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Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Frierson Cemetery

 
 
Frierson Cemetery Marker (side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
1. Frierson Cemetery Marker (side 1)
Inscription. (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 descendents including Napoleon Frierson for whom the famous pacer Napoleon Direct is named.
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(side 2)
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In 1936 Hinton Frierson son of Willis deeded this property to the cemetery trustees. 1992 trustees John Wm and Porter Frierson, Martha, Flora and Howard Martin, Nona Jones, Irene Allen, Annie Mae Walker, Dr. Ray Winbush, Elizabeth Queener and Marisse Lightfoot.
 
Location. 35° 37.057′ N, 87° 12.083′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on Hampshire Pike (U.S. 412) 0.4 miles east of North Cross Bridges Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2893 Hampshire Pike, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Webster (approx. 1.3 miles away); Zion (approx. 3.4 miles away); Sam Watkins (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rattle and Snap Plantation
Frierson Cemetery Marker (side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 3, 2016
2. Frierson Cemetery Marker (side 2)
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Delaying Forrest (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. John's (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Forrest and Capron (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Frierson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
3. Frierson Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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