What's Happening in Cemeteries of Texas

Gloria B. Mayfield, Project Manager

If you find a broken link please let me know.  I have changed and moved files in order to make things better, and probably have lost some links. 

2003E  2003W- 2004E - 2004W -2005

Well what's new in 2006

Also added a link to help you with the CSA documents    AND also help you with submitting your photos. 

TEXAS LAWS on Burials

Maribeth Whittaker Buce Edwards  Memorial  Sep 23 1956 - Mar 27 2005

Andrew Sorrels, Jr and Randall Ward,  researchers for LA died in accident Mar 2005

Jim Laird, Tyler Co. Volunteer Passed away July 2004

Donna Brand, longtime genealogist in Johnson Co. Tx  Passed away (2004)

Eva Joyce Richardson, Titus and Upshur Co. Volunteer Passed away.( Sep 21 1941-Jul 02 2003), 

It happened:  I lost information on McMullen, Milam, Morris, Montgomery, Montague, Newton, Orange, Parker, Polk, Rains, Red River, Refugio, Robertson, Rockwall, Sabine Counties.  If you have sent in information that is no longer online.   Please resend.   gbm (Oct 2005)  


December 2005

Collin Co:  IOOF 2-B + photos & photos, Verona Cem, corr , Nevada  Photos,

Dallas Co:   Long Creek Cemetery

Dawson Co:  add on Oak Grove

Denton update Oak Grove....  working on Furneau

Eastland Colony Cem, partial for Evergreeb

Erath Co:  Oakdale Cem (P), Riverside(P) East End Ce, (P), West End (P)

Foard Co:  Crowell Photos and transcription, Margaret Cemetery

Harrison Co. Elysian Fields Cemetery corr,   List URL corr

Hill Co : Updated list

Hockley Co.  update Levelland Cem

Hood Co.  Rock Church

Hunt  Co  Additions on Tidwell Sec C & D  and Forest Part Sec D and Sec DAB, FP Babyland I & II complete w/photos, Forest Park Section K w/photos Section D Forest Park + photos.  SEC DAB + Photos, Sec DA + photos

Mitchell Co: update for Colorado City Cem  and updates for Dec

Nueces Co:  add to Seaside Cem

Panola Co. getting ready to update

Robertson Co:  Updated some bad links and added cemeteries

Rusk Co. add info to Zion Hill

Tarrant Co. Parker Memorial photos, need transcription.

Tom Green add to

Wilson  update

November 2005

Cemeteries of LA- Vernon Parish....uploading nearly 2 gigs of photos and cemeteries for Vernon Parish

Anderson Co. Olive Branch Cem

Bexar Co:  Meeting scheduled

Cherokee Co.  Salem Cemetery addition, correction on Meador,

Collin Co.  correction for IOOF section 8, IOOF-6A, IOOF 6-B,  Shiloh Cemetery, 

Dallas Co.  Sachse Cem addition, Horton Family Cemetery

Denton Co.   updated Oak Grove coming Wilson Cemetery

Ector Co.  Worked on obits. 

Falls Co:   additions to Theo

Grimes Co:  Update Bedias Cemetery

Hidalgo Co:   Guadalupe Cem, Womble, Anahuac , Martin Refuge

Hill Co.  Brandon Cemetery-update and map

Hopkins Co:  Robertson Cem. photo

Hunt Co.   Photos for Rabb Cemetery (W & B), photos for Shady Grove Cemetery

Panola Co.  reformat for Chreene Cemetery

Rains- Smyrna Cemetery working on

Rusk Co. Mount Hope addition

San Saba Co:  Harmony Ridge Photos

Smith Co    Memorial Park Addition

Travis Co:  Oxford Cemetery great web site link.  

Trinity change email for Letty, Trevat Cem addition,

Upshur Co.  Morris Cemetery

Wood Co:   Strout Family Cemetery

October 2005

Genealogy Gems

Anderson Co:   Douthit Cem, Concord Cem homepage

Angelina Co:   Gann

BOWIE CO:   Comments and invitation to all Cemetery Associations to contribute. 

Cameron Co:  link to Nationional Cemetery

Cherokee Co:    Rocky Springs Cemetery Photos, 

Collin Co. added Amanda McCarley to Blue Ridge Cem, add to Baccus Dunafan info, add to Wylie, Leach Cem info, Pecan Grove photos, Hughes Cemetery, IOOF Cemetery (transciption and Photos to follow)( Sec 8 online)

Donley Co:   Historical marker for Rowe Cem,

Fannin Co: Valley Creek Cemetery Map

Fort Bend Co:   Unknown Harris Lola V. Harris need help

Grayson Co:   Tioga Cemetery (Index

Hale Co:   Plainview Cemetery corrections, Abernathy IOOF Cemetery....

Harris Co:  Earthman Resthaven Cemetery  + Photos

Hidalgo Co Rio Grande Valley Veterans Memorial Cemetery, CAMPACUAS MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Pena Family Cem, Mercedes Memorial Restlawn,  Rudyville, corrections on Ebony, Immanocalate, Webber information, 

Hill Co. Brandon Cemetery Photos, Additions to Fairview, Scott's Chapel partial, Vaughan partial, Richland Cemetery partial. Hickey Cem

Hopkins Co.  Pine Forest Cemetery + Photos, Waggoner photos, McFall Cemetery-Hargrove photos, Westerman photos-King. Robertson Cemetery photo, refreshed Hopkins

Houston Co:  Photos New Energy,

Hunt Co:  More photos for Hall Cem, Nicholson Cem photos, Hall SW photos(completed), adds to McWright Cem, Tidwell photo, Brigham cem additional info,  Rabb Cemetery ( White and Black w/photos)

Jack Co. Refreshed, addition to Lynn Creek Cemetery

Jasper Co:   Cole Cem,  email change John Johnson 

Kuafman Co  Pyles Prairie Partial+ photosLeon Co. Brushy Creek photos

Llano Co:   Hoffmann Cemetery partial w/ photos

Liberty Co. Riggs Family Cemetery

Limestone Co:  Roberts, Moss, Smyth,  Oklahoma, Tehucana Valley, Point Enterprise, Powell, Caline, Codan Island

Madison Co. Crosby , Nash Cem

Mitchell Co:  Updates on Mitchell, Loraine, Westbrook Cemeteries

Montgomery Co:  Decker Prairie. Mostyn Cem. w photos. 

Motley Co:   Refreshed

Nacogdoches Co:   Oak Grove Cemetery

Orange Co:    I love putting a name on an unmarked grave.  Evergreen Cemetery : His name is Charles Ebert Slade. His wife, Elizabeth Patton Slade is buried in West Monroe, LA.   Charles E. Slade - deceased - Buried at Orange, TX  Charles E. Slade Jr. - deceased - Buried at West Monroe, LA  Charles E. Slade III - living - Orlando, FL (Born October 16, 1935)  Charles E. Slade IV - living - Orlando, FL (Born September 3, 1959)


Palo Pinto Co.  Bates Cem. Blue Family Cemetery, Blue Flat Cemetery, Fox Mountain, Landreth, New Gordon, Palo Pinto  Santo North, Santo East, 

Rains Co.   restoring Emory with links, Smyrth Cemetery Sec 1, need Sec 2

Robertson Co:  photos for Mt Pleasant, Petteway-Heard's Prairie or Post Oak,  

Rusk Co: Everitt Graves aka Iron Mountain, Old Shiloh (B)  deathdate added, Maple Grove photo

Scurry Co. Note info on Lone Wolf

Tarrant Co:  Lookup person for Lonesome Dove

Taylor Co:  Lots of photos for Merkel-Rosehill Cem

Walker Co:  Name corr Ferris Cem.

Wharton Co:  adds to Wharton City Cem. 

Wilson Co:  Immanuel correction

Yoakum Co:  Plains

Aug- Sept  2005

Texas Surnames Updated

Callahan Co: Ross Cem Map 

Cameron Co:  List of Freemasons in Brownsville Cemetery

Camp Co:  additions to Maple Springs

Cherokee Co. Holly Springs

Childress Co:   Childress Cemetery

Collin Co. Wylie Cemetery, Altoga Cemetery

Coryell Co  Coryell Church Cemetery additions

Dallas Co.  Oak Grove Obits

Denton Co:  Oak Grove corrections, and link to Church site,  add to Lewisville Cem

Foard Col  New lookup volunteer

Galveston Co: Evergreen photos

Grayson Co:   Tioga Cemetery

Harris Co: Washington info corrected

Hidalgo Co:   Info on Brushwood, La Piedad, Hillcrest, Mercedes Restlawn and Principe de Paz with transcriptions to follow.

Hockley Co: updates

Hunt Co:   More Emount Cemetery + photos, Forest Park Cem + photos and working on Center Point. many more for East Mount Cemetery, Sullivan Cemetery,  Hall Cemetery NE & NW + Photos, SW + Photos

Jack Co. Photos Oakwood

Llano Co Sandy Mountain + Photos

Mitchell Co Colorado City  Updates Plus more updates

Motley Co  East Mound additions to

Nacogdoches Co:  Oak Grove additions,

Navarro  Co new lookups addy

Panola Co:   Bethelham (correction)

Parmer Co: correct and refresh

Rusk Co. Tudman, correction on Laneville, correction on Rocky Mt.

Shelby Co:   Sardis Cemetery

Smith Co:   Ebenzer Additions + Photos

Tarrant Co:   Hawkins Cemetery

Taylor Co:   Update to Rosehill Cemetery

Washington Co:  directions

July 2005

Cameron Co:   La Leona Cemetery

Hunt Co:   Forest Park   working on complete cemetery and photos,  13 rows  Section C

Mitchell Co:    Zion Rest, Cutherbert, Handley, Westbrook, Dorn, Loraine, Mitchell Co. ,  updates  Colorado City Cem updates.

Nolan Co: Pyron Cem

Panola Co.  working on Obits for 2003 and 2004

Sabine Co.  Tebo Cemetery, Alford, Bethany, Bronson, Buckley,Carrice, Cedar Grove, Cooper-Harris, Eddings, Griffin Family Cemetery, King Family, Liberty Springs, Lone Star, Lott, Martin Family , Mason Family, McBride, McMahon,Meador,Moran Family, Myrtle Springs, Pineland, Remlig, Vickers, Vickers Family

San Augustine:   Horton

Scurry Co:   Dunn Cemetery

June 2005

Childress Co:  added names to Childress Cem.

Cochran Co.  Update

Collin Co: Collinsworth Cem Partial, Baccus Cem, + photo, corr to Blue Ridge,McMinn Cemetery

Delta Co:   New Lookup person for Ben Franklin

Denton Co:  Belew corr, Old Alton Cemetery, Old Shiloh, 

Donley Co:   Jericho Cemetery Historical info + photos

Fannin Co:   Cross Roads Cemetery, Goliad Cem, Willow Grove + Photo

Freestone Co:   Harrison Chapel (additional info)

Garza Co   update

Hall Co: Lakeview Cemetery update

Harris-Waller Co.   St John's Lutheran Cem

Hockley Co:   Levelland, Anton updates, county updated, Memorial Gardens update

Hunt Co: Nicholson Cem added Photos, Lone Oak photos complete, Forest Park Babyland cemetery + photos

Irion Co:   adds to Mertzon Cemetery

Llano Co:  Cemeteries updated, Sandy Mountain

Lubbock Co:  Peaceful Gardens( Woodrow), Becton, Wolfforth, 

Lynn Co:   update

Mitchell Co:   Handley correction, Mitchell  correction

Panola Co:  Belle Bower photo

Rusk Co:   Lyles-Sanders Cemetery adds, Caison-Leath  photos coming

Shelby Co:  corrections on Joaquin Cem.

Taylor Co: Memorial photos-Shep, Potosi email, 

Terry Co.  Brownfield Cemetery, Mt Zion#1, Mt Zion # 2,   Meadow + Old Meadow, Terry Cem, Terry Memorial, Forrestor, Gomez, Pride, Working on 2005 updates on all Terry Co. Cemeteries. Updates

Wilson Co: Green memorial

May 2005

Anderson Co:  Old Bethel + photos, Concord,

Brooks Co.  La Mesa Cem photos, 

Collin Co:  Old Celina + 731 photos

Dallas Co:  Sachse Cemetery, Garland Cemetery

Denton Co:  Update Pilot Point

Hale Co. Abernathy Update
Hockley Co: St Phillips Cemetery Update, Whitharral Cemetery update, county updated 

Hidalgo Co.  Temple Emanuel,  SHARY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery, Los B History, 

Hunt Co:  Hunt Co East Mount Cemetery working on emount getting photos online:

After nearly two years East Mount Cemetery, Hunt co is complete with photos.  Total of 29 Sections.

Hunt Co.  LoneOak Cemetery: Sec E, sec D

Llano Co:  Wright's Cem

Lubbock Co. Lubbock Cemetery, Englewood Cemetery Update, Peaceful Gardens aka Woodrow, Known deaths, 
Lynn Co. Resthaven Update
Lamb Co: Texas Cemetery Update

Rains Co.  Smyrna Cemetery

Rusk Co.  Updated some information

Wilson Co:   Green Cemetery

Williamson Co.  Champion Cem + photos

April 2005

Anderson Co: corr to Garden of Memories

Bowie Co:  corr to Old Union, Woodstock (partial)

Brazos Co: new lookup for Thompson Creek cemetery

Cherokee Co:   Lynches Chapel, Salem additions

Collin Co:   Collinsville Cemetery

Dawson Co:   Odonnell Cem,

Denton Co:  Oak Grove updates

Fannin Co:   Centerpoint+bios

Hall Co.  Updated on List

Hansford Co. Hansford Cemetery update

Hidalgo Co: Havana Cem, Relampaigo, Parajitos Cem, Granjeno Cemetery

Hopkins Co:  Sulphur Bluff info

Hunt Co:  Webb Hill additions

Liberty Co: Palms Memorial Cemetery

Lynn Co. Odonnell Cem,

McCulloch Co.  corr on Melvin

Mitchell Co. Colorado City updates, Handley, Mitchell, Westbrook, Spade, Loraine updates

Nolan Co. Double Hart Ranch update

Panola Co:  Caldonia photos, PBC photo, Antioch new Donald photos,

Presidio Co: Brooks + Photos

Rusk Co: Caldonia photos, Overton Photos, McCune corr

Scurry Co:   Pyron Cemetery update

Taylor Co:  Merkel-Rose Hill Cemetery photos

Trinity Co:  Moore Family + photos, Thornton Cemetery

Wilson Co. add to Countryside Memorial, updates for Immanuel Lutheran,

March 2005

Add new photographer for Houston-Galveston Area and 

All Blanco Co. Cemeteries online

Anglina Co: Ryans + Photos

Anderson Co:  Garden of Memories (Partial) + photos

Bexar Co:   Oak Island photos added, Meeting for April-GenSoc

Collin Co:   Bethlehem, IOOF, Old Celina Cem + photos

Denton Co:   Chinn Chapel:  Old Shiloh

Donley Co:  updated

Fannin Co: Center Point article.

Grayson Co.  correction to Fairview Cemetery  refresh List,

Gregg Co:   UPdated list and added about 5 cemetery links. Thanks Sharon

Grimes Co.   Dunham Cemetery, Clark-Giboney Cemetery + photos

Hamilton Co:  John G. Barbee photo

Harrison Co:  Many, Many links to cemeteries

Henderson Co.  Athens Cem photos

Hidalgo Co: Null Cemetery, Patricio Gonzalez, Rios Cemetery, Jesus and Mary Cemetery, cemetery map, La Retama, Los Ebanos Cemetery, Eli Johnson Cemetery,

Hill Co:   Rockwall Cemetery

Hockley Co:  Smyer Cem, Sundown updates

Hopkins Co:    Pleasant Hill (b),   Galilee Cemetery (B) East Caney (B), Sandier (B), Sulphur Bluff,

Houston Co:   Creasy Family + Photos

Hunt Co:    Section 5 = photos of East Mount Cemetery, Merit Cemetery, Emount sec C+photos, Emount Sec 4, Sec 11, Sec 12

Lamar Co:  Evergreen, Shady Grove, Antioch  photos

Lubbock Co:   Wolfforth, Becton

Marion Co:

Mitchell Co:   Colo City updates and changes (Mar2005)  

Nolan Co:  Update Champion Cemetery

Panola Co:   Yea!!!  Harris Chapel Cemetery+ Got names and dates for Grandfather and Granny Bryan,   County Line Cemetery-Crooms photos, add to Grand Bluff,

Rusk Co. County Line Cemetery-Crooms photos, McCune Cem photos, Shiloh added photos, Pirtle Baptist Barton photos,

Shelby Co. Corinith + photos

Trinity CO:  Bennett + Photos

Upshur Co:   added link to about 3 cemeteries

Van Zandt:  Morris

Wilson Co:  updates on Immanuel

February 2005

Denton Co:   Krum Jackson

Coke Co:  Fort Chadbourne photos

Erath Co:   Duffau Cemetery corrections

Grimes Co:    Shilro + Photo

Henderson Co:  Athens, Stockard, Goshen, Payne, Steen, Payne Springs   photos

Hidalgo Co:  Immanuel Lutheran (History, Deed, Map) and Ebony Cemetery (History, Deed, Map),Zacatal Ranch Cemetery, El Desierto Cemetery, Laguna Seca Cemetery, Sacred Park Cemetery, CUEVITAS CEMETERY,WESLACO CITY , SANTA MONICA CEMETERY, GUZMAN-TOLUCA, SANTOS VALDEZ ,VALDEZ Cemetery, Patricio Gonzalez Cemetery, (Three) Santa Ritas, Los Novillos Cemetery 

Hunt Co. Adds to Josephine Cemetery, Forest Park, East Mount Sec 10 + Photos,.

Lamar Co:  Shady Grove, Evergreen, Antioch

Rains Co:  Lone Star obit, Point obit, Fletcher-Obit,

Rusk Co. Information & photos on Cool Springs

Smith Co:   Barber + photos

January 2005

Funeral Home information added: Oldham, Potter, El Paso, Karnes McLennan,

Anderson Co. Rock Church, Concord , Liberty Cemeteries with photos

Bexar Co. News article on Iglesia San Juan Bautista

Dallas Co:   McAdams, Merrifield

Ector Co: Sunset Obits up thru Dec 2004

Ellis Co:   New Lookup volunteer

Gregg Co:  News of damage on Wyche Cemetery

Hidalgo Co:   San Jose de los Solis, more info - Rancho Blanco(Kelly). Santa Ana, Ebony Grove, San Francisco ( Olivarez) , Longoria Cemetery  Lane Cemetery, Jaraschinas Ranch, El Carmen, El Cabolo

Hopklins Co:  Miller Grove obit, Long Cemetery photos,

Hunt Co.  East Mount continuing information. over 256 photos added, Row 11-18 added to Money Cemetery, obit for Slatter Cem, obit for Donelton Cem,  East Mountain Cemetery more photos added to Sec 15 and new trans & photos on Sec 06. Obit for Grundy Cemetery, Paradise Cemetery,  more on IOOF,

Mason Co:  add to Crosby Cemetery

Matagorda County   Cemetery Links many 

Mitchell Co.  Updates to Loraine, Mitchell Co., Westbrook, Dorn and Spade Cemetery Jan 2005. Updates to Colorado City.

Panola Co:   photo on Panola Baptist, corrections on O. E. Price cem

Rains Co:   Still working on photos for Lonestar cemetery,  Sec 1 , Sec 2, Obit for Lonestar Sec 3.   Obits for Turner, Hopewell, Lake Fork Baptist, Hooker Ridge, Lynch Cem, Pilgrim Rest,  Obits for Pilgrim, Emory, More photos on Lone Star Sec 1, East Mount Sec 2 & Sec 16, Obit for Smyrna. Obits and list for Turner Cemetery, Many, Many photos on Turner Cemetery

Sabine Co:   Berryman Cemetery

San Jacinto Co:  Lilley, Bill Kelly, Brooks, Hales, Hogue Family, Lea Cemeteries , Sewell, Browder's Pasture, Various Burials, no Named, Cemetery Unknown, Overton, Mosley, Middleton Family aka Liles-Turner, Andrew Family, J. D. Martinez, and Mitchell.

San Saba Co:    Deer Creek- photos,

Taylor Co:   Little Elm + Photos

Van Zandt Obit for Oak Hill

Wilson Co:  updates Jan 2005 Immanuel

Wood Co Salem Obit, new cemetery Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery, Obit for Pleasant Ridge, Obit for Enon Cemetery