Lewis Co, Tennessee:
Dabbs Cemetery
at Buffalo Valley Page
This cemetery is located on the Clyde Tharp Farm

GPS Reading at this Cemetery: Longitude  -87.6314  /  Latitude  +35.4513

Due to the age and condition of these stones, please excuse any mistakes we have made. We have recorded the information as we saw it.
Copied by Bill, Sammye & Keith Lawson on 25 November 2001.  
Additional information in red by Cheryl Zelek. Additional information in green submitted by Bobbye Davis on 2 November 2001 and 14 November 2001.  Notes in purple were submitted by John and Peggy Rochelle.
First Middle Last Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Joe   Anderson No Date Jan. 29, 1924 Son of Mr. & Mrs. Moncy Anderson
Mary Chambers Biffle No Date Oct. 14, 1821 Consort of John Biffle & Daughter of George & Rachal Chambers - Age 26 years
John   Biffle No Date Feb. 1831 Age 36 years - Stone next to it looks the same as this stone but no information can be seen
(Infants)   Bride No Date No Date This is a double infant stone with the same information twice
Currey   Churchwell Dec. 28, 1899 Feb. 23, 1900 Son of J.M. & Fannie Churchwell
(Infant)   Churchwell Dec. 11, 1903 Dec. 12, 1903 Parents - J.H. & Anna Churchwell This is a double stone for both infants. We don't understand the dates but they are clear on the stone.
(Infant)   Churchwell March 9, 1903 March 9, 1903 Parents - J.H. & Anna Churchwell 
Anna   Churchwell April 24, 1881 Feb. 8, 1906 Wife of J.H. Churchwell
Herschel   Churchwell July 26, 1895 July 29, 1896 Son of J.M & Fannie Churchwell
Churchwell A. Churchwell Sept. 14, 1847 Dec. 12, 1847  
(Child)   Churchwell Dec. 19, 1905 Oct. 3, 1908 Daughter of S.L. & Minda Churchwell
Minda Eastland Churchwell Aug. 23, 1877 Aug. 15, 1912  
John   Churchwell July 30, 1859 Oct. 10, 1862 3 yrs, 2 mo, 0 days
(Infant)   Churchwell No Date Nov. 26, 1866 Infant daughter of Ulisus & Mary Churchwell
Margaret   Churchwell Nov. 4, 1820 Oct. 21, 1907 Wife of Anderson Churchwell
Anderson   Churchwell May 1, 1820 June 13 1895 Husband of M.E. Churchwell
Andrew J. Churchwell July 30, 1852 April 9, 1875 22 yrs, 8 mo, 9 daysS
Susan E. Churchwell April 3, 1799 Sept. 12, 1882 83 yrs, 5 mo, 6 days
John   Churchwell Oct. 12, 1795 July 6, 1824  
Kate L. Cothran 1880 1952  Husband of Robert Lee Cothran
Robert L. Cothran 1879 1949  Middle Name: Lee.  married to Kate L Craig
Ezekiel   Cothran Nov. 18, 1851 March 18, 1927  Husband of Rowena Catherine Fite
Roena Catherine Cothran Nov. 29, 1854 Dec. 3, 1920 Wife of E. Cothran  Daughter of Elias J & Mary Ann Pollock Fite
Ida M. Cothran 1890 1961 Shared stone with O.B. Cothran  (Ida Mae Graves)
O. B. Cothran 1883 1969  Ollie Brown Cothran, son of Ezekiel & Rowena Catherine Fite Cothran
Hazel Bromley Cothran Sept. 12, 1915 Sept. 6, 1993 Shared stone with Robert Gordon Cothran  Middle Name is Myrtle;
Robert Gordon Cothran April 17, 1918 July 8, 1991  son of Ezekiel & Rowena Catherine Fite Cothran
Robert Danley Cothran Aug. 6, 1927 Aug. 8, 1927 Son of Jack & Melinda Cothran  gr-grandson of Ezekiel & Rowena Catherine Fite Cothran  Death Date: 6 Aug 1977
Eli   Cothran 18 -- 19 --  No other dates on stone
Thomas

William

 

Henry Thomas

Craig

 

Aug. 23, 1877 June 21, 1903 Wife - Hettie Craig

"How desoloate our  home, bereft of thee."
 son of  W. P. & M. J. Craig;  other records indicate death occurring on June 4, 1903

Hettie  Jane Craig 1884

 

1868

March 18,1967

 daughter of J.Baker Flowers & Elizabeth Voorhies
Minnie Velina Belle Craig May 6, 1875 Aug. 26 1899 Daughter of W.J. Craig

"A loved one has gone from our circle on earth,we meet no more. She has gone to her home in Heaven and all her afflictions are O're."

Rev. I.

Rev. Isaac 

N.

Newton Nelson

Craig

 

Jan. 21, 1825 Feb. 17, 1900 75 yrs, 26 days

Son of Johnston Craig and Martha Blackwood Craig

Mary Jane Craig 1849

February 21, 1848 

1922

July 21, 1922

 wife of Porter and the daughter of James Nelson McMillan & Elizabeth Johnson
Porter

William 

 

Samuel Porter

Craig 1846

December 16, 1846

1924

March 24, 1924

 son Of Rev. Isaac N. Craig and Rebecca Roberta Williams Craig
John W. Defoe Dec. 14, 1842 Nov. 28, 1899 Husband of E.E. Defoe
Kittie   Defoe Sept. 20, 1897 Dec. 31, 1899 Daughter of John & E.E. Defoe
Elsie A. Denton 1891 1943  
Clovis A. Denton July 26, 1906 May 24, 1920 13 yrs, 9 mo, 28 days
Lona  Churchwell Denton July 3, 1876 Jan. 17, 1918 41 yrs., 5 mo, 16 days
Leslie Bell Denton Aug. 28, 1875 Oct. 31, 1926 Information from an email dated 24 August 2003 from  Imogene Rasbury Parsley, :
He first married Lona Churchwell and they had five children.  She died and he married Elsie, and they had one daughter.
Minerva J. Evins Oct. 3, 1847 Oct. 8, 1877 Wife of T.S. Evins
Thomas S. Evins Oct. 4, 1846 Jan. 20, 1915 Appears to be infant grave
Frank   Evins March 3, 1876 March 3, 1878 Son of T.S. & Minerva J. Evins
Quinton   Fite Sept. 24, 1889 Oct. 18, 1890 Son of L.D. & M.E. Fite
S.E.L.J.   Galloway Oct. 18, 1861 April 6, 1934 Wife of R.N. Galloway
R. N. Galloway Feb. 2, 1856 May 11, 1942  
Mary J. Galloway No Date Dec. 17, 1880 Daughter of T.W. & Ma Galloway - Age - 1 Mo, 10 days
(Infant)   Galloway Feb. 7, 1909 Feb. 7, 1909 Son of T.W. & M.P. Galloway
Annie E.L. Galloway June 16, 1894 Aug. 27, 1899 Daughter of R. N. & S.E.L.J. Galloway
Mary J. Galloway July 13, 1883 Dec. 7, 1972  
Thomas W. Galloway Dec. 1, 1851 Oct. 7, 1897 Husband of M.A. Galloway
Minnie   Galloway 1889 1969 Shared stone with John
John   Galloway 1881 1957  
(Infant)   Galloway Oct. 28, 1913 Oct. 28, 1913 Infant of J.B. & S.M. Galloway
Fannie C. Gullick June 15, 1823 June 7, 1908 Wife of J.A. Gullick
JA??   Gullick      
J. A. Gullick Aug. 3, 1814 Oct. (no day), 1899  
Jonathan W Gullick No Date Nov. 15, 1840 Son of J.A. & F.C. Gullick
Pollie   Ham Sept. 30, 1839 Jan. 27, 1897 Wife of S.T. Ham - Birth year could be 1859
(Infant)   Ham Jan. 25, 1897 Jan. 25, 1897 Infant of S.T. & Polly Ham
Margaret   Hines Feb. 7, 1896 Feb. 29, 1896 Daughter of W.B. & Minnie Hines
Eleanor T. Hudson March 19, 1848 Oct. 4, 1852 Daughter of C.Y. & M.M. Hudson
Bonnie Lee Johnston June 25, 1896 Oct. 30, 1897 Son of J.M. & P.E. Johnston
Rolen G. Jones Feb. 27, 1886 Nov. 9, 1886 Son of J.H. & L.E. Jones
Linnie Sherford Kernel Sept. 2, 1894 Feb. 25, 1896 Son of W.R.D. & Susie Kernel
Ezra   McDougle Dec. 27, 1903 June 5, 1938 These dates are from a metal marker on the grave. The stone has only year dates and has the birth year as 1905.
Emly E. Nichols Oct. 22, 1813 April 7, 1902 Wife of D.P. Nichols - 88 yrs, 5 mo, 17 days
D. P. Nichols Dec. 14, 1814 Sept. 19, 1878 66 yrs.
Frank H. Nutt Nov. 27, 1891 May 31, 1896 Son of J.F. & R.E. Nutt
Charles   Ray May 26, 1816 Oct. 26, 1852  
Ann L. Ray April 14, 1806 Oct. 16, 1852  
Eugene Wilson Reed Jan. 23, 1912 Oct. 25, 1996  
Carrie V. Reed Nov. 21, 1874 May 15, 1959  
Robert Edd Reed July 13, 1880 March 29, 1966  
Robert Edward Reed No Date March. 29, 1966 Age 85 yrs, 8 months
Barna   Reeves No Date May 24, 1898 6 mo., 8 days
Jonathan   Reeves Jan. 8, 1862 Aug. 28, 1900 Birth year could be 1867
Mary    Reeves Aug. 6, 1838 March 26, 1908 Wife of J.J. Reeves
Jonethan J. Reeves July 25, 1834 March 22, 1915  
David N. Ricketts Aug. 19, 1845 Nov. 8, 1917  
Elvira G. Ricketts May 23, 1851 June 9, 1898  
James Marcellus Rochelle, Sr. Sept. 18, 1906 Sept. 13, 1951 James Marcellus Rochelle Sr. s/o Thomas Jefferson Rochelle & Florence Lee Christian.  James Marcellus Rochelle married Katherine Purnell 15 Dec 1933.  Their children include Robert Thomas Rochelle, Speaker Pro-Tem, Tennessee State Senate, of Lebanon, TN.  Katherine Purnell Rochelle is buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson Co TN.
Thomas Jefferson Rochelle July 19, 1870 Sept. 18, 1939  Thomas Jefferson Rochelle, s/o Marcellus Rux Rochelle & Eliza Voorhies.  He married Florence Lee Christian 14 Sep 1892 Lewis Co TN.  Florence is buried in the Swiss Cemetery, Lewis Co TN.  
NOTE:  2 infants b & d 1893, and a son Thomas d. 1908 8th District Lewis
Co, TN may also be buried in this cemetery.
Eliza   Rochelle April 25, 1831 May 20, 1890 Wife of M.R. Rochelle
Eliza Voorhies, 1st w/o Marcellus Rux Rochelle.  They married 19 Nov 1866 Wayne Co TN.  After Elizaís death, Marcellus remarried 2nd Cynthia Elizabeth Harbison, both of which are buried in the Swiss Cemetery.
Eld. M. E. Rochelle Oct. 17, 1867 May 29, 1890 Husband of P.E. Rochelle
Madison Ervin Rochelle, s/o Marcellus Rux Rochelle & Eliza Voorhies.  He married Purify Elizabeth Curry 17 Jan 1889 Lewis Co TN.  After M. E.ís death, Purify married 2nd James Marshall Johnston, with whom she is buried in the Swiss Cemetery.
Flossie Bullion Seiber March 2, 1898 Oct. 4, 1931  
Esterlee   Seiber Feb. 8, 1897 April 19, 1913 16 yrs., 2 mos., 11 days
Samuel John Shaw June 26, 1804 Feb. 20, 1847 On stone: "Fulfilled the office s deacon of the Presbyterian Church and on the 20th. Of Feb., 1847 died in the faith that works by love and purifies the heart"
Josephine   Stockard 1855 1928  
J. Richard Stockard 1845 1930  
Ethel L. Stockard Jan. 21, 1889 Aug. 11, 1904  
Mrs. E. J. Voorhies Sept. 16, 1836 March 12, 1915 Age 78 yrs, 6 mos, 26 days
Thomas   Voorhies May 16, 1833 July 9, 1900 Husband of E.J. Voorhies - Mason
E. L. Voorhies Jan. 30, 1871 Sept. 30, 1896 Age: 25 years - 8 months
Little J. T. Voorhies April 12, 1902 Aug. 1, 1903 Age: 1 year, 3 mos, 19 days
Sam Will Voorhies July 10, 1865 April 9, 1907  
Irene   Voorhies Dec. 5, 1913 April 4, 1979  
Lester   Voorhies Jan. 16, 1906 March 28, 1941  
Samuel A. Voorhies April 25, 1899 Sept. 7, 1899  
Edna L. Voorhies Dec. 16, 1894 June 11, 1895  
S. T. Voorhies Oct. 20, 1823 Junly 14, 1897 Wife of S.W. Voorhies
S. W. Voorhies Dec. 20, 1823 Aug. 10, 1888  
Aaron   Voorhies 1820 1844 On Stone: "Son of David & Elizabeth Voorhies began this life 1820 - beautiful son - loving brother - and playmate ended this life in 1844 - Age 24 years"
Elizabeth   Voorhies No Date July 1844 On Stone: "Consort of David Voorhies and Mother in Israel - Native of N.C., kind sister agreeable wife, pious memember of the C.P. Order, in July 1844 died in the faith that works by love and purifies the heart - Loved while living"
David   Voorhies Aug. 27, 1793 Oct. 28, 1824 Age 31 yrs, 2 mos, 1 day
John   Voorhies July 26, 1791 April 24, 1865  
Mary   Voorhies Dec. 18, 1793 July 21, 1824 Age 31 yrs, 6 mos, 3 days
Zipporana   Voorhies Aug. 1858 Sept. 1868 Age 10 yrs, 1 month
Margareta   Voorhies Oct. 30, 1840 Aug. 21, 1870 Wife of J.N. Voorhies, Daughter of G.I. & E.A. Walker
J. N. Voorhies No Date July 22, 1902 Age 65 years  Mason
S. A. Voorhies Feb. 8, 1863 May 4, 1889  
Solon L. Voorhies April 11, 1868 Oct. 22, 1896  
W. C. Voorhies July 17, 1895 May 9, 1898 Year could be 1896
B. M. Voorhies Aug. 4, 1860 Oct. 10, 1901 Husband of M.R. Voorhies
George   Walker Jan. 18, 1819 May 30, 1887 Mason
Eliza Ann Walker July 25, 1817 Jan. 13, 1872 Wife of G.I. Walker
George L. Walker Nov. 19, 1850 Aug. 31, 1972 Son of G.I. & E.A. Walker
W. H. Walker July 28, 1858 June 18, 1901 Son of G.I. & E.A. Walker
Millie A. Wisdom Nov. 17, 1870 Nov. 10, 1891  

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