The Stott Cemetery Pictures

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Stott Cemetery
The Stott Cemetery is located 100 yards to the left of house at #31 Beasley's Bend Road just south
of Riddleton. The cemetery is under trees in a pasture and not maintained. Stones are all down.
36-19-11N 86-01-21W

Beasley, M.J. 20 Nov 1868 - 26 Sept 1901 w/o Frank
Stott, William A. 27 Feb 1819 - 23 July 1886 *
Stott, Eliza Bruce Payne 10 Dec 1840 - 23 Apr 1933 **
Williams, Overton T. Sept 1876 - 7 Feb 1951 A School Teacher

Listed in Smith County Tennessee Cemeteries - North of the Cumberland River Pg. 49
There are several above ground crypts and many fieldstones.

The following are from death certificates found at the Tennessee
State Library and Archives by John Waggoner Jr.
Winston, Annie Mai 16 Nov 1918 -28 Apr 1919
d/o Tom Winston & Georgia Cage
Stott, Constance 6 May 1896 - 7 Dec 1916
d/o Turner Stott & Mellie Terry (Afro-Americans)

*Note: William A. Stott was a prominent citizen of Riddleton and taught school there for
many years at the "Black Gnat Academy". He was a veteran of the Mexican War and also
served in the Confederate Army in Co. B, 7th Tenn. Inf..

** Note: Eliza Bruce Payne Stott was one of 12 children born to Isac Newton Payne and
Sallie Ann Roe in the area of Smith County called Payne's Bend. See Smith Co Tennessee
History page 647 for information on this family.

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