From Family Findings
Vol. XI, No. 2, April 1979, p. 60
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1979
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Buried in a tomb above ground in Medon, Madison County, Tennessee, across from Upton's store between an open field and a wooded lot on a hill lies the grave sit of Peter J. Swink said to have been killed by a bull. (Others also buried here, but no markers.) The marker reads as follows: Sacred to the memory of PETER J SWINK born in Saljury N.C. May 11, 1796, Died in Madison Co. Tenn. Oct. 7, 1851. age 55 yrs. 7 mo. 26 days. Submitted by Bill W. Kelley, 399 West Forest Ave., Jackson, Tenn. 38301.