These Photos Graciously Submitted by John Waggoner Jr.
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The McDonald Cemetery is located 2.4 miles from Chestnut Mound off Granville Highway
(State 53). Cemetery is 3/10 mile from road on a private farm road called Mule Lane. The
cemetery is in a concrete block walled enclosure that is filled with dirt almost to top of wall.
There are several old structures on this farm including a couple of "Tennessee Cabins" and a
pioneer log house inside a barn. For one of the larger old homes only a foundation remains
GPS 36-14-01N 85-49-38W
McDonald, John 15 Feb 1837 - 19 Jan 1926
McDonald, Martha Glover 25 Dec 1839 - 3 Dec 1911
Bates, Inf D/O C.M. & Alice Bates B & D 24 Mar 1922
Go To John and Martha Washington Glover McDonald Picture
Copied by Retta Waggoner July 5, 2003
Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries- South of the Cumberland River page 233.
John McDonald, Who was son of James Porter McDonald and Susannah Eldeman, is listed
in Goodspeed's History of Tennessee Biographical Appendix which can be viewed here:
Go To Goodspeed's History
Additional information can be found in McDonald family section of
History of Smith County Tennessee 1986.
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