Honeycutt and Pat Althaus
County Historical Commission, 101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX
by: June Baird (1985)
Prepared for the TXGenWeb Blanco County Web Site by Wanda
Location: On land belonging to W. A. Walker in 1985. Is at
the east corner
of the land near the Baptist Church, under a large oak tree.
There is a ring
of rocks to mark the gravesite. Outside Blanco.
Born: abt 1848
Died: Aug 26 1885
Parents: Greenbury and Mary Lackey, Sr.
Siblings: James; Martin V.; Nelson G. (killed at Quitman, Miss in the
Thomas; Aaron N.; Green B., Jr.; John Wesley.
Married: Jane Pruit (she was a widow of Albert's brother James)
Children: John; Martha; Berry; Martin; Harriet; Anna; Albert, Jr.
On Aug 24 1885, Albert Lackey went beserk and shot and killed six
members of his family and relatives. The Lackey killings were
a hanging of Albert Lackey by a mob outside the town of Blanco where he
was being held in jail. The Lackey family lived near Hickory
Creek in the
north end of the county and are buried in the Sandy Cemetery.
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