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Old Gray Cemetery
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Old Gray Cemetery
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee

Lat: 36° 00' 21"N, Lon: 83° 41' 47"W

The Old Gray Cemetery is situated on 13 acres of history and beauty in the downtown area of Knoxville, Tennessee, across from the National Cemetery. It was founded in 1850, then dedicated later in 1852. It was first called Country Churchyard but later named after Thomas Gray. It has been placed on the National Register and the first person buried in this cemetery was William Martin, d. Jul 04, 1851.

This is not a complete listing of all of the burials in this cemetery The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. Last edited Jan 02, 2012. Total records = 145.

Contributor's Index:

Ashby, Henry Marshall, b. 1836, d. 1868, Brig Gen, Col 2nd TN Cav CSA, [JW]
Barnes, Azro Ashley, b. Jun 2, 1821, d. Mar 18, 1901, [JW]
Barnes, Louisa Lyon, b. Aug 20, 1827, d. Aug 4, 1895, [JW]
Blackburn, John W, b. 1867, d. 1952, [JW]
Blackburn, Mattie Coile, b., 1869, d. 1954, [JW]
Boynton, Daniel T Dr, b. Feb 8, 1837, d. Jan 7, 1888, Asst. Surgeon 104 OVI, [JW]
Boynton, Susan Brownlow Sawyers, b. Jul 23, 1837, d. Mar 12, 1913, [JW]
Brandau, Lanier Sneed, b. Aug 20, 1914, d. Jul 25, 1937, [JW]
Branson, Mary Moses, d. Feb 8, 1908, [JW]
Branson, Susan Williams, b. Jan 6, 1892, d. Apr 15, 1901, Only child of Howard Milford and Mary Moses Branson, [JW]
Briscoe, Isabel White, b., 1876, d. 1963, [JW]
Briscoe, Joseph Earnest, b. 1867, d. 1939, [JW]
Brownlow, Eliza Ann O'Brien, b. Sep 25, 1819, d. Feb 4, 1914, w/o W.G. Brownlow, [JW]
Brownlow, William Gannaway, b. Aug 29, 1805, d. Apr 29, 1877, Governor of Tennessee 1865-1869. United States Senator from Tennessee 1869-1875., [JW]
Charlton, Charles Wellington Rev, b. Jun 3, 1822, d. Jul 13, 1886, [JW]
Charlton, Rebecca Elizabeth Churchill, b. Sep 17, 1827, d. May 24, 1898, [JW]
Churchwell, Martha Eleanor Deery, d. Feb 6, 1897, w/o William M. Churchwell and d/o William and Elizabeth Allison Deery., [JW]
Churchwell, William Montgomery, b., d. Aug 18, 1862, Hon, US Congressman. Col. CSA., [JW]
Craig, Child, b. Mar 1, 1857, d. Aug 1, 1860, Child of John J. and Mary, [JW]
Craig, Child, b. Oct 10, 1861, d. May 20, 1862, Child of John J. and Mary, [JW]
Craig, Child, b. Sep 17, 1853, d. Oct 21, 1853, Child of John J. and Mary, [JW]
Craig, Child, b. Sep 20, 1851, d. Jul 10, 1853, Child of John J. and Mary, [JW]
Craig, John J., b. Sep 20, 1820, d. Jul 31, 1892, [JW]
Craig, Lucile, b. Jul 18, 1887, d. Oct 14, 1903, [JW]
Craig, Lucy H. Cage, b. Apr 18, 1863, d. Jun 23, 1927, [JW]
Craig, Mary C. Lyon, b. Oct 10, 1821, d. Sep 9, 1904, [JW]
Craig, W L, b. Aug 17, 1854, d. Jun 7, 1904, [JW]
Crozier, Ethelrod W., b. May 14, 1842, d. Nov 2, 1902, Pvt Co. I 2nd TN Cav CSA, [JW]
Crozier, Lucy Graham, b. Aug 7, 1856, d. Nov 30, 1930, [JW]
Davis, Arthur W., b. Oct 26, 1877, d. Apr 8, 1903, [JW]
Dew, Raymond Walker Sr, b., 1897, d. 1975, Pvt US Army WW I, [JW]
Dew, Wilburn Walker, b. Mar 6, 1860, d. Feb 6, 1905, This marker has toppled over, [JW]
Fanz, Ada French, b. Mar 7, 1874, d. May 24, 1943, [JW]
Fanz, Albert Dutch, b. Nov 28, 1875, d. Jun 9, 1923, [JW]
Fanz, Bessie E., b. Mar 2, 1883, d. Jul 10, 1883, [JW]
Fanz, Charles E., b. Sep 29, 1870, d. Oct 2, 1870, [JW]
Fanz, Ella, b. Aug 10, 1871, d. Jan 3, 1962, [JW]
Fanz, Emma Cooley, b. Aug 12, 1849, d. Apr 17, 1928, [JW]
Fanz, Ignaz, b. Aug 1, 1842, d. Sep 8, 1927, Dept. Commander TN GAR, [JW]
Fanz, Leo Ignaz, b. Sep 10, 1892, d. Apr 26, 1967, [JW]
Ford, John Russell, b. Oct 5, 1860, d. Feb 6, 1917, [JW]
Ford, Mary Barnes, b. Jul 3, 1853, d. Jul 24, 1933, w/o John Russell Ford, d/o A.A. and L.T. Barnes, [JW]
Fouche, Hugh Craig, b. Aug 16, 1847, d. Mar 2, 1862, s/o John & Louisa, [JW]
Fouche, John Dr, b. Jun 10, 1817, d. Mar 13, 1898, [JW]
Fouche, Louisa Minerva, b. Dec 1, 1825, d. May 7, 1859, w/o John, [JW]
Fouche, Mary, b. Nov 9, 1837, d. Jan 9, 1875, w/o John, [JW]
Fox, Annie Sneed, b. May 4, 1884, d. Aug 15, 1936, [JW]
Francisco, Mary McClung, b. Jan 16, 1838, d. Aug 25, 1910, [JW]
French, Charles Tip, b. Mar 17, 1904, d. Jun 14, 1919, [JW]
Hale, Callie Brownlow, b., 1854, d. 1908, [JW]
Hale, John Boynton, b. 1875, d. 1947, [JW]
Haynes, Bertha Dew, d. Mar 30, 1915, [JW]
Haynes, Margaret E., b., d. Mar 27, 1912, [JW]
Hazen, Evelyn Mabry, b., 1856, d. 1953, [JW]
Hazen, Rush Strong, b. 1854, d. 1932, [JW]
Henderson, Emmeline F., b. 1817, d. 1890, [JW]
House, Mary Lou McMullen, b. Jul 8, 1881, d. Oct 9, 1924, w/o Thomas O.C. House, [JW]
House, William McMullen, b. Mar 31, 1904, d. Aug 2, 1904, s/o Thomas O.C. and Mary Lou, [JW]
Jenkins, Margaret Elizabeth Blackburn, b. Dec 23, 1870, d. Feb 21, 1898, [JW]
Jenkins, Mary R., b. Apr 20, 1839, d. Dec 30, 1918, [JW]
Jenkins, S P, b. Dec 8, 1878, d. Aug 20, 1904, [JW]
Kirkpatrick, Frank B., b. 1854, d. 1895, [JW]
Kirkpatrick, Helen F., b. 1866, d. 1963, [JW]
Kirkpatrick, Infant, d. Oct 1894, s/o Frank B. & Helen F., [JW]
Kirkpatrick, Richard F., b. Sep 15, 1892, d. Oct 15, 1918, 2nd Lieut of Inf Co. L 306th Inf 77th Div, Killed in Battle Argonne St. Jovin Hill, [JW]
Lloyd, Benjamin L., b. Nov 11, 1861, d. Nov 15, 1941, [JW]
Lloyd, Mary A., b. May 13, 1834, d. Nov 4, 1875, [JW]
Long, John Boynton, b. Jun 14, 1886, d. Dec 14, 1886, [JW]
Long, Lillie Brownlow Sawyers, b. Sep 9, 1858, d. Feb 6, 1897, [JW]
Lyon, Mary P. Clark, b. Jun 15, 1789, d. Nov 17, 1860, [JW]
Lyon, Robert, b. Aug 24, 1815, d. Sep 2, 1830, [JW]
Lyon, T C, b. Dec 10, 1810, d. Oct 1, 1864, [JW]
Lyon, W H, b. Aug 17, 1808, d. Feb 10, 1872, [JW]
Lyon, William, b. Dec 26, 1817, d. Sep 19, 1864, [JW]
Lyon, William, b. Oct 1, 1784, d. Aug 17, 1854, [JW]
Mabry, Churchwell, b. Aug 19, 1877, d. Oct 20, 1965, [JW]
Mabry, Eva Harlow, b. Aug 18, 1888, d. Jun 13, 1960, [JW]
Maxey, William F., b. Dec 27, 1872, d. Feb 2, 1904, [JW]
McClung, Anna Gillespie, b. Jan 28, 1825, d. Dec 29, 1875, [JW]
McClung, Hugh Lawson, b. May 26, 1810, d. Apr 11, 1891, [JW]
McMullen, Leroy S., b. Oct 20, 1887, d. Sep 3, 1923, [JW]
McMullen, Mary Lyon Craig, b. Apr 24, 1847, d. Aug 18, 1912, w/o William Bryson McMullen, [JW]
McMullen, Ruth Young, b. Apr 4, 1892, d. Jul 11, 1951, w/o Dr. LeRoy S. McMullen, [JW]
McMullen, William B., b. Aug 1, 1884, d. Sep 12, 1952, [JW]
McMullen, William Bryson, b. Sep 23, 1848, d. Jun 25, 1908, [JW]
McPherson, R M Jr, b. Dec 25, 1857, d. Nov 2, 1881, [JW]
McPherson, R M, b. Feb 8, 1825, d. May 23, 1868, [JW]
McPherson, Sadie, b. Jul 28, 1863, d. Oct 8, 1867, [JW]
McPherson, Susie, b. Dec 3, 1855, d. Dec 17, 1867, [JW]
McTeer, Jennie Fouche, b. Feb 3, 1862, d. Oct 29, 1911, [JW]
Mead, Arthur Edgerton, b. 1860, d. 1895, [JW]
Mead, Elizabeth Reis, b., 1869, d. 1931, [JW]
Mead, Frances Elizabeth, b. 1835, d. 1900, [JW]
Mead, Frank Seymour, b. 1864, d. 1936, [JW]
Mead, William Spies, b. 1833, d. 1908, [JW]
Parrott, Dorothy Wright, b. Aug 30, 1904, d. Aug 29, 2000, [JW]
Patrick, Anne Brownlow, b., 1854, d. 1893, [JW]
Patrick, William Francis Jr, b., 1891, d. 1898, [JW]
Patrick, William Francis, b. 1852, d. 1905, [JW]
Pettibone, Seraphine Deery, d. Mar 20, 1918, w/o Maj. A.H. Pettibone, [JW]
Powell, Columbus, b. Nov 2, 1829, d. May 13, 1838, [JW]
Shepard, Emily T., b. Jun 1, 1814, d. Sep 17, 1882, [JW]
Shepard, Lazarus C., b. Jun 2, 1816, d. Feb 15, 1902, [JW]
Shepard, Malinda McNutt, b. Oct, 1835, d. May 19, 1908, [JW]
Shepard, Samuel, b. Mar 14, 1823, d. Jul 6, 1899, [JW]
Smith, Bathurst Lee III, b. Feb 17, 1919, d. Mar 17, 1960, [JW]
Smith, Corrinne M., b. May 20, 1893, d. Mar 27, 1976, [JW]
Smith, George W. Jr., b. May 14, 1917, d. Mar 27, 1967, [JW]
Smith, George W., b. Dec 28, 1889, d. Aug 4, 1962, [JW]
Smith, Harry Mitchell, b. Dec 14, 1922, d. Aug 1, 1924, [JW]
Smith, Helen Louise Paxton, b. Oct 21, 1914, d. Sep 2, 1991, w/o Meriwether Lee, [JW]
Smith, James Allen, b. Jan 11, 1850, d. Nov 25, 1920, [JW]
Smith, Lillie Powell, b. Oct 17, 1854, d. Nov 7, 1931, w/o James Allen Smith, [JW]
Smith, Meriwether Lee Jr, b. Jul 14, 1938, d. Aug 31, 2009, [JW]
Smith, Meriwether Lee, b. Dec 9, 1915, d. Mar 17, 1975, h/o Helen Louise, [JW]
Smith, Miriam H., b. Aug 23, 1887, d. May 5, 1968, [JW]
Smith, Murray Stover, b. Nov 13, 1883, d. Sep 25, 1949, [JW]
Sneed, Elizabeth W. Logan, b. Feb 9, 1874, d. May 30, 1972, w/o William Henry Sneed, [JW]
Sneed, Elizabeth W., b. Jan 6, 1854, d. Jan 12, 1923, [JW]
Sneed, Elizabeth W., b. Mar 23, 1887, d. Jun 25, 1959, [JW]
Sneed, John W., b. Sep 3, 1874, d. May 19, 1920, [JW]
Sneed, Joseph W. Jr, b. Sep 16, 1889, d. Jan 25, 1933, [JW]
Sneed, Joseph W., b. May 11, 1854, d. Feb 15, 1914, [JW]
Sneed, Lida D., b. Jan 28, 1880, d. Mar 20, 1927, [JW]
Sneed, William Henry, b. Apr 7, 1876, d. Jun 11, 1941, [JW]
Sneed, ??, d. 1854, Family mausoleum, [JW]
Todd, Emily Shepard, d. Jan 15, 1895, w/o Stephen J. Todd, [JW]
Todd, Stephen J., b., d. Apr 22, 1894, Corp Co. E 2nd Ohio Cav., [JW]
Turley, Mary A. McFarland, b., 1840, d. 1876, [JW]
Turley, William Holliday, b. 1826, d. 1899, [JW]
Turley, William, b. 1873, d. 1874, [JW]
Tyson, Bettie Humes McGhee, b. Jan 28, 1865, d. May 21, 1933, d/o Cornelia White and Charles McClung McGhee, w/o Lawrence Davis Tyson, [JW]
Tyson, Charles McGhee, b. Aug 10, 1889, d. Oct 11, 1918, s/o Gen. Lawrence Davis Tyson and Bettie McGhee, Killed flying over the sea patrolling for submarines near Killingholme, England, WWI, [JW]
Tyson, Lawrence Davis, b. Jul 4, 1861, d. Aug 24, 1929, Brig Gen, West Point Military Academy 1883, Indian War Service 1887, Graduated LLB Univ Tenn 1895, Resigned US Army 1895, Col. 6th Immune Vol. Spanish-American War Porot Rico 1898, Tenn Legislature-Speaker 1903, Brig Gen 59th Brigade 30th Div WW 1917, Awarded Dist. Service Medal 1918, US Senator from Tenn 1925-1931, [JW]
Webber, Emma E. Jenkins, b. Dec 24, 1870, d. Jul 11, 1924, w/o M.H. Webber, [JW]
White, Juliet Park, b., 1853, d. 1938, [JW]
Wolfenbarger, Linda Lanier Sneed, b. Sep 30, 1891, d. Feb 12, 1972, w/o Reuben D., [JW]
Wolfenbarger, Reuben D., b. Jul 29, 1905, d. Sep 21, 1995, [JW]
Wright, Barden, b. Feb 25, 1906, d. Aug 19, 1910, s/o Asbury and Maud, [JW]
Wright, James Tarwater, b. Jun 12, 1899, d. Mar 25, 1929, [JW]
Wright, Mary Grace, b. Jun 24, 1904, d. Nov 6, 1907, [JW]
Wright, Maud Tarwater, b. Nov 16, 1876, d. Oct 6, 1960, [JW]
Wright, Nellie Spears, b. Oct 23, 1875, d. Jan 20, 1927, [JW]
Wright, Timothy Asbury, b. Aug 21, 1866, d. Aug 25, 1923, Organizer and First Governor, [JW]
Wright, William Dudley, b. Jul 31, 1864, d. Nov 16, 1921, [JW]

 

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