Newburg Cemetery, Comanche County, Texas
Featuring the Flippin Grave Markers
contributed by Nova A. Lemons
Asberry Flippin and his sister Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" Flippin were
children of Samuel Wesley and Nancy Mosby (Lewis) Flippin. The
Flippins came to Comanche Co. area from Monroe Co., Kentucky, after living for a few years in
Washington Co., Arkansas. James A. Flippin was born in
Monroe Co., Kentucky and married Louisa Jane Walker on 13
October 1878 in Comanche Co., Texas. Louisa was born 26 January 1851 in Arkansas to Asher and Nancy (Johnson) Walker and
died 9 May 1927 in Texas. They had only one child, Asher
Theodore Flippin, who was born 16 May 1880 in Sipe Springs, Comanche
Co. and died 5 November 1948 in Dumont, King Co., Texas. The cause of James' death is not
known. Nancy E. "Bettie" Flippin's birthplace is not known but she
would have been born in either Texas or Arkansas. She was single when she died.
The cause of her death is not known.
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Lemons is the great-great-granddaughter of Samuel W. and Nancy M.
(Lewis) Flippin (descended from their daughter Mary Jane Flippin who
married Frank M. Smith on 27 December 1883 in Comanche Co., Texas)
The Flippin markers are behind the
first tombstone in the front
Nancy Elizabeth Flippin is buried on
James Asberry Flippin is buried on the
Grave Marker of James Asberry Flippin
son of S. W. & N. M. Flippin, born July 30, 1852, died May 9, 1882"
Grave Marker of Nancy Elizabeth Flippin
daughter of S. W. & N. M. Flippin, born June 7, 1860, died Nov. 15,
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