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Elwood Cemetery

Elwood Cemetery Historical Marker

Directions

From Midway take OSR about 4 mi. W to FM 1119, go N about 3 mi. to cemetery

History

Elwood Cemetery. Elwood was a thriving town by the mid-1850s. The family of prominent early settler and Civil War Veteran James Blair Durham donated 4 acres here to Elwood Methodist Church for cemetery, church, and school purposes in 1874. The first recorded burial was that of Amzie Durham, son of James and Keziah (Welch) Durham, in 1875.  Though a post office named French was established here in 1899 the town retained its original name.  The Methodist Church relocated in 1901 but continues to maintain the cemetery.  Many of the area's early settlers and their descendents are buried here.  - Historical Marker Text.  Marker erected 1994. Location: From Midway take OSR about 4 mi. W to FM 1119, go N about 3 mi. to cemetery.

Transcriptions & Photos

Elwood Cemetery Transcription from the USGenWeb Archives

Elwood Cemetery Transcription from the Madison County TXGenWeb site

Photos Transcription from the Madison County TXGenWeb site

Elwood Cemetery Graves at findagrave



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