Peveler Cemetery

Young Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Dorman Holub

The Peveler Cemetery is a private cemetery located on the Peveler land southeast  of Eliasville on Peveler Creek. The cemetery may be reached on County Line Road.

Last          First              Birth          Death               Notes

Dobbs         Rebecca            1837           16 March 1876    daughter of James Allen Johnson and
                                                                 Martha Jane Parker

Dobbs         Johnathan Lee                        husband of Rebecca Johnson

Dobbs         Elizabeth          1838           Apr 1864         wife of William M. Dobbs;   Daughter of James Allen Johnson and  Martha Jane Parker

Johnson       James Allen                            father of Rebecca and Elizabeth

Peveler       Greenup Cauley      9 Feb 1825    11 March 1864    Texas Ranger,
                                                                 Indian Fighter; died from exposure
                                                                 from an Indian chase

Peveler       Martha Dennis       1835           wife of Greenup C.;
                                                                  married September 1851 in Lamar Co., TX;
                                                                  it is believed she is buried beside
                                                                  her husband; died in Jack County, TX

Peveler       Captain William "Bill"               9 Sept 1834 26 Sept 1864     killed in fight with Comanche Indians;
                                                                  2nd Lt., Capt. Newton White’s Company G
                                                                  of Frontier Regiment stationed at Fort Belknap;
                                                                  Captain, Company G, McCord’s Frontier Regiment
                                                                  Texas Cavalry; Confederate Soldier

Peveler       Seth                                         African American man served as cook on
                                                                  the Peveler cattle drives;
                                                                  Slave receipt found in Family Bible in 1968
                                                                  documenting purchase in 1858 at Fannin County for $1,200.