Douglass Family Graveyard
Contributed and Transcribed by
DeAnne A. Shelley
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
Note: Not all headstones in this cemetery are included. If you do not find the person you are looking for just e-mail the Cemetery Lookup person, Peggy Colella at Cemetery Lookups.
Cemetery, located 5 miles on Douglass Pike north of Gallatin, TN.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the following directions, "9/10 mi north of Crestview Memorial Park on Hwy 109; then west and south 5/10 mi on old Hwy 109. Cemetery is on the est side of road...")
Louisa Douglass, consort of W. H. Douglass died Jan. 17, 1821. Age 25 years.
A.H. Douglass died Sept 9, 1855. Age 44 years.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the death as 7 Sept 1835)
"Death swallowed up in victory
Oh death where is thy sting
Oh grave where is thy victory
The sting of death is sin
And the strength of sin is the law
But thanks be to G od who giveth up the victory."
James Douglass, born Mar. 13, 1769. Died Mar. 29, 1837.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the dates b. 15 Mar 1762 - 29 Mar 1851)
Catherine Douglass, consort of James Douglass born Mar. 29, 1771. Died Apr. 30, 1831.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the death as 30 1851)
Married June 29, 1790.
Joseph Jenkins died Dec. 14, 1849. Age 27 years.
Robert George Douglass, son of James & Catherine Douglass, born Jan. 9, 18__. Died Sept. 27, 1844.
Elizabeth Douglass born Feb. __, 1807. Died Marr. 30, 18__. (Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason have b. 3 Feb 1807 d. 7 Jan 1847, marr. 20 May 1830)
M. Benetta Douglass born Sept. 28, 1813. Died Jan. 28, 1847 .
Mrs. Mary M. Murry, consort of Wm Murry, born Sept. 15, 1825. Died Feb. 16, 18__. (Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason list this name as McMurry. Death year 1864)
James D. Cook, born Dec. 20, 1822, died 1870. (Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason - James C., died 2 Aug 1840. Son of Jacob and Matilda G. Cook)
Rev. Thomas L. Lyod, born Mar. 17, 1806. Died Nov. 12, 1847. (Note from DeAnne: "wonder if she made a typo on the Rev. last name. Possibly Lloyd.")
Young Norval, son of ?F.W. & L. E. Allen born Oct. 6, 1858. Died June 13, 18__.
(Note by DP: Book by Snider & Yorgason give the death as 1840)