Purcell Cemetery Number 2

Goliad Co. Cemeteries 0f TX

Submitted by Judy Turner

This cemetery is located on the private property of Hugo Franke. It is south of Perdido off Franke Road northeast of Goliad.


Purcell, Ruben Caldwell Sr. May 27, 1838 - Aug 1, 1869 Born in Rock Castle, KY Pvt. Co. C. 4 Regt. Texas Cav. C.S.A. Married Mariah E. Blackburn at her parentís home by Rev. Robt. Leather. Ruben Was shot by vigilantes

Purcell, Mariah E. Sept 6, 1843 - Dec 11, 1925   Was expecting child at  time of husbandís death His family in KY asked that son be named for his father