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Rice - Horton Cemetery

AN-108: Nashville, Davidson County, TN. Reynolds Road

Report on locating the cemetery from Jan Cain. 12-29-2008

Today we have just come back from the "small family cemetery" on Reynolds Road where we found five fieldstones and a sunken grave with no marker.  It has been referred to by some people as the Rice Family Cemetery, but today we were told by a long-time Una resident that the cemetery is on former Horton land.  The Hortons were in-laws to the Rice family.  

According to Rev. John Joslin's historical book,  History of Smith Springs Baptist Church, a Roll Call o Faith, 1874- 1974, and from some other research resources, the known burials:

Rev. John S. Rice  Died July 17, 1916. Aged 83 years
   
        From the Tennessean,  July 18, 1916, page 7
   RICE - Monday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock,  July 17, 1916,  at the residence of his son,
             J.A. Rice, ten miles Murfreesboro road, Una, Tenn., Rev. J. S. Rice age 83  years

His wife Celia Ann Cloar Rice  Born about 1831  Died about 1910

His sister Melissa Rice  Born about 1917  Date of Death Unknown

William Pettygrew "Drew' Horton  Born about 1927  Died January 12, 1916

Note: More cemetery data will be added to the website when available.

Report.  8-5-2013




     






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