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Harvill- Rowe Cemetery

Read Dusty Williams Census and view photographs take Feb. 2009

The original reading was by Charlotte Holder in the 1980's. I have
added lots of information and names ( Susan Hawkins - Grayson Co. CC)
This cemetery is on what was George Harvill's land in Grayson Co.
It is near the Red Branch Community 

  • Black, Infant Son of J.E. & T. E. Black         13 Feb 1884 - 14 Feb 1884
  • Ferguson, Albert( He was Robert Ferguson)   31 May 1830 -7 Apr 1888
  • Foster, George - Son of J. D. & A. J. Foster  22 Mar 1878 - 17 Jan 1881 
  • Harvill, George C.  *see notes at bottom of page.   9 Mar 1867 -  ? died bef 1870
  • Rowe, Cora -  Dau. of Joshua Elliott & Frances Louisa Harvill Rowe

  •      5 Apr 1879 - 9 Mar 1880
  • Rowe, Louisa Frances Harvill   11 Dec 1849 in Georgia-31 Mar 1880,

  •      wife of  Joshua Elliott Rowe *see notes at bottom of page.
  • Shires, William S.   Son of Joseph & Martha Jane Shires 14 Aug 1867-18??(after 1880)

  • Unmarked graves

    Louisa Harvill  (First name was Frances but she went by Louisa;  wed Joshua Elliott Rowe 20 Mar 1881, Smith Co., TX. . She has another tombstone in the Gordonville Cemetery. name stated as; Frances Louisa Harvill, Was she actually moved???. It may be a memorial stone only. She is known to have died of pneumonia.
    On the 1870 census she is living beside her father Ceorge C. Harvill and his second wife Martha J. ?? and their children. George Harvill above is one of his children. In the 1880 Census of Grayson Co. he has moved over the line. In 1860 he and his family (Louisa still at home) are in Smith Co.,TX.

    Her Husband Joshua Elliott Rowe died 22 Feb 1917 in El Campo, Wharton Co., TX
    known children of this couple ;
    Sallie b. 1865,
    Exah b. 1866, 
    Mary b. 1868,
    Lucy b. 1869(born in Smith Co., Tx,married into the Rich family of Grayson Co., TX.) 
    Rebecca T. b. 1871
    Lee b. 1873 a son.
    Frances b. 1875 born in Grayson Co. TX (ended up in Wharton Co. TX) married into the Rich family of Grayson Co., TX. 
    Cora listed in the cemetery list above  died of the measles. b. in 1879

    They are on the 1870 Cooke Co. Census, just a hair over the line from Grayson Co. 
    Brother in law , Solomon Rowe is nearby.


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