Arnold Cemetery on the Hicks Ranch, near Medina, Bandera County, Texas
Bandera County TXGenWeb
Arnold Cemetery
on the Hicks Ranch


Medina, Bandera County, Texas

Contributed by Carol R. McIntyre

updated May 2007

Location:  From Medina go east 2 miles to FM 2828, turn left to Laxson Creek.  Cemetery is to the right of the road about one mile and is just north of  Laxson Creek among some cedar trees.  It is on fenced private property in a cattle pasture and is no longer in use.  Cemetery is primitive and most gravesites are not marked.

 Arnold, Mrs. Mary B.,  b  unknown,  d  6/12/1897

Hubble, A. H.,  dates unknown but there is a marker in a separate fenced area.

Lee, Mrs. Amanda,  b  1863,  d  3/21/1921

McClung, Mrs. S. F.,  b  9/14/1865,  d  1/27/1908

Moore, Elizabeth,  d 07/04/1872, Mother*, killed by Indians in a raid

Moore, Joseph Walker,  d  07/04/1872, Father*, killed by Indians in a raid

Moore, Mrs. William,  d  1873, Joseph Moore's mother, killed by Indians in a raid the following year

Phillips, Martha A.,  b  1/20/1837,  d  7/30/1887

Taylor, Mary Ethel,  b  9/29/1883,  d  8/21/1884, baby's marker is broken and displaced.

Walker, Mrs. Jim "Catfish", dates unknown


*The Moores and their four children - Amanda, 10; John Travis, 6; George Washington, 4; and Mary Ann, infant - were attacked by indians. The parents were killed, and the indians tried to kill the children but were unsuccessful because the scared oxen ran away with the wagon. The Moore's two other children, William, 11 and Alfred, 7, were with an uncle that day. In June 2005, a plaque was placed at the cemetery by the grandchildren of William F. Moore.

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