Durant Cemetery

Established by Robin Grayson, a black free citizen of the Creek Nation. He was one of the three black members of the Creek Council and very prominent in the tribal affairs of the Creek Nation. Grayson settled on this land about 2 miles North of present day Muskogee in 1865. Named in honor of William Durant a black free citizen of the Creek Nation whose claim was situated just East of the Grayson claim. After the death of Robin Grayson, William Durant acquired the Grayson claim. When the Creek alotments were made William Durant received it.

Burkley Lillie 12 Jul. 1890 9 Jul. 1924  
Daniels Charity 22 Feb. 1891 20 Jul. 1928 ossw Herman
Daniels Herman 3 Feb. 1924 9 Jun. 1926 ossw Charity
Durant Rev. Monday 1819 1889 See Photo
Fulsom Elizabeth 1833 1930  
Grayson Robin 1803 1883  
Humphrey Tom 1852 1923  
Ponds Mary 1874 See Photo
Primous Sarah 1860 1945  
Sango Benjamin   3 Dec. 1886 age 65 years; ossw Bettie
See Photo
Sango Bettie   26 Feb. 1883 age 40 years; ossw Benjamin
See Photo
Wallace Mrs. Alyce Humphrey Mar. 1906 10 Jul. 1927  

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