Fort Blount Ferry Cemetery Pictures

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Fort Blount Ferry Cemetery
The Fort Blount Ferry Cemetery is located at the end of Smith Bend Lane
in Jackson County near the site of the pioneer fort and ferry. Buried here
is Capt. Sampson Williams who was present at the first county court meeting
of Smith County in 1799, where he was elected clerk. In 1800 the court
met at his home as this area was part of Smith County until 1801.
36-18-92N 85-45-18W

Williams, Capt. Sampson 2 Dec 1762 -19 Feb 1841 (Crypt)
Williams, Margaret 7 Feb 1780 - 19 June 1852 (Crypt)
Hobby, Maria 30 Jan 1801 - 22 Nov 1848
Butler, Inf S/O B.L. & E.L. Butler 12 Jun 1925
McClellan, Margaret Y. 14 July 1818 - 22 Aug 1859
McClellan, Andrew 1 Apr 1805 - 7 Sep 1850

The following are in a walled enclosure:
Fox, David K. 20 Aug 1882 - 18 June 1903
S/O James F. & Sallie F. Fox
Fox, James F. 20 Jan 1840 - 13 Nov 1916
Fox, Sallie F. 12 Sep 1849- no date
On the back of the above double name stone is the following:
Childred of J.F. and S.F. Fox
Ottis G Fox
Joseph F. Fox
Allie F Kelly
David K. Fox
Fox, O.G.
"Member of 51-63-64-65
General Assembly of Tenn.
Served as member of County
Court for a number of years."

Copied by Retta Waggoner Nov 6, 2001.

Update: Several years ago the Fox family graves were removed to Gallatin
Cemetery - Sec. A - Row 3 and the tombstones were left at old location.
They are listed in Sumner County Tennessee Tombstone
Records by Snider & Yorgason, 1981, page 4-60.

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