I now find that this Marable cemetery has been destroyed in the course of some recent construction...however, the names had been copied years ago. Here is an account of that and the names from this, and also adjacent cemeteries, sent me by Linda Marable, an area resident, some of whose relatives were buried there. This with her permission, and her present email address is email@example.com<<<"I searched through the files given to me my uncle's widow and found the list of known graves in the Marable Cemetery. They are as follows:
Mrs. Elisa H. Jones (b. May 15, 1796; d. Nov.15,1796) consort of J. Jones
Rev. Henry Hartwell Jones (d. July 21, 1867; inscription: "licensed to preach in 1866 in the 19th year of his life" ) (my note: the Hartwell name is prominent in the Marable line.)
Miss E. I. M. Marable (d. Dec. 17, 1840 @ 83 years) (Married Rev. H. H. Jones 5 days before his death)
(my uncles' notes and the newspaper account differ slightly on dates.)
Elizabeth Searcy (died Nov. 5, 1821)
Benjamin Marable (b.Nov. 5, 1805 or 1808; d. 1850)
Dr. B. Marable
Henry H. Marable
There is a newspaper account of others buried there with surname Akerson.
In the papers given to me was the very poor copy of an article in the "The Daily News Journal," Murfreesboro, Tennessee, November 11, 1973, written by Henry G. Wray, Archivist. In it he describes the "bulldozers possibly destroying all evidence of their final resting place." I'll mail you a copy of the newspaper article if you would like.
I checked with the county records office yesterday, and indeed it was destroyed. Unfortunately, Tennessee's laws are not as sacred as those in Louisiana. Sam Davis Meadows is the name of the subdivision now occupying the place of my great-great-great grandfather's brother Benjamin Marable's burial place. My ggggrandfather was Matthew Marable from Williamson County.
The McClaren-Marable Cemetery also in Rutherford County is the burial place of my great-great grandfather Champion H. Marable and his brother M.N. Marable. Both were Civil War Cavalrymen who were decorated war hero's at the battle of Wartrace."
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