McCracken Cemetery

Cherokee County, Texas



McCracken cemetery is located near Pleasant Grove (West of Maydelle, Texas) north of Hwy 84 and south of Pleasant Grove.  It is on an old road trace to the west of County Road 1804.  Harold and Sylvia Acker surveyed this old cemetery in Oct 1991 and described the trek to it as covered with briar patches.  The cemetery itself they described as having no tombstones but many rock markers, mostly covered with leaves and debris.  They were able to identify the following:


Ellis, H.  Nov 1802 - 18 Dec 1875

Ellis, J.M. 11 Feb 1819 - 11 Sep 1867

French, Red,  dates on stone unreadable



NAMES                        CEM/ROW  BIRTH        DEATH     REMARKS


Hatchit, Unknown . . . .......Mcr A ...-..-....  ...-..-.... Scratched on rock, mostly unreadable

Ellis, J. M. . . .............Mcr A Feb-04-1849  ...-..-.... Scratched on rock, mostly unreadable

  1 other rock found with markings but no sense could be made of them.


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