BOYDSTUN CEMETERY

Rockwall,  Rockwall Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Margaret Bates Apr 2001

This cemetery is located behind the First Baptist Church on Highway 205 in Rockwall, Texas. The families buried here are primarily the descendants of Benjamin Franklin Boydstun and his wife Mary Elizabeth Isabel Crenshaw. They migrated to Rockwall County, which was then Kaufman County, Texas, in about 1850 from Warren County, Kentucky, with stops in Adams and Warren Counties,
Illinois. Benjamin F. Boydstun was the first school teacher in the area and taught school there for many years.  It is said that Benjamin F. Boydstun owned land 12 miles square, and it was that land which later became Rockwall County.  Benjamin F. Boydstun was the grandson and great grandson of Revolutionary Patriots, James Boydston Sr., and David Boydston.

HALFORD Laura L. Clark, SSW R. E. L., 1868-1940
HALFORD Robert E. Lee, 1865-1930
HALFORD R. E. L. Jr., 1901-1969
HALFORD Velvin Harris, SSW R. E. L. Jr., 1905-No Date
HASKINS Artye C., SSW Harry D., 1879-1966
HASKINS Harry D., 1872-1943
HASKINS Buren R. (urn) son of Artye C. & Harry D., 1900-1957
CLARK Marinda, SSW Frank, 10 Jan 1842-9 Sep 1919
CLARK Frank, 6 Apr 1830-21 Apr 1909
CLARK C. P., 3 Feb 1872-24 Nov 1920
HANEY Juliette N., SSW John R., 31 Jul 1919-7 Sep 1975
HANEY John R., 24 Aug 1914-No Date
BOYDSTUN Jo, 15 Nov 1885-25 Feb 1933
BOYDSTUN Harriet Elizabeth, 26 Jan 1866-25 Nov 1892
BOYDSTUN Mary Maggie Dee, dau of B. W. & H. E., 28 Sep 1890-24 Feb 1891
GARDENHIRE Agnes, 25 Jul 1885-13 Nov 1908
GARDENHIRE Abner L., 21 Dec 1849-9 Dec 1936
GARDENHIRE Nancy E., SSW Abner L., 5 Feb 1853-20 Aug 1934
GARDENHIRE Eula L., 1883-1955
GARDENHIRE Benjamin Franklin, 1891-1927
GARDENHIRE George Homer, 1887- 1930
TINKLE J. Ward, 20 Nov 1874-14 Sep 1941
TINKLE Mary Adella, 20 Aug 1877-17 Apr 1964
TINKLE Colin Joseph, 27 Mar 1975-only date
SMITH Sarah E., SSW P. E., 14 Jul 1839-29 Oct 1871
BOYDSTUN Amanda A., dau of B. F. & M. E.,1 May 1857-16 Dec 1861
BAILEY Winnie Fay, 1896-1973
STEPHENSON Mary Evaline, SSW William Clay, 9 Apr 1866-12 Nov 1938
STEPHENSON William Clay, 1 Oct 1858-18 Apr 1936
STEPHENSON William Clay Jr., 12 Apr 1899-6 Jul 1908
STEPHENSON May Arlie, 5 Jun 1884-16 Feb 1900
STEPHENSON Clara Lee, 14 Mar 1887-14 Oct 1888
YOUNG Edith Stephenson, 25 Mar 1894-26 Apr 1926
TOOLEY Edward V. Jr., 1922-1968
TOOLEY Maurine, (SSW Edward), No Dates
TOOLEY Jean K. "Mother", 1900-1969
ZOLLNER Gazelle "Mother", 1899-1972
ZOLLNER William, 19 May 1913-14 Apr 1921
BOYDSTUN Benjamin F. "Father", 23 May 1811-14 Dec 1882
BOYDSTUN Mary E. I. "Mother", SSW Benjamin F., 21 Jan 1819-22 Jul 1892

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