Interment Places of African-American Persons in Kaufman County, Texas 

Donated by: Kathey Hunt, Co-Coordinator of Kaufman Co., Texas TXGenWeb Project

 

The following are all known marked burial sites that contain the remains of African-American persons buried in Kaufman County Texas. 

 

The words *FORMER SLAVE on any of the  Kaufman County cemetery records denote persons proven to have lived a portion of their lives in bondage. We have so noted them as to pay homage to those individuals and as a reminder to all who see these pages that they will never be forgotten.

 

**NOTE: These burials all have tombstones or some type of inscribed marker those graves of persons in   

                 Unmarked Graves are in another section

Kemp Black Cemetery

 

Enumerated by Hazel Foster in 1987 with additions made by Kathey Kelley Hunt in 1999.Enumeration: May 18, 1999

Donald & K K Hunt. Located on the SW corner of the town of Kemp.

ENUMERATION:

 

Adkins, John  

16 Jun 1903 - 03 Dec 1945

Texas Pvt. 445th. Res. Labor Bn.

Allen, Lloyd Haywood

15 Oct 1926 - 24 May 1991

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Blackmon, James      

15 Apr 1925 - 19 Apr 1955

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Blackmon, Patrick  

1900 - 1975

-

Blackmon, Pearl    

1907 - 1975

-

Blackmon, Texana

28 Nov 1903 - 12 Apr 1970

-

Britt, Marie E.  

17 Feb 1934 - 10 Feb 1944

-

Brookins, R. G.   

06 Mar 1933 -  29 Jul 1960

California Pfc. HQ Co. 540th

Brown, Corine

16 Nov 1913 - 16 Apr 1969

-

Brown, Eliza

11 Aug 1909 - 16 May 1982

US Army, WW II

Brown, Gregory Thomas 

08 Jan 1968 - 22 Nov 1983

-

Brown, Kanzetta Bynum

27 Mar 1923 - 13 Aug 1982

-

Brown, Laura  

1876 - 1960

-

Brown, Bessie, Mrs.

06 Mar 1887 - 23 Oct 1952

-

Brown, Robert

1878 - 1972

-

Brown, Eli, Jr. 

03 Aug 1916 -14 Jul 1981

Cpl. US Army, WW II

Bryant, Edgar

08 Mar 1898 -12 Feb 1981

-

Bryant, Sarah 

09 Oct 1903  - 30 Sep 1969

-

Burley, L. H.

13 Jul 1921 - 19 Jul 1972

TX Sgt. Co."B", 686th Engr. Bn.WW II

Chambers, Johnnie Mae 

14 Feb 1925  - 07 Apr 1988

-

Cumbry, John Edward

02 Feb 1949  - 16 Aug 1968

TX Pfc. US Army, Purple Heart,Vietnam

Daniels, George

(No Dates) 03 Mar 1940

-

Daniels, Ira 

15 Sep 1913  - 20 Nov 1966   

Texas Cpl., 3182nd. QM Service Co., WW II

Daniels, Naomi 

03 Oct 1916 - 06 Jul 1988

-

Davis, Clara M.

11 Jun 1915 - 15 Sep 1990

-

Davis, Levi 

27 Sep 1910 - 01 Oct 1986

S/Sgt. US Army, WW II

Dennis, Hazel D.

25 Feb 1923 - 16 Feb 1970

-

Edmerson, Ruth

1871  - 1954

-

Eldridge, Aggie Mathis 

1899 - 1985

-

Eldridge, Elasker 2   

4 Jan 1921  - 08 Jun 1969 

TX Pfc., 233rd. Base Unit, A.A.F., WW II

Eldridge, J. W. 

1926 - 1992

-

Eldridge, Zimmie   

1898 - 1947

-

Emerson, Lou    

1823 - 1926 

**FORMER SLAVE

Fearance, Robert Earl

31 Oct 1954 - 07 Jan 1973

-

Freeman, Arles Lee 

1943 - 1984

-

Freeman, Coretha 

15 Aug 1915 - 24 Dec 1986

-

Freeman, Etta   

12 Apr 1893 - 21 Apr 1979

-

Freeman, Jackie Ray "Bubba"

08 Jan 1967 - 18 Jan 1990

-

Freeman, L. V. Davis  

28 Dec 1921  - 14 Nov 1967

-

Freeman, Minnie N. 

22 Mar 1925 - 05 Feb 1990

-

Freeman, William

18 Jan 1890  - 18 Mar 1966

-

Freeman, William, Jr.

1930 - 1989

-

Garrett, Clotiel 

11 Aug 1928  - 19 Jul 1982

-

Garrett, Helen  

(No Dates)

-

Garrett, Jimmie L.

18 Dec 1919  - 28 Apr 1964

Texas Pfc. WW II

Garrett, Joseph L.

14 Apr 1912 27 Oct 1983 

Pvt. US Army, WW II

Garrett, Mandy

15 Dec 1876 - 20 Jan 1952

-

Griffin, Jessie 

07 Feb 1907 - 09 Jan 1964

-

Hammonds, Annie 

20 Mar 1870 - 20 Dec 1994

-

Hammonds, Baby   

26 Feb 1912 - 26 Feb 1912

-

Hammonds, Charley 

10 Aug 1885 - 13 Sep 1928

-

Harris, Ethel Lee  

1915 - 1981

-

Harris, Ivery D

05 Jun 1915 -  05 May 1967

Michigan Pfc. 882nd Port Co. TC., WW II

Hightower, John Z.  

18 Dec 1898 - 28 Sep 1954

Texas Pvt. US Army, WW I

Hodge, Louis 

13 Mar 1896 - 19 Nov 1967  

Texas Co. F, 24th Inf., WW II

Hunter, Albert  

05 Jun 1894 - 24 Nov 1970 

Texas Pvt. Co.A 537th Engr., WW I

Jackson, Betty Burley   

29 Oct 1897 - 26 May 1971

-

Jackson, Velary  

19 Oct 1915 - 10 Sep 1988

-

Jenkins, Frank James 

06 Mar 1927 - 27 Oct 1965 

Texas Pvt. US Army, WW II

Johnson, Selenia 

20 Mar 1886 - 26 Sep 1952

-

Jones, Curtis Nathan

04 Jun 1953 - 21 Mar 1991

-

Jones, Donald L.

1956 - 1985

-

Jones, Jimmy R. 

15 Feb 1939 - 18 Aug 1990

-

Jones, N. D.      

1932 - 1974

-

Jones, Sam  

18 Sep 1905 - 15 Oct 19

-

Lofton, Laura

1866 - 1933

-

Lofton, Lush     

1872 - 1932

-

McCartney, Ed   

04 Feb 1888 - 24 Nov 1968 

Texas Pfc. Co. D 509th Engr., WW I

McCartney, J. W., Mrs.

16 Jan 1903 - 05 Sep 1980

-

McCollouth, Blanche   

18 Mar 1903 - 05 Mar 1965

-

McQueen, Lorine

23 May 1923 - 14 Dec 1986

-

McQueen, Mason  

25 Aug 1918 - 24 Nov 1989

-

Miller, Alfred

15 Sep 1874 - 12 Mar 1961

-

Miller, Claude  

11 Apr 1895 - 27 May 1968

-

Miller, Claudia Beatrice    

16 Sep 1920  - 16 May 1983

-

Miller, Cleotha  

27 May 1923 - 12 Apr 1991

-

Miller, Da Shaun D.

30 Dec 1977 - 06 Mar 1981

-

Miller, Hazel  

28 May 1944 - 25 Jul 1990

-

Miller, Joeva  

01 Aug 1898 - 14 Oct 1969

-

Miller, Lela 

18 Nov 1900 - 17 Jan 1972

-

Miller, Taylor   

1898 - 1979

-

Miller, Taylor Bobby

04 Sep 1935 - 08 Nov 1990

-

Nael, Bob 

15 Nov 1871 - 22 Dec 1963

-

Nobles, Abraham

31 Mar 1900 - 20 Feb 1978

-

Pinkard, Bulla        

(No Dates)

-

Pryor, Carter 

12 Dec 1875 - 12 Jul 1954

-

Rider, Early   

1923 - 20 Dec 1988

-

Rose, Henry Ward 

19 Nov 1930 - 15 Dec 1980

-

Royal,__ 

(No Dates)

-

Royal, Cassie  

1906 - 1967

-

Royal, J. Veater  

27 Nov 1900 - 10 Jan 1962

-

Royall, Fonzo      

27 Jul 1910 - 03 Jun 1965

-

Shaw, Steve  

25 Jun 1893 - 05 Jul 1959 

Texas Pvt. WW I

Smith, Dewey 

15 Aug 1900 - 27 Aug 1985

-

Smith, Donie 

31 Aug 1910 - 02 Feb 1983

-

Smith, Evaline   

1857 - 1920 

**FORMER SLAVE

Tabb, Bennie E.

08 Jan 1928 - 04 Aug 1951

Pfc. 7th Cav. Inf., 1st Cav. Div. Inf, Korea

Taylor, Addie Mae 

04 Mar 1915 - 06 Feb 1957

-

Taylor, Robert 

09 May 1910 10 Sep 197___

-

Trammel, Robert 

13 Jul 1909 - 26 Mar 1985

-

Trammell, Carl  

23 Sep 1916 - 21 Mar 1970

-

Trammell, George W. 

06 Mar 1880 - 04 Aug 1967

-

Trammell, Lettie    

13 Mar 1896 - 28 Oct 1937

-

Trammell, Liza 

08 Apr 1875 - 27 Aug 1963

-

Trammell, Raymond

15 Mar 1923 - 28 Nov 1989

-

Unknown, Ruth Louise 

04 Dec 1967 - 29 Nov 1969

-

Waddles, Carter

(No Dates)    28 Dec 1939

TX Mess Attendant 1st, Cl., US Navy

Ward, Ocie, Jr. 

31 Aug 1936 - 08 Feb 1958

-

Wilhite, George Carvey

24 Feb 1945 - 03 Jul 1982 

SP/4, US Army, Vietnam

Wilhite, Kelly Miller 

15 Aug 1937 - 10 May 1988

-

Wilhite, Ollie   

20 Sep 1944 - 03 Sep 1992

-

Williams, Charlotte   

04 May 1902 - 23 Mar 1987

-

Williams, Johnnie

22 Feb 1900 - 07 Mar 1986

Pvt., US Army, WW II

Williams, Neal  

04 Jul 1906 - 01 Aug 1988

-

Woods, Joe Lee 

10 Feb 1925 - 17 May 1983

-

Yeager, Pearl 

16 Feb 1875  - Sep 1954

-

Young, Essie 

24 Apr 1913 - 06 Mar 1955

TX Tec/4, Co.B 1692nd Engr. C. Bn., WW II

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