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Brown Cemetery - Wapunucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma
 

Date: June 11 ,2002

Cemetery: Brown Cemetery
Other:
Sign:  No
Street: Highway 48 & Rock Hill Rd.
City: Wapanucka
Township:
County: Johnston County
State:  Oklahoma
Nation: U.S.
Zip:
Status: Abandoned
Size:  Small
Directions: 1 mile from highway 48
Type:  Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Water source: Yes
Features: few trees
Property:  Private
Access:  Permission-required
Enclosure:  None
Gate: None
Established: 1800's
Gravestones: 100+
Oldest:   ?
Newest:  1925?
Removed:  Yes
Relocated: Unsure
Repairs: No
Methods:  Other
Restoration:  No
Association:  No
Records:  Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Availability:
Landscaping:  No
Paths:  No
Trees:  Yes 2
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture:  Yes
Fountains:  No
Roads: No
Buildings:  No
Cement:  Yes
Granite:  Yes
Marble:  Yes
Native: Yes
Slate:   Yes
Others:  Yes
Wood:  Yes
Materials:  Yes
Architectural:  Yes
Angels: Yes
Draperies: Yes
Fraternal:  Yes
Hands:  Yes
Lambs:  Yes
Monograms:  Yes
Plants:  Yes
Photos: Yes
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns:  Unsure
Carvings:  Yes
Condition:  Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked:  Yes
Broken:  Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried:  Yes
Weather:  Yes
Pollution:   Unknown
Vandalized:  No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2:
Overgrowth3:

Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
Ground Cover:  Yes
Moss:
Vines:  Yes
Drainage:  Good
Problem1:
Problem2:
Apathy
Owner:  Unknown
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Agricultural
Change:  Same
Reason:  Roads
Visited:  Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat:  Yes
Contacted:  City of  Wapanucka, Oklahoma Attorney General's
Office, Oklahoma Funeral Director
name:           Nancy Hernandez
Email:          hernan20684@aol.com
Date:           6/11/02

Surnames:

Davis, Anderson

Other_Information:


In March of 2002, I visited this cemetery. I have family buried there. The land
owner said a tornado had destroyed the trees in 2001.I could not find the
headstones of my family members. Most of the headstones were gone, and the few
that were left, were turned over. There appeared to be human remains scattered
across the area.

 

 


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