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Jackson-Lawrence Cemetery

HE-16: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, THE HERMITAGE
 
15 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS SUBMITTED BY MARSHA MULLIN, CURATOR, AT THE HERMITAGE ON 9-25-2001
 
                                                           
WINN                   Born: 1854          Died: 1882                                                       
Front inscription: SAZIE LAWRENCE/ WIFE OF DR. C.W. WINN/ AND DAUGHTER OF DR. J.M. & R.J. LAWRENCE/ BORN AT THE HERMITAGE/ MARCH 15 1854/ DIED IN MAURY CO. TENN./ MAY 5, 1882/ BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: S. W.           
              
SMITH                  Born: 1855          Died: 1937                                                       
Front inscription: ANNIE LAURIE LAWRENCE/ WIFE OF J.W. SMITH/ AND DAUGHTER OF/ DR. J.M. & RACHEL J. LAWRENCE/ BORN AT THE HERMITAGE/ APR. 3 1855 - FEB 4, 1937/ PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD IN THE DEATH OF HIS SAINTS/ COME, LORD JESUS Footstone: YES               Footstone inscription: A.L.S.          
              
LAWRENCE       Born: 1869          Died: 1942                                                       
Front inscription: THOMAS DONELSON LAWRENCE/ SON OF/ RACHEL JACKSON AND DR. JOHN M. LAWRENCE/ 1869 - 1942/ WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT/ ENTER THOU INTO THE JOY OF THY LORD                                                                                          
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: T.D.L.
                             
SYMMES             Born: 1870          Died: 1971                                                       
Front inscription: MARION YORKE SYMMES/ WIFE OF/ JOHN CLEVES SYMMES/ DAUGHTER OF/ RACHEL JACKSON/ AND/ DR. JOHN M. LAWRENCE/ 1870-1971/ LOOKING UNTO JESUS/ THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH      
                                                                                                                  
LAWRENCE       Born: 1823         Died: 1882                                                       
Front inscription: DR. J.M. LAWRENCE/ BORN/ SEPT 6, 1823/ DIED NEAR/ THE HERMITAGE/ NOV 30, 1882/ SWEETLY REST BENEATH LIFE'S WONDROUS TREE/ WITH NAUGHT TO CLOUD OR SEER/ EVER WITH THY GOD TO BE/ HEIR OF GLORY                                   
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: J.M.L.         
              
LAWRENCE       Born: 1832          Died: 1923                                                       
Front inscription: RACHEL JACKSON LAWRENCE/ BORN AT THE HERMITAGE/ 1832  1923/ WIFE OF DR. J.M. LAWRENCE              
Side inscription: DAUGHTER OF ANDREW JACKSON JR./ AND SARAH YORK JACKSON/ ONLY GRANDDAUGHTER OF GENL. ANDREW JACKSON 
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: R.J.L.          
              
LAWRENCE       Born: 1859          Died: 1926                                                       
Front inscription: JOHN MARSHALL LAWRENCE/ SON OF/ RACHEL JACKSON &/ DR. JOHN M. LAWRENCE/ 1859 - 1926/ A GOOD NAME IS RATHER TO BE CHOSEN THAN GREAT RICHES./ PROV.                                                                                                           
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: J.M.L.         
              
EARL                                                  Died: 1838                                                       
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF R.E.W. EARL/ ARTIST FRIEND AND/ COMPANION OF/ GEN. ANDREW JACKSON/ WHO DIED AT/ THE HERMITAGE/ THE 16TH  OF SEPT. 1838 
STONE DAMAGED IN 1998 TORNADO. ONLY PORTION LEGIBLE STARTS AT 'WHO DIED...' REMAINDER FROM HERMITAGE RECORDS.
 
JACKSON            Born: 1837          Died: 1863                                                       
Front inscription: CAPT. SAMUEL JACKSON/ SON OF/ ANDREW AND SARAH JACKSON/ BORN AT THE HERMITAGE/ JUNE 9, 1837/ DIED/ SEPT. 29, 1863/ OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT THE BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA          
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: S.J.
              
JACKSON            Born: 1834          Died: 1906                                        
Front inscription: COL. ANDREW JACKSON/ BORN AT THE HERMITAGE/ APR. 4, 1834/ DIED/ DEC. 17 1906/ GRADUATE WEST POINT 1859/ COL. OF 1ST  TENN. HEAVY ARTILLERY CSA Footstone: YES        Footstone inscription: NONE         
              
JACKSON            Born: 1851          Died: 1921                                                       
Front inscription: AMY A. JACKSON/ WIFE OF COL. ANDREW JACKSON/ BORN/ AUG. 31, 1851/ DIED/ JAN. 9, 1921/ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE.  
                                                                                                                              
JACKSON                                         
Front inscription: HERE LIES THE REMAINS OF THOMAS/ INFANT SON OF ANDREW & SARAH JACKSON/ ALSO/ ROBERT ARMSTRONG JACKSON/ WHO DIED NOV. 11 1843/ AGED FOUR MONTHS AND TWENTY THREE DAYS    
                                                                                                                        
JACKSON                                          Died: 1865                                                       
Front inscription: ANDREW JACKSON/ ADOPTED SON OF GEN. ANDREW JACKSON/ WHO DIED AT THE HERMITAGE/ APRIL 17TH  1865/ IN THE 57TH  YEAR OF HIS LIFE/ THOU HAS GAINED A BRIGHTER LAND/ AND DEATH'S COLD STREAM IS PAST/ THINE ARE THE JOYS AT GOD'S RIGHT HAND/ THAT FOREVER LAST/ ERECTED BY HIS WIFE 
                                                                                                                           
JACKSON            Born: 1805          Died: 1887                                                       
Front inscription: SARAH YORK JACKSON/ WIFE OF/ ANDREW JACKSON/ ADOPTED SON OF GEN'L ANDREW JACKSON/ BORN IN PHILADELPHIA/ JULY 1805/ DIED AT THE HERMITAGE/ AUG. 23, 1887   
                                                                                                                       
ADAMS                 Born: 1803          Died: 1877                                                       
Front inscription: MRS. MARION ADAMS/ BORN PHILADELPHIA P.A./ JULY 26, 1803/ DIED/ JUNE 25, 1877                                                                                                                       
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: M. A.           
              
JACKSON            Born: 1887          Died: 1853                                                       
Front inscription: ANDREW JACKSON IV/ 1887 - 1953
 
SITE SURVEYED SEPTEMBER 25, 2001
 
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