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KoonceUrech Cemetery Montgomery County Texas
 


Entrance to Koonce Cemetery

From Conroe, take Hwy 105 East toward Cleveland to FM1485. The Koonce-Urech Cemetery is located on Creekwood Lane near the corner of Lakeside Drive.

There is not much left of Koonce-Urech Cemetery...what time has not taken vandals have.

Koonce-Urech is listed in the Montgomery County Texas Cemeteries books, Volume VI.  Please email for a
lookup.

Transcription of Koonce Cemetery

 

More Information on Koonce & Dry Creek Cemeteries from Vera  Johnson on August 3, 2008


Thank you so much for the transcription and pictures of Koonce cemetery. I have some information on two of the people buried in Koonce cemetery:
 
 

Susan WIGGINS:
Susan A. (CARTER) WIGGINS was born in GA.  She was the  1st wife of Uriah Jasper WIGGINS and they were married March 21, 1867 in Catahoula Parish, LA. 
 
 

Wife of T.M. WIGGINS:
Mary Columbia "Lumbie" (MUSGROVE) WIGGINS, daughter of John Smith and Louisia J. (SIMMONS) MUSGROVE, was the 1st wife of Thomas Marion WIGGINS.  Thomas and his 2nd wife –Margaret "Maggie" Ann (MEEKS) WIGGINS are buried in Dry Creek Cemetery near Grangerland just off FM 3083.
 
 

Thomas Marion "Tom" was the younger brother of Uriah Jasper so Susan and Mary Columbia were sisters-in-law.
 

My gg grandfather was William Grant Wiggins – buried in Dry Creek Cemetery – and he, Uriah Jasper and Thomas Marion were brothers, so I'm somewhat familiar with the Wiggins genealogy. 
 

If further info is needed please contact me.

Vera Johnson
 

Photographs of Koonce Cemetery

by Jean Smoorenburg July 20, 2008


Another View of the Signage for Koonce


Overview of Remains of Koonce Cemetery


R. U. Marker

Mary Jane Smith
Twin March 192d


Preston Smith
Born May 1, 1871
Died May 17, 1902


Edd Urech
Born May 15 1893
Died April 16, 1919


Rudolf Urech
July 15, 1855 – May 15, 1922


Susan Wiggins
24 Nov 1848 – 24 Jun 1889


Wife of T M Wiggins
20 Aug 1871
– 26 Apr 1906
We knew no Sorrow; We knew no Grief; Till thy Bright face was Missed


William Martin Young
Born 1882 Died 1918


Marker made with a Tin Can & Cement


A Broken Stone with no legible markings


Another Broken Stone that appears to be upside down

 

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