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Akers-Brown Cemetery

a.k.a. Williamson Cemetery

Latitude: 35.45333, Longitude: 87.0175  
A more detailed Aerial Map of the Cemetery.  

 About half way between Culleoka and Stiversville on Pulaski Pike  on Valley Creek Road, on south side of highway, across the (Fountain) creek.

 Listed in They Passed This Way on page D-210, and in Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries on page 508. 

Known Veterans Buried In

Akers-Brown Cemetery:

Revolutionary War

Peter Akers

 Akers, Peter, 31 Jan 1756 – 15 Sep 1834 (age 78 years, 7 months, and 11 days; native of Virginia; son of William Akers and Elizabeth Martye; husband of Matsey “Martha” Harroway; emigrated to Maury County in 1816; Revolutionary War)

Brown, Charles Venable, 31 Jan 1790 – 25 Feb 1838 (age 48 years and 25 days; husband of Elizabeth Akers – married 19 Oct 1812 in Charlotte County, Virginia; son of Revolutionary War soldier James Brown and his wife, Martha Venable)


Charles Venable Brown was born 31 Jan 1790 in Charlotte County, Virginia to James T. Brown and Martha Venable. James Brown was a Revolutionary Soldier. Charles married Elizabeth Akers, daughter of Revolutionary Soldier Peter Akers and his wife, Martha Harroway, on 19 Oct 1812 in Charlotte County. Charles & Elizabeth along with her father, Peter Akers, moved to Maury County, Tennessee in 1816. Charles and Elizabeth had fifteen children: Peter Akers Brown, Charles Venable Brown Jr., Martha Ann Brown Covey, Elizabeth Frances Brown Smith, Mildred Angeline Brown Williamson, James P. Brown, Robert E. Brown, Grief S. Brown, Calvin Smith Brown, Sarah Minerva Brown Fitzpatrick, Joseph Russell Brown, Nancy Glenn Brown Bond, John Tillison Brown, and Lacy LeGrand Brown. Four of his children died young (Charles Jr. in Virginia, James P., Robert E. and Grief S. in Maury County). Of the others, only two (Mildred and Sarah) of them remained in Maury County, while the others settled in Obion County, Tn, Madison County, Tn and Marshall County, Tn.  Charles died at Culleoka on 25 February 1838, at the age of 48 years and 25 days.


Brown, Elizabeth Akers, 24 Dec 1793 – 5 Feb 1848 “Consort of Charles V. Brown” (age 54 years, 6 months, and 11 days; wife of Charles Venable Brown – married 19 Oct 1812 in Charlotte County, Virginia; daughter of Peter Akers and Matsey “Martha” Harroway; native of Charlotte County, Virginia)

Brown, Grief S., 20 Feb 1825 – 19 Sep 1842 (age 17 years and 7 months) “Son of Charles & Elizabeth”

Brown, Samuel, 13 Oct 1843 – 8 Jan 1844. “Son of P.A. & Saluda C. Brown” (son of Peter Akers Brown and Saluda Catherine Smith)

Brown, William H., 17 Oct 1839 – 26 Mar 1844. “Son of P.A. & Saluda C.” (son of Peter Akers Brown and Saluda Catherine Smith)

Williamson, George Cuthbert, 19 Jan 1815 – 28 Mar 1904 (son of Samuel Williamson and Judith Ann Woodfin; husband of Mildred Angeline Brown)

Williamson, Mildred Angeline Brown, 10 Nov 1818 – 29 Jul 1910 (daughter of Charles Venable Brown & Elizabeth Akers; wife of George Cuthbert Williamson)

Nearby are the graves of several colored persons:

Booker, Col. Mark, 3 Feb 1859 – 11 May 1876 (age 17 years, 1 month, and 8 days)

Booker, Sylvia, 1833 – 14 May 1873

Richardson, J. A., 14 Dec 1863 – 24 Aug 1872 “Colored”

Richardson, N. G., 19 Feb 1869 – 5 May 1869 “Colored”