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Newton County Texas

Hart Cemetery

Located in neighboring Jasper County TX. 

Transcribed by Jane Keppler 1997

Last Name First/Maiden DOB DOD Notes
Allen Emily Smyth 18-Sept-1827 3-Jan-1907

 Emily Smyth Allen, one of my 2nd great grandmothers. I actually visited the cemetery last year & noted the error on the tombstone. Her maiden name was Allen & her married name was Smyth. 

The three Smyth's and Wagley in the list were four of her children. 

She was born in KY. She married Andrew F. Smyth of Jasper. He was a landowner in Jasper who is best known perhaps as the owner and captain of the steamboat Laura which plied the Angelina & Neches rivers. Andrew came from Alabama while Texas was still a part of Mexico. 

One of her grandfathers was Joseph Grigsby who helped found Beaumont & founded Grigsby's Bluff which is now Port Neches in Jefferson County. 

Thank you, Andrew Smyth AFS_Bevilport@msn.com

Childers Ida Desdie 4-Jul-1866 8-June-1940 TX death certificate #30501.  Born in Jasper TX, died in Colmesneil, Tyler, TX.  Father: Frank Freeman, Atlanta, GA, Mother: Irene Sargent, Memphis TN.  Spouse: Robert. 
Childers Gilbertine Sophy Hart 27-Mar-1857 7-Apr-1893 First wife of Robert.  He is buried between wife's Ida and Gilbertine.  Father: Thomas Micajah Hart, Jr.  Mother: Sophia Tyson.  GG aunt of Jane Keppler
Childers Melvina 3-Mar-1863 21-Apr-1929 TX death certificate #21595. Married, housewife. Marriages have her as Malvina Hart, md in Jasper 18 July 1897 to Robert Childers #E-345a. Father: Nelson Graham, MS. Mother: Melvina Parker, MS. She was married to Monroe Livingston Hart.
Childers Robert 5-Feb-1851 8-Oct-1938 TX death certificate #46499.  Born and died in Jasper County TX.  Father: Marion Childers, GA.  Mother: Irene Adams, GA.  He was a farmer and stockman, married to Ida.
Hart Infant son & daughter 1918 1918 children of J. M. Hart, born dead.
Hart Monroe Livingston 26-Apr-1859 11-Nov-1896 GG uncle of Jane Keppler
Smyth Andrew G. 2-Apr-1854 31-Dec-1883  
Smyth Bettie 24-Mar-1851 5-Feb-1935  
Smyth George W. 16-Jul-1850 27-Oct-1922  
Wagley Arminta Smyth 28-May-1849 9-Jan-1935 md. Samuel Wagley 4/4/1893 in Jasper County TX.




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