ALSO KNOWN AS BELL CEMETERY
NEAR WINEDALE, FAYETTE COUNTY, TEXAS
Located on private property about four miles south of Round Top on FM 1457 near Wolff Road, this cemetery property is usually overgrown with weeds and brush. There are twenty-three graves with legible stones and twenty-four marked, but unidentified graves. The oldest marked grave is from 1853 for a six-year-old child, Mary Etzel.
This site is referred to under several different names: Sutton, Fricke, Becker, and Bell. County maps denote it as Becker while Joe Cole called it Bell in the 1950s [Joe Cole #70E].
Jon Todd Koenig contributed the following list of burials in the Becker Cemetery, along with notes from his research.
Surname Given Name Maiden Name Birth Death Notes Becker Heinrich Sr. 2/15/1828 8/30/1910 Son of Joachim Becker and Marie Elise Voelkel, brother to Justine Becker Weyand (see Weyand Cemetery), husband of Katharina Treude Becker, Father to Heinrich Jr., Adolph and August Becker and Emma, Marie, Lina, and Minna Becker. Becker Katharine Treude 5/10/1834 7/6/1903 Wife of Heinrich Becker, Mother to Heinrich Jr., Adolph and August Becker and Emma, Marie and Lina Becker. Bell Annie Unknown 2/17/1822 11/9/1896 Bell Charlie 10/29/1857 5/30/1858 Bell Infant Bell 10/31/1861 10/31/1861 Infant of John and Annie Bell Bell John P. 1/12/1820 5/5/1899 Bell Rufus Finley 8/8/1848 10/22/1859 Son of John and Annie Bell Etzel Elise Unknown 9/10/1815 1/13/1886 Etzel John 4/20/1853 12/20/1853 Etzel Mary 9/1/1847 5/9/1853 Etzel William Sr. 6/24/1829 9/15/1889 Etzel William Jr. 4/1/1861 10/5/1867 Giese Edwin 6/15/1872 1/11/1917 Husband of Lina Becker Giese Giese Lina Becker 7/15/1874 1/14/1947 Daughter of Heinrich Becker and Katharina Treude Becker, Wife of Edwin Giese Maeckel Carl 7/23/1811 6/9/1890 Birth date is not on stone; middle initial is G. [see note below] Maeckel Herman 1858 12/18/1890 Birth year is not on stone Maeckel Johanna R. Unknown 1820 3/15/1890 Birth year is not on stone Marlow Edward W. 1/31/1839 12/17/1870 Sutton William Jr. 12/14/1782 4/14/1870 Thigpen Martha Unknown 11/8/1834 11/5/1890 Wied Dewey 2/14/1899 8/28/1900 Son of Ernst and Emma Wied Wied Emma Becker 3/1/1861 5/22/1944 Daughter of Heinrich Sr. and Katharine Becker Wied Ernst 12/9/1857 1/13/1933