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Compton Cemetery

Compton Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

OH-11: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, TYNE BLVD

22 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS:

COX         Born: 1794         Died: 1869
Front inscription: ELIZABETH COX/ BORN/ JANUARY 9 1794/ DIED/ DECEMBER 25, 1869/ DAUGHTER OF/ THOM. AND REBECCA COX
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: E.C
 
COX         Born: 1809         Died: 1871
Front inscription: MARYLAND J. COX/ BORN/ NOV. 14, 1809/ DIED/ FEB.18, 1871
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: MJC
 
GILLMAN         Born: 1822         Died: 1850
Front inscription: MEMORY OF/ MRS. M. I. GILLMAN/ DAUGHTER OF HENRY/?/ BORN OCTOBER 16TH/ 1822/ DIED JULY THE 21/ 1850
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
ALDERSON         Born: 1816         Died: 1903
Front inscription: MRS. REBECCA C ALDERSON/ BORN/ DEC. 19 1816/ DIED/ AUG 23 1903/ SHE ENTERED ON AN UNTROUBLED REST
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: RCA
 
ALDERSON         Born: 1799         Died: 1856
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THOMAS/ ELDEST SON OF/ GEORGE & ALVARILLA/ ALDERSON/ BORN IN STREATHAM/ COUNTY OF SURRY/ ENGLAND/ 16TH OCTOBER/ 1799/ DIED 31ST JANUARY/ 1856
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: TA
 
ALDERSON         Born:         Died: 1846
Front inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ GEORGE HENRY/ ELDEST SON OF/ THOMAS AND REBECCA C./ ALDERSON/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ APRIL 26, 1846/ AGED 9 MONTHS/ 13 DAY
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
ALDERSON         Born:         Died: 1841
Front inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ AVARELLA LEIGHTON/ALDERSON/ DAUGHTER OF/ THOS. & REBECCA C. ALDERSON/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ SEPT 7, 1841/ AGED 1 YEAR AND 20 DAYS/ SO FADES THE LOVELY BLOOMING FLOWER/ FRAIL, SMILING SOLACE OF AN HOUR
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: A.L.A.
 
ALDERSON         Born:         Died: 1856
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ THOMAS LEIGHTON/ 3RD SON OF/ THOMAS & REBECCA/ ALDERSON/ DIED 8 NOVEMBER/ 1856/ AGED 6 YEARS 1 MO/ NTH AND 6 DAYS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: TLA
 
KLEISER         Born: 1838         Died: 1860
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ JOSEPHINE KLEISER/ ELDEST DAUGHTER OF/ THOM. & REBECCA C./ ALDERSON/ GRANDDAUGHTER OF/ HENRY & SARAH COMPTON/ BORN JAN. 15 1838/ DIED DEC. 6 1860
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: JK
 
COONS         Born:         Died: 1868
Front inscription: OTHEO/FIRST BORN/OF/ J.B. & DORA/ COONS/ DIED/ SEPT. 14, 1868/ AGED 2 YEAR 5 MONS. & 10 DAYS/ OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: OC
 
COMPTON         Born: 1784         Died: 1873
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ HENRY COMPTON/ BORN/ IN BOONE'S STATION/ FAYETTE COUNTY, KY/ MAY 1 1784/ DEPARTED TO TENN/ FEB 6 1806/ DIED AUG 18 1873/ AGE 89 YEARS 3 MONTHS AND 18 DAYS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: HC
 
COMPTON         Born: 1795         Died: 1868
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ SARAH COMPTON/ 2ND DAUGHTER OF/ THOM & REBECCA COX/ BORN NOV 18 1795/ MARRIED DEC 17 1815/ DIED JUNE 1ST 1868
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: SC
 
COMPTON         Born: 1832         Died: 1862
Front inscription: IN/MEMORY OF/WM. H. COMPTON/BORN NOV 17, 1832/AND FELL AT THE BATTLE OF/MURFREESBORO, TN-DEC/30TH 1862 WAS BURIED/IN THE FIELD AND AFTERWARDS/REMOVED BY HIS FATHER TO/THIS RESTING PLACE/HE WAS A BRAVE AND FAITHFUL/SOLDIER AND THOUGH HIS CAUSE/ WAS LOST, HIS HEART WAS RIGHT
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: WHC
 
MILES         Born: 1842         Died: 1843
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ NARCISSA L/ DAUGHTER OF/ B.W. & N MILES/ BORN 10TH JULY/ 1842/ DIED ??? 1843
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NLM
 
MILES         Born: 1816         Died: 1842
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ NARCISSA/ WIFE OF/ BEDFORD W. MILES/ BORN 20TH NOVR/ 1816/ DIED 18TH JULY/ 1842
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: NM
 
MILES         Born: 1841         Died: 1841
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ JOSEPHINE S/ DAUGHTER OF/ W & N MILES/ BORN 22ND MAY/ 1841/ DIED 6 NOV./ 1841
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: JSM
 
COMPTON         Born:         Died: 1838
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ HENRIETTA/ DAUGHTER OF/ HENRY AND SARAH/ COMPTON/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ MARCH 19TH 1838/ AGED 3 YEARS ONE MONTH/ AND 5 DAYS
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
COMPTON         Born:         Died: 1838
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ IONIA ANN/ DAUGHTER OF/ HENRY AND SARAH/ COMPTON/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ MARCH 12TH 1838/ AGED 7 YEARS/ 11 MONTHS
 
FLINTOFF         Born: 1804         Died: 1852
Front inscription: THOMAS FLINTOFF/ BORN AT NEW MALTON/ YORKSHIRE ENGLAND/ JULY 10, 1804 DIED MARCH 15 1852/ FAREWELL DEAR AND LOVING MATE/ NO LONGER FOR YOU COULD I WAIT/ WEEP NOT FOR ME MY PAINS ARE OVER/ WE SOON SHALL MEET TO PART NO MORE/ THIS MONUMENTAL SLAB IS EREC/TED BY HIS AFFECTIONATE WIFE
 
SHERRON         Born:         Died: 1854
Front inscription: ELIZABETH FLINTOFF SHERRON/ WIFE OF/ THOS. FLINTOFF/ DIED/ DEC. 12, 1854/ AGED/ 64 YEARS 2 MO. & 18 DS
 
FLINTOFF         Born: 1846         Died: 1862
Front inscription: ELLIS W. FLINTOFF/ BORN/ FEB. 15, 1846/ DIED/ SEPT. 14, 1862/ AGE 16 YEAR 7 MO. & 29 DAYS
 
COMPTON         Born: 1867         Died: 1876
Front inscription: GEORGE D./ COMPTON/ BORN/ MARCH 3 1867/ DIED/ APRIL 23, 1876
Footstone: YES Footstone inscription: None
 
SITE SURVEYED DECEMBER 11, 1999
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