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Banister Cemetery
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Banister Cemetery
Crowell, Foard County, Texas

Lat: 34° 00' 02"N, Lon: 99° 40' 52"W

Contributed by Jim Rich, Dec 02, 2011, last edited Dec 12, 2011 [jimrich1935@gmail.com]. Total records = 18.

From the courthouse in Crowell, take Highway 70 east for 2.3 miles then go north on County Road 219 for 1.2 miles. The cemetery is 500 feet east of the road, just north of Mr. Carroll's house.

The Banister Cemetery is located on private land now owned by Milburn Carroll Jr. John Banister came to Foard County in 1888 and gave five acres of land for the cemetery.

In 1998, Helen Whitfield, Jo Hitt, and Faye Statser made a written and photo record of the graves. The only history and records found of this cemetery were in this record, obituaries from the Foard County news, and the book 'They Loved the Land.'

This account was compiled by me using the above resources, completed on Nov 30, 2011.

- Jim Rich

Adams, Cordelie, b. 8/22/1877, d. 5/23/1892, d/o  J.J. & E.M.
Clifford, Infant, b. 1/21/1899, d. 1/21/1899, s/o N.M. & Orah
Clifford, Laura L., b. 5/19/1897, d. 1/30/1900, d/o N.M. & Orah
Clifford, Lillie D., b. 3/17/1896, d. 11/20/1906, d/o N.M. & Orah
Doolen, Iva Eunice, b. 2/4/1886, d. 5/11/1887, d/o J.W. & W.F.
Doolen, James Madison, b. 1/20/1841, d. 2/10/1908, Civil War Confederate
Doolen, Maggie, d. 6/16/1886, w/o J.M., age: 50yr 5mo 5da
Doolen, Sallie, b. 10/9/1824, d. 7/3/1891, w/o William
Ferguson, Sterling P., b. 1/23/1862, d. 1/20/1890, born In Barry County Missouri
Hartman, Thomas M., b. 6/14/1891, d. 8/16/1891, s/o W.S. & E.L.
Moore, Mattie, no dates, d/o C.M. & Leela Moore (They Loved The Land)
Standlee, Cora, b. 7/3/1888, d. 8/6/1897, d/o W.D. & L.A.
Standlee, Francis, b. 8.31.1894, d. 12/9/1894, d/o J.D. & C.E.
Standlee, Ulah S., b. 7/4/1887, d. 10/6/1887, d/o J.D. & C.E.
Wells, Alma Ward, b. 7/15/1890, d. 12/28/1891
Wells, Mary Lillian, b. 7/17/1893, d. 10/21/1897
Wells, Meroney Lee, b. 5/7/1895, d. 2/8/1897
Zeibig, Little Roy, b. 3/7/1888, d. 12/14/1889, s/o R. & R.E.

 

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