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Cook Springs Cemetery 
by Elaine Nall Bay
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     This cemetery has been recorded in books mistakenly as the 'Hollingsworth cemetery'.
But it was actually called the Cook Springs Cemetery. There was a church and a school was on the property.
    The Hollingsworth family did not arrive there till after it was long in use. Originally it had many wooden markers.  Most were marked with wooden markers.
It is located near the intersection of Hwy 91 and 691, about one block west on the north side of the road. Between Sherman and Denison on the Grayson co. Airport Rd. (691) Located on the grounds of a commercial nursery. 
Census of the Cemetery
Douglass, Katie  dau. of W.C.& L.A. Douglass
   20 Dec.1848- 4 Oct.1863
(This stone is broken and on the ground almost unreadable, She was the daughter of William C. Douglass b. in Tn in 1811 d. in Clay County Texas in 1884 and Lucy Anna Seawell Douglass . All of the family moved to Clay County, Texas after Katie died.)

The next two are marked
Hollingsworth, W.V. (William Vincin Hollingsworth) 26 Sept.1837-7 Feb.1905
Hollingsworth, E.J. (Ellen Jane Witten) 18 Aug.1843- 24 Mar.1926 -  his wife.
This couple lived in Farmington and then moved around 1900 to the Ellsworth Community/ Cook Springs area.

One of Mrs. Hollingsworths brothers' is buried next to her in an unmarked grave.

Infant Inman, sex not noted, Stillborn child of C.W. & Rosa Garrett Inman of Sherman. B. & D. 4 Aug 1910. They lived at 721 E. Pecan Street in Sherman.


 

 

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