BEVERS CEMETERY
Graford, Palo Pinto County, Texas

Some acres around the family burial plot was given by the Bevers family to the town of Graford and Bever's cemetery is inside of the Graford cemetery, enclosed by a rock fence. The graves are covered with hand hewn sandstone crypt like slabs and the older markers are sandstone also.

Top From left to right (north to south, pictures taken Oct. 1974)

Samuel Houston Bevers, son of George Rice Bevers
Aurilla Eliza Jane Taylor, wife of Houston Bevers, dau. of S.S.Taylor
Bevers child--marker completely destroyed
Ben Caruthers, first in graveyard, killed by Indians about 1854?
Edwin H. Bevers, son of Houston and Aurilla.
Frances Cornelia, daughter of George and Lucinda.
Infant daughter of George Rice and Lucinda Bevers
Jim Houston Johnson, grandson of George and Lucinda.
Irene Yarbough Bevers Jones, wife of Quinton Rice, son of
Samuel Houston and Aurilla.
Laura Ann Bevers, daughter of George and Lucinda.
Lucinda Tacker Bevers, wife of George Rice Bevers.
Marie Bevers, daughter of Irene.
George Jr. son of George and Lucinda.
George Rice Bevers.

Houston Bevers
11-14-1846
11-26-1924
Aurilla Taylor Bevers
2-20-1850
11-6-1939
Bevers child ?Ben Caruthers 184?-185?
about 17 yrs old
Edwin H. Bevers
4-28-1876
12-23-1908
Frances Cornelia Bevers
12-11-1863
July 1871
Infant dau. of GR & AJ Bevers
Dates unreadable
Jim Houston Johnson
10-17-1906
12-23-1908
Irene Bevers Jones
9-28-1886
2-12-1964
Laura Ann Bevers
2-27-1848
10-30-1862
Lucinda Jane Tacker Bevers
1-8-1825--11-29-1873
Marie Bevers
dau of Irene
8-10-1906--11-21-1908
George Bevers Jr.
1-26-1852--12-1-1862
George Rice Bevers
8-29-1925--10-14-1904

This picture is as if you were reading the above stones, from the west looking east.

These pictures have been sent to me recently and show work in progress to dismantle the rock wall around the Bever's plot. May 2002
From east side
From se corner


copyrighted Bobbie Ross-May 2002

updated 9-8-03