Tombstone Inscriptions, Et Cetera from the Black Cemeteries of Chester County, Tennessee
By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2000


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            Located in southwest Chester County on the north side of Laurel Road in a woods area, surrounded by two prongs of Pine Bluff Road that open onto Laurel Road. There are many graves here but only one was found to have been marked.

CHARLIE DAVIS, Tennessee PVT 368 Inf. 92 Div., February 15, 1893-September 25, 1918


            Among others buried here, according to their death certificates:

LEWIS CLAUD MARSH, February 1916-March 21, 1916; son of C. Marsh and Mary Nettles

CLARICE DAVIS, December 25, 1865-March 19, 1919

H. R. DAVIS, April 19, 1907-May 21, 1921; son of Clarence Davis and Marie Hamer


            From Record Group 36, World War I, Service Abstracts, State of Tennessee; Tennessee State Library and Archives:

DAVIS, Charlie               OS
2,716,779               C
RFD 2 Box 57
Montezuma Tenn
Ind; LB Chester Co Henderson Tenn Apr 28/18
Born; Hardeman Co Tenn Feb 14/1892
Org; 28 Co7 Tng Bn 154 Dep Brig Apr 30/18 to May 22/18; Co I 368 Inf to Sept 28/18
OS; June 15/18 to Sept 28/18
Killed in action; Sept 28/18
Person notified of death; Mrs. Maria Davis, mother RFD Box 57 Montezuma Tenn


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