Name of Interred
Date of Birth
Date of Death
|Samuel P. Brown||28 January 1896||He moved to Runnels County in 1879 and settled near Blue Gap and was instrumental in organizing the county. He was the first Justice of the Peace in his precinct. He moved to the town of Runnels in 1885 and moved to Ballinger in 1887. In Ballinger, Samuel engaged in the hotel business and was elected County Commissioner in 1890 and was reelected in 1892. picture||Terry Jenkins|
|Martha Jane (Long) Jenkins Brown
|December 1842||01 February 1914||Martha Jane Long was born in December 1842 in Georgia. She was the
daughter of Andrew Jackson Long and Millie (Mittie) Roe.
Martha married Elisha Eli Jenkins in Williamson County, Texas on 13 September 1860. They had one child: Benjamin Jackson Jenkins, born 1861. Eli was killed in the Civil War in 1864 at the Battle of Pleasant Hill.
In 1876 in Williamson County, Martha married Samuel P. Brown. The marriage took place at the home of B. F. Goats. Unsure of the connection between these two families. They had one daughter: Eva Rebekah Brown, born 1877. They moved to Runnels County in October 1879. He settled near Blue Gap and was instrumental in organizing the county.
Samuel died on 28 January 1896 and was buried in Ballingers Evergreen Cemetery. Martha lived with her daughter, even after her daughters marriage to Joseph L. Spoonts, until her death on 01 February 1914. She is buried beside Samuel in Ballinger. There is a single marker showing the achievements of Samuel Brown during his Civil War years. obituary picture
|Andrew J. Spann||December 21, 1839||October 27, 1926||Co F, 1 Regt, KY Inf. CSA|
|William Doose Sr.||1848||1917|
|Anna Catherine Doose||1849||1910|
|C. C. Cockrell||October 29, 1855||April 10, 1920|
|Hugh C. Parramore||1867||1924|
|Chas. H. Willingham||1855||1924|
|T. J. Stocks
1849 - 1925
|G. G. Odom
1852 - 1930
|Thomas T. Crosson||1855||1950|
|Mary Hill Crosson||1882||1913|
|William Henry Weeks||August 27, 1842||October 3, 1920||Pvt Co K 17 Texas Inf. Confederate States Army|
|William T. Caudle||January 11, 1842||September 11, 1926||Co F, 48 Regt, Ala Inf. CSA|
|Henry H. Luckett||1848||1923|
|John I. Guion||January 4, 1852||October 27, 1920|
|T.D. Shieder||March 11, 1844||August 26, 1920|
|Otto Vogelsang||Mar. 7, 1852||Apr. 16, 1929|
|Hellena Vogelsang||Mar. 6, 1853||May 31, 1939|
|Emilie Pape||Dec. 1, 1861||July 9, 1930|
|Henry F. Pape||Dec. 4, 1862||Feb. 25, 1907|
|N. T. Guest||January 22, 1845||January 29, 1920||Born in Itawamba Co., Miss|
|Elizabeth P. Guest||January 30, 1854||December 27, 1934||Born in Knox Co., Tenn|
|M. C. Smith||March 7, 1847||April 8, 1921|
|Conda H. Wylie||1882||1969|
|M. E.Batts||February 7, 1861||July 11, 1912||wife of T.J. Batts|
|T.J. Batts||May 10, 1846||February 18, 1910||Co F., 11 Regt., Tenn Inf., CSA|
|John W. Clampitt||November 25, 1849||May 20, 1927|
|Callie M. Clampitt||July 16, 1864||June 14, 1917|
|Flynt, Jim Petty||1878||1966|
|Flynt, Carrie Jane||1876||1967|
|Baskin, Eugene Clifton||9 Jul 1873||5 Sep 1951||Carol Baskin Tatum|
|Baskin, Alice Jones||31 Jan 1887||25 Mar 1961||wife of Eugene Clifton Baskin|
|Park, Eugenia Baskin||1909||1969|
|James R. Taylor||23 Nov 1883||12 Feb 1915||born probably in Norton,Tx; died Ballinger Tx
"Our darling one has gone before to greet us on the golden shore"
Member of the Baptist Church & Masonic Lodge in Norton, active in Ballinger business & social life.
|William Taylor Penn|
|Mack Taylor||4 September 1880||12 February 1918||born in Norton, Tx; died in Ranger, Tx in the Spanish Flu epidemic
Mack's middle name is reported to be "Cullock" from his daughter, Jimmie Jewell (Taylor) Penn
Son of M.C. (Mas Cena) Taylor and Elizabeth Jane (Clark) Taylor
during the 1880's-1930's. Mack was a member of Woodmen of the World Lodge
|Collie Jewell (Rayburn) Taylor||25 February 1885||6 June 1971||born in Water Valley, Mississippi; died in Ballinger Tx. Wife of Mack C Taylor / daughter of Mathias Irvine Rayburn & Valentine Robison Rayburn, both buried in Norton Cemetery. Collie settled in Norton after moving from Mississippi in a horse-drawn wagon in 1900, married Mack in 1913 and after his death in 1918, worked as a dental assistant in Ballinger. She resided in the home originally owned by her parents at 900-10th St.|
|William Clark Penn||4 April 1866||28 November 1928||born reportedly in Rutherford Co, Tn; died in Ballinger Tx
Owned cotton brokerage business in Ballinger and was on School Board during 1920's.
Bought the house at 501-5th St in Ballinger and lived there with his family from approx 1905 to 1925.
From written account by Tom F Penn, son of W.C. Penn "WC Penn was born ..in a small town on the Tennessee-Kentucky boundry line in 1866. He came to Dallas early in life and became a cotton buyer there and places close to Dallas. Later, he moved to Brownwood and married Ida Lee Noel. They had seven children, daughters May, Myra, Jane, Ida and Nelle; sons Noel and Clinton B. Dad lost his wife and moved to Ballinger where he met my mother Kate. He owned his cotton office firm, and was president of the Ballinger School Board when a beautiful new red brick building was constructed in 1925-26."
|Katharine Thomson Penn||3 January 1878||20 December 1920||born in Burleson County, Texas; died in Ballinger Tx.
Wife of William Clark Penn / Daughter of Annie Lee (Hope) Thomson & John Fontaine Fletcher Thomson
both of her parents are buried in Old Runnels Cemetery.
From written account by Tom F Penn, son of Kate: "My mother was very outgoing, loved her close family dearly, her friends, Methodist church, and my dad. Beautiful person. She became ill from cancer about four years before dying on Dec 21, 1922. Mother was cheerful, thankful for her family up to the day she died."
|Clinton B. Penn Taylor||21 December 1892||20 September 1956||Texas Color Sgt. HQ CO 133 FA World War 1
Born Brownwood Tx / Died Dallas Tx
Clint was a 'cowboy' type and broke horses for the Army during WW1 for a short time.
He resided at 501-5th St in Ballinger during 1930 and was in the cotton business with his brother, Noel.
|Adaline Gill Overton||1834||1902||born probably Heard Co., Ga.-died Runnels County, Texas
widow of Albert Overton of Coosa County, Alabama
daughter of Green Washington Gill and Martha Cooley of Heard Co., Ga.
|Snell, Zachariah A.||1864||1927||husband of Emma Snell||Darlene Tracy|
|Snell, Emma Ann||1870||1939||wife of Zack A.|
|Arra Richard Jones||1890||1931||husband of Alma Snell Jones|
|Alma I. Jones||1893||1955||wife of Arra Richard Jones
daughter of Zack and Emma Snell