Inventory of Lewis Johnson Family Cemetery
(sometimes known unofficially as "Garrett") Copyright 1999 by Debra C. Blackard Additonal information in [brackets.] Presence of a commercial footstone is indicated by [fs.]
|Name & Inscription||
|Sarah P. Blackard, 2 Apr 1861 - 23
dau. of I. H. & L. I. Blackard
marble tablet stone on base, lamb, gates of heaven
|Lavinia J. Blackard,
d/o Lewis & Penninah Johnson
|D. C. Carothers, 29 Jan 1839 - 25 Jan 1914,
Dear father, God called you from us. Sleep on _?_ and take thy rest.
gray marble column topped with open Bible, gates of heaven, [fs]
|h/o of Sarah M. Johnson|
|Eliza Carothers, 1872 - 1955
gray granite, horizontal slab
|d/o of D. S. & Sarah M.
|Sarah M., wife of D. S. Carothers, 27 Dec 1839 - 22
Gone Home, tall tablet stone on base, open Bible,[broken] [fs]
|d/o Lewis & Penninah
|[Large family marker]
Emmer Farmer, 18 Aug 1861 - 22 Aug 1861
F. E. Farmer, 4 Nov 1874 - 1 Jun 1888
Ladora Farmer, 5 Aug 1858 - 6 Nov 1858
T. E. Farmer, 2 Feb 1870 - 28 Jul 1900
Tennie Farmer, 7 Nov 1855 - 3 Oct 1858
Willie Farmer, 17 Sep 1862 - 13 Dec 1889
dark gray marble on base, [each grave has a fs]
|children of William &
Hannah Susan Farmer.
Hannah S., d/o
Lewis & Penninah Johnson
|John T. Johnson Family, 1825 - 1873
stone coping enclosure, [two adults, possibly three children
homemade concrete marker.]
|s/o of Lewis & Penninah
|Penninah, wife of Lewis Johnson, 17 Feb 1805 - 2 Aug 1888
table tomb, sides of native stone, brick, & mortar,
topped by a single stone, abt. 5' x 9' x 6".
|F. M. Steele, 8 Jul 1859 - 11 Nov 1882,
marble tablet stone, [loose from base, broken.]
|Nathan L. Steele, 1849 - 30 Jan 1876
marble tablet stone, [loose from base.]
|Seventeen other graves have been located.
Mary C. TURNER , wife of Aaron FRANKLIN, is reported to be
buried in the Garrett Cemetery. No marker has been found for her grave.
Sources of information: Onsite readings by H. Graham, D. Blackard 26 Nov 1998, and 23 Mar 1999, and an inventory published in the April 1993 issue, Johnson County Historical Society Journal, p. 30.
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