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Bashaw Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

NE-44:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.  Old Due West Avenue
 
2 TOMBSTONES (VISIBLE ON SITE VISIT DATE)
 
BASHAW       Born: 1763       Died: 1864
Front Inscription: PETER BASHAW/ BORN/ MARCH 31, 1763/ DIED/ MAY 20, 1864/ AGED 101 YEARS/ 1 MO. & 20 DAYS
    Note:   Peter Bashaw was officially listed as receiving a pension for being a private in the
     Virginia Militia during the American Revolution.  According to descendants, who sent in
     information to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey project, Peter Bashaw was the oldest
     living Revolutionary soldier at the time of his death in 1864.
 
ULRICH          Born: 1867       Died: 1890
Front Inscription: MARGAREPT P. ULRICH/ BORN/ APR. 13, 1867/ DIED/ MAR. 20, 1890
 
Note: On site visit date, cemetery was heavily overgrown with vinca and honeysuckle and there were many fallen tree branches.   After the overgrowth has been cleared away, re-survey of the tombstones should be made.
 
SITE SURVEYED:  APRIL 10, 2004
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