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Bethany Cemetery
HIghbank, Falls County, Texas
An African American Cemetery

       GPS Coordieantes   31.18985    -96.85557


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Last Name

First Name

Birth

Death

Notes

BARTLETT

Thornton Jr.

May 04 1866

Dec 07 1937

Son of Thornton & Priscilla Bartlett Sr.

 

Husband of Martha Bartlett

  info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

BERRY

Betty Marie

Feb 02 1948

Nov 21 1949

Daughter of Jessie & Annie (Hays) Berry

 

Age 22 months

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

BROWN

Ben

Jun 1851

Dec 25 1934

Age 83 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

CATES

Elizabeth (Coleman)

Jun 24 1863

May 22 1937

Daughter of Tom & Matilda Coleman

 

Age 74 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

CLARK

Bernice

Aug 08 1914

Apr 22 1915

Daughter of Unknown Father Clark & Ella Clark

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

COLEMAN

Edna (Battle)

Aug 21 1875

Sep 28 1956

Daughter of Jemmie & Emily Battle, both born in Alabama

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

DAVIS

John

Apr 26 1925

Jun 21 1936

Son of John & Maggie (Wilson) Davis Sr.

 

Age 11 years

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

DAWSON

M. D.

Nov 02 1881

Jan 23 1940

Son of Willie & Maxie Dawson

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

DRENON

Frank

Mar 10 1867

Nov 15 1941

Son of Joe & Francis (Green) Drenon, both born in Alabama

 

Age 74 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

DUPREE

Caroline (Daingerfield)

May 28 1873

Oct 31 1928

Daughter of Walker & Polly (Robertson) Daingerfield

 

Wife of Jesse Dupree

 

Age 55 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

DUPREE

Jesse

Nov 20 1860

Jan 16 1937

Son of John & Martha Dupree both born in Mississippi

 

Husband of Caroline (Daingerfield) Dupree

 

Migrated with family to Texas in early to middle 1860's from South Carolina.  Owner and operator of a Grist Mill in Highbank, turning corn into cornmeal; sugarcane (or ribboncane) into sugar and syrups

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

DUPREE

Miles

Dec 05 1903

Dec 05 1953

Son of Jessie & Carolyn (Daingerfield) Dupree

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

FRIER

Lue Renza

1866

Nov 16 1915

Age 49 years

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

GARD

Andrew

Apr 16 1843

Jan 16 1934

Son of Eloy & Unknown Mother Gard

 

Husband of Lizy Gard

 

Age 90 years 9 months

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

GRAY

Annie (Balds)

May 03 1845

Nov 04 1943

Daughter of Lundon & Unknown Mother Balds

 

Age 98 years 6 months

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

GRAY

Johnie

1866

Jan 29 1934

Son of John & Mary A. Gray

 

Husband of Maggie (Holston)Gray

 

Age 68 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

GRAY

Maggie (Holston)

Aug 1870

Dec 17 1939

Daughter of Sam & Shalott (Flutcher) Holston

 

Wife of Johnie Gray

 

Age 69 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

HOLMES

Alma Lavera

Apr 10 1932

Mar 30 1937

Daughter of Johnnie & Johnnie Louise Holmes

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

HYCHEW

Dollie (Batts)

Feb 1832

Feb 13 1934

Daughter of Unknown Batts

 

Age 102 years

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

JACKSON

Ora E. (Tates)

1887

Mar 23 1924

Daughter of Henry & Elibeth (Colman) Tates

 

Age 37 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt 

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

JOHNSON

Robert Lee

Jun 02 1940

Aug 06 1940

Infant Son of Williams & Asie (Truett) Johnson

 

Age 4 days

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

JONES

Fillice

No Date

March 1916

Buried on March 15, 1916

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

LYNN

Argusta

1861

Jan 17 1934

Son of Calvin & Unknown Mother Lynn.  Calvin is buried in Zion Rock Cemetery

 

Age 73 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

MOORE

Jessie Claude

Sep 06 1924

Jan 02 1958

Son of Jessie & Edna (Wilson) Moore

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

OLIVER

Garrett

1854

Feb 21 1940

Age 86 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

PAYNE

Allen

1893

Jul 29 1937

Son of K. C. & Ophelia (Sellars) Payne

 

Husband of Estella Payne

 

Age 44 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

PHILLIPS

Arthur

Oct 13 1919

Nov 14 1936

Son of Lewis & Viola (Riness) Phillips

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

PLATT

Willie

1894

Aug 05 1924

Son of John & Unknown Mother Platt

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

PRUITT

Emogen

Mar 18 1924

Aug 16 1924

Infant Son of Roosebelt & Maggie (Morrison) Pruitt

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

SELLERS

Emma (Oliver)

Nov 02 1882

Oct 03 1937

Daughter of Garrett & Vina Oliver

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

SHORTER

Jerry

Oct 15 1891

Jun 02 1951

Son of Jerry & Manervia (Henry) Shorter

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

SHORTER

Manda (Melton)

Dec 17 1884

Mar 28 1949

Daughter of Isom & Rachael Melton

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

SMITH

Thetana Lee

Sep 09 1929

Mar 31 1930

Daughter of Mack & Ida (Giddings) Smith

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

STEWART

William

1869

Aug 31 1926

Age 57 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

TURNER

Alex

Nov 25 1861

Nov 02 1936

Son of William & Lea Turner, both born in Virginia

 

Husband of Lottie Turner

 

Age 75 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

TYLER

Lovie

Aug 17 1924

Sep 01 1929

Daughter of Johnnie & Lula (Smith) Tyler

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

WILLIAMS

Eliza

Nov 03 1911

Sep 28 1925

Daughter of West & Herrett Williams

 

Age 14 years

 info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

Death Certificate submitted by Kay Cunningham

WILLIAMS

Soke

1870

Jun 21 1932

Son of Jack & Ann (Kizzee) William

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt

WILLIAMSON

General

1864

Mar 05 1931

Son of Henry & Unknown Mother Williamson

 

Age 67 years

info submitted by Pearl (Taylor) Vanderbilt



 

 

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