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List of cemeteries preserved in Navarro County as of October 1st, 2009
By Bill Young

 

1) Spring Hill  -set aside in 1936 during the Texas Centennial

2) New Pevehouse-- also known as Cross Roads

3) Old Pevehouse 

4) McCord/ Hightower

5) Whitehead/ Meazell

6) John Stovall

7) Caleb & Nancy Green     

8) Dr. Anderson

9) Shelton Family

10) Weathersbee

11) Mooney

12) William Love

13) Garner Family

14) Davidson

15) Sloan

16) Brooks Family

17) Dunn/ Johnston

18) Long Prairie, aka. Alligator, aka, Round Prairie

19) Bledsoe

20) Buggy Axle

21) Mexican Migrant Worker

22) Elijah Anderson

23) State Home - this one is still pending because the cemetery is not where the fence and the stone was was placed around 1970

24) Candalerio Garcia

25) Jefferson Owen

26) James Wilson

27) William Bowen

28) Dixon

29) James & Sarah Green

30) Mary Catherine Martin

31) Magness # 1

32) Magness # 2

33) Jones/ Crab Creek, Antioch (white)

34) Marvin's Chapel

35) Sweatman/ Blackman

36) Jones/ Gunn

37) Wesley's Chapel

38) Carroll Family

39) Bright/ Boyd

40) Smith's Chapel

41) Eden/ Eden Grove

42) French

43) Hagle

44) Miller family

45) Curry

46) Pin Oak 

47) Ethan Melton

48) Campbell- Elrod

49) Speed Family

50) Black Hills

51) Gaines- Green

52) Colbert Family

53) Ward

54) Pleasant Hall

55) Hamilton/ Bragg

56) Crabtree

57) Woods

58) Powers

59) Akers/ Brown

60) Providence Missionary Baptist

61) Haynie/ Dunn

62) Pelham

63) Pruitt, aka,   Blanford/ Gowen/ Majors

64) Union Hill

65) Barnett/ Burnett aka. unknown across from Union Hill

66) Tolliver

67) Britton Dawson

68) Zions Rest, aka  Duncan

69) Birdston Valley

70) Hannon

71) Modrall

72) Hebrew

 

We also recorded Zollicoffer which is in Hill  County near Itasca. The Zollicoffer family had a big plantation with a number of slaves. Some of those slaves when freed moved into Navarro County. Several are buried in Union Hill, others in Samaria which still have the last name of Zollicoffer.

 

Further  research needed

 

Petty Family Cemetery ( in Corsicana)

Cosgrove ( Retreat)

David White aka White or Pisgah Ridge Cemetery ( Pisgah)

Bird/ Hancock/ Dunn-- Eureka area --land donated by Bird

                       Most call this one Hancock/ or Dunn/ Hancock, Dunn owned the land next door.

                       This cemetery is located on land which used to belong to Mrs. Vara Chandler

Boyd Family- N. of Blooming Grove on F. M. 55. Does not

                       qualify as historic because it is less than

                       50 years old

Williams Family- in front yard of house near Pelican Isle,

                       stones removed, is over 50 years of age

Williams--------- South of Frost about a half mile past New

                       Pevehouse on north side of same county

                       road-- fairly modern small cemetery, is 

                       eroding due to water runoff

Carroll Slave---  WSW of Carrolll Family in another pasture

                       no tombstones, only a few native rocks 

                       marking some of the graves

Burleson-- NE of Birston Cemetery, in good condition, 

                       fenced and maintained

Burleson Slave--- in same pasture as Burleson but farther

                         north, partially bulldozed back in the 

                         1950s or 1960s. Recorded by SMU 

                         during the Richland/ Chambers Lake

                         Project

Richey Family--- 7 or 8 graves. Landowner destroyed the 

                         tombstones, built a barn on top of the 

                         graves

Monroe Family----Oak Valley

Brooks ( African American) located near Brushie Arbor

                         North of Black Hills

Haynes- Frost --tombstones moved but not the graves

                       building built on the grave site


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