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Cane Ridge Cemetery

Cane Ridge Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

AN-59:  CANE RIDGE CEMETERY.  Old Hickory Blvd.
 
Alphabetical Listing of Names & Dates on Tombstones.  126 Tombstones
On the survey visit, many unmarked or illegible tombstones were visible.
 
Allen, David F.  Apr. 29, 1917 – May 3, 1979  &  Allen, Versie A.  Dec. 19, 1924
 
Allen, Loretta Fay  Aug. 13, 1934 – Aug. 11, 1992
 
Armstrong, Annie M. May 20, 1909  &  Armstrong, William J.  Sept. 11, 1903 – Oct. 18, 1977
 
Armstrong, Lula B. April 30, 1916 – July 30, 1982  &  Armstrong, E. Frank  Sept. 22,
1911 – May 17, 1984
 
Armstrong, Thula  May 5, 1874 – June 9, 1951  &  Armstrong, Monroe  July 3, 1880 – Nov. 11, 1960
 
(Armst) rong, (Thel)ma    Born ? 5, 1878  Died June 9, 1951 (broken tombstone)
 
Austin, Cassie E.  Nov. 27, 1911 – Apr. 4, 1981.  Beloved Mother of 13
 
Austin, Edwin  Feb. 22, 1784 – May 14, 1847 
 
Austin, Elizabeth Peay  Aug. 15, 1825 – Sept. 15, 1922
 
Austin, George Edward.  Dec. 20, 1901 – May 31, 1961
 
Austin, John Wm.  1841 – 1890  &  wife Austin, Carolyn Peay  1843 – 1916
 
Austin, Mary E, Proctor  1868 – 1964
 
Austin, Mary L, wife of Thomas Austin  Dec. 21, 1837 – Oct. 24, 1890
 
Austin, Millie, wife of Edwin Austin. Nov. 5, 1785 – Sept. 22, 1840
 
Austin, Robert S.  June 1, 1864 – May 31, 1932
 
Austin, Samuel E.  May 24, 1859 – Aug. 31, 1943
 
Austin, Thompson   May 22, 1830 – Dec. 14, 1889
 
Beckham, Georgie M.  May 24, 1915 – May 20, 1995
 
Beckham, Elzie Eugene  Apr. 2, 1910 – Feb. 24, 1963
 
Beckham, James A.  Sept. 12, 1941 – Dec. 4, 1988
 
Beckham, Robert Harvey, Jr.  Sept. 21, 1952 – Sept. 21, 1952
 
Bell, Catherine, wife of Thomas Bell. Feb. 22, 1795 – Sept. 15, 1850
 
Bolerjack, Fannie J. Johnson, wife of J. V. Bolerjack  June 1, 1851 – Mar. 14, 1908
 
Bonds, C. C. May 28, 1892 – Feb. 17, 1928
 
Bonds, Mattie Burke  June 1891 – Feb. 1939
 
Bonds, Nathan Apr. 9, 1853 – July 13, 1925 &  Bonds, Ann  Jan. 19, 1861 – May 1, 1951
 
Bonds, O. B.  1867 – 1944
 
Briley, Charles LeRoy, Jr.  May 22, 1924 – Aug. 27, 1926
 
Briley, John P.  1853 – 1936
 
Briley, Mrs. John P.  1865 – 1940
 
Burke, Mattie Bonds  June 1891 – Feb. 1939
 
Burnette, Noble Ferris, son of T.A. & L. E. Burnette.  May 3, 1916 – Aug. 3, 1917
 
Chadwell, John C.  1878 – 1937  &  Chadwell, Lillie Green  1887 – 1940
 
Clark, Frank  Nov. 29, 1917 – May 23, 1937
 
Clark, Thomas B. 1881 – 1943  &  Clark, Della R.  1886 - 1954
 
Clark, Mrs. T. B.  1887 – 1954
 
Colter, Doyle L. Feb. 22, 1939 – Aug. 24, 1984
 
Creech, Nancy Jane, wife of J. W. Creech & daughter of Thomas & Catharine Bell.  June 30, 1825 – Dec. 19, 1850
 
Davenport, Carl F.  Nov. 24, 1916 – Nov. 1, 1970  &  Davenport, Geraldine S. June 17, 1912
 
Dukes, Jonathan J.  May 30, 1886 – Sept. 27, 1932
 
Evans, Farsie E.  Apr. 28, 1928 – Oct. 6, 1981
 
Evans, Jackie Ray Mar. 3, 1952 – July 24, 1952 & Evans, Rocky Eugene June 20, 1960 – July 15, 1982
 
Evans, Rocky Eugene  June 20, 1960 – July 15, 1982
 
Evans, William Jackson. PVT US Army World War II. Jan. 24, 1917 – Dec. 24, 1986
 
Gilman, Alvah  Mar. 22, 1797 – June 12, 1859
 
Green, George Allen   1857 – 1921
 
Hartman, George W.  Feb. 8, 1903 – Feb. 4, 1949
 
Hartman, James D.   1867 – 1931
 
Hartman, Mattie Paul  July 4, 1880 – Sept. 20, 1939
 
Hartman, Nora  1871 - 1933
 
Hartman, Sarah E., wife of G. W. Hartman.  Mar. 14, 1784 – Jan. 25, 1875
 
Hartman, Will H.  May 6, 1876 – Oct. 7, 1947
 
Head, Eric Todd  Dec. 20, 1965 – Dec. 20, 1965
 
Higdon, Bessie Briley  Mar. 3, 1899 – Dec. 19, 1960
 
Higdon, Luther (Monk)  Mar. 1, 1892 – Nov. 4, 1971
 
Jarrett, Callie  1867 – Apr. 8, 1943
 
Johnson, Aireanah McAbee  Apr. 15, 1867 – Mar. 5, 1895  Married Mar 5, 1895
Died  1909   &   Johnson, Ephraim Austin  Oct. 13, 1847 – Nov. 4, 1929
 
Johnson, Annie Richeson  June 20, 1887 – Jan. 28, 1935
 
Johnson, C. B.  1859 –1931
 
Johnson, Drucy L. Nov 3, 1867 – May 27, 1953 & Johnson, Isaac G. Jan. 18, 1855 – Dec. 3, 1901
 
Johnson, E. A.  Oct. 13, 1847 – Nov. 4, 1929
 
Johnson, Elenor, wife of Thomas Johnson.  Died Nov. 16, 1857
 
Johnson, George Hardin  Oct. 3, 1886 – Jan. 1, 1901 & Johnson, Tommie Briley  July 24, 1886 – Oct. 1, 1978
 
Johnson, Herman E., son of I. G. & D. C. Johnson.   Nov. 25, 1891 – Sept. 3, 1896
 
Johnson, Isaac. North Carolina.  PVT Continental Line Revolutionary War. Apr. 14, 1761 – July 18, 1839  &  wife Johnson, Mary. Onslow Co. N.C.  1761 – 1841
 
Johnson, John B.  Nov. 15, 1856 – Dec. 7, 1931
 
Johnson, Ollie Boyd  Dec. 28, 1885 – Oct. 11, 1918
 
Johnson, Thomas.  Died July 29, 1842
 
Johnson, Thomas  Aug. 9, 1846 – Oct. 16, 1872
 
Kimbro, Jennie Irene  Nov 3, 1870 – June 19, 1953 & Kimbro, Samuel R.  Dec. 9, 1862 – Mar. 20, 1939
 
Lambert, Lawrence C.  1876 – 1959  &  Lambert, Betty Tucker  1879 – 1953
 
Lambert, Milton E.  Dec. 30, 1911 – Sept. 22, 1952
 
Leaster, Ada O.  Jan. 18, 1889 – July 29, 1975
 
Leaster, Henry T.  Sept. 24, 1907 – Aug. 28, 1942
 
Leaster, Kathleen W.  Oct. 10, 1932 – Oct. 28, 1990  & Leaster, Harry Odell  Aug. 14, 1920 – Mar. 31, 1983
 
Leaster, W. Thomas  Dec. 25, 1908 – Aug. 8, 1948
 
Martin, Sindi  Sept. 28, 1962 – Apr. 7, 1993
 
Matney, Calvin Clarence  Jan. 9, 1924 – Aug. 30, 1978
 
Matney, Clarence Leon  Aug. 4, 1953 – Mar. 9, 1954  &  Matney, Brenda Louise  Apr. 27, 1946 – Mar. 9, 1954
 
Matney, Junella Lee  Nov. 13, 1925 – Apr. 25, 1998  and beloved son  Matney, Jimmy Marvin  Aug 22, 1950 – June 16, 1992
 
Matney, Robert L.  Sept. 8, 1901 – Mar. 19, 1951
 
McAbee, J. H.  1833 – 1901
 
McAbee, J. W.  May 7, 1869 – Mar. 28, 1870
 
McAbee, Mary A.  1839 – 1891
 
Ozment,  Ellen  T. Johnson, wife of J. H. Ozment.  Apr. 28, 1853 – Aug. 5, 1878
 
Ozment, J. J.  Sept. 3, 1877 – July 4, 1897
 
Patterson, Michael
 
Pewitt, Connie Sue  July 1, 1950 – Aug. 27, 1954
 
Ramsey, E. W.  June 3, 1889 – Oct. 25, 1963
 
Ramsey, Johnnie Cook   Aug. 7, 1895 – Oct. 14, 1985
 
Scranton, Roxie Ann Paul  Nov. 24, 1890 – Aug. 25, 1962
 
Seat, J. B.   May 14, 1836 – Aug. 2, 1913
 
Shacklett, John   Died Mar. 1, 1870. Aged 81 years 5 mos. & 24 days  &  Shacklett, Frances  Died Feb. 4, 1859.  Aged 61 years 5 mo. 2 days
 
Shacklett, William B.  Died Jan. 3, 1844. Aged 19 years 11 mo. 4 days
 
Soapes, Danial  May 1, 1814 – Jan. 31, 1909
 
Soapes, Sarah P.  Nov. 13, 1820 – Dec. 4, 1890
 
Soapes, William D.  Jan. 6, 1856 – May 11, 1953
 
Soaps, Elizabeth Stanfield  Apr. 15, 1856 – May 14, 1902
 
Soaps, G. A.  May 18, 1865 – Apr. 30, 1922
 
Stanley, Beverly   Feb. 15, 1944 – Feb. 19, 1982
 
Stanley, Carl E.   1963 –1963
 
Stanley, Joe S.  Feb. 18, 1903 – June 25, 1939
 
Stanley, Lewis S.  Mar. 1905 – Sept. 1955
 
Stanley, Michael Jay  Aug. 8, 1985 – Feb. 14, 2000
 
Stanley, Sherman E.  July 15, 1912 – Aug. 26, 1952
 
Stanley, Sherman Edward, II.   1940 – 1970
 
Stanley, Walter D.  Nov. 16, 1947 – Aug. 16, 2001
 
Thorneberry, Ronald Wayne  April 9, 1948 – April 11, 1948
 
Timmons, Douglas P.  Aug. 24, 1923 – Feb. 4, 1966
 
Timmons, Emma Paul  1894 – 1963  &  Timmons, George M.  1887- 1966
 
Turner, Clifton. Son of  Dr. Wm. W. & F.A.C. Turner. Oct. 26, 1834 – Nov. 13, 1834
 
Turner Infant Daughter of Dr. Wm. W. & F.A.C. Turner. Born & Died Feb. 1844
 
Turner, John.  Son of Dr. Wm. W. & F.A.C. Turner.  Sept. 11, 1838 – Apr. 10, 1846
 
Turner, Mary Ann. Daughter Dr. Wm.W. & F.A.C. Turner. May 17, 1836 - Apr. 12, 1847
 
Waldron, G. W.  Aug. 21, 1854 – Mar. 16, 1899
 
Waldron, M. A., wife of G. W. Waldron  June 29, 1858 – Mar. 8, 1899
 
Waldron, Willie Everett, son of G. W. & M. A. Waldron.  Aug 5, 1883 – Mar. 15, 1888
 
Warren, Margie L. 1948 – 1997
 
West, Jackie  Feb. 6, 1944 – Feb. 6, 1944
 
Wheeler, Celie Paralee, daughter of Benj. M. & Malinda Wheeler, Aug. 21, 1846 – Oct. 29, 1849
 
Whittaker, Eve V.  1904 – 1971  &  Whittaker, Robert P.  1896 – 1968
 
Whittaker, Sallie Lee  May 2, 1933 – June 22, 1994
 
Wilkes, Jonathan J.  May 30, 1886 – Sept. 27, 1932
 
Williamson, Fannie Shacklett, wife of H. C. Williamson.  Oct. 1834 – Feb. 1908
 
Wood, Lonnie   Dec. 27, 1905 – Mar. 6, 1939
 
Young, Carl   Nov. 8, 1916 – Oct. 13, 1977
 
Young, Julie  Aug. 11, 1896 – Jan. 27, 1966
 
SITE SURVEYED  JANUARY 19, 2005
 
Addition to Cane Ridge Cemetery.  AN-59
 
Research Information.
Deed for “meeting house, school house and burying ground”
Edwin Austin and Thomas Boaz to Joseph Moore and Charles Johnson, trustees. 
July 19, 1826. Davidson Count Deed Book R, Page 199. 
 
The deed reads in part as follows:
“This indenture made and concluded on the nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six between Edwin Austin and Thomas Boaz of the State of Tennessee and County of Davidson of the one part and Joseph Moore and Charles Johnson trustees for the subscribers and Builders for Meeting house and School house in Davidson County of the other part… by these presents do give and grant in behalf and confirm into the said Joseph Moore and Charles Johnson and their successors in office for the use and benefit of ourselves and Subscribers and builders of said meeting house and school house a piece or parcel of land in Davidson County on the headwaters of Hurricane Creek of Stones River containing three acres and one hundred ten poles… with a free privilege of water in a spring near to the Beginning corner for the use of the institution that is on the said Austin’s land the above granted land and is humbly meant and intended to be for the purpose of a meeting house, school house and burying ground…”
        Complete Deed available on microfilm. 
        Metro Archives or Tennessee State Library and Archives.
 
Addition to Cane Ridge Cemetery web site listing.   February 2005
 
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