ERVIN FAMILY CEMETERY

 

This is a white cemetery containing the graves of the builder of the antebellum home Liberty Hall (1832) and his descendants.  The cemetery is located on the grounds of this home on private property off of Armstrong Road near New Hope.

 

Surveyed by Russell D. James and Wanda Sumner on 25 October 2003. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

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William E. Ervin Sr.

died 1844

 

Sarah Erving

Wife of William E. Ervin

no dates

 

Mary H. Ervin

Sister of William E. Ervin Sr.

died 15 October 1836

 

William E. Ervin Jr.

1820 - 1836

 

Eliza Ervin

died 1844

 

David L. Morrow

died 1848

 

Sarah Ann Ervin Morrow

died 1853

 

Rev. John W. Morrow

1809-1857

 

David Wilson

died 1879

 

Infant Gibson

no dates

 

Francis H. Ervin

23 December 1836 – 19 November 1908

Physician, CSA

 

Mary E. Anderson Ervin

19 January 1842 – 1 November 1924

 

Frances Ervin

24 February 1873 – 24 July 1898

 

Robert Ervin

no dates

 

Charles D. Griffin

1879-1938

 

Lady Mary Armstrong Griffin

1890-1970

 

Caro Ervin Armstrong

17 March 1893 – 8 May 1990

 

W. S. “Monk” Fowler

CDR US Navy

World War II

10 January 1929 – 27 July 1990

SS  DSC  GS

King of the Sub Killers*

 

Sarah Frances Fowler Hazard

6 February 1951 – 25 February 2000

 

 

Also buried in this cemetery is “Little Dipper,” an English Terrier who was the first mascot of the University of Tennessee football team who flew with his master in World War II and logged 117 hours of flight time.

 

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*  W. S. “Monk” Fowler was a pilot during the Second World War who sank three German U-Boats, earning him the nickname “King of the Sub Killers.” He earned a Russian medal for his bravery against the U-Boats. 

 

 


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