Research Bibliography for DeMoss Cemetery & Providence Church

Providence Church Cemetery Research Bibliography

Providence Church Cemetery Research by Charlie Doggett

  1. A History of the Hardgrave Family, Third Edition by Cecil E. Hardgrave, copyright 1994, Published by Family History Publishers, Bountiful, Utah.
  2. Tombstone Inscriptions of Davidson County, Tennessee, Volume II by Richard Carlton Fulcher of Brentwood, TN (TN State Library & Archives)
  3. Harpeth Gleanings, Volume 1, Winter 1981 by Bellevue-Harpeth Historical Society. Published by Southern Resources Unlimited, PO Box 29, Nashville, TN 37221. (TN State Library & Archives)
  4. History of Davidson County, Tennessee by Prof. W.W. Clayton. Reproduced 1971 by Charles Elder, Bookseller/Publisher, Nashville, TN (Nashville Public Library)
  5. Davidson County, Tennessee Marriage Book 1. (Nashville Public Library)
  6. Mill Creek Church Meeting Minutes April 1797-1811. (Nashville Public Library)
  7. Research files and letter files of Charles Doggett
  8. The Westview “Early Trails,” October 1980. Published by the Bellevue-Harpeth Historical Society. (Nashville Public Library)
  9. Footsteps Along the Harpeth by Illene J. Cornwell. Copyright 1970, 1976 by
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    Mrs. Cornwell. Published in observance of America’s 200th birthday and Bellevue’s 180th birthday, 1976. (Nashville Public Library)

  10. Edythe Whitley Papers: The 1941 Dedication of the new replacement markers for Francis and Skelton Hardgrave. Included are the program and Mrs. Whitley’s presentation. (Williamson Co. Public Library)
  11. Edythe Whitley Papers: The 1976 Re-dedication of the Hardgrave markers and cemetery with program and a new paper by Mrs. Edythe Rucker Whitley. (Williamson Co. Public Library)
  12. The Tennessean newspaper, October 27, 1975 article on Girl Scouts cleaning up the “Hardgrave Cemetery.”
  13. The Westview, Thursday, October 19, 1995 report on the cleaning of the Providence Church Cemetery by Hardgrave family and Robert B. Greer

Note: I have photocopies of the information pages from most of these sources. Also note that many of the old books are now available on as used books and all are available for research in the Nashville Public Library.