Austin County Texas

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Francis Cemetery AKA Murff Cemetery 

 From Bellville go north on FM 1456 to the Chappell Hill Road (FM 1371) turn left, go past Tottenham Road and at the second gate on the left you will see ER Ranch.  The cemetery is on George Eberly's Ranch
Please remember that many of the older cemeteries are located on private property. Please respect not only the cemetery but also the owner's rights. Always obtain permission to enter private property.


PLEASE CHECK the Cemetery Index page as the below table may not be complete.

Last name First name Birth Death Comment
Alford John   11 Sep 1849 49 years
Armstrong W. T. 15 Mar 1814 7 Feb 1887  
Armstrong Nancy Emma 12 Aug 1857 Dec 1870  
Curtis   1 Oct 1836   broken
Francis J. W. 10 Nov 1843 24 Jan 1864  
Francis Nancy 10 Oct 1816 5 May 1893  
Francis Miller 10 Aug 1810 21 Mar 1882  
Hines Margaret 3 Nov 1813 10 Oct 1882  
McClung Marion J. 19 Jan 1859 29 Oct 1882  
Murff Nancy   15 Jan 1875 100 years
Murff Louise   15 Aug 1880 50 years
Simpson Andrew   9 Aug 1844 25 years
Smith Haywood 24 Apr 1829 8 Febr 1888  
Smith Susan A. 13 Mar 1835 8-Apr-04  


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Gina Hefferman - TX State Coordinator

Assistant State Coordinators: Jane KepplerBunny Freeman and Laura Gregory Roberts


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