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FARRIS CEMETERY, BEAR CREEK PIKE, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

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FARRIS, William H. 1841 - 23 Jan 1890. (Co. E., 9th Cav. Bat., C.S.A.; mar. Mary H. ....., on 22 May 1866 and they had five children).
FARRIS, Mary H.,
1847 - 1928.
FARRIS, Ernest W.,
1876 - 1934.
HOLMAN, William Hazel,
14 Aug 1893 - 28 May 1897. "Son of Ruben S. & L. E. Holman".

Evidence of a few other graves were found also. The area was once in the midst of a mining operation but the cemetery was spared by the miners. The surrounding land was later reclaimed and the knoll on which the cemetery is located is about five feet higher than the general level. The cemetery is enclosed in a wrought iron fence, but is grown over with locus and hackberry trees.

Listed on 5 Jan 1987 in the book Cemeteries of Maury County Tennessee, page  95 by Fred Lee Hawkins Jr. Also published in the book They Passed This way 1963, Page C-56.