Robert W. Green, Jr. – Tombstone Inscriptions

Green, Robert W., Jr.
Section 28.2
ID # 281116

Robert W.
Green, Jr.
First Tennessee Volunteers
Killed at
Battle of Monterey
During Mexican War
Buried at City Cemetery
March 11, 1847

Erected 2016

Interment: March 11, 1847
       Robert R.W. Green, Jr.
       Killed in Mexico
       Buried near Oak avenue
       Son of R. Green, Senior

1908 Plat shows tombstones in Section 28 NE Lot 53 (28.2)
S.W. Green died 1838
T. Green died 1837 (sic)-1854 (should read 1807)
Interment:Sept. 7, 1854. Thomas Green 47 years Old Ground

No tombstone was identified for Robert W. Green, Jr. during the 1908 Survey of Sections, Lots, and Tombstone Inscriptions by F.R.R. Smith

Probable burial site for Robert W. Green in 28.2 (28 NE Lot 53). On this lot were buried the two above mentioned members of the Green family.

Nashille Whig. Saturday, March 13, 1847
“We mentioned in our last, that the bodies of Robert W. Green, and five other soldiers, all of whom fell at the battle of Monterey, had arrived in this city, on board the steamer “Tennessee.” The remains were taken to the residence of Maj. Alex. Allison, where they remained until Thursday when they were conveyed to the First Presbyterian Church… Robert W. Green was buried in the City Cemetery immediately after the sermon…”

Prepared by Fletch Coke 10-7-2016

Tombstone of Robert W. Green, Jr.
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