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REESE'S CHAPEL CHURCH AND CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

WATKINS, Mary L., 12 Jul 1846 - 3 Jul 1857. “Dau. J. M. & Lucy Watkins.” "MARY L. WATKINS the daughter of J. M. & Lucy WATKINS born July 12, 1846 & died July 3rd 1857."  Located in the southwest corner of the cemetery. A rampant infectious disease must have swept thru in the spring, summer & winter of 1857 that killed the Watkins & Haley Children and the mother Lucy Watkins.
Photo & information by Wayne Austin, Sep. 3, 2003.