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Sanders Cemetery, 5-24
Sumner County, Tennessee

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

At Hendersonville, 3 3/i0 mi. south on Sanders Ferry Road; then 4/10 mi. southeast on Boat Dock Road. Cemetery is on east side of road beside lake. According to Mr. Walter Durham, this was the site of the old Drake's Creek Meetinghouse. We found only two stones.

SANDERS, Franklin  Son of James & Hannah Sanders
SANDERS, Hannah   Dau of James & Hannah Sanders

In the 1930s Mrs. Alice Guthrie said that the cemetery was then on the property of Mrs. Haratio Berry. She found the following:

SANDERS, James Esq.  Born in NC  31 Oct 1761(4) - Died in Sumner County 4(24) Aug 1836

JONES, Giles 17 Dec 1810 - 17 Jul 1869

WATSON, Martha Consort of Dr. Thorn Ten Watson  17 Mar 1811 - 5 Feb 1860

Mrs. Guthrie also listed the stone of Mary Sanders which we found has been moved to the Daniel Smith Cemetery - No. 5-1.

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