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DRY FORK CEMETERY

Dry Fork Cemetery is northeast of Olin on the west side of CR 239 between CR 206 and CR 207.  The Dry Fork community was between Turkey Branch and Dry Fork Creek of Honey Creek.

Location:  Go North from Hamilton on Hwy 281 about 12 miles to Olin: continue 2.2 miles.  On right hand side of road there is a sign that says "Dry Fork".  Turn right and go point seven (.7) miles and turn left. Then go 1.1 miles.  Cemetery is on left hand side of road about 300ft. among small trees and bushes (barely  discernable).  It is enclosed within a wire fence. 

Location: (from Hico) Go South on Hwy 282 six miles to Dry Fork sign on Left (East side of road). Then follow the directions the same as above. 

Feature Name:

Dry Fork Cemetery

Feature Type: cemetery
State: Texas
County: Hamilton
USGS 7.5' x 7.5' Map: Hico
315404N
0980407W
315147N 0980435W Eidson Lake

 



There are graves that are lost among the weeds and brush, or that have sunk out of sight.  These are the graves that we know of through family and some are still visible.


Mary Anne Bullard Reed

PARTIAL LISTING.  Additions and corrections are welcome!!!


There are graves that are lost among the weeds and brush, or that have sunk out of sight.  These are the graves that we know of through family and some are still visible.  There are 4 unmarked graves.

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

NAME

BORN

DIED

OTHER

broken stone Aug. ?, 1840

?

A Precious One From Us Is Gone

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

BRAZILL, JOSEPH W. May 25, 1852 Feb. 28, 1936 Wife:  Rachel Virginia (Cook) Brazill

Married:  Abt.1881

Joseph was the father of Mattie Segrest and Minnie Lee, Joseph Carl  & Mary Brazill

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

BRAZILL, RACHEL VIRGINIA COOK Jan. 1, 1860 April 21, 1912 Husband:  Joseph W. Brazill

Married:  Abt.1881

Parents:  Benjamin Cook & Susannah Mahitable Tomme Cook from (Troupe County GA)  

Rachel was the mother of Mattie Segrest & Minnie Lee, Joseph Carl  & Mary Brazill

Mary Anne Bullard Reed Sister to Reuben Anthony Cook and Adecia Mildred Cook who are also buried here

BULLARD, DORTHIE JOY 11/21/1935 01/30/1936 Parents:  Elmer Green Bullard  & Myrtle Trantham

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

BULLARD, MATHEW M. (MATHANLEY)
July 18, 1887 Dec. 5, 1918 Parents: Asa Dow Bullard and Savilla Hyden 

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

BULLARD, VIOLA FAY 08/12/1924 08/12/1924 Parents:  Elmer Green Bullard  & Myrtle Trantham

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

[Myrtle was a granddaughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Jane Cook and Elmer was Grandson of William Jackson and Adecia Trantham]

COOK, ELIZABETH JANE SIMMONS (Mrs. J. E.) Dec. 16, 1845 Nov. 14, 1917 Husband:  Reuben Anthony Cook

Married:  abt.  1866

MOTHER

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

COOK, REUBEN ANTHONY
Aug. 6, 1837 Oct. 3, 1917 Wife:  Elizabeth Jane (Simmons)  Cook

Married: about 1866

Parents:  Benjamin Cook & Susannah Mahitable Tomme Cook from (Troupe County GA)

FATHER

(Brother of Adecia Mildred (Cook) Trantham & Rachel Virginia (Cook) Brazill.)

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

DRIVER, ENNIS  Jan. 22, 1915 Mar. 13, 1915 Parents: 

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

FEWELL, BETTIE ANN (CORNELISON
Aug. 1840, Green Co. MO May 31, 1883, Hamilton Co., Texas  Husband:  W. H. Fewell

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

HYLES, JOHN W. . . Infant

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

KNIGHT, MISSOURI J.
Oct. 27 1867 Feb. 1, 1912 Mary Anne Bullard Reed
TILLEY, JOHN WESLEY
Feb. 24, 1849 Oct. 19, 1921 Wife:  Mary Virginia (Trantham) Tilley (daughter of William Jackson Trantham and Adecia Cook)                    

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

TOLLIVER, JOHN W.
 
Jan. 19, 1862 Nov. 26, 1952 Wife:  Susie A. Tolliver

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

John and Susie are the parents of Walter Tolliver, the husband of Margaret "Maggie" Matilda Bullard who was sister of Elmer Green Bullard


TOLLIVER, SUSIE A.
May 8, 1888  Dec. 16, 1913 Husband:  J. W. Tolliver

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

TRANTHAM, ADECIA MILDRED COOK May, 21, 1844 Jan. 8, 1929  Husband:  William Jackson Trantham

Married:  June 3, 1865

Parents:  Benjamin Cook & Susannah Mahitable Tomme Cook from (Troupe County GA)

Sister to Rachel Virginia Cook Brazill and Reuben Anthony Cook

Application for Widow's CSA Pension

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

TRANTHAM, WILLIAM JACKSON

June, 17 1845

Dec. 14, 1927

Wife:  Adecia Mildred (Cook) Trantham

Married:  June 3, 1865

Application for CSA Pension

Mary Anne Bullard Reed

 

 

 
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