Lewis Co, Tennessee:
Churchwell Cemetery Page
Riverside Community - Buffalo River Area.  Located on Ashland Road near the Wayne/Lewis County Road
Copied by Sammye & Bill Lawson on 16 June 2002.  Notes in
green were submitted by John and Peggy Rochelle.
First Middle Last Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Mary F. Voorhies July 15, 1850 April 3, 1905 Wife of B.M. Voorhies, married first to  Ulysses Churchwell -"She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and a friend to all.
Maiden name = Mary Frances Rochelle, daughter of Henderson Rochelle & Frances Robertson.  She was born in Lawrence Co, TN.  Mary Frances married Ulysses Churchwell Jan. 18, 1866 in Hickman Co, TN.  Ulysses was the son of John "Jacky" Churchwell and Susan Elizabeth Duckworth. who are buried in Dabbs Cemetery.  After Ulyssesí death, she married 2nd to Bluford M. Voorhies, s/o John Voorhies & Margaret Ann Walker. 
Ulysses   Churchwell Aug. 19, 1837 Dec. 2, 1888 "Sleep on now our dearest one and take thy perfect rest. Although we are left alone thy art forever blessed". "Professed hope in Christ September 1886 and joined the Primitive Baptist Church".
Infant   Churchwell May 22, 1888 May 22, 1888 The date has been recorded at May 22, 1889 before but it appears to read 1888 at this time.
George   Churchwell May 17, 1868 Oct. 12, 1911  
Lizzie Churchwell Graves Nov. 28, 1878 July 21, 1921 Wife of Thomas Graves
Infant   Graves Oct. 7, 1896 Oct. 7, 1896 Infant of Mr. & Mrs. Thos Graves
Muncy   Graves Jan. 29, 1909 Oct. 5, 1909 This has been recorded as Moncey in the past but we read it as Muncey. The stones are worn but I have recorded it as it appears at this time.

Churchwell Cemetery

Information provided by Helene Hamm to Sammye Lawson  06/17/ 2002

 Mary F. Voorhies - maiden name Mary Frances Rochelle, daughter of Henderson Rochelle

Mary Frances married Ulysses Churchwell Jan. 18, 1866.  Ulysses was the son of John "Jacky" Churchwell and Susan Elizabeth Duckworth.  Both are buried in Dabbs Cemetery.

Thomas Graves - From the 1900 census, Lewis Co., TN, Dist 10, hh87 - 

Thomas Graves, 60; head; farmer; TN

Elizabeth, 21; WIFE;  married 1 year. (note: Susan Elizabeth Graves, 2nd wife.)

Delphi, 19, dau

Lache, 14, dau

Floy, 9, son

Vinnie, 1, dau

Susan Elilzabeth (Churchwell) Graves - 2nd wife of Elijah Thomas Graves.  He was a son of Elijah Thomas Graves, Sr, and Susan Hickerson. (See Graves Cemetery, Perry Co., TN)

Listed adjacent, at hh 88

Bluford M. Voorhies, 39, head; farmer

Mary F., 49, wife (note: Mary Frances Rochelle; mar # 1 Ulysses Churchwell)

Anna L., 3, dau

Fannie Churchwell, 15, daughter-in-law       (Note: step-dau ?)

Ulysses, first husband of Mary F. died in 1888

This cemetery is located on Hinson Road in the Riverside Community.   Copied  May 2000 by Billy Jackson.
Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Churchwell, George A. 17 May 1860 12 October 1911
Churchwell, Lizzie 28 November 1878 21 July 1921 "wife of Thos. Graves"
Churchwell, Mary F. 15 July 1850 3 April 1905 "wife of R. M. Voorhies"
Churchwell, Ulysses 13 August 1837 16 September 1886
Graves, Infant 7 October 1896 7 October 1896 "infant of Thos and Lizzie Graves"
Graves, Muncy 18 January 1909 5 October 1909 "infant of Thos and Lizzie Graves"
Voorhies, Infant 1889 1889 "infant of R. M.  and Mary F. Voorhies"

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