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Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jowell Cemetery

1876 - 1889

 
 
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By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
1. Jowell Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Frontier life was hard on young children, and many lived only a short time. Such common, present-day illnesses as colds, fever and measles could be deadly to children of the 19th century. The ornate stone tablets note the births and deaths of five such children. The lamb on each stone symbolized innocence. Wrought iron fencing around the plot was a common Victorian feature of family burials plots. These headstones of Jowell family descendants were given to the National Ranching Heritage Center when the children's worn grave markers were replaced with new ones.

La vida fronteríza era dificil para niños chicos y muchos vivieron vidas cortas. Enfermedades comunes como gripe, fiebre, y sarampión podian ser mortales para los niños del siglo 19. Las lápidas adornadas notan las fechas de nacimiento y muerte de cinco niños. El cordero en cada lápida simboliza inocencia. La cerca de hierro forjado alrededor del cementerio era característica Victoriana comun en cementerios familiares. Estas lápidas de descendientes de la Familia Jowell fueron dadas al National Ranching Heritage Center cuando las lápidas gastadas de los niños

Jowell Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
2. Jowell Cemetery Marker
fueron reemplazadas con nuevas.
 
Erected by The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center.
 
Location. 33° 35.406′ N, 101° 52.962′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from 4th St. Located within the National Ranching Heritage Center Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3121 4th St, Lubbock TX 79409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jowell House (a few steps from this marker); Old Mail Camp (a few steps from this marker); Wild Cow Corral (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Block Drift Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Waggoner Ranch Commissary (within shouting distance of this marker); Matador Half – Dugout (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Typical Homesteader Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
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Jowell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
3. Jowell Cemetery
Jowell Cemetery Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
4. Jowell Cemetery Headstone
Frankline C.
Son of D.C. & I.V. Brooks
Born
Feb 11, 1873,
Died
Apr 30, 1876.
Suffer the little children to come unto me
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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