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Information on Lawrence City Cemetery

Submitted by Holli Boone Kees
October 9, 1999

My ancestors are buried in the Lawrence City Cemetery:

John A. McConnell
15 Feb 1839--27 Apr 1911

Delilah C. McConnell
9 Dec 1849--15 Jan 1917

Infant McConnell
21 Nov 1889--16 Feb 1891

The source of this cemetery was my visitation to it and photographs taken.
Although his headstone is not marked with it...this Great Grandfather served
as a Private with Company E, 7th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.
Date of Enlistment 25 Aug 1861
Date of Discharge 20 Sept 1864
Disability Remarks: Deafness and Piles

The battles in which this infantry took part in were:
Antietam, Maryland 17 Sept 1862
Chancellorsville, Virginia 2/3 May 1863
Ashby's Gap, Virginia 2 Nov 1863
Bethesda Church, Virginia 30/31 May 1864
Cold Harbor, Virginia 3 Jun 1864
Big Shanty, Georgia 14 Jun 1864

Lawrence Community Cemetery
Kaufman Co. additional Cemetery info
Submitted by Evelyn Mooney grannymooney @ alltel.net
February 15, 2002

Isaac Thomas Whiteside b. 11 Aug. 1842; d. 6 June, 1910
Susan Olivia Knox Whiteside b. 25 Dec. 1850; d. 8 Apr. 1927
Minnie Pearl Whiteside b. 29 Jan. 1890; d. 26 Dec. 1894

Minnie Pearl died from burns she received on Christmas Day 1894.  She was one of 10 children of Isaac & Susan.

This info from the McMinn Co. TN Historical Book.
Submitted by Bobby L. Whiteside, a G Grandson of Isaac & Susan.

My husband is a G nephew of Susan.

Would love to have info on the other Whiteside children & families.  They came from McMinn Co. TN to Texas in 1885.

Owens family buried in Lawrence Cemetery

Submitted by Marjorie Kaye Barker Lile Gregory
March 12, 2011

  My great-grandparents and their young son are buried at Lawrence Cemetery.
Their last name - OWENS - is one of the names spelled on the wrought iron fence surrounding the cemetery.

Owens name on fence
The Owens surname is on the wrought iron fence surrounding Lawrence Cemetery.

James W. Owens
Sept. 19, 1869
May 21, 1931
Beloved One Farewell.

Mary E. Owens
Mar. 6, 1876
July 3, 1956
Our Beloved Mother

Richard C.
son of
J.W and M.E. Owens
April 10, 1906
January 11, 1908
He Took Thee From A World Of Care, An Everlasting Bliss To Share


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