HOUSTON COUNTY, TEXAS CEMETERIES
Cemeteries of TX
List and Directions
Submitted by Roy C. Smith & Bettie W. Sarver
F O R W A R D
This book is a work in progress. I have made a computer data base, so that corrections and additions can be made.
The burial sites listed in the first section is the best directions that I could find. These were submitted by Miss Eliza Bishop and Mrs. Letty Harrington. The list was also checked by one of the Funeral Directors in Crockett. If you find errors, please submit the corrections to Roy C. Smith % Houston County Historical Commission, 401 E. Goliad, Crockett, Texas 75835 or call the office at 936-544-3255 ext 238. You may also call or write me at home 260 E. Houston St., Lovelady, Texas 75851, 936-636-9374. I would like this work to be as accurate as humanly possible.
The last section is a military list. I know we do not have everyone with military service listed, but this is all we have. Please submit additions to this list, so that all the Heroes in Houston County can be named. Roy C. Smith
Located 12 miles west of Grapeland on FM 227. 4 known graves
Just past Weldon on FM 230, turn right on FM 2915 at the Union 76 sign. Two miles down to a dirt road. Not open to the public.
AIR CORPS CADET
One grave, down Pipe Line Road from about 5 miles from Latexo.
ALABAMA-JACOB ALLBRIGHT-CHANDLER (aka OLD ALABAMA)
West of Porter Springs on FM 132 about 7 miles. Near entrance of the Potter Ranch at the site of Alabama
Ferry, a short distance from the farm.
Trinity County, Texas
Located east of Lovelady on FM 1280, one mile past the Friday Community; turn left at the cemetery sign.
ANTIOCH at LOVELADY
Located about 5 miles southwest of Lovelady on FM 230. The short driveway into and through the cemetery leads to the Antioch Baptist Church located at the back of the Cemetery.
Contact Information: Mr. Nathan Dean, Pres. 936-636-9086, Mr. Richard Kuykendall - 936-636-7837 or Mr. R. M. Adams - 936-636-2309 or Antioch Cemetery Association, c/o Maedean Harrelson, P. O. Box 400, Lovelady, Tx 75851
ANTIOCH at RATCLIFF
Off SH 7 between Kennard and Ratcliff in Houston County, is located near Coltharp Community. A sign is erected at the site of the Coltharp-Hagerville road intersection directing traffic to the cemetery. Another sign is just east of the business section of Ratcliff. Directions: From Hwy 7, 1 and 3/10 miles east of Kennard, turn onto CR 4700 for 1 and 9/10 miles, to a left turn onto CR 4720 for 7/10 mile to the cemetery
Location of the Cemetery: about 7 miles west of Grapeland on FM 1272 turn onto CR 2290 for 2.2 miles
It is just across Mackleroy Spring Branch on a hill to the right. It consists of 5.3 acres and derived its name from W. F. Gray who came from Antrim, England in the 1800’s
In the Arbor community near the corner of FM 232 and Old Arbor Road. Two infant graves.
ARLEDGE and JONES
Located about ten miles east of Crockett on SH 7, within the Dave E. Rains Ranch.
ATKINS (aka ADKINS)
West of Grapeland near Pennington land. Grave covered by Houston County Lake.
Located on CR 1680, 3/10 mile off FM 227, in Augusta (10 miles east of Grapeland); turn at the Masonic Lodge. Mailing address: Augusta Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 196 Grapeland, Texas 75844
Located west of Grapeland; take FM 227 to FM 2544 to Glenn Beazley’s Farm
BEAZLEY, KATHERINE PENNINGTON
No markers. About 11 miles west of Grapeland near Beazley family cemetery behind old homestead.
BEESON-BOX see BOX-BEESON
Location lost: located on former Daniel B. Bennett land, north of Weches, near the Neches River on a fence line adjoining the National Forest. The area is near Hargrove Lake. Three graves visible at last sighting.
Located on SH 94 in Trinity County. From Kennard, take FM 357 southeast (toward Apple Springs) to the intersection of SH 94; turn left and it is about one and one-half miles to the cemetery.
Contact information: Wanda Due and/or Billy Jones, Jr., 227 MaxDue Rd. Groveton, Texas 7845-2935
Go north from Kennard on SH 7 and then left on FM 227 to Tadmore. In Tadmore go left again on CR 1135, about 2 miles.
Located on FM 232 at Shady Grove, 2 .2 miles north of US 287. This is a new cemetery, and at the present time has a single grave.
Located about 5 miles east of Augusta on FM 227. It has about 132 marked graves and about 30 recorded only by numbered slabs with the names in the record book (in 1986).
Twelve miles east of Grapeland at Liberty Hill, off FM 227 then go north on FM 3016. Not open to public
Located about 3 miles southwest of Austonio off farm FM 1280. The land for the cemetery was given to the community for a cemetery, school and church sometime before 1835 by a Mr. Bobby Boggs. Later the school and church was moved to another location about 2 miles from the cemetery and the new community became known as the Ash Community
This small cemetery near Porter Springs is located on land that has been in the Bowdoin family since 1847. It is currently owned by Lyle and Margaret Welsh Thomasson
East of Latexo about 3 miles. Cemetery is about ½ mile south of FM2663 on private property, by a large Elm tree.
Located 2 miles south of Crockett on SH 19. On east side of road on a private ranch. Not accessible or visible from SH 19. No public entry.
From Crockett take SH 21 to Ratcliff, turn north on FM 227 for 3 ½ miles to CR 1135. Take CR 1135 for approximately one mile, turn left onto Forest Road 513 for 4/10 mile; turn left at a Private Road sign; the cemetery is 4/10 mile on the right.
In Mound City area near the north Houston County line. Possibly off of CR 1730 which runs off of FM 2022.
BROWN (aka OLD BROWN)
Located about 17 miles east of Crockett in Hickory Creek Community. Abandoned.
Single gravesite off of FM 1733 east of Crockett.
BURNS FAMILY (see HESTER)
Located in southwest Houston County. Go from Austonio west on SH 21 about a mile, turn right on a dirt road for two miles. Cemetery is less than ½ mile due north.
Near Vistula on family homesite.
Located nine miles west of Crockett on SH 21, turn left onto CR 3380 for about two miles; the cemetery is at the intersection with CR3390.
CAMPBELL FAMILY, GRAPELAND
West of Grapeland 14 miles on FM 227, turn right onto CR 2226 at end of pavement.
CAMPBELL HALL’S BLUFF
Located 10 miles west of Crockett on CR2065, which is an extension of FM 2076, in the Halls Bluff Community. The 2 ½ acres donated by Henry Campbell were dedicated in June 1880.
CAMPBELL WHEELER SPRINGS
At the Wheeler Springs Community, northwest of Crockett on FM 229 to CR2080.
NEW CEDAR BRANCH
West of Grapeland on FM 227 to the end of the pavement; continue on CR2210 for about 5 miles. The cemetery is across the road from the New Cedar Branch Church.
OLD CEDAR BRANCH
From Grapeland, take FM 227 west to end of pavement, and continue on CR2210, through a sharp left curve; turn right onto a drive to a locked gate over a cattleguard; the cemetery is not visible from this point.
From Crockett on SH 21 for 12 miles. Turn right on FM 1733. Go 5 miles to CR 1125. Cemetery is ¾ mile off FM 1733.
CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY
This cemetery is listed because of the burial therein of Houston County’s Elmer Gassiott, who was born 1911; died in Houston County in 1976. Gassiott served as mayor of Lovelady for 20 years, was a pharmacist
with drugstore in Lovelady, WW II veteran and a member of the Houston County Hospital Board.
South of Crockett about 10 miles on SH 19 just past Rockland Cemetery. You will see a sign for the cemetery at CR 4040. Take road to end.
From Grapeland, 4-1/2 miles on Old Palestine Hwy, 2-1/2 miles north of Oak Grove Church.
Located on FM 1893 approximately 4 miles west of SH19 in Walker Co. Cemetery is enclosed by a chain link fence with sign over the gateway.
ELISHA CLAPP (aka OLD LANSFORD)
Located southwest of Crockett between SH 21 and Porter Springs, off FM 2967 in a private pasture.
From Crockett take SH 7 east about 8 miles to Berea. Go north on CR 1030, at the Stanton Cemetery. After 2 bends in the road you will see the Concord Cemetery on the left.
Located north of Ratcliff, turn on FM 227, go 1 mile, turn right onto CR1175 at the cemetery sign; after 4 miles, turn left onto CR1170 (at another cemetery sign) and go approximately 5 miles. Cemetery is at the top of the hill on the right.
Located on Northcutt Ranch approx. 3 mi. south of Crockett, off FM 2712. Permission to visit must be received from Mr. & Mrs. Doug Northcutt
COOK’S MOUNTAIN aka ROCKY MOUNT
Two miles west of Crockett off FM 229 on CR2030
The cemetery is located about two and one-half miles NW of Kennard on CR1075 (Old Center Hill Rd.).
Located about 5 miles south of Kennard down FM 2781, left on CR4615, right on CR4625.
Two miles southeast of Austonio on FM 1280 towards Lovelady in the Georgia Camp are, then 1/10 mile east on county road. Very large and active cemetery. Contact information: Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Mary Beth Lucas, 205 Enchanted Est., Crockett, Texas 75835.
Located 3 miles south of Crockett on FM 2110.
Located ten miles west of Grapeland on FM 227.
Located ten miles west of Grapeland on FM 227. Turn right on CR 2255.
Located east of Grapeland off of Allen Road and FM 2423.
Located 2.6 miles east of Grapeland on FM 227.
DAVIS FAMILY, GRAPELAND
Located 6.8 miles northwest of Grapeland off FM 1272; pioneer Bradford Davis families who came
from Mississippi in 1838.
DAVIS FAMILY, AUGUSTA
South of Augusta on private land. Dates from 1843.
Location: West from Crockett on FM 229 to CR2080 to Wheeler Springs Community
JOHN DENSON CEMETERY
Located on property owned by B. F. Gardner, about three miles east of Grapeland off FM 227 on the banks of Bennett Creek. Rediscovered in June, 1998, by Bob and Wanda Brimberry Winter while searching for the remants of the old John Denson log home. , Some burials that were assumed to be in the Joseph Denson Family Cemetery are now known to be in this, the John Denson Cemetery.
JOSEPH DENSON FAMILY
From Grapeland, take FM2423 east to CR1845 north for 6/10 mile, keeping to the right when the road divides. Joseph Denson set aside 1.5 acres out of his farm for a family burial ground. Two additional acres were deeded for enlargement of the cemetery in 1977.
Located on the Shoemake farm in Latexo.
Located on CR 3475 at the end of FM 2915, west of Lovelady and north of Weldon.
DOUGLAS FAMILY - GREB RANCH
Located off Old Arbor Road, east of Crockett
Located 2 miles east of Grapeland on FM 228. On private ranch.
Located near the county line in far northeast Houston County. SH 21 from Crockett to about four miles past Weches. Cemetery is on the right before the Forest Service Road.
BALIS EDENS FAMILY
Located about nine miles west of Grapeland on private property. Go 6 ½ miles west on FM 227, turn south on side road. Cross Big Elkhart Creek. Cemetery is in a pasture with a fence around it. Contact Information: EDENS FAMILY ASSOCIATION: 2903 Lakeshore Drive, Ruston, LA 71270
Thirteen miles northeast of Crockett, and east of FM 2022. It is in the woods on the south side of San Pedro Creek and not accessible to the public. The burial grounds are within a few hundred yards of the homestead where several women and children were killed by Indians in 1838. A historical marker at the road describes the massacre. Contact Information: EDENS FAMILY ASSOCIATION: 2903 Lakeshore Drive, Ruston, LA 71270
One grave, no marker a few hundred yards north of FM 1280 at Pearson Chapel.
ELLIOTT, ABRAHAM B. FAMILY
This family burial ground is located south of Lovelady on FM 230 in the Prairie Point Community. To find it, take first road east after passing Tantabogue Creek when traveling south. At first fork, bear right and travel approximately a mile. The cemetery is in the woods on the Ben Parker heir’s property
Located on the site of the Trinity Oil Field on the old Weldon-Trinity Road which is off FM 230, turning east after crossing Tantabogue Creek on first road to Prairie Point. Follow, bearing left, to a juncture of Prairie Point, Weldon and Trinitiy roads and a sign reading "Trinity Oil Field -- 1 mile". Travel that road for two miles to a good gravel road with oil tanks of left. A quarter mile on left is the fenced cemetery
ENGLISH - HICKS
Directions: from Crockett take SH 7 east for 7 miles, turn left on CR1030 for 3/10 of a mile; Turn right on CR1035 for 1/10 mile. The fenced cemetery is on the right in a private pasture; permission is required to enter.
Take SH 7 east of Crockett about 7 miles to Berea. Go north on CR1030 (at the Stanton Cemetery). After 2 bends in the road you will pass the Concord Cemetery on your left. At dead end take CR1040 right. Take your first road left. There are signs to the English Cemetery.
From SH 7 about 4 miles east of Ratcliff, turn south onto CR 4740; cemetery is about 2 miles on the right
EVERGREEN MEMORIAL PARK, CROCKETT
Located on the northwest Loop 304 on the outskirts of Crockett at US 287/SH19
FENNELL MEMORY GARDEN
Private family cemetery. From TX 7 east of Crockett, turn north onto FM1733; after 2 miles, turn east onto Forest Road 524 and travel 350 yds. to the cemetery.
Located about 1 mile from the Walling Cemetery west of Grapeland off of FM 227 near Daly Road. Unmarked graves of the Ferrell family.
FLAT PRAIRIE / OLD FOSTER
Located southeast of Crockett on SH 287. Take FM 1280 right at Pennington. Cemetery sign will take you down dirt road to cemetery.
Take US 287 south from Crockett to Holly Community. Take CR4200 right to cemetery.
Directions: From N. 4th St. in Crockett, turn west onto Patterson Ave.; at the end of the street, turn right into the cemetery.
FRANKLIN - PUNTCH
Off of SH 21 in Weches. Permission required
No markers. South of Creek Community off of FM 1280.
Directions : TX21 east of Crockett for 8.8 miles to a left onto CR 1545 for approximately one mile; right onto CR1655 for approximately one mile, to a left onto CR1650 for approximately 2/10 of a mile; the cemetery is on the left.
Established in late 1830’s and located in Crockett on West Pease Avenue.
GLOVER (AKA OLD GLOVER)
Located fifteen miles east on SH 21. Go left on CR 1560 just past New Energy. Cemetery is on right before CR 1565.
Relatively new. Located 2 miles southwest of Grapeland off of CR2120.
Located near Weldon off of FM 230.
This grave marker was discovered lying in a creekbed in the Davy Crockett National Forest.
Located in Latexo on FM1830, across from Ephesus Church.
In downtown Grapeland, turn west on W. Chestnut St. and turn north beside the First Baptist Church onto Olive Lane (FM 1272) ; turn left onto Redbud Street. The cemetery is on the left, at the corner of Redbud and Dogwood, shortly before the entrance to Salmon Lake Park. Dates back to 1880.
Located northeast of Crockett on SH 21, left on CR 1545 and right on CR 1655.
Six miles north of Grapeland on SH 19 to CR 1890. Go right and it is on your left at the sharp bend.
Located west of Crockett on SH 21 about 5 miles. Well marked.
Located about 13 miles west of Crockett on SH 21 near the Mustang Prairie Ranch House.
Located about 11 miles west of Crockett on FM 229 then onto CR2080.. Go left past Wheeler Springs Community.
Located on private land west of Crockett near Trinitiy River Bluff on FM2076 and then CR2065. Stubblefield family and slaves
Located on a private ranch in north Houston County between Livelyville and Grapeland. One marker left.
Located west of Grapeland on FM 227 about 3.2 miles. Go left, cemetery is well marked and on the left.
Located southeast of Kennard down FM 357 about 4 miles. Turn right on CR 3685 and left on CR4675.
Located about 3 miles northwest of Grapeland on FM 1283. Turn on CR 2305. It will be opposite the Parker Cemetery across the cattle guard about ¼ mile.
Location about 2 miles further north of the Herod Cemetery.
Located about 2 ½ miles northwest of Grapeland on FM 1272 on east side of the road.
One grave in pasture east of Crockett on SH 21 near Cedar Point.
HERRON - SPINKS
Located west of Crockett off SH 7 about 5 miles from Loop 304. Turn right at Dickson-Hopewell sign (CR2055), go past the church and creek and lane will be on your left that leads 200 yards to cemetery.
HESTER / BURNS FAMILY
Directions: From Loop 304 North, travel north on FM2022 for 6.5 miles; turn left (west) onto CR1630; continue for 1.3 miles to new gate on the left, with sign denoting " Burns Family Cemetery". Walk north about 100 yds. along the perimeter fence of the property to the cemetery. Property now owned by Gary Burns, and has been re-activated.
Located 13 miles on SH 21 from Crockett. On private property.
Go west on FM 227 from Grapeland about 11 miles to CR 2255. Go north. Cemetery is at first sharp bend to the left, about 2 miles. Iron gate, no sign
Located between Kennard and Pennington off of FM 2781. A cemetery sign directs a right turn; after 1 mile, turn in a gate; it is100 yds to the cemetery
HILL, ADALINE PLATT
Located about 5 miles east of Crockett on SH 7.
Trinity County line
Travel east of Lovelady on FM 1280 approximately 7 miles; turn right onto CR 4235, which ends at the cemetery.
HOME (aka OLD HOME or WILCOX)
Located northeast on SH 21 about 15 miles from Crockett between Belott and Weches. Bradley/Wilcox family graves
Located on a private ranch about a mile off CR4015, 7/10 mile east of TX19. A state highway sign indicating the direction is located at the Four-Mile Park south of Crockett.
Located 4 miles west of Weldon off of FM230. On the prison grounds of the Eastham Prison Unit. Permission can be obtained. This is an old family cemetery, not a prisoner’s cemetery. When you get to the sharp bend on FM230, you will see a group of prison employee’s homes on the west side. The prison gate is there.
HYDE’S FERRY ROAD GRAVES
Located west of Weldon on Hyde Farm.
The cemetery is located in southeast Houston County. In Kennard, take FM357 southeast for 7 miles; turn west onto Forest Road 527 for 2 miles; turn south onto Forest Road 596 for ½ mile to the cemetery.
Located south of Crockett on US 287 about 4 miles. Marked from highway. Behind Jasper Church. Locked fence.
The cemetery is located on land owned by the Johnston family in the early 1870’s. Current owner is Garry L. Holcomb. To reach the cemetery from US287 at the northern edge of Grapeland, turn east onto CR1885 (Whitespot Rd.). Where the road makes a sharp bend to the left, Mr. Holcomb’s gate is straight ahead. The cemetery is fenced and well maintained. Contact Mr. Holcomb to arrange access to the cemetery.
Located off of FM 2022 between San Pedro Creek and FM 227. Private.
From Loop 304, travel west on SH 7 for 1.7 miles to a left onto a dirt road. A locked gate on the left at 9/10 mile can be opened by a nearby neighbor. The cemetery is 3/10 mile past the gate.
W. T. JONES GRAVE
This single gravesite is located on the W. T. Jones Survey, on Hill Cemetery Rd., east of FM2781 near Pennington. Mr. Jones was the original owner of the property, which is now owned by Billy Edd Westbrook. The grave was maintained for many years by the Westbrooks. The marker was destroyed by lightning, and was replaced by two posts.
Located about 7 miles southwest of Crockett on FM 2110. Only two graves visible.
KENNARD COMMUNITY (aka) NEW HOPE
Located west of Kennard on SH 7 at CR 1075.
KENNEDY FAMILY GRAVES
Located off SH 21 between Weches and Neches River, about two miles west of the river, and a short distance east of the highway.
KILGORE (aka SOL DURHAM or SULLIVAN)
On TX 7, approximately five miles east of Ratcliff, and one-half mile after passing the intersection of FM 4740 & TX7, turn north onto Forest Road 561. The farmstead and cemetery are a short distance, at the end of this road
12 miles from Crockett on TX 7 East, to a left turn onto FM1733 for 3.5 miles, to a left turn onto CR1060 for 2.2 miles. The cemetery is on private land in a pasture on the right.
Located between Pennington and Kennard. On US287, approximately 10.5 miles east of Crockett, after crossing the second of two long bridges, turn left onto CR4550. After approximately 1.5 miles, turn left onto CR4555; continue to cemetery sign; turn left, and road leads to cemetery.
Located in Latexo, one block west of US287/TX19, about 5 miles north of Crockett.
Lost cemetery, still shows on county maps. Northwest of Latexo on John A. Goolsby Survey (A452). From US 287/SH 19 in Latexo at the blinking light, turn west onto Old Latexo Road, beside the Methodist Church and travel ½ mile through a bend to a Y; take the left fork to cross the railroad tracts, where the road becomes CR 2124; after .2 mile at a T, turn right onto CR 2120, travel to CR 2155 the last road before Little Elkhart Creek. Site of Old Truevine Independent Baptist Church is at intersection, cemetery is about ½ mile to the northwest in a pasture. No markers remain.
LIBERTY HILL COMMUNITY
No markers, private and inaccessible
From US287 in Grapeland, turn east on FM228 for 3/4 mile, and turn north onto CR1880. The cemetery is approximately 2-1/2 miles on the left.
LONE STAR - TYER
FM 2423 east of Grapeland for about six miles, turn south on CR 1640, about 2 miles on the right.
Located near Hall’s Bluff off FM2076 west of Crockett, on old Long Plantation.
Located east of the railroad tracks on SH19 north in Lovelady. Contact information: Marty Cash - President 936-636-7733, Computer Records Roy C. Smith 936-636-9374
To find the Luce Cemetery from TX 7 in eastern Houston Co., at Ratcliff, turn south on Forest Service Road 511, and go about one mile. The cemetery is located inside the fence of Temple-Inland’s North Boggy Slough Hunting Club. A key must be obtained from a caretaker of the cemetery to get through the gate. Luce Cemetery is a small cemetery located on a knoll in the forks of a deep branch
Located on private property one mile west of Arbor on FM 232.
Located on FM 1272 west of Grapeland about 9 miles east of Antrim Cemetery. Deserted graves.
Located about 8 miles east of Crockett on SH 21. Take Manning Lane left.
MASON - BARKLEY
Family graves located on private farm on the Trinity River.
JACOB MASTERS, FAMILY GRAVES
The search for this lost burial ground continues. Commission members believe it to be east of Crockett off SH21 some six miles, then north of the highway some three or four miles
Another thought, which has surfaced since the 1978 publication and with searches made during fall of 1985, is that the family cemetery was bulldozed to make right of way for SH-21 which was changed in the 1930s.
Located on FM 1733 near the corner of SH 7 between Crockett & Kennard. Unmarked family graves
Located northwest of Grapeland. Take FM 1272 for about 8 miles until pavement ends. Turn right on CR 2290 and go almost a mile to a dirt road on right. Cemetery is shortly after crossing a cattleguard.
Located southwest from Crockett about 7 miles down either SH 7 or SH 21 about 7 miles to CR 3045. The cemetery is between the two highways on this road; on the west side along the road.
Located on CR 2140. Take FM 229 northwest from Crockett. Go right on CR 2140. The cemetery is on banks of Houston County Lake.
Located by McCarthy Chapel. Take FM 2022 north about 9 miles. Go left on CR 1535 (there is a sign). About 1 ½ miles down CR 1535, the cemetery is on the left.
DANIEL McLEAN FAMILY BURIAL SITE
Located about 20 miles northeast of Crockett on SH 21 (Old San Antonio Road) near FM 227 cutoff in the Weches Area. On McLean’s original land grant--two graves
McKELVEY- TADMORE COMMUNITY
From Crockett take SH 7 east to Ratcliff. Turn north at the cemetery sign on CR1135. Go about 1.5 miles; turn left through metal gates. Cemetery is about 1/10th mile further in a large grassy field.
McKINNEY - WELLS FAMILY
Take SH 7 to Ratcliff. Cemetery is about ½ mile from Plain Church.
One grave on private property about one mile northeast of Latexo near US 287.
Private property. Take FM 227 west of Grapeland to CR 2180. Go south to CR 2190 and turn left. About ½ mile down you will see a rusted cemetery sign on the left. Road is cut out of the earth; very high on both sides.
This cemetery is located just north of Lovelady off of SH 19. Just before the first big curve after leaving Lovelady, you will see a historical marker about the Houston-Leon County Coal Company on your right. About ¼ of a mile past that on your left you will see pavement from an old road branching off on the left. Park here and walk about 25 paces south along the road and then go into the woods. This abandoned cemetery has become part of the woods.
Out from Ratcliff, prisoner buried where he was killed in an attempt to recapture him after his escape from Rusk Prison.
One mile from Cedar Point in eastern Houston Co. No access.
Location: US287/SH19 for 1.7 miles north of caution light in Latexo; east on CR 1825 for 2.1 miles (road curves around cemetery). Annual memorial services on the second Saturday in June
Located about 3 miles from Austonio on SH 21 southwest of Crockett. Private. In Mustang Prairie area.
On Lloyd Lovell farm.
Located near Weches/Burran Town area. One infant grave.
MOUNT MORIAH (aka RAMSEY)
Located south of Crockett on SH 21 about 5 miles on right. Near Mount Moriah Church
Located just off of FM 230 southwest of Lovelady about 1 ½ miles.
Located about five miles northeast of Ratcliff on CR 1155.
Located west of Grapeland on FM 227 and FM 2544 in Mt. Zion Community.
Located just south of Grapeland on CR 1840. Private.
MURPHY ASH COMMUNITY
Located on FM 1280 west of Austonio. In the Ash Community.
NEAL AND ROSE
Located two miles from Crockett on Old Huntsville Road Located on private property.
Located about 12 miles east of Crockett on SH 21. Cemetery is on the right side of SH 21. Very well marked.
NEW HOPE (aka KENNARD COMMUNITY)
Located west of Kennard on SH 7 at CR 1075.
NEW PLEASANT GROVE
Directions: Turn east onto FM3315, which begins at the Four-Mile Park on TX 19 south of Crockett; cross the railroad tracks and turn left; the road turns to the right and after about 1/2 mile, turns sharp right again. The cemetery is at the turn. It is fenced and the gate is locked
Located northwest of Latexo, off CR 2120. From US 287/SH 19 in Latexo, at the blinking light, turn west onto Old Latexo Road beside the Methodist Church and travel ½ mile to a Y, take the left fork to cross the railroad tracts where the road becomes CR 2124; after .2 mile at a T turn right onto CR 2120, travel 2.8 miles, crossing Little Elkhart Creek just before arriving at the location of cemetery. It is landlocked within a private ranch. For access or information, contact Eugene Taylor at 687-4372 or P. O. Box 463, Grapeland.
Located in Anderson County, but just a few miles north of Waneta. Family cemetery dating back to 1877
Located in Trinity County, on SH 19 south of Lovelady. Many Houston County citizens buried there.
OVERSHOWN - EDENS
Located in the Liberty Hill area. Two infant graves.
PARKER at GRAPELAND
Located north from Grapeland on FM 1272. Take CR 2305. Cemetery is on left after sharp right bend.
PARKER at JONES SCHOOLHOUSE
Located in Jones Schoolhouse community, From FM2022 north of Crockett about 9 miles, turn east onto CR 1545. Well marked
Located in a private pasture east of FM 1733 in Hickory Creek Bottom.
ROBERT S. PATTON FAMILY (OLD PATTON)
Take SH 7 to Ratcliff, then FM 227 north for four miles. It will be on your left at the top of a small hill. Enclosed.
LESTER PATTON FAMILY
On FM2663, two miles east of Latexo, this cemetery is on a part of the 55.43-acre farm belonging to Lester Patton. It is for the use of his family. The first interment was in 1972.
Just inside Trinity County
Located four miles east of Pennington on FM 358 off of US 287.
Located seven ½ miles west of Grapeland off FM 227 near CR 2245.
Location: one-quarter mile west of FM 2022, about 1 mile south of the Houston-Anderson County line.
Located in far east Houston County off SH 7, east of Ratcliff in a pasture near Neches River. Marked on map as Mt. Pisgah.
Located just south of Berea in the Arbor Community. Go east of Crockett on SH 7 through Berea. Just past the Stanton Cemetery on the left, take FM 232 south. Cemetery is ½ mile on your left.
Private graves south of Lovelady off of SH 19 on property owned by a paper company. Hard to find.
PORTER SPRINGS (aka WHITE CEMETERY)
Take SH 7 west to FM 132 to Porter Springs. Take CR 3075 north (right). Porter Springs Cemetery on right.
Located south of Augusta. Take FM 227 to Augusta and take CR 1675 south. Cemetery about 1 mile on left.
Located on private property about 12 miles east of Crockett in the Old Randolph Community north of SH7. Unmarked graves.
REED (aka SUNSHINE)
Located five miles south of Lovelady on FM 230 on private property at Neville’s Prairie. One marker
Located five miles east of Grapeland from FM 227 to CR 1870 about ½ mile.
Located off of FM 230 north of Weldon. Take CR 3151, turn right on dirt lane that runs next to ranch.
Located northeast of Crockett on SH 21. About 3 miles you will see the historic Stage Coach Inn on the left which has a historical marker. Cemetery is across the highway on your right, set off a little from the road.
RICHARDSON - GRIGGS
Unmarked graves on private land formerly owned by Frate Pickett, one acre of the Enoch Richardson Survey at Hagerville.
Located about eight miles south of Crockett on SH19 or about five miles north of Lovelady. Clearly marked from Highway at CR4035.
Located about eight miles south of Crockett on SH19 or about five miles north of Lovelady. Before the front gate of Rockland Cemetery, go to your right around the fence. These graves are outside the fence in a less well kept area.
Located south of Lovelady on FM 230 (north of Weldon). Just after FM 3151 from Lovelady you will see a sign for the cemetery on the right.
SAN PEDRO (aka on Lockout Rd.)
Located in San Pedro Community north of Crockett at the intersection of FM 2022 and FM 2032.
Located southeast of Crockett on US 287 about nine miles. Cemetery is on the left at FM 232 and visible from the highway. Church on adjoining property.
OLD SHADY GROVE
Located about eleven miles east of FM 232, within private property. There is no access road, nor sign identifying the cemetery. Two acres of land were deeded on August 28m 1886 by W. F. Bayne to W. B. Wall, County Judge, "for the purpose of the grounds for the graveyard and school house,"
Located southwest of Lovelady in Prairie Point. Take FM 230 south to CR 3620. Follow it until it veers to the right. Stay right. Cemetery is on the right.
Located west of Grapeland on FM 227. Turn right on Pridgen-Sheridan Road and go another 4 miles.
Located just past Augusta Cemetery on CR 1680. Single grave (1837).
Located thirteen miles west of Grapeland on FM 227 at Greater New Hope. Fenced, but no sign; about 200 yards from church.
Located off SH 7 between Crockett and Berea. Not accessible from the road.
SMITH (aka DICKSON-HOPEWELL)
Located seven miles west of SH 7, turn at Dickson-Hopewell sign onto CR2055, follow for two miles, Land donated by a former slave in 1870.
Located west of Grapeland on FM 227 on a private farm.
MAJOR JOHN SMITH
Located near Reynard west of Grapeland about ¼ mile on FM227 to cattleguard. On private property. Two graves.
DR. N. C. SMITH
Located about 3 miles west of Austonio on SH 21. Family graves of Dr. N. C. Smith. Late 1800’s near their original house.
Three graves north of Lovelady on Old Pine Grove Raod.
Marked on map as Prairie Point. It is located southwest of Lovelady down FM 230. Take CR 3620 to CR 3630. Stay right. It is near the road in a fenced area in a mowed field next to a house.
Located about five miles east of Crockett on SH 7 on private farm.
THOMAS STANTON (aka BEREA)
Located right in Berea about eight miles from Crockett on the corner of SH 7 and CR 1030.
Unknown burials on the property of Clois Steed located on the road to Ivie Cemetery.
JOEL W. STOWE FAMILY GRAVES
Family grave site located off of FM 2022 in San Pedro Private, not accessible.
GAGE STUBBLEFIELD GRAVE
Located about two and one-half miles south of SH 21 on FM 2544 to end of hard surface; 7/10 mile from end of hard surface to second gate on left.
Location: go west of Grapeland on FM 227 about seven miles, turn left on FM 2544 and go about 4 miles south. Cemetery is quite a ways off the road. Permission must be obtained.
Located west of Grapeland; take CR 2544 to end of pavement, ½ mile on left, second gate.
Located eight miles east of Crockett off SH 7. Private.
Located off SH21 west of a ranch. Known to have many slaves buried there. Abandoned.
Single grave about 50 yards east of San Pedro Creek north of FM 228 between Percilla and Grapeland.
Located on Eastham State Prison Farm, on a hill next to the Trinity River. Must get approval and escort from the prison warden.
Located just past Davis Cemetery on FM 227 east about 3 miles from Grapeland.
Located west of Crockett, take SH 7 to FM 132 to Porter Springs. Take CR 3075 north (right). Pass Porter Springs Cemetery on right to CR 3070. Cemetery is about 1 mile on right.
Located north of Ratcliff, take FM 227 north to Tadmor. Take only road to right. About 1 ½ miles.
Marked on map as Union Grove area. Take SH 21 south to Mapleton, than east on FM 3275 which turns into CR 3480. Cemetery is right where it intersects with CR 3485.
Take SH 7 to Ratcliff, take CR 1155 past Mt. Vernon to the Forest Service Road. Turn left and go to Forest Road 511. These are noted by small brown signs. Turn left on FR 511 and go about 1 mile on left side of the road.
WALL - LATEXO
This cemetery is not accessible to the public, except by permission of property owner It is in the pasture behind the owner’s residence on the south side of FM2663, 1/2 mile west of the intersection with FM2022.
WALL- LIBERTY HILL
Located west of Bobbitt Cemetery off of FM 227. Cemetery is in the woods near the Franklin Top Church. Private, inaccessible.
WALLER FAMILY - PINK OAKS RANCH
Located on private ranch twelve miles southeast of Crockett on US 287. Lone grave (1986). Located on private ranch.
WALLER - GOSSETT - BRASHEARS
This overgrown and disused cemetery is on property now owned by Jim Land. It is located on a wooded hilltop in a pasture off CR2075, southeast of FM229, in the Wesley Chapel Community. The cemetery and the community were abandoned after the highway was moved to its present location.
Located west of Grapeland off of FM 227 at Daly Road. Small family cemetery.
Located west of Grapeland, take FM 227 west about 15 miles to CR 2260. Go north until you reach the county line. On left down private road.
Three unmarked family graves in a field near Weches.
Located in Weches off of SH 21 past Mission Tejas State Park, left at Weches Baptist Church.
Lost burial ground believed to be 11 miles east of Crockett off of SH 7 north of New Energy.
One infant grave just south of Pearson Chapel
Located in Weldon, take FM 230 from Lovelady and turn east in the middle of Weldon by the store on CR 3575. Signs to cemetery are confusing. Go down 3575. It will bend several times. Stay on right. Last bend will be to the left. Go ¼ mile. Cemetery on right. Well kept.
Located northwest of Crockett, take FM 229 about seven miles. Right at cemetery sign near CR 2130 near church.
Abandoned; about 3 miles west of Grapeland.
Located eleven miles north of Crockett on FM 2022.
WILCOX (See HOME)
WILLIAMS - MASTERS
Located about 3/10 mile off of FM 2022 behind the Rice Survey, about 4 miles north of Crockett. Near a pond. No markers. Family graves, including slaves.
M. D. WOMACK LAND
Two graves on Womack land, near Hagerville.
Located at Harrison Hill off of FM 1280 east about 2 ½ miles from Lovelady. Fenced and well kept.
Family plot of Major John Wortham about 5 miles north of Crockett off of US 287. Then 2 miles north on FM 2160. Access road is across from country club.
Located on FM 1280 about 4 miles west of Friday.
Located north of Kennard. Take SH 7 to FM 227. Go left at Tadmor. Go left on CR 1135. Go left again on CR 1140. It is on the right.