Dr. Henry Brooks Cemetery Pictures

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Dr. Henry Brooks Cemetery
The Dr. Henry Brooks Cemetery is located 1 1/2 miles south of Dixon Springs near #98 Rome Road.
It is approx 1/4 miles from road behind abandon house on farm of the late Dr. Sam Y. Garrett.
Cemetery is not maintained or fenced and most of stones are down.
36-20-50N 86-03-31W

Brooks, Dr. Henry Aug 1784 - Aug 1853 b. Bedford Co Va.
Brooks, Inf dau of Dr Henry Brooks and Brunetta Jones Brooks
7 Dec 1836 - 23 Nov 1837
Tunstall, Callie (Caroline) E. 23 Apr 1831 - 23 Dec 1862* W/O William
Tunstall, William M 23 Dec 1862 -- 21 Aug 1868
(Note: Callie apparently died from childbirth with William)*
Tunstall, Ann 17 May 1858 - 11 Mar 1864
Horn, Tabbie D. Carter 30 Aug 1855 - 8 Nov 1882
"A devoted wife and sister dear
In sweet respose is sleeping here
Her painful loss we deeply feel
But God can all our sorrows heal"
Carter, Margaret M. 24 Dec 1818 - 29 June 1879 W/O J.L.
"Dearest Mother thou hath left us
Here thy loss we deeply feel
But tis God that has bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal"
Duncan, Millie 25 Oct 1842 - 9 Mar 1887 W/O Cyrus
" A Mother form our home is gone
A voice we love is stilled
A place is vacant in our hearts
(unreadable) can be filled"
One fieldstone noted.

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries - South of the Cumberland River Page 106.
*Denote corrections or additions by Retta Waggoner Oct 2001.
Cemetery book list names as Tunstill but stones are marked Tunstall.

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