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Edmiston-Scales Cemetery

OH-23: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, HILL ROAD
 
8 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
3 FIELDSTONES
 
PERKINS                                                         
Front inscription: PERKINS/ IN MEMORY OF MY/ GRANDMOTHER & GRANDFATHER       
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: LIZA T. EDMISTON PERKINS/1806-1830/ JAMES WHITE PERKINS/1797-1876
 
EDMISTON         Born: 1786          Died: 1829          
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ (?MRS?) AGATHA EDMISTON/ BORN 1ST  OF AUGUST 1786/ DIED 20TH   SEPTEMBER 1829/ WELL COULD THY FRIENDS THEE/ MANY VIRTUES BOAST/ FOR THOSE WHO KNEW THEE/ ESTEEMED THEE MOST                       
                                            
EDMISTON         Born: 1779          Died: 18(?34)     
Front inscription: WELL MAY THEE FRIENDS (?THEE MANY VIRTUES BOAST FOR THOSE WHO KNEW THEE ESTEEMED THEE MOST?)                                              
              
EDMISTON         Born: 1809          Died: 183(5?)     
Front inscription: IN /MEMORY/ OF/ NICHOLAS P. EDMISTON/ WAS BORN 10TH  OF APRIL 1809 DIED/ 10TH  APRIL 183(5?)/ WELL MAY THY FRIENDS (?THEE)/ MANY VIRTUES BOAST/ (?FOR) THOSE (?WHO KNEW THEE)/ ESTEEMED THEE MOST                                                 
              
CLELAND           Born: 1821          Died: (1871?)     
Front inscription: CHARLES T. CLELAND/ DIED (1871?)/ OCT 28 1821/ AGED/ 38 YEARS  
                                               
UNKNOWN                                                    
ILLEGIBLE        
                                            
UNKNOWN                                                    
ILLEGIBLE                                                     
              
EDMISTON                                      
Front inscription: 1781 ROBERT SCALES 1852/ 1792 SARAH P. SCALES 1853/ VIRGINIA L. SCALES/ CAROLINA M. SCALES/ CONSTANTINE SCALES/ JOSEPH HENRY SCALES/ THOMAS EDMONDSON SCALES/ NICHOLAS P. SCALES/ DANIEL PRICE SCALES/ ROBERT SCALES/ WILLIAM P. SCALES/ HARDEN SCALES/ PEGGY ANN HARRIS/ PAULINE SCALES COOPER/ TENNESSEE SCALE WILKINSON                                                          
              
EDMISTON                                                     
Front inscription: AIOLNERV?DIED?VIISTON/ WAS BORN ON ?/ SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN TO COME ????THEM NOT ??? IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.                                                          
              
PERRIN                              Born: 17??           Died: 18??           
Front inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ WILLY PERRIN/ WAS BORN 6 MAY 17?? DIED/1 8TH  MARCH 18?? AGED (59?) YEARS                                                  
              
PERKINS             Born: 1779          Died: 1835          
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ SUSAN PERKINS/ WAS BORN IN 1779/ DIED IN SEPT. 1835  
                                                                 
UNKNOWN                                     
ILLEGIBLE                                                     
              
HARRIS                                                           
Front inscription: THOMAS HARRIS                                                       
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: NONE
 
 
 
SITE SURVEYED APRIL 9, 2000
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