Tennessee African American Cemeteries

Cemeteries provide us with a unique link to our past. While many cemeteries contain a few African American graves, some are comprised of only African Americans. The following list shows African American Cemeteries in Tennessee.  You should also check AccessGenealogy Cemeteries for additional listings.

Anderson County

Zion Baptist Church Cemetery (hosted at Anderson County TNGenWeb)

Benton County

Williams Grove Cemetery (hosted at Benton County TNGenWeb)

Chester County

Hosted at Chester County TNGen Net

New Montezuma Cemetery

Old Montezuma Cemetery

Pine Bluff Cemetery

Sugar Creek Cemetery

Brummer Cemetery

Dean Cemetery

Smith Cemetery

Tillman Chapel Cemetery

Trice Chapel Cemetery

Turkey Creek Cemetery

Beech Springs Cemetery

Buckley Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery

Frye’s Point Cemetery

Hamlett Cemetery

Hart Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery

Davidson County

Edgeville Benevolent Cemetery (hosted at Interment)

Decatur County

Hosted at Tennessee GenNet

Clay Cemetery

Decaturville Cemetery

Jeanette Cemetery

Lowery Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery

Parsons Cemetery

Perryville Cemetery

Pettigrew Cemetery

Sardis Ridge Cemetery

Union Cemetery

Gibson County

Hosted at Gibson County USGenWeb Archives

Carnes Cemetery

Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Greene County

Hosted at African American Cemeteries Online

New Hope Colored Graveyard

Pruitt Hill Cemetery

Hamilton County

Hosted at Hamilton County TNGenWeb

WPA Cemeteries

WPA Cemeteries – Black

Lookout Mountain Cemetery

Pleasant Garden Cemetery

Hardeman County

Slaves/Freedmen in Polk Cemetery (hosted at Hardeman County TNGenWeb)

Henderson County

Hosted at Henderson County TNGenWeb Project

Bible Hill Cemetery

Buckley  Cemetery

Caffee Cemetery (Black Section)

Cool Springs Cemetery

Cooper’s Grove Cemetery

Evans Cemetery (mixed race)

Kizer Cemetery (aka Timberlake Grove)

Lexington Cemetery

McHaney Cemetery
Mount Ararat Cemetery

Mount Pleasant Cemetery

New Beech Grove Cemetery (probable black burial)

Phelps Cemetery (mixed race)

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Rock Springs Cemetery (mixed race)

Seats Chapel Cemetery

Timberlake Grove Church Cemetery

Hosted at Henderson County USGenWeb Archives

Adams Cemetery

Alton Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery

Austin, Granny Cemetery

Barren Springs Cemetery

Beech River Cemetery

Bible Hill Cemetery

Buckley Cemetery

Caffee Cemetery (Black Section)

Cool Springs Church Cemetery

Cooper’ Grave Cemetery

Hare Cemetery

Kizer Cemetery

Lexington City Cemetery

Mount Ararat Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Seats Chapel Cemetery

Madison County

Hosted at Madison County USGenWeb Archives

Anderson Cemetery

Barker’s Chapel Cemetery

Bascom Chapel C. M. E. Church Cemetery

Beech Grove C. M. E. Church Cemetery

Beech Bluff Cemetery

Berry Zion Cemetery

Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Big Springs Cemetery (Black section)

Blair’s Chapel C. M. E. Cemetery

Bobbitt Cemetery

Brooks Cemetery

Brown’s Cemetery

Cane Creek M. B. C. Cemetery

Center Point Baptist Church Cemetery

Cerro Gordo Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

Clover Creek M. B. C. Cemetery

Cotton Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Denmark C. M. E. Cemetery

Denmark Presbyterian Cemetery

Hays Chapel Cemetery

Hill Cemetery

Liberty Grove Cemetery

Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery

Old Liberty Grove Cemetery (Black section)

Rocky Springs Cemetery

Rushing Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery

Wayne County

Lawson Cemetery (hosted at Wayne County TNGenWeb)

AccessGenealogy. Black Genealogy. Web.

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