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 Cox Cemetery, Ben Wheeler, Van Zandt, Texas, USA


Latitude: 32.51395973649577, Longitude: -95.8176040649414
Cox Cemetery

Notes:
Originally known as the Gibbs Family Graveyard this cemetery is located on FM 1653 at VZCR 4106. There is a Texas Sesquicentennial marker at this cemetery honoring Robert K. Gibbs who, along with his family, settled the area in the early 1850's. Their infant daughter, Ellen S. Gibbs, has the earliest marked grave with date of birth October 08, 1853 and date of death November 28, 1853. The Cox Cemetery was offered as a public graveyard in the late 1800's or early 1900's. There are 5 generations of the Cox family buried here and several of the unmarked graves are believed to be those of slaves.



Cemetery Photos

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Mary Lucinda Shinn Norrell and her husband, Joe L Norrell
Sister of Willie Shinn 
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John Coleman Norrell
Son of Mary Lucinda Shinn
 
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Robert Lee Norrell and Ellen Viola 
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Robert Lucious Norrell 



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