Near Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Established in 1924
Home of William Norwood and Bessie Mae Jones
This marker is dedicated in special honor and memory of Mary Ruth daughter and sister 1924 to 2003, who had special love for this home living here until her death. Also dedicated to all the family, friends and neighbors of the fine community especially the E. R. Truett family of nine who lived next door who loved and enjoyed gathering here for games especially tennis, kick the can, hide and go seek, red rover, football, baseball, sliding on the cellar roof, story telling, reunions, ladies aid society, 4 H Club and Club band, parties, fishing and swimming in Jones Creek with Mama Jones and just getting together and spending some of their good times of life here.
Thanks Be To God
Home of William Norwood Jones
Merchant, Rural mail carrier, farmer 6-20-1878 to 2-22-1947
Bessie Mae Scammerhorn Jones Homemaker for eleven children 12-21-1891 to 3-5-1973
The original homesite consisted of 14 acres, home, tennis court, buggy shed, food cellar, barn for farm animals, tenant home, two ponds, orchards and a special place for the eleven Jones children to live. Imogene Jones Tisdale, Norwood Elton Jones, Mary Ruth Jones Everett, Jasper Eason Jones, Oliver Henderson Jones, Ora
Thanks Be To God
Location. 35° 36.486′ N, 88° 45.984′ W. Marker is near Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Paul Coffman Drive (County Route 8162) and Beech Bluff Road (County Route 198), on the left when traveling south on Paul Coffman Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2096 Beech Bluff Road, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Salem Cemetery (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Salem Cemetery (approx. 1½ miles away); Unknown Sentry Stands Guard (approx. 1½ miles away); Large Oak Tree (approx. 1½ miles away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Electro Chalybeate Well (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lane College (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.