McGavock Family Cemetery

McGavock Family Cemetery (HM1KZF)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 54.257', W 86° 51.57'

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Buried here, beginning ca. 1818, are the remains of numerous family members. Among them are Randal McGavock (1768-1843), planter and political leader who built Carnton; his son, Col. John McGavock (1815-1893), successful farmer and civic leader who was instrumental in disinterring the Confederate dead from the Franklin battlefield and reburying them adjacent to this cemetery; and John's wife, Carrie Winder McGavock (1829-1905). This venerable Southern mother was called "The Good Samaritan of Williamson County" for her many acts of loving service to Confederate soldiers.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByWilliamson County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 7th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 512678 N 3973341
Decimal Degrees35.90428333, -86.85950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.257', W 86° 51.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 15.42" N, 86° 51' 34.2" W
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Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1345 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin TN 37064, US
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