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REA-DOSTER CEMETERY (Rea Branch Road), GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location 

Nearby - Parker Cemetery spotted - but not visited - on private land abandoned - buried out there are: Peter Shuler, (1806-1894); wife Martha M. Rushing Shuler, (1815-1881); Dewitt Clinton Parker (1879-1899) and, an infant of Ben & Nomra Wharton among others with no markers. 4973/4972

Area overviews of the cemetery: 4987/5001/5002/5003/5012/5013/5014/5015/5016/5017/5018/5019/5020 /5021/5022/5023/5024/5025
A giant Oak Tree grows just outside the rock wall of this cemetery: 5026 /5027/5028/5029

BLACKBURN, Lonnie Lee, Pvt. Company I, 321, 2 Dec 1894 - 23 July, 1918.  (WWI casualty?) 4982/4983
BLACKBURN, Mary Priscilla, 20 September 1866 - 1 July, 1908.
4989
BLACKBURN, R. C., 17 Jan 1869 - 26 Mar 1934.
4974
BLACKBURN, Robert Seymour, 13 Jun 1903 - 29 Sep, 1903.
4990/4992/4993
DOSTER, W. Z. A., 31 Aug 1841 - 4 Apr 1915, 16th Georgia Regiment, Infantry. Confederates States Army. Father
4984/4985/4986/4988
DOSTER, Elizabeth, 2 Dec 1844 - (only date listed.) Mother
4984/4986/4988
ENGLISH, Mary Ussery Rea
, 9 Mar 1823 - 18 Sep 1896.
4980/4981
GILBREATH, R. R., wife of J. A. Gilbreath, Died 1 Feb 1888. Aged 34 yrs 10 months & 2 Days. A precious one from us has gone. A voice we loved is stilled A place is vacant in our home that can never be filled. 
5000/4991/5001
REA, John H., 9 Nov 1814 - 2 May 1863.
4994/4995
REA, M. J., 9 Jun 1855 - 17 Sep 1876. Gone but not forgotten (surname misspelled - Ray)  
4999/4998/4997/5001
REA, Sarah H., 18 Sep 1848 - 7 Apr 1872.
5004/4996
REA, James M., Died 30 Aug 1857. (no other date but appears to be an adult stone & grave.)
5005
REA, John W. A., 15 Oct 1857 - Oct 23, 1859.
5006
REA, Joseph C., 13 Sep 1842 - 31 Jan 1862.
5008/5007/5009
REA, J. T., 31 Oct 1838 - 19 Feb 1880. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints. 
5010
THOMAS, Emma Blackburn, 22 Mar 1897 - 12 --- 1918.
YOKLEY, John Lee, 26 Feb 1914 - 31 Oct 1918.
4976
YOKLEY, Willie Mai, 1 Sep 1912 - 23 Sep 1914. daughter of Andrew & Pearl Yokley.
4975/4979/4978

Unknown fragment of a footstone only a "Y" remains:
5011

This cemetery is in danger of being trampled out of existence by livestock. The stones are scattered and cows run freely inside the fallen rock wall. Few of the stones are standing anymore in their original places over the graves. The same can be said for the footstones.

Visited & photographed 4 Apr 2011 by C. Wayne Austin. Added to this site 10 Nov 2011 by the same.