COLLEGEPORT KNOWN BURIALS
IN UNKNOWN LOCATIONS

 

P - W - including unknowns

Sarah Marie Penland

Penland, Sarah Marie               Nov 19, 1930    Jan 28, 1932

Location:                              unknown
 

      The entire community shares the grief of the Penland family in the loss of their infant daughter, Sara Marie Penland, who died of diphtheria Thursday and was buried in the local cemetery Friday. She was a sweet little baby who came into the world to brighten the family life.


    
"She is not dead but sleepeth."--Luke VII. 52

     "The baby wept:

     The mother took it from the nurse's arms.

     And hushed its fears and soothed its vain alarms.

     And baby slept.

      Again it weeps.

     And God doth take it from the mother's arms.

     From present griefs and future unknown harms

     And baby sleeps."       --Samuel Hinds
 

The Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, February 4, 1932           NOTES:  Sarah was the daughter of Altha "Bud" and Vannie Penland.

 

Infant Boy Pierce

  Pierce, Infant boy                Dec 22, 1940    Dec 22, 1940

Location:              unknown

 

NOTES: Child of Richard L. Pierce and Virginia Mae Bingham Pierce.

 

Natalia Rodriguez

Rodriguez, Natalia                     Apr 16, 1939      Aug 04, 1939

Location:  unknown

 

NOTES: Parents were Pomitov Rodriguez b Texas and Benita Hernandes Rodriguez b Texas .

 

Erminda Vargas

Vargas, Erminda                  Jul 22, 1953      Dec 16, 1953

Location:  unknown

 

Child of Felipe Vargas and Estifidad Gonzales Vargas who were both born in Texas .

 

Josephine Vargas

Vargas, Josephine                   Jun 18, 1951     Jun 25, 1951
Location:                 28o44.497 N      096o10.162 W
 

Josephine was born in Bay City to Felipe Vargas b Bermuda , Texas and Estifidad Gonzales Vargas b Yorktown , Texas .

 

Bertha Mae Ware

Ware, Bertha Mae                   Jun 22, 1929     Dec 16, 1929

Location:                              unknown
 

Bertha was the daughter of Clyde Ware b Texas and Bessie Jenkins Ware b Texas.

The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ware (Bessie Jenkins) after a struggle for life during the past two weeks died Monday and was buried Tuesday. The little child first taken with meningitis developed pneumonia. Bessie Jenkins is well known as she was one of our school pupils and was practically brought up in the community. The parents have the sympathy of al who know them.


The Daily Tribune, Tuesday, December 24, 1929, Thoughts About a Christmas Message
 

 Sarah P. Slone Wells

Wells, Sarah P. Slone         Sep 11, 1863     Jan 17, 1931

Location:                              unknown

Mr. Robert Wells' stepmother, Mrs. Wells, was laid away to rest in the Collegeport cemetery Sunday afternoon.
The Daily Tribune, Wednesday, January 21, 1931

Sarah P. Slone was born in
Missouri and died in Palacios. She was the wife of Mark S. Wells and the step-mother of Robert Wells.
 

Infant Boy White

White, Infant boy                         Oct 17, 1935     Oct 17, 1935

Location:                          unknown
 

This child was the son of Floyd Arthur White b Texas and Kelly Aylor White b Texas

 

UNKNOWN

Location:                   28o44.506 N             096o10.167 W      

     

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location: 28o44.482 N   096o10.160 W  (west of Emilie W. Ackerman)
 

Early map has the name Penland written in this location. Could be Grady Claude Penland or Tressie Huffine who were drowned the same day.)

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:    28o44.510 N             096o10.160 W            Map: #11

(south of Nellie Christmas)
 

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.491 N             096o10.167 W            Map: #18

(south of Lewis Bonnett)
 

Broken shell concrete marker

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.494 N             096o10.167 W            Map: #19

(south of Lewis Bonnett)

 

Broken shell concrete marker

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.501 N             096o10.175 W            Map: #25

           (north of IV)

 

broken shell concrete and what appeared to be the metal pieces of a Roman numeral

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.500 N             096o10.177 W            Map: #28

(north of Elizabeth Palmer)
 

Small pieces of shell concrete remain--probably a Roman numeral marker

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:  28o44.501 N             096o10.177 W            Map: #29

         (south of VIII)
 

Marked as a Romal numeral marker on map made by G. A. "Goose" and Ida Franzen.

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.502 N             096o10.177 W            Map: #30

         (south of VIII)
 

Marked as a Roman numeral marker on map made by G. A. "Goose" and Ida Mae Franzen.

Possibly A. (Mrs. Daniel) Jackson

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.508 N             096o10.177 W            Map: #32 (north of VIII)


Marked as a Roman numeral marker on map by G. A. "Goose" and Ida Mae Franzen.

Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:    28o44.491 N             096o10.183 W            Map: #42

(south of Luby Christmas)


Located with a metal detector

 

UNKNOWN

Location:    28o44.513 N             096o10.191 W            Map: #54


Roman numeral III

(This stone also has a Roman numeral III, but has a different location and shape from the post-shaped III which marks the grave of Matt Doyle Pierce.)

 

UNKNOWN

Location:   28o44.522 N             096o10.191 W            Map: #58


Broken pieces of a shell concrete marker

Located with a metal detector

 

 

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