Rock Bottom Church once stood near this cemetery.
Located off Hwy115 on Quarry Rd
Newer photos at bottom of page
Cemetery name is unknown by this researcher; calling it the Quarry Cemetery
Benjamin Tedder Mahala Tedder + Miles Nance Miles Nance Four graves
The graves of Tedder child, Benjamin Tedder, Mahala Tedder & Miles Nance were relocated in 1996.
A man at the Quarry said that he was present for the removal & reinterment of the four graves.
The older grave, believed to have been that of Miles Nance, was in better condition than the remains
found in the other graves. The man said that a Goodyear button was found in this grave.
Entrance to Quarry rd off Hwy 115
Photos: May 27 2004
Looking East from the quarry cemetery one would be facing the location of a cemetery that is near the 2nd LDS church built on Ball Mill Rd.
The old Pike Rd now part of Ball Mill Rd follows along the quarry as far as the road extends today.
Although now a dead end rd, Pike Rd once continued on across the mountain and connected to the other end of the present Pike Rd.
Reverand Worley was the pastor of Rock Bottom Church once located near his gravesite.
Why were there so few graves at this cemetery?
Marcus Tedder built Rock Bottom Church once located near where he is buried.
Benjamin Tedder Headstone - 2nd grave from fence
Miles Nance Headstone - 4th grave from fence
Four graves were disinterred from two separate cemeteries further southwest in the quarry and re-interred into this cemetery in 1996.
Tedder Child (near the fence) - Benjamin Tedder (2nd from fence) - Mahala Tedder (3rd from fence) - Miles Nance (4th & last in row)
Benjamin Tedder (1797-) m. 6 June 1821 Mahalia Eastridge (1802-1884) -
Miles Nance (1804-) m. Sarah Stanley
The Tedder graves were disinterred from the Benjamin Tedder Family Cemetery at the old homeplace.
A single grave found a short distance away from the Tedder Cemetery was identified as the probable grave of Miles Nance.
This map shows Pike Rd as being a continual rd BUT part of this road (about midway) is no longer accessible by vehicle.
One needs to travel from Ball Mill Rd to the end; or from the other side beginning at Pike Rd and traveling to the end.
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