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Brentwood in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Owen-Moore Cemetery

c. 1899

 
 
Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 14, 2020
1. Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Below are the names of African-Americans buried here, some of whom were born during slavery, and others who were descendents of emancipated slaves. Several graves are unmarked, but known to be interred here. Birth and death dates are from a variety of Tennessee records, family records and obituaries and may differ slightly from the markers.

Marked burials (Name, birth, death)

Mary (Hunt) Owen 1836-1908 • Robert “Bob” Owen Jr. 1875-1930 • Henry Owen 1904-1937 • Robert Alfonso Moore (U.S. Army WWII) 1920-1946 • Lizzie T. (Miller) Pointer Owen 1887-1952 • Rev. William “Willie” Matthews Moore 1882-1955 • Catherine Hayes Tucker 1889-1961 • George Moore 1912-1967 • Lucille (Owen) Moore 1883-1967 • Thomas Allen Moore 1926-1967 • Mylie Moore Lewis 1885-1970 • Annie Lee (Owen) Lewis 1891-1975

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Unmarked burials (Name, birth, death)

Matthew Owen 1857-1899 • Sandy Pointer -1900 • Joseph Moore 1907-1907 • Rev. Mark Owen 1860-1910 • Carrie Owen 1907-1911 • Robert Owen 1910-1911 • Mary Owen 1912-1914 • William Owen 1914-1915
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• Robert Owen 1821-1916 • Mary Moore -1920 • Fannie (House) Owen 1877-1921 • Robert Dowell 1902-1923 • Johnny Moore -1928 • Ada “Addie” (Harding) Owen 1878-1929 • William Owen 1882-1931 • William Hayes 1908-1934 • Wilber Hayes 1886-1935 • Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie Mai” (Hayes) Smith 1905-1939 • John Henry Owen 1879-1960
 
Erected by Sponsored by General Francis Nash Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution; and Harmony at Brentwood.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 36° 1.993′ N, 86° 46.621′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street East and Overlook Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Church Street East. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Church St E, Brentwood TN 37027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardscuffle Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nobles Corner (approx. 0.6 miles away); Davidson County / Williamson County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forrest's Brentwood Raid
Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 14, 2020
2. Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker
Reverse side
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Mooreland (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hood's Retreat (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brentwood United Methodist Church (approx. one mile away); Sneed Acres (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 14, 2020
3. Owen-Moore Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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