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Cemetery Name: Wixon
Location: FM 2776, Bryan, Texas
County: Brazos
USGS Quad: Kurten
Coordinates: 30°45'21" / 96°18'40"W
Maintained by: Wixon Cemetery Association
Land owner: Wixon Cemetery Association
Read by: Jane Horn and Jeanette Hackethorn
Date read: April 2006
Photos by: Ellen and Charles Horner
Date added to Rambler web site: July 2006
Condition of cemetery**: Excellent
Directions: From East Bypass take Highway 21 East to FM 2776; turn left; go 0.33 miles; cemetery on right (Texas Historical Marker)

Cemetery Listing

A-B C-D E-F G-J K-L M-N-O P  S-T U-Z

Location Name
Date of Birth
Date of Death Comments
  Alverson, Richard
1873
1957
 
  Alverson, W. C.
1822
1904
Confederate Soldier (foot stone shows 1826-1907)
  Alverson, William C.
1826
1907
Co D Texas State Vols, Confederate States Army
  Andrews, Robert Theron
06 Dec 1922
27 Mar 2002
d/s with Ruby Clara Andrews; CPO US Navy, WWII Korea
  Andrews, Ruby Clara (Tice)
19 Dec 1932
*
*No Date; d/s with Robert Theron Andrews; "Together forever"
  Batten, Cody Wade
18 May 1971
28 Feb 2003
Loving son, brother, dad and friend
  Batten, Joe R.
12 Feb 1866
07 Jan 1940
 
  Batten, R. N.
28 Jul 1871
23 May 1924
"At Rest"
  Batten, R. P.
04 Jun 1846
11 Apr 1888
CO A 19 Texas Cav, Confederate States Army
  Batten, Robert Bernard
04 Jun 1905
12 Jan 1978
PHM2 US Navy, WWII
  Batten, Rosa Annis R.
28 Sep 1915
01 Jan 2002
d/s with Willie L. Batten
  Batten, Susan E.
10 Jul 1836
07 Jul 1900
"A precious one from us has gone, a voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled"
  Batten, Wendy L.
14 Mar 1976
22 Mar 1996
 
  Batten, Willie L. 'Punk'
08 Jan 1915
14 Sep 1985
d/s with Rosa Annis R. Batten; AS US Navy, WWII
  Beard, Emma K.
28 Dec 1865
02 Aug 1905
w/o J. W. (inside iron fence)
  Bell, John G.
12 Sep 1866
04 Apr 1879
s/o J. W. & E.
  Bice, Calvin Lee
14 Sep 1924
10 Feb 1973
"We shall gather at the river"
  Bice, Charlie Clayton
16 Dec 1902
17 Aug 1993
 
  Bice, Clarence Clifton
17 Apr 1951
21 Feb 1959
 
  Bice, Clarence Clifton
07 Dec 1922
02 May 1982
PFC US Army, WWII
  Bice, Clarence Clifton, Jr.
abt 17 Feb 1952
21 Feb 1952
4 days old
  Bice, Cloner
29 Jun 1903
31 Aug 1934
 
  Bice, Faye
30 Dec 1917
08 Apr 2000
FHM only 1917-2000 (birth & death from SSDI)
  Bowden, Henry B.
1813
1874
CO I 3 TX CAV, CSA (encl with chain.see note at bottom)
  Bullock, Jesse
abt 6 Oct 1879
30 May 1880
s/o N. D. & M A. age 7 mos 24 days
  Closs, Cora
1876
1961
(Iron fence)
  Closs, J. M.
24 Feb 1870
02 Jun 1921
"Father" (Iron fence)
  Closs, J. T.
13 Feb 1831
11 Feb 1900
h/o Martha CO B 6 Batt, Texas CAV, CSA (Iron fence)
  Closs, Martha
abt 1834
09 Sep 1895
w/o J. T. age 61 yrs (Iron fence**)
  Closs, W. L.
24 Jul 1866
05 Nov 1918
"At Rest" (Iron fence**)
  Cobb, Clarence W.
13 Jul 1922
20 Jul 2002
d/s with W. Lavelle
  Cobb, George Y.
1890
1911
 
  Cobb, J. Y.
1853
1900
footstone J.Y.C.
  Cobb, W. Lavelle
06 Dec 1925
*
*No Date; d/s with Clarence W. Married 1/14/1945
  Collier, William M.
abt 13 Jan 1873
22 Nov 1874
1 yr, 10 mos, 9 days s/o E. C. & M. E.
  Cook, Fannie Maude
13 Feb 1905
19 Mar 1992
d/s with Ted E.
  Cook, Ted E.
07 Apr 1902
04 Jul 1988
d/s with Fannie Maude
  Cooke, Tamara Ann
1992
1992
FHM only
  Cooke, William Wayne Claud
29 Dec 1990
12 Apr 1991
"The Lord must be a gardner and daily as he sows, he must be on the watch for a most perfect little rose and must have called our son before fully grown, because he was the perfect rose he wanted for his own"
  Darwin, Rubin
27 Jan 1868
28 Sep 1876
s/o of T. H. & Ellen, 8 yrs, 8 mos, 1 day
  Davidson, Margaret Lou
14 Oct 1855
13 Jan 1888
d/s with S. G.
  Davidson, S. G.
29 Aug 1847
05 Aug 1909
d/s with Margaret Lou
  Dawson, Clide
16 Aug 1883
*(unreadable years, mos and days)
  Dawson, David D.
30 Sep 1932
23 Oct 1907
Co E 4 ALA Vols, Confederate States Army
  Dawson, Elizabeth
12 Oct 1832
12 Dec 1879
age 42 yrs, 1 mo, 29 days w/o David D.
  Donahue, Patricia J.
25 Dec 1900
13 May 1978
 
  Dyutsey, A. or M.
*
18 Jun 1905
*No date; aged ?yrs, 8 mos, 14 days (stone broken)
  Ercanbrack, Edward L.
06 Mar 1884
01 May 1954
d/s with Lona Mae proceed from Brazos County Courthouse 1 miles N on Hwy 6 Business Route
(Texas Avenue) to intersection of Hwy #21, right 5.9 miles to FM #2776, left
.3 mile. Cemetery is located on right.
  Ercanbrack, James
25 Oct 1918
27Mar 1968
FHM only 1918/1968 dates from family info
  Ercanbrack, Lona Mae
21 Nov 1891
27 May 1965
d/s with Edward L. Ercanbrack
  Ercanbrack, Malinda
10 Apr 1967
16 Jun 1970
FHM only 1967-1970 (Birth from TBR, death from TDR)
  Ercanbrack, Woodrow N.
26 Apr 1927
22 Oct 2001
US Army, WWII
  Foster, Little Lulah
07 Sep 1879
12 May 1882
d/o of J. W. and F. A.
  Foster, William M., Jr.
1834
1881
2nd Lieut. Co H 31 Regt Miss Inf, CSA
  Free, Henry
12 Dec 1922
15 Oct 1923
 
  Free, Ida Lovine
02 Feb 1889
26 Nov 1970
d/s with Wm Charlie Free; Hillier FHM reads Mrs. Ida Payton 1888-1970 (No SSDR)
  Free, Irene
10 Jan 1925
10 Jan 1925
same stone with Levine Free
  Free, Johnnie A.
03 Jan 1911
03 Aug 1972
d/s with Mary E. Free; Texas PFC Co. A 579 Signal AW BN WWII
  Free, Lena
08 Feb 1908
22 May 1922
 
  Free, Levine
10 Jan 1925
10 Jan 1925
same stone with Irene Free
  Free, Mary E.
06 Jul 1910
20 Feb 1982
d/s with Johnnie A. Free
  Free, Wm. Charlie
18 Apr 1884
11 Nov 1946
d/s with Ida Lovine Free
  Freeman, Bulah May
22 Jan 1881
26 Dec 1888
d/o J. C. & E. E. - (iron fence*) "Husband and daughter rest sweetly here"
  Freeman, Elizabeth Ann
10 Mar 1862
09 May 1900
age 28 yrs (inside iron fence*)
  Freeman, John Calvin
19 Oct 1841
28 Feb 1890
NOTE: his military marker shows birth 10/17/1841 - Co C 13 ALA INF, Confederate States Army (Iron fence*)
  George, Kenneth Ray
20 Jul 1942
20 Jul 1942
 
  George, Roy W.
15 Aug 1910
19 Jan 1977
PVT US Army, WWII
  Gillenwater, Linda Kay
1952
16 Jun 1970
FHM only 1952-1970 (death date from TDR)
  Harris, Mahala A.
13 May 1845
04 Aug 1894
"Mother" d/s with William Harris
  Harris, William
12 Jan 1847
28 Jun 1886
"Father" d/s with Mahala A. Harris
  Harris, Willie Jap
21 Apr 1902
24 Apr 1902
 
  Harris plot/ Unmarked
*
*
*No date; 5 med odd shaped stones in a row, next to William Harris
  Harris plot/ Unmarked
*
*
*No date; 2 more odd shaped stones next to William Harris
  Hicks, James K. P.
1848
1882
CO I 33 TEXAS CAV, CSA (encl with chain.see note at bottom)
  Hicks, Jesse A.
15 Nov 1838
12 Oct 1882
CO B TEX CAV 1 Partisan Rangers CSA (encl. with chain.see note at bottom)
  Hicks, Nancy Davidson
02 Dec 1871
1902
FHM only w/o J. A. Hicks
  Hicks, William Reddick
1840
1876
CO A 15 ARK INF, CSA (encl with chain.see note at bottom)
  Hugghins, B. A.
06 Dec 1857
20 Apr 1918
 
  Hugghins, Walter Lee
15 Jan 1898
19 Aug 1899
 
  Jenkins, Tillie Bell
24 Aug 1910
22 May 1912
D/o C. A. & L. B. "Another sweet flower in the dews of heaven"
  Johnson, Adolphus
1854
1898
d/s with Lillian Mae Johnson; "Asleep in Jesus"
  Johnson, Lillian Mae
1864
1947
d/s with Adolphus Johnson; "Asleep in Jesus"
  Kelly, Geraldine
25 Dec 1887
20 Jan 1919
age 31 yrs, 26 days (inside iron fence*)
  Kelly, S.S.
26 Jul 1858
09 Sep 1880
 
  Kirton, W. Eddie
01 Mar 1876
29 Jan 1888
WOW
  La Salle, Nora Rine
02 Feb 1889
04 Mar 1911
w/o Vedo L., 22 yrs, 1 mo, 2 ds, "In Heaven she rests"
  La Salle, Vedo L.
05 Dec 1863
05 May 1942
h/o Nora Rine
  Landers, John D.
12 Dec 1863
11 Oct 1892
WOW
  Lindsey, John V.
28 Jul 1848
07 Oct 1891
WOW "My darling slumbers here"
  Mallett, Robt. F.
18 Feb 1875
23 Jul 1876
"Memory of" s/o H. & H. A.
  Matthews, Georgia Ruth Cobb
28 Dec 1945
*
*No Date; d/s with Ronnie Elton Matthews; d/o Clarence W & Lavelle Cobb
  Matthews, Howard Clifford
26 Apr 1946
09 Mar 2005
"Pappy" "Beloved father and grandfather"
  Matthews, Ronnie Elton
08 Jan 1943
10 Jan 1989
d/s with Geogia Ruth Matthews; married 4/6/1962
  Mitchel, Margaret
13 Apr 1820
08 Oct 1884
"Our Mother" (Iron Fence **)
  Mitchel, Rev. Jonathan H.
28 Jun 1811
08 Nov 1891
NOTE: his military marker reads Mitchell (Iron fence **) "Our Father" Co I, 48 ALA INF, Confederate States Army "Our Father has gone to a mansion of rest, The glorious land by the diety blest"
  Pearson, Elias C.
17 Apr 1830
01 Mar 1881
Holloway's Co ALA Cav Confederate States Army
  Pearson, Eliza
22 Dec 1885
21 Feb 1900
 
  Pearson, Mrs. E. C.
abt 29 May 1880
19 Jul 1909
aged 61 yrs, 7 mos, 5 days Died in Palestine Texas "Farewell dear mother, sweet thy rest, weary with years and worn with pain. Farewell till in some happy place we shall meet again"
  Pearson, Zachariah Patrick
09 Feb 1826
24 Jan 1874
Co C. Hardie's Batt ALA Cav. Confederate States Army
  Peters, Octavia H.
1869
1907
 
  Porter, A. C.
abt 10 Mar 1857
21 Jul 1881
age 24 yrs, 4 mos, 11 days "d/s with J. J. Porter; "Both murdered" stone is flat
  Porter, Benjamin Lee
abt 1875
15 Nov 1884
Age 9 yrs
  Porter, J. J.
abt 12 Mar 1855
01 Jul 1881
age 26 yrs, 3 mos, 19 days d/s with A. C. Porter; "Both murdered" stone is flat
  Porter, M.
*
*
*Old FHM no dates
  Porter, Robert Walton
15 Jul 1822
12 Nov 1883
Steeds Co ALA Reserves Confederate States Army
  Powers, A. L.
31 May 1888
25 Jul 1888
d/o W. L. & Georgia
  Powers, Georgia A.
16 Apr 1860
30 Apr 1904
w/o W. L. Powers, Jr., age 44 yrs, 14 days "As a wife devoted. As a mother affectionate. As a friend ever kind and true"
  Powers, James L.
22 Jul 1886
24 Dec 1968
Texas Cook US Army, WWI
  Powers, Ora L.
28 Mar 1894
25 Jul 1958
 
  Powers, William L.
06 Jul 1858
17 Mar 1932
BCCB shows William J., but it is William L.)
  Reed, Virginia
1862
1947
(concrete border around Reeds)
  Reed, Wiley
1882
1906
(concrete border around Reeds)
  Reed, Wilson
1855
1922
(concrete border around Reeds)
  Richards, Jack G.
31 Aug 1948
02 Sep 1948
Footstone: "Baby"
  Robbins, William G. B.
20 Nov 1861
16 Feb 1882
s/o W. P. & M. A. "Weep not father and mother for me, for I am working in glory for thee" NOTE: he is also shown on tall stone with Walter & MA White
  Robinson, Ann E.
12 Mar 1829
30 Nov 1903
 
  Robinson, Bettie
1859
1944
w/o J. A. D. Robinson
  Robinson, Dee
20 Sep 1882
20 Apr 1909
"At Rest"
  Robinson, Lillie May
29 Mar 1884
08 Jun 1884
d/o John W. & Mary (enclosed in wooden fence) "A little while on earth she spent, till God for her his angel sent And then on time she closed her eyes to wake to glory in the skys"
  Rosenborough, Cora O. Randolph
1859
1898
d/s with Samuel Rosenborough
  Rosenborough, Harrison
03 Jan 1886
23 Jul 1890
s/o Samuel & Cora
  Rosenborough, Samuel F.
1859
1914
d/s with Cora Rosenborough
  Sandlin, James
29 Apr 1804
29 Jun 1885
 
  Sandlin, Nancy
12 May 1812
19 May 1873
61 yrs, 4 days w/o James Sandlin
  Scott, Effie A.
1875
1882
t/s with William and Genie Scott
  Scott, Genie B.
1879
1882
t/s with William and Effie Scott
  Scott, J. H.
23 Nov 1799
19 Nov 1878
"In memory of"
  Scott, Samuel L.
1830
1894
17 Brig Texas State Trp, Confederate States Army
  Scott, William T.
1836
1882
t/s with Effie & Genie Scott; research from Ruth Hary: descendent said he served in Civil War; was at Vicksburg and Galveston. (info not verified by official documentation)
  Simpson, Annie
11 Mar 1880
11 Nov 1883
"A fairer bud of promise never bloomed"
  Simpson, Arnet
12 Jun 1883
18 Oct 1884
"The lovely flower has faded"
  Simpson, Bessie
28 Oct 1888
31 Mar 1890
"Darling we miss you"
  Simpson, Elleta
17 Oct 1878
22 Oct 1880
 
  Skains, James Clarence
31 Jan 1885
14 Sep 1939
(concrete border around Skains)
  Skains, James Douglas
21 Mar 1919
16 Sep 1923
(concrete border around Skains)
  Skains, Margaret Mitchell
14 Aug 1883
06 Aug 1934
(concrete border around Skains)
  Skains, Orin Thomas
15 Jul 1913
25 Feb 1938
(concrete border around Skains)
  Small, Gary Charles
23 Jan 1943*
Dec 1988
s/o Luther B.; FHM only written in ink (birth date from Texas birth records, unable to locate his death record)
  Small, Lillie
1871
1950
d/s with W. J. Small
  Small, Luther B.
02 Aug 1913
23 Sep 1959
d/s with Pauline F. Small; Texas TEC 5 US Army WWII
  Small, Pauline F.
28 Aug 1915
08 Jan 1999
d/s with Luther B. Small; FHM 1999 (death date from SSDI)
  Small, W. F.
1861
1920
d/s with Lillie Small
  Small stone - J. A. D. R.
*
*
*No date; between Bettie and Dee Robinson (nothing else on stone)
  Smith, L. P., Jr.
12 Sep 1860
15 May 1885
"At Rest"
  Smith, Levin P., Sr.
11 Aug 1828
07 Apr 1885
Co B 25 LA INF Confederate States Army
  Smith, Orrie
1886
1908
 
  Stallings, Frances M.
10 Oct 1917
06 Jan 1970
d/s with Henry G. Stallings
  Stallings, Henry G. ' H. G.'
02 Feb 1916
30 Apr 1999
d/s with Frances M. Stallings
  Stallings, Willie V.
12 Mar 1876
27 Apr 1881
d/o H. C. & M. A.
  Summers, Mrs. Nancy
23 Nov 1830
29 Jun 1871
Earliest recorded burial, shown on historical marker
  Sutton, J. B.
19 Oct 1857
24 Jul 1893
s/o J. W. & P. J.
  Sutton, Mollie S.
12 Nov 1852
08 Aug 1877
d/o J. W. & P. J.
  Unmarked
*
*
*No date; Rusty funeral home marker - unreadable (by Ercanbrack)
  Unmarked
*
*
*No date; Large stone unmarked (near Powers)
  Unmarked
*
*
*No date; Above ground marble rectangle
  Unmarked
*
*
*No date; Small upright stone no inscription (between A. C. & Robert Porter)
  Unmarked
*
*
No date; Small upright stone no inscription (between A. C. & Robert Porter)
  Unmarked
*
*
No date; flat stone unreadable inscription (between Joseph Welch & Walter Hugghins)
  Unmarked
*
*
*No date; Large concrete tomb above ground, no inscription
  Unmarked/Concrete
*
*
No date; Large Concrete with writing 5 1 1953 F R E N C - we are not sure if this is a grave
  Van Houtan, Fannie Maude
20 Jul 1938
28 May 1994
"Loving wife and mother"
  Walker, Bessie
1921
1999
FHM Only 1921-1999 (not in SSDI)
  Ward, H. R.
1820
14 Jan 1889
"Asleep in Jesus"; research from Ruth Hary: Received Confederate Land warrant from
Brazos County Commissioner's Court 3 October 1881; court Minutes state that H. R. Ward was a Confederate soldier, permanently disabled during the war; unit not identified.
  Ward, Sarah E.
1853
12 Aug 1889
"Asleep in Jesus"
  Welch, James Cisero
30 Jul 1882
12 Jun 1888
"Our little one at rest"
  Welch, Joseph Robert
abt 1883
15 Jun 1888
age 5 yrs
  White, Archie Haris
06 Sep 1878
05 Aug 1884
(inside iron fence*)
  White, Infant
1930
1930
(inside iron fence*)
  White, J. H.
26 Oct 1848
25 Aug 1935
(inside iron fence*)
  White, J. Walter
1828
07 Jan 1876
same stone with Mrs. M. A.White; age 48 yrs - Grimes Co 17 Brig Texas Mil Confederate States Army
  White, Mrs. M. D.
18 Jan 1851
03 Sep 1917
(inside iron fence*)
  White, Mrs. M. A.
abt 14 Dec 1834
30 May 1899
same stone as Walter "In loving remembrance of" - Tall Masonic Stone, aged 64 yrs, 5 mos, 16 days - "A precious one from us is gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacantin our home which never can be filled. And in his wisdom has recalled. The boon his love had given and through the body moulders here, the soul is save in heaven."
  Wilson, Jessie O.
01 Mar 1892
25 Jul 1902
d/o F. W. & V., aged 10 yrs, 4 mos, 25 days - "Not lost blest Heaven, but gone before"
  Wilson, Lillie V.
abt 28 Oct 1885
19 Jun 1887
d/o F. W & Jennie, Aged 1 yr, 7 mos, 22 days - "Sleep on dear little lamb"
  Windsor, Eunice Stella
23 Jul 1893
09 Nov 1894
 
  Windsor, Lee Roy
12 Aug 1884
16 Sep 1899
"Only sleeping"

** 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


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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