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

Hudgins Cemetery / Union Valley

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Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, September 5, 2022
1. Hudgins Cemetery Marker
Hudgins Cemetery
Established in 1876 by William J. Hudgins at the burial of his son Felix and later deeded for a community burial ground in 1900. Hudgins Cemetery now encompasses 5.5 acres with additional donations of land from the Stinson, Givens and Spicer families and over 1050 graves. The present chapel was constructed ca. 1949 and has been used for funerals and Decoration Day events. Confederate veterans buried here include Pvt. William J. Hudgins Co. D 23rd TN. Inf. Bn., Pvt. Wiley P. Mangrum Co. H 20th TN. Inf. Reg., Pvt. William Sullivan and Pvt. Abraham Spencer Baxter's Co. TN. Light Artillery, Pvt. William A. Vaughn Co. A 4th TN. Cavalry Reg., Pvt. Jonathan M. Anglin Co. D 9th TN. Cavalry Bn., Pvt. James P. Cobb Co. C 27th Ark Inf., Reg. Veterans from World War I & II, the Korean War and Vietnam War are also buried here.

Union Valley
Established in 1871 as one of three public schools in the 1st District, Union Valley School was first located 1 mile southwest in the Union Valley Methodist Church until 1900 when W.J. Hudgins gave land for a new building here. In time,
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Union Valley grew to a 3-teacher school with grades 1-10. In 1939 the students moved into a new building renamed Triangle, 1/2 mile north. The first trustees of Union Valley Methodist Church were Wm. McPherson, James C. Sullivan, Wm. Hudgins, John Hendricks and Josiah Vaughn. The first church was log, replaced with frame in 1869. Eventually, the name was changed to Pleasant Valley, which closed in 1961 to unite with Pleasant Ridge Methodist as Westview Methodist Church at Triangle.
Erected 2010 by Capt. Ed Baxter Camp 2034 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 35° 56.016′ N, 87° 9.199′ W. Marker is in Fairview, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Liberty Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7357 Liberty Rd, Fairview TN 37062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jingo Post Office / Triangle School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Triangle School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caney Fork Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles
Union Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, September 5, 2022
2. Union Valley Marker
away); Evangeline Bowie, M.D. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Marion’s Rifles, CSA / Baxter’s Company Tennessee Light Artillery, CSA (approx. 3.2 miles away); Flagpole Campground / Pinewood Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fernvale (approx. 4.6 miles away); Horn Tavern Springs / Pasadena (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairview.
Hudgins Cemetery/Union Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, September 5, 2022
3. Hudgins Cemetery/Union Valley Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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