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#6839615 - 07/31/17 08:27 AM Cool find at the lease
Randallc Offline
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Registered: 08/27/07
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Loc: Sugartree--Throckmorton
I was driving down one of the senderos close to the Brazos on the ranch, and I spotted something in the brush. I got out and found this:

Lucy wife of John Moore 1864-1891



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#6839617 - 07/31/17 08:28 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Wow!
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#6839637 - 07/31/17 08:44 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Very cool find...... up
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#6839647 - 07/31/17 08:52 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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you got close to it???

Hope her ghost isn't waiting in your stand opening morning??? taz
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#6839657 - 07/31/17 09:00 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: pokerj2
Wow!
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Very cool find...... up
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#6839659 - 07/31/17 09:01 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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We had an old cemetery on our old quail lease in Oklahoma. Was always a covey of quail close by too. I think the most recent burial was 1891 iirc.
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#6839714 - 07/31/17 09:25 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Run across them quite a bit in Tennessee and Alabama. Lots of forgotten family cemeteries in these here woods.
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#6839739 - 07/31/17 09:38 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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We've got one in a corner of our lease as well, buried 1885 or so. Last year we took the time to re-stack the rock wall around the grave, and clear all the brush out. Golden rule and all.
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#6839759 - 07/31/17 09:45 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Buzzsaw]
Randallc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
you got close to it???

Hope her ghost isn't waiting in your stand opening morning??? taz


I went back that evening and cleaned up the site and added some color. Maybe now she won't haunt me.


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#6839762 - 07/31/17 09:48 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Good job!
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#6839796 - 07/31/17 10:12 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
swmays Offline
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Nice touch. up

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#6839801 - 07/31/17 10:18 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: swmays]
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Originally Posted By: swmays
Nice touch. up
up

Did the land owner know it was there?
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#6839815 - 07/31/17 10:29 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Originally Posted By: Randallc
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
you got close to it???

Hope her ghost isn't waiting in your stand opening morning??? taz


I went back that evening and cleaned up the site and added some color. Maybe now she won't haunt me.


that's respect, good job
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#6839844 - 07/31/17 10:48 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
jeh7mmmag Offline
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Great find. Nice job with the colors and clean up. What county?
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#6839846 - 07/31/17 10:50 AM Re: Cool find at the lease [Re: Randallc]
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Very nice of you. Good job.

The lady was only 27 yrs. old at her death, sad.
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