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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 Ardmore Hwy, Taft TN 38488, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of
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.
this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poor Farm Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Lincoln County Poor Farm (approx. 2.6 miles away); Tennessee / Alabama (approx. 5.6 miles away in Alabama); Initial Survey Point (approx. 5.6 miles away in Alabama); Pioneer (Routt - Wells) Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 8˝ miles away); Camp Blount (approx. 8˝ miles away); a different marker also named Camp Blount (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taft.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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