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 McNeely Cemetery
aka - Witten Cemetery
On Cottontail Mountain
(Now called 'J&J' Hill)

 

Map
Behind the Camelot Apartments.
Scroll down to read older Witten Cemetery List
This Cemetery has been heavily vandalized since the older reading below.
 It has many unmarked graves, this area was on the Western side of what was called the Choctaw Community.  Many of the graves are from the McNeely & Witten families.
Footstone, M. A. W.  (This is Mary Ann Farris Witten December 3,1862 - May 8, 1891) 

Bettie Witten  (Elizabeth Belshe Witten)      November 08, 1813 -September 03, 1887

Floyd Witten                  March 19, 1812 - July 25, 1891 - unmarked today or broken
  Husb. of Bettie Witten, son of Samuel Cecil & Susanna Greenup Witten.

Robert S. Witten - thought to be buried here;   1846  -   June 2, 1868    unmarked grave or broken stone.  Son of Floyd & Bettie Witten. 

Broken stone          Died January 04, 1891

Broken Stone

Broken Stone


Some Historical Notations & Additions by Elaine Nall Bay.
Tombstone Transcriptions, 7 Mar 2010 by ;

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Lost & Found Cemetery Preservation 
Grayson County, Texas

From Charlotte Holder
Original by Victor Hollingsworth Feb 1980

This cemetery is in Sherman, behind the Camelot Apartments
(west side on the hill overlooking hwy 75. On "J & J Hill")

Witten, Elizabeth M.   29 Mar 1833-30 Mar 1892   Wife of S.C. Witten
Witten, Bettie 8 Nov 1813-3 Sep 1887  Wife of Floyd Witten
Witten, Clara Bell    16 Jul 1882- 5 Nov 1882  Dau. of T.P. & M.A. Witten
Footstone - R.B.W.  no other info on it. ( She made a mistake and it was M.A.W.)
Broken Stone with only 4 Jan 1891 in the death date part.


 

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