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Old Spencer Academy
enumerated & contributed 01-09-05
by JoLynn Self

Last First Birth Death Inscription/Notes
Davenport Edmund abt. 1843 12-__-1851 cause:  Whooping cough. No marker. Info from obit
Fletcher Edward abt. 1845 11-__-1851 s/o Col. J. Fletcher, Ex Chief. No marker. Info from obit
Fryar Elizabeth  age 57 yrs 09-14-1905 w/o Thomas F. Fryar. Moved to Spencerville Cemetery
Fryar Thomas F. 12-23-1826 03-08-1906 Moved to Spencerville Cemetery
Gardner Charles Wells   12-01-1848 age 1_ mo. s/o C.H. & E.M. Gardner. Has unreadable verse on stone.
Johnson John abt. 1845 12-__-1851 cause:  Whooping cough. No marker. Info from obit
Morrison Susan D. 11-15-1815 02-04-1851 w/o Samuel Morrison. In Memory of Mrs. Susan D. Morrison Missionary Teacher in Spencer Academy and wife of Samuel Morrison born Tarry town, New York, 11-15-1815 died suddenly at Pine Ridge, C.N. Feb 4th, 1851 After three hours of intense suffering on the road side between Spencer Academy and that place. The following bible verses in both English and Choctaw are inscribed: Revelation 22:20; Luke 12:43; Matthew  24:44 Verse: There is a world above, Where parting is unknown,  A long eternity of love, Formed for the good alone.  And faith beholds the dying here,  Translated to that glorious sphere.
Ramsey Elizabeth   07-17-1849 age 31yr 7mo. In Memory of a beloved wife and one child Mrs. Elizabeth Ramsey Daughter of Nathan and __ Peck of New York City and wife of the Rev. James R. Ramsey Missionary of the Presbyterian Foreign Missions to the Choctaws who died at Spencer Academy  July 17th, 1849 aged 31 years 7 months. Also of Nathan William Ramsey only child of the above who died June 17th, 1849  aged 17 months 12 days. The following verses written in both English and Choctaw: 1st Corinthians  7:31; Revelation  14:13; Revelation  21:04
Ramsey Nathan William   06-17-1849 age 17 mo. 12 d.
Unknowns       There are many unknowns in this cemetery. Other than the above, all that have been found are rock stones with no inscriptions.

 

   


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