Details for New Cemetery of Montgomery

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007893


Marker Number 7893
Atlas Number 5339007893
Marker Title New Cemetery of Montgomery
Index Entry New Cemetery of Montgomery
Address Plantersville St.
City Montgomery
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 240262
UTM Northing 3364773
Subject Codes cemetery
Marker Year 1969
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location 1 block south of SH 105
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Burial place of many honored Texans, including Dr. Charles B. Stewart, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and first secretary of state; also wife of Gen. Memucan Hunt, Texas soldier and statesman. Other noted individuals here include soldiers of the Texas army and veterans of the Civil War and other wars engaged in by the United States. This cemetery was founded December 1, 1868, to relieve "Old" Methodist plot. First persons buried on land (donated by P. J. and R. S. Willis, merchants) were 3 men killed by vigilantes. A fourth was buried nearby.

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