Bridges Cemetery, The Colony, Denton County, TX

Chesapeake and Morningstar

Gate is kept locked due to vandalism.

Contact The Colony Parks and Recreation Department for admittance (972-625-1106)

 

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Survey: Bob Leahy, JUL 2006

 

Last Name

First Middle and/or Maiden Name

áDOB -- DOD

Inscription // notes

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???? 

// -- //

 // w/o A. B.; s/o W A and Mollie (as recorded by Ann Onstad

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Infant  

1969 -- 1969

 // no other info available

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Unknown  

//  -- 2/7/1910

 // broken stone in NE corner of cemetery (off by itself); year may be incorrect

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Unknown  

//  -- //

sandstone marker  // near G P Schultz

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Unknown  

//  -- //

brick covered crypt // near John Jennings

Akers

Abner  

10/26/1817 -- 1/4/1895

CSA // h/o Harriet Dunn

Akers

Ettie May 

5/1/1889 -- 8/11/1890

Sleep on sweet baby and take thy rest. God called thee home.  He thought it best. // d/o J M Akers and Amanda Ellis

Akers

Harriet  

3/17/1825 -- 6/13/1898

In love she lived, in peace she died. Her life was craved but God denied. // w/o Abner Akers

Akers

Sallie C.  

3/30/1854 -- 1/18/1910

Age 55Y 9M 18D / Yet again we hope to meet thee when the day of life is fled. And in heaven with joy to greet thee where no farewell tears are shed // d/o Abner Akers and Harriett Dunn

Ashlock

Besie L. 

12/27/1898 -- 4/1/1899

Sleep onů / broken stone // d/o Thomas A and R J Ashlock

Banks

Basil  

8/12/1902 -- 12/10/1903

Our darling one hath gone before to greet us on the blissful shore // Marcus Banks and Cora Sherrod

Boswell

Infant  

1920 -- 1920

 // probably child of John Andrew Boswell and Catherine Franklin

Boswell

Nora Lee (Ellis)

12/13/1902 -- //1918

 // w/o John Andrew Boswell

Bradley

Dr. E. G. 

5//1836 -- 7/16/1902

66 Y / Remember me as you pass by. As you are now so once was I. As I am now so you will be. Prepare for death and follow me. // h/o Mary MNU

Brady

Easter (Elizabeth) 

12/26/1871 -- 12/26/1933

Daughter / At rest // d/o D S and Catherine Brady

Brady

Susie Catherine 

4/26/1844 -- 6/20/1920

Mother / At rest // w/o D S Brady

Branaman

Easton Lee 

7/30/1908 -- 7/30/1908

Budded on earth to bloom in heaven // s/o James Aden Branaman and Anna Jennings

Bratton

Betty (Mary Elizabeth) (Ellis)

1848 -- 7//1891

 // w/o Robert L. Bratton

Bratton

Bob (Robert L.) 

1846 -- 7//1884

 // h/o Mary E. Ellis

Bratton

Unknown  

//  -- //

brick marker // with BRATTON scratched unto it

Bratton

Unknown  

//  -- //

funeral home marker // name and dates missing

Bridges

D.  C. (David) 

3/3/1830 -- 7/7/1862

 // brother of William A Bridges

Bridges

Elizabeth  

5/20/1854 -- 10/27/1860

 // d/o William Bridges and Rachel Cook

Bridges

Infant Daughter 

6/24/1884 -- 6/24/1884

 // d/o Francis M Bridges and  Sallie C Ashlock

Bridges

Louisa J. 

7/2/1859 -- 10/19/1860

In memory / Age 1Y 3M 17D (two markers) // d/o William Bridges and Rachel Cook

Bridges

Mildred  

9/5/1798 -- 7/8/1868

In memory (two markers--one broken) // m/o William A Bridges

Bridges

W.  A. (William) 

2/2/1827 -- 6/10/1862

 // h/o Rachel Cook

Cole

E. J. 

//1853 -- //1913

He shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day // 

Davis

Joe Cecil 

10/15/1889 -- 7/28/1890

 // d/o James W and Louisa Davis

Debord

Debra Sue 

3/8/1967 -- 3/26/1967

Our darling // d/o Emmett Terrell Debord and Frances Fay Gant

Donnell

Lizzie  

12/12/1864 -- 11/25/1890

 // w/o M J Donnell

Ellis

Adeline (Emily Adeline) (Gamble)

//1875 -- //1917

 // w/o John T. Ellis

Ellis

Ann Rebecca (Akers)

3/29/1842 -- 8/20/1935

 // w/o W. J. Ellis; married: 2 DEC 1868

Ellis

James  

6/14/1818 -- 6/28/1890

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, for there's (sic) is the Kingdom of Heaven // h/o Mary Parker

Ellis

John R. 

1/29/1853 -- 7/15/1881

 // s/o James Ellis and Mary Parker

Ellis

John Thomas 

12/6/1869 -- 2/6/1944

 // h/o Emily Adeline Gamble

Ellis

Mag (Margaret) 

//1850 -- //1929

 // d/o James Ellis and Mary Parker

Ellis

Maggie  (Margaret Jane) 

8/3/1872 -- 10/30/1936

 // d/o William Ellis and Rebecca Akers

Ellis

Mary  (Parker)

6/15/1819 -- 12/30/1902

Our darling one has gone before to greet us on the blissful shore // w/o James Ellis

Ellis

W.  J. (William) 

12/9/1840 -- 12/29/1909

Age 69Y 20D / A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled, A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled // h/o Ann R Akers; married: 2 DEC 1868

F

W.  F 

//  -- //

 // near Lizzie Donnell; nothing else on marker

Fortman

Anna   

1809 -- 1887

 // wife of C. Fortman

Fouts

Nora Lee 

5/22/1879 -- 9/3/1881

 // d/o William Thomas Fouts and Patsy Vardaman

Gamble

Phoebe Ann (Felton

12/20/1828 -- //1910

 // w/o James Gamble

Gamble

Samuel Allen 

8/17/1847 -- 5/24/1897

 // s/o James and Phoebe Gamble

Hays

Lillie L. 

1/30/1896 -- 10/5/1898

Sacred to the memory of / long inscription at base of marker // 

Hays

Lucy K. 'Kitty' 

5/29/1866 -- 11/18/1950

 // w/o Thomas S. Hays

Hays

Maryetta  

1/31/1885 -- 2/14/1885

Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven // d/o James M Hays and M J 'Janie' Vardeman

Hays

Thomas S. 

2/20/1854 -- 2/25/1917

 // h/o Lucy K. 'Kitty' MNU

Herd

W.  M. 'Will' 

1839 -- 1915

 // listed as widower in 1910 Census; born TN

Howard

Robert W. 

11/25/1888 -- 8/14/1915

Our darling one has gone before to greet us on that blissful shore // perhaps h/o Bessie Song

Hughes

Hallie E. 

9/25/1892 -- 12/31/1896

 // 

Hughes

Reese P. 

1/11/1890 -- 5/10/1897

 // s/o F J and B L Hughes

J.

L. L. (or I.) 

//  -- //

 // DOD may be 3/18/1914

Jennings

John Pleasant 

4/30/1839 -- 2/3/1924

CSA  // h/o Nancy E. Nix

Jennings

Nancy  Ellen (Nix)

3/29/1843 -- 3/18/1914

long inscription // w/o John P. Jennings

Jones

Infant Son 

1/28/1904 -- 1/28/1904

Weep not he is at rest // child of Henry G and M C Jones

Jones

Infant Son 

11/14/1904 -- 11/14/1904

Weep not he is at rest // child of Henry G and M C Jones

Justiss

Della Fae 

10/4/1918 -- 12/30/1918

Budded on earth to bloom in heaven // d/o Rufus M. Justiss and Susie L. Joplin

Kemp

T. A. 

8/6/1822 -- 8/21/1891

In memory of our dear father // h/o N E MNU

King

Martin R. 

12/7/1888 -- 11/29/1891

2Y 11M 22D / Dear Martin gone but not forgotten // s/o H F and E King

Mayes

George P. 

5/3/1855 -- 11/1/1884

 // w/o Mary MNU

Mayes

Johnnie  

11/19/1882 -- 8/26/1892

 // s/o W C and W Mayes

Mayes

Maud  

9/10/1878 -- 1/10/1890

God in His wisdom has recalled the boon His love had givenů // d/o George P and Mary Mayes

Mayes

Myrtle  

6/1/1880 -- 11/1/1881

 // d/o George P. and Mary Mayes

McDaniel

J.  A. 

1/18/1842 -- 9/13/1922

Father // h/o Mary L. A. MNU

McDaniel

Mary L. A. 

2/13/1838 -- 3/5/1927

Mother // w/o J. A. McDaniel

McDaniel

Phoebe Ann (Gamble)

8/17/1881 -- 8/24/1904

Prepare to meet me in Heaven // w/o Arthur L. McDaniel

McWhorter

Polly (Mary) (Moore)

9/4/1797 -- 1/16/1887

 // w/o William P McWhorter

McWhorter

W.  P. (William) 

7/8/1799 -- 7/23/1874

 // h/o Mary 'Polly' Moore

Miles

Effie  

4/6/1892 -- 9/22/1894

broken stone // d/o Robert P Miles and Florence L Stover

Miles

Fred  

1896 -- 1900

 // d/o Robert P Miles and Florence L Stover

Morton

George A. 

3/21/1841 -- 11/12/1910

His toils are past, his work is done, he fought the fight the victory won // h/o Nora or Dora MNU

Nelson

Arthur G. 

9/15/1885 -- 10/16/1886

Remember me as you pass by. As you are now so once was I. As I am now so you will be. Prepare for death and follow me. // s/o Thomas Nelson and Cordelia Episbell

Nelson

Greene Berry 

3/2/1820 -- 8/29/1903

 // h/o Missouri Ann Forester

Nelson

Missouri Ann (Forester)

12/22/1828 -- 10/28/1912

Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit // w/o Greene Berry Nelson

Nelson

Thomas Decatur 

12/7/1862 -- 12/23/1888

 // h/o Cordelia Episbell

Newman

William Oliver 

4/25/1880 -- //1936

Father / Weep not he is at rest // h/o Alice MNU

Ogles

Jim  

10/20/1866 -- 3/28/1935

We will meet again // h/o Mary MNU

Ogles

Mary  

8/3/1863 -- 6/6/1932

We will meet again // w/o Jim Ogles

Portman

Leannah   (Riffe)

1804 -- 6/27/1887

Farewell / broken stone // w/o Jesse Coffey Portman

Schultz

G. B. (Burton) 

11/25/1841 -- 7/5/1883

Blessed be the Lord that hath given rest unto His people // h/o Mary MNU

Schultz

Kate M.   

1/28/1878 -- 4/13/1879

1Y 2 M 13D / A little flower of love that blossomed but to die.  Transplanted now above to bloom with God on high. // d/o G. B. 'Burton'  and Mary Schultz

Schultz

Mary J. 

7/23/1842 -- 7/6/1890

I was glad when they said unto me, let us go unto the house of the Lord.--Psalms 122:1 // w/o G. B. 'Burton' Schultz

Sevedge

Elizabeth A. 

6/9/1810 -- 12/13/1898

 // w/o William S. Sevedge

Sherrod

Joel E. 

12/22/1886 -- 1/15/1892

Gone but not forgotten // s/o Joel Thomas Sherrod and Frances Wolfe Stover

Sherrod

Walter F. 

1/1/1882 -- 2/14/1899

Another [??] I s broken in our [??] hand, but [??] better kind. // s/o Joel Thomas Sherrod and Frances Wolfe Stover

Slater

Infant Daughter 

4/5/1881 -- 4/5/1881

 // d/o Milo Slater and Susan Laird

Slater

Laura V. (Grant)

3/1/1861 -- 10/5/1883

He saw not the angels who met her there, the gates of the city we could not see, Over the river [??] my darling stands, watching and waiting for me // w/o John Wesley Slater

Slater

Milo (Joseph Milo) 

8/21/1829 -- 10/28/1885

56Y // h/o 1) Nancy Free 2) Susan Laird

Slater

Nellie H.   

2/20/1869 -- 5/26/1881

Gone but not forgotten // d/o Milo Slater and Susan Laird

Slater

Susan  

11/20/1839 -- 9/24/1913

She hath done what she could // w/o Joseph Slater

Stover

 'D'  

//  -- //

 // next to Christopher Stover

Stover

Abraham B. 

3/19/1829 -- 9/3/1877

48Y 5M 17D // h/o 1) Mary Ann Bradley 2) Margaret L. Bradley

Stover

Arthur  

8/29/1894 -- 4/19/1895

 // s/o John N. Stover and Margaret J. Adams

Stover

Christopher  

10/6/1870 -- 10/20/1891

 // s/o Isaac and S A Stover

Stover

Elisha (Charles Elisha) 

1838 -- 10/18/1872

[??] but a path that must be trod if man would ever pass to God // h/o Nancy MNU

Stover

Infant Son 

//  -- 11/30/1900

 // s/o M C and I B Stover

Stover

Isaac N.. 

4/9/1865 -- 2/13/1874

Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal // s/o Isaac and S A Stover

Stover

Joseph A. 

12/20/1856 -- 2/29/1904

beloved one farewell // s/o Isaac Stover and Lucretia Campbell

Stover

Joseph Alley 

11/19/1826 -- 2/6/1894

Aged 68Y 2M 18D // h/o 1) Emily Ann Cross 2) Elthea Jane Johnson

Stover

Letha Jane (Elethea Jane) (Johnson)

6/23/1823 -- 10/20/1896

Her happy soul has winged its way to one pure, bright eternal day // w/o Joseph Alley Stover

Stover

Margaret L. (Bradley)

8/3/1837 -- 6/26/1919

Her happy soul has winged its way to one pure, bright eternal day // 2nd w/o Abraham B. Stover

Stover

Nichlos V. 

2/7/1897 -- 2/22/1897

 // s/o William A. Stover and Mary Joe Kelsey

Stover

Nicholas E. 

12/20/1871 -- 2/3/1873

 // s/o Abraham B. Stover and Margaret L. Bradley

Stover

Sarah A. (Newton)

11/28/1833 -- 3/12/1868

Her happy soul has winged its way to one pure, bright eternal day // 1st w/o Isaac Stover

Stover

Silas  

//  -- 7/1/1876

broken stone // no other info available

Trout

Elizabeth  

4/1/1830 -- 10/12/1898

In memory of /  Gone but not forgotten // w/o John Henry Trout

Turner

Eliza   (Wallis)

10/8/1843 -- 6/22/1915

At rest / Her memory is blessed.  She was the sunshine of our home // w/o Francis Marion Turner

Vardeman

Hannah (Mary Hannah) (Portman)

1/7/1834 -- 10/21/1906

Born Cassey Cty, KY / 72Y 9M 14D / We miss the dear mother in our home // w/o Jesse Morgan Vardeman

Vardeman

Jesse Morgan

2/3/1830 -- 5/17/1903

Born Lincoln Cty, KY / 73Y 8M 14D / We miss thee dear father in our home // h/o Mary H. 'Hannah' Portman