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Submitted by Jane Keppler and posted with her permission to put online for the Grimes County TXGenWeb page.

Catalogued by Oveta & Horace Wright, 13 May 1978
Located 3 miles out of Shiro; turn left on 2562 South; go to first road; turn right; go 1.4 miles to cemetery.

Historical marker info:

Historical Marker 8607
Roan's Prairie, Texas
Erected 1968
From the intersection of SH 90 and SH 30 in Roans Prairie take SH 30 E approx. .6 mile to FM 2562; take FM 2562 S approx. .2 mile to CR 219; then W on CR 219 approx. 1.2 mile to cemetery.

Founded in 1867 in connection with the Oakland Baptist Church, which stood here until moved to Roans Prairie in 1913. Graves of many pioneers are located here. Oakland was once a popular way-station for the Bates and Black Stagecoach Lines, which ran from Austin to Huntsville until 1880. This road, known as Coushatta Trace, was originally a trail of the Coushatta Indians, a friendly tribe that hunted in this territory. In 1838, a Mrs. Taylor, the last known person killed by Indians in Grimes County, was murdered not far from this site.

Note: Historical marker states that cemetery was founded in 1867, but we found some death dates earlier than this - one in 1858 and one in 1861. Could this have been a private cemetery before this? The church was founded in 1854 (on sign at Baptist Church in Roans Prairie). O. W.

Photos submitted by Nancy Oates Hazen.


GARVIN, S. M.                              BUCHANAN (Double Marker)                         
20 Apr 1811 - 26 Nov 1861                  Rev. S. H.
(Masonic Emblem)                           05 Mar 1838 - 18 Dec 1906
                                           Annis F.
GARVIN, E. J.                              29 Sep 1839 - 28 Aug 1916
03 Oct 1821 - 17 Jan 1889
Wife of S. M. Garvin                       BUCHANAN, S. H.
                                           1882 - 1917
GARVIN, Albert Eugene
27 Feb 1870 - 08 Jun 1889                  Many unmarked graves
Son of A. N. & C. J. Garvin
                                           FLOYD, James V.
MARTIN, A. R.                              09 Oct 1837 - 19 Jul 1913
10 Apr 1848 - 21 Feb 1916
                                           FLOYD, Sarah Roberta
MARTIN, Ann Roberta                        28 Oct 1850 - 09 Jan 1929
23 Dec 1853 - 25 Jul 1895              
                                           HADLY, Joshua H.
MARTIN, W. P.                              01 Oct 1841 - 18 Mar 1924
23 Apr 1880 - 02 Nov 1902
22 yrs., 6 mos., 9 days                    GILLESPIE, Amelia L.
                                           12 Oct 1848 - 08 Dec 1919
MAGEE, Eliza Perl
Died 05 Nov 1900; 4 y, 9 m, 7 d            GILLESPIE, John L.
Dtr. of E. P. & Irene Magee                25 Sep 1841 - 24 Nov 1906

MAGEE, E. T.                               CUTHRELL, Infant
13 Dec 1854 - 30 Jan 1903                  Born 31 Mar 1899
48 yrs., 1 mo., 17 days                    Child of Mr. & Mrs. J. E. Cuthrell

MURRAY, W. I. (In Memory of)               CUTHRELL, Florence
1830 - 1894                                19 May 1874 - 15 Oct 1899
MURRAY, Annie                              Wife of J. E. Cuthrell
1828 - 1893
Erected by his son J. D.                    McINTYRE, Lizzie
                                           1868 - 1898
FLOYD, Aniece Margarite                    Wife of J. R. McIntyre
1915 - 1917
                                           McINTYRE, Sam
                                           1895 - 1895

McINTYRE (Double Marker)                   PHILLIPS, Edward G.
Jessie C.                                  18 Dec 1892 - 20 Oct 1950
03 Mar 1835 - 13 Jun 1903                  TX Pvt. 340 Field Arty. 89 Div. WW I
Born Anson Co, N. C.
Caroline                                   PHILLIPS, Ella M.
30 Sep 1840 - 27 Oct 1906                  1867 - 1918
Born Montgomery Co., TX                    "Memoriam Woodmen Circle"
Married 10 Sep 1857
                                           MAYFIELD, Isaac S. (Ike)
BRIGANCE, Harvey                           05 Dec 1902 - 11 Dec 1965
20 Apr 1820 - 24 Jul 1886
                                           MAYFIELD, Baby Richard W.
BRIGANCE, M. J.                            10 Jan 1918 - 16 Jun 1918
19 May 1825 - 09 Jan 1907
                                           MAYFIELD, Mary F.
COLE, Reuben                               08 Oct 1882 - 07 Jun 1927
11 Apr 1850 - 01 Jun 1886                
                                           MAYFIELD, John S.
KILPATRICK, Dr. J. T.                      27 Jan 1869 - 21 Mar 1938
30 Sep 1855 - 07 Jul 1890                  
                                           STATHAM, Martha E.
HUMPHREY, Annie B.                         28 Feb 1865 - 19 Jan 1916
1860 - 1940                                Wife of John Statham

BRIGANCE, Martha Hester                    FIELD, G. P.
16 Nov 1853 - 27 Aug 1910                  13 Mar 1854 - 17 Oct 1917

LEBECK, Kate                               SHIELDS, W. B.
15 Sep 1872 - 12 Feb 1974                  15 Mar 1896 - 21 Jul 1910 

LEBECK, Will                               CHURCHWELL, Sallie L.
14 Feb 1870 - 22 Jan 1940                  22 Feb 1869 - 26 Sep 1943

LEBECK, Charles Louis                      GILLESPIE, W. E.
28 Jan 1901 - 12 Dec 1977                  06 Jun 1870 - 30 Sep 1909
                                           Woodmen of the World Memorial
BARFIELD, Walter E.
1909 - 1976                                PARKER (Double Marker)
Sgt. U.S. Army WW II                       Jessie A.
(Lindley - Robertson)                      1870 - 1916
                                           Imanuel C.
CAIN, Katherine Ruth                       1862 - 1938
23 Mar 1915 - 21 Jul 1968
                                           PARKER, J. A.
PARKER, Miss Emma                          30 Jan 1870 - 28 Jan 1916
24 Dec 1868 - 31 Jan 1929
                                           LAMAR, Henry James
SIMMONS (Double Marker)                    15 Sep 1878 - 27 Nov 1967
Laura V.
1861 - 1921                                LAMAR, Ollie
James M.                                   28 Jul 1881 - 02 Mar 1919
1853 - 1920                                Wife of H. J. Lamar

LAMAR, H. C.                        		GRESSETT, L. E. 
18 Mar 1907 - 22 Apr 1929                  11 Nov 1844 - 12 May 1911
                                           Wife of W. J. Gress
(Next to LAMAR markers)
Mae Maurine                                CHADDICK, A. T.
04 Jul 1921 - 26 Sep 1922                  16 Oct 1856 - 02 Oct 1914

RAMSEY (RAMSCY?) (Double Marker)           CHADDICK, Louella
Jack R.                                    31 Jul 1871 - 07 Sep 1932
1860 - 26 Mar 1926                         Wife of A. T. Chaddick
Phonia Ella (Saphronia)              
1863 - 31 Oct 1901                         CHADDICK, Asa
(Lindley - Robertson)                      02 Sep 1815 - 12 Jun 1898

HORTON (Double Marker)                     MAYFIELD, Mary Lizzie (Floyd)
John A.                                    10 Jul 1872 - 11 Sep 1897
07 May 1822 - 16 Jun 1899                  
Mary A.                                    MAYFIELD, Mabel Inez
17 Apr 1832 - 25 Aug 1900                  11 Aug 1894 - 01 Dec 1899
                                           Dtr. of I. S. & S. H. Mayfield
McINTYRE, James M.
01 Nov 1862 - 20 Jul 1916                  KENNARD (4 sided marker)
                                           Mark L.
MCINTYRE, Hattie A.                        24 Jul 1821 - 24 Apr 1897
07 Jan 1862 - 04 Jul 1900                  Helen
                                           18 Apr 1836 - 24 Sep 1897
MCINTYRE, J. R.
Co. B. 24 Texas Cav. CSA                   KENNARD, Marcus L.
                                           24 Jul 1821 - 24 Apr 1897
McINTYRE, Augusta                          5th Sgt. Co. C 17 Regt. TX Cav. CSA
no dates
(Lindley - Robertson)                      1 grave

SMITH, Mr. Jerald Edward                   SLATON, T. J.
Died 28 Nov 1975, age 60 yrs.              25 Mar 1909 - 07 Jan 1974
(Heights Fun. Home, Houston)               (Lindley-Robertson)

HADLEY (Double Marker)                     BAGLEY, Eugene H.
J. P.                                      05 Oct 1914 - 25 Dec 1972
22 Oct 1862 - 25 Dec 1924                  TX Pvt. U.S. Marine Corps WW II
Mattie E.
24 May 1869 - 04 Apr 1947                HELMER, W. F.
                                           07 Mar 1883 - 09 Nov 1905
MAYFIELD, Robbie Irene                     Son of F. & S. Helmer
17 Feb 1897 - 19 Dec 1899 
                                           FLOYD (Double Marker)
MAYFIELD, Bettie                           Lewis
05 Jun 1876 - 19 Aug 1901                  12 Aug 1888 - 11 Jul 1971
Wife of J. W. Mayfield                     Bessie M.
                                           11 Jun 1890 - 14 Mar 1979
CHADDICK, J. N. 
19 Mar 1848 - 20 Jul 1925         

HELMER, Children of F. & S. J.             CLEMENTS, R.
M.E. - 26 Mar 1871 - 04 Jun 1881           07 Jan 1814 - 20 Apr 1888
A.N. - 22 Jun 1885 - 27 Mar 1887           Sgt. Co. 1 20 TX Inf. CSA
J.F. - 06 Feb 1881 - 28 Jun 1886           
                                           KELLUM, Mary E.
HAMILTON, Archiebald L.                    Died 25 Sep 1877; 5 yrs, 4 days
1885 - 1960                                Dtr. of N.K. & H. Kellum
(Lindley-Robertson)
                                           GARVIN, Annie
HAMILTON, Seburn_t                         1858
02 Oct 1922 - 22 Oct 1927
                                           GARVIN, Archibald
HAMILTON, James D.                         13 Nov 1840 - 21 Jul 1909
11 Feb 1880 - 24 Dec 1926                  Co. C. 26 TX Calv. CSA

HELMER (Double Marker)                     GARVIN, Josie
Sarah J.                                   May 1850 - July 1875
10 Nov 1854 - 25 Dec 1921                  
Francis                                    GARVIN, Clemmie
21 May 1849 - 20 Feb 1929                  Sep 1870 - July 1888

EDWARDS, W. O.                             GARVIN, A. E.
07 May 1849 - 16 Feb 1915                  19 Sep 1879 - 04 Oct 1934

EDWARDS, Georgia E.                        LOGGINS (Double Marker)
07 Nov 1847 - 08 Feb 1881, age 33          John
Wife of W. O. Edwards                      07 Jan 1821 - 14 Oct 1908
                                           Ascenith
EDWARDS, W. P.                             30 Aug 1822 - 16 Sep 1880
31 ___ 1873 - 15 Sep 1875         
Son of W. O. & G. E. Edwards               LOGGINS, Amanda
                                           Died Jul 1908
EDWARDS, Georgia W.
01 Oct 1879 - 19 Aug 1880                  LEWIS, Dr. O. T.
Dtr. of W. O. & G. E. Edwards              27 Jan 1870 - 29 Jun 1908
                                           Woodmen of the World Memorial
EDWARDS, Emmie & Ammie
Born 17 Jan 1881                           LEWIS, Annie W.
Infants of W. O. & G. E. Edwards           28 Sep 1872 - 21 Jan 1935

MAYFIELD, Henry S.                         LEWIS, Callie E.
04 Feb 1858 - 19 Nov 1882                  1871 - 1920

PETEETE, Eugene W.                         HILL, Willie Cuthrell
08 Jan 1880 - 13 Aug 1882                  20 Sep 1873 - 21 Feb 1906
Son of T. H. & N. C. Peteete
                                           CLIFTON, R. B.
PETEETE, Levy Y.                           23 Jan 1848 - 30 Nov 1908
30 Dec 1872 - 28 Feb 1873  
Son of Thomas & Camelia Peteete            CLIFTON, S. E.
                                           18 Apr 1855 - 26 Jan 1921
PETEETE, R. Sydney                         Wife of R. B. Clifton
12 Dec 1837 - 02 May 1872              
                                           SHELMAN, Otis D.
                                           24 Oct 1822 - 02 Jan 1900

SHELMAN, Sarah J.                          PETEETE (Double Marker)
08 Feb 1829 - 30 Nov 1914                  J. L.
                                           22 Mar 1841 - 24 Aug 1906
SHELMAN, William O.                        Mrs. M. L.
04 Sep 1856 - 25 Apr 1915                  22 Aug 1857 - 30 Apr 1918

WARD, Lewis H.                             LEE, Charles Daniel
08 Sep 1877 - 05 Jul 1879                  1852 - 1924
Son of G. W. & Martin Ward                 
                                           LEE, Melville Edison
CONE (Double Marker)                       1899 - 1915
Henry S.
1848 - 1930                                McJUNKIN, Jessie McIntyre
Maggie T.                                  31 Jan 1863 - 05 Dec 1885
1855 - 1937                                Wife of Sam'l. W. McJunkin

RATLIFF, B. F.                             CAMPBELL, Roger Mills
24 Apr 1836 - 06 May 1906                  02 Sep 1887 - 07 Mar 1890; 2 y, 6 m, 5 d
                                           Son of A. M. & Carrie B. Campbell
RATLIFF, Mrs. M. L.
31 Aug 1840 - 02 Dec 1902                  HATHHORN, Sallie J.
Wife of B. F. Ratliff                      05 Oct 1852 - 26 Jun 1874
                                           Wife of I. Nowell   
SPARKS, Effie Mae
1883 - 1972                                WARD, George W.
(Lindley-Robertson)                        09 Apr 1866 - 25 Apr 1879
                                           Son of C. W. & M. Ward
WILLIAMSON, T. V.
18 Jul 1844 - 26 Sep 1912                  LINDLEY, Mrs. Sallie M.
                                           03 Mar 1867 - 28 Aug 1889
WILLIAMSON, Laura J.
20 Jan 1848 - 18 Nov 1912                  "With Mama" died 28 Aug 1889

TIDWELL, J. E.                             TAYLOR, Zach
07 Jun 1837 - 17 Jul 1874                  1851 - 13 Mar 1877

McINTYRE, Belle                            ATKINSON, T. N.
06 Oct 1869 - 07 Sep 1892                  14 Feb 1820 - 17 Mar 1871
Dtr. of S. D. & Katie McIntyre
                                           TAYLOR, Annie S.
Built-up rock, marker broken               09 May 1857 - 29 Oct 1884

GARVIN, Willie                             TAYLOR, Maggie
28 Apr 1868 - 03 Oct 1869                  1857 - 1934
Son of A. N. & C. J. Garvin
                                           TAYLOR, Perry
BESS, Mattie Susie                         1845 - 1918
19 Oct 1867 - 15 Jun 1952                  
                                           TAYLOR, Lelia
BESS, W. E.                                1884 - 1920
26 Jul 1861 - 30 Jul 1920

KENNARD, M. M.                             TAYLOR, Sarah
27 Mar 1860 - 26 Feb 1880                  05 Feb 1821 - 06 Apr 1888
Son of M. L. & M. H. Kennard               67 yrs, 2 mos.

MAGEE, L. G.                               TAYLOR, Simeon
Feb 187_ - Aug 1874                        19 Jan 1812 - 19 Mar 1902
Dtr. of P. & R. R. Magee                   90 yrs., 2 mos.

CUTHRELL, Mattie A.                        TAYLOR, Roxana
25 Apr 1860 - 04 Feb 1878                  07 May 1848 - 14 Jul 1870
Wife of T. E. Cuthrell         

Info added by Raybon Ross:

MCINTYRE, Robert L.
Corporal US Marine Corp
26 Nov 1946 - 24 Jul 1967
Vietnam plaque

STATHAM, John M.
14 Nov 1865 - 28 Oct 1899

Info added by Nancy Oates Hazen:

ANDRUSS, Edward W.
Ssgt US Air Force Korea
16 Jun 1935 - 22 Mar 2005

LEBECK, Joe
Pfc US Army WWII
13 Mar 1913 - 17 Jul 2000

LEBECK, Mattie
20 Jul 1911 - 28 Dec 1989

MCDANIEL (Double Marker)
Robert Lee
03 Sep 1921 - 09 Jan 1991
Betty Jane
17 Oct 1924 -

PETEETE, Vivian Isola
06 Mar 1910 - 10 Jan 1998

SMITH, Eleanor H.
Mother
Double stone with son Jerald E. Smith
22 Sep 1890 - 05 Oct 1980      

SUDA (Double Marker)
William R III
12 Mar 1920 - 24 Nov 2002
Y1 US Navy WWII
World War II Plaque
V. Marcelle (Mabry)
13 Aug 1925 - 

Burials found by using death certificates by Eleanor Colson:

BESS, Henry M.                 1895     25 May 1928     Son of William Bess and Mattie Susie Varnadora
GILES, Katie Bess       01 Jan 1893     04 Nov 1947     Daughter of W. E. Bess and Mattie Susie Varnadora
GRESSETT, W. J.         25 Jun 1843     30 Nov 1924     Son of Charles Gressett and Eliza Robinson           
SMITH, G. W.            28 Oct 1860     06 Jan 1940     Husband of Belle McIntyre Smith
SMITH, J. J.            24 Dec 1890     28 Sep 1935     Son of G. W. Smith and Bell McIntyre

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