Grayson County TXGenWeb
 Pope Cemetery
By Charlotte Holder

This cemetery is located to the West of Oak Ridge near Carpenters Bluff.
Volunteer needed to photograph this cemetery and to help me locate it correctly on the map.
I have approx. location

The Pope Cemetery has a stone for William H. Pope son of J.M. & Hannah
b. 22Nov 1858-d. 17 Nov 1908

In the 1870 Census of Grayson County, Pct #1, Pg.52B , there is no William H. Pope.
698/745 Pope, John 40  M  W  Laborer 2500/500   Tn
Hannah   38  F  W  Keeps House       Ms
Oliver 12   M W  at Home   Tx
Mary F.   6 F W at Home Tx
Sidney  7/12   at Home Tx
Ambler, Josephine 14 F W  at Home Tx

746  Pope, G.W.   30  M  W   Farmer 1500/300  Tn
Annie 1 F W         Tx

I found a Last Will and Testament for both John Pope and Hannah Pope at the county Courthouse in Sherman, Texas
John Pope's Will in Book 6, page 484, Jacket # 1953, names his wife Hannah, daughter Mary F. Pope and grandchildren Ruby H. and John Norman Pope, children of his deceased Son Albert S. Pope. The Will was signed 5 Jan 1902. On the application for Administration of the will, Hannah state that John Pope  died in GraysonCo. on 22 Apr 1902.

Hannah Pope's Will dated 17 May 1916. She give property (Inventory gives description of property) to Laura Werline , widow of the deceased son , Sidney Pope. Names Grandchildren, John Pope and Ruby Pope Dudley, wife of Welfred R.Dudley. Application to Probate Will, Administrator Laura Werline states that Hannah Pope died in Sherman , Texas on 10 Nov 1918. Hannah's Will is in Book 10, Page 353, Jacket #3987

The following is in OakWood Cemetery in Denison Texas
 John Norman Pope  20 Nov. 1898-1 Sep 1917
Edison F. Werline  15 Oct 1872-22 Jan 1947
Sidney Pope aged 32 years 11 Apr 1901
Laura Werline 4 Sep 1873-1 Mar 1953

The following Grayson Co., Texas Marriages for Pope's
John Pope & Hannah Carpenter 3 Mar 1853
George W. Pope & Sarah F. Parrish  23 Apr 1865
G.W. Pope & E.H. Bush
James K Pope & Martha A Bell Pitman  3 Nov 1872
Wm. H. Pope & Bertha E. Noble  2 Jun 1898
E.F. Werline & Mrs. Laura B. Pope   4 Jan 1903

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