Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Furgerson Cemetery



Marker ID: THC 4A 25
Location: TN 104, Carroll County, 5 miles south of Hopewell Church
County: Carroll
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Here are buried many who established the Cedar Grove Community following the Chickasaw Purchase of 1818. The first burial was in 1834. Also buried here are veterans of the Confederacy, and several Tennessee legislators, with their ancestors. A part of the cemetery was reserved for slaves, and Negroes were also buried here following emancipation.