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Petway (Removed) Cemetery

NO-06: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN. (REMOVED)
 
Original Location. According to Willoughby Williams’ account of the early the roads of Davidson County, Dr. William Dickson, later a Senator, lived on property located on present-day Nolensville Pike, almost to Nolensville. Later this was the property of Hinchey Petway. The will of Hinchey Petway was recorded in Davidson County in 1857.
 
Cemetery Removed. According to records of Mt. Olivet Cemetery, removals "from Petway burial ground on Combs Buell property took place on April 22, 1926." The names of those re-interred at Mt. Olivet from the cemetery records:
H. Petway, Sr.
Mrs. H. Petway, Sr.
H. Petway, Jr.
Robert Petway
Petway, unknown
Petway, child
Petway, child
 
In Section 2, Lot #182, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, tombstones inscriptions:
H. Petway
Born Sept. 23, 1776 Virginia
Died. Sept. 12, 1856 Tennessee
Married 1807 Susanna Caroline Parrish
Susanna Caroline Parrish Petway
Born May 25, 1789 Virginia
Died Jan. 25, 1858 Tennessee
 
Information provided to the Davidson County Cemetery Survey project by Mrs. Betty Bullard Stadler, March 14, 2003.
 
Report: 10-19-2003
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