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Hughes Cemetery

"Bible and Tombstone Inscriptions Smith County 1938"

"Located 1/4 mile left of Hwy 70 two miles from Carthage and 300 yards from point
where Caney Fork River runs into the Cumberland River. This farm is owned by daughter
of West Hughes, Mrs Lyda Green, Old Hickory Tenn.. Graveyard is in bad condition
and has no fence. There are 15 unmarked graves.
Lawhorn, Paskal Elworth 29 Aug 1906 - 28 Feb 1909
"Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"
Duncan, James T. 14 Aug 1867 - 9 June 1867
" Asleep in Jesus"
Copied by Mrs. Bessie Gibbs March 29, 1937."

Additional copied by Retta Waggoner March 12, 2003

Hughes, J. Wesley Died 5 Sept 1905
Hughes, J.W. 3 Sept 1907 - 5 June 1909
Hughes, Lydie Marie 13 Jan 1916 - 4 Nov 1918
(Note: J.W. & Lydie were children of Ernest L. and Edna Hughes.)
Hughes, Middia Baker 5 Sep 1844 - 20 Apr 1923

No marker but burried here:
Hughes, George Washington Born 20 March, 1843 Died 22 April, 1919.

Go To George W. Hughes Obituary

G.W.Hughes was a Confederate Soldier serving in Co B, 7th Tennessee Infantry.
Later in his life he operated one of the river ferries at Carthage. His grave is unmarked.

Also reported to be buried in this cemetery is an unknown Helmontaller child
and a baby of Wenton Floyd Green, the last known burial here - dates unknown.

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries - South of the Cumberland River page 195.
GPS 36-14-31N 85-56-55W
Uploaded March 18, 2003

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