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McCLAIN CEMETERY, (near Maury line) LEWIS COUNTY TENNESSEE

COOPER, Lavonia McClain, 13 Dec. 1844 Maury Co., Tn. - 24 April 1863. (of the old and established McClain family of Lewis Co., Tn.; daughter of William T. & Mary Coleman McClain; mar. Thomas Simpson Cooper (b. 3 Sept 1834 - 1923. buried; Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, Maury Co., Tn.), a man 10 years her senior, and she was not over 16 when they married. After Lavonia died, Thomas married Sarah E. McKennon, who was five years his senior, Sarah is buried beside TS. Cooper at Zion Presbyterian Church.)
Photo by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 6/14/05.