Fall Tour of Historic Cemeteries of Standing Stone State Park - October 21, 2006


FALL TOUR
Saturday October 21st 2006
Historic Cemeteries in Overton County

TOUR STOPS
Cemeteries in the Standing Stone State Park. Also on State Forestry Service Property. Andy McBride who is a state forestry supervisor Standing Stone and Pickett State Parks has worked for the Forestry Service for 3 ½ years. He will give a talk about the history of the forestry service in Overton County during the tour. Along with history of individuals that are buried in these cemeteries.


Reynolds Cemetery - Hannah Elizabeth Reynolds Born May 29 ____ Died August 2 ____ - There are two or three unknowns in this small cemetery at the foot of Reynolds Mountain. There is a rumor of a child being buried on top of the mountian also.


Tompkins Cemetery
Andrew Cove Cemetery
Glasscock Cemetery


Old Bethel - The Bethel Cemetery land and church were donated in the early 1930's by Mr. Will Mainord. His Granddaughter Myrtie Mainord (April 22, 1932 - June 22, 1935) was the first person to be buried in the cemetery. The second individual was Mahue Carter (October 8, 1935 - August 6, 1937). This cemetery is still being used today.


Sullivan Cemetery - Sullivan Cemetery is an old family cemetery. There are about 5 or more unknowns buried there. The last individual to be buried there was Willie E. Sullivan (May 12, 1885 - November 11, 1936).

Other cemeteries located on State Forestry Property:

Craft Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Notes
Craft Sarah E. January 6, 1834 November 18, 1887  
Craft Elbert March 15, 1838 June 16, 1882  

Johnson Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Notes
Johnson Joseph May 27, 1807 August 6, 1883  

Howard Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Notes
Howard Brinkley March 18, 1809 June 9, 1881  
Howard Elizabeth August 27, 1810 September 14, 1887  
Howard William Herman December 27, 1897 July 17, 1899 s/o W.B. and R.C. Howard

Unknown Cemetery by Howard Cemetery - 10 unmarked graves

Dale Cemetery

Savage Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Notes
Savage Elizabeth January 25, 1833 November 9, 1902  

Thompson Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Notes
Thompson J.B. June 19, 1930 July 9, 1931  
Thompson John July 3, 1863 April 24, 1930  

 


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