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Drake-Walton Cemetery

Drake-Walton Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

NW-30: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, DRAKES BRANCH ROAD
 
34 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
15 FIELDSTONES
 
DRAKE                  Born: 1892             Died: 1892                                                             
Front Inscription: EMMA CAPTOLA/ INFANT DAUGHTER/ A. J. & EMMA C. DRAKE/ MAY 15, 1892/ MAY 15, 1892
Footstone: YES    Footstone Inscription: C. D.
 
DRAKE                  Born: 1856             Died: 1884                                                             
Front Inscription: B. R. DRAKE/ SEPT. 29, 1856/ APR. 29, 1884      
                                                                                                                           
DRAKE                  Born: 1874             Died: 1914                                                             
Front Inscription: BLANCHE DRAKE/ DUNCAN/ AUG 17, 1874/ JUNE 18, 1914          
                                                                                                                        
LEWIS                   Born: 1871             Died: 1940                                                             
Front Inscription: WILLIAM E. LEWIS/ JULY 17, 1871/ MAR 21, 1940                                    
Footstone: YES    Footstone Inscription: NONE
 
WALTON             Born: 1870             Died: 1938                                                             
Front Inscription: MARY ANN WALTON/ 1870-1938/ AT REST       
                                                                                                                                      
WALTON             Born: 1874             Died: 1924                                                             
Front Inscription: SUE ELLA WALTON/ AUG 1, 1874/ JAN 31, 1924/ REST IN HEAVEN     
                                                                                                                              
WALTON             Born: 1876             Died: 1913                                                             
Front Inscription: JAMES JOSIAH/ WALTON/ DEC 14, 1876/ MAR 14, 1913                                        
Footstone: YES    Footstone Inscription: NONE
 
WALTON                                            
Front Inscription: WALTON/ JOSIAH WALTON/ AUG. 31, 1829- JULY 1, 1895/ MARY FRANCES WALTON/ JUNE 30, 1850- NOV. 10, 1916/ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN OUZTS/ BORN & DIED JUNE 1, 1905/ BENJAMIN DRAKE WALTON/ APR 14, 1891- AGED 2 YRS/ J. J. WALTON/ DEC. 14, 1876- MAR 14, 1913
Footstone: YES    Footstone Inscription: MFW/ JW
 
DRAKE                  Born: 1826             Died: 1863                                             
Front Inscription: JAMES R. DRAKE/ BORN/ APR 4, 1826/ DIED/ JAN 8, 1863  
                                                                                                                   
DRAKE                  Born: 1861             Died: 1861                                             
Front Inscription: INFANT SON OF/ B. F. & JULINA/ DRAKE/ BORN/ SEP 24, 1861/ DIED/ NOV 10, 1861   
                                                                                                                               
DRAKE                  Born: 1858             Died: 1886                                                             
Front Inscription: GANNON DRAKE/ BORN/ NOV 19, 1858/ DIED/ OCT 7, 1886  
                                                                                                                                
DRAKE 
Front Inscription: B. F. DRAKE/ 1818-1894/ JULINA/ HIS WIFE/ 1827-1911
                                                           
WALTON             Born: 1912             Died: 1912                                                             
Front Inscription: SARAH/ ELIZABETH/ INFANT DAUGHTER/ E. B. & ELFIE K./ WALTON/ DEC. 2, 1912/ DEC. 2, 1912                                                                                                                         
Footstone: YES    Footstone Inscription: NONE
 
WALTON             Born: 1919             Died: 1926                                                             
Front Inscription: ROBERT CLIFTON/ WALTON/ BORN AUG 12, 1919/ DIED SEP 30, 1926              
                                               
WALTON             Born: 1854             Died: 1913                                                             
Front Inscription: COME YE BLESSED/ MARY ELIZABETH/ WALTON/ BORN/ FEB 25, 1854/ DIED/ JAN 29, 1913
                                               
WALTON             Born: 1859             Died: 1943                                                             
Front Inscription: AT REST/ ERNEST T. WALTON/ MAY 15, 1859/ APR 27, 1943 
                                                                                                                                              
WALTON             Born: 1865             Died: 1898                                                             
Front Inscription: MAGGIE L./ WALTON/ 1865-1898  
                                                                                                               
WALTON             Born: 1828             Died: 1898                                                             
Front Inscription: SUSANNAH/ WALTON/ 1828-1898
                                                                                                                               
DRAKE                                                  Died: 1816                                             
Front Inscription: BENJ. DRAKE/ (ILLEGIBLE)/ DIED 1816/ AGED 27 YEAR 34 DAY   
                                                                                                                       
DRAKE                                                  Died: 1830                                                             
Front Inscription: WILLIAM H./ DRAKE/ DEPARTED THIS/ LIFE/ JAN. 30TH 1830/ IN THE 14TH YEAR    
                                                                                                                               
DRAKE                  Born: 1852                                                            
Front Inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM J./ SON OF/ JAMES & A. I. DRAKE/ BORN JULY 14, 1852   
                                                               
DRAKE                                                                                                 
Front Inscription: R.E.W. DRAKE/ ? & 1 DAY/ 52 YEARS      
                                                                                                                                   
DRAKE                                                  Died: 1834                                                             
Front Inscription: MRS./ DRAKE DEPARTED/ THIS LIFE JULY THE/ 24TH 1834 AGED/ 48 YEARS  
                                                                             
DRAKE                                                  Died: 1831                                                             
Front Inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ ELIZA DRAKE/ CONSORT OF/ JONATHAN DRAKE ESQ./ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ 1ST OCT. 1831 IN/ THE ? YEAR OF HER AGE              
                                                                                                                  
DRAKE                  Born: 1786             Died: 1834                                                             
Front Inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ JONATHAN DRAKE/ BORN/ JULY 5, 1786/ DIED/ JULY 24, 1834
                                                                                                                                               
DRAKE                  Born: 1809             Died: 1840                                                             
Front Inscription: BLOUNT W. DRAKE/ MAR 10, 1809/ AUG. 1, 1840  
                                                                                                                                  
YOUNG  Born: 1817             Died: 1845                                                             
Front Inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ SUSANNAH C./ WIFE OF/ DANIEL YOUNG/ BORN SEPT. 6TH 1817/ DIED SEPT 10TH 1845         
            
DRAKE                                                  Died: 1816                                                             
Front Inscription: E DRAKE/ THE 5 DEC 1816          
                                                                                                                               
DRAKE                  Born: 1819             Died: 1842                                                             
Front Inscription: IN MEMORY/ JONATHAN DRAKE/ BORN MARCH 6TH 1819/ DIED NOV. 30TH 1842    
                                                                                                                               
LESTER Born: 1817             Died: 1824                                                             
Front Inscription: NANCY S. LESTER/ BORN 31ST AUG. 1817/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ 23RD OCT./ 1824                                                                                                                                    
 
DRAKE                                                                                                 
Front Inscription: ELIZABETH DRAKE/ WIFE OF/ JOHN DRAKE                                                          
               
HYDE                                     Died: 1820                                                             
Front Inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ SUSAN HYDE/ CONSORT OF/ HOWELL(?) HYDE/ (ILLEGIBLE)/ DIED JUNE 1820 IN/ 45 YEAR OF HER AGE  
                                                                                                                            
GILBERT                               Died: 1817                                                             
Front Inscription: ELIZABETH GILBERT/ WIFE OF T. GILBERT/ DAUGHTER OF JOHN/ & ELIZABETH DRAKE/ DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ 23 AUGUST 1817/ AGED 24 YEARS                                               
 
THIS CEMETERY, ON SITE VISIT OF 1-5-2003, WAS HEAVILY OVERGROWN WITH A TANGLE OF HONEYSUCKLE BUSHES, THORN BUSHES AND FALLEN TREE LIMBS. MANY TOMBSTONES WERE TOTALLY COVERED BY THIS GROWTH. ALSO NOTED WERE TEN IDENTICAL TOMBSTONES WITHOUT INSCRIPTIONS. AFTER CLEARING, THIS CEMETERY SHOULD BE REVISITED AND INSCRIPTION DATA UPDATED.                                                                                  
 
SITE SURVEYED JANUARY 5, 2003
 
JOHN DRAKE
BORN IN YADKIN VALLEY, NC
1763
DIED IN NASHVILLE, TN
OCT. 29, 1834
 
Drake family descendants cleared the overgrowth and restored the cemetery
during 2007. A replacement tombstone was provided and placed at the gravesite
of John Drake by Doug Drake (2007).  Information submitted to the Davidson
County Cemetery Survey by Becky Duncan. 9-11-2007
 
Addition to Drake-Walton Cemetery website listing. January 2008.
 
Doug Drake submitted this addition:
     Elizabeth Drake *
     Died August 18th 1823
     Age 55 Years
    * Elizabeth Rounsavall Drake

Addition to Drake-Walton Cemetery website listing. 6-12-2013

Becky Duncan submitted the following list of tombstone inscriptions which were taken by Doug Drake in the 1980's.  She noted "I compared this list with the survey done a few years ago and I believe it adds some information for tombstones not very legible anymore or those possibly sunken and only partially visible now."

Emma C. Drake/ Sept. 24, 1860/ Oct. 15, 1899
Albert J. Drake/ May 28, 1852/ July 27, 1937
B. R. Drake/ Sept. 28, 1856/ April 29, 1894
Nancy A. Drake/ Daughter of Wm. & Frances Wilkinson/ March 28, 1831/ Aug. 12, 1856
Laura/ Daughter of James R. & Nancy A. Drake/ Feb. 20, 1854/ Aug. 12,1856
Robert W./ Son of James R. & Nancy A. Drake/ Feb. 22, 1856/ July 21, 1856
James R. Drake/ April 4, 1826/ Jan. 8, 1863/ Co. G. 2nd Tennessee Infantry/ Robison Walker Legion
John B. Drake/ Died Sept. 8, 1897/ 77 years 7 months 28 days
Chloe Drake/ Died Aug. 24, 1898
Infant Son of B. F. & Julina Drake/ Sept. 24, 1864/ Nov. 10, 1864
Lena Drake. Nov. 24, 1868/ Dec. 26, 1869
James Clinton Drake/ Nov. 19, 1858/ Oct. 7, 1886
B. F. Drake/ 1818-1894/ Julina His Wife/ 1827-1911
Jonathan Drake/ July 5, 1786/ July 24, 1834/ Married Dec. 24, 1808
   (Jonathan, son of John & Elizabeth Rounsavall Drake)
Eliza Drake/ Wife of Jonathan Drake/ Died Oct. 1, 1831
Blount W. Drake/ born March 20, 1809/ Died Aug. 1, 1840
Jonathan Drake. March 6, 1819/ Nov. 30, 1842
Elizabeth Drake/ Wife of John Drake/ Died Aug. 18, 1823/ Age 55
John Drake, Jr./ Son of John & Elizabeth/ Died Sept. 1821/ 30 Years Old
Ben. A. Drake/ Died 31 Day March 1816/ Born 1789/ 27 Years Old
Mary D./ Wife of Wm. J. Drake/ July 20, 1796/ July 23, 1874
Mrs. S. Drake/ Died 24 July 1832/ 70 Years Old
William J. Drake/ Born March 24, 1792/ Died Jan.18, 1867
Elizabeth/ Wife of T. C. Gilbert/ Daughter of John & Elizabeth/ Died 28 Aug. 1817/ 24 Years Old
LTA Drake 1811
William R. Drake/ Died Jan. 30, 1856/ 11 Years Old
Josiah Drake/ Born Jan. 28, 1825/ Died 1843
William J./ Son of James & Nancy A. Drake/ July 14, 1852/ 1853
C. Drake/ Died 15 1812 (?)
E. Drake/ Died 5 Dec. 1826/ 36 Years Old/ Born 1790
J. A. D./ Died 1816/ 22 Years Old/ Born 1794
H. Drake/ Died 1815/ Born 1756/ Age 59
I. Drake/ Died 18 May 1815/ Age 50 Years Old
Susan Hyde/ 25 years Old/ Died 1820 June 25th/ Consort of Tazwell Hyde
Nancy S. Lester/ Born 31 Aug. 1812/ Died 23 Oct.(?)

Elizabeth Rounsavall Drake (died Aug. 18, 1823, age 55) was the wife of John Drake (1763-1834).  Her parents were David and Brigida Heaton/Eaton Rounsavall.  A family history was published, in 2002, entitled Richard Rounsavall and His Descendants. 
    Information sent by Becky Duncan.

Additions to Drake-Walton Cemetery website listing.  6-12-2013




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