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Greathouse Cemetery

Contributed by Jean Caddel

For additional information on the Greathouse Community, please check Ghost Towns and Communities. The cemetery is in good condition although several stones have been broken.

Name

Birth & Death Dates

Additional Information

[Nancy Caroline Sims]

[1828 - 1882]

Footstone

John T. Lathan [m]

Nov. 14, 1877 - Jan. 6, 1893

Son of J. B. & N. C.

Everett H. Jolly

March 14, 1894 - 1894

"        "      "

Talmage Bailey

Aug. 7, 1882 - [1882]

Susan M. Cecil

April 1, 1848 - April 1, 1881

dau S. W. & M. J. [broken]
David B. Bailey

 1860 - 1885

[rest not legible]
David E. Bailey

May 23, 1880 - July 1881

son D. B. & E. V. A.
S. L. Beckum

Nov. 5, 1890 - Aug. 25, 1892

[broken stone]

No name

No dates

Wooden cross
Underwood Dawson [died young - 1882] [son M.J.D. & I.F.] Most of inscription not legible
Fannie Dawson Aug. 5, 1885 - age 1 yr 3 mos dau J. E. & Jennie
Orr B. [Obie] died.Oct. 10, 1887 son R. L. & J. M.
Smith infant d Sept 26, 1888 age 1 yr 1 mo 22 days son R. L. & [J. M.]
Martha A. [V] Hillard

Feb 19, 1826 - July 7, 1892

Rachel Bailey June 28, 1853 0 Dec. 27, 1890 wife H. Bailey
Infant Bailey died Oct 28, 1890 age 1 day son H. & R.Bailey
Rosettie C. Laney Oct. 3, 1864 - May 30, 1896 wife of J. W.
John S. Layne July 11, 1854 - Oct. 6, 1894       40 yrs 2 mos 25 dys
Ida Elizabeth Hollingsworth Nov. 23, 1882 - May 31, 1895 dau J. T. & S. J.
Mattie Pearl Harris Dec. 20, 1876 - Apr. 20, 1896 dau J. T. & S. J.
W. T. Cock Feb. 24, 1873 - Feb. 4, 1892 born Henry Co. Ga.
Willis Atkins Jan. 18, 1892 - Nov. 1, 1894 son W. T. & L. A.
O. L. Carnes Dec. 6, 1889 - Aug.4, 1895 son E. M. & M. T.
Florah Atkins Jan,. 23, 1895 - Aug. 14, 1890 dau W. T. & L. A.
[Pearl Hooser] [1899 - 1901] Footstone only P. H.
Octavia Hooser May 11 [1863] - June 1, [1945]
Martha Elizabeth Hooser Oct [1890] - Jan 30, 1895 broken several pieces
Newton W. Hooser Nov. 2, 1886 - Nov. 26, 1931 Pvt Tx 165 Depot Brig.
M. A. W. Footstone near Hooser stones
Mrs. L. C. Adams Oct. 21, 1847 - Aug. 18, 1899 wife G. W.
Johnnie J. Dawson Dec. 6, 1887 - Oct. 3, 1899 dau J. E. & E. J.
Benjamin Day Jan. 6, 1892 - Sep. 3, 1898
Kitie Abernathy May 13, 1833 - Nov. 9, 1898 Hand engraved - broken stone
W. W. Pruitt Sept. 11, 1828 - Apr. 26, 1901
Thomas H. Tibey 1833 - 1913 [scratched on base] husband Mary Frances
Mary Francis Tirey Mar 22, 1837 - Aug 12, 1902 aged 65 yrs 4 mo 20 days wife of Thomas
Annie Woodard July 30, 1865 - Sept. 8, 1897 wife J. W. Woodard [broken]
Infant Woodard b/d Aug. 28, 1897 son J. W. & Annie
Roy Pruitt Nov. 14, 1902 - Aug. 23, 1906 son G. W. & Pearl
John I. Campbell Feb. 5, 1887 - Feb. 6, 1901 son J. F. & M. J.
Dewitte Talmage Tirey May 25, 1894 - Oct. 1, 1906 12 yrs 4 mos 16 dys son C. H. & L. A.
Royal E. Taylor Apr. 21, 1906 - Jun 22, 1906 son L. L. & Blanmche

The following not found but were read at an earlier inventory.

J. F. Beckner 1852 - 1903
Zedna Flanagan 1863 - 1891  stone missing
James Holleman Jul. 16, 1890 [one date] son of J. J. & Joann
May Bell Holleman Feb. 12, 1904 [one date] dau J. J. & Joann
William Latham 1827 - 1891  stone missing

The most recent burial in this cemetery:

Terrill Shane Smith - 1959 - 2001
[has Wayne Boze Funeral Home Marker]


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