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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Taft, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Lincoln County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lincoln County, TN (23) Bedford County, TN (28) Franklin County, TN (37) Giles County, TN (65) Marshall County, TN (22) Moore County, TN (8) Limestone County, AL (85) Madison County, AL (186)  LincolnCounty(23) Lincoln County (23)  BedfordCounty(28) Bedford County (28)  FranklinCounty(37) Franklin County (37)  GilesCounty(65) Giles County (65)  MarshallCounty(22) Marshall County (22)  MooreCounty(8) Moore County (8)  LimestoneCountyAlabama(85) Limestone County (85)  MadisonCounty(186) Madison County (186)
Location of Taft, Tennessee
    Lincoln County (23)
    Bedford County (28)
    Franklin County (37)
    Giles County (65)
    Marshall County (22)
    Moore County (8)
    Limestone County, Alabama (85)
    Madison County, Alabama (186)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Tennessee (Lincoln County), Taft — Alfred Bearden1811-1888
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 . . . Map (db m72478) HM
2Tennessee (Lincoln County), Taft — Poor Farm Cemetery
The rocks were placed here as a memorial for about two hundred people buried in the grass lot located five hundred yards northwest of this location. No identification of graves or people remain. The boundary of this cemetery is marked by upright . . . Map (db m152133) HM
3Tennessee (Lincoln County), Taft — 3G 36 — The Lincoln County Poor Farm1874-1961
The Lincoln County Poor Farm operated on 230 acres in these hills. Many lived and died here. Some 100 that died here are buried on the hillside 500 yards northwest of this location. No grave identifications remain. At minimal taxpayers' expense, . . . Map (db m152132) HM
 
 
  
  
 
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