Cryer Family Graveyard
Tombstone Inscriptions

Contributed and Transcribed by
DeAnne A. Shelley

© 2001

Note: The following cemetery record comes from TSL&A
Microfilm #81 Historical Records Project,
Official Project No. 65-44-1499.
Copied under Work's Progress Administration
by Mrs. Alice Guthrie in 1936 & 1937

Cemetery on Long Hollow Pike at home of Mrs. Roy Vantrease, Gallatin, TN.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the following directions, "1 6/0 mi of the intersection of Hwy 25 and Long Hollow Pike. Cemetery is on the south side...")

Mrs. Nancy C. Roscoe died Mar. 15, 1830 in the 28th year of her age.
"She was an obedient wife, an affectionate and kind mother
A faithful & tryumphant Christian
Give Joy or grief
Give ease or _____
Take life or friends away
But let me find them all again
In that eternal day."

To the memory of the lamented and much beloved Martha Cryer, died Oct. 11, 1832.

Sacred to the memory of James Cryer."A Revolutionary soldier and an honest man."
Died the 12th Mar. 1816.
In hopes of a blessful imortality through Jesus Christ.

Henry Lucas Collier, son of V. L. & S. E. Collier born Feb. 3, 1849, died Feb. 16, 1849.
"Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not
For of such is the kingdom of Heaven."

Susan Elizabeth wife of Vines L. Collier born Jan. 25, 1830, died Apr. 29, 1861.
"For I know that my redeemer liveth
And that he shall stand at the day upon the earth
And though after the skin worms destroy this body and my flesh,
I shall see God."

Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason have the following headstones:
Cryer, Mrs. Elizabeth L died 10 Aug 1833 Aged 40 yrs
Cryer, Martha Anne D. Died 11 Oct 1832 in the 44th year of her age

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