Rock Springs Cemetery Pictures
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Rock Springs Cemetery
The Rock Springs Cemetery is located on Hwy. 96 in Putman County between
Hwy. 70 near Chestnut Mound in Smith County and I-40 at Buffalo Valley in
Putman County. The church was once Rock Springs Methodist Church but now
its called Faith Chapel. The cemetery is still active.
GPS 36-09-548N 85-46-947W

A transcript of burials can be found in the South Cemetery book online at:

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Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries-South of the Cumberland River (1984) page 182.
Listed Putman County Cemeteries by Patton & Gilbert (Copied 1981) page 413.
Several burials since last transcribed.

John Rankin Denny and wife Ada Scruggs Denny
This is called a tent type grave- they are prevalent in the upper Cumberland area and
this is the western edge of their use-This concrete version is more modern and the
earlier ones used big stones - We know of only three of this type in Smith Co.

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