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Parrish Cemetery

 

Location:  From Highway 59 at Leggett take FM 942 East 12 miles to Parrish Cemetery Road, take a left and the cemetery is on the left hand side of the road.  You can see the cemetery from the highway.

 

Surveyed by the Leggett High School Gifted and Talented Students as part of a community service project.  Date of survey was October 24, 1999.  Contact these students at smitchell@leggettisd.com

 for information on this project. The Gifted and Talented Coordinators at Leggett ISD are Carolyn Willson and Angela Black.

 

1.      DM

Horace Beaty                           Helen

July 25, 1907                           April 13, 1919

May 15, 1987

(Military Marker at foot)

John Horace Beaty

PFC US ARMY

World War II

July 25, 1907  

May 15, 1987

 

2. DM

Joseph Beaty                            Elizabeth *

July 9, 1804                             July 20, 1808

February 28, 1883                   February 28, 1878

 

*Oldest known grave in cemetery

 

3.      Burlon C. Benfield

February 11, 1893

April 16, 1945

 

4.      Dora B. Benfield

August 2, 1907

Mary 17, 1908

 

5.      Herman F. Benfield

September 5, 1905

October 28, 1908

 

6.      Woodsman Of World Marker

John B. Benfield    

December 27, 1875

September 20, 1917

 

7.      Joseph E. Benfield             

September 27, 2863

June 27, 1937

 

8.      Laura

Wife of J. E. Benfield

February 22, 1873

October 19, 1909

 

9.      Lewey Franklin Benfield

November 9, 1904

May 25, 1948

 

10.  Maxia C. Benfield

September 16, 1900

May 27, 1904

 

11.  Minnie B. Benfield

May 11, 1882

February 4, 1919

 

12.  Mona Cora Benfield

September 4, 1892

September 2, 1959

 

13.  Mary Weems Brown

October 4, 1900

January 25, 1972

 

14.  Cavanaugh

(All on one long stone)

Twin sons               James Shaw                 William Thomas            Huldah Ann

1881                      1887-1923                   1855-1900                   1859-1946

                                                                  Father                          Mother

 

15.  Alexander Mitchell Collins

June 7, 1838

April 24, 1923

 

16. Charlton Gordon

Son of A. M. and Ida Collins

February 14, 1900

September 28, 1919

 

 

 

16.  Little Helen

Daughter of A. M. and Ida Collins

Age 10 Months

 

17.  Ida Johnson

Beloved wife of Alexander M. Collins

August 31, 1866

March 16, 1943

 

18.  DM

Henry N. Cummings                       Malinda A

July 1, 1878                                   July 18, 1880

November 8, 1965                         October 21, 1964

 

19.  Bethel Cummings

       November 3, 1906

      January 20, 1907

 

20.   Bansor Cummings

February 24, 1929

August 17, 1993

 

21.  DM

Samuel John Osborn                       Cora Morris

June 6, 1893                                  December 2, 1894

October 8, 1974                            April  16, 1974

                  Married: July 15, 1913

                  Humble, Texas

 

22.  Sarah B. Pace

March 2, 1921

March 19, 1993

 

23.  William F. Pace

October 6, 1916

January 27, 1973

 

24.  Erastus Cario Parker

February 26, 1882

June 10, 1970

 

25.  Mrs. Lee Parker

March 10, 1886

April 5, 1937

 

 

26.  DM

Art H. Parrish                     Carrie

December 9, 1875             September 17, 1898

March 31, 1944                 August 14, 1970

 

27.  DM

Bunyan B. Parrish               Nancy C.

July 15, 1890                     July 23, 1896

August 9, 1961                   March 22, 1989

 

28.  Ethlene P. Parrish

May 26, 1929

December 2, 1967

 

29.  Same stone

Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Parrish

November 11, 1874

February 21, 1875

 

Essie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Parrish

December 24, 1895

October 12, 1897

 

30.  George Elsie Parrish

March 30, 1928

January 9, 1929

 

31.  Hobson B. Parrish

December 19, 1914

January 30, 1995

     

32.  Same Marker

Front: PARRISH

Left Side                                        Right Side

Jake                                               Dosian Parrish

1857                                                                                            1858

1934                                                                                            1937

 

33.  Jewell Carolyn Parrish

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Parrish

March 1, 1905

January 16, 1931

 

 

 

 

34.  DM

James Irven Parrish             Mary Elizabeth Parrish

March 3, 1845                               November 2, 1848

January 17, 1936                            March 19, 1924

 

(Military Marker)

J. I. Parrish

PVT Co. C 37 Regt

Ala. Inf.

C.S.A.

 

35.  DM

Joseph Abner Parrish                      Sarah Clementine Parrish

September 26, 1868                       October 17, 1872

April 6, 1938                                  February 27, 1936

 

36.  DM

Joseph Carlton Parrish                    Clara C. Parrish

October 30, 1902                          January 18, 1906

March 19, 1954                             June 19, 1969

 

37.  Lola Parrish

March 15, 1893

September 3, 1899

 

38.  Little LeRoy Parrish

February 18, 1920

October 15, 1921

 

39.  Nathalia Parrish

April 3, 1880

February 1899

 

40.  Thomas Nugent Parrish

April 23, 1892

January 15, 1903

 

41.  Vivian Marie Parrish

December 26, 1932

August 18, 1934

 

42.  William W. Parrish

“Bill”

       June 25, 1933

      February 25, 1999

 

43.  W. Otis Parrish

December 3, 1898

January 2, 1979

 

44.  DM

Michael                                                      Mary Jane

December 20, 1842                                   July 16, 1849

September 10, 1929                                   January 24, 1933

 

(Military Marker)

Michael Parrish

2nd Lieut. Co. C 37 Ala. Inf.

Confederate States of America

12-20-1842                      9-10-1929

 

45.  DM

Mary M. (Parker)                                       Benjamin L.

December 11, 1867                                   May 10, 1870

August 19, 1948                                         February 27, 1905                  

 

46.  DM

Mosely E. Parrish                                       Hamilton Parrish

August 16, 1830                                         November 17, 1810

January 12, 1891                                        February 19, 1904

 

47.  Wayne

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Parrish

November 6, 1897

March 9, 1922

 

48.  (Military Marker)

Bryant W. Price

PVT 167 Infantry    42 Division

World War I

July 2, 1897           July 22, 1918

           

49.  Eleanor A. Stewart

December 15, 1929

January 1, 1982

 

50.  Byrne Weems

January 27, 1909

June 23, 1999

 

 

 

51.  DM

Michael Parrish Weems                              Sybil Virginia

August 8, 1906                                           July 31, 1917

July 19, 1993                                             June 11, 1981

 

52.  DM

Lawson Weems                                          Ufa Parrish

January 1, 1867                                          April 22, 1878

December 23, 1959                                   November 22, 1966

 

53.  (Military Marker)

Louis Melvin Weems

Texas

       PVT 19 Quartermaster Corps

      July 7, 1915           September 7, 1944

                 World War II

 

54.  Unmarked Grave (rock)

In same line as Bryant Price

 

55.  Unmarked grave (rock)

In front of Bethel Cummings

 

56.  Unmarked grave (rock)

In front of George Elsie Parrish