The cemeteries listed below can be found in Tipton County or in Fayette County near Mason. I’ve included histories for the cemeteries when they’ve been uncovered. You can click on the cemetery name to see histories and burials. (Here is an interactive map if you can remember the area but not the name of the cemetery.)
*If you are interested in learning more about funerary art and acronyms, you can read this post here. Written descriptions are available along with photos of headstones from Tipton County and from other states.
The Sharon Cemetery was at one time the community burying ground for the immediate area around Mason. People continued to bury there through the 1870’s. Starting in the early 1880’s, burying began on a lot given by Joseph Waller near the Sharon cemetery. The body of Mrs. M. A. Henry, who had ...
Shiloh Cemetery is west of Covington in Garland. The cemetery is very well kept and has about 800 graves. Below is a list of transcribed headstones. Back to Cemeteries
Smyrna Cemetery is behind Smyrna Baptist Church on Hwy 59 in Burlison Tennessee. Below you will find a partial list of burials. Smyrna Cemetery in Burlison Tennessee Smyrna Cemetery in Burlison Tennessee
The Hunt Cemetery
The Hunt Cemetery is located on a farm owned by the Alonzo and Albert Maclin families about two miles east of Old Trinity. It was originally the property of Capt. Jack Taylor whose granddaughter, Lucy Jones Taylor, was the first to be buried there in December 1833. The only markers there are for ...
Tipton Cemetery is located southeast of Covington, TN. However, the cemetery is now on private property and surrounded by farm land. The cemetery’s most recent burial was in 1998 and was that of A. Q. Roberts. Below you will find the burial information for Tipton Cemetery. Back to Cemeteries
Walton Cemetery is on Oak Grove Road in Burlison Tennessee. It is a large open cemetery. Below is a list of transcribed headstones. Walton Cemetery in Burlison Tennessee Back to Cemeteries
West End Cemetery
West End Cemetery at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cuningham continues to be the burying place of the Seay family. It too is a split-off of “Woodlawn”. “West End” was the home of William Francis Brodnax, the eldest son of R. T. Brodnax. The first to be buried there ...
The Williams’ Cemetery is in the middle of a cultivated field. The cemetery is roughly 83 feet by 200 feet, and is approximately 510 feet south of a gravel road where Willie Williams’ house once stood on Centennial Island. The land that Willie lived on was acquired in 1895 by Sam Williams, a negro ...
Woodlawn Cemetery, the Bland family cemetery in Fayette county, is still in use by the Williamson family. The farm surrounding it is owned by Neville R. Seay, a Bland descendant. Rev. Peter R. Bland started the cemetery in June, 1834 when four of his young children died of diptheria. His nephew, R. ...