Cason Cemetery
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Data entered for Alachua County FLGenWeb by Sheila M. Casper
Location:  State road 241 north of Alachua, turn east on road 236, go past St. Johns Methodist Church, turn west on graded road.  Located on the farm of Collie and Eldon Weeks.
Mrs. Minnie Harrell directed us to the cemetery and Mr. James Cason Sr. gave information as to who is buried in the cemetery.  There are no Cason markers.
Last Name  First Name & Title  Birth Date  Death Date  Comments 
Cason  Ransom       
Cason  Phoebe      Wife of Ransom Cason 
Cason  Jim      "CSA-killed,  son of Ransom & Phoebe Cason"
Cason  Ranse  1835    "CSA, son of Ransom & Phoebe Cason" 
Cason  George      "CSA, son of Ransom & Phoebe Cason" 
Cason  Linda      daughter of Ransom & Phoebe Cason 
Cason  Becky      daughter of Ransom & Phoebe Cason 
Stanley  James L.  1805  1835   
Hendley  Louvern  1890  1891   
Hendley  Lula Richard  1897  1950   
Jackson  A. M.    5/2/1911   
Strawder  Gasper    3/4/1934  425 Reg. ICL BN 
More information on the Cason family can be found in Alachua FL Will Book 1, will probated 11/12/1852.  Ransom Cason, wife, Phoebe, daughter, Martha Hollbrook, son, John Cason, daughter, Phoebe Cason, wife of John R. Cason (cousin), son, William Cason, daughter, Clementine Douglas, Executor, son, James Cason.
Witnesses:  John C. Hately, Walter Button, Elisha Carter.
Further reference:  Huxford Vol 2 p58

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