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Cemetery Records

Central State Hospital Deaths and Burials

Death and burial records from Central State Hospital, a psychiatric facility in Nashville that operated from 1852–1995. 

Nashville City Cemetery Records

Cemetery deeds, pauper listings, and interment records. For more information visit the Nashville City Cemetery Association

Mount Ararat Cemetery Records, 1881–1889

Mount Ararat Cemetery was the first African-American cemetery in Middle Tennessee. Official internment records were lost, but the Davidson County Cemetery Survey compiled a partial list of individuals buried at Mount Ararat. 

Davidson County Cemetery Survey

The Davidson County Cemetery Survey began in 1999 in order to create a comprehensive survey of Davidson County cemeteries. The survey, conducted by volunteers, is locating and recording the tombstones in family and church cemeteries throughout Davidson County. The project is ongoing. 

Many cemeteries are located on private property. To protect privacy, the exact locations of cemeteries are not given online. If you are a descendant and wish to visit your family cemetery, please contact Metro Archives for directions.