We wish to express our gratitude to Margaret Cummings Snider and Joan Hollis Yorgason for their diligent work in compiling the Sumner County Cemetery Book ©1981, and our thanks for allowing us to post these records.
Typed by Jan J. Barnes
Franklin Cemetery, 5-21
5 mi southwest of Gallatin on Hwy. 31E; then 1 2/10 mi. northwest on 6284 (Station Camp Road). Cemetery was approximately 100 yds. east of the road but was destroyed in ;the early 1900's. This home is now called "Duncruzin" formerly called "Bellevue".
Buried here were:
FRANKLIN, James II Born 1 Oct 1778 Holston Valley - Died 1846 at
FRANKLIN, Prudence McKain Wife of James Franklin II 30 Oct 1788 - 1872
McKAIN, Capt. James Jr. Born 15 Aug 1766 Botetourt Co. VA - Died 1857 Sumner Co. TN.
Franklin Cemetery, 5-22
5 mi. southwest of Gallatin on Hwy 31E; then 1 9/10 mi. northwest on 6284 (Station Camp Road.) Cemetery is approximately 100 yds. west of the road adjacent to the old Franklin home "Pilot Knob" now owned by William Lee Golden and has been owned by Newman Cheek and a Cunningham.
FRANKLIN, James Seinr. Born 1755 Baltimore MD - Died 29 Dec 1823(8) Aged 73 yrs
Also buried here with marker destroyed is:
FRANKLIN, Mary Lauderdale b 1762 in Botetourt Co VA
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