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CECIL FAMILY CEMETERY, MT PLEASANT, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

From Mt Pleasant take Cross Bridges Road north and west for about 2 miles and turn left on the Roy Thompson Road. Bend back north and take the right fork into Rippey Lake Road and go until it bends left and take the farm road straight ahead for 200 yards to the end of the hedge row where the gate on the right goes into the next field. With permission to get thru the locked gate follow the path up the hill 300 Yards east but slightly southward toward the tree line. Go into the trees and the cemetery will be there in the forest surrounded by a three foot high rock wall about 2 feet thick.
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AKIN, Marinda White, 29 Aug 1839 - 2 May 1867. "Dau. J. W. & S. A. Cecil; wife James H. Akin."
AKIN, Jimmie Hatton, 12 Feb 1862 - 22 Oct 1887. "Son of J. H. & M. W. Akin."
CECIL, Samuel, 9 Jan 1784 - 30 Sep 1856. 72-08-21. "Born in Montgomery Co., Va.; married Sarah Brown on 21 Mar 1808." (Tall Tombstone, fallen.)
CECIL, Sarah, 18 Jun 1785 - 26 Mar 1851. 65-09-08. "Born in Giles Co., Va.; married Samuel Cecil on 21 Mar 1808." 
CECIL, William Ingram, 9 Jan 1809 - 28 Jan 1877. "Born in Pulaski Co., Va.; married in Delaware Co., Ind. on 8 Nov 1832; died in Maury Co., Tn."
CECIL, Elizabeth Ribble, 9 Oct 1811 - 28 Jun 1894. "Born Pulaski Co., Va.; wife of William Ingram Cecil." (This is a tall spire.)
CECIL, John W., 9 May 1810 - 15 Jun 1849. 39-01-06. "Born in Montgomery Co., Va.; married to Sarah A. B. Cecil on 4 Jun 1835."
CECIL, Nancy B., 16 Mar 1815 - 22 Dec 1843. (Only the footstone found in 2008)
CECIL, Shelvey W., 26 Jun 1824 - 23 Jun 1849. 25 yrs. "Born Montgomery Co., Va.; married Mary J. Bradon on 27 Apr 1843."
CECIL, Minerva A., 20 Feb 1836 - 31 Oct 1841. 08-03-11. "Dau. John W. & Sarah A.B. Cecil"
CECIL, Sarah B., 16 Aug 1837 - 23 Apr 1854. "Dau. William I. & Elizabeth Cecil."
CECIL, William T., 5 Jun 1841 - 17 Mar 1862. "Son Wm. I. & Elizabeth."
CECIL, Samuel H., 6 Jul 1842 - 11 Nov 1870. (Tombstone fallen.)
CECIL, Virginia H., 5 Apr 1842 - 13 Nov 1844. "Daughter of William I. & Elizabeth Cecil."
CECIL, WM. C.(William C.), 9 Apr 1845 - 1 May 1855
CECIL, James H., 15 Dec 1846 - 20 Aug 1877. (stone not found in 2008.)
CECIL, John W., 6 Jan 1843 - 18 Apr 1875. (stone fallen).
CECIL, Nancy E., died 1848. Aged 6 months & 20 Days.
CECIL, Grason, 3 Feb 1849 - 28 Jun 1849. 
CECIL, Rodolphis D., 7 May 1851 - 5 Jun 1852, "Son Wm. & Elizabeth Cecil."
CECIL, Juliet E., 25 Jun 1853 - 15 Jun 1854. "Dau. of William I. & Elizabeth Cecil"
HOWARD, Mary E., died 17 Jun 1866. Age 19 9 months & 7 days. "Wife of Rev. J. W. Howard & dau. J. W. & Sarah Cecil."
KINDEL, Jas. F., 26 Sep 1846 - 17 Nov 1866.
KINDEL, Richard A., 6 Sep 1852 - 9 Mar 1856. (Richard Aaron Kindel; s/o William Redus and Sarah A. Cecil Kindel. Ref: Mike Daley pmdaley@mac.com)
KINDEL, Thomas W., 18 Jul 1856 - 30 Oct 1859.  (Thomas Webb Kindel; s/o William Redus and Sarah A. Cecil Kindel. Ref: Mike Daley pmdaley@mac.com )
KINDEL, Martin A., 23 Jun 1860 - 12 Mar 1862. (Martin Augustus Kindel; s/o William Redus and Sarah A. Cecil Kindel. Ref: Mike Daley pmdaley@mac.com)
KINDEL, Jimmie Akin, 2 Apr 1888 - 21 Sep 1890. "Son of P. M. & M. L. Kindel." (broken  & misplaced tombstone.)
WARREN, Mrs. C. V., 14 Oct 1826 - 19 Jan 1869. "Wife of G. A. Warren."

Unknown memorial base with top broken out. Because of its size it is probably a footstone or child's memorial.

Others that carry the surname Cecil and shows up in many cemeteries in the western tier of the county:
Cecil, Mrs. Jennie Porter, "53, died 24 Feb 1893; daughter of Dr. Samuel S. & Catherine W. Porter; married Loyd Cecil on 2 Apr 1868; mother of Porter Cecil and Katie R. Cecil, wife of John Sowell.' (Columbia Herald, 3 Mar 1893.) 
Cecil, Sam S., "41, d. of consumption in Mt. Pleasant." (Columbia Herald, 4 Mar 1892.)


Family History E-mails from Steph Powell Cecil
11 Nov 2008:


Sources: They Passed This Way, page A-123, about 1967; Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries , page 762, Listed 22 Feb 1988, by Fred Lee Hawkins; Photos and information by Wayne Austin based on a visit 25 Sep 2008. Organization and publication by Wayne Austin, 30 Sep 2008.