Questions Relating to Lost Grave Sites
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In the Myers Cemetery there are many unmarked gravesites. Some of the following names appeared in an early census compiled in 1937 by Hyldred Stinnett or in a later census by Edith Little Burns in 1980. Family Bible records and oral histories indicate other individuals may have also been buried in Myers Cemetery. We welcome any information you may have relating to the location of gravesites for individuals named below. You may relay this information to a member of the family or provide information via email firstname.lastname@example.org or
MYERS CEMETERY PRESERVATION ASSOCIATON
President Glenn Myers at 8161 Cedar Creek Road
Townsend, TN 37882 865.223.2477
We are unable to locate the graves of David McClanahan, his first wife Elizabeth (Dellis McClanahan and his second wife Molly Polly Ingram McClanahan.
Sam McClanahan’s grave in the back right side of the cemetery is marked with a fieldstone, however the gravesite of his wife Sarah Jane McClanahan is not marked.
If you have information on that lost gravesite please let us know.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION on the McClanahan’s and connected families. David McClanahan, along with his brothers James and Matthew, were the first McClanahans to settle in Tuckaleechee Cove around 1800. David owned a farm near Peter Snider’s place. David was married first to Elizabeth Dellis. David and Elizabeth children were: John, Samuel and Mary Jane. His second marriage was to Mary Polly Ingram. David and Mary Polly had seven children; Rebecca who married James Lewis Davis. Rebecca and James are buried about three rows from the back of the cemetery. Other children of David and Mary Polly were David, James, Mary, Mathew, Issac and Horner.
Other questions relating to location of gravesites in Myers Cemetery
Most of the following names appeared on earlier census compiled by Stinnett and Little. These gravesites have been lost or the engravings can no longer be read. If you have information or clarification please let us know.
Infant daughter of Emma Allen Nov. 14-Dec. 3, 1910 only one gravestone
Emma Allen 3/10/1890-11/18/1910 only one gravestone(may be for both) William N. Caughron son of J.H. & A.A. Caughron Aug. 13, 1876-Oct. 6, 1876
Ann Cameron, wife of Samuel Cameron –unknown dates-
Sam’s gravestone is located in Myers Cemetery in the family plot- difficult to read the engravings.
Raymon Davis- son of Ed & Alice Davis Oct.4-5, 1907
M.L. Davis Died Sept. 10
R.M. Davis Died August 8, 1849
Infant daughter of Daniel and Millia Dunn Born and Died Dec.7, 1852
Minerva Stinson Headrick no dates
Charles Franklin Hicks son of Jonas J. & Versa Hicks, b/d Dec. 7, 1937
Bessie McCampbell daughter of J.E. &Hattie July 29, 1900-Feb. 18, 1901
Issac M. McCampbell son of I.M. & Catherine, 6/1/1886-5/25/1888
Issac McCampbell, 8/9/1867-3/15/1888
Nancy K. Reagan McCampbell wife of W.S. June 18, 1828-May 31, 1902
Catherine McCampbell, wife of I.M., 8/26/1858-2/26/1889
Nancy L. McCampbell, dau. of I.M. & Catherine, Aug.24, 1888- June 24, 1889
William S. McCampbell Feb. 23, 1823-Aug. 22, 1902
Zora McCampbell, dau. of A.S. & E.J., March 9, 1906-March 29, 1908
D.H. Moore, April 15, 1848-Oct. 23, 1899
Andrew S. Myers infant Jan. 14-April 4, 1879
Sidney Roulett Sept. 15, 1875-March 21, 1915
Emilia Tipton, April –Dec. 1884
A.G. Tipton 1868-1884
Infant Wakefield child of W.D. & E.M. Oct. 25-27, 1911
Bella B. Ward, Sept. 14, 1882-Jan. 5, 1883
Charley Arville Webb, son of W.K. Webb, Feb. 16-March 11, 1898
Rolfe Ellace Webb infant, son of W.K., Feb. 3-Sept. 17, 1889
Infant Wilkerson, son of J.W. & Rhoda, Aug. 18, 1866-Jan. 17, 1876
Rachel Wilkerson, dau. of J.W. & Rhoda, Aug. 18, 1866-Jan. 17, 1874
W.E. Webb son of D.C. and Rhoda, Aug. 18, 1868-Jan. 17, 1874
Sary Wilburn, died May 6, 1856
Abraham Law’s wife Delilo McCroskey is thought to have been interred in Myers Cemetery.
Abraham is buried in White Oaks, Cades Cove.
Martha A. Stephenson(small stone broken- part of stone missing) daughter of J.J. & A.B. Stephenson Sept. 23, 1839- only one date- stone leaning against large Stephenson marker. Need to find right location for her marker.
Martha Kerley(Caylor), wife of George (Hinkey) Caylor III, has two stones- one a newer foot rock and the other an older small stone approximately 15 feet from the newer marker.