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Old Rye Field Cemetery

Cemetery Name: Old Rye Field Cemetery
Location: West Brazos county
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Bryan West
Coordinates: 30 43 17N; 96 29 11W (GPS at gate to private property)
Land owner: Charles Gardner
Date added to Rambler web site: May 2009
Condition of cemetery**: Unknown.  On 21 Jan. 2009, Ellen Horner spoke to owner who stated the cemetery needs 'clearing'; mentioned existence of black cemetery called Tiva in same location. Owner does not want visitors.
Directions: From the intersection of SH 6 and FM 2818 (NW Bryan) take SH 6 NW approx. 2.3 miles to SH OSR; then SW on OSR approx. 2 miles to Mumford Rd.; then W on Mumford Rd. approx. 200 yards to Rye Loop Road; then S on Rye Loop approx. .6 miles to gate entrance to cemetery trail (on private property). SRC: Brazos County Historical Commission

Old Rye Cemetery Index

LOCATION NAME Date of Birth Date of Death COMMENTS
  Henry, Robert 7 Mar 1801 29 Oct 1868 Veteran, Texas Revolution

** 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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