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Wesson Cemetery

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Cemetery Name: Wesson Cemetery
Location: Kurten, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Kurten
Coordinates: 30°45'57"N / 96°19'26"W
Maintained by: City of Wixon Valley
Land owner: City of Wixon Valley
Read by: Bill Page
Date read: 2005
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: December 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Fair***
Directions:
Take Hwy 21 East to FM 2776. Turn North; go about 1.75 miles. A sign denotes cemetery on East side of 2776. Entry is via gate.
***Note:  This historic cemetery was included in the A&M United Methodist Church Project Clean-up Day, April 1, 2006. Approximately twenty individuals helped clear brush, remove dead trees, mow, and bestow an enormous amount of TLC on a neglected cemetery. Special thanks go to Rev. Gene Lovering and Mission Committee Chair David Brochu for their leadership and untiring help. Wixon Valley Mayor Ruby Andrews expressed her thanks on behalf of the community.
Wesson Cemetery Index
Sec Name Birth Date Death Date Comments
 
Black, H.M
1824
06 Jan 1907
76y; birth calculated
 
Blair, E.C.
08 Oct 1831
16 Oct 1879


Buckhault, Walter
1897
* Feb 1899
1y 8m; *birth calculated; Bryan 'Eagle' 23 Feb 1899

Collins, Royal A.
29 Nov 1884
25 Oct 1885
10m 24d 

Collins


no inscription;

Collins, Walter R.
28 May 1883
23 Jun 1884
ly 20d 

Connell, Little V.C.
09 Dec 1887
29 Dec 1887
Inf son

Connor, Virgil
08 Dec 1887
29 Dec 1887
s/o D.C. & L.F. Connor; from book by B. Smith 

Crenshaw, Erma D.
1900
1939


Crenshaw, Harriet
11 Oct 1835
12 Aug 1882


Crenshaw, Harrison
12 Feb 1830
24 Feb 1905


Crenshaw, Henry
31 Jul 1862
08 Jul 1926
from book by B. Smith

Crenshaw, Joel F.
1854
22 Apr 1905


Crenshaw, Mellie W.
1862
23 Apr 1905


Crenshaw, Ruby
nl
192?


Crenshaw, Wayne
nl
nl


Duncan, Lillie Marion
24 Dec 1880
15 Aug 1889
8y 7m 22d

Edge, Infant
28 Sep 1903
28 Sep 1903
s/o J.H. & M.L. Edge

Etheridge, Infant
nl
24 Feb 1927
Court Record

Etheridge, Infant
nl
16 Oct 1926
Court Record

Fowlkes, (child)
1893
12 Mar 1905
Bryan 'Eagle', 01 Sept 1898

Fowlkes, W.A.
17 Apr 1849
11 Dec 1906


Graham, C.A.
1839
28 Aug 1878


Graham, Mary J.
26 Dec 1821
10 Dec 1893


Graham, Moses
04 Mar 1825
13 Jan 1904


Graham, Paulina
09 Dec 1857
18 Feb 1891


Hester, John A., Capt.
12 Aug 1837
27 Apr 1901
A1 Co D 17 Inf CSA

Hester, Mrs. John A
*
*
*No Date; w/o John Hester

Kelly, Geraldine
42 Jan 1891
14 Mar 1918
d/o W. & R. Kelly

Kelly, Robina Norwood
03 sep 1849
16 Sep 1910
w/o Wiley Kelly

Kelly, Wiley
38 Feb 1860
15 Jul 1916


Lawless, Catherine
31 Mar 1810
01 May 1885


Lawless, H.D.
08 Jan 1841
08 Sep 1882


Lawless, Shady A.
13 Aug 1843
23 Jan 1825


Love, Nancy
28 Aug 1832
16 Feb 1900


McDonald, Annie Malone
06 Feb 1868
21 Mar 1936


McDonald, Daniel James
29 Nov 1861
22 May 1932


McDonald, Ozelle
27 Dec 1963
27 Dec 1963


Mickle, Andrew
09 Dec 1815
21 May 1886


Mickle, Helen Norwood
24 Jan 1817
19 Oct 1892


Slaughter, Arbena
08 Mar 1833
26 Mar 1896
w/o W.R. Slaughter

Slaughter, W.E.
04 Oct 1857
06 Sep 1892
34y 11m

Stiner, Nancy A.
1830
24 Oct 1890
60y; birth calculated

Whitten, J.D. Mrs.
13 Jul 1844
13 Sep 1923


Williams, Bony
1854
21 Sep 1901
47y birth calculated

** 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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