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CEMETERIES OF VICTORIA COUNTY

(Special thanks go to Dr. Peter Riesz, who provided the location information for most of these cemeteries. Cemeteries marked with a "*" are those with US Veterans interred.)

There are 25 Victoria Diocese Catholic Cemeteries online at Victoria Catholic Cemeteries. Do check this listing out.

CEMETERY LOCATION CONTACT TELEPHONE
    
Arenosa Victoria Ned Gaskin 361-575-9235
*BischoffOff J2 Ranch Road on Bischoff Rd. at Arenosa Creek M. Marriaggia361-575-6852
*Bloomington CommunityBloomington at Kennsington & Katribe Mary Sledge 361-897-1372
Bloomington-HallOff of Black Bayou Road #2, near Bloomington  
*B'Nai IsraelVictoria, Corner Vine &
Sabine (1/4 of block)
Buddy Kamin 361-220-6000
*Booker/JewettVictoria on Bottom Road near Ramos Ora Terrell361-575-5612
*Canaan HillVictoria Co. Off Old Goliad Hwy. near Goldman HillEstelle Finlay 361-575-3843
*Catholic #1 Victoria, corner Glass & Red River See listings at
Victoria Catholic Cemeteries
361-573-0828
*Catholic #2Victoria, corner Glass & SabineSee listing at
Victoria Catholic Cemeteries
361-573-0828
*Catholic #3Victoria, corner Moody & Red RiverSee listing at
Victoria Catholic Cemeteries
361-573-0828
*ColettovilleVictoria Co. Go N in Raisin from Hwy 59. Go to Lutheran Church Gladys Arnold361-575-0560
*Cresent ValleyCrescent Valley, behind Baptist ChurchAlvin Wynn361-897-1605
De LeonNursery
*DeLaGarzaHwy 77 to San Antonio River Rd. Turn N 4 miles
at Catholic Center
Amador361-573-9083
*EvergreenVictoria, Corner Vine & Red River Sts.Hope Salas361-572-2763
FaganLott Lake  
*FarrerInez, Old Hwy 59 at Garcitis CreekLloyd Billstein361-575-7673
*Fordtran - a complete transcription
by C. Shaffer also a
partial listing
by K. Moody.
0.8 miles on left on Fordtran Rd.
off Hwy 77 North
Delbert Maggart, Yoakum361-293-3845
*GarcitasAlong Garcitas Creek near Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Take Hwy 59 N,
turn N on Beck Rd., right on Benbow Rd.; left on 1st road across Garcitas Creek; go past church; angle left thru trees to creek
James North217-359-6696
*Girdy (includes pictures) East of Guadalupe. Off Woodhi east of Guadalupe,
left 0.3 mi. on Girdy Road.
Globus Girdy 
*Guadalupe Catholic Mission Valley Willy Castillo 361-572-3584
HebrewVictoria  
*HillVictoria, at corner of Callis and DudlyGladys Bell361-575-3917
*HirchhauserOn Old Hwy 59. Behind new rest stop, east of CityRoger Miller361-576-1584
JoshuaRaisin  
*McFaddin CatholicOutside McFaddin. At McFaddin Store go straight ahead 0.5 mi. to fork
take left fork on gravel road 1 mi.
Alfredo Buentello361-573-2014
McDonaldRaisin  
*Memorial ParkVictoria, 300 W. Red RiverColonial Funeral Home361-578-3611
*Memory GardensVictoria, North on Hwy 87Colonial Funeral Home361-578-3611
Memorial Square Cemetery, partial listing Victoria  
Mission Valley LutheranSchroederRichard Gisler361-575-5646
*Mission Valley Blk.Mission Valley, off Hwy 622 on Berger RoadRoosevel Franklin 361-578-6769
*Mission Valley CommunityMission Valley, off Arnold Rd.Ed Dentler575-8303
*MurphyVictoria Co., Off Lower Mission Valley Rd,
2.6 mi. north of loop 463 on right. On private land
James Kloesel576-2346
*NurseryOutside Nursery, on Fordtran Rd. east of NurseryRabeth Sills361-573-2951
*OliverOn Oliver Rd. 0.7 mi. of Hwy 87 near NurseryRev. Robert Shand of Cuero  
*Pleasant GreenVictoria, at Nova & Hackberry, off CallisCity Owned 
ReevesRaisin  
*Resurrection CatholicVictoria, Mockingbird & LaurentSee listing at
Victoria Catholic Cemeteries
361-573-0828
RydolphMcFaddin Ranch  
SampleLott Lake  
*St. Joseph CatholicInez, west side of Inez near town 361-782-3181
*San JoseNorth of Bloomington, Off Black Bayou #1-large, thru gate 1/4 mi. Artero Funeral Home 
Six Mile  Ernest Kobela361-552-3386
*ShillervilleNear Wood Hi, at Raven & BayerGary Pribyl361-573-4514
StigerMcFaddin Ranch   
*Telferner MemorialTelferner, left at Post Office,
right on Minatree Road (several curves)
Kenneth Jones361-575-5017
TerrellLott Lake   
*ThompsonVictoria Co., at Pleasant Green; nearby Monte Calvaria   
*WallaceVictoria Co., at end of W. Albrecht Road   
*WhiteNear Huisache & Allen Rafael Brown Jr.361-575-7758
*Wood-Hiat Wood Hi, along Hwy 1686 west of Wood Hi CommunityMary Klein361-573-0393
*WoodlawnMission Valley, On Nagel Rd.,
near Mission Valley - Church of Christ Scientist
Mrs. E. Abrameit361-575-6844

Several books have been written about various Victoria Cemeteries. To view these selections, see Books Available under Victoria County Genealogical Society.

HAll CEMETERY near Bloomington is a small cemetery with at least seven stones. Only two names are on the stones: "Herston Hall May 1920-Nov 1921" "Mary Violet Hall Dec 1921-Jan 4 1922". Thanks to Terry Walters for the info on this cemetery.

MEMORIAL SQUARE CEMETERY

(Many thanks to Gladys Arnold for providing us with the following information about those known to be buried in this cemetery)

Mr. AdamitzGrover Family MemberGottlieb Aug. Leuschner Mr. Schuetze
Carl Algream James F. Grundy Parson Lovelady Mrs. Schuetze
Col. Jno. A. Bailey Johann Habenicht Mrs. Lovelady Schuetze Child
Johannes Bauer Amelia Habenicht Mrs. Lowe Mr. Schulman
Abraham Baumann John F. HallMauldin Family MemberFrederika Schwietz
Heinrich Baumann Antone HanauerMauldin Family Member R. W. Short
Johannes BaumannAntone Hanauer ChildMauldin Family Member Stephen Sitterle
Child of A. D. BeatyAntone Hanauer Child Baby Maurer Mr. Smith
Konstantyna Bednorz Hanson Family MemberChristian MaurerSpellman Child
Margaretha Bauer Billo Hanson Family MemberKatarina Kloss MaurerSpellman Child
Dr. Bonny Hanson Family MemberMcClain Family Member Spellman Child
Mrs. BonnyMr. HatchMcClain Family Member Spellman Child
(Son) BonnyMrs. HatchMcClain Family Member Spellman Child
L M. BraunHatch Child Mr. MeansMrs. C. L Stadtler
Pinkney Caldwell Hatch ChildJohann Fredrich MeyerMr. Sutton
Mr. Carroll Hatch ChildCol. William MillerMr. Thurmond
Mr. Castillo (Costello?) Hatch Child Mrs. William MillerBen J. Tippett
L F. Chapman Hatch ChildJudge Murphree R. W. Turner
Mrs. L F. Chapman Mr. Hatfield Murphree Family Member Republic of Texas Soldier
Ed. B. CockeHathaway Family Member Murphree Family Member Republic of Texas Soldier
Christopher CollierHathaway Family Member Anna Marie Nass Mrs. Van Meter’s Father
Thomas Costillo Hathaway Family MemberBenedikt Nass Mrs. Van Meter’s Mother
Crum Family Member Heard Family MemberMrs. NewcombMrs. Van Meter’s Brother
Crum Family Member Heard Family MemberMrs. Nicholson Mrs. Van Meter’s Brother
Crum Family Member Heard Family MemberFrank Nieve (Niere?) Wyette Van Norman
Davis Family Member Heck Family MemberWilliam McMinn Nuner Mrs. Wyette Van Norman
Davis Family Member Heck Family Member Mr. O’Toole C. W. Vickery
Davis Family Member Heck Family Member Mrs. O’Toole Mrs. C. W. Vickery
Jesse Albert Deen Young Ingram O’Toole Child Vickery Child
Nancy H. Thomas Deen James Family Member O’Toole Child Charles A. Vincent
Phredonia Deen James Family Member Ben Owens Ben Vogt’s Father
Thomas Alison Deen James Family Member Mrs. Pela Chris Vogt’s Father
Don Fernando Deleon Mr. Johnson Dr. Phillips Agnes Webb
Col. Ward Soldier Mrs. Johnson Col. Pogue Dr. Felix Webb
Col. Ward Soldier ? Joines Mr. A. Pole Mr.H. Wedemeier
Col. Ward Soldier Joines Daughter Mr. Praeger A. W. White
Col. Ward Soldier Joines DaughterP. U. Pridham Mrs. A. M. Wiggington
Mr. Frazier Mr. Judas Mrs. P. U. PridhamMrs. Wiggington’s Daughter
Mrs. Frazier Mrs. Kean Pridham Daughter Mrs. Aug. Willemin
Andrew Gable James Elias Kemper James Quinn Jno. Willemin
Garnett SisterI. P. Kibbe Family Member Varian Richardson Betsy Ann Wright
Garnett Sister I. P. Kibbe Family Member Josephine Rundell Willis B. Wright
Garnett SisterI. P. Kibbe Family Member Carl Emanual Sager Wright Family Member
Glock Family Member Mr. Klotz W. E. Scharg Wright Family Member
Glock Family Member Mrs. Kreisle Mrs. W. E. Scharg Wright Family Member
Glock Family Member Mrs. LansingCaroline Scherer’s Grandfather Zahn Family Member
Mrs. Libbie GonzalesLedbetter Family Member Caroline Scherer’s Uncle Zahn Family Member
Mr. GramunderLedbetter Family Member Schroder Family Member Zahn Family Member
Grover Family Member Ledbetter Family Member Schroder family Member
Grover Family Membe Mrs. William Lee Schroder Family Member

Karen S. Schubert (nee Sparks) has sent the following information on Chris and Ben Vogt's father. "Their father is my gggrandfather. His name is Christoph Ludwig Vogt, born 14 Nov 1804 in Langweisen Schwartzburg Sounderhausen. He died in the spring of 1854. His death info is from Trinity Lutheran Church records. The fact that he is buried there is from my great aunt Lee Nora Schmidt nee Vogt and she was told this by her father, Herman B. Vogt."

FORDTRAN CEMETERY


(1st 7 rows)
See also a complete
transcription by Cindy Schaffer

We thank Kerry Renfrow Moody for the following contribution. The Midgett family of Fordtran is her line. Elizabeth M. (Minerva) Midgett is her great,great,great-grandmother.

NAME DATE of BIRTH DATE of DEATH STONE INSCRIPTIONS NOTES of KERRY MOODY
Row 1    
Barnett, Mary E. 10-23-1925 01-18-1997   
Barnett, Freddie F. 08-14-1930 07-09-1977
 
Barnett, Elmer C. 11-19-1885 09-29-1972

Barnett, Viola P. 12-03-1899 08-17-1981

Swartz, William A. 07-24-1877 05-18-1967

Priest, Joe 1942 2000

Hewitt, Mamie O. 02-23-1893 12-20-1970

Reynolds, Marguerite E.03-22-191602-26-1999

Reynolds, Ernest S.05-09-1912 07-20-1973

Balch, Billie L.08-21-1918 12-08-1987

Balch, Willard D. 03-15-1919 02-09-1993    
Row 2    
Boyd, Clarence Finley 01-04-191708-26-1917    
Row 3    
Marker-No Name



Buergner, Friedericke18491929

Dowlearn, W.H.06-09-1891 01-23-1914 Our darling one hath gone before
to greet us on the blissful shore. Gone but not forgotten
First Husband of Nannie Elizabeth "Lizzie" Midgett
Jacobs, Ethia V. 10-21-1902 05-07-1945    
Jacobs, Charley Y. 10-17-1901 12-12-1990    
Jacobs, Esther04-10-1909
   
Row 4   
Foster, Robert Edwin 10-20-1888 05-13-1982    
Foster, Matilda Ellen 03-30-1892 02-03-1962

Foster, Herbert Melvin 12-10-192103-05-1923
Son of Mr. & Mrs. R.E. Foster
Foster, Kinard 11-25-1844 03-15-1921 Co. H. 6th S.C. Cav CSA
Foster, Irene Carsner 12-04-185801-11-1938 w/o Kinard
Jacobs, Mr. Inez 05-31-1877 12-29-1913

Jacobs, Edward 07-13-1872 09-03-1941

Jacobs, Dora Ann 01-16-1874 03-25-1949

Smith, Caldwell 06-26-1844 07-16-1910

Smith, Fannie W. 07-20-1855 07-12-1950

Row 5    
Buchanan, Elijah J. 1870 1943
Buchanan Family Plot
Buchanan, Cora 1876 1963
Buchanan Family Plot
Buchanan, Laban E. 10-21-182407-24-1910
Buchanan Family Plot
Buchanan, Martha J. 11-29-1823 01-08-1910
Buchanan Family Plot
Buchanan, Vedah E.08-04-1906 12-08-1906 Gone but not forgotten Buchanan Family Plot
Brown, Arthur 07-02-1892 04-12-1980
Buchanan Family Plot
Brown, Alta Mae 04-30-1898 05-24-1989
Buchanan Family Plot
Haynes, Martha Lorraine04-03-189203-22-1935 Mother
Haynes, Samuel Hardin 02-25-188211-23-1969 Father
Daniels, Lara Badgett 02-11-1872 05-15-1949 Mother
Daniels, James C. 05-02-1869 07-02-1945 Father
Daniels, J.L. 06-26-1902 12-15-1973

Daniels, Lola 04-26-1905


Chambers, Lillie M. 10-23-1914 01-14-1991

Row 6    
Midgett, Elizabeth M. 03-26-183503-17-1912
Midgett Family Plot,
known name is Minerva Badgett Midgett, death certificate gives death as 03-12-1912
Midgett, Hugh M. 1853 1932
Midgett Family Plot-s/o of Henry A. & Minerva Badgett Midgett, h/o Sarah C.Buchanan
Midgett, Sarah C. 1860 1952
Midgett Family Plot-Nee Buchanan, w/o Hugh M. Midgett
Hailey, Dahlgren H.03-20-188009-15-1958
Midgett Family Plot-h/o Lillie Era Midgett
Hailey, Era M.09-01-1882 03-17-1946
Midgett Family Plot-d/o Hugh M. & Sarah Midgett, w/o Dahlgren Hailey
Hailey, Kenneth Dahlgren03-02-191512-22-1934
Midgett Family Plot-s/o Dahlgren H. & Era Midgett Hailey
Midgett, Jesse B.02-27-1857 06-03-1945 Father 2nd Midgett Family Plot-s/o Henry A. & Minerva Badgett Midgett, h/o America M. Sheppard
Midgett, America 03-06-1861 04-21-1937 Mother 2nd Midgett Family Plot-w/o Jesse Badgett Midgett
Midgett, Horace L. 05-07-1895 02-14-1913 Son of J.B. & A.M. Midgett 2nd Midgett Family Plot-s/o Jesse B. & America Midgett
Midgett, Baby 10-30-1900 11-04-1900
2nd Midgett Family Plot-child of Jesse B. & America Midgett
Nickel, James 01-07-1881 08-27-1911
2nd Midgett Family Plot-1st husband of Selma Ollie Midgett
Borchers, Selma Ollie09-20-1886 09-29-1961
2nd Midgett Family Plot-d/o of Jesse B. & America Midgett
Borchers, Edmond 03-24-1866 06-15-1941
2nd Midgett Family Plot-2nd husband of Selma Ollie Midgett
Nickel, Welton 12-18-1915 05-06-1974 Married 08-10-1939 2nd Midgett Family Plot-s/o Edd & Laura Edith Midgett Nickel, h/o Gladys Fudge
Nickel, Gladys06-15-1923
Married 08-10-1939 2nd Midgett Family Plot-Nee Fudge, w/o Welton Nickel
Nickel, Edd 03-25-189106-23-1960
2nd Midgett Family Plot-h/o Laura Edith Midgett
Nickel, Laura Edith 04-30-1892 05-17-1956
2nd Midgett Family Plot-d/o Jesse B. & America
Midgett, w/o Edd Nickel
Jetton, James Welton 12-06-1919
Married 05-28-19422nd Midgett Family Plot-h/o Christa Clare Nickel
Jetton, Christa Clare 12-28-191904-19-1987 Married 05-28-1942 2nd Midgett Family Plot-d/o Edd & Larua Edith Midgett Nickel, w/o James W.Jetton
Row 7   
Stephens, Carl H. 09-26-1902 05-16-1969   Husband of Nellie Midgett d/o Lacy D. Midgett. After her death he remarried.
Stephens, Veda B. 03-12-1912 05-26-1980   2nd wife of Carl H. Stephens- may have been a Buchanan
Buchanan, Escar 01-19-1897 12-02-1898
 
Buchanan, Robert T. 09-20-1866 07-21-1956

Buchanan, Mary G. 09-02-1871 09-11-1954  

BOOKER/JEWETT CEMETERY


Many thanks to Marvin Lockhart II who compiled this information and shared it for our website.
It is dedicated to members of the VICTORIA COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL, who gave of their time to clear the cemetery.

Graves Found
(Some
pictures of headstones are found below.)

  1. Clarence H. Brown Sr.(Born 9-5-1901)(Died 11-27-1971) (Son of Jake & Betsy Booker Brown, Obituary
  2. Metal Marker - no name
  3. Esther Charleston (Born __-__-1897) (Died 2-26-1941) Age 44, Obituary
  4. Concrete pipe Marker - no name
  5. Charlee Booker (Born 11-14-1893) (Died 11-21-1979) (Wagoner U.S. Army World War I)
  6. Metal Marker - no name
  7. Small concrete marker - no name
  8. Leon Hill (age 17)
  9. Josephine Smith (1899-1979)
  10. Thomas Smith Jr. (1922-1967)
  11. Ida King Jones (1897-1975)
  12. Metal Marker- no name
  13. Willie Jewett (Born 9-15-1862)(Died 7-8-1926) Obituary
  14. Tari Sanfar D. Jewett (Born 2-25-187_) (Died 1-8-1891)
  15. Jerry Jewett (Born 12-15-1855) (Died 12-3-1940)
  16. Metal Marker- no name
  17. Metal Marker at foot-no name
  18. Metal Marker- no name
  19. Moses Jewett (Born 4-5-1881) (Died 7-28-1928)
  20. Metal Marker- no name
  21. Mamie A. King (Born 7-15-1887) (Died 5-23-1964) (Sister)
  22. Willie A. Jewett (1903-1978) (Father)
  23. Cecil Washington (1
  24. 910-1979)
  25. Concrete Block
  26. Levy Wells (Born 9-4-1900) (Died 3-19-1989)
        Nancy Wells (Born 7-6-1906) (Died ?) (Social Security Death Index gives death date as 7 Dec 2005) (In Gods Care)
  27. Metal Marker- no name
  28. Julius Hill (Born 12-9-1916) (Died 6-17-1975) (Texas Pvt. U.S. Army, WWII)
  29. Concrete Pipe Marker

Graves Not Found
These were listed in an older listing of Booker/Jewett Cemetery.

  1. Mattie Harvey (born 1895) (died 1987)
  2. Lillie Hughes (born -? ) (died 12-6-1979) age 56
  3. Nathaniel Jewett (born -? ) (died 9-26-1942) age 39
  4. Jordan Jewett (born -? ) (died 4-22-1957) age 78
  5. Jiuet D. Sanfar (born - ?) (died -? )
  6. Walter T. Watts (born -? ) (died 3-8-1949) age 77
  7. Loose metal marker (born 8-27-1918) (died 2-24-1952)

Charles Booker
CHARLES BOOKER #5
Brown headstone
CLARENCE BROWN
 
 
Tari Jewett
TARI SANFAR D. JEWETT
Hill
LEON HILL
 
 
Jerry Jewett
JERRY JEWETT
Willie Jewett
WILLIE JEWETT
 
 
Moses Jewett
MOSES JEWETT #19
Willie A. Jewett
WILLIE A. JEWETT
 
 
Cecil Washington
CECIL WASHINGTON
Julius Hill
JULIUS HILL
 
 
 
 
Smith
THOMAS SMITH Jr.
Jones
IDA KING JONES
 
 
 
 
Mamie King
MAMIE KING
Levy Wells
WELLS, LEVY and NANCY
 
 

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