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Murrell Cemetery

AN-22: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, REYNOLDS ROAD
 
14 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS (RECORDED IN SURVEY APRIL 2001)
4 FIELDSTONES
THIS CEMETERY IS OVERGROWN WITH MANY FALLEN TOMBSTONES
 
CASON                Born: 1855          Died: 1945                                                       
Front  inscription: JOHN G. CASON/ 1855 - 1945         
                                                                                                                                 
CASON                Born: 1854          Died: 1915          
Front inscription: ASLEEP IN JESUS/ LOUCIND A. JENNINGS/ WIFE OF/ J. G. CASON/ JULY 22, 1854/ JULY 6, 1915/ SHE WAS A KIND AND AFFECTIONATE/ WIFE A FOND MOTHER AND A/ FRIEND TO ALL./ CASON                                                         
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: L. A. C.
 
TAYLOR              Born: 1876          Died: 1912          
Front inscription: ESTELLA E./ CASON/ WIFE OF/ J. B. TAYLOR/ AUG. 26, 1876/ MAY 15, 1912/ OUR DARLING ONE HAS/ GONE BEFORE/ TO GREET US ON THE/ GOLDEN SHORE     
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: E. E. T
 
 SHILEY               Born: 1888          Died: 1921          
Front inscription: MYRA CASON/ SHILEY/ 1888 - 1921/ SISTER                                                   
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: M. C. S.
 
CAMPBELL        Born: 1891          Died: 1931          
Front inscription: FLORA MORGAN/ CAMPBELL/ 1891 - 1931
 
WALLER             Born: 1915          Died: 1925          
Front inscription: LEONA A WALLER/ JULY 6, 1915/ JAN 1, 1925
 
PERRY                                              
Front inscription: A. I. PERRY/ (ILLEGIBLE) ??85
 
PERRY                                              
Front inscription: W. M. PERRY/ 1904
 
PETTEY               Born: 1898          Died: 1900          
Front inscription: ALICE/ DAUGHTER OF/ C. H. & M. PETTEY/ BORN/ FEB. 28, 1898/ DIED/ JAN. 8, 1900/ SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS
 
PETTEY               Born: 1892          Died: 1896          
Front inscription: ERNEST L./ PETTEY/ BORN/ APRIL 10, 1892/ DIED/ MARCH 22, 1896
 
 PETTEY              Born: 1890          Died: 1890          
Front inscription: MATE B./ PETTEY/ BORN/ MAY 15, 1890/ DIED/ MAY 16, 1890   
 
 KING                                  Died: 1898          
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ OUR DARLING/ ANNA MAI./ DAUGHTER OF/ J. W. & ALICE C./ KING./ DIED/ MAR, 21 1898/ AGED/ 3 YS 11 MS 16 DS/ SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN/ TO COME UNTO ME/ AND FORBID THEM NOT/ FOR OF SUCH IS THE/ KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
 
KING                                                 
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ THOMAS W./ SON OF J. W./ AND/ ALICE C. KING/ AGED/ 3 YR. 9 MO 3 DA/ SLEEP ON IN THY BEAUTY/ THOU SWEET ANGEL CHILD/ BY SORROW UNBLIGHTED./ BY SIN UNDEFILED/ LIKE THE DOVE TO THE EARTH (?)/ THOU HAST FLOWN TO THY REST/ FROM THE WILD SEA OF STRIFE/ TO THE HOME OF THE BLEST
 
WALDRON                                                     
Front inscription: JAMES W. WALDRON/ DIED DEC. 15, 1862(?)/ AGED 47 YRS. 5 MOS./ & 2 DAYS/ MAN THAT IS BORN OF A WO/ MAN IS OF FEW DAYS AND FULL/ OF TROUBLE
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: J. W. W.
 
WALDRON         Born: 1822  Died: 1908   
SUSAN D./ WALDRON/ BORN/ APRIL 20, 1822/ DIED/ AUG. 10, 1908         
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: S. D. W.
 
UNKNOWN                                                                                                 
AN NA  (LETTERS SCRATCHED INTO STONE. Ns ARE MADE BACKWARD
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
 
MATIST                                                                                          
1817/ WANDA T. MATIST                                                                                                       
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
 
YORK                                                                                             
LOCKY YORK
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
                                                                                                                                                                    
UNKNOWN                                                                                                 
OUR BABY
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
              
MILLER               1936      1938                                                  
EDDINE MILLER/ BABY/ BORN DEC. 14, 1936/ DIED APRIL 11, 1938
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
 
HARDEN             1898      1932                                                  
EUGENE HARDEN/ BORN NOV 6, 1898/ DIED JAN. 8, 1932
[inscription submitted by Joyce Jones Jan. 2001]
 
CLEMENTS         Born: 1809          Died: 1893          
Front inscription: AT REST/ W. B. H. CLEMENTS/ BORN/ DEC. 25, 1809/ DIED/ JULY 5, 1893./ AN HONEST MAN IS THE/ NOBLEST WORK OF GOD                                                           
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: W. C.
 
UNKNOWN                                                                                                                
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: E. P.
 
UNKNOWN                                                                                                                
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: O. B.
 
SITE SURVEYED APRIL 19, 2001   
 
Additions to the Murrell Cemetery.  AN-22
 
In 2001, when this cemetery was surveyed by Davidson County Cemetery Survey volunteers, it was noted that the cemetery was overgrown with many fallen tombstones.
 
Jan Cain, Una Neighborhood Association, provided, in 2006, additional names of
burials at the Murrell Cemetery. The “Index to Davidson County Records, 1900-1913”
listed the names of people whose tombstone was either missing or were illegible
during the 2001 survey. 
 
GOTTO, CLARENCE 
DIED JAN. 29, 1901  AGE 2
 
ETHERIDGE, MARY “POLLY”
DIED JAN. 2, 1901  AGE 85
 
GRIFTH, BETTIE
DIED APRIL 21, 1901  AGE 45
 
BURNETT, EMMMA
DIED NOV. 29, 1905  AGE 14
 
COOK, MILLIE
DIED JAN. 17, 1912  AGE 23
 
NICHOLSON, ORA LEE
DIED NOV. 18, 1902  AGE 30
 
WILLIAMS, MATILDA
NOV. 15, 1901  AGE 50
 
A tombstone was recorded in 2001 with the surname “Unknown” and with the
first name inscribed “Anna..”   Jan Cain, wrote on March 22, 2006, that this
burial was probably Anna Foster, who died November 16, 1903, at 56 years.
 
To view the these Davidson County Death Records, visit the web site of the
Tennessee State Library & Archives. Then  Search  Davidson County Death
Records 1900-1913.
 
Additions to the Murrell Cemetery web site listing.  January 2008.
 
                                         
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