Just pass the gates at entrance to the Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery
formerly known as I.O.O.F (Odd Fellows)
In the meantime here are a couple of the smaller pages or Photo's of this large Cemetery
Who really was the first person Buried at the Goldthwaite Cemetery? Was itAlgernon B. Dozier (July 1886) or Emire? Inez Yarborough (Aug 1886) before the cemetery was actually formed but buried on the same section of the cemetery grounds as Janes and Roberts) or is it Jarrett Janes (who has the second oldest Death Date on his headstone) or Houston Roberts, as the stories were written?
John E. Briley Headstone photos This headstone was hidden under a bush and when the bush was trimmed the headstone was found and had sunk to the ground where only about 6 inches was showing. Joe Moore discovered this headstone and has carefully been uncovering this head stone
Tallest Headstone This is the tallest headstone in the Cemetery and this Memorial belongs to Grace Lawrence Pierce
Broken Headstones Old and beautiful Headstones-
Funeral markers Mostly Unreadable - includes a group or family of funeral markers for the deceased members and a head stone for the living family member.
C.H. Osborne died at the age 25 on June 10th 1894- He is supposed be buried somewhere in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. He was a partner with J.D. Randolph and had a grocery store in the Town Of Goldthwaite according to his probate. He may have had two brothers living in the State of Kentucky - Henry Martin charged his estate $19.50 for making a coffin Box but we have not found a headstone at this time, Please contact me if anyone has information on the location of his grave. Write me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery
P.O. Box 450
Goldthwaite, Texas 76844
915 - 648-3573
Information requestedI am looking to identify and locate unmarked graves
Currently I am looking for more information about the following people or person
Who was in this Pioneer cemetery?
(Before Mills County was formed)
|If you know of any other persons buried in this backyard cemetery, please contact me|
Even though the stones are gone, they are still there and should be remembered. They were the pioneers of this county
|Charley Noles |
He did not have a headstone
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*The graphic used here was created by Mark Brill and is used with permission from Cyndi