Admiral Paul Shirley – Tombstone Inscription

Shirley, Paul, Admiral
Section 28.52
ID # 280313 

Admiral Paul Shirley
U. S. Navy
Died Nov. 24, 1876
Aged 55 Years 

1908 Plat: Adm. Paul Shirley Died 1876
                Section 28 SE Lot 6
1909 List: Lot owner Shirley
Interment Index: 11-26-1876 Paul Shirley
Smith 1908 & Garrett: Same as Recorded 2005

Biography for Paul Shirley

CLICK HERE for his obituary

Nashville Tennessean & Nashville American
March 18, 1918
Miss Cirilla Shirley
Daughter of First Merchant of Nashville Dies
PINE BLUFF, Ark. March 18 Special
Miss Cirilla Shirley, age 90 years, sister of the late Admiral, U.S.N., and a native of Nashville, Tenn., died Sunday afternoon at the home of her grandniece, Miss Mary Douglas, at Varner, from the result of burns sustained a few weeks ago. The body was sent to Nashville where the funeral will be held Wednesday. Miss Shirley was the owner of 640 acres of land in Cheatham County, a grant to her father who was the first merchant at Nashville.

  • Note: Interment Book. Buried 3-19-1918 Carilla Shirley Aged 90 Years
  • No Marker located during 2005 Survey of Tombstone Inscriptions

After 2008 Restoration

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CLICK HERE for NCCA Newsletter Article about Admiral Paul Shirley