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Pettigrew Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

(Loc. seven miles north of Windom, Texas, on the land survey granted to Elizabeth Pettigrew by the Republic of Texas.) PETTIGREW J. H., b. 3 Nov. 1818, d. 16 July 1887. Prudence E., b. 10 Oct. 1824, d. 19 May 1889. Wife of J. H. H. M., b. 10 Sept. 1810, d. 15 Aug....

Lee Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

(Loc. 3 miles northwest of Windom) LEE John, b. 23 Apr. 1757, d. 22 Mar. 1855. John, b. 23 Apr. 1797, d. 22 Mar. 1854. John F., b. 2 June 1876, d. 4 Nov. 1879. Son of H.C. & N.A. Nancy A., 1841 – 1879. Wife of H.C. James A., b. 26 Apr. 1827, d. 9 Oct. 1911....

Browles Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

A family named Young first owned this farm near the southwest corner of Dial where this graveyard is located. One of the Young daughters married a Browles and they continued to live on this farm so this burying plot was known as the Browles graveyard. Mrs. Marcus E....

Smith Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

(Loc. six and ½ miles north of Windom) ASHFORD E. R., b. 24 Aug. 1833, d. 25 Sept. 1870. Philip Franklin, b. 1 May 1868, d. 8 May 1868. Son of E.R. & Mary. Mary, no dates. (stone broken) SMITH Philip, b. 17 Mar. 1796, d. 30 Dec. 1845. Ann, b. 16 May 1803, d. 28...

Cravens Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

After the death of William Cravens in Christian County, Kentucky (1845), Mary (McCombs) Cravens, his wife, Gershom C., their son, their slaves, and a party of friends started from Kentucky to Texas in 1845. Gershom left behind his sweetheart, Zerelda Darnell; their...

Graveyard Hill, Fannin County, Texas

Graveyard Hill is on land once owned by the Jackson family. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson’s graves are supposed to be there but were not located because on the underbrush. There are several other graves with slabs of wood but no legible names or dates. All that was found...

Cravens Slave Cemetery, Fannin County, Texas

Slaves of Mary E. Cravens, brought to Texas from Christian County, Ky, in 1845. Most of these were buried in the cemetery on land owned by Gershom Cravens and his mother, Mary E. Cravens. This plot of land chosen for the slaves’ cemetery was on the west side of...
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