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MATTHEWS CEMETERY (Historic) SOUTHPORT, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

BURNEY, Martha M., 17 Sep 1835 - 4 Jul 1861. 25-09-14."Wife of A. M. Burney."
BURNEY, M. Beauregard, 4 Jun - 4 Jul 1861. 1 month, "Infant son" (Beside above.)
This displaced stone is propped on the side against the memorial of Eliza Kennedy Davis. It tells a tragic story too often repeated in the old days of a mother and baby dying around childbirth.
Information and photo by Wayne Austin 4/25/2005. Visited there December 13, 2004.