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Old Bethany Cemetery Photos

Submitted by Nancy Scott Bell

Bettie Braden tombstone  Dora Albertie Scott tombstone

Left: Bettie; Infant Dau. of A.P. & E.C. Braden*; Born July 20, 1894; Died Mar. 30, 1895; Aged 8 mos. & 10 Ds.; "Darling we miss thee."; * Andrew Braden and Ellen Scott. Ellen was the daughter of William Scott and Martha Allen Bryson.
Right: Dora Albertie; Dau. of G.Y. & H.A. Scott*; Born Feb. 5, 1880; Died Apr. 6, 1885; *George Young Scott and his first wife, Huldia A. George was the son of Samuel Scott and Ruth Smith.

F. R. Scott tombstone   Huldie Scott tombstone

Left: F.R. Scott (Frances Ross, "Frank", son of Samuel Scott and Ruth Smith); Born July 24, 1845; Died Jan. 9, 1886
Right: Huldia A., wife of C.Y. Scott*; Born Dec. 25, 1860; Died Feb. 7, 1890; "Mother & Infant"; "A child and mother both rest together. Rest in this tomb at peace."; *George Young Scott, son of Samuel Scott and Ruth Smith. George later married 2nd to Louise Wilson on 21 May 1890 in Tippah Co, MS

John Bryson tombstone   Louisa Scott Bryson tombstone

Left: John Bryson (son of James Bryson and Elizabeth Ann Blakely); Feb. 29, 1834 - June 21, 1904
Right: Louisa Scott Bryson (daughter of Samuel Scott and Ruth Smith); Aug. 28, 1835 - Mar. 12, 1916

Thomas Bryson tombstone   Martha Bryson tombstone
Left: Thomas Bryson (son of James Bryson and Elizabeth Ann Blakely); Husband of Martha, who lies by his side; Born April 6, 1807; Died April 5, 1859
Right: Martha Bryson (daughter of John Milan and Sarah Fuller); Born Jan. 24, 1807; Died Aug. 8, 1857; Aged 50 years, 6 mo. & 15 days

Martha A. Scott tombstone   William Scott tombstone

Left: Mother; Martha A., wife of William Scott (Martha Allen, daughter of Thomas Bryson and Martha Milan); Born Jan. 28, 1836; Died July 25, 1883
Right: Father; William Scott (son of Samuel Scott and Ruth Smith); Born Nov. 11, 1832; Died Apr. 4, 1905; A Confederate Soldier 4 Years

Martha A. Scott tombstone
This is a duplicate tombstone of the Martha listed above.Martha A., wife of William Scott; Born Jan. 28, 1836; Died July 25, 1883

Robert Adam West tombstone   Nannie A. Scott tombstone

Left: Pvt. Robert Adam West, Co. C, 2 Miss Inf CSA, 1830-1903

This headstone was placed in the approximate location of the grave. The date of death is estimated. Robert Adam West was married to Dolly Ann Sargent (daughter of Temple Sargent and Louisa Winbush Lester). They were the parents of Malissa Belle who married Samuel Augustus Scott, Philip Lester who married Anna Lou Wood, and William McFarin.

Dolly Ann Sargent was first married to James Madison Sargent. They had the following children: Leondas Thompson "Bob" who married Isabelle Frances Goodwyn, Emma L. who married Marcellas Cochran, and Rufus Sargent. The location of Dolly West's grave is unknown. Dolly died before Robert West, but the exact date is unknown.

Right: Nannie A. Scott (daughter of William Scott and Martha Allen Bryson); May 5, 1870 - July 19, 1956

Samuel & Ruth Scott tombstone   Belle W. & Sam A. Scott tombstone

Left: Samuel Scott (parents unknown); Mar. 31, 1808 - Aug. 11, 1881; Ruth Scott (Ruth Smith, wife of Samuel Scott); Nov. 25, 1809 - Aug. 9, 1870
Right: Belle W. Scott (daughter of Robert Adam West and Dolly Ann Sargent); 1861-1936; Sam A. Scott (son of William Scott and Martha Allen Bryson); 1862 - 1937

Rev. and Mrs. James L. Young tombstone   Rev. Samuel Agnew tombstone

Left: Young, Margaret Isabella wife of Rev. James L. Young; Born Nov. 11, 1812; Died Oct. 22, 1861; Age 49 Yrs. 11 Mos. 11 Days
Rev. James L. Young; Born Dec. 8, 1808; Died Jan. 31, 1867; Age 58 Yrs. 1 Mo. 23 Days; (Rev. Young was the first pastor of Bethany ARP Church)

Right: Rev. Samuel A. Agnew DD; Born Nov. 22, 1833; Died July 15, 1902; Pastor of Bethany ARP Church; AGNEW; ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS