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Nicholson Cemetery
Hunt County, TX

 

NICHOLSON CEMETERY INVENTORY

 

( This inventory is taken from notes taken by Sharon Tatom and a friend over several visits.  I believe the information to be accurate, but not transcribed word for word.  There could easily be errors herein.)

 

 

A cemented stone, the size of a casket with shells imbedded.  "Mother Warren" at bottom.  At the head there is marble propped up which says "1850   1927"

 

Another stone next to one above was buried in overgrowth…couldn’t read

 "Nell Warren

 1925-1938"

 

"John D. Warren

   1881-1931"

 

        Atteberry

Mrs. N.A. Atteberry            there is a footstone: “N.A.A.”

    Jan 28, 1830

     Aug 9, 1907

 “Asleep in Jesus”

 

John J. Atteberry

son of JJ & NA

    Atteberry

Born Aug 7, 1866

Died Apr 28, 1894

(Has some more

inscription, couldn't read)

Top of this monument is broken and missing

 

J.C. Balthrop             R. Balthrop

      Born                         Born

May 20, 1848            Nov 19, 1814

      Died                         Died

July 1, 1870              Oct 1, 1852

 

(As I remember, Balthrops were together on monument.  Monument OK, but cement rubble all around)

A 4-sided columnar monument:

George W.

Husband of Sarah Tatom

Born June 27, 1824

Died Oct 19, 1880

 

Sarah wife of George W. Tatom

Born Jan 20, 1828

Died Sept 25, 1905

 

Infant

Born and died May 1869                                   I saw footstones:  “G.W.T.”, “W.G.T.” and “I.B.”

Willie G.

Born Nov 5, 1868

Died Nov 14, 1869

Daughters of George W. & Sarah Tatom

 

Masonic Symbol on one side

 

 

 

Elizabeth

Wife of William Tatom       There was a footstone: “E.T.”

Born Sept 16, 1796

       Died

Aug 12, 1861

 

 

Nannie E.                                 Cassie                     Monument standing & OK

Wife of F.G. Tatom                Daugher of          Footstones for “N.E.T.” and “C.T.”        

Born Jan 2, 1859                 F.G. & Nannie E.

Died Nov 8, 1885                     Tatom

                                                  Born

                                        Sept 15, 1885

                                              Died

                                         Dec 4, 1885

 

 

M.R. Tatom

Born March 21, 1833              footstones for “M.R.T.”

Died Ap 26, 1877                                            “I.T.”  (?)

 

A stone that was half gone

Elizabe….” (rest was unreadable rubble)

 

 

 

 

            Robert S.

             Son of                                (Note:  According to “Red River Collections”

H.M. & Narcissus Chayne               he was sent to live with his Uncle Felix Tatom.)

    Born Oct 8, 1860                        

    Died Apr 17, 1880                    

Aged 19 yrs 6 mo & 9 days           The stone was down & broken.  There was a

                                                       footstone for “R. S. C.”

 

 

This stone was standing & OK:

              

               Honor                         Hope

               Son of                         Son of

             Alfred C.                    Alfred C.                    This stone standing & OK

                  &                                &                           There were footstones for

              Fannie                         Fannie                       “H.P.” and “H.P.”

              Perrin                           Perrin

               Born                            Born

            Sept 1893                Aug 6, 189(1?)

              Died                             Died

            Oct 1893                   Jan 5, 1892

 

    “God gave, he took        “Gone Home”

        He will restore

            He doeth

        All things well”

 

 

    Alfred C.

      Perrin                            Stone was down, broken off base

       Born                                 2 footstones:  1 for “F.L.P.”, 1 was not readable

Aug 6, 1842

       Died

June 30, 1896

 

Fannie L. Perrin April 26 1859 Dec 19 1898 (from my friend, I didn’t see it in 2003)

 

J.H. Jones

Husband of

Mary Jones                                Footstone: “J. H.J.”

Born Dec. 30, 1857

Died Aug 2, 1923

 


The following is a list of burials in the Nicholson Cemetery from FindAGrave.com:

  ----, Mary W Corbet
b. Jan. 27, 1874 d. Nov. 10, 1878

----, Nell Warren
b. 1925 d. 1938

Attebery, John J
b. Aug. 7, 1866 d. Apr. 28, 1894

Attebery, N A
b. Jan. 28, 1830 d. Aug. 9, 1907

Balthrop, J G
b. May. 20, 1848 d. Jul. 1, 1870

Balthrop, R
b. Nov. 19, 1814 d. Oct. 1, 1852

Bickerstaff, (infant)
b. Aug. 11, 1875 d. Aug. 11, 1875

Bickerstaff, James Logan
b. May. 20, 1851 d. Oct. 21, 1855

Biggerstaff, James Logan
b. May. 30, 1851 d. Oct. 21, 1855

Corbit, Mary W.
b. Jan. 27, 1874 d. Nov. 10, 1878

Jones, J H
b. Dec. 30, 1857 d. Aug. 2, 1923

Mitchell, Bonnie B
b. unknown d. Mar. 23, 1877

Mitchell, George
b. Sep. 19, 1863 d. May. 17, 1881

Mitchell, W R
b. unknown d. Jun. 27, 1877

Morrison, Robt. S
b. Oct. 8, 1860 d. Mar. 17, 1880

Perrin, Alfred C.
b. Aug. 6, 1842 d. Jun. 30, 1896

Perrin, Fannie 
b. Apr. 24, 1859 d. Dec. 9, 1898

Perrin, Fannie L.
b. Apr. 26, 1859 d. Dec. 19, 1898

Perrin, Homer
b. Sep., 1893 d. Oct., 1893

Perrin, Honor
b. Sep., 1893 d. Oct., 1893

Perrin, Honor
b. Sep., 1893 d. Oct., 1893

Perrin, Hope
b. Aug. 6, 1891 d. Jan. 5, 1892

Tatom, Cassie
b. Sep. 15, 1885 d. Dec. 4, 1895

Tatom, Elizabeth
b. Sep. 16, 1796 d. Aug. 12, 1862

Tatom, George W
b. Jun. 27, 1824 d. Oct. 19, 1880

Tatom, Infant
b. May. 12, 1869 d. May. 12, 1869

Tatom, M R
b. Mar. 2, 1833 d. Apr. 26, 1877

Tatom, Millie
b. unknown d. unknown

Tatom, Nannie E
b. Jan. 2, 1859 d. Nov. 8, 1885

Tatom, Sarah
b. Jan. 20, 1828 d. Sep. 25, 1895

Vail, Cecil
b. Oct. 3, 1880 d. Oct. 29, 1880

Warren,
b. unknown d. unknown

Warren, John D
b. 1881 d. 1931 


 

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