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Possible burials are marked in green
Those buried there in the text below
Original info received by Charlotte
This Cemetery Census was taken in March
or April of 1996
The orginal directions; "Directions
; at Highway 75 and Highway 120 West, take 120 West 1.5/10 miles ,turn
South on Harvey Lane Road, go 2/10 of a mile. Cemetery is behind a house
and in the field."
Morrow , Martha
A. d. 27 Dec 1895 Age 65 Years
(1st wife of Dandridge Morrow.
27 Nov 1874-22 Pct 1875 D/O T.N. & M.A.
9 Oct 1883- 22Nov 1884 S/O S.F. & Sara
S. 8 Nov 1881-28
Please Note: The stones above are the
only ones found in the underbrush at the reading in 1996. The stones below
were copied between 1930-1965 and republished in a book called "Lost ,
Abandoned, Family and Small Community Cemeteries" published by Patricia
10 Apr 1844-18 Dec 1893
20 Jan 1847-12 Jul 1895
The 1880 Census shows the
Morrow Family, Kirtley , Alkire, Whitaker,
Bohannon families are all next door to each other
More info about the people in
Gideon Alkire (owned the farm the Alkire
Cemetery is on) He was born in Ohio, 29 Feb 1815 - Died Denison,Tx. 5 Jun
1887, buried in Fairview Cemetery in Denison,Tx.
He was a farmer.
-His parents were born in Virginia. Rev. George Alkire (1784-1850)and
Catherine Rush (1780 - 1857).
Alkire Born 28 Feb 1817, Circleville, Ohio.
Marriage record is online for Gideon & Elizabeth Alkire
They moved from Ohio to Hancock Co., Ill abt 1847. They went to Denison
after 1863 but before the 1880 Census.
Elizabeth Hanson Alkire was the dau.
of Daniel Hanson (1790- 1836) & Barbara Brumbach (1792-1878).born in
Children of Gideon and Elizabeth Hanson Alkire:
Whitaker ("Hellen Whitiker"in the 1880 Grayson County, Tx. Census-Widowed),
Dau. of Gideon and Elizabeth Alkire., Born in 1842 in Ohio.
had a son -Bruce Whitiker-born in Missouri in 1872.
b. abt 1847
Alkire b. abt 1849
6.Marcus B. Alkire b. 10 Sep 1851
in Ill. - 25 Apr 1934 buried in Mt Calvary Cemetery, in Dallas, Dallas,
Tx. , wife is also buried there, Mollie E. 31 Mar 1858 b. Tx.
- 8 Aug 1920. Marcus died of a stroke. He lived and died at 2740 Cole ST.
in Dallas. He was a retired farmer. Fred Patrick of the same address was
Son- Leslie Alkire 13 Mar 1891 - 3 Dec 1894 also buried in the Mt. Calvary
Cemetery in Dallas, Tx.
The other three children were;
Lillie b. Aug 1880 Tx. ; Walter A. Jul 1882, & Martha E. Alkire
b. abt 1895
Alkire b. 1856 in Illinois- died in Denison, Tx. and died 30 Jan
1941,perhaps buried in the Fairview Cemetery, son of Gideon and
Elizabeth Alkire. He was a farmer.
Alkire b. 1863, son fo Gideon and Elizabeth Alkire- E. E. Alkire
who married A. E. Greenup, 31 Oct 1883 in Sherman, Tx.
one known child; Inez May Alkire
born 2 Jan 1888 in Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas.& died 19 Jul
1963 Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma. Wed Ernest Christy Hindes 27 Nov 1910
Bohannon 10 Apr 1844-18 Dec 1893 He was born in Ray Co., Mo.
News- 19 Dec 1893- " Sim Bohannon, Denison , Tex.. Dec. 18- A telegram
announces the sudden death at Gainesville of Sim Bohannan. Bonhannon was
prosperous farmer living near Denison."
C. Morrow Bohannon 20 Jan 1847-12 Jul 1895
- They married in Grayson County
- 2 Jan 1876
In the 1880 Grayson Co. Census they
are living alone and close
neighbors to the Alkire Family.
* Henrietta C. Morrow Bohannon was
the dau. of ;
Dandridge Morrow 18 Mar 1818
Woodford Co., Ky - 12 Dec 1896 Okla. City, Ok. (Buried in the Fairlawn
Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with his 2nd wife.) He was the son of
Samuel Morrow & wife; Anne Walker
Dandridge Morrows' wife was
Martha A. Morrow she
d. 27 Dec 1895 Age 65 Years (info from her tombstone)
Elizabeth P. Kirtley,
born in 1822 Woodford, Ky. and died 31 Dec 1881 in Grayson Co. Buried
in this cemetery.
Wed 6 Apr 1840 Woodford, Ky.
She was the dau. of John Honrias Kirtley
& Prisilla Calmes. Priscilla Calmes Kirtley is
with the Dandridge Morrow and family at age 80 in the 1880 Census, She
is buried in this cemetery -death date unknown. The Alkires lived right
family came to Grayson Co. in the 1860's
I do not know when they left.
Known Children of Dandridge Morrow &
1. George C.
Morrow b. abt 1843 in Ray Co., Mo. and bef 1880, probably buried in this
2. Ann P.N. Morrow
b. abt 1841
C. Morrow -b. 1847 Buried in this cemetery, see her info above , with her
Husb. Simeon Bohannon.
4. Samuel W.
Morrow b. 28 Nov 1847 Ray Co., Mo.
Eaton -wed 28 Nov 1869, Grayson Co. , Tx. ;Her fate unknown, perhaps
buried in this cemetery.
and divorced-had one child- Daniel.
He lived with
brother Preston in the 1900 census Ok.
5. James S. Morrow
b abt 1850 - died bef. 1860
Morrow b. abt 1852 in Mo. d. bef 1880
7. Mary Ellen Morrow 18
Mar 1855 Mo. - 31 Jan 1922 Albuquerque Benalillo, New Mexico
8. Preston Brown Huberson Morrow
31 Aug 1858 Grayson Co, Tx.- died 12 Jan 1823 Mountainair,,
New Mexico. Buried in Harrah , Oklahoma. Wed Synthia Rosada Hansen b. in
Iowa 27 Jan 1867
ch; Bertha M. b. Oct 1885, Ester E.
b.Jul 1887, Edith b. abt 1888, Edward Dandridge b. Aug 1889, Bessie L.
Sep 1891 , Preston John Robert Jr Oct 1893, John b. 1894, all children
above b. in Tx., ; then came Myrtle Feb 1898 b. Ok. and Winnie- b. 1904
9. John Sinclair
Morrow b. in Grayson Co. ,Tx. 4 Feb 1862 Denison, Grayson Co., Tx.- 18
Apr 1921 Oklahoma City, Okla. Wed Florence Virginia Franklin b. 1864 Ky.
Ch; Mildred b.1885, J. Earnest b.1889
10. Stiles Tyler
Morrow - Sep 1865 Grayson Co.,TX.
Lived in New
Mexico and then in Ok. ; wife was Lydia b. in Aug 1877 in Tn. , ch; Elizabeth
Jul 1896 b. Ok, Myrtle Jul 1899 b. NM. , another child died, no other info.
In Ok. 1920 census, different wife. Lou b. Mo. Kids are gone.