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Cherokee County, Texas

       ROCKY SPRINGS CEMETERY     

   

(Photo courtesy of Jim Sides)

Rocky Springs Cemetery is located .5 miles west of Dialville on FM 1910.


George Washington Slover was a Baptist minister, carpenter, of French descent, born in Jefferson Co., TN, buried in Rocky Springs Cemetery. Reputedly built Atlanta, GA hotel depicted in Gone With the Wind. He came to Cherokee County in the 1850s, and served as pastor of Rocky Springs Baptist Church. He married Adelia Wood, March 2, 1837, in Dandridge, TX. The couple had seven children. Descendants still live in the area. Texas Historical Commission Marker
 

This cemetery needs to be surveyed. If you are interested or need look-up help please contact Kaye Slover.