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Union Hill Cemetery
Updated October 25, 1986 by John R. Maxwell of Keith, Texas
 
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Name                       Born         Died      Remarks
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Adams, James H.         19 May 1880  05 Jun 1884  Son of W.B. & Annie Adams
Blount, Emily Hall      24 Sep 1882  12 Sep 1889  Dau. of E.C. & E.H. Blount
Blount, Lavada Bettie   06 Nov 1900  30 Sep 1903  Dau. of R.O. & L.D. Blount
Cappleman, S.J.         04 Jun 1855  10 Aug 1910  Wife of D.R. Cappleman
Cleghorn, M.E.          19 Feb 1848  17 Feb 1932
Collins, Annie E.              1847  04 Feb 1895  Born in Carroll Co., Miss
Collins, John A.               1820  12 Sep 1889  Born near Swansborough, N.C.
Franklow, Abby Woods 
Hewitt Graves (6-8 graves)
Jones, Minnie Sikes     05 Mar 1900  18 Jan 1924 
Lambert, Elizabeth      19 Jul 1819  19 Nov 1874
Layhman, Sam            09 Jun 1832  18 Oct 1906  C.S.A.
Layhman, Sarah A.       25 Sep 1839  14 Mar 1908  Wife of S. Layhman
Layhman, Annie          19 Jan 1876  12 Sep 1889  Dau. of S. & S.A. Layhman
Layhman, Sarah L.       04 Feb 1881  27 Oct 1883  Dau. of S. & S.A. Layhman
Lunsford, Mary          27 Apr 1866  27 Oct 1875  Dau. of J. & S.A. Lunsford
Manly, Marion
Manly, Mrs. N.          31 Oct 1838  26 May 1910  Wife of W.H. Manly
Manly, W. H.            01 Jun 1832  27 Nov 1896
Martin, S.L.                                      Wife of J.R. Martin
McDougald, J.W.W.       05 Oct 1855  03 Jan 1910
McDougald, Rebecca      19 Oct 1855  18 Jul 1926  Wife of J.W.W. McDougald
McDugald, D.H.          31 Jul 1828  30 Oct 1907
McDugald, E.A.          29 Jun 1838  22 Jul 1917  Wife of D.H. McDugald
McDugald, Infant        born and died 7 Sep 1897  Son of A.O. and M. A. McDugald
McGilberry, D.J.        17 Jun 1858  30 Oct 1922
McGilberry, Horace      13 Dec 1888  15 Jun 1890  Son of W.T. & M.A. McGilberry
McGilberry, Infant      20 Nov 1891  27 Nov 1891  Infant son of J.J. & M.E. McGilberry
McGilberry, J.L.        30 Jul 1865  04 Jul 1893  Son of John & Lucinda McGilberry
McGilberry, John        13 Jun 1829  04 Apr 1906
McGilberry, Lucinda     18 Nov 1827  28 Jan 1912  Wife of John McGilberry
Meyers, Marion                 1835         1912
Meyers, Sarah                  1847         1921
Myers, Bessie Manly        Aug 1881               Wife of Marsh Williams and Mr. Myers
Polk, George R.         24 Sep 1892  09 Oct 1892  Son of G.C. & T.H. Polk
Ray, Robert Henry              1838         1895
Ray, Rebecca                   1844          1916
Ray, Fannie Mary               1842          1859
Rice, Emily B.          06 Jan 1824  19 Jan 1910
Rice, Jesse Willie
Sanders, William               1843     Jun 1927  Co. F. 11 Texas Inf. C.S.A.
Sanders, Mattie Fleming                     1905  wife of William Sanders
Sikes, Miss Ada B.      17 Dec 1892  16 Jan 1986
Sikes, Ben                           07 Jun 1930  Texas PVT Co. Trans. Corps.
Sikes, Brown                   1860  11 Mar 1946
Sikes, Dixie Oral       19 Jun 1904  09 Jan 1967
Sikes, Mable Opal       04 Aug ----
Sikes, Laura                   1864         1926
Sikes, Plummer          18 Feb 1905  25 Jul 1907  Son of P.H. & D.E. Sikes              
Sikes, (Monroe) Tim        Dec 1901  18 Apr 1956
Smith, E. Jerome        11 Oct 1889  06 Aug 1968
Smith, Johnnie H.       10 Aug 1882  25 Oct 1884  Son of S.P. and A. L. Smith
Smith, Kelly            14 Mar 1910  10 Dec 1975  WWI
Smith, Marshall D.      24 Nov 1887  19 Mar 1949
Smith, Martha Frances   01 Jan 1848  17 Mar 1880
Smith, Raymon           20 Oct 1902  03 Nov 1905  Son  of J.W. & E.P. Smith
Tombstone                                         Inscriptions illegible
Tombstone                                         Broken base: tombstone slab missing
Williamson, Gertrude    16 Jan 1893  30 Sep 1905
Woods, Ada              29 Dec 1893  02 Sep 1898  Daughter of J.N. & Mary Woods
Woods, J.G.             04 Jun 1820  10 Sep 1900  C.S.A.
 
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Inventory of Union Hill Cemetery, Grimes County, Texas by David Kelley, 15 March 1974.
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ADAMS
 
James H. Adams, born 19 May 1880, died 05 Jun 1884. He was the son of W.B. & Annie 
Adams.
 
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BLOUNT
 
Emily Hall Blount, born 24 Sep 1882 in Singleton, Grimes County, Texas, died 12 Sep 
1889. She was the daughter of Emery Clayton Blount and Elizabeth Hall.
 
Lavada Bettie (Bittie) Blount, born 06 Nov 1900 in Keith, Grimes County, Texas, died 
30 Sep 1903. She was the daughter of Robert Orear Blount and Lilla Dale Burns.
 
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CAPPLEMAN
 
Sallie J. ROBBINS, born 04 Jun 1855, died 10 Aug 1910, married Daniel Russell 
Cappleman, 02 May 1871 in Grimes County. Texas. He was born 05 Apr 1843 in Selma,
Alabama and died 27 Oct 1912. He was the son of Jacob Felton Cappleman and Isabella
Kerr.
 
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CLEGHORN
 
Mary Emily Rice, born 19 Feb 1848 in Alabama, died 17 Feb 1932, daughter of Emily 
B. Rice buried in Union Hill Cemetery. She married Sam Cleghorn. Her father was
Jesse W. Rice.
 
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COLLINS
 
Annie E. Collins, born 1847 in Carroll County, Mississippi, died 04 Feb 1895.
 
John A. Collins, born 1820 near Swansborough, North Carolina, died 12 Sep 1889.
 
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FRANKLOW
 
Abby Woods, born 04 May 1872 in Grimes County, Texas, died 05 Dec 1901, married Robert
William Franklow, 03 Feb 1901 in Grimes County, Texas. She was the daughter of James
Garland Woods and Eliza Manley. He was born 29 Oct 1860 the son of Luke William
Franklow and Narcissus Tennessee Driskill.
 
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LAHMAN
 
Annie Lahman, born 19 Jan 1876 in Grimes County, Texas, died 12 Sep 1889. She was the 
daughter of Samuel Lahman and Sarah Ann Lunsford.
 
Samuel (Sam) Lahman, born 09 Jun 1832 in Switzerland, died 18 Oct 1906. He married
Sarah Ann Lunsford, 02 Jun 1872 in Guadalupe County, Texas.
 
Sarah L. Lahman, born 04 Feb 1881 in Grimes County, Texas, died 27 Oct 1883. She was 
the daughter of Samuel Lahman and Sarah Ann Lunsford.
 
Sarah Ann Lunsford, born 25 Sep 1839, died 14 Mar 1908. She married Samuel Lahman,
02 Jun 1872 in Guadalupe County, Texas.
 
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LUNSFORD
 
Mary Lunsford, born 27 Apr 1866, died 27 Oct 1875. She was the daughter of J. & S.A. 
Lunsford.
 
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MANLEY
 
Nancy Eliza Jackson, born 31 Oct 1838 in Washington County, Texas, died 26 May 1910,
married William (Johnson) Henry Manley, 28 Feb 1858 in Washington County, Texas. She
was the daughter of Elisha Davis Jackson and Anna Harbour. 
 
William H. Manley, born 11 Jun 1832 (Manley Bible, 1 Jun 1832) in St. Charles 
County, Missouri, died 27 Nov 1896, married Nancy Eliza Jackson, 28 Feb 1858 in 
Washington County, Texas. He was the son of James Manley, Sr. and Marie (Mary) 
Therese Geoffry (Joffré).
 
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MARTIN
 
S.L. Martin, wife of J.R. Martin.
 
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McDOUGALD
 
Daniel Hughee (another source, Hughes) McDougald, born 31 Jul 1828 in South Carolina, 
died 30 Oct 1907, married Eliza Ann West.
 
Joseph W.W. (Westly) McDougald, born 05 Oct 1855 in Alabama, died 03 Jan 1910, married
Rebecca Reece.
 
Rebecca Reece, born 19 Oct 1855 in Tennessee, died 18 Jul 1926. She married Joseph 
W.W. (Westly) McDougald.
 
Eliza Ann West, born 29 Jun 1838 in Sumter County, South Carolina, died 22 Jul 1917,
married Daniel Hughee McDougland.
 
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McGILBERRY
 
infant McGilberry, born 20 Nov 1891 in Grimes County, Texas, died 27 Nov 1891, son of
J.J. (Johnny) McGilberry & Mary Elizabeth Barnett.
 
D.J. McGilberry, born 17 Jun 1858, died 30 Oct 1922.
 
Horace McGilberry, born 13 Dec 1888 in Grimes County, Texas, died 15 Jun 1890. He was
the son of W.T. & M.A. McGilberry.
 
James L. McGilberry, born 30 Jul 1865 in Texas, died 04 Jul 1893. He was the son of 
John McGilberry and Lucinda Lary.
 
John McGilberry, born 13 Jun 1829 in Alabama, died 04 Apr 1906, married Lucinda Lary.
 
Lucinda Lary, born 18 Nov 1827 in Alabama, died  28 Jan 1912, married John McGilberry.
 
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MEYERS (MYERS)
 
Francis Marion Myers, born 1835 in South Carolina, died 1912. He was a veteran of the
Civil War.
 
Sarah E. Myers, born 1847, died 1921.
 
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POLK
 
George Robert Polk, born 24 Sep 1892 in Grimes County, Texas, died 09 Oct 1892. He 
was the son of George Clinton Polk and Texanna H. Blount.
 
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RICE
 
Emily B. Rice, born 06 Jan 1824 in South Carolina, died 19 Jan 1910, mother of Mary 
Emily Cleghorn buried in Union Hill Cemetery. She married Jesse W. Rice son of John
Rice and Catherine Cook.
 
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SANDERS
 
William Sanders, Co. F. 11 Texas Inf. C.S.A.
 
The Texas 11th Infantry Regiment was formed in Houston, Texas in May 1862 and placed 
under the command of Colonel Oran M. Roberts (later governor of Texas) and was 
involved in several engagements including the Red River Campaign and the Camden 
Expedition, two attempts by the Union to invade Texas. Company F officers were: 
Captain R.P. Sibley, 1st Lieut. J.H. Oliphant, 2nd Lieut. W.T. Eddington, and 2nd 
Lieut. W.T. Nurris.
 
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SIKES
 
Ben B. Sikes, died 07 Jun 1930. He was the son of Walter Brown and Annie L. Sikes. 
Texas PVT Co. Trans. Corps. (WWI)
 
Dixie Oral Sikes, born 19 Jun 1904, died 09 Jan 1967. He was the son of Walter Brown 
and Annie L. Sikes.
 
Laura Sikes, born 1864, died 1926.
 
Mable Ople Sikes, born 04 Aug ----.
 
Plummer Sikes, born 18 Feb 1905 in Iola, Grimes County, Texas, died 25 Jul 1907. He 
was the son of Philemon Henry Sikes and Drue Ella Woods.
 
Tim (Monroe) Sikes, born 1901, died 1956. He was the son of Walter Brown and Annie L.
Sikes.
 
Walter Brown Sikes, born 06 Jun 1860 in Springfield, Limestone County, Texas, died 11
Mar 1946. He was the son of William Sikes and Emily Patterson.
 
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SMITH
 
E. Jerome Smith, born 11 Oct 1889, died 06 Aug 1968.
 
Marshall D. Smith, born 1888, died 1949.
 
Martha Frances Smith, born 01 Jan 1848, died 17 Mar 1880.
 
Raymon Smith, born 20 Oct 1902, died 03 Nov 1905. He was the son of J.W. & E.P. 
Smith.
 
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Tombstone                                         Inscriptions illegible
 
Tombstone                                         Broken base: tombstone slab missing
 
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WOODS
 
Ada Woods, born 29 Dec 1893 in Mesa, Grimes County, Texas, died 02 Sep 1898. She was
the daughter of James Nathaniel Woods and Mary Lola Chaddick.
 
James Garland Woods, born 04 Jun 1820 in Kentucky, died 10 Sep 1900, married Eliza
Manley, 15 Oct 1850 in Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas. She was the daughter of James
Manley, Sr. and and Marie (Mary) Therese Geoffry (Joffré).
 
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Revised and annotated by David Kelley, November 2004. Corrections and/or additional
information will be appreciated. Email a0009792@airmail.net     Update: 09 Nov 2004
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ADDITIONS and/or CORRECTIONS
 
13 May 2005
 
David,
 
I have the 1986 Union Hill Cemetery list done by John Maxwell of Grimes County. Here 
are the names that he listed that are not on your list:
 
 1). Johnnie H. Smith, b. Aug 10, 1882,  d. Oct 25, 1884 (son of S.P. and A.L.)  
     MY NOTES: The parents are Samuel Pryor Smith and his second wife, Annie Leslie
     (Unknown). They are both buried in Bedias Cemetery.
 2). Infant McDougald - born and died Sept 7, 1897. Son of A.O. and M.A. McDougald.
     MY NOTES: Allen Oscar McDougald and Martha Ann McGilberry are his parents.
 3). RAY
     a. Robert Henry Ray, b. 1838, d. 1895
     b. Rebecca Ray, b. 1844, d. 1916
     c. Fannie Mary Ray, b. 1842, d. 1859
 4). Elizabeth Lambert - b. July 19, 1819, d. Nov 19, 1874
     MY NOTE: Her maiden name was Hagen (Hagan).  Wife of Isaac Lambert, b. abt.
     1811, GA.  His parents were Isaac Lambert and Rachael Stephens.
 5). Jesse Willie Rice - no information given
 6). Minnie Sikes Jones, b. Mar 5, 1900,  d. Jan 18, 1924
 7). Kelly Smith, b. Mar 14, 1910,  d. Dec 10, 1975 (WWI).
 8). Mar?, Pat  (metal grave marker)
 9). Ada B. Sikes, b. 1893,  d. 1986
10). Manly, Bessie*
11). Manly, Marion* (died as young man)
 
* These two graves are "known" to be in this cemetery near the graves of W.H. and 
  Nancy Manly. They are two of their children. Bessie was first married to Marsh 
  Williams and second to ____ Myers. She was born Aug 1881 according to the 1900 
  census of Grimes County. She was a widow with one son, John D. Williams, born May,
  1900.
 
Julia Fuchs
 
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14 May 2005
 
 1). M. E. Cleghorn, b. AL - On the Union Hill Cemetery list for the Grimes CO, TX 
     GenWeb Site, you list M.E. Cleghorn's death date as Feb. 17. On John Maxwell's 
     list the death date is Feb. 7.
 2). Eliza Ann McDugald - I have listed that her maiden name was Barryman, not West.
     I believe I got that from McDugald information given to me by Elizabeth Neff.
 3). Joseph W.N. McDugald, b. AL, married Rebecca Reece (maiden name). (again McDugald
     information from Elizabeth Neff).
 4). McGilberry Family:
     a. Infant McGilberry (Name addition) - Son of Johnny Jefferson McGilberry and 
        Mary Elizabeth (Bet) Barnett. Johnny Jefferson McGilberry's parents were John
        McGilberry and Lucinda Lary. Mary Elizabeth Barnett's parents were John 
        Calhoun Barnett and Georgia Ann Lambert. 
     b. D.J. McGilberry (Name addition) - David Jonas McGilberry, b. TX, son of John 
        McGilberry and Lucinda Lary.
     c. Horace McGilberry, b. TX (Name additions) - Son of William Thomas (Billy) 
        McGilberry and Mary Alice Smith. W.T. (Billy) McGilberry's parents were John 
        McGilberry and Lucinda Lary. The parents of Mary Alice Smith were James M. 
        Smith and (Unknown) Rankin.
     d. James L. McGilberry (Name addition) - James Lafayette (Jimmy) McGilberry, b. 
        TX, son of John McGilberry and Lucinda Lary.
     e. John McGilberry, b. AL - son of Angus McGilberry and Keziah (Unknown), 
        husband of Lucinda Lary. 
     f. Lucinda (Lary, maiden name) McGilberry, b. AL - daughter of Daniel Lary and 
        Delilah (Delia) Stuckey, wife of John McGilberry.
 5). Martha Francis Smith (she spelled it, "Francis"), first wife of Samuel Pryor 
     Smith. Her maiden name was also Smith. Her parents were Thomas H. Smith and Ann 
     Caroline Singletary.
 6). James H. Adams - John Maxwell has son of W.R. Adams instead of W.B. Adams.
 7). W.H. Manly - You have b. June 11, 1832.  John Maxwell has b. June 1, 1832.
 8). Layman - On John Maxwell's list, all of the Layman people there have their name 
     spelled "Layman". On your list, one of the Lyman people, Annie, has her surname 
     spelled "Laymann". You have her birthdate as Jan 19, 1876.  John Maxwell has the 
     date as Jan 29, 1876.  
 9). Emma Hall Blount - You have Emily.  John Maxwell lists Emma.
10). Abbie Wood Franklow - as listed by John Maxwell - b. 1873  d. 1901
11). The name of Marion Myers and Sarah Myers was spelled "Myers" by John Maxwell.
12). Dixie Oral Sikes - John Maxwell has (Father) under the name.
13). Mable Opal (you have "Ople") Sikes and John Maxwell has "Opal". John Maxwell has 
     (Mother) underneath the name.
14). Plummer Sikes - John Maxwell has d. July 26 instead of July 25.
15). George R. Polk - Was his father G.O. Polk or G.C. Polk?
 
Julia Fuchs
 
 

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