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HARDISON (HUMPHREY) CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

Cross Duck River on Sowell Mill Pike, turn left (north) on Arthur Sampson Road, go about .4 of a mile. Cemetery is 200 yards beyond first house (address 3710) on left in middle of open field 150 yards out. This is the old Arthur Sampson farm. Across the road was the old William A & Mary V. Wilcox farm. It is marked by the old chimneys still standing today.
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HARDISON, Humphrey, 18 Aug 1804 - 15 Oct 1874. (C.S.A.)
HARDISON, Harriet,19, Jul 1806 - 11 Nov 1850. "Wife of H. Hardison"
HARDISON, James J.,30 Mar 1829 - 1 Feb 1862, Husband of Lamyra J. Liggett,
HARDISON, Blanche, 19 Aug 1868 - 17 Aug 1869. "Daughter of W. T. & H. G." 
HARDISON, Daisy Wilcox, b. & d. 12 Jul 1874. "Daughter of S. T. & M. M." (daughter of Sherod T. Hardison & Mary M. Derryberry.)
HARDISON, Infant next to Blanche, footstone "H. I. J. H.
PATTERSON, Dr. J. M., 8 Jan 1829 - 16 Feb 1911. Father (C.S.A.)
PATTERSON, M. Sophronia, 1 Nov 1836 - 9 Aug 1918. Mother (Margaret Sophronia,dau. of H. H. & Harriet Hardison.)
PATTERSON, Rev. J. M., 1 Mar 1862 - 27 Sep 1885.
PATTERSON, Sherod H., 19 Nov 1876 - 6 Sep 1902.
WILCOX, William Anderson, 1841 - 1924.
WILCOX, Mary Victoria, (14 Oct) 1843 - (2 Sep) 1918. (Daughter of Humphrey & Harriett W. Hardison.)

WOLLARD, Lucretia
, Died 12 Oct 1854, Aged About 69 yrs., Wife of Silas Wollard.

Unknown Graves marked with fieldstones.

Unlike what Mr. Fred Lee Hawkins found, this cemetery gets the award for being the best kept old cemetery in Maury County Tennessee today. It is fenced, the stones are clean, and standing as much as possible, and there is no overgrown brush. The land owner is to be commended. I will not mention his name but he is the New Leasea Church of Christ Preacher. They are neat orderly respectful people. There also is a cemetery restoration team in charge. I am unaware of his or her name.

Published in "Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries", Page 43, by Fred Lee Hawkins, 25 Mar 1986 and in "They Passed This Way" by Marise Lightfoot, and Evelyn Shackelford, Page D-179, 1964.  Photographed and listed here by Wayne Austin 17 Apr 2008.