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King-Weaver (Kingsley) Cemetery

King-Weaver ‎(Kingsley)‎ Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee

AN-50: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, SCHOOL LANE
 
15 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
12 FIELDSTONES
 
UNKNOWN                                      Died: 1842          
Front inscription: DIED/ OCT. 2ND  1842/ AGED/ 3 YEARS 10 MONTHS/ AND 12 DAYS    
                                                   
BROWN               Born: 1843          Died: 1864          
Front inscription: NATHANIEL BROWN JR./ BORN/ JULY 18, 1843/ DIED/ NOV. 30, 1864/ CO. C. ROCK CITY GUARD                                                    
 
FARMER             Born: 1799          Died: 1884          
Front inscription: THOMAS FARMER/ BORN/ DEC. 1, 1799/ DIED/ OCT. 6, 1884                            
                       
KING                                                 
Front inscription: THOMAS S. KING/ BORN 29 JUNE 1786/ DIED 6 FEBRUARY 1851/ A MAN OF PLEASING FORM/ COURTEOUS AND GENTLE IN MANNERS/ OF STRONG AND ENLIGHTENED YET CAUTIOUS MIND,/ PRUDENT, SINCERE AND UNWAVERING IN HIS FRIENDSHIP/ AN HONEST MAN AND A PATRIOT./ A LOVER OF PEACE AND A HATER OF DISCORD AND TYRANY/ HIS GENEROUS, KIND AND NOBLE NATURE ENSHRINED HIM/ IN THE HEARTS OF ALL WHO KNEW HIM, AND HIS/ UNDISSEMBLED CHRISTIAN INTEGRITY MADE HIM/ AT ONCE A LIGHT AND AN EXEMPLAR WORTHY/ TO BE FOLLOWED. HIS BATTLE OF FAITH/ IN CHRIST - HIS DEATH A GLORIOUS TRIUMPH. /"THOU ART GONE TO THE GRAVE/ BUT WE WILL NOT DEPLORE/ THEE WHOSE GOD WAS THY RANSOM,/ THY GUARDIAN AND GUIDE./ HE GAVE THEE, HE TOOK THEE,/ AND HE WILL RESTORE THEE, AND DEATH/ HAS NO STING, FOR THE SAVIOR HAS DIED."
              
Side inscription: SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ DELIA G. - CONSORT OF/ THOMAS S. KING/ BORN OCTOBER 13, 1795/ DIED JANUARY 12, 1858/ SHE WAS COMLEY IN MIEN/ OF FRANK AND GENEROUS SENSIBILITIES,/ BLESSED WITH A SOUND, VIGOROUS MIND/ AND GREAT OF CHARACTER,/ AMIABLE, CHEERFUL AND WINNING/ IN THE DOMESTIC CIRCLE,/ ARDENT AND UNWAVERING IN HER FRIENDSHIP/ AND AFFECTIONS, CHARITABLE AND HOSPITABLE,/ HER HANDS WERE EVER FULL OF BENISONS/ TO THE DESTITUTE AND LOWLY;/ WITH PIETY UNAFFECTED AND CONSISTENT,/ SHE ALLURED AND POINTED THE WAY/ TO PARADISE./ "LO' THE PAIN OF LIFE IS PASSED/ ALL HER WARFARE NOW IS O'ER/ DEATH AND EARTH BEHIND HER CAST/ GRIEF AND SUFFERING ARE NO MORE."       
 
[KING MONUMENT INSCRIPTIONS SUBMITTED BY MR. & MRS. EDWIN ANTHONY HEARD, JR. ON FEBRUARY 2, 2001.]
 
                             
WEAVER             Born: 1846          Died: 1847          
Front inscription: WALKER/ INFANT SON OF/ DEMPSEY & FRANCES L. WEAVER/ BORN/ APRIL 27, 1846/ DIED/ OCT. 25, 1847...(BROKEN)                                                        
 
UNKNOWN                                                    
NO VISIBLE INSCRIPTION                                                        
 
UNKNOWN                                                    
Front inscription: MARTHA                                                        
 
UNKNOWN                                                    
NO VISIBLE INSCRIPTION                                                        
 
UNKNOWN                                                    
Front inscription: DIE.../ AGED 8 YEAR/ AND 28 D"
                                                           
MERRITT             Born: 1811          Died: 1840          
Front inscription: IN/ MEMORY OF/ THO F MERRITT/ BORN 9TH  MAY/ 1811 & DIED/ APRIL 9TH  1840                                                  
 
WEAVER             Born: 1842          Died: 1842          
Front inscription: JAMES DICKERSON/ INFANT SON OF/ DEMPSEY & MARY D./ WEAVER/ BORN 17TH ,/ AND DIED 19TH  FEB./ 1842/ SWEET INNOCENT/ ADIEU
                                                           
UNKNOWN                                                                                                                
NO VISIBLE INSCRIPTION
 
UNKNOWN                                                    
Front inscription: BET.../ DIED F.../ 4TH  1871
 
KING
Front inscription: BETTY KING
 
BROWN               Born: 1810          Died: 1882
Front inscription: SACRED TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ NATHANIEL BROWN SR./ BORN/ JULY 22, 1810/ DIED/ JULY 11, 1882/ BLESSED AS THE DEAD WHO DIED IN THE LORD.
 
SITE SURVEYED SEPTEMBER 20, 2001
 
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