Gibbs Cemetery - Macon County Pictures
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Gibbs Cemetery
The Gibbs Cemetery is located in Macon Co on Hwy. 80 at intersection of Union Camp Road
and Willette Road in an area called Gibbs Crossroads. The cemetery is on property that
has recently been sold and the new landowner has cleared it of trees and brush.
GPS N36-26-989 W085-52-876

Gibbs, Jane Wilson Bransford 5 Apr 1827-14 Jul 1896
w/o Wm. Wade Gibbs
Gibbs, Wm. W 10 May 1811-24 May 1890
Gibbs, Eva Chambers 11 Nov 1857- 6 Apr 1887
d/o W,M. & J.W. Gibbs
Gibbs, Gilbert 12 Jul 1785-27 Dec 1861
Gibbs, Mat 27 Feb 1776- 2 Dec 1851
Gibbs, Martha A.S. 10 Apr 1818-16 Sep 1840
Gibbs, Martha V. 3 Aug 1840-24 -- 1840
Oakley, Alice E. 13 Feb 1852- 4 May 1893
w/o G.M.Oakley
Oakley, G.M. 28 Mar 1851- 3 Oct 1890
Gibbs, A.M. 30 Jan 1813-10 Dec 1891
Wilmore, L.S. 17 Nov 1836-25 Apr 1864 "was murdered"

(Note-According to Macon Co History & Families he was having supper with a neighbor when a group
of Guerrillas captured him and two more men and took them to Clay County where they were killed.)

McKinnis, Neal 1 May 1803-24 Apr 1868
McKinnis, Elizabeth Broken no dates
Williams, Laura P. 30 Jan 1901-19 Apr 1901
d/o M.L. & V.J. Williams
Several graves unmarked and marked by fieldstones.

Note the early & rare type of tombstone called the "necked disc" or effigy stones.

Names and dates from Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-North of the Cumberland River page 147. (1983).

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