.  Mother. Gone but not forgotten.  1741/1742
PIERCE, Henry C. 1875 - 1953. Asleep in Jesus.  1746
REES, Flem S. 10 Jul 1836 - 1 Jul 1900. Gone but still remembered. 1735/1736
REES, Granville L., Born 1849 -Died 1850, aged one year. 1777/1778
REES, Rufus W., 17 Feb 1847 - 17 Jun 1907. 1862/1861/1863
and
REES, Martha Coanza, 28 Aug 1854 - 28 Jun 1927. 1862/1861/1863
REESE, Sarah, ca 1765 - Died 31 Dec 1854, Aged 89 Years.  Blessed are they who die in the Lord. Henceforth they rest from their labors and their works do follow them. 1775/1773/1774/1776/1778
REID, William G. (Garrett), 2 Jul 1852 - 19 Jan 1934. (W. G. Reid also had a third wife & 6 children by her - Addie F. Wilhoite. She is interred in the Mt. Hermon (New) Cemetery) 1757/1756/1755
REID, Sarah J., 22 Jul 1853 - 23 May 1891.  (1st) wife of William Garrett Reid - six chldren: Charlie, Etchie "Edd", Beatrice, Bevie, Bertha and Raleigh 1756/1755/1758
REID, Sarah E., 22 Nov 1852 - 30 Nov 1913, (2nd) wife of W. G. Reid (no children). Thy will be done. 1754/1755
ROZAR, David W., 21 May 1854 - 22 May 1854. 1809/1808/1810
ROZAR, Amandy J., 5 Oct 1850 - 2 Feb 1851.  1807
SHARP, Granville, Died July 1886, aged: abt 30 yrs. (Inside wrought iron fence.) 1734
SMITH, W., (fieldstone, no dates; no certain this is a match to the photo.)  1725/1726
SMITH, . . . . . . ., (fieldstone,  William H. Smith 1882-1939.) no marker
SMITH William Henry, 1 Sep 1883 - 23 Feb 1959. 1721/1722
THOMPSON, D. W.,  (fieldstone, no dates). 
TURPEN, 	Jessie, 9 Nov 1828 - 1 May 1906.   1788/1790/1782
and 
TURPEN, Matilda A., 14 Dec 1838 - 2 Aug 1904. 1789/1790
WINSTEAD, Samuel, 20 Sep 1801 - 6 Oct 1861. 1737
WINSTEAD, Fanny Ann, wife of Samuel Winstead, 26 Jan 1801 - 3 Apr 1871. Age 70 years, 2 Months & 10 days. 1738/1739/1740
WOMBLE, Cornelius A., 9 Apr 1823 - 5 Dec 1887, (his 1st wife Mary Eliza Leathers or Rozier.)  Has an old broken monument and a new one. Old footstone C. W. still in place.  1818/1821/1820/1819
WOMBLE, Mary H. "Polly", Born abt 1821 - Died between 1909-1911, (2nd wife of C. A. Womble, (nee: Mary H. 'Polly' Bennett, daughter of Isaac & Margaret Bennett. Her brother 
was John Bennett, 11 Apr 1815 - 2 Dec 1888 also buried Old Mt Hermon Cemetery. no marker found for Mary H. [ref.: Gerald Burrow 7 Jan 2012])
WOODARD, William,  Died 28 Nov 1873. Aged about 88 Years.  1786
WOODARD, Annis, (born Cir 4 Apr 1819) - Died 16 Sep 1883, Aged: 64 y, 5 m, 12 d. (surname covered by bad repair job and also broken away; we can see no surname but was given info that said it was "Woodard") 1864/1865/1787
Many graves -marked with fieldstones - no inscription: 1723/1724/1727/1728/1733/1744/1752/1772/1783/1784/1785/1822/1823/1853/1854
. . . . . . . . , Alvira, 18 Apr 1851 - 21 Aug 1852. (top part of name broken away) 1785
Grave sinks- no markers: 1717/1761/1763/1764
Five headstones - marking graves - not formal stones - no inscription: 1718
Two headstones - marking graves - not formal stones - no inscription: 1719
Concrete Cinder Blocks as grave markers - no inscription: 1747/1748/1749/1751/1753/1759/1760/1762/1767/1770/1771/1779/1780/1781/1794/1795/1796/1797/1798/1799/1800/1860
Stackstone Monuments - carved limestone stacked together - no inscriptions: 1803/1804/1805/1806

*Margaret Caldonia Bingham was the daughter of William Thomas J. Bingham and Sarah Elizabeth "Sally" Bennett Bingham.

This presentation is based on the photography of C. Wayne Austin 8 Feb 2011. Initial transcription by Faye Bradford, editing and publication by C. Wayne Austin. Listed on page 316-317 of Bedford County Tennessee Cemetery Records by Tim & Helen Marsh, but including some known and obvious changes. Added here 20 Dec 2011 by Wayne Austin.

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