King-Oates Cemetery
Aka Oates at Day School

Shelby County Texas

Transcribed by Leonard Irish, June 5, 1999

    Take Highway 96 North to Tenaha, Turn East (Right) onto Highway 84 to the community of Paxton (about 2-1/2 miles.) Continue to Joaquin, turn right on County Road 3343.  Turn right go to the end of the pavement at Willow Grove Cemetery.  Turn right on County Road 3849 Go about 1 mile, before the road turns eastward. You will see a trailer house on the right hand side of the road.  A few yards past the house is the remains of an old road, turn right for about 1/4 mile until you see a cattle gate,  keep going right and you will see a turn around in the road.  The cemetery is located to the back of the turnaround.  The cemetery has recently been cleared of vegetation.  For additional Genealogical information email Reece Stanley at .

GPS -94.13674 Longitude, 31.92952 Latitude


George King 1818 1896 Father of Amanda E. Oates
Rena King 1820 1895 Mother of Amanda E. Oates
George W. May 09-13-1870 08-10-1947 Husb of Malinda Linnie Wagstaff May.  Info supplied by Sheila Mullere
Malinda Linnie Wagstaff May 09-11-1882 03-14-1924 Wife of Georgw W. May - info Supplied by Sheila Mullere
Amanda E. Oates 40-14-1843 10-10-1871 Dau. of George and Rena King - wife of S. H. Oates
Jim Oates 2-22-1874 1947 Son of Stephen Henry and Margaret Pierson Oates
Jimmy Hulon Oates 10-06-1917 02-07-1982 "Uncle Willie" - son of John Charles Oates & Leida Bell Oates, Brother of Joe Bailey Oates
Joe Bailey Oates 11-19-1911 03-17-1989 Sgt. U. S. Army WWII
John Charles Oates 11-19-1877 10-17-1936 Son of Stephen Henry and Margaret Pierson Oates
Leida Bell Oates 11-02-1886 10-13-1952 Wife of Charles Oates
Margaret Oates 02-18-1847 03-01-1910 2nd wife of S. H. Oates
S. H. Oates 1838 12-15-1912 Stephen Henry Oates
Amanda Rogers 1891 1937 -
George Rogers 1884 1960 -