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Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
Dave if and when you get to Old Shady Grove Cemetery if you will, I hope you will let
me know how the condition is...It would just be such a shame for these headstone to diappear. Also I am sure we did not get all the Glenn's there....it exted further back then we were able to go in the time available. Thanks, Marilyn
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 10, 2014 10:31 AM
Charles Prince
RE: Rudy English
He is buried somewhere near Bald Knob,Ar. I was unable to return to Ar, for his funeral.
Added by Charles Prince on Nov 08, 2014 5:37 PM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
Dave these are the stones I wrote down in a list.

OLD SHADY GROVE CEMETERY WHITE COUNTY TN NEAR SPARTA
Now Methodist E. Church Cemetery; US 70 at TN 136 S.

Susannah Glenn (hard to read)
Francis J. Randals b Feb 8, 1819 dec July 25, 1886 or poss 1826
Jesse Glenn died AD 1822 aged 48 years
Glenn, Sary age 26 y
Elisabeth Glenn small stone
Small stone unknown
Large stone illegible unknown
Sary Glenn small stone 4^9
Alexander Glenn 1818
Two headstone near Alexander Glenn 1818 illegible
Jane Glenn next to the two nr Alexander Glenn
Robert Glenn departed this life July 03, 1820 aged 76 years
E. Glenn was born in the year 1746 dec Aug 23 in the year 1826 aged 80 (next to Robert)
Elizabeth Glenn deceased the year of 1826 (another stone) only date on this stone
Jane Glenn died April 16, 1887 aged 97 years
Elisabeth Arnold born Nov 23, 1813 died Sep 30, 1882 aged 68
Other side of this stone and to the right of Jane Glenn is S.J. Arnold born June 15, 1861 died Mar 5, 1885
Jane Glenn Aug 10 1790 – Mar 19 1887 gone but not forgotten _Note: This is a modern stone machine cut…all the other Glenn stones are old and hand hewn
J.L. Glenn born Jan 26, 1777 dec June 19, 1818 (John Lewis Glenn)
Glenn, Jane 10 Aug 1790 – 19 Mar 1887 (Jane Womack
Glenn, W.L. 14 Mar 1880 – 24 June 1902
Glenn, A.L. 15 Sep 1848 – 02 Feb 1891
Glenn, Rachel Norris 04 Jan 1829 – 25 Jan 1891
Glenn, Rhoda 25 Aug 1815 30 Jan 1897
Glenn, A. 17 Jun 1843 - 02 Mar 1918
Glenn, Martha J. 25 Jul 1840 - 11 Jan 1913
Glenn, Infant 11 Feb 1931 – 11 feb 1931
Glenn, Vance C. 03 Jun 1879 – 11 Feb 1939
Harden, S.C. 25 Jan 1851-09 Feb 1902
Wilson, Mary Jasper 21 May 1861 – 11 Aug 1863
Randals, George W. 30 Jun 1804 – 14 Apr 1831
Randals Frances J.
Jarvis, Delacy 15 Jan 1847 age 74 y
Jones, mary Ann 22 Sep 1815 – 28 Aug 1838
Hawkins, Arrene 04 May 1816 – 18 Aug 1830
Arnold C. o6 Nov 1837 10 May 1901
Arnold, Susan 31 Oct 1835 - 15 Dec 1893
Arnold, S.J. 15 Jun 1861 – 05 Mar 1885
Hawkins, George 1818
Arnold, Elizabeth 23 Nov 1813 - 30 Sep 1892
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 08, 2014 8:19 AM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
I put most of what I personally have on there I think though not the Arnolds. I started to but was with other family members I had talked into going. They were ready to leave and I was not driving.

Samuel Dennis Arnold married Elizabeth W Glenn a daughter of John Lewis Glenn and Jane Womack.

Some of my relatives from this area are double related. Used to scare me a little.

Are you related to the Glenn's at all? You do not feel you add the newer pictures to the site that exists? I don't think you need to create a new one. I think I have already added the ones I put in to the Old Cemetery databse and some may be int he newer where I may have put them before I realized there were two distinct ones.

I love this old cemetery, Dave. I have been there three times all some time back. It was awe-inspiring though somewhat depressing it was allowed to fall into such disrepair. I could get no action though to try to improve it.

It is if I remember correctly to the left of the newer cemetery and straight back through the wooded area quite a ways...There is not as far as I know an easy way in. My cousin who tracked it down for us in his piper cub is much older and has had a bad stroke. He would not longer be of much help I think...he said it is very visable from the air but when he would go down there he had trouble finding it anyway...he just knew it was there from above. I asked my brother who was with and my cousin but neither remembers as much as I do oddly enough...but to be aware do not expect tall stones. They are very very old and have sunk into the ground. We had to pull dirt away from around the part that was still aboce ground to read many of the insciptions. This much later I am not sure what is left. I can send you the drawing we made of the layout if it will help...but mostly Glenn's are shown. I would need to send it to your private email though because I would need to make a jpeg or pdf. I might be able to paste it into a word doc though.. Let me know/
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 08, 2014 8:00 AM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
yes I believe you are correct - that they are not that far apart. Gail Morgeson would likely be grat person to contact and is whom I mentioned I might be able put you in touch with about the cemetery. She lives, if I remember correctly very near to it...

The Cemetery itself is not I think on Glenn property but there is a Glenn descendant not far away living on some of the original land grant. Her name is
Martha Templeton...now I think on it she land may be either very near the cemetery or it may be on her land. I think you may want to contact her..
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 08, 2014 7:22 AM
Cheryel and Larry
Jernigan and Carter photos
Thank you very much for all the great photos,
Cheryel and Larry
Added by Cheryel and Larry on Nov 07, 2014 10:21 PM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
Did what I sent you help?
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 07, 2014 6:05 PM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
Shady Grove Meth Church Parsonage
12420 Old Kentucky Rd
Walling, TN 38587
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 07, 2014 4:01 PM
Marilyn Glenn Szum
RE: Old Shady Grove Cemetery
Hi Dave yes there re definitely two Shady Grove Cemeteries but not far apart. Which one did you go to? The one these headstones are in is an old abandoned portion near the Methodist Church and supposedly jut a bit further on is the newer one but not in the overgrown wooded area where the older stones are. This older one even has cows wandering around in it as well as tics, jiggers, and mosquitos and bees!! Be sure to cover up and wear repellent. I will be glad to try to help more if this does not do it. I may even have a map. Marilyn
Added by Marilyn Glenn Szum on Nov 07, 2014 3:41 PM
P Holland Mackey
RE: Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
Thanks so much! I truly appreciate it!
Pam
Added by P Holland Mackey on Apr 25, 2014 9:43 PM
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