Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas
Cemeteries of Texas Coordinator: Dolores I. Bishop
Information provided by the State of Texas Atlas Site
5.4 mi. E of US 183 on SH 20 ROW
Garland R. Lincecum, cousin of Alamo hero James Bowie, and his wife
Emmaline left Mississippi and settled on land ha had purchased here in 1847.
Lincecum, who signed a petition with others to create Caldwell County in 1847,
died in 1853 and was the first person buried here. Three of his daughters were
married to the sons of fellow Mississippian Alexander Roberts, who settled in this
area in 1843. The last person buried here was Jacob G. Roberts, Lincecum's grandson,
in 1938. Members of the pioneer Roberts and Lincecum families and their descendants are interred here.