Ellsworth Community Cemetery, Grayson County, Texas

Submitted by: Susan Hawkins Hawkins@texoma.net

Cemeteries of TX Coordinator: Dolores I. Bishop

This cemetery has been recorded as the Hollingsworth Cemetery, but it was actually the Old Ellsworth Community Cemetery. The Hollongsworth family did not arrive there till after it was long in use. Originally it had many wooden markers. Guesses of up to 100 graves.

 The cemetery is located near the intersection of Hwy. 91 and 691, about one block west on the north side of the road between Sherman and Denison on the Grayson County Airport Rd. (691). Located on the grounds of a commercial nursery that has graciously fenced it. The Ellsworth School stood nearby.


Douglass Katie Dec 20 1848 Oct 04 1863 This stone is broken and on the ground and almost unreadable. She was the daughter of William C. Douglass b: in TN in 1811 d: in Clay Co., TX in 1884 and Lucy Anna Seawell Douglass. All of the family moved to Clay Co. after Katie died.
Hollingsworth William Vincen Sep 26 1837 Feb 07 1905 -
Hollingsworth Ellen Jane Witten Aug 18 1843 Mar 24 1926 His Wife

This couple lived in Farmington and then moved around the turn of the century to the Ellsworth Community

I was told that one of Mrs. Hollingsworth’s brothers is buried next to her unmarked.