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Near Taft in Lincoln County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alfred Bearden

1811-1888

 
 
Alfred Bearden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 25, 2012
1. Alfred Bearden Marker
Inscription. Born 1811 in South Carolina, a farmer, Renowned Gunsmith and a Past Master of Andrew Jackson Lodge #68 F & AM. Grandson of Revolutionary War Veteran John Bearden, Sr. Married in 1831 to Margaret Downing, buried at this site with four of their eleven children, two who served in the 8th Tennessee Infantry Reg't during the War Between the States, including his son, Captain N. M. Bearden who died due to wounds received at the Battle of Stones River on Dec. 31, 1862.
 
Erected 2012 by Martha Fleitz and Greg Fleitz, G-Granddaughter and G-G-Grandson.
 
Location. 35° 2.168′ N, 86° 39.173′ W. Marker is near Taft, Tennessee, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Ardmore Highway (Tennessee Route 110) 0.3 miles east of Ballard Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Ardmore Hwy, Taft TN 38488, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee / Alabama (approx. 5.6 miles away in Alabama); Pioneer (Routt - Wells) Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 8.5 miles away); Camp Blount
Alfred Bearden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 25, 2012
2. Alfred Bearden Marker
Looking (north)east on TN-110/Ardmore Hwy.
(approx. 8.5 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Blount (approx. 8.7 miles away); Women of the Confederacy (approx. 9.3 miles away); Bell's Route Trail of Tears (approx. 9.3 miles away); Confederate Park (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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