Sturkie Family History

Cottonwood Cemetery - Dublin, Texas
Cottonwood Cemetery is located three miles east of Dublin alongside Texas Highway 6. It is adjacent to the Cottonwood Baptist Church, which is in the Cottonwood Community on Cottonwood Creek.



B. J. Sturkie
Viston Sturkie
1863 - 1881
The inscription on this grave is difficult to read due to age and moss.

Viston Sturkie was the first young person buried in the Cottonwood Baptist Cemetery in Dublin, Texas. He died due to the bite from a rabid dog.


Photographs taken by Mary Ward Sept., 2004.