Motley Co, Cemeteries of Texas
Submitted by Ruth Lee
Teepee City was an early Buffalo hunterís camp.The only settlement west of Henrietta, north of Fort Griffin and south of Fort Elliott.(Now Mobeetie)1875-1880.Headquarters of Texas Rangers under Captian G. Arrington. The first white child born in Motley County was Nora Cooper. S. N Armstrong, Pioneer merchant who ran a trading post, hotel, and saloon was buried near this site.
From Matador east about 10 miles on Tx. 62, US 70 turn north on Co. Rd. 247for 6 miles.. This road has been closed by local ranchers and the Historical marker moved to the roadside park on highway 70.
Mr. & Mrs. A. B Cooper are buried in the East Mound
Cemetery in Matador.
|Last Name||First Name||Birth||Death||Comments|
|Armstrong||Issac O.|| -
|S.N .initials on monument|
|Cooper||James Motley||4 May 1881||Jun 01 1881||s/o Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Cooper|
|Cooper||Nellie Elizabeth||1886||1887||d/o Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Cooper|
|Johnson||Mrs. A. S.||1807||1887||b. in Sweden. Aunt of Mrs. A.B. Cooper|