SIMPSON CEMETERY, (Liberty Hill RdOld Campbellsville Rd) - GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
aka Wilburn Cemetery
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Area photos of the Simpson Cemetery: 6554/6555/6652/6653
The Simpson Cemetery is part of the plantation once owned by William Roger Simpson, who built the two story house at the cemetery. The bricks for the chimney were made on the plantation: 6651

ALEXANDER, Florence W., 8 Jul 1898 - 12 Jun 1945, w/o Kelly Alexander; d/o William Thomas and Mary Alice Elder Wilburn. 6634
ALEXANDER, Kelly, 15 Aug 1898 - 1 Oct 1982; h/o Florence Wilburn [Married 22 Jan 1917, GCT]; s/o Jesse and Othella Koon Alexander. 6634/Obituary
ALEXANDER, Jesse, 1873 - 1955, h/o Othella Koon [Married 4 Oct 1896, GCT]; s/o Lem and Sally ________Alexander. 6641
ALEXANDER, Othella Koon, 1875 - 1939, w/o Jesse Alexander {married 4 October 1896}; d/o Bob and Frances Johnson Koon. 6641/Obituary
BALL, Leonard L., 24 Apr 1871 - 5 Nov 1897; s/o John William & Mary Frances Gilbert Ball. 6594C/
6594/6595/6596/6597
BALL, Mary E., 6 Dec 1844 - 20 Jun 1845; d/o Albert and Emeline Simpson Ball. 6577C/6577
BALL, Nellie E., 6 Oct 1892 - 15 Oct 1894; d/o John William and Mary Frances Gilbert Ball {married 27 Sep 1866, GCT].
6593C/6593
BALL, William Motta, 5 Jul 1869 - 9 Sep 1870; s/o John William and Mary Frances Gilbert Ball {married 27 September 1866} 6563C/6563
BILES S. J. {Stephen Jerome}, 23 Dec 1840- 2 Jun 1904; h/o [1]. Martha A. Creecy {married 15 August 1865 in Giles County, TN}; h/o [2]. Clara Ellis; s/o Jesse M. and Frances A. Simpson Biles. 6556/6557/Census
BILES, Fannie Lou, 25 Jan 1870 - 3 Oct 1870; d/o Stephen J. and Martha A. Creecy Biles. 6561C/6561
BILES, Frances A., 19 Mar 1815 - 21 Jan 1876; w/o Jesse M. Biles; d/o William Roger and Margaret Williamson Simpson. 6560C/6560
BILES, Jesse J. M., 29 Sep 1818- 16 Feb 1894; h/o Frances A. Simpson; s/o Stephen and Martha Ellis Walker Biles. 6558C/6558
BILES, Martha A., 19 Jan 1846 -30 Jan 1883; w/o S. J. Biles; d/o _______ and _______ Creecy. 6562C/6562/2nd stone: 6568
BILES, Mary E., 17 Apr 1881- 26 Mar 1894; d/o Stephen J. and Martha A. Creecy Biles. 6559C/6559
BOSWELL, Sarah D., 3 Jun 1811- 15 May 1839; w/o John Boswell; d/o William Roger and Margaret Williamson Simpson. 6575C/6575/6576
B. . . . . . . , S.W., (footstone No other information, next to Sarah D. Bosewell) 6574
D. . . . . . ., S.S., fieldstone with initials scratched along with a date 26 Aug 1826. 6586/6587/6589
HOOVER, Mrs. Marthie,  1 Jan 1830 - 9 Feb 1917. Dear Mother is at rest. Mother of Mrs W. A. Whitlock. 6642/Obituary
JONES, Emily V. Biles, 1836 - 1924; w/o Willis Henry Jones {married 26 October 1862}; d/o Charles and _____ Biles. 6622/6623/6624/Census
JONES, Willis Henry, 1838 - 1911; h/o Emily Victoria Biles, [Married 8 Oct 1862, GCT]; s/o Martin Slaughter and Mary Jane Menefee Jones; CSA Co. K, 3rd TN Inf 6622/6624
JONES, S. J., 1865 - 1925; s/o Willis Henry and Emily Victoria Biles Jones. 6625
MARSHALL, C. G., 29 Mar 1876- 10 Mar 1904; s/o _____ & ______Marshall. 6643/6644
MEAGHER, June Coffman, 20 June 1923 - 01 Mar 2007; w/o Charles F. Meagher {married 19 Dec 1946 in GCT}; d/o David Henderson Coffman and Orlean Wilb urn Coffman. 6612/Obituary
NELSON, Fannie P., 25 Feb 1866 -12 Dec 1901; w/o J. W. Nelson [Married 5 Feb 1889 in GCT]; d/o _______ and _________ Petty. 6609/6610
PETTY, Elizabeth A., 25 Jul 1856 - 15 Jul 1857; d/o James H. and Nancy Neal Simpson Petty. 6601
PETTY, J. H. {James Henry}, 6 Dec 1824 - 10 Jan 1892; h/o Nancy N. Simpson [Married 23 Dec 1847, GCT]; s/o Francis and Polly Goode Foulks Petty; CSA, Co. K, 1st (6th) TN Cav. 6603/6604
PETTY, Nancy N., 15 Nov 1836 - 14 Oct 1920; w/o James Henry Petty; d/o William Roger and Margaret Elizabeth Williamson Simpson. 6602/Obituary
POTTS, Edward Lee, 13 Aug 1910- 27 Aug 1969; h/o Orlean Wilburn; s/o Andrew B. and Catherine "Kate" Cobb Potts {married 1 November 1904 in GCT} 6613/Obituary
POTTS, Orlean Wilburn, 5 Nov 1902- 15 Jul 1998; w/o [1]. David Henderson Coffman [Married 22 Sep 1922, GCT]; w/o [2]. Edward Lee Potts; d/o Joseph Anderson and Mamie C. Eubank Wilburn {married 29 December 1898 in GCT} 6613/Obituary
PULLEY, Dora Petty, 27 Dec 1860- 14 Apr 1921; Mother; w/o James H. Pulley {married 14 November 1901}; d/o ____________ and ____________ Petty. 6611
PULLEY, J. H., 22 Mar 1848 - 1 Apr 1921; Father; h/o Dora Petty; s/o S. S. D. 25 Aug 1824 - 6 Oct 18__; This is carved on sandstone.  6611
SCRUGGS, Alice C., 6 Nov 1861 - 6 Oct 1881. 6607C/6607
SCRUGGS, Clarence C., 5 Apr 1858 -30 Sep 1870; s/o William H. and Martha C. Simpson Scruggs. 6606C/6606
SCRUGGS, John R., 5 Oct 1864 - 27 Sep 1865. 6605C/6605
SCRUGGS, William H., 14 Oct 1823 - 14 Apr 1886; h/o Martha C. Simpson. 6608C/6608
SCRUGGS, Martha C., 20 Jun 1829 - 14 Apr 1893; w/o William H. Scruggs; d/o William Roger and Margaret Williamson Simpson. 6608C/6608/Obituary
SHELTON, Judy Elaine, 29 Dec 1947- 29 Dec 1947; d/o Thomas Joe and Bessie Mae Alexander Shelton. 6635
SIMPSON, Amy Catherine, 1 Sep 1839 -31 Aug 1858; w/o John F. Simpson {married 25 January 1855}; d/o Carey and Elizabeth Gilbert 6578/6579/6580/Census
SIMPSON, John F., 22 Apr 1832- 21 Aug 1881; h/o [1]. Amy Catherine Gilbert {married 25 January 1855}; h/o [2]. Mary E. Mason {married 12 September 1868 in GCT}; h/o [3]. Edna Strong {married 21 October 1879 in GCT} s/o Roger and Margaret Williamson Simpson Co. A, 3rd TN Inf CSA. 6581C/6581/6582/6584
SIMPSON, Margaret, 15 Mar 1790 - 28 May 1880; w/o Roger Simpson; d/o Nathan and Sarah Swift Williamson.
6592
SIMPSON, Roger, 2 Nov 1788 - 31 Aug 1870; h/o Margaret Williamson {married December 27, 1808 in Caswell County, NC}; s/o Aaron and Charlotte Wiseheart Simpson. 6590C/6590
/6591/Obituary
SIMPSON, Samuel Scruggs, 1870 - 1919; s/o John F. and Mary E. Mason Simpson. 6583/6584
STRONG, J. T., 1 Feb 1831 - 7 Jan 1846; s/o M. T. and Nancy Strong. 6572/6573
S. . . . . . , W. S.,  (died) D. Oct 6 18--; Sandstone, 6588/6589
TAYLOR, John W., 22 Oct 1826 - 17 May 1903; h/o [1]. Martha A. Whitefield (married 1860); h/o [2]. Eugenia McCord Newbill {married 25 August 1895 in GCT}; Co. A, 3rd TN Inf CSA. 6569/6570C/6570
TAYLOR, Martha A., 4 May 1835 - 14 Apr 1889; w/o John W. Taylor; d/o Willis and Mary "Polly" Simpson Whitfield. 6571C/6571
WHITFIELD, Dovie Lillian, died 20 May 1879, Age 10 Mos & 14 Dys; d/o J. T. and M. E. Whitfield.
6600C/6600
WHITFIELD, Infant, 30 Apr 1876 - 30 Apr 1876; I/O J. T. and M. E. Whitfield.
6598C/6598
WHITFIELD, Mary W., 18 Mar 1815 - 10 Nov 1840; Willis Whitfield to Mary Simpson in 1830 ??  6585C/6585
WHITFIELD, Richard, 17 Apr 1860- 30 Apr 1862;
6599
WILBURN, Alice Marie, 26 Jun 1937 - 28 Jul 1940; d/o James Robert Wilburn. 6617/6619/Obituary
WILBURN, E. Vandyke, 22 Jan 1903 - 14 Mar 1980; h/o Nancy Alma Dunnvant [Married 11 Nov 1929, GCT] 6631
WILBURN, Alma D., 1 Jan 1904 - 23 Jan 1986; w/o E. Vandyke Wilburn; d/o Erskine and Annie Miller Dunnvant. 6631/Obituary
WILBURN, Andrew D., 3 Dec 1901- 8 Oct 1984; h/o Martha Elaine Scott [Married 29 Dec 1927, GCT]; s/o William T. and Alice Elder Wilburn 6647/Obituary
WILBURN, Martha L., 20 Jul 1905 - 5 Sep 1974; w/o Andrew D. Wilburn; d/o David N. and Birdie Lee Marks Scott. 6647/Obituary
WILBURN, David, Jr., 1 Dec 1952 - 10 Jun 2005; h/o [1]. Deborah Crabtree {married 3 Jun 1971 in GCT. {divorced}; h/o [2]. Marsha Ann Simpson {married 23 Nov 1976 in GCT. {divorced}; h/o [3]. Reba Lynn Hamlett 5 Dec 1979 in GCT {divorced} s/o William D. and Lounette Lawrence Wilburn. 6649/Obituary
WILBURN, George, 21 Aug 1878 - 17 Jan 1958; h/o Matilda Elder [ Married 20 Dec 1899, GCT]; s/o Robert Columbus and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hardiman Wilburn {md 20 Dec 1899} 6629/Obituary
WILBURN, Matilda, 21 Mar 1876 - 3 Mar 1941; w/o George Wilburn; d/o ______ and _______ Elder. 6629
WILBURN, George Carl, 22 Aug 1956 - 22 Aug 1956. 6618/6619
WILBURN, J. R., (21 Mar) 1872 - 1956; h/o Nannie Powell {married 12 January 1896 in Giles County, TN}; s/o Robert Columbus and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hardiman Wilburn. 6621/Obituary
WILBURN, Joe A., 1876 - 1947; h/o Mamie Eubank [Married 29 - Dec 1898, GCT]; s/o Robert Columbus and Lizzie Hardiman Wilburn. 6614/Obituary
WILBURN, Mamie Eubank, 1881 - 21 Jun 1974; w/o Joe A. Wilburn; d/o Jacob Graves and Darnita Hazlewood Eubank. 6614
WILBURN, John Andrew, 6 Mar 1936; Our Baby. s/o Andrew David and Martha Louise Scott Wilburn. 6645
WILBURN, Johnie Jasper, 10 Jun 1915 - 23 Dec 1919; s/o George and Matilda Elder Wilburn. 6628
WILBURN, William David, Sr., 13 Jan 1929 - (18 Oct 1983); h/o [1]. Launette Lawrence Wilburn; h/o [2]. Geneva Marston Wilburn) s/o Andrew D. and Martha Louise Scott Wilburn (buried at Maplewood Cem. in Pulaski, TN) 6650
WILBURN, Lounette L., 19 Sep 1930 - 7 Oct 1959. w/o William David Wilburn, Sr. married 7 May 1949; d/o Rufus and Annie White Lawrence. 6650
WILBURN, James Louie, 14 Jun 1938 20 Jul 1954, s/o Andrew David and Martha Louise Scott Wilburn; James Louie Wilburn drowned in Richland Creek. 6646
WILBURN, George E., 26 Oct 1929 - 30 Oct 1999; h/o Lizzie Will Morgan; s/o James Robert and Velma Ann Dunnavant Wilburn. 6632/Obituary
WILBURN, Lizzie W., 8 Jun 1929 - (10 Jun 2011); w/o George E. Wilburn; d/o William and Laura Elizabeth Burchel Morgan. 6632/Obituary
WILBURN, Luther, 10 Apr 1921 - 21 Jun 1921. s/o G.W. & M. Wilburn. 6627C/6627
WILBURN, Mary, 1 Jan 1897- 17 Jul 1897; d/o W. T. and Alice N. Elder Wilburn. 6638C/6638
WILBURN, John J., 1 May 1869 - 2 Aug 1896; h/o Mary Ella Jones; s/o Robert Columbus and Lizzie Hardiman Wilburn. Father 6564/6565/On stone with wife:6626/6636/6637
WILBURN, Mary E., 25 Jan 1872 -28 Oct 1943; w/o John J. Wilburn; d/o Willis Henry and Emily Victoria Biles Jones. 6626/Obituary
WILBURN, Mary Jo, 22 Nov 1943- 23 Aug 1993; d/o Andrew and Martha E. Scott Wilburn. 6648
WILBURN, R. C. {Robert Columbus}, 1852 - 1931; h/o Elizabeth M. Hardiman {married 26 July 1868 in GCT}; s/o Jasper W. and Sarah Jane Brashears Wilburn. 6620
WILBURN, Lizzie (Elizabeth M. Hardiman), 1847 - 1930. w/o Robert Columbus Wilburn. 6620
WILBURN, Rickey Dean, 16 Feb 1959. (Grave stone not found in 2010)
WILBURN, Thomas Copeland, 7 Sep 1910 - 29 May 1939; h/o Lois Estella Scruggs [Married 3 Nov 1935, GCT]; s/o George and Mattie Elder Wilburn. 6630/Obituary
WILBURN, Lois Estella, 9 Jun 1918 - 1 Feb 1983; w/o Thomas Copeland Wilburn; d/o William and Della Rogers Scruggs. 6630/Obituary
WILBURN, J. Robert, 19 Aug 1905 - 19 May 1984; h/o Velma Anna Dunnavant [Married 23 Dec 1928, GCT]; s/o George W. and Matilda Elder Wilburn.  6615/6616/Obituary
WILBURN, Velma D., 15 Feb 1909 - 15 Mar 1997; w/o James Robert Wilburn. 6615/6616
WILBURN, Eleanor F., 30 May 1945 - No other date. 6615/6616
WILBURN, W. T., 1864 - 1947; h/o Alice Elder [Married 29 Mar 1896, GCT]. 6639/6640
WILBURN, Alice, 1870 - 1931; w/o W. T. Wilburn; d/o J. H. and Mary Martha Kelly Elder. 6639/6640
WILBURN, William David, 25 Sep 1940 - 26 Sep 1940. 6633
WILBURN, David Ray, 9 Jan 1942 -  Jan 1942. 6633

Unknown stones: 6566/6567

Visited & photographed 30 Oct 2010 by C. Wayne Austin. Initial typing by Faye Bradford. Added to this site 2 Aug 2012 by C. Wayne Austin. Also published in the book Giles County Cemeteries, Page 489-490 by the Historical Society, 1986. Presented on Findagrave.com with 73 listings and 54 photos as opposed to 86 listings & 105+ photos.

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