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Gay Cemetery
Submitted August 2005 by Cannon Pritchard


Location: At the intersection of U. S. Highway 59 and FR 62 in Moscow, Texas,
    go East on FR 62 for 3.4 miles. Turn right at the locked aluminum gate. There is no sign
    showing the cemetery name. The cemetery is .2 miles down the road behind the gate and
    the road ends at the cemetery entrance. This cemetery is located on private property and
    permission from the property owner is required to go to the cemetery.

    Thomas S. Gay and his family came from Mississippi after the Civil War to Polk County and
settled on property located between the communities of Moscow and Camden. He and some
members of his family are buried in the Gay Cemetery which was established in 1880. The
cemetery is still in use today by descendants of the Gay Family.

Arcangeli, Molly, A.,  born  July 29, 1948   died  Feb 16, 2002
Barringer, Willie Marie,  born  Sep 18, 1941  died  Mar 4, 2004
Gay, Bettie,  born Aug. 10, 1880  died  Sept. 5, 1880, "daughter of Thomas S. & Elizabeth T. Gay"
Gay, Clarence S.,  born  May 31, 1895  died  June 15, 1953
Gay, Dollie,  born  May 8, 1878  died  Jan 24, 1884, "daughter of Thomas S. & Elizabeth T. Gay"
Gay, Elizabeth T.,  born  Apr. 8, 1838 Miss.  died  Oct 2, 1896, "Wife of Thomas S. Gay"
Gay, Harvey Samuel,  born  Apr 13, 1866  died  Sep 13, 1925, "son of Thomas S. &  Elizabeth T. Gay,
        (Note: Dora Holcomb Gay, wife of Harvey S. Gay was buried in Saratoga, Texas)
Gay, (infant)  born  Sep 4, 1904  died  Apr 28, 1905,
        infant son of Harvey Samuel & Dora Holcomb Gay
Gay, Thomas Samuel,  born  Oct 25, 1834 Ga.  died  Apr 8, 1915,
        Private, Company G, 6th Mississippi Infantry, Thornton's Regiment, Cleburne's Brigade, CSA
Gay, Woodrow Ludow,  born  1912  died  1985,
        TSgt, U. S. Army, World War II
McAtee, Phillip L.,  born  Feb 2, 1951  died  July 4, 1999
Pace, James Martin "Jim",  born  Dec 24, 1895  died  Oct 5, 1981,
        married on Nov 16, 1916 to Sarah J. Veal
Pace, Judy Jean,  born  July 1, 1950  died  April 26, 1999
Pace, Sarah J. Veal "Sally",  born  Feb 15, 1899  died  July 28, 2002,
        daughter of Dudley L. & Naomi Gay Veal. (103 years, 5 months, 13 days)
Veal, Naomi A. (Gay),  born  Dec 28, 1868  died  Nov 16, 1917, wife of Dudley A. Veal
Veal, Samuel  born  Dec 24, 1891  died  Dec 25, 1891
Veal, Thomas,  born  Dec 24, 1891  died  Dec 25, 1891
 


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