Transcribed from Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, p. 30
Copyright 1984, Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter #2396,
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Parsons, TN
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BARNETT CEMETERY

Located 2 miles Southwest of Parsons on Wilkins Town Road, behind Leeburn Harris' house. Condition extremely poor. This cemetery was indexed on April 14, 1976 by Margarett Alexander and Bobbie Bartholomew. There were an estimated 40 unmarked graves in 1976.

 

Barnett, J. C. Barnett, Sept. 8, 1843-May 31, 1868, "Lt of Co. G. 2nd Tenn. Inf." "age 24 yrs 8 mos 28 days"

Barnett, John F., d. Sept. 28, 1964, "Lt. of Co. F. 2nd U.S. Mounted Inf." "Fell in Battle of Centerville"

Houston, G. L., dates unreadable (homemade, eroded)

Houston, J. P. Houston, dates unreadable [Masonic symbol] (homemade, eroded)

Houston, Jane, Mar. 5, 1820-Apr. 18, 1878, "Wife of J. P. Houston" (homemade)

Jennings, LaVerna A. Jennings, d. Dec. 5, 1869, "age 28 yrs 4. mos 22 days" "Wife of J. W. Jennings"

Myracle, Elney Laverna, Nov. 7, 1884-Aug. 2, 1886, "age 11 yrs 8 mos 25 days"

 

Unidentifiable

Eliza, Dau of J. L. & ?? (can't read marker)
[HTML editor's note: This is probably Eliza Houston (1830-1849), daughter of John Lucky Houston and Virginia Graham, both of whom may be buried in this cemetery.]

 

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