was first called
TULL, son of William Abraham TULL and Georgia Etta Ferguson TULL, died in 1896
and was the first TULL to be buried in this cemetery. William Abraham TULL, died
For the next
forty years the cemetery was neglected. Weeds, briars, shrubs and trees began to
invade the cemetery. In the early
1980s, Sam TULL, George Edwin TULL, Audry and Wesley
McKEE, Durwood VASSER,
James L. TULL, Hollie TULL, Bertie BAXLEY and Netom STEED met to discuss cleaning, fencing and maintaining
the cemetery. There was also a
discussion about organizing a Cemtery Association and
calling it the POWELL-TULL Cemetery Association. Sam TULL later met with attorney Robert
CARTER in Marlin,
A group representing the POWELL-TULL families has worked several years to clean the cemetery and put it back in an honorable condition. In February, 1996, a group of family members, under the direction of Hollis VASSER, put up a five wire barbed wire fence around the entire cemetery and a metal gate at the entrance. Work was also begun clearing all the underbrush. They met again in March and April to continue working and cleaning the cemetery. Some damaged headstones have also been repaired. Every effort will be made to maintain the cemetery in the best manner possible using volunteer help.
The research on
this cemetery was done by Clayton HICKS on
A numerical index showing the grave locations is included as a part of this project in order to assist in locating the graves of those buried there. The #1 grave identification begins with Thomas Marion TULL.
There were twenty-three graves located and all but one was identified. Any misleading information of unmarked graves is unintentional. Their identity and location was determined by word of mouth and family history. There may be other unmarked graves that were not found or identified.
Volunteers have worked hard to maintain the
Terry L. TULL, Treasurer
Mexia, TX 76667
Funds in any amount are very much appreciated!
Located East of Chilton, Falls County, Texas about five miles. From Chilton proceed Eastbound on State Highway #7 and turn onto County Road #419 (also Post Oak Blvd). Go .3 miles to the first road to the left (unmarked in 1996), which is the road just before the C. W. Whitaker place. Go North .1 mile to the cemetery entrance. The cemetery proper is located about fifty yards West down into the post oak grove of trees and is surrounded by a barbed wire fence and has a metal gate.
GRAVE LOCATION NUMBER
#1 TULL, Thomas Marion #12 POWELL, Nancy C.
Born - 11 Nov 1836 Born - 9 Oct 1832
Died - 4 Mar 1921 Died - 28 Jul 1901
Civil War Marker Inscription - Wife of John POWELL
As a wife devoted
#2 TULL, Amy CAPLE As a mother affectionate
Born - 10 Aug 1835 As a friend ever kind & true
Died - 30 Jan 1919
Wife of T. M. TULL #13 POWELL, John
Born - 8 Dec 1826
#3 TULL, William Abraham Died - 28 Mar 1889
Born - 1 Jul 1854 Inscription - In memory of husband
Died - 4 Sep 1943 of N. C. POWELL. Blessed are the
Oldest son of T. M. TULL pure in heart for they shall see God.
And Amy CAPLE TULL Made by C. G. Matthews, Marlin, TX
#4 TULL, Georgia Etta (FERGUSON) #14 SUGGS, W. M.
Born - 21 Dec 1854 Born - 11 Mar 1908
Died - 4 Apr 1925 aged 48 years
Inscription - Called Higher. Prepare
#5 GREER, Sophia A. (TULL) to meet me in Heaven.
Aged 51 years 11 months (2 Dec 1998)
Inscription She is at the beautiful #15 BUSBY, Mulisia
Gate waiting and watching for us Born 9 Jan 1850
Wife of Eliza Greer Died 15 Sep 1902
Inscription Wife of J. M. BUSBY
#6 SYLVESTER, Hattie Roberter Not lost. Blessed Thought
Born 26 Dec 1890 But Gone Before
Died - 17 May 1894 Where We Shall Meet
Dau. Of C.T. & E. V. To Part No More
#7 Baby Dau. Of John Oliver SIMS #16 SUGGS, Martha
Died 4 Jul 1931 Died 30 Mar 1901
Informant: Mary N. SIMS HELFER Aged 80 years
Inscription Wife of Eli SUGGS
#8 Child of Dorothy GREEN & Flem SIMS Not Lost But Gone Before
Died 27 Sep 1931
Informant Mary N. SIMS HELFER #17 SUGGS, Elick A.
Born 8 Jul 1864
#9 SIMS, Dorothy GREEN Died 21 Dec 1889
Died 27 Sep1931 Inscription at top We Love Him
#10 No name #18 TAYLOR, Earnest Lee
Unmarked rock for a headstone Born 25 Apr 1897
Died 27 Sep 1898
#11 TULL, Mattie L Son of P.T. & D. A. Taylor
Born 14 Aug 1882
Died 19 Nov 1901 #19 TAYLOR, Wm. Ennis
Inscription Wife of M. L. TULL Born 21 Feb 1898
Died can not read date
Son of P. T. & D. A. TAYLOR
Inscription Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep
From which none ever more to weep
#20 BOLTON, William
Born Sep 1855
Died 1 Oct 1898
Inscription In memory of
Husband of Louisa Bolton
#21 McREA, A. R.
Cement marker with no writing
Informant- Isabell TULL
#22 McREA, (Mrs. A. R.)
Informant- Isabell TULL
#23 TULL, Charlie Roy
Born 27 Feb 1896
Died Aug 1896
Headstone with initials CRT
Son of William Abraham TULL &
Georgia Etta FERGUSON TULL