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SW Grayson County Cheatham tidbits

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There are quite a few of them in the Pilot Point Cemetery
Cheathams in Grayson County Cemeteries.

Dallas County Death Cert. no. 9299 Mrs. Letha B. Cheatham, lived 732 Paulus St. ,Dallas. b. 11 Nov 1890 Texas - 21 Mar 1926, Dallas.  Father is listed as J. M. Marr, b. Tenn. mother ? Houseman, b. Ill.  G. R. Cheatham informant. She died of a cerebral Hemorrhage and was buried in the Van Alstyne Cemetery.

Dallas Morning News -21 May 1936 page 5 - Mrs. Nancy Cheatham Buried, Speical to the News. Sherman, Texas, May 20 - Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Ellen Cheatham, 76, of Tioga, who died Tuesday were held Wednesday at the Tioga Baptist Church. She was born in Arkansas and moved to Tioga in 1895, settling near Range Creek School.Surviving are one son A.C. Cheatham of Tioga and four daughters, Mrs. Goldie Murray of Tioga, Mrs. Elizabeth Green of Kilgrore, Mrs. K.G. Maddox of Mountain View, Okla. and Mrs. Ed Krueger of Tioga.( I don't know where she is buried)

Grayson County Death Cert. no. 23147  Ambrous Christopher Cheatham   b. 30 Jul 1887 Omaha, Ark., - 12 May 1955, Community Hospital in Sherman. He lived in Tioga. He was a farmer and married. Father- W. B. Cheatham b. Tx - Nancy Hilger b. Ark. informant Mrs. A. C. Cheatham. He died of Coronary Thrombosis and was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Pilot Point, Denton County, Tx.

Grayson County Death Cert. no 30642  Mary Cheatham b. 14 Sep 1882 in Ark. -died 19 Jun 1956.
She died at Community Hospital in Sherman. She lived in Gunter, Tx.  Her father - Frank Ferris b. Ark. , mother- Mary Jolly b. Ark. Died of coronary occlusion (2 days) , artierosclerosis, and 25 yrs of rhumatoid arthritus. Informant was Mr. Ben Crisp. She was buried in the Gunter Cemetery.

Grayson County Death Cert. no.  61922, Ella B. Cheatham , She died at the Gunter Home For the Aged where she had lived for 7 years. It states that her regular home address is Lincoln, Washington County, Arkansas. She was a widow. Parents info not filled out. She was born  in Kansas.  She died of Myocardial infarction, coronary artery d????.  She was taken home to Lincoln for burial. 

Grayson County Death Cert. no. 83357, James Harvy Cheatham b. 8 Jan 1883 Ark. - 16 Sep 1968  Wilson N. Jones Hosp., Sherman, Texas.    Source is noted as from Hospital Records.  Cause of death, Myocardial Infarction, Generalized atherosclerosis with coronary atheroscloriosis.. Arteriosclerotic heart disease.  Buried in the Gunter Cemetery.

Denton County Death Cert. no. 77218- Myrtle Emma Cheatham,  b. 28 Jan 1892 - 18 Nov 1968. Sundial Nursing Home in Pilot Point. She had been there one year. She was b. in Tenn. Father -W. A. Sitz, mother - Sarah Ha??. Informant was H. R. Cheatham.
She died of Cardiac Arrest (5 minutes), arteriosclerosis and Congestion. Heart Failing and a brain tumor. She is buried in the Pilot Point Cemetery, Denton County, Tx. Parents info not filled out.

Murder of A. C. G. Cheatham;  ( The Sitz's mentioned are relatives. See  Myrtle Emma Cheatham's parents above.)
He is buried in the Masonic Cemetery at Pilot Point, Denton County, Tx. 11 Jan 1892 -  27 Dec 1924 . His name was Alford.
Pilot Point is in Denton Co. and Tioga is nearby in Grayson County.

Dallas Morning News- 3 Jan 1925 page 20- Special to the News Two Held in Cheatham Tragedy Out on Bond.
Sherman, Texas, Jan 2- L. G. Sietzes and Jack Emberson of Pilot Point, the former an automobile dealer, secured their liberty on bonds Friday afternoon after having been held in Jail here since last Saturday, following charges growing out of the fatal shooting of A. G. Cheatham, farmer, in Tioga.
Sietzes, charged with murder and conspiracy to commit a murder, was allowed $11,000 bond, while Emberson, charged with the same offences and in addition assault to murder, was required to make an additional $1,000.

Dallas Morning News - 17 Jan 1925 page 12 Two Charged With Slaying Tioga Man Allowed Bail.
Special to the News - Sherman, Texas Jan 16-
L.G. Sitzes (sic) and Jack Emberson, held on grand jury indictments, charging murder, growing out of the shooting of A.G. Cheatham, Tioga farmer, were allowed bail in the sum of $10,000 following habeas corpus hearings held before Judge F. E.Wilcox Friday morning.
The men had priviously been at liberty under bonds set at an examining trial.

Dallas Morning News - 13 Jan 1926 page 11  L. G. Seitz on Trial in Death of Cheatham. 
Speical to the News, Sherman, Texas, Jan 12-
L. G. Seitz, charged with murder in connection with the death of A. C. G. Cheatham, 35, farmer of near Tioga, at Tioga, Grayson County, on Dec 27, 1924. Pilot Point garage owner, and J. E. Emberson. Pilot Point also charged with murder, were called to bar in the Fifteenth District Court Monday morning for trial."

Dallas Morning News -also on 13 Jan 1926,  page 3 - L.G. Seitz on Trial in Tioga Slaying.
Special to the News, Sherman, Texas, Jan 12- L. G. Seitz of Pilot Point is on trial in the Fifteenth District Court here on a charge of murder in connection with the killing of A. G. G. Cheatham at Tioga, Grayson County, Dec. 27, 1924.
The work of selecting the jury is in progress.

Dallas Morning News - 9 Aug 1947 - Sherman Texas,  Swimming Accident Fatal. - Albert Thurman Cheatham, 38, of Pilot Point, Denton County, died at McKinney Veterans Hospital Saturday as a result of a broken neck suffered when he dived into shallow water at a small lake near here. Funeral will be held Sunday at Tioga.
Dallas Morning News - 12 Aug 1947 page 15 - Tioga Services Held for Accident Victim, Special to the News. Denison, Texas, Aug. 11 - Funeral services were held Sunday at Tioga for Albert Thurman Cheatham 35, Pilot Point grocer, whose neck was broken late Tuesday when he dived into shallow water at Loy Lake, south of Denison. He died Saturday in the Veteran's Hospital at McKinney.
Denison firemen and others revived him through artificial respiration after he was found struggling in the water.
( He was buried in the Pilot Point Cemetery in Denton County, Tx)

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