African-American
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Thought to be the sameas the "Babylon Cemetery"

Younger Cemetery
List of Known Burials
Silver City, Navarro County, Texas


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Younger Cemetery

Name Source Notes

Albert Leroy Anderson Sr.

Obituary;
Marker Photo
Dec 15, 1899 - Jan 25, 1974
h/o Willie Lee (Lang) Anderson; s/o Emmett Anderson & Mamie (Patterson) Anderson
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

James Emmett Anderson

Marker Photo May 22, 1924 - Sep 08, 1961
s/o Albert Leroy Anderson sr. & Willie Lee (Lang) Anderson
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Willie Lee (Lang) Anderson

Obituary;
Marker Photo
Apr 16, 1904 - Sep14, 1978
w/o Albert Leroy Anderson Sr.
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Edith Mae Bartee

Obituary;
Marker Photo;
1961 grad. of Pelham High School
Feb 06, 1943 - Nov 28, 1973
d/o Norman Bartee & Pearlie Mae (Park) Bartee
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Pearlie Mae (Park) Bartee

Obituary, Funeral Program;
Marker Photo
Nov 14, 1906 - Oct 30, 1991 
w/o Norman Bartee married Aug 11, 1930;  d/o Charlie Park & Mary (Williams) Park
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

John B. “Johnnie” Blanford 

Obituary;
Marker Photo
Jul 30, 1899 - Apr 27, 1965
h/o Lillie Mae (Park) Blanford; s/o John H. Blanford & Janie (Younger) Blanford
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Lillie Mae (Park) Mills-Blanford 

Funeral Program;
Marker Photo
Jul 28, 1901 - Jun 24, 1987 
w/o (1) William Mills Sr, married 1919 & (2) John B. “Johnnie” Blanford married 1948,  d/o Charlie Park & Mary (Williams) Park
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Roosevelt Brackens 

Marker Photo;
WWII Veteran
Jun 11, 1926 - Jul 29, 1982 
PVT US Army  WW11; s/o George Brackens & Viola (Sneed) Carroll-Brackens
PVT US ARMY WWII
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Viola (Sneed) Carroll-Brackens

Marker Photo Jan 29, 1902 - Aug 05, 1955
w/o George Brackens; d/o Jim Sneed and Mary (Searcy) Sneed
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Linda Brownfield

Marker Photo (Close);
Marker Photo (Full)
B & D  Jun 27, 1938
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Allen Carroll

  Aug 02, 1886  3 days old 
s/o Allen Carroll & Mary (Jackson) Carroll
Allen Carroll Marker Photo 1855 - Jan 12, 1941
h/o Mary (Davis) Carroll
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Alven Carroll

Marker Photo Jan 10, 1892 - Sep 16, 1939
Pvt 521 Eng.  SINGLE  s/o Allen Carroll & Mary (Davis) Carroll  (per death certificate)
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Bluet Carroll

  Mar 12, 1895 - Oct 16, 1895
s/o Mary (Davis) Carroll

Edd Carroll 

Marker Photo Mar 10, 1873 - Nov 26, 1962
h/o Minnie (unk) Carroll s/o Allen Carroll and Mary (Jackson) Carroll (per death certificate)
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
J. D. Carroll Marker Photo Dec 25, 1900 - Jan 27, 1943
h/o Annie (UNKNOWN) Carroll; s/o Allen Carroll & Mary (Davis) Carroll|
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Mary A. Carroll

Marker Photo May 17, 1920 - Nov 05, 1946
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Marry (Davis) Carroll

Marker Photo Oct 15, 1873 - Aug 06, 1951
w/o Allen Carroll d/o Albert Davis and Sophie (Melton) Davis
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Roberta (Melton) Coit Marker Photo

Jul 15, 1905 - May 25, 2005
d/o Matthew M. Melton, Jr. & Lela (Hendrick) Melton
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Ella (unk) Cooper

Marker Photo Jun 09, 1895  ?? 
w/o John Cooper
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

John Cooper

Marker Photo Feb 03, 1880 - Nov 12, 1983
h/o Ella (unk) Cooper
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Georgia Mae “Baby Doll” (unk) Cox

Marker Photo Apr 1931 - Apr 07, 1998
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham 

Marker Photo 1870 - 1929
w/o Lewis C. Cunningham married Jan. 04, 1886 
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Fred D. Cunningham

Marker Photo (Close);
Marker Photo (Full)
Feb 24, 1898 - Feb 18, 1947
h/o Roanna (unk) Cunningham  s/o Lewis C. Cunningham and Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Lewis C. Cunningham

Marker Photo 1860 - 1921
h/o Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham; s/o M. C. Cunningham
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Roanna (unk) Cunningham

Marker Photo (Close);
Marker Photo (Full)
Aug 03, 1903 - Jul 19, 1948
w/o Fred D. Cunningham
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Dr. Sampson Cunningham

Marker Photo s/o Lewis C. Cunningham and Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

David Ellis

Marker Photo;
Temp Marker Photo
May 04, 1897 - Sep 06, 1983
US Army WW1
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Mary Louise (Hawkins) Farris  Marker Photo;
Marker Photo (Close)
Sep 29, 1921 - Aug 31, 1969
(common stone with sister Lena Simpson (Hawkins) Neal  daughter  of Gilbert Hawkins and Daisy (Park) Hawkins
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Florence (Ross) Fulcher

  Aug 20, 1871 - Aug 06, 1939 
w/o Isaac Fulcher; d/o Mark Ross

Barbara Joe Fulcher

  Aug 22, 1935 - Aug 25, 1935
d/o Reuben Benn Fulcher  & Tennie S. (Virdon) Fulcher
Lillie F. Fulcher  Marker Photo 1935 - 1935
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Reuben Benn Fulcher 

Obituary;
Marker Photo
Mar 10, 1901 - Apr 19, 1980
h/o Tennie S. (Virdon) Fulcher
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Tennie S. (Virdon) Fulcher

Marker Photo;
Marker Photo 2
Jan 12, 1910 - Sep 24, 1990
w/o Reuben Benn Fulcher; d/o Andrew Virdon & Lillie (Carroll) Virdon
Marker Photos by Karen Rost

Ophelia Gilky

Marker Photo Oct 26, 1914 - Jun 06, 1954
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Earley Gilmore 

Marker Photo;
WWII Veteran
Nov 30, 1915 - Apr 12, 1958
TX PFC Co. F  WWII
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Charles Edward Gipson

Marker Photo Mar 08, 1941 - Dec 13, 1964
NEVER MARRIED; s/o James Gipson & Leather (Brackon) Gipson
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

James Gipson

  Apr 4, 1906 - Dec 04, 1987
h/o Letha (Brockon) Gipson
Lawrence Gipson  Marker Photo Nov 26, 1939 - Apr 11, 1979 
s/o James Gipson & Letha (Brockon) Gipson
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Letha (Brockon) Gipson

Marker Photo Jan 06, 1911 - Feb 04, 1986
w/o James Gipson
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Daisy M. (Park) Hawkins Obituary & Funeral Program;
Marker Photo
Dec 30, 1899 - Jun 13, 2003
w/o Gilbert T. Hawkins married Sep 3, 1918; d/o Charlie Park & Mary (Williams) Park
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Gilbert T. Hawkins

  Oct 10, 1899 - Oct 08, 1944
h/o Daisy M. (Park) Hawkins; s/o Gilbert Hawkins & Lenner (Gilbert Hawkins

Dave E. Hicks

  Jul 21, 1888 - Nov 25, 1971 
h/o Emily (Cunningham) Hicks

Emily (Cunningham) Hicks

  d. Jun 13, 1946
w/o Dave E. Hicks; d/o Lewis C. Cunningham & Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham
Willie Kay (McDonald) Mabrey Obituary;
Marker Photo
Feb 21, 1956 - Jul 11, 2002
w/o Richardson Mabrey; d/o Willie T. McDonald & Georgia Mae (Smith) McDonald
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Lela (Hendrick) Melton

Marker Photo 1883 - 1960 
w/o Matthew M. Melton Jr.
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Matthew M. Melton Jr.

Marker Photo;
Matthew Melton
Oct 10, 1892 - Sep 30, 1954
h/o Lela (Hendrick) Melton; s/o Matthew M. Melton Sr. & Sophia (Henry) Melton
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Palmyra (UNK)  Melton  Marker Photo May 05, 1877 - Mar 10, 1913
w/o N. H. Melton
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Sophie Melton Obituary
Death Cert states "Babylon Cemetery" which we believe is the African-American section of the Younger Cemetery
abt 1830 - Jun 11, 1934
w/o Mathew Melton

William Mills Jr. 

  Oct 08, 1920 - Jan 07, 1998

Lena Simpson  (Hawkins) Neal

Obituary;
Marker Photo;
Marker Photo (Close)
(common stone with sister Mary Louise (Hawkins) Farris Jun. 02, 1919  Aug. 04, 1973; d/o Gilbert T. Hawkins & Daisy M. (Park) Hawkins
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Barbara Ann Nesbitt Obituary Jul 27, 1953 - Dec 20, 2009  

Charlie Park 

Marker Photo Mar 1872 - 1921
h/o Mary (Williams) Park; s/o UNKNOWN Park & Silvia (unk) Park-Drake
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Charlie Park, Jr. Obituary Nov 7, 1904 - Oct 18, 1971

Mary (Williams ) Park 

Marker Photo Mar 04, 1865 - Aug 12, 1932
w/o Charlie Park  d/o Sandy Williams & Angeline (UNKNOWN) Williams
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Cheri Jr. Park    Oct 18, 1991
Sam Smith   Marker Photo Feb 10, 1894 - Jul14, 1978 
h/o Zelma (Melton) Smith
Pvt. US Army WW1
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Zelma (Melton) Smith  Obituary;
Marker Photo
Nov 16, 1908 - Dec 15, 1974 
w/o Sam Smith;  d/o Matthew M. Melton Jr. & Lela (Hendrick) Melton
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Sam Sneed 

Obituary;
Marker Photo
Oct 10, 1894 - Sep 23, 1975
s/o Jim Sneed & Mary (Searcy) Sneed
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Lillian O. Stanfield  Marker Photo Aug 22, 1935 - Sep 22, 1997
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Evia Lee (Brackens) Steward 

Marker Photo Jun 20, 1924 - Jan 01, 1965
w/o J. C. Steward; d/o George Brackens and Viola (Sneed) Carroll-Brackens
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Henderson Steward Marker Photo Feb 11, 1889 - May 17, 1970
s/o George Steward & Lou (unk) Steward
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Laura Steward Marker Photo Aug 11, 1892 - Feb 23, 1985
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Eula M. Taylor  Marker Photo 1950 - 1950
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Jack Levi Tillie Obituary;
Marker Photo
Feb 7, 1916 - May 2, 2001
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Rudolph Tillie Obituary Oct 13, 1918 - Oct 25, 1978  

Lillie (Carroll) Virdon 

  May 01, 1890 - Jan 7, 1941
w/o Andrew Virdon; d/o Allen Carroll & Mary (Davis) Virdon
Andrew Virdon Marker Photo 1891 - 1918
h/o Lillie (Carroll) Virdon

Onnie Virdon 

Marker Photo Aug 10, 1916 - Apr 15, 1960
d/o Andrew Virdon & Lillie (Carroll) Virdon
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Eula Mae Virdon Marker Photo Mar 31, 1912 - Nov 14, 1941
d/o Andrew Virdon & Lillie (Carroll) Verdon
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Lillie (Carroll) Virdon Marker Photo 1890 - 1941
w/o Andrew Virdon
Henry Earl Washington Marker Photo;
WWII Veteran
Apr 13, 1922 - Oct 20, 1981 
s/o Shed Washington & Sammie L (UNKNOWN) Washington
PVT. US Army WW11
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Odessa "Aunt Sugar" Washington Marker Photo Nov 21, 1926 - Oct 2, 2002
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Sammie L. (UNKNOWN) Washington

Marker Photo Jul 28, 1901 - Jan 10, 1986
w/o Shed Washington
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Shed Washington  Marker Photo Jul 27, 1898 - Oct 26, 1961
h/o Sammie L. (unk) Washington; s/o Tonnie Washington & Nora (Hughes) Washington
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Arizona (Cunningham) Welch 

Marker Photo Jun 09, 1896 - Jun 10, 1964
w/o Ed Welch; d/o Lewis C. Cunningham & Mary Etta (Johnson) Cunningham
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Ed Welch

Marker Photo Jan 18, 1896 - May 09, 1966
h/o Arizona (Cunningham) Welch; s/o Johnnie Welch & Mary (Roberson) Welch
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

Myrtle (Pool) Yeldell 

Marker Photo Feb 18, 1897 - Apr 05, 1965
d/o unk Pool & UNKNOWN (Patton) Pool
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
Infant Younger Marker Photo Feb 4, 1890 - Feb 4, 1890
Infant of Ben & Dylcyan Younger
Marker Photo by Karen Rost

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