Near Bernice in Delaware County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Several years after the war he migrated to what is now Monkey Island, then Needmore, Indian Territory. He deeded 2 acres for a "Grave Yard" and 1 acre for a School from his Cherokee Land Allotment. Two graves were on the site at the time. He later died and was buried here on March 19, 1904.
Everett Lee, Grandson of Louis Rolston Jr., and numerous other members of the Rolston-Lee families also rest here.
The cemetery has been maintained since inception by volunteers.
Erected 1999 by Rolston-Lee Families.
Location. 36° 35.753′ N, 94° 52.477′ W. Marker is near Bernice, Oklahoma, in Delaware County. Marker is on State Highway 125 0.2 miles south of East 290th Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is just inside the south entrance near the cedar trees. Marker is in this post office area: Afton OK 74331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within Eagle (D-X) Service Station (approx. 8.4 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
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