OUR CLAYBROOK HERITAGE
(Madison County, Tennessee)
Located about a half mile east of Law Road with its juncture with Tige Hopper Road. Copied by Jonathan Smith on July 5, 1993.
A box vault:
BURWELL BUTLER. ESQ.
Born in Chatham Co., N.C. May 9, 1790
Died in Madison Co. , Tenn. Aug. 9. 1851
Energetic, strictly honest, liberal in his dealings with all mankind. A true patriot to his country, kind and sympathetic towards the distressed. a feeling Parent and devoted Husband.
Peace to his ashes.
(monument maker: J. White, Memphis)
Box vault just north of B. Butler, Esq
JOHN HARGROVE BUTLER
son of Burwell & Lavinia R. BUTLER
Born July 22, 1827
Died June 28, 1860
Though unfortunate while on earth dear brother, we hope you are now singing the song of the redeemed in a better world.
(monument maker: Fisher, Amis & Co., Memphis)
Broken box vault just north of J. H. Butler, with inscription intact:
JAMES C. BUTLER
Born Sept. 8, 1828
Died Jan. 18, 1862
A devoted and affectionate husband
A true and generous friend
Sleep gently dearest until we meet again.
Daughter of Dr. J. C. & M. A. ROGERS
Born Oct. 12. 1854
Died June 10, 1855
Kind Father take our dear babe within thy fond embrace;
And in that day of final rest, may we behold her face.
of Dr. J. C. & M. A. ROGERS
Died March 26, 1851
Aged 2 days
Two tombstones not found by Smith, tho' reported by Mr. W. B. Elam in FAMILY FINDINGS, January 1976, volume 8, number l, page 27:
BURWELL BUTLER ROGERS
Born Feb. 9, 1853
Died July 6, 1916
REBECCA MAY BUTLER
Born Feb. 7, 1830
Died Sept. 19, 1850
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