Salley Acklen – Tombstone Inscription

Acklen, Salley
Section 30
ID # 300031

Salley Acklen
Buried March 21, 1862
23 Years
Slave of Jos. A.S. Acklen

Interment: March 21, 1862
           23 Years of Age
           Female Black
           Residence: Country
           Buried in Negro lot
           Servant of Col. Jos. A.S. Acklen

No tombstone identified for Salley in the 1908 Survey of Sections, Lots & Tombstones by F.R.R. Smith.

According to Mark Brown, Executive Director at Belmont, Salley was a slave at Belmont, the country residence of Adelicia and Joseph A.S. Acklen.

Replacement tombstone – 2016

Prepared by Fletch Coke 10-8-2016

London Acklen

CLICK HERE to see press release on Belmont Mansion tombstone dedication.

CLICK HERE for Mark Brown’s comments at dedication.

CLICK HERE for reflection by priest of St. Ann’s Church
at dedication

CLICK HERE for tombstone dedication program.