Jones – Seagroves Graveyard

Rusk Co. Cemeteries of TX

Information furnished by John Dulin

Submitted by Gloria B. Mayfield, Rusk County Coordinator


This graveyard is located near the end of CR 451FD on the Marvin Bridges property (1994). It is a small cemetery with seven graves marked by footstones and one which has only rocks for a marker, all in a single row. The cemetery is fenced. Copied Aug 12, 1990 by Don whitehead and John Dulin.


Seagroves, J.W. Feb 14, 1856 – Aug 21, 1889

"We’ll join thee in that heavenly land, No more to take the parting hand"

Seagroves, Lee Allen Jul 5, 1884 – Sep 15, 1885 Son of J.W. & M.E.

There is a space, possibly an unmarked grave, followed by two rocks, probably marking a grave.

Jones, William K. Feb 29, 1860 – Sep 16, 1873 Son of Allen B. & Elliot

"A little time on earth he spent, Till God for him His angel sent"

Jones, Benjamin F. May 29, 1874 – Oct 4, 1878 Son of Robert L. & Elliot J

"Another little angel, Before the heavenly throne"

Jones, Robert L. Oct 24, 1832 – Sep 17, 1883

"His toils are past, His work is done, He found the light, The victory won"

Jones, Lois A. Aug 15, 1882 – Sep 30, 1885 Daughter of Robert L & Elliot

"Happy infant, early blest, Rest in peaceful slumber rest"

Jones, Elliott Aug 27, 1842 – May 10, 1917 Wife of R.L. Jones

"Honored, beloved and wept, Here mother lies"