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Vaulx (Removed) Cemetery

AN-54: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.  (REMOVED)
 
Inscriptions from the Vaulx Cemetery was listed in Tombstone Inscriptions & Manuscripts, compiled by Mrs. Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, and published in 1933,  page 169:
Graveyard on the Clyne Homestead
Six miles southeast of Nashville on the Chattanooga Road
Daniel Vaulx, born in Maryland
Died Aug. 15, 1815.
Age about 65 years      
Catherine Vaulx, wife of Daniel Vaulx, born in Caroline
County, VA., July 20, 1755 - Nov. 12, 1851.
Age, 96 years, 8 months (sic), 23 days 
Sacred to the memory of Mary Vaulx, consort of
 William Vaulx, and daughter of Charles and
Ann Hays, April 22, 1799 - Dec. 31, 1829.
Age, 30 years, 8 months, 9 days 
 
“Notes on the Vaulx Family” written by Major General William H. Carter,
 is an undated manuscript in the Vaulx family descendants’ collection.  The author (Born near Nashville, Nov.19, 1851. Grandson of Mary William and Mary (Hays) Vaulx) had visited the cemetery at its original location. He wrote:
The tombstones, still in good state of preservation, on the old
Vaulx farm, on the Murfreesboro Road, about seven miles from
Nashville, contain the following inscriptions:
Daniel Vaulx
Born in Maryland
Died August 18, 1815 (death day differs from above)
Aged about 65 years
 
Catherine Vaulx
Wife of Daniel Vaulx
Born in Caroline County, VA.
July 20, 1755
Died Nov. 12, 1851
Aged 96 years, 3 months, 23 days
 
           
 Mary Hays Vaulx and her two sons James and Charles Vaulx are  buried on the old Vaulx farm where lie Daniel and Catherine Vaulx.
On her tombstone:
Sacred to the memory of Mary Vaulx
Consort of William Vaulx
Daughter of Charles and Anne Hays
Born 22 April 1799
Died 31 Dec. 1829
Aged 30 years, 8 months and 9 days
May the sod rest lightly upon her grave.
May the grass that covers the little mound that
 marks her last resting place, be forever green.
And may the soft winds blowing o’er this
sacred spot ever sing a requiem in her memory.
               
 
According to the family descendants, Joe Vaulx Crockett arranged for the re-interment of the graves from the Vaulx family cemetery to the Nashville City Cemetery in the late 1930s.
 
 
Report: 10-20-2003
 

 
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