Nettle Family Cemetery


Background: This is the family cemetery of William Bluford and Margaret Burleson Nettle. The cemetery was started when their son Joel died shortly after the 1850 Limestone County census. [In 1851, Freestone County was split from Limestone County.] The Nettle family would leave for Brazil in 1866. Eventually they returned in about 1881.

Directions: Located on county road east of Kirvin on way to Interstate 45. This cemetery is about 5 miles from Kirvin. This road is known as the old Kirvin Fairfield Road.

Oldest Grave: Joel Nettle 1851

Nettle, Bryon July 11, 1869 Feb 9, 1898
Nettle, Ewell Nov 30, 1858 Apr 1897
Nettle, Joel
    son of William B. & Margaret
July 7, 1850 June 1851
Nettle, Margaret (Burleson)
    wife of William Bluford
1827 Jan 17, 1897

one small headstone is marked MLC is also there.