Black, Foard County, Texas
Lat: 34° 03' 20"N, Lon: 99° 46' 03"W
Contributed by Jim Rich, Dec 04, 2011, last edited Dec 12, 2011
Total records = 8.
To reach this cemetery, drive west of Crowell on Highway 70 for
2.5 miles, then North on FM 1039 for 4.6 miles. The cemetery is
on the west side of the road.
The first person buried in the cemetery at Black was a Chapman
baby who died in 1889. The family was traveling through the country,
some say in a wagon train. The child became ill, and they camped
there for a few days. When the child died, the weather was so
severe that J.H. Olds and John Nichols, father of Walter, Claude,
and Grover, made a coffin from a plank from the Nichol's barn.
All the graves are marked with native stone. This cemetery has
been plowed under and no longer exists. The Black School was also
This account was compiled by Faye Statser from research done
by Billy Everson, Mrs. Warren Everson, Leta Jo Haynie, Bill Fish,
Mary Fish, John Fish, Clark Hitt, Jo Hitt, and Faye Statser, with
technical assistance from myself and completed on Nov 30, 2011.
- Jim Rich
??, Baby, d. 1901, baby from Yamparika Creek
Chapman, Baby, d. 1889
Kincheloe, Twins, d. 1904, Twin girls of Mr.& Mrs. Jim
Mckown, Rolland, d. 1904, s/o Mr & Mrs George McKown
Moore, Baby, d. 1902, baby of Clarence Moore
Newman, Girl, d. 1890, age: 4yr
Nichols, Baby, d. 1901, d/o W.W. Nicols
Nichols, Morine, d. 1915, d/o Mr & Mrs Claude Nichols,
twin sister of Irene Nichols
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