Austin County, Texas

Austin County Cemeteries


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Most of the small cemeteries are still hosted here
because they are historic and/or no longer receiving interments.

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Ward Chapel Cemetery

AKA: Ward's Chapel, Garnett-Bonner Cemetery | Near Oak Hill

An early and still active black cemetery in Oak Hill near Sycamore Crossing Road, consists of two neighboring plots, apparently primarily for the Garnett & Bonner families. West plot, (Garnett) has 20 known interments, 10 marked. The East (Bonner) Plot has 7 known interments, one marked.

Additional information may be found at the GenFolks database link above.

Last name First name Birth Death Comment
Armstrong Mrs. Ora 1888 1986  
Bonner Mrs. Kate 12 Aug 1880 1-Nov-79  
Fletcher Lottie B   24-May-05 w/o George
Fletcher George 7 Jan 1889 30-Aug-52  
Garnett Vinie 5 Jul 1825 18 Jul 1920  
Garnett Chester 19 Jan 1892 7-Sep-74 h/o Annie Bonner
Garnett Robert, Jr. 1895 1985  
Garnett Maryan 10-Jul-07 7-Oct-15  
Garnett Eddie 12-Mar-15 2-Apr-15  
Garnett Robert, Sr. no date given 5-Jan-41  
Garnett Eliza no date given 21-Jul-53  
Pink Kate Bonner 12 Aug 1880 1 Nov 1979 w/o John Thomas Pink
Spates Mrs. Emaline 1900 1990  
Page Last Updated: 18 January 2024