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Davis Dairy, Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee on Wildwood.
Taken by Judith Richards Shubert, September 28, 2005, Copyright

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Shuberts in Durham Cemetery, Roane County

Born Mar 7, 1839
Died June 1, 1915
"Gone but not Forgotten"

My Wife
Wife of
Born Nov. 25, 1832
Died Nov. 3, 1878
"Gone but not Forgotten"

Notice in the first photo the last name is spelled "Shubert" and in the second it is spelled "Shubart". Mornan died first in the year 1878, so my theory is that Henry had her tombstone engraved with the correct spelling of their name; then when he died in the year 1915, his step-children or Nancy, his second wife, had it engraved incorrectly. It might have been an error by the maker of the monument or the family, but I feel that Mornan's tombstone was correct since Henry was still alive.

Here are extra pictures of the tombstones with others in the background, all taken on what appears to be a dreary, Fall day in Tennessee. Notice the stones in the following 3 pictures seem to have been cleaned with something in order to read them. Some of the detail found in the first 2 photographs seems to have been inadvertently removed.

Durham Cemetery
Roane County, Tennessee

Henry Shubert's tombstone and in the background on the far right is
grave marker of
Infant Child
J. P. (Jacob Pearson) & Dialtha Shubert

I cannot read the name on the other small marker on the left.

This seond photo of Mornan's tombstone with Jacob's and Dialta's baby infant's marker behind it marks Marnan's location as being buried beside and to the right of her husband, Henry.

This is a cropped view of Jacob's and Dialtha's infant child with tombstone of Sallie Shubert behind it. A post and better photograph of Sallie's tombstone can be found at my post "A Jovial Company." 

They say that when Sarah Jane (Sallie) got sick, her husband, John Henry Shubert, took her on a boat to a doctor.  He, however, was unable to help her.  When she became unable to even take care of herself; he took her to the Reynold's home  near Kingston where they cared for her until she died.  She is buried along side Mitch and Mornan Shubert at Durham cemetery near Midway School in Roane County. Notes from Ray Allen Shubert.

DEATH Certificates for 1908-1912 Loudon County, TN

Name: Sarah Shuberd
Date of Death: 9/26/09
Sex: Female
Color: ----
Age: 40
Married or Single: Married
Place of Death: Roane County
Cause of Death: Cancer
Place of Birth: Roane County
Occupation: Farmer's wife

Original Photos given to the author by Loma Schubert Rodgers, Fort Worth, Texas 2003.
Digital format, Judith Richards Shubert, 2010.
Conversation with Ray Allen Shubert, 1998.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Do you know who is responsible for the Durham cemetery?

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