Pruitt Cemetery
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Navarro County, Texas


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Name Source Notes  
Nathan "White" Armstrong   1905 - Jan 25, 1940
Single farm laborer, NATHAN ARMSTRONG froze to death from exposure; no doctor in attendance; Information provided by Sam Steen of Blooming Grove; Ben Carroll, Registrar; R.B. McCormick, undertaker
Source: Texas Death Certificate #4546
 
Catherine (Washington) Bennett Death Certificate Jul 20, 1895 - Jun 6, 1931
w/o Jim Bennett (divorced); d/o Charlie Washington & Anna (Davis) Washington
 
James "Jim" Bennett Obituary;
Death Certificate
abt 1875 - Jul 7, 1940
Farm laborer, approximately 65 years old, JAMES "JIM" BENNETT died without medical attendance; probable heart disease; Information provided by Ben Carroll, Justice of the Peace; R.B. McCormick #655, undertaker; Source: Texas Death Certificate #34362
 
Andrew Carley Blanford Marker Photo;
Death Certificate;
WWI Veteran
May 19, 1892 - Sep 23, 1947
s/o Bennie Blanford & Emma (McKenney) Blanford
Tex-Sgt 165 Depot Brig; World War I
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Beatric (Brook) Blanford Assumed buried here from Death Certificate abt 1901 - Sep 9, 1921
d/o Earlee Brook & Lula (Fields) Brook; No Marker
 
Edmond Blanford, Rev. Marker Photo Aug 15, 1833 - Mar 5, 1920
born in Green Co., Ala; h/o (1) Hanna F. (Gilbert) Blanford & (2) Calline "Callie" (Copeland) Blanford, married Juen 3, 1896; s/o E. Blanford
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 

Edna Blanford 

  May 2, 1899 - Oct 25, 1955
SINGLE; d/o Lonnie Blanford and Fleta Pearl (Hardee) Blanford
 
Johnny H. Blanford   Sep 1, 1867 - Nov 6, 1944
s/o Edmond Blanford & Janie (Younger) Blanford  assumed buried here death certificate only says Blooming Grove 
 
July Blanford WWI Veteran;
Death Certificate;
Marker Photo
June 9, 1891 - Aug 6, 1949
h/o Viola M. (UNKNOWN) Blanford; s/o Benny Blanford & Lonia (Frost) Blanford
Tex-Pvt 509 Engineers WWI
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 

Lonnie Blanford

  Sep 18, 1871  - Jul 06, 1946
h/o Fleta Pearl (Hardee) Blanford s/o Edmond Blanford and Hanna (Gilbert) Blanford  (death certificate says shipped to Corsicana from Terrell State Hospital  could possibly be buried in Woodland in Corsicana???
 
Samuel Clay Obituary;
WWI Veteran
Sep 25, 1894 - Jan 16, 1941  

America (Blanford) Cummings

  Jan 16, 1886 - Jan 02, 1948
d/o Edmond Blanford & Hannah (Smith) Blanford
 
Jake Curry Death Certificate;
Marker Photo
Feb 15, 1885 - Jun 13, 1948
h/o Rosea (Russell) Curry; s/o Arthur Curry & Mary (Davis) Curry
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
James Davis Death Certificate shows burial in Cryer Creek Cemetery;
Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Nov 11, 1894 - May 7, 1932
h/o Ida (Johns) Davis; s/o C. H. Davis & Mattie (Hamlet) Davis
Tex-Corp 332 Labor Bn Qmc
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Ben Douglas Frost Death Certificate Nov 8, 1918 - Apr 15, 1928
s/o William Frost & Sallie (Johnson) Frost
 
Charlie Frost Death Certificate June 2, 1861 - Apr 6, 1931
s/o Frank Frost & Susan Frost
 
Collie Frost WWII Veteran;
Marker Photo
Nov 14, 1907 - June 18, 1944
Died in Service-Non Battle
Tex-Pvt Entineers WWII
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Corene Frost Death Certificate Apr 5, 1916 - Mar 31, 1918
d/o George Frost & Lillian (Smith) Frost
 
George Douglas Frost  

Nov 01, 1925  - Sep 02, 1939
s/o George Frost and Lillian (Smith) Frost  assumed buried here Death Certificate only says Blooming Grove

 
Harroll Frost   Jul 13, 1931  - Oct 19, 1951
single; s/o George Frost & Lillian (Smith ) Frost
 
Juanita Frost   Nov 21, 1920  - Jun 28, 1939
d/o George Frost and Lillian (Smith) Frost
 

Lillian (Smith) Frost 

  Nov 25, 1903 -  Jul 21, 1939
w/o George Frost; d/o John Smith and Rosie (Ward) Smith  assumed buried here death certificate only says Barry
 
Wade Frost Death Certificate yrs old died Jan. 15, 1945
h/o Annie (Brown) Frost; s/o Frank Frost; died at age 69
 
William Henry Frost Death Certificate Jul 13, 1891 - Oct 11, 1944
s/o Frank Frost & Susie Frost
 
Milley Gilbert Marker Photo 1850 - July 12, 1910
w/o John Gilbert
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Annie Gowan Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Mar 7, 1849 - Mar 10, 1905
w/o J. G. Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Arula Smart Gowan Marker Photo Jan 24, 1895 - Jan 4, 1904
d/o F. Gowan & L. Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Corine Gowan Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Mar 16, 1918 - Jul 5, 1924
d/o G. Gowan & M. Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 

Floyd Gowans

Obituary;
Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Apr 28, 1902 - Jul 03, 1926
s/o George Gowan & Willie (Pointer) Gowan; He has a D.C. that says Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Howard M. Gowan Marker Photo Jul 31, 1921 - Jan 21, 1922
s/o Mose Gowan & Minnie Lee (Fields) Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Jessie Gowan Marker Photo 1836 - Nov 4, 1918
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 

Lizzie (Pointer) Gowan

  May 28, 1880  Jul 17, 1940
w/o John G. Gowan  d/o Gilbert Pointer & Claran (Miltow) Pointer
 
Mable Lee Gowan Death Certificate;
Marker Photo;
Marker Photo (2)
May 6, 1924 - Oct 2, 1924
d/o Mose Gowan, Sr & Minnie Lee (Fields) Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 

Mary (Hicks) Gowan 

  Oct. 18, 1876 - Nov. 03, 1921 
d/o unk Hicks and Mandy (Polk) Hicks
 
Mose Gowan, Jr. Death Certificate
assumed buried here from Death Certificate
Feb 9, 1929 - Apr 16, 1946
s/o Mose Gowan Sr & Minnie Lee (Fieids) Gowan
 
Mose Gowan, Sr. Death Certificate
assumed buried here from Death Certificate
Sep 7, 1882 - Aug 9, 1955
h/o Minnie Lee (Fields) Gowan; s/o Jessie Gowan
 
Samie Lule Gowan Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Sep 19, 1922 - Feb 6, 1923
d/o Mose Gowan & Minnie Lee (Fields) Gowan
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
William Taft Gowan Death Certificate;
Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Aug 27, 1907 - Jan 18, 1922
s/o John G. Gowan & Lizzie (Pointer) Gowan
 

Berthia (Gowans) Hawkins 

Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Aug 05, 1883 - Jan 21, 1919
w/o W. H. Hawkins; d/o J. Gowans
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Gilbert Hawkins Death Certificate
DC States he is buried in Corsicana?
Nov 19, 1899 - Oct 8, 1944
s/o Gilbert Hawkins, Sr. & Lenner (Gilbert) Hawkins
 
Willie (Burnham) House
 
Assumed buried here from Obituary Only Aug 21, 1922 - Jan 26, 1996
w/o Thomas M. House; d/o William Augusta Burnham, and Bertha Ebella Key Burnham
 
Quincie Jones   died 1880  
Alex Majors   67 Years Old, died May 15, 1937
h/o Nellie (UNKNOWN) Majors
 
Columbus Majors   Nov 29, 1911 - Feb 20, 1912
s/o William M. "Bill" Majors & Martha (Mayes) Majors
 
Iona Christine Majors Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Jul 20, 1921 - Feb 14, 1922
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Johnnie May Majors Marker Photo Feb 1907 - Nov 1914
d/o Alex Majors & Nellie Majors
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
M. J. Majors Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
Jan 6, 1923 - Oct 28, 1923
s/o Marion & Emmery Majors
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Margree Majors   June 26, 1913 - July 21, 1913
s/o William M. "Bill" Majors & Martha (Mayes) Majors
 
Marthia (Mayes) Majors Death Certificate;
Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
abt 1898 - Nov 6, 1924
w/o William M. "Bill" Majors; d/o William Mayes & Rena (Pipkins) Mayes
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Royal Majors Marker Photo (full);
Marker Photo (broken)
Jun 22, 1918 - Jul 21, 1918
s/o William M. "Bill" Majors & Martha (Mayes) Majors
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Sealy Majors Marker Photo (close);
Marker Photo (full)
d. Mar 31, 1894 age 70 years
Marker Photo by Karen Rost
 
Belle Z. (Frost) Melton  

Apr 19, 1900 - Feb 01, 1962
w/o Simmon Melton; d/o Wade Frost & Annie (Brown) Frost

 
Simon Melton  

Mar 17, 1866 - Mar 17, 1956
h/o Belle Z. (Frost) Melton; s/o Dave Melton

 
Andrew B. Porter    Mar 10, 1897 - Jul 09, 1965
s/o Norman Porter & Ella (Nelson) Porter
 
Norman Porter   Apr 1, 1870 - Aug 14, 1954
h/o Ella (Nelson) Porter; s/o Andy Porter
 
Jake West Obituary 1865 - May 20, 1925
h/o Omie (unk) West; s/o James West
 

Note that there are many unmarked or unreadable markers in this cemetery.  It is very poor condition with livestock roaming thru it for many years.  Diane Richards is researching the records to identify many of these lost graves and they will be added shortly.


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