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Payne Cemetery
aka Farmer Cemetery
Forge Creek, Johnson County, Tennessee

Index of Surnames Included

You may click on one of the surnames below to go to the first image with that surname. Click here to go to the first grave marker image.

Brown | Curd | Davenport | Davis | England | Farmer | Graybeal | Greer | Hammons | Johnson | Lipps | Milsaps | Osborne | Payne | Potter | Ramsey | Salmons | Simcox | Taylor | West


Located in Forge Creek, Johnson County, Tennessee.
Take Forge Creek Road to Hammons Chapel, turn right at the church. At the fork, bear right on Willen’s Gap Road. Take Humphreys Road to the left, take gap in left fence by shed & follow track through field up the ridge and back to the left on top of the ridge.

Pictures Taken

These pictures were taken at Payne Cemetery in Forge Creek, Johnson County, Tennessee on 14 April 2003 by John B. Rochelle and he is the owner of all images unless otherwise noted.

Sources of Names Listed

Jeffrey L. Carrier visited the Payne Cemetery on June 10, 1983. The listing that follows is derived from the readings by and photographs taken by John B. Rochelle on 14 April 2003. We have used an alphabetical listing by last name.

Information in brackets [sample] was provided by John B. Rochelle unless indicated otherwise.

Payne Cemetery Marker Photos

Some listings offer more than one picture. Most are marked with "alt view" as the link to the additional pictures.


1. Photos taken, readings and genealogical research by
2. Upon A Lonely Hill The Cemeteries of Johnson County, Tennessee by Jeffrey L. Carrier
3. Abstracts of Death Records for Johnson County Tennessee 1908 to 1941 by Eddie M. Nikazy
4. Nina M. deMars (gd/o Eli Taylor, Jr. and Zora Payne)

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This page added 19 November 2003 and last updated 16-Jun-2007.

The images and all content are copyright and may not be used for commercial purposes without specific written approval by Basil L. McVey or for images, the owner of the image. However, the images may be used freely for non-commercial genealogical purposes as long as the source is cited.

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