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Cox Cemetery

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Cemetery Name: Cox
Location: SW Brazos County
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Millican
Coordinates: 30.427N / 96.210W
Maintained by: Unknown
Land owner: Unknown
Read by: Dean Duncan & Nelson Evans
Date read: May 11, 2006
Photos by: Ellen Horner and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: July 2007
Condition of cemetery**: Fair (Description of Cemetery)
Directions: From intersection of FM 159 & FM 2154, go south on FM 159 2.8 mi. to curve; leave highway onto gravel road on left (south); drive .07 mi. to entrance of Walton Ranch; turn left; follow gravel road 1.1 mi.to cemetery

Cemetery Listing
A-B  C-D  E-F  G-I  J-K L MO-P  R-T  U-Z

LOCATION
NAME Date of Birth Date of Death COMMENTS
S
Baker, Josephine
17 Dec 1897
07 Apr 1947
In Ernest Battle plot
S
Battle, Ernest
*
07 May 1937
*No date; MM: "Texas Pvt 1CL 331 Serv Bn"
S
Battles, Elizabeth
22 Mar 1900
21 Nov 1970
"In Memory of"
L
Carroll, Ed
*
29 Oct 1939
*No date; MM: "Texas PVT 161 Depot Brig"; NW corner of cemetery in heavy brush
L
Carroll, Mrs. Adelaide
1916
2003
Note: Grave about 25 paces from Ed Carroll; NW corner of cemetery in heavy brush
D
Chase Family
*
*
*No date; granite block aprox. 10"x10"x18"; no info on stone
O
Christian, David
13 Mar 1917
14 Dec 1986
In Alfred Williams plot
P
Devroe, Archie
*
18 Sep 1928
*No date; "At Rest"; homemade marker, readable
P
Devroe, Bettie
12 Mar 1865
08 sep 1958
Homemade stone: "At Rest"
I
Devroe, Gussie*
1905
Apr 1968
Home made concrete marker w/info scratched in; name unreadable; *identified from Cox Cemetery List, BVGSQ
P
Devroe, Kimp
18 Apr 1892*
22 Oct 1979
*date in BVGQ - 18 Apr 1899
P
Devroe, Mobile
01 Jan 1905
28 Jan 1978
 
P
Devroe, Ruby
10 Jul 1902
21 Jan 1989
"In Loving Memory"
P
Devroe, Willie Lee
07 Jan 1910
08 Jan 1995
 
I
Devrow, Emmett*
1896*
1977*
Home made concrete marker w/info scratched in; name unreadable; *identified from Cox Cemetery List, BGAQ
R
Gooden, Annie
1875
1928
"Mother"; vertical stone w/ J.G. Pope
H
Harris, Callie
1902
4 May 1972
"In Memory Of"
H
Harris, Frank
1 June 1890
March 1949
MM: "Texas PVT 165 Depot Brig World War I"
X
Harvey, Earnestine
1936
2004
FHM; in Calvin Ross plot
L
Hicks, Frank Jr.
17 July 1926
19 June 1954
MM: "''Texas PVT US Army World War II"; NW corner of cemetery in heavy brush
U
Hill, Ed A.
1883
1954
 
E
Hill, Emma
30 Mar 1894
29 July 1985
"Aunt" "91 y"; Note: markers in a row (left to right); there are 5 or 6 other possible graves indicated by native stones and two aluminum cemetery markers and 4 old plastic flowers
F
Hughes, Bell Watson
6 Mar 1891
18 Aug 1982
d/s with Mary Johnson Hughes; stone behind trees about 35 yds. From Calvin Ross plot
F
Hughes, Mary Johnson
12 May 1888
11 Mar 1974
d/s with Bell Watson Hughes
F
Hughes, Nathan
2 March 1890
17 Dec 1967
MM: "Texas PFC US Army World War I"; right of entrance
L
Jammer, Gladys 'Chicken' M.
5 Dec 1929
4 Aug 1986
"In Memory Of"; B&W photo on marker; NW corner of cemetery in heavy brush
N
Jordan, Mabel
09 May 1897
28 Feb 1947
"We Will meet again"
N
Jordan, Rufus
12 Jan 1886
18 Mar 1960
Masonic symbol
A
Maxey, James A.
21 July 1930
3 Dec 1996
MM: "PFC US Army Korea"
A
Maxey, Mary E.
10 May 1905
17 Feb 1996
 
A
Maxey, McKinley
18 Feb 1897
30 Sep 1978
MM: "Pvt US Army World War I"
F
Mitchell, Henrietta
24 May 1894
25 Nov 1971
 
B
Oliver, Lue Birta
7 Jan 1899
30 Jun 1999
"Mother"
T
OSBY
*
*
*No date; base stone in shrub growth, barely visible; small stone broken off
E
Penson, Hardy
1 Aug 1913
10 June 1979
"In Memory Of"; right of entrance
E
Penson, Jessie
4 May 1889
11 Aug 1928
"At Rest"
E
Penson, Jessie Lee
22 Feb 1921
18 Aug 1940
"In Memory of"
P
Phillips, Katherine
10 Aug 1912
17 Jan 1997
In Devroe plot
K
Pittman, Inez
09 May 1893
15 Feb 1973
Manufactured stone
R
Pope, J. G.
1899
1928
"Son Age 29 years"; vertical stone with Annie Gooden
A
Porch, Carrie M.
18 Aug 1925
15 Oct 1989
"In Loving Memory of Our Mother"
P
Rodgers, Laura Lee
24 Jun 1901
10 Feb 1980
In Devroe plot
X
Ross, Calvin
16 Sep 1907
28 Aug 1989
Masonic symbol on top of stone
X
Ross, Calvin A.
1933
2006
FHM; in Calvin Ross plot
X
Ross, Eva Mae
14 Oct 1940
6 Aug 1986
In Calvin Ross plot
V
Ross, Lungreen
*
*
*No date; three markers on a single concrete slab level with ground; scratched info very difficult to read; next to stone for Quenton Marshall; surname Lungreen ?
Y
Ross, Mardell
9 Dec 1902
17 Jul 1925
"Beloved Parents"; 12"x24" stone with Sylvan H. Ross; stone behind trees about 35 yds. from Calvin Ross plot
V
Ross, Olivette
*
*
*No date; three markers on a single concrete slab level with ground; scratched info very difficult to read; next to stone for Quenton Marshall
V
Ross, Quenton Marshall
10 Sep 1976
30 May 1997
"Sunrise - Sunset" by dates; homemade concrete slab w/ info painted on
X
Ross, Roberta B. Marshall
29 Jun 1907
30 May 1991
Eastern Star symbol; in Calvin Ross plot
Y
Ross, Sylvan H., Sr.
22 Dec 1897
5 Oct 1947
"Beloved Parents"; 12"x24" stone with Mardell Ross; stone behind trees about 35 yds. from Calvin Ross plot
V
Ross, unknown
*
*
*No date; native stone marker w/ plastic flowers next to Quenton Marshall Ross
V
Ross, unknown
*
*
*No date; three markers on a single concrete slab level with ground; scratched info very difficult to read; next to stone for Quenton Marshall
B
Sallie, Jr., Robert
24 Dec 1898
17 Sept 1992
near entrance
C
Sim, A E
*
*
*No date; concrete block-mostlly unreadable
C
Sims, George
9 Feb 1909
7 Aug 2005
MM: "PFC US Army"; near entrance
W
Taylor, Josephine Ross
24 Feb 1897
2 Dec 1947
"Rest in Peace"; on each side is a native 'headstone' aprox. 12"x13" which may be two additional graves, but unsure.
H
Unknown grave
*No dare; Unmarked grave with aluminum FHM
K
Unknown grave
*
*
*No date; marker turned over face down; too heavy to lift; manufactured stone similar to Inez Pittman
Q
Unknown grave
*
*
*Dates illegible; marked with fist size white stones
Q
Unknown grave
*
*
*Dates illegible; homemade stone
U
Unknown grave
*
*
*No date; FHM: no name; close to Ed Hill
J
Unknown Graves
*
*
*No date; two graves side by side with homemade concrete stones; both unreadable and grown over with small shrubs
M
Whitaker, Sid
19 May 1880*
22 Sep 1962*
Given name & dates unreadable; info from Cox Cemetery list BCGQ
M
Whitaker, Sleaner
7 May 1888
15 Nov 1958
Manufactured stone
O
Williams, Alfred
02 Aug 1891
25 Oct 1964
MM: "Texas PFC CoA 332 Labor Bn QMC WWI"
O
Williams, Emma
23 May 1899
25 Oct 1975
"Big Auntie"; in Alfred Williams plot
H
Williams, Johnie
1877
12 July 1964
"Passed July 12, 1964"; right of entry near fence; single grave-no others nearby
H
Williams, Robert
03 Sept 1924
10 Aprl 1997
MM: "TECH 5 US Army World War II"
H
Williams, Viola Lewis
24 Dec 1899
3 May 1972
"In Memory Of"
G
Woods, Carolyn Woods
23 Feb 1954
27 Jan 2005
"Our Beloved Mother"; Note: grave nearby with aluminum FHM but no info.

Names listed in BVGSQ, XII (1):27-28, but not found on May 11, 2006


LOCATION NAME
Date of Birth
Date of Death
COMMENTS
Unknown Barnes, Everlena
1898
1984
 
Unknown Barnes, Isiah
5 Jan 1899
9 Jun 1966
"Husband and Father"
  Barnes, R. E.
1919
1984
 
  Carroll, Lotte
12 May 1869
15 Dec 1948
"Mother"
  Counter, Houston
28 Aug 1885
13 Feb 1951
"TX Pvt 1 Cl 442 Service Bn"
  Counter, Lucy
1855
1946
 
  Curtis, Helen C.
1916
1981
 
  Day, Dock E.
*
18 Jun 1943
*No date; "TX Pvt 521 Engrs"
  Emerson, Sarah
1903
1983
 
  Fisher, Sarah
1903
1980
 
  Hill, *lora
*
23 Feb 1984
*No date; *given name unreadable
  Hill, Henry, Jr.
28 Mar 1889
21 Jan 1919
"In Hampton VA Hosp No 51"
  Hill, Rachel
21 Jul 1886
15 Dec 1937
"Mother"
  Hill, Virginia Alman
27 Jan 1894
12 Jan 1919
 
  Holmes, Tom
17 Feb 1896
9 Oct 1918
 
  Johnson, Robert Lee
9 Mst 1926
13 Jun 1964
"TX PFC US Army Korea"
  Jones, Dan
*
6 Apr 1907
*No date
  King, Marshall W.
1922
1984
"'US Army WW II"
  Mallard, Amanda
*
127 Mar 1927
*No date; "46 y"
  Masco, Henry
1919
1983
 
  Miller, Phillis
*
18 Jun 1907
"76y"
  Oliver, Jack
*
1 Jul 1958
*No date
  Oliver, James
*
*
*No date;" TX Pfc 537 Engineers WW I"
  Patterson, U. S.
23 Jan 1880
11 Mar 1949
Reverend
  Penson, Armando, Mrs.
*
19 Jul 1983
*No date
  Penson, Sam
2 Nov 1906
8 Aug 1980
 
  Phillips, S. O.
23 Apr 1874
9 Dec 1949
 
  Polk, Emanuel
1868
1944
d/s with Vina Polk; "Father";
  Polk, Vina
1868
1956
d/s with Emanuel Polk; "Mother"
  Powell, Ernest L.
7 Sep 1949
1 Oct 1983
 
  Powell, R. P., Mrs.
*
4 Jul 1986
*No date
  Simmons, Georgia
4 Oct 1881
10 Feb 1918
 
  Wood, F. T. Marry, Mrs.
*
Jul 187*
*No date; *Unreadable
  Wood, Mary
*
8 Jul 1954
* No date

 

** 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

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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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