100 Years: Jerusalem Community Church *
The Jerusalem community, established in 1906, located west of Washington, near Cole, consists of a small cemetery and an old church sitting on a small acreage. The school was consolidated in 1939.
The earliest grave marked at the cemetery was one of Greta Walker, with date of burial was October13,1910. The small cemetery carries a rich history of the community and its beginnings, with family names such as Walker, Goff, Eason, Bradford, Barnett, Smith, Daniels, Gentry, Holloway, and one marked “Stranger from Washington”.
*Information taken from: THE PURCELL REGISTER, a weekly publication, Purcell, OK.; courtesy of Susie Williams-Allen. ... show more