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Haught's Store (Slapfoot) article, 1908


(contributed by A. C. Morgan)

     The Cemetery is located off Lawson Road @ 5975 Shannon Road, Mesquite, Dallas County, TX. (Mapsco 70D) (On private property, inside Shaw Ranch horse lot, the house is at top of hill & overgrown monuments, with no protection, are underneath trees & rubble directly to the right side of the lot at the bottom of the hill, behind the house)

     There would naturally be unmarked graves in this area. One survey, Jul 1975 in Balch Springs Historical & Genealogical Society newsletter, indicated 4 markers had been completely destroyed.

     The Cemetery land was originally owned by Virgil Sharpe, and formerly Haught's Store.


Julia CUMBY,
wife of S. (Sam) H. CUMBY,
daughter of S. A. & I. J. HAUGHT
5 Sep 1859 ­ 3 Mar 1876


Julia Myrtle CUMBY,
daughter of S. H. & Julia CUMBY
19 Feb 1876 ­ 27 Oct 1876


John T. MASON,
husband of Emma MASON
19 Mar 1862 ­ 3 Nov


*Alpha Odell FARMER,
daughter of M. M. FARMER
21 May 1886 ­ 1 Sep 1886


mar. M. M. FARMER, 8 Feb 1866
7 Jun 1851 ­ 21 Feb 1868


In Memory of Alfred H.xxxxxx
(broken concrete marker)
d. Feb xxxx


Eva? Bell FARMER,
daughter of M. & J. FARMER
23 Dec 1875 ­ 2 Jan 1880
"Aged 4 y's & 9 d's"


Aged 28 years
(concrete marker)
Go home dear xxxxx


* Markers not found 20 Mar 2002 by A. C. Morgan
Red information is added information
X's are unreadable information


Julia Myrtle CUMBY

Julia Myrtle, Overview


In Memory of John MASON

J. T. M. (footstone)

In Memory of Alfred Hxxxx

Aged 28 years

Eva? Bell FARMER