Historic Markers Across Tennessee

DeGraffenreid Cemetery

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Location: 840 Glass Ln, Franklin, TN
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 55.621    W 086° 53.035
  35.92701666    -86.88391666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5TDW


Buried here is one of Franklins first settlers. Metcalfe DeGreffenreid(1760-1803)a Lunenburg County, Virginia native. Three of his sons Abran, Metcalf Jr. and Matthew Fontaine, were veterans of the war of 1812. One of the Metcalf Jr is buried here as are a daughter Susan DeGreffenreid Reese, wife of Beverly Reese, a grandson Ben DeGreffenreid(1838-1859), a Granddaughter Elizabeth DeGreffenreid Currin, her husband John M. Currin, their daughter Susan, and Katy Currin(1858-1859) infant daughter of Metcalf Jr's daughter. Catherine and her second husband John H. Ewin. Metcalf DeGreffenreid's wife Mary Ann, a sister of franklin's founder, Abram Maury, is buried in Alabama.

Williamson County Historical Society.