If you have loved ones interned here and they are not listed or do not have markers,
please contact me by email: Christina Palmer-Mitchell County Coordinator
Photos by Becky Hudgins
D. W. "80 John" Wallace
Born of slave parents, Victoria County, at 15 became a cowboy. Rode from Old Mexico to Kansas. In 1877, came to this county, riding for Clay Mann, whose "80" Brand gave him name for rest of life. On Mann's advice, bought land, fast 25, and 6'3" tall, went back to school. Left Mann's for own ranch., 1891. Eventually had fine cattle and crops on 12 1/2 sections of land. Also oil was found on his property up to 74, still rode bucking horses. Married Laura Owen, 3 of their 4 children became teachers. His interest in education caused a school to be named for him.
Location: Take I-20 to the Narrell Road exit (Mitchell County Road 424), go south 1.2 miles. The cemetery sits on the West side of the road.
Transcriptions by Pearl Smith and Pat Hudgins
|Name (Last, First)||Birth||Death||Comments|
|Branch, Travis S.||July 15, 1896||February 24, 1989|
|Branch, Hattie Wallace||November 2, 1895||May 13, 1992|
|Ervin, Richard Henry||March 18, 1867||February 25, 1951|
|Fowler, T.P. Jr.||1915||1991|
|Fowler, Charice G.||1917||1993||Married June 22, 1939|
|Fowler, Dennis Cleveland "D.C."||May 10, 1924||February 18, 2011|
|Gilroy, Charlie Cahoun||September 8, 1874||October 5, 1964|
|Harris, Eula Wallace Fowler||March 23, 1893||January 18, 1984|
|Jackson, Mary Wallace Fowler||March 6, 1889||May 12, 1957|
|McMichael, Alfred||September 8, 1918||September 9, 2002|
|McMichael, Elaine F.||Sep 30 1919||Dec 31 2003|
|Muse, Bert Cromwell||September 8, 1909||January 27, 1988|
|Muse, Vonceil Fowler||July 12, 1915||April 15, 1999|
|Wallace, Carson W.||October 22, 1890||April 3, 1946|
|Wallace, D. W., ("80" John)||September 15, 1860||March 28, 1939|
|Wallcae, Laura Dee||October 14, 1870||December 28, 1950|
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