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Grave Marking

The Piomingo Chapter of the Daughters of 1812 of Millington, held a grave marking on Saturday Nov. 10 at Elmwood Cemetery for the 18 veterans of the War of 1812 that are buried in the Elmwood Cemetery. The marker contained the Daughters of 1812 emblem that shows that they served in the War of 1812. Five descendants of the veterans attended.

Pictured from left are Aline Roberts of Sharon Tennessee Honorary President U.S.D. 1812, Felicia Wilt of Nashville, National Officer, U.S.D. Tennessee State President, Jo hill, U.S.D. Of Georgia, Cathy King, Piomingo member of Memphis, Honorary Tennessee State President Bettie Gustafson of Millington, honorary President, Piomingo Chapter, U.S.D. Olivia Chandler of Germantown, Mary Margaret Buck, Piomingo Chapter Chaplain of Memphis and Jeanette Maddox, Piomingo first Vice President of Memphis.

Veterans from Shelby county buried in Elmwood: Major Nathaniel Anderson, Geraldus Buntyn, James T. Crofford/Crawford, Samuel Brown Dickins, Andrew Jackson Donelson, Andrew Jackson Edmondson, William D. Ferguson, Robert Degges Fort, Col. Joseph Graham, Judge Thomas James, Dr. Ayers Phillips Merrill, Charles D. McLean, William Ruffin, Daniel Saffarans, Abram B. Taylor, Dr. William Vannah Taylor, Col. James E. Trezevant and David Samual Walt.

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