Location: Dickson County TN

Slave Narrative of Millie Simpkins

Person Interviewed: Millie Simpkins Location: Nashville, Tennessee Age: 109 Place of Residence: 1004 10th Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now “Black Mamie” I claims I’s 109 ye’ars ole en wuz bawn neah Winchester, Tennessee. Mah marster wuz Boyd Sims en mah missis wuz Sarah Ann Ewing Sims. Mah mammy wus named Judy Ewing en mah daddy wuz Moses Stephens en he wus “free bawn.” He wuz de marster’s stable boy en followed de races. He run ‘way en nebber kum back. Mah fust missis wuz very rich. She had two slave ‘omen ter dress her eve’y mawnin’ en I brought her breakfust ter her on a silvah waitah. She wuz ma’ied three times, her second husband wuz Joe Carter en de third wuz Judge Gork. Mah fust missis sold me kaze I wuz stubborn. She sent me ter de “slave yard” at Nashville. De yard wuz full ob slaves. I stayed dere two weeks ‘fore marster Simpson bought me. I wuz sold ‘way...

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Dickson County, Tennessee Cemetery Transcriptions

Tennessee Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Tennessee county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Dickson County, Tennessee Tombstone Transcription Project) Nelson Adams Cemetery Adams-Nesbitt Cemetery Baggett Cemetery Bell Cemetery Colman/Williams Cemetery Edwards Cemetery #1 Frazier Cemetery Keele Cemetery Lampley Cemetery Pleasant Hill Cemetery Slayden Baptist Church Cemetery Thompson Cemetery Following Cemeteries¬† (hosted at Dickson County Heritage ) Adams Cemetery Bruce Cemetery Dugan Cemetery Edwards Cemetery Etheridge Cemetery Hutton Cemetery Maple Grove Cemetery NoseGay Cemetery Roberts Cemetery Wills Cemetery Following Cemeteries¬† (hosted at Rootwalker ) Adams Cemetery Edwards Cemetery #2 Jones Cemetery Parrott Cemetery Street Cemetery aka Hamilton Cemetery Turnbull Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Hayes Family Cemetery (hosted at Interment)  ...

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