Near Wesley Chapel in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The first Board of Trustees was comprised of Mark H. Holton, E.F. Ellis, and J.E. Branch. The current members are Michael C. Boyette, Wayne Carr, Pamela Christensen, Lorene Connell, Gary Cooper, Evelyn Mann, and James W. (Bill) McKendree. All are descendants of the pioneer families buried here and most are related to one another, often through more than one line.
Besides pioneers, buried here are veterans of the "Knights Company Florida Volunteers Indian War", the Third Seminole War of the 1850s and both sides of the War Between the States. The earliest marked grave is that of James B. Wilson (1834-1883), however there are several old stones worn away or never engraved. Pioneer descendant Esther Burnside Boyette recalls several wooden markers, since rotted away, which may represent the oldest graves.
Location. 28° 17.267′ N, 82° 19.343′ W. Marker is near Wesley Chapel, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on McKendree Road 1.3 miles north of Overpass Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9004 McKendree Road, Wesley Chapel FL 33545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wesley Chapel (approx. 3.3 miles away); Double Branch Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (approx. 4½ miles away); St. Anthony School (approx. 4½ miles away); City of San Antonio, Florida (approx. 4½ miles away); Lake Jovita (approx. 4.9 miles away); Prospect Community (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Bradley Massacre (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wesley Chapel.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.