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Old Tarrant Cemetery


Partial Reading

Contributed by: Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams
Photos courtesy of Nancy Jane Faulk White Adams.


Also see reading by June England Tuck

Old Tarrant cemetery is located about 4 miles north of Sulphur Springs. From the Sulphur Springs town square go north on Hwy 19. Right after you pass FM road 1537, on your right, slow down, the next right turn is road leading to cemetery. It is easy pass this road before you see it. The cemetery sign is on the left side of the road, just across from where you turn.

Allen, James Edd - d 1924           15 mo. old      Obit

Altom, E. H. - d. 1934          Obit

Alton, W. R. - died Dec. 1920               Obit

Banister, William Earl. - d Mar 2, 1935            Obit

Banister, Ann - Died Oct. 1935             W/o Aron; Obit

Bennett, John M. - d. 1935         Age 80; Obit

Canady, Eva - b. 1895, d. 1984

Canady, Uyless - b. 1900, d. 1955

Coker, Obidah. - b. 13 May 1913, d. 21 Aug. 1935         s/o Mr. & Mrs. W. D. Coker; age 22 yrs; Obit

Creamer, S. L. - d. 1924           age 66; Obit

Davis, Haskel E. - 1921 - 1922

Davis, Steven Earl - b. 1 Feb. 1961, d. 17 Jan. 2001

Edmonson, Ruby Z. White - 1891 - 1919           w/o M. J. Edmonson; Obit-

Fields, Emma E. - d. Sept. 1925        w/o E. H. Fields; Obit

Grant, John E. - b. 1845       d. 11 June 1915       H/o Maryette Matthews; 23rd Tx Cav CSA; Obit

Gaddy, Fannie - b. 17 Dec. 1890, d. 17 Nov. 1912             w/o J. R. Gaddy; d/o Jno Price; Age 21 yr, 11 mo; Obit

Herman, Georgia Leona Thomas - b. Mar 12, 1876 - d. Nov 19, 1935          Age 56; W/o G G Herman; Obit

Herman, Rose - d. 13 May 1934            w/o Steve Herman; Obit

Hopper, Rev A J - b. Jul 20, 1842, d. Aug 3, 1925, Pvt Co G TX Reg Inf CSA

Hopper, A. C. - b. 19 Aug. 1870, d. 11 Aug. 1873

Hopper, W. H. - b. 1 June 1872, d. 15 Aug. 1873

Hinman, James R. - d. 31 Aug. 1910          WOW; Obit

Hopkins, Eldridge - 1807 - 1853

Johnson, George W. -  d. 1924           Age 74; Obit

Johnson, Jane - d. Dec 1923          Obit of G. W. Johnson

Johnson, J. Ab - d. 1934           Obit

Jones, Malinda C. Poff -  d. Sept. 1913       w/o J W Jones; Obit

Latham, Wm. K. - d. 25 Dec. 1934         Obit

Matthews, R. E. "Bob" - b. 11 Nov. 1849, d. 1 Dec. 1909          h/o #1 Alice Nelson, #2 Meda Fields; Obit

Minty, Fredrika - 1845 - 1929 (Obituary - Mrs. J. A. Minty died Dec. 19, 1929, at the home of her son, Charley Minty, at Old Tarrant. She was stricken in August with paralysis. She was 88 years old at the time of her death. She leaves a son, C. F. Minty, and three daughters. She was laid to rest in the Old Tarrant cemetery.)

Midgett, Buster - b. 14 Aug. 1898, d. 13 Nov. 1916, s/o W. S. & N. J. Midgett (Obituary - C. E. "Buster" Midgett, 18 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. W. S. Midgett of old Tarrant, died at the home of his parents Monday from blood poisoning, caused by sticking a splinter in his hand.) ( S.S. Gazette, Nov. 17, 1916)

McLaughlin, E. J Queen - 1847 - 1920, w/o Thomas J. McLaughlin (Obituary - Queen McLaughlin died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. L. Martin, in Gilmer, Monday, where she was visiting. The remains were brought back to Sulphur Springs and carried to Old Tarrant where interment took place on Tuesday with services being conducted by Rev. A. L. Eaveds of the Baptist Church of which she had been a member for over fifty years. She is survived by four children. (Hopkins Co. Echo, Fri., Mar. 12, 1920)

McKamy, James M. - b. 15 Dec. 1906, d. 25 Dec. 1965 (Texas S/Sgt. Btry C 345 FA BN WW 11)

Simmons, Myrtle M. - 1876 - 1962

Steed, Billie - b. 18 Feb. 1931, d. 27 Mar. 1938, s/o Mr. & Mrs. L. L. Steed

Steed, Henry - b. 26 Oct. 1890, d. 7 Jan. 1957 (Texas Pvt. Co D 2nd Bn US Guard WWI)

Steed, Lewis Durwood - b. 18 June 1933, d. 24 Ap. 1998 (SP 4 US Army Korea)

Steed, Lucy Ann - b. 27 Oct. 1891, d. 3 Mar. 1976

Steed, Lewis, L. - 1896 - 1975 (Pvt. US Army WWI)

Simpson, C. P. - b. 10 Feb. 1881, d. 4 Mar. 1938 (Obituary - C.P. Simpson died a month after his wifes death. He had been slowly going down since his wifes death, until he became bedfast. He lived only a week afterwards. He leaves to mourn his death, one daughter, Mrs. Adis (sic) Gulledge, three sons, L. S. Steed and Henry Steed of Sulphur Springs, Roy Steed of California. He is resting beside his wife in the Old Tarrant cemetery.) (Daily News-Telegram, Mar. 6, 1938)

Simpson, Hattie - b. 12 Ap. 1871, d. 5 Feb. 1938 (Obituary - Mrs. C. P. Simpson, age 67, died Feb. 5, 1938, at the family home near Sulphur Springs. Mrs. Simpson suffered from an illness of about two weeks. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Otis (sic) Gulledge, and three sons, Lewis, Roy, and Will Steed. Final rites were conducted at Old Tarrant. (Daily News Telegram)

Snow, Gilbert - b. Nov. 1907, d. Nov. 1926

Snow, L. D. (Jack) - b. B. 29 Jly. 1922, d. 7 Aug. 1970

Snow, W. L. (Will) - b. 3 Aug. 1887, d. 16 Oct. 1964

Snow, Lula D. - b. 7 Aug. 1889, d. 17 Jan. 1966

Stewart, Billy E. - b. 26 Jly. 1931, d. 5 Oct. 1964

Walker, W. D. - 1863 - 1934 (Obituary - W. D. Walker, age 71, died Monday morning at his home at Dike of paralysis. He was a native of Alabama, coming to Texas when a boy. He settled at Itasca, moving to Dike 16 years ago where he has since lived. Surviving are his wife, four sons, Jim and Earnest, Dike; R. N., Itasca; and Jesse, Sugar Land; and five daughters, Mrs. L. Wynn, Mrs. Dudley Altom, Mrs. Eula Williamson, Miss Clara Walker, Dike; and Mrs. A. R. Groves, Sulphur Springs. Funeral services were held at Independence church with burial in the Old Tarrant cemetery. (Hopkins County Echo., Jly. 20, 1934)

White, John William H/o Mary Alice Smith; F/o William Allen White & Lucy White Steed Sep 28, 1865 in McNary Co, Tn May 15, 1942

White, Mary Alice Smith - Dec 15, 1866 McNary Co., Tn,   Oct 20, 1941,  W/o John William; M/o William Allen White & Lucy White Steed

White, Ruby Z - 1891,  1919

Zint, George H. - b. 20 Mar. 1844, d. 10 Feb. 1891

Zint, Rachel E. - b. 15 Oct. 1849, d. 18 Ap. 1892, w/o G. H. Zint



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