Meadows Cemetery

    Transcribed by Jean Bennett.

    Directions: Exit from I-79 at Clendenin; travel 119 North to Speed; turn right on Speed Road 44; travel 3.4 miles to the Baptist Church; turn left up Rush Creek; travel 0.8 mile to cemetery on hill on right, up a farm road approximately 200feet. Many graves marked only with stones, no inscriptions. Inscriptions copied from headstones, sometimes does not agree with records at Roane County Courthouse.  This list is incomplete as it was done some years ago, but notes in italics state the known relationship to the Meadows family.

     

    Harrison Meadows                              1825-1889

    Corpl Co., I W. Va. Vet Inf.                                            son of Joshua Meadows and Anna Barger Meadows

     

    Martha A. Meadows                              1836-1876                Harrison’s first wife, Martha Ann Cox,

                                                                                                    daughter of Isaac Cox and Mary Knisely

     

    Lucinda J. Meadows                              1851-1919                Harrison’s second wife, Lucinda Jane Sarver

     

    Fannie B. Meadows, daughter of H. and L. J. Meadows

    died 6 July 1880, age 6 weeks

     

     

    John S. Hammack                1 April 1884 - 2 April 1926        son of William Wiley Hammack and Dicey                                                                                                                      Paxton Hammack

     

    India N. Hammack                13 March 1884 - 1 December 1946       India Nora , d/o Harrison and Lucinda J.                                                                                                                               Meadows, wife of John Hammack

     

    Jacob F. Meadows                              1881 - 1952        son of Harrison and Lucinda J. Meadows

     

    Emma J. Meadows                              1882 -1951        Emma Jane Hill, d/o John Henry Hill and Sarah                                                                                                             Ellen Vaughn, wife of Jacob Franklin Meadows

     

    Ernest E. Meadows                              1901 - 1904        s/o Jacob and Emma Meadows

     

    Baby Meadows                                    1905 - 1905        infant of Emma and Jacob Meadows

     

    Hearst F. Meadows                              1903-1938        Hearst Frederick Meadows, s/o  Emma and Jacob                                                                                                                 Meadows, married Constance Ian MacLeod

     

    Elaine Meadows                   May 1904 - November 1936        first wife of Calvin Earl Meadows( s/o Jacob                                                                                                     and Emma Meadows), Margaret “Peggy”                                                                                                                                Elaine MacLeod, sister to                 Constance Ian                                                                                                                     MacLeod, d/o George MacLeod  and                                                                                                                      Elizabeth Barker MacLeod

     

    Washington Cox                  6 June 1834 - 15 November 1901     parents of Jacob Cox,

    Rachael V. Cox                      28 January 1843 - 2 October 1898

     

    Jacob M. Cox                        12 June 1865 - 19 June 1902        parents of Leota Cox

    Maggie Cox                           30 March 1866 - 7 January 1939

     

    Roy Cox                                 26 September 1890 - 13 May 1951  brother of Leota Cox

    Della Cox                               3 October 1888 - 14 May 1978

     

     

    George Washington Meadows                              1877 - 1964        s/o Harrison and Lucinda Meadows

    Leota Meadows                                                   1888 - 1964        “Odie” d/o Jacob and Maggie Cox

     

    Ruby Meadows                    27 December 1912 - 18 July 1913                d/o George & Leota Meadows

    Madge Meadows                15 September 1914- 11 November 1914   d/o George and Leota Meadows

     

    Opal Meadows                     14 April 1907 - 21 May 1935                  d/o George and Leota Meadows

     

    Fred Wyatt                            1871 - 1914                        wife buried at Hebron Cemetery near Spencer

     

    Nettie Meadows                   5 April 1892 - 10 February 1934                d/o Fred Wyatt and Rebecca Lauce;first                                                                                                                             wife of Ola Hearst Meadows; he the s/o                                                                                                                           Harrison and Lucinda Meadows

     

    J. S. Meadows                      16 January 1859 - 28 February 1929      John Shannon, s/o Harrison and Martha                                                                                                        Meadows

    Effie L. Meadows                21 April 1866 - 21 December 1922   d/o  R. A. and Sarah McClain;wife of J. S.                                                                                                                               Meadows

     

    Mary Ann, wife of J. W. Rowh                       d/o Harrison and Martha Meadows, wife of John Wesley

    5 September 1852 - 21 August 1887                Rowh, Roane records as James W. Rowh

     

    Evelyn, daughter of E. E. & L. A. Meadows   parents - Emery Earle Meadows, s/o John Shannon Meadows 10 June 1914 - 16 March 1916                                        and Lizzie A. Vineyard

     

    Sheridan Meadows                              1866 - 1939        s/o Harrison and Martha Meadows

    Mary M. Meadows                              1870 - 1958        d/o Charlie Waggoner, wife of Sheridan Meadows

     

    John H. Waggoner                             1875 - 1960

    Glenna Waggoner                             1849 - 1928        mother of John H. Waggoner

     

    E. J. Rowh                                              1879 - 1960        Earnie, s/o  Mary Ann and J. W. Rowh

    Odie Rowh                                            1882 - 1975

     

    Harley B. Rowh                                    1906 - 1934        s/o Earnie Rowh

    Nelvie Hively Rowh                      1908 - 1959

     

    Hamon Shirley Rowh                      1909 - 1934        s/o Earnie Rowh

     

    Hester Sallie Rowh      23 September 1920 - 29 November 1921        d/o Earnie Rowh

     

    G. W. Lawrence                                    1850 - 1908                variation on spelling

    Perlina W. Lowe, wife of                    1852 - 1928        d/o Emaline Meadows, (sister of Harrison Meadows)                             G. W. Lawrentz                                                                and Charles B. Lowe; George and “Lina”parents of                                                                                                                  Homer, Harvey, and D. C. (Cloyd)

                   

     

    Homer Gray Lawrentz                22 April 1893 - 16 April 1975

    Mary L.                                  4 June 1899 - 21 June 1963

     

    Sidney Earl Lawrentz                26 December 1926 - 16 September 1929        s/o Homer and Mary Lawrentz

     

    Harvey A. Lawrentz                19 July 1878 - 19 January 1944

    Sallie                                       12 October 1880 - 1 May 1968

     

    D. C. Lawrentz                                      1880 - 1933       

    Rosa M. Lawrentz Groves                   1888 - 1965

     

    Cement tombstone, some information flaked off:

     

    E.______ HA______                            1875 - 1900

    M.  L. Lawrence                                    1877 - ____

    E. E. Lawrence                                      18_2 - 1902

     

    Bernice, daughter of R. B. and Effie Lesher                                    Effie, d/o Perlina Lowe Lawrence

    26 April 1909 - 18 August 1909

     

    Eliza Tanner                23 August 1974, 65 years old                                d/o “Hedge” Waggoner

     

    Earl V. Starcher                                     1901 -                                      not Meadows relatives, bought former   

    Mary E.                                                  1903 - 1964                        Meadows land

    Nora Lee Starcher                                May 1945

     

    Patricia Diane White d. 11 October 1961                                         Waggoner descendant

     

    Buhl, son of E. & M. L. Van Horn                                                     relationship unknown

    11 August 1899 - 27 August 1900