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Flanagan Cemetery in Henderson, Texas (Rusk County)
Posted by: Dan Flanagan (ID *****1969) Date: November 01, 2002 at 21:01:00
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The Flanagan Cemetery is located in Henderson, Texas, a city about 100 miles east of Dallas, Texas, and situated in Rusk County. This particular cemetery is near the Negro Housing Project and the inscriptions were recorded 29/January/1964. Because some of the deceased might have married into the Flanagan family, all of the inscriptions are included in the list below, not just those of Flanagans.

ELLIOT, John Graham
born January 11, 1891, died October 1, 1918
"Cover thou my defenseless head with the shadow of thy wing."

born January 5, 1863, died February 5, 1898
"Honored, beloved and wept, here Mother lies."

VINSON, Bonnie May FLANAGAN, wife of George Hilliary VINSON
born December 25, 1869, died May 20, 1897
"Died in Faith."

FLANAGAN, Lizzie, consort of Webster FLANAGAN
born December 1, 1832, died November 25, 1872
"She rests in Peace." (note: Lizzie was Elizabeth GRAHAM, before her marriage)

SWAN, Alice
born December 15, 1859, died December 19, 1862
"Safe in the arms of Jesus."

BAILEY, Pelham Arnold, son of William O and Emma BAILEY
born March 29, 1890, died November 16, 1890
"Pure and Patient, Sweet and suffering. Lovely and loving. He stands before the throne of God. Our love follows afar."

In Memory of Mammy RACHEL
The Faithful. 1832 - 1912
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God." Matt 5:8

BAILEY, Agnes Marable, daughter of Rev W O Bailey, D D, and Emma Valine, his wife
born August 29, 1876, died July 3, 1877.

FLANAGAN, Nettie Graham
born July 2, 1865, died September 16, 1870
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God." (note: an enormous tree was growing out of this grave)

FLANAGAN, Henry Clay
born October 14, 1854, died October 24, 1854

FLANAGAN, Earle Rupert, son of Charles and Ellie
born September, 1881, died September 15, 1881

BURNETT, Louisa A, wife of James
born April 6, 1804, died June 6, 1859

born April 29, 1797, died April 8, 1875
aged *** years, 11 months, 9 days (note: stone broken and repaired, making part of it unreadable)

JOHNSTON, Martha, wife of W A
born August 8, 1838, died September 3, 1866

BURNETT, Marian Frances
born September 21, 1845, died August 15, ***

YATES, Roland Jones, son of A A and Marian YATES
died August 30, 1862, aged 1-6-2 (note: this is probably a designation of years, months, and days, that is, 1 year, 6 months, and 2 days)

YATES, Marian, wife of Dr A A
died June 2, 1862, age 25 years, 6 months, 18 days

born September 24, 1806, died August 7, 1844, aged 38 years (note: this was Polly Miller FLANAGAN. This is the earliest burial date found on marked grave in Rusk County)

born March 21, 1823, died December 3, 1858

FLANAGAN, Julia Reine
daughter of Samuel and Emma J
born October **, 1877, died October 24, 1877, age 9 months and 14 days

born May, 1857, died 1890

born September 7, 1805, died September 19, 1887
Former United States Senator
"Mid toil and peril his life’s journey trod yet walked securely for he walked with God."

FLANAGAN, Elizabeth, his wife
born August 7, 1828, died September 17, 1882
"I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness. Her last words were, ‘Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly.’

born February 26, 1866, died September 12, 1884

born April 25, 1867, died March 8, 1885

born January 9, 1832, died May 5, 1924

born February 1, 1853, died October 12, 1923

FLANAGAN, Maud B, daughter of Webster and S P
born March 2, 1885, died August 30, 1886
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God." Matt 5:8

born April 22, 1880, died May 3, 1908
"The Lord is my shepherd." Psalm 23
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord."

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