Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum Cemetery, South of Nixon, Wilson County, Texas

This cemetery was used for the last time in 1933 when John Fly Cure was buried.  The Cemetery is in bad condition and most of the markers are knocked over .  Brush has taken it over. 

Ware, John Rankin 48350953
b. Apr. 9, 1839 d. Sep. 2, 1874
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Ware, Little Tig 48350952
b. Jan. 13, 1874 d. Dec. 9, 1874
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA

 

Ware, Syntha Neomo McReynold 51277104
b. Jan. 13, 1813 d. Oct. 1, 1872
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Ware, William Rankin 51277111
b. Apr. 9, 1816 d. Jan. 9, 1878
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Wear, Catherine Jones Smith 48350954
b. Dec. 3, 1826 d. Oct. 27, 1905
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA
Wear, Mr. John A 48350955
b. Jan. 6, 1820 d. Dec. 11, 1894
Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum …
Wilson County
Texas, USA

Additional information provided by Audrey (McGlothing) Bosch and Thomas J. Griffin.  This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: “Thomas J. Griffin” <tjgriffi@swbell.net>

William Rankin Ware was an early settler to Texas arriving in 1837.  He
was awarded 300 acres of land in Wilson County.  William and many of his
descendants are buried here.

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There are at least six graves that are marked with only a stone, no engraving. 
There is at least one grave is not marked at all (indentation in ground).

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Wm. R Ware * Located within a wrought iron fence (William Rankin Ware son of Hugh II & Margaret Weir)
April 9, 1816    (brother to John A. Wear)
Jan. 9, 1878

Devoted Mother * within wrought iron fence (Syntha Neomo (McReynolds) Ware)
(Wife of Wm. R. Ware)
Born Jan. 13, 1813
Died Oct. 1, 1872

Saphronia (Ware) Cure (Wife of Elias Tom Cure) (Daughter of William Rankin Ware)
April 9, 1839
Dec. 18, 1914

Elias Tom Cure (husband of Saphronia Ware)(Stone may be missing. Family documents state this is his burial spot)
November 9, 1827 
May 29, 1905

Saphronia * headstone very deteriorated and worn
dau of Elias Tom & Saphronia (Ware) Cure 
May 7, 1874
July 15, l877

In Memory of
Richard McClure Cure (Son of Elias and Saphronia (Ware) Cure
Nov. 13, 1878
Nov. 13, 1901

John Fly Cure (Son of Elias and Saphronia (Ware) Cure
Jan. 22, 1872
April 25, 1933
Who was our Neighbor
FATHER

Comments

Ware-Cure/Griffin/Markum Cemetery, South of Nixon, Wilson County, Texas — 2 Comments

  1. Looking for documentation that proves William Rankin Ware was in Texas before 1846.

  2. I believe the last name WARE should be spelled WEAR, according to marriage and census records and descendant’s accounts.
    Thanks for you work!

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