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Carter Family Cemetery

Carter Family Cemetery

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Cemetery Name: Carter Family Cemetery
Location: 1857 Brazoswood, College Station, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Wellborn
Coordinates: 30°38'90"N / 96°18'30"W
Maintained by: City of College Station
Land owner: City of College Station
Read by: Ellen Horner
Date read: December 2005
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: January 2006
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Directions: From East Bypass, go west on University to Glenhaven; turn south to Brazoswood; turn east about 1/4 mi.  to Richard Carter Park on south side of Brazoswood; cemetery near gazebo

Cemetery Listing

Location NAME Date of Birth Date of Death COMMENTS
  Carter, Elizabeth Lones
Born Shenandoah Co., VA
  Carter, Frank
Died in Brazos Co., age 12 years
  Carter, Richard
7 Nov 1789
12 Mar 1863
"There is Rest" on marker
  Ligon, Helen D.
24 Feb 1876
*No date; Wife of J.R. Ligon; age 33 years; "Earth has one pure Spirit less, heaven One angel more" on marker
  Carter Family Member

** Condition of cemetery as observed on the given date -
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned

*Explanation of Abbreviations:
R = Right side of road;   L = Left side of road;  BC = Back center;   C = Center
d/s = double stone;   t/s = triple stone; q/s quadruple stone
s/o = son of ;  d/o = daughter of;  c/o = child of; m/o = mother of; h/o = husband of; w/o = wife of;
FS = Footstone; FHM = Funeral Home Marker; MM = Military Marker; SRC - Source; BCGS = Brazos County Genealogical Society; BCGSQ = Brazos County Genealogical Society Quarterly; TDR = Texas Death Records; SSDI = Social Security Death Index; WOW = Woodman of the World

Note:  Copyright ©  2005- by Texas Research Ramblers Genealogical Society, Inc. This information may be used by libraries, genealogical & historical societies and individuals for their own personal use,however, commercial use of this information is strictly prohibited without prior written permission. N one of the information on the cemetery pages, partial or in total, may be used by any person or organization, electronically or otherwise, for the purpose of profiteering. All copies and "links" to this page must contain this location reference as its source.

PLEASE NOTE: These are NOT official records, only TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS. If you desire official information about this cemetery, please contact the organization responsible for its records. This is a PARTIAL listing of readable headstones

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