Summit
Cemetery

Summit Cemetery is located in Hamilton County, Tennessee right on the side of I-75, southbound side, 2 miles south of the Ooltewah exit #11.  This perhaps isnít legal as far as driving is concerned, but if you pull off to the side of I-75 at that point, youíll see a dirt road.  A fence keeps you from driving through.  The cemetery is just ahead on both sides of the dirt road.  Has 2 white gates and has an old fence surrounding both sides.  It is very overgrown and very few markers can be seen. Listed on the 1939 WPA Surveys as a Black Cemetery with over 200 unmarked graves. Surveyed July 2001

Additional information from 1939 WPA Survey, Death Certificates and Tombstone Photos
Death Certificates Courtesy of Alma Webb
Tombstone Photos Courtesy of Troy Patton
February 2, 2006  

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.

 

DECEASED BORN DIED NOTES
Edmonson, Eunice 02/05/1898 05/20/1919  
Edmondson, Ollie May 03/22/1903 12/24/1919 Father: Charlie Edmonson- Born AL; Mother: Ellie Cordell - Born AL; Cause of Death: TB
Espy, Thelma Woods 01/05/1910 05/11/1932 Father: Melton Woods; Born GA; Mother: Addie Stanford; Born TN; Cause of Death: Appendicitis
Lowler, Earnest Franklin 08/12/1886 10/01/1932  
Standifer, Aaron 1892 07/31/1925 Age 33 yrs; Born Tennessee; Father: Sam Standifer; Info from Death Certificate
Wilson, Miles 1842 01/16/1928  

 

 
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