Rusk Co. Cemeteries of TX

Mary F. Deason Dunn

Submitted by Gloria B. Mayfield


Located off Farm Road 1798 north of Minden. This site was the location of an early Methodist Church and school. Only three marked graves as follows:

Deason, Joseph C. Nov 1 1827 died May 14 1883

Deason, Harriet A., wife of J. C. Jan 26 1829- March 24 1892

Deason, Ethel May, dau of C.A. & M.F. April 23 1882- March 10 1884

Note: Joseph Collinsworth Deason, son of Joseph and Jelico Cates Deason was born in Pike County GA. He married Harriet A. Harper there on June 20 1850. Ethel May was their granddaughter, the child of Charles A. and Martha F. Watkins Deason. Joseph Collinsworth Deason served in the Confederate States Army, Company H. 19th Texas Infantry.