Randolph Cemetery

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Randolph Cemetery

  • Tipton County, Tennessee, USA
    Latitude: 35.5217, Longitude: -89.8786
  • 539 Memorials added (84% photographed)

Location: McClerkin Lane, off McClerkin Road, at Randolph Road, north of Hwy 59 in Tipton County, north of Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

Randolph, named for John Randolph, pre-dates Memphis' beginnings and was the original set of bluffs on the Mississippi River intended to be the major point of commerce between St. Louis & New Orleans pre-1830s. It was the site of Civil War action (Fort Randolph). In 1862 the town was burned to the ground. The Post Office, established in 1827 was open from 1828 to 1932. The town was located on the Second Chickasaw Bluff, a little below the mouth of Big Hatchie River. The cemetery is one of the oldest in West Tennessee. For more information about Randolph see: Wade, William J. Notes on Randolph, TN. Memphis, n.p., 1949. 7 pp. Ballard, Helen. Randolph, Tennessee: Rollin' on the River. (self-published).

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GPS Coordinates: 35.5217, -89.8786

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #17584