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Cavender Cemetery
Harbison Township
Transcribed by
Karolyn Roberts

(Condition of Cemetery: Mowed, but stones broken;once a farmer many years ago tried plowing it under and was stopped; several rocks as markers, several places where markers no longer exist)

1st Row S. S. Brattain Born ? Died: Oct. 3, 1850 (Stone Broken)

John C. Son of of S. & S. Brittain Born: Feb. 25, 1845

Elizabeth Thomas Born: July 2, 1825 Died: Feb. 22, 1839 (Stone Broken)

Reuben Mathis Died: Oct. 1, 1870

2nd Row

Alice Dau. Of ? ? Wender ? Died: Feb. 1, 1861? Aged: 1 yr 1 mo. 17 ds

Mary Dau. Of ? Mathis Died: Jan. 29, 1841 Aged: 10 years 10 mo. 3 Dys?

S. M. (Initials Only on Small Stone)

M.W.H. (Initials Only on Small Stone)

Margaret W. Wife of T. M. Horton Born: July 9, 1811 Died: Aug. 2, 1853 (Stone is off foundation, flat on ground)

3rd Row

(Rock as a Marker)

(Rock as a Marker)

(Broken Pile of old Grave Stone)

Newton Cavender Co. E 58 Ind. Inf. (Flag on Gravesite)

Newton Son of A. & T. Cavender Died: (Stone Broke in Half here) Aged: 23 yrs 1 mo 4 ds

(Remember me as you pass 
As you are now, I once was__ I
You may be __ __ in death and follow me.
(Couldn’t make it all out)

David (Stone Broken)

Charles Son of A. & T. Cavender Departed His Life Dec. 6, 1854 Aged: 21 years 6 mo’s

Jefferson (Stone has broken at this point; rest laying on the ground) Son of A. & T. Cavender Died: Feb. 8, 1856 Aged: 17 y’s

R. M.(Broken piece of Grave Stone)

Anson (Stone broken under name thru some info)Cavender Mar. 30, 1806 Died: June 27, 1869?

4th Row

(Foundation Only)

Eliza J. Thomas Born: Mar. 27, 1840 Died: July 11, 1851 Aged: 8 yrs 3 m’s 14 d’s (Stone Broken off of Foundation)

Robert Son of J. & S. Cavender Died: Nov. 23, 1866 Aged: 2 y 2 m (Stone Broken off of Foundation)

F. B. T. (Small Stone Marker)

Frances B. Thomas Born: Feb. 13, 1829 Died: Apr. 20, 1852 Aged: 23 y 2 m 7 d

5th Row

J. Hyde (Broken Piece of Stone)

In Memory ofNathaniel H. Thomas Son of ??? Died: June 1, 1861 Aged: 27 years 10 months 22 days

(Foundation Only)

Louisa Wife of ? Nollon Born: May 7, 1841 Died: Feb. 24, 1862 Aged: 26 ys 5 m’s 17 d’s (Stone Broken)

(Pile of Broken Grave Marker)

(Tiny Stone Marker)

John L. Thomas Born: Feb. 3, 1802 Died: May 2?, 1854 52 y’s 5 m’s 26 d’s (Part of Stone Broken Off & Laying on the Ground)

6th Row

(Small Stone Marker)

N. H. T. (Small Stone Marker)

(Last half of cemetery has no markers; was it plowed under; or never used?)