CEMETERY, BEAR CREEK PIKE, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
The further out upright stone is our subject. This cluster of six upright old stones are three head stones and three footstones. The headstones can be identified in the individual memorial photos and spotted here to separate them out.
Inscription: "In memory of | THOMPSON D. BUTLER | Born Dec 3rd 1818. | Cut off in the spring of | life which gave hope of a useful and virtuous | manhood. he was suden | ly
summoned to a better | world, and died in the | cheering hope of a blessed | immortality. | Oct 5th 1840 in the 22nd year of his age
BUTLER, Thompson D., 3 Dec 1818 - 5 Oct 1840. 22 years.
"Cut off in the spring of life, which gave hope of a useful and virtuous manhood. he was suden-ly summoned to a better world. and died in the cheering love of a blessed immortality."
Photographed, Transcribed and published here by Wayne Austin 1/31/2008