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JONES (WILLIS) CEMETERY, (Santa Fe) MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

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Area photos, by Wayne Austin

ANDERSON, F. (Fannie) M. Dodson, 6 Feb 1884 - 27 Apr 1906. "Wife of G. H. Anderson." (Dau. James A. & Elizabeth F. Jones Dodson.)
CALDWELL, John H., 15 Dec 1812 - 19 Jun 1845.
CALDWELL, Ruth, 7 Jul 1817 -27 Aug 1853. (36-01-20.) 'Wife of John H. Caldwell; daughter of W. & E. Jones."
DODSON, Eli, 25 Jun 1798 - 7 Oct 1862. (Stone tumbled.)
DODSON, James E., 25 Jun 1806 - 11 Sep 1872. (Broken.)
DODSON, R. (Rebecca) A., 25 May 1816 - 5 Jun 1898. (Wife of James E.; nee Rebecca A. Hope.)
DODSON, J. (James) A., 16 Oct 1837 - 22 Nov 1912. (Son of James Ellis & Rebecca Hope Dodson; Husband of Elizabeth Frances Jones; Maury Light Arty & Wheeler's Cav., C.S.A.)
DODSON, Elizabeth F., 19 Dec 1840 - 16 Jul 1912. "Wife of J. A. Dodson.' (Dau. Willey & Sarah Jane Dodson Jones.)
DODSON, R. J., 20 Aug 1867 - 5 Jul 1887. (Rebecca J.; dau. James A. & Elizabeth Frances (Jones) Dodson)
DODSON, Will (William) F., 27 Feb 1870 - 7 May 1922 (son of James A. & Elizabeth Frances (Jones) Dodson)
DODSON, Mattie L. Jones, 19 Aug 1871 - 14 Oct 1910. "Wife of W. F. Dodson, Dau. Felix & Mary Jones."
DODSON, Mattie A., 8 Jun 1874 - 5 Nov 1909. Mother.
DODSON, D. W., 27 Dec 1874 - 11 Mar 1877.
DODSON, F. E., 12 Jul 1911 - 7 Jul 1912.
HOPE, Mary J., 29 Jun 1820 - 10 Jun 1884. (stone broken)
JONES, Willis (Cpl.), 11 Jun 1788 -23 Oct 1834. "Aged 46 Years 4 Months & 12 days." (Cpl Willis Jones, War of 1812, ("In honor of Service N.S., U.S.D. War 1812."
JONES, Elizabeth, 25 Mar 1792 - 9 Nov 1834. (42-07-15.) 'Wife of Willis Jones." (nee Ghee or Gee.)
JONES, Lemuel, 22 Dec 1811 - 6 Sep 1845.
JONES, Jane, 13 Mar 1815 - 26 Jul 1885.
JONES, William J., 23 Jun 1842 - 5 Jun 1862. "19 years, 6 months & 13 days, Son L. & J. Jones." (Broken stone)
JONES, Infant, no dates. "Daughter of Lemuel & Jane Jones."
JONES, Harriet J., 15 Oct 1816 - 29 Jun 1849. "Consort of William J. (Joseph) Jones."
JONES, Willy, 22 Apr 1821 - 10 Aug 1868. (Blind.)
JONES, Sarah Jane, 13 Apr 1822 - 24 Dec 1851. (29-08-11.) "Wife Willy Jones; dau. Beverly & Elizabeth
Dodson; member Methodist E. Church."
JONES, Martha A., 19 Mar 1822 - 10 Aug 1881. "Wife Willy Jones."
JONES, James, 28 Jan 1828 - 5 Mar 1904. (C.S.A.)
JONES, Amanda A., 10 Sep 1832 - 14 Jun 1852. "Wife James." (Also has a box tomb.) (nee Amanda M. America Dodson.)
JONES, Rebecca A., 4 Jul 1830 - 25 Dec 1866. (nee Satterfield; 2nd wife James Willis Jones.)
JONES, Sarah A., 22 Nov 1838 - 12 Jan 1915. (nee Sarah Ann Woody; 3rd wife James Willis Jones.)
JONES, Infant Daughter of J. & A. M. Jones, no dates.
JONES, Sarah Ellen, 26 Aug 1834 - 5 Jun 1838. (03-09-09.) 'Dau. Willis & Elizabeth Jones."
JONES, Florence F., 24 Dec 1846 -24 Nov 1881. 'Wife S. W. Jones"
JONES, Raleigh Leonidas, 29 Apr 1847 - 24 Apr 1852. (04-11-26.) "Son of Sarah Jane & Willie Jones.)
JONES, William J. V., 28 Apr 1849 - 25 Jan 1854.
JONES, Rebecca E., 26 Jul 1891 - 12 Jan 1894. "Daughter of J. A. & Alpina Jones."
McKEE, F. M., 28 Nov 1849 - 18 Jan 1910. "An honest man's the noblest work of God."
RUSSELL, Charity M., d. 25 Aug 1848. (29-11-12.) "Wife of W. B. Russell.'
ROUNTREE, Sarah Elizabeth Dodson, 24 Jul 1872 - 17 Oct 1901. "Wife of J. A. Rountree, married 12 Jan 1898." (Dau. J. A. & E. Fannie Dodson;  J. A. Rountree is interred in the Santa Fe Cemetery.)

Jones, James Willis
He was the son of Willis & Elizabeth Jones, who are also interred in this cemetery. James was born in Maury Co., Tn. on 28 Jan 1828. On 26 Nov 1847 he married Miss Amanda M. America Dodson. James & Amanda were the parents of one son: Willis Edmund Jones. Mrs. Amanda Jones died on 14 Jun 1852. On 7 Aug 1853 he was wed to Miss Rebecca A. Satterfield. To James & Rebecca were born three children: Sarah E., John Addison and James P. Mr. Jones served in the Confederate Army and was awarded the Confederate Cross of Honor for his loyalty. Rebecca died on 25 Dec 1966 and on 6 Mar 1867 Mr. James Jones married Sarah Ann Woody and three children were born to them: Samuel Madison; Annie Bell (Church); and William Bruce. Sarah died 12 Jan 1915 and James Willis Jones died on 5 Mar 1904 and is buried between his three wives in this cemetery under a magnificent family monument.

This cemetery was compiled by Wayne Austin from a visit there 8 Apr 2009. Other sources for the writings was from Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries, by Fred Lee Hawkins, Jr. page 243. Mr. Fred visited this cemetery 6 Feb 1987.  This cemetery also presented in the book They Passed This Way about 1967 Page B-44 by Evelyn Shackleford & Marise Lightfoot, two ladies of the 1960 era who researched cemeteries and gave us much great works some carried over in this work.