Robertson County Texas



Rose Hill African American Cemetery


Just behind the Nesbitt or Beck Prairie Cemetery in the Nesbitt Community. Located off of Farm Road 979 between Calvert and Owensville. When heading from Calvert towards Owensville, turn left on County Road 429. County Road 127 will dead-end into 429 on the left. When it does, turn left. The cemeteries will be next to the road on the right.


ALLEN, ERNEST JR., 09.05.1946 - 12.30.1978

CHAPPEL, GEORGE, 08.28.1886 - 06.14.1897

COLLETT, DANIEL SR., 11.30.1872 - 08-22.1845

COLLINS, ANNIE, 02.10.1880 - 09.27.1950

DAVIS, JESSIE LEE, 12.16.1885 - 07.31.1907

DAVIS, MARY, 10.07.1882 - 12.08.1885

DEAN, JACK BROTHER, 10.29.1904 - 01.21.1942

DEAN, LORENZO, 11.15.1903 - 11.16.1969

DEAN, MAHALEY S., 06.01.1864 - 08.08.1939

DEAN, MAUD, 08.07.1897 - 08.12.1897 (dau. M. & M.)

DEAN, MOSE SR., 08.07.1856 - 11.19.1947

DREW, JESSIE A., 06.16.1884 - 08.01.1944

EASTER, LULA O., 04.09.1884 - 11.08.1907 (near J. L. Davis)

EDWARDS, ENNA, 04.15.1874 - 08.16.1921

EDWARDS, JAMES L., 12.26.1868 - 04.23.1947

EDWARDS, SALLIE, 1846 - 1911

ELAM, ANANIAS, 02.15.1885 - 12.10.1971

ELAM, EMMA W., 05.02.1866 - 01.03.1946

GIDDINGS, FANNIE, 01.01.1901 - 04.30.1973

GRANT, AMANDIE, 12.28.1881 - 01.25.1940

HARRINGTON, RICHARD LEE, 07.01.1906 - 07.02.1962

HAWKINS, RUBY, 1907 - 08.27.1978

HODGE, L. VESTA,  ? - 05.1960 (near Reverend M. W.)

HODGE (?), REVEREND M. W.,  ? - ?

HUBBY, MARIAH, 12.03.1864 - 02.05.1913

ISAAC, IRENE, 08.15.1884 - 11.19.1975

KING, PERCILLA, 12.12.1894 - 12.22.1946

LYNCH, WILLIE,  ? - 03.25.1978

MCGAHA, CHESTER LEE, 03.28.1922 - 10.18.1959 (World War II - Vet.)

MCGAHA, JESSIE, 06.09.1897 - 08.01.1979

MCGAHA, WILLIE, 1889 - 1945

MILLER, CARRY, 04.27.1881 - 10.12.1912

OLIVER, JAMES C., 08.12.1898 - 02.18.1959

POWELL, HOSEA, 06.23.1910 - 09.17.1912

SCHIELDS, JULIE, ? - 10.08.1917

STATON, JAMES R., 03.07.1908 - 10.24.1942

VOLT, C. C.,  ? - 10.02.1945

VOSS, NETTIE, 05.20.1949 - 05.28.1949

VOSS, WALTER, 10.14.1902 - 01.31.1938

WARD, DAVIS, 07.22.1893 - 11.12.1900, brother of Salena

WARD, SALENA, 11.07.1899 - 06.11.1901, sister of Davis

WATLEY, SHADE, 1886 - 06.21.1977

WILLIAM, SYLVIA, ? - 07.21.1917

WILLIAMS, LOUISE O., 03.06.1898 - 12.28.1967

WILLIAMS, THEODORE R., 05.30.1902 - 03.03.1964 (h- T. R.)

WILLIAMS, ALBERT,  ? - 02.14.1942

WILLIAMS, RENA,  ? - 08.22.1931 (next to Albert)

WILLIS, ALLENA, 03.17.1933 - 06.11.1953

ZENO, NEALY, 06.10.1875 - 02.03.1949

ZAREY, LEE ELLA, ? - ?

The above list is partially based upon information contained in the out-of-print book Cemeteries In Robertson County, Texas by Verna Corn Floyd and Vernelle Corn, copyright 1980, D. Armstrong Co., Inc., Printers/Publishers, Houston, Texas.  Updates, additions, and corrections have been made as a result of extensive cemetery and family history research and the invaluable assistance of relatives of people buried in this cemetery.

 

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