ESKRIDGE CEMETERY

 ESKRIDGE CEMETERY (REMOVED)
                         (PRIOR TO PERCY PRIEST LAKE & DAM CONSTRUCTION)
 
PP-75:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.  Relocated in 1966.
 
U. S. Corps of Engineers removed the Eskridge Cemetery (#75), Davidson County, prior to the construction of Percy Priest Lake and Dam.  Re-interments took place at Mt. Juliet Cemetery, Wilson County, TN., in Sections U & X, with the exception of five, listed below, four to Merritt Cemetery and one to Woodlawn Cemetery.   Corps recorded the following names and death dates:
 
Charleton, Leslie Ewell.  1913
Johnson, C. V.  1922
Johnson, Mary Richard  1917
Johnson, Robert H.  1933
Johnson, J. T.  1933
Steele, Ezra McConnico.  1917
Steele, Pugh.  1923
Steele, A. B.  1926
Pugh, Tom.  No date
Steele, Margaret.  No date
Kimbro, Mallie Tant.  1865  (Removed to Merritt Cemetery)
Kimbro, Isaac N.  1948  (Removed to Merritt Cemetery)
Peay, Carlton Smith.  1919
Peay, Gladys.  1933
Eskridge, W. B.  1928  (Removed to Merritt Cemetery)
Eskridge, Addie Charlton.  1908  (Removed to Merritt Cemetery)
Pugh, W. Porter. 1934  (Removed to Woodlawn Cemetery)
 
Original location of  the Eskridge Cemetery may be found on www.topozone.com/viewmaps.asp   
(Available in 2004)
 
For additional historical information on the Percy Priest Dam and Lake Project, click-on “Percy Priest. Cemeteries Removed”                                                       

Report.  4-30-2004
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