ID # 280855
During the 2005 Tombstone Survey project, the inscription on this box tomb slab had worn away and could not be read. In 2008, John Norvell, descendant of Lipscomb Norvell contacted the Nashville City Cemetery Association. Mr. Norvell has provided the documentation, photographs and the exact wording of the inscription which he had recorded during a visit in 1970.
In the spring of 2010, the slab of the box tomb will be re-inscribed with the following:
In Memory of
A Christian Patriot.
He served in the
From 1776 to 1783 and
Died the 2nd of March 1843.
1908 Plat: L. Norvell
Section 28 SE Lot 43
1909 List: Lot owner: Norvell
Note: 1908 Inscriptions listed incorrectly the death year
as 1813 and Garrett 1971 listed 1813 or 1843. The actual
death year was 1843.
Obituary. Nashville Whig. March 4, 1843