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Allen-Graham Cemetery

Wynne, Cross County, Arkansas

 

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From Wynne, travel south on US Highway 1.  At Colt, turn left on 306, travel 5 miles to the intersection of 284, turn left.  Travel 3/10 mile, turn right on a gravel road, then east on a farm road.  The cemetery is in a clump of woods and weeds.  (located in the vicinity of Loughridge Cemetery)

 

Surveyed by Howard Lehman

(exact date unknown)

 

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ALLEN, Abijah, Mar 31, 1819 - Nov 24, 1868

ALLEN, Abijah G., Mar 26, 1847 - Mar 8, 1876, son of Abijah & J. M. Allen

ALLEN, Infant, Nov 25, 1889 - Dec 13, 1889, dau of J. M. and M. S. Allen

ALLEN, John O., Jul 22, 1855 - Feb 13, 1902

ALLEN, William, Jun 16, 1791 - Sep 29, 1846

 

FARRAR, Hannah, Dec 2, 1800 - Jun 15, 1851

 

GRAHAM, Abijah Allen, Jan 1, 1877 - Jan 23, 1877

GRAHAM, Charley Conner, Oct 10, 1873 - Aug 8, 1876

GRAHAM, Jennie A., Oct 14, 1845 - Feb 17, 1908

GRAHAM, Jennie Clay, Feb 11, 1880 - Sep 13, 1890

GRAHAM, John, Aug 31, 1847 - May 14, 1919, Confederate Soldier

GRAHAM, Willie Vernon, Oct 5, 1882 - May 26, 1885

 

GRAVES, Louisiana Graham, Nov 24, 1833 - May 20, 1855,

consort of Aaron S. Graves

 

HAYNES, Joseph, died Nov 8, 1970

 

PAGE, Nancy P., Nov 16, 1825 - Nov 3, 1855, wife of B. B. Page

 

PURNELL, Hubin Sam, May 5, 1938 - May 12, 1984

 

REED, Mrs. Okater, Feb 22, 1908 - Apr 8, 1983

 

TUCKER, Henry, died Mar 16, 1957, age 58 

 

VASSER, Michael, Apr 8, 1957 - Jan 26, 1981 

 

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John Graham was a successful farmer and a member of the firm of Smith, Graham and Jones, merchants of Wynne, Arkansas in Cross County.  He was born in North Carolina, the son of C. C. and Mary E. Graham.  He and his family came to this area in 1854.  In 1863, John, when only 16 years old, enlisted in the Confederate Army, Company A of McGehee's Calvary Regiment.  He was captured by the enemy in 1864 and remained a prisoner until the end of the war.

 

He married Miss Jennie Allen, the daughter of Abijah Allen, in 1870. They were the parents of 8 children.  Four are buried in Allen Cemetery, three in Cogbill Cemetery.

 

James F. Graham 1888-1957 (Cogbill)

John M. Graham 1876-1938 (Cogbill)

Mary Graham Hare 1871-1951 (Cogbill)

Kate Graham Mott 1886-1928 (in a Memphis cemetery)

 

 

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Deborah Lunsford Yates, 2000 2016

Last Updated Sunday, April 17, 2016