Abstracts of Death Notices
Of Rockwall County Residents

In the 19th century many funerals were conducted at night
- A fact persons today find bizaare and difficult to fathom -


The following Submitted by Linda Feagin Harwell

Taken from her publications
"Death Notices of Kaufman County, Texas"
Volumes I - XI

Linda Harwell is a renown historian and cemetery preservationist in the Kaufman County area. A native of Kaufman County, her research has proven to be an invaluable asset to genealogists and historians for many years. She has published numerous books on the records of Kaufman County, which includes info on early Rockwall County people.

Linda does have books for sale and may be contacted at hotwheels.1943@yahoo.com. Please note that Linda's research has been centered on the Kaufman County area and not Rockwall County.

Below is the death information from as early as 1875, through 1940 that Linda so generously submitted.


The following Death Notices are in Chronological Order, starting with
Volume I and going through Volume XI. This is only info on Rockwall
County people and is not a fraction of the thousands of notices found
in her books. Use your "Find" function to look for a specific name.
To see where these persons may be buried in Rockwall County, return to
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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. I

Texas Christian Advocate, April 24, 1875 "ENOCH P. CHISHOLM, born Murray, Tennessee January 01, 1813, died January 24, 1875, Rockwall County, Texas."

Kaufman Sun, March 18, 1881: Friday "MR. MARION DANSBY, the young county attorney of Rockwall County, died Saturday with pneumonia. He had moved from Kaufman to Rockwall about one year ago. He leaves a widowed mother and several brothers and sisters." Texas Methodist Newspaper, July 01, 1882, Vol. XXVIII #41

"REV. JOHN WESLEY SHERWOOD, born October 25, 1833, Indiana. Moved with his father’s family of six children to Kaufman County, Texas in the spring of 1845. Married MISS TABITHA ANN SCROGGIN February 3, 1857, died at his residence in Rockwall County March 9, 1882. He leaves a wife and eight children and three brothers, one of who is REV. C. J. SHERWOOD; also three brothers, two of whom are REV. T. E. and J. F. SHERWOOD." Note: Rev. J. Sherwood was submitting news to the Texas Christian Advocate, another publication in 1859.

Kaufman Sun, November 10, 1882: Friday "A Rockwall man named RATCLIFF committed suicide last week by drinking hartshorn [Ammonium carbonate, also known as Smelling Salts], which was prescribed for his sick wife. He then jumped in a well and drowned himself."

Forney Tribune, July 16, 1889 – Tuesday "Mr. JOHN THOMAS of Rockwall died Saturday and was buried Sunday” [no detail]

Forney Tribune, September 03,1889: Tuesday "WILLIAM HALE of the Chisholm Chapel neighborhood, brother-in-law to Mr. J. B. Boles, died Friday of inflammatory rheumatism at age 15. He was buried Saturday."

Forney Tribune, April 30, 1890: Wednesday "BILLY GRIFFIN died. He was born January 20, 1890 at Buffalo, Texas. Burial in the old Rockwall graveyard at Willow Springs Thursday"

Forney Tribune, July 16, 1890: Wednesday "Mrs. SALLIE AMICK of Rockwall, sister of A. M. Penry, died Sunday."

Terrell Times Star, August 9, 1890 (Forney, Aug. 6th) "J. T. TURK, who lived north of town, was shot and killed by J. R. Cox. Turk leaves a wife and several children. He had a brother, Howard Turk of Royse. Forney Tribune, August 20, 1890: Wednesday "Article mentions the J. T. TURK - Cox killing in a previous paper [was unable to find article]. Cox surrendered to Dr. Stroud & Anderson Howard." Terrell Times Star, August 23, 1890 "J. T. TURK’s obit, who was shot August 6, 1890. It mentions he had a brother and a sister. He was buried at Willow Springs, where he now sleeps with his little boy."

Forney Tribune, August 27, 1890 Mrs. Sallie Williams, sister of our deceased J. T. TURK, returned to her home in Longview [Gregg County] Friday."

Forney Tribune, November 26, 1890 "Died Monday November 25 [sic], 1890, GWYNN, little son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. AUSTIN, age three years and three months of membranous croup." Forney Tribune, December 15, 1891 "GWYN AUSTIN born August 12, 1887, died of membranous croup November 14 [sic], 1890 at age three years three months and twelve days. Burial in Chisholm Chapel."

Forney Tribune, November 04, 1891: Wednesday "WILLIAM WILSON of Valley View died Sunday. "[buried in Chisholm Cemetery]

Forney Tribune, January 27, 1892: Wednesday "P. A. McLENDON died at Rockwall Saturday. Terrell Times-Star, January 29, 1892 "Mr. P. A. McLENDON of McLendon, died Saturday."

Forney Tribune, May 18, 1892 (Rockwall) "Wednesday, thirteen year old SELDEN WATKINS was thrown on the double tree after the team ran away and the wagon bed fell on him crushing him to death."

Terrell Times-Star, May 13, 1892 "At Rockwall Wednesday, a team hitched to a wagon ran away with SELDEN WATKINS, age 13. He was crushed to death.

Forney Tribune, November 23, 1892 "JOHN EDWARDS, who killed his cousin SMITH EDWARDS near McCendon, has been tried and a verdict of not guilty returned."

Forney Tribune,November 23, 1892 "JIM COSTELLO’s baby was knocked from the wagon when the wheels hit an obstruction, falling under the wheel, which crushed it to death in Rockwall County."

Forney Tribune, January 25, 1893: Wednesday "E. W. HARDEN, a citizen of Rockwall, killed CHARLES SMITH, colored." [details in newspaper]

Kaufman Sun, August 23, 1893: Thursday "Rowin Tucker, 19 month old son of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES TUCKE, died of typhoid fever on the 19th inst. Buried at Rockwall family burial grounds."

Dallas News, January 01, 1897 "Thursday the remains of JOHN OSWELL HEATH were laid to rest by East Trinity Masonic Lodge, of which he was its first charter member and first senior warden. Born in Virginia in 1918, moved to Kentucky while in his youth; thence to Texas in 1846. He lived in four different counties, yet never having moved. First in Nacogdoches, then in Henderson, which was cut off the big territory, then Kaufman, and later Rockwall. He assisted in the organization of Kaufman County and was one of the commissioners appointed by the legislature in 1873 to organize the county of Rockwall. Appointed postmaster in April 1949 at Black Hill, which was his residence. Appointed Captain in the separate battalion, second brigade, for the county of Henderson in Jun 1847, being the first army officer in this part of the state. Was appointed justice of the peace by Gov. Sam Houston in 1860. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1862 and was 1st Lt. in Capt. C. L. Jones’ company, Stone’s brigade. Member of the Methodist Episcopal Church for over fifty years, a Mason for forty-three years. He leaves a large family of children, among whom is the Hon. E. C. HEATH, once candidate for Governor." Kaufman Sun, January 07, 1898: Friday "JOHN HEATH, born Virginia in 1818, moved to Kentucky while still in his youth, thence to Texas in 1846. His fourth wife survives him. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1862 and was 1st Lt. in Capt. C. L. Jones Company, Stone’s brigade. He leaves a wife and large family."

Unknown paper(Rockwall, Texas, January , 1898) "Mrs. A. L. HAY and her little two year old child burned to death. Mrs. Hay while laying dying stated to her aunt ‘I am burned to death; you will have to wrap my body in sheets for burial.’ She was alive when her husband arrived from Rowlette. He saw his child’s charred remains and the unrecognizable form of his dying wife."

Kaufman Sun, March 31, 1899: Friday "J. J. LOWE of Rockwall died Friday. He was the brother-in-law of Mr. F. M. MOORE."

Kaufman Sun, December 1, 1899: Friday "THEOPHELUS HARTMAN, eldest son of Judge A R Hartman of Rockwall, died Tuesday from a gas explosion. A brother, Horace, was not injured. Theophelus was a nephew of Mr. R. N. Fender of Eagen Branch. [article in paper]

Kaufman Sun, March 23, 1900: Friday "Mrs. H. B. HOWELL of Chisholm died Thursday. Her husband preceded her about two weeks ago." Terrell Texas Star, March 23, 1900 "Mrs. Harrison Howell, mother of Dr. J. and J. A. C. Howell, died near Chisholm Thursday and was buried in the Chisholm Cemetery Friday. Her husband had died only a few weeks ago."

Terrell Transcript – Dec. 28, 1902 "The little girl of MR. DOWD, living near Heath, died Saturday when the horse she was riding became frightened and ran away. Her foot hung in the stirrups and she was dragged a mile and a half. When the horse finally stopped, her head was found to be mashed into a pulp from the contact with the horse’s hoof."

Unknown paper/unknown date of paper "Mrs. PERMELIA CHAPMAN, nee Huffines, born Simpson County, Kentucky December 15, 1854, died at her home at Chisholm on January 27, 1908. She joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at age 15. Married Mr. Chapman January 13, 1874. Three sons and two daughters were born. Buried Forney Cemetery" [Hillcrest]

Kaufman Sun, March 13, 1909: Friday (Kemp, Tx.) "Clyde Monroe left Wednesday for Rockwall in response to the announcement of the death of his mother, which occurred Tuesday."

“History of Forney and Its Surrounding Communities” by Mrs. George Riter, 1934, unpublished "Mr. J. N. MILLS died at Heath Wednesday and buried in Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County, Texas. He was born March 20th, 1820 in Pobworth Parish, Gloucester, England. He was married to Miss SARAH HORTON, February 28, 1842. Six children were born, but only two are living - T. P. MILLS of Forney and MRS. L. N. RITER of Hamlin. He came to America in 1850, landing at New Orleans, but located in Edwards County, Illinois. His first wife died in 1855. He married again to MISS SARAH MATHERS and they had six children, only living is W. A. MILLS. His second wife died and he married the third time to MRS. MARY PRICE and they had four children, all dying young. After the death of his third wife, he married MRS. I. E. HOLT on February 28, 1881" [1908]

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. II

The Daily Transcript, Feb 22, 1900 "Harrison Howell of Chisholm, died last evening. He was born in Lauderdale County, Alabama seventy-nine years ago. He came to Texas in 1865. Two of his children J. A. C. and Dr. J. L. Howell survive him. He was buried in the Chisholm cemetery. Terrell Transcript, March 01, 1900- Harrison Howell, an old citizen of Chisholm, died February 21. He was born in Lauderdale Co., Alabama 79 years ago. He came to Texas in 1865. Two of his children J. A. C. and Dr. J. L. Howell survive him. Burial in Chisholm Friday. Kaufman Sun, March 02, 1900 -Harrison Howell of Chisholm died Wednesday of last week at age 79. Buried at Chisholm.{ H. D. Howell December 19, 1820 - February 21, 1890, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas}

The Daily Transcript, March 08, 1900 Remains of Mrs. J. W. Kirkham were buried at Chism last week. { R. G. Kirkham February 20, 1844-February 27, 1900, single stone with J. Kirkham, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Chisholm Cemetery}

The Daily Transcript, June 25, 1900 Dr. W. P. Dumas died at his brother home, John Dumas in Rockwall Sunday. His remains were brought here for burial. He was forty-eight years old. Kaufman Sun, June 25, 1900- Dr. W. P. Dumas of Elmo died in Rockwall where he was staying with relatives."

The Daily Transcript, August 06, 1900 Janie Cuba, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. McDaniel, of Colquitt, died of bronchitis this morning. She is to be buried at the Chisholm Cemetery tomorrow. Terrell Transcript, August 08, 1900- Janie Cuba, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. McDaniel of Colquitt, died Monday of bronchitis. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery Tuesday. Terrell Transcript, August 16, 1900- Chisholm: Nineteen months old infant of Mr. and Mrs. McDaniel died last Wednesday August 06 and buried Tuesday.{ Fannie Cuba December 15, 1898 - August 06, 1900 d/o C. A. and S. F. McDaniel, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County Texas}

The Daily Transcript, September 26, 1900: Wednesday Miss Sarah L. Halcomb, twelve year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Halcomb, of Griffith League died yesterday of slow fever and was buried at the Griffith League cemetery today. {Not listed in Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas}

The Daily Transcript, October 09, 1900: Tuesday Chisholm- Mr. and Mrs. Dave Young’s six month old baby died last Saturday. {Not listed in Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas.}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. III

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 19, 1905 Chisholm- The six month old child of Mr. and Mrs. Scott died here yesterday. Interment in Heath cemetery. Terrell Daily Transcript, January 20, 1905- The six month old boy of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Scott died Thursday of diphtheria.{ Truett Scott, July 17, 1904 - January 18, 1905, s/o B. A. and A. E. Scott, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County Texas for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, February 19, 1897 Mrs. Robert McLeod of Heath died Sunday. {McLeod is showed to be enumerated in the Heath Cemetery, but could not locate it in the Rockwall Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall, Texas}

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 19, 1905 Chisholm- The six month old child of Mr. and Mrs. Scott died here yesterday. Interment in Heath cemetery. Terrell Daily Transcript, January 20, 1905- The six month old boy of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Scott died Thursday of diphtheria.{ Truett Scott, July 17, 1904 - January 18, 1905, s/o B. A. and A. E. Scott, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County Texas for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, June 5, 1905 Mrs. Amanda Cockrell died at Royse City {Hunt County} at age seventy-eight. She was the mother of J. H. and B. I. Cockrell. Interment in Mt. Zion cemetery { Lydia A. Cockrell September 30, 1827 - June 05, 1905, w/o of J. R. Cockrell, ss/w James, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas for Mt. Zion Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, June 6, 1905 Dr. J. C. Gilbert, until recently of Chisholm {Rockwall County}, died at Commerce {Hunt County} at age thirty-five. Burial at Sulphur Springs {Hopkins County}. He leaves a wife and two children.

Terrell Daily Transcript, June 6, 1905 Chisholm- John Leary died yesterday. Interment today. He was seventy years old. { John T. Leary 1830 - 1905,per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas for Chisholm cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 14, 1905 William Hickford died at Rockwall at age sixty-five or seventy. He was reared in New Orleans, moved to Rockwall from Terrell about twelve or fifteen years ago. Burial in Rockwall cemetery.

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 03, 1905-William Hickford was a Union soldier, enlisting from New Jersey in an Illinois regiment and discharged at the end of the war at New Orleans. His heirs will come from New Orleans to claim his property.

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 28, 1905 Dr. Hal V. Manson died at age sixty-four at Rockwall. He was a confederate army veteran. Born Lebanon, Tennessee; came to Texas thirty years ago and settled at Rockwall. Member of Co. ‘H’, 7th Regiment and lost a leg at the battle of Gettysburg. (Two articles)

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 26, 1906 Chisholm- Mary Chisholm, wife of Rev. Enoch Chisholm, and aunt of Joe Chisholm, died in Rockwall Saturday at age eighty-four years. Burial this afternoon. { Mary A. Chisholm July 26, 1822 - March 25, 1906, w/o Rev. Enoch P. Chisholm, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, June 18, 1906 Poetry- W. T. Trotman died yesterday of paralysis at age seventy-seven years. He lived at Poetry for thirty-six years. Survived by wife and three children; J. R. Trotman of Klondike, Delta County, T. B. Trotman of Sweetwater, Nolan County and Mrs. James Howell of Chisholm, Rockwall County. { William T. Trotman, May 19, 1829 - June 17, 1906, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Dry Creek Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, September 13, 1906: Thursday George C. Ater, a patient at the asylum, died at age forty-five today. He was a prominent school teacher at Rockwall. His wife is in Garden City {Cass County}, Missouri. The remains will be taken to Ohio

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 10, 1906 Mrs. Earnhart died at her home in Poetry yesterday at age sixty-eight years from typhoid fever. Interment took place at Blackland today. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Blackland Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 10, 1906 C. W. Carter, a patient at the asylum, age fifty-nine years, died this morning. The remains were sent to Forney for interment. {Per Kaufman County Death Records from Rockwall County, age 59 yrs, died October 9th and not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Hillcrest Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 12,1906: Monday Capt. M. S. Austin died at his son’s home in Rockwall at age seventy-five years. He was a native of North Carolina. He was formerly of this city. He served throughout the civil war, losing an arm. He returned from the war, he settled in Rockwall county. He served as a sheriff and tax collector for eight years for Rockwall county. Terrell Daily Transcript, December 11,1906- Born Stanley county, North Carolina on January 1, 1828. Married Miss Margaret E. Dumas in 1848. In 1854 became possessed of a large plantation near Black Hawk {Carroll County}, Mississippi. Joined Company ‘E’, 52nd North Carolina regiment, Heath’s division and Longstreets corps in the summer of 1861. He was chosen first lieutenant and made captain of it in 1862, and served in that capacity until the battle of Gaines’ Mill in 1864, in which he lost his right arm. He also was wounded in the third day’s fight at Gettysburg, and received a bullet in the hip in the Wilderness. He was honorably discharged from the army and returned to his family in Richmond county, North Carolina, arriving there on his birthday in 1865. After the war he moved his family to Black Hawk, Mississippi until 1871, when he moved to Texas, locating three miles south east of Dallas. The next year he bought 320 acres of land southeast of the town of Rockwall. He and his wife had nine children, five sons and two daughters and five of these survive him; Judge L. J. Austin, W. D. Austin, Mrs. Lillie Jordan, Mrs. Cornelia Keahey and Dr. J. L. Austin all of Rockwall. In 1879, Dr. Clarence Austin, his oldest son died, one son Preston I. Austin lives in this city. The mother of the above died in 1902. In 1904, Captain Austin married Mrs. M. L. McClendon, widow of P. A. McLendon and they resided alternately on her farm at McLendon and at their home in Terrell. {Capt. Milton Stanhope Austin January 01,1828 - November 11, 1906, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 20, 1906: Tuesday Poetry- "Grandma" Bourn, living near here, died last night of paralysis, at age seventy-five. Interment at Camp Ground. She moved to Rockwall in 1858, which was part of Kaufman county at that time. She then moved to this community four years ago. { Sara A. Bourn April 11, 1832 - November 19, 1906, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Camp Ground Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, December 18, 1906 T. J. Farman, age twenty-six, died Monday near Munson {Rockwall County} with black jaundice. The remains were buried at Dry Creek Monday afternoon. {Not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Dry Creek Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 06, 1907: Wednesday F. M. Sprawls died in west Terrell this morning at age sixty-four years. He leaves a wife and four daughters; Mrs. Bessie Howell, Misses Beuna, Beula and Eula Sprawls. Frances Marion Sprawles was born August 4, 1842 in Mississippi. Came to Texas and lived in Collin, Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. He has been a resident of Terrell for twenty-three years. December 21, 1873 he married Miss Mary Miller of Rockwall. {Listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 14, 1908 Rube Bourne died at Poetry this morning at age eight-one years. He had lived at Poetry for about seven years, coming from Rockwall county. He was a native of Missouri. His wife died a number of years ago and he is survived by a son, R. L. Bourne of Poetry and three daughters. The cause of death was paralysis. Interment Monday at Camp Ground. {Jun 24, 1827 - March 14, 1908, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Camp Ground Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, November 25, 1882 L. D. Barr, step-son of Judge Irvine of Johnson’s Point died in Rockwall county on the 23rd inst. He was the only brother of Mrs. Florence Massey of this city. He was kicked by a horse in the side and in a few hours fever set in and developed into typho-malarial typo. He was buried near his home, some three miles from Rockwall. He was born in Georgia in 1850 and married six years ago to Miss Callie Payne of Louisiana, by whom he had two children. His wife, two children, aged mother and two sisters survive him.

The Terrell Texas Star, November 25, 1882 L. D. Barr, step-son of Judge Irvine of Johnson’s Point died in Rockwall county on the 23rd inst. He was the only brother of Mrs. Florence Massey of this city. He was kicked by a horse in the side and in a few hours fever set in and developed into typho-malarial typo. He was buried near his home, some three miles from Rockwall. He was born in Georgia in 1850 and married six years ago to Miss Callie Payne of Louisiana, by whom he had two children. His wife, two children, aged mother and two sisters survive him.

The Terrell Texas Star, February 08, 1890: Saturday Rockwall: Mrs. Edna Wright, wife of Rev. J. M. Wright died last night. She was buried in Garland {Dallas County}.

The Terrell Texas Star, February 22, 1890 Rockwall- Green H. White was buried at Mount Zion last Thursday. He died at age 59.

The Terrell Texas Star, March 01, 1890 Capt. J. W. Fender, who had lived in Terrell for many years and now lives in Ft. Worth for the last eighteen months, was run over by a train. He has two brothers of this county, R. N. Fender of Kaufman and N. H. Fender of Terrell, a brother-in-law Hon. A. R. Harman, county judge of Rockwall. (Obit)

Terrell Times Star, May 03, 1890: Saturday Ex-County Treasurer Powers, who was sometimes adjudged insane died in Terrell asylum last Saturday. His remains were shipped Monday to Rockwall for burial.

Terrell Times Star, August 09, 1890: Saturday Lawrence Times, June 21, 1877 (Rockwall, June 15th) George W. Garner murdered A. C. Starks. Garner’s wife procured some poison; visited her husband in the jail and they both were found dead. Some evidence indicated that she had a broken neck. They were both buried in the same grave. (Details)

Terrell Times Star, November 29, 1890: Saturday Mr. P. A. Johnson died last Sunday in town and buried the same day at McClendon, Rockwall county. Terrell Times Star-December 07, 1890- Mr. Johnson died Saturday November 22nd after a sickness for ten months. He was an old citizen of Terrell and was nearly 64 years old. He leaves a wife and two little children.

Terrell Times Star, May 01, 1891 J. J. Pierce, justice of the peace of Fate, Rockwall county, committed suicide at Dallas last Thursday because he could not quit drinking. He was born in Mississippi and was about 25 years old and has a wife and a sister that lives at Forney.

Terrell Times Star, May 15, 1891: Friday Rockwall, May 9- Miss Mattie Woods died last Wednesday from small pox.

Terrell Times Star, July 03, 1891: Friday The wife of Dr. W. P. Barton of Royce {Rockwall County} died last Saturday.

Terrell Times, Star, January 29, 1892 J. C. Wilson of Rockwall died Saturday at age 88.

Terrell Times Star, February 05, 1892: Friday Johnny Bedingfield of Rockwall county died last Tuesday.

Terrell Times Star, May 27, 1892: Friday Rockwall- May 24th - Mrs. W. A. Dial was buried yesterday in the city cemetery. Two weeks ago she was adjudged insane. She leaves a husband and five small children. {Not listed in Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, July 29, 1892 Mrs. Mary Boydstun died last Friday at the residence of her son-in-law, A. B. Gardinhire and buried in the family burying ground on the old homestead. Mr. and Mrs. Boystun settled near the town of Rockwall. She was 73 years and 6 months of age. { Mary E. Boystun January 21, 1819 - July 22, 1892, w/o Ben F. Boystun, per Boystun Cemetery enumeration in Rockwall County, Texas}

Terrell Times Star, September 09, 1892 Mrs. Klutts, wife of J. H. Klutts, died last Saturday and was buried at McLendon {Rockwall County}. She leaves a husband and three children, one a babe, scarcely a week old. { Fannie L. Klutts January 12, 1871 - September 03, 1892, w/o J. H. Klutts, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, October 14, 1892 Rockwall- Jessie, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Parker died yesterday suddenly.

Terrell Times Star, December 02, 1892: Friday J. W. Barrett, living near McLendon {Rockwall County} died Tuesday of typhoid fever. His brother John Barrett preceded him to the grave only two weeks ago. {J. W. Barrett May 06, 1850 - December 06, 1892 and J. A. Barrett September 20, 1857 - November 17, 1892, "Farewell, Dear Brother", per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, December 23, 1892: Friday Capt. J. N. DeGuire of Berry Creek {Rockwall County} dropped dead last Thursday. He was a member of the J. E. B. Stuart Camp of ex-confederates. Terrell Texas Star, January 13, 1893-Resolutions of Respect for J. N. DeGuire, who died December 15, 1892 by the Chisholm Lodge No. 637 AF & AM. { Jasper N. De Guire October 14, 1833 - December 15, 1892, CSA, "Our Father", per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, February 24, 1893: Friday Rockwall- Mrs. W. M. Perrill died Monday at the residence of Mrs. Catherine Stout, where she has been stopping since her return from Chicago. She was the lady shot by her husband, Judge W. M. Perrill September 28th last. Her death was caused by peritonitis (inflammation of the membrane of the bowels). She had been in Chicago for her health. The inquest ruled her death by natural causes. Her body was shipped to Hillsboro {Hill County} for burial.

Terrell Times Star, March 17, 1893 Last Saturday, J. H. and B. I. Cockrell learned that their father , Mr. J. R. Cockrell was dying. He lived near Royse. He died soon after their arrival. He had lived in Rockwall county for fifteen years. Buried at Mount Zion. Forney Tribune, March 22, 1893 (Terrell) Died at his home in Royse on the 11th inst. Mr. James R. Cockrell. He was the father of Messrs. Bural and Harrison Cockrell of Terrell.

Terrell Times Star, April 28, 1893: Friday J. A. Stroud, living four miles north of Lawrence, died last Monday. He was buried at Chisholm {Rockwall County} Tuesday. {December 19, 1850 - April 24, 1893, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, May 26, 1893 S. J. Dean, father of Mrs. Rupard of this city died near McLendon {Rockwall County} last week at age 72. {November 20, 1834 - May 18, 1893, "Father", per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, December 22, 1893 Ben Wofford, son of W. A. Wofford, living near Chisholm {Rockwall County}, died last Monday.

Terrell Times Star, March 2, 1894 Henry Sharrock died suddenly at Chisholm {Rockwall County} Monday last and was buried at College Mound. {Not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. I for College Mound as a marked grave.}

Terrell Times Star, April 13, 1894: Friday The fourteen year old daughter of John Hill, near Berry Creek post office at the edge of Rockwall county, died Sunday of pneumonia. She was buried in Chisholm Chapel Monday. {Not listed in Chisholm Chapel Cemetery enumerations}

Terrell Times Star, June 01, 1894: Friday Mrs. M. M. Crow, over 78 years of age, died at Royse {Rockwall County} Friday. Her remains were brought to Terrell and buried. { Molsey Crow October 16, 1818 - May 24, 1894, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park}

Terrell Times Star, December 07, 1894 Miss Edith Calloway, age 18 years, died near Chisholm Friday. She was buried at Chisholm {Rockwall County} Saturday. {Not listed in Chisholm Chapel Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, March 22, 1895: Friday Mrs. Tommie Rupard, wife of M. C. Rupard, died at Dallas. Mrs. Rupard, nee Dean, was born Rusk county September 4, 1865 and married September 3, 1883 to D. F. Bowman at Rockwall. Three years later he died, leaving her with three children. Christmas day, 1887, she married M. C. Rupard and moved to Terrell four years later. She was buried in the Chisholm cemetery. She leaves a husband and three children, mother, and several brothers and sisters. { Tomie Rupard September 04, 1865 - March 15, 1895, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, March 29, 1895 Brit Simmons was called to Rockwall Friday by the death of his mother, Mrs. J. L. Croslan, who died with natural affliction at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. Compton. She was buried at Willow Springs. {Not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Briscoe/Willow Springs/Pleasant Springs Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, April 12, 1895: Friday Frank Sullivan, formerly of this city, died at Rockwall Saturday.

Terrell Times Star, May 10, 1895 Mrs. Eula Powell, wife of Dr. G. F. Powell, died Sunday. She was the daughter of P. A. and A. L. McLendon, born Anson County, North Carolina April 22, 1866. She came to Texas with her parents as a child, locating at McLendon, Rockwall county. She married January 18,1893 to Dr. Powell of this city. She is survived by a three month old child and her husband. She was buried in the city cemetery. { Eula McLendon Powell April 22, 1866 - May 12, 1895, w/o George F. Powell, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park}

Terrell Times Star, July 05, 1895: Friday Rockwall- Mr. Jeff Kate, an old citizen of our county, died last week. He was wounded in the confederate service and never really recovered.

Terrell Times Star, August 02, 1895: Friday Rockwall Success-Mrs. John Clark died in Kaufman county last Thursday and was buried at Red Oak graveyard. She was a former citizen of Rockwall and the mother-in-law of Mr. Charley Bowles.

Terrell Times Star, November 08, 1895 Rev. Price, father-in-law of J. C. Griffith, died at Fate {Rockwall County} last Thursday at the age of 76 years. He was a Baptist preacher for more than 50 years. He was buried at Mount Zion Friday.

Terrell Times Star, November 29, 1895 Obit of Prof. J. W. Barrow from McCoy, Texas November 24, 1895. He was born December 28, 1895, Onslow County, North Carolina. William B. King, vice president of the United States was closely related to his mother. The Barrow family before the war was the largest slave holders in the south. He fought in the war between the states for the Union army. He came to Texas and settled at Collin county. There he married Sarah Coffman, daughter of John Coffman, near kinsman to David Kaufman. They moved to somewhere in southern Texas, then back to Rockwall county. From there he moved to Terrell. He leaves four sons and a daughter. He has a brother, Judge J. C. Barrow of Little Rock, Arkansas. (Article) {December 28 1832 - November 24, 1895, dates per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. I for Barrow Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, December 13, 1895 An eighteen month old child of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Taylor died from diphtheria at Blackland, Rockwall County last week.

Terrell Times Star, March 13, 1896: Friday Col. Chisholm died at Chisholm {Rockwall County} Sunday. He was a native of Alabama and was nearing four score years. Houston Post, March 12, 1896 (Terrell)- Frank Chisholm, pioneer died at Chisholm. {Col. B. F. Chisholm November 23, 1820 - March 08, 1896, CSA, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, March 13, 1896 A twelve year old twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Payne, died at Chisholm {Rockwall County} a few day ago. { Ellie Payne September 02, 1884 - February 27, 1896, d/o Tom B. and M. E. Payne, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, March 27, 1896 Mrs. Gafford, her two sons, age eight and ten, came to Terrell with a man who claimed to be her husband, which he wasn’t. She gave birth to a child soon after coming here. The family was assisted with their meals by a church group. She later died. Her father, Mr. Jones of Rockwall, finding out where she was now living, came to see his daughter. Mrs. Gafford’s husband died last August. Her infant was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Mohan. She was buried Sunday and her father took the two boys home with him. (Article) Terrell Texas Star, April 03, 1896- The infant of Mrs. Gafford, who died here on March 21st and who was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Mohan, died Thursday and buried here in the cemetery Friday. {Not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol.II for Oakland Memorial Park}

Terrell Times Star, April 10, 1896 B. I. Cockrell attended the funeral of Mrs. A. Simmons, his wife’s mother at Royse {Rockwall County} Sunday. She was 71 years old. Her husband is now 82 years old.

Terrell Times Star, May 01, 1896 The two year old daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Marvin Nichols died at Rockwall {Rockwall County} last Saturday. The remains were brought to Terrell and buried by the side of its grandfather in the city cemetery Monday. {Clalia Nichols August 31, 1894 - April 26, 1896, d/o Rev. J. M. and Cora Nichols, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park}

Terrell Times Star, July 24, 1896: Friday Old ‘grandfather’ Holt, aged 73 and a Mr. Watford { T. E. Watford July 24, 1873 - July 18, 1896, h/o Vada G. Watford, per Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall County Texas for Lawhorn Cemetery Mr. Holt was not listed for Lawhorn Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, July 24, 1896 Rockwall- Stephen Gardenhire, age 70 years, died last Tuesday and was buried at Mount Zion Friday. Mrs. Sallie Gardenhire, his mother, is still living and is almost 100 years old. { Stephen H. Gardenhire December 10, 1820 - July 15, 1896, ‘Father’, ss/w Lucindy, per Cemetery Inscriptions Rockwall County Texas for Mount Zion Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, August 07, 1896 Constable J. D. James received a telegram Sunday from Rockwall of the death of his little nephew Roy Walker, son of H. H. Walker, a merchant of that city. { Roy Lee Walker January 26, 1896 - August 02, 1896, s/o H. H. and L. E. Walker, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County Texas for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, October 02, 1896: Friday Mrs. Dr. Harkey of Chisholm {Rockwall County} died last Saturday. She once lived in Terrell.

Terrell Times Star, February 12, 1897: Friday Mrs. Klutts, mother of Mr. John Klutts, died in Rockwall County Wednesday.

Terrell Times Star, February 19, 1897 Mrs. Robert McLeod of Heath died Sunday. {McLeod is showed to be enumerated in the Heath Cemetery, but could not locate it in the Rockwall Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall, Texas}

Terrell Times Star, March 19, 1897 Mr. Phillip Lechner, 77 years old, living near Chisholm, father of our citizen Phillip Lechner, in coughing Monday, ruptured a blood vessel, from which he died almost immediately. { Andrew Lechner March 30, 1818 - March 15, 1897, per Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall County, Texas for Chisholm Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, March 26, 1897 Mr. B. I. Cockrell was called to Royse {Rockwall County} last Friday to attend the funeral of his wife’s father, Mr. Simmons, who died. { W. J. Simmons July 19, 1815 - March 18, 1897 "AF & AM", per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, May 07, 1897: Friday Mr. C. L. Jones, formerly of this place, died in Royse City {Rockwall County}, Texas last Monday. At the time of his death, his property value was $200,000.

Terrell Times Star, July 30, 1897 The ten month old baby boy of Mr. and Mrs. Laurie Hollonquist of Chisholm {Rockwall County}, died Tuesday morning. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, October 15, 1897: Friday J. T. Ellis, who resides about two miles north of Chisholm, {Rockwall County, Texas} died last Friday and his remains were buried at Chisholm. Mr. Ellis lived in Terrell for many years. He leaves a son and two daughters. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Times Star, December 09, 1897 Ed McLendon, formerly of McLendon, Rockwall County, died in Monday, Knox County, last Friday of appendicitis.

Terrell Times Star, April 14, 1899 Judge J. E. Stephens, former county judge for Rockwall county, died at McClendon Tuesday. {February 19, 1826 - April 18, 1899, per Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall County, Texas, for Small Family Cemetery}

Terrell Times Star, June 09, 1899 Mrs. Glass, who lived between Rockwall and McLendon died last Friday at age of nearly 100 years.

Terrell Times Star, October 06,1899: Friday Chisholm- The remains of Mrs. Marsellas Frazier, of Rockwall were interred in the Chisholm cemetery Monday. She died with typhoid fever. She leaves a husband and two children. { Gabeella Frazier March 24, 1877 - September 24, 1899, w/o V. M. Frazier, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. IV

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 03, 1909 Mrs. W. L. Monroe, formerly of this place, died at her home in Rockwall today. She had moved away about seven years ago and was 78 years old, a native of Texas. She is survived by her husband, aged 85 years, four sons, and three daughters. She was the aunt of Mrs. J. H. Klutts of this city. Interment at Rockwall today. {not listed in Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas.

Terrell Daily Transcript, April 05, 1909 The remains of Mrs. Joe Holt, who died at Ringgold were shipped here Sunday and taken to Rockwall for interment. She had recently moved to Ringgold. {Frances P. Holt, April 28, 1855 – April 03, 1909; w/o J. A. Holt, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, April 26, 1909 Chisholm – Mrs. Lena Lovell, wife of Marion Lovell and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Howell, died last Saturday. Interment in the Chisholm Cemetery. {Lena J. Lovell, Dec. 21, 1891 – Aug. 24, 1909/ w/o James M. Lovell, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, May 11, 1909 Fate, Tx. – Willis Howell of this community died in his field at age 78 years. {Mar. 10, 1829 – May 11, 1909, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, June 30, 1909 Reed DeWeese died at his home in Rockwall this morning. About four months ago he was injured in a runaway from the effects he became paralyzed. {G. R. DeWees, Mar. 21, 1846-Jun. 30, 1909, per Mt. Zion Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, July 27, 1909 W. R. McGuire died at Chisholm Saturday. Interment Sunday in Camp Ground Cemetery. He was a native of Lexington, Alabama. He came to Texas 41 years ago and settled at Poetry until a few months ago when he moved to Chisholm to be with his son. A wife and two sons, W. S. and H. B. McGuire survive. He was a member of the Christian Church and the Masonic order. {W. R. McGwier, Jun. 16, 1854 – Jul. 25, 1909, per Camp Ground Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 22, 1910 Arch Jordan, former citizen of McLendon Community,, now of near Tulsa, Swisher County, died last Saturday of pneumonia. This makes the sixth death in the Jordan family within the very recent years. He was 42 years old and leaves a wife and seven children. Interment at Tulia.

Terrell Daily Transcript, July 11, 1910 F. J. McCreary was declared insane by a jury at Rockwall last week. He is the victim of a remarkable line of misfortunes that have unbalanced his mind. His home burned about the first of July a year ago with no insurance; about a week later one of his children died and a few days another child died, and the day it was buried his wife died. He was placed in jail awaiting admission to one of the asylums. {Fannie McCreary Jan. 26, 1871 – Jul. 22, 1909; w/o F. J. McCreary; Raymond McCreary, Feb 4, 1901 – Jan 7, 1912; s/o F. J. & Fannie McCreary; Elbert McCreary, Jan. 02, 1909 – Jul. 14, 1909, s/o F. J. & Fannie McCreary; F. J. McCreary, 1864-1945-ss/w Annie McCreary, per Royse City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, April 15, 1912 J. A. Wofford of Chisholm died today from sarcoma. He had lived near Chishyolm for many years. He leaves a wife and two children. He was a member of the Terrell lodge of Odd Fellows and the Woodmen. Interment tomorrow at Chisholm. {not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, July 11, 1912 Mrs. Dick Dyer of Royse City died Wednesday. She was about 40 years of age, formerly Miss Estelle Cockrell, sister of B. I. and J. H. Cockrell. She formerly lived in Terrell. Interment today. She is survived by her husband and five children. {Estelle C. Dyer, 1869-1912, per Rockwall County Cemetery inscriptions}

Terrell Daily Transcript, July 18, 1912 Blanton Cardin and wife have returned from Heath where they attended the funeral of Joe McCristie, the latter’s brother, who died Friday. {Joseph Francis McChristy, Mar. 06, 1882-Jul. 12, 1912 per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 10, 1913 Roy Nichols, age 21 years, died at his home near Chisholm. The second son of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Nichols, residing near Chisholm. Survived by his parents, several brothers and sisters. Interment at Chisholm tomorrow. {William Roy Nichols. Mar. 18, 1890 – Jan. 10, 1913, s/o Adolphus M. & Tula Nichols per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 04, 1913 The twelve year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ball, residing at Chisholm, died today from an attack of appendicitis. Interment today at that place. {not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 10, 1913 Charles Jones, grandson of Esquite and Mrs. T. L. Frank died in Royse Sunday from tuberculosis at age 22 years. He was the son of Mrs. J. M. Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank of this city.

Terrell Daily Transcript, August 07, 1913 Miller, Aug 4th – Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Borth were called to Chisholm Sunday to attend the funeral of the infant of Mr. and Mrs. Will Roark. {Lloyd Roark, Aug 13. 1912 – Aug 03, 1913, s/o William & Elizabeth Roark, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, September 11, 1913 J. W. Mann, a fifteen year resident of Terrell, died this morning on West End Avenue from being stricken with paralysis at age 60 years next month. A wife, brother and sister, Mrs. Smith of Heath, the former residing at Locust Grove, survive. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Interment at Heath tomorrow. {not listed in Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, September 29, 1913 J. H. & B. L. Cockrell were called to Royse Saturday by the death of their brother-in-law, R. Z. Dyer. The latter married the younger sister of the Cockrell’s. She died a year ago last June, leaving five children, two girls and three boys, the oldest of whom is only 16 years of age.

Terrell Daily Transcript, September 30, 1913 R. Z. Dyer was buried Sunday. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Knights of Pythias and Masonic lodges. He came to Royse about twenty years ago.

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. V

Terrell Daily Transcript, May 16, 1914 Joseph Autrey, a citizen of Terrell for the past five or six years, having moved here from Rockwall, died on Ninth Street today. He is survived by his wife and five children. He was born in Melton, Georgia, June 21, 1857. He and Mrs. Autrey had been married for thirty-three years. Interment tomorrow. Terrell Daily Transcript, May 18, 1914 - Josephus Autrey was buried Sunday in Oakland Cemetery. {1857-1914, for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery.}

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 09, 1914 Hoffer - Born October 27th to Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Scott, twin boys, but both are dead and were buried at Heath. {Not listed in Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 28, 1915 Griffith League - Mrs. John Williamson of this place died. Nee Fannie Gallop, was 58 years old and first married to a Mr. Torlenger with whom five children were born. One child is Simon Trolenger of this place and four daughters of whom are living in Ola and various other places. Mr. Trolenger died several years ago and she again married a Mr. Holland and two children were born, Buck and Thurmon, both of this place. She again was left a widow and in July 1900, she married Mr. Williamson, who with the children survive. She was a member of the Free Methodist Church. {F. A. Williamson, w/o J. W. Williamson, Feb 20, 1857 - Jan. 12, 1915, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 15, 1915 Chisholm - Mrs. Ella C. Frazier, wife of J. A. Frazier of near this place, died Wednesday March 10th. She is survived by her husband and seven children, four boys and three girls, a brother and three sisters. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Interment Thursday in Chisholm Cemetery. She was 40 years old, born in Mississippi February 14, 1875. She married John A. Frazier March 6, 1899. {Feb 14, 1875 - Mar 10, 1915, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, July 13, 1915 The remains of Mrs. V. A. Hunter, who died at Corsicana Monday arrived today for burial at Chisholm. She was a sister of Mrs. Sam Moore of Chisholm. {There is a Lillie B. Hunter, 1870-1915 listed for Chisholm Cemetery, same person?}

Terrell Daily Transcript, May 02, 1916 Mrs. Ovella Hellams, wife of John Hellams, died Monday at her home near Chisholm. The funeral was held today with interment in the cemetery at Chisholm. Her daughter, Miss Ethel Hellams, is principal of the Oak Lawn school. {Ozello A. Rose Hellams, Mar. 31, 1856-May 01, 1916, w/o J. F. Hellams, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 25, 1916 Odus Patton, age eight years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Patton, living on Griffith League, five miles northwest of Terrell, died Tuesday of typhoid fever. The remains were interred this afternoon at Chisholm. {Otis Patton, Mar. 26, 1907 - Oct. 24, 1916, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 13, 1917 The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Clarkson died at Forney. She was the niece of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Klutts. Interment at Blackland today. {Kate Clarkson, Nov. 21, 1910 - Feb. 12, 1917, d/o E. A. & S. J. Clarkson, per Blackland Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 17, 1917 Griffith League - The little babe of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Wooldridge died last week. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery Friday. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 23, 1917 R. L. Shoemaker received news of the death of his sister-in-law, wife of O. D. Shoemaker, who died Wednesday at Rockwall. The funeral was held Thursday. {Allie Gertrude Shoemaker, 1877- 1917, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, February 26, 1917 The infant of Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Howell, aged three months, died at Royse and buried at Chisholm Saturday. Mr. Howell is a son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Howell of this city {George William Howell, February 02, 1917 - February 23, 1917 [sic] , s/o Rev. & Mrs. Oscar Newton Howell, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 12, 1917 Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Briggs was buried at Chisholm Sunday. She died at the home of her son, Bud Briggs Saturday. She was eighty-seven years, five months and twenty-seven days of age and a native of Alabama. She had been residing in Chisholm for almost thirty years. Surviving her are her sons and daughters: Mrs. George McLendon of McLendon, Lee, Ed and Budd Briggs of Chisholm and Will Briggs of Alabama. {Sept. 19, 1829 - Mar. 10, 1917, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 13, 1917 Dr. J. Connor Chisholm, 36 years old, died of pneumonia in Dallas last night. He was educated in Philadelphia, came to Dallas twelve years ago and was city chemist under Mayor Curtus P. Smith. He was the inventor of what is known as the Chisholm process of refining oil. He is survived by his wife and parents, Judge and Mrs. J. H. Chisholm of Rockwall. Interment will be held at Rockwall {Jesse Connor Chisholm, Ph.d [sic] Jan. 28, 1881 - Mar. 12, 1917 per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 15, 1917 The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Rourke, living on the W. H. Miles farm at Chisholm died yesterday. She was about fifteen months old. {Ruth Roark, Nov. 10, 1915 - Mar. 13, 1917, d/o William & Elizabeth Roark, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, April 16, 1917 W. I. Lofland, Fate, died at his home near Chisholm Sunday at age 66 years. He was a native of Arkansas, born at Bluffton. A widow, son and a daughter survive, Neman Lofland of Rockwall and Miss Nannie Lofland. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a Mason. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. {Aug. 28, 1851 - Apr. 15, 1917 AF & AM, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, April 03, 1918 Butler Edwards, who died yesterday at Fort Worth, will be interred in Chisholm Cemetery. He was a brother of A. H. Edwards of Chishoom {I. B. Edwards, Jul. 06, 1845 - Apr. 02, 1918, WOW & AF & AM, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, May 21, 1918 Chisholm - Mrs. Aline Nichols Nance died today. She was the wife of B. T. Nance and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Nichols. A husband, the parents, two brothers and five sisters survive her. She would have been 24 years old next August. February 13th of this year, she married B. T. Nance. She was a member of the Methodist Church. {Allene Nance, Aug. 25, 1894 - May 20, 1918, w/o B. T. Nance, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 19, 1918 The funeral of John Howell, who died at Camp Travis will take place at Chisholm Sunday. {John H. Howell, Dec. 11, 1896 - Oct. 17, 1918, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 25, 1918 Miss Sophia Harrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Harrell died from influenza at the family home two miles east of Chisholm. She was seventeen years of age. {There is a Sophia Harrell listed, but she died in 1947. There is a Bessie M. Harrell, Dec. 22, 1900 - Oct. 24, 1918 listed for Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 23, 1918 Mrs. M. C. Shook is in Rockwall, called by the death of her sister, Mrs. T. M. Thompson, the burial taking place today. Six children, one brother and sister survive her. {T. E. Thompson, Oct. 30, 1846 - Nov. 22, 1918, w/o T. M. Thompson, per Peck Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, August 22, 1919 The Dallas Morning News this morning reports the death of J. H. Floyd, father of Ike Floyd, the latter of whom had made Terrell his headquarters for many years. (Rockwall, Aug 21st ) J. H. Floyd, 72 years old of Rockwall, died Sunday of blood pressure of the brain. He moved from East Texas to Dallas County in 1875 and later moved to Rockwall County. He is survived by his wife and three children, W. I. ‘Ike’ Floyd of Rockwall, Mrs. B. A. Burnner of Lancaster and Mrs. H. B. Pruitt of Royse City. {Unable to locate burial site}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. VI

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 31, 1920: Sunday Nathan Thomas died at his home in Lewisville, Denton County, Texas yesterday. Interment at College Mound today. He was born in Washington County, Arkansas, near Fayetteville on October 1st, 1841. In 1859 he came to Texas and settled near Rockwall, residing there until he enlisted in the Civil War as a Confederate soldier. Following his discharge, he came back to Rockwall. A wife and four children survive; W. F. Thomas, Mrs. Alex S. Ayers and Lee Thomas of Terrell and Mrs. J. A. Nash of Lewisville. In 1867 he married Miss Catherine Lancaster and two children were born, Mrs. J. A. Nash and W. F. Thomas. In 1871 Mrs. Thomas died and in 18__ he married Mrs. Mary Jane Yates and four children were born, two dying in infancy. {Oct. 01, 1848 - Jan.30, 1920, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. I for College Mound Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, October 20, 1920: Wednesday Mrs. John Pankey, age 80 years, died on East Asylum Avenue this morning. Interment tomorrow in the cemetery at Poetry. She was a native of Mississippi, born November 2, 1840. She has lived in Kaufman County for thirty-six years. A husband, two sons, J. C. Pankey of near Elmo and W. M. Pankey of near Poetry, three daughters, Mrs. Ed Wilkie of Rockwall County, Mrs. J. W. Haley of Dallas and Mrs. Mollie Day of California survive. Terrell Daily Transcript, October 21, 1920- Mrs. John Pankey was buried today in Camp Ground cemetery with pallbearers: Harry Galbraith, M. E. Mashburn, T. B. Payne, G. G. Kerr, Boss Nicholson, Con McClung.{ Elizabeth Pankey, Nov. 02, 1840 - Oct. 20,1920, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. V for Camp Ground Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 28, 1921: Thursday Mrs. J. S. Bryan, who died in Cooper was buried today at Heath. She was 68 years of age and leaves a husband and three sons, Harry, William and Robert Bryan. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 28, 1921 Royse City, Texas - W. H. Adams, Jr., twenty-four years old was killed and his brother Jesse Adams, twenty-six years was seriously injured in an automobile accident near Rockwall yesterday when one of the casings on a front blew out. Editor’s note: The two men are sons of Hamp Adams of Rockwall County and a brother Jasper Adams of this place and a sister living in Ables Springs community. Postmaster A. H. Ables is a kinsman of the family. {1896 - 1921, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 21, 1921: Sunday John Freudiger died Saturday at his residence at 916 North Catherine Street. Interment Sunday in Oakwood Cemetery with pallbearers: Harry Campbell, J. H. Cockrell, J. R. Hamilton, Charles Rankine, P. A. Lechner, C. H. Nebhut; honorary:(lists 9 men) He was born in Lengenthal, Canton Bern, Switzerland February 16, 1842. He was seventy-nine years six months and four days of age. He was a member of the Reformed Protestant Church and an officer in the Swiss army, being in the war between Switzerland, Germany and France in 1870 and 1871. He landed in New York April 24, 1879 and located in Harrison County, West Virginia, near Clarksburg and lived there until 1883, when he came to Texas and located in Rockwall County and lived there until 1890, moving to near Poetry and had been a resident of that place for twenty-four years. November 1914, he moved to Terrell. He was the father of twelve children, all of whom are living, except the oldest, Albert, who died three years ago. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Freudiger, Mrs. Bertha Yates of West Virginia, Mrs. C. Zollner of Dallas, Mrs. H. C. Maison , Mrs. M. L. Sullivan and Mrs. W. W. Johnson of this city, Mrs. J. E. Ward of Malakoff; sons, J. H. Freudiger of Vernon, Texas, E. C. Freudiger of Denver, Colorado, John and Fred Freudiger of this city, also grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Terrell Daily Transcript, August 22, 1921-John Freudiger was buried today in Oakwood cemetery. (Same information as in August 21st paper) { Jacob Freudiger, 1842 - 1921, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 26, 1922: Sunday J. J. Ogles died yesterday at Grand Saline {Van Zandt County} and buried today in Oakland Cemetery. He was 72 years of age and formerly resided here. He was the father of Mrs. M. B. Shipley of this place and a brother to Elam Ogles of Grand Saline. Terrell Daily Tribune, March 27, 1922 -J. J. Ogles was born in Gibson County, Tennessee June 27, 1850. He was married to Anna McGinnis in April of 1868. Two children were born, Mrs. M. B. Shipley of this city and J. A. Ogles, deceased. He came to Texas in 1884, settling at Rockwall, later moving to Terrell. He was a member of the Methodist Church. One child survives, Mrs. M. B. Shipley, two brothers, M. S. and E. F. Ogles, both of Grand Saline, two sisters, Lizzie Neely of Durant, Oklahoma and Ann Bain of Cameron, Tennessee, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, joining in 1877 in Hollow Rock, Carroll county, Tennessee and of the Terrell Lodge for 25 years. Pallbearers: Otis Quinn, J. W. Meredith, G. M. Waggoner, O. O. Morris, L. L. Stockton and J. B. Warren. {Jun. 29, 1850 - Mar. 25, 1922, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 12, 1922: Wednesday Emma V. Moore was married to C. A. Sebastian December 15, 1874 in Georgia. She was born in Tennessee and moved to Georgia at age four or five years old, born March 13, 1857 and died February 15, 1922. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery February 16, 1922. Three sons were born, Carl, Will and Arthur, all living on the home place in Rockwall County. Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian came to Texas in 1876, settling Dallas County, where they remained for one year, moving to Rockwall County January 1878. She was a member of the Methodist Church since age sixteen, then joining the Baptist Church some thirty-odd years ago. { Emma V. Sebastian, Mar. 13, 1857 - Feb. 15, 1922, w/o C. A. Sebastian, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 29, 1922: Monday Mrs. J. R. McCreary died Sunday with the remains carried to Rockwall at Mt. Vian {Mt. Zion} She was 61 years of age. A husband and three sons survive. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Mt. Zion Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 08, 1922: Saturday Mrs. G. W. Wilkie died this morning at Royse City at age 75 years. She is survived by a husband and nine children. She had been a resident of Rockwall County for a number of years. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Interment Sunday in the Chisholm cemetery. Terrell Daily Tribune, July 09, 1922- Mrs. G. W. Wilkie will be buried today in the Chisholm Cemetery. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. Sam Brewer, Quannah; Mrs. Mitch Carter, Oluta, Oklahoma; Mrs. Dan Jenkins, Royse; Mrs. George Berg, Chisholm; Mrs. H. F. Pettigrew, Terrell; Will and Cleveland Wilkie of Heath and Ed and Lewis Wilkie of McLendon. She was a native of Georgia, though she had lived in Texas for the past 40 years. She was married to George W. Wilkie in 1872 and moved to Texas a few years following. She was a member of the Baptist Church. { Sarah Ann Wilkie, Jul. 23, 1849 - Jul. 08, 1922, w/o G. W. Wilkie, O. E. S., per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 15, 1923 Anna Belle Hargraves died today at the home of her parents, north of Poetry. She was born October 24, 1921, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hargraves. Interment in Black Land Cemetery in Rockwall County Sunday. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Black Land Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 04, 1923: Wednesday Royse City - G. W. Monroe, fifty years old of this place was struck by lightning and instantly killed yesterday while riding a horse on one of his farms three miles east of town. He had lived here more than thirty years. He is survived by his wife and seven children, Mrs. George Griffith of Waxahachie and Mrs. Sam McMurray of Royse City and five younger children at home. Editors note: Mr. Monroe is well known in Terrell and a cousin of Mrs. J. H. Klutts of this place.{ George W. Monroe, Aug. 10, 1873 - Apr. 03, 1923, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 23, 1923: Thursday The remains of R. H. Hale were buried today in Oakland Cemetery. Pallbearers: J. A. Knipp, Sam Lagow, Bud Devens, Ben Gill, Jr, Clay Fife, A. W. Bang, Charlton Griffith, W. C. McCord, Tom Miller, W. P. Allen; honorary (lists 12 men). Terrell Daily Tribune, August 24, 1923- R. H. Hale died Wednesday at age 84 years. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery yesterday. He leaves a wife, former Miss Julia Register, and eight children as follows: son Shade Hale of near Terrell and daughters Mrs. Sallie Parker, Clovis, New Mexico; Mrs. Cora Boles, Snyder, Texas; Mrs. E. L. Smith, Abilene, Texas; Mrs. L. D. Moss, Sagina, Texas, Mrs. L. D. {sic} Hobbick, Hot Springs, Arkansas; Mrs. S. T. Young and Mrs. Mack Fife of this city. Richard Hutt Hale was born in Jonesboro, Tennessee, August 11, 1839. He joined the Confederate army at age nineteen and served in the Thirty seventh company of a Tennessee regiment under the command of Captain W. L. Roddie. He moved to Texas in 1866, settling in Rockwall county where he lived for several years and where he was married to Miss Julia Register of Rockwall on July 28, 1868. They moved to a farm at Colquitt and lived there many years. Several years ago they moved to Terrell. Other survivors are forty-three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. One son preceded him in death. {Not listed in Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery. City of Terrell Death Records, Bk. 2, pg 11 states s/o Landon & _ Hanna Hale, Aug. 11, 1839- Aug. 22, 1923, buried Oakland}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 13, 1924 Judge E. C. Heath died yesterday at his home in Rockwall. Terrell Tribune, February 15, 1924- Judge E. C. Heath died Wednesday. At one time he was judge of Rockwall County. He settled near Chisholm. He was about 75 years old. Clyde C. Roberts of this city is a son-in-law. {1850 - 1924, AF & AM, per Rockwall County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 12, 1924: Saturday J. F. Coffman died in San Angelo, Texas yesterday July 11th. He had been in a sanitarium there for the past year for treatment. He was born in Rockwall County, Texas May 17, 1899 and the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Coffman and husband of Miss Alice Echols, who he married July 24, 1922. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Survived by wife, parents, several brothers and sisters. Interment in Weaver Cemetery Sunday. Pallbearers: Richard Orr, Lloyd King, Sid Finley, Huse Faulkner, Joe T. Springer and Horace Sullivan; honorary: (lists 6 men) { Jack F. Coffman, May 18, 1889 - Jul. 10, 1924, per Weaver Cemetery enumeration, 2001}

Terrell Daily Tribune, September 28, 1924 The Royse News of the past week reports that Brice Howell, formerly of Rockwall County and well known in Kaufman County, died at San Angelo Wednesday of last week. Interment taking place Thursday. He was a brother of Luke Howell of Tona and a cousin of G. N. Howell of route 7.

Terrell Daily Transcript, January 26, 1920: Tuesday Mrs. Lady Shaw died in Dallas Saturday. Interment at Chisholm this morning. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Berg of Chisholm, where she lived until her marriage a few years ago. { Mary Elizabeth ‘Lady’ Shaw, Dec. 18, 1895 - Jan. 24, 1920, w/o Marvin Shaw, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, March 14, 1920: Sunday The funeral of the infant of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Klutts was held at Chisholm Friday. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, August 04, 1920: Wednesday R. D. McAfee received the news of the death of his brother-in-law T. A. Howell at Rochester, Minnesota following an operation. He was reared in Chisholm and has made his home in Oklahoma for many years. He was 45 years of age and a member of the Methodist Church. His parents reside at Altus, Oklahoma and he is also survived by a wife, who was formerly Miss Rena Echols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Echols. Mrs. McAfee, who has been summering at Monteagle, Tennessee is on the way here with her daughter Margaret. Terrell Daily Transcript, August 06, 1920- T. A. Howell who died Tuesday in Rochester, Minnesota arrived here today for interment. Active pallbearers: J. S. Grinnan, Charlton Griffith, H. A. Hudspeth, W. H. Phillips, Thomas McAfee, Echols McAfee, Bob Echols, Dewel Echols; honorary, (lists 12 men). { Thomas Allen Howell, May 30, 1875 - Aug. 03, 1920, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park}

Terrell Daily Transcript, AUGUST 16, 1920: Monday J. T. Leslie died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mat Zollner this morning on West Nash Avenue. Interment will take place at Chisholm. He was a native of Alabama, being 77 years of age and has lived in Terrell practically all his life. A daughter, Mrs. Zollner of this city, as well as four sons, L. B. Leslie of Grand Prairie, H. T. and J. P. Leslie both of Wichita Kansas and C. I. Leslie of Marshall survives. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, August 16, 1920 Harold Boggs, aged twenty-two, died at Royse City Sunday in an attempt to do some electrical wiring. He was an electrician and was at work at the top of a pole, when he came in contact with a live wire, which ignited his clothing. Being strapped to the pole, he was unable to loose himself, and trapped in this way, until the leather thongs were burned, releasing him and he fell to the ground. Onlookers were powerless to help him. He was rushed to the Baptist sanitarium at Dallas, where he has a sister employed as a nurse. He died at midnight last night. His body was carried to Kaufman today for interment. He is survived by his mother, two sisters and a brother. He was the son of the late Will Boggs of Kaufman and a cousin of Jim, Frank and Will Muckleroy of this place. {1898-1921, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. IV for Kaufman City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Transcript, October 08, 1920 William Smith McCrummens, age 54 years was buried at Chisholm today. The remains were brought here last night from near Orphan’s Home where he died yesterday. His sister was Mrs. T. W. Wiser of here and a sister, Mrs. M. F. Williams lives at Chisholm. He was a native of Louisiana. {Sep. 11, 1866 - Oct. 07, 1920, W. O. W., per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Transcript, November 9, 1920: Wednesday W. S. Ball, aged 80 years, died yesterday. Interment at Chisholm. He was the father of Miss Mollie Ball of here. Pallbearers: J. F. McMurray, H. D. Briggs, W. L. Coughlin, R. E. Gaines, L. L. Howe, C. R. Smith; honorary: (lists 6 men). {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 05, 1921: Wednesday Chisholm - The body of Mason G. Anderson was found today in the harness room of his barn near Chisholm, near by being a bottle of carbolic acid. His mouth was badly burned and a large part of the fluid had been taken. Anderson went to Terrell this morning to make the purchase. He returned and talked to his wife and her mother, playing with his baby. He went from there to the barn and within an hour his dead body was found. It is presumed that business difficulties had bothered him, though he was a man of rather large holdings. He was 43 years of age and is survived by his wife and three children. Funeral arrangements pending. {Feb. 24, 1878 - Jan. 05, 1921, K of P and I. O. O. F. per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 01, 1921: Tuesday Imogene, nine-months old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lovell residing near Chisholm, died last night from pneumonia. Interment today at Chisholm. { Emma J. Lovell, Jun. 03, 1920 - Feb. 28, 1921, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 11, 1922 Ross Smith died at his home last night at Chisholm. He leaves a wife and several children. The funeral held today at Chisholm. { C. Ross Smith, Oct. 13, 1876 - Feb. 10, 1922, AF&AM, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 17, 1922: Friday Mike Maloney died today at the home of his son, John Maloney at Chisholm. Terrell Daily Tribune, March 19, 1922 - Mike Maloney was buried Saturday in this city. He was born in County Clair, Ireland in 1888. He died at the residence of his son, John Maloney near Chisholm Friday. He was 89 years of age. He was married to Bridget Maloney in Ireland and they had five children, who survives him. They are: P. M. Maloney and Mrs. Mary Rouvaldt of the Irish Ridge; John Maloney of near Chisholm; Sister Beatrice of St. Louis, Mo.; and Miss Katherine Maloney of Dallas. The ones mentioned children were born in Ireland and moved to the United States with their parents,. He located at Talty in 1898, and lived there for about nine years, afterward moving to their present homes. Besides the above, the following brothers and sisters of Mr. Maloney: Jerry Maloney of the Irish Ridge; John Maloney of High Point; Sam Maloney of Arlington; Dan Maloney of Marshall and Mrs. Ed Vaughan of Dallas. He was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Johns Church in this city. Burial in the Catholic cemetery in this city with the following pallbearers: Dennis Collins, Joe Collins, Mike Costello, Mike Glenn, Ed Dennehey, Frank Adams, John O’Connor of Dallas and Tim Cronin of Slayton. Terrell Daily Tribune, March 20, 1922- Same obit. { Michael Maloney, 1837 - 1922, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 12, 1922: Wednesday Emma V. Moore was married to C. A. Sebastian December 15, 1874 in Georgia. She was born in Tennessee and moved to Georgia at age four or five years old, born March 13, 1857 and died February 15, 1922. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery February 16, 1922. Three sons were born, Carl, Will and Arthur, all living on the home place in Rockwall County. Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian came to Texas in 1876, settling Dallas County, where they remained for one year, moving to Rockwall County January 1878. She was a member of the Methodist Church since age sixteen, then joining the Baptist Church some thirty-odd years ago. { Emma V. Sebastian, Mar. 13, 1857 - Feb. 15, 1922, w/o C. A. Sebastian, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 15, 1922 Josephine Williamson, age one year, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vester Williamson, died about seven miles northwest of Terrell this morning. Interment today in the Chisholm Cemetery. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 08, 1922: Saturday Mrs. G. W. Wilkie died this morning at Royse City at age 75 years. She is survived by a husband and nine children. She had been a resident of Rockwall County for a number of years. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Interment Sunday in the Chisholm cemetery. Terrell Daily Tribune, July 09, 1922- Mrs. G. W. Wilkie will be buried today in the Chisholm Cemetery. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. Sam Brewer, Quannah; Mrs. Mitch Carter, Oluta, Oklahoma; Mrs. Dan Jenkins, Royse; Mrs. George Berg, Chisholm; Mrs. H. F. Pettigrew, Terrell; Will and Cleveland Wilkie of Heath and Ed and Lewis Wilkie of McLendon. She was a native of Georgia, though she had lived in Texas for the past 40 years. She was married to George W. Wilkie in 1872 and moved to Texas a few years following. She was a member of the Baptist Church. { Sarah Ann Wilkie, Jul. 23, 1849 - Jul. 08, 1922, w/o G. W. Wilkie, O. E. S., per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, September 06, 1922: Wednesday Thomas Orville Harrold, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Harrold, eighty years old, died last night following an operation for appendicitis. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. { Thomas Orville Harrell, Jul. 21, 1914 - Sep. 05, 1922, s/o J. T. & M. E. Harrell, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 30, 1922: Thursday A. H. ‘Gus’ Edwards died at Chisholm last night, at age 69 years. He was found dead in his bed. He is survived by two sons, Billy and Charley and his wife. He was a member of the Baptist Church at Chisholm. He was a native of South Carolina, born July 20, 1852. He married December 15, 1886 at Bluffton, Arkansas and shortly afterwards moved to Chisholm. A daughter died in infancy and the two surviving sons being W. A. and C. D. Edwards, the latter of this place, the former of Chisholm. Two brothers also survive, J. A. Edwards of Canyon City and L. A. Edwards of Dilly, also a sister, Mrs. W. I. Laughlin of Rockwall. Death was due to an attack of angina pectoris. {Jul. 20, 1852 - Nov. 29, 1922, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 19, 1923: Monday B. P. Patton died near Chisholm Sunday. He was born February 25, 1851 in Tennessee, coming to Texas about twenty-nine years ago. He had lived at his last residence about nine years. A little more than a year ago his wife died. There are three sons, W. P., J. D. and B. A. and one daughter, Mrs. J. D. Payne, all of Chisholm. Interment today in Chisholm Cemetery. {1851 - 1923, h/o Malissia Patton, 1850 - 1922, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 05, 1923: Tuesday Mrs. Elisabeth Roark, wife of Will Roark, died this morning at Chisholm. She is survived by her husband and three children, Ruby May, Marie and an infant son. She was a member of the Baptist Church and born November 26, 1886. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. { Elizabeth Roark, Nov. 26, 1886 - Jun. 05, 1923, w/o William Roark, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 26, 1923: Wednesday Mrs. Clara Agnes Moore, wife of W. L. Moore died at Chisholm Wednesday. She is survived by her husband, three children, Ila, eleven years, Neal, nine years and Wyndle, aged five years; four brothers Tom, Claude, Florida and Alvis Harrell and one sister Mrs. R. A. Vaughan. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. {Jul. 01, 1888 - Jul. 25, 1923, per Chisholm Cemetery enumerations}

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 08, 1923: Wednesday Olive Ray, thirteen month old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tom Harrell of Chisholm died yesterday. He is survived by his parents, three sisters and two brothers. Interment today in Chisholm Cemetery. {Mar. 19, 1922 - Aug. 07, 1923, s/o J. T. & M.E. Harrell, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 26, 1924: Tuesday Mrs. J. A. Smith dropped dead last night at her home, death resulting from heart failure. A husband, daughter, mother, brother and sister survive. The brother, Henry Nash, lives at Chisholm. Interment today in the Chisholm Cemetery. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 26, 1924 Mr. Veniar Eugene Barnes, born January 25, 1896 died. He died of fracture of the skull following an accident in Lubbock. A train ran into a wagon which Mr. Barnes was driving. He died in Lubbock Sunday. He was accompanied by his wife, little son, Billie Wayne Barnes, fifteen months old and Louie Moore, brother of Mrs. Barnes. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. Mr. Barnes was a member of the Ku Klux Klan and will be buried under the auspices of that organization. {1896 - 1924, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. VII

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 07, 1925: Wednesday W. P. Rose died Tuesday. He was born in Laurens County, South Carolina October 14, 1854. He married Miss K__ McLoud in 1892 and three children were born. She died February 1917 and two daughters died in early childhood. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. L__ Barr and a brother, L. O. Rose of Waco and three sisters: Mrs. C___ Parman? ,Mrs. M__ Farmer? and Mrs. M. Ward of Laurens County, South Carolina and Mrs. Lillie Garrett of Mart, Texas, and one grand son of Waco, Texas. He was a member of the Baptist Church and Woodmen of the World. Interment today in Chisholm Cemetery. [this obit was extremely hard to read] { William F. Rose, 1857 - 1925 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 28, 1925 Jacob Zuspann was buried yesterday. He was the father of Mrs. J. E. Carnes of this city and the grandfather of Matthew and Henry Zollner and Mrs. H. W. Dean, all of this city. {Mar. 12, 1843 - Jan. 25, 1925, AF & AM, ss/w Anna Zuspann, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 28, 1925 Helen Jane Wooldridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wooldridge, who died yesterday at the home on Griffith League, was buried today in Chisholm Cemetery. {Jan. 08, 1925 - Jan. 27, 1925, d/o Ed & Mollie B. Wooldridge, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 31, 1925 Mrs. Josephine McGee, wife of G. E. McGee, died at 701 East Asylum Avenue yesterday. She was born in Louisiana, November 11, 1857, married to Mr. McGee in Louisiana December 11, 1879, coming to Texas, settling near Forney, moving from there to Chisholm in Rockwall County and then coming to Terrell in 1901. She was the mother of five children, two of whom preceded her in death, Miss Isora McGee, died May 6th, 1910 and Mrs. Leona Mercer, February 5th, 1917. She is survived by her husband and three daughters, Mrs. W. G. Scott of Kaufman, Mrs. M. G. Samuels of Terrell and Mrs. R. S. Duncan of this city and sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Interment Sunday in Oakland Cemetery, where she was laid to rest beside her two daughters. Terrell Daily Transcript, February 02, 1925- Mrs. G. E. McGee was buried Sunday. Pallbearers were her grandsons: James Duncan, Mack Duncan, Clifford Samuels, Vernon Samuels, Howard Francisco and George Skipper; honorary: (lists 7 men).{ Josephine P. McGee, 1857 - 1925, Edna Merser, Feb. 08, 1890 - Feb. 04, 1917, w/o Roy Merser and Izora McGee, Oct. 27, 1883 - May 05, 1910, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 27, 1925: Tuesday John Richard Gaskey died at his home ten miles north of Terrell this morning. He was born in Tennessee November 25, 1862. He married Miss Lottie Baxter, who survives him along with his children, George, Lee, Arthur, and Tom Gaskey, Mrs. Rosie Earnhardt, Mrs. Myrtle Goldman, Mrs. Lena Harper, Mrs. Alleen Harper and Mrs. Bettie Floyd. Twelve children were born, three having died in infancy. He had lived in and around Tona for about 26 years. Interment in Blackland Cemetery in Rockwall County. {Nov. 25, 1852 - Mar. 17, 1925, per Rockwall County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions for Blackland Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 07, 1925 Forney - Mrs. Sallie Dykes, aged 70 years, died at her home here Friday. She was one of the pioneer citizens of Forney and a member of the Baptist Church. Interment at Heath Sunday. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. B. Bowles and Mrs. Charles Hughes of Forney; Mrs. J. M. Hill, Jr., of Kaufman, and Mrs. N. Pratt of Dallas and one son, William Dykes of Forney. Forney Messenger, April 09, 1925- Mrs. William Dykes died in Forney of heart rouble Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jim Hill, Jr. Nee Sallie Baker, born August 12, 1861 in Young county, Texas, moved to Forney with her parents at age six. In March 1882, they moved to the Arkansas Community, north of Forney. Mr. Dykes died a few years ago. She is survived by two brothers and two sisters and children: Mrs. J. C. Bowles, Mrs. Jim Hill, Jr., Mrs. C. D. Hughes, Mrs. G. B. Spratt and Bill Dykes, Interment Sunday.{Aug. 12, 1861 - Apr. 3, 1925, w/o William Dykes, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 22, 1925 The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Shook of Chisholm died yesterday. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery today. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 24, 1925: Wednesday J. B. Maxfield died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. F. McMurray at Chisholm Tuesday. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, September 12, 1837. Married in Beaureau, Logan County, Ohio September 13, 1859 and eight children were born, one dying in infancy. He is survived by his wife and seven children: W. E. Maxfield of Fort Worth, A. B. Maxfield of Big Springs, LeRoy Maxfield of Sulphur Springs, Mrs. J. F. McMurray of Chisholm, Mrs. V. G. Sharver of San Antonio and Jesse Maxfield of Kansas City. They came to Texas in 1874, locating on a farm four miles west of Terrell and moved to Terrell in 1888, then to Chisholm where they made their home with their daughter, Mrs. McMurray. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bu Briggs, Ed Briggs, Bud and Henry McClendon, Bluford Pullen and A. L. Tapp. Honorary: {lists 20 men}. Terrell Daily Tribune, July 02, 1925- J. B. Maxfield died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. F. McMurray of Chisholm Tuesday, June 23rd. He was 87 years old, born in Columbus, Ohio. He lived in Ohio for 37 years. He was married at Beaurean, Logan County, Ohio September 13, 1859 to Miss Mary Adaline Ellis. In 1874 he moved to Texas, settling near Lawrence, living there a few years. In 1888 he bought a home in Terrell, living there until a few years ago. With failing health, he and Mrs. Maxfield moved to Chisholm. He was the father of five sons and two daughters. For a number of years he had a watch repair shop in Terrell. He was a member of the Methodist Church. { John B. Maxfield, Sep. 12, 1837 - Jun. 23, 1925, and Mary A. Maxfield, Apr. 19, 1838 - Jan. 27, 1929 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 24, 1925: Friday Mrs. O’Donnell, wife of F. R. O’Donnell, died today. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery. She is survived by her husband and nine children. Pallbearers: Mr. Parson, Mr. Hightower, Russell Simmons, Dock Thomas, Oscar Roberts and J. H. Love. { Gustie Maude ’Donnell, w/o Frank Ross O’Donnell, Mar. 25, 1889 - Jul. 24, 1925, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 07, 1926: Thursday Mrs. Jim Garrett, who died yesterday at Royse City, was buried today. She was the aunt of Mrs. C. W. McChristy of this place. She was buried at Royse. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 20, 1926: Wednesday Mrs. Elizabeth Mills died at her home in Heath January 14th. She was born in 1829 in Stanley County, North Carolina. She married I. J. Holt about twenty-year ago and they had three children born to them in Tennessee. They moved to Iuka, Mississippi. Mr. Holt volunteered for the Civil War and went to the army. He was wounded and came home, crippled and broken in health. In 1869 they moved to Texas, the following year he died and left Mrs. Holt with five children, four boys and one girl. She was a member of the Baptist Church. In 1881, she married J. N. Mills and he died seventeen years ago. All of the family have been dead for several years except G. S. Holt of Rockwall, her son. She is left surviving her besides the son, twenty-four grandchildren, forty-three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. {I. J. Holt, Jun. 26, 1862 - Jan. 30, 1895, Mrs. L. E. Mills, Sep. 15, 1829 - Jan. 14, 1926, and J. N. Mills, Mar. 20, 1820 - Sep. 23, 1908, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 02, 1926: Friday Joseph Thomas Burch died at the home of his son, 1001 East Moore Avenue Thursday. Interment in the Heath Cemetery today. He was born in Chesterfield County, South Carolina on January 15, 1855 and married to Miss Sarah Jane Huntley in 1876; twelve children born, nine survives: D. H. Burch of Cross Springs, Texas, E. P. Burch of Terrell, Mrs. Lee Peck, Mrs. J. M. Williamson, Mrs. J. P. Burtner of Rockwall, Texas, H. G. Burch of Wewoka, Oklahoma, Mrs. M. S. Jordan of Newton, Texas, Robert B. Burch, not located and Albert L. Burch of the United States Navy, four sisters and four brothers. His wife died in 1916. He was a member of the Deep Creek Baptist Church in South Carolina. {Not listed in Rockwall County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions for Heath Cemetery, but a Sallie J. Burch, Apr. 16, 1855 - Sep. 24, 1916 is listed}

Terrell Daily Tribune, April 22, 1926: Thursday Grace Mortimer Griffith, aged eighty, was buried today in Oakland Cemetery. She was a member of the Baptist Church, born in Missouri in 1846, coming to Texas in 1862 as a child. She was a daughter of Captain William Hubbel Price and Charity Ann Price of Clay County, Missouri. Her father was a Baptist elder and joined the Confederacy fled from Missouri. Her father settled in what is now Fate, Rockwall County. She was married in 1866 to the late Captain Jeremiah Crabb Griffith, a Confederate veteran. They moved to Farmersville, Collin County, Texas. Eight children were born, five of whom with her husband, preceded her in death. She is survived by her two daughters, Mrs. Blanche Cartwright, the wife of M. C. Cartwright. Mrs. Anna G. Fields, surviving wife of the late James C. Fields and her son, Crabb M. Griffith, all of this city. She was one of a family of four girls and two boys. Her brother, G. Sterling Price of Dallas, was named for General Sterling Price of Confederate fame, General Price being a first cousin of Mrs. Griffith’s father, John N. Price, deceased, was a brother and the surviving sisters being Mrs. America E. Jouette, wife of Napoleon E. Jouette of Dallas, Mrs. Susan Taylor, wife of J. M. Taylor of Ada, Oklahoma and Mrs. Florence Ivy, formerly Harris, now the wife of T. W. Ivy of Dallas. {Sep. 04, 1846 - Apr. 1926, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 30, 1926: Monday The funeral of J. W. Lankister, aged 80 years, who died Sunday was held at Royse City today. He lived on the J. H. Klutts farm near Royse City. { J. W. Lancaster, 1848 - 1926, ss/w Susan Lancaster, 1850 - no death date, per Rockwall County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions, for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, September 06, 1926: Monday William Crabb Griffith died at Denver, Colorado Sunday where he with his wife and daughter, Mrs. Wirth Wimberly had been sojourning during the summer. He was born in San Augustine, Texas in 1858, the eldest son of Gen. John Summerfield and Emily Simpson Griffith. At age three, his parents moved to Rockwall, Texas. His father organized a company at Rockwall during the Civil War and served throughout the conflict. He came to Terrell in 1874 with his wife and sons, Will and Gus and daughter, Emily, now Mrs. Mathew Roberts, Sr. In 1889 he moved to Oak Cliff. In 1894, the family moved to Terrell. He married Georgia Charlton in February 9, 1881, sister of the late Judge William Charlton of Dallas. Six children were born: Lydia, wife of Fisk Best of New York City; William Charlton Summerfield, living on a plantation at Colquitt; Gwynne, wife of Worth Wimberly of Dallas; Frederick Maxwell, Fields and Grace _adney, who died in infancy. {article describes his life}.Terrell Daily Tribune, September 08, 1926- The body of William Crabb Griffith arrived from Denver. Pallbearers: M. C. Roberts, Jr., Owen Fields, Oscar Fields, Crabb M. Griffith, A. G. Edwards, Conde and Allen Charlton of Dallas; honorary: (list 66 men) Terrell Daily Tribune, September 09, 1926- Memoriam of W. C. Griffith. {Apr. 22, 1858 - Sep. 05, 1926, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 13, 1926: Saturday Mrs. Millie Lovell, aged eighty-two years, died at the family home on Griffith League Friday. The funeral was held today with interment in the Chisholm Cemetery {Rockwall County}. Nee Miss Millie Cottrell, born in Alabama in December 27,1845, came to Texas with her family about thirty-three years ago to Kaufman County; later moving to Rockwall County. She is survived by her children, Tom, Felix, Joe and Jess Lovell and Miss Valley Lovell, all of Griffith League and Mrs. O.C. Moore of Dallas. Pallbearers: C. G. Tapp, T. J. ooldridge, J. Tom Harrell, T. A. Lewis, Sam Worthy and L. E. Wooldridge. { Millie J. Lovell, Dec. 27, 1857 - Nov. 12, 1926, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 18, 1926 James Jones, aged 86 years was interred in Ables Springs Cemetery today. He was born April 12, 1840. At the age of ten years, he lost his parents and when only sixteen years old, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served until the close of the war. He came to Texas in 1866, settling first in Rockwall County. June 22, 1886, he married in Rockwall County to Miss Alice Sutton and three children were born, Mrs. J. D. Oxford of Elmo, Z. W. Jones of Dallas and Joe B. Jones of Ables Springs. { Jim (James) Jones, Apr. 12, 1854 - Nov. 17, 1926, Union Navy, CSA, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. I for Ables Springs Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 07, 1927 Maudy Fay Graham died at her father’s home two miles south of Quinlan Sunday from pneumonia. Interment in White Rose Cemetery Tuesday. She was born March 5th, 1914 in Rockwall County. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Graham, brothers: D.T. Graham of Dayton, Ohio; Bill, E. B.,Jr., Frank and Joe Graham, Mrs. Floyd Brooks of Compton, California; Mrs. Harry Hardy of Altus, Oklahoma; Mrs. Cowart of Dallas; Mrs. Jim Elliott of Dallas and Mamie and Juanita Graham of Quinlan.{Mar. 05, 1914 - Feb. 06, 1927, per Graveyards of Van Zandt County, Texas, Vol. C for White Rose Cemetery, Wills Point, Texas}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 10, 1927: Friday Mrs. Fannie Elizabeth Craig, wife of W. R. Craig, died at 503 North Park Avenue Thursday. Nee Fannie Elizabeth Williams, born July 29, 1861 in Tennessee, married Mr. Craig September 27, 1880 and seven children were born, three preceded her. Survived by her husband, Mrs. S. C. Mason of Royse City, Mrs. Arthur Sebastian of Chisholm, Mrs. L. L. Waggoner of Fort Worth and Mrs. F. G. McKinney of Plano, one sister Mrs. Laura Jackson of Pocahontas, Arkansas, fifteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The Craigs came to Texas from Tennessee about thirty-five years ago, settling in Kaufman County, near Terrell. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral held at Chisholm. Pallbearers: W. H. McLendon, J. E. Wilson, C. A. Sebastain, Homer Hellams, W. B. Thomason, H. D. Briggs, M. B. Deaton and F. J. McLendon. {Jul. 29, 1861 - Jun. 09, 1927, w/o William R. Craig, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, October 21, 1927: Friday Joe Lovell died on Griffith League Thursday. Interment in the Chisholm Cemetery. He was born October 15, 1884 in Alabama; came to Texas thirty-three years ago. His father, Robert Lovell died before the family came from Alabama and his mother died last year and a sister, Mrs. M. C. Wooldridge died about four years ago. He leaves three brothers, Felix, Tom and Jess Lovell and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Moore of Dallas and Miss Ballie Lovell of Griffith League. Pallbearers: Tom Harrell, Henry Nash, T. A. Lewis, E. E. Wooldridge, J. T. Wooldridge and E. C. Harrell. { J. W. Lovell, Oct. 15, 1884 - Oct. 20, 1927, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, October 03, 1927: Monday J. Walter Kerr died Saturday. Interment in Oakland Cemetery. He was the son of Rev. S. J. and Elizabeth Kerr, born November, 1872 in Rockwall, Texas. He was married to Miss Minnie Crow June 10, 1896, at which time they came to Terrell. One son was born, Gladney Crow Kerr, who now lives in Brownsville, Texas. His father was a Presbyterian minister. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge and the Woodmen of the World. He is survived by his wife, son, two brothers, George Kerr of Terrell and Rev. Ralph Kerr of Floyd, Texas and two sisters, Mrs. Mallard of Waco and Mrs. Easly of Fort Worth. Pallbearers: C. W. Austin, C. E. Marley, Frank Smith, Julius Seegar, F. M. Raike, L. W. Wells, L. H. Browning, A. F. Rowers; honorary: members of the session of the Presbyterian church, (lists 9 men) . {Nov. 03, 1871 - Oct. 01, 1927, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. II for Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 10, 1928: Tuesday J. H. Klutts was advised this morning of the death of his mother-in-law, Mrs. J. D. Ritchie near Royse City. Burial at Blackland Wednesday. { Emelia Richey Apr. 20, 1849 - Jan. 10, 1928, w/o J. D. Richey, per Rockwall County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions for Blackland Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 25, 1928: Saturday Mrs. G. A. Watkins, mother of Mrs. Brown White died at Rockwall yesterday. She formerly lived in Terrell. She is survived also by a grandson, Seldon Watkins of this place. { Sarah E. Watkins, Jul. 07, 1855 - Feb. 24, 1928, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 29, 1928: Thursday Samuel Sherman Moore died at his residence, three and one-half miles west of Terrell on the Chisholm Road yesterday. He was born in Alabama March 20, 1863. He is survived by his wife and eight children, three sons, W. L. of Chisholm, O. C. of Dallas and E. B. of Forney; five daughters, Mrs. J. Tom Harrell of Chisholm, Mrs. Eunice Fisher and Mrs. Lockey Barnes of Dallas, Mrs. Sam Green and Miss Odeline Moore of Terrell. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: Dave LaRue, A. L. Tapp, Jeff Wooldridge, John Crenshaw, Claude Harrell and T. A. Lewis. {1863 - 1928, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, October 04, 1928: Thursday Thomas Lee Vaughan died at his home near Chisholm last night. Interment today in Chisholm Cemetery. He was born September 14, 1877 in Arkansas. He was married to Miss Laura Bell LaRue in 1902. He leaves a wife and eight children, four girls and four boys: Everette, Preston, R. H. and Jimmie Lee, Vada, Lennie Vee, Juanita and Mrs. Jess R. Klutts, his mother, six brother and two sisters. He was a member of the Methodist Church. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. VIII

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 04, 1929: Friday Mrs. E. Wickham, who died in Rockwall County was buried in the Lawrence Cemetery today. She was found dead in her bed by her daughter, Mrs. LaRue. She was the stepmother of Will and J. A. Wickham, both of Terrell. She was born in 1859 and previous to her marriage was Miss Graham. { Jo Anna (Joanah) Graham Wickham, Jan. 29, 1870 -Jan. 03, 1929, per Kaufman County Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. IV for Lawrence Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 17, 1929 W. L. Caughran, who died Friday in Forney sanitarium this morning will be held tomorrow with interment in the Chisholm Cemetery. He was born in Tennessee March 27, 1877 and came to Texas with his parents at age eight years, settling in the Chisholm community. He lived a short time in Terrell and Mineral Wells. He married Miss Lula Jane Odell September 6, 1900 and four children were born, two preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Lula Jane Odell Caughran, two daughters, Mrs. T. M. Daniels of Dallas, Miss Gladys Caughran of Chisholm, one grand-daughter, Juanita Bill Daniels of Dallas, his mother, Mrs. M. L. Caughran of Chisholm, brothers, D. C., D. E., T. G., W. and E. O. Caughran, all of Chisholm, two sisters, Mrs. A. A. Garrett of Malakoff and Mrs. W. A. Edwards of Rockwall. He was a member of the Methodist Church. { William L. Caughran Mar. 27, 1877 - Jan. 17, 1929, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 24, 1929 Mrs. J. B. Maxfield died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. F. McMurray at Chisholm Wednesday and interment in Chisholm Cemetery Friday. Mrs. Mary Adalie Ellis Maxfield was a native of Illinois, born April 19, 1838. She was married to J. B. Maxfield in Illinois, coming to Texas fifty-five years ago, locating near Terrell. Eight children were born, one dying in infancy. She is survived by children, W. E. Maxfield of Fort Worth, A. B. Maxfield of Big Springs, J. L. Maxfield of Dallas, L. B. Maxfield of Sulphur Springs, Jesse Maxfield of Colorado, Mrs. V. G. Shawver of San Antonio and Mrs. J. F. McMurray of Chisholm. Mrs. Maxfield was a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. Maxfield died in Terrell June 23, 1925. Pallbearers: Ed Biggs, H. D. Biggs, Henry Pullen, A. L. Tapp, Henry McLendon, Frank McLendon, honorary: (lists 40 men). {Apr. 19, 1838 - Jan. 27, 1929, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 25, 1929 Corbin McDonald of Ada, Oklahoma, brother-in-law of Mrs. Grady Evans was killed in an oil mill accident in that city. He was reared in Forney and the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. McDonald, who besides three children survive. Interment at Heath Saturday. {Jan. 24, 1902 - Jan. 24, 1929 per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 27, 1929: Wednesday J. P. Cockrell died this morning at his home in Royce city, where he had lived for the past fifty years. Interment tomorrow. He was a brother of B. I. and J. H. Cockrell of this place and was about 73 years of age, a member of the Methodist Church. His wife, seven children, two sisters and the two brothers survive. {1855 - 1929 per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 04, 1929 J. T. Harwell, here today from Chisholm, reports the death in Tennessee of Mr. Craig, father of Rev. Craig, pastor of the Methodist Church at Chisholm, who died at his home. Rev. Craig and two of his brothers, one a student at S. M. U. {Southern Methodist University} left immediately for Tennessee.

Terrell Tribune, March 09, 1929: Saturday Mylas Klutts, aged 51, a twenty-five year resident of the community died at his home there this morning. Interment will be in Chisholm Cemetery, conducted by the Masons Sunday. Terrell Daily Tribune, March 11, 1929 - Samuel Mylas Klutts who died Saturday was buried Sunday. He was a native of Illinois, born February 18, 1878, coming to Texas when four years old with his parents, settling in Kaufman County, later moving to Chisholm. He spent one year in Oklahoma. He was married in 1898 to Miss Emma Butner and ten children were born, six of whom are living: Eula Mae, Jesse Hillbert, Horace, Ben and Josephine, one grandchild and four sisters also survive: Mrs. Emma Seaton of Des Moines, New Mexico, Mrs. Jernigan of Altus, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Annie Pedigo of Chisholm. He was a member of the Methodist Church, a Mason, and the Eastern Star. Pallbearers: A. H. Seabolt, J. A. Frazier, E. D. Kelly, J. E. Wilson, A. W. Lowery and L. L. Howell, Jr., honorary: (lists 34 men). {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 29, 1929: Friday The funeral of Delbert Mitchell will be held at Chisholm Saturday. He lived in Rockwall and is survived by a family. {W. D. Mitchell, Dec. 19, 1889 - Mar. 27, 1929, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 06, 1929 L. L. Waggoner, aged 49, former resident of Terrell, died in Fort Worth Friday and buried at Chisholm Saturday. He was a native of Kaufman County and a cousin of A. S. Waggoner. Terrell Daily Tribune, May 08, 1929 (Hiram) Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith, Mrs. Lillie Price were called to Fort Worth Friday to their brother and uncle, Lisby Waggoner, who died Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Waggoner both lived in this community.

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 07, 1929 A. W. Leinart was told of the death of his father at Royse, R. S. Leinart, who died at that place Thursday. Funeral arrangement pending. He formerly lived in Kaufman County. {Oct. 31, 1851 - Jun. 06, 1929, per Rockwall County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions, for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 08, 1929: Saturday Rev. Harrison Baker was advised Friday of the death of Olga Kelly, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Kelly, formerly of Chisholm, but for the past ten years of near Greenville, where they own considerable lands. Olga Kelly, some 30 years of age or more, was struck by a train as he was crossing the tracks in Greenville in his car and killed. He lived at Terrell at one time. He is survived by his parents, a younger brother and a sister. Another article. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Edwards were informed Friday of the death of Mr. Kelly. He was a first cousin of Mr. Edwards.

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 12, 1929: Monday Harrison Cockrell of Terrell died Sunday following an operation performed Saturday. Interment in Oakland Cemetery Monday. He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi March 14, 1866, the son of J. R. and Manda Pratt Cockrell, good old South Carolina Huguenot stock, who early took their march westward, settling first in Mississippi and thence in Texas, locating in Rockwall County. In the early 80's Harrison Cockrell came to Terrell, making his home with the late Matthew Cartwright,. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lalla Cockrell and daughter, Miss Elizabeth and son, James B. Cockrell, an elder brother, B. I. Cockrell of this city and two sisters, Mrs. James Duff of Ferris and Mrs. B. Banks of Royse City. He was a member of the Knights of Pythia for 45 years. { James Harrison Cockrell, only date listed Aug. 11, 1929, per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 30, 1929: Saturday Charley Sewell Lawhorn, brother of Mrs. T. G. Elms died in San Antonio Thursday and interred in Rockwall. He was an over-seas veteran and was 36 years of age. He leaves a wife and two small daughters. {Not listed in Rockwall County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 01, 1930: Wednesday Gussie, ten year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Harrell of Royse City, formerly of Chisholm died here Wednesday. She is survived by her parents and a sister Miss Elva Harrell of this city. Funeral services held Thursday at Chisholm. Terrell Daily Tribune, January 02, 1930- Gussie Evalyne Harrell was buried in Chisholm Cemetery Thursday. She was born in Rockwall County June 13, 1919. She is survived by her parents, three brothers, Ivan of Dallas, Dewey and Chelsie Harrell of Terrell, five sisters, Mrs. Celia Trollinger of Royse City, Mrs. Vesta Williamson of High Point, Miss Elva Harrell of Terrell, Zora and Roasie? of Royse City. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Pallbearers: Denny Caughran, Bryan Williams, Claude Tapp, Jeff Wooldridge, Henry McLendon and Ed Kelly; honorary: (lists 78 men). {Jun. 13, 1919 - Jan. 01, 1930, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 04, 1930: Tuesday D. F. Brannon of Chisholm died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Guy Collier at Chisholm. He was born July 24, 1848 in Alabama, married first to Miss Emma E. Hill and they had six children, only one survives. His second marriages was to Mary H. Murdock and nine children were born, eight survives: D. F. Brannon, Jr. of Corsicana, H. M. Brannon of Plano, J. T. Brannon of Dallas, M. M. Brannon of Ferris, G. O. Brannon of Garland, Mrs. Guy Collier of Chisholm, W. R. Brannon of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Mrs. J. A. Reel and J. E. Brannon of Wewoka, Oklahoma. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Allen’s Chapel, near Forney. Interment was at Heath, Texas Tuesday. {Jul. 24, 1848 - Feb. 2, 1930, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 12, 1930 Griffith League - R. M. Darden died at his home Thursday, February 6th. He was buried at Chisholm Friday. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, February 19, 1930 Miss Lottie Pullen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pullen of Rockwall, died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements pending. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 03, 1930: Monday Betty Maude, five year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Shook of Chisholm died from diphtheria Sunday. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery Monday. She was born August 14, 1924 and is survived by her parents, three sisters, Mr. G. L. Toney of Lubbock, Mrs. T. S. Nichols of Chisholm, Jess, Merle Shook and four brothers, C. M. Shook of Chisholm, L. W. Shook of Fort Worth and Joseph and Willie Shook of Chisholm. {Aug. 14, 1924 - Mar. 02, 1930, d/o Joe B. & Maude Shook, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 24, 1930: Monday Mrs. Emmett L. Sigler died at Chisholm Saturday. Interment in Lawrence Cemetery. Pallbearers: Elmo Hurley, Roscoe Hurley, John Belcher, Tom Evans, Grady Evans and Clyde Yates. Mrs. Bessie Shaw Sigler was born in Alabama March 20, 1897; married Emmett Sigler and one child was born. She is survived by her husband, son Elmer Roy, brothers and sisters: Walter Shaw of Lawrence, Mrs. Henry Bond, Mrs. Ralph Evans of Lawrence, three half-brothers and one half-sister, Jewell Shaw of Ellis County, John Shaw of Elmo, A. B. Shaw of Grand Saline and Mrs. Ruth Cole of Myrtle Springs. She was a member of the Baptist Church. {Listed as unmarked per Lawrence Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, March 31,1930: Monday Monroe Malone, negro, aged 21 years was found dead in bed at this home near Chisholm Sunday with his skull crushed in. His wife and two of her former "sweethearts" are held for investigation.

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 05, 1930 Albert Borth died at his home at McLendon Saturday May 3rd. He had lived at Kaufman, Terrell and Forney. Interment Monday in the Chisholm Cemetery. John Albert Borth was born February 16, 1883 in Iowa. He was the son of Herman and Haida Went Borth, both natives of Germany. He was brought to Texas about 47 years ago and in 1900 the family settled near Kaufman in what is known as the Egan Branch community. He married Miss Bertie Patton of Kaufman about twenty years ago. One son, Albert, Jr. was born. He is survived by his wife, son, his mother and sisters and brothers: F. C. Borth, Mrs. L. R. Grebe, Mrs. J. G. Wleting and Mrs. Bob Patton of Kaufman and H. A. Borth of Lawrence. He was a member of the Baptist church. Pallbearers: Grady Deaton, Cy Shook, Rube Jordan, Anderson Ritchie, W. H. McLendon and Clarence Nichols. Honorary: (lists 56 men). {1883 - 1930, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 31, 1930: Saturday C. O’Donnell, aged 71, died here Saturday. Interment in Chisholm tomorrow. He was a native of St. Clair County, Alabama, born March 27, 1859. He came to Texas in 1904, going first to Archer County, Texas where he lived for eleven years, when he moved to this part of the state. He is survived by his wife and four children: F. R. O’Donnell, W. C. O’Donnell of Colorado City, Texas, Mrs. O. J. Wooldridge of Archer County and A. O’Donnell of this city. Another son died during the war. { Abner C. O’Donnell, 1859- 1930, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 23, 1930 Mrs. Lila O’Donnel, wife of the late A. C. O’Donnel, died at Olney, Texas Sunday. Burial at Chisholm. Pallbearers: Henry Hanselka, Oscar Howell, Tom Miller, Sr., Jesse Lovell, Sam Allen and V. W. Flowers. Her death followed that of her husband three weeks ago today. {See May 31, 1920} She was born in St. Clair County, Alabama March 18, 1862. She married forty-nine years ago to A. C. O’Donnell. The following children survive: F. R. and E. S. O’Donnel, Terrell; W. P. O’Donnel, Colorado City, Texas; Mrs. O. J. Wooldridge, Olney, Texas. A brother P. E. Smith of Hamlin and a sister, Mrs. J. M. Green of Campbell, Texas also survive. She was a member of the Holiness Church. { Lela A. O’Donnell, 1862 - 1930, w/o Abner C. O’Donnell, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, September 22, 1930 Mrs. Anna L. Austin, aged 82 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. K. Isbell in Heath, Texas Sunday. Interment in Chisholm. She is survived by her two daughters, Mrs. M. K. Isbell of Heath and Mrs. S. J. Cullum of Dalhart, one son, F. J. McLendon of McLendon and grandson, P. I. Austin of this city. She was a native of South Carolina where she married Captain P. A. Austin. They moved to Texas in the early 70's, settling near McKinney, later in Rockwall. Captain Austin died about forty years ago.{Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, November 08, 1930: Saturday Mrs. R. E. L. Pinckard, who died in the McLendon community Friday was buried in the Chisholm Cemetery Saturday. Pallbearers: George Berg, Walter Cullins, W. H. McClendon, Ben Douglas, Ed Kelley, Rhoude Mitchell. Honorary: (lists 8 men). Mary Clifford Moore Pinckard was born in Georgia January 15, 1874. She married Robt. E. Lee Pinckard July 22, 1894. Six children were born. Surviving are her husband and children: R. E. Pinckard of Terrell, Ralph Pinckard of Chisholm, Mrs. C. E. Douglas and Mrs. E. W. Powell of Chisholm, Mrs. J. T. Douglas of Dallas, Miss Lucy Pinckard of Terrell, three brothers and two sisters: T. W. Moore, San Diego, California, M. J. Moore of Dallas , E. A. Moore of Greenville, Mrs. R. _. Edmonson, Pasadena, California and L. C. Lee of Gainesville, Texas. She was a member of the Methodist Church. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Kaufman Daily Herald, January 12, 1931 Mrs. J. P. Ewing died on December 29, 1930 (sic). She was seventy-eight years, one month and two days old. Her children who are living: Mrs. Annie Harris of Styx, Texas and Mrs. Mattie Lightfoot of Seagoville, Texas. She was born near Raleigh, North Carolina November 21, 1852. She married J. P. Ewing September 14, 1871 in New Orleans, Louisiana and four children were born, three girls and one son. Mrs. Wilma Copeland, deceased and Presley Ewing, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Ewing came to Texas in 1873,settling near Chisholm, Rockwall County, where all their children were born. In 1887, the family moved to Kaufman County, purchasing a home near Stubbs. She raised the two children of Mrs. Copeland’s. Mr. Ewing died in 1911. Mr. and Mrs. Ewing rode horseback from New Orleans to Rockwall County, Mrs. Ewing knitting completely a pair of socks while riding. Mrs. Lightfoot has a handwoven counterpane made by her mother when a girl. In Mrs. Ewing’s home is her spinning wheel. Mr. Ewing purchased his home at between two and three dollars per acre in the early days of Texas. Mrs. J. P. Ewing was the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. J. T. Gadd and was one of five children of whom three survive: Mrs. R. M. Phillips, Mrs. David Lewis, both of Kemp and J. T. Gadd of Star, North Carolina. Mrs. Ewing is also survived by twenty-one grandchildren fifteen great grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Kaufman Herald, January 15, 1931 - Mrs. J. P. Ewing died December 29, 1930 at age 78 years one month and two day. She is survived by her children, Mrs. Annie Harris of Styx, Texas and Mrs. Mattie Lightfoot of Seagoville, Texas. She was born near Raleigh, North Carolina November 21, 1852. She married J. P. Ewing September 14, 1871 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Four children were born, three girls and one son. Mrs. Wilma Copeland, deceased, Mrs. Mattie Lightfoot, Mrs. Annie Harris and Presley Ewing, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Ewing came to Texas in 1873, settling near Chisholm, Rockwall County, where all the children were born. In 1887 The Ewing family moved to Kaufman County and purchased a home near Stubbs, not far from Kemp. Mr. Ewing died in 1911. (details of their life) Mrs. Ewing was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Gadd and was one of five children of whom three survive: Mrs. R. M. Phillips, Mrs. David Lewis, both of Kemp and J. T. Gadd of Star, North Carolina. She is also survived by twenty-one grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church.{ Nancy Ewing, Nov. 27, 1852 - Dec. 29, 1930, per Shiloh Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, January 13, 1931 Mrs. L. L. Howell, Sr. of Chisholm died Monday in Dallas and buried Rockwall Cemetery. Pallbearers: H. E. Kelley, A. B. Seabolt, J. P. Zuspan, R. R. Hendrick, Byron Williams, J. A. Frazier. Mrs. Aubrey Elizabeth Lawhorn Howell was born in Mississippi October 31, 1870. She came to Texas with her parents in 1882. She married L. L. Howell May 31, 1893. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Margaret and Henri of Dallas, son L. L. Howell, Jr. of Chisholm and one grandson, L. L. Howell, III, three sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Charles Spong and Mrs. Addie Jordan of Rockwall, Mrs. Frankie Brown of Josephine, Texas, T. L. and H. W. Lawhorn of Dallas and N. L. Lawhorn of Rockwall. She was a member of the Baptist Church of Chisholm. {Oct. 31, 1870 - Jan. 12, 1931, ss/w Levi L. Howell, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions for Rockwall City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 12, 1931 George Washington Smith, a forty year resident of Rockwall County, near Colquitt, died Monday at age 91 years. He was born in Alabama December 3, 1840, coming to Texas over fifty years ago, locating in Rockwall County. He was an ex Confederate soldier. He is survived by six children: J. E. Smith of Rogers, Arkansas; Mrs. L. M. Davidson, Little Rock, Arkansas; E. L. Smith, Dallas; Mrs. Eula Jacobs, Dallas; Mrs. Clewra Chapel, Oklahoma City; Mrs. A. G. Griggs of Terrell. One son died in infancy. Mrs. Smith preceded him in 1921. Burial Wednesday. Pallbearers: N. L. Miller, L. D. Hargrove, T. B. Robertson, George Howell, Peter Snider, Will Williams, Ed Kelley, Pete Miller, W. H. Fleetwood, W. D. Samuels, E. E. Samuels, S. J. Bass, J. B. Hunter, Tony Miller, B. L. Gill, Sr. , B. L. Gill, Jr. D. E. Nicholson, S. M. Lagow. {Dec. 03, 1840 - May 11, 1931 and Sallie E. Smith, Mar. 24, 1847 - Feb. 01, 1921, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 13, 1931 Briscoe- Hubert Spillman died last Friday. { Hubert B. Spillman "Brother", 1902 - 1931, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall Co., Tx. for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, May 26, 1931: Tuesday News reached Terrell of the death of Dr. R. R. Scott of Royse City, who dropped dead from an attack of the heart. His wife was formerly Miss Kate Cockrell, daughter of B. I. Cockrell. Terrell Daily Tribune, May 27, 1931 - Dr. R. R. Scott was buried at Royse City Tuesday. {Dr. Ripley R. Scott, Apr. 25, 1874 - May 26, 1931, ss/w Kate C. Scott, Jul 26, 1880 - Nov. 25, 1950, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, June 13, 1931 Munson- Bill Gentry died at his home at Heath last week. He was formerly of this place. { William L. Gentry, Jun. 8, 1897 - Jun. 3, 1931, per Cemetery Inscriptions of Rockwall County, Texas for Royse City Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, JUNE 18, 1931: Thursday Mrs. O. A. Springer of Heath, who died here Thursday, will be buried Friday. Mrs. Lilly Mae Springer was born July 27, 1882. She married September 30, 1900 and eight children were born. She is survived by her husband and eight children: Mrs. Everett Aslin of Forney, Bernice, Zelma Ruth, five sons, Ernest, Cecil of Borger, Roy, Raymond, Kenneth; two brothers, Preston Hix of Dallas County and Eugene Hix of Plano. She was a member of the Christian Church. {1883 - 1931, per Rockwall County Cemetery Inscriptions, for Heath Cemetery}

Terrell Daily Tribune, July 15, 1931 Munson - Henry Butner, 82 years, died here Sunday. He is survived by his children: L. R. Butner and family, Ernest Butner and family, Mrs. Joe Nowlin and family, Mrs. Veron Rosenbaum and family, Mrs. Ted Weatherford and family, all of this place and Mrs. A. A. Marshall and family of Royse City, Mrs. Will Lowery and family of Campbell. { Henry L. Butner, 1849 - 1931, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Daily Tribune, August 05, 1931 Munson- D. T. Richburg died last Wednesday. He was working in his field when a small cold front came up and he and J. E. Nelain went to Mr. Nelain’s barn. They had just arrived at the barn when lightning struck Mr. Richburg, killing him instantly. He is survived by his wife and two children, Floyd of Royse City and Mrs. Goens of Dallas, along with one brother and his mother. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Interment at Royse City Friday. { Dave T. Richburg, 1875 - 1931, per Rockwall County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions for Royse City Cemetery}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. IX

Terrell Tribune, March 15, 1932: Tuesday Rev. J. W. Brice, pioneer citizen of Terrell died at his home in Bowie, Texas Monday and will be buried in Oakland Memorial Park Wednesday. He was 88 years of age and died from injuries received recently when he fell and broke his hip. He was an ordained minister of the Baptist Church and organized churches at Memphis, Clarendon, Claude, Mobeetle, Wellington and Amarillo. He came to Terrell in the latter seventies. In addition to his ministerial duties, he ran a nursery about one mile west of town on Rockwall road. He moved from Terrell to Rockwall in 1888. He was married to Miss Hattie Chambers in 1864 and eight children were born. Survivors are two sons and one daughter, R. E. Brice and Miss Marie L. Brice of Bowie and Judge C. R. Brice of Roswell, New Mexico. Terrell Tribune March 16, 1932- Rev. J. W. Brice was buried in Oakland Memorial Park by the side of his wife, who died in 1925. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. {Rev. John W. Brice, 1843 - 1932; Hattie Chambers Brice, 1843 - 1926; Edward H. Brice, 1873 - 1906, per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, July 20, 1932: Wednesday Mrs. Mary Lou Caughran of the Chisholm Community died today, on her birthday, having been born July 20, 1855 in Tennessee. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery Thursday. Pallbearers: Charlie Edwards, Jessie Briggs, Grady Isbelle, Grady Deaton, Henry McClendon and Bryan Williams. She married A. T. S. Caughran May 30, 1876. Ten years later they came to Texas settling in the Chisholm Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1901 and by one son, W. L. who died in 1929. She is survived by five sons: D. C., D. E. and E. O. Caughran of Chisholm, Walter Caughran of Rockwall and T. G. Caughran of Greenville, two daughters, Mrs. A. A. Garrett of Houston and Mrs. W. A. Edwards of Rockwall; one brother, L. C. Leary of Oklahoma; and three sisters, Mrs. George Massie of Fort worth, Mrs. Tom Waldman and Mrs. George Taylor of Tennessee. She is also survived by several grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Terrell Tribune, July 22, 1932: Friday - Mrs. Caughran was buried yesterday at Chisholm. Among the daughters present was Mrs. Lon Garrett, formerly of Terrell. {Mary L. Caughran, July 20, 1855 - July 20, 1932, A. T. S. Caughran is not listed, William L. Caughran, March 27, 1877 - January 17, 1929, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, October 12, 1932 Mrs. A. M. Nichols, wife of A. M. Nichols, farmer living near Chisholm, who died Wednesday will be buried at Chisholm Thursday. Terrell Tribune, October 13, 1932 - Mrs. A. M. Nichols was buried Thursday. Pallbearers: L. L. Howell, Jr., Grady Deaton, Elmer Caughran, Moody Daniels, Charlie Edwards, Grady Isabell. Mrs. Tula Nichols was born in Kentucky. She is survived by her husband, two sons, Charlie and Thomas Nichols of Chisholm, five daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Jordan of Chisholm, Mrs. R. M. Laughlin of Rowlett, Mrs. D. D. Darby of Hollywood, California, Mrs. Frank Dillard of [rest of paper not copied]. { Tula E. Nichols, 1866 - 1932, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 23, 1932: Wednesday Rockwall news - Miss Opal Welch died Saturday and buried in the big A cemetery Sunday. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, December 17, 1932 B. Shook of Chisholm died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. B. Nichols. He died from pneumonia. Burial in Chisholm Sunday. Pallbearers: Rube Jordan, Cleveland Copeland, Byron Williams, Grady Deaton, Grady Isbell, Ed Kelly. He was a native of Missouri, born December 1, 1850. He married Miss Elizabeth Good in 1869 and the family moved to Texas in 1892. He is survived by his wife and ten children: Mrs. W. F. McAnally of Poetry; Mrs. J. J. McCormick of Crandall; Mrs. W. A. Dennis of Graham; J. M. Shook of California; J. B. Shook of Chisholm; Ben Shook of Vernon, Mrs. W. M. Bailey of Tyler; P. T. Shook of Kansas; John M. Shook of Nebraska and Mrs. C. B. Nichols of Chisholm; forty-two grandchildren and forty-four great grandchildren. {Ben Shook, 1850 - 1932 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, February 07, 1933 Marshal and Mrs. Luther Sullivan were called to Dallas today on the death of the latter’s brother - in - law, Charles Zollner, aged 75. Burial tomorrow at Rockwall. Mrs. Zollner before her marriage was Miss Emma Freudiger, sister of Mrs. Sullivan. Kaufman Daily Herald, February 08, 1933 - Mr. Zollner was born February 14, 1856 in Adelaide, Australia, coming to the United States with his parents, Mathes and Elizabeth Zollner at age of ten. They lived in Iowa ten years then moved to Texas. Mr. Zollner, his father and brother, the late Matthew Zollner, established the Zollner ranch in Rockwall county, one of the largest in this section of the state. He is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Marie Kresgo of Kaufman County and Mrs. Emma Shaw of Dallas; one son, Carl Zollner, Jr. of Dallas; four grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Howell and Mrs. B. T. Pettit of Dallas. { Carl Zollner, February 14, 1856 - February 07, 1933 ss/w Emma Zollner, July 31, 1866 - May 22, 1955 per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, March 15, 1933 Prairie Chapel news _ "Grandpa" Burchfield, who died Sunday was brought Sunday to the home of his son J. M. Birchfield, with whom he had made his home for 28 years for burial at Crandall. G. W. Burchfield was born in Alabama May 4, 1842. At age 26 he moved to Arkansas and lived for 23 years. He then moved to Texas and with the exception of two years spent in Rockwall County and two years in West Texas, has made his home in and around Crandall. His wife died in 1892. He is survived by three sons, J. M. and Paul of Oklahoma and Joe of West Texas; one daughter, Mrs. Maggie Sorrells of Gastonia; thirty-seven grandchildren, sixty-five great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Crandall news - Grandpa Birchfield was an old Confederate soldier and a deacon in the Baptist Church. { George W. Burchfield, no dates, Co G 26th Ala Inf CSA, per Crandall Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, May 30, 1933: Tuesday Mrs. Georgia Briggs McLendon, wife of F. J. McLendon of McLendon, died Monday and buried today in Chisholm Cemetery. She is survived by her husband and brothers residing at Chisholm. {1865 - 1933, w/o Frank J. McLendon, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, June 10, 1933: Saturday L. K. Seabolt of Heath, died in Dallas Friday of blood poisoning. A few days ago a pimple appeared on his face, which became infected. He has served Rockwall as county commissioner. Terrell Tribune, June 14, 1933 - Heath news - L. H. Seabolt was stricken with what seemed to be a carbuncle in the nose. He died Saturday in Dallas. He is survived by his wife and seven children, several step-children, a brother, one sister. He was buried in Willow Springs Cemetery. { L. Kanney Seabolt, November 17, 1865 - June 10, 1933, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, June 10, 1933 Mrs. F. J. McLendon died at McLendon May 29th. Her maiden name was Georgie Etta Briggs, born in Lexington, Alabama on May 24, 1865. She came to Texas in 1883 and spent her life in and around the Chisholm community. She was married to F. J. McLendon December 11, 1890, who survives her. Pallbearers: Jesse Briggs, Hal Briggs, John Briggs, Edward Briggs, Preston Austin and Grady Isbell. Besides her husband, she is also survived by brothers: W. S. Briggs, E. S. Briggs, H. D. Briggs and R. L. Briggs. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, June 14, 1933 Heath news - Mrs. Henry Hanby died and buried at the Peck Cemetery. She is survived by her husband and a small son. { Beverly Lloyd Hanby, January 26, 1905 - June 08, 1933, per Peck Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, July 05, 1933 Heath news - "Grandpa" Evans died Saturday. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Evans, a daughter, Mrs. J. L. Cantrell of Mansfield, a son, W. M. Evans of Heath; two brothers, Sam Evans of Wichita Falls; Dale Evans, Veto, Alabama; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Trotter of Rockwall and Mrs. Bette Hargrove of Elkmont, Alabama, sixteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren. Burial in the Willow Springs Cemetery. { T. J. Evans, February 22, 1850 - July 01, 1933 per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, July 08, 1933: Saturday John Franklin Hellams of Chisholm since 1888, died here Friday. Burial at Chisholm. Pallbearers: Henry McLendon, P. I. Austin, Grady Deaton, Albert Barth, Newman Lofland, Jesse Briggs. He was born in Lawrence County, South Carolina May 19, 1858, the son of William and Mary Patton Hellams, rugged pioneers of Palmetto state. He married November 14, 1878 to Miss Ozello Rose, who died seventeen years ago. Four children were born, three of whom survive: Misses Ethel and Alma Hellams of Chisholm and Homer Hellams of Longview. He came to Texas in 1888, locating near Chisholm. {May 19, 1858 - July 07, 1933 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, July 10, 1933: Monday J. A. Wilkerson, formerly of Rockwall, died in Dallas Sunday. Burial at that place. Kaufman Daily Herald, July 10, 1933 - Born in 1873 near Rockwall. [details of life]. Married Carrie Dumas in 1897. He is survived by his wife, six children, R. G. Wilkerson, Temple; J. A. Wilkerson, Jr., Rockwall; W. D. Wilkerson, Calvert; Mrs. L. B. Lucas, Fort Worth; Mrs. W. A. Payne, Dallas and Miss Helen Wilkerson, Dallas and a brother, G. A. Wilkerson, Oakland, California.. Burial at Rockwall Monday. {February 25, 1875 - July 09, 1933, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, July 27, 1933 Mrs. Effie Darden, who died at her home on the Grinnan farm early today will be buried in the Chisholm Cemetery today. She was a native of Alabama, born in 1879. Her husband, R. M. Darden, preceded her in death some eight years ago. She is survived by two sons, C. C. and Shelton Darden of Terrell; five daughters, Edith, Mrs. E. D. Tuberville of Oklahoma, Mrs. O. S. Whitworth of Kaufman, Mrs. L. B. Wooldridge of Fate, Mrs. G. G. Blake of Crow; one granddaughter, Thelma Williams, whom the deceased had reared from infancy, five other grandchildren; her aged father, J. A. Coston of Winnsboro; three brothers, J. F. Coston of Winnsboro, O. C. Coston of Mineola; four sisters, Mrs. J. C. Whitworth and Mrs. E. A. Hollingsworth of Winnsboro; Mrs. W. S. Gans and Mrs. Ernest Gayle of Mineola. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery. Anderson Clayton Funeral Home Records state 53 yrs - July 27, 1933; d/o J. A. & Jannie ?__, buried Chisholm}

Terrell Tribune, August 30, 1933 Heath news - Leon Hutchinson of near Hebron, was buried here Friday. He leaves a wife and children. {September 28, 1905 - August 24, 1933 per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, September 14, 1933 Mrs. Mary A. Edwards, widow of the late A. H. Edwards of Chisholm, died today in Dallas. Burial tomorrow at Chisholm beside her husband, who died about ten years ago. She is survived by two sons, Billy Edwards of Rockwall and Charles Edwards of this city. { Mary R. Edwards, August 31, 1860 - September 14, 1933, w/o A. H. Edwards, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, September 28, 1933: Thursday Mrs. Jeff Wooldridge of Chisholm, sister of Sheriff Hall of Rockwall County, died last night at McKinney. A husband and one daughter survive. Terrell Tribune, September 29, 1933 - Mrs. Jeff Wooldridge was buried today. She was born in North Caroline February 9, 1898. She came to Texas with her parents in 1902, locating in Rockwall county. She married to Jeff Wooldridge December 20, 1919 and one child was born. She is survived by her husband and daughter, Gloria Lucille, age 5; her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hall of Rockwall; four brothers, C. G., Ed N., E. W. and H. O. Hall, all of Rockwall; three sisters, Mrs. George E. Meaders and Mrs. Joe Morris, Rockwall and Mrs. Floyd Posten of Tyler. She was a member of the Methodist Church. { Laurie Wooldridge, 1897 - 1933 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, October 24, 1933: Tuesday J. C. White of Chisholm died there Tuesday. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Martha Belle White, two daughters, Miss Geneva White of Dallas, Mrs. W. D. Boland of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two sons, Winfield White of Lubbock, Texas, Percy White of Los Angeles, a brother, Will White of Fort Worth. Burial Wednesday in Restland Memorial Park of Dallas. Terrell Tribune, October 25, 1933 - J. C. White was buried today. He was a native of Crittenden County, Kentucky, born December 9, 1854. Also in Kaufman Herald, November 02, 1933.

Terrell Tribune, October 25, 1933 Mary G. Sprawls, wife of the late F. M. Sprawls died at her daughter’s home in Fort Worth Tuesday. Burial in Oakland Memorial Burial Park. Pallbearers: Herbert Corley, Lawrence Tankersley, Chester Stallings, Henry Stallings, B. L. Gill, Jr. and George S. Ford, Jr. She was Miss Mary G. Miller, daughter of Judge and Mrs. J. C. Miller, born in Kentucky in 1856. She came to Rockwall County with her parents in 1851. She married Francis Marion Sprawls December 21, 1876 and seven children were born. She is survived by Mrs. Fred Smith and Mrs. K. D. Orr, Jr. of Terrell, and Mrs. L. W. Marshall of Fort Worth; one son, seven grandchildren, one being Theodore Howell, and one brother, Rev. L. A. Miller of Dallas. Terrell Tribune, October 26, 1933 - Mrs. Mary Miller Sprawls was buried today. Also in Kaufman Herald, November 02, 1933. { Mary Helen Miller Sprawls, 1856 - 1933, ss/w Beulah Smith, Thomas Eugene Smith, Bessie S. Howell & F. M. Sprawls, per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, November 08, 1933: Wednesday Heath news - F. L. Darr died Sunday. Burial Monday. He leaves a wife, Mrs. Mary Darr, daughter, Mrs. Will Seabolt, two brothers, a sister and two grandchildren, W. L. and Macon Seabolt. { Felix L. Darr, June 10, 1857 - November 05, 1933 ss/w Mary Jane Darr, January 02, 1878 - July 02, 1951, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 24, 1933: Friday Mrs. Arthur L. Tapp died this morning near Chisholm. Burial at College Mound Saturday. Nee Miss Tamsie Howie, was born October 18, 1880 and married in 1889. She is survived by her husband, two sons, Claude and Luther Tapp and five grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Mesdames J. R. Landers of Ovalo; Monroe Lowrie of Terrell; Henry Stewart of Cash; and Luther Howie of Abilene; John Howie of Greenville and Ollie Albert and George Howie of Terrell. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, later joining the Methodist Church at Chisholm. Pallbearers: Lester Farmer, Jesse Lovell, Douglas Gardner, Tom Lewis, George Beavers and Roy Middlebrook; honorary [lists 8 men]. Note: Obit also in Kaufman Herald, November 30, 1933. { Tamsie Jane Howie Tapp, October 19, 1880 - November 07, 1933, per College Mound Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, December 06, 1933: Wednesday Heath news - Judge W. S. Terrell of Conroe was buried here Wednesday, November 29th beside his wife. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, December 06, 1933 Heath news - C. W. Cullins died Friday. Burial in the Heath Cemetery. {August 20, 1869 - December 01, 1933 per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, January 11, 1934: Thursday J. M. Johnson died at the home of his son at Lawrence Wednesday. He was buried in Long Creek Cemetery near Mesquite today. Pallbearers: Matthew Wallace, John Wakem, J. W. Sanders, C. S. Adams, Homer Coltharp and Garfield Wallace. James Moses Johnson was born in Calhoun County, Arkansas September 14, 1859. He came to Texas locating in Rockwall County in 1885. He married Miss Alice Rebecca York December 5, 1883 and ten children were born. One daughter, Mrs. C. H. Howard preceded him on December 31, 1932. He leaves to survived: his wife, five sons, W. T. Johnson of Lawrence, C. B. Johnson, San Antonio; J. E., J. A. and B. W. Johnson, all of Dallas; four daughters, Mrs. W. M. Massey, Mesquite; Mrs. C. L. McKinney, Wills Point; Mrs. D. Reynolds, Pecan Gap; and Mrs. F. C. Grady, Dallas; four sisters, Mrs. T. J. Walden, Dallas; Mrs. Madie Stovall, Fort Worth; Mrs. Alex Hubbard, Lufkin; Mrs. Charles Barber, Rockwall; thirty-eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Terrell Tribune, February 07, 1934 Chisholm news - Tommy Cobb died Monday. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cobb, several brothers and one sister, Frances Cobb. Burial Tuesday. { Henry T. Cobb, October 28, 1894 - February 05, 1934, per Lawhorn Cemetery [Rockwall County, Texas] enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, May 09, 1934: Wednesday Burr Ille Cockrell died last midnight here. Burial in Oakland Memorial Park beside his wife. Pallbearers: James Dyer, Hall C. Dyer, Raymond Simmons, Eugene Shawver, Austin Shawver, James Cockrell, Roy Banks, Herman Banks. He was born in the Fairfield District, South Carolina April 1, 1852. His parents moved to Pontotoc County, Mississippi in November 1858, near Tupelo. Here he married Miss Florence Simmons July 18, 1877. Seven daughters were born, his wife and three daughters preceded him. He is survived by daughters, Mrs. R. R. Scott of Royse City; Mrs. W. P. Boggess of Fort Worth; Miss Wilma Cockrell, Terrell; Mrs. Wade Fleetwood, Birmingham, Alabama; two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Duff, Ferris; Mrs. Mary Hanks, Royse City; nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He came to Texas in 1877, locating in Dallas County. The next year he moved to Rockwall County, then to Terrell in 1892. Terrell Tribune, May 10, 1934 - Burr Ille Cockrell was buried today. Also in Kaufman Herald, May 17, 1934. {April 01, 1852 - May 09, 1934, Mason, ss/w Florence Simmons Cockrell, December 04, 1855 - January 08, 1898 per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, June 20, 1934: Friday Mrs. Annie Laurie Darnell will be buried today in Oakland Memorial Park by the side of her father, the late G. H. Hunt, who preceded her in death thirteen years ago. Pallbearers from the William C. Langwith post American Legion: Arthur Boyd, Dick Gray, John Carden, Ed Cowan, Dock Myrick and Hugh Cauthon. Mrs. Darnell died Thursday. She was born May 21, 1894 at Chisholm. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She married Porter D. Darnell of Crandall June 12, 1921, who with one child, Imogene, survives. Other surviving relatives include her mother, Mrs. G. H. Hunt and eight brothers and three sisters, Clem and Frank Hunt of Terrell, George, Jr. of Dallas, John R. of Lubbock, Walter, Albert and Charles of Los Angeles, California, Oscar of Terrell, Mrs. J. G. Harwell of Los Angeles, Mrs. Lee Cark of Dallas and Miss Mary Hunt of Terrell. {G. H. Hunt, August 25, 1866 - May 03, 1921, ss/w Mary R. Hunt, May 24, 1868 - December 14, 1941}

Terrell Tribune, July 21, 1934 W. O. Wooldridge was found dead in a fishing camp on East Fork bottom, six miles south of Rockwall Friday. He was 42 years old. He married in 1913 to Miss Evelyn Lee Trout, who with two children, Edith and Joe Ped, survives, along with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Wooldridge, three brothers, Sid, Clarence, and Ordis; five sisters, Mrs. Sam Worthy, Mrs. M. B. Klutts, Griffith League; Mrs. Bill Garrett, Fate; and Mrs. Scott Talley and Mrs. Louis Talley of Royse City. { Willie Otho Wooldridge, February 5, 1893 - July 20, 1934, per Royse City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, June 28, 1934 Mrs. Dick Darnell died in Wichita Falls today. Burial tomorrow in Oakland Memorial Burial park. Mrs. Laura Darnell is the daughter of the late G. H. Hunt and Mrs. Mollie Hunt of the Colquitt community. Terrell Tribune, June 29, 1934 - Annie Laurie Darnell was buried today. Pallbearers Arthur Boyd, Dick Gray, John Carden, Ed Cowan, Dock Myrick and Hugh Cauthon. She was born May 31, 1894 at Chisholm. She was married June 12, 1921, who with one child, Imogene survives, along with her mother, Mrs. G. H. Hunt and eight brothers and three sisters: Clem and Frank Hunt of Terrell, George, Jr. of Dallas, John R. of Lubbock, Walter, Albert and Charles of Los Angeles, California, Oscar of Terrell, Mrs. J. G. Harwell of Los Angeles, Mrs. Lee Cark, Dallas and Miss Mary Hunt of Terrell.{Annie Laura Darnell, May 31, 1894 - June 28, 1934 per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, July 31, 1934: Tuesday M. K. Isbell, 76, uncle of Judge Claude Isbell of Rockwall, died Monday. Burial today in the Heath Cemetery. {Not listed in Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, June 02, 1934: Saturday Forney - Joseph Weldon Futrell, age twelve, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Futrell of Heath, drowned. He and some boys were returning from school with their report cards when they decided to go for a swim. His body was recovered from the tank Tuesday midnight and prepared for burial. Burial at Heath. {1921-1934, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, August 13, 1934 Mrs. Lula Caughran died here Sunday. Burial Tuesday in Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: T. S. Nichols, Grady Deaton, Grady Isbell, L. A. Williams, J. T. Wooldridge, L. L. Howell, Jr., Wallace Wilson, Frank Markham. She was a native of Belton, Texas born July 15, 1884. She married the late W. L. Caughran and two daughters were born. She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. T. M. Daniels of Chisholm, Mrs. R. M. James of Royse City; two grandchildren, Jaunita Bill and Tilman Daniels, her aged mother, Mrs. R. S. Leinart; one sister, Mrs. John Harrell of Fort Worth; four half-sisters, Mrs. Robert Baker of Dallas, Mrs. Hugh Taylor of Royse City, Mrs. E. O. Mauldin of Dallas, Mrs. Sam Price of Royse City; two half-brothers, Scott Leinart of Royse City and Ernest Leinart of Dallas; several step-brothers and sisters, among whom is Dock Leinart of Terrell. She was a member of the Methodist Church. {July 15, 1884- August 12, 1934, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 10, 1934: Saturday Miss Annie Rushing, aged 40, died here today. Interment will be in Kaufman Cemetery Sunday. She was born in Rockwall County. She is survived by two brothers, J. W. Rushing of Terrell, J. T. Rushing of Dallas; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Rayburn of Dallas. {1893 - 1935, per Kaufman City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 20, 1934: Tuesday Rockwall - Mrs. Flora Barnes, 53, shot herself to death yesterday in the presence of her husband, John Barnes. Burial Thursday. Without speaking, she placed the muzzle of the gun in her mouth and pulled the trigger. She died instantly. No inquest was ordered. { Flora B. Barnes, 1877 - 1934 ss/w John A. Barnes, 1881 - 1946 per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 24, 1934: Saturday Mrs. S. E. Pierce of Chisholm died Friday. She is survived by her husband and four grown sons. Burial in Rockwall today on her fortieth wedding anniversary. {Unable to locate burial site}

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. X

Kaufman Daily Herald, June 03, 1935. Three men were killed and two others injured in a head on collision. Dead are Herman L. Lindsey, 32, Royse City, married, no children and P. ‘Piggy’ Fair, 33, Royse City, driver of the sedan and Joe Adams, 24, Royse City. Terrell Tribune, June 03, 1935 - ... Joe Bailey Adams, one of the three dead, was the youngest son of Hamp Adams of Royse City. The senior Adams is a first cousin of A. H. Ables. Mrs. Ables said that young Adams would be buried tomorrow in Royse City. The mother of the boy was notified of her son’s death today in San Angelo. {None of the above dead are listed in Rockwall County, Texas cemetery enumerations}

Kaufman Daily Herald, February 05, 1935:Tuesday Mrs. G. M. Williamson, mother of S. T. Williamson and Mrs. R. L. Halbert of Kemp, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Huse at Rockwall Saturday from influenza. {Mrs. G. M. Williamson, Feb. 12, 1848 - Feb. 01, 1935, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Kaufman Daily Herald, November 04, 1935 Greenville - The body of W. L. Moore, 73 of the Whitehead community, Hunt County was found Sunday in a barpit near the Sabine River. He had been missing from home since Friday. Inquest ruled accidental drowning. Terrell Tribune, November 06, 1935, Whitehead news - W. L. Moore died from drowning in the Sabine bottom Friday, November 1st. He had gone to the pasture to get his cow when he was caught in a head rise. Darkness came on and he was caught in the bottom. Being old and unable to see very well it appears that in trying to follow a fence out of the bottom he stepped into a slough over his head. He was found Saturday by a searching party. He was buried in Blackland Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, five sons and four daughters, five grandchildren. {Not listed in Rockwall County, Texas Cemeteries for Blackland Cemetery}

Kaufman Daily Herald, September 16, 1936: Wednesday Royse City - H. J. Lancaster, 56, native of Rockwall county was dragged to death by a mule Tuesday. He had gone to the pasture for the animal and was returning to the house. The rope with which he was leading the mule was wrapped about his arm. The animal became frightened and started running. Lancaster was killed when his body hit a fence post. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Ottis McGahey, Mrs. Curley Butner and Mrs. Adolph Borse of Munson; one son, Sonny, of California; two brothers, Arthur of Dallas and J. C. of Royse City and one sister, Mrs. Maggie Brownwell of Fort Worth. Also in Terrell Tribune, September 18, 1936. { H. Jake Lancaster, 1878 - 1936 ss/w Opal Lancaster, 1881 - 1969 per Royse City Cemetery enumeration}

Kaufman Daily Herald, December 05, 1936 Athens - C. E. Killgo, 60, of Rockwall was killed in an automobile accident near Athens November 27th and died Friday.

Terrell Tribune, August 03, 1935 John Crawford, 70, of Rockwall county, died last night. He was one of the largest landowners in Rockwall county. {1870 - 1935, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, October 16, 1935 J. G. Moore, father of E. E. Moore, died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas. burial in the Chisholm Cemetery Thursday. {Not listed in Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 21, 1935 Isaac Land Edwards died today in Fort Worth. Burial in Oakland Memorial Park tomorrow. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Butler Edwards, brother, Filar Edwards, both living in Fort Worth, a daughter living in Terrell. He was formerly of Chisholm, but moved to Fort Worth around 1900. He was 60 years of age. Mrs. Griffith had been with her father since he became ill, about six weeks ago. He was born in Forsthye County, Georgia February 10, 1875. The family came to Texas when he was a child and for twenty years lived near Chisholm. Pallbearers: Newman Leland, Rockwall: William Parr, C. B. Edwards and Charlton Griffith of Terrell and Thomas Leslie Dallas of Fort Worth. Terrell Tribune, November 22, 1935 - Isaac Land Edwards was buried in Oakland Memorial Park. {Feb. 10, 1875 - Nov. 21, 1935, per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, December 17, 1935 Winfield White, about 50 years of age, died at his home near Chisholm today. He is survived by his wife. Burial in a cemetery near Dallas Wednesday. Another article, same paper. .....Pallbearers: T. G. Caughran, D. C. Caughran, Roy C. Seabolt, Lloyd Fowler, J. J. Maloney and L. E. Pierce. Winfield Scott White was born in Arkansas August 9, 1894. He married Miss Evie Garrett April 17, 1921. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Evie White, his mother, Mrs. Martha White, both of Chisholm, one brother of California; two sisters, Mrs. W. D. Boland of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Miss Geneva White of Dallas. He was a member of the Baptist Church. { Winfield S. White, Aug. 19, 1894 - Dec. 17, 1935, Tx Pvt 26 Balloon Co Air Service, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, December 28, 1935 Rockwall - Ellen Hill, negro woman, who is approximately 115 years old, died at her home Sunday. Burial in the family cemetery. Since the freeing of the slaves Ellen had lived in the negro settlement south of Rockwall, where she owned a farm. She had been the property of a Dallas family. For twenty eight years it had been the custom for her family to honor her on June 19th with a family reunion and picnic on the banks of the river near her home. She was active and able to walk about the house until stricken nine days ago. In recent years she devoted her time to piecing quilts, but prior to 1910, she spun and wove the cloth used by her family. She was the mother of fourteen children, eight of whom survive her. She is also survived by fifty-two grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. {Funeral Home Marker, 1935, per Rockwall City Cemetery [colored]. Note: A tombstone really should be set in honor of this woman, as she was a slave and a part of our history}

Terrell Tribune, February 05, 1936 Griffith League news - T. A. Lovell of Terrell died. {Sept. 10, 1878 - Jan. 29, 1936 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, February 22, 1936: Saturday James Clinton Gaines, Confederate veteran of Rockwall died on the 13th instant. He was the father of Editor R. A. Gaines of the Rockwall Success. He was born in Virginia March 06, 1843. He lived in Rockwall since 1886. {Mar. 06, 1843 - Feb. 13, 1936, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, March 16, 1936: Monday Mrs. I. B. Edwards died in Fort Worth. She was the grandmother of Mrs. F. M. Griffith of this city. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery Tuesday. She married I. Butler Edwards at Cumming, Georgia in 1868. Three sons were born; J. Filar Edwards of Fort Worth, who survives; Smith and I. Land, both deceased. Also surviving are three granddaughters, Mrs. William B. Kilbourne, Glendale, California; Mrs. Guy L. Pemberton, Fort Worth; Mrs. F. M. Griffith, Terrell; one grandson, Butler Edwards of Fort Worth and two great-grandchildren, Nancy Ann Pemberton and F. M. Griffith, Jr. { A. E. Edwards, Feb. 27, 1854 - Mar. 15, 1936, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, May 06, 1936 William Riley Craig died Friday. Interment in Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: J. F. Mason, Henry McLendon, Frank McLendon, J. E. Wilson, Will Pemberton, W. B. Thomason. He was born in Marshall County, Alabama April 16, 1861. He married Frances Elizabeth Williams September 26, 1880. Seven children were born, two boys and five girls. His wife and three children preceded him in death. He leaves Mrs. S. C. Mason, Greenville, Tx; Mrs. C. A. Sebastain, Jr., McLendon; Mrs. L. Waggoner, Henderson, Texas; Mrs. F. G. McKinney, Edinburg, Texas; thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. In 1935, he married Evangeline West of Dallas, who also survives. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Masonic lodge. {1861 - 1936, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, May 14, 1936 Robert Felix Lovell died Wednesday May 13th. Burial today in the Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ed Cowan, J. Tom Harrell, Will Roark, Dennis Caughran, V. Payne and Jeff Wooldridge. He was born in Alabama December 5, 1881. He came to Texas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lovell when just a boy, making his home in Kaufman and Rockwall counties. He had the misfortune of losing one of his arms while a young man. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He is survived by one brother, J. J. Lovell of Chisholm; two sisters, Miss Bailey Lovell of Terrell and Mrs. O. C. Moore of Dallas. {Dec. 05, 1881 - May 13, 1936 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Forney Messenger, June 16, 1936 Elizabeth Denton Cook of Heath committed suicide Monday. Domestic trouble was given. She was the daughter of J. M. Denton of Heath and is survived by her father and three brothers. She was born January 12, 1910 at Heath. Burial at Heath. Heath news, same paper - Mrs. Edith Cook, died at the home of her brother, Lonnie Denton. { Edith Denton Cook, Aug. 16, 1910 - Jan. 13, 1936, per Heath Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, September 24, 1936: Thursday Mrs. Sanders McMahan died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. L. Tapp Wednesday. Burial in Oakland Memorial Burial Park beside her husband. Pallbearers: E. E. Samuels, L. L. Farmer, Charles Johnson, Raymond Keen, Don Liffincolt, M. C. Pendergrast. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee March 4, 1857. The family came to Texas when she was a child, locating first in Collin County, later to Rockwall County, then to Kaufman County. She has lived here for thirty-five years. She married the last Sanders McMahan December 25, 1875 and nine children were born. Her husband and two children preceded her in death. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Arthur Tapp of Terrell, Mrs. C. A. Jacks, Mrs. S. C. Hale and Mrs. E. B. Lagow of Dallas; three sons, J. W. McMahan of Epps, Louisiana, W. A. McMahan of El Paso and J. R. McMahan of Columbus, Texas; two step-sons, C. A. and Allen McMahan; two brothers, W. L. Johnson of Brookfield, Missouri and Rufus Stewart of Los Angeles, California; one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Thompson . { Lucinda McMahan, 1857 - 1936 per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, October 28, 1936: Wednesday Emmett Dunn, 19 year old son of Mrs. Della Dunn of Heath, was fatally wounded while hunting Monday with two companions. He was shot accidentally with a 22 caliber rifle in the hands of John Lewis Crumpley, the bullet striking him in the chest. The body was taken to Rockwall for burial. {Not listed in Rockwall County Cemetery enumerations}

Terrell Tribune, October 30, 1936 Onice Shoemaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Shoemaker of this city was injured Thursday when his car overturned. [details]. Terrell Tribune, October 31, 1936 - Onice Shoemaker, 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Shoemaker, died here today from injuries received Thursday when his car turned turtle after striking a yearling calf. He is survived by his wife and one son, about seven years old; his parents and two brothers, LeRoy of Houston and J. W. of Tyler. Burial in Oakland Memorial Park Sunday. Terrell Tribune, November 02, 1936 - He was born in Rockwall County April 1, 1905.He married Mrs. Lila Belle Cayce of Vernon, Texas on October 18, 1926. One son was born. He is survived by his wife, seven year old son, Bobby Charles, his parents, two brothers, LeRoy of Houston and J. W. of Tyler. { Onice Pierce Shoemaker, Apr. 01, 1905 - Oct. 31, 1936 per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, January 08, 1937 Mrs. Nannie Daniel Cariker died today. Burial in Oakland Memorial Burial Park. Pallbearers: H. A. Crofts, N. L. Miller, V. E. Pool, Sam Finley, H. B. Lyon, R. L. Shoemaker. She was born in Rockwall, Texas, then a part of Kaufman County July 23, 1870. She came to Terrell in 1876 with her father, the Rev. J. B. Daniel. She married Henry Cariker October 10, 1895. Her husband preceded her July 6, 1903. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. C. W. Chambers of Livingston, Texas, one brother, E. Q. Daniel of Sweetwater; four nephews, John and Carroll Hammond of Terrell, Hickman Chambers of Livingston; E. Q. Daniel, Jr. of Sweetwater; two nieces, Mrs. J. S. Evans of Livingston and Mrs. Doris Daniel of Abilene. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Also in Kaufman Herald, Jan. 14, 1937. { Nennie Daniel Cariker, Jul. 23, 1870 - Jan. 08, 1937 and William Henry Cariker, Jul. 26, 1866 - Jul. 06, 1903 per Oakland Memorial Park Cemetery records. Note: William Henry Cariker not buried in same section as Nennie Daniel Cariker}

Terrell Tribune, February 04, 1937 Chisholm news - Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Phillips attended the funeral of Mr. Phillip’s father in Rockwall Saturday.

Kaufman Herald, April 22, 1937 Edgar Lonzo Smith, father of Landon Smith, died Thursday. Burial Friday at Chisholm. His home was at Putnam, but had been visiting his son. He was born December 17, 1878. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mollie Smith of Putnam; five sons, E. T. Smith, San Antonio; Landon Smith, Kaufman and Richard, Johnny and Lonzo, Jr., all of Putnam; four daughters, Mrs. Vallie Scott, San Angelo, Mrs. Geneva Kovodovitch, Dallas; Miss Julia Smith, Freeman, Arkansas and Miss Johnnie Belle Smith, Putnam; one brother, Ezra Smith, Rogers, Arkansas and four sisters, Mrs. O. D. Griggs, Terrell; Mrs. Jim Davidson, Little Rock, Arkansas; Mrs. Ashley Chappell, Oklahoma City and Mrs. Charlie Jacobs, Dallas. Terrell Tribune, April 21, 1937, Eagan Branch news - Otho Smith died at the home of his son, London Smith Thursday. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery Friday. He is survived by his wife and several children. {E. Lonzo Smith, Dec. 17, 1879 - Apr. 15, 1937 per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, May 05, 1937: Wednesday Mrs. Mollie Welch Carroll died here Tuesday. Burial in College Mound Thursday. Pallbearers: R. L. Shoemaker, Edgar Simmons, Russell Simmons, Paul Green, Grady Springer and J. N. Black. She was born in Rockwall, Texas April 11, 1877. She was thrice married, three children preceded her. She is survived by her husband, James F. Carroll and children: Mrs. V. H. Surls, R. E. Scantling, Mrs. R. E. Lee of Terrell; D. E. Wynn of Liberty, Texas; Mrs. J. W. Kirk of Dallas; Frank, William and Clarence Carroll of Terrell; Paul and James Carroll of Dallas and Virgil Carroll of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the latter stationed on the U. S. S. Beaver. She was a member of the Methodist Church. { F. Mollie Welch Carroll, Apr. 11, 1877- May 04, 1937 per College Mound Cemetery records}

Terrell Tribune, June 02, 1937: Wednesday Munson news - Mrs. Will White died last Thursday. Burial Friday in Blackland Cemetery. {Not listed in Blackland Cemetery for Rockwall County, Texas}

Terrell Tribune, June 28, 1937 James Franklin McMurry died at his home in Chisholm Sunday. Burial today. He was born in Rogersville, Alabama, June 11, 1871, coming to Texas and to Chisholm some thirty–five years ago. He married Miss Effie Maxfield, May 10, 1901. He is survived by his wife and one brother, J. W. McMurry of Florence, Alabama. {Jun. 11, 1870 - Jun. 27, 1937, WOW, per Chisholm Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, November 11, 1937: Thursday William Preston Kent died on the Cartwright ranch Wednesday. Burial will be in Royse City. He was born in Cave City, Arkansas, June 5, 1874. He came to Texas in 1898, settling in Rockwall County, later moving to Kaufman County. He married Miss Trona Laman and seven children were born, one who died in infancy. He is survived by his wife; three sons, Bartes Kent, Josephine, Texas; Odes Kent, Cartwright ranch; Connie Kent, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Creecy, Kemp; five grandchildren; two brothers, Jasper Kent, Arkansas and John Kent, Childress. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Kaufman Herald, November 18, 1937. - Burial in Royse City. Terrell Tribune, November 17, 1937, Cartwright- He is survived by .... daughter, Mrs. Reubine Creecy of Kemp.{1874 - 1937 ss/w Trona A. Kent, 1875 - 1950, per Royse City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, June 30, 1937 Judge J. I. Austin died in Rockwall last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Walker and son, James attended the funeral. Mr. Walker was a nephew. { I. J. Austin, 1851 - 1937, AF & AM, per Rockwall City Cemetery enumeration}

Terrell Tribune, February 01, 1935 - Friday Grank Crenshaw, brother of J. H. Crenshaw of Chisholm, was killed in Houston Sunday and will be buried in Nevada, Collin County Tuesday. His wife, a bride of a few months, survives

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Death Notices of Kaufman County
Vol. XI

M. B. ‘Babe’ Wooldridge, 73, died in Terrell Wednesday and buried yesterday at Royse City Cemetery. He is survived by seven children, three sons and four daughters. He was born in Arkansas, but had lived the greater part of his life in Terrell. { Marion Wooldridge, June 05, 1864 - February 16, 1938 ss/w Nancy E. Wooldridge, December 13, 1869 - December 18, 1936, per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Kaufman Herald, February 24, 1938: Thursday L. J. DeWeese, 55, of Rockwall, who died last Thursday was buried in the Rockwall Cemetery Friday. He had served as justice of the peace for eleven years. He was married in 1924 to Grace Holt of Heath. He is survived by his widow; one sister, Mrs. E. H. Crandall of Crosbyton; six brothers, C. B. DeWeese, Dallas; A. E. DeWeese, Homer, Louisiana; U. C. DeWeese, Kaufman; Charles DeWeese, Fort Worth; John C. DeWeese and Homer DeWeese, Rockwall. { L. J. ‘Lute’ DeWeese, 1882 - 1938 per Rockwall City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 05, 1938: Saturday Mrs. Florence Williams, mother of Byron ‘Buck’ Williams, Bill Williams and Miss Kate, died at her home in Chisholm today. Burial at Chisholm Cemetery Sunday. Mrs. Williams grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Terrell Tribune, March 07, 1938 - Mrs. Florence Williams was buried Sunday. Pallbearers: Walter Robinson, L. A. Williams, Marshall Williams, James Williams, Charles Williams and F. M. Chapman, Jr. She was born in Ruston, Louisiana September 9, 1856, coming to Texas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman McCrummen, locating first at Waxahachie in Ellis County, shortly afterwards moving to Collin County. On the day of her marriage to the late Reuben A. Williams on April 1, 1875, they moved to Rockwall County. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Her husband, two children, L. A. Williams and Miss Ruth Williams preceded her. She is survived by Mrs. C. L. Cox of Fate, Mrs. Annie Robinson of Wetumka, Oklahoma, Mrs. F. M. Chapman of Floyd, Texas, W. N., Bryon and Miss Kate Williams, all of Chisholm; two brothers, J. L. McCrummen, Lavon, Collin County, Texas, J. D. McCrummen, Freito, Colorado, eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. { Mary Florence Williams, September 09, 1856 - March 05, 1938 and Ruth Estelle Williams, May 14, 1888 - May 13, 1900, per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County

Terrell Tribune, March 11, 1938 Judge H. M. Wade, 73, brother-in-law of Tobe Michie of Terrell, died Tuesday at his home in Rockwall. He was born in Quinlan and came to Rockwall 38 years ago. He is survived by his wife; a brother, M. W. of Waco; eleven {sic} children, Reece D. , Ney and Joe of Beeville, Colquitt of San Angelo; H. M., Jr. and Faires of Austin, James of Rockwall; Mart of Vernon, Lillian of Big Springs; Nona of Greenville and Mrs. D. W. O’Bryant of Quail and a grandchild, Martha Ann Wade of Vernon. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, May 19, 1938: Thursday J. A. McGahey of the Munson community, Rockwall county, died there Wednesday. He was 78. Burial in Royse City Cemetery today. He leaves his wife and five children to survive: Mrs. L. E. Castleberry, Stroud, Oklahoma; Mrs. J. H. Thompson, Munson; Otis McGahey, Munson; Mrs. H. R. Pippins, Fort Worth and Herbert McGahey of Dallas. { John A. McGahey, 1860 - 1938 per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, June 04, 1938: Saturday Ashworth news - Mrs. Haywood was buried at Kiser Cemetery Tuesday. {Unable to locate burial site. There is a Kiser Cemetery in Rockwall county, but not listed buried there and a Kyser Cemetery in Kaufman county, but not listed there either.}

Kaufman Herald, June 09, 1938 Mrs. Sallie Elizabeth Jones, who died Wednesday of the past week in Dallas, was buried Thursday at Heath. She was born January 26, 1848 at Duck Creek, Dallas county. She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Louisa Crum, Fort Worth, Mrs. Laura Sebastian, Dallas, Mrs. Eddie Adamson, Los Angeles, California; Mrs. W. C. McKinney, Dallas; Mrs. Jennie Masonheimer, Compton, California and Mrs. E. L. Klutts of Corsicana; three sons, W. J. Jones of Kaufman, L. W. Jones of Compton, California and Lester Jones of Dallas. { Sallie Volentine Jones, January 26, 1848 - June 01, 1938, w/o W. W. ‘Bill’ Jones, per Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 17, 1939: Friday Mrs. E. C. Heath, mother of Mrs. C. C. Roberts of Tyler and widow of the late E. C. Heath, died in Tyler Thursday. Burial in Rockwall, the former home. { Ida A. Collins, 1857 - 1939, w/o E. C. Heath . E. C. Heath, 1850 - 1924, per Rockwall City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 07, 1940: Thursday Louis Edwin Berg died near Heath Wednesday. Burial Friday. He was born in Rockwall County, near Chisholm March 17, 1917. He married Miss Marie Avable June 1936. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Berg; four brothers, George Berg, Jr. and Hal Berg of Houston, Robert Berg and John Berg of Heath; his grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Berg of Dallas. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, May 25, 1940: Saturday Coats news - Jim Edd Duggan’s mother of Mineola died at her home Monday. Burial in Heath Cemetery Tuesday. { Mattie Dugan, 1866 - 1940 per Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Forney Messenger, June __, 1939: Thursday Albert Morton, 62 of this city for seventeen years, died June 27, at his home. Burial June 28th in Willow Springs Cemetery in Heath. He was born in Dallas December 18, 1876 at Heath, later moving to Rockwall. He married Miss Dora Holt of Heath in 1902. In 1922, they moved to Forney. He is survived by his wife, one son, Eston of Pecos; three daughters, Mrs. Buck Criswell, Mrs. Harmon Hamilton and Miss Winnie Faye, all of Forney. {Dec. 18, 1876 - Jun. 27, 1939 ss/w Dora Angeline Morton, Jan. 20, 1880 - Jul. 09, 1955, per Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Dallas Morning News, March 08, 1940: Friday Forney - G. B. Cullens, 73, died at his home near Heath Wednesday. He had lived in this area for more than fifty years. By his first marriage eleven children were born. Nine survive: Eugene Cullens, Forney; Walter Cullens, Rockwall; Mrs. Lucy Stovall, Kaufman; Rufus Cullens, Heath; Mrs. Minnie Lewis, Mesquite; Mrs. Maggie Bratcher, Forney; Herman Cullens, Washington, D. C.; G. B. Cullens, Jr., Lincoln, Nebraska; Mrs. Nellie Harris, Dallas. He is also survived by a brother and a sister. July 16, 1912,he married Miss Eula Holt, who survives. Burial at Heath Friday. { Green Berry Cullins, October 03, 1866 - March 07, 1940; Infant Daughter Cullins, B & D November 22, 1916, d/o G. B. & Eula Cullins and Infant Son Cullins, B & D May 22, 1915, s/o G. B. & Eula Cullins, per Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, September 27, 1940: Friday Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Roberts of Tyler were called to Santa Ana, California by the death of her brother, J. O. Heath. The immediate cause of his death was the amputation of his leg. He was 57 years old, the son of the late E. C. Heath of Rockwall. He is survived by his wife and daughter. Burial in Santa Ana.

Terrell Tribune, October 25, 1938: Tuesday J. W. ‘Whit’ Terrell, 80, a native of Terrell and for whose father, Robert A. Terrell, the town took its name, died at his home in Royse City Monday. Burial today. Whit Terrell was born in the old octagon house, which still stands [Note: this house still stands in 2005] and at present used as a mess hall by the Texas Military college. It was built by his father in the primitive days of Terrell. He married Miss Florence Rowell January 18, 1882. He is survived by his wife; two sons, C. B. and J. W. Terrell, Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. J. M. Cookson and Mrs. Willie Sorrells; thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was the step-father of the late Mrs. A. H. Ables. He has lived at Royse City for the past 57 years.

Kaufman Herald, October 27, 1938, Royse City - W. H. Terrell died Monday. He was born at Terrell, February 26, 1858. He is survived by his widow and four children, two sons, Burnette and Whit, Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Mike Cookston and Mrs. Willie Sorrells; two brothers, W. A. Terrell of Royse City and Bob Terrell of Lorenzo, Texas and sister, Lela Toone of Brownfield, Texas. {Whit Terrell, 1858 - 1938 ss/w Florence Terrell, 1861- 1943, per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, November 17, 1938 Camp Ground news - Jeff Garrett, uncle of Mrs. H. H. Smith was buried at Royse City Saturday. {There is a E. J. Garrett, 1861 - 1938 per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, November 25, 1938 Within the brief time of six days, two pioneer citizens of Graham Point died. Pleas H. Young, 76, died last Friday with burial Sunday at Royse City Cemetery. C. E. Daniels, 73, died Wednesday and buried Thursday at Mount Zion. Both men are survived by their wives and five children each. {Pleas H. Young, 1865 - 1938, ss/w Mary J. Young, 1871 - 1939 per Royse City Cemetery. C. E. Daniels not listed in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Both cemeteries in Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, November 29, 1938: Tuesday Mrs. Charlotte Ann Gaskey died in the Harris Chapel community Tuesday. Burial in the Blackland Cemetery Wednesday. She was the widow of the late J. R. Gaskey, born in Alabama April 9,1860, coming to Texas and to the Rockwall County some fifty years ago, locating near Royse City. The family later moved to Harris Chapel in Hunt County. She was the mother of thirteen children, four of whom, two sons and two daughters, preceded her. She is survived by four sons: George Gaskey, Grand Saline; Lee Gaskey, Rockwall; Arthur Gaskey, Harris Chapel and Tom Gaskey of Munson; five daughters: Mrs. John Earnhart, Mrs. Sid Goldman, Rockwall; Mrs. Will Harper, Blackland, Mrs. Oscar Harper, Dallas; and Mrs. Ben Floyd, Terrell; fifty grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Baxter and Pete Baxter of Coleman, Texas; two sisters: Mrs. Dave Wester, Royse City and Mrs. Jim Walker, Denison. She was a member of the Baptist Church. {April 09, 1861 - November 28, 1938 ss/w John R. Gaskey, November 25, 1852 - March 17, 1925, per Blackland Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, January 05, 1939 Mrs. Leona L. Moore, widow of S. S. Moore, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Curtis Bullock here. She was born in Sharp County, Arkansas on July 4, 1866. She was the mother of nine children, one of who together with her husband preceded her. She is survived by three sons, W. L. Moore, Eloy, Arizona; O. G. Moore, Dallas; E. B. Moore, Forney; five daughters, Mrs. J. T. Harrell, Royse City; Mrs. Alta Starr, Dallas; Mrs. Lochia Barnes, Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Sam Green, Elmo; Mrs. Curtis Bullock, Terrell; two sisters, Mrs. J. M. Wooldridge, Chisholm and Mrs. T. J. Burge, Judsonia, Arkansas. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery. {1867 - 1939 and Samuel S. Moore, 1863 - 1928 per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 17, 1939: Friday Mrs. E. C. Heath, mother of Mrs. C. C. Roberts of Tyler and widow of the late E. C. Heath, died in Tyler Thursday. Burial in Rockwall, the former home. { Ida A. Collins, 1857 - 1939, w/o E. C. Heath . E. C. Heath, 1850 - 1924, per Rockwall City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 18, 1939 Charles Howell died Friday. He is survived by his wife and three children, all of Rockwall; his mother, Mrs. O. N. Howell; one sisters, Mrs. Carl Mooney of Rockwall; one brother, Dr. Theodore Howell of Terrell and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Howell of Chisholm. { Charlie O. Howell, April 28, 1911 - March 17, 1939, wed Dec. 24, 1930 per Rockwall City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, June 06, 1939: Tuesday Mrs. Kathryn Rogers Howell, wife of John L. Howell, died at Poetry Monday. Burial Wednesday in Chisholm Cemetery. Her grandsons will be pallbearers. She was born in Kaufman County October 25, 1870. She married John L. Howell September 2, 1891 and ten children were born, three of whom preceded her. She is survived by her husband; seven daughters, Mrs. G. P. Mason, Mrs. T. L. Belew of Royse City, Mrs. V. C. Pitts of Terrell, Mrs. T. W. Lowrie of Poetry, Mrs. R. E. Johnson and Miss Dora Howell of Wichita Falls and Mrs. D. M. Wolfe of Olney; twenty-seven grandchildren, one of whom is Rogers Pemberton Howell, age ten, whom Mr. and Mrs. Howell had reared from infancy, and three great grandchildren; three brothers, T. W. Rogers and H. W. Rogers of Royse City and J. S. Rogers of Rockwall; one sister, Mrs. V. L. Hallmark of Royse City. { Catherine Howell, 1870 - 1939 per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, July 15, 1939: Saturday Henry N. Nash of the Munson community died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Riggs, near Royse City. Burial Sunday in Chisholm Cemetery. He was born at Magnolia, Mississippi January 18, 1868. He came to Texas in 1882, settling in Ellis county, later moving to Dallas county, before moving to Rockwall county in 1896. He enlisted in Co. K 2nd Texas Vol. Infantry, later being transferred to Co. A, 1st Texas Inf, serving in the clean-up of Havana after the Spanish American war. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Helen McGinnis of Gilbert, Arizona, Mrs. Mary Riggs, Royse City; two sons, Lindsey Nash of near Royse City and Henry M. Nash of San Francisco, California; one sister, Mrs. Eloise Burch of Batesville, Arkansas along with several grandchildren. He married Miss Lois Causey about 1900, who preceded him in 1913. He was a member of the Baptist Church. {No dates on stone, SAW Co. A 1st Tx. Inf., and C. Louie Nash, March 04, 1882 - September 03, 1913, per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, September 23, 1939: Saturday Adolphus Monroe Nichols of Chisholm died Friday. Burial in the Chisholm Cemetery. Pallbearers: Clifford Jordan, A. M. Jordan, R. M. Loughlin, R. A. Nichols, Thomas Nichols, Jr., all grandsons and Paul G. Deaton. He was born in Fayette County, Alabama April 12, 1859. He came to Texas while a youth, locating first at Rhome, living there a few years, then to Chisholm. He was twice married and the father of ten children, three of whom preceded him, first an infant, then a son, Roy, and a daughter, Mrs. Bond Nance. He is survived by two sons, C. B. Nichols and T. S. Nichols, both of Chisholm; five daughters: Mrs. Rube Jordan, McLendon; Mrs. R. M. Loughlin, Wylie; Mrs. D. D. Darby, Hollywood, California; Mrs. F. H. Manner, Dallas and Mrs. Carl C. Jacobson, Houston; fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one brother, Bob Nichols of Carbon Hill, Alabama. {1859 - 1939 per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, November 21, 1939: Tuesday P. I. Austin was advised that his last remaining uncle, W. D. Austin, died in Rockwall Monday. Burial Tuesday at Rockwall. He was 80 years old and is survived by his widow and several daughters. { Walter D. Austin, 1856 - 1939 ss/w Jennie D. Austin, 1864 - 1950 per Rockwall City Cemetery, Rockwall County, Texas}

Terrell Tribune, January 20, 1940 Judge Mike Reinhart, of Rockwall County, died in Washington City Saturday of pneumonia. Burial in Rockwall. Mrs. Reinhart is a sister of Dr. J. D. Anderson here. {1903 - 1940 AF&AM per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 04, 1940 W. Leinhart last week attended the funeral of his brother-in-law, E. A. Moore, who died February 28th. Burial at Royse City February 29th. { Escar A. Moore, 1872 - 1939, per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, March 07, 1940: Thursday Louis Edwin Berg died near Heath Wednesday. Burial Friday. He was born in Rockwall County, near Chisholm March 17, 1917. He married Miss Marie Avable June 1936. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Berg; four brothers, George Berg, Jr. and Hal Berg of Houston, Robert Berg and John Berg of Heath; his grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Berg of Dallas. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, March 09, 1940: Saturday Mrs. Betty Shook, a nonagenarian died at Chisholm Saturday. Her husband preceded her a number of years ago. Burial at Chisholm Sunday. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Nichols and is survived by eight children. Terrell Tribune, March 11, 1940 - Mrs. Betty Good Shook was buried Sunday. She was the wife of B. Shook. She was born in Marshfield, Missouri, December 19, 1852, where she married Mr. Shook on November 18, 1869. The family moved to Texas in the fall of 1892, locating at Poetry, later moving to Chisholm. She was the mother of eleven children, one of whom died in infancy. She is survived by five sons, J. M. Shook of Bakersfield, California; J. B. Shook of Forney; B. D. Shook of Vernon; P. T. Shook of Dallas and John M. Shook of Spokane, Washington; five daughters, Mrs. W. F. McAnally of Poetry; Mrs. J. J. McCormick of Kaufman; Mrs. W. A. Dennis of Graham; Mrs. W. M. Tyler and Mrs. Clarence Nichols of Chisholm.{1852 - 1940 w/o Ben Shook per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, April 18, 1940: Thursday Mrs. M. A. Wallace, 85, of Rockwall, died there April 16th. Buried here Wednesday. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. C. F. Anderson, Terrell, Mrs. T. J. Watkins, Rockwall and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was born in Union County, Mississippi. {Unable to locate burial site}

Terrell Tribune, May 25, 1940: Saturday Coats news - Jim Edd Duggan’s mother of Mineola died at her home Monday. Burial in Heath Cemetery Tuesday. { Mattie Dugan, 1866 - 1940 per Heath Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, August 17, 1940 J. W. Meridith learned Friday of the death of his brother, Theodore H. Meridith near Rockwall. He was 72 years old. Burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery between Royse City and Rockwall. Mr. Meridith was born in Indiana January 24, 1868, the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Meridith, long time residents of Terrell. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Emmett and Earl; three brothers, J. W., Terrell; Role Meridith, Vernon, Texas and Zarus Meridith of Los Angeles. Mr. Meridith was formerly from Terrell. Attending from here were: Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Meridith, C. K. Patton, Mrs. W. W. Cain, Frederick V. Meridith and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McGinty. {1868 - 1940 per Mt. Zion Cemetery, Rockwall Co., Texas}

Terrell Tribune, September 04, 1940: Wednesday Miss Ada Reinhart of Dallas died at her home there Tuesday and will be buried at Royse City, where she was reared. She was a cousin of the late Judge Mike Reinhart who died in Washington last January. { Ada M. Reinhardt, 1891 - 1940 ss/w Mary J. Reinhardt, 1889 - 1967 per Royse City Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, September 30, 1940 Miss Alma Hellams, sister of Homer Hellams of this city and Miss Ethel Hellams of Royse City, was buried in Chisholm cemetery by the side of her parents. She was born at McLendon, Rockwall County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John F. Hellams. survivors are her sister, Miss Ethel of Royse city and Homer Hellams of this city and two nieces [sic] Price and Homer Hellams of Terrell. {1891 - 1940 per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}

Terrell Tribune, November 15, 1940: Friday James A. C. Howell died October 28th at his home in Altus, Oklahoma. He is survived by his four daughters: Mrs. Mary Davis of Graham; Mrs. J. F. Leslie of Wichita, Kansas; Mrs. J. J. Hodges, Altus and Mrs. J. H. Hodges of Paul’s Valley, Oklahoma and one brother, Homer Howell of Altus. The Howells came to Texas from Alabama, locating in Rockwall County.

Terrell Tribune, December 09, 1940 Patricia Ann Seabolt, five day old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Seabolt, died here Sunday. Burial in Chisholm Cemetery. She was born in Terrell, December 3, 1940. She is survived by her parents, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Garrett and Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Seabolt. {1940 - 1940 per Chisholm Cemetery, Rockwall County}


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