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Glenwood Union Church Cemetery
Jonesborough, Washington 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 or here to see views of the cemetery or views from inside the cemetery.
Located on Union Church Road, which runs between US 11E and the Boones Creek Road, in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee.
See the views below.
These pictures were taken at Glenwood Union Church Cemetery in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee on 3 December 2002 by John B. Rochelle and he is the owner of all images unless otherwise noted.
Sources of Names Listed
The listing that follows is derived from the visit by and photographs taken by John B. Rochelle on 3 December 2002.
There are several graves in this cemetery, which belong to Johnson Countians, and several others included which have surnames common to Johnson County, but whose individual origins have not been verified.
This is only a partial listing.
Information in brackets [sample] was provided by John B. Rochelle from his database on Johnson County unless indicated otherwise.
Views of Glenwood Union Church Cemetery
The views are noted with the approximate location in the cemetery.
Glenwood Union Church sign
Glenwood Union Church
Glenwood Union Church Cemetery Marker Photos
Hamby, Wiley G. & Hannah E.
- Hamby, Wiley G.
04 Apr 1848 [Wilkes or Watauga Co NC]
24 Nov 1928 [Grassy Valley, Washington Co TN
buried 25 Nov 1928
Wiley G. Hamby, s/o _____ Hamby & Nancy Minton?
Married 26 Dec 1876 Watauga Co NC
Household in Watauga Co NC 1880, 1900. In 1st District, Johnson Co TN in 1910, where Wiley worked on the railroad section. They moved to Washington Co TN between 1910 and 1920.]
(and his wife
- Hamby, Hannah Elizabeth
26 Mar 1856 [Cove Creek, Watauga Co NC]
28 Apr 1949 [Washington Co TN
Hannah Elizabeth Potter/Musgrave
d/o unknown and Elizabeth Potter.
Hannah’s mother married John Musgrave, of Trade, TN in 1859. Records for Hannah Elizabeth list surname alternately as Potter and as Musgrave.
Hamby, George W
- Hamby, George Washington
15 Mar 1880 [Watauga Co NC]
26 Jun 1954
[George Washington Hamby
s/o Wiley G. Hamby & Hannah Elizabeth Potter/Musgrave
Married 16 Oct 1898 to Eliza Greer in Watauga Co NC]
- Potter, Otha
30 Nov 1869 [3rd District, Johnson Co TN]
01 Jun 1936
"We will meet again"
s/o Enoch J. Potter & Sarah A. Dowell
Married Martha M. L. Howard JCT 16 Feb 1889]
The following burials are not directly connected to Johnson County at this time, but the surnames are common in Johnson County and there is a likelihood that some of them may have been from Johnson County. Identification requested for these.
Arney, Agnes D. & Frank D.
- Arney, Agnes D.
23 Oct 1923-27 Sep 1942
[probably died in childbirth]
(and her son
- Arney, Frank D.
27 Sep 1942-27Sep 1942
"They are not dead, but sleeping."
Arney, James Robert & Lura Lucy
- Arney, James Robert
14 Dec 1882-18 Sep 1956
- Arney, Lura Lucy
13 Aug 1885-30 Aug 1972
Dunn, Edith Lou
- Dunn, Edith Lou
28 Mar 1901-01 Mar 1988
Head, Della Mae
- Head, Della Mae
04 Nov 1919
Head, Harold Taylor
- Head, Harold Taylor
11 Aug 1916-09 Sep 1971
Head, Mary Carrie
- Head, Mary Carrie
11 Feb 1891-03 Sep 1952
Note: These three share a head stone. Appears to be a mother and two children. It is not clear if Della is living or not.
Norris, Forest D. & Alicetean
- Norris, Forest D.
20 Jan 1928-
- Norris, Alicetean A.
28 Mar 1932-01 Jan 1994
Potter, Annie E
- Potter, Annie E.
- Potter, Benjamin
22 Apr 1930-08 Dec 1937
"Gone to be an angel"
Potter, Ivis Andrew
- Potter, Ivis Andrew
24 May 1931-16 Jun 1957
"Our loved one"
- Potter, unknown
South, Daniel S.
- South, Daniel S.
04 Aug 1874-05 Apr 1928
"Farewell my wife and children all,
From you a father, Christ doth call"
Stout, James P. & Bertha N.
- Stout, James P.
31 Aug 1882-
- Stout, Bertha N.
14 Jul 1884-19 May **** (forgot to write date down, leaf covered date)
Stout, John Ralph
- Stout, John Ralph
03 Sep 1842-28 Jan 1930
OS US Navy
- Stout, unknown
White, Mary E
- White, Mary E.
12 Jan 1876-06 Aug 1948
Mary E. White
w/o Daniel S. South
"A devoted wife and a loving mother"
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This page added 1 January 2003 and last updated 1 January 2003.
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