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Cemetery Name: Texas A&M University*
Location: Marion Pugh, College Station, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Unknown
Coordinates: 30°56'41"W / 96°20'15"N
Maintained by: Texas A&M University
Land owner: Texas A&M University
Read by: Jeanette Hackethorn and Jane Horn
Date read: March 2005
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: November 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Directions: Turn west at intersection of Wellborn Road and George Bush Drive; turn south on Marion Pugh (first street west of railroad tracks); go .4 mi. cemetery is on right.
*Historical Marker Document
Texas A&M University Cemetery Index
Row Name Date of Birth Date of Death Comments
1 Alvord, Infant  

1908
Infant child of Charles H. and Lottie Alvord, only 1 date
Unk Benson,*  David F.  
 
Moved from original site; location unknown
Unk Benson,*  Rainey  
 
Moved from original site; location unknown
1 Foster, L.L.
1852
1901
President A & M College -
Jul 1 1898 to Dec 2, 1901
1 Riggs, Sarah  
 
No dates
1 Riggs,* Joseph Allison  
 
Stone unreadable - replica of Sarah Riggs
1 Smoot, Allison
5 May 1856
16 Jun 1909
Woodmen of the World memorial stone
2 Watkins, C. O.
14 Mar 1857
24 Oct 1940
 
2 Watkins, Ruth
19 Feb 1902
23 Oct 1940
 
2 White, Infant
** 
** 
**No Date, s/o C.G. 'Spike' White (no dates)
Open Concrete Bible with verse - "Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not; for of such is the kingdom of God"
Note:  See "Big Event" article.
Cemetery moved in 1939 to present location from site of Duncan Hall prior to its construction.
Remains moved: 10 known, 3 unknown
*Recorded by Don & Victoria Simons, November 1982
There are only 8 tombstones in this cemetery

** 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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