Lewis, Joel, Col.
the Memory of
Col. Joel Lewis
Who was born
August 28th 1760.
was an Officer of the
during the Revolutionary War
and contributed his full share
Patriotism Prudence & Bravery
the Independence of his Country.
reared a numerous and respectable family
and set them a striking example
a virtuous man & useful citizen.
was a firm and practical believer
the doctrines of Revealed Religion
and with unwavering Faith and
died on the 22nd of November
Anno Domini 1816
The tombstone and grave for Col. Joel Lewis were
relocated in 1912 to the
City Cemetery. His grave had been on his home place
“Manchester,” on the Murfreesboro Pike. This removal
took place when the City View Sanitarium
was built on this site. Acklen, Volume I, page 107,
Garrett: Same as Recorded 2005