Last Updated: Thursday, January 1, 2009

Watterson Area

LOCATION: From FM 20 and FM 535 near Rockne, go SE on 535 for a distance of 4.4 miles to the Watterson Road which is Cnty Rd 207, turn left on 207 and go .4 miles to Cnty Rd 208, turn right and follow this road for 2.2 miles to the end of the road. Entrance to former Eastland property is a locked metal gate on the left. Cemetery is on the west bank of Sandy Creek.

State Historical grave marker: Nicholas Washington Eastland was born in Kentucky in 1804, came to Texas in 1834, a Volunteer Soldier in Captain Horton's Company, Colonel Fannin's Command. In the spring of 1836 he escaped capture in the Battle of Colete, died 1891.

Banks, Charles Q 3/11/1886 10/10/1889 Charles "Dinkle" Banks

Eastland, Agnes Dibrell 1897 1904

Eastland, Bell x 1903

Eastland, Clifton x 1900

Eastland, Fannie Bates Moore 1804 1859

Eastland, James William 1870 1932

Eastland, Mattie M 1849 1904

Eastland, Melvina Whitworth 1868 1904

Eastland, Nicholas Bryant x 1899

Eastland, Nicholas W 1804 1891 B. KY in 1804, came to TX in 1834, Vol. soldier in Capt Horton's Co, Col. Fannin's Command. In spring of 1836 he escapted capture in Battle of Colete, died 1891-Historical marker

Eastland, Olivia x x

Eastland, Pudgie x x

Eastland, Reba x x 2nd wife of Nicholas W Eastland

Eastland, Thomas Butler 1827 1857

Eastland, Tiny x x

Eastland, William M x x Co B 17 TX Inf CSA Fuller, ? x 1879

Lundy, Joe x 1912

McGuire, Mary Eastland 1835 x

McGuire, West x x

Nash, Bell x 1876

Nash, Edgar x x

Nash, Orlean x x

Stranger x x Man found dead on property

Wainscott, Baby x 1878

Wainscott, Mrs x 1878

Wainscott, Tom x 1890

Ware, Eliza M 2/16/1839 3/6/1879