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Grisham Cemetery aka Shoemake Cemetery
The Grisham Cemetery aka Shoemake Cemetery is located on Corp. of Engineers property on
Cordell Hull Reservoir which was formerly the Shoemake farm. The cemetery is 75 yards
from the lake edge and 320 yards from Horseshoe Bend Road near the Elmwood community.
GPS 36-15-137N 085-53-741W

Grisham, Clara P. 6 Mar 1900 - 30 Aug 1904
Grisham, Liddie V. 11 Apr 1905 - 19 May 1905
Children of D.B. & L.J.Grisham
Robinson, Annie Lettie 13 Aug 1899 - 6 Apr 1906
Child of Ridley R. & Sarah "Sallie" Shoemake Robinson

There are approx. 30 graves unmarked and marked by fieldstones. Family members think Patrick
Ausband Shoemake and his family are buried here. A known unmarked burial is Laura Farley Cook
1878-1906 wife of William Edward Cook. William remarried and is buried in Macon Co.

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries - South of the Cumberland River 1982 page 220.
Uploaded Nov. 11, 2011

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