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Work Cemetery

Few Stones are readable today
1st Survey was done by Gary Scally & Myrtie Earnheart Oct 29,1979
Charlotte Holder located it in 1990. The current survey was done by Judy Nickson Oct. 2010.
Addions from books and  death certs. from Elaine Nall Bay.
The last remaining tombstones or extra information are linked below.
This cemetery was established on the Work Family Farm.
Crutcher, William A.   Co. I 13 Ky Cav  (1829 b. in Mo., also see notes below)

Harvey, Oscar            10 May 1909 - 4 Apr 1912  - Unmarked grave

Nix, Mr.& Mrs.

Smith, George
Smith, Ophelia   03 Jan 1859     21 Oct 1940  (see notes below)

Stanbery, Hazel   18 Apr 1903 -12 Days old  - see notes below on this page
Stanbery, Marion Frances   born 1911 -died 27 Aug 1913 -2 yrs old see notes below on this page

Turner, Fannie Crutcher and  twins
Turner, Ray
Turner, Fay

Unknown Fieldstone Graves

Unknown Grave Depressions

Work, Nathan D.                  16 Feb 1802- 27 Jul 1889 (he was a widower, his wife was Sarah B. Nevers who died 7 Nov 1853 in Logan County, Ohio. He came to Tx. and lived with his son and dau. in law; Robert & Carrie Work.

Reference : Ancestors & Descendants (History of Grayson County ,Texas)
Story about Monroe Hutchison Stanbery by Gay Pedigo Scally & Muriel Stanbery Traweek. They state that Hazel Stanbery died 18 Apr 1903, 4 dys old and Frances Marion Stanbery was born in 1911, died 17 Aug 1913. They were children of Walter Richard & Eliza Stanbery .
The Story states that William A. Crutcher was born in Missouri in 1829; also Walter Richard Stanbery married Sarah Eliza Smith, Daughter of George & Ophelia Crutcher Smith. George Smith was born July 1854 in Ky and died 27 Jan 1927. Ophelia Crutcher Smith was born 3 Jan 1859 in Ky to Susan Margaret Chasteen & William A. Crutcher.

The Remains of the Fence below or a Cross?


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