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Allen, W R 30 Oct 1842 - 13 Jun 1920
Allen, M F 22 Jul 1848 - (1 Jul 1928)
Vantrease, Lutishie 9 Jul 1888 - 23 Feb 1911
Allen, Virgil H. 19 Feb 1868 - 7 Nov 1903
Age 35 yrs. 8 mos. 18 days
Allen, Tennie B. 30 Mar 1874 - 25 Jun 1894
"Farewell Sweet Tennie, thou shall ever be a star
to guide us up to heaven and to thee."
Allen, L.B. 24 Jan 1872 - 24 Jun 1900
"Our darling Burton has gone before
to greet us on the blissful shore."
Allen, Alma Harel 22 Nov 1886 - 31 Dec 1914
Allen, Joseph Merrett 26 Feb 1909 - 18 May 1913
This is a listing of the tombstones readable on Jan. 12, 2006
copied by Melissa Rose & Retta Waggoner. The cemetery is listed
in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries - South of the Cumberland
River page 197 with additional information from the Allen family bible.
The story of this family can be found in the History of Smith County
Tennessee starting on page 337. William Riley Allen was a Confederate
soldier serving in Second Tennessee Calvary under command of Nathan B.
Forrest. Some of the artifacts he carried in the civil war are on
display in the Smith County Heritage Museum.