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Old South Union Cemetery

Lone Star

LOCATION:  This cemetery site was the original location of South Union Church.  Take FM 3421 east from US 259 in Lone Star for 1.2 miles and then left on CR 2113 for .5 mile.  The cemetery is l8 mile on the left on private property.  This is beyond a locked gate. Ask for permission before entering.

This cemetery is known to be predominantly white

The cemetery was read Oct 4, 1998 by Gerald Hammock and Charles Steger with the permission of Morris County Commissioner Dearl Quarles.

*Denotes the oldest known marked grave: Row 3

   COLLINS, Mary Ida           Feb 4 1887

NAME BIRTH  DATE DEATH DATE INFORMATION
 

 

 

 

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 1; 3 Rock marked graves

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 2; 3 Rock marked graves

GLOVER, Georgia Myrtle

Sep 8, 1883

Jul 2, 1884

Row 3; D/o W N & Lula; another survey has b Sep 28, 1883

GLOVER, Lula

Oct 18, 1860

Oct 13, 1892

Row 3; W/o W N

COLLINS, Mary Ida *

Only Date

Feb 4, 1887

Row 3; D/o R B & Bettie; died age 14 years 10 months; another survey has d/o R P & death date 1867

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 3; Rock marked grave

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 3A; Rock marked grave

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 3A; Marked by cedar tree

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 4; Rock marked grave

HEFNER, D J

Feb 28, 1892

Jul 18, 1893

Row 5

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 5; Marked with several rocks

WATERS, N R

Aug 21, 1886

Sep 16, 1903

Row 5; D/o H M & P J

WATERS, H M

Sep 27, 1844

Jul 28, 1897

Row 5; H/o P J

WATERS, P J

Oct 11, 1850

May 1, 1890

Row 5; W/o H M

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 5; Marked with several rocks

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 5; 2 rock marked graves

NEWELL, Syble

1914

1914

Row 5

NEWELL, Edgar Leroy

1918

1918

Row 5

NEWELL, Sarah

1918

1918

Row 5

HARRELL, Marcellus Alonza

1847

1907

Row 5; S/o Jesse P & Temperance P MASSEY; h/o (1) Mrs. Sallie Skinner; (2) Sarah Newell; death date believed to be ca 1910

HARRELL, Sarah Ellen

NEWELL

Apr 6, 1865

1906

Row 5; D/o E S & Rutha Palmer Newell; w/o (1) George L Parker; (2) Marcellus Harrell; ch Augustus, Oznola, Risdon Lee, John Howard, William Floyd, Roy Carlton & Artie Ray “Buck”;

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 6; Rock marked grave

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 6; C L P carved on sandstone

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 6; 2 rock marked graves

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 7; Graves marked by shrubs

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 7; Rock marked grave

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 8; Rock marked grave

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 9; Marked with several rocks

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 10; Marked with several rocks

STEPHENSON, H C

Sep 2, 1845

Jun 26, 1916

Row 10; H/o S E; Sgt 3 CAV GA State Gds CSA

STEPHENSON, S E

Aug 28, 1844

Jul 28, 1888

Row 10; W/o H C; tombstone spelling, STEPHERSON

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 10; 5 graves marked by rocks

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 11; 3 graves marked by rocks

UNKNOWN

 

 

Row 12; 2 graves marked by rocks

TEAGUE, John R

1827

Jan 8, 1880

UNKNOWN LOCATION; B in Moore Co NC; h/o Mary jane FORTUNE; ch John Marshall (From Cass Co Cousins Vol 1 pg 59)

TEAGUE, Mary Jane FORTUNE

1836

Dec 8, 1879

UNKNOWN LOCATION; B in KY: d/o Zachriah Fortune, Jr; grd/o Zachriah Fortune, Sr. (From Cass Co Cousins Vol 1 pg 59)

WILLIAMS, Wylie Green, Jr

Mar 7, 1804

Only Date

UNKNOWN LOCATION; B in Barnwell Co, SC; s/o Wylie Green, Sr

WILLIAMS, Harriett KEARSE

Oct 4, 1810

Only Date

UNKNOWN LOCATION; W/o Wylie Green, Jr; m Nov 3, 1825; ch George Kearse; d/o Wm. Kearse

This information was copied from the MORRIS COUNTY CEMETERY BOOK – SOUTHERN SECTION of 1999 which was Compiled by the Cass County Genealogical Society in cooperation with the Morris County Historical Commission.  

Janette Tigert Cook

janettetigertomaha@yahoo.com

January 23, 2008

 

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