The Craighead Cemetery Pictures
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Craighead Cemetery
The Craighead Cemetery is located on the hill behind the house at #54 Friendship Hollow
Road in the Defeated community. The cemetery is adjoining the Swan Cemetery. The
Swan Cemetery is fenced and neatly maintained but the Craighead Cemetery is
grown up and tombstones are down. When first visiting the Swan Cemetery in
2002 we did not discover this cemetery next to it. (see link below text)
GPS 36-20-031N 85-54-783W

Reece, L.J. 25 Mar 1824-12 Nov 1905
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God."
Green, Martha A. 4 Mar 1866-9 May 1904 W/O W.R.Green
"Asleep in Jesus."
Craighead, Mary R. 19 Mar 1842-19 Jun 1916
W/O W.R. Craighead
"A loving wife, a mother dear lies buried here."
Nesbit, Anah Lee 5 Jan 1905-21 Mar 1920
"Darling we miss thee."
Several graves marked with fieldstones.

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-North of the Cumberland River (1983) page 167.
Recopied by Retta Waggoner 10 Nov 2006.

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