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Rock Springs Cemetery
Albert, Montgomery County, Arkansas
Lat: 34° 22' 30"N, Lon: 093° 52' 55"W
T4S R27W Section 27
Contributed by Richard Rodgers, Jul 05, 2009, last edited Jul 22, 2009 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 16.
From Langley, Arkansas take Highway 369 to Camp Albert Pike (6 miles). Continue on Hwy 369 an additional .5 miles to the Public Restroom area. The Cemetery is located .2 miles from the Restroom area. It is just off the road but may be hard to see.
This cemetery is not active and not very well maintained. Someone has replaced some of the old tombstones with a small one, which is easy to read. There are several graves marked with stone but no name or date.
There is a marker as you enter the Cemetery that reads: "Named after the spring which flows from the mountain side across the Little Missouri River from this site. The Rock Springs Cemetery served as a burial site for the approximately 50 families who homesteaded in this area beginning in the early 1850's through 1918. Located near the cemetery is the former location of the church house which also served as a school. This information was complied by James and Flossie Graves Lowery who at this time reside on the original homestead at Albert Pike. Memorials donated by Memorial Arts Texarkana, Texas 1993."
Sharon Rodgers and I walked and read this cemetery on Jun 23, 2009 and was able to read the following names.
- Richard Rodgers
Cogburn, Amanda E., b. 16 Feb 180, d. 23 Mar 1885, s/o R. L. & Decife Cogburn
Graves, Infant, b. 12 Aug 1905, d. 12 Aug 1905, s/o of Roy & Dora Graves
Graves, Looman, b. 13 May 1909, d. 13 Jun 1909
Lacefield, Goldie R., b. 29 Dec 1910, d. 29 Feb 1912
Markham, E. C., d. 29 Jun 1912
Markham, Elizabeth, no dates
Marsh, children, no dates, children of H. C. & M. Marsh
Medlock, Mr., d. early 1900's
Morrow, Dolphis, b. 24 Jan 1901, d. 11 Nov 1901, s/o R. T. & S. C. Morrow
Morrow, Odise, b. 11 Dec 1892, d. 1 Oct 1893
Owensby, Phebe, b. 16 Oct 1818, d. 2 Mar 1912, w/o of W. C. Owensby
Owensby, W. C., b. 11 Nov 1822, d. 11 May 1907
Rainwater, Caroline, b. 1882, d. 1917
Shaw, S. C., b. Jan 1913, d. Nov 1913
Smith, Missouri, d. 1900, w/o Johnathon Smith
Turner, Darden, b. 1852, d. 1915
Deaths & Obituaries: Newspapers 1690-Present