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ENGLISH FAMILY CEMETERY, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
Located on Highway 99/412  One mile east of Cross Bridges, south of Hwy #50 in a field across Beard Creek. 
Map location

ENGLISH, Edward, 15 Nov 1764 - 25 Jan 1848. (TS leaning badly. Reading inscription is difficult.)
ENGLISH, Jane, (b. 10 Sep 1758) died 2 Jul 1829 . "Wife of Edward English." (Family Bible; born 10 Sep 1758; married on 22 Jul 1789. Tombstone fallen.)
ENGLISH, Thomas, 12 Aug 1790 - 25 Sep 1827. 37 yrs 11 months & 16 days. (Veteran of the War of 1812.)
ENGLISH, Susan, 9 Sep 1786 - 12 Mar 1857. 70 yrs 6 months & 3 days. "Wife of Thomas English; Mem. Methodist Church."
ENGLISH, Rev. Edward Flynn, 17 Jun 1798 - 6 Apr 1885. (Born in Sumter Co., S.C.; Methodist Minister; Info. from Family Bible Ref: "They Passed This Way, Shackleford and Lightfoot, 1976). [Ref: Info. in e-mail from William A. English utgraddad56@aol.com; s/o Edward Flynn English 15 Nov 1764 Camden District, Kershaw Co., S.C. - 25 Jan 1848 Maury Co. Tn. & Jane (Bradley) English 10 Sep 1758 - 2 Jul 1829 in Maury Co. Tn.; h/o Mary Ann Harris mar. 19 Nov 1820; Rev. Flynn and Mary Ann had 10 children, William H., Hester Ann, Samuel C., Margaret E., Frances, Emily, Martha, Wilbur F., Lucy A. and Edward F. English.] )
ENGLISH, Margi F. (Margif ??), 23 Nov 1835 - 20 Apr 1855. 19 yrs 4 months & 27 days.
ERWIN, Joseph, 6 Mar 1787 - 24 Dec 1851. 64 yrs 9 months & 18 days. "Created to memory of her husband by Mary B. Erwin."
FRIERSON, Mrs. Mary B., 10 Sep 1795 - 22 Feb 1874. 79 yrs. :Member Ch. of Christ for 50 yrs. Dedicated to her memory by her only surviving brother, the last of the family of Rev. Edward D. English." (Tomb S. leaning badly.)
FRIERSON, John M., 28 Aug 1799 - 20 Jul 1866. (Tomb S. fallen.)
RUSSELL, Hester English, 24 Oct 1833 - 7 Jul 1854. 20 years 8 months & 20 days. "Wife of F. B. Russell."
TOMLINSON, Isaac, died 16 Dec 1826, 33 yrs 4 months & 15 days. (Husband of Mary B. English.)
TOMLINSON, Edward I. W., 12 Sep 1815 - 25 Aug 1839. 23 yrs 11 months & 23 days.
TOMLINSON, Martha Lavinia English, 30 Aug 1837 - 1917. (Daughter of Edward F. & Mary Ann Harris English; 1st married Charles W. Hamilton.)

Mr. Fred says a rock wall which is mostly fallen surrounds this cemetery and that the graves are all lined up in one row. Further he states that across the ways is an old Slave Graveyard.
Listed in the book Sources: They Passed This Way, page A-123, about 1967; Cemeteries of Maury County Tennessee, page 680 by Fred Lee Hawkins Jr. 3 Mar 1988.
Transcribed by Mary Bob McClain Richardson.  Photos and any updates will come later when a visit occurs to find the current condition of this very old cemetery.