B.F. Shaw Family Cemetery

Submitted by:   2006
Directions:  located between the Adairsville-Halls Station Road (S829) in the woods across from the Jehovah Witness Church
GPS / Map: 34.337383, -84.934967
Images:   Cemetery     Cemetery      Shaw home
Name Birth Death Inscription / Comments
Burch, James H. abt 1820-1826 abt 1879 Born N.C. CSA
Burch, Nancy Eudoxie Shaw Nov 27 1851 Feb 20 1897 2nd w/o J.H. Burch
Shaw, B.F. Nov. 26, 1817 Oct 28, 1891  
Shaw, Forrest Sept 16, 1862 Dec. 23 1891  
Shaw, Frances June 5 1819 Dec 10, 1902 w/o B. F. Shaw

NOTES:  There are many other unmarked graves in this cemetery--either depressions or sites marked by field stones.

KNOWN:  Buried here are: J.H. Burch and his 2nd wife, Nancy Eudoxie Shaw, who after his death married J.C. Dunaway. The latter is buried at Mt. Carmel Church. Known dates for James H. Burch: abt 1820-1826--abt 1879. Born N.C. CSA veteran.   Nancy Eudoxy Shaw Burch ("Dockey": Nov 27 1851 (Ga)--Feb 20 1897 (Dates for her are from the Shaw Family Bible. Also the Courant American Feb 15 1897. But it said she was buried in the "McDow burying ground." Nancy Eudoxy Shaw was a daughter of B.F. Shaw. Frances Shaw was a daughter of William C. Barnett. (No proof that she is daughter of Wm Barnett, but he is the only Barnett in the county old enough to be her father. Also, (a cousin - Martha Walters Acker) writes: "Ralph Harvey of Dallas, TX sent info to me which was sent to him by cousins Florence and Ruth Chambers of Beaumont, TX which is said to have been written down by Laura Chambers Buckmster (b. 1870). Shes states that William C. Barnett had a dtr who mar Frank Shaw and lived in Adairsville, a daughter Elizabeth A. Barnett who mar Samuel B. Chambers; a dtr who married Wiley Nickles; dtr Adelaide Barnett who mar Floyd Pierman; a son Simeon J. Barnett b. 1817 who mar Mary A; and dtr martha J. Barnett who mar 1) James Radford Lane 2) Joshua Bowdoin....The data also says that William C Barnett's brother was Larkin Barnett of Lindale 1790-1862."  

    ... Carolyn Ward

If you have information on unmarked graves, please contact so they can be added to the burial list. 
Be sure to reference name of cemetery.
To have a tombstone repaired, or to purchase new one:  Frank Perkins at Cartersville Monument at (770) 386-6777
The VA will provide (or replace broken) headstones/marker/tombstones for soldiers.  Check out their website at:
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Small granite markers can be purchased by calling ... 770-366-2603. Markers are reasonably priced
The information regarding tombstones is provided solely as a convenience for our researchers... Arlene


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