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CHEAIRS CEMETERY,  (Spring Hill), MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

The little tiny stone far out with the tall shoulders and pointed top. Appears to be a child's marker or a footstone of a grave. However, as a footstone it does not match any of the headstones in style nor is there any sign of an inscription on it. So it probably marks the foot of a grave with the headstone missing, disintegrated, or sunken into the ground. Generally this style of stone was used from about 1815 to about 1850.

A closer look at the unknown stone in question.


CHEAIRS, Unknown footstone probably set here between 1815 and 1840.

Photo and info by Wayne Austin based on survey in the morning of Tuesday 24 Feb 2009.