Old Coffeeville Cemetery, Upshur County, Texas

Oldest in Upshur county. Established before 1843, when Texas was a Republic. (Quote from sign at the cemetery site.

Loc: North of the two historical markers on Highway 155. The oldest tombstone in the county found by this writer is there. The inscription reads: Apphie Newman buried Nov. 24, 1843. Col. John M. McNairy, a former State Representative from Upshur County, is buried there and his monument is flat on the ground. Vandals and thugs have gone in and knocked the gravestones over and have broken many.

Lydia Clara, b. 3 Feb. 1891, d. 13 June 1892. Dau. of T. C. and H. B. Allen.

Anna May Bell, b. 28 Sept. 1876, d. 9 Nov. 1887. Dau. of M. H. and S. E. Dearmore.
Barnett (Our Father), b. 15 Dec. 1803, d. 17 Aug. 1871. Born in VA.
Gilly A. (Our Mother), b. 25 Sept. 1801, d. 5 Dec. 1877.

Joseph, b. 5 May 1826, d. 27 Aug. 1875.
John W., b. 7 Feb. 1837, d. 10 Oct. 1839?

Martha, b. 10 Sept. 1862, d. 28 Sept. 1864.

Tommie H., b. 11 Apr. 1889, d. 12 Aug. 1890. Son of E. T. and F. A. Miner.

Thomas W., died in Upshur Co., Texas 1864.
Edd T., b. 31 Mar. 1862, d. 20 Apr. 1904.
Fannie, b. 10 Feb. 1868, d. 27 Apr. 1950.

Matilda, b. 22 Aug. 1818, d. 7 Aug. 1899.
Dessie, b. 6 Nov. 1898, d. 6 May 1900. Dau. of J. T. and M. Miner.
Belle, b. 9 Oct. 1892, d. 8 July 1897. Dau. of J. T. and M. Miner.

John William Henry, b. 19 Aug. 1909, d. 9 Mar. 1910, ae. 7 mos.

Apphia F., b. 26 Feb. 1796, d. 24 Nov. 1843, ae. 47 yrs., 8 mos., 28 days.

Col. John B., b. 1804, d. 7 Jan. 1853.
Eliza Polk, b. 17 Aug. 1849, d. 14 Oct. 1852.

Martha S., b. 19 Feb. 1838, d. 3 Mar. 1860. Wife of M. H. Dearmore.
Thomas B., b. 7 July 1869, d. 17 July 1871.

MLA Source Citation:

AccessGenealogy.com. Cemetery Collection. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/texas/old-coffeeville-cemetery-upshur-county-texas.htm - Last updated on Oct 26th, 2012

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