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San Augustine County, Texas

The Cradle of Texas Independence

Mt. Olive Cemetery

This cemetery and Mt. Olive primitive Baptist Church were established about 1892 on land donated by Tom Fountain.  John Isaac Fountain, brother of Tom Fountain is thought to be the first person buried in the cemetery.

Indexed by Nancy Mills, Karen Mills and Suzanne Sowell May 2008. Updated March 2010

Direction: Travel  14 miles on RM 711.  Turn left on dirt road #37.  Go two miles.  The cemetery is located to the right at the top of the hill.  It is enclosed within a chain link fence.

EZELL, J. B. 18 July 1836 21-Feb-1915 Ezell, James Raeburn Monk, Frances
FOUNTAIN, Billie Jo 5-Nov-1931 only date Fountain, James A. "Jim Jimmerson, Jessie Clyde
FOUNTAIN, John I. 1845 13-Jan-1913 Fountain, Robert Jackson Potts, Martha
FOUNTAIN, Martha Frances 30 Jan  1862 10-Jul-1940 Warr, Henry Ezell, Frances "Fannie"
FOUNTAlN, Thomas Brooks 31 July 1852 27-Oct-1934 Fountain, Robert Jackson Potts, Martha
PERRY, Baby (Onell) 1-Sep-1907 1-Sep-1907 Perry, Murdock Calvin Cloud, Ida Lee
PERRY, Thelma 4-Nov-1916 22-Jan-1918 Perry, James Monroe Mitchell, Mary Alice
RUNNELS, Louis A. III 18-Feb-1955 18-May-2004 Runnels, Louis Ansley  Pullman, Helen Marie
RUSHING, Nicky Leon 19-Feb-1955 25-Feb-2010 Rushing, Albert Wheeler, Dura Mae
WARR, Frances "Fannie" 15 Mar 1847 28-Feb-1925 Ezell, James Raeburn Monk, Frances
WARR, Henry Sept 1821 24-Dec-1925 Warr, William Henry Sr.  
WELLS, Benjamin Franklin '1846 '1901 Wells,  


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