From Family Findings
Lake County, Tennessee Centennial Edition
Vol. II, No. 4, October 1970, p. 160
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1970
Appears on this web site by permission

MOORING CEMETERY

This Cemetery is located about 1 quarter mile SE of the Mooring Store in a small grove of trees. One stone is standing, all others fallen over or destroyed by high waters or vandals. The following inscriptions were copied by Roxie Patterson of Ridgely, Tennessee. Below is also a list of persons known to be buried there but have no stones. The Cemetery was named for the Moorings, and is kept in good repair.

 

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SAMUEL ALLEN, June 28, 1847-Dec. 3, 1895

JAMES W., son of R. C. & M. C. ALGEE, May 8, 1862-May 22, 1863

MATTIE LEWIS, wife of Dr. W. H. DeBERRY, Sept. 9, 1848-Feb. 22, 1901, 52y-5m-13d
A light from our household is gone\A voice we loved is still\A place is vacant in our hearts\They never can be filled

HARRIET A., dau. of G. W. & ANNIE JONES, June 13, 1871-Jan. 25, 1876

WYATT LEE, son of H. L. & C. B. MOORING, Dec. 8, 1863-Oct. 8, 1865

HENRY A. ALGEE, Oct. 22, ____-Nov. 24, 1882

MARTHA MOORING, wife of W. M. MOORING, Feb. 5, 1803-Sept. 26, 1870, Age 67 ys. 7 mo. 20 ds.

WYATT MOORING Sr., Aug. 16, 1805-May 29, 1874

MARTHA, Oct. 2, 1824-Dec. 30, 1874, 50 ys. 2 mo. ____

MARGARET C., wife of R. H. WALL, Feb. 5, 1855-Feb. 5, 1873 Aged 18 yrs.

JOSEPHINE HALEY, Mar. 22, 1860-Nov. 9, 1868, 8 yrs. 7 mo. 17 dys.

WYATT A. HALEY, Aug. 20, 1857-Dec. 26, 1867, Aged 10 yrs. 4 mo. 6 dys.

GUY GRAY, 1889-1902

CULLEN EDMONDSON, July 17, 1775-June 14, 1836

T. C. MOORING, Mar. 4, 1801-Sept. 30, 1880

 

These names are known to be there, but have no stones.

G. W. JONES & wife, ANNIE
ELIZA JANE WORKS
ELIZABETH MOORING COATS
H. L. MOORING
CULLEN EDMONDSONíS WIFE
CAROLINE MOORING GRAY
PHILLIP E. RICE (1853-1893)

 


Note: A 2001 record of this cemetery is available online. Time has not been good to this cemetery. Only four complete markers were recorded in 2001. However, one fragment reported in 2001 does not appear in the list above.

(No Name ó Stone broken) 9/4/1834-3/3/1870   Age 35 yrs, 5mos, 29 days

David Donahue, January 2002


 

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