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Nance-Bush Cemetery

Nance-Bush Cemeter, Davidson County, Tennessee

AN-55:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.   Old Hickory Blvd.
 
13 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
10 FIELDSTONES
 
BUSH              Born: 1802       Died: 1883
Front Inscription:  ARCHIBALD F. BUSH/ BORN/ DEC. 7, 1802/ DIED/ MAR. 28, 1883/ BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART/ FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: None
 
BUSH              Born: 1802       Died: 1861
Front Inscription:  MARY A. M. NANCE/ WIFE OF A. F. BUSH/ BORN/ AUG. 4, 1802/ DIED AUG. 20, 1861/ THOUGH SHE IS DEAD SHE STILL LIVETH
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: MAMN
 
BUSH              Born: 1841       Died: 1859
Front Inscription:  CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/ BUSH/ BORN MAY 7, 1841/ DIED/ DEC. 10, 1839
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: CCB
 
BUSH              Born: 1833       Died: 1855
Front Inscription: CLEMENT N. BUSH/ SON OF/ A.F. & M. A. BUSH/ BORN/ FEB. 14, 1833/ DIED/ SEPT. 5, 1855/ AGED 23 YRS. 6 MOS. & 22 DAYS/ THOUGH LOST TO SIGHT/ TO MEMORY DEAR
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: CNB
 
SNEED            Born: 1853       Died: 1921
Front Inscription: JAMES BENJAMIN/ SNEED/ BORN JAN. 11, 1853/ DIED OCT. 24, 1921
Back Inscription: THOU SHALL CALL HIS NAME JESUS/ FOR HE SHALL SAVE HIS PEOPLE FROM/ THEIR SINS. MATT. 21
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: JBS
 
SNEED            Born: 1848       Died: 1933
Front Inscription: MATTIE H. NANCE SNEED/ BORN DEC. 9, 1848/ DIED JAN. 15, 1933/ HERE AT CLERMONT/ HER HOMESTEAD
Back Inscription: BLESSED ARE THEY THAT/ HUNGER AND THIRST AFTER/ RIGHTIOUSNESS FOR THEY/ SHALL BE FILLED
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: MHNS
 
NANCE          Born: 1851       Died: 1926
Front Inscription: SALLIE PERKINS NANCE/ DAUGHTER OF/ ELD. JOSIAH G. & MRS. BETHENIAH H. NANCE/ BORN JUNE 22, 1851/ DIED NOV. 24, 1926/ MEMBER OF PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
 
NANCE          Born: 1836       Died: 1924
Front Inscription: CONSTANTINE PERKINS/ NANCE/ OCT. 12, 1836/ APRIL 23, 1924/ JOINED CONFEDERATE/ ARMY HOOD’S BRIGADE/ 5TH TEXAS REGIMENT/ COMPANY G. APRIL 1861/ SURRENDERED AT APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE WITH/ GEN. R. E. LEE/ APR. 9, 1865
Side Inscription:  BLESSED ARE THE DEED WHICH DIE IN THE/ LORD FROM HENCEFORTH/ YEA SAYETH THE SPIRIT/ THAT THEY MAY REST/ FROM THEIR LABOURS/ AND THEIR WORKS DO/ FOLLOW THEM
Side Inscription: BY THEIR DEEDS YE/ SHALL KNOW THEM
 
NANCE         
Front Inscription: SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF WILLIAM/ H. NANCE WHO WAS BORN IN/ NOTTAWAY COUNTY/ VIRGINIA IN MAY ? / MARRIED ELIZABETH V./ MORTON IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY ? / VIRGINIA AND CAME THENCE TO/ DAVIDSON COUNTY TENNESSEE/  (Rest Illegible)
 
NANCE          Born: 1823       Died: 1850
Front Inscription: TO THE MEMORY OF/ ANGELINA VIRGINIA NANCE/ WHO WAS BORN APRIL 1ST 1823/ AND DIED JANUARY 31ST 1850
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: None
 
NANCE          Born: 1805       Died: 1826
Front Inscription: TO THE MEMORY OF SAMUEL/ THE SON OF WM. H. & E. V./ NANCE/ WAS BORN 14 JUNE/ A. D. 1805 DIED FEBRAURY THE/ 2 1826 AGED 20 YEARS
 
NANCE          Born: 1819       Died: 1824
Front Inscription: TO THE MEMORY OF JAMES T./ SON OF WM. H. & E.V. NANCE/ WAS BORN 7TH JUNE AD 1819 &/ DIED 26TH OF DECEMBER 1824
Footstone: Yes Footstone: None
 
NANCE          Born: 1846       Died: 1937
Front Inscription:          SUSANNAH M. NANCE/ DEC. 9, 1846/ OCT. 2, 1937
Footstone: Yes Footstone Inscription: SMN
 
SITE SURVEYED MARCH 29, 2001
 
Additional Research Information   “Nance” Vertical File at the Tennessee State Library & Archives.   Listing of tombstone inscriptions at Nance-Bush Cemetery.  Undated
 
“William  Howe Nance, who was born in Norway Co., Va., May 5, 1779.  Married to Elizabeth V. Morton, in Pittsylvania Co., Va., in 1801 came thence to Davidson Co, Tenn. in 1806. United with the Old Baptist Church at Concord in 1812 and remained firm in the doctrine of Salvation by Grave through Jesus Christ until death.  He filled many respectable offices in church and State – Died Oct. 5, 1837.  Depart my friend and dry up your tears, for we must lie here till Christ appears..
Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth V. Nance – consort of William Howe Nance, 
b. in Prince Edward Co., Va. Jan. 1, 1780.   Came to Davidson Co. Tenn. in the year 1806.  United with Old Baptist Church of Concord 1812 and remained firm in the doctrine of Salvation by Grace through Jesus Christ until death.          
 
Archibald Filbert Bush   b. Dec. 7, 1802  d. Mar. 28, 1883.  Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
 
Mary A. M. Nance – wife of A. F. Bush   b. Aug. 4, 1802  d. Aug. 21, 1861
 
Christopher Columbus Bush. B. May 7, 1841  d. Dec. 10, 1859
 
Clement M. Bush – son of A. F. and M. A. M. Bush  b. Feb. 14, 1833  d. Sept. 5, 1855
 
To the Memory of Samuel V. – son of Wm. H. and Elizabeth V. Nance  b. June 14, 1805  d. Feb. 2, 1826  20 yrs 2 months and 16 days
 
To the Memory of James T. son of William H. and Elizabeth V. Nance  b. 1819 
d. Dec. 26, 1824
 
To the Memory of Angeline Virginia Nance  b. April 4, 1823  d. Jan. 21, 1850
 
Constant P. Nance  b. Oct. 12, 1836  d. April 23, 1924  Joined the Confederate Army – Hood’s Brigade 5th Texas Reg’t  Co. G. Apr. 1, 1861.  Surrendered  at Appomattox Ct. House Va.  with Gen. R. E. Lee Apr. 9, 1865
 
Sallie Perkins Nance – dau. of Elder Josiah C. and Mrs. Bethenia Nance  b. June 22, 1851  d. Nov. 24, 1926
 
James Benjamin Sneed  b. Jan. 11, 1853  d. Oct. 24, 1921
 
Mattie Nance Sneed  b. Dec. 9, 1849  d. Jan. 1, 1935   Here at Claremont her homestead.
 
Sacred to the Memory of a daughter of S. and E. V. Kimbro – she was b. Jan. 16, 1846  departed this life the 23 of the same month
 
Bethenia H. – wife of Elder Josiah C. Nance  b. Sept. 13, 1807  d. Nov. 7, 1865”
 
End of “Nance” Vertical File.  Tombstone Listing.  Tennessee State Library & Archives
 
 
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