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MOONEY-CHILDRESS CEMETERY, GLENDALE, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Take Old Highway 50 (Old Lewisburg Pike) for one mile. The cemetery is on top of hill on right side of road. after one passes the )

Maps of the Location
  


Inscribed Markers:
CHILDRESS, John J., 14 May 1851 - 14 May 1925.
CHILDRESS, Mary J., 3 Feb 1858 - 23 Apr 1934.' married 9 Oct 1872.", ** see note below
Concrete markers with no inscription in-line with the graves shown above:
CHILDRESS, Eddie. 9 Sep 1873 - 11 Apr 1888.
CHILDRESS, Eugene Samuel. 3 May 1880 - 16 Jan 1921.
CHILDRESS, Joe T. 9 Aug 1894 - 24 Dec 1909.
CHILDRESS, Julia. 10 Feb 1876 - 26 Jan 1877.
CHILDRESS, Katie DeeLee. 23 Oct 1900 - 3 May 1907.
CHILDRESS, Walter. 11 Nov 1877 - 10 Oct 1879.
CHILDRESS, Wiley S., 23 Aug 1881 - 7 May 1909.
Inscribed Markers:
MOONEY, Patrick Monroe, 11 Jan 1830 - 3 Oct 1854. (24-8-26.) "Eldest son of Joshua R. & Ruth Mooney."
MOONEY, Thomas Newton, 22 Ju 1838 - 13 Apr 1844. "Son of Joshua R. & Ruth S. Mooney'
Uninscribed concrete markers:
MOONEY, Caswell M., circa 1842 - 1 Jan 1905.
MOONEY, Infant Boy, 20 Mar 1921 - 20 Mar 1921.
MOONEY, Joshua R., d. 15 Oct 1865.
MOONEY, Wilburn B., 1844 - no date.
MOONEY, Zachariah Preston. 1836 - no date.
*MOONEY, Caswell Sterling, 1868 - 20 Dec 1896. (s/o Caswell M. & Julia J. Sterling Mooney; h/o Creola Catherine Hammonds Mooney; This is personal info told to me by my grandfather long before he passed away.I have a map of the cemetery that he personally drew showing me the spots where they were buried. His grandfather, father and sister is buried there among other of his relatives.) Ref: Martha Childress

*unmarked grave?

photo courtesy of Wendy & John Corcoran

** "Mary J. Childress is not buried in the Mooney-Childress Cemetery in Glendale, TN. Only her husband is buried where the tombstone sits. She is buried in Perry Mount Park Cemetery in Pontiac, Michigan. My grandfather, M. R. Childress, and Mary J.'s son, Hazel Childress had the stone put in the cemetery and just added her name to it as a memorial. She was living in Pontiac with her son, Hazel and his wife when she passed away. I do have a copy of her death notice as proof. Mary J. was my great-great grandmother. Signed: Martha Childress Proctor, 28 May 2008. 

I (Martha) have supplied you with the above listing of all who are buried there in the cemetery with and with inscribed headstones. Except for the two inscribed headstones there, my grandfather put cinder blocks in place to mark all of the other graves including his father and sister." 

This information was related to me (Martha) by my grandfather long before he passed away. I have a map of the cemetery that he personally drew showing me the places they were buried. His grandfather, father and sister is buried there among other of his relatives.)
Signed: Martha Childress Proctor, 28 May 2008.

This cemetery has been enclosed with a chain-link fence but the vines and bushes just about cover the area. (Commentary by Mr. Fred Hawkins, 29 Feb 1988.)

Other Records of Death that are known to affect this cemetery:
MOONEY, C. T., "died 20 Dec 1896, age 18, of consumption; (Columbia Herald, 25 Dec 1896.)
MOONEY, Caswell, '62, died Sunday, at first toll gate on the Sowell Mill Pike.' (Daily Herald, 1 Jan 1905.)


Also published in the following book: Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries, Page 457, Fred L. Hawkins, (Listed 29 Feb 1988). According to Mr Fred Hawkins there were  a total of 17 unmarked stones in place with 10 of them being for the Childress family and 7 of them being Mooney. If that is true we are still unaware of a few burials/listings.