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Dr. Eli P. Hawthorne Cemetery
The Dr. Eli P. Hawthorne Cemetery is located near Maggart. Turn off Maggart Road on Bush Hollow
Road and continue for four-tenths mile then walk down the dirt trail going towards Cordell Hull Lake
for approx.75 yards then go to the left for 40 yards thru the woods. The area is covered with the cemetery
ground cover called periwinkle. The very large stone is down. Located on Corp. of Engineers property.
GPS 36-15-43N 85-50-43W
Hawthorne, E.P. 16 Mar 1823 - 8 Apr 1885
Hawthorne, I.A. 8 Nov 1831 - no death date.
Note: Dr. Eli Hawthorne's family state that both he and his horse were drown in a flash flood in 1885.
He was a civil war veteran serving as Surgeon for the 28th Tennessee Inf. CSA. He was married to
Isabella A. High daughter of Winston and Margaret High.
Copied by Retta Waggoner July 23, 2003
Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries- South of the Cumberland River page 226.
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