Johnson County Bible and Tombstone Records


Records compiled by the WPA are a vital resource for Tennessee researchers. With approximately 800 names listed, this publication contains Bible and Tombstone inscriptions compiled by the workers during the Great Depression.


The following Bible records are found in this publication:

Bibles of:

  • DONNELLY, Alice. Allied Names: Allen, Bominger, Brown, Jennings, McQueen, Moore, Shaver, and Sullivan
  • KEYS, Robert W. Allied Names: Cornett, Hawkins, Ramsey, Smith, Thomas, and Willis
  • MORRISON. Allied Names: Beaty, Berry, McQuown, Morriston, Scott, Thompson, and Wills
  • MUSE, Margaret Berry. Allied Names: Berry, Crockett, McQuown, Scott, and Wills
  • WALKER, Mary. Allied Names: McDade and Murphey


Tombstone inscriptions for Donnelly Grave Yard, Mountain View Cemetery, and Phillippi Grave Yard are included. All information was transcribed and, if available, includes: full name of deceased, date of birth, date of death, and 'loving' inscriptions such as, "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard so hard to speak the words, We must forever part."

WPA Records

paper, 45 pp.

ISBN: 9780788489105