The Hughes Cemetery is in the Bakewell community of north Hamilton County, Tennessee.  In Bakewell, take Retro-Hughes Road west off Hwy 27.  Cemetery is located 2/10 mile out on the left just before the railroad tracks.  Inside a short rock wall, well maintained. A marker reads, In this cemetery lie the remains of John Hughes, Jane Skiles Hughes & Nancy Hughes Hixson.  Pioneer settler, John Hughes, founded the Bakewell Community, the original school and church.  He donated the land for the church and school, and for the right-of-way for the Southern Railway through Bakewell. Surveyed by Linda Coulter July 2001

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.

Alexander, James Thomas 00/00/1844 00/00/1904 39th Tenn Mtd Inf CSA
Alexander, Susan Keith 00/00/1862 00/00/1908  
Capps, Francis Marion, Sr 01/19/1815 09/06/1892  
Clements, J W     Co I 2nd Tenn Inf
Clements, W   00/00/1835  
Coleman, Benamin Carroll     Co H 9th Tenn Cav
Coleman, Benjamin Franklin 08/24/1818 01/16/1883  
Coleman, Nancy Hughes 00/00/1820 09/02/1859 "Dau of Hezekiah & Elizabeth Click Hughes"
Elsea, Luannie 06/19/1877 01/17/1901 "Wife of J P Elsea"
Gentry, J Frank 11/11/1877 10/21/1901  
Gentry, John M 01/06/1875 09/30/1904  
Gentry, Laura Candace 01/06/1880 12/11/1898  
Gray, William Brumlow "Tobe" 03/30/1834 12/23/1871  
Hickman, Margaret Jane Coleman Gray 04/28/1840 07/20/1921  
Hixson, Nancy Hughes 00/00/1868 10/04/1891 birthdate is estimate, "Age 24 years at Death"
Hughes, John 00/00/1779 03/15/1871  
Hughes, Nancy Skiles 00/00/1780 00/00/1869  
Manning, W J 08/18/1829 12/17/1884 Co C 5th Tenn Inf
McGill, Ella E 09/17/1885 05/10/1890 "Dau of D N & M A McGill"
McGill, Mallissie A 08/19/1889 02/02/1894 "Dau of D N & M A McGill"
Shipley, Elmira Gothard   00/00/1914  
Shipley, Jenny 00/00/1851 00/00/1895 "Mother"
Shipley, N T 00/00/1850 00/00/1906 "Father"
Shipley, William     Co C 5th Tenn Inf
Willcoxson, David      
Willcoxson, Martha J 03/16/1838 01/17/1889