Mt Peryn Cemetery

The information about Mt Peryn Cemetery was submitted for publication in Tate Trails and appeared in Vol XI, No. 3 1993, page 136. The following note was submitted by Rebecca Haas Smith the Editor of Tate Trails at that time.

"Bringing these differences to your attention is in no way intended to criticize those people who worked so hard to preserve this information, but is intended to help in your family search." (RHS, Editor)

Mt Peryn, an abandoned cemetery, located in southeast portion of Tate County in Section 14, Township 6, Range 5 near the Lafayette County line, appears in both the Lafayette County cemetery book and in Footprints in Time, Tombstone Inscriptions in Tate County by Mrs Janice Craft.

Information for the Lafayette County book was copied 26 Sept 1964. Information for the Tate County book was copied in March of 1977 by Mrs Craft and Cindy Veazey.

The following five names appear in the Lafayette County book but not in the Tate County Book.

Craig, Ammarella H., wife of S. H. , b. 4 Nov 1810, d. 20 Oct. 1852
Gamble, S. L., b. 15 March 1822, d. 19 Dec. 1891
McGraw, Washington B., b. 9 Mar 1814, d. 24 Aug. 1872.
McGraw, Sarah A., wife of Wash. B., b. 9 Feb 1822, d. 18 Nov 1886
Ellis, Sarah A., wife of Thomas S., b. 30 Jan. 1809, d. 18 Nov 1863

Additionally, Martha A. Ellis, Dau of Thomas and Sarah a. Ellis appears in the Tate County book without dates of birth and death with the notation (broken stone). According to the Lafayette County book, she was born 6/30/1835 and died 5/17/1850.

Nine names appear in the Tate County book but do not appear in the Lafayette County book.

Craig, Jeptha L., b. 29 Nov. 1842, d. 8 Jan. 1866, son of S. H. and A. H. Craig.
Gregory, Lucy, b. 8 May 1845, d. 22 Aug. 1862
Gamble, Jane C., b. 1785, d. 30 Nov. 1857
Ellis, Sarah F., b. 15 Dec. 1853, d. 8 May 1857
Ellis, Thomas, b. 6 July 1833, d. 16 July 1858
Ellis, Allen T., died 26 Jan. 1861, son of Robt. and Jane Ellis
Stewart, Martha Jane Walker, b. 20 Mar. 1846, d. 17 Apr. 1930
Aiken, Robert I., b. 28 Jan. 1868, d. 16 Sept. 1871
Minor, F. M., died 12 Aug. 1862, 57 years.

This page updated January 19, 2010


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