Eagleston-Litle-Scobey Cemetery  

Bastrop-Lee County, TX Line

Paige Area

Submitted by Tammy Owens

LOCATION:  This cemetery is located 2 miles east of Paige on Hwy 21.  This cemetery is on the Lee County border with Bastrop and the county line runs through the property.  It was owned by Zina Peter Eagleston and Rebecca Litle Scobey Eagleston.  The Eaglestons gave land for the Oak Hill Cemetery in Smithville, Bastrop CO, TX and are both buried there.  See Rebecca Eagleston's obituary below.

Eagleston, Ida       12/11/1862     3/12/1863     Dau of Z.P.E. & Rebecca
Eagleston, William B 12/7/1887      2/12/1888     Son of E.H. & M.E. Eagleston.
Eicke, Anna          x              5/11/1877     
Litle, Erastus       12/25/1815     8/12/1862     Bro of Rebecca Litle Eagleston
Litle, H.N.          8/5/1818       8/12/1862     Bro of Rebecca Litle Eagleston
Scobey, A.W.         8/12/1823      11/27/1856    1st Husb of Rebecca Litle
Scobey, Minerva      7/15/1855      6/6/1886      Dau of A.W. & Rebecca Scobey
Scobey, W.A.         3/20/1853      11/7/1879     Son of A.W. & Rebecca Scobey
Smithville Times Newspaper, Bastrop County, TX,  2/11/1910.
Passed Away at the Home of her Son in This City, Yesterday Evening.
Mrs. Rebecca Eagleston, nee Scobey, one of the pioneers of Bastrop county and
one of the oldest of the native Texans, died at the home of her son, E. H.
Eagleston in  this city yesterday evening at 4:30 o'clock, after a brief
illness, aged 85 years.
Grandma Eagleston was born on the Texas side of the Sabine river in 1825 and
had lived all her life in Texas, being one of the oldest native born Texans.
She was married to the late Zina P. Eagleston in 1856, and settled in what is
now Lee county, near Paige.  While living at this old home stead they were
citizens of three different counties.  It was first Burleson county but was
cut off into Bastrop when this county was formed and later when Lee was
orgainzed it was cut into that county.  They moved to Smithville in 1889,
where they lived together until August 27, 1907 when Mr. Eagleston passed
She is survived by her son, E. H. Eagleston, several grand-children and two
The funeral services will be conducted at the family residence this (Friday)
forenoon at 11 o'clock.  the interment will be made at Oak Hill Cemetery.