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THORNTON CEMETERY (Ardmore Hwy 31) GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

Mapping the Location


Area views of the Cemetery: 0344 / 0345 / 0345 / 0329

THORNTON, William R., 8 Feb 1820 - 29 May 1896. 0343 / 0342
THORNTON, Rebecca, 1839 - 1922.  0331 / 0330
THORNTON, W. A., 12 Oct 1872 - 18 Jun 1892.  0337 / 0339
THORNTON, N. E., Footstone initials N.E.T. only, no dates.  0335 / 0339
SMITH, Infant dau. of J.A. & E.R. Smith, b. & d. 8 Sep 1906.  0333 / 0332

Unknown Footstone - small no initials.  0338

Several graves with fieldstone markers.  0334 / 0340

All formal markers were concrete except for the memorial to W. A. Thornton.

Cemetery beside the back parking lot on the east side of the Nursing Home which is now (14 Jan 2014) a rehabilitation center (right side, facing the nursing home) inside a board fence. Open gate is on the south side. It was well kept.

Photographed on a 14 Jan 2014 by C. Wayne Austin using a Canon SLR camera. These inscriptions were updated with any exception found or known by C. Wayne Austin. It was first compiled by Faye Bradford as listed on page 506 of the book Giles County Cemeteries by the Historical Society 1987. Added here 15 Jan 2014 by CWA. Findagrave.com has no listing as of this date.