It is located at 429 Dagnan Rd. 1
mi. east of down town Southmayd then 1/2 mi. S. down Dagnan rd.
It is on private property with no access road.
John Fox came to Grayson Co. in abt. 1976 from Iowa.
He bought 1000 acres with his Son Michael. This land is where the
cemetery is located. It has been divided up several times.
My brother inherited this part and sold it to my daughter, she then sold
it my grandson Kyle McGill. The land has been in the family over
In Vol. O Page 103 of the Grayson Co. Court records
I found where the courts permited the Estate of John Fox, to purchase the
Tombstone and Wrought Fence from Spencer Monument Co. in Louisvill, Kentucky.
It was shipped by rail and cost $160.00. It was ordered October 10,
1885. It is the one pictured.
According to old timers around here there are 12 or
15 people buried there.
I know of these listed ;
Fox b. 1803 In Ireland, d 1 Feb.1885 ( My Great
Harriet was married to James Dagnan in Iowa.
She and James came to Texas when her Father did and bought part of
the land he bought. They had 6 children. Her baby son, James Dagnan
Jr., was 9 months old when she died. James in his will wanted to
be buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Sherman, and asked she be
dug up and moved beside him.
Fox- Son -b 1 Oct.1834 in Ireland -d 1 Nov. 1879
Fox Dagnan-daughter b June 1850 In Ireland- d. 6 Feb. 1881
Fox Hartwig- daughter- b 1852 in Connecticut - d 25 Aug.1887
Henry Hartwig- Margarets son- b 16 Jan. 1885, died infant.
son, of Margaret Stillborn 1887
Margaret Married Henry Hartwig in Sherman, Tx. in
St. Mary's Catholic church Oct. 24, 1881. There were no living