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
©2007 Photos by Dean Smith and new listing added. Our sincerest gratitude to Dean!
9/10 mi. east of Rogana on Payne Farm. Cemetery is 400 yds. south of the road surrounded by a concrete fence.
PATTERSON, Elizabeth C. Dau of John Lauderdale Wife of Maj.
John Patterson )
20 May 1807 - 21 Jan 1887 )
PATTERSON, Maj. John 30 Dec. 1796 - 17 Oct 1869 )
PATTERSON, Lawson 21 Sep 1802 - 19 Jun 1870 )
YOUREE, Polley E. - Daughter of P. S. & E. A. Youree - 3 Aug 1872 - 6 Apr 1877 *(Not listed in Sumner County Cemetery Book, by Snider & Yorgason.)
* See will of John Patterson describing the cemetery. "1st: I give my soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried in a Christian manner at the discretion of my wife and relations. I leave my Executrix and my executors Five Thousand dollars to be expended in building a suitable monument and in beautifying one half acre of ground around my grave. My grave being the center of the circle around my grave. I wish to be buried near what is called the Buffalo Spring in my grass lot. My wife knows the place."
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