Killough Massacre Burial Site Cemetery

Killough Massacre Burial Site Cemetery
Cherokee County, Texas

From the Pages originally hosted By Larry Cribbs at Cribbs 101
New format by Brenda and David Wooddell, Sr.

Cemetery Historical Marker

The Massacre site is located on FM 3431. From the intersection of Hwy 69 & FM 855 go west on FM 855 to FM 3405. Turn left on FM 3405 and go .4 miles to FM 3411. Turn right on FM 3411 and go .6 miles to FM 3431. Turn left on FM 3431 the cemetery is at the end of the road. FM 3431 is not marked except with a Green Gate that has 2 big Sandstone boulder's on either side. The site was updated Feb. 16, 2004. The names with asterik's (*) were not found marked in 2004, but there were serveral graves marked with piles of sandstone rock. All the graves found in 2004 are photographed.

Samuel Killough, Sr. *
Isaac Killough, Jr. *
Samuel Killough *
Nathaniel Killough 4-4-1806 d. 4-15-1864

Other graves in this plot, not part of massacre.
Buchanan, Marian Smith Killough 4-8-1874 d. 1-10-1948
Clayton, Willis D. 7-12-1904 d. 6-3-1966
Clayton, Carrie A. Coulson 4-1-1912 d. 6-23-1989
Coulson, Lean J. Killough 10-16-1890 d. 1-10-1976
Coulson, Ray Killough 5-17-1910 d. 3-26-1991 (US Army WWII)
Evars, Isaac 6-26-1823 d.__?__ (broken stone-illegible) *
Ford, Marcella Coulson Harper 6-23-1914 d. 4-11-1994
Killough, Sallie Les Ella 9-1-1896 d. 9-28-1897 *
Killough, Nathaniel II 1850-1900
McKee, William H. 12-10-1842 d. 2-19-1865 (stone broken)
Roach, B.C.R. 2-8-1877 d. 3-14-1906 (son of S.E. & R.C. Roach) *
Smith, T. Frank 1861-1898
Thompson, Emma B. 8-19-1868 d. 11-12-1868 *
Thompson, James A. 7-21-1853 d. 10-17-1855 *
Thompson, Nancy W. 12-8-1833 d. 7-11-1855
Twin Girls b approx. 1880 died of Typhoid Fever as children (buried near Nancy Thompson)

Paged lasted updated 2/16/2004

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