Southern Roots

Family history research in the Southern States.

W.H. Cook Tombstone

W.H. Cook tombstone, Santa Fe Cemetery, Maury County, Tennessee

W.H. Cook tombstone, Santa Fe Cemetery, Maury County, Tennessee

W. H. Cook was the father of Meredith Cook who was married to Lula B. Baker. He was born in 1859 in Tennessee and died in 1940. He is buried in the Santa Fe Cemetery in Maury County, Tennessee. There were a lot of small Cook family headstones in this cemetery. Does anyone have anymore information?

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Matthew and Nettie Blackburn Tombstone

Tombstone of Matthew and Nettie Blackburn, Santa Fe Cemetery

Tombstone of Matthew and Nettie Blackburn, Santa Fe Cemetery

Matthew Blackburn was born in 1888. He was married on the 3 Mar 1910 in Maury County, Tennessee to Lillie Mae Baker. Lillie, the second child of David S. and Lena E. (Hutcheson) Baker, was born 12 May 1891 in Maury County, Tennessee and died in 1916. She is buried in Goshen Church Cemetery in Maury County, Tennessee. He later married Mattie or Nettie who was born in 1897 and died in 1993. Matthew died in 1967 and is buried along with his second wife in Santa Fe Cemetery in Maury County, Tennessee.

July 13, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mattie Thomas Baker Pigg Tombstone

Mattie Thomas Baker Pigg TombstoneMatty Thomas Baker was born 23 Sep 1884 in Tennessee. She was the fourth child of Richard D. and and Rienzy (Sanders) Baker of Maury County, Tennessee. Matty married Thurston J. Pigg on 29 Dec 1907 in Maury County, Tennessee. She died 24 Jun 1961 and is buried in Santa Fe Cemetery in Maury County, Tennessee.

July 6, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment