Suggs Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
N 30° 52.927 W 096° 31.968
14R E 735857 N 3419145
Quick Description: Historic Robertson County cemetery.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2011 6:30:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMAFKT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 6

Marker Number: 10952

Marker Text:
Calvin A. Suggs and his family came to Texas from Georgia in the late 1860s. They settled in this area about 1868, and Suggs purchased eighty acres of land. This cemetery was established on Suggs' land and has served as the principal burial ground for the Black Jack community for over a century. The oldest documented grave here is that of Jera William McWilliams, who died on October 11, 1880. Many pioneer settlers of this area are interred in the Suggs Cemetery in marked and unmarked graves. It serves as a reminder of the area's early heritage. (1989)


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