Mt. Vernon
Cemetery
Sale Creek, Tennessee

Mt Vernon is a community cemetery located in Hamilton County, 32 miles north of Chattanooga, TN. The land was established as a cemetery by Zeb and Green Lawson. In the 1940's, the land was donated to the community by Eschol Morgan. The cemetery grave markers was transcribed by the WPA in the 1930's. Cemetery location: From US 27, turn on Daughtery Ferry Road; turn left on Shipley Hollow Road; turn left on New Providence Road; and turn left on the first driveway, continue past a house on the left (currently the residence of Grady Francisco). The cemetery is located on the left. The following records were transcribed from tombstones located in the cemetery in 1977 by Eschol and Gladys Morgan. These records were verified in 1996 and most subsequent burials were added in 2007.

Submitted by John Morgan
jmorganusaid@yahoo.com

Names of individuals in this cemetery were recorded as they appeared on the tombstones. No attempt was made to correct obvious errors or differences in spelling. Every attempt has been made to record this information correctly. However, mistakes are possible.  The information on this page may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by any other person or organization without the written consent of the contributor, the legal representative of the submitter, or The Hamilton County Tennessee Genealogy Society.

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Name Birth Death

Inscription NotesLast First Middle Maiden Month Day Year Month Day Year

Aslinger Alice M Morgan 1889 1971

Aslinger Andy R Sep 8 1904 Sep 21 1904

Aslinger Charles E Jan 12 1872 May 12 1944 "CEA" footstone

Aslinger Clevor Sep 25 1869 Dec 14 1948 "May they rest in peace"

Aslinger Hiram L Apr 30 1911 Jun 14 1967 Husband of Lottie M.

Aslinger Hiram Douglas Jul 22 1879 Apr 24 1963

Aslinger J D Jun 16 1882 May 9 1908 "Gone but not forgotten"

Aslinger Jennie Smith Nov 12 1869 May 11 1936

Wife of Charles E.

Aslinger

Aslinger Katherine Fox Jul 9 1884 Aug 12 1958 Maiden name - Bell

Aslinger Leonard 1890 1952

Aslinger Levi 1917 1927

Aslinger Lottie M Morgan Oct 30 1911 Oct 19 1993 Wife of Hiram L.

"Blessed are the dead

which die in the Lord for

Aslinger M O Aug 27 1952 Jan 28 1930 they shall see God"

Aslinger Mary 1919 1920

Aslinger Mary Turner Turner 1892 1955

Aslinger Nina Elizabeth Nov 21 1904 Sep 4 1973

Aslinger Nora Angeline Morgan May 24 1881 Apr 5 1924

Aslinger Ollie Jan 13 1878 May 21 1974

Aslinger Sep 27 1887 Sep 27 1887

WPA Records: Son of C E

& E J Aslinger

Aslinger Sep 8 1904 Sep 21 1904

Aslinger 1852 1930

Bankston Flora L Nov 28 1898 Jan 26 1913

Bolton Linnie C 1872 1930

"I am the resurrection and

the life"

Bolton P T 1871 1937

WPA record shows first

initial is "R"

Clarke Theodosie 1873 1930

Clarke Thomas J 1864 1928

Cox Susan Elaine Mar 28 1952 Apr 28 1952

Crawley J B Apr 8 1914 Dec 1918

Crawley Martha Turner Turner Jun 10 1880 Oct 8 1901

Crawley R H Jan 8 1926 Jul 23 1932

Crawley Rebecca Jul 18 1936 Feb 1 1937

Dodd Carline From WPA records

Dodd Juanita Sep 7 1924 Apr 19 1929 Dau of H.M. Dodd

Dodd Louise Dec 13 1919 Feb 18 1920

Dau of H.M. Dodd -first

name from WPA records

Doss Charlotte Nov 28 1862 Apr 12 1936

Doss Cicaro A 1890 1982

Doss Guss Jun 4 1949

Doss Harold A Apr 20 1925 Jul 18 1933

Doss Hugh Marion Dec 12 1857 Nov 30 1932

Doss J Albert 1898 1945

Doss John B Oct 7 1861 Feb 5 1917

Doss Martha J 1892 1968

Doss Mary T Jan 28 1944

Doss Nancy Annie Oct 31 1858 Apr 31 1914

"Thy life was beauty, truth,

goodness and love" From WPA records

Doss Sarah Francis Aug 20 1890 Feb 15 1974

Elsea James P 1935

Everett Ida Paralee Sep 5 1894 Nov 4 1983

Fox James S

Fox James Stanley Jul 27 1914 Jun 3 1939 "Our Loved Ones"

Fox Joe Lemilul Aug 18 1918 Dec 11 1919

"Budded on earth to bloom

in heaven"

Fox Martha C

Fox Martha Cordilla Feb 28 1921 Jun 12 1922

"Budded on earth to bloom

in heaven"

Francisco Clay Roscoe Oct 27 1905 Jun 15 1907

Francisco Henry C Aug 14 1846 Jul 17 1920

Goins Granfill Jun 20 1839 "Age 80 yr old"

Green Benjamin F Apr 29 1900 Jan 4 1974

Green Tennessee 1858 1932

Hammack J W Jul 12 1837 Dec 26 1916 No longer marked

Henley Dotty Jun 6 1933 Apr 1987

Howard Ellis Leon Mar 23 1918 Jun 26 1920

Howard Mary D May 15 1856 Oct 4 1889 No longer marked

Iles Alexancer Dec 9 1851 No longer marked

Iles James Jun 10 1802 Aug 10 1858

"Aged 66 yrs - Sleep on

dear one and take thy rest;

God called thee home; He

thought best" Difficult to read marker

Iles Maudie M Apr 1899 Apr 1899

Johnson James Aug 30 1953

Johnson Ova Mar 26 1912 Sep 3 1953

Jordan Allen J Jan 23 1880 Feb 4 1955

Jordan Carl L Jul 1 1900 Aug 22 1932

Jordan Sarah J Dec 8 1898 "66 Yr old"

Jordan William A Oct 20 1842 Nov 7 1933

Knight Elner Nov 6 1857 No longer marked

Knox Roy Aug 22 1922 Nov 25 1986

Line Sara Annie Jan 22 1871 Apr 8 1945

Line William C Feb 22 1860 Jan 10 1937

Long Mamie May 15 1915 Oct 6 1966

Long Vaughn

Maynor Wilbern

McKinney Joseph Aug 10 1869 Sep 1947

McKinney Matilda Dec 27 1878 Dec 12

Mills Lucenda Hannah May 19 1849 Aug 15 1922

Morgan Alfred J 1885 1964

Morgan Almeda Price 1889 1920 First wife of Alfred J.

Morgan Ella Perry 1902 1969 Second wife of Alfred J

Morgan Ellen Doss 1887 1956 Wife of Walter

Morgan Eschol Lee Aug 7 1913 Dec 26 1994

Morgan Gladys Marie Morgan May 28 1917 Jan 14 2007 Wife of Eschol Lee

Morgan Mary A Jordan Jordan Dec 26 1829 Jul 4 1902 "Wife of John W Morgan"

Morgan Regester Jul Sep 2 1981

Morgan Tressie Aslinger Aslinger Oct 8 May 7 1959

Morgan Walter 1880 1948

Neal J Grover Sep 10 1897 Jul 25 1951

Neal T Francis Jan 1 1925 Jul 29 1946

Ottinger Theda Francis May 19 1920 Oct 30 1933

Price John Feb 24 1893 Jan 6 1965

Price Mary 1867 1949

Price Roy Apr 30 1903 Jul 29 1965

Price Tom 1940

Price William 1861 1936

Raulston Anna 1915

Reed Bobby Neal 1927 1978

Reed John Allen Jan 18 1862 May 30 1926

Reed Maggie Feb 17 Jul 1955

Reed Maudie Pearl Jan 31 1893 Aug 27 1971

Reed Robert Jun 1 1926 Jan 7 1990

Reed Willie 1903 1950

Rose Marvin

Shipley Allie V Feb 17 1872 Oct 1918 Wife of O A Shipley

Shipley Arrena Oct 18 1833 Jan 19 1911

Shipley B F May 5 1833 Dec 30 1922

Shipley Gilbert May 7 1871 Oct 22 1959

Shipley Harriett Oct 18 1869 Jul 16 1955

Shipley James Dec 11 1922 Aug 9 1943

Shipley Lee Jun 9 1898 Dec 5 1934

Shirley Martha Feb 26 1931 May 6 1937

Smith Minnie Morgan Morgan Aug 1918 Feb 1989

Swafford Claude Jan 30 1902 Jan 21 1949

Thomas Andy

Thomas J B Sep 8 1827 Dec 14 1892

"His words are kindness;

His deeds are loved; His

spirits humbles; He rests

above"

Not currently marked.

WPA records: Sgt, F

Company, 5th TN

Infantry

Thomas John 1916 From WPA records

Thomas Levissa F May 6 1853 Jan 18 1919

"In my Father's house are

many mansions" Wife of J A Thomas

Thomas Lizzie

Thomas Nettie Jane 1872 1942

Thomas Sarah Jane Sep 15 1842 Jun 16 1911

"We know she is with the

angels now"

Wife of J A Thoma (from

WPA records)

Trusley James 1879 1955

Trusley Lora Sep 12 1879 Sep 18 1920

month/day dates from

WPA records

Turner Patney 1892 1955

Turner Sallie Feb 6 1883 Jan 6 1930

Turner Thomas F 1895 1948

Turner Walter

Not currently marked.

WPA records: B

White Jonathan

Company; 1st TN Light

Artillery

White Thomas Elaine 1942 1843

Whitfield Bernice White Nov 24 1922 Mar 12 1952

Whitfield Mar 14 1904

Wilhoit William Mar 25 1918 May 28 1928 Not currently marked

Wright Eva 1933 1988