The McClain Cemetery

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The McClain Cemetery
The McClain Cemetery is located about 7/10 miles west off Lancaster Road on Hickman Creek
Road South. Cemetery is on old Stanton Preston farm about 100 yards west of highway and 50
yards east of Hickman Creek. The three McClain graves are in a stone and concrete enclosure.
36-09-72N 85-54-65W

McClain, William 18 Jan 1792 - 28 Jan 1865
McClain, Elizabeth G. 26 Dec 1788 -1 June 1863
(Note- D/O John Trousdale - married 1812)
McClain, Lemuel B. 5 Oct 1825 - 17 Sept 1841

There are several burials outside the stone enclosure marked
with fieldstones which are said to be the slaves of McClains.

Copied by Retta Waggoner Jan 20, 2002
Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries- South of the Cumberland River Pg.87.

There is a article on this family in Smith County Historical & Genealogical Society Newsletter Vol III No 1.
Also a newspaper article by Dalton Frye " Mysterious Ghostly Figures Haunted Preston Homestead." probably
from the Cathage Courier see image of this article at end of these pictures.

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