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LATTA CEMETERY (Snow Creek Road) MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

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LATTA, Samuel, 10 Jan 1783 - 29 Aug 1855. "Son of John & Margaret Latta. He Emigrated from S.C. & Settled on Snow Creek in 1817 where he lived until his death, Aged 72 yrs, 7 mo., & 19 Days. "Esteemed, he lived. Lamented he Died."
NEELY, Mrs Margaret
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31 Jan 1796 - 6 Nov 1831 Aged 35 years 9 mo & 6 Days. "Consort of Thomas Neely."
NEELY, Miss Mary Jane,
28 Apr 1829 - 31 Mar 1853. Aged 23 years, 11 mos & 2 Days. "Daughter of Thomas & Margaret Neely."
NELSON, Sallie,
1791 - 1885. (2nd wife of David Nelson who is interred in Hunters Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Tn; This stone not found in 2009.) 

Other fieldstones
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marking the head or foot of unknown graves.

There are many fieldstones and stones that may have at one time had inscriptions but now are weathered away.  Livestock share the same space with this cemetery and they have pushed over some of the footstone memorials by rubbing against them.

Sources: Listed in the book "Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries", visited 4 Feb 1987 by Fred Lee Hawkins, Jr., published on page 244. Information also listed in the book, They Passed This Way about 1967, page B-46.  The Latta Cemetery has been resurveyed & photographed by Wayne Austin 24 Mar 2009. Added here 21 Jun 2009.