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REESE'S CHAPEL CHURCH AND CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

KENNEDY, Martha W., 15 Feb 1800 - 6 Oct 1875. Her full name was Martha W. Moody Thomas Rutledge Kennedy. Martha W. Moody was married three times. The first time to Isaac Jetton Thomas on May 13, 1834, the second time to William M. Rutledge, and the third time to James Kennedy, son of John Kennedy and Barbara Gordon, on 24 October 1854. Martha was the daughter of Francis Moody and Patsy Vaughn. The house that she lived in with James Kennedy still stands in Spring Hill and is on the National Register of Historic Places. She was born on 15 Feb 1800 and died 6 Oct 1875. She is buried here in Reese's Cemetery, near Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. The verse at the bottom of her stone says: "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God"
Photo & info by Rick Gray July 4, 2003.