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Day-Morgan Cemetery

Day-Morgan Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

NW-05:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, CLINTONDALE DRIVE
 
3 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
 
CHANEY             Born: 1872          Died: 1879                                                       
Front inscription: LEOLINE/ CHANEY/ BORN/ MAR 15, 1872/ DIED/ JAN 5, 1879/ SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN/ COME UNTO ME                                                                                                              
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: L. C.            
 
MORGAN            Born: 1836          Died: 1884                                                       
Front inscription: TENNESSEE/ WIFE OF/ W. N. MORGAN/ BORN/ OCT 11, 1836/ DIED/ JAN ? 1884                                                                                                         
 
DAY                      Born: 1820          Died: 1822                                                       
Front inscription: JOHN DAY/ BORN/ NOV 12, 1820/ DIED/ DEC. 21, 1822                                               
  
SITE SURVEYED MAY 5, 2001
 
Additions to Day-Morgan Cemetery   NW-05
 
Additional Research Information
Clearing of the overgrowth in the cemetery and investigation of the cleared area by descendants, Allen Morgan and Gerald Morgan, took place during April and May 2004.  As a result of their work,  60 additional grave sites have been identified.  Many of these graves were marked with fieldstones without inscriptions.  No additional tombstones with inscriptions were located.  The graveyard has already been designated as a  “Cemetery”  by the Metro Planning Commission.  In July, the descendants sent a copy of their findings to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey.   From the investigation by the descendants, it would appear that some of the graves were outside the cemetery area as shown on the Metro plat map.  The descendants were asked to report their findings, including measurements with drawings and photographs, to the Metro Planning Commission so that this important data would be included in Metro mapping files.  On October 16, 2004, Allen Morgan sent a letter, with attachments, to the Metro Planning Commission.
 
 
Additions to Day-Morgan Cemetery web site listing.  October 2004
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