Wernell Cemetery - Tombstone
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William W. Wernell
William W. Wernell Grave Site
and is to the east of Clark Road less than a mile east of the town of
Burns City. It is located on the old James L. Clark Farm. It is on
leased land and is only accessible with the leaser's consent.
in Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas by the 'Citizens Court'. A total of
42 men were executed in what was to become known as 'The Great Hanging'.
the North saying that is where he wanted to go. The marker which was
later placed on his grave gives the wrong date as he was hung on
Sunday, October 12th or Monday, Oct 13th, 1862.
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