Mrs. Sallie Vickers

Dallas Morning News
November 25, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Nov. 23.--Mrs. Sallie Vickers, wife of Fred T. Vickers, died this morning, after a long and painful illness. The remains will be interred to morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Cleburne cemetery.

W. A. Solomon

March 15, 1940
Cleburne Times Review

Woodruff Alexander Solomon, 81, died at 7am today at home, Cleburne, Route 3. He had been a resident of Johnson County off and on for a number of years, spending part of the time with his son here and the rest with a son in Oklahoma.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Dillon & Sons Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Clyde Hankins officiating and interment will be in Rio Vista Cemetery. Survivors are two sons, J.F. Solomon of Cleburne, and S.S. Solomon of Konawa, Oklahoma, 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Subitted by Terry Walker

James Gordon Sams

James Gordon Sams died at Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, on January 11, 1974, at fifty-three years of age. He had lived thirty years in Cleburne. His current residence was 411 West Lone Star, Cleburne, Texas. He was a machinist for the Santa Fe Railroad.

The son of Samuel Bailey Sams and Esta Lee Glasscoe Sams, he was born on September 8, 1920, in Texas. He died of a myocardial infarction and cardiovascular disease.

Burial was made at Rose Hill Cemetery, Cleburne, Texas, on January 13, 1974, with Dillon Emmert Funeral Home in charge.

Note: This information was gleaned from James Sam's death certificate, #03982.
Submitted by Sarah Swindell

John Lyman Roach

Cleburne, Texas--John Lyman Roach, 65, one of Southern Methodist University's outstanding football players during the 1920's died suddenly on Thursday at his hone on RR 2, Cleburne.

Roach, operator of Roach's Fishing Camp on upper Lake Whitney, had also operated camps on Lake Worth and Eagle Mountain Lake.

He letter on SMU's 1926 Southwest Conference Championship team and again in 1927.

Roach was a native of Lone Oak, but had lived for many years in Johnson County.

Survivors are his wife of Cleburne and a sister, Mrs. Ralph Cason of Granbury.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, in Crosier-Pearson Chapel in Cleburne. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

(August 7, 1970, The Dallas Morning News)
Submitted by Sarah Swindell

Rev. J. R. Ramsey

Dallas Morning News
January 11, 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 10.--Rev. J. R. Ramsey died last night at his residence in West Cleburne. The remains will be interred in the Cleburne cemetery to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

Eliza Jane Posey

Johnson County Review, Cleburne, Texas
Volume 11, No. 42 Feb. 7, 1902 Friday
Grandview Gleanings Column

Mrs. E.J. Posey, an old lady 70 years of age, an old citizen and well known in this community, died at the residence of her son John Posey Wednesday night, and was buried Thursday evening in the cemetery at Old Grandview. She leaves two sons, Zack and John, and a number of friends to mourn her loss.

note: Wednesday night was Feb. 5, 1902
Submitted by C. Clardy

A. J. Garrison

Dallas Morning News
August 11, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., June 10.--Mr. A. J. Garrison, an old citizen of this county, died at this residence, six miles northeast of Cleburne, Saturday evening, and was buried in the Cleburne cemetery yesterday afternoon.

Mary Chambers Poindexter

Dallas Morning News
July 21, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., July 20.--Mary Chambers, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Poindexter, was buried in the Cleburne cemetery this afternoon.

Joseph Lawrence Moxon

Cleburne Times Review
Aug. 02, 1974

Joseph Lawrence Moxon, 52, 2609 Shirley, Fort Worth, died Thursday in Kansas City, Kansas. Moxon was born in Rio Vista, July 30, 1922, the son of John Joseph and Callie May Taylor Moxon. He was a truck driver and a member of the Trail Lake Church of Christ, Fort Worth. He is survived by one son, Tim Moxon of Fort Worth; one daughter, Miss Martha Lou Moxon of Fort Worth; two sisters, Mrs Jessie May Garrett of Fort Worth and Mr.(sic) Nancy Ellen Allison of California.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Crosier-Pearson Funeral Home.

Cleburne Times Review
Aug. 03, 1974

The Funeral service for Joseph Moxon will be held at 2 p.m. today at Trail Lake Church of Christ, Fort Worth, with Dick Marcear and Hardeman Nichols officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in this city.

Pallbearers will be Lester Stewart, J. A. Littleton, Johnny Littleton, Charles Woods, J.C. Moxon and T.J. Moxon.

Moxon, 52, died Thursday in Kansas City, Kansas.

Crosier-Pearson Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Albert Scarborough

J. M. Kendrick

Dallas Morning News
February 10, 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Feb. 8.--Mr. J. M. Kendrick, an old and highly respected citizen of this city, died this morning at his home in West Cleburne after a lingering illness of several years. He was about 75 years of age and leaves a number of children and grandchildren. The remains will be interred in the Cleburne cemetery to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

Fred W. Hudzeltz

Dallas Morning News
November 27, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Nov. 26.--Fred. W. Hudzeltz, a prominent farmer of this county, died last night at his home five miles west of here, after a short illness of about twenty hours, with congestion of the brain. His life was insured with the Mutual reserve fund life association of New York for $1000 and in the knights of honor for $2000. The remains will be buried in the Cleburne cemetery to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock.

Mrs. J. H. Hemphill

Dallas Morning News
October 3, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Oct. 2.--Mrs. J. H. Hemphill died this afternoon four miles east of this city. She had been an invalid for some time, caused from an abscess formed in the stomach.

Mrs. Bay Hart

Dallas Morning News
January 13, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 11.--Mrs. Bay Hart died yesterday at her home, near Rio Vista, in this county. She was well known throughout the county, and the funeral was largely attended.

Mrs. E. R. Griffin

Dallas Morning News
September 14, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Sept. 13.--Mrs. E. R. Griffin died this morning at the residence of her brother-in-law, Mr. J. R. Harris, eight miles east of Cleburne. Mrs. Griffin had lived in Cleburne for a number of years and leaves many friends to sympathize with the bereaved relatives. She will be buried tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock in the Cleburne cemetery.

Mrs. Nannie Glasscock

Dallas Morning News
October 26, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Oct. 24.--Mrs. Nannie Glasscock, daughter of Major E. M. Heath of this city, died yesterday morning at Glen Rose. The remains were interred in the Cleburne cemetery this afternoon at 3 o'clock.

John Franklin Gambrell


Last Monday evening, at 9 o'clock John Franklin Gambrell, died very suddenly at the residence of his son-in-law, C. J. Franks, near Eagon, Friday Nov. 19 1915. Mr. Gambrell was 73 years of age and came to Beaul, near Alvarado, 43 years ago and made this place his home since then. He was one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens.

Mr. Gambrell was sitting in the room talking with his daughter, Mrs Franks, and the children, suddenly he moved forward in his chair, and fell to the floor. Mrs Franks called her husband who was in the adjoining room and he responded immediately, but Mr. Gambrell was dead when he reached him.

He had been up and about the place all day, and apparently in perfect health, ten seconds before his death. Physicians gave heart failure as the cause of death.

Mr Gambrell was a member of the First Baptist Church, having joined this denomination over 40 years ago. He was also in the Civil War under Gen Stonewall Jackson, and was in Harts Island Prison for a while, and was present at Gettysburg where the noted Gen. fell.

Funeral services were held Wed. Afternoon at 3 o'clock at Beaul Church, conducted by Rev Kinght of Cleburne. Interment was made immediately after in the Beaul Cemetery. The remains were placed beside his wife who proceeded him to the grave.

The bulletin joined the many friends of this good man in extending sympathy to the surviving relatives.
Submitted by La Vera Jones

Mrs. E. P. Gambrell

Mrs. E.P. Gambrell, one of our pioneer citizens, died at her home in the Beaul Community Monday afternoon 1910. Funeral services were held Tuseday afternoon at the family residence, conducted by Rev. S.J. Howith.

Internment was made at Beaul, Mrs. Gambrell is survived by an aged husband, and several children, William A. Gambrell Okla., Oscar Gambrell, Marion Gambrell, Mrs. C. J. Franks. We extend sympathy to the bereaved love one

Obit was obtained from living relatives that had clipped from the local newspaper of that time
Submitted by La Vera Jones

Phil Emmerson

Dallas Morning News
January 13, 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 11.--Phil. Emmerson died last night at 9 o'clock at the Caddo house, aged 56 years. He was a saddler by trade and a veteran in the Mexican war.

L. Cronkite

Dallas Morning News
February 27, 1889

Alvarado, Tex., FEb. 26.--L. Cronkite, aged about 61, died Saturday night at his home in the country. He fought in the Mexican was of 1846. He had been here a long time, was widely acquainted and highly respected by all who knew him.

Mrs. Mattie Clayton

Dallas Morning News
October 17, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Oct. 16.--Mrs. Mattie Clayton, wife of B. F. Clayton, a member of the firm of Clayton Bros. & Co., died yesterday evening at their home in west Cleburne.

Mrs. Ollie Garland Brown

Dallas Morning News
March 10, 1888

Mrs. Ollie Garland Brown, wife of G. C. Brown, was buried here this evening. She was a daughter of Judge Garland of Grandbury and had only been married about a year.

Major R. J. Banks

Dallas Morning News
November 6, 1889

Alvarado, Tex., Nov. 4.--Major R. J. Banks, a veteran of the Texas-Mexican war of 1836, died at his residence near Auburn, Ellis county, Saturday night in the 75th year of his age. He came to this section from Cherokee county in 1859.

J. B. Baird

Dallas Morning News
February 8, 1889

Cleburne, Tex., Feb. 6.--Mr. J. B. Baird died last night after a lingering illness, and will be buried to-day at 4 p.m. Mr. Baird was an old resident of Cleburne, coming here from Louisiana when Cleburne was a frontier town. He leaves a wife and five children to mourn his early taking off.

Bewey Anderton

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
January 29 1915

Cleburne, Texas, Jan. 29.--Bewey Anderton, 17, was instantly killed Wednesday night near Joshua.

Accompanied by some young friends, he was racing home on horseback from a show, when the animal stumbled and Anderton was thrown. It is not known whether the fall killed him or whether the horse struck the boy as he fell.

Mrs Mattie Logan

Dallas Morning News
April 25 1889

Cleburne, Tex., April 24.--Mrs. Mattie J. LOGAN, wife of G. B. LOGAN, died last night of consumption after a lingering illness and was buried to-day at 3 o'clock p.m. The funeral was largely attended.

J. L. Trapp

Dallas Morning News
October 11 1888

Cleburne, Oct. 9.--J. L. Trapp, an old citizen of Johnson county, died last night at about 7 o'clock, and was buried today by the masonic fraternity, of which he was an active member. Just previous to his death Mr. Trapp made a will in which he left all of his property to his wife, and at her death to the superannuated preachers of the Methodist Episcopal church south, of which he was a member.

Fannie Willingham

Dallas Morning News
February 30 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 29.--Fannie Flax, little daughter of Mr. an Mrs. J. A. Willingham, died Monday morning.

James E. Norton

Dallas Morning News
January 30 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 29.--James E. Norton, a prominent farmer and one of the oldest citizens of the county, died Monday morning at his residence on George's creek, sixteen miles west of the city.

Mrs. Alice Sublett

Dallas Morning News
January 10 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 9.--Mrs. Alice Sublett, wife of Phil A. Sublett, died last night at the residence of her mother, Mrs. Sue F. Bledsoe, of typhoid fever.

Louis Greenwell Lester

Dallas Morning News
February 14 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Feb. 13.--Louis Greenwell, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Lester, died this morning, aged 9 months, and will be buried tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.

Mrs. E. W. Freeman

Dallas Morning News
January 24 1890

Cleburne, Tex., Jan. 23.--Mrs. E. W. Freeman, aged 67 years, died last night at her residence seven miles east of the city. She was in her usual health upon retiring last night. When her daughter went to call her to breakfast this morning she found her dead in her bed. She had been troubled with heart disease for several years. The remains were interred in the Cleburne cemetery.

Mr. S. K. Davis

Dallas Morning News
June 27, 1899

Grand View, Johnson Co., Tex., June 26 -- Mr. S. K. Davis died at 3 o'clock Saturday, June 24 aged 77 years, and was interred yesterday at 5:30 p. m. in the Grand View cemetery. Mr. Davis was born in Lawrence county Alabama, in 1822. He was married in 1844 and immigrated to Texas, and had been living near Grand View for the past fifty-five years. The last year of the war he entered the confederate service and was with Parson's regiment in Louisiana and Arkansas until the close of the war.

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