Brothers Joe and Roy Jopling at Cemetery in 2004 after developer had cleared inside and before streets were put in.. The cemetery is located about 1 mile east of 287 and 600 feet north of Eden Road. See map below
Benjamin Jopling Family Tree
|He came to Texas about 1849. His son, George Washington Jopling, built the cabin known as the Jopling-Melear cabin, now (2009) located in Knapp Park in downtown Arlington. This cabin is as near the original as can be determined. The photo reverenced shows its additions.|
The following are buried there:
Benjamin Jopling b 1795, d 1875.
Malinda Miller Jopling, third wife, d 1856
Louisa Bowers Jopling, fourth wife
Marshall Bowers (buried outside fence).
2008--Ralph Shelton, the land developer, has landscaped the lot, put in a sprinkler system, restored the iron fence, and made a display containing a metallic copy of the original land deed signed by Sam Houston.