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Porter Cemetery
Ranch Road
Sandusky, Texas



By Dusty Williams
"This cemetery has been completely destroyed and Cows are roaming freely accross it.
I found stones within 150 feet of each other."


Coker, Mary  

15 Sept 1872

1 Aug 1895

Flowers, E P Rose "Elmira"

w/o Andrew J Flowers

Flowers, W.T. 

24 April 1883

27 April 1883

James, Henry

13 February 1886

Age 50 years        

Mann, J.A.  

16 June 1831

15 Nov 1889

Macy, Ora

27 June 1873

8 April 1883

Porter, A.L.

13 Feb 1812

1 Sep 1891

appears on the 1870 census, Pct 3, Whitesboro
Born Mecklenburg Co., NC
Resided in Gason Co., NC, listed as a "mechanic" prior to enlisting during the Civil War
Confederate Veteran from Gaston Co., NC
Enlisted at Dallas, Gaston Co., NC at the age of 47 on 1 May 1861; present & accounted for until his discharge
Private. Co. M. 16th NC
Discharge 28 July 1862 for being overaged
*information contributed by Bruce Cloninger

See the military page on his comrade Emanuel Rudasill for more information about the company A.L. Porter served in

Porter, CA TALE OF PORTER CEMETERY ... source unknown
C. Porter, a Confederate Officer, returned from the war with a black "Lady Friend".  His wife told him he had to "going to be one or the other" and he chose the "other".  Mr. Porter is buried in the Porter Cemetery.  His wife is buried in the Rich Cemetery.

Porter, Elmira Rich

4 July 1874

Aged 45 years 
appears on the 1870 census, Pct 3, Whitesboro

Tillew, J.H.   

15 Mar 1853

23 Oct 1900

Unknown Markers

Watson, Lou  

30 Apr 1876

1 Nov 1876

d/o W.M. & F.J. Watson

Listed in 1880 census Pct 7, Grayson Co. She was listed as 4 years of age, the d/o Wallace M & Leah J Watson, listed as a Mulatto family.

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