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Take FM 2440 from Giddings, west for 6.2 miles, turn right on State Hwy 21 for .7 miles to cattle guard on right.  Through cattle guard for .4 mile to white house on left residence of Carl Knobloch.  Cemetery is about .2 mile past house on narrow trail-road.  According to Mrs. Knobloch this land was once owned by the Carney family and the Sparks family lived on adjoining land.  The old Carney home was located past this cemetery in what is now a field.   NOTE: this was copied in Jan 1980 by Jan Conn so directions may be different as of this date January 11, 2014.

Last First/Maiden DOB DOD Notes
Sparks Thurston Ross 20-Jan-1875 01-Nov-1875 This marker enclosed in a 20' by 12' ornate iron fence, nor other graves visible.  "O flower too soon faded"
Carney L. V. Sr 18-Oct-1844 23-Oct-1901 LeGrande VanHook Carney, born in Murfreesboro, Tenn.  This is a very tall marker laying on ground partially buried.  There are 2 foot stones.  There is probably a name on the other side of this marker.  If it is his wife her name is as follows.
Carney Mary Jane Overall 1847 - born in Tennessee


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