ARNOLD CEMETERY ON LAXSON CREEK
Medina, Bandera County, Texas
Contributed by Carol R. McIntyre
updated May 2007
Location: From Medina go east 2 miles to FM 2828, turn left
to Laxson Creek. Cemetery is to the right of the road about one mile
and is just north of Laxson Creek among some cedar trees. It
is on fenced private property in a cattle pasture and is no longer in use.
Cemetery is primitive and most gravesites are not marked.
Arnold, Mrs. Mary B., b unknown, d
Hubble, A. H., dates unknown but there is a marker in a separate
Lee, Mrs. Amanda, b 1863, d 3/21/1921
McClung, Mrs. S. F., b 9/14/1865, d 1/27/1908
Moore, Elizabeth, d 07/04/1872, Mother*, killed by Indians
in a raid
Moore, Joseph Walker, d 07/04/1872, Father*, killed by
Indians in a raid
Moore, Mrs. William, d 1873, Joseph Moore's mother, killed
by Indians in a raid the following year
Phillips, Martha A., b 1/20/1837, d 7/30/1887
Taylor, Mary Ethel, b 9/29/1883, d 8/21/1884,
baby's marker is broken and displaced.
Walker, Mrs. Jim "Catfish", dates unknown
*The Moores and their four children - Amanda, 10; John Travis, 6; George Washington, 4; and
Mary Ann, infant - were attacked by indians. The parents were killed, and the indians tried to kill the children but were unsuccessful because the scared oxen ran away with the wagon. The
Moore's two other children, William, 11 and Alfred, 7, were with an uncle that day. In June 2005, a plaque was placed at the cemetery by the grandchildren of William F. Moore.