Location: Upshur County TX

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. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now 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. ALLEN Lydia Clara, b. 3 Feb. 1891, d. 13 June 1892. Dau. of T. C. and H. B. Allen. DEARMORE 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. MINOR Joseph, b. 5 May 1826, d. 27...

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Crow Family Cemetery, Upshur County, Texas

This small family cemetery is located in Upshur County, Texas, however, detailed directions are not included as it is on private property and the present owners prefer that it not be known. STEPHENSON Henry R., b. 31 Dec. 1878, d. Aug. 1879 (no day). Emma R., b. and d. 5 July 1873. Son and daughter of Jno. and Mary J. Stephenson. Jas. M., b. 4 Feb. 1805, d. 14 Jan. 1883. Nancy, b. 13 June 1809, d. 30 June 1887. CROW J. B., d. 28 Feb. 1865. G. W., b. 21 Sept. 1820, d. 20 Oct. 1877. Father. Sarah J., b. 31 July 1824, d. 23 Dec. 1894. Mother. Wm., d. 1 Oct. 1866. John G., b. 2 Mar. 1847, d. 25 Apr. 1879. Flora A., b. 7 Mar. 1872, d. 19 Sept. 1874. Dau. of J. G. and S. R. Crow. G. H., b. 20 Nov. 1848, d. 18 May 1888. L. G., b. 24 May 1868, d. 10 Oct. 1899. M. L., b. 5 Sept. 1896, d. 15 Sept. 1897. CALHOUN Dorcus M., b. 14 Feb. 1841, d. 24 July 1869. Wife of E. W. Calhoun. Dau. of B. and R. Dabney. CRANFILL June Hellen, b. 14 June 1873, d. 9 Nov. 1874. Dau. of Tho. and S. Cranfill. JHC and SJC. Two footstones, possibly, as only pieces – could be for June Hellen Cranfill and Sarah...

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Moore Graves, Upshur County, Texas

(Loc. in Upshur County, abt. half way between Shady Grove and Latch, on F. M. Road #1795. On the way from Shady Grove, it is on the left on a hill.) These three markers apparently have been placed in recent years to mark graves that were previously (and still) marked by rocks. There are four additional grave sites that are marked only with rocks. Surveyed in 1974. MOORE Thompson A., 1841 – 1870. Co. F 17 Consol Texas Dismtd Cav. C.S.A. no name. (no dates). “She was too good, too gentle and fair, to dwell in this cold world of care.” John Harvey, 1820 – 1890. Co. F 17 Consol Texas Dismtd Cav....

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Hoover Cemetery, Upshur County, Texas

(Loc: North of Big Sandy, a short distance off the Shady Grove road. It has the second oldest marked grave, 1846, in the county.) ALLEN John A. (Father), b. 22 Dec. 1876, d. 19 Nov. 1920. Dollie M. (Mother), b. 13 Sept. 1877, d. 30 July 1958. Robert E., 1921 – 1966. Sarah, b. 17 Apr. 1836, d. 28 Dec. 1911. Wife of W.M. Allen. ARMSTRONG Christopher James, b. 27 Sept. 1970, d. 17 Aug. 1974. Christopher M., b. 10 Sept. 1895, d. 29 Sept. 1964. Texas – Pvt. – U.S. Army – WWI. ASKEW Buford C. (Father), b. 26 Aug. 1903, d. 13 Apr. 1954. Cecil Clifton, 1905 – 1967. BARGE John J. (Jacob), b. 15 Apr. 1892, d. 29 Apr. 1972. Texas – Pvt. – U.S. Army – WWI. BENNETT Carved rock – no other information. BUNN William Anthony, b. & d. 1973. BROWN Infant, b. & d. 12 Apr. 1909. Dau. of J. F. and M. A. Brown. J. F., b. 5 Apr. 1868, d. 10 Dec. 1915. M A C carved rock – no other information. CAFFEY carved rock – no other information. (James?), carved rock – died ? – no other information. L. A., carved rock – no other information. M. A., carved rock – no other information. M. A., carved rock – no other information. N. A. or W. A., carved rock –...

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