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New Bethlehem Cemetery

New Bethlehem Cemetery

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Cemetery Name: New Bethlehem Cemetery
Location: Kurten, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Kurten
Coordinates: 30°46'02"N / 96°20'05"W
Maintained by: Claborne McGee and son are caretakers as of June 2005
Land owner: Town of Wixon Valley
Read by: Dean Duncan
Date read: June 2005
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: December 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Good
Directions: Take Hwy. 21 East to FM2776; go North on FM2776 to Dilly Shaw Tap Rd; turn  West on Dilly Shaw Tap Rd. for 0.25 mi.; cemetery is on N side of road immediately East of Lilly Dairy entrance; white fence along road

Cemetery Listing

A-D E-G H-K L-M N-P Q-S T W-Z

Location NAME Date of Birth Date of Death COMMENTS
1 Asberry, Delois H.
16 Dec 1941
10 Jul 2001
"Sons: Freddie Delois Daughters: Monica, Crystal"
1 Bullocks, Ella Ray
08 Aug 1944
17 Apr 1998
 
1 Caldwell, Emmett Sr.
13 May 1913
06 Nov 1993
 
1 Chambers, Clifford jr.
15 Aug 1939
22 Apr 1984
"Loving Husband"
1 Chambers, Faye C.
16 Oct 1943
13 Oct 1976
d/s w/Fred
1 Chambers, Fred
07 Oct 1941
05 Oct 1976
d/s w/Faye
1 Chambers, Fred D. Jr.
1970
1991
small stone
1 Chambers, William H.
07 Dec 1914
05 Jun 1992
MM w/Star of David
1 Chambers, Willie B.
01 Aug 1909
14 May 1975
 
2 Cooper, Ella Mae
01 Apr 1906
29 Nov 1963
 
2 Davis, Dennis Leon
13 Nov 1955
18 Mar 1998
MM w/leaf
2 Davis, Golden Jr.
24 Jun 1946
15 Mar 1998
"US Army"; MM w/cross
2 Davis, Lula Caldwell
30 Sep 1919
03 Aug 2004
"Loving Wife, mother and grandmother"
2 Ellis, Lizzie
1919
1976
d/s w/mother, Bertha Moore
2 Empy, Mrs. Beatrice
1907
1998
FHM
2 Foster, Lee (Auston)
08 Sep 1935
12 Apr 2001
 
2 Foster, Shon D.
1984
2005
FHM
2 Gater, Alice
18 Feb 1888
11 May 1968
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
2 Gater, William
15 Jul 1887
24 Aug 1963
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
2 Gater, Willliam
05 May 1906
06 Jan 1991
 
2 Green, Margie Lee
19 Mar 1937
13 Oct 2000
"Buck"; "In Loving Memory of our Aunt"
2 Green, Toy Lois
02 Nov 1914
25 Jan 1989
MM w/cross: "US Army World War II"
2 Hampton, Howard
16 May 1913
31 Aug 1989
 
2 Hampton, Leila
*
*
*No dates; FHM
2 Hampton, Oss
30 Oct 1894
22 Jan 1984
 
2 Harris, Amy
31 Jul 1910
*
d/s w/Henry (in far NW corner); *no date
2 Harris, Henry
27 Jul 1901
07 May 1985
d/s w/Amy
3 Harris, Walter J.
20 Dec 1930
26 Oct 1981
"Cpl US Army; Korea"; MM w/cross
3 Hill, Leathia
17 Aug 1914
19 Jul 2000
 
3 Hollis, Roosevelt
1910
1989
small marker @ 6"x18"
3 Jenkins, Ben E.
22 Dec 1944
14 Apr 1985
"Sonny"
3 Jones, Mittie A.
25 Oct 1941
*
d/s w/Sam; *no date
3 Jones, Sam Earl Sr.
02 May 1934
Apr. 23, 2004
d/s w/Mittie
3 Kearney
1910
*89
FHM
3 Kinnard, Melissa (Mrs. M.E.)
*
*
*no dates; FHM damaged; marker unreadable but interpreted by Mr. Claborne McGee on site
3 Lee, Annie B.
10 Oct 1932
11 Jul 2002
"Mom"; d/s w/Charlie
3 Lee, Charlie Sr.
06 Aug 1917
25 Jun 1994
"Dad"; d/s w/Annie
3 Marzett, Dworell Wayne Sr.
16 Dec 1956
05 Jan 1999
 
3 McCoy, Lena Mae
25 Aug 1923
15 May 1983
"Mother"
3 McGee, Annie
06 Sep 1883
14 Jul 1980
 
3 McGee, Ashley Renita
13 Sep 1994
*
*no date; "Rockabye Baby in the Tree Top"
3 McGee, Kenneth Miran
06 Nov 1954
15 Sep 1996
 
3 McGee, Mr. Nathaniel
1914
2003
FHM
3 McGee, Mrs. Lee Anna
1925
2003
FHM
3 McGee, Willie Luin
27 Dec 1890
27 Sep 1985
 
3 McQueen, David Vashon
31 Aug 1974
02 Dec 1993
"Bundy"; "Glory, Glory Hallelujah"
3 Mims, Curtis Edward
23 Jul 1962
05 Apr 1981
 
3 Mims, Julia L.
07 Sep 1965
25 Feb 1990
 
3 Mims, Miss Ann
*
*
*dates unreadable; marker between Curtis and Tuttie
3 Mims, Tuttie
25 Oct 1930
16 Nov 1987
 
3 Monroe, Luther
18 Nov 1901
16 Aug 1981
 
3 Monroe, Roxie M.
03 Feb 1910
02 Mar 2000
 
3 Moore, Bertha
*
*
*no dates; "Mother"; d/s w/daughter Lizzie Ellis
3 Norwood, John L.
15 Nov 1936
26 Jul 1986
d/s w/Lenora
3 Norwood, Julia
07 Sep 1902
27 Feb 1979
"in Memory of" - stone partially buried
3 Norwood, Keith L.
13 Feb 1960
16 Nov 1961
 
3 Norwood, Lenora J.
02 Nov 1932
*
d/s w/John; *no date
3 Oliver, Anthony Dwayne II
22 Sep 1994
*
"infant son of Stacy Norwood"; *no date
3 Tate, Roxie Mae
18 Dec 1894
12 Sep 1981
"Mother Darling We Miss Thee"
4 Tates, Freddie Lee Jr.
23 Aug 1929
20 Dec 1983
"Bill"
4 Tates, William D.
08 Jan 1957
20 Dec 1980
"Bubba"
4 Thornton, Rennie
09 Sep 1889
03 Oct 1978
 
4 Toliver, Alma D.
25 Mar 1902
14 Nov 1995
d/s w/John
4 Toliver, Beatrice
01 Aug 1898
13 Jan 1991
"Mother"
4 Toliver, Butler
15 Aug 1894
21 Dec 1957
MM: "Texas, Pvt, 19CO, 165 Depot Brigade World War I"
4 Toliver, Dorothy Louise
02 Jan 1922
15 Dec 1995
"Mother & Wife"; on back: "husband: Searcy L. Toliver; son: Tyrone E. Toliver; son: Jerome O Toliver; Dau: Eloyce B. Toliver Ford, Dau: Searcy L. Toliver; son: Obbie C. Toliver; niece: Missy McCoy"
4 Toliver, Fred. H.
08 Dec 1926
23 Jul 1997
MM w/cross: "SSg US Army"
4 Toliver, John B.
21 Oct 1894
21 Dec 1957
d/s w/Alma
4 Toliver, John Paul
18 Oct 1973
24 Oct 2003
 
4 Toliver, Obbie
28 Feb 1896
26 Oct 1958
MM: "Texas Pvt, Co b, 434 RES Labor BN QMC World War I"
4 Toliver, Paul Lawrence
23 Nov 1932
10 Mar 2001
FS: ".US Navy.(dates)"
4 Toliver, Tyrone E.
1950
2003
FHM
5 Turner, Mr. Bryant K
1977
2003
FHM
5 Tyler, Bill
03 Apr 1923
06 Dec 1969
 
5 Walker Richard L.
1932
1988
MM: "US Air Force"
5 Walker, Tiny
23 Aug 1907
15 Oct 1958
Mother
5 Williams, Anthony
29 Nov 1921
20 Jun 1978
"Pfc US Army World War II"
5 Williams, Henry
Apr 1902
May 1968
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
5 Williams, Jim
07 Feb 1885
15 Aug 1973
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
5 Williams, M.C.
Apr 1916
May 1960
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
5 Williams, Margaret C.
10 Mar 1935
18 Apr 1994
"Mother"
3 Williams, N. E.
1915
1965
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
4 Williams, Stella
25 Sep 1915
17 Aug 1985
 
4 Williams, Susie E.
Sep 1883
Feb 1969
homemade concrete marker w/scratched in letters
4 Young, Emma L. Davis
25 May 1926
28 Oct 2000
"In Loving Memory of Our Mother"

** 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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