Tag: From The Ground Up

RYLIE PRAIRIE CEMETERY, Pioneer Burial Spot

31 March 2018

Rylie Cemetery is situated about twelve miles southeast from the Dallas County Courthouse in what was once known as Rylie Prairie. The cemetery, which is still in use, contains over 400 graves and is bounded by Rylie Road, Tufts Road, Mulberry, and the Rylie Christian Church. Many of the early burials are of infants or […]

WARREN DIAMOND, 1877-1932

2 March 2018

This mausoleum at Grove Hill was started by Warren Diamond (1875-1932) in 1930.  The first two persons entombed here were Warren Diamond’s parents. His mother who died May 20, 1930 and his father (dates not known). They had originally been buried at Calvary, the Catholic Cemetery, on Hall Street. When the mausoleum was completed Diamond […]