FRYE'S POINT Partial Listing
Clarks Creek Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery was originally at this location.
Early Church History
This cemetery, originally in Henderson County, district three has been since 1882 located in Chester County. This location being abandoned by the whites, (Originally Clarks Creek Primitive Baptist Church) it became a black burial ground called Frye's Point. Directions: Between Henderson and Jacks Creek TN on Highway 100, turn North onto Glendale Road, drive 4 miles, turn right onto Frye's Point Road and at 6/10 mile turn north onto the access driveway up the slope to this cemetery.
In 2013 Frye's Point Cemetery is used by Blacks and it is associated with the local Frye's Point Church, which is in the curve just East of the drive way to the cemetery. Originally (1823 - 1836) a church building sat beside the white section of this cemetery.
MANY UNMARKED GRAVES IN THIS CEMETERY
NANCY ALLEN October 8 1798 - August 19 1877 "She was a noble woman, true and faithful in all her relations of Life. Lived and died a consistent member of Primitive Baptist Church. (Widow of Samuel A Allen)
Mary D BEAVER, Daughter of J & N G Beaver. Died Aug 22 1835, age 11 months. This is the earliest white grave I've identified.
Jake COTHAN In an unmarked grave. This is earliest Black burial that I've identified. As per death certificate Born Oct 29 1872 and died July 14 1915, son of Dan Cothran and Franky Barham.
Ada CAWTHON FRYE Black, died Jan 8 1929, Chester County, age 75. Daughter of Clim Cothren and (Mirsphrey) Druthers.
Sam C FRYE Born Sept 21 1860, died Dec 28 1937 Chester County, age 77 - 3 - 6. Ida May Frye is wife and informant - she did not know who his parents were.
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