Submitted by Bettie Goolsby Doyle

Old Sparta Cemetery, behind the jail

James Snodgrass, 25 Dec 1798-29 Jan 1853.
Margaret Snodgrass, w/o James Snodgrass, 21 Nov 1806-24 Feb 1861.
Joseph Snodgrass, 17 Apr 1826-14 July 1856.
Louisa M., relict of Joseph Snodgrass, 4 Feb 1830-23 Apr 1873.
Maggie Snodgrass, w/o A.S.J. Daughtery, 15 Mar 1864-15 Sep 1898.
Frank D., s/o Rev. J.H. & Bettie S. Richie, 20 Nov 1854-2 Dec 1855.
Mary Elizabeth, (infant d/o Joseph & Louisa Snodgrass)
29 Apr 1852-8 Sep 1852.
Wm. Ernest, s/o W.T. & Martha Floyd ,13 July 1864-16 Jan 1875.
Here rest the sleeping dust of Martha Lane, age 67 1/2 yrs., footstone "1836".
The slumbering dust of Turner Lane lies mouldering here.
Dr. Madison Fiske,, 25 May 1794-19 Oct 1854,
age 64years, 4 months, 24 days.
Limestone marker with L.F. (might be his wife).
Louisa Fiske ,19 Apr 1837-26 July 1838.
Jessie Lincoln, born in Rockingham Co. VA. 17 July 1784,
died in Clark Town, TN 13 July 1857.
E.J. Argo, 9 Aug 1846-27 Dec 1901.
Mary L. Argo, 10 Jan 1843-19 June 1890.
Edward Austin, 1845-1928.
Laura B. Austin, 1852-1937.
Sallie Argo Bonner, 22 Mar 1875-27 Oct 1929.
C.F. Bonner, 22 Dec 1850-26 July 1935.
"Ann E. Bryan", no dates.
Amxal Bina Burnes, 13 Dec 1870-21 Mar 1888.
Walter D. Baker, 31 Dec 1870-4 Sept 1899,
age 27 yrs, 8 mo 4 days. Woodman of the World.
Joel Burnett, born 6. 1817 marble stone no more markings.
Infant dau. of J.D. & E. Bronson, b/d 11 July 1884.
A.R.Coleman, 8 Aug 1828-18 Oct 1902.
Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth daughter of Buck & Matilda
Carrick, born 23 May 1847, died 1 June 1848.
Our Daughter
Emily Carrick, 15 Apr 1858-30 Dec 1867.(stone broken)
Samuel V. Carrick, 17 May 1800-10 May 1857.
H.L. Carrick,, 19 Jan 1810-5 Nov 1885.
married 25 Feb 1841.(1847?)
Matilda Carrick, 8 July 1825-1 Dec 1909.
Mary Elizabeth Bruster, d/o T.J. & E.G. Bruster,
born 2 Mar 1853 dc 3 Mar 1854.
Henry W. Carroll, 12 Feb 1837-8 Sep 1889.
Emily Cope, 8 Apr 1832-24 May 1882.
Annie Cummings, w/o W.R. Jackson, 9 Dec 185(7)-12 Apr 1881.
Susan H., w/o J.A. Carrick, 16 Jan 1813-8 Feb 1875.
Martha Jane Carrick, w/o S.L. Carrick, 25 Feb 1858-24 Sep 1885.
John A. Carrick, 25 Dec 1801-31 Mar 1875.
Louisa, d/o J.A. & S.H. Carrick, 24 Dec 1849-19 June 1875.
John Cope, 18 Oct 1856-13 June 1889.

Ida Roger, 10 Feb 1857-27 Nov 1882.
Mary M., only daughter of S.H. & H.B. Colms, 4 July 18?4-28 Aug 1949.
Harriet B. w/o S.H. Colms, 6 Mar 1814-18 Dec 1874
Another link is broken in our household,
but a chain is forming in a better land.
(a beautiful stone with a water wheel and vine carved into it.)
Stephen H. Colms, 22 Oct 1815-18 Dec 1874
Daniel Clark, 23 Sep 1797-29 Jan 1879.
Morning Clark, 20 Sep 1800-14 Apr 1879
In memory of
Infant d/o M.L. & Mary Clark, b/d 25 Sep 1875.

-----w/o J.M. Carnes, 2 Feb 1849-28 Apr 1882.
"O: Annie tell the good Father you have left me here."
Dora, d/o E.E.& Mary Carter, 2 Sep 1890-12 June 1898.
In memory of Winford Clark, died 9 Mar 1850, in 81 of his life.
d/o W. & T Clark died 1819 (?) in the 3 (?) of her life.
Attamina J., d/o J.J. & S.A. Crum, 19 Apr 1846-9 Apr 1848.
Catherine Cro (cannot read), 18 Jan 1850- 52 years age.
Abigail Coleman, (wife) 27 Apr 1849-15 Dec 1913.
Ambros Benton Coleman, 8 Aug 1825-16 Oct 1899.
Charles E. Coleman, 14 Jan 1878-19 Dec 1914. (new stone)
Ida Coleman 14 June 1873-22 Mar 1828.
"B&BRT" "Brother".
Martha, 1910-1911 and Margaret, 1910-1913,
twin ds/o H.G. & Alta Casey.
H.Y. Casey, 18 Dec 1850-31 Oct 1892.
Dr. W.B. Cummings, 28 Sep 1838-29 June 1886.
J.J. Cummings, 12 Jan 1818-6 Feb 1876.
Sarah A. Cummings, 20 May 1822-2 Sep 1901.
Eulafai, d/o M.A.&S.M. Cummings, ??July 1889-29 Jan 1890.
M.G. Dibrell, h/o Mary E. Dibrell, b.6 1812, (only date).
James B. Dibrell, 20 Feb 1820-22 Apr 1836.
Lizzie, w/o S.S. Dibrell, 7 June 1889- age 29 years.
Robert C. Dibrell, 12 May 1889- age 2 yrs 11 mo.
George, s/o S.S.& Lizzie Dibrell, 26 May 1893-????
Mary E. Dibrell, 1 Oct 1824-29 July 1894,
64y 10 mo 28da.
Geo. Gibbs Dibrell, 12 Apr 1822-4 May 1888, 66 years, 27 days.
Mary Louisa, w/o J.T. Officer, 30 June 1850-7 Aug 1877.
Milly, w/o Anthony Dibrell, 17 Oct 1790-15 Aug 1813.
Anthony Dibrell, 4 June 1788-25 June 1875.
Anthony Dibrell & Milly Dibrill.
Farewell Eddie-Edwin A. Defrees 20 Sep 1873-age 25 years.
Sacred to the memory
Emily ,d/o George G. & Mary L. Dibrell 6 June 1817-July 1818.
In memory of
Infant s/o George G. & Mary Dilrell
Footstone B.D. Headstone 25 Aug 1854-21 Feb 1856.
17mo 26 days.
Infant s/o J.A. & Ritha Dibrell, b/d 23 July 1875.
C.D.Dudley, 20 Oct 1862-11 Dec 1902.
Martha England, 1806-1902.
Mattie England, 1872-1887.
Kattie Bailey, 14 Apr 1861-16 Sep 1866.
G.S. Bryan, no dates.
Isabell Fletcher, 29 Mar 1822-10 Oct 1826.
Burton, d/o S.E.& M.E. Gaines, 20 Oct 1893-24 Sep 1895.
Inf. son of Casto & Fannie Gist, 6 Mar 1908.
Willie B. Gist,, 5 Mar 1882-31 Mar 1882.
Ida Gracey 7 Oct 1871-11 Mar 1881.
W.S. Gracey, 26 Feb 1829-4 June 1887.
Martha, w/o Wamon Gracey, 17 Jan 1841-3 June 1885.
Samuel F.,, s/o C.D.? or G.O?. & N.M. Gracey, 15 Feb 1885-27 Jan 1886.
Hugh, s/o G.D. & A.M. Gracey ,died 11 Sep 1884.
Razzie Lee, w/o William Hampton, 20 Oct 1882-7 Feb 1908.
Martha P. Jared, 16 Feb 1816-19 June 1896.
William Jared, died 30 Sep 1861, 64 years of age.
Berry Jones, 15 Jan 1782-25 Aug 1855.
Sarah Jones,, 14 Sep 1793-24 Mar 1856.
Mary w/o J.L. Lyles, died 9 Oct 1881.
Wamon Leftwich, born in Wythe Co. VA. 2 Dec 1798-28 Apr 1873.
Rebecca Leftwich, Sumner Co. TN, 10 Mar 1799-11 May 1871.
In memory of son of
Jefferson Wamon & Rebecca Leftwich, 28 May 1836-9 Oct 1871.
Lorraine C., w/o Jefferson Leftwich, 21 Oct 1837-21 Dec 1886.
Wm. J., s/o Jeff & Lorraine Leftwich, 28 Jan 1870-17 June 1889.
Alexander Lowery, Militiaman Virginia Troops, Rev. War.20 Aug 1846.
Mark Lowery, 9 Oct 1790-15 July 1879.88y 10mo 6 da.

Vance Lowery, 6 Oct 1826-30 Mar 1857.
Margaret Lowery, 7 Apr 1791-15 May 1858.
M.C. Lowery, 11 Oct 1837-15 Oct 1871.

Mattie M., (d/o Thos.& Flora Little), 23 Dec 1873-2 Jan 1874.
Floria, (w/o Thos. Little) 23 Oct 1838-2 Jan 1874.
Ida, b/d 6 Dec 1875.
Clay F., 7 Oct 1874-25 Jan 1875.
Children of Burton & Maggie Marchbanks.
Harry s/o Burton & Maggie Marchbanks, 10 Sep 1884.
David D. s/o Burton & Maggie Marchbanks, 5 Sep 1877-9 Nov 1881.
Bessie, d/o Sam & Ella Moore, 2 Mar 1897-17 Mar 1902.
Harry, s/o Sam & Ella Moore, 27 Aug 1902- 8 Sep 1902.
Henry L. Maulden, 27 Apr 18??-26 Sep 1862.
Richard M. Maulden, 5 Oct 1817-1 May 1884.
Mattie Moorman, 1863-1902.
Charles Moorman, 1848-1912.
Charles J. Manning, 16 Feb1850, 52 years of age.
Footstone C.J.M. 1850.
Martha P., w/o Edward M. Murray 23 May 1821-17 May 1890.
Edward Murray, 18 Mar 1812-29 Apr 1885.
Sacred to the Memory of
Shadrack, s/o Thos. & Margaret Murray 2 Oct 1847-3 Oct 1857.
Elizabeth Murray Williams, 1843-1917.
W.M. Williams, 1849-1912.
Angeline Matlock, no dates. (names on a flat stone)
Joseph Matlock , no dates, ( flat stone covering graves).
Charles McClung, Jr, A native of TN, 25 Dec 1827,
in the 27th year of his life. A resident of Knoxville,TN.
Sarah J. Meek, 25 Oct 1845-20 Aug 1879.
Clark Meek 11 Jan 1812-28 Dec 1867.
Charles Meek, 31 Oct 1805-27 Feb 1875.
Elizabeth, w/o (John McArthur)19 Oct 1847-17 June 1944.
John McArthur, 2 Mar 1842-9 Nov 1893.
Mollie J. d/o David & Maggie Officer, died 30 Ma 1893.
age 13 years. Given by Pastor Rev. J.W. Tolley & Sunday School,
and A.M.E. Church.
Berthel, s/o David & Maggie Officer, 10 years of age, 8 Aug 1894.
Crockett Officer, 1840-13 Feb 1903.
J.T. Officer, 2 Feb 1849-15 Mar 1907.
W.A. Patten, 20 Jan 1830-25 May 1887.
Garnete Montgomery, 11 July 1874-3 Nov 1910.
Infant s/o J.H. & Mollie Patten, 28 Apr 1900-3 May 1900.
Eunice, d/o R.J. & Sallie Passons, 30 Jan 1893-4 Jan 1896.
Charles Ross, s/o R.J. & Sallie Passons 19 Mar 1897-17 Aug 1897.
Sallie w/o R.J. Passons, 7 Feb 1865-13 June 1897.
Charles A., s/o T.A. & S.B. Pope, 10 Aug 1882 , age 5 mos & 20 da.
K.H. Thomas Pope, 6 Mar 1826-5 May 1877.
Wilhelina Franklin Hoffman, d/o Joseph & Emily, died 2 Aug 1854.
stone broke, d/o W.E. & M.A. Nelson, 8 Aug 1847-13 July 1848.
Elizabeth Parker died 7 Nov 1843, age 27 yrs.
Freddie, i/o J.T. & Ellce Quarles, 14 Feb1883-26 July 1884.
James T. Quarles, 29 Dec 1839-7 Feb 1892.
Dan H. Quarles, 1866-1904.
John S. Rhea, 18 Dec 1831-11 Apr 1882.
Amanda Rhea, 4 May 1840-17 Mar 1916.
Bettie, i/o John S. & Amanda Rhea, 16 Jan 1873-18 May 1874.
Infant d/o John S. & Amanda Rhea, b/d 17 Feb 1872.
A.E. Rhea, 11 Feb 1859-10 Jan 1904.
His wife, Dora Hill Rhea, 21 Dec 1859-3 Jan 1952.
W.W. Richardson, 22 May 1851-25 Dec 1900.
Issac B. Rogers, 3 June 1801-17 Mar 1874.
Elizabeth Rogers, 13 June 1813-15 Jan 1903.
Sarah A. d/o N.B. & Harriet Rutherford, 9 Jan 1864-14 Apr 1874.
N.B. Rutherford, 23 Mar 1802-17 Jan 1891.
In Memory of
Martha, consort of Charles Reeves,who departed this life, 1
May died 1830, 30yrs. 8mo. 1da.
In Memory of
Elizabeth, consort of Charles Reeves, who departed this life
12 Sep 1821,
age 31 yrs, 2 mo, 6 da.
In Memory of
C. Reeves, died 20 June 1810, age 19 yrs.
Donated by his affectioate son G.W. Reeves.
In Memory of
Wilson S., s/o M. & C. Reeves died 12 Jan 1824, age 4 years
2mo, 24 da.
Our Mother
Eveline Rodney, died 13 Feb 1892, age 52 years.
Cora, d/o Henry & Marie Sims, 11 Feb 1881-June 1889.
Mary Sims, 28 Feb 1846-27 Jan 1931.
C.D. Sims, 3 Nov 1835-15 Feb 1896.
Nancy Steiner, 22 Aug 1820-14 Nov 1891.
E.B. Steiner, 24 Aug 1820-10 June 1901.
Robert Steiner, died 1927.
George Jackson Spurlock, 28 Jan 1841-1 Feb 1926.
Helen O., w/o G.J. Spurlock, 7 Dec 1851-14 Nov 1882.
Helen C., d/o G.J. & H.O. Spurlock, 9 Nov 1882-6 Sep 1883.
Kate, d/o G.H. & L. Spurlock, died 27 Feb 1887, 10mo, 1da.
Minnie E., d/o G.J. & Helen Spurlock, 11 May 1871-19 Feb 1887.
In Memory of William Simpson, died 15 Feb 1842, age 18 yrs.
William M. Rhea, 5 Aug 1862-8 Aug 1888.
John Swanbrick, died 8 Aug 1898- 37 yrs age.
Eva, d/o S.S. & Mai Sanders, 10 June 1885-20 Aug 1888.
Mary Alice, d/o B.F. & E.C. Smith,16 Jan 1851-2 Dec 1853.
Ephriam Story, died 19 Feb 1895.
Sallie Young Story, died 22 June 1921.
Lucille Turner, 9 Sep 1835-26 July 1856.(stone broke).
Haywood Turner, 3 June 1832-20 Aug 1886.
Carrie Atis, d/o J.R. & L.B. Tubb, 5 Aug 1886-14 Sep 1887.
Tompkins- Collie C., Lenora P., Samuel C., Birdie.
Infant d/o, J.N. & Lillie Walling 30 July 1898-19 Aug 1898.
Richard, s/o J.N. & Lillie Walling, 29 Jan 1895-11 Sep 1895.
George Haywood, s/o J.N. & Lillie Walling, 6 May 1891-16 July 1891.
John Williams, deceased, 20 Mar 1822.
Sam L. Taylor, 10 July 1867-28 July 1934.
Carroll Douglas Taylor, 21 Sep 1889-11 Jan 1938.
Pauline, d/o P.F. & Josie Willbanks, 19 July 1901-2 June 1905.
Daniel W. Young, 4 May 1842- 4 Dec 1882.
Mary L. Young, 12 May 1846-8 May 1935.
Austin Young, 14 June 1819-18 Sep 1873.
Lucetta Young, 30 Sep 1825-12 Apr 1880.
Maurine & Margaret, ds/o H.J. & Donnie West, b/d 26 Nov 1910.
John M. Wood, 1874-1879.
J.J. Deweese, 17 July 1832-4 July 1876.
Infant d/o C.C.& Annette Young b/d 22 Oct 1882.
Sacred to the Memory of
Elizabeth, consort of Wm. M. Young,
d/o Woodson P. & Nancy White, 31 May 1813-20 June 1842.
O.F. Young, 4 Jan 1825-4 Dec 1901.
Eva, w/o O.F. Young, 17 Mar 1827-4 Sep 1911.
Bessie, d/o L.D. & Bettie Hill, 22 Jan1885-30 Dec 1885.
Lucius Davis Hill 25 Aug 1855-19 Sep 1933.
Sacred to the Memory of Dwitt, i/o William M.. & Elizabeth Young,
born 22 Jan and died 29 Nov 1837.
Sacred to the Memory of
John Young, 22 Sep 1798-12 Aug 1856.
Frank Young, 15 Sep 1861-23 Nov 1896.
Johnson Grom, 20 July 1890, age 74 years.(Cram)?
Kate Bailey, 11 Apr 1861-16Sep 1866.
Nancy, died May (31) 1863 in the years of her age??
Footstone N.W.C.
A stone dated "1827".
A broken stone, 25 Aug 1854-21 Feb 1856.
Limestone rock very rough. R. uet 81 y. old.
A broken stone, "A Father's Tribute"
Infant, d/o J.D. & E. Bronson, b/d 11 July 1884.
Beulah Able, born 16 Sep '77 & died 20 Jan '02
A.E. Britain, 1838.
C.S. Britain, 1813.
Robert Eugene, s/o Jas. L.& Anne Cram?, born at College Grove, TN
11 Feb 1861-21 May 1883.
Edward Murray, 1812-1885.
Julia Passon, w/o Dr. S.E. Gaines, 22 May 1860-31 July 1890.
Eston, s/o W.E. & P.L. Dolittle, 10 June 1884-13 Apr 1886.
Stone broken, mostly gone on May 22 "MR".

P.G. Cantrell, 19 May 1855-26 Jan 1902.
Martha L. w/o P.G. Cantrell, 7 Oct 1856-24 July 1896.
Jennie P. Cantrell, 10 July 1886-16 Feb 1894.
J.J. Cantrell, 9 Nov 1877-2 Feb 1895.
Katie Bramlett, sandstone broken, no dates.
Footstone A.E.C.
New stones since Charles Leonard listed this cem in 1960.
5 Sep 1999
Margaret Carroll Wheeler, 17 July 1848-22 June 1937.
Sam L. Taylor, 10 July 1867-28 July 1934.
Mary Addie Taylor, 28 Nov 1870-20 Oct 1951.
Carroll Douglas Taylor, 21 Sep 1889-11 Jan 1939
Edward Austin, 1845-192?
Laura B. 1852-1937.
In memory of M.J. w/o T.M. Reynolds, 10 Oct 1853-11 Feb 1892.