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Cotton-Taggart Cemetery

OH-25: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, GRANNY WHITE PIKE 

14 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS. 

SANDERS         Born: 1818         Died: 1909 
Front inscription: MRS. MARY P. F./ SANDERS/ BORN APR. 11, 1818/ DIED MAY 20, 
1909/ SHELTERED AND SAFE FROM SORROW 

COTTON         Born: 1834         Died: 1909 
Front inscription: MRS. CALLIE C./ COTTON/ BORN AUG. 9, 1834/ DIED FEB. 6, 
1909/ A TENDER MOTHER AND A FAITHFUL/ FRIEND. 

SMITH         Born: 1867         Died: 1902 
Front inscription: STERLING W. SMITH/ BORN/ JULY 22, 1867/ DIED/ MAR. 16, 
1902/ A PRECIOUS ONE FROM US HAS GONE/ A VOICE WE LOVED IS STILLED/ A PLACE IS VACANT IN OUR HOME/ WHICH NEVER CAN BE FILLED. 

COTTEN         Born: 1869         Died: 1884 
Front inscription: MARY B./ DAUGHTER OF/ J.A. & R. P./ COTTEN/ BORN/ APRIL 
18, 1869/ DIED/ JULY 27, 1884/ PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF/ THE LORD IS THE 
DEAREST/ OF HIS SAINTS/ DEAREST SISTER THOU/ HAST LEFT US./ HERE OUR LOST WE DEEPLY/ MOURN./ BUT TIS GOD WHO HAS/ BEREFT US. 

COTTEN         Born: 1841         Died: 1885 
Front inscription: RACHEL P./ WIFE OF/ J. H. COTTEN/ BORN/ MAY 16, 1841/ 
DIED/ NOV. 23, 1885/ THOU ART GOING TO THE GRAVE/ WE'LL NO LONGER BEHOLD THEE/ FOR BORN BY (?) 

COTTON         Born: 1834         Died: 1911 
Front inscription: JOHN A. COTTON/ BORN/ JAN. 21, 1834/ DIED/ AUG. 8, 1911/ 
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH/ DIE IN THE LORD. 

TAGGART         Born: 1866         Died: 1934 
Front inscription: E. L. TAGGART/ JAN. 19, 1866/ AUG. 29, 1934 

TAGGART         Born: 1903         Died: 1916 
Front inscription: W. E. BUSH/ TAGGART/ BORN/ JAN. 19, 1903/ DIED/ MAR. 6, 
1916/ BLESSED ARE THE PURE/ IN HEART FOR THEY/ SHALL SEE GOD. 
Footstone: YES
Footstone Inscription: NONE 

TAGGART         Born: 1906         Died: 1907 
Front inscription: HARVEY LEE/ SON OF/ EMMETT & AGNES/ TAGGART/ BORN MAR. 6, 1906/ DIED OCT. 13, 1907/ AT REST 

FARLEY         Born: 1898         Died: 1900 
Front inscription: LUCY PITTS/ DAU. OF/ E. W. & MARTHA/ FARLEY/ BORN/ APR. 
16, 1898/ DIED/ DEC. 2, 1900/ THESE LOVELY BUDS SO YOUNG SO FAIR/ CALLED 
HENCE BY EARLY DOOM/ JUST CAME TO SHOW HOW SWEET THESE FLOWERS/ IN PARADISE WOULD BLOOM./ ERE SIN COULD HARM OR SORROW FADE/ DEATH CAME WITH FRIENDLY CARE/ THE OPENING BUDS TO HEAVEN CONVEYED/ AND BADE THE BLOSSOM THERE. 


TAGGART         Born: 1898         Died: 1900 
Front inscription: MARY ELIZABETH/ DAU. OF/ E. L. & AGNES/ TAGGART.BORN/ MAR. 3, 1898/ DIED/ DEC. 3, 1900/[SEE EPITAPH FOR LUCY PITTS FARLEY] 

FARLEY         Born: 1900         Died: 1900 
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ ROBERT WEAKLY/ LITTLE SON OF/ E. W. & MARTHA FARLEY/ BORN/JAN 3, 1900/ DIED/ JULY 7, 1900/ PRECIOUS BABY, HE HAS LEFT US./ LEFT US, YES, FOREVER MORE;/ BUT WE HOPE TO MEET OUR DARLING/ ON THAT BRIGHT AND HAPPY SHORE. 

PERRY         Born: 1898         Died: 1898 
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF OUR DEAR ONE/ INFANT/ SON OF/ J. H. & L. J. 
PERRY/ BORN APR. 1, 1898./ DIED/ APR. 4, 1898./ WE LOVED THIS LITTLE TENDER 
ONE/ AND WOULD HAVE WISHED HIM STAY/ BUT LET OUR FATHER'S WILL BE DONE/ HE SHINES IN ENDLESS DAY
 
AUSTIN 
Front inscription:
WILLIAM THOMAS/ AUSTIN JR./ APR. 18, 1922/ ASLEEP IN JESUS 
SITE SURVEYED NOVEMBER 10,2000
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