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Sweeney-Townes Cemetery

AN-58: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, COUCHVILLE PIKE
 
26 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
1 FIELDSTONE
 
TOWNES                                                         
Front inscription: TOWNES/ JOSEPH MARSHALL/ MAY 14, 1876/ MAR. 31, 1944/ LULA BROOKS/ AUG. 19, 1885/ DEC. 18, 1949
                                                                          
FARRIS                Born: 1828          Died: 1909          
Front inscription: IN MEMORY OF/ JNO. A FARRIS/ BORN/ MAR. 21, 1828/ DIED/ JUNE 8, 1909/ WE LOVED HIM YES/ WE LOVED HIM,/ BUT ANGELS LOVED/ HIM MORE./ AND THEY HAVE/ SWEETLY CALLED HIM, TO/ YONDER SHINING SHORE./ THE GOLDEN GATES/ WERE OPEN./ A GENTLE VOICE SAYS/ COME./ AND WITH FAREWELL/ UNSPOKEN,/ HE CALMLY ENTERED/ HOME
                                                           
FARRIS                Born: 1856          Died: 1932          
Front inscription: NANCY JANE/ SWEENEY/ FARRIS/ BORN AUG. 27, 1856/ DIED FEB. 19, 1932/ DEAR ONE IS AT REST HERE                                                   
              
FARRIS ?             Born: 1869          Died: 1921          
Front inscription: JOHN WARREN F.../ BORN/ MAR. 28, 1869/ DIED/ APR. 22, 1921               
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: JAF
 
SWEENEY                                                       
Front inscription: SARAH ELLIS/ WIFE OF/ R. F. SWEENEY/ BORN/ FEB. 14, 1822/ DIED/ ?NE, 8, 1891/ ROBERT F. SWEENEY/ BORN/ DEC. 13, 1822/ DIED/ MAY 3, 1907                                 
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: RFS/ SEF
 
SWEENEY                                                       
Front inscription: ELIZABETH/ SWEENEY/ DEC. 28, 1846
                                                                          
SWEENEY                                                       
Front inscription: SWEENEY/ ANNIE JENKINS/ 1858 - 1924/ JOSEPH/ 1849 - 1916                
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: A. J. S. & J. S.
 
SWEENEY           Born: 1842          Died: 1907          
Front inscription: JANE M. WRIGHT/ WIFE OF/ GEO. W. SWEENEY/ BORN/ DEC. 14, 1842/ DIED/ AUG. 26, 1907/ SHE WAS CHARITABLE AND A/ BELOVED CHRISTIAN MOTHER 
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: JMWS
 
SWEENEY           Born: 1842          Died: 1923          
Front inscription: GEORGE W. SWEENEY/ BORN/ SEP. 26, 1842/ DIED/ JULY 12, 1923/ ASLEEP IN JESUS                                               
              
MERRITT             Born: 1878          Died: 1933          
Front inscription: MOTHER/ SARAH ANN/ TOWNES/ WIFE OF W. L./ MERRITT/ AUG 19, 1878/ SEP 4, 1933/ AT REST                                                          
              
EARLES               Born: 1880          Died: 1906          
Front inscription: FLORENCE SWEENEY/ EARLES/ FEB. 23, 1880/ NOV. 11, 1906                
                                
EARLES               Born: 1900          Died: 1900          
Front inscription: MARY MAGDELENE/ DAUGHTER OF/ FLORENCE EARLES/ BORN & DIED/ 1900                                                           
              
BLANKENSHIP  Born: 1882          Died: 1960          
Front inscription: MAGGIE BUGG/ BLANKENSHIP/ JULY 10, 1882/ JAN 10, 1960                  
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: MBB
 
TOWNS                Born: 1853          Died: 1928          
Front inscription: AT REST/ MARY ANN TOWNS/ MAR. 9, 1853/ JAN 14, 1928                         
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: MAT
 
TOWNS                Born: 1849          Died: 1903          
Front inscription: M. J. TOWNS/ BORN/ JULY 28, 1849/ DIED/ DEC. 12, 1903/ BLESSED ARE THE DEAD/ WHICH DIE IN THE LORD                                                          
              
TOWNS                Born: 1871          Died: 1964          
Front inscription: AT REST/ ALEEN TOWNS/ MAY 23, 1871/ MAR. 20, 1964                             
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: AT
 
MERRITT                                                         
Front inscription: MERRITT           
Side inscription: WILLIE LEE/ MERRITT/ MAR. 27, 1877/ APR. 23 1965/ SARAH A. TOWNES/ WIFE OF/ W. L. MERRITT/ AUG 19, 1878/  SEPT. 4, 1933/ MOTHER/ AT REST           
              
BUGG                                               
Front inscription: BUGG/ JAMES G./ DEC. 15, 1845/ MAY 24. 1895/ MARGARET S./ AUG. 14, 1854/ NOV. 11, 1936                                                
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: J.G.B.
 
BUGG                  Born: 1885           Died: 1935         
Front inscription: JAMES LEE BUGG/ APR. 26, 1885/ MAR. 11, 1955                
                                                        
TOWNES             Born: 1919          Died: 1935          
Front inscription: NAOMI TOWNES/ SEPT. 3, 1919/ AUG. 3, 1935/ AT REST               
Footstone: YES   Footstone inscription: N. T.
 
TOWNES                                                         
Front inscription: TOWNES           
Side inscription: TOWNES/ BERTHA M./ 1889 - 1974/ WILLIAM G./ 1881 - 1967                
                   
              
McCLENDON                                                 
Front inscription: ROSIE K. TOWNES/ McCLENDON/ SEPT. 24, 1893/ ILLEGIBLE                                    
           
TOWNES             Born: 1938          Died: 1938          
Front inscription: INFANT SON/ JERRY/ RAYMOND/ TOWNES/ MAR. 8, 1938/ AUG. 26, 1938                 
                 
                    
TOWNES             Born: 1913          Died: 1940          
Front inscription: HUSBAND/ W. M. JACKSON/ TOWNES/ SEPT. 8, 1913/ JUNE 1, 1940                
         
                          
DENNISON         Born: 1861          Died: 1890          
Front inscription: SOPHRONA/ WIFE OF/ G. W. DENNISON/ BORN/ FEB. 25, 1861/ DIED/ AUG. 28, 1890/ BELOVED ...                                        
              
SWEENEY                                                       
Front inscription: SWEENEY/ CHARLES C./ 1914 - 1914/ JOSEPH/ BERTRAM/ 1913 - 1916
 
SITE SURVEYED MARCH 10, 2001
 
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