CEMETERIES of HENDERSON COUNTY


OLD HEPZIBAH CEMETERY

Photo by Janet Ross - August 2012

Partial Listing

Adapted from "Old Hepzibah Church and Cemetery," pp. 58-77
A Genealogical Miscellany Henderson County, Tennessee II
By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith 1997
The best record for Hepzibah Cemetery is that of Jonathan K. T. Smith who visited the cemetery several times beginning as early as 1953. The following list is based on his record of the cemetery in "Old Hepzibah Church and Cemetery," pp. 58-77, A Genealogical Miscellany Henderson County, Tennessee II. The list below has been edited, reformatted, simplified, and alphabetized. Clich here for a full version of Jonathan Smith's record, including epitaphs and notes not included below.
The cemetery was recorded by Joe Hamlett, Alicia Adcox, and Anita Webb circa 1976. Their record appears in Henderson County, Tennessee Cemetery Inscriptions (R. H. Harris, Memphis, Tennessee, 1976, pp. 157-159).



NAME BIRTH DEATH SPOUSE PARENTS
COCK, J.C.
Ross Pioneer Family
Headstone Photo
27 Jan 1830 13 Apr 1884 N.A. Dearest father, thou has left us here. Thy loss we deeply feel but tis God who has bereft us. He can all our sorrows heal (Janet Ross)
COCK, N.A.
Ross Pioneer Family
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19 Jan 1834 17 Jan 1875 J.C. Cock Rest Mother, rest in spirit deeply while friends in sorrow o'er thee weep. And here our heartfelt offerings bring and near thy grave their requiem sing (Janet Ross)
HAYES, Claudie H.
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28 Jan 1886 20 Mar 1887   George W. and Martha Roxie (Cocke) Hayes
HAYES, George W.
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19 Nov 1860 28 Feb 1904 Martha "Roxie" Cocke How desolate our home bereft by thee (Janet Ross)
HAYES, Lemuel Ernest 22 Jan 1895 03 Aug 1917   George W. and M.R. Hayes
HAYES, Martha Roxie (Cock)
Obituary
Ross Pioneer Family
Headstone Photo
07 Jun 1863 28 Jun 1845 George W. Hayes A tender mother and faithful friend (Janet Ross)
J. C. and N.A. Cock
HAYS, Stella 21 Feb 1907 09 Jul 1917    
ROSS, Iola (Hayes)
Ross Pioneer Family
16 Jan 1897 15 Dec 1929   George W. and Martha Roxie (Cocke) Hayes

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