Emery
Cemetery

 

  Located  in Opossum Creek off Lee Pike and located on Lot 44 of the Emerald Bay subdivision. If you travel into Emerald Bay, go straight and take the 1st left on Emerald Point. Go to Lot 44 on left. (Graves are 75 steps straight back from lot # sign).  The lot has been sold and there are orange flags on the apparent graves there. I feel like they may eventually move the graves but do not know for certain. George Luttrell built the subdivision and I spoke to his secretary who is a friend of mine and she doesn't know what the plans are either. A relative on the Penney side contacted me to look it up and I found it. I took some photos for him and tracings of the stones. (These family graves relate to the Emery/Pendergrass/Harding families for sure that I am aware of, but here they are:

  Submitted by Becky Gill Thomas
BThomas@aol.com

 

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VVA Marker

BENJ. EMERY

CO. I

2 TENN. INF.

 

Professionally cut marker with oak leaves and acorns on top of tall

(40" approx) stone, one side is Harriett and the opposite side is Nancy.

 

WIFE OF                                                                                     

BEN EMERY

    BORN

APR. 9, 1840

    DIED

AUG. 23, 1909

 

NANCY J.

WIFE OF

JAMES EMERY

   BORN

MAR. 25, 1790

   DIED

MAR. 25, 1868             

 

there are also 2 prof. cut stones (apprx. 15") for Nancy and

 Harriett and small rectangular footstones: HNE & NJE

 

 

Slab stone-(homemade)

 (unreadable visually, tracing reveals what appears to be:)

FLARA EMERY

BORN AUG 1822

D. OCT.20, 1920

 

(homemade slabstone)

 ALICE

EMERY

 

8 more clearly visible graves and 9 possible others.