Tilden, Texas



History of the Yarbrough Cemetery at Yarbrough Bend

Yarbrough Cemetery Photo


The Yarbrough Cemetery originally located at Yarbrough Bend, first settlement of McMullen County, was moved in 1982 to make way for Choke Canyon Reservoir.  The Yarbrough Cemetery was moved to Hill Top Cemetery in Tilden, TX.  This is the archaeological report for the Yarbrough Cemetery.  This report is located at the John Swanson Yarbrough Acrchives.

Cemetery Photos taken March 10, 2003 while the bluebonnets were blooming.


Birth Death


Covey, Louisa Renshaw

Historical Marker

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Martin, Virginia Catherine (Katie) Holland. 14 Dec 1850 13 May 1934 She first married Thomas Jefferson WEST and then Matthew Hay MARTIN.  Submitted by mcculloch32@hillcountry.net
Ritter, Gladys Joy Buck 4 July 1928, Laredo 27 March 2001, San Antonio Submitted by Texzill2@aol.com
Walker, Amanda Yarbrough 20 Oct 1846 20 Dec 1929 -

Walker, Joseph


Military Stone

30 Jun 1818 18 Jun 1888 -

Yarbrough, John Swanson

Headstone Placed by State,

Historical Marker

25 Dec 1774 20 Oct 1862 Originally buried in Yarbrough Cemetery.  Photos submitted by Beth Walker


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