McGuire Cemetery 

Page last updated:  June 20, 2013

contributed  by Peggy Goodwin

From Huntsville, Tx., take Hwy. 19 north to Harmon Creek turn left on Percy Howard Rd., at the first curve there is a lane to the left, located on private property. This cemetery is closed to future burials. Phillip and Kathleen Fitter, association members and contributors of information, along with numerous other McGuire relatives found and restored this abandoned cemetery. For more information on this cemetery contact:
Peggy Goodwin, % McGuire Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 4, Lovelady, Tx., 75851

Name birth date death date Other
Baisdon, Emily C. 12-04-1850 01-17-1935 w/o  George Riley Baisdon
“Come Ye Blessed”
(Mother of Etta Chestena Baisdon McGuire)
Baisdon, George Riley 03-04-1842 07-21-1900 h/o Emily C.
“ In my Father’s house are many mansions.”
“Thy virtue and thy worth shall fond rememberance cheer and ease the aching heart that drops the falling tear.”
Barker, Alitia A. 1816-1818? 1899 w/o William Barker
(no marker but known to be buried here)
Barker, Charles H. 1856 12-05-1873 s/o  Wm. & Alitia
“Charles sleeps sweetly here”
Barker, John H. 02-14-1866 05-14-1866 s/o   Wm. & Alitia
“Born in Walker Co., Tx.”
Barker, William 1808 10-21-1865 h/o Alitia (Humble?)
“Born in Walker Co., Tx. A Veteran of the Mexican War”
“Blest are the pure in heart for they shall see God.”
(SOLDIER OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS)
(Wm.’s wife filed for a Republic of Tx. claim under her husband’s name.)
Barker, William N. 12-25-1861 01-12-1868 s/o W. N. & S. E.
“Born in Walker Co., Tx.”
Holman, Little Maggie ? 07-04-1887  
“Died July 4, 1887”      
Johnson, Clara C. 12-29-1891 04-02-1954 w/o Elisha A. Johnson
(Previous marriage? Webb)      
Johnson, Elisha A. 08-30-1888 10-22-1958 h/o  Clara C.
“ Marker missing buried next to Clara C.”
McGilberry, Dannie 08-28-1883 09-14-1889 s/o Daniel Spence & Mary D.
McGuire McGilberry
“The soul is safe in heaven”
McGilberry, Mary D. (McGuire) 01-22-1851 09-13-1883 w/o Daniel Spence McGilberry
(Daughter of Thomas M. and Elizabeth McGuire)
McGuire, Beverly B. 03-05-1843 12-25-1867 s/o Thomas M. & Elizabeth
(CSA: 13th Tx. Volunteers, Co. I )
(CSA: 35th Tx. Cavalry, Co. K, Brown’s Reg.)
McGuire, Elizabeth (Skelton) 05-06-1810 08-01-1865 w/o Thomas M. McGuire
(Daughter of John & Rebecca Skelton)
McGuire, Frances A. 01-22-1862 08-08-1899 d/o Seaborn & Margaret McGuire
McGuire, Ida 03-11-1870 05-08-1878 d/o Seaborn & Margaret McGuire
“A precious one from us has gone”
McGuire, John B. 01-16-1865 08-31-1868 s/o Seaborn & Margaret McGuire
McGuire, Lelan C. 04-14-1896 02-14-1900 d/o Joseph J. & E. R. McGuire
(Grand-daughter of Seaborn McGuire)
McGuire, Lola D. 04-06-1867 01-08-1873 d/o Pleasant H. & Amanda
McGuire, Seaborn 12-28-1828 10-04-1889 h/o Margaret McGuire
(s/o Thomas M. McGuire)
CSA: 35th Tx. Cavalry, Co. K, Pvt., Brown’s Reg.
McGuire, Thomas M. 03-27-1806 06-10-1881 h/o Elizabeth Skelton McGuire
“In memory of” “Born in Ga. Died in Tx.”
CSA: 35th Tx. Cavalry, Co. K, Brown’s Reg.
(Mason in Masonic Lodge #19 GLTR 1861)
(He was a justice of peace in Elbert and Cobb Co. Ga. In 1850, he was in Cobb Co., Ga., and farmed  1,200 acres of land there. He went to Tx. in the 1850’s and settled in Walker Co., Tx. In 1858, he purchased 304 acres of land on Harmon Creek just north of Huntsville, Tx. and lived there until his death in 1881.)
Sparks, Lillian B. (Baisdon) 10-20-1879 03-18-1900 w/o D. A. Sparks
d/o  George R. & Emily Baisdon”
“Peaceful by thy silent slumber”
“Thou no more will join our home”
Webb, Leo Elmont 09-07-1919 05-02-1943  
“None knew thee but to love thee”
(Buried next to Clara Webb Johnson)
Wheat, Steven B. 08-00-1966 07-11-1987  
(Indigent- resident of Good Shepherd Mission in Huntsville, Tx. First buried in the Dean Cemetery and moved to the McGuire Cemetery by order of Walker Co. Judge Frank Robinson.