Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Frierson Cemetery



Marker ID:  
Location: 2893 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN
County: Maury
Coordinates: N 35° 37.057    W 087° 12.083
  35.61761666    -87.20138333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

(side 1)
Given by Willis Frierson to his slaves. Oldest marker is Milly Embry, 1861. Jim Frierson who was stolen from his family as a child is buried here with his wife Vinnie and many descendants including Napoleon Frierson for whom the famous pacer Napoleon Direct is named.