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Newby Cemetery
The Newby Cemetery is located on a hill south of Grant community and north of I-40.
Approx. 450 yards from Oppossum Valley Road.
GPS 36-10-651N 086-04-534W

Newby, Jonathan B. 21 Jul 1832 - 11 Apr 1859
Masonic emblem & engraved "Martin Lodge No.114"
W.Newby on a hand engraved fieldstone.
Three above ground crypts.

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-South of the Cumberland River. Page 28
Photographed 3 Apr. 2011


Sory Stone Setting
On October 13, 2012 a stone was placed in the Newby Cemetery in remembrance of
Mitchell Sory 1782-1852 and his wife Elizabeth 1790-1873. This cemetery is on
property that they owned and lived.

The stone was donated by descendants Frank Gibbs of Carthage, TN;
Kati Sory Newton of Grapevine, TX & sister Kelli Sory Tillison of Ardmore, OK;
Thersa McClanahan Franklin of Lebanon, TN; Bill & Vicki Sorey of Mt.Juliet, TN;
Nancy Sory Mullins of Hide-A-Way Lake, TX and brother Joseph William Sory of Henderson, TX.

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