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The plot below will be updated to an accurate scale drawing, hopefully in May 2009!

Stiff Chapel Cemetery - 8 miles NE of McKinney, Tx

(Last updated April 1, 2009)


(from NW looking SE)

Links: Stiff Chapel cemetery     Stiff Chapel Historical Marker    Rootsweb - Collin county cemeteries   

Plot: Cemetery plot (rough version):

To visit the cemetery contact the property owners: Bill & Fran Woodfin,  ()

For the Cemetery Association contact: Artelle G. Stiff,  ()

Lance Hall is related to the Williams and Millican families and did some restoration.  Call at () or email ()

* - Not listed in previous surveys, recorded Aug. 1, 2004.  All pictures taken Aug, 1, 2004 unless marked ** for 2000. 

Last NameFirst NameBirthDeathInscriptionsclick for
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BarnettJulia A.18371861   
BarnettLouisAug. 12, 1876Sept. 11, 1899son J. W. & S. N.  
*BarnettMary E.18591860dau. of W. F. & J. A.    
BarnettinfantJuly 27, 1895July 27, 1895infant dau. J. W. & S. N.  
         
BeachGeorge1820April 1877   
         
BlevinsMaude PearlOct. 19, 1881Jan. 8, 1897dau. A. C. & L. E.  
         
BraswellHenry L.July 20, 1901April 5, 1902   
BraswellHouston A.Oct. 16, 1896Feb. 5, 1902   
BraswellRobert L.Dec. 17, 1893Sept. 10, 1894son W. L. & J. A.  
         
BoyerJustin LouveniaDec. 16, 1850June 17, 1902    "marked by stone pile"
BoyerWiley FrielandFeb. 19, 1849Sep. 19, 1930    "marked by stone pile"
         
CarrollGeorgeOct. 9, 1783Dec. 21, 1873   
         
ChapmanJas. F.Nov. 22, 1840Nov. 30, 1859   
          
ClementLeroyMarch 13, 1821Jan. 30, 1866    
         
CockrellCatherineMarch 13, 1831June 22, 1891wife J. J.  
CockrellLittle CharleyNov. 27, 1891March 28, 1892son S. J. & A. V.  
         
*ColwellMargaret J.July 11, 1823July 7, 1862wife of John Colwell located between Stiffs
         
DodsonGeorge W.Jan. 6, 1863Sept. 22, 1864son J. M. & P. V.  
         
DowdleJames H.Jan. 1, 1875March 6, 1875son J. H. & E. A headstone not in base
         
FarleyLauraMay 8, 1866Nov. 10, 1888wife J. F. **  
FarleyW. N.March 28, 1829Sept. 18, 1883   
         
GibsonNelson S.April 24, 1817Feb. 10, 1871   
*GibsonSallieJuly 25, 1830Apr. 25, 1892wife of N. S. Gibson  
         
GrashamEthelSept. 7, 1885Sept. 16, 1889dau. H. R. & L. R.  
         
HowertonFrankAug. 21, 1904Feb. 4, 1905   
HowertonLillie MooreJune 4, 1870Nov. 20, 1904   
         
JacksonLittle GreeneMay 16, 1895July 28, 1896son J. L. & Jennie Jackson  
         
LewisBennySept. 1, 1876June 27, 1878son S. B. & N. E.  
         
LindseyG. W.April 7, 1883Oct. 11, 1884   
LindseyJ. L.Sept. 16, 1895June 7, 1898   
LindseyinfantSept. 20, 1897Sept. 20, 1897J. S. & F. M.  
         
MartinEmily C.Feb. 7, 1840March 6, 1917   
MartinEula E.Feb. 2, 1878May 6, 1888dau. John & E. C. Martin  
MartinJohnSept. 1, 1841?   
MartinRoberta S.Feb. 22, 1885Oct. 7, 1886son John & E. C.    
         
MassieLuesilaNov. 7, 1835March 19, 1871wife J. A.  
MassieMary AnnNov. 27,  1826April 18, 1860 wife J. A.
"age 33 yrs, 4mos, 12days"
"Rest, mother, rest in quiet sleep, while friends in sorrow o'er thee weep."
 
MillicanF. M.Nov. 19, 1835Nov. 19, 1907  **
One large stone with individual stones behind.
MillicanElizabethDec. 5, 1848Sept. 23, 1902[nee Williams]
MillicanEdgar W.Jan. 12, 1888Feb. 21, 1905 
MillicanMary E.Jan. 14, 1878April 6, 1891 
MillicanMiriam E.Jan. 21, 1873Nov. 20, 1874 
MillicanWilliam W.Jan. 10, 1870Nov. 12, 1870 
         
MillicanNoraFeb. 17, 1879Aug. 6, 1881"Tho lost to sight,
to memory dear"
**  
MillicanAramintaAug. 29, 1877June 12, 1880  **  
MillicanRosa LeeMay 24, 1874Sept. 16, 1875  **  
MillicanMary R.Nov. 22, 1875Oct. 23, 1878    Headstone destroyed or buried
MillicanAnna B.Feb. 10, 1883July 28, 1884dau. J. M. & P.  **  
MillicanPrudenceJuly 20, 1854Jan. 24, 1889
[actually 1890]
wife J. M. 
"Tho lost to sight,
to memory dear"
The original headstone was destroyed but replaced 2004
         
MonroeRosie MayFeb. 3, 1894Feb. 6, 1896dau. J. A. & E. M.    
MooreCharlotteAug. 15, 1819Jan. 4, 1897wife Reuben  
MooreEdgarApril 1, 1850Nov. 20, 1875   
MooreGeorgann18501892   
MooreJulia R.March 26, 1884June 11, 1886dau. R. E. & G. A.  
MooreReubenage 63June 10, 1863   
MorrisSarah     
         
MurphyKatieFeb. 24, 1889Feb. 19, 1890dau. G. M. & M. A.  
MurphyCharley[1861]Aug. 26, 1917aged 56 years  
MurphyHenry GradyJuly 13, 1891April 13, 1895son G. M. & M. A.  
MurphyRobertNov. 22, 1900Sept. 23, 1904son G. M. & M. A.  
         
McClaryCharles M.Dec. 15, 1821May 13, 1870   
         
NelsonMargaret J.March 17, 1834June 27, 1873 wife W. L. (1834-73)    
         
NicholsGeorgeAug. 27, 1857April 5, 1858   
NicholsSarah E.Nov. 5, 1850July 24, 1854   
          
PhillipsSarah May 3, 1874 wife of J. Phillips
age 69 yrs, 4 mos, 12 days
   
         
RobertsA. J.April 1, 1828Jan. 29, 1880   
*RobertsTempy Oct. 17, 1877aged 85 yrs, 10 mos, 23 days  
*Roberts WilliamDec. 11, 1794Nov. 7, 1881   
         
RossMrs. 1901    from obit
         
StiffElizabeth1843Dec. 16, 1867wife Jesse  
StiffHenry18331924   
*StiffJamesOct. 11, 1829Sept. 10, 1847son of Jesse & Mary concrete slab
StiffJesseOct. 1, 1796Aug. 15, 1871   
StiffJohn L.July 24, 1842Sept. 26, 1864   
StiffLouisMarch 20, 1799Aug. 5, 1884   
StiffMaryNov. 10, 1801Oct. 11, 1872wife of Louis  
StiffMary1796May 1, 1864wife Jesse  
StiffNancy18381894   
StiffSallie March 10, 1821March 6, 1904"------ faithful unto death and 
I will give thee a crown of life"
 
StiffWilliam E.Sept. 10, 1875Aug. 13, 1876son H. & N. M.  
StiffWilliam Henry     
         
StraughnEdward B.       
StraughnElisha B Oct. 21, 1847
(41?)
son J. O. & N. E.
Age 5 yrs., 9 mo.
   
StraughnJamesJuly 20, 1856June 9, 1863son J. O. & N. E.  
StraughnJordan O.Aug. 27, 1817June 19, 1896   
StraughnMaryMarch 30, 1848Jan. 16, 1860dau. J. O. & N. E.    
StraughnNancy E. Feb. 25, 1889wife J. O.
Age 71 yrs, 3 mos, 3 days
 
         
SwaimJohnieDec. 24, 1890Feb. 24, 1894son E. L. & M. L.  
SwaimMary L.18621933   
SwaimMinnie P.18861935   
SwaimRichard18921911   
SwaimRodieFeb. 11, 1885March 14, 1892son E. L. & M. L.    
         
VermillionLucy C.April 4, 1873Oct. 17, 1876dau. J. H. & N. J.  
VermillionOsieDec. 23, 1885Sept. 22, 1886dau. S. B. & T. E.  
         
WilcoxDollieMarch 3, 1902Nov. 25, 1902dau. G. I. & Jessie  
WilcoxG. I., Jr.Feb. 13, 1911Aug. 20, 1911son G. I. & Jessie  
WilcoxinfantJune 17, 1899June 17, 1899dau. G. I. & Jessie  
WilkesPermeliaMarch 21, 1813Jan. 16, 1887     
*WilkesAmosNov. 5, 1805Apr. 13, 1878  footstone says A.G.W.
         
WilliamsEugeneMarch 7, 1886Jan. 30, 1904   
WilliamsJennieMarch 19, 1856Dec. 25, 1887   
WilliamsJohn W.Oct. 9, 1878July 26, 1893   
WilliamsinfantDec. 22, 1887Dec. 22, 1887son M. B. & Jennie  
         
WilsonC. C.Oct. 29, 1852July 13, 1886   
WilsonCliffordMay 19, 1880Feb. 25, 1889   
         
WilliamsJohn H.Sept. 8, 1834March 17, 1890  **  
WilliamsJohnFeb. 7, 1811Dec. 13, 1888"Farewell my wife and children all.
From you a father Christ doth call."
**  
WilliamsMarySept. 17, 1814June 16, 1892wife of John
"She was a kind and affectionate wife.
A fond mother and friend all."
**  
WilliamsNancyAug. 5, 1832July 24, 1887  nee Roberts
WilliamsCynthia Jan. 30, 1880wife of T. B.
age 48 yrs., 5 mo., 29 days
nee Roberts