Submitted & Photos by Elaine Nall Bay
Rains Co. Cemeteries of TX
From the town of Emory, go 2.9 miles on Hwy. 19S to FM 2324W. Turn right and go 0.7 miles to the driveway of the home on the right side of the road. The cemetery is in the woods just past the yard.
George Washington Bishop had 7 wives & 15 children, some of who are buried in this cemetery, The cemetery is located on the land he owned & lived on. He didn't have a tombstone until about 2 years ago (1999) Family Picture
|Last Name||First Name||Birth||Death||Comments|
|Bishop||George Washington||Mar 10 1832||Mar 05 1913||BISHOP, George : died Dunbar community Wednesday from pneumonia; buried on his farm --- Rains County Leader, 7 March 1913|
|Bishop||Dock Bowlin||Dec 19 1896||Jan 11 1897||so GW & MD|
|Bishop||Elie Dick||Mar 13 1877||-||-|
|Bishop||George Ann J.||Aug 20 18? 1||Aug 14 1882||FM|
|Bishop||infant girl||Jun 25 1899||Jun 25 1899||do GW & ME|
|Bishop||Jesse W||Dec 23 1894||Jan 28 1897||so GW & MD FM|
|Bishop||Martin V.||Jul 28 1891||Sep 11 1893||so GW & S|
|Bishop||Mattie D.||Aug 03 1875||Jan 13 1897||w/o G. W.|
|Bishop||Sallie||Oct 18 1858||Feb 02 1892||FM|
There are apparently eleven other graves within the fenced area, marked with headstones and-or footstones of craggy rocks.