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MT. WESLEY AKIN CHURCH CEMETERY (Santa Fe Pike) MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

Locator Mapping

I arrived at this cemetery on a late afternoon and was unable to complete it. It is only partially photographed for presentation here. Other listings w/o photos were from previous researchers mentioned in the credits.

Mt Wesley Akin Cemetery Overview photos:
 
1044/1051/1052

ADAMS, Robert, 28 Oct 1933. (Infant twin born and died on same day) 1040
ADAMS, Dorothy Dale, 28 Oct 1933 - 1 Dec 1933. (Infant twin of Robert) 1041 
BARNES, Lucy C., 1870 - 1940.
BRADFORD, Samuel D., 15 May 1858 - 6 Jun 1945.
CALDWELL, Leslie T., 6 Jan 1922 - 17 Apr 1930. (Son Jim & Emma Harris Caldwell.) 1047
DANIELS, R. M., 27 Dec 1888 - 27 Jul 1949. (Son of Sam & Ella Adams Daniels; Husb. of Irene W.)
D..........., E. K., (fieldstone with "E.K.D." scratched on it.)
*HARBISON, Wm. S., married, born 25 Aug 1835, died 25 Sep 1921; buried Mt. Wesley; son Wm. & Eugenia Gullet Harbison of N.C.
HAYWOOD, Ida W., 17 Oct 1861 - 15 Jun 1935. (Dau. Willis & Caledonia Phillips Wood.)
HAYWOOD, Rev. James Hubert, 20 Apr 1894 - 26 Nov 1969.
*HAYWOOD, Paul D., Infant son of Mr & Mrs J. H. Haywood, died 16 Aug 1921, near Santa Fe. (Daily Herald, 16 Aug 1921.)
HAYWOOD, Tommy H., 16 Feb 1897 - 25 Jul 1952.
*HAYWOOD, Benjamin F., married, age 67 Years 7 Months & 27 days, born 5 Aug ??, died 28 Feb 1916; son Benjamin & Miss Dunn Haywood of N.C.)
HOOD, J. D. (James Darrell), 15 Jan 1843 - 1 Jul 1917. Father. (Son M. D. L. & Parthenia Mills Hood.) 1036
HOOD, Martha, 20 Aug 1841 - 3 Mar 1905. Mother. (Daughter of L. & Welthy Howell Anderson.) 1036
HOOD, W. C., 22 Jun 1862 - 14 Nov 1899. 1038
HOOD, J. B., 17 Mar 1865 - 26 Jul 1903. 1037/1037A
HOOD, Lenia I., 21 Mar 1876 - 10 Jun 1903. 1037/1037A
HOOD, Walter C., 12 Jul 1869 -16 Apr 1885. (Stone broken)
HOOD, Forgey, 12 Sep 1877 - 27 Jan 1913.
HOOD, Robert Jr., 7 Jul 1904 - 5 Mar 1922. 1039
*HOOD, Infant of Mrs. Forgey Hood, died Sunday (Maury Democrat News. 21 Aug 1913) 
*HOOD, Henrietta, 3, died 21 Jan 1899, grandchild of Mr. Del Hood, buried at Mt. Wesley. (Columbia Herald, 27 Jan 1899.)
JACOBS, J. Henry, 17 Feb 1874 - 5 Dec 1950. Father 1045/1045A/1046
JACOBS, Emma M., 11 Sep 1875 - 20 Dec 1902. Mother 1045/1045A/1046
JACOBS, Hautie W., 1882 - 1912. 1044
JACOBS, Hollie, 1902 - 1903.
JACOBS, Clyde, 1909 - 1915.
JOHNSON, Dr. J. T., 22 Apr 1821 - 15 May 1882. Aged 61 years, 23 Days.
JOHNSON, William R. (Rose), 3 Jan 1906 - 1 Apr 1975. (Son of Will & Mary Afford Johnson; Mar. Blanch Vestal in 1931.) 1035/1034
JOHNSON, Blanche V., 26 Jun 1908 - 31 Jan 2000. 1035
JOHNSON, W. C., 1949 - 1950. (Son M/M Wm. Johnson.)
KING, Robert Lee, 8 May 1922 - 22 Apr 1938.
LOVELL, Cora B., 6 Mar 1873 - 28 Feb 1900. "Wife of W. A. Lovell; mother of H.E. & W.L. Lovell." 1037/1037A
N........., W.A. (Footstone, with initials 'W.A.N." no other information.) 
POTEETE, Thomas A., died 25 Mar 1913. (no other date)
POTEETE, Emma R. T., died 4 Nov 1905. (no other date)
POTEETE, Sam, 7 Aug 1880 - 20 Mar 1955. 1049
POTEETE, Etta, no dates. (died Jan 1926; wife of Sam Poteete.)
*POTEETE, Porter Miller, "53, died 25 May 1973; Mt. Wesley native; son Sam & Etta Adams Poteete." (Daily Herald, 25 May 1973.)
VESTAL, J. R., 17 Oct 1849 - 20 Mar 1921. Father. (Son Bill J. & Rebecca Fitzgerald Vestal.) 1036/1036B
VESTAL, Lue (Phillips), 15 Mar 1852 -29 Mar 1928. Mother. 1036/1036C
VESTAL, David G., 23 Jun 1879 - 23 Jun 1901. 1036/1036B
VESTAL, C. Claude, (29 Jul) 1882 - (23 Feb) 1939. (Son J. R. Vestal) 1036/1036A
VESTAL, R. Anna, 1883 - 1969. (nee Anna Adams.) 1036/1036A
WALTERS, Bracken H., 7 Jun 1918 - 9 Jun 2003. 1035/1035A
WALTERS, Marie V., 9 Sep 1920 - no other date. Wedded Bracken H. Walters 9 Dec 1937. 1035/1035A
WHITE, Mack R., 1859 - 1891. 1042
WHITE, Mary E., 1866 - 1944. 1043
WOOD, C. C., no dates. (Mrs. Caledonia, 70, d. Mon. near Santa Fe D.H., 2 Mar 1904.)
W........., G. E.,  (footstone G. E. W., no dates or other information.)

There are 30-40 fieldstones (per Mr Fred Hawkins, 1986) marking other graves. Many of them can be seen in the background of these photos: 1045/1037/1038/1039
Stones illegible, surname possibly is Poteete : 1048/1050

* Based on news accounts of death notices - not on tombstone inscriptions.

Other burials that may or may not be connected to this cemetery:
CULBERTSON, Inf. child of M/M Sam Culbertson of Santa Fe., died 23 Aug 1904. (Daily Herald, 24 Aug 1904.)
McKEE, Mrs. Sack. died 16 Jul 1898; 6 children survive. (28 Jul 1898.)
WOODS, Mrs. Caledonia, 70, died 29 Feb 1904 near Santa Fe. (Daily Herald,  2 Mar 1904.)

This publication is based on an on-site visit to the Mt Wesley Akin Church Cemetery 24 Mar 2009 by Wayne Austin. Added here 25 May 2010 by W.A. The cemetery was photographed at random leaving out areas on the back side. It was late in the afternoon. 
Other publications where information can be found on this cemetery are: Maury County Tennessee Cemeteries by Fred Lee Hawkins Jr. listed 9 sep 1986 on page 182. Also published in  the book "They Passed This Way", 1963, by Evelyn Shackleford & Marise Lightfoot, page B-47.