Longs Cemetery

Roosevelt County, Cemeteries of New Mexico

Submitted by Judy (Rushing) Clifton   gmclifton@aol.com

Back several years ago, we went to the Longs Cemetery of Roosevelt Co.,N M.  Mr. Victor happened to be there and we talked with him.  I had made temporary headstones "of sorts" for my great-grandpa: Mr. Victor said that he had heard his wife talk of the Rushing family & that the original cemetery listing was ?lost?

Joseph Albert Rushing (b: January 09, 1850 Anson Co.,NC d: March 17, 1914 Minco,  Roosevelt Co., NM and buried at Longs Cemetery),  his wife: Texas Ann (Hendricks) Snider / Rushing & their son: Joseph Raymond 'Joe' Rushing are both buried in Benjamin Cemetery in Knox Co. TX,   Their graves are unrecorded and  unmarked.  (information : burial place according to a letter written by his son-in-law in my possession). 

Texas Ann (Hendricks) Snider / Rushing (b:Dec. 22, 1858 d: May 27, 1934) is the wife of Joseph Albert Rushing and mother of Joseph Raymond Rushing

Joseph Raymond "Joe" Rushing (b:July 17, 1897 Texas   d:October 11, 1920  .his horse bolted during a thunderstorm and Uncle Joe was dragged by the horse to his death  Then when his mother died, she was buried beside him in the Benjamin cemetery.