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The Rape Cemetery is located on private property east of FM 95 near CR 281 south of Garrison (GPS location taken by Texas Historical Commission, 20 August 2004). Permission of the property owner is required to visit the cemetery.

This transcript was made 20 August 2004 by Mr. Charles Brightwell. Every effort has been made to make an accurate transcription. If you have additional information or photos of any of these persons or if you believe there is an error in the transcript please email TXGenWeb Nacogdoches County Coordinator with the information but please DO NOT send images or attachments without an exchange of email first. Unexpected email with attachments will not be opened due to the threat of viruses and worms.

This web page is an alphabetized list of the persons buried at Rape Cemetery.

On 20 August 2004 a member of the Texas Historical Commission and Mr. Charles Brightwell located the following markers with inscriptions:
Please notice the varying placement of Elizabeth Rape's initials. They are copied as they appear on the individual headstones.
Lloyd W.
son of Henry & E.S. Rape
Born: Henry County Georgia October 5, 1846 Died: March 14, 1881 (marble headstone broken, but legible)
Elizabeth Hancock
wife of Henry Rape
Born in Clarke County Georgia, April 6, 1825 Died July 20, 1883 Inscription: Her last words “Home Sweet Home, I’m almost there in heaven above there is no more suffon then ... [illegible].”
(marble headstone broken, but legible)
Charlie Rape
Son of Henry & S.E. Rape
Born: June 28, 1856 Died August 19, 1862 (marble headstone intact)
Henry Rape Born: March 17, 1819 Died: Feb. 2, 1890 (marble headstone intact)
Infant of Henry & E.S. Rape No Dates entered on headstone (marble headstone intact)
There are probably other family members buried in this location, but there are no visible indications that can be confirmed.

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