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GO-10: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, OLD BRICK CHURCH PIKE

78 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS

WOODSON         Born: 1871
Front inscription: PATHENIA/ DAUGHTER OF/ DAVID & AMANDA/ WOODSON/ BORN/ AUG. 16, 1871
 
WOODSON         Born: 1836         Died: 1876
Front inscription: AMANDA WOODSON/ WIFE OF/ DAVID WOODSON/ BORN/ AUG. 7, 1836/ DIED/ FEB. 7, 1876/ BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN/ HEART FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD.
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: A.W.
 
WOODSON         Born: 1832         Died: 1893
Front inscription: DAVID WOODSON/ BORN/ OCT. 15, 1832/ DIED/ MAY 14, 1893/ A PRECIOUS ONE FROM US IS GONE/ A VOICE WE LOVED IS STILLED/ A PLACE IS VACANT IN OUR HOME/ WHICH NEVER CAN BE FILLED
 
GALBREATH         Born: 1827         Died: 1892
Front inscription: MARTHA J./ WIFE OF/ J.H. GALBREATH/ BORN AUG. 5, 1827/ DIED SEPT. 11, 1892/ AGED 65 Y'S, 1 MO, 6 D'S/ TO HEAVEN SHE'S GONE
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: M.J.G.
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: INFANT OF/ J.C. & R.G.
 
MATHES
Front inscription: MARY B. MATHES
 
HATCH         Born: 1816         Died: 1896
Front inscription: HARRIET HATCH/ BORN 1816/ DIED/ OCT. 23, 1896
 
HATCH         Born: 1838         Died: 1886
Front inscription: J. WESLEY HATCH/ BORN 1838/ DIED AUG. 4, 1886/ SLEEP ON BROTHER, THY/ WORK IS DONE/ JESUS HAS COME &/ BORNE THEE HOME./ 12-3-1890 JA PILKINTON GOOD, TENN
 
HATCH         Born: 1879         Died: 1879
Front inscription: THOS. F. HATCH/ BORN/ JAN. 4, 1879/ DIED JULY 5, 1879/ HE SHALL GATHER THE/ LAMBS WITH HIS ARMS/ & CARRY THEM IN/ HIS BOSOM.
 
CARTWRIGHT         Born: 1887         Died: 1887
Front inscription: W. ALEXANDER/ SON OF/ D. & L./ CARTWRIGHT/ BORN/ FEB. 10, 1887/ DIED/ JULY 7, 1887
 
HERRED         Born: 1861         Died: 1896
Front inscription: ANNIE L./ DAUGHTER OF/ J& M.J. HERRED/ BORN/ SEPT.27, 1861/ DIED/ DEC. 21, 1896
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: A.L.H.
 
SCHILTER         Born: 1885         Died: 1886
Front inscription: FRANCES/ DAUGHTER OF/ F.D. & E. SCHILTER/ BORN/ SEPT. 27, 1885/ DIED/ SEPT. 17, 1886/ YOUR LITTLE BUD, SO BRIGHT & FAIR/ HAS GONE TO HEAVEN, TO BLOSSOM THERE
 
SCHILTER         Born: 1886         Died: 1888
Front inscription: MARY ANN/ DAUGHTER OF/ F.D. & E. SCHILTER/ BORN/ NOV. 25, 1886/ DIED/ SEPT. 21, 1888/ WEEP NOT FOR ME, LOVED ONES DEAR/ I AM NOT DEAD, BUT SLEEPING HERE.
 
PILKINTON         Born: 1893         Died: 1894
Front inscription: LIZZIE T./ DAUGHTER OF/ W.S. & A.J. PILKINTON/ BORN/ AUG. 16, 1893/ DIED/ OCT. 2, 1894/ BEAUTIFUL, LOVELY, SHE WAS BUT GIVEN./ A FAIR BUT TO EARTH, TO BLOSSOM IN HEAVEN
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: L.T.P.
 
COWLEY         Born: 1865         Died: 1904
Front inscription: COME UNTO ME/ J.W. COWLEY/ BORN/ JUNE 1, 1865/ DIED/ APR. 22, 1904
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.W.C.
 
BUCK         Born: 1891         Died: 1891
Front inscription: BESSIE/ DAUGHTER OF/ D.F. & M.E. BUCK/ BORN/ JAN 5, 1891/ DIED/ SEPT 30, 1891/ BUDDED ON EARTH/ TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN
 
BENTON         1866         Died: 1892
Front inscription: MINNIE IDA/ DAUGHTER OF/ C.C. & M.P. BENTON/ BORN/ MAR. 18, 1866/ DIED/ JULY 23, 1892
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: M.I.B.
 
ROBERTSON         Born: 1881         Died: 1886
Front inscription: LILLIE/ DAUGHTER OF/ N.S. ROBERTSON/ BORN/ JUNE 7, 1881/ DIED/ NOV. 28, 1886/ ERECTED BY STEPFATHER/ E.G. MATHES
 
MATHES         Born: 1827         Died: 1889
Front inscription: ELIZA J./ WIFE OF/ L.J. MATHES/ BORN/ JAN 8, 1827/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ APR. 25, 1889
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: M
 
MATHES         Born: 1825         Died: 1905
Front inscription: L.J. MATHES/ BORN/ DEC. 8, 1825/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ DEC. 27, 1905
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: M
COWLEY         Born: 1840         1895
Front inscription: HARRIET E./ WIFE OF/ J.M. COWLEY/ BORN/ DEC. 17, 1840/ DIED/ APR. 23, 1895/ MOTHER
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: H.E.C.
 
DAURRIA         Born: 1851         Died: 1894
Front inscription: JOE DAURRIA/ BORN IN CALVANICO ITALY/ FEB. 14, 1851/ DIED IN GOODLETTSVILLE, TENN/ AUG. 15, 1894
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.S.D.
BUCK
Front inscription: DAVID F. BUCK/ DEC. 20, 1852 - NOV. 28, 1953/ MARGARET E. COWLEY/ HIS WIFE/ APR. 11, 1861 - JAN. 3, 1925/ MAMA & PAPA
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: D.F.B/ M.E.B.
 
COLE         Born: 1855         Died: 1895
Front inscription: MARY A./ WIFE OF/ CHAS. H. COLE/ BORN/ JULY 30, 1855/ DIED/ SEPT. 8, 1895/ GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
BOOTH         Born: 1833         Died: 1899
Front inscription: GONE HOME/W.A. BOOTH/ BORN/ APRIL 17, 1833/ DIED/ AUG. 11, 1899
CHAPPELL Born: 1825 Died: 1893
Front inscription: W.M. CHAPPELL/ BORN/ JAN 16, 1825/ DIED/ JUNE 30, 1893
 
MAY         Born: 1895         Died: 1896
Front inscription: NELLIE MAY/ DAUGHTER OF/ W.H. & M.E. PURTLE/ BORN DECE 27, 1895/ DIED AUG. 30, 1896/ BUDDED ON EARTH/ TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NMP
 
HERRED         Born: 1856         Died: 1883
Front inscription: OLIVER C./ SON OF/ J. & M.J. HERRED/ BORN/ SEPT, 25, 1856/ DIED/ AUG 4, 1883
 
WALLACE         Born: 1889         Died: 1889
WILLIE L./ SON OF/ J.W. & M.L./ WALLACE/ DIED/ APR. 26, 1889/ AGED 1 MO. 10DS
 
WALLACE         Born: 1867         1889
Front inscription: MINNIE L./ WIFE OF J.W. WALLACE/ BORN/ MAR. 25, 1867/ DIED/ MAY 18, 1889
 
CARROLL         Born: 1866         1887
Front inscription: WILLETA/ DAUGHTER OF/ REV. A.H. & L.J./ RATHER/ WIFE OF/ C.M. CARROLL/ BORN MAY 11, 1866/ DIED OCT. 12, 1887/ SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: W.C.
 
DAVIS         Born: 1854         Died: 1886
Front inscription: JOSIAH WOOD DAVIS/ BORN/ DEC. 9, 1854/ MARRIED TO BETTIE COLE/ JAN. 23, 1885/ DIED JUNE 2, 1886
 
JOHNSON         Born: 1914         Died: 1916
Front inscription: HORACE LEE/ SON OF/ H.L. & M.L./ JOHNSON/ NOV. 16, 1914/ FEB. 29, 1916
Footstone: YES J.
 
WHITE         Born: 1880         Died: 1882
Front inscription: WILLIE B./ SON OF/ J.R. & NANNIE WHITE/ BORN FEB. 9, 1880/ DIED JUNE 12, 1882/ BUDDED ON EARTH TO/ BLOOM IN HEAVEN
 
CONNELL
Front inscription: WILLIAM P. CONNELL/ BORN OCT. 13, 1804/ DIED JAN 24, 185(2?)/ OLIVIA CONNELL/ BORN MAY 19, 1806/ DIED FEB 6, 1904
 
MURRAY         Born: 1846         Died: 1916
Front inscription: THOMAS H. MURRAY/ BORN/ JULY 20, 1846/ DIED/ DEC. 22, 1916
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: THM
 
MURRAY         Born: 1846         Died: 1906
Front inscription: MARY JANE COMPTON/ WIFE OF/ T.H. MURRAY/ BORN/ DEC. 26, 1846/ DIED/ MAY 5, 1906/ ASLEEP IN JESUS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: MJM
 
MAY         Born: 1857         Died: 1917
Front inscription: FRANK MAY/ BORN APPROX 1857/ DIED OCT 4TH , 1917
 
MONCRIEF
Front inscription: INFANT OF W.R. & C.A. MONCRIEF
BURTON         Born: 1919         Died: 1922
Front inscription: EVELYN MAI BURTON/ 1919-1922
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: E.M.B.
 
EDWARDS
Front inscription: MR. EDWARDS
 
HARRIS         Died: 1904
Front inscription: CAPT. WEST E. HARRIS/ CO. K. 5TH TENN. REG. CON./ SERVICE/ DIED/ JAN. 28, 1904/ AGED 74 YRS.
 
MASSEY         Born: 1860         Died: 1938
Front inscription: LAYED/ TO/ REST/ J.G. MASSEY/ BORN/ SEPT. 13, 1806/ DIED JAN. 24/ 1938
 
EDWARDS
Front inscription: R.L. EDWARDS
 
PERRY         Born: 1764         Died: 1834
Front inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ GEORGE PERRY/ WHO WAS BORN MAY 29, 1764, & DEPARTED/ THIS LIFE AUGUST 6,/ 1834
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: G.P.
 
NAIVE         Born: 1841         Died: 1922
Front inscription: L.T. NAIVE/ 1841-1922
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
HITT         Born: 1858         Died: 1902
Front inscription: MAMA/ SUE SHAW HITT/ 1858-1902
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: SSH
 
HITT
Front inscription: A.M. HITT
 
HITT         Born: 1885         Died: 1946
Front inscription: BIRDIE HITT/ 1885-1946
 
FORESTER
Front inscription: W.D. FORESTER/ BORN/ JUNE 19, 1855/ DIED/ JULY 1, 1907
Back inscription: MARGARET I. FORESTER/ BORN/ MAR.23, 1830/ DIED/ JUN. 17, 1903/ MOTHER
 
EDWARDS         Born: 1867         Died: 1926
Front inscription: J.W. EDWARDS/ FEB 16, 1867/ JULY 27, 1926
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.W.E.
 
WING         Born: 1846         Died: 1907
Front inscription: JULIA L. BUTLER/ WIFE OF/ H.P. WING/ BORN/ MAR. 29, 1846/ DIED/ AUG. 3, 1907
 
BLAKLEY         Born: 1824         Died: 1909
Front inscription: J.W. BLAKLEY/ BORN/ APR. 1, 1824/ DIED/ SEPT. 22, 1909
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.W.B.
 
COLE
Front inscription: SARAH ELLEN/ WIFE OF GEO. W. COLE/ DAUGHTER OF/ T.H. & L. BLAZLEY/ BORN APRIL 17, 1851/ DIED OCT. 17, 1889/ AGED 38 YRS. 6 MS./ THE LORD HAD A PLACE FOR HER AND HAS TAKEN HER TO IT.
Back inscription: GEO. W. COLE/ BORN/ JAN 22, 1846/ DIED/ JULY 23, 1896/ AGED/ 50 YRS. 6 M.
 
EANES         Born: 1966
Front inscription: A. PRECIOUS MEMORY/ TERESA JOANNA EANES/ OCT 4, 1966/ I PRAY THE LORD MY SOUL TO KEEP
 
LOVELL         Born: 1902         Died: 1910
Front inscription: THELMA/ DAU. OF/ W.E. & M.L./ LOVELL/ JULY 2, 1902/ APR. 23, 1910
 
DRAKE         Born: 1830         1901
Front inscription: L.D. DRAKE/ BORN/ APR. 4, 1830/ DIED/ JUNE 10, 1901
 
DRAKE         1908
Front inscription: M.A. FULCHER/ WIFE OF/ L.A. DRAKE/ BORN/ MAY 19, 1943/ DIED/ MAR. 22, 1908
 
HICKS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.W. HICKS
 
GRAVES         Born: 1814         Died: 1902
Front inscription: JAMES E. GRAVES/ 1814-1902
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: J.E.G.
 
WRAY         Born: 1890         Died: 1922
Front inscription: MAUDE M. WRAY/ APR. 1890/ NOV. 1922
 
BRUMLEY
Front inscription: M.J./ BRUMLEY/ WIFE OF/ J.D. BRUMLEY
 
CANTRELL         Born: 1850         Died: 1922
Front inscription: R.H./ CANTRELL/ 1850-1922
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NONE
 
DRAKE
Front inscription: J.C. DRAKE/ 1848-1936/ S.G. HIS WIFE/ 1851-1897/ L.E. SON/ 1879-1905/ DRAKE/ F.J. SCHOTZ & SON/ EVANSVILLE, IND.
 
SCRUGGS         Born: 1862         Died: 1904
E.B. SCRUGGS/ HIS WIFE/ ANNIE SCRUGGS/ AUG. 7, 1862- AUG. 20, 1904
 
PILKINTON         Born: 1861         Died: 1931
 
W.S. PILKINTON/ 1861-1931
 
SMILEY         Born: 1884         Died: 1891
Front inscription: KATIE/ OUR/ DARLING
Back inscription: KATIE MAY/ DAU. OF/ CHARLIE & ANNIE/ SMILEY/ BORN/ JUNE 19, 1884/ DIED/ JAN. 29, 1891
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
PILKINTON
Front inscription: BROTHER/ JESSIE T./ 1872-1909/ MOTHER/ TEMPERANCE/ 1825-1911/ SISTER/ MATTIE A./1856-1917/ PILKINTON
 
ELAM         Born: 1872         Died: 1896
Front inscription: G.A. ELAM/ SON OF/ T.H. & E.E. ELAM/ BORN MAY 25, 1872/ DIED OCT 28, 1896/ DEAREST BROTHER THOU HAS LEFT US/ HERE THY LOSS WE DEEPLY FEEL/ BUT TIS GOD THAT HATH BEREFT US/ HE CAN ALL OUR SORROW HEAL/ PEACEFUL BE THY SILENT SLUMBER,/ PEACEFUL IN THY
Back inscription: SO LOW,/ THOU NO MORE WILL JOIN OUR NUMBER,/ THOU NO MORE OUR SONGS SHALL KNOW,/ YET AGAIN WE HOPE TO MEET THEE,/ WHEN THE DAY OF LIFE IS FLED,/ THEN IN HEAVEN TO GREET THEE,/ WHERE NO FAREWELL TEAR IS SHED./ 8-19-1897/ J.A. PINKINGTON/ GOODLETTSVILLE
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: G.A.E.
 
ELAM         Born: 1879         Died: 1900
Front inscription: MARY F. ELAM/ NOV. 19, 1879/ OCT. 10, 1900
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NONE
 
UNKNOWN
Front inscription: ???? AND DIED BLISSFUL IMMORTALITY ????????
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: E.C.
 
PINSON         Born: 1902         Died: 1918
Front inscription: ASLEEP/ CLARENCE/ PINSON/ MAY 2, 1902/ OCT 6, 1918
 
ELAM         Born: 1840         Died: 1892
Front inscription: EMMA E./ WIFE OF/ T.H. ELAM/ BORN/ FEB 15, 1840/ DIED/ APR. 14, 1892/ SHE WAS A KIND AND AFFECTIONATE WIFE,/ A FOND MOTHER, AND FRIEND TO ALL.
 
ELAM         Born: 1837         Died: 1897
Front inscription: T.H. ELAM/ BORN/ OCT 31, 1837/ DIED/ JUNE 22, 1897/ PEACEFULLY HE SINKS TO REST.
 
HIX         Born: 1847         Died: 1925
Front inscription: UNCLE/ WALKER HIX/ JUNE 18, 1847/ DEC 18, 1925
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NONE
 
CANTRELL
Front inscription: DOROTHY CANTRELL/ BORN JAN ???/ DIED ???
 
SUTTON
Front inscription: SUTTON/ FRANK 1874-1931/ MAGGIE 1876-1938
Footstone: YES FATHER/MOTHER
 
COMBS         Born: 1870         Died: 1912
Front inscription: COME YE BLESSED/ JOHN C. COMBS/ BORN/ NOV. 7, 1870/ DIED/ AUG 16, 1912
 
EANES         Born: 1919         Died: 1975
Front inscription: RUBY O. EANES/ JULY 14, 1919/ DEC. 10, 1975/ GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
 
SITE SURVEYED MARCH 26, 2000
 
Additions.   GO-10   Cole Cemetery   Address: Old Brick Church Pike & Café Road 
On March 18, 2005,  Audrey M. Wilson sent information about the burials of her

great-grandparents in the Cole Cemetery to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey.

She reported that family records show  that her great-grandparents were buried in the Cole Cemetery, but today there are no marked tombstones for them.    She asked that their names and dates be added to those buried in this cemetery.

 Additional Names of persons known to have been buried in the Cole Cemetery

Alice “Allie” T. Aldridge Davis
March 3, 1884 – April 18, 1954
Wife of Daniel Boone Davis
 
Daniel Boone Davis
April 11, 1870 – November 4, 1957
 
Updated Report.  3-22-2005
 
Additions to Cole Cemetery  GO-10
 
On March 22, 2005, Audrey M. Wilson reported to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey the names of two people buried in the Cole Cemetery.  Through her family history, she knew of their burial places. There are no markers in the cemetery for
these two people at this time.
 
DANIEL BOONE DAVIS   APRIL 11, 1870 -  NOVEMBER 4, 1957
 
ALICE  “ALLIE” T. ALDRIDGE DAVIS  MARCH 3, 1884 – APRIL 18, 1954
    WIFE OF DANIEL BOONE DAVIS
 
Additions to Cole Cemetery web site listing.  May 2005
 
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