(in a new window)
Someone told me about a grave in the woods north of Falcon. After talking to people who lived nearby, I was able to locate it. It is a beautiful old tombstone with nice ornamental sculpture. It is located in the SE1/4 NE1/4 of Section 32, Township 14 South, Range 22 West. It is about 500 feet from the east line of that forty and about 100 north of the main woods road through Section 32. The property now belongs to Deltic Farm and Timber Co. and is a mature pine forest at this time. The road is blocked with a cable at Hwy. 53. UPDATE-- I checked the grave 2-17-2005 and found the grave marker had been broken (probably from logging). I flagged the grave and GPS'd the location, but I fear this grave will soon be lost. I returned a few days later and marked the grave site with an iron pipe about four feet high and painted white.
Driving directions: From Falcon, go north on Hwy. 53 toward Bodcaw for a little over one mile. When the road straightens out, go about 1/4 mile. The woods road will be on your right between two hay meadows. (across the highway and a little north of the Dockery residence).
This survey is copyright ©1997-2018 by Jerry and Jeanie McKelvy.
All rights are reserved. The McKelvy's grant the right to use listings on these web
pages and in these databases for an individual's research project, but no
commercial (for profit) publishing is allowed without the written consent of
Jerry and Jeanie McKelvy.
References to an "earlier record" usually refer to a survey conducted in the 1950's by
the Nevada County Extension Homemakers' Clubs, the original of which is on file at the
Nevada County Depot and Museum.
Since 1997, Jery and Jeanie McKelvy have conducted a periodic canvas of each cemetery in
the county and use additional resources to keep the listings current.
Copyright Notice and Limitations on Use:
All informative and photographic material on the Nevada County Depot and Museum web site and compact
discs are copyright ©1996-2018 Nevada County Depot and Museum
Routines that generate the pages were written by, hosted by, and copyright ©2002-2018
.All rights are reserved.
Individuals who access the web site or purchase a compact disk are limited to private
viewing of the material or quotation in an individual's historical research project.
Use of material must be attributed to "Nevada County Depot and Museum".
Additional terms apply to items in the cemetery survey, as outlined on those pages.
Prior written consent is required before any material is quoted or used in a work that is sold
for any price or distributed by any means, either for profit or not for profit.
Suggested content for bibliography entry:
Author: Jery and Jeanie McKelvy
Title: "Cemetery Survey - Wilbun Cemetery"
Published by: Nevada County Depot and Museum, 403 West First Street South, Prescott Arkansas 71857
Retrieval Date: October 23, 2018