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Evergreen Cemetery

To preserve the history of old country cemeteries from being lost the below was taken from LEE COUNTY TEXAS CEMETERIES Volume II.  You can buy copies at Texas Wendish Heritage Society

These directions were taken in 1965, so they may not be completely accurate as of today, 1/22/2021.

 

About one mile south of present Lincoln, on the farm of Ernest Schiwert near Elm Creek on FM 1624. The oldest marker is for Nancy McKeown and her death is shown as October, 1857.
It is believed there were earlier burials in this cemetery but that these
early graves do not have markers.

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Last First/Maiden DOB DOD Notes
Anderson Wilson   31-Mar-1875 Shot by Bill Longley.
Brown A. H.     _ April 1859 only date
Carothers S 14-Oct-1876 12-Nov-1876 Infant son of A. J. & M.A. Carothers.
Dodds Jane 1787 10-Feb-1870

Born in Fairfield District, SC; Died in Washington Co., TX   Married Samuel DODDS

Dozier boys     were probably buried here after being hung at the old tree in Evergreen.
Foster Martha D. 27-Nov-1814 17-Apr-1880 Map--donated by:  Diane L Nollenberg rv238@juno.com Married G. W. Foster
Foster W. E. 2-Jul-1843 3-Feb-1875 Map--donated by:  Diane L Nollenberg rv238@juno.com Son of G.W. & M.D. FOSTER
Glass Sam T. 8-Apr-1863 4-Oct-1881  
Griffeth Jacob 10-May-1813 18-Aug-1866  
Harrison A. A. Jan-1833 Dec-1875 Map--donated by:  Diane L Nollenberg rv238@juno.com
Harrison C. A. 6-May-1837 6-Feb-1874 Map--donated by:  Diane L Nollenberg rv238@juno.com Wife of A. A. Harrison
Heck Martha 1826 -  
Heck Randle B. 1821 1874  
Heck R. D. 22-Apr-1845 8-Jan-1873  
Horelica Philip 5-May-1897 2-Jun-1920  
Irvin Jim Tom   1876 Irwin brothers were hanged on the old tree at Evergreen in 1876 for stealing horses.
Irvin Little Tom   1876 age 14.
McKeown Nancy 21-Apr-1846 7-Oct-1857 Daughter of James & Mary MCKEOWN
Orsak Mary - 5-Apr-1889 Grandma
Shaw Ped   1876 He was shot while stealing horses with the Irvin brothers above.
Stockton DR.     These 2 Stockton shot each other at Evergreen in Oct 1868 and are probably buried here.
Stockton Gus      
Tyler Albert C. 13-Nov-1840 28-Jan-1874  
Tyler Albert S. 1873 1941  
Urban Joe      
West Isaac 15-Jan-1805 11-Feb-1858  
Wilson Stephen E. 31-Aug-1820 2-Sep-1872 Married Frances E. WESTMORELAND
York Josef Milon 23-Sep-1867 27-Jul-1869 Son of M.C. & M.A. York
York 2 infants -- -- no dates.  Infants of M.G. & M. A. York
H.L.       No other info

Michael Mutchink and son were buried near the old non denomenational church in Evergreen, not here in this cemetery.

 

 

 

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